user tracker image
newssports13 days ago

Reports | Bumrah and Shami likely to be rested for T20Is to bolster red-ball preparation

Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami will reportedly be rested or rotated in the limited-over games to give the duo the opportunity to participate in warm-up games ahead of the Tests. With Ishant Sharma uncertain, the management are reportedly keen to preserve Bumrah and Shami for Tests.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa month ago

Twitter reacts to freak Dhawal Kulkarni incident proving Sachin’s ‘mandatory helmet’ plea right

When God comes out and speaks, you better listen. 9 hours ago, Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to urge the ICC to make batsmen wear helmets (no caps/hats) mandatory and well, an incident today proved his point. A freak Warner throw hit Kulkarni on the head, but the batsman was saved by his helmet.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa month ago

Twitter reacts as David ‘leggie’ Warner completes injured Vijay Shankar’s over

Just moments after picking up the key wicket of Shreyas Iyer, Vijay Shankar hobbled off with an apparent injury to his left hamstring, with one delivery still left in the over. SRH skipper David Warner completed the over, albeit bowling two balls, with his leg-spin for the first time in IPL history.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa month ago

Indian team support staff enter Dubai bio-bubble; to kick-start preparations with Pujara and Vihari

Ravi Shastri, Vikram Rathour and other support staff of the Indian cricket team have reached Dubai to start their six-day Quarantine period in the special bio-bubble created for them. Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari will land in Dubai shortly and start preparing at ICC Academy after Quarantine.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa month ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Statistical Preview

Two sides vying for the fourth spot that’s up for grabs, Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad will take each other on, on Saturday, in what could potentially be the most important match of IPL 2020 yet. A victory for either side would take them one step closer to sealing a playoff spot.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa month ago

IPL 2020 | Jasprit Bumrah has taken over the mantle from Lasith Malinga, insists Kieron Pollard

After an unfortunate defeat in the second super over, Kieron Pollard praised Jasprit Bumrah and insisted that he has taken over the mantle from Lasith Malinga. He added that although several mistakes can be pointed out, they played good cricket and looking forward to winning their next game.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Chris Morris and Virat Kohli helping RCB register their biggest victory against CSK

All-stars aligned right in their favour, with Virat Kohli scoring a scintillating 90 off just 52 deliveries, with 4 fours and 6 sixes. In the second half of the innings, Morris alongside Sundar ensured that CSK neither got the start nor the finish, as they registered their biggest victory.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 months ago

BCB plans to rope in Jon Lewis as batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour

Bangladesh Cricket Board are in talks with England’s Jon Lewis to rope him in as the batting consultant for the Sri Lanka tour next month after Craig McMillan pulled out of the series. Lewis is expected to arrive in Dhaka for an interview as BCB wants to have a look at him from close quarters.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 months ago

Shaping the future of Taekwondo in India against all odds - Namdev Shirgaonkar

‘The federation was de-recognised way back in 2014, and the greatest intensity was directed towards the athletes. The athletes bore the brunt until things were back in order, - Namdev Shirgaonkar, President of Taekwondo India (TI).
sounak mullick
newssports2 months ago

36th National Games postponed owing to pandemic situation

The 36th National Games, which was supposed to be held in Goa from October 20 to November 4, 2020, has been postponed owing to the pandemic situation in India. The central government has released a fund of Rs. 97.80 crore to the government of Goa for the development of sports infrastructure.
SportsCafe Desk