Action photos from the match at W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth, Australia.
Action photos from the match at W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth, Australia.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag has hit out at media reports which suggested that his latest post on Instagram was an indirect jibe on the Kohli-Kumble spat.
Team India is all set to shrug off the disappointment of losing the Champions Trophy final and begin afresh as they gear up to take on West Indies in the first of the five-match ODI series.
(Reuters) - World number five Elina Svitolina has expressed fears that a foot injury that contributed to her Aegon Classic defeat to Italian Camila Giorgi in Birmingham on Thursday could lead to her withdrawal from Wimbledon. Svitolina, 22, has never won a tournament on grass and says that withdrawing from Wimbledon could help her get a head start on preparations for hard court tournaments later this year. "I was really looking forward to this year at Wimbledon.
Johannesburg [South Africa], June 23 (ANI):South Africa coach Russell Domingo, who is in England for the ongoing T20 and Test series, is all set to fly back home after his mother was critically injured in a car accident. Confirming the news, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said that Domingo's mother was travelling alone in Port Elizabeth when the accident took place,Sport24 reported. The 42-year-old has been with the AB de Villiers-led side throughout the Champions Trophy, where the Proteas slumped to an eight-wicket defeat to runner-ups India in their final group clash to knock out of the tournament.
(Reuters) - International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) president Sebastian Coe must take action over the delay in presenting Jessica Ennis-Hill with her 2011 World Championships gold medal, her former coach Toni Minichiello has said. Briton Ennis-Hill, 30, was upgraded to a gold medal for the heptathlon event in 2011 after Russian winner Tatyana Chernova was stripped of her title in November for a doping violation. Coe had said that reallocated medals would be presented at the 2017 World Championships in London but the Times newspaper said legal process was unlikely to be completed by August.
Eight teams are set to battle it out for the biggest prize in women's cricket, when the ICC Women's World Cup gets underway on Saturday in England.
Jonny Bairstow's outstanding form in the last two years has not been enough to nail down a full-time place in the England squad but the 27-year-old admits he has come to terms with the situation. Bairstow had scored three fifties in his four previous one-day innings, yet it needed opener Jason Roy's dismal run of form to find him a place in the Champions Trophy squad in the semi-final loss against eventual champions Pakistan. Just being comfortable within yourself, within your surroundings." With big-hitting Jos Buttler donning the gloves behind the stumps, the task of earning selection has become difficult for him but the son of former England wicketkeeper David Bairstow said he had matured.
By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - While Afghanistan celebrate their lofty status as a test-playing nation, far away in Mumbai, head coach Lalchand Rajput is busy plotting how to instil a five-day temperament into a team more attuned to the hard-hitting nature of limited-overs cricket. In a historic decision on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) granted Afghanistan and Ireland full membership, putting them in an elite group of 12 sides permitted to compete in the longest form of the game.
Wellington, June 23 (Cricketnmore) Opening batsman Jeet Raval, all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and batsman Neil Broom are the three new additions to New Zealand Crickets list of 21 contracted players for the 2017-18 season, the NZC announced here on Friday.
Sauber drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Marcus Ericsson have admitted they were shocked to learn of the sudden departure of team principal Monisha Kaltenborn, the first woman to run a Formula One outfit, earlier this week. Team owners confirmed her exit on Wednesday, citing "diverging views of the future of the company", while board chairman Pascal Picci denied speculation that her departure concerned the status of their drivers and a desire to favour Sweden's Ericsson. "For me and Pascal it has been very clear it is not the case," Ericsson said on Thursday, addressing the suggestion that Kaltenborn had departed the Swiss-based team due to favouritism ahead of this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
(Reuters) - Stoke City midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is "settled" at the Premier League club and will not be sold in the transfer window, club chairman Peter Coates has said. Swiss international Shaqiri battled with a recurring calf problem throughout last season, scoring four goals in 22 appearances for Mark Hughes' side and media reports have linked the 25-year-old with a move to Italy's AS Roma. "No, there is nothing in that," Coates told British media when asked about the reports.
With the Cricket World Cup, Euro 2017 and the Rugby World Cup all upon us and live on TV, can the cycle of underexposure finally be broken? Emily Scarratt of England’s Red Roses, left, Fara Williams, centre, will be in action at Euro 2017 and Anya Shrubsole has eyes on the Cricket World Cup with England. Women’s sport sometimes seems to run along a parallel timeline, one that lags behind the rest of life.
Virender Sehwag surprised quite a few when he applied at the last moment for the job of Indian cricket team coach after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) invited applications for the high-profile post ahead of the recently-concluded Champions Trophy.
England were dominant in the first T20 against South Africa and the home side will look for another complete performance when these two sides meet for the second match of the series, in Taunton on Friday.
(Reuters) - Stoke City's 36-year-old striker Peter Crouch is not contemplating hanging up his boots anytime soon and the club's top scorer last season believes his age has made him "hungrier" to continue playing. Crouch netted his 100th Premier League goal last season as he helped Stoke's finish 13th in the standings and the former Liverpool striker is hopeful of achieving more. "Getting to a certain age where people are supposed to be retiring has made me hungrier," Crouch told BBC Radio Stoke.
Kabul, June 23, 2017 (AFP) - Cricket-mad Afghanistan was euphoric after being awarded Test match status, a rare glimmer of good news amid rising insecurity, though many lamented the lack of sports infrastructure in the conflict-torn country.
Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was pictured having a long chat with young wicket-keeping sensation Rishabh Pant ahead of India's first ODI match against West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad on Friday.
As India and West Indies engage themselves in the first of the five ODIs, here are the key battles.
(Reuters) - Ireland will hold talks with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) about the possibility of playing a test match at Lord's in 2019 after they and Afghanistan were granted full-member status by the International Cricket Council on Thursday. The two countries became the game's 11th and 12th test playing nations after their applications was unanimously backed by the ICC.
New Delhi, June 23, 2017 (AFP) - India are likely to favour a new coach who can "get along" with Virat Kohli, cricket officials indicated Friday, after Anil Kumble stepped aside following a row with the captain.
Port of Spain, June 23 (CRICKETNMORE): India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday took a dig at former national team coach Anil Kumble's comments in his resignation letter, asserting that sanctity of the dressing room has to be maintained.