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Umpire’s call in DRS: Necessity or burdensome?

Umpire’s call in DRS: Necessity or burdensome?

Ahmed Tanvir 2021-01-15 19:12:52

Trent Copeland bowled a straight-to-the-stump delivery to Sri Lankan opener Tharanga Paranavitana, which touched his pad, seemed like a strong contender for an LBW (leg before wicket). As the umpire,...

Labuschagne ton keeps Australia afloat against injury-hit India

Labuschagne ton keeps Australia afloat against injury-hit India

-- 2021-01-15 16:57:56

Marnus Labuschagne’s century has piloted his side to 274-5 at stumps on day one of the series-deciding fourth Test in Brisbane, where India’s unheralded attack exposed Australia’s ea...

Windies emphasise spin to stop Tigers

Windies emphasise spin to stop Tigers

-- 2021-01-15 12:21:55

After a three-day in-room quarantine upon their arrival in Bangladesh, the West Indies started practice ahead of the three-match ODI and two-match Test series against the hosts. The visitors were see...

Palestinian man with disabilities conquers karate

Palestinian man with disabilities conquers karate

REUTERS 2021-01-15 10:41:12

Youssef Abu Amira, a Palestinian law school graduate, never let disabilities hold him back. Born without legs and with only partially developed arms, he has taken up a new challenge - karate. The 24-...

Murray may miss Australian Open after testing Covid-19 positive

Murray may miss Australian Open after testing Covid-19 positive

REUTERS 2021-01-15 10:29:51

Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray is doubtful for next month’s Australian Open after organisers confirmed on Thursday that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Murr...

West Indies team visiting Bangladesh not second-string: Skipper Brathwaite

West Indies team visiting Bangladesh not second-string: Skipper Brathwaite

-- 2021-01-14 10:48:39

West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite has said the squad that came to Bangladesh is not a second-string team and that they are capable of doing well at the international level. Braithwaite interacted...

Tokyo Games chief expects decision by March

Tokyo Games chief expects decision by March

-- 2021-01-13 12:33:52

Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Olympics should decide in February or March whether the coronavirus risks have fallen enough to let spectators attend the Games in July, the head of the organising co...

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma blessed with baby girl

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma blessed with baby girl

-- 2021-01-11 19:36:57

India cricket captain Virat Kohli and his wife Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby girl in Mumbai on Monday afternoon. Kohli, who had been on the road since IPL 2020 in the Unit...

Determined India secure draw in 3rd test against Australia

Determined India secure draw in 3rd test against Australia

-- 2021-01-11 15:31:37

A battered and bruised India lineup survived the full fifth day to force a draw in the third cricket Test against Australia and leave the series hinging on the final Test in Brisbane. India resumed M...

Vinicius hits hat-trick as Spurs end Marine's FA Cup run

Vinicius hits hat-trick as Spurs end Marine's FA Cup run

-- 2021-01-11 11:02:44

Brazilian Carlos Vinicius struck a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur avoided an FA Cup banana skin with ease, enjoying a 5-0 win at eighth-tier Marine AFC in the third round on Sunday. Marine...

Dhoni creates new world record with over 30m Instagram fans

Dhoni creates new world record with over 30m Instagram fans

-- 2021-01-10 17:32:58

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has broken many records in his illustrious cricketing career. The 39-year-old's record-breaking spree continues even after his international retirement. Dho...

Australia cricket fans ejected from SCG after allegedly abusing Indian player

Australia cricket fans ejected from SCG after allegedly abusing Indian player

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-01-10 13:55:58

Two “unacceptable” incidents of abuse in two consecutive days at the Sydney Cricket Ground have prompted widespread condemnation from ex-players and coaches and an apology from Cricket Aus...

Serena, Osaka to join top men ahead of Australian Open

Serena, Osaka to join top men ahead of Australian Open

-- 2021-01-10 11:09:04

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in playing a pre-Australian Open warm-up exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantine in the South Australian city, Ten...

West Indies to arrive in Dhaka Sunday

West Indies to arrive in Dhaka Sunday

-- 2021-01-09 19:38:29

The West Indies cricket team will arrive in Dhaka on early Sunday to play a three-match ODI and two-match Test series against the hosts from January 20. This series will be Bangladesh cricket team's...

Australia put India on back foot

Australia put India on back foot

Zee News 2021-01-09 16:53:05

After a moderate second day, the hosts kept things in their control for maximum part of Day 3 of the ongoing Test between India and Australia in Sydney. After folding India on 244 in their first innin...

