According to sources Travis Head is eyeing an encore of his match-winning performance in the previous match when Australia takes on hosts India in World decisive third Twenty 20 International. Head (48 off 34) and Moises Henriques (62 off 46) had shared an unbeaten 109-run stand off 76 balls to fire Australia to a series leveling win in just 15.3 overs in the second Twenty20.
According to sources India had a forgettable outing in the 2nd T20 international against Australia on Tuesday as the visitors bounced back in the series with a crushing 8 wicket win at the Baraspara Stadium in Guwahati on Tuesday. Jason Behrendorff (4/21) ripped through the high-profile Indian batting to restrict the home team to a below-par 118, which the visitors chased down in just 15.3 overs.
Sources have reported that even as the sale of firecrackers during Diwali has increasingly becomes an undesirable element, many cricketers have also come up in support and urged fans to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali this year. Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter and posted a video message for his fans. "Say no to crackers, let's celebrate a pollution free Diwali.
Chennai sources have stated that Indian cricketer R. Ashwin hasn't been part of the Indian limited overs set-up for the last couple of series. The selectors said he was 'rested' but the star Office went on to enjoy a fruitful County stint with Worcestershire. Accordingly Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have performed in the series against Sri Lanka and Australia respectively and there are already whispers in the Indian cricket circuit that it can be difficult for Ashwin to make a comeback in
Sources have stated that in the ongoing India vs. Australia series has proved anything and it's that Glenn Maxwell is Yuzvendra Chahal's best friend. The Australian batsman has managed to put a smile on the Indian leg-spinner's face every time he has come out to bat, without fail. Meanwhile after dismissing Maxwell thrice in the ODI series, Chahal once again sent the right-hander packing in the first T20I in Ranchi to make it four on the tour.
According to sources a confident India will look to extend their domination, while a hapless Australia would aim for a change of fortunes in the three match T20 series beginning on Saturday. Meanwhile India dominated the limited over series against Australia with a 4-1 win to reclaim the number one ODI rankings and the hosts would be keen for a perfect finish to the T20I series.
According to sources the Indian cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar, who had last gifted swanky cars to Olympians PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand after the conclusion of Rio Olympics last year, now stumped former India opener Virender Sehwag with a luxurious gift.
According to sources Left arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became only the third Indian to take a hat-trick as the hosts demolished Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI on Thursday, continuing their dominating run over the listless visitors. By chasing 253 on a tricky surface, Australia once again had no answer to the guile of wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (2/34) and chinaman Yadav (3/54), who struck at crucial junctures to bundle out the opposition for 202 in 43.1 overs.
According to sources Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a key role in India's win over Australia in the 1st ODI in Chennai on Sunday. Dhoni's 79 off 88 balls helped India post a competitive 281 for seven after India's top-half was blown away for only 87 runs. Dhoni’s fifty was his 66th in ODI cricket and 100th of his international career.
According to sources P V Sindhu and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarter-finals with straight game wins but Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the USD 600,000 Korea Super Series following a narrow defeat in the second round, here on Thursday. Meanwhile Olympic Medalist Sindhu saw off Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20 21-17 to set up a clash with Japan's Minatsu Mitani, who was a bronze medalist at the 2014 World Championships and had also defeated Saina Nehwal in the finals to clinch the 2012 Frenc
Colombo sources have stated that almost everything was shut in the island nation as the Sri Lankans observed 'Poya', a full moon day regarded auspicious by the Buddhist-majority people here. However, it was hard to catch a glimpse of the moon as Colombo remained under a dense cloud cover with heavy showers lashing the capital city.
Star India cricketer Virat Kohli has sent a special message for the lightning athlete Usain Bolt.This is special as this is the athlete's final dash on track and field.
Usain Bolt will be ending his career graph as an athlete at the IAAF World Championships in London, starting Friday (August 4).
Virat and Anushka are the most cutest adored celebrity couple on the social media. Their pictures always attracted millions of viewers with millions of likes. Now this picture of skipper Virat with another girl not Anushka Sharma(to be noted) is going viral on the internet. After all, who is she? All eyes are probing on this girl hanging out with Virat Kohli. This viral picture was posted by the Indian Cricket team all rounder Hardik Pandya on his own social media account, saying: ” Hit the li
Jose Mourinho has revealed Manchester United are on the end process of completing the transfer of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.While the Manchester United manager was quick and sure not to take the move for granted, knowing beforehand how quickly things can go pear-shaped in a transfer, Mourinho was very confident that a move would definitely go through and he would have the central midfielder, that wanted all summer.
Umesh Yadav gave India an early breakthrough after their lower order helped them reach 600 for the first time in a Test innings in Sri Lanka. Having bowled India out just within an hour after lunch, Sri Lanka went to high tea on 38 for 1, with Upul Tharanga and the debutant Danushka Gunathilaka exhibiting of silken off-side strokeplay after the quick early loss of Dimuth Karunaratne.