Sydney [Australia], March 29 : While facing the media for the first time after the ball-tampering fiasco, Steve Smith broke into tears as he apologised for orchestrating the act that “has brought pain to the nation and fans.” Smith, who was addressing a press conference here on Thursday, said he wished to earn back the […]

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New Delhi [India], March 29 : New Zealand skipper and middle-order batsman Kane Williamson has been named as the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning April 7. The decision comes two days after former Australian vice-captain David Warner stepped down from the position of the skipper […]

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New Delhi [India], March 29 : A day after being handed a 12-month ban by Cricket Australia for his involvement in massive ball-tampering scandal, former Australian vice-captain David Warner has issued an apology to the cricketing world for his misconduct. Breaking his silence on the incident that took place during the third Test against South […]

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Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], March 29 : Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was on Thursday appointed as a Deputy Collector by the Andhra Pradesh government. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu handed over the appointment letter to him in Amravati in the presence of former All-England champion and celebrated badminton coach Pullela Gopichand. The Chief Minister […]

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Bengaluru, March 28 : Former Indian cricket captain and sports icon, Rahul Dravid will urge the people of Karnataka to vote in the state assembly elections on May 12 through awareness campaigns by the Election Commission, in a bid to ensure a high turnout, an official said. “Through 30-second long video messages that will be […]

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New Delhi, March 28 : Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday backed the Cricket Australia’s ban on former skipper Steve Smith, deputy David Warner and opener Cameron Bancroft in a ball tampering scandal. Sachin, who was misjudged for the same offence during India’s tour of South Africa in 2001, but later given a clean […]

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 28 : Nominated Rajya Sabha member and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday visited the Guru Govind Singh T School in the Sewri area of Mumbai and interacted with the students. Batting to build a stronger future for India, Tendulkar has funded schools and educational institute projects worth Rs. 7.4 crores […]

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 28 : In the aftermath of the massive ball-tampering scandal, Australia’s David Warner has stepped down as the captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. Confirming the news, Sunrisers Hyderabad said Warner would not be taking charge of the franchise in the upcoming 11th edition of the IPL and […]

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Melbourne/Johannesburg/New Delhi, March 28 : Four days after they were exposed, Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday suspended disgraced captain Steve Smith and vice captain David Warner for 12 months each and opener Cameron Bancroft for nine months over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Subsequently, Warner and Smith were also banned by the Indian Premier […]

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