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England vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Streaming: When and

England vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Cricket Streaming: Test cricket is back with two of the world’s best teams in England and New Zealand squaring off at the iconic Lord’s. The game kickstarts a busy season for England, who are in line to face Sri Lanka and India later in the summer. Follow Live…

Tim Paine says Marnus Labuschagne will be a 'great' Australia

MELBOURNE: Australia’s Test skipper Tim Paine has tipped Marnus Labuschagne to be a future captain and says the top-order batsman’s natural leadership qualities make him a great fit for the role. Since his debut against Pakistan in 2018, Labuschagne, 26, has grown in stature in the Australian set-up and is currently the third-ranked batsman in…

‘Important to interact’: Mithali Raj shares her thoughts after Naomi

Indian women’s Test and ODI skipper Mithali Raj said that she has not felt the need to avoid press conferences. Mithali was reacting to the development on Monday where world number two tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the ongoing French Open after refusing to speak to the media at the tournament, which she had…

Mushfiqur Rahim, Kathryn Bryce voted ICC players of the month

DUBAI: Former Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim and Scottish all-rounder Kathryn Bryce were on Monday adjudged the ICC Players of the Month for May in the men’s and women’s categories respectively. The winners were announced by the ICC in a press release. Diminutive wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur played one Test and three ODIs against Sri Lanka in…

Never claimed to be a vegan: Virat Kohli responds to

India cricket captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday responded to trolls and said that he never claimed to be a vegan. Kohli was getting trolled for consuming eggs despite claiming years back that he was a vegan. “I never claimed to be vegan. Always maintained I’m vegetarian. Take a deep breath and eat your Veggies (if…

Swinging ball could be a problem for Rohit Sharma: Scott

NEW DELHI: Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris feels India opener Rohit Sharma might find it difficult to negotiate the swinging ball during the World Test Championship final against the Kiwis, beginning in Southampton on June 18. Head groundsman at Southampton, Simon Lee has made it clear that they are aiming to produce a fast…

We won’t look back: Coach Ramesh Powar echoes captain Mithali

India women’s team head coach Ramesh Powar on Tuesday said that he had buried the hatchet with skipper Mithali Raj in their bid to move on from a very public fall-out in 2018, with common goal of taking the team to greater heights. The former India off-spinner was back at the helm after being removed…

WTC Final: New Zealand's variety of fast bowlers will challenge

NEW DELHI: Former Team India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel feels Virat Kohli needs to give himself a bit of time in regards to his batting ahead of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final against New Zealand. “I think probably he will have to give himself a bit of time and try to think about what…

Sturat Broad named England vice-captain, James Bracey to make debut

Stuart Broad has been named England’s vice-captain for the test series against New Zealand in the absence of Ben Stokes, skipper Joe Root said on Tuesday. Stokes, Root’s usual deputy, will miss the series due to a fractured finger he sustained while playing for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in April, while…

Rahane offers Test batting tips to Mithali & Co ahead

NEW DELHI: Playing close to the body, working on mindset and setting small targets are some of tips that Indian men’s Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane gave to Mithali Raj & Co ahead of their first red-ball game in seven years, against England. According to sources in the know of developments, Rahane, a Test specialist…