India’s captain Virat Kohli (centre) during his verbal spat with England’s Ben Stokes on the first day of their fourth Test in Motera on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
New dad Virat Kohli returns to captain a buoyant India against England as they aim to build on their crushing win over Australia by sealing a place in the World Test Championship final.
While India start the four-game series against England as favourites, the euphoria of the recent win against Australia should not cloud their vision of the task ahead. England can match the Indian side on every front, underestimating the visitors could cost
England skipper Joe Root hit a century in his 100th Test on Friday, but said England need 600, even 700 runs in the opening match against India. England ended day one on 263 for three after Dom Sibley fell to paceman Jasprit Bumrah for 87 in the day’s
India reached 257 for six at stumps in response to England's 578 in Chennai. Washington Sundar, on 33, and Ravichandran Ashwin, on eight, were batting with an ubroken stand of 32. India need another 122 to avoid the follow-on.
Pakistan managed 149-7 in their 20 overs with their in-form wicketkeeper batsman Rizwan anchoring the innings after they were sent in to bat.
Sharjah coach Abdulaziz Al Anbari was overwhelmed after a thumping victory against Uzbekistan’s Pakhtakor in their AFC Champions League match on Tuesday. A resilient Sharjah produced a stupendous performance to rout Uzbekistan’s Pakhtakor 4-1
Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) lower order put up a brave fight but could not get their team past the finishing line, as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat them by 18 runs in a high-scoring encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday.
Team ‘Uncle Saeed’, comprising Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum and Abdulrazak Ahmed, are through to the Men’s Bronze Category final of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s Padel Championship, where they meet Humaid Ghanem Al Hajeri