India could pay heavily for World Test Championship rule change

The “minor” change brought about in the ICC World Test Championship points system has cracked open a massive divide in the Indian cricket ecosystem. The earlier rule dictated that matches not completed would be treated as a draw with points split while new regulations dictate that WTC league final will be determined from matches played. New system relegated India to second spot….

Read more

Despite BCCI’s riches, India unable to find a quality left-arm pacer

For all its millions and billions, the BCCI’s super-rich Indian Premier League has largely emerged poorer on a couple of major fronts. It has not helped India unearth a durable fast-bowling allrounder and a quality left-arm pace bowling prospect. …

Read more

Hyderabad FC begin ISL campaign with 1-0 win over Odisha FC

Debutant Aridane Santana scored from the penalty spot as Hyderabad FC began their Indian Super League campaign with a solitary goal win over Odisha FC on Monday….

Read more

Daniil Medvedev makes a bold statement with ATP Finals crown

Daniil Medvedev, the world No.4, beat Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 to claim the biggest title of his career — the Nitto ATP Finals. The 24-year-old is the first to defeat the world’s top three players in the season-finale, beating No.1 Djokovic in the group stage of the competition and second-ranked Nadal in the semifinals before taking down the No.3 Thiem at London’s O2 Arena….

Read more

Australia’s experience holds the key for spinners Ashwin, Yadav

The current Indian Test team is a bit fortunate to tour Australia within two years of their previous tour. Earlier, the tours were separated by a few years and that would make things difficult for players, especially spinners. By the time, they would adjust to the conditions and pitches, the tour would be over….

Read more
Read in हिन्दी/Eng»