• India's World Cup squad is one quality pacer short, says Gautam Gambhir

    India's World Cup squad is one quality pacer short, says Gautam Gambhir

    Cricket | May 15, 2019 15:38 IST

    Talking about the teams to watch out for in the tournament, Gambhir picked Australia, England and New Zealand along with India.

  • Ishant Sharma biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for World Cup

    Ishant Sharma biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for World Cup

    Cricket | April 18, 2019 17:03 IST

    In this edition of the IPL, Ishant has shown the ability to bowl a great line and length, not getting flustered by the batsman's attempt to hit fifth gear.

  • Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad

    Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad

    Football | May 15, 2018 0:04 IST

    Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said at a news conference on Monday in Rio de Janeiro that he examined Neymar on the weekend and the results were positive.

  • world cup 2015 nikita miller replaces narine in west indies

    World Cup 2015: Nikita Miller replaces Narine in West Indies squad

    Cricket | January 30, 2015 6:49 IST

    St. John's: Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller replaced Sunil Narine in the West Indies squad for the Cricket World Cup on Thursday.Narine withdrew on Tuesday in a blow to the team because he wasn't confident he

  • top players who missed the bus to the world cup 2015

    Top players who missed the bus to the World Cup 2015

    Cricket | January 15, 2015 14:23 IST

    New Delhi: With the World Cup approaching in about a month, all the 14 participating nations have finalised their squads after a deliberate effort to acquire the best combination.Some teams have shown faith in their

  • senanayake in lanka wc squad malinga named subject to

    Senanayake in Lanka WC squad, Malinga named subject to fitness

    Cricket | January 08, 2015 5:04 IST

    Colombo: Cleared of suspect bowling after undergoing corrective action, off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake was today included in Sri Lanka's 15-member cricket World Cup squad while pace bowler Laisth Malinga was named subject to proving fitness.Senanayake was

  • fast bowler sohail khan in pakistan world cup squad

    Fast bowler Sohail Khan in Pakistan World Cup squad

    Cricket | January 08, 2015 4:48 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan has recalled fast bowler Sohail Khan while including Mohammad Hafeez as a specialist opening batsman in its 15-man Cricket World Cup squad on Wednesday.The 30-year-old Khan was not among the 30-man preliminary squad,

  • bcci lets down scribes after inviting patil to attend

    BCCI lets down scribes after inviting Patil to attend presser

    Cricket | January 06, 2015 17:45 IST

    Mumbai: Expectations that Sandeep Patil would address the media persons for the first time after taking over as chairman of the national cricket selection panel more than two years ago were dashed as he hardly

  • dilshan backs rajapaksa in lanka presidential poll

    Dilshan backs Rajapaksa in Lanka Presidential poll

    Cricket | December 24, 2014 19:02 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan today announced his support for the incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is seeking a record third-term in the upcoming presidential poll early next month.The 38-year-old cricketer from the island-nation,

  • wilkshire kennedy among 4 cut by australia

    Wilkshire, Kennedy among 4 cut by Australia

    Football | June 04, 2014 8:04 IST

    Sydney: Veteran Dynamo Moscow defender Luke Wilkshire was one of four players cut by coach Ange Postecoglou as Australia reduced its squad to 23 players for the World Cup.   Wilkshire, a 32-year-old right back who

  • us born rossi left off italy s world cup squad

    US-born Rossi left off Italy's World Cup squad

    Football | June 02, 2014 8:34 IST

    Rome: Giuseppe Rossi will miss out on the World Cup once again. The American-born Italy forward was among the players cut from the Azzurri's final World Cup squad on Saturday, in a repeat of what

  • coach cuts 3 from australia s world cup squad

    Coach cuts 3 from Australia's World Cup squad

    Football | May 27, 2014 10:47 IST

    Sydney: FC Utrecht midfielder Adam Sarota, Dundee defender Curtis Good and Australia-based Josh Brillante were cut from Australia's World Cup squad Tuesday on the eve of its departure for Brazil.   Coach Ange Postecoglou pared his

  • nani picked for portugal s world cup squad

    Nani picked for Portugal's World Cup squad

    Football | May 20, 2014 11:37 IST

    Lisbon, Portugal: Nani has been included in Portugal's World Cup squad despite an injury-hit season during which he made just 12 appearances for Manchester United.   Portugal coach Paulo Bento on Monday announced the 23-man squad

  • mitroglou keeps place in greece s world cup squad

    Mitroglou keeps place in Greece's World Cup squad

    Football | May 19, 2014 16:23 IST

    Vouliagmeni, Greece: Greece striker Kostas Mitroglou kept his place in the country's World Cup squad on Monday despite three forwards being dropped from the preliminary lineup.   Greece coach Fernando Santos announced the final 23-man squad

  • ganso disappointed over not being in world cup squad

    Ganso disappointed over not being in World Cup squad

    Football | May 19, 2014 11:38 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: Paulo Henrique Ganso expressed his disappointment at missing Brazil's World Cup squad after scoring both goals in Sao Paulo's 2-0 victory over Flamengo."We have been playing well for a while but people

  • france world cup squad after goalkeeper withdraws name

    France World Cup squad after goalkeeper withdraws name

    Football | May 19, 2014 11:33 IST

    Paris: Following is the revised France World Cup squad after Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda withdrew due to a neck injury Sunday and was replaced by Saint-Etienne's Stephane Ruffier, Xinhua reported.Goalkeepers: Mickael Landreau (SC Bastia), Hugo

  • prandelli already knows italy s final wc squad

    Prandelli already knows Italy's final WC squad

    Football | May 17, 2014 10:11 IST

    Milan, Italy: Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has already decided on his final 23-man World Cup squad and has asked the players to prove him right before he reveals who will be going to Brazil.   There

  • honda kagawa selected in japan s world cup squad

    Honda, Kagawa selected in Japan's World Cup squad

    Football | May 12, 2014 11:56 IST

    Tokyo: Alberto Zaccheroni has picked AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda among 12 Europe-based players in Japan's 23-man World Cup squad.   Honda has scored just one goal since joining Milan from CSKA Moscow in January but

  • nasri pessimistic about world cup chances

    Nasri pessimistic about World Cup chances

    Football | May 12, 2014 8:06 IST

    Paris: Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri does not expect to be selected to France's World Cup squad by coach Didier Deschamps despite his good season in the Premier League.   "I respect his choices. He makes

  • park ki included in south korea s world cup squad

    Park, Ki included in South Korea's World Cup squad

    Football | May 08, 2014 9:44 IST

    Seoul, South Korea: Hong Myung-bo has picked Arsenal striker Park Chu-young among nine Europe-based players selected for South Korea's 23-man World Cup squad.   The South Korea coach announced his lineup Thursday at Paju's National Football

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