India to endure Spanish challenge in Hockey World Cup opener | Hockey News

India is ready to open its hockey world cup campaign against Spain at the newly built Birsa Munda Hockey Rourkela Stadium on January 13 next year. The hosts will play their final two group matches against England at the same venue two days later on January 15 and then travel to Bhubaneswar where they will … Read more

You can’t tell people ‘I am an opener or I am a finisher’: Sanju Samson | Cricket News

CHENNAI: Sanju Samson thinks that over the past few years he has prepared himself in such a way that no one will call him a one-dimensional cricketer. The dashing goalkeeper-beater from Kerala missed the T20 World Cup ticket but understands that getting into the top 15 of the national team is harder than ever with … Read more

Ex South Africa Opener Suggests How Babar Azam Can Improve Strike Rate

Pakistani captain Babar Azam in action© AFP Pakistani captain Babar Azam has been the cynosure of all eyes until recently as he sat in the middle or purple field in white ball cricket, earning many good scores in successive matches. Most of these came on Pakistani soil and that led to many former cricketers calling … Read more

Irfan Pathan Suggests India Playing XI For T20 World Cup Opener Against Pakistan, Omits Young Star

After the BCCI selectors announced a 15-man squad for the 2022 T20 World Cup, all eyes will be on the potential XI when the Indian cricket team kicks off their campaign against Pakistan on October 23. With the Indian squad having a tried and tested look, all the mentioned players have plenty of experience by … Read more

Former India Opener Shiv Sunder Das Now A Hybrid Level 2 Coach

Shiv Sunder Das has played 23 Tests between 2000-02 and has an average of 34.85.© AFP Former India opener Shiv Sunder Das has completed the NCA Hybrid Level-2 Coaching Course. “Das completed his Level-2 course with 75 percent weightage and is now eligible to participate in the NCA Level-3 Coaching course,” said Sanjay Behera, secretary … Read more

India, Pakistan fined for slow-over rate in their Asia Cup opener | Cricket News

DUBAI: India and Pakistan were fined 40% of their match fee for maintaining a slow overrun in their Asian Cup Group A opener. Jeff Crowe of ICC The elite match referee panel imposed the penalties after the teams of Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam were ruled two overs away from their respective goals after time … Read more

Asia Cup 2022, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score Updates: Bangladesh Face Resolute Afghanistan In Campaign Opener

BAN vs AFG, 3rd match, live score: Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh in 2022 Asian Cup. Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score Updates:Buoyed by their dominant win over Sri Lanka in the opening match, Afghanistan faces Bangladesh’s challenge on Tuesday. Although it is the second game for the Afghan team in the ongoing Asia Cup, Tuesday’s … Read more

Fazalhaq Farooqi stars as Afghanistan hammer Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener | Cricket News

DUBAI: Quick Launcher Fazalhaq Farooqi returned bowling numbers 3-11 to help Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the opening match of the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament on Saturday. Afghanistan opted to field and knocked out Sri Lanka for a measly 105, their batsman-reviewed total of 10.1 overs in Dubai. Left-hander Hazratullah Zazai, unbeaten … Read more

Champion Akane Yamaguchi cruises in badminton worlds opener | Badminton News

Akane Yamaguchi. (AFP photo) TOKYO: defending champion and first seed Akane Yamaguchi went through its opening game at badminton world championships Tuesday, while the male number one Victor Axelsen continued its gentle progress. The Japanese Yamaguchi beat the Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-12, 21-15 in front of a grateful home crowd in Tokyo to kick … Read more

Serena Williams beaten by Emma Raducanu in Cincinnati opener | Tennis News

CINCINNATI: Serena Williams has retired from the WTA/ATP Cincinnati Masters at the first hurdle on Tuesday, losing in straight sets to the US Open champion Emma Raducanu as the end of his brilliant career draws nearer and nearer. Williams, who indicated last week that she planned to retire after this month’s US Open, was no … Read more