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Virat Kohli | Facebook

Virat Kohli can earn Rs 2 cr per sponsored post on Instagram, Dhoni Rs 88 lakh, study says

Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Suresh Raina are the other players with high Instagram marketability. David Warner & AB De Villiers are highest-earning international IPL players.
File image of cricketer-turned-commentator Sunil Gavaskar | Photo: ANI

#BoycottGavaskar trends after legend’s ‘distasteful’ remark on Anushka for Virat’s poor form

Referring to a viral video from the lockdown, Gavaskar said playing wife Anushka Sharma’s bowling hadn’t prepared Virat Kohli for the IPL.
Australian cricketer Dean Jones

Australian cricket legend Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

The 59-year-old former batsman was in India to commentate on the IPL. He played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs, and was part of the 1987 World Cup-winning team.
File photo of Jeje Lalpekhlua | By special arrangement

‘I take this as challenge’ — Mizoram footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua on not getting Arjuna again

In letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Mizoram Football Association has asked why Jeje Lalpekhlua, who has been nominated thrice earlier, wasn't chosen for Arjuna Award this year too.
An IPL match (Representational Image) | Bloomberg

Covid pandemic has changed Indian cricket scene, but this is why IPL will survive the slump

Unlike the traditional contests that typically unspooled over days-long clashes, IPL is synonymous with a smash-and-bash short format, called T-20.
A screenshot from the IPL anthem | Twitter | @IPL

Rapper KR$NA says this year’s IPL anthem is ‘plagiarised’ from his 2017 song

The IPL launched its theme song named 'Aayenge Hum Waapas' Sunday. It has over 1.3 lakh views on YouTube and more than 3.6 lakh views on Twitter.
The sun sets behind the Olympic rings installation at Odaiba Marine Park on March 18, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan | Photographer: Clive Rose/Getty Images AsiaPac | Bloomberg

Tokyo Olympics 2021 will take place ‘with or without’ Covid, says IOC top executive

International Olympic Committee’s V-P John Coates said the games will start as planned on 23 July, adding that the Olympics have never been cancelled outside of world wars.
File photo of Novak Djokovic | Twitter

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

During his fourth-round match, Djokovic angrily smacked a ball behind him which flew right at the line judge, who dropped to her knees at the back of the court and reached for her neck.
An IPL match (Representational Image) | Bloomberg

Chennai Super Kings to take on defending champions Mumbai Indians in opening match of IPL

The upcoming 53-day edition is by far the longest in the history of the league which was delayed after 13 personnel of the Chennai Super Kings camp tested positive for covid.

My attitude won’t change, no matter how much I wanted to go, says Messi on Barcelona

Lionel Messi Friday announced he was not leaving Barcelona after the club said his transfer would cost him 700 million euros. Messi said he had been looking to leave for a year.

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