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Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Jul 2019,Friday
Ex-India batsman Sachin Tendulkar, ex-South Africa pacer Allan Donald and ex-Australia Women pacer Cathryn Fitzpatrick have been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. Sachin is the sixth Indian cricketer after Anil Kumble, Sunil Gavaskar, Bishan Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. Sachin played 664 international matches, scoring 34,357 runs.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:32 am on 19 Jul
ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Zimbabwe have been suspended from ICC with immediate effect after the governing body found the country's cricket board wasn't free from governmental interference. ICC's funding to Zimbabwe Cricket will be frozen and representative teams from Zimbabwe won't be allowed to participate in ICC events. The ICC directed that the elected Zimbabwe Cricket Board be reinstated to office within 3 months.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:46 pm on 18 Jul
Neesham's childhood coach died during World Cup final Super Over
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham's childhood coach David James Gordon passed away during the 2019 World Cup final Super Over. The former Auckland Grammar School teacher breathed his last, moments after the cricketer hit a six on the bowling of England's Jofra Archer. "How appropriate you held on until just after such a match. Hope you were proud," Neesham tweeted.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:15 pm on 18 Jul
4 days after winning World Cup, Bayliss appointed SRH head coach
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Four days after leading England to 2019 World Cup victory, Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as SunRisers Hyderabad head coach. The 56-year-old Australian's tenure with England will come to an end after the Ashes. It will be Bayliss' second stint in the Indian Premier League, having already led KKR to two IPL titles during his tenure from 2012 to 2015.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:10 pm on 18 Jul
I am sure my dog won't be too angry at me: Boult on WC final defeat
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who bowled the final over and Super Over in 2019 World Cup final, said he'll walk his dog along the beach to cope with the defeat. "I'm sure my dog won't be too angry at me," he added. "[The defeat] is...going to be hard to swallow for next couple of years," he further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:30 pm on 18 Jul
Kohli will have no say in choosing India head coach: BCCI official
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Team India captain Virat Kohli will have "absolutely" no say in selection of the team's new head coach, according to a senior BCCI official. "Last time, Kohli had expressed his difficulty, or the team's difficulty, with former coach Anil Kumble. This time, we have Kapil Dev in the coach selection committee, and he'll not listen to Kohli," the official added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:50 pm on 18 Jul
Fan names newborn after England captain over WC win, Morgan responds
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
A fan named James Bridgland, who was blessed with a baby boy on July 17, named his newborn after England's 2019 World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan. "Eoin, please meet Henry Eoin Morgan-Bridgland...Just to ensure Sunday's events are remembered even more often!" the fan tweeted. Morgan responded to the fan, saying, "That's very cool. Congratulations."
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:40 pm on 18 Jul
Dhoni India's best captain only as per statistics: Gautam Gambhir
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has said that MS Dhoni is India's best captain only as per statistics. "But that doesn't mean that other captains have done badly. Sourav Ganguly has done good captaincy; we have won outside under him. Under Virat Kohli's captaincy, we have won ODI series in South Africa and Test series in Australia," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:02 pm on 18 Jul
Vijender challenges Amir for bout, says he should stop fighting kids
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Indian boxer Vijender Singh has challenged Pakistani-origin British boxer Amir Khan for a bout after winning his 11th straight pro match. "Stop fighting children, I am ready for a bout," Vijender Singh said. "I can reduce my weight a little and he can increase it and we can agree on a mid point. He has done it before," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:07 pm on 18 Jul
I didn't know there'd be Super Over in case of tie in WC final: Boult
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who bowled Super Over for New Zealand in 2019 World Cup final against England, has admitted he didn't know there was going to be a Super Over in the final. "When I saw three off two that's when umpires said to us there would be a Super Over [in case of a tie]," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:30 pm on 18 Jul
Sindhu enters Indonesia Open quarters, Kidambi Srikanth ousted
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu progressed to the women's singles quarter-finals at the Indonesia Open, while Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the tournament. Sindhu, seeded fifth, beat unseeded Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 21-14 17-21 21-11 in the second-round encounter in 62 minutes. Srikanth lost to NG Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong 17-21 19-21 in a 39-minute second round contest.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:19 pm on 18 Jul
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined £75,000 and banned for six weeks, four of which are suspended, for breaching betting regulations, the Football Association said on Thursday. The FA said the 29-year-old had been charged with 11 alleged breaches of its betting rules, nine of which were dismissed by an independent regulatory commission.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:05 pm on 18 Jul
Juventus sign defender Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax in ₹580 crore
