NZ took an unilateral approach, they will hear us at ICC: PCB chief Raja
Furious with New Zealand's decision to abandon their ongoing tour of Pakistan citing a security threat, PCB chairman Ramiz Raja on Friday threatened to drag the matter to ICC, which, interestingly, is headed by a New Zealander at the moment. New Zealand cancelled the tour just before the start of the first ODI here, citing a security threat which the host board insisted did not exist.
Looking to repeat our 2020 performance in upcoming IPL in UAE: Anrich Nortje
South African pacer Anrich Nortje wants to replicate his last year's IPL performance in the upcoming second half of the T20 league to help Delhi Capitals win their maiden title, here. DC are set to take on the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22 when the season resumes here.
England's tour of Pakistan next month in doubt now
Hours after New Zealand cancelled its cricket tour of Pakistan, England's scheduled tour to the Asian nation was thrown into doubt with the ECB saying that it will assess the ground situation in the strife-torn country and make a decision on the series in the next 48 hours. New Zealand decided to pull its team out of Pakistan just ahead of the first ODI.
I think the myth that studies and sports can't be pursued together broken: Suhas
Noida DM Suhas Yathiraj who secured silver at Tokyo Paralympics feels his achievement in the 2020 Games will motivate him to go one better at Paris in 2024. "I think this (Tokyo Paralympics) medal was celebrated by everyone in the country. The reception that we got in New Delhi airport (shows that)," Suhas told Olympics.com.
Most times we stood with trophies our relationship was at its worst: Paes on Bhupathi
Tennis champion Leander Paes on Friday said the upcoming non-fiction series "Break Point" will give fans an insight into his fractured but successful professional pairing with sports star Mahesh Bhupathi.
'Mumbai can't afford slow start, CSK have fantastic shot at title'
Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen says defending champions Mumbai Indians can ill-afford a typical slow start when the Indian Premier League resumes and MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings have a "fantastic shot" at regaining the title after a poor 2020 season.
New Zealand abandon tour of Pakistan citing security threat
The trouble began when the first ODI of the white ball series could not begin on time at the Rawalpindi stadium on Friday with both teams remaining in their hotel rooms. New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White then issued a statement to say that it was simply not possible to continue with the tour given the advice he was receiving.
1st ODI: NZ refuse to travel to stadium in Pakistan on security concerns
A Pakistani government official also told Reuters the team wasn't ready to enter the stadium on security grounds. New Zealand is visiting Pakistan for the first time in 18 years to play three one-day internationals and five Twenty20 matches in Rawalpindi and Lahore.
Ballmer: Clips forging 'own identity' with arena
The new home of the LA Clippers, which is slated to open in Inglewood for the 2024-25 season, will provide "our own presence, identity," owner Steve Ballmer said. "We needed to say, 'We're our own guys. We don't play in the same place as the other guys.'"
Not getting selected for T20 WC not the end of it all: Siraj
Indian pace bowler Mohammed Siraj has said that the recently-concluded Test tour of England was a "great experience" and that he was happy that he could repose the faith of his captain Virat Kohli during the series.