Spinners will play big part in T20 World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India] September 23 (ANI): As the T20 World Cup is just around the corner, Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan said that India have enough spinners in their team and they will play a game-changing role for the Men in Blue on Australia pitches. Pitches in Australia are often believed to aid … Read more

Dilip Tirkey elected Hockey India President

New Delhi [India]September 23 (ANI): Former India hockey captain and three-time Olympian Dilip Tirkey was on Friday elected unopposed as Hockey India President. The 1998 Asian Games gold medallist was declared elected after his opponents Rakesh Katyal, Uttar Pradesh Hockey chief and Bola Nath Singh, Jharkhand Hockey chief, withdrew their nominations. The Hockey India elections … Read more

KL Rahul third-fastest to score 2000 T20I runs, achieves feat in Mohali

Mohali (Punjab) [India]September 20 (ANI): Indian star opener KL Rahul on Tuesday reached the 2000 run mark in T20 internationals and became the third fastest batter to do so. The Indian opener performed the feat in the first T20I against Australia at the Mohali ground. KL scored a half-century and played a crucial inning of … Read more

Pakistan to face Hong Kong in virtual knock out for place in last four of Asia Cup

Dubai [UAE]September 2 (ANI): Pakistan will take on Hong Kong in the last fixture of Group-A in the Asia Cup today for a place in the Super 4s at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Given the recent form of Hong Kong, it will not be a walk in the park for the Pakistani team. Hong Kong … Read more

Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene

Dubai [UAE]August 10 (ANI): ICC Hall of Famer and Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene said on Wednesday that star Indian batter Virat Kohli has all the tools to come out of his form slump. India named a 15-member squad for Asia Cup earlier this week. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were among the players who made … Read more

Neeraj Chopra changed mentality of Indian athletes with his gold medal, remarks athlete Eldhose Paul on homecoming

New Delhi [India]August 9 (ANI): Indian athletes Eldhose Paul, Sandeep Kumar, Avinash Sable and Abdulla Aboobacker received a warm welcome at the Delhi Airport on Tuesday after a successful Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign in Birmingham. The Indian athletics contingent had an incredible Commonwealth Games 2022 as they returned home with eight medals, consisting of one … Read more

Commonwealth Games 2022 officially declared open

birmingham [UK]July 29 (ANI): The 22nd Commonwealth Games kicked off in spectacular fashion with a stunning opening ceremony at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Thursday. Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, the Queen’s baton did not miss a single day or territory during its journey to Birmingham. Taking five months to build and standing … Read more

India and Australia will be T20 World Cup 2022 finalists, opines Ricky Ponting

Melbourne [Australia]July 26 (ANI): Legendary Australian batter and skipper Ricky Ponting feels that India and Australia will be the finalists in the upcoming T20 World Cup and the latter will beat the Men In Blue in the final. ICC World T20 will take place in Australia later this year. Ponting has been around a lot … Read more

China’s debt trap diplomacy responsible for economic calamity in Sri Lanka

Washington [US]July 20 (ANI): China’s debt trap diplomacy has become a major cause of Sri Lanka’s unprecedented economic crisis due to the failure of the island nation to take better steps to restructure its debts in dialogue with the IMF. Sri Lanka chains has become a cautionary tale of misgovernment and misfortune as the sweeping … Read more

Qualification for ICC Men’s T20 WC 2024 begins with pathway events in Europe

Dubai [UAE]May 31 (ANI): The road to the biggest ever ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2024 commences in June with the first qualifying events taking place in Europe. These events mark the first step in the qualification process, eventually culminating in a record 20 teams competing at the landmark event in the USA and … Read more