Ankeet Chavan cleared to resume playing after spot-fixing ban is reduced to seven years

News “Whichever opportunity I get to be back at the ground, I will be really eager for that” Mumbai-based left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan has been cleared by the BCCI to resume playing professional cricket after he received a revocation letter from the board that confirmed his ban – originally for life – had been reduced … Read more

David Warner and Pat Cummins among players to opt out of West Indies and Bangladesh tours

News Steven Smith is not available due to an elbow injury; Wes Agar earns first call-up David Warner, Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell are among six players to have opted out of Australia’s tours of West Indies and Bangladesh while Steven Smith will miss the trips due to an elbow injury. Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson … Read more

20 Years Of Lagaan EXCLUSIVE – Aamir Khan reveals why he doesn’t believe in awards ceremonies and how it’s not a viable option for films : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Aamir Khan starrer Lagaan has completed 20 year. The film had talented performances of Aamir Khan, along with debutant Gracy Singh and British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne in supporting roles. Over the years, the actor has refrained from attending award shows since he doesn’t believe in them. The PK actor talked about his … Read more

Williamson cleared to play, will lead the Kiwis

Doug Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra and Mitchell Santner will miss out after being part of the original 20-player touring squad. New Zealand has cleared captain Kane Williamson and wicketkeeper B-J Watling to play in the inaugural World Test Championship final against India, while retaining Ajaz Patel as a specialist spinner in the … Read more

Consistent India starts favourite, says Laxman

This side is capable of overcoming any challenge like lack of match practice: Laxman V.V.S. Laxman backed India to overcome a lack of match practice and win the ICC World Test Championship final against New Zealand. Former India batsman Laxman, Ian Bishop and Shane Bond spoke in a virtual press conference organised by official broadcaster … Read more

‘It would’ve been nice to represent the country in WTC’

However, for the spectators it would be difficult to follow multiple series in between: Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar, former India captain, is excited ahead of the inaugural WTC final. He shared his views ahead of the contest in a brief conversation. Excerpts: What would your preferred bowling combination be for India? It depends on the surface … Read more

Kagiso Rabada set to pull out of deal to play in the Hundred

News South Africa fast bowler becomes latest international player to withdraw The Hundred is set to lose more big-name players as the competition battles to compete with international schedules and bubble fatigue. Days after it emerged that David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine had pulled out, ESPNcricinfo understands that Kagiso Rabada is also withdrawing. … Read more

Women’s T20s at 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games to run from July 29 to August 7

News The matches will be played at Edgbaston over a ten-day period The women’s T20 cricket competition at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games will take place from July 29 to August 7 at Edgbaston, the organisers announced on Tuesday. The group-stage matches of the eight-team event will take place till August 4, with the semi-finals … Read more

2022 CWG women’s T20 competition to be held from July 29 to August 7 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Commonwealth Games‘ (CWG) women’s T20 competition, which will make its debut at the quadrennial showpiece next year, will be held from July 29 to August 7 at the Edgbaston Stadium, the organisers announced on Tuesday. The group-stage matches of the eight-team competition are slated to be held till August 4 and the … Read more

Bat, cricket and missed catching chances: Eavesdropping predator takes longer to capture insects signalling in groups | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: In a new study, researchers from IISc and Tel Aviv University, Israel, have found that calling in a group reduces risk for katydids (bush crickets) against bats, which are their predators. According to the researchers — Harish Prakash and Rohini Balakrishnan from the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES) at IISc, and collaborators Stefan Greif … Read more