England unchanged for 3rd Test

England unchanged for 3rd Test

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | AFP | London

England named an unchanged squad on Monday for this week’s third Test against Australia at Headingley. The injured James Anderson, England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, will continue his bid to return later in the series by playing in a county 2nd XI match starting from today. England’s selectors kept faith with the...

Test format suits Cornwall’s game

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Antigua

Big-bodied spin bowling all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall believes he is well-suited to the longest format and credited his consistent performance in first-class cricket to his maiden call up to the West Indies squad for the Test series against India. Cornwall first played first-class cricket in 2014 and has 260 wickets from 55...

Couldn't have dreamt the blessing God showered on me: Kohli on 11 years in Int'l ckt

Couldn't have dreamt the blessing God showered on me: Kohli on 11 years in Int'l ckt

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Coolidge (Antigua)

Acknowledged by the best in the business and feted across the globe for his consistency, India cricket captain Virat Kohli says he couldn't have asked for more as he completes the 11th year of a stellar international career. Kohli, whose international career began in 2008, took to social media to share...

Chase for Gold

Chase for Gold

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Basel

Sindhu, Saina chase elusive yellow metal at Basel World Championships India’s double Silver medallist P V Sindhu will look to produce another masterclass when she resumes her quest for an elusive Gold at the BWF World Championships beginning here from today. Sindhu has been the most consistent performer in the World Championships...

Djoker dumped in Cincy semis

Monday, 19 August 2019 | AFP | Cincinnati

World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. Medvedev’s upset win on Saturday sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin, who defeated France’s Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 to...

Lampard pleads for patience

Monday, 19 August 2019 | AFP | Manchester

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insisted his young squad will need time to develop after blowing a bright start to draw 1-1 at home to Leicester on Sunday. Mason Mount gave Lampard the dream start on his first match in charge at Stamford Bridge after just seven minutes. However, Chelsea failed to take...

Hima wins Gold in Czech

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Top Indian sprinters Hima Das and Mohammad Anas won a Gold each in women’s and men’s 300m races respectively at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event in Czech Republic on Saturday. This was Hima’s sixth Gold in European races since July 2 though the field in most of them has been mediocre....

India, Australia play 2-2 draw

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Tokyo

The Indian women’s hockey team came back twice from a goal deficit to hold world number 2 side Australia 2-2 in a hard-fought round-robin league match of the Olympic Test Event here on Sunday. Vandana Katariya (36th) and Gurjit Kaur (59th) scored for India to cancel out strikes from Kaitlin Nobbs...

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