Sports news 26 Feb, 2021
'Have played on grassy pitches in England where batting was impossible': Kevin Pietersen reacts Ahmedabad pitch - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Kevin Pietersen dismissed all the talk around the Ahmedabad pitch as ‘nonsense,’ adding that batting from both India and England was ‘dreadful’. He also said he has played on grassy pitches in England where batting was impossible.
West Indies recall Gayle, Edwards for Sri Lanka T20 series - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Former captain Gayle last played for West Indies in a one-day international against India in 2019 in what the 41-year-old then described as his last international appearance.
Transfer News: Borussia Dortmund to demand Martin Odegaard from... - The Hard TackleThe Hard Tackle
Borussia Dortmund will reportedly demand Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid in any potential deal that would see Erling Haaland join the Merengues. #BorussiaDortmund #ErlingHaaland #martinodegaard
India vs England: Tracing India’s 'Axar' factor - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: There’s a story narrated by Vijay Patel, who was Gujarat’s senior team coach for 14 years from 2004 to 2018, that shows why left-arm orthodox spinner
Sevilla vs Barcelona, La Liga: Team News, Preview, Lineups, Score Prediction - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
Barça travel to Seville for a crucial Top 3 battle before the two teams face off again in the Cup
Novak Djokovic's 'AO list of demands' was a leaked WhatsApp message - Tennis World USATennis World USA
Djokovic had a conversation with Australian Open chief Craig Tiley and it was leaked out.
Xavi picks up another trophy with Al Sadd - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The Barcelona legend has lifted his fifth title as boss
Sherfane Rutherford, Haider power Zalmi to thrilling win | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Rutherford's swashbuckling hand of 36 helped the side overhaul the target in the final over
Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos close to reaching an agreement over contract extension -report - Managing MadridManaging Madrid
The defender and president Florentino Perez seem to be nearing a potential understanding, according to MARCA.
BCCI opposed to ICC's new bidding policy for world events - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
The Indian board would prefer for tournaments to be allocated, as they have been before
NorthEast United 2-0 Kerala Blasters: VP Suhair, Lalengmawia send the Highlanders to the playoffs - Goal IndiaSporting News
Amine Gouiri scored and provided an assist in Nice’s 2-1 victory over Rennes in Friday’s Ligue 1 game.
REACTION - UEFA Europa League Draw First Reaction | Manchester United v AC Milan | United Daily - Manchester UnitedGoogle News
Real Madrid might face a tough decision in pursuing Mbappe-AS - Managing MadridManaging Madrid
Another Mbappe saga update has come quickly
Kolkata, Ahmedabad among 5 centres shortlisted for IPL 2021 | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Mumbai has been kept as an option by BCCI but the board is awaiting a go-ahead from the Maharashtra government
Padikkal scores another ton as Karnataka down Kerala | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Priyam Gar's century and Shivam Mavi's four-fer helped UP beat Railways by 70 runs
India vs England: 'I Accidentally Became a Cricketer, Am Living My Dream' - R Ashwin - News18News18
After picking up 400 wickets in Test cricket, India offspinner R Ashwin said he was an 'accidental cricketer' who went on to play for India.
Is Marcus Rashford really in the same class as Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Lifting Sachin Tendulkar on my shoulders and winning 2 World Cups best moments of my career: Yusuf Pathan - India TodayIndia Today
Yusuf Pathan retires: Former India all-rounder recalled cherished moments of his international career as he finished with 2 World Cup titles and as many as 3 Indian Premier League crowns.
Quiz: Ashwin at 400 - how closely have you followed his career? - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
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Spanish football morning headlines: Barcelona have 'agreement with two players' says candidate, Blaugrana injury update and Real Madrid without Sergio Ramos - Football EspanaFootball Espana
Spanish football morning headlines for 26 February. Barca have agreement for two players – Freixa Barcelona presidential candidate Toni Freixa has claimed of an agreement is in place to sign two key players should he win the ballot next week. Freixa told Cade…
Cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and wife Dhanashree Verma`s Maldives vacay will make you green with envy! - Zee NewsIndia.com
Cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and his wife, choreographer Dhanashree Verma are having the time of their life in Maldives. The power couple tied the knot on December 22, 2020. Dhanashree and Yuzvendra took to Instagram stories to share their vacation pictures.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, Day 7 highlights: TN bowlers choke Jharkhand, Padikkal ton helps Karnataka cruise to huge win - SportstarThe Hindu
Vijay Hazare Trophy live score, streaming, day seven updates and commentary from the 2020-21 season, with Baroda, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Vidarbha, Hyderabad and Andhra among the teams in action.
