Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicCricket world cup

Topic: Cricket world cup

Yashpal Sharma — gutsy, large-hearted cricketer who never received his due for 1983 win 

Yashpal Sharma — gutsy and large-hearted cricketer who played a crucial role in the 1983 World Cup, passed away Tuesday. He was 66.

Pepsi Blue — a fluorescent drink that flopped after 2003 Cricket World Cup launch

The blue-hued drink was launched strategically in India during the Cricket World Cup in 2003, as a gesture of support to the country's cricket team.

T20 World Cup: What can women’s cricket do to enjoy the popularity of men’s cricket?

The 7th edition of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup has begun in Australia, but much of the conversation is still around the number of viewers tuning in.

Even after chief selector MSK Prasad’s comments, Dhoni’s future remains in his own hands

M.S.K. Prasad said the selectors were moving on from Dhoni, but head coach Ravi Shastri’s comments as well as BCCI officials indicate his career isn’t over.

On Noida’s cricket greens, a familiar feel when Afghanistan take the field

From home grounds in Noida, Dehradun, sponsorship from Indian firms to New Delhi-built stadiums in Kandahar, Afghan cricket has a very distinct Indian feel.

This is Imran Khan’s 5-Tweet advice to Pakistan to beat India today

Imran Khan says focus on mental strength, use specialist bowlers & batsmen & fight till the last ball even if India are favourites.

The match cricket World Cup can’t win, and why Rahul Gandhi’s not out

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Chandrayaan 2 in Jawaharlal Nehru’s world, and table-toppers at ICC World Cup

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses a Vijayadashami function in Nagpur Wednesday | PTI

Mohan Bhagwat’s caution on population ‘imbalance’ must go beyond statistics, vote-bank politics

The RSS chief has highlighted the need for consensus on population control and to consider Uniform Civil Code as a contributory aspect of achieving population balance.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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