Big-hitting foreigners hold the key in BPL final

December 11, 2017

1:25 PM ETBig picture The chances of the BPL final being a one-sided affair are fairly high. If even one of Dhaka Dynamites’ departments – either the top-order batsmen or the spin bowlers – fire full throttle, then Rangpur Riders will struggle in the finale. At the same time, if Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum or Johnson Charles repeat what they did earlier in the playoffs, Dhaka could very well be…

Read More >>

'We need to rebuild the fans' trust' – Bairstow

12:55 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Jonny Bairstow says that England must begin the process of winning back the trust of their fans at the WACA next week, as they seek to put to one side the off-field controversies that have over-shadowed their tour of Australia. England have to avoid slumping to what would be their eighth consecutive Test defeat in Australia if they are to retain the Ashes, but their…

December 11, 2017
Read More >>

Poison Frog's Homing Skills Baffle Scientists

December 11, 2017

When researchers deposited the little fanny-pack-wearing amphibians deep in the jungle, they were already planning a rescue mission. The poison frogs were disoriented, half a mile from home, and in dense underbrush they’d never seen before. Yet, impossibly, the frogs turned themselves in the right direction. They hopped straight back to their home turf. And the results would no doubt teach scientists something about animal navigation—if they had any idea…

Read More >>

Wentz has torn ACL, will miss rest of season

December 11, 2017

12:16 PM ET Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season, coach Doug Pederson confirmed Monday. Wentz suffered the injury in Sunday’s victory over the Los Angeles Rams and underwent an MRI on Monday morning. Pederson also confirmed that Nick Foles, who replaced Wentz on Sunday, will be the first-place Eagles’ starting quarterback. Let’s block ads!…

Read More >>

Kohli ties the knot with Anushka Sharma

December 11, 2017

12:08 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India captain Virat Kohli has tied the knot with his partner and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma. The marriage took place in Italy, attended by family and close friends of Kohli and Sharma. Kohli, who climbed to No. 2 among batsmen in the Test rankings, had asked for time off from the ongoing ODI series and the subsequent T20s against Sri Lanka at home. He had…

Read More >>

Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale Pesto

December 11, 2017

By Sally Vargas This Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale Pesto is a quick and easy meatless dinner! Make your pesto with cashews for extra creaminess. Blanching the kale also helps keep the pesto green. Photography Credit: Sally Vargas Kale, oh kale. The craze for kale has not abated, and I, for one, am glad about it. If the general public can embrace kale, who knows what culinary boundaries we can…

Read More >>

Charles smashes 105 to take Rangpur into BPL final

3:00 AM ET Rangpur Riders 192 for 3 (Charles 105*, McCullum 78) beat Comilla Victorians 155 (Liton 39, Rubel 3-34) by 36 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball updates Johnson Charles hit some lusty blows early on Raton Gomes Rangpur Riders made it to their first BPL final after completing a 36-run win over group-stage leaders Comilla Victorians in the match that spanned two days. Johnson Charles struck his maiden T20 century while…

December 11, 2017
Read More >>

Sarwate bags six as Vidarbha complete massive win

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Vidarbha 246 (Wadkar 53, Akshay 5-66) and 507 for 9 dec (Fazal 119, Wankhade 107, Wadkar 67*, Jaffer 58, Akshay 4-118) beat Kerala 176 (Gurbani 5-38) and 165 (Nizar 64, Sarwate 6-41) by 412 runs Aditya Sarwate appeals for a caught-behind PTI A six-wicket haul from the left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate completed Kerala’s humbling in Surat, where Vidarbha won by 412 runs to set up…

December 11, 2017
Read More >>

'T10 cricket is ideal for Olympics' – Morgan

December 11, 2017

9:54 AM ET Do you find those dull middle overs of T20 too much? Well, turn your attention to the UAE this week for the inaugural Ten10 league. Eoin Morgan, England’s limited-overs captain, sees the tournament as potentially ‘ground-breaking’ and a possible route for a further push to take cricket into the Olympics. Morgan is among the marquee players signed for the competition which will take place from December 14…

Read More >>

Majumdar scores ton as Bengal bat on and on

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Bengal 354 (Easwaran 129, Majumdar 94, Chaudhary 5-87) and 695 for 6 (Writtick Chatterjee 216, Majumdar 132*, Easwaran 114) drew with Gujarat 224 (Merai 67, Dinda 3-48, Amit 3-53, Porel 3-64) Anustup Majumdar drives through the off side PTI Anustup Majumdar joined Bengal’s list of second-innings centurions as they ground Gujarat into the dust on the fifth day in Jaipur. Having already secured a first-innings…

December 11, 2017
Read More >>