Cricket

SA women crush Board President’s XI

South Africa women started their India tour on a positive note as they defeated Board President’s XI (BPXI) by 83 runs in the second T20 warm-up match here on Sunday. The first warm-up game was abandoned due to inclement weather. South Africa first posted 174 for five after opting to bat and later bundled out […]

Cricket

Human greed is the problem: Gavaskar

With allegations of betting malpractices hitting popular T20 competitions TNPL and KPL, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar said that the viability of such leagues cannot be called into question based on acts of misdemeanour by a few. “Greed is such a thing that no amount of education, guidance, seminars with anti-corruption guys is going to be […]

Cricket

Markram well prepared

The South Africans have their task cut out in the upcoming Test series against India. The home team has three fine spinners in Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav, and the conditions are more than likely to assist them. Aiden Markram has done his best to prepare well for these challenges. He and his […]

Cricket

Indian women pacers in focus

Pacers Pooja Vastrakar and Mansi Joshi will be watched keenly when South Africa Women take on Board President’s XI in the second warm-up match here on Sunday. The first warm-up match was abandoned on Friday due to inclement weather. Mansi and Pooja have been named in the India T20 squad and a good show on […]

Cricket

KPL: Belagavi Panthers owner under the scanner

Following allegations of impropriety in the TNPL, the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) too has come under the scanner after a team owner was questioned by the city police here on Friday. Ali Asfak Thara, owner of Belagavi Panthers, was quizzed in connection with an investigation into suspected betting and match-fixing in the KPL. The police […]