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Sunday, August 7, 2022A change in attitude and approach was required after last year's T20 World Cup: Rohit

Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 7: A disastrous campaign in the last T20 World Cup has forced the Indian team to bring about a radical change in its attitude and approach, skipper Rohit Sharma has said.

Rohit is now gearing up to lead the Indian side in the upcoming edition of the T20 showpiece in Australia, but before that, they have the Asia Cup to deal with.

Speaking on Star Sports show 'Follo


Saturday, August 6, 2022Playing in different conditions will help during T20 World Cup preparation, feels Karthik

Wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik feels playing in different conditions on the Caribbean tour will stand India in good stead while preparing for the various challenges Australian grounds will pose during the T20 World Cup later this year.

India played the opening three T20s in West Indies before moving to Florida for the remaining two games. In the three games, the Indians had to navigate thr


Saturday, August 6, 2022South Africa beat Ireland in 2nd T20I to win series

A quickfire 39 from Heinrich Klaasen and five wickets for Wayne Parnell ensured South Africa won the second Twenty20 against Ireland by 44 runs.

After losing the toss and being put into bat, South Africa made 182-6 and opener Reeza Hendricks top-scored with 42 from 40 balls. Ireland was all out for 138 with seven deliveries remaining.

Hendricks was bowled by Gareth Delany with the first bal


Friday, August 5, 2022UP farmer’s daughter Rupal Chaudhary becomes first Indian to win twin medals at World U-20 Athletics

Rupal Chaudhary created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win two medals at the World U20 Athletics Championship as she followed up her 4x400m relay silver with a bronze medal in the women’s 400m here.

Hailing from a family with modest means, her father being a small time farmer in Shahpur Jainpur village in UP’s Meerut district, the 17-year-old has been in incredible form having


Wednesday, August 3, 2022Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid have given India players more freedom and security, says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya, the India vice-captain for the ongoing West Indies T20I series, has credited skipper Rohit Sharma and head coach Rahul Dravid for ensuring increased freedom, security and communication for the players, who are now “not looking over their shoulder.” Hardik Pandya added that Rohit Sharma wants the side to go away from what it had been doing for the past five-six years, under former c


Wednesday, August 3, 2022World U20 Athletics Championships: Indian mixed 4×400 relay team sets Asian record by winning silver

The Indian mixed 4×400 relay team set an Asian record by winning a silver medal here at World U20 Athletics Championships. The mixed relay team of Barath Sridhar, Priya Mohan, Kapil, and Rupal Chaudhary upgraded the Asian U20 record with a time of 3 minutes and 17.76 seconds.

India concluded second behind the USA as they won the gold medal with a championships record time of 3 minutes and 17.6


Tuesday, August 2, 2022Indian mixed 4x400m relay team sets Asian junior record in World U20 Athletics meet

The Indian mixed 4×400 relay team set an Asian junior record en route qualifying for the final at the World U-20 Athletics Championships here.

The Indian quartet of Barath Sridhar, Priya Mohan, Kapil and Rupal Chaudhary clocked 3 minutes and 19.62 seconds to win heat number 3 on Monday.

India finished second overall across the three heats behind the USA, who won heat number 2 with a champio