Never play for turn on turning pitches, rotate strike: Gaekwad
Former India batsman Anshuman Gaekwad was considered a 'wall' during his playing days for his ability to bat with patience and determination, be at Sabina Park in Jamaica against a furious West Indies pace attack, or against Pakistan on a Jallandhar pitch where batting was difficult.
Fading art of playing spin: Missing the Gavaskar template of 1987
Lalit Modi wouldn't agree if someone pointed out that lately, and specifically since 2008, the year he launched the path-breaking T20 Indian Premier League (IPL), batsmen have forgotten the art of playing spin adroitly.
CEBL's Fraser Valley Bandits turn part of strip mall into gym to grow local sports
Sports/Basketball/CEBL: Sandwiched between a Michael's and a Party City, the Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League have converted a giant old electronics store into a multi-sport gym in hopes of growing grassroots sports in the community.
Einarson, Gushue team up for national mixed doubles championship
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling: Scotties champion Kerri Einarson and reigning Canadian men's champion skip Brad Gushue were among 35 duos named Tuesday to the national mixed doubles curling championship later this month in Calgary.
Springer hits leadoff single in debut as Blue Jays beat Phillies in spring training
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Springer, who signed a six-year deal worth a franchise-record $150 million US in January, led off for the Blue Jays in his spring debut and singled on a line drive to centre in the bottom of the first inning. He was the team's designated hitter and finished the day 1-for-2.
If it's same pitch, red ball may be easier to play: Zak Crawley
If India do dish out a similar raging turner as was on show for the third Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in the fourth and Test that kicks off on Thursday, the million-dollar question is: Will the traditional red ball be slightly easier for the batsmen?
World Rugby recommends postponing 2021 women's World Cup by a year due to pandemic
Sports/Rugby: World Rugby is recommending postponing the 2021 women's World Cup to 2022 due to the pandemic. The tournament was slated to run from Sept. 18 to Oct. 16 across three match venues in New Zealand.
Cleveland manager says MLB team didn't cover up for ex-pitching coach Mickey Callaway
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Cleveland manager Terry Francona said no one in the organization "covered up" for former pitching coach Mickey Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment.
1st Test: Muzarabani, Williams shine as Zimbabwe lead Afghanistan
Paceman Blessing Muzarabani took four wickets while skipper Sean Williams hit an unbeaten half-century to help Zimbabwe take lead on the opening day of the first Test against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
World TT Contender: Manika, Sreeja make it to final round of qualifiers
Young Indian paddler Sreeja Akula surprised her higher ranked opponent to progress into the final round of the women's singles qualifiers with Commonwealth Games gold medalist Manika Batra at the WTT Contender Doha on Tuesday.