Sports news 22 Feb, 2021
Can't understand fuss about pitches: Rohit Sharma - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Opinions flew in dime-a-dozen when India won the toss in the second Test at Chennai and batted first on a pitch that started spinning right from the f
'Don't know what people think about him': Former selector reveals how Kohli conducts himself in selection meetings - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Kohli's on-field antics often blow up on social media, but he is still regarded as one of the greatest of the current generation because of his consistent run with the bat.
Sunil Gavaskar comments on R Ashwin's chances of making it to India's limited-overs squad - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Ashwin last represented India in coloured outfits in 2017 after which he and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja were overlooked for the limited-overs games.
Report: Niklas Süle to start at right-back for Bayern Munich against Lazio - Bavarian Football WorksBavarian Football Works
While Niklas Süle struggled a bit against Eintracht Frankfurt, he will reportedly be Bayern Munich’s right-back against Lazio.
Big Bash cult hero in line to make state debut - cricket.com.aucricket.com.au
Brace yourself for a tsunami of 'Peter' comments if the leg-spinner is selected
‘These kind of games have to be won’ - Koeman disappointed by Barcelona draw - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The Catalans dropped points at the Camp Nou
‘We had to erase Mbappe’ – Kovac on how Monaco upset PSG to throw Ligue 1 title race open - Goal.comSporting News
Jose Mourinho has rubbished suggestions that he needs to change his coaching philosophy after Tottenham's latest Premier League loss, insisting that his methods are "second to nobody in the world".
Man United rout Newcastle as James, Martial, fringe players make case for long-term roles under Solskjaer - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Man United have lots left to play for this season, but their fringe players in Solskjaer's squad are already battling to show they belong next year.
Arsenal must prioritize Europa League after settling for defeat vs. Man City - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Arsenal seemed to settle for defeat vs. Man City as both sides turn their attention to European games. It's clear where the Gunners should focus.
AC Milan vs. Inter Milan reaction: Romelu Lukaku was TREMENDOUS in Inter's win - Michallik | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic is scarily fit, will win a few more Grand Slam titles - Sania Mirza - India TodayIndia Today
Australian Open 2021: India tennis icon Sania Mirza said Novak Djokovic has been consistently the best player over the years and backed him to break more Grand Slam records in the near future.
Hansi Flick lauds Leon Goretzka’s showing against Eintracht Frankfurt - Bavarian Football WorksBavarian Football Works
COVID-19 defeater Leon Goretzka needed no time to settle after returning to action.
BCCI asks white ball specialists to report in Ahmedabad on March 1 - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: India's white ball specialists such as opener Shikhar Dhawan, who are competing in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, have been asked to report in Ahmed
Sri Lanka hope to appoint Tom Moody as director of cricket - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
He's set to receive a three-year contract that will allow him to oversee all aspects of the game in the country
ICC takes cricket to Mars, netizens predict England would whine over the pitch there too - Republic TVRepublic World
The ICC took a comical swipe at NASA's Perseverance rover landing at Mars and hinted at the possibility of cricket on the Red Planet.
‘There were tears of happiness’: How Ishan Kishan’s family reacted to his Team India selection for England T20Is - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Speaking to indiatoday.in, Ishan Kishan's brother Raj revealed how the 22-year-old called up the family members and cried after his name was called up.
‘We were looking at him as Ashwin’s backup’: Former selector explains why Krishnappa Gowtham is yet to make India debut - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Singh praised Gowtham’s abilities, adding that the latter was in the race of getting a chance in the limited-overs formats.
Rahul Tewatia justifies India selection with blistering knock in Vijay Hazare - Zee NewsIndia.com
A day after being named in the India T20 squad, Rahul Tewatia justified his selection by smashing a blistering 39-ball 73 against Chandigarh in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy on Sunday.
ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin FC: Chennai's Season Ends With a 1-1 Draw - News18News18
ISL 2020-21 Highlights, Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin FC: Nothing separates these two teams in the second half as the match ends in a 1-1 draw.
'Australian selectors wrong or every IPL franchise,' Michael Clarke questions Aaron Finch at IPL 2021 Auction - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Speaking on Sky Sports’ Big Sports Breakfast, Clarke said that either the Australia selectors are wrong in keeping Finch as T20I captain, or all the IPL franchises are wrong in not picking him.
IPL 2021: Robin Uthappa Says Wanted To Play And Win A Tournament With MS Dhoni Before He Retires. Wa.. - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
Robin Uthappa, in a video tweeted by Chennai Super Kings, said that he wants to play and win a tournament with MS Dhoni before the former India skipper retires from the IPL.
