Furious Medvedev joins list of famous names out of Rotterdam ATP | Tennis News

ROTTERDAM (Netherlands): Daniil Medvedev became the latest big name to fall in the first round of the Rotterdam ATP after losing in straight sets 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to Dusan Lajovic. The world number three was the top seed for this week’s tournament after arriving in the Netherlands following his run to the Australian Open final … Read more

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday said the pitch for the fourth and final Test against India looks very similar to the one on which his team was decimated in the third game but the visitors have learnt their lessons to be ready for the challenge starting Thursday. India need to either draw or … Read more

Watch: Virat Kohli fine tunes skills at nets ahead of final Test | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: India skipper Virat Kohli likes to spend quality time at the nets before a game and he was seen putting in the hard yards on Wednesday as he geared up to take the field against England in the fourth and final Test, starting Thursday. Kohli shared a video of him batting at the nets … Read more

1st Test: Williams century, bowlers help Zimbabwe trounce Afghanistan by 10 wickets | Cricket News

1st Test: Williams century, bowlers help Zimbabwe trounce Afghanistan by 10 wickets | Cricket News

ABU DHABI: A century from skipper Sean Williams coupled with destructive pace bowling from Blessing Muzarabani and Victor Nyauchi led Zimbabwe to a rapid 10-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Williams hit 105 to guide Zimbabwe to 250 all out before Afghanistan — trailing by 119 — were … Read more

Japan to decide on overseas spectators for Tokyo Olympics by end-March: Officials | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan‘s government will decide whether to let overseas spectators attend the Summer Olympics in Tokyo by the end of March, Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Wednesday. Her comments were echoed by the head of the organising committee for the Games, Seiko Hashimoto, who said she would like to reach the decision by March … Read more

India vs England: England hit by sickness bug, could be diarrhoea | Cricket News

India vs England: England hit by sickness bug, could be diarrhoea | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Changing weather in Ahmedabad has struck the English camp which has been hit by a sickness bug ahead of the fourth and final Test that begins at the Narendra Modi Stadium here from Thursday. A sudden rise in temperature here has affected the visitors with a few members, including assistant coach Paul Collingwood, reportedly … Read more

Virat Kohli bats for rotation policy in the age of bio-bubbles | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: India skipper Virat Kohli feels rotation policy is the way forward in the age of bio-bubbles as mental fatigue caused by restrictive quarantines will make it extremely difficult for players to stay hungry. England have been following a rotation policy in their ongoing tour of India, something that has drawn criticism from legends such … Read more

Indian cricket and the perpetual pitch debate | Cricket News

Indian cricket and the perpetual pitch debate | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Improvement is a continuous, never-ending process. Constructive criticism can lead to new avenues, but destructive criticism could have a very negative impact. The same holds true for opinions voiced about cricket pitches in a high profile Test series. THE PITCH DEBATE – WHAT IS A GOOD SURFACE?When India were bowled out for their … Read more

virat kohli: India vs England: Too much noise about spin-friendly tracks, says Virat Kohli | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Stop the noise, tighten up that defence and get on with the game — a combative Indian skipper Virat Kohli said on Wednesday ahead of the fourth and final Test against England as he navigated persistent queries on the spin-friendly tracks in the country. India annihilated England inside two days in the Pink-ball Test … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Japan planning to ban overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 fears: Report | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Japan planning to ban overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 fears: Report | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan‘s government is planning to stop overseas spectators coming to the Summer Olympics due to worries they will spread the coronavirus, a report said on Wednesday, as many Japanese remain opposed to holding the Games during the pandemic. The final decision would be made this month after talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) … Read more