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“Always Had Sympathy With Him”: Andrew Strauss On Kevin Pietersen Fallout

LONDON April 6: Former England captain Andrew Strauss admitted that he didn’t handle Kevin Pietersen well during his time at the helm as the flamboyant batsman should have been given some space despite not exactly adhering to the team ethos. Continue reading ““Always Had Sympathy With Him”: Andrew Strauss On Kevin Pietersen Fallout”

Steve Smith Free To Captain Australia Again After Leadership Ban Ends

SYDNEY March 30: A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia again. Continue reading “Steve Smith Free To Captain Australia Again After Leadership Ban Ends”

Pakistan’s Squash Legend Azam Khan Dies Of COVID-19 In London

LONDON March 30: Pakistani squash great Azam Khan has died of coronavirus in London, his family said. Azam, who won the British Open title successively between 1959 and 1961, had tasted positive for COVID-19 last week and died at London’s Ealing Hospital on Saturday. He was 95. Continue reading “Pakistan’s Squash Legend Azam Khan Dies Of COVID-19 In London”

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Urge People To “Stay Home And Stay Healthy”

MUMBAI March 21: The coronavirus threat has been a major cause of concern that has gripped the entire world. Late on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation asking citizens of the country to practice “Janta Curfew” on Sunday (March 22) in the fight against COVID-19. Continue reading “Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Urge People To “Stay Home And Stay Healthy””

BCCI Employees Told To Work From Home Due To Coronavirus: Report

MUMBAI March 17: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the BCCI to shut down its headquarter in Mumbai from Tuesday with its employees being told to work from home. Continue reading “BCCI Employees Told To Work From Home Due To Coronavirus: Report”

All England Open: Kidambi Srikanth Knocked Out, PV Sindhu Advances To 2nd Round

BIRMINGHAM March 12: Indian badminton star PV Sindhu made a confident start at the All England Open, beating American Beiwin Zhang in straight games, but Kidambi Srikanth bowed out with a first round defeat in Birmingham on Wednesday. Continue reading “All England Open: Kidambi Srikanth Knocked Out, PV Sindhu Advances To 2nd Round”

Brian Lara Not Concerned With Duration Of Test, Wants Result

DUBAI March 10: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara is not concerned about the duration of Test matches as long as they are producing results. Lara, who holds the record for the highest individual score in Tests (400 not out), also said that the Day-Night Tests were an “attraction” but not the way forward to popularise the longest format of the game. Continue reading “Brian Lara Not Concerned With Duration Of Test, Wants Result”

Kohli and Ganguly praise India despite Women’s T20 World Cup final Loss

SYDNEY March 9: India skipper Virat Kohli lauded the Indian women’s team for their efforts in the T20 World Cup in Australia, saying the final defeat at the hands of the hosts will only make them stronger. Continue reading “Kohli and Ganguly praise India despite Women’s T20 World Cup final Loss”

India, Pakistan To Play Asia Cup In Dubai, Says Sourav Ganguly

MUMBAI Feb 29: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday said the next Asia Cup will be held in Dubai, paving the way for both India and Pakistan to participate in the continental tournament. Continue reading “India, Pakistan To Play Asia Cup In Dubai, Says Sourav Ganguly”

Rahul Dravid’s Son Samit Slams Second Double-Century Inside Two Months In U-14 Cricket

BEGALURU Feb 21: Rahul Dravid’s son Samit Dravid once again showed his prowess with the bat as he slammed a double-hundred in under-14 cricket while representing his school Mallya Aditi International in the BTR Shield Under-14 Group I, Division II Tournament on Saturday. Continue reading “Rahul Dravid’s Son Samit Slams Second Double-Century Inside Two Months In U-14 Cricket”