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Wouldn't be surprised if we see Hardik Pandya leading the T20 team in future: Scott Styris
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris believes one shouldn't be surprised if India all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be captaining the T20 side in future. In the last couple of months, Pandya's graph as a leader has been on the rise.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Great for India that KL Rahul is back; he's a genuine match winner on the biggest stage: Styris
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris reckons that KL Rahul getting back into the Indian team ahead of Asia Cup 2022 is great for the side, terming the right-handed opener as "a genuine match winner" on the "biggest stage".
2022-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Huge boost for India cricketers in latest ICC T20I rankings; Babar Azam stays No.1 batter
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam has managed to hang on to his No.1 batting spot in T20Is despite the fact that several India stars have made giant strides on the latest ICC Men's Player Rankings released on Wednesday.
2022-08-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England Test captain Stokes' documentary to release on August 26
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A documentary on England Test captain and all-rounder Ben Stokes will be releasing worldwide in over 240 countries and territories on August 26 on streaming platform Prime Video.
2022-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Beth Mooney reclaims No. 1 spot for batters from captain Lanning after CWG exploits
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) Australia opener Beth Mooney has recaptured the number one spot for batters in the ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings after losing it to her captain Meg Lanning two weeks ago.
2022-08-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Lisa Keightley to step down as England women's head coach
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Lisa Keightley will step down from her role as England women's team head coach after the end of the summer following a mutual decision not to extend her contract, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Tuesday.
2022-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022: Covid-19 drama no excuse for Harmanpreet Kaur and India
Birmingham, Aug 8 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur was not using the drama surrounding Tahlia McGrath's positive Covid-19 test as an excuse for her side's disappointing loss to Australia in the Commonwealth Games gold medal match on Sunday.
2022-08-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bishnoi, Axar, Kuldeep share all ten wickets as India seal 4-1 series victory
Lauderhill, Florida, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian spinners took all ten wickets as they thrashed West Indies in the fifth and final T20I of the series here to complete a 4-1 series victory.
2022-08-08
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022, Cricket: Yastika Bhatia to be the concussion substitute for Taniyaa Bhatia
Birmingham, Aug 8 (IANS) Wicket-keeper and left-handed batter Yastika Bhatia on Sunday was named as the concussion substitute for Taniyaa Bhatia in the gold medal match of 2022 Commonwealth Games against Australia at Edgbaston on Sunday.
2022-08-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Birmingham, Aug 8 (IANS) England left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the Commonwealth Games Women's T20I bronze medal match against New Zealand in Birmingham on Sunday.
2022-08-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Consistency, understanding the situation of the game are needed from West Indies: Phil Simmons
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 8 (IANS) After losing the fifth and final T20I to India by 88 runs, West Indies head coach Phil Simmons stated that consistency in batting and understanding the situations in the game are badly needed for his batters ahead of Men's T20 World Cup in Australia in October-November.
2022-08-08
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022, Cricket: Final was a superb advert for the women's game, says ICC CEO
Birmingham, Aug 8 (IANS) Geoff Allardice, the Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), on Monday, congratulated Australia on winning the inaugural Commonwealth Games women's cricket gold medal in Birmingham, beating India by nine runs in a tense final at Edgbaston.
2022-08-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Will be more than happy to do that: Hardik Pandya on full-time leadership role in future
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 8 (IANS) After captaining India to a mammoth 88-run victory over West Indies in the fifth and final T20I, all-rounder Hardik Pandya stated that he is open to a full-time leadership role in the national side in future.
2022-08-08
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Australia set up mouth-watering gold-medal showdown with India in CWG cricket
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) Reigning 50-over world champions Australia continued to pummel oppositions at the Commonwealth Games here with New Zealand being their latest victim, defeating the trans-Tasman rivals by five wickets to secure a mouth-watering title clash against India on Sunday.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England pacer Brunt reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in semifinal vs India
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) England's pace-bowling stalwart Katherine Brunt has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the Commonwealth Games Women's T20I semifinal against India in Birmingham on Saturday.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana, Shafali hold record for top-5 fastest 50s for India in Women's T20I cricket
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) Only two Indian women cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma, share the top-five fastest fifties for the country in Women's T20I cricket, with the 26-year-old vice-captain laying claim to three of them.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
We believed we could defeat England even when their batters were going strong: Harmanpreet
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) India women's cricket team skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and her team-mates kept believing in themselves even when England seemed to be in a dominating position with a couple of strong partnerships.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India's pace battery led by Arshdeep lands crushing blow on West Indies
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 7 (IANS) Young India pacers, Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh, bowled with discipline as the visitors thrashed West Indies by 59 runs to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match T20I series here on Sunday (IST).