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Serie A champions Juventus have completed the £67.5 million (₹580 crore) signing of 19-year-old Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax. De Ligt had made his debut for Ajax in 2016 and became their youngest captain in March 2018. He has signed a five-year contract with Juventus. De Ligt had helped Ajax reach the Champions League semi-finals last season.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:15 pm on 18 Jul
1975 video of woman kissing cricketer goes viral over #SareeTwitter
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
A video of a woman in saree sprinting towards the pitch and kissing the then 22-year-old batsman Brijesh Patel during an India-West Indies Test in 1975 went viral. A user shared the video as part of the #SareeTwitter challenge, writing, "Sorry this #SareeTwitter cannot be beaten." "She definitely wasn't saree about what she did," a user tweeted reacting to it.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:40 pm on 18 Jul
I will be contesting for HCA president post: Mohammad Azharuddin
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Thursday confirmed that he would contest for the post of president of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) whenever the elections are held. The former captain’s nomination for the post of HCA president was not accepted in 2017. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the HCA is expected to deliberate the issue on July 21.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:36 pm on 18 Jul
Team India selection meeting for West Indies tour postponed
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
The national selection panel’s meeting to pick squads for the West Indies tour has been pushed to Sunday from Friday. This comes after CoA directed that the chairman of the selection panel will convene the meeting instead of BCCI secretary. "[Also], the fitness reports of the players will be available on Saturday evening," a BCCI functionary said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:08 pm on 18 Jul
Time to look ahead of Dhoni as India's keeper: Gautam Gambhir
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has suggested that it is time to look ahead of MS Dhoni as India's wicketkeeper. "It's important to look into the future...It’s necessary to take practical decisions than being emotional," he added. He further said that players like Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson should be groomed for the position.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:16 pm on 18 Jul
Hima Das wins her fourth international gold medal in 15 days
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Sprinter Hima Das clinched her fourth gold medal in 15 days after winning the 200m race at Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic. The 19-year-old clocked 23.25 seconds. She had clocked 23.65 seconds to win her first competitive race on July 2. She won Kutno Athletics Meet and Kladno Athletics Meet with time of 23.97 seconds and 23.43 seconds respectively.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:24 pm on 18 Jul
I've got so used to bloody skin cancers over the years: Ian Chappell
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell on Thursday revealed that he is battling skin cancer. "When you hit 70 you feel (vulnerable) anyhow, but I guess I've got so used to bloody skin cancers over the years," he added. "I've had multiple skin cancers cut off, burnt off and every other way you can get rid of them," he further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:30 pm on 18 Jul
Selectors must tell Dhoni he's not India's 1st choice keeper: Sehwag
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Ex-India opener Virender Sehwag has said that the duty of the selectors is to reach out to MS Dhoni and inform him that he is no more being seen as India's first choice wicketkeeper-batsman going forward. "I wish the selectors had asked me as well about my plans so I would also have been able to inform them," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:50 pm on 18 Jul
16-year-old shooter Anish wins gold at ISSF Junior World Cup
short by Utkarsh Kumar / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
India's 16-year-old shooter Anish Bhanwala won gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event in Germany on Wednesday. Anish, who won his first ISSF Junior World Cup gold in 2018, finished with 29 points in the final, defeating Russia's Egor Ismakov by six points. India, with eight golds, are currently leading the medal tally.
short by Utkarsh Kumar / 05:41 pm on 18 Jul
Former sprinter PT Usha nominated for IAAF's Veteran Pin
short by Merin Joseph / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Former Indian sprinter PT Usha has been nominated for International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) Veteran Pin. "We're delighted that you've been nominated...for your long and meritorious service to the cause of World Athletics," IAAF wrote in a letter. PT Usha won a total of 101 international medals including five golds at 1985 Jakarta Asian Track and Field Meet.
short by Merin Joseph / 08:23 pm on 18 Jul
Ex-spinner Hirwani to work as women's team spin consultant
short by Utkarsh Kumar / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Ex-India leg-spinner Narendra Hirwani will be working with Indian women's team as a spin consultant, a BCCI official said. The official added Hirwani, who played 17 Tests and 18 ODIs for India from 1988 to 1996, will travel with the team on select assignments. This comes after India’s T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur expressed the need for a spin coach.
short by Utkarsh Kumar / 09:33 pm on 18 Jul
Knew Neymar wanted to leave before Copa: PSG manager Tuchel
short by Merin Joseph / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
French side Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel said he was aware that Neymar "wanted to leave" the club before Copa America. "I am always disappointed when a player turns up late but it's clear between us, now it's between the club and Neymar," Tuchel added. This comes amid reports of Neymar being linked with a return to former club, Barcelona.
short by Merin Joseph / 11:16 pm on 18 Jul
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