IPL 2019, MI vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bangalore players need to get rid of fear factor to change team‘s diminishing fortunes

The essence of T20 format is to play fearless cricket as epitomised by Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal in batting and bowling respectively. RCB bowler Pawan Negi in action against Mumbai Indians. Sportzpics Hardik might mishit a shot, like he did in the 17th over when he was dropped by substitute Tim Southee, or miss connecting some extravagant drives. But […]

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ravindra Jadeja, not Vijay Shankar and Dinesh Karthik, is the real story of India‘s squad

Everyone is talking about Vijay Shankar. About how he took his chance. About how he offers three different dimensions, as if every other cricketer exists in 2D. About whether he can end the biggest fantasy game in cricket: picking India’s No. 4. No one is talking about Ravindra Jadeja. Everyone is talking about Dinesh Karthik. How he is the better […]

IPL 2019, MI vs RCB: Hardik Pandya wants to prove a point with bat and ball, says Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma

Mumbai: Hardik Pandya, whose late unbeaten cameo of 37 guided Mumbai Indians to a five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday, wanted to prove himself a point with the bat and ball, his captain Rohit Sharma said. File image of Rohit Sharma. Sportzpics “His (Hardik‘s) hitting has been helping the team and him as well to move forward. This […]

IPL 2019, KXIP vs RR Match Preview: Kings XI hope to fix bowling issues, regain momentum in home fixture against Royals

Mohali: An inconsistent Kings XI Punjab will look to sort their bowling woes and regain the momentum when they host a rejuvenated Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter in Mohali on Thursday. The R Ashwin-led Kings XI slipped to number fifth spot after suffering back-to-back losses against Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively. Overall, the hosts have […]

IPL 2019, MI vs RCB: From Ashish Nehra‘s wrong advice to Hardik Pandya‘s carnage, key moments from the match

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) succumbed to their seventh loss in eight matches in this season after Hardik Pandya‘s onslaught on Pawan Negi, which ended the game in the penultimate over of the run-chase. Batting first, RCB had put up 171, primarily due to AB de Villiers, but Mumbai gunned down with relative ease. Here are some of our key moments from […]

Disney stock is having a big day, and then there‘s the ‘Star Wars‘ trailer hype

No one is ever really gone, says Luke Skywalker in the first teaser for “Star Wars: Episode IX,” which fans got a first look at Friday at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. The short spot also revealed the title to the final chapter in the Skywalker saga will be “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” The voice of Mark Hamill’s […]

Dow finishes up over 260 points on solid bank earnings; Disney, JPMorgan jump

U.S. stocks closes solidly higher Friday after JPMorgan Chase & Co. delivered better-than-expected results, kicking of the first-quarter earnings for American corporations, and as shares of Walt Disney Co. rose to a record following the announcement of a video-streaming platform to rival Netflix Inc. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1% at 26,412, finishing mostly flat for the week. […]