Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: T-20

SubscriberWrites: Cricket needs changes in bowling regulation in ODI, T-20 matches

The proposal would go a long way towards ensuring that most players do not gravitate only towards one format of the game, writes Vijay Sundaresan.

‘Need another surgical strike’: Minister Athawale opposes India-Pakistan T20 WC clash

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale alleged the attacks on civilians in Kashmir were Pakistan's ploy to not allow development in the Valley, and warned of an 'all out war' if it didn't stop its activities.

India shouldn’t play against Pakistan in T20 World Cup amid attacks in Kashmir, Atishi says

Claiming that BJP and PM Modi will agree, AAP MLA Atishi said it 'won't be right to play' such matches unless attacks in India & targeted attacks on Indians stop.

Virat Kohli to step down as India’s T20 team captain after World Cup

Kohli said he gave his everything to the team during his time as T20 captain and now felt the need to give himself space to be 'fully ready' to lead the Indian Test and ODI teams.

Ashwin included in India’s T20 World Cup squad, Dhoni roped in as mentor

Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel and Varun Chakravarthy also in India's 15-man squad for the tournament, which will be held from 17 October to 14 November in UAE and Oman.

Pakistani cricketers to get visas for T20 World Cup in India, says BCCI

Although visas for the Pakistan cricket team have been sorted, it isn't clear whether fans can travel across the border to watch the matches.

ICC working on stricter criteria to grant official status to T20 leagues 

ICC has also launched 32 investigations in last 12 months & found 5 international captains received proposals for spot-fixing.

DDCA set to hold first election in five years with all the thrills of a T-20 match

The election will be held without the proxy voting system, under which members were not required to be at the election booth to cast their ballot.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.