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Shahid Afridi encounters visa issues after landing in UAE for upcoming T10 league

Shahid Afridi encounters visa issues after landing in UAE for upcoming T10 league

Cricket's shortest format Abu Dhabi T10 league is all set to take place from January 28 to February 6 at the Zayed Cricket Stadium. Defending champions Maratha Arabians will take on the Northern

Jan 27, 2021, 19:15 PM IST
Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin in contention for new ICC player of month awards for January

Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin in contention for new ICC player of month awards for January

Other players named for the awards for January are England captain Joe Root, star Australia batsman Steve Smith, Rahmanullah Gurbaz of Afghanistan, Marizanne Kapp and Nadine de Klerk of South Africa

Jan 27, 2021, 18:58 PM IST
Six required of final ball: Vishnu Solanki sends Baroda into SMAT semis with epic 'helicopter' shot; watch video

Six required of final ball: Vishnu Solanki sends Baroda into SMAT semis with epic 'helicopter' shot; watch video

With the semi-final spot up for grabs, Haryana skipper Mohit Sharma handed the responsibility to defend 18 runs to seamer Sumit Kumar. However, what followed next was a complete turnaround as Baroda

Jan 27, 2021, 18:39 PM IST
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma retain top two spots in latest ICC ODI rankings

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma retain top two spots in latest ICC ODI rankings

Pakistan limited-over skipper Babar Azam holds the number three spot in the batsmen's list and currently has 837 points under his name. The fourth and fifth position are filled by New Zealand's Ross

Jan 27, 2021, 17:31 PM IST
'Get well soon Dada': Sports fraternity wish Sourav Ganguly a speedy recovery

'Get well soon Dada': Sports fraternity wish Sourav Ganguly a speedy recovery

This is the second time in this month that the BCCI president has been admitted to a hospital. Earlier this month, Sourav Ganguly was admitted in Kolkata's Woodlands Hospital after he was diagnosed

Jan 27, 2021, 16:26 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly admitted to hospital after chest pain complaints

Sourav Ganguly admitted to hospital after chest pain complaints

This is the second time in this month that Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to a hospital. Earlier this month, the BCCI President was admitted at Kolkata's Woodlands Hospital after he was diagnosed

Jan 27, 2021, 15:00 PM IST
IPL 2021 mini-auction to take place on February 18; here’s the full list of players up for grabs

IPL 2021 mini-auction to take place on February 18; here’s the full list of players up for grabs

At the mini-auction, most franchises have retained their core and will now try and fill up the gaps keeping the future in mind. Some big names would be up for grabs at the auction that will take

Jan 27, 2021, 14:16 PM IST
IND vs ENG: Joe Root and co. land in Chennai for upcoming Test series against India

IND vs ENG: Joe Root and co. land in Chennai for upcoming Test series against India

England all-rounder Ben Stokes, Rory Burns, and Jofra Archer had earlier arrived in Chennai on Monday and the trio are already undergoing the quarantine period. Stokes arrived in India with the other

Jan 27, 2021, 13:32 PM IST
Rishabh Pant spends time with MS Dhoni, Sakshi ahead of England Tests

Rishabh Pant spends time with MS Dhoni, Sakshi ahead of England Tests

After playing a match-saving 97 in the third Test in Sydney, Rishabh Pant went on to play a match-winning 89* in the following encounter at the Gabba. His heroics saw India end Australia's 32-year-

Jan 27, 2021, 11:18 AM IST
Cricket Australia confirms Team India were subjected to racial abuse

Cricket Australia confirms Team India were subjected to racial abuse

The incident was first brought to light by Mohammed Siraj during the Sydney Test, when team leader Ajinkya Rahane along with other senior players reported to the umpire about racial remarks being

Jan 27, 2021, 10:24 AM IST
Matthew Wade dumped from Australia's Test squad for South Africa tour

Matthew Wade dumped from Australia's Test squad for South Africa tour

Matthew Wade, who scored 173 runs at an average of 21.62 in four Tests against India, will instead head to New Zealand with Australia`s Twenty20 squad for a five-match series starting on February 22

Jan 27, 2021, 09:55 AM IST
'Come on Chandi, throw your wicket away': Joe Root sledges Dinesh Chandimal, the Lankan obliges

'Come on Chandi, throw your wicket away': Joe Root sledges Dinesh Chandimal, the Lankan obliges

Skipper Joe Root had a fantastic outing with the bat as he completed a double century in the first encounter and followed it up with another fine century at Galle, the venue for the second Test. The

Jan 26, 2021, 15:30 PM IST
India vs England: It’ll be a blessing to open batting for India, says Washington Sundar

India vs England: It’ll be a blessing to open batting for India, says Washington Sundar

In the first innings, he put on a century-stand with Shardul Thakur for the seventh wicket to bail India out of trouble. He struck 62 off 144 from No. 7 after having taken three wickets including

Jan 26, 2021, 15:09 PM IST
India vs England: Virat Kohli has made India a tough side, says Nasser Hussain

India vs England: Virat Kohli has made India a tough side, says Nasser Hussain

Hussain warned England to be ready for a tough one in the four-Test series against India, starting February 5 in Chennai. Insisting that England will head into the India assignment with plenty of

Jan 26, 2021, 13:52 PM IST
India vs England: Getting Ben Stokes back in India will be massive advantage, says Jayawardene

India vs England: Getting Ben Stokes back in India will be massive advantage, says Jayawardene

Jayawardene though believes that England are ‘well-prepared’ for the India series, especially when they will have services of star all-rounder Ben Stokes and impressive paceman Jofra Archer. Both

Jan 26, 2021, 13:25 PM IST
India vs England: Joe Root has potential to surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s Test record, says Boycott

India vs England: Joe Root has potential to surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s Test record, says Boycott

The 80-year-old England batting great observed that Root has worked on his batting during the COVID-enforced break but said the right-hander will face his biggest test on Australia soil. Boycott,

Jan 26, 2021, 10:34 AM IST
World Test Championship: Final to take place on this date, find what India need to do here

World Test Championship: Final to take place on this date, find what India need to do here

Since the IPL final is also expected to be played around the same dates, it could have complicated the quarantine schedule of the participating players.  The IPL schedule has not been finalised as

Jan 26, 2021, 09:12 AM IST
IPL 2021: Here’s the full list of players up for grabs in mini-auction

IPL 2021: Here’s the full list of players up for grabs in mini-auction

At the mini-auction, most franchises have retained their core and will now try and fill up the gaps keeping the future in mind. Some big names would be up for grabs at the auction that will in all

Jan 26, 2021, 07:45 AM IST
India vs England: R. Ashwin ready to shave half his moustache if Pujara does this

India vs England: R. Ashwin ready to shave half his moustache if Pujara does this

Pujara was recently seen in action in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. The batsman’s grit and determination was there for everyone to see in the final Test as he stood tall even after

Jan 26, 2021, 07:05 AM IST
India vs England: We need to be on top of our game to beat India, says Joe Root

India vs England: We need to be on top of our game to beat India, says Joe Root

Root, who led from the front with match-winning knocks of 228 and 186 in the first and second Tests in Sri Lanka respectively, said they are eagerly looking forward to the series against India. The

Jan 26, 2021, 06:41 AM IST