Cricket

Dawid Malan topples Babar Azam to become fastest batsman to hit 1000 T20I runs

AHMEDABAD: England batsman Dawid Malan has toppled Pakistan’s Babar Azam to become the fastest batsman to score 1000 T20I runs. Malan touched the milestone figure on Saturday during the fifth T20I against India. He achieved the feat in his 24th inning, bettering Azam’s record of 26 innings. During the match, Malan played a knock of …

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Want India to persist with Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli opening pair: Sunil Gavaskar

AHMEDABAD: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar said he would like to see India persist with the opening combination of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in T20 Internationals. Captain Kohli and Rohit opened the innings for India in a T20I for the first time on Saturday and their 94-run stand helped India beat England by 36 runs …

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Eoin Morgan wants England players to take full advantage of IPL ahead of T20 World Cup

AHMEDABAD: Captain Eoin Morgan wants England’s IPL-bound players to make the most of the opportunities in the upcoming T20 league as they prepare themselves for the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in India later this year. The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India in October-November this year and Morgan …

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India favourites to win T20 World Cup: Mike Atherton, Michael Vaughan

LONDON: Depth in the team and playing in home conditions make India the favourites to win this year’s T20 World Cup, believes former England skipper Mike Atherton. Even without the services of all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, India beat world no. 1 side England in the five-match T20I series …

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