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Australia set up mouth-watering gold-medal showdown with India in CWG cricket
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) Reigning 50-over world champions Australia continued to pummel oppositions at the Commonwealth Games here with New Zealand being their latest victim, defeating the trans-Tasman rivals by five wickets to secure a mouth-watering title clash against India on Sunday.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England pacer Brunt reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in semifinal vs India
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) England's pace-bowling stalwart Katherine Brunt has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the Commonwealth Games Women's T20I semifinal against India in Birmingham on Saturday.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana, Shafali hold record for top-5 fastest 50s for India in Women's T20I cricket
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) Only two Indian women cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma, share the top-five fastest fifties for the country in Women's T20I cricket, with the 26-year-old vice-captain laying claim to three of them.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
We believed we could defeat England even when their batters were going strong: Harmanpreet
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) India women's cricket team skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and her team-mates kept believing in themselves even when England seemed to be in a dominating position with a couple of strong partnerships.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India's pace battery led by Arshdeep lands crushing blow on West Indies
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 7 (IANS) Young India pacers, Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh, bowled with discipline as the visitors thrashed West Indies by 59 runs to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match T20I series here on Sunday (IST).
2022-08-07
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022, cricket: New Zealand clinch bronze medal after defeating England by eight wickets
Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) New Zealand on Sunday clinched the bronze medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston after registering a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over hosts England. On Thursday, New Zealand could only make 71-9 in an embarrassing defeat in their final Group B match to England.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Wayne Parnell sizzles with a fifer as South Africa complete 2-0 series win over Ireland
Bristol, Aug 6 (IANS) Left-arm pace all-rounder Wayne Parnell claimed a fine career-best five-for as South Africa beat Ireland by 44 runs in the second T20I at the Seat Unique Stadium in Bristol to seal a 2-0 series win.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Zimbabwe achieve historic win against Bangladesh in first ODI
Harare, Aug 6 (IANS) Aided by brilliant centuries from Innocent Kaia and Sikanda Raza, Zimbabwe registered one of the most memorable victories in their cricketing history defeating Bangladesh by five wickets in a high-scoring first One-day International at the Harare Sports Club.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Santner, Mitchell score unbeaten half-centuries as New Zealand thrash Netherlands
The Hague, Aug 6 (IANS) Led by unbeaten half-centuries from Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell, New Zealand made a clean sweep of the two-match T20I series against the Netherlands at Sportpark Westvliet, defeating the hosts by eight wickets in the second match here.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni instilled confidence in me; no shortcuts to getting into Team India: Deepak Chahar
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) India's right-arm pace bowler Deepak Chahar has credited the growth in his cricketing career to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's advice, saying the veteran wicketkeeper-batter instilled a lot of confidence in him, which translated into good performances.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Simran, Sangeeth Sivan congratulate athletes for doing India proud at CWG
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Simran and director Sangeeth Sivan were among the celebrities from the film industry who joined scores of fans from across the country in congratulating Indian athletes, including wrestler Sakshi Malik, who have been putting up a stellar show at the ongoing CommonWealth Games.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Southern Cinema,Sports
David Warner set to sign contract with BBL side Sydney Thunder: Report
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) is set to get a major boost with reports suggesting that Australia's batting stalwart David Warner is on course to signing a deal with Sydney Thunder this weekend.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Women cricketers get a taste of athletes' village at event hosted by IOA
Birmingham, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of the Indian women's cricket team got a taste of the life and activities in the an athletes' village during a multi-disciplinary event when the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) hosted them as the newest member of its Commonwealth Games family.
2022-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh batter Litton Das ruled out of Zimbabwe series due to hamstring injury
Harare, Aug 6 (IANS) Bangladesh top-order batter and prolific run-getter Litton Das has been ruled out of the remaining two One-day International (ODI) matches against hosts Zimbabwe after suffering a hamstring injury during the first match at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.
2022-08-06
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin has mastered art of being economical; complements someone like Chahal: Manjrekar
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar feels while Ravichandran Ashwin might be lacking a bit in wicket-taking abilities in the middle overs in T20I cricket, he has mastered the art of being economical, which complements an aggressive wicket-taking bowler like Yuzvendra Chahal.
2022-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Dom Sibley, Dan Lawrence named in England Lions squad for tour match against South Africa
Canterbury (Kent), Aug 5 (IANS) Batters Dom Sibley and Dan Lawrence on Friday were named in a 13-man England Lions, to be captained by Sam Billings, for the four-day tour match against South Africa in a four-day match at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury, starting from August 9.
2022-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Specialist batting camp from Pravin Amre, Saba Karim headline launch of Delhi Capitals' first Academy in Noida
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Batting masterclasses from Delhi Capitals Assistant Coach Pravin Amre and Head of Talent Search Saba Karim to young cricketers headlined the launch of IPL 2020 runners-up Delhi Capitals' first academy in Noida through a two-day specialist batting camp at the Noida Cricket Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
South Africa survive Lorcan Tucker batting heroics to defeat Ireland by 21 runs
Bristol, Aug 4 (IANS) A blistering 38-ball 78 from Lorcan Tucker wasn't enough for Ireland as South Africa survived a scare to secure a 21-run win in the first T20I at Bristol to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.
