R Sridhar pens emotional note for BCCI, players
India fielding coach R Sridhar penned an emotional note and thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for giving him the opportunity to serve the national side. Sridhar's tenure ends following the conclusion of the ongoing T20 World Cup and the coach said he has accomplished his job with passion and commitment.
Shoaib Malik eyes T20 World Cup big finish
When Shoaib Malik takes the field for Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup, the 39-year-old all-rounder could be forgiven for feeling his age. When Malik made his international debut in 1999, current teammates such as pace spearheads Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Wasim Junior, and batsman Haider Ali were not even born.
Denmark Open: PV Sindhu eyes good outing on return to action
Double Olympic medallist and reigning world champion P V Sindhu will look for a good outing as she returns to competitive action after a break, at the Denmark Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament beginning on Tuesday.
We are often too quick to make the best player the leader: Paddy Upton
Paddy Upton, strength and mental conditioning coach of the MS Dhoni-led Indian team which won the 2011 ODI World Cup title, feels Virat Kohli's men will go into the ICC World T20 as big favourites. Upton is confident captain Kohli will lift his maiden senior ICC trophy in the UAE. Kohli and Upton worked closely during India's victorious 2011 World Cup campaign.
T20 World Cup: Top 5 teams to watch out for
Champions of the inaugural T20 World Cup India, their arch-rivals Pakistan who were also the winners of the 2009 edition and ODI world champions England are few of the favourites to win the coveted title this time. TimesofIndia.com highlights the top teams you should watch out for in the mega event.
How a late-season COVID-19 outbreak reignited Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox
Within a two-week span that saw a dozen Red Sox players test positive, pulling Bogaerts in the middle of a game was the low point. But the weeks that followed turned around not just Bogaerts' season -- but the entire team's.
WT20: Virat Kohli knows how to use his players in any situation, says Engineer
Celebrated former India wicket-keeper batsman Farokh Engineer is confident that the Indian captain Virat Kohli will take Men in Blue to a title win in the ICC World Twenty20, which began on Sunday.
T20 WC biggest responsibility; Dhoni is life coach, brother: Hardik
In an interview to 'ESPNcricinfo's Cricket Monthly', the 28-year-old superstar, whose fitness is a concern heading into the event as he did not bowl in the IPL, spoke about the many challenges of his life, his acceptance of the not-so-perfect self and the extraordinary bond he shares with Dhoni.
T20 World Cup, India vs England warm-up match: When and where to watch
The Virat Kohli-led Indian team will face England in their first warm-up match at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai today. Both India and England will play two warm-up matches before their main matches. India are scheduled to play against England and Australia and England will face India and New Zealand in their warm-up fixtures.
Happy being a 'farmer', won't go to Paris : Jaspal Rana
At the Tokyo Olympics, a barrage of accusations bruised Jaspal Rana, but the 'Dronacharya' in him seems to have taken that in his stride. At the Junior World Championships in Peru recently, India's chief junior pistol coach once again played an instrumental role in taking India to the top of the podium.