Sports news 02 Mar, 2021
Match Preview - New Zealand vs Australia, Australia in New Zealand 2020/21, 3rd T20I - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Australia will ponder tinkering with their XI to find a way to keep control of New Zealand's batting
Salil Ankola tests Covid 19 positive, says 'I was breathless when wheeled into the hospital, it has been a scary time' - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Cricketer-turned-actor Salil Ankola shares how he was rushed to the hospital after facing breathlessness, soon after testing positive for coronavirus.
Why Rohit Sharma is indispensable to Team India in home Tests - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: On a pitch where batsmen were spooked by spinners every ball, and a wicket was falling every other minute, Rohit Sharma cracked 66 in the first inning
'Kumble would have gotten 1000 Test wickets, Harbhajan around 700': Gambhir reacts to Yuvraj Singh's tweet - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir weighed in on the topic, saying that even though he does not agree with Yuvraj on his opinion, he still believes Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh would have ended their careers with a lot more wickets.
Virat Kohli one century away from surpassing Ricky Ponting and creating world record - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
IND vs ENG: Kohli has scored two fifties in the series but has not been able to convert it to a hundred yet.
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo expected to be fit for Sevilla clash - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
But will the center-back start?
Three answers and three questions from Real Madrid’s draw with Real Sociedad - Managing MadridManaging Madrid
Vinícius’ late goal earned a point.
Mumbai set to miss out on IPL staging due to Covid-19 spike - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad among potential venues
FC Barcelona releases official statement regarding arrest of former president - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The club addresses “Barçagate”
Marcus Trescothick ready to commit to touring life after England coaching appointment - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Extended time away from home ended Test career early, but former opener ready for new role
Roger Federer withdraws from Miami and loses 1000 points - Tennis World USATennis World USA
Tennis - The Swiss claimed the Miami crown in 2019 at Hard Rock Stadium
Mourinho: “If Gareth Bale is in form, there is not one manager in the world who won’t play Gareth Bale” - Managing MadridManaging Madrid
Is the Real Madrid loanee finally starting to win over Jose Mourinho?
Bumrah expected to miss the ODI series against England too | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Meanwhile, BCCI and team officials have confirmed Cricbuzz's report that spinner Varun Chakravarthy has failed the fitness test
Tiger Woods May Have Fallen Asleep Behind The Wheel - GulteGulte
Golfer Tiger Woods is recovering after a horrific car accident. The golfer broke several bones in his lower right leg. While Tiger Woods is getting treated and the golfers are wearing red and black to express their support to Tiger, the forensic experts may h…
Confusion about Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi’s birthdate intensifies as he claims he turned 44 in 2021: Details - OpIndiaOpIndia
The precise birthdate of former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has been shrouded in mystery for the longest time. | OpIndia News
Milan's Ibrahimovic out of Man Utd Europa League first leg - sources - ESPN IndiaESPN India
AC Milan will be without Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the Europa League round-of-16 clash with Manchester United, sources have told ESPN.
India vs England: "Loved Watching Axar Patel Bowl," Says Australia Spinner Ashton Agar - NDTV SportsNDTV News
Australia's left-arm spinner was specifically impressed with how Axar Patel used the shiny part of the pink ball to bowl straighter ones which turned out to be the most lethal deliveries in the third Test against England.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21: Unbeaten Mumbai cruise into Vijay Hazare knockouts | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Saurashtra, Mumbai, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh qualified for the knockouts along with Andhra, Gujarat and Karnataka with one spot left
How to catch Man City? A way-too-early look at how Premier League rivals can be ready next season - ESPN IndiaESPN India
With this season's title all but won by Man City, plans must be made now by the Premier League's top clubs to catch Pep Guardiola's side next term.
Sean Williams: Playing in Covid-19 times 'not for the faint-hearted' - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
"It is difficult. The team sacrifices a lot. They sacrifice family time, and there is a lot of alone time"
Is Mikel Arteta really a potential Koeman replacement at Barcelona? - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The rumor mill’s getting excited about the Arsenal boss
Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhanashree Verma Post Stunning Pictures While On Vacation In Maldives. See Pics - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
Yuzvendra Chahal is currently on a vacation with his wife Dhanashree Verma, and the duo have been posting some amazing photos on Instagram.
Why the Los Angeles Lakers could be staring at a $100 million luxury tax bill next season - ESPN IndiaESPN India
The defending champs have a near-perfect blend of superstars and role players. Keeping it all together will cost them.
ISL vs QGL Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – PSL 2021, Match 12 - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
The 11Wickets Fantasy guide for ISL vs QGL , Match 12 of PSL 2021. Find all info on Prediction, Playing XI, Top Picks and Fantasy Updates.
