Chirag-Satwik pulls out of World C’ship

Chirag-Satwik pulls out of World C’ship

Friday, 16 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India’s new doubles sensation Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Thursday pulled out of the upcoming Badminton World Championship owing to injuries. The Indian duo became the first men’s doubles pair from the country to win a BWF Super 500 title last Sunday, helping them break into the top 10...

Gayle shines before showers arrive

Gayle shines before showers arrive

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PTI | Port of Spain

Chris Gayle seems to have walked into the sunset after playing a typical aggressive knock that led West Indies to 158 for two in 22 overs against India before rain halted the third and final ODI here on Wednesday. The weather continued to play havoc in this tour of India as...

Pant wants to improve each day

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PTI | Port of Spain

Rishabh Pant is on a learning curve in a tricky journey called international cricket and his only endeavour is to improve each day, not only as a cricketer but also a human being. With India having a packed schedule in the next six months, Pant was asked about how he sees...

Rain washes out Day 1 at Lord’s

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | AFP | London

Jofra Archer received his England Test cap but was still to make his debut as rain saw the first day of Wednesday’s second Ashes match against Australia abandoned without a ball bowled at a soaking wet Lord’s. Chris Jordan, a Sussex team-mate, presented Archer with the cap in England’s pre-match huddle...

Akila keeps NZ under control

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | AFP | Galle

Ross Taylor hit an unbeaten half-century to keep New Zealand afloat after Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya claimed five wickets on a rain-hit day one of the first Test on Wednesday. New Zealand were 203 for five, having recovered from 71-3 at lunch, when rain stopped play for the day in...

Each day, I want to improve as a cricketer and human being, says Pant

Each day, I want to improve as a cricketer and human being, says Pant

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PTI | Port of Spain

Rishabh Pant is on a learning curve in a tricky journey called international cricket and his only endeavour is to improve each day, not only as a cricketer but also a human being. The nascent international career of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's heir apparent has been an eventful one -- a few...

De Kock to lead SA in T20s’

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PTI | Johannesburg

Quinton de Kock on Tuesday was named South Africa’s new Twenty20 skipper for the three-match series against India in September, which will not feature former captain Faf Du Plessis in the squad. However, du Plessis will continue to lead South Africa in the three-Test series that follows the T20s, with Temba...

Black Caps eye top prize

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | AFP | Galle

New Zealand have a chance of securing the top spot in Test cricket when they take on Sri Lanka in a two-match series starting from today, exactly a month after their cruel World Cup defeat to England. New Zealand, with 109 points in Test cricket, are ranked behind India on 113...

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