Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar today donated Rs 1 crore to procure oxygen concentrators for Covid-19 patients in the country as it battles a severe second wave of the global pandemic.
Indian hockey teams receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
The Olympics-bound Indian hockey teams today received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccines in Bengaluru. “I got my first shot covid-19 vaccine,” PR Sreejesh, the men’s team number one goalkeeper, tweeted. The players are currently undergoing a training camp at the SAI centre in Bengaluru.
Seamers put Pak in control of first Test vs Zimbabwe
Seamers Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali took four wickets each as Pakistan seized control of the first Test against Zimbabwe on the opening day. The pair helped the tourists dismiss their hosts for 176 in the first innings, before Pakistan reached 103 without the loss of a wicket in reply at the close to trail by 73 runs in the first game of the two-match series.
Ex-IPL coach Streak accepts ban, denies fixing
Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak, who was given an eight-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for corruption, has apologised and took “full responsibility” for his actions, but said he was never involved in any attempts to fix matches. Agencies