Mohammad Rizwan scored a gritty, unbeaten half-century to guide Pakistan past 200 against an increasingly frustrated England before bad light at the Rose Bowl brought an early end to the second day of the second test on Friday.
The Italian Open is shifting to a week earlier than originally planned in September, and the Hamburg European Open -- scrapped in July because of the coronavirus pandemic -- will follow it on a provisional ATP calendar for the rest of the 2020 mens tennis season.
The consortium which withdrew its bid to buy English club Newcastle declined an offer of independent arbitration into the long-running case after a request for additional information from the Premier League, according to the head of the competition.
Is Yuvraj Singh going to make a comeback? While the World-Cup winner is yet to make an official statement, butPuneet Bali, the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) secretary, has made a request to the veteran all-rounder to come out of retirement to play for the state team in the impending domestic season.
All matches of this season's I-League and second divison league qualifiers will be held in Kolkata with strict health and safety measures in place to deal with the COVID-19 threat, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Friday.
Education technology company Unacademy and fantasy sports Platform Dream11 have submitted their 'Expression of Interest' to become title sponsors of this year's Indian Premier League, replacing Chinese mobile phone company Vivo.
Juggling careers in amateur and professional boxing is tough, admits star Indian boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav but the Commonwealth Games champion says it is absolutely essential to his goal of an unprecedented Olympic gold.
He went to score 99 more, a record still unmatched and standing tall like the Himalayas. But ask Sachin Tendulkar and his first international century will always be the one he will remember very fondly.
Australia's senior assistant coach Andrew McDonald will miss next month's tour of England owing to a pre-existing commitment with his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR), the country's cricket board said on Friday.
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni, as well as side's star players Suresh Raina and Deepak Chahar were among the members of the franchise who took the charter plane to Chennai for the six-day training camp.
Arsenal have roped in Brazil forward Willian on a three-year contract after his contract with Chelsea expired. The 32-year-old has so far made more than 600 club appearances in a career spanning 13 seasons.
Players who will be coming into the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year after playing the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) would have an advantage, according to former fast bowler and former Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Ashish Nehra.
Ajit Singh, head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday said that no special measures have been put in place for this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Fifty six of the 57 de-recognised National Sports Federations have submitted their replies to a questionnaire on their office-bearers' age and tenure as sought by the Ministry with the Judo body being the only one to miss the August 13 deadline.
England and Australia's IPL-bound players are likely to miss the first week of Indian Premier League after it was announced that the two teams will play six white-ball games from September 4-16 at Southampton and Manchester respectively.
Hockey India introducing the open application and registration process for tournament officials on their member unit portal has largely helped several young and upcoming umpires and technical officials apply and register, feels 40-year-old Rohini Bopanna who was recently promoted to the FIH Technical Official - Advancement Panel.
LIVE | England vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 2: England's fast bowlers were all over the Pakistan batting lineup before the umpires took the players off the field after the dense clouds that had been hovering over the stadium opened up. The session got off to a delayed start and through the course of it, Pakistan lost captain Azhar Ali, Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq and Fawad Alam, who was making his comeback into Test cricket after an absence of 11 years. At the end of Day 1, Pakistan were 126/5 in 45.4 ov
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Live Streaming, Champions League: Only one former winner of the European Cup will remain in the competition after this meeting of two five-time champions. Manchester City or Lyon awaits the winner in the semifinals. Barcelona is trying to avoid a first trophyless season in 12 years by wining the Champions League for the first time since 2015. Bayern has been waiting two years longer to be crowned champions of Europe again, a continental drought that has contrasted with
England all-rounder Sam Curran says he gets goosebumps while playing alongside James Anderson, who is just eight shy of becoming world's first fast bowler to touch the 600-wicket milestone in Test cricket.
30 years ago, on this day, India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar began his journey to a hundred international centuries, as he slammed his maiden hundred against England in Manchester. The century came in the second innings, with significant pressure on India to save the Test after the top-order failed to impress in the 408-run chase.
The inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007 saw a bowl-out match quite early in the tournament when arch-rivals India and Pakistan played out a thrilling tie. India won the bowl-out and eventually went on to win the World Cup, beating Pakistan again in the final.
Cricket South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith on Thursday categorically denied recent allegations levelled against him by ex-wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile around team selections during his time as captain of the national team and termed them extremely hurtful.
Fawad Alam's comeback in Pakistan's Test playing XI didn't go as planned as the southpaw departed for a duck in the first innings of the second Test match in Southampton. Fawad got his chance in the playing XI after missing 88 Test matches in the span of 3911 days.
Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C have tested positive for COVID-19 at the ongoing national camp, forcing the closure of the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad for sanitisation, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Thursday.
Test-saving hundreds have become extinct now but Sachin Tendulkar carved out one such innings exactly 30 years ago, the seeds of which were sown during one afternoon in Sialkot, eight months prior to that gloomy Manchester day.
MS Dhoni will join Chennai Super Kings' training camp after he was tested negative for COVID-19 on Thursday. The 13th edition of Indian Premier League has been rescheduled and will commence from September 19 in the UAE.
Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam returned to Pakistan's Test playing XI after missing 88 matches in the span of 10 years and 8 months. Fawad was picked in the playing XI of the second Test match against England in Southampton in the place of Shadab Khan. He last played for Pakistan in Test was in November 2009 against New Zealand.