Sports news 23 Feb, 2021
India vs England: Virat Kohli one century away from surpassing Ricky Ponting and creating world record - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
India vs England: If Virat Kohli gets a ton in the pink-ball Test, he would be crossing Ricky Ponting in the list of captains with most international hundreds.
Juventus vs. Crotone - Football Match Report - February 23, 2021 - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Get a report of the Juventus vs. Crotone 2020-21 Italian Serie A football match.
No umpire's call, permanent ban on saliva - options discussed at MCC's cricket committee meeting - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Some members feel umpire's call is too confusing for the public, want a simple 'out' or 'not out' decision
German beach volleyball duo boycott Qatar over bikini ban - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Qatar is hosting the upcoming FIVB World Tour event but strict rules about on-court clothing have led to world championships silver medallist Borger and her doubles partner Sude shunning the event.
Playing Ashwin is a challenge for any batsman, not just left-handers: Graham Thorpe - CricbuzzGoogle News
No Silva but Pulisic, Havertz back as Tuchel looks for Chelsea’s best against Atlético - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Fitness updates from the boss
Marcus Rashford claims Man United are not focused on Pep Guardiola's City and their winning run - Daily MailDaily Mail
The England forward says second-placed Manchester United are just focused on putting their best foot forward amid Premier League leaders Manchester City's record-breaking run.
Cricket Australia limits use of its players for advertising during IPL - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The 14th Indian Premier League is scheduled to start in the second week of April.
Thomas Tuchel doesn't care about old rules and HE WAS RIGHT to take off Callum Hudson-Odoi | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Chaminda Vaas Resigns As Sri Lanka's Fast Bowling Coach Days After Appointment Over Pay Dispute - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
Chaminda Vaas on Monday resigned as the Sri Lanka fast bowling coach due to a pay dispute with his board, barely three days after being appointed to the post.
Carlos Brathwaite signs for Birmingham Bears for T20 Blast - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
West Indies allrounder is likely to be club's only overseas player for the competition
'I had a chat with him': Kohli reveals how Tendulkar's advice 'opened up' his mind - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Kohli has played in 31 ODIS (including the 2011 ODI World Cup) and 17 Tests with Tendulkar between 2009 and 2013.
Sreesanth, Uthappa help Kerala make it two in two | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Meanwhile, skipper R Samarth's unbeaten 158 helps Karnataka to a massive 291-run victory over Bihar in Alur
Miroslav Klose explains why Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is better than Ciro Immobile - Bavarian Football WorksBavarian Football Works
The former German striker, who played for both Bayern and Lazio, compares the two sides and their best players.
IPL Auction 2021: New Zealand Players Overlooked for "Second Rate Australians", Says Simon D - News18News18
As R Ashwin tweeted about New Zealand batsman Devon Conway's scintillating 99 against Australia, Simon Doull took a dig at the players selected in the IPL auctions, over the years. Doull replied to Ashwin's tweet saying, "continually overlooked for second rat…
BCB to add clauses in central contracts after Shakib's IPL request - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
BCB president says star allrounder's ask to skip home Tests for the IPL has left him disappointed
Aakash Chopra Suggests India's Keeper Among Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul And Ishan Kishan For England T20s - Cricket AddictorCricketaddictor.com
Former Indian batsman Aakash Chopra believes Rishabh Pant should continue as the keeper-batsman in the limited-overs series against England among the likes of KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan
Tech Mahindra to launch phygital Global Chess League, ropes in Viswanathan Anand as mentor - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
Through the Global Chess League, the IT firm aims to raise the profile of the sport, discover new generations of chess champions, enhance the fan base of the sport and take the sport to new commercial heights.
The numbers behind City’s 25 match unbeaten run - Manchester City FCManchester City FC
Manchester City’s fine form continued as we recorded a 1-0 win away at Arsenal to extend our unbeaten run to 25 games in all competitions.
Fantasy Premier League Is Becoming A Growing Issue For Clubs, Discussed At Board Level - SPORTbibleSPORTbible
Aston Villa players transferred Jack Grealish out of their sides this weekend, before his injury was announced.
Watch: RCB show how they planned Maxwell bid in video - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Australian batting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell's forgettable 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) didn't seem to matter at the 2021 auction as Royal Challen
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Five talking points from Barcelona 1-1 Cadiz - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
Another damaging result for the Catalan giants
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 Highlights: Baby, Sreesanth, Uthappa star in Kerala win; Jharkhand edges out Punjab - SportstarThe Hindu
Get the Vijay Hazare Trophy score, updates and commentary from the 2020-21 season, with Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Punjab and Kerala among the teams in action.
David Warner expects to live with pain of groin injury for most of the year - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
"It's just getting back that confidence to sidestep and run as hard as I can and dive around again"
'Where is the revamp?': Gambhir illustrates why it was the ‘best auction' that CSK have had till now - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
It was the first time in their illustrious history that CSK did not play in the playoffs or semi-finals of the competition and many started predicted doom and gloom for the franchise.
Paul Scholes says "sloppy" David de Gea is "becoming a real problem" for Man Utd - Mirror OnlineMirror Online
David de Gea is continuing to attract criticism for his displays in goal for Manchester United, and Red Devils legend Paul Scholes has outlined his concerns
"Just 4 Days Late," Says Ravichandran Ashwin As Devon Conway Blasts Unbeaten 99 Off 59 Balls - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
New Zealand vs Australia: Devon Conway went unsold in the IPL 2021 Auction last week even though he had set the base price at Rs. 50 lakh.
Vijender Singh Set for Return to Action Next Month in India; Opponent to be Revealed Soon - News18News18
Unbeaten Indian professional boxing star Vijender Singh will be back in action next month after more than a year-long hiatus forced by COVID-19, his promoters announced on Monday, promising to unveil his opponent soon.
