Free Press Journal
  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian lose to England in men’s triples lawn bowls

    Gold Coast: The Indian men’s lawn bowls team bowed out of the Commonwealth Games after suffering a 14-15 defeat to England in men’s triples here today. India, represented by Chandan Kumar Singh, Sunil Bahadur and Dinesh Kumar, lost in men’s triples, section A, to England’s David Bolt, Jamie Chestney and Robert Paxton at Broadbeach.

  • Eng 202-3 at stumps on day 3

    Christchurch : James Vince made 76 and Mark Stoneman 60 as England took firm control of the second cricket Test against New Zealand here on Sunday, reaching 202-3 to lead by 231 runs at stumps on the third day.

  • Watling, de Grandhomme spearhead Kiwi fight-back  

    Christchurch : BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme hauled New Zealand back into the second Test on Saturday to trail England by 115 runs with four wickets in hand at stumps on day two in Christchurch.

  • Bairstow salvages England after Southee, Boult strike

    Christchurch : Jonny Bairstow was in sight of his fifth Test century after a late run spree with Mark Wood lifted England to 290 for eight at stumps on day one of the second Test here.

  • Spinners, Mandhana secure consolation win for India

    Mumbai : India finally had to something cheer about as they defeated England by eight wickets to record a consolation win in the women’s T20 tri-series here.

  • Vaughan ‘pretty sure’ Australia tampered with ball during Ashes

    “I can’t believe that this hasn’t happened before,” Vaughan told the BBC. “I look at the amount of tape some of the fielders have worn, particularly during the Ashes series, mid-on, mid-off. (You) don’t have to name names but they know who they are, says Vaughan

  • Ball tampering ways: Mint, mud & teeth

    New Delhi : Teeth, zipper, mint and add sandpaper to it now, the desperation to extract reverse swing in unfavourable conditions has driven international teams to find bizarre ways to tamper the ball.

  • Wagner bounces NZ to victory

    Auckland : New Zealand pulled off a dramatic win by an innings and 49 runs over England in Auckland on Monday, wrapping up the rain-affected first Test with 18.5 overs to spare. It is only the 10th time New Zealand have beaten England in the 102-Test history between the two countries.

  • Kiwis tighten grip  in Auckland Test

    Auckland : The fall of Joe Root’s wicket on the last ball of day four on Sunday left England calling for a hero to salvage a draw in the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland.

  • Rain hits 3rd day of NZ-Eng Test

    Auckland : New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls completed his sixth half century in Test matches as only 17 balls were bowled because of rain on the third day of the first cricket Test against England at Eden Park.

  • Eves hopes for change in fortune

    Mumbai : Easily beaten in the tournament opener by Australia, India will hope for a reversal in fortune when they take on England in the women’s T20 triangular series here today.

  • England beat Holland

     Amsterdam : England spoiled Ronald Koeman’s debut as the Dutch national coach, beating the hosts 1-0 here in a contest that offered plenty of pace but was lacking in polish.

  • Williamson hits tons record in rain-hit Test

    Auckland  : Kane Williamson’s New Zealand-record 18th Test century brightened an otherwise wet and gloomy day two as the hosts tightened their grip on the first Test against England on Friday.

  • England women crush Oz by 8 wickets in Tri-Series

    Mumbai : England romped to a convincing eight-wicket victory over Australia, riding on Natalie Sciver and Tamsin Beaumont’s blistering half-centuries to start their campaign in the Tri-Nation Women’s T20 series on a rousing note, here.