Spectator at India-Australia Women’s T20 WC final diagnosed with coronavirus: MCG

Shared News| March 12, 2020 12:20:34 pm Australia won the T20 World Cup for the fifth time (Source: AP file) A spectator who attended the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup final between India and Australia here on March 8 has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Melbourne Cricket Ground said on Thursday but insisted that […]

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From Devsar to Tokyo Olympics, Manish Kaushik traces his idols’ route

Shared News| March 12, 2020 8:35:48 am Young Manish would spend a lot of time on 12-acre farmland his family owner, helping the family during the harvest of wheat, barley and cotton. Two days ago, when Manish Kaushik lost to Chinrozig Baatarsukh–who he had beaten at the World Championships last year—in the quarter-final of the […]

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Out of All England Open 2020, Tokyo looks too far for Kidambi Srikanth

Shared News| March 12, 2020 9:18:23 am Kidambi Srikanth lost 21-15, 21-16 to China’s Chen Long. There’s beauty in breakdown, and Kidambi Srikanth can look perfectly exquisite dancing around the court and lunging to the net while he’s bang in the middle of his most wretched string of results, plummeting to his darkest phase. Most […]

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All England Open 2020: Lakshya Sen pulls off a brilliant come-from-behind win on debut

Shared News| March 12, 2020 10:20:14 am “Lakshya played well in patches. It is a good win for Lakshya and also for his confidence. He was a little tense and was not playing freely at the start, but later part of the first game he started playing better. Overall a good win. Only Sindhu and […]

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Indian cricket can’t afford to forget New Zealand humiliation

Shared News| March 3, 2020 8:08:27 am Virat Kohli with Ross Taylor after the match (Source: Reuters) Indian cricket needs to remember this 2-0 whitewash in New Zealand. Sweeping it under the IPL carpet that starts in less than a month, would be outrageous. Last year after winning the home series 3-0 against South Africa, […]

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Ravindra Jadeja may replace R Ashwin in second Test against New Zealand

Shared News| February 28, 2020 8:20:56 am Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin during a practice session. (Source: Twitter/BCCI/File Photo) Resting his legs on a table, leaning back in his chair in an enclosure over the pavilion, Ravindra Jadeja was lost in his world when Ajinkya Rahane called him out for a sprint after the nets […]

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Ishant Sharma’s ankle injury plays up again, Umesh Yadav likely replacement

Shared News| February 28, 2020 2:15:04 pm Ishant Sharma celebrates the wicket of Ross Taylor in the first Test. (REUTERS) The evening Ishant Sharma hurt his right ankle when appealing for an lbw in a Ranji Trophy fixture against Vidarbha at the Kotla, the Delhi support staff were skeptical of his recovery in time for […]

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16-year-old Shafali Verma storms T20 World Cup: ‘She reminds me of Sehwag’

Shared News| February 28, 2020 9:59:03 am Shafali Verma won her second Player of the Tournament award in Melbourne on Thursday A couple of years ago, Shafali Verma, just 14 then, was asked to face Haryana’s Ranji team pacer Ashish Hooda at Rohtak’s Shri Ram Narain Cricket academy. Coach Ashwani Kumar wanted to test his […]

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‘Tennis – I’m saying goodbye’: Maria Sharapova retires at 32

Maria Sharapova on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis. (REUTERS/File Photo) Shared News| February 26, 2020 7:29:33 pm Five-times Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis. The former world No 1 has been struggling for form, mainly due to her shoulder injury and it also led to a massive dip […]

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