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02 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

PCB Awards: Babar Azam named 'Most Valuable Cricketer'

Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named the 'Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year' in the PCB awards on Friday.

01 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for the second Test, starting January 3.

Australia vs India: T Natarajan to replace injured Umesh Yadav

Team India is set to replace the injured Umesh Yadav with left-arm pacer T Natarajan for the remaining two Test matches against Australia.

01 Jan 2021


Premier League 2020-21: A look at Marcus Rashford in numbers

Manchester United will look up to Marcus Rashford when they face Aston Villa in gameweek 17 of the Premier League 2020-21 season later tonight.

01 Jan 2021

Indian Cricket Team

Labuschagne feels Australia need to be disciplined against India

Marnus Labuschagne has said the Australian batsmen have to find a way to put the Indian bowlers under pressure.

01 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

Matt Henry named replacement for injured Neil Wagner versus Pakistan

Fast bowler Matt Henry has been named as a replacement for the injured left-arm pacer Neil Wagner in the New Zealand squad for the second Test against Pakistan, starting on Sunday.

01 Jan 2021


Manchester United vs Aston Villa: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Manchester United will be aiming to continue their impressive form in the Premier League 2020-21 season when they take on a resurgent Aston Villa at Old Trafford later tonight.

01 Jan 2021


Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani banned for three matches

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani has been handed a three-match ban besides being fined £100,000 after he decided not to contest a charge related to a post on Instagram.

Big Bash League: Adam Zampa receives one-game suspension for obscenity

Melbourne Stars leg-spinner Adam Zampa has been suspended for one match of the Big Bash League for using an audible obscenity during the game against Sydney Thunder on December 29.

31 Dec 2020

Liverpool FC

Liverpool held to goalless draw by Newcastle: Records broken

Defending champions Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Newcastle United in their last Premier League encounter.

31 Dec 2020

Formula 1

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton knighted in New Year's Honors list

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, on Wednesday, was awarded a knighthood in the UK New Year's honors list.

Umesh Yadav ruled out of Tests with calf muscle injury

Indian pace spearhead Umesh Yadav has been ruled out of the remaining Tests against Australia due to calf muscle injury.

Kane Williamson dethrones Smith to become number one Test batsman

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has become the number one batsman in Test cricket.

Australia likely to play Warner even if not fully fit

Australian opener David Warner will likely play the third Test against India at the SCG even if he doesn't attain full fitness.

31 Dec 2020


Rahane enters the MCG honors board for the second time

India's make-shift captain Ajinkya Rahane has yet again entered the elite Melbourne Cricket Ground honors board after the recently-concluded Boxing Day Test.

30 Dec 2020

England Cricket Team

Joe Root turns 30: A look at his notable feats

England Test captain Joe Root turned 30 on Wednesday.

30 Dec 2020


Premier League, Rashford helps Man United beat Wolves: Records broken

Marcus Rashford scored deep into stoppage time as Manchester United registered a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday.

David Warner, Will Pucovski return for SCG Test, Burns dropped

Senior opener David Warner has been named in Australia's squad for the remaining two Tests against India of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

30 Dec 2020

Rohit Sharma

AUSvIND: Rohit Sharma to join the Test squad today

India's head coach Ravi Shastri has revealed that senior batsman Rohit Sharma will join the Test squad today.

30 Dec 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

New Zealand beat Pakistan in first Test: Records broken

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 101 runs in the first of two-Test series at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

Senior Windies players refuse to tour Bangladesh with COVID-related concerns

Twelve West Indies players have opted out of the Bangladesh tour due to COVID-related concerns and other reasons.

Australia penalized four ICC WTC points for maintaining slow over-rate

Australia have been fined 40 percent of their match fee and penalized four World Test Championship points for maintaining a slow over-rate in the recently-concluded Boxing Day Test against India.

29 Dec 2020

Chelsea FC

Premier League, Chelsea held 1-1 by Aston Villa: Records broken

In yet another disappointing Premier League encounter for Chelsea, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

29 Dec 2020


BCCI denies Yuvraj permission to play Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Indian legend Yuvraj Singh has been denied permission by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to participate in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Haven't let spinner dictate terms like this: Smith on Ashwin

Star batsman Steve Smith has admitted that he let Ravichandran Ashwin get the better of him during the recently-concluded Boxing Day Test.

India beat Australia in Boxing Day Test: Key takeaways

Team India handed Australia a one-sided defeat in the Boxing Day Test.

#BoxingDayTest, India script history with an emphatic victory: Records broken

India have claimed an emphatic victory over Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

MCG Test, Day 4: Australia bundled out in first session

All-rounder Cameron Green's handy knock helped Australia delay the defeat in the first session on Day 4 of the ongoing Boxing Day Test.

28 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

Kohli named 'Cricketer of the Decade'; Smith, Dhoni also awarded

India's captain Virat Kohli has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Men's Cricketer of the Decade.

28 Dec 2020


ICC Awards: Virat Kohli wins Male Cricketer of the Decade

The last decade truly belonged to the Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who ended as the highest run-getter across formats.

Australia vs India: Rahane's gesture for Ravindra Jadeja draws praise

Ajinkya Rahane, who is leading India in the absence of Virat Kohli, slammed a ton on Day 2 of the MCG Test.

28 Dec 2020

Real Madrid

Globe Soccer Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo crowned Player of the Century

Cristiano Ronaldo, on Sunday, was crowned the Player of the Century at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.

28 Dec 2020


AUSvIND, MCG Test Day 3: India on top, key takeaways

Team India remained on top throughout the third day of the ongoing Boxing Day Test against Australia.

28 Dec 2020


Roger Federer to miss Australian Open 2021: Details here

Swiss maestro Roger Federer is set to miss the impending Australian Open as he continues to recover post his knee surgery.

AUSvIND, MCG Test: India on top after Ashwin picks Labuschagne

After an eventful first session on Day 3, the Indians shone with the ball in the second innings of the Boxing Day Test.

28 Dec 2020


Australia vs India, MCG Test: Day 3 Session 1 report

Team India was bowled out for 326 in the first session on Day 3 of the Boxing Day Test against Australia.

27 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli leads ICC Test Team of the Decade

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the skipper of the ICC Men's Test Team of the Decade.

ICC announces T20I and ODI Teams of the Decade

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the men's and women's ODI and T20I teams of the decade.

27 Dec 2020

Liverpool FC

Premier League, Liverpool vs West Brom: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Liverpool host 19th-placed West Brom in gameweek 15 of the Premier League 2020-21 season later tonight at Anfield.

NZ vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 2

New Zealand dominated Day 2 of the first Test match against Pakistan at the Bay Oval on Sunday.