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December 5, 2019

Bob Willis was a terror to face: Kapil Dev

New Delhi, Dec 5: Indian cricket great Kapil Dev on Thursday said that England's fast bowling legend Bob Willis was a 'terror to face'. Kapil also said that Willis, who has died aged 70, was the only one to ever hit him with the ball."It was a very sharp ball, faster than I had imagined, and hit me on the ear. It was the only time I was struck," Kapil told the Hindu daily. "Willis was a terrific fast bowler, with a run-up that was unique. Not a fluent run-up but once the ball left his hand it…

India a sleeping giant in football: Igor Stimac

New Delhi, Dec 5: While cricket dominates the sporting arena in India, football national coach Igor Stimac feels pride in training the Blue Tigers and feels the nation has the potential to produce some great talents in the game."I've loved every second so far," Stimac told FIFA.com. "It is such a responsibility, and a privilege, to lead the national team of such a vast and great country. And the passion is there. People might not think of India as a football country but it really depends where…

If we are chasing well, need to do same when batting first: Ganguly

Kolkata, Dec 5: The World T20 will be played in Australia next year and while the teams are playing with an eye on preparations for the showpiece event, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has revealed that he has some ideas which he will be sharing with the team management."If we are chasing very well in T20 cricket, we need to do the same when batting first. I have some thoughts which I will share with Virat (Kohli), Ravi (Shastri) and the management. We haven't played many T20 internationals and I am confident by the…

Brian Lara to visit Delhi Golf Club in mid-December

New Delhi, Dec 5: Usha International, the manufacturer of sewing machines and electric fans, Premium Lighting (TISVA), and Small Domestic Appliances, on Thursday announced a partnership with former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara, widely acknowledged as one of the world's greatest batsmen ever.Brian Lara's match winning attitude and the record for the highest individual score in an international Test innings and his prodigious run-scoring spree made history. He is also an avid golfer and a health and fitness…

ICC confirms tv umpire will call front foot no-ball in Ind-WI series

New Delhi, Dec 5: The ICC has confirmed that the forthcoming T20I and ODI series between India and West Indies will be contested trialing technology to call front foot no-balls.Speaking to IANS, BCCI joint secretary Jayesh George had earlier confirmed the same and said: "Yes, it is a work in progress. IPL has always stood for innovation. Our endeavour is to make sure that every season of the IPL sees new technology come in and helps in progress of the game. More importantly, why should a player suffer if technology can…
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