Start of England-West Indies delayed by rain

Start of England-West Indies delayed by rain

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | AP | Southampton

International cricket will have to wait a bit longer to resume following the coronavirus outbreak after the start of play in the first test between England and West Indies was delayed because of light rain on Wednesday. The covers were on the field at the Rose Bowl in Southampton when the...

Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during Tottenham win

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | AP | London

When Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris confronted Son Heung-min on the field at halftime, Jose Mourinho was far from annoyed. The manager renowned for his own flashpoints and volatility was delighted to see tensions between teammates erupting in public view. “It was beautiful,” he said. “Probably it’s a consequence of our meetings." Angered by...

Always wanted Dhoni to bat up the order: Ganguly

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | PTI | Kolkata

Mahendra Singh Dhoni went on to become one of the best finishers in the game but on his 39th birthday, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said the World Cup winning skipper would have been even more lethal if he batted higher in the order. Ganguly, the current BCCI president, led a...

We’ve to get on to Ben early: Simmons

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | PTI | Southampton

West Indies coach Phil Simmons believes the opening Test will be a battle between two all-rounder captains in which he expects his skipper Jason Holder to “get on top” of his England counterpart Ben Stokes. Holder and Stokes, both top all-rounders, will lead their respective sides with the latter standing in...

WI can’t last five days, says Lara

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | PTI | London

Batting legend Brian Lara believes West Indies will need to adopt a proactive approach in the upcoming three-Test series against England and consider the matches as four-day games as the visitors doesn’t have the firepower to last five days. The 51-year-old former skipper said while West Indies’ boast of a formidable...

New era for cricket

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | IANS | Southampton

International sport finally returns to Britain on Wednesday when England plays the West Indies in the world’s first cricket test match since the start of March because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s clear the match being staged at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton is about much more than just cricket. A smoothly...

In 10 years, Dhoni will be permanent boss of CSK team: CEO Kasi Viswanathan

In 10 years, Dhoni will be permanent boss of CSK team: CEO Kasi Viswanathan

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | PTI | Chennai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the heart and soul of Chennai Super Kings and current CEO Kasi Viswanathan will not be surprised if the enigmatic former India captain becomes 'Team Boss' in 10 years from now. Dhoni turned 39 on Tuesday and CSK, which is his spiritual home, left no stone unturned...

Asymptomatic All-Star slugger Gallo tests positive for virus

Asymptomatic All-Star slugger Gallo tests positive for virus

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | AP | Arlington

All-Star slugger Joey Gallo tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the outfielder who is asymptomatic to miss the start of summer camp for the Texas Rangers after being among teammates who had worked out at their new ballpark for several weeks before that. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that...

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