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ICC World Twenty20: Craig McDermott to step down as Australia bowling coach after mega tourney

The former Aussie legend said that it was great to see the side achieve great feats during his tenure as bowling coach. New Delhi: Australia’s bowling coach Craig McDermott will step down after the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India, joining batting coach Michael Di Venuto in departing the top-ranked Test nation. The former Australian pacer, who took 291 ... Read More »

Sabbir the Machine missing Malinga foxy Mortaza Highlights from Bangladesh win over Sri Lanka

Bangladesh recorded their first ever win against Sri Lanka in a T20I on Sunday, and will now fancy their chances of making the final. Sri Lanka, minus Lasith Malinga, struggled with both bat and ball, and need to lift their game if they are to live up to their reputation as T20 World Champions. Here are the biggest talking points ... Read More »

AAI ropes in sports psychologist ahead of Rio Olympics

AAI treasurer Virender Sachdeva said that the Indian archers will participate in a top class mini international tournament in Antalya. New Delhi: With the 2016 Rio Olympics coming up, the Archery Association of India (AAI) has roped in US-based sports psychologist Lorenzo Beltram ahead of the World Cup stage-3 to be held in Antalya, Turkey, from June 11 to 20. According to a report ... Read More »

NZ vs AUS: Jackson Bird strikes three as Black Caps fight back

Jackson Bird disrupted a valiant New Zealand fightback with three wickets in six balls including the prized scalp of Kane Williamson on a fractious fourth day of the second Test on Tuesday. But despite Bird’s best efforts New Zealand resurrected their drive to save the contest as BJ Watling and Matt Henry stretched the second innings to 311 for 7 ... Read More »

Somebody stop him: Sachin Tendulkar breaks another record!

There’s no stopping this man! He might have bid adieu to cricket but Sachin Tendulkar continues to make records with the his autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’ entering the Limca Book of Records for being the best-selling adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories. The book, published by Hachette India, was released on Nov 6, 2014 and has broken ... Read More »

Europa League roundup Van Gaal woes multiply as United lose to Midtjylland Liverpool Spurs draw

Paris: A miserable season for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United took a new turn for the worse on Thursday as they lost 2-1 away to Danish champions Midtjylland in the Europa League. Goals from the talented Pione Sisto and young Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu gave Midtjylland the victory in Herning after Memphis Depay had put a weakened United side ahead ... Read More »

India for 2016 World T20 is like triumphant India of 2007

On September 24, 2007, a young Indian team clinched the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup after a thrilling five-run victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the final in Johannesburg – a win that embedded fearlessness in Indian cricketers. In a nail-biting match that saw pendulum swinging till the last moment, the Indian team, led by a young and robust Mahendra Singh Dhoni, ... Read More »