Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said Monday that he hopes a seven-match series against England starting in Karachi this week will help him return to his best scoring form, after a lean Asia Cup earlier this month.
Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar called on Indians to keep sport "free from personal attacks" after a Sikh player from the national team suffered a torrent of online abuse for dropping a catch in a match against Pakistan.
Indian batter Suresh Raina on Tuesday announced retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and domestic cricket. However, he will be featuring in the upcoming Road Safety World Series and could also be seen playing the overseas leagues.
India has summoned executives of Wikipedia after a national cricketer's page on the online encyclopedia was edited following a match with rival Pakistan to claim that he was linked to a Sikh separatist movement, a government source said on Monday.
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and former cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar have not had the best social media interactions, with the former terming Jadeja a ‘bits and pieces player’ during the 2019 World Cup and the player himself responding to the criticism by calling Manjrekar’s commentary “verbal diarrhoea”.
There was hardly a dry eye yesterday across the country. From people glued to their TV sets, to people thronged in miniscule cafes, from people gathering in public spaces to those 30-odd thousand who had managed to find their way to Mirpur the tears flowed freely and endlessly.