2022-08-07
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022, cricket: New Zealand clinch bronze medal after defeating England by eight wickets
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) New Zealand on Sunday clinched the bronze medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston after registering a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over hosts England. On Thursday, New Zealand could only make 71-9 in an embarrassing defeat in their final Group B match to England.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Wayne Parnell sizzles with a fifer as South Africa complete 2-0 series win over Ireland
Bristol, Aug 6 (IANS) Left-arm pace all-rounder Wayne Parnell claimed a fine career-best five-for as South Africa beat Ireland by 44 runs in the second T20I at the Seat Unique Stadium in Bristol to seal a 2-0 series win.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Zimbabwe achieve historic win against Bangladesh in first ODI
Harare, Aug 6 (IANS) Aided by brilliant centuries from Innocent Kaia and Sikanda Raza, Zimbabwe registered one of the most memorable victories in their cricketing history defeating Bangladesh by five wickets in a high-scoring first One-day International at the Harare Sports Club.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Santner, Mitchell score unbeaten half-centuries as New Zealand thrash Netherlands
The Hague, Aug 6 (IANS) Led by unbeaten half-centuries from Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell, New Zealand made a clean sweep of the two-match T20I series against the Netherlands at Sportpark Westvliet, defeating the hosts by eight wickets in the second match here.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni instilled confidence in me; no shortcuts to getting into Team India: Deepak Chahar
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) India's right-arm pace bowler Deepak Chahar has credited the growth in his cricketing career to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's advice, saying the veteran wicketkeeper-batter instilled a lot of confidence in him, which translated into good performances.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Simran, Sangeeth Sivan congratulate athletes for doing India proud at CWG
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Simran and director Sangeeth Sivan were among the celebrities from the film industry who joined scores of fans from across the country in congratulating Indian athletes, including wrestler Sakshi Malik, who have been putting up a stellar show at the ongoing CommonWealth Games.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Southern Cinema,Sports
David Warner set to sign contract with BBL side Sydney Thunder: Report
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) is set to get a major boost with reports suggesting that Australia's batting stalwart David Warner is on course to signing a deal with Sydney Thunder this weekend.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Women cricketers get a taste of athletes' village at event hosted by IOA
Birmingham, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of the Indian women's cricket team got a taste of the life and activities in the an athletes' village during a multi-disciplinary event when the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) hosted them as the newest member of its Commonwealth Games family.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh batter Litton Das ruled out of Zimbabwe series due to hamstring injury
Harare, Aug 6 (IANS) Bangladesh top-order batter and prolific run-getter Litton Das has been ruled out of the remaining two One-day International (ODI) matches against hosts Zimbabwe after suffering a hamstring injury during the first match at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin has mastered art of being economical; complements someone like Chahal: Manjrekar
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar feels while Ravichandran Ashwin might be lacking a bit in wicket-taking abilities in the middle overs in T20I cricket, he has mastered the art of being economical, which complements an aggressive wicket-taking bowler like Yuzvendra Chahal.
2022-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Dom Sibley, Dan Lawrence named in England Lions squad for tour match against South Africa
Canterbury (Kent), Aug 5 (IANS) Batters Dom Sibley and Dan Lawrence on Friday were named in a 13-man England Lions, to be captained by Sam Billings, for the four-day tour match against South Africa in a four-day match at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury, starting from August 9.
2022-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Specialist batting camp from Pravin Amre, Saba Karim headline launch of Delhi Capitals' first Academy in Noida
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Batting masterclasses from Delhi Capitals Assistant Coach Pravin Amre and Head of Talent Search Saba Karim to young cricketers headlined the launch of IPL 2020 runners-up Delhi Capitals' first academy in Noida through a two-day specialist batting camp at the Noida Cricket Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
South Africa survive Lorcan Tucker batting heroics to defeat Ireland by 21 runs
Bristol, Aug 4 (IANS) A blistering 38-ball 78 from Lorcan Tucker wasn't enough for Ireland as South Africa survived a scare to secure a 21-run win in the first T20I at Bristol to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.
2022-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India-West Indies last two T20Is to happen in Florida as planned after both teams get USA visas: Report
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 4 (IANS) The last two T20Is between India and West Indies, to be held in Lauderhill, Florida on August 6 and 7, are all set to happen after both teams received their visas to the United States of America.
2022-08-04
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
When The Great Khali trained TV actor Danish Akhtar Saifi
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Danish Akhtar Saifi, who is known for playing Nandi in 'Baal Shiv', took formal wrestling training from The Great Khali.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud calls T20I series loss to Zimbabwe a "disgrace"
Harare, Aug 4 (IANS) Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud termed the side's 2-1 loss to Zimbabwe in the recently-concluded three-match T20I series a "disgrace". He added that players played as if they were trying to seal their spots in the team.
