Manchester City have opened up an eight-point gap at the top of the Premier League, scoring 38 goals along the way, but while some are predicting an unbeaten season for Pep Guardiola`s side, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not convinced.
India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Tuesday said their 9-0 clean sweep in Sri Lanka will have no bearing in the return series and they remain focused on maintaining the No. 1 spot in Tests.
England were caught out by Australia’s aggression during the ill-fated 2013/14 Ashes campaign but captain Joe Root says they are fully prepared for short-pitched bowling and on-field chatter when the series kicks off in Brisbane next week.
Shane Warne’s legspinner that bamboozled Mike Gatting in the first Test of 1993 Ashes is hailed as ‘The Ball of the Century’, and it seems the leg-spin legend’s compatriot Amanda-Jade Wellington produced almost a similar delivery in her debut Test to dismiss England’s Tammy Beaumont in the ongoing women’s Ashes.
Jinder Mahal was originally scheduled to defend his championship at the WWE India Card this December, but since then the Indian has lost his title to AJ Styles and will now face Triple H, who had challenged ‘The Modern Day Maharaja’ to a match, which he accepted.
The mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa qualified for the main draw of China Open Superseries Premier event after two fighting victories in the qualifying, here on Tuesday.
Captain Dinesh Chandimal’s Sri Lankan team hopes to do what none of the country’s previous teams touring India have been able to accomplish, i.e., winning a Test match – especially having been recently wiped out in all formats when Virat Kohli’s boys toured the island nation earlier this year.
Pat Cummins is uncertain whether his body can handle the demands of five Ashes Tests but the young paceman hopes to emulate Mitchell Johnson and become an Australian wrecking ball against England’s batting lineup.
Captain Dinesh Chandimal is dreaming of Sri Lanka making history by winning a Test in India – despite being huge underdogs against the world`s top-ranked side when the series begins in Kolkata on Thursday.
On the occasion of Children’s Day, which also marks the 128th birth anniversary of independent India’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, several sportspersons sent out their wishes on social media on Tuesday.
Manchester United must find top form heading into what can be the “decisive” Christmas period, midfielder Juan Mata has said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League home game against Newcastle United.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has showed how sportspersons can take social messages to the masses, Srinivas Prasad, the minister at India`s UN Mission, told a General Assembly session.