newscricket5 hours ago

KPL 2018 | Five Bulls to look out for this season

The seventh edition of the KPL is scheduled to start today and the Bijapur Bulls will look to win a second KPL trophy as they lost the finals to Belagavi Panthers last year. We are looking at five pivotal players from the Bull's 2018 squad who will be vital if they want to win the KPL in 2018.
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newsboxing6 hours ago

Sarjubala Devi aims to follow Mary Kom’s footsteps ahead of Asian Games

Indian boxer Sarjubala Devi has aimed to follow boxing legend Mary Kom’s footsteps as she sets her sights on a Gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Devi has been selected to participate in the 51 kilograms category at the Asiad and is looking forward to maintaining the weight.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Pressure of performing at international level was unbearable at times, reveals AB De Villiers

Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers has revealed that the pressure and expectations of performing every time at the international level became unbearable. He added that he is relieved to have quit from all forms of international cricket but is still willing to play other T20 leagues.
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newscricket6 hours ago

India vs England | Hardik Pandya cannot become Kapil Dev overnight, says Harbhajan Singh

Reflecting on Hardik Pandya's performance in the two Tests against England, Harbhajan Singh believes the all-rounder title should be removed from his name as he can't become Kapil Dev overnight. Harbhajan has further compared Pandya's performance with the all-rounders of England for justification.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Gary Stead appointed New Zealand cricket coach

Gary Stead has been appointed as the replacement for Mike Hesson, who resigned from the post in June 2018 citing personal reasons, for the role of New Zealand’s cricket coach today. Stead has stated that it will be an honour and privilege to work with the team to help them develop.
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newstennis8 hours ago

No point in making things easy for players by hosting home tournaments, believes Mahesh Bhupathi

India’s Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that making things easy for the players by hosting home tournaments throughout the year is of no use. He has further stated that the Indian tennis players need to play more tournaments abroad, in order to give them more exposure.
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newsboxing9 hours ago

Asian Games | We are going in with a good frame of mind, says Santiago Nieva

Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) chief executive Santiago Nieva believes that the Indian boxing squad will be heading to the Asian Games with a good frame of mind after their vigorous training. Earlier this year, Indian boxers had accounted for nine medals in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
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newschess9 hours ago

Prodigy Nihal Sarin earns India’s 53rd Grandmaster title with a draw at Abu Dhabi Masters Chess

India’s latest chess prodigy, Nihal Sarin has become India’s 53rd Grandmaster after a draw against Uzbekistan’s Temur Kuybokarov in the eighth round of the Abu Dhabi Masters Chess. Nihal is the third Grandmaster from Kerala after GN Gopal and SL Narayanan and currently has an ELO rating of 2556.
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newscricket9 hours ago

India vs England | Former players criticize visitors for not practicing after Lord’s defeat

The Indian cricket team has not had a practice session in the past few days after the unforgettable innings defeat in the second Test match at Lord’s. While Geoffrey Boycott said that India deserved the thrashing, Sourav Ganguly emphasized on the importance of practice in any sport.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Bumrah is class, pure and simple, says Mitchell McClenaghan

New Zealand cricketer Mitchell McClenaghan has mentioned that having seen Jasprit Bumrah play for the last four years, he can say that Bumrah is a top class cricketer. As India lost the two Tests at Edgbaston and Lord's, Jasprit Bumrah is likely to feature in the third Test at Trent Bridge.
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