Air India denies Manu Bhaker’s allegation of ‘harassment’ at Delhi airport - The Tribune IndiaThe Tribune India
The 19-year-old Commonwealth Games and Youth Olympics gold medallist pistol shooter had sought action against two employees of the airline, for alleged “harassment” and “insulting” her
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw, Bowlers Fire Mumbai To 7-Wicket Win Over Delhi - NDTV SportsNDTV News
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw's unbeaten 105 after an impressive show by the bowlers set up Mumbai's seven wicket win over Delhi in an Elite Group D game on Sunday.
Rajasthan Royals part ways with head coach Andrew McDonald | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
As a part of restructuring, the franchise appointed Trevor Penny as their Lead Assistant Coach
Suryakumar Yadav cherishes maiden India call-up with quickfire fifty in Vijay Hazare Trophy - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Suryakumar stitched a vital 93-run partnership with opener Prithvi Shaw for the third wicket. Mumbai chased down a target of 212, clinching the game by seven wickets in hand and 109 balls to spare.
Spanish football morning headlines: Levante goalkeeper backs Madrid in title race, PSG prepare for Mbappe exit and Barcelona linked with Grealish - Football EspanaFootball Espana
Spanish football morning headlines for 21 February Levante goalkeeper Dani Cardenas says he wants Real Madrid to win La Liga Dani Cardenas, the Levante goalkeeper who put in a heroic performance against Atletico Madrid yesterday afternoon to help his team to …
New Zealand vs Australia, 1st T20I, Australia tour of New Zealand, 2021 - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Follow New Zealand vs Australia, 1st T20I, Feb 22, Australia tour of New Zealand, 2021 with live Cricket score, ball by ball commentary updates on Cricbuzz
'The Last Indian Pacer to Reach 100 Tests?' - Ishant Sharma on Cusp of Special Milestone - News18News18
Ishant Sharma is on course to become only the second Indian fast bowler, after the great Kapil Dev, to complete 100 Tests for the country.
Pakistans visa list for T20 World Cup in India resembles exodus; claims Imran has cleared - Republic TVRepublic World
Pakistan has threatened to ask ICC to shift the T20 World cup outside India if the hosts do not give 'written assurance' regarding issuing visas for its players
`We need to help them flourish`: Did Sachin Tendulkar shut son Arjun`s critics with cryptic tweet? - Zee NewsIndia.com
Nobody can take this achievement away from you. It is yours. Sara was not the only one who extended their support towards the youngster. Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar also voiced similar opinion and labelled the nepotism allegations against Arjun as cruel .
ISL vs MUL Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update – Pakistan Super League 2021 - Cricket AddictorCricketaddictor.com
ISL vs MUL Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of Pakistan Super League 2021 match between Islamabad United and Multan Sultans.
'A question mark over his career now': Aakash Chopra on India batsman Manish Pandey after T20 snub from England series - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Aakash Chopra said there is a question mark on Manish Pandey's career after was not named in India’s squad for the five-match T20I series against England starting March 12.
Manchester City star on five-man Barcelona transfer wish-list - CaughtOffsideCaughtOffside
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is reportedly among Barcelona's top five transfer targets as they look to strengthen up front this summer.
IPL 2021: Best Predicted Playing XI of Punjab Kings (PBKS) - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
IPL 2021 - After letting go Glenn Maxwell and James Neesham, the Punjab Kings had a visible plan as they slotted in overseas all-rounders
Cheteshwar Pujara thanks Chennai Super Kings for picking him: Good to be back in IPL - India TodayIndia Today
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said he will play county cricket after representing Chennai Super Kings in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)
Chelsea still searching for the right balance of offense and defense - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Yin and yang
CSA T20 Challenge 2021, Match 6: WAR vs DOL Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
Check out the Warriors vs Dolphins Dream11 Prediction, playing XI updates, fantasy tips & much more for Match 6 of CSA T20 Challenge 2021
Six talking points ahead of the Trans-Tasman T20I series - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Five matches give plenty of time for various strands to play out and here are a few things to watch for
Former India selector reveals selection committee's opinion about MS Dhoni's participation in T20 World Cup - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Fans expected Dhoni to play in the T20 World Cup but that wasn’t to happen as he decided to retire before the Indian Premier League 2020.
Jimmy Neesham Gatecrashes Glenn Maxwell's Adorable Post With Indian-Origin Fiancee - NDTV SportsNDTV News
Glenn Maxwell shared a post to celebrate one year since his engagement to Vini Raman, but Jimmy Neesham trolled him with a hilarious comment.
