Rajasthan Royals have traded Robin Uthappa to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) a day after retaining him for the next season. Uthappa, who was picked by the Royals, failed to cement a place in the side and had a poor IPL 2020.
David Williams rose from the bench to power in a header that gave ATK Mohun Bagan their first win in three games. The win helped Mohun Bagan shorten the five-point gap with table leaders Mumbai City FC to two. Chennaiyin FC lost yet another match after conceding from a set-piece. They remained sixth in the table and have now only one game in their last seven.
England have announced a 16-member squad for the first two Test matches against India. Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes, who were rested for the Sri Lanka Test series, are set to make their return against India. England have also named six reserve players for the Test matches.
16 players 🏴
6 travelling reserves 🏏
All the details here 👇— England Cricket (@englandcricket) January 21, 2021
Umpires told us that you can walk off the field and leave the game then Rahane bhai told the umpire that we won't leave, we respect the game: Cricketer Mohammed Siraj on racial slurs hurled at Indian cricketers in Sydney, Australia.
Michael Neser took a sensational one-handed catch to end Brisbane Heat's innings and lead his side Adelaide Strikers to a 82-run win in Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 on Thursday. Take a look at Neser stunning one-handed catch.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored a century on debut while Rashid Khan provided the end flourish with a 30-ball 55 runs knock to take Afghanistan to 287/9 in the first ODI match.
A brilliant century from @RGurbaz_21 and a quick 30-ball 55 from @rashidkhan_19 help Afghanistan post 287/9.
Can Ireland chase down the target?#AFGvIRE | https://t.co/PONaNVr2aP | 📸 @Irelandcricket pic.twitter.com/dNABIvECPi— ICC (@ICC) January 21, 2021
Rahmanullah Gurbaz has impressed everyone by scoring a century on his ODI debut. ICC shared the tweet about the same on their social media account.
A century on ODI debut for Rahmanullah Gurbaz, a knock studded with six fours and seven sixes!
What an innings 🙌#AFGvIRE | https://t.co/PONaNVr2aP pic.twitter.com/Xa2g27y0n3— ICC (@ICC) January 21, 2021
Veteran Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who had fractured his thumb in the third Test of the series in Sydney, was expected to be fit in time for the England Tests but has reportedly been ruled out.
Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and other Team India players returned home after Test series triumph over Australia.
Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw and Team India's coach Ravi Shastri arrive in Mumbai from Australia after winning the Border–Gavaskar Trophy. pic.twitter.com/TrMzrRdg4F— ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2021
Glenn Maxwell was among the biggest names released by IPL franchises after all eight reams released their full list of retained and released players ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 players auctions. Maxwell was among the nine players released by Kings XI Punjab, who incidentally retained their head coach for the first time in five IPL seasons. Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) also released, as usual, released the most number of players. RCB released 10 players and retained only 12 from their 22-man squad. Among them were Dale Steyn, Aaron Finch, Moeen Ali, Umesh Yadav and Shivam Dube. IPL 2021: Full List of Players Released and Retained Ahead of Indian Premier League Season 14 Auction.
Chennai Super Kings retained Suresh Raina for the next season but released Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav and Piyush Chawla. Defending IPL champions Mumbai Indians released most of their overseas pace recruit with Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Mitchell McClenaghan and Lasith Malinga all released from the contract. Malinga has since announced his retirement from franchise cricket. ICC Give Funny Twist to Rishabh Pant’s Spider-Man Song in Hindi During IND vs AUS 4th Test at The Gabba (See Post).
Most of India’s stars part of the victorious Test team, which scripted a wonderful Test series win in Australia, jumped up the rankings with Rishabh Pant making the most progress after jumping from 26th to 13th in the batting charts. Pant is now the highest-ranked wicketkeeper-batsman in the ICC Test rankings and also achieved the highest ever ranking by an Indian wicket-keeper in Test matches.
In the Indian Super League, Kerala Blasters needed an injury-time strike from Rahul KP to beat Bengaluru FC 2-1 and climb to ninth in the points table.