Former India quick R Vinay Kumar retires from first-class and international cricket - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
Former Karnataka captain finished with 504 first-class wickets, including a record 442 in the Ranji Trophy
Sheffield Shield 2020-21 Moises Henriques ton puts New South Wales on top | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Meanwhile, Bancroft's century helped Western Australia put up a strong fightback after South Australia's massive score
Chelsea deny Sarri was in the running to replace Lampard before hiring Tuchel - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Why so serious?
Amitbhai (Desi Gamers) vs Bilash Gaming: Who has better stats in Free Fire in February 2021? - SportskeedaSportskeeda
The Indian Free Fire fan or players are likely to have heard Amitbhai, aka Desi Gamers. He is one of the most subscribed-to Free Fire YouTuber with more than 8.62 million subscribers.
Neesham targets 360 degree hitting as next phase of batting evolution | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Meanwhile, Kane Richardson wants Australia to improve their defensive bowling
Umar Akmal eligible to return to cricket after CAS reduces his ban by six months - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
He must, however, pay a fine of PKR 4.25 million and take part in a PCB rehabilitation programme first
Levon Aronian switches to the USA | chess24.com - chess24Chess24.com
World no. 6 Levon Aronian has confirmed the bombshell news that he’s going to switch to the USA, relocating to Saint Louis with support from Rex Sinquefield. The Armenian star, who led his nation of just 3 million people to an incredible trio of Olympiad v…
Aaron Finch has bounced back before, can he do it again? - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
The Australia captain is going through a barren run in T20 with a World Cup later in the year
Cricket technology could end up in a mess.. - Greatandhra.comGreatandhra.com
Innovations and improvements through progressive and modern thinking are essential for the world to move forward.
Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans, PSL 2021: Match 9, Prediction- Who will win today’s match? - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
PSL 2021 - KAR vs MUL - The Karachi Kings showed their dominance over the Quetta Gladiators to start their campaign in the 2021 edition of
How ‘Black Box’ inside Genesis GV80 SUV could reveal cause of Tiger Woods' crash - HT AutoHindustan Times
The Genesis GV80 SUV features several advanced safety features, besides the provision to record key data that may throw light upon the incident.
IPL 2021: Ranking all 8 teams based on overseas players - CricTrackerCrictracker.com
After a highly volatile IPL 2021 auction on the 18th of February, the teams are now ready with their entire squad list. Teams like RCB and
Motera stadium renaming row: People`s mandate no licence to act irresponsibly, says Shiv Sena - Mid-dayMid-day
Shiv Sena also said that although allegations were made against the Congress and Gandhi-Nehru family in the last five years that they are trying to obliterate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel`s name from history, the renaming of the stadium has shown who is actually …
Rafael Nadal explains his decision to withdraw from Rotterdam - Tennis World USATennis World USA
Nadal won't be making his third appearance in Rotterdam this year.
Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach John Geddert kills self after abuse, trafficking charges - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
More sports News: Former US Olympics women's gymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide Thursday, his body found hours after he was charged with human trafficking an
Europa League favourites: Will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United win a trophy? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Leicester 0-2 Slavia Prague: Foxes suffer surprise defeat Football365 - Football365.comFootball365.com
Football365.com - Lukas Provod and Abdallah Sima scored in an impressive away victory for Slavia Prague.
Saka 8/10, Auba 7/10 as Arsenal rally late to keep their European League dreams alive - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Bukayo Saka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang combined twice for goals as Arsenal overcame two Dani Ceballos errors to reach the Europa League last-16.