Lockdown deepens uncertainty over fourth India-Australia test

Lockdown deepens uncertainty over fourth India-Australia test

-- 2021-01-08 16:50:28

Brisbane will go into three days of strict lockdown later on Friday as the government tries to contain a more contagious variant of COVID-19, raising more doubts about the Gabba hosting next week&rsqu...

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital

-- 2021-01-07 13:23:20

India's cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as 'Dada', was discharged from hospital on Thursday, some five days after he underwent an angioplasty surgery following a mild heart at...

Black Caps seal top spot in Test rankings with series sweep against Pakistan

Black Caps seal top spot in Test rankings with series sweep against Pakistan

Reuters 2021-01-06 15:20:25

Kyle Jamieson took his second five-wicket haul of the match as New Zealand beat Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second test on Wednesday to sweep the series 2-0 and top the world rankings f...

Sourav Ganguly likely to be discharged from hospital Thursday

Sourav Ganguly likely to be discharged from hospital Thursday

-- 2021-01-06 15:00:33

India's cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as 'Dada', is likely to be released from hospital on Thursday "as per his wish". This was announced on Wednesday by the eastern Indian...

South Africa win Sri Lanka test series 2-0

South Africa win Sri Lanka test series 2-0

Reuters 2021-01-05 20:28:30

South Africa completed a sweep of their two match series against Sri Lanka as they strolled to a 10-wicket win on the third day of the second test on Tuesday. South Africa knocked off a target of 67...

Williamson double flattens Pakistan

Williamson double flattens Pakistan

Reuters 2021-01-05 20:21:31

Skipper Kane Williamson smashed his fourth test double-hundred while Henry Nicholls and Daryl Mitchell notched up centuries to fuel New Zealand’s bid for a 2-0 series sweep in the second and fin...

Japan's top sumo wrestler contracts coronavirus

Japan's top sumo wrestler contracts coronavirus

-- 2021-01-05 14:03:44

Japan's top-ranked sumo wrestler Hakuho has tested positive for coronavirus. The Mongolian-born grand champion took a Covid-19 test after losing his sense of smell, the Japan Sumo Association (JSA) s...

Uruguayans urge review of Cavani ban

Uruguayans urge review of Cavani ban

Reuters 2021-01-05 10:53:10

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) criticised their English counterparts for banning Edinson Cavani on Monday, calling his three-match sanction for alleged racism “a flagrant injustice tha...

England cricketer Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19

England cricketer Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19

-- 2021-01-05 09:49:32

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for Covid-19 upon arriving in Sri Lanka and will self-isolate for 10 days, as will fast bowler Chris Woakes who was deemed a possible close contact, E...

Bangladesh drops Mashrafe from preliminary squad for ODIs against West Indies

Bangladesh drops Mashrafe from preliminary squad for ODIs against West Indies

-- 2021-01-04 20:07:08

Bangladesh have dropped former captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza from the preliminary squad for the upcoming ODI series against the West Indies at home, with all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returning to the fo...

Williamson century puts NZ in commanding position against Pakistan

Williamson century puts NZ in commanding position against Pakistan

Reuters 2021-01-04 14:22:41

New Zealand’s Kane Williamson proved why he is currently the top-ranked test batsman with a brilliant 112 not out to keep his country on course for a handy first-innings lead against Pakistan in...

Age not a key factor for Federer!

Age not a key factor for Federer!

Reuters 2021-01-04 10:52:48

Roger Federer’s results in 2021 are more likely than any age milestone to determine when his glittering career comes to an end, said Australian Todd Woodbridge, who thinks the Swiss master may y...

Manchester City outclass Chelsea

Manchester City outclass Chelsea

-- 2021-01-04 10:43:41

Manchester City shook off the impact of a Covid outbreak in their ranks to outclass Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge and put themselves firmly in the Premier League title mix on Sunday. City manager Pe...

South Africa on top at close of Day -1 in second test

South Africa on top at close of Day -1 in second test

News 18 2021-01-03 22:27:05

South Africa's opener Dean Elgar continues to impress with the bat. He reaches another fifty and is on course for a superb century with SA at 148/1 at close of Day 1 on Sunday. Earlier some fine bow...

Jamieson five-for forces Pakistan to be all out for 297

Jamieson five-for forces Pakistan to be all out for 297

Reuters 2021-01-03 22:17:12

Paceman Kyle Jamieson took five for 69 as New Zealand overcame some stiff Pakistan resistance to dismiss the tourists for 297 at close of play on the opening day of the second and final test at Christ...