Govt of Kerala and AIFF announce collaboration on multiple football development projects

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 21 (ANI): As part of the programmes, and in an endeavour to promote and encourage women's football, the Government of Kerala along with the AIFF and KFA will host an international football tournament in Kochi in December ahead of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 which is slated to be held next year from January 20 to February 6.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 13:11 IST

AUS W v IND W, 1st ODI: Brown and Haynes star as hosts register nine-wicket win

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): Darcie Brown's four-wicket haul and a 126-run opening stand between Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes helped Australia thrash India by nine wickets in the first ODI here at the Harrup Park in Mackay on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 12:34 IST

IPL 2021: Everyone is excited to start off well, says RR pacer Mustafizur Rahman

Dubai (UAE), September 21 (ANI): Ahead of Rajasthan Royals' match on Tuesday against Punjab Kings, the franchise's Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman has once again spoken on the need to focus on the process and says his team is "really excited to start off well."

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 12:04 IST

IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer good for balance of the team, says DC pacer Rabada

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Delhi Capitals' fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who has taken 8 wickets in 7 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season so far, expressed that the team has given itself a good chance of qualifying for the playoffs following a brilliant performance in the first half of the season.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:47 IST

KKR was determined to make comeback, performance against RCB 'bold statement': Gill

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening batsman Shubman Gill has said that his side is determined to do well in the second phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and the performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) reflected a bold statement.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:28 IST

Not going to talk about my future at Barcelona, says coach Koeman

Barcelona [Spain], September 21 (ANI): Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has said that he is not going to talk about his future with the club after they were held to a 1-1 draw against Granada.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:07 IST

Mithali Raj goes past 20,000 career runs

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): India women's ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Tuesday went past 20,000 runs in her cricketing career.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 10:09 IST

Don't like turning wickets, I prefer bowling on flatter surface: Varun Chakravarthy

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Varun Chakravarthy has said that he prefers bowling on flatter surfaces as compared to turning tracks because of his bowling style.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 09:45 IST

AUS W v IND W, 1st ODI: Brown's four-wicket haul restricts visitors to 225/8

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): Mithali Raj might have played a 61-run knock but Darcie Brown's four-wicket haul helped Australia restrict India to 225/8 in the first ODI of the three-match series here at the Harrup Park in Mackay on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 09:39 IST

'Didn't do right with us, will avenge on ground': PCB chief Ramiz Raja on England, NZ pull out

Lahore [Pakistan], September 21 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has said that England and New Zealand's decision to not play series in Pakistan is a lesson for them and now they will just look after their own interest.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 08:23 IST

IPL 2021: Ventakesh Iyer's knock signifies brand of cricket we want to play, says Morgan

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan hailed opening batsman Venkatesh Iyer for playing an unbeaten knock of 41 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 08:06 IST

Increase of match fee for domestic players will ensure they are appropriately rewarded: Jay Shah

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Secretary, Jay Shah has said that the increase of match fees for domestic cricketers will ensure they are appropriately rewarded and they focus purely on the sport.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 07:49 IST

New Zealand women's cricket team receives bomb threat in Leicester

Auckland [New Zealand], September 21 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday confirmed that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has received a threatening email relating to NZC.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 07:36 IST

IPL 2021: Kohli's announcement to leave captaincy did not impact performance against KKR, says Hesson

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI): After stumbling to a nine-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Director of Cricket and head coach, Mike Hesson said that skipper Virat Kohli's announcement to step down as skipper after the ongoing season did not impact the team's performance.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 07:30 IST

England failed Pakistan when they were needed the most, says PCB chairman Ramiz Raja

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 21 (ANI): Newly-elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja was disappointed with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for pulling out of their commitment as they cancelled their scheduled tour of Pakistan on Monday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 00:34 IST

Domestic cricketers key to India's success at international level, says Ganguly

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly on Monday expressed his happiness after the apex council announced the increase in the match fees of the domestic players.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 23:57 IST

IPL 2021: Playing for India has made me feel better, says Varun Chakaravarthy

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders bowler Varun Chakaravarthy on Monday stated that playing for India has made him feel better.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 23:48 IST

IPL 2021: RCB to auction blue jersey, proceeds will go to Covid warriors, says Virat Kohli

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Monday informed that the team will auction 'blue jersey' which they donned in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 23:41 IST

IPL 2021: Kohli lauds Chakaravarthy, says 'he's going to be a key factor when he plays for India'

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Royal Challengers Banglore captain Virat Kohli was all praise for Kolkata Knight Riders bowler Varun Chakaravarthy, who helped KKR in registering their third win of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 23:22 IST

IPL 2021: Dominant KKR completes emphatic win over RCB by 9 wickets

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Andre Russell and Varun Chakaravarthy heroics with the ball was followed by masterful batting from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening batsmen as they crushed Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) by 9 wickets, chasing the target of 92 in just 10 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 22:53 IST

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