Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has a back spasm and it is doubtful he will be Delhi Daredevils' tournament opener against title holders Kolkata Knight Riders Wednesday, coach Eric Simons said Tuesday. Sehwag, a batting mainstay of the Delhi side, is yet to arrive in the city.
He was part of the hockey team which won independent India's first Olympic gold medal, but Jaswant Singh Rajput, who played both as a left-half and centre-half, dislikes watching the national team of which he once was a proud member.
Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said batting great Sachin Tendulkar is "different from every other cricketer" and there was no need to analyse every single performance of his. Rumours in the media were again rife of Sachin planning to announce his retirement from Test cricket with the next series a fair bit away.
India came from a goal down to defeat Pakistan 3-1 for their first win in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey here Tuesday. The young Indian side showed plenty of maturity and composure to avenge its defeat at the Asian Champions Trophy in Doha in December.
Sri Lanka chief cricket selector Sanath Jayasuriya is not in favour of
junior players of his country playing in the Indian Premiere League
(IPL) tournament as they adopt different technique in the shorter
version (T20) of the game.
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