2022-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India-West Indies last two T20Is to happen in Florida as planned after both teams get USA visas: Report
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 4 (IANS) The last two T20Is between India and West Indies, to be held in Lauderhill, Florida on August 6 and 7, are all set to happen after both teams received their visas to the United States of America.
2022-08-04
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
When The Great Khali trained TV actor Danish Akhtar Saifi
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Danish Akhtar Saifi, who is known for playing Nandi in 'Baal Shiv', took formal wrestling training from The Great Khali.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud calls T20I series loss to Zimbabwe a "disgrace"
Harare, Aug 4 (IANS) Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud termed the side's 2-1 loss to Zimbabwe in the recently-concluded three-match T20I series a "disgrace". He added that players played as if they were trying to seal their spots in the team.
2022-08-04
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Very delighted with Axar Patel's batting show as he did the same for Delhi Capitals: Pravin Amre
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In the last couple of years, left-arm spin all-rounder Axar Patel's batting stocks have risen in the cricketing world. The proof of it was seen in his unbeaten knock of 64 off 35 balls, also his maiden half-century in ODI cricket which won India the second ODI match and series against West Indies in Trinidad.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar's 360-degree game makes it incredibly difficult for opposition to defend the field: Styris
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Since his T20I debut against England in Ahmedabad last year, Suryakumar Yadav has been a force to reckon with in India's batting order. Right from the time he hit a jaw-dropping hook off the first ball he faced in T20I cricket from Jofra Archer for six to make 57 on debut, he has made batting look ridiculously easy.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
KL Rahul has missed a lot of cricket; many question marks present themselves now: Scott Styris
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris feels it may not be easy for opener KL Rahul to fit into the scheme of things after being out of cricketing action since May this year.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Alice Caspey, bowlers hand England semifinal qualification
Birmingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Galvanized by a maiden T20I half-century from teenager Alice Capsey, England defeated South Africa by 26 runs to confirm their semifinal qualification from Group B in the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ryan Burl stars as Zimbabwe clinch T20I series against Bangladesh
Harare, Aug 3 (IANS) Ryan Burl hammered an enthralling half-century (54 off 28 balls), including hitting 34 runs off an over, as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 10 runs at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday to clinch the three-match T20I series.
2022-08-03
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Pace bowler Naseem Shah replaces Hasan Ali in Pak squad for Dutch ODI series, Asia Cup
Lahore, Aug 3 (IANS) Fast bowler Naseem Shah has been included in place of Hasan Ali, while Salman Ali Agha, who toured England in 2021 for the ODIs, has been recalled in Pakistan's squads for the three-match ODI series against the Netherlands from August 16-21 and the ACC T20 Asia Cup to be played in the UAE from August 27 to September 11.
2022-08-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Markram wary of threat from improving Ireland
Bristol, Aug 3 (IANS) South Africa batter Aiden Markram believes facing an improving Ireland side in the first of their two-match T20I series starting later on Wednesday will be a different challenge for them.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar Yadav within striking distance of becoming world No. 1 T20I batter
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) Suryakumar Yadav is within sniffing distance of dethroning Pakistan's charismatic cricketer Babar Azam from the No. 1 spot in the ICC T20I rankings for batters after the 31-year-old Indian has given some fine performances in the ongoing five-match series against the West Indies.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Big blow to South Africa as pace bowler Kagiso Rabada suffers ankle injury
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The touring South Africa party suffered a major blow ahead of their two-match T20I series against Ireland and the three-Test series against England with pace bowler Kagiso Rabada suffering an ankle injury.
2022-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Howzat! Three Arshdeeps on the field in T20I match against West Indies
Basseterre (St Kitts), Aug 2 (IANS) There were more than one Arshdeep Singhs doing duty for India in the second T20 International against the West Indies here on Monday!
2022-08-02
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
Queensland Cricket pays tribute to former Australian all-rounder Phil Carlson
Queensland, Aug 2 (IANS) Queensland Cricket on Tuesday paid tribute to former Australian and Queensland all-rounder Phil Carlson, who has passed away after a long illness at the age of 70.
2022-08-02
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana moves to career-best 3rd position in T20I Rankings for batters
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana has moved up one spot to a career-best third position among batters in the ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings after a stroke-filled half-century against Pakistan in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
2022-08-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
2nd T20I: Mosaddek's five-for, Liton's fifty power Bangladesh to series-levelling win over Zimbabwe
Harare, July 31 (IANS) Mosaddek Hossain's five-for and Liton Das' fifty (56 off 33) helped Bangladesh level the three-match T20 series 1-1 with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the second T20I, here on Sunday.
2022-07-31
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh defeat Zimbabwe, but big injury setback as skipper Nurul Hasan ruled out for a month
Harare, Aug 1 (IANS) Bangladesh finally hit winning ways in T20I cricket with the visitors defeating Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second game at the Harare Sports Club here to level the series 1-1, but not before new captain Nurul Hasan was sidelined for nearly a month with a finger injury.