Suresh Raina to return, no place for Cheteshwar Pujara: Chennai Super Kings strongest playing XI for IPL 2021 - Times NowZoom
Chennai Super Kings will be bolstered by the comeback of Suresh Raina for IPL 2021. A month before the start of the league, here's a look at CSK's strongest playing XI for the upcoming season.
IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell Excited To Play With "Pinnacle Of The Game" Virat Kohli At RCB - NDTV SportsNDTV News
IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell called Virat Kohli "the pinnacle of the game" as he prepares to link up with Royal Challengers Bangalore, his new team.
Djokovic ties Federer record of 310 weeks as ATP No. 1 - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Tennis News: Novak Djokovic matched Roger Federer's all-time record for the most weeks as ATP world number one on Monday, holding the top spot for the 310th week.
PSL 2021: Shaheen Shah Afridi hugs Babar Azam after knocking him over in style - WATCH - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Afridi was elated with the wicket and began his celebrations. In the middle of his celebrations, he went closer to Babar who was making his way back to the dressing room and put his arms around his international captain.
‘Please talk about Stuart Broad's 8 for 15, What kind of a wicket was that’: Ojha slams criticism of 3rd Test pitch - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Former England captains Michael Vaughan, Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook have criticised the pitch in the third Test.
Get Ashwin back in India ODI squad: Brad Hogg - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg on Monday said that India should select Ravichandran Ashwin for their upcoming ODI series against England. Hogg sai
Hosts for AFC Cup 2021 Group Stage confirmed | Football | News | AFC Cup 2020 - The Official Home of Asian FootballThe-afc.com
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the hosts for the AFC Cup 2021 Group Stage, following an extensive bidding process and after close consultation with its Participating Member Associations.
Phil Simmons: Sri Lanka series first step to finalise 'make-up of our team' for T20 World Cup - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards have earned their recalls through solid performances, says West Indies coach
Pep Guardiola confirms Eric Garcia ‘is going to play for Barcelona’ - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The defender is out of contract in the summer
Mumbai Indians brings on board logistics giant DHL Express as its principal sponsor - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Monday announced its partnership with DHL Express. The international express service provider
Watch: Slip Fielder Shows Stunning Anticipation And Reflexes To Complete Leg-Side Catch In South Afr.. - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
A cricketer in South Africa once again showed fans that slip fielding is one of the toughest jobs in cricket, with an exquisite leg-side catch in a provincial fixture.
Mumbai boy solves Rubik's Cube without looking at puzzle. Sachin Tendulkar shares viral video - India TodayIndia Today
Sachin Tendulkar shared a video of a young boy from Mumbai who solved a Rubik's Cube without looking at the puzzle. The video has gone viral.
‘To the haters’ – Mayanti Langer hits back at trolls after husband Stuart Binny reaches a new milestone - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
Stuart Binny, who last played for India in 2016, reached the 100 List A games milestone during the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Tom Moody appointed as Sri Lanka's director of cricket - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
The role will have Moody overseeing Sri Lanka's international programme and domestic tournaments
Swiss Open: PV Sindhu may face Saina Nehwal in semifinals; Satwik-Chirag favourites - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Badminton News: Second seed PV Sindhu will look to strike form as she takes guard at the Swiss Open BWF Super-300 tournament which begins in Basel on Tuesday.
Ashwin breaks into top three, Indians make rapid gains in ICC Test rankings - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Ashwin’s spin-bowling partner and Player of the Match in the pink-ball Test Axar Patel also made solid gains in the ICC Test rankings. Left-arm spinner Patel’s 11-wicket match haul has helped him gain 30 slots to reach 38th position
‘That helped us quite a lot’: Dilip Vengsarkar explains why Indian batsmen fare much better against spin bowling - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Afridi returned figures of 3-27, with his bowling reaching speeds of 94 mph (around 150 kph). That helped to restrict Karachi to 186-9 despite half centuries by Sharjeel Khan (64) and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi (57).
I would rather miss the Olympics than take the Covid vaccine: Yohan Blake - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Tokyo Olympics News: Olympic champion sprinter Yohan Blake of Jamaica said he would rather miss the Tokyo Games than get the Covid-19 vaccine, although getting vaccinated
Vinesh Phogat bags Gold in Ukraine wrestling event - All India RadioAll India Radio
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won the gold medal in the women's 53-kg category at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv, Ukraine.
We play on seaming wickets around the world and get bowled out for 47, 60, nobody ever says a thing: Nathan Lyon - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has lent his support to the pitch as he said that 'everyone in the world seems to start crying’ when the ball starts spinning.
