Netherlands tour of Namibia 2020
MS Dhoni’s Visakhapatnam Knock Against Pakistan Felt Like He Had Tasted Blood, Says Ashish Nehra
Nehra said that Dhoni's knock gave India the confidence that they too could have a good wicketkeeper-batsman at a time when they were looking to relieve Rahul Dravid of wicketkeeping duties.
On This Day: MS Dhoni Scored His First Century in International Cricket vs Pakistan in 2005
With this innings, MS Dhoni cemented his place in the national team as ‘the wicket-keeper batsmen’ because it came at a time when India were looking to relieve Rahul Dravid off his duties behind the stumps. Before the Ranchi born cricketer made his claim on the spot in the starting XI, the Men in Blue tried out Parthiv Patel and Dinesh Karthik in that position.
Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul and Jasprit Bumrah Urge Fans to Light Diyas, Candles and Make PM Modi’s ‘9 PM, 9 Minutes on April 5’ Appeal a Success
PM Modi in his address to the nation had called for the people to show a collective togetherness, willingness and the spirit of one nation in its fight against the pandemic. “There is no bigger force than our conviction and resolve. There is nothing we cannot achieve with these forces,” the Prime Minister had said in his speech.
Harbhajan Singh Lauds Sikh Man for Providing Food to Poor Woman Amid COVID-19 Lockdown
Harbhajan also tweeted his appreciation for those who are working on the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus. "Yes we are indebted to you forever doctors,nurses all medical help workers, police and every single one whose out there working for all of us .. Praying for your Saftey (sic.)" he said.
Glad Being a Vice-Captain, Tim Paine Is Brilliant: Pat Cummins
"In the perfect world, your first experience of being captain - say Australian captain, you've (already) had quite a bit of experience leading and you know exactly what it entails. But things don't always work out as exactly as you planned," he said.
Shane Warne Recalls Verbal Spat With Nasser Hussain, Reveals Former England Captain Cursed ‘You Will Never Captain Again’
The incident occurred at the Sydney Iconic Ground (SGC) in February 1999. Australia had batted first and had set England a target of 233. The visitors cruising home and required 35 runs with seven wickets in hand when Warne – the stand-in captain for that match – decided to bring himself to bowl against his opposite number.
PCB to Continue Paying Salaries to Players on Payroll
Last year the PCB, in a major move to revamp its domestic structure, gave out contracts to its domestic players for appearing in division one and two competitions besides also raising the salaries of the coaches and support staff associated with the 12 teams.
Shikhar Dhawan Shares Motivational Video for Young Budding Cricketers, ‘Don’t Let Lockdown Get You Down, Keep Practising’, Says Indian Batsman
Saturday, Dhawan came up with a new idea and put up a motivational video for young and budding cricketers urging them to not lose hope but keep practising even when in self-isolation and quarantine. Practising regularly will help you avoid a muscle strain and also help your mind keep the shot memory and be ready when you return to the cricket field.
Sri Lanka Premier League 2020: SLC Keen to Go Ahead With Franchise T20 Tournament Scheduled in August
The Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), built on the lines of its Indian correspondence, was started in 2011 with an intention of making it the country’s premier Twenty20 league and drawing international stars from other cricketing nations to add glitz and glamour. But the tournament hit a roadblock right from its start and only one edition was played before it got shelved.
Yuvraj Singh Applauds Policemen for Sharing Food With Needy During COVID-19 Lockdown
Taking to Twitter, he posted the video and wrote: "It's heartwarming to see such act of humanity shown by these police men. Much respect for their act of kindness during these tough times and for sharing their own food. #StayHomeStaySafe #BeKind."
Would Be More Than Happy to See David Warner and Rohit Sharma to Open in T20, Says Sunrisers Hyderabad Coach Tom Moody
Former cricketers as well as current stars have been constantly interacting on social media ever since the coronavirus outbreak has seen the world come to a standstill. Replying to a question on Twitter, Moody wrote: "Tough call, but I would be more than happy with @davidwarner31 and @ImRo45."
Jofra Archer’s Prophecy: England Cricketer May Have Foretold Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Plan of Lighting Lamps and Candles at 9 PM on April 5
The PM in his address to the nation on Friday urged each of the country’s citizens to light lamps, candles or mobile torches for 9 minutes from 9 pm on April 5, 2020 (Sunday). This act, PM Modi said, will demonstrate the country’s togetherness as well as its willingness to fight the coronavirus pandemic as a collective.