2022-08-04
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Very delighted with Axar Patel's batting show as he did the same for Delhi Capitals: Pravin Amre
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In the last couple of years, left-arm spin all-rounder Axar Patel's batting stocks have risen in the cricketing world. The proof of it was seen in his unbeaten knock of 64 off 35 balls, also his maiden half-century in ODI cricket which won India the second ODI match and series against West Indies in Trinidad.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar's 360-degree game makes it incredibly difficult for opposition to defend the field: Styris
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Since his T20I debut against England in Ahmedabad last year, Suryakumar Yadav has been a force to reckon with in India's batting order. Right from the time he hit a jaw-dropping hook off the first ball he faced in T20I cricket from Jofra Archer for six to make 57 on debut, he has made batting look ridiculously easy.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
KL Rahul has missed a lot of cricket; many question marks present themselves now: Scott Styris
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris feels it may not be easy for opener KL Rahul to fit into the scheme of things after being out of cricketing action since May this year.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Alice Caspey, bowlers hand England semifinal qualification
Birmingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Galvanized by a maiden T20I half-century from teenager Alice Capsey, England defeated South Africa by 26 runs to confirm their semifinal qualification from Group B in the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ryan Burl stars as Zimbabwe clinch T20I series against Bangladesh
Harare, Aug 3 (IANS) Ryan Burl hammered an enthralling half-century (54 off 28 balls), including hitting 34 runs off an over, as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 10 runs at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday to clinch the three-match T20I series.
2022-08-03
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Pace bowler Naseem Shah replaces Hasan Ali in Pak squad for Dutch ODI series, Asia Cup
Lahore, Aug 3 (IANS) Fast bowler Naseem Shah has been included in place of Hasan Ali, while Salman Ali Agha, who toured England in 2021 for the ODIs, has been recalled in Pakistan's squads for the three-match ODI series against the Netherlands from August 16-21 and the ACC T20 Asia Cup to be played in the UAE from August 27 to September 11.
2022-08-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Markram wary of threat from improving Ireland
Bristol, Aug 3 (IANS) South Africa batter Aiden Markram believes facing an improving Ireland side in the first of their two-match T20I series starting later on Wednesday will be a different challenge for them.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar Yadav within striking distance of becoming world No. 1 T20I batter
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) Suryakumar Yadav is within sniffing distance of dethroning Pakistan's charismatic cricketer Babar Azam from the No. 1 spot in the ICC T20I rankings for batters after the 31-year-old Indian has given some fine performances in the ongoing five-match series against the West Indies.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Big blow to South Africa as pace bowler Kagiso Rabada suffers ankle injury
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The touring South Africa party suffered a major blow ahead of their two-match T20I series against Ireland and the three-Test series against England with pace bowler Kagiso Rabada suffering an ankle injury.
2022-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Howzat! Three Arshdeeps on the field in T20I match against West Indies
Basseterre (St Kitts), Aug 2 (IANS) There were more than one Arshdeep Singhs doing duty for India in the second T20 International against the West Indies here on Monday!
2022-08-02
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
Queensland Cricket pays tribute to former Australian all-rounder Phil Carlson
Queensland, Aug 2 (IANS) Queensland Cricket on Tuesday paid tribute to former Australian and Queensland all-rounder Phil Carlson, who has passed away after a long illness at the age of 70.
2022-08-02
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana moves to career-best 3rd position in T20I Rankings for batters
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana has moved up one spot to a career-best third position among batters in the ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings after a stroke-filled half-century against Pakistan in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
2022-08-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
2nd T20I: Mosaddek's five-for, Liton's fifty power Bangladesh to series-levelling win over Zimbabwe
Harare, July 31 (IANS) Mosaddek Hossain's five-for and Liton Das' fifty (56 off 33) helped Bangladesh level the three-match T20 series 1-1 with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the second T20I, here on Sunday.
2022-07-31
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh defeat Zimbabwe, but big injury setback as skipper Nurul Hasan ruled out for a month
Harare, Aug 1 (IANS) Bangladesh finally hit winning ways in T20I cricket with the visitors defeating Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second game at the Harare Sports Club here to level the series 1-1, but not before new captain Nurul Hasan was sidelined for nearly a month with a finger injury.
2022-08-01
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
West Indies cricket stalwart Deandra Dottin announces shock retirement in Birmingham
Birmingham, Aug 1 (IANS) West Indies star all-rounder Deandra Dottin on Monday announced her international retirement, with the veteran of 143 WODIs and 126 WT20Is citing concerns of team culture for the sudden decision.
2022-08-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hendricks smashes third straight half-century; Proteas thrash England by 90 runs
Southampton, Aug 1 (IANS) South Africa's top-order batter Reeza Hendricks came up with his third consecutive half-century as the visitors thrashed England by a whopping 90 runs at The Rose Bowl to clinch the three-match T20 International series 2-1 here.
2022-08-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket