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Gill will be one of the best batsmen in international cricket, feels Hogg

Gill will be one of the best batsmen in international cricket, feels Hogg

Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg believes Shubhman Gill will be one of the best batsmen in international cricket in the coming decade but has also identified a technical glitch in the youngster’s batting. Gill, 21,…

2022 World Cup to be played in packed stadiums: FIFA chief

2022 World Cup to be played in packed stadiums: FIFA chief

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played in packed stadiums next year. “I am very, very confident (it) will be incredible, will have the same magic,…

AIBA to send observer for smooth conduct of BFI elections

AIBA to send observer for smooth conduct of BFI elections

The Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) presidential elections on February 3 will be reportedly held under the observance of an International Boxing Association (AIBA) official. The BFI itself had asked for an observer form the…

ECB reluctant to allow limited crowd for first Test

ECB reluctant to allow limited crowd for first Test

Despite the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) desire to allow 50 per cent crowd and the media for the upcoming opening Test between India and England, it seems the affair will be held “behind closed doors”…

Central govt allocates Rs.2,596.14 crore to sports budget for 2021-22 FY

Central govt allocates Rs.2,596.14 crore to sports budget for 2021-22 FY

The Central government on Monday said that it has allocated Rs.2,596.14 crore to sports budget for the financial year 2021-22, which is Rs.230.78 crore less by the previous year. However, the Sports Authority of India…

ICC issues RFP for sport presentation services for next year’s women’s WC

ICC issues RFP for sport presentation services for next year’s women’s WC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for sports presentation services for the Women’s World Cup 2022, to be held across New Zealand next year. The women’s World Cup…

If a guy like Dravid is there, you learn something every day: Rahane

If a guy like Dravid is there, you learn something every day: Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has reckoned that former India skipper Rahul Dravid has played a massive role in India’s memorable series win in the recently held Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Youngsters like Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul…

Indian cricket team completes quarantine period ahead of England series

Indian cricket team completes quarantine period ahead of England series

Playing members of the Indian cricket team and support staff have completed their quarantine period in Chennai and will have first outdoor session from 5:00 PM later on Monday while their net sessions will start…

BBL “Challenger” shifted to Canberra from Perth due to lockdown

BBL “Challenger” shifted to Canberra from Perth due to lockdown

Cricket Australia (CA) has announced that Thursday’s Challenger match in the Big Bash League (BBL), has been moved to Manuka Oval after the announcement of a five-day lockdown in Perth by the Western Australian Government.…

Amit Pangal receives invitation for participating in Iranian Boxing League

Amit Pangal receives invitation for participating in Iranian Boxing League

Olympics-bound Indian pugilist Amit Panghal has received an invitation to participate in the upcoming seventh Iranian Boxing League, which will played in Tehran, from February 22. Panghal is presently training at Bellary in Karnataka in…