Laporta says he wants to make Messi smile again at Barcelona - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
The captain’s future at the club remains uncertain
'Virat Kohli is looking after the groundsmen': Andrew Strauss disagrees with India captain on Ahmedabad pitch - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The Test match ended inside two days with India winning it with 10 wickets to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series. The result also knocked England out of the World Test Championship final race.
India vs England: Virat Kohli Overtakes MS Dhoni to Become Most Successful Test Captain At Home - News18News18
By the time the caravan reached Ahmedabad, Kohli had led his team to a series leveling win in Chennai. Hence, he had led India to 21 Test wins and equaled Captain Cool's numbers.
Should we believe Jose Mourinho's comments on Dele Alli being back to his best? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Money matters: Beyond Morris's IPL windfall | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
"It doesn't matter who I'm playing for, I try to win every single game," said Morris for the first time since being signed for almost USD 2.3 million at the IPL auction
Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: CSA T20 Challenge 2021- Hollywoodbets Dolphins vs Momentum Multiply Titans- Match 15 - Cricket WorldCricket World
Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: CSA T20 Challenge 2021- Hollywoodbets Dolphins vs Momentum Multiply Titans- Match 15
43-year-old Pune woman seeks to set Guinness World Record with 6,000-km Golden Quadrilateral ride in 22 days - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
While Guinness Book of World Records authorities have given her a maximum time limit of 30 days to complete the route, Preeti Maske says she aims to finish it in just 22 days.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21: Prithvi Shaw record 227 keeps Mumbai's unbeaten run intact | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
Delhi and Maharashtra picked up wins to pick up their second wins in three games
RB Leipzig's Angelino: Man City boss Guardiola 'killed' my confidence at City - ESPN IndiaESPN India
RB Leipzig defender Angelino said Pep Guardiola "killed" his confidence during their time together at Manchester City.
What we're hearing about all 30 teams ahead of the 2021 NBA trade deadline - ESPN IndiaESPN India
The trade deadline is a month away, but teams are already taking a hard look at their rosters to determine what they need.
The Best Team 2021 in the Bundesliga - How Jović and Silva make Frankfurt so Good - BundesligaGoogle News
Finger injury likely to rule Rashid Khan out of first Zimbabwe Test | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
The spinner sustained the injury at the PSL while playing for the Lahore Qalandars
Khanapara Teer Results Today - 25 Feb21 - Khanapara Teer Target, Khanapara Teer Common Number Live Update ... - The Sentinel AssamThe Sentinel Assam
✅Khanapara teer target result update will be out for public at 3:45 pm for first round & 4:30 pm for ...
Victoria struggle despite Short's efforts | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
New South Wales gained an early upper hand on a rain-hit Day 1 in Sydney
IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore trolled after Kyle Jamieson leaks 56 runs in 4 overs versus Australia - India TodayIndia Today
New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson, who the RCB bought for Rs 15 crore, leaked 56 runs in 4 overs in the second T20 International against Australia and went wicket-less.
Recent Match Report - Mumbai vs Puducherry Elite, Group D 2020/21 - ESPNcricinfoESPN Cric Info
This is his second century in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy
Manchester City: The great containers - The AthleticThe Athletic
Pep Guardiola's side flexed their muscles by putting Borussia Monchengladbach in an inescapable stranglehold
"Hum Do, Humare Do": Reliance, Adani Ends At Narendra Modi Stadium Spark Row | HW English - HW News EnglishHwnews.in
Sitaram Yechury, using the recent trending meme template, said: “Yeh Narendra Modi Stadium hai, yeh iske do Ends hain…aur yeh cronies ki pawri ho rahi hai.” After the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was renamed to Narendra Modi Stadium, and its pavilion ends were…
Bangladesh's Shakib dilemma | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
The star all-rounder's decision to skip Sri Lanka Tests in order to play IPL has disappointed the board
Prithvi Shaw creates history, joins 200-run club with a double-century against Pondicherry in VH Trophy - Times NowZoom
India opener Prithvi Shaw created history for Mumbai as he scored an unbeaten double-century against Pondicherry in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.