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This Australian attack makes you work hard for every run, says Joe Denly

London, Sept 15: After scoring 94 runs in the second innings of the fifth and final Ashes test, England opening batsman Joe Denly praised Australian bowling attack, saying "they make you work hard for every run".

"Whenever you open the batting, there is an expectation to score runs and do well. It's been frustrating to get starts and not...

Ashes Test: England nose ahead after Archer heroics

Oval, Sept 14: Jofra Archer took his second six-wicket haul of the series as Australia were bowled out for 225 despite Steve Smith's record-breaking 80 to hand England a 78-run first innings lead at stumps on Day 2 of the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval on Friday.

At close of play, England were 9/0 in their...

Never expected somebody could come close to Sachin Tendulkar: Kapil Dev lauds Virat Kohli

Sept 13: Former India cricketer Kapil Dev on Thursday praised skipper Virat Kohli saying that he never expected that somebody could come close to the standard set by Sachin Tendulkar.

"Kohli has to go a long way. It is not right to talk about him in the middle of his career. But what he has given to us is...

Pakistan women's India tour could be cancelled: PCB

New Delhi/Karachi, Sept 13: Pakistan women's team tour to India as a part of the ICC Women's Championship is likely to be postponed as the Indian board is yet to receive any government directive with regards to holding the series in November.

As a part of the championship, Indian women's team are set to host their Pakistani counterparts in...

KL Rahul dropped, Shubman Gill gets call for 3-match SA series

New Delhi, Sept 12: Opener K L Rahul was on Thursday dropped from India's Test squad while talented youngster Shubman Gill was rewarded for his stupendous recent form with a call-up for the three-match series against South Africa next month.

Rahul's dropping paves the way for Rohit Sharma to take the opening slot in the side.

"We want...

Virat Kohli's tweet sparks MS Dhoni retirement speculation

New Delhi, Sept 12: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday posted a memory from the 2016 T20 World Cup match against Australia and called the match unforgettable as MS Dhoni made him run like in a fitness test. The timing of the tweet has sparked immense speculation about Dhoni's retirement. Fans are questioning if this tweet means that Dhoni has...

Have an empty space in shelf for Olympic gold: Sindhu

New Delhi, Sept 12: The World Championship gold has healed the wounds of all past final debacles except the Rio Olympics, says Indian badminton ace P V Sindhu, who has kept an empty space in her trophy cabinet for the top prize, which she hopes to claim in Tokyo next year.

An Olympic silver-medallist, Sindhu clinched the historic World...

Yuvraj Singh can heal now, says family after domestic violence case was closed

Sept 12: Yuvraj Singh’s name was dragged for “malafide” reasons in the domestic violence case against his brother Zoraver but with the matter recently settled after an apology by the accuser, the family on Wednesday said he can now begin to “heal”. Yuvraj was named in the domestic violence case filed by Zoraver’s estranged wife Akanksha Sharma.

After a...

Shoaib Akhtar 'disappointed' over Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

Sept 12: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment over the decision of Sri Lankan players to opt out of their tour to Pakistan for the upcoming ODI and T20I series.

Akhtar took to Twitter to write: "So disappointed with the 10 Sri Lankan players who have pulled out of Pakistan tour. Pakistan has always been a huge support...

Anything is possible: Gurpreet post goalless Qatar draw

Doha, Sept 11: Star goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh believes anything is possible in football after a gritty India held Asian champions Qatar to a goalless draw in a FIFA World Cup Round 2 qualifying match here.

Despite playing without their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri, who was laid low by fever, the young Indians denied Qatar, who won the Asian Cup...