"Shoaib Malik has got a fantastic record, especially in Twenty20 [cricket] and especially for Guyana as well," Taylor said. "I think he has got that anchor role - and a role that I'll be looking to do as well. Hetmyer and Pooran… I've played with him [Pooran] before; they are not just exciting players in West Indies cricket, but in the world as well. I'm looking forward to see how they go and grow. It's an exciting team to play for and every time I played against Guyana in the past, they've always been tough competitors." … [Read more...] about Ross Taylor on 2021 T20 World Cup: ‘Not sure’
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“We [the gymnasts at the camp] were all lined up in front of the national team coordinator [Tom Forster], and he just kind of announced the people for the team,” McCallum said. “I think I was the second person that was announced. … I didn’t know whether to smile or clap. I was like, ‘Oh wow!'” … [Read more...] about Grace McCallum won a coin flip after catastrophe. Then she became one of the world’s best gymnasts.
"There is nothing wrong with that because even James Anderson carried drinks when he didn't play in the second Test against West Indies. But in our cricket culture these things are not looked upon nicely and if they involve a former captain," Raja said. "I don't see him getting a chance in the Test format soon so he should focus on white ball cricket where he will play and be respected as well," he added. … [Read more...] about Sarfaraz should retire from Tests, focus on white-ball cricket: Raja
Morikawa, a 23-year-old who took the same number of PGA Tour starts to win his maiden major as Tiger Woods (29), went from an alternate for the expected four-man U.S. Olympic team to No. 2 among Americans in the early qualifying standings, according to golf rankings guru @VC606 on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Collin Morikawa jumps into projected Olympic golf field
No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 8 Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday, Aug. 11: Chicago at Vegas, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSNThursday, Aug. 13: Chicago at Vegas, 5:30 p.m. ET – NBCSNSaturday, Aug. 15: Vegas at Chicago, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSunday, Aug. 16: Vegas at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN*Tuesday, Aug. 18: Chicago at Vegas – TBD*Thursday, Aug. 20: Vegas at Chicago – TBD*Saturday, Aug. 22: Chicago at Vegas – TBD … [Read more...] about Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights: 5 things to know about their First Round series