Free Press Journal
  • Ravi Shashtri

    Show more discipline and grit, Ravi Shastri tells batsmen

    Nottingham : Under-fire India coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday called on his struggling batsmen to show more discipline and grit when the third Test against England gets underway at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

  • Ben Stokes not assured automatic selection: England coach Bayliss

    Nottingham : England coach Trevor Bayliss on Thursday welcomed Ben Stokes back in the national team’s fold after he was cleared of affray charges but said the troubled all-rounder is not assured of an automatic selection for the third Test against India.

  • Hardik Pandya lacks control with ball, says Michael Holding

    London : West Indian fast bowling great Michael Holding feels Hardik Pandya is not yet the all-rounder India wants him to be, because he is ineffective as a bowler and also not scoring enough runs with the bat. “The attack has not been the right balance. Apparently they are playing Pandya as an all-rounder to help out with the bowling. When he bowls he isn’t as effective as he should be,”

  • Leander Paes pulls out of Asian Games

    Jakarta : Miffed at not getting a “specialist” men’s doubles partner, veteran tennis star Leander Paes on Thursday pulled out of the 18th Asian Games starting on Saturday.

  • Barcelona claims Gamper Trophy

    Barcelona : Barcelona won the Joan Gamper Trophy, defeating Argentina’s Boca Juniors 3-0 at the Catalonian side’s home stadium of Camp Nou.

  • Unseeded Yash Fadte, Sanya Vats clinch Junior squash titles 

    Mumbai : Talented 16-year-old Yash Fadte of Goa produced another great performance to defeat Chaitanya Shah of Mumbai 11-8, 11-6, 9-11, 11-5 and emerge champion at the 3rd Indian Classic Junior Open Squash Tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana glass-back squash courts on Thursday .

  • Vengsarkar calls for Rishabh Pant’s inclusion

    London : Former BCCI chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar has backed the inclusion of rookie wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant in India’s playing XI for the third Test against England, starting on Saturday.