PSL 2021: Match 2, Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi – Peshawar Zalmi Predicted Playing XI - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
The Peshawar Zalmi side will begin their 2021 PSL campaign against the Lahore Qalanders side on 21st February 2021.
Azhar, Kohli and their contrasting transformation - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
Mohammad Azharuddin went from being above reproach to serving a match-fixing ban. Virat Kohli, on the other hand, has evolved from being a brat to a sorted elder statesman, not afraid to confront opposition or speak about his mental struggles.
'It is disheartening': MI head coach Jayawardene explains why no Sri Lankan player will play in IPL 2021 - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene said it is 'disheartening' that no Sri Lankan player was picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 mini-auction on Thursday and added that the island players need to lift their game in order to feature in the …
Lukman Meriwala, Chetan Sakariya and IPL's enduring hinterland story - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
After T Natarajan, two left-arm pacers from poor rural families aim to make a mark in the glitzy T20 league.
'When he is hot, he can be very hot': Gambhir 'absolutely shocked' at Indian pacer's price at IPL 2021 Auction - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
RCB decided to let go of the right-arm bowler, and Umesh had to put his name in the auction. The Indian pacer, fortunately, went to Delhi Capitals at his base price of ₹1 crore.
Zak Crawley fit again for England and ready to step up against India's spin - The GuardianThe Guardian
After recovering from a sprained wrist, Zak Crawley has declared himself fit for England’s third Test with India and ready to show his improvement
La Liga title race 'BACK ON' after Atletico Madrid's loss vs. Levante - Ale Moreno | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Liverpool vs. Everton reaction: Reds go from bad to worse in Merseyside derby - Nicol | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Karachi Kings start title defence with record win | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Joe Clarke scored a belligerent 23-ball 46 and Kings chased 122 with 6.1 overs to spare, their biggest victory in terms of balls left.
IPL 2021 Auction Highlights: Arjun Tendulkar to Mumbai; Morris, Jamieson, Maxwell break bank - SportstarThe Hindu
IPL 2021 Auction: Everything as it happened from the Indian Premier League 2021 auction held in Chennai.
Chelsea's Tuchel on subbed sub Hudson-Odoi: 'Not happy' with his attitude, energy - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has said that he was "not happy" with Callum Hudson-Odoi's performance in the 1-1 draw at Southampton.
Barcelona rumors: Haaland, Aguero, Bernat and Emerson latest - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
A check on the latest transfer gossip
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21, Elite Group D: DEL vs MUM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
Check out the Delhi vs Mumbai Dream11 Prediction, playing XI updates, fantasy tips & much more for Group D Match of Vijay Hazare Trophy
Bhriguvanshi beats buzzer as India pip Iraq 81-78 to finish third in Asia Cup qualifiers - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
More sports News: When it mattered the most, India's best two guards Vishesh Bhriguvanshi and Amjyot Singh were always on duty. The deadly duo turned the tide for India
'Never easy getting on the plane': Black Cap Trent Boult set for long stint away from home - Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz
Experienced Black Caps' pace bowler could be away from New Zealand for a large chunk of the year, if he features in every series.
Former India selector Sarandeep Singh addresses rumors regarding Virat Kohli's attitude in selection meetings - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Former India cricketer Sarandeep Singh has shed light on Virat Kohli's attitude during selection meetings.
'Art of perception and psychology': Ian Chappell says there is 'one aspect of captaincy where Root can improve' - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
India vs England: Former Australia cricketer Ian Chappell believes Root should have taken advantage of England's superiority on Day 4 of the first Test.
IPL 2021: KKR Introduce Their New Knights With Dynamite From BTS | Watch - India.comIndia.com
KKR, who failed to qualify for the playoffs last season, bought eight players to bolster their team.
IPL 2021 Auction: Massive Shame Not to be Involved in IPL, Says England Opener Jason Roy - News18News18
The most notable ones who failed to attract any bids were the English opening duo of Jason Roy and Alex Hales.
I do believe the next IPL will happen in India, says Delhi Capitals' co-owner Parth Jindal - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Delhi Capitals' co-owner Parth Jindal has said that there is a possibility that the entire league stage of the next Indian Premier League might be pla
Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid drops career-high 50 in win vs. Chicago Bulls - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Joel Embiid stuffed the stat sheet Friday -- a career-high 50 points to go with 17 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 4 blocks -- continuing his MVP push and wowing teammates. "It just feels like the game has slowed down for me," he said.