Free Press Journal
  • Jos Buttler relishing ‘another Test debut’

    London : Jos Buttler had said getting a recall to England’s Test squad feels as if he had been given “another debut”. Buttler played the last of his 18 Tests in December 2016, against India in Chennai. But despite becoming a white-ball specialist in the intervening 18 months, he has been included in England’s squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s starting Thursday. It is Buttler’s form in the Twenty20

  • Mohammad Amir is ready to roar

    London : Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England.

  • Don’t think Virat wields disproportionate influence: Rai

    New Delhi : Virat Kohli’s aura in Indian cricket has grown exponentially over the past few years but contrary to popular perception, he has never wielded “disproportionate influence” when it comes to policy decisions, says Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai.

  • Miandad bats for Tests without toss

    Karachi : Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has backed the proposal to abolish toss from Test cricket. While Miandad said such a move would force the home team to prepare better pitches instead of focusing on preparing tracks that suit them, another former captain, Salim Malik said the International Cricket Council should not tinker with the traditions of the game. “I don’t see any harm in trying out this experiment of abolishing

  • Inter Milan snatches CL spot from Lazio

    Milan : Inter Milan snatched the final Champions League berth with a dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 win over direct European rivals Lazio on the final day of the season at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

  • Ankita Raina

    Grand Slam calling: Ankita to play French Open qualifiers

    Mumbai : It’s been an eventful past six months for India’s tennis sensation Ankita Raina. After her quarter-final finish in the Mumbai Open in November, the India No. 1 Ankita played brilliantly in the Fed Cup in February, winning all four of her singles matches including wins over higher-ranked players like Lin Zhu of China and Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva, to help India retain their place in the Asia-Oceania Group 1.

  • Nadal wrestles back to top spot post Rome win

    London : Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal returned to his lost number one spot in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released on Monday.

  • India ousts Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup Final

    Bangkok : Indian women’s badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal, notched up a dominating 4-1 win over lowly Australia in the second Group A match of the Uber Cup Final here on Monday.

  • Western rolls past Freunds to win Mount Carmel women’s crown

    Mumbai : Riding on the combined efforts of Jaswinder Kaur and Rajuta Malik, a formidable Western Railway smoothly sailed to a fluent 6-1 win against a youthful Freunds Sports Club in the Women’s final of the Mount Carmel Invitation Floodlit Rink Hockey Tournament , organised by the Carmel Sports Committee, at the Mount Carmel Church compound.

  • Krishan,Yashraj advance into second round

    Mumbai : Top seed Krishan Hooda of Chandigarh faced a bit of a challenge from unseeded Parv Nage of Haryana in a boys singles first round match of the MSLTA – Yonex Sunrise 12th Ramesh Desai Memorial CCI All India Nationals Under-16 (boys & girls) Tennis Tournament 2018.