With the thirteenth edition of the IPL beginning on March 29, the Punjab team will play their opener on the second day. The KL Rahul-led team, who will begin their campaign at the Feroz Shah Kotla, will also end their league stage against the Delhi team. Having failed to qualify for the play-offs in the previous edition, the Punjab team will look to turn around their fortunes in the upcoming edition. … [Read more...] about Kings XI Punjab: IPL 2020 league schedule, squad, venue, timing and record
Wellington, February 20: India will face New Zealand in the first Test here at the Basin Reserve from Friday. It will be a tough test for Virat Kohli and his bunch against the Kiwis, always a strong force at home. The home side will also be buoyed by the fact that they swept India away in the ODI series 3-0 recently. … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand, 1st Test: India probable XI for the Wellington match
"I was finishing just as Ross was starting, in terms of white-ball cricket, and I thought he was special then; there was something different about him. I remember, I think his first ODI hundred against Australia, in the Chappell-Hadlee series against [Glenn] McGrath and Mitchell [Johnson] and Shaun Tait, those sorts of guys. It was one of those innings that said, yup, this guy's going to be the goods. I wasn't so sure about Test cricket, I have to admit. I thought he was going to be a very good white-ball cricketer for New Zealand but I wasn't so sure that he would go on and have a huge red-ball career." … [Read more...] about Safer, sounder, all-weather Ross Taylor set for special hundred
When South Africa blanked New Zealand 3-0 in the ODI series in New Zealand, it seemed they were peaking at the right time for the T20 World Cup. That, however, turned out to be a false dawn as they slipped in the T20Is series to a 1-3 defeat. Since the last T20 World Cup, they've won eight and lost eight games. Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez have been among the runs while injury has plagued their captain Dane van Niekerk. As many as eight players were part of Women's Big Bash League and that'll help the side as they aim to upset the likes of England and West Indies. … [Read more...] about WT20 World Cup Group B: Time for South Africa to soar?
Quique Setien has been placed in a tricky position barely one month into his reign at the Nou Camp. The Barca head coach is having to contend with an injury crisis at the sharp end of the pitch with Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele both likely to miss the rest of the season. … [Read more...] about Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganes