It was a massive boost that Dhoni wasn’t around, says Rohit

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s name not figuring in the Chennai Super Kings team sheet owing to fever was a massive boost for Mumbai Indians ahead of their return-leg IPL fixture, feels skipper Rohit Sharma. Continue Reading

Prithvi Shaw to debut in Test against West Indies Thursday

Breaking away from their tradition of not speaking about team selection in advance, the Indian team on Wednesday named a 12-man squad a day before the first Test against West Indies in Rajkot. The 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw, named in the 12-man list, is likely to open alongside KL Rahul in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan. Continue Reading

US Open title ‘not the happiest memory’, says Osaka

Speaking in Beijing, where Osaka powered into round two of the China Open with a dominant performance over Kazakh qualifier Zarina Diyas, the young Japanese light-heartedly compared her Grand Slam success to green-tea ice cream. Continue Reading

Trichy Warriors move into playoffs defeating Tuti Patriots

Opting to bat, Patriots opener S Dinesh 30 (18b,3×4,1×6) and wicket-keeper S Anand 23 (22b, 4×4) stitched a 50-run stand in 32 balls for the second wicket. Trichy Warriors then removed both the set batsmen to storm back in the match. Continue Reading