Dean Jones, 59, passes away after cardiac arrest
Former Australian batsman and well-known commentator Dean Jones passed away on Thursday afternoon after a cardiac arrest. Jones was in Mumbai as part of the Indian Premier League broadcast set-up, and was learnt to be absolutely fine before he suffered a sudden collapse. Jones was 59. His family, back in Australia, has been informed.
PM Narendra Modi asks Virat Kohli about Yo-Yo test
Skipper Virat Kohli explained how the Yo-Yo test helped the Indian cricketers achieve high-level fitness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him about the mandatory running aerobic fitness routine. Prime Minister Modi was interacting with fitness experts and influencers from across the country to mark the one-year anniversary of the 'Fit India Movement.'
How IPL teams have come up with innovative fan engagement ideas
Instead of its usual tournament window of April-May, this year the much-delayed T20 league is happening in the September-November window, which opened up after the ICC T20 World Cup was postponed. The tournament of course could not be staged at its usual time because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This time the tournament is being played in just three stadiums in the UAE, instead of the home-away format in India.
IPL 2020: KXIP aim to bounce back against RCB
From an umpiring howler to a Super Over heartbreak, Kings XI Punjab witnessed it all in their tournament opener against Delhi Capitals on Sunday. Unnerved by the outcome, the two Karnataka men at the helm of the Mohali-based franchise, mentor Anil Kumble and skipper KL Rahul, will now be up against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, a team which the duo represented in the earlier editions of the IPL.