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June 1, 2020

Melbourne Stars appoints Trent Woodhill as WBBL head coach

Melbourne , June 2 (ANI): Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) club Melbourne Stars on Tuesday appointed Trent Woodhill as their new Head Coach.Woodhill has worked in coaching roles at the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils. He was also the high-performance consultant to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in the creation of The Hundred."It's a great opportunity and one I'm looking forward to getting stuck in to. I've been involved with the Stars for many years now and know the…

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig defeat FC Koln, climb to third spot

Cologne , June 2 (ANI): RB Leipzig defeated FC Koln by 4-2 in the ongoing Bundesliga here on Tuesday.Jhon Cordoba scored the opening goal of the match in the seventh minute, putting FC Koln ahead of RB Leipzig. However, RB Leipzig did not take much time level the scores as Patrik Schick netted a goal in the 20th minute.Christopher Nkunku then scored a goal to hand RB Leipzig a one-goal lead before the first-half came to an end. Timo Werner extended the lead shortly after the break.The hosts cut the deficit thanks to a…

Jess Kerr, Natalie Dodd receive New Zealand central contract, Rachel Priest misses out

Christchurch , June 2 (ANI): Jess Kerr and Natalie Dodd have been offered the New Zealand central contract for the first time while Rachel Priest has been axed from the list.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday announced a 17-player list for the 2020-21 season. Bernadine Bezuidenhout also failed to receive an offer for the coming season.Whiter Ferns head coach, Bob Carter, said Kerr and Dodd fully deserved their new contract offers."It's an acknowledgement of hard work and perseverance from both Jess and Natalie, culminating…

Deepti Sharma ‘extremely grateful’ to be nominated for Arjuna Award

New Delhi , June 2 (ANI): Indian women's cricketer Deepti Sharma on Monday said that she is "extremely grateful" to be nominated for the Arjuna award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).The 24-year-old spinner also thanked her mentors and coaches for constant support and said she will keep on performing well in the future."I'm extremely grateful to be nominated by the @BCCI for the Arjuna award. Would like to thank all my coaches, mentors and the team for supporting me through the journey. Will keep giving my…

To moments that matter: Suresh Raina shares throwback picture with MS Dhoni

New Delhi , June 2 (ANI): Reminiscing about his old days, cricketer Suresh Raina on Monday shared a throwback picture with former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.In the photo, the Chennai Super Kings duo can be seen sharing a gleeful smile while they pose together for a candid shot."To Moments that matter #throwback," Raina tweeted.The Indian cricketers have been sharing adorable pictures and videos as they spend quality time with their friends and family amid no cricketing action due to the coronavirus pandemic.Raina…
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