Thu, Oct 22, 2020

  • The Man of the Final at last year's World Cup has a highest score of 41 in the IPL. He has bowled just six overs in the tournament so far, putting questions over his utility.
    103 deliveries in IPL and still no six from big-hitting Stokes
    Big-hitting Ben Stokes's struggle to hit his first six in the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) this season continued on Thursday as the England all-rounder failed to hit one against SunRisers Hyderabad.The England all-rounder, known for big hits, has now played 103 deliveries over five matches, scoring 110 runs at an average of 22 runs. Although he has hit 14 fours, he is yet to hit a six.Stokes, who joined the IPL late as he was with his ailing father in New Zealand, tried a few big shots on Thursday and almost got out once. On another occasion, the ball fell short of the boundary and in no man's land.The Man of the Final at last year's World Cup has a highest score of 41 in the IPL. He has bowled just six overs in the tournament so far, putting questions over his utility.Before the tournament began, Stokes had 102 sixes in 123 T20...
  • Some fun as Rashid imitates Muralitharan's bowling action Some fun as Rashid imitates Muralitharan's bowling action

    The leg-spinner from Afghanistan bowled a few deliveries at practice with flexed elbow that was characteristic of former Sri Lankan bowler's bowling. Muralitharan is the top wicket taker in Test...

  • Twitterati rave over Kohli's 'love for twos' Twitterati rave over Kohli's 'love for twos'

    Virat Kohli is so obsessed with running 2's that he ran 2 when only one run was required to win, tweeted another user.

  • Struggling CSK to face arch-rivals MI in do-or-die battle Struggling CSK to face arch-rivals MI in do-or-die battle

    Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Josh Hazlewood were economical in their last outing. However, the paltry score they were defending didn't let them hit the ground freely. The spin workload will fall...

  • Don't expect Olympic pull outs due to Covid: IOC chief Bach Don't expect Olympic pull outs due to Covid: IOC chief Bach

    Athletes do not bear responsibility for the virus, said Bach in an Instagram chat with German javelin thrower Johannes Vetter.

  • Rabada says sportspersons need to speak up on racism Rabada says sportspersons need to speak up on racism

    Rabada comes from a well-to-do family in Johannesburg and he would visit black impoverished neighbourhoods as youth to visit his extended family. That, he had said in the past, gave him a sense of...

  • Pandey, Shankar lead SRH to 8-wkt win over RR Pandey, Shankar lead SRH to 8-wkt win over RR

    Shankar hit a four to take SRH over the line and bring up his half century off the first ball of the 19th and penultimate over of the innings. While Pandey hit eight sixes and four fours while Shankar...

  • Among journeymen IPL players, Tewatia most impressive Among journeymen IPL players, Tewatia most impressive

    Tewatia, on the other hand, has managed to be more consistent, his bowling and batting coming good and he proving to be a perfect all-round option.

  • Mystery girl from MI-KXIP Super Over who went viral Mystery girl from MI-KXIP Super Over who went viral

    The girl, who was constantly shown on the big screen for her various expressions during the course of the match, became an instant social media sensation and the internet addressed her as the 'Mystery...

  • ISL: Mumbai City FC bring in midfielder Ahmed Jahouh ISL: Mumbai City FC bring in midfielder Ahmed Jahouh

    In 2017, Jahouh reunited with Lobera in India at FC Goa. The Moroccan was pivotal to Lobera's set up and became a key fixture for the Goan side over the next three seasons, making 56 league...