Tag: Cricket

GoI ‘left the ball’ by not becoming an early stakeholder in Covid vaccine production

In the otherwise sporting game of cricket, I find the practice of giving the benefit of the doubt quite irksome. This isn’t because I don’t...

‘Chris Morris’ bowling, not batting, was our target: Kumar Sangakkara

In January this year, Rajasthan Royals appointed former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara as director of cricket to oversee the cricketing ecosystem of the franchise...

Social Humour: Twitter abuzz with jokes over rising petrol prices | India News

DISCLAIMER: This is a compilation of humour being shared by netizens around the world. Times of India neither condones nor endorses any of the views...

Upset with Tendulkar, scores of Malayalee netizens regret criticism of Sharapova for not knowing him

Thiruvananthapuram: Offended by Sachin Tendulkar‘s tweet on farmers‘ protest, scores of Keralites flooded tennis star Maria Sharapova’s social media pages with messages, apologising for trolling...

Virat Kohli returns as captain but it’s not the same team

On Friday, February 5, Virat Kohli will pat Ajinkya Rahane’s back for a ‘job well done and exceeding expectations’ in Australia and re-assume the captaincy...

Recognising fantasy sports as India’s unique soft power opportunity

By Nandan Kamath It has not been an easy journey for the fantasy sports industry over the last decade. Early on, with no law to...

ICC announces schedule for 2022 Women’s World Cup, India to open against a qualifier

Dubai: India will open their campaign in the rescheduled Women’s ODI World Cup against a qualifier on March 6, 2022 at Tauranga’s Bay Oval in...

Amazon Prime takes stance at streaming crease, starts sports live streaming in India

Mumbai: Amazon Prime Video entered sports live streaming in India — showing cricket from New Zealand — in a move that may redraw the rights...

Disney+ Hotstar Rolls Out ‘Watch With Your Friends’ — for IPL Only

Disney+ Hotstar has rolled out a “Watch with your friends” feature that allows you to video call friends and family while you watch cricket. This...

Get ready for a desert storm as Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings start the season with a blockbuster clash

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 19, 2020) It’s not the usual time of the year that one associates with the Dream11 Indian Premier...

Fantasy sports users consume more sports: Study

MUMBAI: The rise of fantasy sports in India is having a strong impact on sports itself with more number of users spending more time on...

BCCI awaits ICC’s decision on T20 World Cup, government nod to take IPL 2020 to UAE

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is seriously exploring the possibility of conducting the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League...

Indians hooked to games during lockdown; highest ever sales and gaming app downloads

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI: Sales of board games in India are soaring like never before, as housebound Indians bring back ludo, carrom, business and scrabble into the...

virat kohli: Don’t pick fights with Kohli to keep him quiet, not to save IPL contracts: Paine responds to Clarke

HOBART: The Australian cricket team avoids provoking “any fight” with Virat Kohli, concedes Test skipper Tim Paine but he also asserts that it’s a strategy...