Bhanuka Rajapaksa had tendered his letter of resignation to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on January 3. However, after meeting the Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa recently, the southpaw has changed his mind.
Chris Morris represented South Africa in four Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20 Internationals, picking up 48 and 34 wickets respectively. In February 2021, Rajasthan Royals doled out a record INR 16.25 crores to avail his services.
World Test champions New Zealand were stunned by Bangladesh in the first Test at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. The second NZ vs BAN Test starts Sunday at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa represented Sri Lanka in five ODIs and 18 T20Is, scoring a total of runs 409 across formats which included three fifties. He was part of Sri Lanka's T20 World Cup 2021 squad.
Quinton de Kock, only 29, announced his retirement from Test cricket at the end of the opening match against India, which the hosts lost by 113 runs at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Quinton de Kock made his Test debut for South Africa in February 2014 versus Australia at Port Elizabeth. He has 3300 runs in 54 Tests with six centuries. His highest Test score is 141 not out.
The high court granted time to the central government's standing counsel Anil Soni, who represented the authorities, to file a counter affidavit in response to the petition and listed the matter for further hearing on May 24.
Harbhajan Singh, who won two World Cups and took more than 700 international wickets, retired from cricket on December 24, 2021. Here are statistical highlights of Harbhajan Singh's career.
During his 18-year stint in international cricket, Harbhajan Singh won two World Cups. He took 417 wickets in 103 Tests, 269 wickets in 236 ODIs and 25 scalps in 28 T20Is.
With more than 700 international wickets, most of them not exactly coming on rank turners, Harbhajan Singh's name will always figure among cricketing elites. And with two limited-overs world titles, it's an enviable CV for any cricketer.
Harbhajan Singh last played for India in March 2016 in a T20I against the UAE at Dhaka. The off-spinner made his India debut in an ODI against New Zealand at Sharjah in 1998.
Barcelona forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to hospital after he complained of chest pains during his team’s 1-1 draw with Alaves in an in La Liga encounter on October 30. He had moved to Barca from Manchester City.
Retirement planning is not among the top priorities for most Indians. Even those who have a retirement plan mostly focus on health expenses.
Mahmudullah made his Test debut in 2009, and has featured in 50 matches. The batting all-rounder scored 2914 runs at 33.49, including five centuries and 16 fifties. He also took 43 wickets.
With growing inflation, it is important to have proper retirement planning in place, so that one can afford proper lifestyle even after the retirement. There are various reasons how lack of retirement planning may even hamper mental health.
AB de Villiers, who had announced his retirement from international cricket in 2018, hung up his boots on November 19, 2021.
Ab de Villiers brought an end to his 17-year-old cricketing career on Friday that saw him play 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is for South Africa besides representing various T20 franchises globally.
AB de Villiers had earlier retired from playing for South Africa and played franchise cricket for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.
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.