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Team India begin their training in Perth ahead of T20 WC opener versus Pakistan

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared a picture of Team India players practising in Perth ahead of their T20 World Cup opener vs Pakistan.

Team India during their training session(twitter/@BCCI)
Team India during their training session(twitter/@BCCI)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 09:01 PM IST

Ex-India player reveals key secret behind Rohit Sharma’s captaincy success

With India defeated South Africa in their three-match T20I series, a former cricketer spoke about the secret behind Rohit Sharma's captaincy success and revealed how he would lead MI in the IPL.

Indian captain Rohit Sharma holds the after winning the T20 cricket series against South Africa, at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.(PTI)
Indian captain Rohit Sharma holds the after winning the T20 cricket series against South Africa, at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 08:47 PM IST

Watch: Ronaldo's unbelievable miss in front of goal will leave you shocked

Cristiano Ronaldo shocked fans with an unbelievable miss during Manchester United's UEFA Europa League fixture vs Omonia FC.

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the UEFA Europa League group E football match between Omonia Nicosia and Manchester United at GSP stadium.(AFP)
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the UEFA Europa League group E football match between Omonia Nicosia and Manchester United at GSP stadium.(AFP)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 07:03 PM IST

Nadal gears up for return in Paris Masters with year-end no.1 ranking in sight

The Spaniard is all set to make a comeback in the impending Paris Masters tournament later this month with Nadal having the year-end world no.1 ranking in sight.

Rafael Nadal(Instagram/Rafael Nadal)
Rafael Nadal(Instagram/Rafael Nadal)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 06:55 PM IST

'It is surprising...': Kamran Akmal on India's talent pool

India have split their international squad once again, as they have done a number of times in the recent past, with one team playing an ODI series against South Africa and the other involved in

India lost a closely fought first ODI 
India lost a closely fought first ODI 
Published on Oct 07, 2022 06:06 PM IST

'Pichele ek saal se jis tarah se matches huye hain...': Rizwan on IND vs PAK

Ahead of the match, Pakistan's star cricketer and the No.1 ranked T20I batter, Mohammad Rizwan, had his say on the blockbuster tie and Pakistan's preparation for the match.

 Mohammad Rizwan on India vs Pakistan in T20 World Cup
 Mohammad Rizwan on India vs Pakistan in T20 World Cup
Published on Oct 07, 2022 05:26 PM IST

‘DK came in 2014…’: Ex-player’s advice to Pant, warns ‘team will leave you’

Ahead of the T20 World Cup, a former player had some valuable advice for Rishabh Pant's recent woes. He also warned the wicketkeeper-batter that he could his lose his place in the team.

Rishabh Pant walks back to pavilion after getting dismissed during the 3rd T20I match between India and South Africa, at Holkar Cricket Stadium, in Indore.(ANI)
Rishabh Pant walks back to pavilion after getting dismissed during the 3rd T20I match between India and South Africa, at Holkar Cricket Stadium, in Indore.(ANI)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 04:24 PM IST

'Everyone talks about Rizwan's records. But did we win the Asia Cup?'

The former Pakistan cricketer tore into Mohammad Rizwan despite the wicketkeeper-batter remaining unbeaten on 78 in the side's win over Bangladesh on Friday.

Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 04:18 PM IST

'Pakistan are over dependent on Babar and Rizwan. Whereas India are...'

Ahead of the blockbuster clash on October 23, a former India coach made a big statement comparing India and Pakistan.

Indian team; Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam
Indian team; Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 07:24 PM IST

'He looks like getting 2-3 wickets in Powerplay, is better-skilled bowler'

The former India cricketer spoke in detail about Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and named his choice among the two for the T20 World Cup.

Deepak Chahar; Harbhajan Singh; Bhuvneshwar Kumar(file photo)
Deepak Chahar; Harbhajan Singh; Bhuvneshwar Kumar(file photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 05:15 PM IST

'We are not here to answer anyone. Those who are questioning...'

Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan opened up on the side's criticism, following inconsistent performances in the shortest format of the game.

Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Mohammad Rizwan(AP)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 03:13 PM IST

'Bumrah, Jadeja's absences hamper the side but...': Shastri on India's injuries

India's former head coach Ravi Shastri reacted to the side's twin-injury setbacks ahead of the T20 World Cup.

Ravi Shastri; Jasprit Bumrah(File)
Ravi Shastri; Jasprit Bumrah(File)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 12:31 PM IST

Babar tells me, 'dekhiye hamaara kitna criticism hota hai'. I say...'

PCB chairman Ramiz Raja revealed his conversation with Babar Azam over the recent criticism of Pakistan side, following the 3-4 series loss against England.

Ramiz Raja; Babar Azam(AP)
Ramiz Raja; Babar Azam(AP)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 01:11 PM IST

'Will be difficult for the selectors...': Laxman on India's selection dilemma

India are playing their second string team in the ODI series against South Africa and yet, that includes star names like Shubman Gill, Sanju Samson and Mohammed Siraj among others.

Laxman is head coach of the team that is led by Dhawan(PTI)
Laxman is head coach of the team that is led by Dhawan(PTI)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 11:23 AM IST

'Federer will leave bigger mark than Djokovic. He's bigger icon than Nadal'

A former tennis star has been the latest entrant to the bandwagon as he gave an epic verdict on the long-standing GOAT debate, as he backed the Swiss maestro as the greatest ever in men's tennis.

Novak Djokovic; Roger Federer; Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic; Roger Federer; Rafael Nadal
Published on Oct 07, 2022 10:55 AM IST

'Khushdil was crying in dressing room. What's the point of that?'

