Playing 50, looking at 20: India-England ODI series useful in firming plans for T20 World Cup

The three-match ODI series to be held behind closed doors in Pune at the fag end of the England tour offers little context and relevance, with back-to-back T20 World Cups pencilled in before the next 50-over showpiece event in 2023. Shared News: Updated: March 23, 2021 8:23:38 am India came from behind twice to win […]

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On This Day: MS Dhoni’s electrifying skills shattered ‘thousands of Bangladeshi hearts’

MS Dhoni played the finishing role yet again for India. (Reuters) Shared News: Updated: March 23, 2021 11:30:14 am Former India skipper MS Dhoni may have been out of action for a long time but his brilliance on the field has left several memories for the fans to cherish. Team India garnered several accolades under […]

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Kylian Mbappe scores 2 as PSG beats Lyon 4-2 to top French league

Shared News: March 22, 2021 10:15:39 am Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring. (Twitter/PSG_en) Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain won 4-2 at title rival Lyon on Sunday to move top of the French league on goal difference. Second-place Lille lost 2-1 at home to Nimes. PSG took control with first-half goals from Mbappe […]

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WI vs SL: Holder takes 5/27, West Indies dismiss Sri Lanka for 169

Shared News: March 22, 2021 10:22:29 am West Indies’ captain Jason Holder holds up the ball as he leaves the field. (AP Photo) Freed from the responsibilities of captaincy, Jason Holder took 5-27 as West Indies bowled out Sri Lanka for 169 on the first day of the first cricket Test. Holder was replaced earlier […]

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‘Sports, arts don’t rate people on religion, country. It should be left like that… Disappointing that India, Pak don’t play’

After seven years, the ‘Indo-Pak Express’ returned to the tennis circuit for the ATP 500 Mexico Open in Acapulco. The reunion comes at a time when India and Pakistan are seeing a thaw in political tension. Shared News: Updated: March 22, 2021 6:52:30 am Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. SHAHID JUDGE: The first time the […]

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Deswal, Bhaker, Nivetha fire as India win women’s pistol team gold

India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Manu Bhaker after winning Gold & Silver medals respectively in Women’s 10m Air Pistol. (indianshooting/Twitter) Shared News: March 21, 2021 2:43:21 pm India’s terrific trio of Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker and Shri Nivetha claimed the gold medal by some distance in the women’s team 10m air pistol event in […]

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England ODI Squad: Jofra Archer, Joe Root to miss three-match series against India

Updated: March 21, 2021 5:05:48 pm Jofra Archer celebrating a wicket with his teammates during England’s fourth T20I against India. (BCCI) Jofra Archer is set to miss England’s three-match ODI series against India next week because of an elbow injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Sunday. The 25-year-old will return home for […]

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Dress rehearsal complete as series win bears template of India’s T20 WC plans

Shared News: March 21, 2021 5:15:01 pm India thumped England by 36 runs in the fifth Twenty20 international on Saturday in their final outing before the T20 World Cup. India thumped England by 36 runs in the fifth and final Twenty20 international on Saturday to win the series 3-2. Both the teams have now had […]

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Manchester City into FA Cup semifinals, keeps quadruple dream alive

Shared News: March 21, 2021 8:53:31 am Manchester City won their game last night. (AP Photo) With an unprecedented quadruple still a possibility for Manchester City, the pressure on Pep Guardiola is intensifying heading into the final two months of the season. So, as his superstar players head off around the world on international duty, […]

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Watch: Lewandowski hat trick helps 10-man Bayern keep 4-point lead

Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring. (AP Photo) Shared News: March 21, 2021 8:48:18 am Record-chasing Robert Lewandowski scored a first-half hat trick on Saturday as 10-man Bayern Munich kept its four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win over Stuttgart. Bayern only started playing well after Canadian youngster Alphonso Davies was […]

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