V Shashank

Sports Writer

V Shashank is a sports writer at NewsBytes. He has previously worked with MPL and Follow Your Sport. In a career spanning close to four years, Shashank has written for several other publications, including MPL, Sportskeeda, India Fantasy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from SSTC-FET. V Shashank no longer works with NewsBytes.
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Latest News Articles

Ayabonga Khaka claims her maiden four-fer in Women's T20 WC

South African pacer Ayabonga Khaka claimed a match-winning four-fer (4/29) against England in the second semi-final of the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

SA beat England, reach 2023 ICC Women's T20 WC final

South Africa overpowered England to reach the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup final.

24 Feb 2023

Laura Wolvaardt

Laura Wolvaardt slams sixth WT20I fifty, completes 1,000 runs

South Africa's opening batter Laura Wolvaardt slammed a crunch 44-ball 53 in the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup semi-final against England on Friday.

24 Feb 2023

Tim Southee

Tim Southee completes 700 international wickets, scripts these records

New Zealand skipper Tim Southee completed 700 international wickets on Day 1 of the second Test against England at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

24 Feb 2023

Sergio Ramos

Spain's Sergio Ramos announces international retirement: Decoding his achievements

Spanish defender Sergio Ramos called time on his international career on Thursday.

ICC Women's T20 WC, Australia reach their seventh final: Stats

Reigning champions Australia overpowered India to reach the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup final on Thursday.

24 Feb 2023

Angel Di Maria

Europa League: Angel Di Maria's hat-trick sends Juventus into R16 

Angel Di Maria scored a hat-trick as Juventus overpowered Nantes 3-0 in their UEFA Europa League playoff tie (2nd leg).

22 Feb 2023

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes to miss later stages of IPL: Here's why

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will skip the later stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.

22 Feb 2023

Alyssa Healy

Alyssa Healy to captain UP Warriorz in WPL: Details here

Australian wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy will captain UP Warriorz in the inaugural edition of the Women's Premier League (WPL).

22 Feb 2023

Steven Smith

Decoding Steve Smith's stats in India 

Australia's batting mainstay Steven Smith has come up short in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series against India.

22 Feb 2023

ICC Test Rankings

James Anderson scripts history, becomes number one ranked Test bowler

England pacer James Anderson is the new number-one ranked bowler in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

22 Feb 2023

Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah contemplated bowling slow in Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2018-19: Here's why 

Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah is one of the finest pacers of the modern era.

 Women's T20 WC: India, Australia set to reignite age-old rivalry 

In a battle of heavyweights, India will face five-time champions Australia in the first semi-final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup on February 23.

22 Feb 2023

UEFA Champions League

UCL: Liverpool script unwanted records after losing to Real Madrid

Reigning champions Real Madrid came from behind to stun Liverpool 5-2 in a riveting UEFA Champions League 2022-23 round of 16 first-leg tie at Anfield.

21 Feb 2023

Tom Latham

Tom Latham set to complete 5,000 runs in Test cricket

New Zealand opener Tom Latham is set to breach the 5,000-run mark in Test cricket.

21 Feb 2023

Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza concludes her illustrious tennis career: Decoding her achievements

Indian-American pair Sania Mirza and Madison Keys bowed out in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday.

SA vs WI, Test series: Here is the statistical preview

South Africa will host West Indies for a two-match Test series, starting on February 28.

21 Feb 2023

Carlos Alcaraz

Decoding Carlos Alcaraz's numbers after returning from injury

Carlos Alcaraz marked his return to tennis with a titular run at the 2023 Argentina Open.

21 Feb 2023

Richa Ghosh

ICC WT20I Rankings: India's Richa Ghosh attains career-high rating points 

Indian wicket-keeper batter Richa Ghosh achieved a career-high rating point (572) in the latest ICC WT20I Rankings for batters.

21 Feb 2023

Lionel Messi

Messi, Nadal nominated for 2023 Laureus World Sports Award: Details

Football superstar Lionel Messi and tennis ace Rafael Nadal have been nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award 2023.

21 Feb 2023

Rohit Sharma

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma equals this feat of MS Dhoni

India's Rohit Sharma completed his fourth win as captain in Test cricket last week.

21 Feb 2023

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson set to become New Zealand's highest run-scorer (Tests) 

Former New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is set to complete two major milestones in the second and final Test against England at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

19 Feb 2023

KL Rahul

Decoding the poor run of KL Rahul in Test cricket

Indian opener KL Rahul's poor run of form haunted him in the concluded Test match against Australia in Delhi.

19 Feb 2023

Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat claims his 22nd five-wicket haul in FC cricket

Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat claimed match-winning figures of 3/44 and 6/85 in the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 final against Bengal.

India overpower Australia in 2nd Test, retain Border-Gavaskar trophy

India beat Australia by six wickets in the second Test to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series.