Free Press Journal
  • AB de Villiers retirement! Top 10 facts that will amaze you as much as his cricketing skills

    AB de Villiers is considered one of the best cricketers to have ever played the game. The South African legend got worldwide fame due to amazing batting as well as the fielding skills. He has been awarded ‘ICC ODI player of the year’ three times. He also plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier Leagues due to which he has lot of fan-following in India.

  • Indian Oil Summer Sports Camp held at the Sawantwadi Nagar Parishad

    At the Indian Oil Summer Sports Camp being held at the Sawantwadi Nagar Parishad Sports Hall, Sawantwadi from May, 22nd to 26th 2018, the untapped young talent from the rural areas will have as their guides and mentors, national and internationally renowned expert sportspersons coaching them in games like Table Tennis, Carrom, Badminton, Chess, Cricket and Bridge.  The camp is being organised in collaboration with Mother’s Queen School along with Sindhudurg District

  • IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals face off in battle for survival

    Kolkata: A buoyant Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns with a charged up Rajasthan Royals in a battle for survival at the Indian Premier League T20 tournament here tomorrow. Their fate hanging in balance, a loss in the penultimate league round match may virtually sound the death knell for one of the two teams. It’s a mad scramble for the two available play-off berths with five teams including KKR and RR, who

  • Vinod Kambli

    Bhopal is my Sasuraal, says former Indian Cricketer Vinod Kambli

    Bhopal: ‘Bhopal is my Sasuraal’, said former Indian Cricketer Vinod Kambli on his maiden visit to the state capital on Sunday. My wife was born in Bhopal and that makes the city my ‘Sasuraal’, said the cricketer in a Talk Show here. The former cricketer, in a lighter vein, asked for ‘Paan’ a special thing of his Sasural and also said ‘Hamara Naam Vinod Kambli Aisey Hi Nahi Hey’. The left-handed batsman

  • Kane Williamson is an all-round good player, says NZ coach Mike Hesson

    Mumbai: Heaping praise on Kane Williamson and including him in his list of top five current batsmen in the world, New Zealand national team coach Mike Hesson described that country’s captain as having the skills to adapt to any format of the game. The stylish Williamson is leading Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the current Indian Premier League (IPL) season, and has been inspirational with the bat as well as a captain. “Any

  • ICC Rankings: India increase lead at top of ICC Test rankings

    Dubai: India continued to sit at the top of the latest ICC Test Team Rankings, ahead of South Africa and Australia.  Not only that, with the results from 2014-15 being removed from the equation and those from 2015-16 and 2016-17 being weighted at 50 per cent, India have actually stretched their lead over South Africa from four to 13 points.

  • Windies eye another World Cup success

    Dubai: After the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the fixture for 2019 World Cup, West Indies skipper Jason Holder has said that his side wants to not only feature in another Lord’s final but also lift the coveted trophy once again.

  • Indian women’s cricket team to hire a bowling coach

     New Delhi: The Indian women’s cricket team will soon have a bowling coach as the BCCI is all set to invite applications for the role.  The players get batting inputs from head coach Tushar Arothe, former Baroda all-rounder who scored 6105 first-class runs and took 225 wickets.  Biju George has been doing a decent job as fielding coach.

  • Mickey Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home schedule

     Canterbury: Nine years on from the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur says he hopes “we’re really close” to the world’s leading teams touring there again.  International cricket in Pakistan was efectively suspended for several years after the 2009 attack.

  • Afghanistan not to play India in Tests as per Future Tours Programme

    Kolkata: Afghanistan is set to make its Test debut against India in June this year, but after the historic one-off match the two teams will not face each other in the longer format as per the new proposed Future Tours Programme (FTP) set for 2019-2022. Having earned its Test status alongside Ireland in June last year, Afghanistan is set to take on India in its historic debut in Bengaluru from June 14. Even

  • Losing World Cup won’t define my career: AB de Villiers

    Johannesburg: It seems that the World Cup has moved down on the bucket list of AB de Villiers after the South African batsman said that winning the coveted trophy is not his ultimate dream anymore.

  • Sachin Tendulkar recalls ‘happy dents’ of World Cup triumph

     Mumbai: Dents on a car are not known to please its owner but Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar calls the ones on his “happy dents” as they are a reminder of his first and only World Cup triumph. Celebrating his 45th birthday today, the batting maestro recalled how his dented car added to the joy the day India won its second ODI World Cup, in 2011 — a personal first for him

  • Happy birthday Sachin Tendulkar: 10 unique birthday wishes for the ‘little master’

    The god of cricket i.e. Sachin  Tendulkar is celebrating his 45th birthday today. The little master played the game for 24 years, having made his debut at the age of 16 and is the holder of innumerable batting records. Tendulkar is the only cricketer have scored 100 international centuries and won the world cup in 2011. Sachin rewrote the rules of the game and has left a legacy which will be very hard to follow.

  • Sachin Tendulkar @ 45: 5 facts that prove ‘God of Cricket’ is also human

    24th April, 1973: This day is etched in every Indian’s mind as on this day a certain individual by the name of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born. And, the rest, they say is history. We all know about Sachin Tendulkar’s unprecedented feats and records and how he is treated like a god even after retiring from the game. Sachin Tendulkar is a phenomenon, but at the end of the day, he is

  • Hopeful of more India-Bangladesh cricket series in new FTP: BCB

    Kolkata: There are chances that India might host Bangladesh more in future with the isuue of a greater number of bilateral series between the two set to be discussed when Future Tours Programme (FTP) for 2019-2023 is confirmed here during the on-going five-day International Cricket Council (ICC) meet.

  • IPL 2018: Will take a call on my career after 2019 World Cup, says Yuvraj Singh

    New Delhi: Flamboyant Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, who played his last One Day International (ODI) for the country in June 2017, has said that he will take a call on his career after the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. “I am going to look to play till 2019, whatever cricket I get to play. I will take a call when that year is over,” Singh told ANI.

  • ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait

    Dubai: The journey to the men’s ICC World T20 2020 continues in Kuwait and Nigeria this week as all 12 regional qualification groups are confirmed, with 62 teams in action aiming to qualify for the main event.