Ashwin: Captaincy is a responsibility

Ravichandran Aswhin was only 20 years when he was given the responsibility to lead Tamil Nadu in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Unperturbed, the young off-spinner did his job competently despite the presence of few senior players in the team.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

A bowler-captain always works better, says Viru

Virender Sehwag was one of the most fearsome batsmen during his playing days. Off the field, too, he is known for his bold comments on issues relating to the game.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Need centuries, demands Smith

Australia captain Steve Smith has demanded his team's batsmen lift their game and score centuries against South Africa in the wake of their humbling six-wicket loss in the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

'Botswana' is fancied

Darius Byramji-trained colt, Botswana Bolt (Y. S. Srinath-up), may win the 1,400m Racing Patrons Trophy at the Bangalore races on Wednesday.
Our Turf Correspondent Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Sindhu, Srikanth geared up; Saina faces tough challenge

India's formidable duo of PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will have no dearth of motivation as they aim to win the coveted All England Championships beginning on Wednesday - a title their mentor Pullela Gopichand won 17 summers back.
Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Sreejesh returns

Seasoned goalkeeper PR Sreejesh made a comeback while former skipper Sardar Singh was dropped from the 18-member Indian hockey squad to be led by Manpreet Singh at next month's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Federer eases into 4th round

World No.1 Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a sixth Indian Wells Masters title with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Filip Krajinovic on Tuesday.
Mar 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Suspended Rabada out of next 2 Tests

Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for the remaining two Tests after the South Africa pacer was found guilty of a Level II ICC Code of Conduct offence of "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with a player."
Our Bureau & Agencies Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Shardul shines for India

Shardul Thakur did feel a bit nervy when Sri Lanka were off to a breezy start, but was under no pressure whatsoever as his figures of four for 27 laid the foundation for India's six-wicket win at the Premadasa on Monday.
Our Bureau & Agencies Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Do not cross the line,warns Smith

Steve Smith said that while it's difficult at times for fast bowlers to control their emotions and passion, the captains need to keep in mind that they shouldn't let their players go overboard.
Our Bureau Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Imad Wasim is 'stable' after mild concussion

Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim has been declared 'stable' but is said to have had a mild concussion after injuring himself while taking a catch on Sunday during a Pakistan Super League (PSL) game between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars in Dubai, reported a cricket-specific website.
Our Bureau Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST


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