Thu, Aug 06, 2020

  • Rohit banks on teamwork ahead of IPL
    Selflessness defines a leader in Rohit Sharma’s captaincy rulebook and that’s why he has no hesitation in calling himself the “least important person” in the Mumbai Indians team, the most successful...
    Rohit banks on teamwork ahead of IPL
    Indian cricket will hit the restart button with the IPL from September 19 in the UAE even as the world continues its frenzied battle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. The man, who led Mumbai Indians to four titles, knows that as captain, it will not just be about him getting back into the groove after a forced sevenmonth break.“I believe in a theory that when you are captain, you are the least important person. Others become more important in the larger scheme of things. It works differently for different leaders but as far as I am concerned, this theory works for me,” Rohit said on Wednesday.“Not showing anger is not a conscious effort,” he laughs.“That’s a natural instinct that you have and you don’t try and be someone that you are not. Try and be yourself all the time,” he said.“You do get angry, lose temper at times but it’s important...
  • ‘Great to be back at Indian Squash Academy, my second home’ ‘Great to be back at Indian Squash Academy, my second home’

    During the four-month spell off the court, Velavan Senthilkumar always had his heart at the Indian Squash Academy (ISA) in Chennai, which he refers to as his “second home”.

  • Phased restart of training at SAI NCOEs from Oct 1, says Rijiju Phased restart of training at SAI NCOEs from Oct 1, says Rijiju

    In a review meeting held by the ministry and SAI, Rijiju also said that the re-opening of the NCOEs will be done only in accordance to the COVID-19 situation in the respective state.

  • Ireland players make big gains in ICC rankings Ireland players make big gains in ICC rankings

    Ireland fast bowler Craig Young's six wickets in the series has lifted him 40 places to a career-best 89th position.

  • Camp for junior athletes to begin from October 1: SAI Camp for junior athletes to begin from October 1: SAI

    It was decided in SAI's Mission Olympic Cell review meeting that training of junior athletes at its National Centres of Excellence (NCOE) will start in a phased manner from October.

  • Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 1: Rain halts Babar's charge Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 1: Rain halts Babar's charge

    Two overs later, Babar got to his half century in just 70 balls.

  • IPL teams want 3-day quarantine in UAE instead of six, downtime and contactless food delivery IPL teams want 3-day quarantine in UAE instead of six, downtime and contactless food delivery

    The BCCI has told the teams to leave for UAE not before August 20 though some of the teams, including CSK, wanted to leave early.

  • IPL 2020 will be full of challenges, need to have clarity of thought: Raina IPL 2020 will be full of challenges, need to have clarity of thought: Raina

    Insisting that fitness would be key to success after being struck at home since March due to the pandemic, Raina said he was eagerly waiting for the tournament to begin.

  • Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into singles main draw of US Open Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into singles main draw of US Open

    It will be Nagal's second appearance at the US Open, starting August 31, and he is the only Indian in the men's field with Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 132, missing out.

  • Eng vs Pak, 1st Test: Pakistan opt to bat against England Eng vs Pak, 1st Test: Pakistan opt to bat against England

    After winning the toss Ali said that they can't control the weather but they are clear in our heads.