Southampton 1-1 Chelsea, Player Ratings: Mount, Kanté rise above - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Community player ratings from Chelsea’s frustrating draw at St Mary’s
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sreesanth picks up first five-wicket haul after 15 years - Zee NewsIndia.com
S Sreesanth, turning out for Kerala in the on-going Vijay Hazare Trophy 50-overs tournament, picked up his first five-wicket match haul in List A format after a long gap of 15 years.
Khawaja, Stanlake give Queensland to winning start | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Queensland chased down Tasmania's 237 with four wickets and 14 balls to spare
Playing under MS Dhoni is a dream come true, Rs 9.25 cr price tag doesn't add any pressure: Krishnappa Go - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Karnataka all-rounder, Krishnappa Gowtham's long-cherished dream of playing under the leadership of the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni is going to com
India vs England: R Ashwin all set to surpass Richard Hadlee, Dale Steyn in elite list of Test bowlers - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
India vs England: Now, as India get ready for the Day/Night Test against England at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Ashwin is eyeing the club 400.
Aakash Chopra's Vijay Hazare Trophy Throwback Pic Stars Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan - NDTV SportsNDTV News
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra shared a throwback picture of a Delhi Vijay Hazare Trophy squad, comprising of players like Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.
India likely to end spin trio ploy with Umesh's inclusion | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Sources have revelead the team management is concerned about the dew factor that could play a major role in the Day-Night game in Ahmedabad
Hyderabad FC 2-2 ATK Mohun Bagan: Pritam Kotal's late goal secures a point for the Mariners - Goal.comSporting News
Real Madrid president Fiorentino Perez has tested negative for the coronavirus after originally producing a positive test on February 2.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma don`t have servants at home, says former selector - Zee NewsIndia.com
India skipper Virat Kohli and his Bollywood star wife are without a doubt one of India’s top power couple. Their combined net worth will easily be in excess of Rs 1200 crore, according to reports but the couple remain humble and down to earth in spite of thei…
Looking at bigger picture, rotation policy has merit: James Anderson - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: England did not play Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood in the first two Tests but have brought them back for the final two Tests as a part of rotation poli
IPL 2021: 5 Cricketers who deserved a better sold price in the auction - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
The IPL Auction was quite an entertaining event as teams engaged in exciting bidding wars for several top players. 57 players were bought
Rishabh Pant will become best wicket-keeper for Team India in the next one year: Naman Ojha - Times NowZoom
Former India wicket-keeper and domestic satlwart Naman Ojha has backed Rishabh Pant to become India's best wicket-keeper batsman in the next one year.
Novak Djokovic right to focus on Federer, Nadal and the Grand Slam record - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Until Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic came along, no man had won more than Pete Sampras' 14 Grand Slam titles.
Karnataka to host Khelo India University Games 2021 - Times NowZoom
Karnataka will host the second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) later this year, state chief minister BS Yediyurappa and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Sunday.
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.
Real Madrid facing an injury crisis: Can Atalanta defeat Zinedine Zidane's depleted side? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Arsenal must prioritise 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.
Bowlers, Gregory take Islamabad United to first win this season | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Gregory was awarded the Player of the Match for his allround performance - 49* off 31 with the bat and 2 for 31 with the ball
AC Milan vs. Inter Milan reaction: Romelu Lukaku was TREMENDOUS in Inter's win - Michallik | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Still remember that day, went to the beach alone for a walk: Suryakumar on dealing with Australia tour snub - India TodayIndia Today
India vs England: Surykumar Yadav, speaking to Sports Today, recalled how his wife and Mumbai Indians teammates helped him overcome the disappointment of missing out on India's tour of Australia last year.
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.
India vs England: Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohit Sharma informed me of my selection, reveals Rahul Tewatia - India TodayIndia Today
Rahul Tewatia said he couldn't believe when Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohit Sharma broke him the news of his maiden selection in the Indian T20 team earlier this week.
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.
IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals' Head Coach Andrew McDonald Steps Down - News18News18
Rajasthan Royals have parted ways with head coach Andrew McDonald. McDonald wasn't able to produce results as the franchise got the wooden spoon at the recently concluded IPL 2020 in UAE.
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
Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, PSL 2021: Match 4, Prediction- Who will win today’s match? - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
PSL 2021- Quetta Gladiators had a forgettable campaign in the 2020 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The team, captained by
Wasn't unexpected: Australian skipper Aaron Finch breaks his silence after going unsold at IPL player auction - Times NowZoom
Australian skipper Aaron Finch has reacted for the first time after going unsold at the IPL 2021 player auction which was conducted on Thursday.
Pakistan attacks Indias win over England; Imran Khans PTI endorses Vaughans pitch jibe - Republic TVRepublic World
In what can be described as a new low in India-Pakistan rivalry, Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf retweeted Michael Vaughan's tweet taking a dig at India
`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 .
Aaron Finch Reacts After Going Unsold In IPL 2021 Player Auction - NDTV SportsNDTV News
Australia captain Aaron Finch went unsold at the Indian Premier League 2021 player auction.
IPL, Test series clash not the 'preferred thing' - Kane Williamson New Zealand | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Many players like Williamson, Boult, Jamieson and Ferguson are likely to stay with their IPL franchises when New Zealand tour England for two Tests
'We may criticize it now': Dale Steyn reveals why England's rotation policy is 'pretty genius' - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
There has been criticism leveled on the team as they lost the second Test match against India with players like Buttler, Anderson, and Bairstow missing.
'Something I'd never done': Matthew Wade reveals his 'only regret' from Test series against India - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Regular openers David Warner and Will Pucovski were injured during the first two Test matches and Australia decided to promote Wade to bat with Joe Burns.