Free Press Journal
  • Indian women hockey team beats Malaysia to qualify for final of Asian Champions Trophy  

    Donghae City (Korea): Defending champions India today breezed into the summit clash of the women’s Asian Champions Trophy after edging past Malaysia 3-2, their third consecutive victory here. India, who beat Japan 4-1 and China 3-1 in their previous matches, qualified for the final with a match in hand in their pool.

  • Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur to lead teams for women’ one-off T20 ahead of IPL playoffs

    Mumbai: Indian star cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the two teams in an Indian Premier League-(IPL) style women’s T20 challenge match, which will be played at the Wankhede Stadium on May 22. The one-of-its-kind match featuring 26 players including 10 international stars from Australia, England and New Zealand will be played ahead of the IPL 2018 Qualifier 1.

  • IPL 2018, Match 51: FPJ’s Dream XI for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad

    The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will now take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in one more do-or-die match at their own derby. With just few days remaining for the playoffs, there are only two spots remaining to fill. RCB won their last thrilling match against KXIP which has boosted their net run-rate. And a win against SRH would move them to fifth on the points table. They are high on confidence and will

  • IPL 2018, MI vs KXIP: When you have clear plan, you are able to execute whatever you wanted, say Bumrah

    Mumbai: ­­­Having a clear plan for in-form batsmen like Lokesh Rahul and just focusing on executing it did the trick, said Mumbai Indians seamer Jasprit Bumrah after he helped his side beat Kings XI Punjab in an IPL match here. Bumrah snapped up three crucial wickets as defending champions Mumbai Indians kept their play-off hopes alive by notching up a thrilling three-run win here last night.

  • Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner to play for Sydney club cricket          

    Sydney: Disgraced former Australian vice-captain David Warner will start his road to redemption by playing club cricket with Sydney’s Randwick Petersham, officials said. The opener is serving a year-long ban from state and international cricket for his part in a plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in South Africa in March.

  • IPL 2018: 5 talking points of thriller between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab

    In an exciting match, Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 3 runs at Wankhede Stadium yesterday. While MI have lost few matches due to a bad last over in this league, yesterday was a match where MI won the match due to a good last over. Kieron Pollard scored a half century for MI and helped to put a high score of 186/8 at the end. In response,

  • MI survive Rahul scare

    Mumbai : Despite a superb effort by opener KL Rahul, a disciplined bowling performance in the end helped hosts Mumbai Indians (MI) defend their 187-run target and win by three runs against Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday.

  • Kohli & Co aims to continue revival

    Bengaluru : Their chances of making the playoffs still hanging by a thread, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in another must-win Indian Premier League encounter, here on Thursday.

  • D/N Test: ‘India acted ‘selfishly’ feels Waugh

    Melbourne : Australian batting great Mark Waugh feels India have acted “selfishly” by refusing to play a Day-Night Test during their tour Down Under later this year. “It’s a little bit selfish from India’s point of view because we need to revitalise Test cricket,” Waugh was quoted as saying by ‘Big Sports Breakfast’ show on a local radio station here.

  • Rahane still optimistic for play-offs

    Kolkata : Their fate hanging by a thread, Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane believes his side still can qualify for the play-offs even after a bitter six-wicket defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League here.