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Dhoni great with other India players, they all worship him: Shastri
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has said former India captain MS Dhoni is great with other Team India players and that the other players worship him. "This entire team has been built by him because he was captain for 10 years. To have that kind of respect in the dressing room and experience is massive," added Shastri.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:29 pm on 19 Jan
Bumrah has the best yorker in world cricket: Wasim Akram
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said that India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has the best and the most effective yorker among the fast bowlers playing international cricket now. "Bumrah has an exceptional action, very different from other fast bowlers and yet he gets the ball to swing and also move off the deck at good pace," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:57 pm on 19 Jan
WWE's Heyman criticises ICC for 'using' his catchphrase for Dhoni
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jan 2019,Sunday
WWE's Paul Heyman, the manager of Brock Lesnar, criticised ICC for paraphrasing his mantra 'Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat.' while praising India wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni. ICC's official World Cup account had tweeted an image of Dhoni with the caption, "Eat. Sleep. Finish games. Repeat. Life as MS Dhoni." "Our royalties may be paid in cash, check, stock or cryptocurrency," Heyman wrote.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:04 pm on 20 Jan
Amazing way to finish Australian summer: Kohli on visiting Aus Open
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
India captain Virat Kohli and his wife and actress Anushka Sharma met world number three men's tennis player Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Kohli also watched Serena Williams play at the Australian Open and shared pictures from his visit. "What a day at the Australian open. An amazing way to finish the Australian summer. Forever grateful," his tweet read.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:41 pm on 19 Jan
Pant's hero is Dhoni, he is on phone with him everyday: Shastri
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
On being asked if 21-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant could be the next MS Dhoni, India head coach Ravi Shastri said, "I would love to [see him become the next Dhoni]. He has the talent." Shastri added, "His hero is MS. He's on...phone with MS everyday. I think during...[Australia] Test series he must've spoken more to MS than anyone else."
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:16 pm on 19 Jan
Have seen Sachin Tendulkar get angry but not MS Dhoni: Ravi Shastri
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
India head coach Ravi Shastri has said that he has never seen an individual so sound as former India captain MS Dhoni. "I have seen Sachin Tendulkar get angry at times. Not this man," he added. "Players [like Dhoni] only come once in 30 or 40 years. That is what I tell Indians. Enjoy while it lasts," Shastri further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:11 pm on 19 Jan
Player ensures wife stays dry in rain during Australian Open match
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Italian tennis player Andreas Seppi ensured his wife Michela Bernardi stayed dry in the rain during his Australian Open third round match against America's Frances Tiafoe on Friday. The 34-year-old asked a ball kid to take a towel to his wife as she watched him play. Seppi went on to lose the match 7-6(7-3), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:35 pm on 19 Jan
Let Pandya, Rahul play while inquiry is on: BCCI president to CoA
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
BCCI acting president CK Khanna has urged CoA to lift the suspension on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over comments on women on 'Koffee with Karan' till inquiry is done. Asking CoA to reinstate them in India squad for New Zealand tour, Khanna added, "[They] need game time before...World Cup...We should give these growing cricketers chance to correct themselves morally."
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:01 pm on 19 Jan
Don't cry, you did so well: Serena consoles 18-year-old opponent
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jan 2019,Sunday
Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams defeated Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine 6-2, 6-1 to reach the fourth round of Australian Open on Saturday. Yastremska broke down into tears following her defeat and was consoled by Serena, who was heard telling her, "You are so young. You did amazing. Don't cry." Later, Serena said that seeing Yastremska cry broke her heart.
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:55 pm on 20 Jan
Apne dum pe khela hoon jitna khela hoon: Irfan Pathan to troll
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jan 2019,Sunday
All-rounder Irfan Pathan responded to a Twitter troll, who criticised him saying MS Dhoni wouldn't play him in CSK in IPL. The troll had responded to Irfan's tweet, wherein the all-rounder praised Australia for the way they dismissed Virat Kohli in third ODI. "Apne dum pe khela hoon jitna khela hoon...kisi [ke] khilane ya nahi khilane se nahi," Irfran replied.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:27 am on 20 Jan
People in India talk of respecting women, but don't do it: Sindhu
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Rio Olympic silver medal-winning shuttler PV Sindhu has said that people in India talk of respecting women, but they don't practise or do it. "I feel really happy that there is lot of respect towards women in other countries," she added. Sindhu further said that the #MeToo movement educated both women and men about their responsibilities towards the society.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:01 pm on 19 Jan
Pandya hasn't committed a crime, he needs to come back: Agarkar
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jan 2019,Sunday
Former India fast bowler Ajit Agarkar has said that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya should be reinstated into India squad immediately. "He needs to come back quickly...I mean he has not committed a crime, he has admitted his mistake of making some crass statements, people need to move on and at least hand him his punishment," Agarkar added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:21 pm on 20 Jan
Modeling vs losing bet: World no.1 Djokovic takes up 10-yr challenge
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
World number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic shared two pictures of himself in just underwear as part of the viral 10 year challenge. "#10YearChallenge modeling vs losing a bet to your brother," the 31-year-old Serbian tweeted. Reacting to Djokovic's post, users tweeted, "Please ask your brother to bet with you often!" and "Some things never change".
