We could chase better than this: Babar Azam

T20 WC

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam was a relieved man after finally getting a win in the T20 World Cup but said the batters could have done better while chasing a small total against the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup. Pakistan bowlers set the tone by dismissing Netherlands for a lowly 91 for 9 but their … Read more

Really enjoying batting with Virat Kohli: Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav scored a blistering 51 off just 25 balls as India defeated Netherlands by 56 runs to make it 2 wins out of 2 in their World Cup campaign. The swashbuckling batter was adjudged player of the match and talked about his time in the middle. “I was just trying to express myself when … Read more

Australia loves Virat Kohli, he loves them back

A match between India and the Netherlands would not be considered box-office material, but a certain Virat Kohli has ensured that the eyes of the cricketing world would be fixed on the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. After his monumental match-winning innings against Pakistan, every move of the charismatic master batsman will be followed by … Read more

Giant Pakistani who troubled Smith impresses Kohli, Rohit

Mohammed Irfan Jr. was a bit disappointed after India’s two-hour net session at the Sydney Cricket Ground. “Virat Kohli chaale gayein? Rohit bhai ke saath selfie le liya, Kohli ka ek mil jaata,” the six feet six inch right arm pacer’s sadness was palpable while speaking to PTI. The Pakistan-born pacer, who has made Sydney … Read more

West Indies’ early World Cup exit surprises and disappoints Pollard

West Indies’ legendary all-rounder Kieron Pollard is surprised and disappointed with the team’s early exit from the T20 World Cup and said all the stakeholders must share the blame. Two-time champions West Indies failed to qualify for the Super 12 stage of the T20 showpiece in Australia after suffering defeats to Scotland and Ireland in … Read more

Michael Carrick appointed new manager at boyhood club Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough have appointed ex-Manchester United caretaker Michael Carrick as their new manager, the second-tier Championship club said on Monday as the former midfielder landed his first role as a permanent boss. Carrick left United in December last year having taken temporary charge following the sacking of Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 41-year-old former England … Read more

Pujara to return to Sussex for 2023 County season

Sussex have retained the services of India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara for the 2023 season, the County side announced on Monday. Pujara, who joined Sussex last year, made an enormous impact by scoring over 1000 County Championship runs, including a record breaking three double centuries and finished the season with an average of 109.4. The … Read more

Watch: Pakistan captain Babar Azam motivates teammates after India loss

Pakistan captain Babar Azam gave a motivational speech to his teammates after the Men in Green lost to India by 4 wickets in their Super 12 encounter in Melbourne on Sunday. “Brothers, it was a good match. We put in the effort, like always. We made some mistakes but from those mistakes, we have to … Read more

Bowlers beware! High totals loom in T20 World Cup

If the bigger boundaries at most grounds have lifted the spirits of bowlers converging on Australia for the T20 World Cup, they do well to temper their optimism with a flood of runs predicted by some from the tournament’s Super 12 stage. Cricket’s shortest format is unapologetically batter-biased and bowlers, often cast as cannon-fodder, derive … Read more

Soccer-Arteta defends decision to play Saka despite burnout concerns

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta defended his decision not to rest winger Bukayo Saka in a 1-0 Europa League win over PSV Eindhoven on Thursday, saying the world’s top players are expected to perform at their best while playing once every three days. Another big win at Emirates Stadium! pic.twitter.com/n092AEzgQr — Arsenal (@Arsenal) October 20, 2022 … Read more