“I Have Moved On”: Mithali Raj On Spat With Former Women’s Coach Ramesh Powar

Mithali Raj is ready to lead the Indian women’s cricket team in the three-match One-day International (ODI) series, starting in Napier on Thursday. Ahead of the tough series, world’s top ODI run-scorer Mithali Raj asserted that she has moved on from her dispute with former coach Ramesh Powar and CoA member Diana Edulji. “What has […]

Rishabh Pant Named ICC Emerging Player Of The Year After Impressive Australia Tour

Rishabh Pant was named the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Emerging Player Of The Year on Tuesday following an impressive show in India’s first-ever Test series win in Australia. The 21-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman scored 350 runs in the four-match Test series that India won 2-1 to script history in 71 years and 11 attempts. With an unbeaten […]

Virat Kohli Named Captain Of ICC’s Test, ODI Teams Of The Year

Virat Kohli was named captain of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test and One-day International (ODI) teams of the year 2018 on Tuesday. ICC’s award honours performances during a calendar year and the Indian skipper led the country”s domination in both the line-ups. The 30-year-old, with 1,322 runs and five centuries in 13 Tests and 1,202 runs at […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Misses Penalty But Juventus Ease Past Chievo

But the 33-year-old was off-form in the first league game after a three-week winter break and on the eve of his return to Madrid where he will appear in court for tax fraud charges dating back to his time with Real Madrid. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner missed numerous chances with Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino […]

Japan’s Takehiro Tomiyasu Sends Saudis Spinning Out Of Asian Cup

Takehiro Tomiyasu scored the only goal of the match. © AFP Takehiro Tomiyasu’s lone strike sent Saudi Arabia crashing out of the Asian Cup as Japan beat the three-time champions 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday. Tomiyasu’s first-half header was enough to seal it for Japan as the last-16 game between two teams with […]