Free Press Journal
  • Competing for middle-order slot excites Shreyas Iyer

    Kohli has set a different benchmark for all of us with his meticulousness. It’s a lesson that we all must learn about workload management on and off the field. He is precise in his preparation, not a single thing is ever taken lightly,” says Iyer.

  • Ashwin, Gibbs involved in Twitter spat

    New Delhi : Ravichandran Ashwin and Herschelle Gibbs were on Monday involved in a twitter spat, in which the India off-spinner could not stop himself from taking a match-fixing jibe at the former South African batsman.

  • ‘Kohli & Co showed real potential in ODI series’

    Chennai : Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani has lauded the manner in which the national cricket team has bounced back after losing the Test series in South Africa, saying the Virat Kohli-led side showcased its real potential and talent in the ODI series triumph.

  • Happy to be bowling to Dhoni in CSK nets than in a match, says Santner

    Chennai : Fully aware of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s big-hitting abilities, Kiwi left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, on Monday said he is happy top be bowling to the former India skipper in the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) nets rather than in a match situation in the upcoming Indian Premier League.

  • ESPN Cricinfo awards for Yuzi Harmanpreet and Kuldeep

    New Delhi : Harmanpreet Kaur’s swashbuckling show at the World Cup fetched her the women’s batting performance of the year honour, while wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal were recognised for their stupendous run among the men in the ESPNCricinfo annual Awards.

  • India vs South Africa: R Ashwin slams Herschelle Gibbs for match-fixing after latter’s joke

    New Delhi: Ravichandran Ashwin and Herschelle Gibbs were today involved in a twitter spat, in which the India off-spinner could not stop himself from taking a match-fixing jibe at the former South African batsman. Promoting a shoe brand on twitter, Ashwin gushed about its comfort and ability to make running easy and how he “can’t wait to flaunt them.”

  • New Zealand coach Mike Hesson rejects call to scrap T20 internationals

    Wellington: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson today defended international Twenty20 cricket today after his English counterpart called for it to be cut from the sports crowded calendar.Hesson acknowledged England coach Trevor Bayliss concerns about burnout among players and staff but said T20 had an important role to play internationally.

  • Australia’s Ashton Agar expects another run-fest in T20 final

    Wellington: Australian spinner Ashton Agar said Monday that Eden Parks notoriously short boundaries mean another run-fest is likely in this weeks Twenty20 tri-series final against New Zealand. Australia completed a world-record run chase to overhaul New Zealand’s 243 at the Auckland ground last Friday in a match that featured 32 sixes.

  • We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on this tour: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Johannesburg: The impressive performance in the ongoing South Africa tour has helped improve Indian batsmen’s reputation of not being good players of short-pitched balls, pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has asserted. Kumar said South Africa’s ploy to unsettle Indian batsmen with short-pitched balls back-fired in the first Twenty20 on Sunday. whenever India goes abroad, the reputation is that India are not good at batting against short bowling.