Saurabh scores better than NR, WR score in 10m air pistol trial
It seems the coronavirus-forced one-year break has done good to pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary. This was evident as the multiple World Cup gold medallist Saurabh shot national record in the 10m air pistol qualification and final rounds of the selection trial at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi on Friday.
'Beating United is enough in itself': Klopp brushes aside impact on title race
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Friday that he was not worried about whether the result of their top-of-the-table clash with Manchester United this weekend would have a say in the title race. Leaders United and champions Liverpool, the two most successful sides in the division, are separated by three points ahead of Sunday's match at Anfield where Klopp's side have not lost since April 2017.
Breakdown of Indian bowlers raises questions on physios' role
Navdeep Saini's breakdown due to a groin injury on the first day of the fourth Test has raised some serious questions about the work done by the national team's trainers and physios. As the Australian tour hits its business end, the Indian team's list of injuries will make it very difficult for the new national selection committee to pick a decent bowling attack for the England Test series.
India need to work out why there have been so many injuries: Gilchrist
India's resilience cannot be questioned but the visitors need to find out the reason behind the spate of injuries that have plagued them during the four-Test series, feels former Australia wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist.
IPL Auction: Franchises must complete retention process by Jan 20
With the mini-auction ahead of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) inching closer, franchises looking to retain players must complete the process by January 20. Indian players who don't have a contract and wish to be a part of the auction will need to fill the player auction agreement and submit it online on February 4 by 5 pm. The originals can be sent by post till February 12.
Out with a Grade 2 tear, Hanuma Vihari leaves for India
India batsman and third Test hero Hanuma Vihari, who was ruled out of the series decider after suffering a Grade 2 tear on his hamstring, left Australian shores on Friday. The right-handed batsman on Friday shared a picture before departing from Australia. In the picture, Vihari can be seen smiling while sporting a T-shirt and green cap. "Until next time Australia," Vihari tweeted.
United can strike psychological blow at Anfield, says Berbatov
Manchester United can strike a big psychological blow in the Premier League title race if they beat Liverpool at Anfield for the first time in five years on Sunday, according to former United striker Dimitar Berbatov.
1st Test: Root helps England dominate rain-hit day two vs Sri Lanka
Joe Root's masterful unbeaten 168 has put England in firm control of the first Test against Sri Lanka as they closed a rain-hit second day on 320 for four, a first innings lead of 185 over their struggling hosts.
Masood, Sohail among six players dropped from Pak Test squad for SA series
Six players, including Shan Masood, Haris Sohail and Imam-ul-Haq, from the recent New Zealand series were axed as Pakistan's new chief selector Muhammad Wasim on Friday announced a massively overhauled 20-member squad for the two-Test home series against South Africa.