Free Press Journal
  • India steamroll Pakistan

    Men in Blue register dominating eight-wicket victory against arch-rivals in the Asia Cup 

  • I will thank Bumrah for a while for that overthrow: Alastair Cook

    London: Retiring England batsman Alastair Cook says he has to thank Jasprit Bumrah for saving him from some “heartache” as the overthrow from the Indian pacer brought up his century in the final Test innings of his career.  Batting at 96, Cook drove Ravindra Jadeja for a single in the cover region. Bumrah aimed hard at stumps and it resulted in giving five runs to the home opener.

  • You can’t take 5-6 wickets every session, says Jasprit Bumrah

    Southampton: Wrecker-in-chief Jasprit Bumrah doesn’t believe India squandered a good position after all-rounder Sam Curran lifted England to 246 following a top-order collapse on the opening day of the fourth Test here.

  • India vs England: Hard work and fitness training helped me in 5-wicket haul, says Jasprit Bumrah

    Nottingham: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has attributed his quick return from an injury and the subsequent second five-wicket haul in Test cricket to the hard work he does away from the camera and fitness regime. Bumrah took 5-85 as England were reduced to 311 for nine nine in pursuit of the 521-run target with formalities delayed until day five of the third Test against India.

  • Felt pressure but county stint helped me: Pujara

    Nottingham : Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara admitted that he was under pressure to score runs and credited his county stints for providing him the confidence to bat in English conditions and overturn his poor form during the third Test here.

  • Bumrah, Ashwin fit; skipper in race to get fully fit for third Test

    London : The beleaguered Indian team on Tuesday received a boost with pacer Jasprit Bumrah being declared fit and available for selection for the third Test against England starting in Nottingham on Saturday. England lead the five-match series 2-0 after convincing wins.

  • Chris Woakes marks his return with unbeaten 120 as India struggle on Day 2 of the second Test at Lord’s

    London : Chris Woakes marked his return to Test cricket with a maiden century, and in the able company of Jonny Bairstow, handed England a massive advantage over a beleaguered India in the second match here on Saturday. Woakes struck a polished ton as England finished day three in a dominant position, reaching 357 for six when bad light stopped play at the Lord’s.

  • Good to see Ishant leading attack: Ashish Nehra

    Mumbai : Former India pacer Ashish Nehra feels that presently India has a potent fast bowling unit, and is particularly pleased with the display of seasoned seamer Ishant Sharma in the first Test of the current series in England.

  • Indian pace attack has enough firepower: Darren Gough

    Birmingham : Former England pacer Darren Gough feels India have enough firepower in their pace attack to cover for the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah in the first Test beginning here on Wednesday.

  • Shardul to replace Bumrah in ODI squad against England 

    New Delhi : Mumbai fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against England starting July 12.

  • In-form Anderson can make it hard for Kohli: McGrath

    Chennai : Virat Kohli is a far more experienced player than what he was during his nightmarish tour of England in 2014 but Aussie great Glenn McGrath cautioned that an in-form Jimmy Anderson could make things tougher for the Indian captain this time too.

  • IPL 2018, MI vs KXIP: When you have clear plan, you are able to execute whatever you wanted, say Bumrah

    Mumbai: ­­­Having a clear plan for in-form batsmen like Lokesh Rahul and just focusing on executing it did the trick, said Mumbai Indians seamer Jasprit Bumrah after he helped his side beat Kings XI Punjab in an IPL match here. Bumrah snapped up three crucial wickets as defending champions Mumbai Indians kept their play-off hopes alive by notching up a thrilling three-run win here last night.

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    IPL 2018: 5 Talking points from Mumbai Indians’ win over Kings XI Punjab

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians kept their campaign alive with a win over Kings XI Punjab by six wickets at Indore on Friday. Mumbai, who have struggled right throughout the tournament won key phases of the game and would now look to string together a couple of wins to get some momentum at the business end of the tournament.

  • IPL 2018: 5 takeaways from Sunrisers Hyderabad’s crushing win over Mumbai Indians

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians suffered yet another blow as Sunrisers Hyderabad crushed Mumbai Indians by 31 runs at Wankhede, Mumbai. Mumbai had started off pretty well and had restricted Hyderabad to only 118 runs, but under pressure choked and lost their fifth match out of six and are now staring at an early exit from the tournament.

  • Gowtham knock was a life-time experience, says Samson

    Jaipur : Young Rajasthan Royals batsman Sanju Samson has heaped praise on Krishnappa Gowtham for his blinder of a knock but described their side’s thrilling last-over win over Mumbai Indians in their IPL match as a team effort.

  • Sunrisers have strongest bowling attack, says Faulkner

    Mumbai : Australian all-rounder James Faulkner feels Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have the strongest bowling attack in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the likes of in-form pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and leg spinner Rashid Khan in their rank.

  • Winless MI vs ruthless RCB

    Mumbai : Winless Mumbai Indians (MI) will pit their might against formidable and ruthless Royal Challengers Bangalore in an adrenaline-charged Indian Premier League match here today.