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June 10, 2020

‘Felt like I have shaken hands with god’: Yuvraj recalls first meeting with Sachin

New Delhi , June 11 (ANI): "Felt like I have shaken hands with god," said former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh while recalling his first meeting with Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.Yuvraj was replying to a tweet from Sachin Tendulkar as the former India batsman sent in good wishes for the all-rounder as he completed one year of his retirement from all forms of cricket.Replying to Sachin's tweet, Yuvraj wrote: "Thank u, Master. When we 1st met, I felt I have shaken hands with god. U've guided me in my toughest phases. U…

Would be foolish of me to say racism doesn’t exist in cricket, says Jason Holder

Manchester , June 11 (ANI): West Indies Test skipper Jason Holder has said that it would be foolish of him to say that racism does not exist in cricket.His remarks come as former Windies T20 World Cup-winning skipper Darren Sammy alleged racism within the SunRisers Hyderabad camp during the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL)."I would be foolish to sit here and say that racism is not prevalent in our sport. I have not followed all of what Sammy has said but in terms of racism in general it is definitely all around us. For me…

BCCI looking at all options to hold IPL this year, including playing in empty stadiums: Ganguly

New Delhi , June 11 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is ready to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) behind closed doors and is working on all possible options to stage the tournament this year, board president Sourav Ganguly has stated in his letter to all affiliated members of the body.The letter states: "The BCCI is working on all possible options to ensure that we are able to stage the IPL this year, even if it means playing the tournament in empty stadiums".The IPL was scheduled to commence from…

‘We trust each other’: Dhawan on his opening partnership with Rohit

New Delhi , June 11 (ANI): "We trust each other and have a great friendship," said Shikhar Dhawan on trying to explain as to why he has such a good record while opening the batting with Rohit Sharma for India.Dhawan was doing an Instagram live session on the official handle of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals and it was then he was asked to talk about his opening partnership with Rohit."I know Rohit from the U-19 days. He was a junior by one-two years and we have camped together. We trust each other and…

Locals rescue 4 children trapped in flash flood in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba

Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) , June 11 (ANI): Locals rescued four children who were trapped in a flash flood in Bhattiyat area of Chamba district on Wednesday.According to locals, children were trying to cross Hobardi Khad falls, but fell and trapped in a flash flood in Bhattiyat area. The locals rushed to the spot after hearing the shouting of children asking for help and rescued them. (ANI)
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