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From one skipper to another, watch Meg Lanning and Pat Cummins compare leadership lessons

February 7, 2023 14:58 IST

Discussing the role of technology in their captaincy, the two reckoned that it plays a pivotal role in modern cricket. Cummins said that playing in different countries, the data really helps figure out which players are best suited for the given pitch and conditions.

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Former Newcastle winger Christian Atsu pulled alive from Turkey earthquake rubble

February 7, 2023 14:38 IST

Atsu, who plays for Hatayspor, was reported missing in Turkey's Hatay province following the 7.8 magnitude quake that brought down thousands of buildings, killing some 5,000 people, in several Turkish and Syrian cities on Monday.

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‘Don’t be sad, hit more sixes’: Chris Gayle reveals touching moment with girl whose nose he broke with a six

February 7, 2023 13:54 IST

The swashbuckling West Indian has called the Royal Challengers Bangalore fans as the best in IPL

Sania Mirza and partner Bethanie crash out of Abu Dhabi Open in first round

February 7, 2023 12:24 IST

Sania, a six-time Grand Slam winner, is set to retire from professional tennis after playing in the Dubai Tennis Championships beginning February 19.

Australia’s blueprint on turners: Attack with pace bowlers, says Geoff Lawson

February 7, 2023 12:03 IST

Australia’s wicketkeeper Alex Carey has already spoken about how the threat of reverse swing should not be forgotten. Lawson talks about it as well.

‘But they are refusing to go to hell’: Venkatesh Prasad’s epic reply to Javed Miandad on Asia Cup row

February 7, 2023 11:52 IST

Earlier, Miandad staunchly criticised the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their rigid stance on not touring Pakistan for the 2023 Asia Cup and said: “India can go to hell if they don’t want to come to Pakistan to play cricket.”

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Throwback to Ravindra Jadeja’s devastating spell with ball in 2017 Bengaluru Test

February 7, 2023 11:57 IST

Ravindra Jadeja has been out of national team since August last year due to a right knee injury which he sustained during the Asia Cup.

The Premier League’s charges against Manchester City, explained

February 7, 2023 11:40 IST

Manchester City says it has done nothing wrong and declared itself “surprised” at the airing of what it referred to as “alleged breaches.” The Premier League’s statement suggests its thick rule book views the case quite differently.

‘They are scared of foreign coaches; don’t respect Pakistan coaches’: Sikander Bakht blasts Pakistan players

February 7, 2023 11:19 IST

Bakht worked as a support staff for the Pakistan cricket team between 2000 and 2003. He has also been a national selector.

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‘It’s good for cricket if Asia Cup venue is shifted out of Pakistan’: Abdul Razzaq

February 7, 2023 10:54 IST

When the host said should India be stopped from hosting big tournaments if they continue to pick-and-choose, Razzaq disagreed.

Women’s T20 World Cup: Squads, fixtures, venues and all you need to know

February 7, 2023 12:44 IST

With grit, fervour and hunger for win, the 10 teams are all set to battle it out in this edition of the championship.

‘His form might decide the series…he comes as a package’: Ravi Shastri on Ashwin’s role in Border-Gavaskar Trophy

February 7, 2023 10:39 IST

Shastri, under whom team India clinched back to back Test series in Down Under, believes that R Ashwin will play a pivotal role in India’s success against the visitors.

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Border Gavaskar Trophy: ‘Cameron Green should be in Australia Playing XI as a batter only’, says Adam Gilchrist

February 7, 2023 09:58 IST

Cameron Green damaged his right index finger during the Boxing Day test win over South Africa in Melbourne and was only given clearance to return to training by his doctor on Monday following surgery.

‘The presence of Cristiano Ronaldo makes it difficult for us’, says CR7’s Al-Nassr teammate Luiz Gustavo

February 7, 2023 09:41 IST

Ronaldo has only managed one goal in three games for Al Nassr since joining the Saudi club, scoring a late penalty against Al Fateh.

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‘Ask him, he played with me’, says Mesut Ozil when asked about Cristiano Ronaldo

February 7, 2023 09:10 IST

Ozil, who now plays for İstanbul Basaksehir, gave a brilliant response, joking to the fan that they should ask Ronaldo.

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‘Asia Cup should be staged in Sri Lanka’, says R Ashwin while responding to Javed Miandad’s comments

February 7, 2023 08:30 IST

Many tournaments have taken place in Dubai. I would also be pleased if it is moved to Sri Lanka: Ashwin

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LeBron James chasing wins, not record, teammates say

February 7, 2023 07:53 IST

The mood was relaxed as practice wrapped up on a sunsoaked Southern California day, but the large number of reporters on hand made it clear that excitement to see James surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's tally of 38,387 points was intensifying.

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While You Were Asleep: Aaron Finch quits international cricket, former Chelsea forward Atsu missing after Turkey earthquake and Qatar hires coach Carlos Queiroz

February 7, 2023 07:36 IST

“Realizing that I won’t be playing on until the next T20 World Cup in 2024, now is the right moment to step down and give the team time to plan and build towards that event,” Finch said.

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Australia T20 skipper Aaron Finch quits international cricket

February 7, 2023 07:11 IST

The 36-year-old top-order batter also won a Cricket World Cup title with Australia in the 50-over format at home in 2015 and played five test matches across an international career spanning 12 years.

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo cuts cake, takes part in birthday celebrations with Al Nassr teammates

February 7, 2023 00:15 IST

"Ronaldo celebrates his first birthday in his new home. Happy Birthday to our Captain @Cristiano. Wishing you another year full of achievements," the club posted.

Juventus need 40 points to avoid relegation, says Allegri

February 6, 2023 23:32 IST

Juventus were deducted 15 points for the current season by an Italian football court investigating the club's transfer dealings in January, leaving the country's most successful team marooned in mid-table.

Qatar appoint Queiroz as coach until 2026 World Cup

February 6, 2023 23:27 IST

Queiroz replaces Spaniard Felix Sanchez, who led Qatar through their ill-fated World Cup campaign, in which the hosts lost all three of their group matches and only scored once.

PM Narendra Modi receives Lionel Messi Argentina jersey replica as gift

February 6, 2023 23:20 IST

Modi had congratulated Argentina and Messi after they had won the World Cup in Qatar after beating France in a thrilling final.

When Australia ‘rushed’ Pat Cummins’s return to Tests and he proved his durability

February 7, 2023 08:10 IST

The fast bowler himself had thought it was too early for him to get back into the Test arena. But the 39 overs he bowled on the placid Ranchi surface in 2017 helped him throw off the shackles of his injury-ridden past.

Pakistan have said they won’t come to India for the World Cup. I don’t think that’s possible: Ravichandran Ashwin

February 6, 2023 22:28 IST

The Asian Cricket Council will discuss the hosts and venue next month when the committee meets again.

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