India’s singles challenge ends at Bengaluru Open but Paes marches into semis with doubles partner Abden

India’s singles players were knocked out of the Bengaluru Open on Thursday while Leander Paes entered the semi-final along with Australian partner Matthew Abden. Prajnesh Gunneswarah, Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Saketh Myneni, Niki Poonacha and Sidhart Rawat were all knocked out. Myneni was the only one who managed to stretch his match into three sets. […]

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Cricket was a technical sport before the arrival of T20 Cricket, now it is physical too: Gambhir

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir hailed the fitness level of current lof of Indian cricketers and said fitness was not a concern during his playing period as T20 cricket was was not so dominant then. Team India players (courtesy- Virat Kohli Instagarm) HIGHLIGHTS Without fitness you cannot do well in any format: Gautam Gambhir Girls […]

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Cricket was a gentleman’s game, no more now: Kapil Dev again asks boards to take strict against U19 players

India’s World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev again approved his disappointment on the unruly behaviours of India and Bangladesh Under-19 players after the World Cup final and asked the boards to take a strict action to stop such mistakes to happen again. Former India captain Kapil Dev (Reuters Image) HIGHLIGHTS Who’s saying cricket is a gentleman’s […]

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Yashasvi’s U19 World Cup Player of the Series trophy breaks, his coach says the batsman cares more about runs

Yashasvi Jaiswal was adjudged Man of the Series in the recently-concluded Under-19 World Cup as he scored 400 runs and also scalped 3 wickets. Yashasvi Jaiswal with Man of the Series award in U19 World Cup (Courtesy- Cricket World Cup Twitter) HIGHLIGHTS This isn’t the first time! He cares more about runs, doesn’t fuss too […]

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Jasprit Bumrah needs to be extra aggressive against ‘defensive’ batsmen: Zaheer Khan

Former India pacer Zaheer Khan said Jasprit Bumrah is at a stage where opposition batsmen are happy to play him out and that the fast bowler needs to become extra aggressive to put more pressure on the batters. Jasprit Bumrah did not pick up a wicket in 30 overs in the ODIs against New Zealand […]

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Posts disappear and captain isn’t informed: Virat Kohli surprised by RCB’s strange social media antics

After AB de Villiers and Yuzvendra Chahal, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli too seems to have joined in what looks like a campaign after the IPL franchise deleted all its photos across social media. Amid rumours that the team is set to undergo a brand makeover, it’s prominent players have been tweeting out posts […]

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1st T20I: England lose 4 wickets for 5 runs to hand South Africa thrilling 1-run victory

Seamer Lungi Ngidi defended seven runs in the final over to bowl South Africa to an unlikely one-run victory as England folded at the death in the first Twenty20 International on Wednesday. England needed seven from their final seven balls with five wickets remaining, but collapsed in the face of Ngidi’s off-cutters on a slow […]

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Benagluru FC toys with Bhutan’s Paro FC, beat them 10-1 aggregate to enter AFC Cup’s final qualifying round

Semboi Haokip and Deshorn Brown scored their first hat-tricks for Bengaluru FC as ISL champions defeated Bhutan’s Paro FC 10-1 aggregate in Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerava Stadium to enter the final qualifying round of AFC Cup. The win was Bengaluru FC’s biggest win (Courtesy- Bengaluru FC) HIGHLIGHTS Bengaluru FC next faces Maldives’ Maziya RC on February […]

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Former Aus captain Michael Clarke and wife Kyly to divorce after 7 years of marriage

Michael Clarke and wife Kyly issued a joint statement on Wednesday announcing their separation, seven years after they got married. Michael Clarke with wife Kyly (Courtesy- Michael Clarke Instagaram) HIGHLIGHTS We have made the difficult decision to ­separate as a couple: Couple said in a statement Michael Clarke and and Kyly got married in 2012 […]

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Former India all-rounder Robin Singh appointed UAE’s Director of Cricket

The Emirates Cricket Board has appointed former Indian cricketer Robin Singh as the new director of cricket, reported ESPNcricinfo on Wednesday. Robin Singh’s appointment was announced after Emirates Cricket Board fired head coach Dougie Brown. Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Source link

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