Category: Sports

Australian cricketers offered massive pay hike

Cricket Australia has presented a ground-breaking remuneration and benefits proposal to the nation’s professional cricketers. It will mean that cricket is able to offer women the opportunity to have a fully professional sporting career at both international and domestic levels, while the men will continue to be among the country’s best paid sportsmen. It will […]

March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Sridharan joins coaching staff for Aus. tour of India

Cricket Australia have today confirmed former India One-Day International (ODI) player Sriram Sridharan will join the coaching staff for the Qantas Tour of India as a spin consultant, says a Cricket Australia media release. Sridharan, who played eight ODIs for India, has been involved in the Australian coaching system for some time, having last assisted […]

January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Australia taking 4 spinners to India

The Cricket Australia National Selection Panel (NSP) have named a 16-man squad for the Qantas Tour of India. Australia will play four Tests against India in Pune, Bangalore, Ranchi and Dharamsala respectively, says a Cricket Australia media release. The squad: Steve Smith (C) New South Wales David Warner (vc) New South Wales Ashton Agar West […]

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments More

93 batsmen who fell at 99 in Test cricket

By Ashok Kumar Sydney, 7 January, 2017 The Sydney Test, the third between Australia and Pakistan will be remembered for three centuries by Australian batsmen and one by Pakistan batsman on a perfect batting wicket. But let’s spare a thought for those who returned from the doorsteps of the coveted and hard earned three figure mark. But […]

January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Ponting named Assistant Coach for T20 series against Sri Lanka

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has been named an assistant coach for the team’s T20 series against Sri Lanka in February in an interim capacity, and will work alongside Justin Langer and Jason Gillespie. The trio have been brought in with the core of Australia’s support staff set to be in India for the four-Test […]

January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

CA approves use of black bats in BBL

  Cricket Australia has announced that it has granted approval for Andre Russell to resume using his black coloured cricket bat after reviewing modifications made to the bat covering, says a Cricket Australia media release. Speaking on the decision, Head of the Big Bash Anthony Everard said: “Following feedback from the  Match Officials that the […]

December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Guinness World Record in biggest cricket training at SCG

What do you get when you combine more than 500 school kids, some of Australia’s best cricketers, and Bupa support team Head Coach Darren Lehmann all taking part in a giant MILO in2CRICKET lesson on the Sydney Cricket Ground? A Guinness World Records title! says a Cricket Australia media release Ahead of the first Victoria […]

December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Glenn Maxwell set sights on India tour in Feb-March

By The IST News desk with inputs from ESPN Though he’s back in the side that plays Chappell-Hadlee series against New Zealand, the first match starting on Sunday 4th December in Sydney but Glenn Maxwell has set his sights on the India Test series in February-March as he feels  he could be a viable candidate if […]

December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Samantha begins 12-week Jaisalmer to Shillong run

Australian ultra-marathon runner Samantha Gash has started her grueling 3,800 km record run across India, in a bid to raise money for World Vision projects tackling barriers to quality education in India, The IST reported earlier last month. Starting yesterday at one of the driest deserts on earth, Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, she will pass through […]

August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Australian courts suit me well, says Saina Nehwal

By Ashok Kumar     The Indian Sub-continent Times (THE IST) had the opportunity to catch up with two-time Australian Badminton Open winner Saina Nehwal of India. The IST congratulated the seventh seed, Saina on her victory and Saina thanked The IST.         The IST:  What goes through your mind when the score […]

June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More