First came to mainstream attention with a 25-ball hundred in a pre-season T10 game against Lancashire last year, which included six sixes in an over, but has already spent a long time in the England pathway programme. A regular at U-19 level, Jacks went on the spin camp to Mumbai last winter before travelling to Australia with the Lions, and is a powerful hitter in one-day cricket. … [Read more...] about Who are the new names in England frame?
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Speaking to IANS over the phone, DCP Central, Sanjay Bhatia said: "Yesterday at about 3.30 PM the said car was parked in front of the house and in morning the same was found stolen. Accordingly, a regular FIR is being registered. We also have the CCTV footage and the same is being scrutinized." … [Read more...] about Shocking! SUV belongs to Gautam Gambhir’s father stolen
Thomas was a more-than-useful American heavyweight in the mid-1980s, a fighter who had held the WBC belt before and fancied getting it back. The only problem for Thomas was that Tyson owned the belt, and the latter felt it suited him rather better than it suited Thomas. That theory was put to the test on a Saturday night in Las Vegas, and despite Thomas' jab keeping Tyson busy, trouble was soon brewing for the challenger. A thundering left hook from Tyson had Thomas wobbling in the sixth round and was followed by a flurry of punches that sent the 29-year-old to the canvas. Thomas just about managed to get to his feet but trainer Angelo Dundee stepped in, taking his man out of harm's way, Tyson retaining the WBC and WBA titles. … [Read more...] about On this day in sport: Babe Ruth’s farewell, Liverpool rock Roma, Tyson topples Thomas and Cook’s twin feats
Courtesy Pant's brutal knock, DC finished at 213/6 in their 20 overs. During the chase, Yuvraj Singh's valiant 53 went in vain as the star all-rounder received no support from the other end. … [Read more...] about Indian Premier League: Best rivalry matches in IPL history
Consider that he's the only batsman in the history of the game to score over a thousand runs in successful fourth-innings chases. We're not talking easy fourth-innings chases either - nearly two-thirds of those runs (715 out of 1141) came in chases of 200-plus, and 200-plus looks innocuous but covers chases of 335, 414 and 281. The next on that list - Gordon Greenidge - is more than 200 runs behind. Smith has more hundreds in those chases - four - than anyone else. … [Read more...] about Don’t forget Graeme Smith, the batsman