As India brace for a tough challenge from West Indies, here are some important threads to follow
This has been a year of preparation for the two T20 World Cups in next two years. But how much has it gone to plan? Perhaps not much, for an almost full-strength Indian squad has been named to now face a strong West Indies challenge.
Simon Taufel reveals the prerequisites of an umpire: Keen eyesight, strong back, good stamina
Acute senses aren’t the only attributes needed ...
ICC condoles Bob Willis's demise, remembers former skipper as one of the biggest heroes
The former England captain passed away at 70 after ba...
Individual milestones secondary to Team's cause: David Warner, Australian opener
Having scored a magical 335 not out and with Brian Lara saying he was getting ready to congratulate David Warner, the phone hasn’t stopped buzzing for the Australian dynamo. “It was the night after, not that night but the night after, that I literally slept off on my couch. I was so tired,” laughs Warner, as he talks about his achievement and other aspects about Cricket.
ICC announces extension of its partnership with OPPO till September 2023
ICC announced the extension of its partnership with smartphone makers OPPO for another four years till Sep 2023. OPPO will continue to remain the official mobile handset and headset partner of ICC and all associated ICC events including the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 in South Africa and both men's and women's T20 World Cups in Australia next year.
Jasprit Bumrah's secret to stay healthy: Wake up early, sleep enough, eat well
As the cricketer recovers from his back injury, he shares some of his health rules.
Tharoor tweets about David Warner's missed record; Candice invokes Gandhi to congratulate husband's 335 against Pak
Tharoor had a pertinent point to make about Warner's golden innings.
Yohan Blake accuses IAAF president of harming the sport
Yohan Blake admitted that the loss of that medal in Bolt’s final race still haunted him. "I have a lot of bad memories, a lot sleepless nights, I got very emotional a lot of times and no medal, (you) come so close, but so far, but you have to believe in yourself, in your ability, not what you have done before,” said Blake.
Pakistan face innings defeat
Having thrashed Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the Brisbane opener, Australia appear well set to sweep the series 2-0 unless weather intervenes.
Mithali Raj's biopic 'Shabaash Mithu' confirmed; Taapsee Pannu 'honoured' to portray cricketer's story
'Shabaash Mithu' will be directed by 'Raees' helmer Rahul Dholakia.
Reverse sweep as BCCI seeks SC's approval to rollback Lodha reforms
The decisions to seek apex court's approval for dilution of tenure cap, which is aimed at clearing the path for an extended stint for Ganguly, and appoint Shah for the ICC meet were taken at the Board's 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai.
Dilution of Lodha reforms, appointment of CAC to dominate Ganguly-led BCCI AGM
The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) was in control of the cricket body for 33 months before the new office-bearers, led by Ganguly, took charge last month.
No Russell, no Bravo as West Indies name ODI and T20 squad for India series
Russell, who played six games at the recently-concluded Abu Dhabi T10 league, didn't find a place despite being fit, while Bravo, who had earlier hinted of an international comeback, was also not considered. Star opener Chris Gayle was in contention but he decided to take "a break", making him unavailable.
Bira wobbles a bit, losses rise in FY19
The maker of Bira craft beer, saw the slowest growth ever due to production delays while losses doubled after an expensive nationwide marketing deal, in a crowded market dominated by mainstream brands.
Ishant Sharma finally reaches the maturity point
In a year’s time, Ishant Sharma will make another entry into the record books – 100 Tests. With India slated to play 6 Tests in New Zealand and Australia in 2020, it is but a given that Ishant, who has 96 matches to his name, will add the necessary four to his career. Even as Kohli is spoilt for choice in the pace department nowadays, he can’t really do without Ishant.
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