Khushdil Shah was targeted with ‘parchi’ chants by fans after he failed to perform during the seventh T20I of the series against England.

Khushdil Shah(AP)
Khushdil Shah(AP)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 10:25 AM IST

'Ganguly, Gambhir, who next? He is absolutely phenomenal': Bangar on India star

Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar spoke in detail about the India star's contributions to the side over the past few years.

Sourav Ganguly; Gautam Gambhir(File)
Sourav Ganguly; Gautam Gambhir(File)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 09:49 AM IST

'Samson has the potential of Yuvraj. He can hit six sixes in an over': Steyn

Dale Steyn made a huge remark as he talked about Sanju Samson's prolific innings in the first ODI of the series between India and South Africa in Lucknow.

Sanju Samson; Yuvraj Singh(ANI/File)
Sanju Samson; Yuvraj Singh(ANI/File)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 09:07 AM IST

Watch: 'Bas 2 shots se reh gaya' - Samson's reaction wins fans' hearts

Sanju Samson remained unbeaten on 86 off 63 deliveries but India fell short by merely 9 runs in the first ODI of the series against South Africa in Lucknow.

Sanju Samson(BCCI.tv)
Sanju Samson(BCCI.tv)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 08:29 AM IST

Watch: Sanju Samson dances down the track, smashes huge six to open his account

Sanju Samson made a brilliant start to his innings against South Africa in the first ODI, as he took on Tabraiz Shamsi, smashing him for a big six to open his run-scoring.

Sanju Samson(Hotstar)
Sanju Samson(Hotstar)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 09:11 AM IST

Shaheen issues stern warning to PAK's T20WC opponents with cryptic 4-word post

Shaheen is all set to play his first match for Pakistan since injury return in the tri-series which begins from Friday onwards in Christchurch, but before his comeback, the left-arm pacer issued a stern warning to Pakistan's T20 World Cup opponents with a cryptic four-word tweet.

Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi(REUTERS/File Photo)
Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi(REUTERS/File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 11:12 AM IST

'You deserve the applause': Legends reserve ultimate praise for Sanju Samson

As inconsequential this ODI series might be, for Samson, it was yet another reason to prove. And he did deliver, with his best ever ODI score but failed to take India past the target on Thursday in Lucknow. But Samson was hailed for his act by the legends of the game.

India's Sanju Samson plays a shot during the 1st ODI match between India and South Africa(ANI)
India's Sanju Samson plays a shot during the 1st ODI match between India and South Africa(ANI)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 07:02 AM IST

'World Cup in Qatar will surely be the last of my career', confirms Lionel Messi

Messi on Thursday confirmed that the Qatar edition of the World Cup, which will be held in November-December, will be his last in his illustrious career.

Lionel Messi of Argentina (Getty)
Lionel Messi of Argentina (Getty)
Published on Oct 06, 2022 10:41 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni spotted together on tennis court for ad shoot

Both took their fans down the memory lane when they came together for an advertisement shoot recently. The reunion of the two legends struck a chord with their fans who made their pictures from the shoot, go viral on social media.

Sachin Tendulkar : MS Dhoni(twitter/@ms_dhoni_077)
Sachin Tendulkar : MS Dhoni(twitter/@ms_dhoni_077)
Published on Oct 06, 2022 07:17 PM IST

17 fours, 22 sixes: Rahkeem Cornwall slams 205 in US-based T20 league - Watch

Riding on Rahkeem Cornwall's effort, Atlanta Fire piled a gigantic 326/1 in the 20 overs. In response, Square Drive managed 154 thus losing the contest by 172 runs.

West Indies cricketer Rahkeem Cornwall(Twitter)
West Indies cricketer Rahkeem Cornwall(Twitter)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 06:47 PM IST

Watch: Kuldeep recreates classic Babar dismissal, gets rid of Markram in 1st ODI

Much has changed for the India spinner since that dismissal in 2019 World Cup, with Kuldeep losing his place in the team, struggling with form and now aiming to cement his spot for the 2023 World Cup, but the bowler hasn't lost his touch

Kuldeep Yadav recreates his classic Babar Azam dismissal
Kuldeep Yadav recreates his classic Babar Azam dismissal
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 07:31 PM IST

Gill reacts to battle with Rohit, Dhawan, Rahul for opener's spot for 2023 WC

One of those major selection headaches will pertain to the opening combination with India having as many as four options besides a few fringe players for the role. And one of those contenders, Shubman Gill, opened up on his competition with Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan for the role.

KL Rahul; Rohit Sharma; Shubman Gill; Shikhar Dhawan
KL Rahul; Rohit Sharma; Shubman Gill; Shikhar Dhawan
Published on Oct 06, 2022 05:49 PM IST

AUS great expresses concern over spirit of cricket citing Chahar-Stubbs example

Deepak Chahar didn't choose to run-out Tristan Stubbs at the non-striker's end, despite the batter charging out of the crease before the bowler had released the ball.

Australia great reacts to Deepak Chahar-Tristan Stubbs run-out incident
Australia great reacts to Deepak Chahar-Tristan Stubbs run-out incident
Published on Oct 06, 2022 04:25 PM IST

PCB chief selector breaks silence on Mohammad Amir's future with Pakistan

Muhammad Wasim, PCB chief selector, broke silence on Mohammad Amir's future with Pakistan cricket team.

Mohammad Amir(Getty Images)
Mohammad Amir(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 05:33 PM IST
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