Month: February 2024

Sarfaraz Khan scored jointly 2nd fastest fifty on test debut for India

Sarfaraz Khan on Thursday etched his name in history as he slammed the joint-second fastest half-century for India on debut. Sarfaraz took 48 balls to reach his first Test half-century against England in the third Test at Niranjan Shah Cricket…

New Zealand included Boult in T20I squad for Australia series, Williamson left on paternity leave

Experienced pacer Trent Boult has been recalled to New Zealand’s T20I setup as the BlackCaps named a 14-man squad for the three-game series, starting from February 21 at Sky Stadium in Wellington. Josh Clarkson and Rachin Ravindra have been selected…

Bangladesh announce central contract list: Tamim Iqbal left out, Shanto included for all format

Bangladesh veteran Tamim Iqbal has been excluded from Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) central contract list amid uncertainties surrounding his international career. Having retired briefly from international cricket back in July 2023, only to be persuaded back by Prime Minister Sheikh…

Jadeja, KL Rahul included in India squad for last 3 tests against England, Virat Kohli opt out

KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja have been named in the final three Test squad against England having recovered from the quadriceps and hamstring injuries as Virat Kohli remains out due to family reasons. The return of Rahul and Jadeja injects…

Sweden, Denmark to bid jointly to host UEFA Women’s Euro 2029

Denmark and Sweden will bid to host the 2029 Women’s European Championship, the two federations said Thursday. They are no longer with their Nordic neighbors Norway and Finland after their four-nation bid for the 2025 edition lost out to Switzerland…

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 42 runs in high scoring match, Nissanka scored double hundred

Pathum Nissanka’s record-breaking double century steered Sri Lanka to a comfortable 42-run win over Afghanistan Friday in the opener of their three-match one-day international series at Pallekele. Set a stiff target of 382, Afghanistan reached 339 for six as Mohammad…

IND vs ENG 2024: India beat England by 106 runs in 2nd test to level series 1-1

Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin shared six wickets as India won the second cricket test against England by 106 runs to level the five-match series 1-1 on Monday. Bumrah picked up 3-46 in 17.2 overs, while Ashwin finished with 3-72…

FIFA World Cup 2026: New Jersey to host first ever final of 48-team football world cup

The New York bid held off a strong challenge from Dallas to secure the July 19 game, the culmination of the expanded 48-team tournament being co-hosted by the USA, Canada and Mexico. The competition will kickoff with the opening game…

IND vs ENG 2024: Yashasvi scored 209, Bumrah took 6 wickets as India leads at the end of Day-2

Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal’s 209 and six wickets by pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah put India firmly in command of the second Test against England on Saturday’s day two. Bumrah returned figures of 6-45 and wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets…