‘God of cricket’ Tendulkar looms over India prodigy Shaw

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 873 total views “Prithvi Shaw is regarded as one of Indian cricket’s biggest talents. ©AFP” /> New Delhi (AFP) – Comparisons to India’s “god of cricket” Sachin Tenduldar. the domestic Ranchi and Duleep tournaments in 2017. He then led India to victory at the Under-19 World Cup, and burst into the Test team in 2018 with a match-winning 134 against West Indies, becoming the youngest Indian to score a century on debut at 18 years, 10 months and 25 days. But since then, the boyish batsman has followed a rocky path.…

Saliva ban may make cricket ‘boring’, says Starc

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 827 total views “Mitchell Starc said more leeway should be given to bowlers while shining the ball with saliva is banned. ©AFP” /> Sydney (AFP) – Australian paceman Mitchell Starc warned Tuesday that cricket risks becoming “pretty boring” if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed in response to a coronavirus-linked ban on using saliva to shine the ball. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to implement the ban in June after receiving medical advice that spit poses a COVID-19 transmission risk. Bowlers traditionally get the ball to move in the air,…

Donald Trump’s mediation tweet is part of growing anti-China juggernaut

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 1,133 total views,  1 views today COUTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ President Donal Trump on Wednesday said he has offered to arbitrate the India-China border dispute in what is being seen as move that will irk Beijing more than New Delhi, given the steadily rising hostility and antipathy towards China in the United States over the Covid-19 outbreak, which comes on top of months of differences over trade and mounting irritation over theft of intellectual property. “We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate…

Only half of Americans would get access to Covid-19 vaccine: Poll

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 1,000 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Only about half of Americans say they would get a Covid-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to a new poll. That’s surprisingly low considering the effort going into the global race for a vaccine against the coronavirus that has sparked a pandemic since first emerging from China late last year. But more people might eventually roll up their sleeves: The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, released Wednesday, found 31% simply weren’t sure if they’d…

Situation at Sino-India boundary ‘stable and controllable’, says China

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 838 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ China on Wednesday said the situation at Sino-India boundary was “stable and controllable” and indicated bilateral negotiations were on at diplomatic and military levels to de-escalate tension between border troops. The Chinese foreign ministry said it was firm about protecting its territorial sovereignty. Indian and Chinese soldiers are said to be locked eyeball-to-eyeball at four locations along the line of actual control (LAC), which experts said could escalate into a standoff more serious in nature than the one that chilled ties in Doklam (Donglang in…