• Tue, Aug 20, 2019
  • Kohli's dilemma: Rahane and Rohit or a fifth bowler?
    The Indian team management will be fretting on possible team combinations for the first Test against the West Indies with a difficult choice between senior pros Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane if it...
    Kohli's dilemma: Rahane and Rohit or a fifth bowler?
    Unless India go with a safety-first four bowler strategy which allows both Test and  ODI vice-captain to figure in the scheme of things, one among the two would be cooling heels and it could be Rahane going by his wretched form in red-ball cricket.India will be returning to the longest format after a good seven and half months and the moot point of the playing XI will be whether Kohli-Ravi Shastri duo goes for an additional sixth batsman or an extra bowler for the first Test starting on Thursday.If the Indian team's think tank employs conservative strategy, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal should be opening the innings but Rahul it may be recalled was dropped for the last two Test matches in Australia with Hanuma Vihari opening the innings.While Vihari didn't score too many runs, he blunted the new ball attack which helped Agarwal and...
  • Big B says 75 percent of his liver is gone Big B says 75 percent of his liver is gone

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan often shares his health issues with the public, and this time he admitted that 75 percent of his liver is gone.

  • My love for wrestling keeps me going: Sushil Kumar My love for wrestling keeps me going: Sushil Kumar

    At the age of 36, Sushil Kumar is well into the twilight years of his decorated career. And yet, in September, when he travels to Kazakhstan for his sixth wrestling World Championships, the two-time...

  • Rashid Khan to lead Afghanistan in Bangladesh Rashid Khan to lead Afghanistan in Bangladesh

    Off-spinner Rashid Khan will lead Afghanistan in their one-off Test against Bangladesh and the triangular series featuring Zimbabwe. The Test will begin on September 5 while the tri-series will...

  • Losing Smith for Headingley Test massive blow: McGrath Losing Smith for Headingley Test massive blow: McGrath

    Australia great Glenn McGrath termed Steve Smith's absence from the third Ashes Test as a huge loss.

  • Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia

    Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday, Cricket Australia announced.

  • Holder named West Indies Test Player of the Year Holder named West Indies Test Player of the Year

    Jason Holder, West Indies skipper in Test and ODI honoured test player of the year award for 2019 for his outstanding show against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the year 2018.

  • Windies need to work on mental aspect in Tests, feels Lara Windies need to work on mental aspect in Tests, feels Lara

    Cricket legend Brian Lara believes the current West Indies squad needs to work on the mental aspect of the game to compete and dominate the upcoming two-Test series against India starting Thursday.

  • HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan to advance in World Championships HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan to advance in World Championships

    World No 30 HS Prannoy, who is on a comeback trail after recovering from a stomach problem, on Tuesday registered one of his biggest upsets in recent times as he beat five-time champion Lin Dan of...

  • Ronaldo's lawyers admit paying money to settle sexual assault claim Ronaldo's lawyers admit paying money to settle sexual assault claim

    Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers have revealed for the first time in court documents that the football superstar paid an amount to settle allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in a hotel in 2009.