Tough test awaits young brigade

A new-look Indian team, led by Shikhar Dhawan, will aim to make a statement and be in the reckoning for next y...

Bumrah out, Shami in?

Mohammed Shami is the front-runner to replace Jasprit Bumrah as the 15th member of the T20 World Cup squad, 14...

Finch, Wade pull off last-over victory

Aaron Finch and Matthew Wade revived Australia’s run chase before Mitchell Starc clinched the three-wick...

CR7 happy at United: Coach

Manchester United were handed a reality check in their 6-3 thrashing at Manchester City but are ready to bounc...

Inter bounce back to sink Barca, Reds win

Inter Milan came back after two consecutive losses in Serie A with a crucial Champions League 1-0 win against ...

ICC Rankings: Surya at No. 2 in T20I batting list

In-form India batter Suryakumar Yadav lost his top position in the ICC T20I list by a few ranking points to Mo...

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Warner's synthetic wicket prod to England

  The Ashes already retained, star Australia opener David Warner has advised a sorry-looking England side to prepare on synthetic wickets to be able to adjust to the extra bounce in the pitches ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Brisbane

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Shami fifer puts India in control

Led by Shami, India’s quicks made far better use of the new ball as well as the conditions that helped them knock South Africa over for a paltry 197, after India’s first innings ended at 3...
By Sayak Banerjee in Centurion

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Boland soaks up the adulation

Test debutant Scott Boland became an instant cult hero in Australian cricket with an astonishing six-wicket haul that wrapped up the Ashes on Day III of the third Test in Melbourne on Tuesday. Plucke...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Ashwin in race for Test’s best

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Tuesday shortlisted as one of the four nominees for the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year award. The 35-year-old snapped up 52 wickets from eight Tests at an...
By Agencies in Dubai

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Sourav ‘stable’ after treatment

Sourav Ganguly is “stable” after testing positive for Covid-19 following an RT-PCR test on Monday evening. The BCCI president was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in the early hours of Tuesd...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Shami credits dad, hard work

Having reached the 200-wicket landmark in his 55th Test, Mohammed Shami iterated how significant a role his father Tousif Ali had played during his early days in the sport. It’s all due to the h...
By A Staff Reporter

Football  /  Published 29.12.21

Cavani rescues United at Newcastle

Substitute Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to help Manchester United salvage a 1-1 draw at struggling Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday. The result stretched Manchester United...
By Reuters in Newcastle

Cricket  /  Published 29.12.21

Despair to delight, Australia’s yearbook

A year ago to the day at the hallowed Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia had been put on the ropes by a youthful Indian team led from the front by Ajinkya Rahane. At the end of Day III — Decem...
By Devdan Mitra

Sports  /  Published 29.12.21

‘Star’ lifts 2000 Guineas

Rajesh Narredu’s 15/4 chance A Star Is Born (Suraj Narredu-up) had a narrow measure of the  favourite Zuccarelli (P.S. Chauhan) in the Arion Horse Company Indian 2000 Guineas,  at the ...
By Star Racer

Football  /  Published 29.12.21

Torres moves to Barca

Spanish forward Ferran Torres has left Manchester City and completed a permanent move to La Liga side Barcelona, the two clubs said on Tuesday. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but Br...
By Reuters


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