He has been getting the plaudits from all corners and has now been hailed as the future of Indian cricket. Iyer has quickly established himself as an integral part of the India’s limited-overs cricket team with impressive performances against West Indies, Sri Lanka and now New Zealand. Iyer took to Twitter as he commented on his performance saying that he is thankful for all the wishes that came after the match. … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand: ‘Up the ladder,’ Shreyas Iyer reacts after match-winning performance at Eden Park
As it was, the first set slipped away when he netted a volley to lose the tie-break 10-8. And even though he fought back from a double-break down to level the second set at 5-5, he then lost his own serve for the third time in quick succession as Sandgren wrapped up the match in 2hr 9min. … [Read more...] about Andy Murray contemplates dropping down to Challenger level to build up match fitness
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For example, with India needing 18 off 12 balls in today’s match, Iyer gave himself room and slapped a short ball from Tim Southee over the long-off for a six. Anticipating a correction in line and length, Iyer went inside the line on this occasion and played the ball over backward square leg for a boundary. With those two shots, he calmed the nerves in the dressing-room and wrestled the game in India’s favour. Then with a six off the last ball of the 49th over, he not only finished the game in style but also ensured it does not get into the last over. … [Read more...] about Has Shreyas Iyer Sealed The No. 4 Spot With His Match-Winning 29-Ball 58* Against New Zealand at Auckland in 1st T20I?
QPR might be putting their dismal FA Cup record behind them; after going out at the first hurdle 15 times since the turn of the century, they’re one win from a second trip to the last 16 in succession. Garry Monk will want a reaction from his players after the 5-0 home defeat to Blackburn prompted a training-ground inquest last week. His team will have to marshall Jordan Hugill, who scored twice in Rangers’ 2-1 win at Hillsborough earlier this season. Niall McVeigh … [Read more...] about FA Cup fourth round: team news and match previews