Free Press Journal
  • Sunil Gavaskar Birthday Special! 5 amusing facts to know about the little master

    Sunil Gavaskar was the first man to get 10,000 runs in Tests, and had most number of Test hundreds (34), before Sachin Tendulkar overtook him. He is one of India’s and Test cricket’s greatest openers, first Indian, barring wicket-keepers to take 100 catches in Test cricket. Apart from being on various prominent cricket committees is an analyst and noted commentator. On his birthday, here are the five things you should know about

  • Happy birthday Sourav Ganguly: Prince of Kolkata who ruled Indian cricket 

    Ganguly holds a very special place in Indian cricket history. For a specific time period in his cricket days he was the most hated and most loved player in the team. His days as a captain has got to be one of the most remembered ones in recent times. More than his performance on the off side, his partnership with Sachin in ODIs, his run in with Greg Chappell etc. it

  • England vs India: Indian bowlers are not playing in ‘Spirit of the Game’, says David Willey

    Showing resentment over the style of bowling of Indian bowlers, England all-rounder David Willey has said that Indian bowlers are not following the ‘Spirit of the Game’. He alleged that the act of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav of not completing their deliveries after running is not fair and is not in the ‘Spirit of the Game’.

  • From Australia to Zimbabwe; lowest scores by Test playing nations in history

    We see many records made and broken in cricket, every team and players have been involved in achieving something great, but there are some records which no one is proud of, here are the lowest total runs scored by every cricket team in the history of cricket.

  • I would love to wear diamonds any day, says Mithali Raj

    New Delhi: Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj says being a sport person makes no difference to her love for diamond — she likes to wear precious gemstones. “I think every girl or woman would love to own a diamond set as it personifies the true love and has its own significance. So there is nothing different with me… At the end of the day I am a woman and I

  • ICC to impose ban of 6 Tests or 12 ODIs for ball tampering

    Dublin: The ICC will impose a ban of minimum six Tests or 12 ODIs on ball tampering offenders as it has now been upgraded as a Level 3 offence as per it’s new code of conduct. The decision was taken at its Annual Conference in Dublin which concluded today.

  • ICC launches integrity app to protect spirit and integrity of cricket

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the launch of an integrity app as part of its ongoing commitment to protect the spirit and integrity of the game. The ICC Integrity App will give anyone in the game easy access to information they need to tackle issues relating to anti-corruption and anti-doping.

  • I always feel so welcome in India: Brett Lee

    New Delhi: Former Australian pacer Brett Lee, who is a popular face on Indian television, wants One-day international (ODI) cricket to return to the days when totals in the range of 250-280 were considered competitive. And for that to happen in today’s “batsmen friendly” game, pitches that give bowlers something to work with have to be curated. He says he always feel “so welcomed” in India which has accepted him “as part of

  • Cricket is symbol of ‘hope for treasure’ for Afghan people, says Syed Akbaruddin  

    United Nations: Cricket is a symbol of “hope for treasure” in Afghanistan that is now battered by terrorism springing from safe havens in Pakistan, according to India’s UN Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin. The immortal lines of the Sufi mystic poet Rumi, “Where there is ruin, there is also hope for treasure”, is the source of resilience for the Afghan people, Akbaruddin told the Security Council on Tuesday during a debate on Afghanistan.