Below-par Indian fielding, Virat Kohli’s form hurt Indian team in ODI series

Shared News| February 12, 2020 9:43:41 am After a 5-0 drubbing in the shorter format, hosts New Zealand counter-punched India 3-0 in ODIs. (AP Photo) Wearied and knackered, Virat Kohli plunged onto a wooden chair on the patio of the Carrus pavilion at the end of the match. Beside him, stood a few of his […]

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One big reason for India’s whitewash: Jasprit Bumrah’s form

Shared News| February 12, 2020 11:22:04 am Since his comeback from the lower-back stress fracture, Jasprit Bumrah has picked just one wicket in five games. (AP/File Photo) Stumbling in his follow-through, Jasprit Bumrah agonisingly watched the ball vanish into the over the midwicket fence. Martin Guptill’s thunderous pull came as a blow to the bowler. […]

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Andrew Flintoff smashes pedal to metal, puts Top Gear back in overdrive

Shared News| February 12, 2020 1:14:46 pm Flintoff during a behind the scenes video of the stunt he pulled off for Top Gear, the iconic auto show on BBC. (Videograb) These days England cricket’s larger than life figure Freddie Flintoff travels to exotic places. Borneo, Iceland, Peru, Switzerland and Ethiopia aren’t the countries he would […]

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Didn’t know about my Virat Kohli feat, conditions helped: Tim Southee

Shared News| February 10, 2020 1:08:31 pm Tim Southee celebrates Virat Kohli’s wicket in the 2nd ODI on Saturday (AP Photo) Tim Southee, who has dismissed Indian captain Virat Kohli nine times in international cricket – the most number of times any one bowler has got Kohli’s wicket – credited helpful pitch conditions for the […]

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U19 World Cup: Priyam Garg calls Bangladesh’s reaction ‘dirty’, Ali Akbar apologizes for ugly scenes

Shared News| February 10, 2020 5:02:22 pm Bangladesh players were seen rushing onto the field as the winning runs were hit in Sunday’s final. (Twitter/Screengrab) India U19 captain Priyam Garg has termed Bangladesh’s reaction after securing the U19 World Cup as dirty. Bangladesh U19 captain Akbar Ali, who was also the Man of the Match […]

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India, Bangladesh players clash after U-19 World Cup finals

Shared News| February 10, 2020 5:03:51 pm India and Bangladesh players collide after the finals. (Source: Twitter) Cricket, a gentleman’s sport, can also turn ugly at times and a similar episode was witnessed after Bangladesh’s historic win over India in the U19 World Cup finals in Potchefstroom. Moments after Bangladesh clinched their maiden U-19 World […]

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Ravi Bishnoi, boy with a skidding googly, almost pulls rabbit out of hat

Shared News| February 10, 2020 11:23:00 am Ravi Bishnoi used the googly for each of his four wickets in the final. (Source: Twitter/ICC) The small lane outside ‘Masterji’ Mangilal Bishnoi’s house in Jodhpur is crowded, with more than a hundred well-wishers glued to TV sets. And there were almost as many in the hall indoors. […]

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