Made tactical changes to my game: Babar Azam
Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:41 PM
Pakistan's top-batsman Babar-Azam has said he has made some tactical changes to his game in order to hit more boundaries in the white-ball formats. Babar, 24, scored his 11th-ODI-hundred in the second one-day international against Sri-Lanka. "There is some tactical switch because I think I need to charge more and I am focussing more on power hitting in practice these days," he told reporters.
FIFA orders Iran to allow women free access to football stadiums
Monday, September 23, 2019, 8:28 AM
Soccer's governing body FIFA says an inspection visit to Iran has shown "no noteworthy operational obstacles" to lifting the country's 40-year ban and letting women attend a World Cup qualifying game next month. After meeting government and soccer officials in Tehran this week, FIFA says it will work with Iran's soccer body to also open domestic league games to female fans.
CoA to review India's World Cup performance once coach, captain return
Friday, July 12, 2019, 8:57 PM
The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) will review India's World Cup performance once skipper Virat Kohli and chief coach Ravi Shastri return to the country and the focus is likely to be on selections made for the big event. Virat Kohli, left, throws his bat in frustration after being dismissed by New Zealand's Trent Boult during the Cricket World Cup semi-final.