Jasprit Bumrah becomes the fastest Indian to scalp 50 Test wickets
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 6:54 PM
Pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Friday became the fastest Indian bowler to scalp 50 Test-wickets. He achieved the feat against West Indies on day two of the ongoing first Test-match at Antigua. Bumrah dismissed Darren Bravo in the 30th over of the Windies innings to register his 50th Test wicket. He had Bravo plum in front and as a result, the left-hander was adjudged LBW.
Ravindra Jadeja among 19 sportspersons nominated for Arjuna Award
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 8:17 PM
India-cricketer Ravindra Jadeja was nominated for the Arjuna-Award by the award selection-committee. Ravindra Jadeja was named along with other 19-sportspersons like Poonam Yadav, track, field-stars Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, Mohammed Anas and Swapna Barman, footballer Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, hockey-player Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and shooter Anjum Moudgil. The Arjuna Awards are given to honour-excellence in sports by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in India.
MS Dhoni is an absolute legend, great ambassador of team, says Shoaib
Friday, July 12, 2019, 8:55 AM
Former-Pakistan-pacer Shoaib-Akhtar lauded veteran MS Dhoni and all-rounder Ravindra-Jadeja for their heroics in India's 18-run defeat against New-Zealand in the first-semi-final of the ICC World-Cup 2019. "What a match. Jadeja... very-good innings. Dhoni... you are an-absolute-legend. With your game today, you have proved you're a great batsman and great brand ambassador for the team. India, you were so close... yet so far," Akhtar said.