Mitchell Marsh may be ruled out of entire IPL due to ankle injury: Sources
Mitchell Marsh is likely to be ruled out of the remainder of the IPL as the ankle injury he suffered during the game against RCB has turned out to be 'serious', team sources said on Tuesday. Marsh, whose career has been marred by a series of injuries, twisted his ankle while trying to stop a drive by Aaron Finch in his follow through. The team has not yet officially commented on the extent of his injury.
Dhoni the batsman may take back seat to let Dhoni the captain rule: Manjrekar
The wily old captain didn't miss any trick while marshalling his troops on the field against Mumbai Indians, which is perhaps why former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar believes it could be the order of the season for Chennai Super Kings.
Kane Williamson missed game against RCB due to injury: David Warner
Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner on Tuesday said that New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson missed the opening game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) due to a quadriceps injury which he sustained while training.
IPL 2020: Chennai hold the aces against depleted Rajasthan
CSK skipper Dhoni will want more of the same from his troops when they take on Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah on Tuesday. Rajasthan Royals, of course, will be getting their first feel of the tournament but are already disadvantaged by the absence of two England stars: Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes.
Simona Halep 'worried' after player fails Covid test at Roland Garros qualifying
World number two Simona Halep said Monday that she was worried about the coronavirus situation in Paris after hearing that a female player had tested positive during qualifying at Roland Garros.
Quick turnaround helped me get past US Open shock: Novak Djokovic
Italian Open champion Novak Djokovic said getting back on court for a tournament so quickly after being disqualified at the U.S. Open for striking a line judge with a ball helped him move on from the incident.
KXIP's Wadia calls for better umpiring, more use of tech
Before the DC vs KXIP match went into Super Over, TV footage showed that Menon, standing at square leg, had erred in calling Kings’ batsman Chris Jordan for a ‘short run’ on the third ball of the 19th over, bowled by Delhi Capitals’ seamer Kagiso Rabada.
There was huge dew, ball was like 'cake of soap': Aaron Finch
After securing a 10-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman Aaron Finch said it was a tough wicket to bowl as 'there was huge dew' on the ground and ball appeared like 'cake of soap'.
IPL: Kings XI Punjab lodge appeal over ‘short run’ call
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have registered an appeal with match referee Javagal Srinath against on-field umpire Nitin Menon’s contentious ‘short run’ call in the 19th over of KXIP’s run-chase against Delhi Capitals in the second game of IPL 2020 on Sunday.
Ciriello quits as analytical coach of Indian men's hockey team
The 34-year-old, a decorated former Australian drag-flick ace, had returned home in June when the national team probables were granted a four-week break from the camp. Although the campers regrouped at the SAI, South here on August 4, Ciriello stayed back in Australia.
Ness Wadia calls for better umpiring standards, optimal use of technology in IPL
Kings Xi Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia wants the BCCI to ensure better umpiring standards and optimal use of technology in the IPL, following an umpiring howler which cost his team the match against Delhi Capitals.
IPL: 'Short-run umpiring blunder borders on the bizarre'
In Kings XI Punjab's IPL 2020 match against Delhi Capitals, the debate surrounding Chris Jordan’s run to the striker’s end on the third ball of the 19th over being called ‘short’ by leg-umpire Nitin Menon refuses to die.
Nadal 'number one' French Open favourite, says Djokovic
Rafael Nadal remains "No.1 favourite" for Roland Garros, rival Novak Djokovic, despite saying the Spaniard's last-eight exit at the Italian Open showed he can be beaten on clay. "Even though he lost this week, I still think, a lot of people will agree, he's the No.1 favourite and, the record that he has there, the history of his results, you just can't put anybody in front of him," said Djokovic.
Game-changer Chahal showed how he can get purchase on any surface: Kohli
RCB captain Virat Kohli credited Yuzvendra Chahal's 3-wicket burst for his side's 10-run win over SRH in their opening IPL match. "Yuzi comes in and completely changed the game for us. Not many spinners got much out of the pitch, but tonight he showed that you can turn it if you have it in your wrists. ...he changed the game," Kohli said.