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July 6, 2019

ICC to keep Jayasuriya away from players, officials (IANS at World Cup)

Leeds, July 6 (IANS) Banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two years, former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Saturday to watch the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka.He was seen in the stands, watching the game along with another former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva. The ICC has taken note of the same and will ensure that he doesn't go anywhere near the players or the officials. Speaking to IANS, Claire Ferguson, ICC General Manager, Strategic…

ICC to keep Jayasuriya away from players, officials (IANS at World Cup)

Leeds, July 6 (IANS) Banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two years, former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Saturday to watch the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka.He was seen in the stands, watching the game along with another former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva. The ICC has taken note of the same and will ensure that he doesn't go anywhere near the players or the officials. Speaking to IANS, Claire Ferguson, ICC General Manager, Strategic…

India start defence of Intercontinental Cup with tie against Tajikistan (Preview)

Ahmedabad, July 6: New Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac has said that he wants to define the future of the sport in the country as his team gets ready to start their defence of the Intercontinental Cup when they take on Tajikistan here on Sunday.The four-nation tournament also has Syria and North Korea. All teams will be playing each other once, with the top two teams making it to the final, slated for July 17. Speaking at the pre-tournament press conference, Stimac, who had coached Croatia to qualify…

Atletico, Chelsea agree on Morata’s permanent transfer

Madrid, July 6: Atletico Madrid and Chelsea on Saturday reached an agreement over the transfer of forward Alvaro Morata to the Spanish team on a permanent basis.Currently Morata plays at Atletico on loan from the Premier League club and made his debut with the Spanish team on February 3, when he took part in a La Liga game against Real Betis, reports Efe news. Since then, he has played a total of 17 matches scoring six goals. "Atletico Madrid and Chelsea FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of…

Manjrekar calls Jadeja street-smart cricketer, looks to bury hatchet

Leeds, July 6: Former India batsman-turned-pundit Sanjay Manjrekar called Ravindra Jadeja a "street-smart" cricketer during India's World Cup match against Sri Lanka, looking to bury the hatchet from his end after he infuriated the all-rounder by terming him as a 'bits and pieces' cricketer."Jadeja is a quick bowler and this is a pitch that's going to turn," Manjrekar said on air for Star Sports as India restricted the Lankans to 264/7 in 50 overs. Jadeja, playing for the first time…
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