Kohli is like a beast on the field, he wants to compete: Shastri
Former Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has termed Virat Kohli a "beast" on the field but said the former skipper is totally opposite when he is not playing the game. Kohli had stepped down as the Test skipper after India suffered a Test series loss against South Africa.
U Mumba decimate Bengaluru Bulls for second time in PKL-8
U Mumba thrashed Bengaluru Bulls 45-34 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) match on Wednesday. Abhishek Singh scored 11 raid points for Mumbai and was ably supported by Ajith Kumar with eight. But it was the defence that won them the encounter with Rahul Sethpal clinching a High 5 (7 tackle points + 1 bonus point).
Bishnoi gets maiden call-up for WI series, Kuldeep makes comeback
After a marathon meeting on Wednesday evening, the Chetan Sharma-led national selection committee has decided to bring back Kuldeep Yadav in India’s white-ball scheme of things. The selectors have also decided to try out up and coming right-arm wrist-spinner Ravi Bishnoi for the home series against West Indies beginning from Feb 6 in Ahmedabad.
Bishnoi gets maiden call-up for WI series, Kuldeep makes comeback: Sources
Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi was on Wednesday rewarded with a maiden India call-up for the upcoming Twenty20 series against the West Indies while senior wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav also returned to the white ball set up after a knee surgery.
Malinga appointed Sri Lanka bowling strategy coach for Australia tour
Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the national team's bowling strategy coach for the Australia tour. Malinga, in his new short-term role as a specialist coach, will support Sri Lanka's bowlers, providing tactical insight and technical expertise to help the on-field execution of strategic plans.
Minimum 4 Covid cases needed for fixture postponement: EPL
Premier League sides can apply for a fixture postponement only if they have a minimum of four positive COVID-19 cases in their squads, the league said on Wednesday following a meeting of representatives of all 20 clubs.
Coach Herdman preaches fearlessness as Canada prepares for key World Cup qualifiers
Sports/Soccer: Three World Cup qualifying games against three opponents in three countries over seven days will be the ultimate test of Canada coach John Herdman's managerial mettle, as well as the team's depth.
HI congratulates Gurjit Kaur on completing 100 international caps
Indian Women's hockey team's ace drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur completed 100 international caps at the ongoing Women's Asia Cup 2022 in Muscat. She achieved this milestone during India's semi-final match against Korea on Wednesday. Since her debut against Malaysia in 2014, Gurjit Kaur has shown grit and determination to become a vital player in the Indian team.
Olympic opportunities for Eric Staal, Claude Julien could re-open door to NHL
Sports/Hockey/NHL: Eric Staal wasn't aiming to take part in his third Olympics. Claude Julien, meanwhile, agreed to coach Canada at two December tournaments simply to get back behind the bench. The COVID-19 pandemic has, of course, closed plenty of doors. But for Staal and Julien, it's opened another wide open — and there's a chance it could eventually lead both men back to the NHL.
Padma Bhushan honour for me is a huge moment for entire community: Jhajharia
The first para athlete to be bestowed with the Padma Bhushan, Devendra Jhajharia says the "huge honour" will help change the attitude of society towards the differently abled and motive them to strive for excellence.