2022-08-01
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
West Indies cricket stalwart Deandra Dottin announces shock retirement in Birmingham
Birmingham, Aug 1 (IANS) West Indies star all-rounder Deandra Dottin on Monday announced her international retirement, with the veteran of 143 WODIs and 126 WT20Is citing concerns of team culture for the sudden decision.
2022-08-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hendricks smashes third straight half-century; Proteas thrash England by 90 runs
Southampton, Aug 1 (IANS) South Africa's top-order batter Reeza Hendricks came up with his third consecutive half-century as the visitors thrashed England by a whopping 90 runs at The Rose Bowl to clinch the three-match T20 International series 2-1 here.
2022-08-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Have not changed my bowling action; success because of hard work: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Basseterre (St Kitts), Aug 1 (IANS) India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has attributed the turnaround in his form to hard work, rather than making any changes in his bowling action.
2022-08-01
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
Rattled by loss to Zimbabwe, new Bangladesh T20I skipper says team needs to improve quickly
Harare, July 31 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper on the white-ball tour of Zimbabwe, Nurul Hasan has called upon his teammates to improve quickly as the visitors lost the opening T20I of the three-match series by 17 runs at the Harare Sports Club.
2022-07-31
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Sophie Devine quells retirement talks; happy with newcomers' showing in CWG opener
Edgbaston, July 31 (IANS) New Zealand women's cricket team skipper Sophie Devine is happy with the way the newcomers in the side have come up following a spate of retirements after the unforgettable ICC 50-over World Cup campaign at home recently.
2022-07-31
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Nice to contribute to team's cause, says Hendricks as he looks forward to T20I decider vs England
Southampton, July 31 (IANS) In-form South Africa top-order batter Reeza Hendricks is grateful for the opportunities currently at his disposal and is looking forward to again contributing when the visitors take on England in the decisive third T20I at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton later on Sunday.
2022-07-31
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad have played a huge role in my cricketing journey: Pacer Mukesh Choudhary
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings left-arm pace bowler Mukesh Choudhary has revealed that the Chennai franchise skipper Mahandra Singh Dhoni and opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad have had a big impact on his cricketing career since the time he became a part of the side in IPL 2022.
2022-07-31
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Pace bowler Pooja Vastrakar leaves for England; to be available for Barbados game
Birmingham, July 31 (IANS) India women's cricket team right-arm pace bowler Pooja Vastrakar will likely be available for the side's final group game against Barbados in the Commonwealth Games on August 3 after the 22-year-old is believed to have returned a negative test for Covid-19.
2022-07-31
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
West Indies fined 20 per cent of match fee for slow over-rate in T20I vs India
Tarouba (Trinidad), July 31 (IANS) The West Indies cricket team has been fined 20 per cent of its match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first T20I against India at the Brian Lara Stadium on Saturday (IST).
2022-07-31
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
2nd T20I: New Zealand register massive 102-run, 2-0 series win over Scotland
Edinburgh (Scotland), July 30 (IANS) A ruthless New Zealand scored 254/5, their highest ever total in T20Is, against Scotland in the second final T20I, to register a massive 102-run win and complete a 2-0 series victory, here on Friday.
2022-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Opportunity for Zimbabwe, Bangladesh to fine-tune line-ups ahead of T20 World Cup
Harare, July 30 (IANS) : Enthused by their qualification for the ICC T20 World Cup through their home qualifier, Dave Houghton's Zimbabwe would be eyeing success in the white-ball fixtures against Bangladesh when the opening T20I of the three-match series is played here later on Saturday.
2022-07-30
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
The role that I play, I always need the backing of captain and coach: Dinesh Karthik
Trinidad, July 30 (IANS) India batter Dinesh Karthik has indicated he needs to be continuously backed by the skipper and coach given the finisher's role assigned to him.
2022-07-30
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Cricket
CWG 2022: Barbados women make winning start to Group A campaign, defeat Pakistan by 15 runs
Birmingham, July 30 (IANS) Captain Hayley Matthews and Kycia Knight slammed half-centuries as Barbados made a winning start to their women's T20 campaign in 2022 Commonwealth Games, defeating Pakistan by 15 runs at Edgbaston.
2022-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Listened to gut instinct to bowl a short ball to Mayers, glad it paid off: Arshdeep
Tarouba (Trinidad), July 30 (IANS) In India's 68-run win over the West Indies at the Brian Lara Stadium, left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh gave a reminder of the potential he has in international cricket. In a chase of 191, Kyle Mayers smacked a six and four on Arshdeep's first two balls of the day.
2022-07-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
A gold in Commonwealth Games would be a 'nice little finish': Katherine Brunt
Birmingham, July 30 (IANS) Veteran England fast bowler Katherine Brunt, who recently became England's leading wicket-taker in T20Is, has hinted at a possible retirement from the game if the hosts clinch the gold medal in women's T20 cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, calling it as 'a nice little finish'.
2022-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket