Free Press Journal
  • Asia Cup 2018: India survive scare, beat Hong Kong by 26 runs

    Dubai: Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

  • I’ve learnt how to bowl in away series: Mohammed Shami

    London : Indian speedster Mohammed Shami says he watched videos of rival pacers Stuart Broad and James Anderson to understand how to exploit English conditions and has learnt to make an impact while bowling in away series.

  • CoA may discuss England tour with coach Shastri

    New Delhi : The Committee of Administrators (CoA) in all likelihood will have a discussion with chief coach Ravi Shastri on Indian team’s below par show in England.

  • Sunil Gavaskar reminds Ravi Shastri of India’s past overseas record

    London: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar has reminded Ravi Shastri that India had won Test series in West Indies and England, a day after the under-fire coach claimed his side has better overseas record than teams of the last 15-20 years.

  • Ajinkya Rahane: Batsmen failed our bowlers

    London : Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Thursday blamed the Indian team’s much-vaunted batting line-up’s failure to complement the bowlers for their Test series defeat in England.

  • ISSF World Championships: Bronze for junior mix team in 10m air rifle; seniors misfire  

    Changwon: Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal netted a bronze in the 10m air rifle mixed team junior event but India’s senior shooters drew a blank on day four of the ISSF World Championships here. Divyansh and Shreya first took the fifth and final qualification spot among 42 teams with a score of 834.4 and then shot a combined 435 in the finals to fetch the third place Wednesday.

  • India to play first Test against WI on October 4

    New Delhi : India will begin its seven-week home series against the West Indies with a Test match at Rajkot on October 4, less than a week after the completion of the Asia Cup. The BCCI on Tuesday announced the fixtures of the home series against West Indies which will culminate on November 11.

  • Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings 

    The Indian captain, who has scored 544 runs in his eight innings this series, is 11th in the list of best ever in terms of rating points, just one adrift of a group of four – Gary Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Vivian Richards and Kumar Sangakkara.

  • It’s a dream come true: Pant

    On his maiden Test call-up, Delhi wicket-keeper says he always wanted to be part of Indian Test squad.

  • U-17 BRICS football tournament: Indian girls lose 1-5 to South Africa

    New Delhi: India were blanked 1-5 by hosts South Africa in the opening game of the of the BRICS U-17 girls football tournament in Johannesburg. According to information received from the All India Football Federation, South Africa scored four goals in the second-half yesterday, while Vanlalhriattiri (40th minute) scored the lone goal for India.

  • Kohli may bat at No. 4, India start as favourites

    Nottingham : On a high after an impressive Twenty20 series win, an upbeat India will eye another dominant performance against hosts England in a three-match ODI series, which can be termed as a ‘dry run’ ahead of the World Cup next year.

  • Indian spinners under pressure in decider

    Bristol : Rendered ineffective in the previous match, India’s wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal would look to bounce back against ‘well-prepared’ England batsmen as the two teams clash in the series-deciding third Twenty20 International, here on Sunday.

  • Team India, Virat Kohli look to improve T20 rankings

    Dubai: Placed eighth in the ICC T20 batting chart, skipper Virat Kohli will look to improve his and Team India’s rankings in the upcoming series against Ireland and England. India are placed third in the team rankings with 123 points, while the leader of squad has so far accumulated 670 points with his batting exploits.

  • Men in Blue have great chance to win series in England: Kumble

    Chennai : Indian team has enough experience in both bowling and batting to outwit hosts England, said former captain and coach Anil Kumble, who believes wrist spinners will play an important role in the forthcoming series in the Old Blighty.

  • Arjun Tendulkar breaks into India U-19 team for SL

    New Delhi : The Indian team list will once again have the famous Tendulkar surname back as legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun was included in U-19 side for the two four-day games against Sri Lanka. Standing at 6ft 1inch, the 18 year old Arjun is a left arm fast bowler and a handy lower middle order batsman.

  • Bhajji urges India to play D-N Tests

    New Delhi : India must embrace day-night Tests and shed its apprehensions about the pink ball matches, seasoned spinner Harbhajan Singh suggested on Thurday. India have refused to play the Adelaide Test against Australia later this year under lights, inviting criticism from a number of players, including Mark Waugh and Ian Chappell. “I don’t know why they don’t want to play day-night Test matches. It’s an

  • Global innovation competition: Indian team among 4 ‘Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018’ finalists

    New Delhi: A team of four Indian students have been shortlisted among the finalists for a global innovation competition by Swedish communication technology Ericsson, the company said on Wednesday. The ‘Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018’ is a global competition that invites university students to collaborate with experts to envision the future of information and communication technology (ICT).