Ciriello quits as analytical coach of Indian men's hockey team
The 34-year-old, a decorated former Australian drag-flick ace, had returned home in June when the national team probables were granted a four-week break from the camp. Although the campers regrouped at the SAI, South here on August 4, Ciriello stayed back in Australia.
Ness Wadia calls for better umpiring standards, optimal use of technology in IPL
Kings Xi Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia wants the BCCI to ensure better umpiring standards and optimal use of technology in the IPL, following an umpiring howler which cost his team the match against Delhi Capitals.
IPL: 'Short-run umpiring blunder borders on the bizarre'
In Kings XI Punjab's IPL 2020 match against Delhi Capitals, the debate surrounding Chris Jordan’s run to the striker’s end on the third ball of the 19th over being called ‘short’ by leg-umpire Nitin Menon refuses to die.
Nadal 'number one' French Open favourite, says Djokovic
Rafael Nadal remains "No.1 favourite" for Roland Garros, rival Novak Djokovic, despite saying the Spaniard's last-eight exit at the Italian Open showed he can be beaten on clay. "Even though he lost this week, I still think, a lot of people will agree, he's the No.1 favourite and, the record that he has there, the history of his results, you just can't put anybody in front of him," said Djokovic.
Game-changer Chahal showed how he can get purchase on any surface: Kohli
RCB captain Virat Kohli credited Yuzvendra Chahal's 3-wicket burst for his side's 10-run win over SRH in their opening IPL match. "Yuzi comes in and completely changed the game for us. Not many spinners got much out of the pitch, but tonight he showed that you can turn it if you have it in your wrists. ...he changed the game," Kohli said.
IPL 2020: Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start
Young opener Devdutt Padikkal starred on debut before Yuvzvendra Chahal produced a crafty spell to set up a 10-run win for Royal Challengers Bangalore in their opening IPL contest against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday. Chasing 164 for a win, SRH were all out for 153 in 19.4 overs.