India to play first ODI against Aussies tomorrow

Rahul was unlikely to get a go owing to both his poor form and the presence of a well-settled opening pair in Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. The bigger question though is regarding Pandya’s absence, for the all-rounder provides crucial balance to the ODI side with his ability to bowl 10 overs as well as bat in the middle order. Continue Reading

Pant has technical issues in keeping wickets: Engineer

Rishabh Pant might have created a new record for an Indian wicket keeper by taking 11 catches in a Test in Australia, but former stumper Farokh Engineer says the Delhi youngster has a lot of technical problems in his primary job, while praising the left hander’s batting heroics. Continue Reading

Govt announces cash incentives for medal winners in Asiad

The Tamilnadu government today announced cash incentives for four sportspersons from the state who won medals in the ongoing Asian Games in Indonesia. Chief Minister K Palaniswami lauded athlete Arokia Rajiv, member of the silver medal-winning 4X400m mixed relay team for his feat and announced Rs 30 lakh cash incentive. Continue Reading