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:55 pm on 19 Jan
Dhoni edged ball to keeper in 29th over, Australia didn't appeal
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni edged a Peter Siddle delivery in the 29th over of India's innings in the third ODI, which was caught by wicketkeeper Alex Carey. The umpire didn't declare it out after Australian players didn't make a convincing appeal despite the replays showing Dhoni had indeed edged the ball. Australia also didn't opt to review the umpire's decision.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:27 pm on 19 Jan
Federer denied entry into locker room by security for not having ID
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
World number three Roger Federer was stopped by security outside a locker room at Australian Open for not having his accreditation with him. In a video shared by the organisers, a guard is seen indicating to the six-time Australian Open champion that he's missing his ID. Federer was allowed to go after he was joined by members of his entourage.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:49 pm on 19 Jan
20-yr-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champ Federer out of Aus Open
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jan 2019,Sunday
Greece's 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas knocked two-time defending champion Roger Federer out of Australian Open in the fourth round on Sunday. Tsitsipas defeated the 37-year-old with the scoreline of 6-7(11-13), 7-6(7-3), 7-5, 7-6(7-5) in 3 hours and 45 minutes. This is only the sixth time in last 20 Australian Open editions that six-time champion Federer has failed to reach the quarter-finals.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:33 pm on 20 Jan
Pandya spotted in public for 1st time since suspension from team
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Hardik Pandya was spotted in public for the first time on Saturday after being suspended from Team India pending inquiry over his comments on women on 'Koffee with Karan'. He was seen with his brother Krunal Pandya at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. Recently, his father said that he hasn't been taking calls since returning home from Australia.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:30 pm on 19 Jan
Amla fastest to 27 ODI hundreds, breaks Kohli's record by 2 innings
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
South Africa opener Hashim Amla brought up his first international hundred in 15 months with a six in the first ODI against Pakistan at Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The 35-year-old became the fastest batsman to score 27 ODI hundreds, reaching the landmark in 167 innings, two fewer than previous record holder Virat Kohli. Amla has now slammed 55 international hundreds.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:59 pm on 19 Jan
Vidarbha beat Uttarakhand to reach Ranji Trophy semis
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Reigning champions Vidarbha beat Uttarakhand by an innings and 115 runs in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal in Nagpur on Saturday. Indian pacer Umesh Yadav and left-arm bowler Aditya Sarvate grabbed five wickets each in the last innings to help Vidarbha register the win. Yadav, who picked up nine wickets in the game, was adjudged as the Player of the Match.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:29 pm on 19 Jan
EPL club to shelter homeless at stadium in cold temperatures
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
London-based EPL side Crystal Palace is offering beds, hot meals and breakfast to homeless sleepers in the club lounge at their home Selhurst Park stadium with temperatures forecast to drop below freezing in the coming week. The club is working on the initiative with a local organisation and opened its doors on Thursday to bring eight people off the streets.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:47 pm on 19 Jan
No solution: Federer on criticism of Aus Open match timings
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Speaking about the criticism of the timings of Australian Open's matches, Roger Federer said, "This is part of our life and we actually like it like this. There is no solution, I think." "[A]s tennis players you have to be flexible... It's not like a team sport where you know the kickoff time is at a certain time," Federer added.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:30 pm on 19 Jan
Rahane, Pant in India A squad for series against England Lions
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant have been included in the India A squad for their one-day series against England Lions ahead of the World Cup 2019. Rahane will lead the side in the first three matches while Pant will feature in the fourth and fifth matches. Rahane hasn't featured in ODIs since India's tour of South Africa in February 2018.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:41 pm on 19 Jan
Halep beats Venus Williams to set up clash with Serena Williams
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
World number one Romania's Simona Halep beat seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams at the Australian Open 2019 to set up a pre-quarterfinal clash with Venus' sister Serena Williams. Speaking about facing the 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena, Halep said, "It's going to be a bigger challenge, but I'm ready to face it."
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:11 pm on 19 Jan
Bernard Tomic's father threatens Hewitt with legal action
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic's father John Tomic has planned to take legal action against Australian Davis Cup team captain Lleyton Hewitt over an incident he claimed occurred in 2010 when Bernard was a Davis Cup debutant. John said that the incident left the then 17-year-old Bernard traumatised. "We will prove that Bernard has trauma from 2010," John said.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:22 pm on 19 Jan
Defeat for football: Napoli on losing appeal against player's ban
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Jan 2019,Saturday
Italian club Napoli called an Italian court's decision a 'grave defeat for football' after the club's appeal against the two-match ban on Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly was rejected. Koulibaly had been handed the ban for mocking the referee's decision after being subjected to racist chants from the crowd in a match against Inter Milan at the San Siro in December.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:15 pm on 19 Jan
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