Free Press Journal
  • Ajinkya Rahane,Shreyas Iyer sizzle as Mumbai beat Karnataka

    Bengaluru : Skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer struck tons as Mumbai routed Karnataka by 88 runs in their Elite Group ‘A’ Vijay Hazare Trophy match here on Friday. Asked to bat first, Mumbai posted a mammoth 362-5 in their 50 overs before bundling out Karnataka for 274.

  • England give Burns chance to fill Cook’s shoes in SL

    Nottingham : Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England’s order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka.

  • Shahidi’s unbeaten 97 in Afghan’s 257-6

    Afghanistan batsman  Hashmatullah Shahidi plays a shot during the Asia Cup match against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Shahidi (97) missed out on his maiden ODI hundred by just three runs after skipper Asghar Afghan hit a combative 67 off 56 balls as Afghanistan scored a fighting 257 for six against in a Super Four match. Shahidi needed a boundary off the last ball to complete

  • Sabir to replace injured Yatin in Indian squad

     New Delhi : Sabir Khan will be replacing injured player Yatin Mangwani in India under-19 squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Friday.

  • Nair to lead Board President’s XI

    New Delhi : Batsman Karun Nair was on Friday named captain of the Board President’s XI for the touring West Indies’ warm-up game, starting September 29. The two-day game will be held in Vadodara.

  • Happy Birthday Chris Gayle: Virender Sehwag wishes West Indian batsman on Twitter

    Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has sent his birthday wishes to West Indies batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle is celebrating his 39th birthday today. Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag are good friends. Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to send his birthday wish to his West Indian friend. Sehwag post read as, “Happy Birthday @henrygayle. May you keep hitting them where the bat is pointing. A man with a big heart, wish you a great