Shocked by that amazing catch: Avesh on Bishnoi's wonder grab in India's win against Zimbabwe

Shocked by that amazing catch: Avesh on Bishnoi's wonder grab in India's win against Zimbabwe

Friday, 12 July 2024 | PTI | Harare

Ravi Bishnoi's fielding has always had a touch of athleticism but he took it to a different plane in the third T20I against Zimbabwe when he leapt to pluck a screamer off Avesh Khan to dismiss Brian Bennett, leaving his India teammate in awe. India defeated Zimbabwe by 23 runs on...

SLC denies report of drinking party inside team hotel during recent T20 World Cup

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | PTI | Colombo

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board on Tuesday described a media report which claimed that its players were involved in a drinking party inside team hotel during the recent T20 World Cup as “entirely false, fabricated, and baseless”. A weekend newspaper had on July 7 claimed that the Sri Lankan players...

Retired Warner says he is open to play Champions Trophy next year

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | PTI | Sydney

David Warner has declared his international career a “closed chapter” but at the same time, the Australian batting great won’t mind padding up in the Champions Trophy next year should he be selected, something that has been described as an “emergency option” by his ODI captain Pat Cummins. Warner retired from...

Bumrah, Mandhana named ICC Player of Month for June

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | PTI | Dubai

Hero of India’s victorious T20 World Cup campaign, Jasprit Bumrah added another feather to his hat when he was on Tuesday named the ‘ICC Men’s Player of the Month for June’. It was double delight for India as women’s team vice-captain Smriti Mandhana was also named the ‘Women’s Player of the...

Djokovic gets into it with Wimbledon fans after reaching the quarterfinals

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | AP | London

Maybe the Centre Court spectators were saluting Novak Djokovic’s opponent by saying his name. Maybe they were booing Djokovic, trying to rattle him. The 24-time Grand Slam champion was sure it was the latter - and he let everyone know he was not happy about it. Djokovic easily beat 15th-seeded Holger...

Rodri calls for more protection for players after Spain teammate’s Euro 2024 is ended

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | AP | Munich

Rodri has called for more protection for players after one of his Spain teammates was ruled out of the rest of the European Championship. Pedri’s tournament was ended after the midfielder sustained a knee injury last Friday in a hefty challenge by Toni Kroos at the start of the quarterfinal against...

With plenty of swimming stars at 2024 Olympics, France’s Marchand may shine brightest

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | AP | New York

Most of the big stars from the last Olympics will be back at the pool in Paris. Caeleb Dressel. Katie Ledecky. Ariarne Titmus. Emma McKeon. But the local favorite might just shine brightest of them all. France’s Léon Marchand has drawn comparisons to the great Michael Phelps, a link that was only strengthened...

Photo of a young Messi with Lamine as a baby resurfaces after almost 17 years

Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | AP | Barcelona

When Joan Monfort took photos of Lionel Messi with a baby for a charity calendar almost 17 years ago, he knew the long-haired young man would make it big in soccer. He could not have imagined the little boy would as well. The baby in the photos - which have gone viral...

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