Free Press Journal
  • Scandal-hit Australia vow ‘hard but fair’ Pakistan series

    Sydney : Skipper Tim Paine vowed Australia will play “hard but fair” against Pakistan they embark on their first Test tour since a ball-tampering scandal and with fresh controversy raging following allegations by England’s Moeen Ali.

  • Virat Kohli: Don’t require massive correction

    “Our aim is to win series, not to win the odd Test and be happy about it. We are definitely not happy about the way the series has gone, but we played with the right attitude”.

  • 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.

  • Quadrangular Series :  Australia A storm into final

    Bengaluru : Usman Khawaja struck an unbeaten century as Australia A beat India B by five wickets under the D/L Method in a rain-affected match to reach the final of the  Quadrangular Series here on Monday.

  • Mayank Agarwal’s ton guides India B to comfortable win over A

    Bengaluru : Mayank Agarwal continued his sublime form with yet another ton, despite being ignored for the senior Indian team, to guide India B to a comfortable seven-wicket win over India A in a Quadrangular Series encounter, here on Saturday.

  • US envoy summoned for Trump tweet

    Johannesburg : South Africa’s government said on Friday it had summoned the top US diplomat in the country to “convey the unhappiness of the people” over President Trump’s tweet about alleged white-owned farm seizures and the “large scale killing of farmers.” In a statement, South Africa said it told US Charge d’Affaires Jessye Lapenn it was “disappointed” over the failure to use available diplomatic channels.

  • Quadrangular Series – Rayudu shines for India ‘A’

    Bengaluru : Unbeaten knocks of Manish Pandey (95) and Ambati Rayudu (62) helped India ‘B’ and India ‘A’ register victories against South Africa ‘A’ and Australia ‘A’ respectively in separate quadrangular one-day series matches here on Thursday.

  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Akila Dananjaya bags 6 wickets to lead Sri Lanka to victory in 5th ODI

    Colombo: Akila Dananjaya claimed six scalps and picked up widespread tributes as Sri Lanka hammered South Africa by 178 runs in the final one-day international on Sunday. While the result did not stop South Africa taking the series 3-2, Dananjaya’s performance established the pint-sized 24-year-old as one of the most threatening spinners on the international circuit.

  • Vihari, Bawne take India ‘A’ to 322-4 vs South Africa on Day 1

    Bengaluru : Hanuma Vihari struck his 15th first-class hundred as India ‘A’ recovered from early jitters to consolidate their position reaching 322 for 4 against South Africa A at stumps on the opening day of second four day ‘Test’.

  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Sri Lanka bags victory by 3 runs in 4th ODI

    Pallekele: Sri Lanka beat South Africa by three runs in a tense rain-hit clash to end their losing streak in the one day series in the fourth game in Pallekele today. Dasun Shanaka hit a quickfire 65 as Sri Lanka blasted 306-7 off 39 overs. With a prolonged rain stoppage, South Africa were set a target of 191 from 21 overs.

  • Mayank Agarwal hits double ton, Prithvi Shaw century for India ‘A’

    Bengaluru : Mayank Agarwal’s continued his dream run smashing a double hundred in company of centurion Prithvi Shaw as India ‘A’ flayed the South African bowling attack to reach 411 for two on the second day of the ‘four day’ Test. Agarwal sent the bowlers on a leather hunt with an unbeaten 220 off 250 balls while Shaw punished them with a well-made 136 off 196 balls during a 277-run opening stand.

  • MH370 report fallout: Malaysia’s civil aviation chief resigns

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia’s civil aviation chief resigned on Tuesday, a day after a report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 showed lapses by Kuala Lumpur’s air traffic control centre.

  • I will put my money on England: Steyn

    Mumbai : South African pace great Dale Steyn on Thursday said the Virat Kohli-led India is “capable of anything” but still backed England to prevail in the upcoming Test series owing to the home team’s more “skilled” bowling attack.