Deepak Chahar has been out of action with twin injury setbacks since last year. Image credit: IPLAfter struggling with two "big" injuries last year, Indian pacer Deepak Chahar says he is fully fit and set to return with the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning March 31. Having done extensive rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, Chahar is preparing for the IPL. If I am fully bowling the way I want and batting the way I want, there is no stopping me. The inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL) will precede the men's IPL, and Chahar could not be more excited for his female counterparts.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar continue to hit the headlines for sharing a strained relationship but have repeatedly proved fans wrong with their celebratory moments on the field. The sight of the Brazilian superstar stretched out of the Parisian club's home ground has sparked concerns among fans. This latest Instagram exchange between Mbappe and Neymar, who reportedly have a strained relationship, has left PSG fans guessing if the two stars' bromance is real or just a mere eyewash. This was genuinely a kind thing to do," said one PSG fan on Twitter, while another added, "That group therapy at PSG goes hard! Here's a look at some of the other reactions to Mbappe and Neymar's exchange of words on Instagram after the Brazilian's ankle injury:1 month ago Asianet Newsable
IND vs AUS 2022-23: Axar Patel again influenced India with the bat in the second Delhi Test against Australia. His 84 in the first Test in Nagpur helped India get 400, as the hosts effectively batted Australia out of the game. ALSO READ: IND vs AUS 2022-23, 2nd Test - Axar Patel's 74 not enough to hand India lead, Australia extends lead by 62Image credit: PTI"At Delhi Capitals, I talked much with Ricky about getting better with my batting. ALSO READ: IND vs AUS 2022-23: 'Changed the way we bowled' - Kasprowicz on Australia's last Test series win in IndiaImage credit: PTIWith India reeling at 139/7, Axar and Ashwin felt the heat. ALSO READ: IND VS AUS, 2ND TEST: 'EVERY TIME HIS BACK IS AGAINST THE WALL, HE PRODUCES SOMETHING' - KHAWAJA BACKS WARNERImage credit: PTI1 month ago Asianet Newsable
IND vs AUS 2022-23: Australia is on its way to India for four-Test series for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and a place in the WTC final. However, Ian Chappell has warned the visitors that the hosts are nearly impossible to be beaten at home. It's been more than a decade since India lost a Test series at home -- to England 1-2 in 2012. Their confidence in their pace bowlers also needs to be tempered by what they have achieved in India," added Chappell. If India can limit Smith and Lyon's success, they will be on the way to winning matches," Chappell added.1 month ago Asianet Newsable
It was a double delight for Babar Azam, who won the ODI Cricketer of the Year and the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. It was a double delight for Pakistan skipper Babar Azam as he was picked for the 'ODI Cricketer of the Year' and the 'Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Men's Cricketer of 2022' on Thursday. A year after he won the 'ODI Cricketer of the Year' in 2021, the charismatic batter continued to dominate world cricket and was the only player to breach the 2000-run mark in 2022 across all formats. She was declared winner of the 'Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year' and the 'Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year'. The awardsMen's Cricketer and ODI Cricketer: Babar Azam (Pakistan)Women's Cricketer and ODI Cricketer: Nat Sciver (England)Men's Test Cricketer: Ben Stokes (England)Umpire: Richard Illingworth (England)Spirit of Cricket: Aasif Sheikh (Nepal)(With inputs from PTI)2 months ago Asianet Newsable
Hockey World Cup 2023: India's stint ended early as it failed to reach the tournament's quarterfinals, losing to New Zealand in the crossovers. You cannot even reach the quarterfinals of a home World Cup in front of your fans," Kumar said. ALSO READ: HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2023 - ARE OVERDEPENDENCE ON HARMANPREET AND HARDIK'S INJURY RESPONSIBLE FOR INDIA'S OUSTER? This World Cup performance has halted the good momentum we gained from the Tokyo Olympics," reckoned Kumar. ALSO READ: Hockey World Cup 2023: 'Will work on how we can get a mental coach involved' - Graham Reid"He [Harmanpreet] felt the pressure of captaincy in a home World Cup.2 months ago Asianet Newsable
Daniil Medvedev, a two-time Australian Open finalist, was eliminated by the American in the third round after an almost faultless straight-sets performance. Since Andy Roddick previously achieved the feat in 2010, Korda is the third American to advance to the season's first Grand Slam quarterfinals. A first-ever spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals was on the line for both men in the finale, which was dramatic after four largely uncomplicated sets. Korda won six straight points during one stretch but then saw his advantage disappear. Although Hurkacz won rallies of 0-4 shots by a score of 93-84, Korda is known for his aggressive style.2 months ago Asianet Newsable
Former World No.1 Novak Djokovic suffered an injury scare during Thursday's Australian Open 2023 clash against Enzo Couacaud. Djokovic struggled with his left leg during the clash but clawed his way through, despite facing difficulty after losing the second set tie-breaker. "There was a lot happening in tonight's match," Djokovic said in his on-court interview. He played some great tennis, especially in the second set. He pushed it to a third and fourth set and you just have to deal with it.2 months ago Asianet Newsable