Simeone on Joao Felix's angry goal celebration - 'I love it when players rebel' - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Diego Simeone has welcomed Joao Felix's angry goal celebration, saying he "loves it when players rebel."
'He plays where I tell him!' - Ancelotti turns deaf ear to Richarlison's plea to lead Everton line - Goal IndiaSporting News
Kylian Mbappe is already among "the best in the world" but the Paris Saint-Germain star still has the potential to succeed Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. says coach Mauricio Pochettino.
AC Milan get a much needed win, but can they keep up with Romelu Lukaku and Inter? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
The longest winning runs by teams from Europe's big five leagues - The Football FaithfulThe Football Faithful
The longest ever winning runs in Europe's big five leagues, featuring winning streaks from Manchester City, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, PSG and more.
Cristiano Ronaldo has NOTHING to do with Juventus' failures this season - Matteo Bonetti | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
"I fought kind of half-drunk" - Paulo Costa reveals he had an entire bottle of wine ahead of title fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Paulo Costa has admitted that he drank an entire bottle of wine before his title fight against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 253.
Hansi Flick explains why he started Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on the wing against FC Köln - Bavarian Football WorksBavarian Football Works
Choupo-Moting has mostly been used as a striker or CAM, but he had a goal to show for his performance from the left wing.
psl report psl report | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Lahore Qalandars' victory was the 11th time in 11 games that a chasing team won this season
"He’s so natural in his talent"- Sergio Perez in awe of his teammate Max... - The SportsrushThe Sportsrush
"He’s so natural in his talent"- Sergio Perez once again lauds the talents of his new teammate Max Verstappen; he calls him technically strong. Sergio Perez is the key which Red Bull claims to be seeking for a while, but on the other hand, Sergio Perez seems …
WTA Qatar Open Day 1 Predictions Including Victoria Azarenka vs Svetlana Kuznetsova - Last Word on BaseballLastwordonsports.com
The 19th edition of the WTA Qatar Open will host some of the finest female tennis players. Find out our Day 1 Predictions.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Andhra Qualify After Smashing 140 in 9.5 Overs, TN Blast 152 in 11.2 Overs - News18News18
Andhra outplayed Jharkhand by seven wickets to emerge on top of Group B in the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket tournament here on Sunday.
Schalke in meltdown: Entire sporting staff sacked as club sets unwanted Bundesliga record - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Schalke's problems continued as they sacked their first-team staff to become the first Bundesliga club with five different coaches in a season.
'I never swept': VVS Laxman explains how runs can be scored on a turning pitch in two ways - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
India vs England: VVS Laxman said he never played the sweep shot on a turning track but he had two options – one was to use his feet and another was to go right back in the crease.
Amid pitch controversy, Virat Kohlis no excuses video from 2018 SA tour goes viral - Republic TVRepublic World
Amid the pitch row, fans have now turned the clock back to 2018, to smash pitch critics by reminding them of Virat Kohli's words after India's loss against SA
ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Mumbai City FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan: MCFC Seal ACL Spot, Beat ATKMB - News18News18
ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Mumbai City FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan: Mumbai City FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-0 to finish on top of the table in league stage and claim the ACL 2022 group stage spot.
Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators, PSL 2021: Match 12, Prediction- Who will win today’s match? - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
PSL 2021 - ISL vs QUE - Quetta Gladiators haven’t had the best of tournaments thus far in the ongoing edition of the Pakistan Super League
Varun Chakravarthy in doubt for England T20Is | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Cricbuzz understands that the 29-year-old spinner hasn't done well on the new fitness benchmark set for Indian players
Road Safety World Series 2021: Full squads of all 6 teams, full fixtures, match times and live streaming - India TodayIndia Today
Road Safety World Series 2021: India legends will kick off the series when they take on Bangladesh Legends in the opener on March 5. All you need to know about the tournament.
ICC Test Rankings: Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin Gain Big After Motera Win - News18News18
Meanwhile Ravichandran Ashwin's fine all-round performance made sure that he moves to number three in bowler's rankings. He went onto take nine wickets in the second Test match in Chepauk and also scored a hundred.
Mia Khalifa slams Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his comments on LeBron James - Zee NewsIndia.com
Lebron är fenomenal på det han gör, men jag gillar inte när folk med status lägger sig i politik Lång intervju med Zlatan Ibrahimovic: https: t.co oXm5gjmhKv pic.twitter.com J3L82GWLD6 — discovery+ sport (@dplus_sportSE) February 25, 2021 The former pornst…