Kohli expected to shine on big stage as India ponder over Kuldeep question

Kohli expected to shine on big stage as India ponder over Kuldeep question

Thursday, 20 June 2024 | PTI | Bridgetown (Barbados)

Virat Kohli will be expected to hit his straps after a lean run while left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav will anxiously wait for his chance when title-favourites India face a sprightly Afghanistan in their opening Super 8 fixture of the T20 World Cup here on Thursday. The big talking point ahead of...

Mbappé sustains a broken nose

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | AP | Dusseldorf (Germany)

Kylian Mbappé suffered a broken nose during France’s opening game at the European Championship and will have to wear a face mask if he plays on at the tournament. The French Football Federation said Mbappé would not need surgery but did not specify how long it will take before he is...

East Bengal rope in David on three years contract

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Kolkata

Super Cup champions East Bengal FC on Tuesday announced the signing of rising Indian forward David Lalhlansanga on a three-year contract. One of the most prolific young strikers in India, David was the top scorer in last year’s Calcutta Football League and Durand Cup, and also played a pivotal role in...

Pooran’s explosive 98 take WI to 104-run win over Afghanistan

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Gros Islet (St Lucia)

Nicholas Pooran displayed his incredible six-hitting prowess as West Indies geared up for the Super 8 with a dominating 104-run win over Afghanistan in their final Group C match of the T20 World Cup here. With both teams assured of a Super 8 berth, it was the two-time champions who displayed...

Williamson uncertain about his future in T20s following NZ’s World Cup exit

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Tarouba (Trinidad)

New Zealand will require some time to regroup after their shock early exit from the T20 World Cup, said skipper Kane Williamson, who was non-committal regarding his return for the 2026 edition of the marquee event. An all-format player who is considered one of the greats of modern day cricket, Williamson...

India eye runs from top-order batters, 2-0 series winning lead against SA in 2nd ODI

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Bengaluru

India will expect their top-order batters to produce a tidier effort against South Africa in the second women’s ODI here on Wednesday in their quest for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. India have a 1-0 lead in their hand, courtesy a 143-run win in the first game but...

Afghan coach Trott hopes his bowlers will be thrifty against India

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Gros Islet (St Lucia)

Afghanistan coach Jonathan Trott said his team will have to ensure that it doesn’t end up conceding 60 runs in two overs against India in their Super 8 clash like it did in the final group match against the West Indies in the T20 World Cup here. Afghanistan were trounced by...

Warner relieved that he will be retiring after T20 World Cup

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | North Sound (Antigua)

Australian Opener David Warner is relieved that he will be retiring after the T20 World Cup here and is hopeful that the “real cricket tragics” would see him as the one who tried to change the game with his aggressive batting while being the “only one” to have copped flak. Warner,...

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