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June 12, 2020

No podium ceremonies for Formula One due to coronavirus

Colorado , June 13 (ANI): There will be no podium ceremonies when the Formula One season starts, Formula One's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn has confirmed.The decision has been taken as a part of the new rules to safeguard everyone from the threat of coronavirus.Among the decisions, the pre-race drivers' parade has also been scrapped. Drives would not be standing together for the national anthem and trophies will not be handed over directly."The practices we have had in the past just can't be done. The very packed…

Vikram Solanki appointed as Surrey’s new head coach

London , June 13 (ANI): English cricket club Surrey on Friday appointed former England batsman Vikram Solanki as their new head coach.Solanki, who has been a coach at Surrey since his retirement from the game in 2016, will take up the position straight away and work with the Surrey squad as soon as professional players are able to return to group training.During his time at Surrey, Solanki has worked in coaching roles under both Graham Ford and Michael Di Venuto. He has also expanded his experience around the world game,…

MS Dhoni is the biggest superstar in cricket, says Dwayne Bravo

New Delhi , June 13 (ANI): West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has said that wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni is the biggest superstar in cricket and is one of the easiest guys to interact with.Bravo was doing an Instagram live chat with former Zimbabwe pacer Pommie Mbangwa and it was then that the all-rounder was asked to talk about his stint with Chennai Super Kings (CSK)."I think a lot of credit for CSK's success has to be given to Dhoni and Fleming, obviously the owners, they trust both Fleming and Dhoni, so there is no…

Australia’s Nicola Carey bats for ‘smaller ball’ in women’s cricket

Melbourne , June 13 (ANI): Australia's World Cup star Nicola Carey has backed up the growing calls for trying out a smaller ball in women's cricket in order to produce more entertaining style of play."I think it would certainly be something pretty cool to experiment with and see if there's actually a bit more merit to it. Women's cricket is in a pretty good spot at the moment, but I suppose there's always room for improvement. If people come up with cool ideas and they've got a bit of merit behind them and you've trialled…

Andhra Minister slams TDP over K Atchennaidu’s arrest

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , June 13 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Minister Malagundla Sankaranarayana lashed out at the TDP stating that it is using "BC card" in connection with K Atchennaidu's arrest.He alleged that TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu is supporting his colleague despite the fact that he is caught in case of corruption to the tune of almost Rs 150 crore. The minister said that this ESI scam is a mere tip of the iceberg in the corruption that took place to the tune of lakhs of crores during the earlier TDP…
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