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India eye win, Tigers in disarray

WT24 Desk India play their first day-night Test as part of a two-match series against Bangladesh this month and while there may be some apprehension about using the pink ball for the first time they are unlikely to lose any sleep about facing a team in disarray, Agencies report. Bangladesh were forced into a leadership change on the eve of ...

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Rakitic to miss Croatia qualifier through injury

WT24 Desk Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has withdrawn from the Croatia squad due to an Achilles injury, his club confirmed on Tuesday, AFP reports Rakitic will miss Croatia’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Saturday. Croatia sit top of Group E but only two points clear of Hungary with one game left to play. Rakitic will also be unavailable for ...

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Racists out of tune with changing world: Archer

WT24 Desk England’s fast-bowling sensation Jofra Archer says cricket fans who resort to racist abuse should realise times have moved on and the world is a much more multicultural place, AFP reports. The 24-year-old Barbados-born bowler has quickly become a favourite with the England fans since he became eligible to play for his adopted country earlier this year. The Sussex ...

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Man City goalkeeper Ederson to miss Liverpool clash

WT24 Desk Manchester City suffered a huge blow ahead of Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash at Premier League leaders Liverpool with goalkeeper Ederson ruled out through injury, AFP reports. The Brazilian international came off at half-time during Wednesday’s 1-1 Champions League draw at Atalanta with a muscular problem. “He’s not able to play,” said City manager Pep Guardiola at his pre-match press ...

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Tigers ready to roar

Series-decider against India today WT24 Desk Despite losing the chance of winning the series in the 2nd T20 match in Rajkot last Thursday, Tigers are ready to take another chance in Nagpur to seal the three-match T20I series against India, Agencies report. The 3rd and final T20I of the series will be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in ...

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US court grants Ronaldo’s bid to block accuser in rape case

WT24 Desk Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyers won a courtroom bid Thursday to block a Nevada woman accusing the soccer superstar of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment, Agencies report. U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Albregts told Kathryn Mayorga’s attorney that it will be up to a higher-level ...

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Australia crush Pakistan in final T20I

WT24 Desk Ruthless opening pair Aaron Finch and David Warner ran riot as Australia routed Pakistan by 10 wickets in Perth to wrap up their Twenty20 series 2-0 Friday in emphatic fashion, AFP reports. After restricting the visitors to 106 for eight, Finch (52) and Warner (48) whacked five sixes and eight fours between them as they raced to the ...

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Tides Turned

B’desh Vs India T20 International Series 2nd Match Played at Rajkot WT24 Desk New Delhi to Rajkot. From smoky dusty environment to warm dry surroundings. Tides completely reversed favoring team India. Bangladesh got shocked and awed as team India crushed the tourists playing on batting friendly flat wicket. India squared the three matches T20 international series 1-1 winning by 8 ...

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History beckons as Tigers take on India in 2nd T20

WT24 Desk Standing on the brink of a history, Bangladesh will lock horns against hosts India in the second T20 of three-match series at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot tomorrow (Thursday), Agencies report. A victory will not only just confirm a mere series victory; the magnitude of that victory would be huge. If they can beat India for the ...

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