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May 15, 2015

Sunrisers opt to bat against Royal Challengers

Hyderabad, May 15: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner won the toss and opted to bat against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League tie at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Friday.The teams: Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Eoin Morgan, Naman Ojha, Lokesh Rahul, Bipul Sharma, Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Praveen Kumar, Dale Steyn. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Dinesh Karthik,…

Warne, Tendulkar plan for T20 event for retired cricket stars

Mumbai, May 15: Cricket legends Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar are planning a new Twenty20 tournament featuring retired international players featuring in a series of exhibition matches.Details of the event are still to be formalised but the organisers have drawn a preliminary list of 30 players. The list includes stalwarts like Brian Lara, Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis, Ricky Ponting, Anil Kumble, Brett Lee, Adam Gilchrist, Muttiah Muralitharan, Andrew Flintoff, Glenn McGrath and VVS Laxman, reports theaustralian.com…

United wants all Arsenal’s targets: Arsene Wenger

London, May 15: Premier League club Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is fearful that rivals Manchester United will be willing to splash the bucks and rope in his potential targets this summer.Manchester United, who have already announced the arrival of PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay for a fee of 27.5 million euros ahead of next season, splashed in the money last season too luring in Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind for a combined fee of close to 200 million. "I…

Mushfiqur likely to captain Bangladesh against India

Dhaka, May 15: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has said Bangladesh is not likely to change their captain Mushfiqur Rahim for their one-off Test match against India next month.Mushfiqur came under the scanner after Bangladesh let Pakistan off the hook in the two-match Test series earlier this month. "I don't think there needs to be any change prior to the India series," Hassan was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.com on Friday. However, Hassan has said the skipper may have to…

Perec happy with response to 10K run in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 15: Jose Marie Perec, the three-time Olympic gold medallist and the International Event Ambassador of the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2015, to be run here on Sunday, expressed satisfaction at the massive response that is reflected in nearly 25,000 participants.At a Meet and Greet session at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, here on Friday, Perec said: "India is on the sports incline, emerging in every sporting discipline right now. It's a privilege to be here and I'm glad to be the event ambassador…
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