Shafali regains top spot among batters in women's T20 rankings
India's teen sensation Shafali Verma on Tuesday moved up one place to regain her position at the top of the ICC Women's T20I rankings for batters while her opening partner Smriti Mandhana dropped a spot to fourth.
I believed I could win: Lakshya on beating world champion Yew
A bronze medal at the BWF World Championships last December gave Sen the confidence to go all the way at the recently concluded India Open. To add a touch of style to that title on home soil, Sen defeated the newly-crowned world champion from Singapore, Loh Kean Yew, in the final. Here in this interview with TimesofIndia.com, Sen, who is world No. 13 now, opens up about that win and what he sees ahead for himself in the new year and beyond.
Australian Open: Nadal beats Shapovalov in five-set thriller to reach semifinals
Rafael Nadal moved to within two matches of a record 21st Grand Slam title with a dogfight five-set quarter-final win over Canadian Denis Shapovalov at the Australian Open on Tuesday. The Spanish fifth seed edged 14th seed Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3 in 4hr 8min on Rod Laver Arena to advance to his seventh semi-final in Melbourne.
Novak Djokovic saga will not define Australian Open: Craig Tiley
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said the Novak Djokovic saga will not define the 2022 tournament but that he regrets how the volatile situation took the focus off the Grand Slam and players leading up to the Melbourne Park major.
Ben McDermott, Romario Shepherd eye maiden IPL deals
Australian opener Ben McDermott and West Indies all-rounder Romario Shepherd are banking on their recent impressive performances to bag a maiden IPL deal, having gone unsold in the previous seasons of the lucrative T20 league.
You can't win every game, it's a temporary phase for Team India: Ravi Shastri
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri does not see any reason to press the panic button after the team's shocking Test and ODI series loss to an under-strength South Africa as he believes it is a "temporary phase" and the side will tide over it soon.
BCCI ACU not surprised by Brendan Taylor's sensational claim
Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor's sensational claim on Twitter on Monday that he was approached by bookies in India to get involved in spot-fixing and was later blackmailed by them with threats of leaking cocaine snorting video in October 2019 hasn't come as a surprise to the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit.
Warner and Marsh rested, Hazlewood returns to Aus T20I squad
Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday opener David Warner and all-rounder Mitch Marsh have been rested for the five-match Twenty20 international series against Sri Lanka next month to prepare for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.
We missed guys who help balance the squad: Rahul Dravid
The Indian team landed in Johannesburg in mid-December as overwhelming favourites, much like the travelling Australian sides at the turn of this century. Forty days later, a spirited South African team - battling cultural and cricketing issues - has exposed the soft underbelly of the Indian team.
Eight dead, 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations stadium crush
Eight people were killed and about 50 injured in a crush outside a Cameroonian football stadium Monday ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match. Crowds attempted to enter through a southern entrance at Olembe stadium in the capital Yaounde to watch the host nation play Comoros.