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T20 World Cup 2021: Don’t blame Indian cricketers for playing in IPL before tournament, says Imran Tahir

Former South Africa and Chennai Super Kings leg-spinner Imran Tahir is a veteran when it comes to the shortest format of the game. Tahir, who is 42 years of age, has turned out in 334 T20 games over the years in franchise leagues all around the globe. In the Indian Premier League alone, Tahir has […]

T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand coach takes dig at Team India, says ‘wanted to fire some shots at superstars of cricket’

New Zealand team head coach Gary Stead has said his players knew they had to “lift their intensity” to counter an Indian team “full of superstars”, and he was happy that the Black Caps “fired some shots at them as well” in their demolition of the Virat Kohli-led side here on Sunday night. Trent Boult […]

India can still qualify for T20 World Cup semifinals despite New Zealand loss, here’s how

Team India on Sunday (October 31) suffered a shameful 8-wicket defeat against New Zealand in their second T20 World Cup 2021 match. The Virat Kohli-led team managed to score a mere 110-7 after they were put to bat first and later they failed to trouble the Kiwi batters as the Kane Williamson’s team chased the […]

‘We were just not brave enough’: Virat Kohli after India’s ‘bizarre’ loss against New Zealand

DUBAI: India captain Virat Kohli blamed his team`s timid approach for their “bizarre” defeat in Sunday`s Twenty20 World Cup match against New Zealand but has not given up hopes of making the semi-finals of the tournament. India slumped to fifth place in Group II after their second successive defeat in the Super 12 stage and even winning […]

Chennai Super Kings honour Neeraj Chopra, reward Tokyo Olympic gold medalist with Rs 1 crore

New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has rewarded Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra with Rs 1 crore for his stellar achievement – winning gold in the javelin throw at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – in New Delhi on Sunday. Chennai Super Kings also presented a special jersey with the number 8758 (highlighting his medal-winning effort of […]

India vs New Zealand: Mohammed Shami says ‘India jeetega’ ahead of crucial T20 World Cup clash, see pic

Ahead of the crucial match against New Zealand, Team India pacer Mohammed Shami posted a pic from a training session, where he can be seen having chat with fellow pacer Jasprit Bumrah. In recent years, the ability to bounce back from a crushing loss has been India’s in-trend thing. Take up 36 all out in […]

Big debut in franchise cricket – Sarah Taylor became the first female coach of the men’s team

Former England wicket-keeper batsman Sarah Taylor has become the first woman coach in men’s professional franchise cricket. She has been named the assistant coach of ‘Team Abu Dhabi’ in the Abu Dhabi T10 League starting from 19 November. Considered one of the best wicket-keepers in cricket, the 32-year-old had previously become the first specialist woman […]

MS Dhoni gifts match-ball to two young fans, Wasim Jaffer says THIS

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni finally hit some form in the IPL 2021, smashing an unbeaten 18 off six balls to guide his side into the final with a win over Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 on Sunday (October 10). Dhoni is loved by fans all over the world in all age groups and […]

Emma Raducanu falls in first match since US Open triumph

Emma Raducanu stumbled in her first match since winning the US Open last month, falling 6-2 6-4 to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round of the Indian Wells tennis tournament on Friday. The 18-year-old British sensation had an aura of invincibility at Flushing Meadows, where the tournament qualifier did not drop a set in 10 […]

IPL 2021: Virat Kohli told me I am selected as an opener in T20 World Cup squad, says Ishan Kishan

Dubai: Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan has revealed that Virat Kohli gave him clarity on his role in the upcoming T20 World Cup and that helped him in clearing his mind. “A very good thing for me and for the team getting some runs, and getting into good touch before the World Cup. Was in a […]

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