Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson thinks that Pakistan have come with full confidence to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. He added that Pakistans 10-wicket thrashing of India on Sunday in Dubai was a proof of why the 2009 champions are deemed as one of the favourites in the competition. New Zealand kick-start their campaign in the tournament against Pakistan in a Group 2 match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) the cricket world reacted with surprise and awe at the staggering amount bid for the two new teams in the India Premier League (IPL), acknowledging that the Indian league has cemented its place as the most successful T20 event in the world.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada admitted that his team sees their batting as a concern but added that the last thing which was needed was just bickering about it. The Proteas are looking to bounce back from their five-wicket loss in a thrilling match to Australia when they face defending champions West Indies at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective batting effort followed by a masterly five-wicket haul from Mujeeb Ur Rahman meant that Afghanistan annihilated Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Mujeeb Ur Rahman scalped a five-for as Afghanistan dismantled Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give India a winning start at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday.
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) World champion Ma Long, Xu Xin, and Liu Shiwen have withdrawn from the Houston World Table Tennis Championships, according to the roster announced by China's national table tennis team on Monday.
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' in the Camp Nou Stadium, while Real Sociedad remain top of the La Liga after a thrilling 2-2 draw away to reigning champions Atletico Madrid. Here are some things we learned from La Liga this weekend.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The next edition of IPL will see two new corporates with deep pockets enter the league WITH new teams.
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective effort from their batters took Afghanistan to an imposing 190/4 in 20 overs against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that RPSG Ventures Ltd. and Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) have won the ownership rights of Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The RPSG Ventures Ltd. were awarded Lucknow as their home base with a winning bid of a whopping Rs 7,090 crore. CVC Capital Partners took Ahmedabad as its home base with a second-highest bid of Rs 5,625 crore.
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday asked BJP government at the Centre if it condemns those trolling Indian pacer Mohammad Shami on social media following India's defeat at the hands of Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup match.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) After pacer Mohammed Shami faced online abuse following India's defeat to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match, Facebook on Monday said that it quickly removed the comments that hurled abuse at him.
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistans bowling consultant Vernon Philander has said that Tuesday's match against New Zealand in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be another big game for his team. He added that the talk in the team on Monday was about putting Sunday's ten-wicket win against India behind and focusing on the match against New Zealand in Sharjah.
Mumbai: Indian No. 2 Pankaj Advani (PSPB) stamped his supremacy with an impressive win against National Champion Aditya Mehta in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here on Monday, as both clinched their spots in the upcoming World Snooker Championships.
Jhansi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hockey Reshma Soreng scored seven goals while Pramila Soreng andAlbela Rani Toppo scored five goals each as Hockey Jharkhand thrashed Hockey Andaman & Nicobar 28-0 in a totally one-sided match at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 here on Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Finally the wait is over, two new teams have been added to the cash-awash Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday.
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and elected to bat first against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Several cricketers, past and current, on Monday came out in support of pacer Mohammed Shami, who has been receiving derogatory and hateful comments on social media after India lost to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match here on Sunday.
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The first Playbook that explains anti-Covid-19 measures to be observed before and during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was released on Monday.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick said that his team acknowledged that they had a bad opening match against England in the ICC men's T20 World Cup and had a chat about the same. He added that his job in the team is to ensure that the players remain confident and believe in their own abilities.
Hisar, Oct 25 (IANS) Extending her brilliant winning run in the tournament, Railway Sports Promotion Board's (RSPB) boxer Manju Rani entered the 48kg semi-finals with a decisive 5-0 win over Punjab's Minakshai in the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships here on Monday.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 'at the minute a different gravy with the bat'. He added that Azam is a seriously good player, so is his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan. Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) and Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) had an unbeaten opening partnership of 152, handing India a ten-wicket thrashing at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday. It was the first time ever that Pakistan won against India across all editions of the men's T20 World Cup.
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Fully vaccinated players will not have to undergo mandatory two weeks of hotel quarantine or live in a bio-secure bubble in Australia for next year's Australian Open tennis tournament while un-vaccinated players will have to undergo two weeks of quarantine on reaching Australia for the event in Melbourne.
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain feels that Eoin Morgan showed the immense value he brings to the England team with a tactical masterclass during their six-wicket win against West Indies on Saturday. He added that Morgan was bang-on with his match-ups and his bowlers delivered him the results of the same.