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Ryder Cup: Europe captain Padraig Harrington eyes big party in United States in September

Speaking at a news conference before this week's Dubai Desert Classic, Harrington also said he is unconcerned by Rory McIlroy's continued winless run and stated he is on no rush to name the rest of his vice-captains. Harrington also reflected...

Australia v India: How social media reacted to tourists’ astonishing series win

Shubman Gill made 91 and Rishabh Pant was unbeaten on 89. They win the series 2-1, keeping the Border-Gavaskar they won in Australia two years ago. It is perhaps one of the finest Test series wins by any away side, especially...

New Zealand v Pakistan: Kane Williamson scores 238 as hosts take charge of second...

Batsman Henry Nicholls and all-rounder Daryl Mitchell also scored centuries as the hosts declared on 659-6. Pakistan lost opener Shan Masood for a duck as they finished on 8-1 in their second innings, still 354 runs behind. New Zealand, who won the...

Sarfaraz Ahmed: Former Pakistan captain ‘rediscovered’ himself after losing captaincy and being dropped

The 33-year-old was axed as Pakistan Test and T20I skipper in October and also dropped from both formats after a loss of form for himself and the team. "I realized that this seven or eight-month gap away from the national...

It’s like Christmas’: Cricket left longing for its most cherished day

having overseen the broadcast of 78 days of international cricket across last summer, either in person or remotely, from limited-overs matches against Pakistan, a one-off Test with Ireland, an Ashes series to a 50-over World Cup, Test Match Special...

‘Concentrate! Don’t you want a 100?’ Sunil Gavaskar recalls opposition player wanting him to...

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar recalled an instance from his debut series against West Indies in 1971, when the great Rohan Kanhai said a few words to the batsman. Gavaskar was approaching a century when he played a reckless...

Players must retrain brain to adopt virus measures: Hussain

LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) - Playing in empty stadiums is not ideal but a bigger challenge for players during England's home series against West Indies will be changing the way they shine the ball and keeping a lid on...

England and Wales Cricket Board welcomes go-ahead for return to professional sport

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is "extremely heartened" by the Government's go-ahead for the professional sport to return. Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, declared that cricket, among other sports, was set...

England cricketers to begin returning to individual training from next week

Around 30 of England’s male cricketers will return to individual training from next week as the ECB announced measures to ensure the safety of its players and coaches. From Monday, centrally contracted bowlers and invited county bowlers will begin tailored...

Empty venues will remind players how important fans are, says Jofra Archer

England speedster Jofra Archer says piping in music or crowd noise would help cricketers get used to playing in empty venues during the COVID-19 pandemic but the experience will show just how crucial fans are to the game. The England and Wales...

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