Free Press Journal
  • India vs England 3rd Test at Trent Bridge: FPJ’s Dream XI for India and England

    India is all set to take on hosts England in a do-or-die match at Trent Bridge. This is an important game and a loss will cost India the series. India were outclassed by England twice – by 31 runs in Edgbaston and innings and 159-runs at Lord’s. Coming to the 3rd Test, Kohli and Shastri will aim to get team combination right with the most awaited change likely to be the inclusion

  • Kohli hits out critics of chop-and-change policy, calls it ‘bizzare’

    Nottingham : India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday said his players don’t feel threatened because of his chop-and-change policy and called it “quite a bizarre thought to have”, taking a dig at those questioning the trend. Kohli has made 37 changes in 37 Tests as captain and that trend looks set to continue when India meet England in a must-win third Test here on Saturday.

  • Leaving out Sam Curran was one of most difficult decisions: Joe Root

    Nottingham : England captain Joe Root on Friday welcomed all-rounder Ben Stokes into the playing eleven but said leaving out the promising Sam Curran for the third Test against India was one of his “most difficult” selection decisions.

  • Ben Stokes back in England’s playing eleven

    Nottingham : All-rounder Ben Stokes on Friday returned to the England playing eleven for the third Test against India, four days after being found not guilty of affray.

  • Sachin terms Wadekar’s demise as personal loss

    Mumbai : Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday paid rich tributes to Ajit Wadekar and said the demise of the former India captain was an “irreparable and personal loss” for him. Wadekar passed away at a South Mumbai hospital on August 15 at the age of 77 after prolonged illness.

  • BCCI hands over hosting rights fo Asia Cup to UAE

    Dubai : The decks were finally cleared on Friday for the Asia Cup as BCCI officially handed over its hosting rights to the Emirates Cricket Board. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board signed an agreement today for the United Arab Emirates to host the 2018 edition of the Asia Cup,” the BCCI stated in a release.

  • Duleep Trophy: India Red post 230-6

    Dindigul (Tamil Nadu) : Madhya Pradesh batsman Ashutosh Singh made a patient, unbeaten 57 as India Red reached 230 for six on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy match against India Green here.

  • BAR vs STAR CPL 2018 Match 10: FPJ’s dream XI for Barbados Tridents and St Lucia Stars

    We are into 10th game of the CPL 2018 season and today Barbados Tridents will take on St Lucia Stars. It will be too early to speak about the points table but St Lucia’s are looking completely off-sorts and struggling to get going. It will be back to back game for the STAR’s after Trinbago. They need to look into their aspects for the faults they did so far and need to

  • Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Stars CPL 2018 Match 10 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    After starting the campaign on a winning note in CPL this year, Barbados Tridents will take on St Lucia Stars in the match 10. The team had shown a solid performance from Shai Hope, Steve Smith. There is no reason for the side to make changes in their playing XI. They are going pretty good. On the other hand, St Lucia Stars are in desperate need. The side has lost four matches

  • See Pics: Former India captain Ajit Wadekar laid to rest at Shivaji Park in Mumbai

    Former Indian Test captain Ajit Wadekar’s funeral took place at Shivaji Park, in Mumbai today. Wadekar was 77 years old when he died on Monday and wishes have been pouring in since.  Wadekar had passed away at a South Mumbai hospital. Sachin Tendulkar today paid rich tributes to Ajit Wadekar and said the demise of the former India captain was an “irreparable and personal loss” for him.

  • PSL spot-fixing scandal: Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years

    Anti-corruption tribunal of Pakistan banned former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed for 10 years for his role in the spot-fixing scandal during Pakistan Super League in 2017. Earlier, in February 2017, Jamshed was suspended from all forms of cricket for violating Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption code and handed a one-year ban in December for failing to co-operate with the ACU’s investigation.