Clare Connor's nomination was announced by incumbent MCC president Kumar Sangakkara. She will take up the post on 1 October 2021, pending approval by the Club’s Members
George Floyd died last week gasping for breath while a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee on the handcuffed man's neck, leading to violent protests across America
George Floyd's Killing: Kumar Sangakkara said political leadership is nothing but a reflection of what a society is and to ensure that better people take that role, the ordinary citizens have to become better versions of themselves
The ICC recently come out with comprehensive guidelines to get the sport up and running around the world while at the same time maintaining the highest safety protocols
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Kumar Sangakkara feels that postponing the 2020 T20 World Cup would be a wiser option
Apart from Virat Kohli, the other players who found a spot in Alastair Cook's list were Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis and Kumar Sangakkara
The recommendation for Kumar Sangakarra's extension will be sent for approval to the club's members at the Annual General Meeting, which has been scheduled for June 24
Kumar Sangakkara was part of the Sri Lankan side in 2009 that was attacked in Lahore leaving eight dead and six of the team's players were injured
Talking about some of his other contemporaries, Monty Panesar picked Sri Lankan duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as the best players of spin bowling
Ever since Rishabh Pant replaced Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the limited-overs circuit, he has been criticised by many, be it for his batting, wicket-keeping skills or be his role when it comes to reviews, and it was no different during the second T20I between India vs Bangladesh
While everyone is busy greeting their friends, Happy Friendship Day, why don't we take a look at the top five friendships in sports across the world.
Rohit Sharma on Saturday (July 6) not only became the first player to score five centuries in a single Cricket World Cup, but also equalled Sachin Tendulkar's record of six World Cup tons - the most by any player.
India vice-captain Rohit Sharma created a host of records during his 92-ball 104-run knock against Bangladesh in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 group match at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Tuesday
Avishka Fernando's 104 helped Sri Lanka to victory over West Indies in Durham. Only Ireland’s Paul Stirling and Australia’s Ricky Ponting are younger Cricket World Cup centurions.
In a moment of brilliance, England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler produced a stunning stumping to dismiss Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman during the sixth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
When one considers the tournament’s relatively short history and the pre-eminence of certain sides in that period – most notably the West Indies at the outset and Australia since the turn of the century – there are inevitably going to be some great names who never got to lift the famous triple-columned trophy after winning the Cricket World Cup
Australia remain the most successful team in the Cricket World Cup, while Sachin Tendulkar and Glenn McGrath will be remembered as the most dominating batsman and bowler respectively. Here are both team and individual records you need to know before the start of CWC 2019:
Young Sri Lanka must play with arrogance against India on Thursday, suggests Sangakkara
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.