Michael Cheika quits as Australia head coach after crashing out of Rugby World Cup

“I have no regrets making that call, but yes, I would love to stay on. I really feel attached to the team and it is an honour to have this role as the coach of Australia. I take it with a lot of pride and a lot of honour. But, like I said, I made […]

ICC World Cup 2019: Full list of awards, prize money and statistics

Need to accept it as a part and parcel of life: Kane Williamson on New Zealand’s dramatic loss in World Cup final

ICC World Cup 2019: Pakistan’s performance has an eerie similarity with Imran Khan’s 1992 campaign

There is an eerie similarity between Pakistan’s campaign at the 1992 World Cup and this one. In fact, the Men in Green’s journey in the 1992 edition was exactly like that this year after the conclusion of the sixth game. They have five points after six games with two wins, three losses and one washout. […]

‘We couldn’t handle the pressure’: Jhulan Goswami says Team India lost the 2017 Women’s World Cup final in the last 10 overs

The Indian fast bowling legend aged 37 now, has 225 ODI wickets at an economy of just 3.28 runs per over. She believes that age is just a number and what matters the most is the passion for the sport. “As a professional athlete, you never think about age. You just go on with your […]

Eoin Morgan calls for new dynamic as England begin to adapt for 2023 World Cup

Traditionally, the surface at Old Trafford has been among the more rapid on the English circuit, offering good carry to the quicks and sharp turn and bounce for the slow bowlers. However, the venue has already hosted six internationals in the summer’s bio-secure circumstances, the majority of them on sluggish surfaces exacerbated by the chilly […]

England win toss, bowl against Australia in first ODI

World Cup-winning captain Morgan was passed fit after a dislocated finger meant he missed Australia’s five-wicket win in the third Twenty20 international at Southampton on Tuesday — although England still won a three-match series 2-1. Jos Buttler also returned after missing the last match to spend time with his family.

Ronaldo at the double, France see off Croatia in World Cup final repeat

Antoine Griezmann, Dayot Upamecano, Olivier Giroud as well as an own goal from the visitors’ goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic secured a repeat result from Russia two years ago after Dejan Lovren had opened the scoring for Croatia, Wolfsburg’s Josip Brekalo adding their second in the 55th minute.

Women’s soccer in England returns with optimism

Defending champion Chelsea takes on Man City — the team it leapfrogged for the 2019-20 title when standings were determined on a points-per-game ratio — in the new season’s curtain raiser: the Community Shield scheduled for Saturday at an empty Wembley Stadium.

2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh bids adieu

“This was probably the most difficult time in my cricket career, then the 2014 T20 World Cup final against Sri Lanka when I laboured to 11 off 21 balls. It was so shattering that I felt my career was all but over, everyone wrote me off too. But I never stopped believing in myself,” remarked […]

Roles reversed with England as Australia set out on road to next World Cup

The Australians conversely have a team built around players who have been doing their thing at international level for a long time. Experience is valuable and age need not be a determining factor, but it is a consideration when the next World Cup is three years away. On the evidence of this tour the plan […]