Karthik out with injury, Vijay Shankar to lead TN in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament

all rounder Vijay Shankar Syed Mushtaq Ali to lead Tamil Nadu in the upcoming T20 tournament in place of an injured Dinesh KarthikThe Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) announced this on Monday. TNCA in a release here said that Kartik has been replaced by Aditya Ganesh. Wicket-keeper batsman N Jagadeesan has been made the vice-captain …

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T20 WC: Camper takes 4 for 4, Ireland beat Netherlands by 7 wickets

Johannesburg-born seamer Curtis Camper became only the third bowler to claim a four-wicket haul in T20Is as Ireland beat the Netherlands by seven wickets in their first-round match of the Group A T20 World Cup here on Monday . Thanks to Camper’s exploits with the white ball, Ireland bundled out the Netherlands for 106 after …

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Rahane to lead Mumbai, Shaw vice-captain

Mumbai’s squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy was announced on Monday. The senior selection committee of the Mumbai Cricket Association, consisting of presidents Salil Ankola, Ghulam Parkar, Sunil More, Prasad Desai and Anand Yalvigi, selected the players to represent the state. players are Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Prithvi Shaw (Vice Captain), Aditya Tare, Shivam …

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Players from India, Pakistan and Nepal will be involved in the World Esports Cup

Players from India, Nepal and Pakistan will take part in the first World Esports Cup starting November 25, the organizers announced on Monday. According to a media release, the tournament sponsored by Infinix Smartphones will have a prize pool of around Rs 75 lakh. Esports athletes from three countries will compete virtually in open qualifiers …

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Had the privilege to coach and interact with amazingly talented cricketers: R Sridhar

India’s outgoing fielding coach R Sridhar considers himself extremely fortunate to have coached and interacted with “amazingly talented cricketers” and said that every mistake made was a learning experience along the way. Head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and Sridhar will leave at the end of the T20 World Cup. “I was fortunate …

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32 players involved in ICC T20 World Cup Abu Dhabi T10. Ready

For the fifth season of the tournament, 32 players in the Abu Dhabi T10 franchise will play for their respective countries in the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The Abu Dhabi T10 will be played in the UAE capital from November 19 to December 4, five days after the conclusion of the T20 World …

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Hazlewood says IPL was ‘perfect’ preparation for T20 World Cup

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood says getting enough time to play in the recently concluded IPL in the UAE was the “perfect” preparation for the T20 World Cup and could put him in a good place in the showpiece. The 30-year-old pacer Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson also made a comeback in the IPL …

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Bhavani Devi wins fencing competition in France

Fencer Bhavani Devi, who created history at the Tokyo Olympics by becoming the first Indian to compete in the sport, has won the Charleville national event in France in the individual women’s saber event. The 28-year-old fencer tweeted about the same. “Won the Charleville National Competition, France in the Women’s Saber Individual. Many thanks to …

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Denmark Open: Sindhu all eyes on her return to action

Double Olympic medalist and reigning world champion PV Sindhu will be looking for a good outing to return to competitive action after a break at the Denmark Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament, starting here on Tuesday. Sindhu, a bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, took a break during the Games due to a busy …

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