De Silva follows Karunaratne as Sri Lanka test captain

De Silva replaces Karunaratne as Sri Lanka test captain

COLOMBO : All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva will take over from Dimuth Karunaratne as captain of Sri Lanka’s test side, the country’s cricket board (SLC) said on Thursday. Karunaratne skippered Sri Lanka in 30 tests over four years, winning 12, losing 12 and drawing six. Spin-bowling all-rounder de Silva, who has played 51 tests, will begin … Read more

Ndidi out of Nigeria side for Cup of Nations

Ndidi out of Nigeria side for Cup of Nations

LAGOS : Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has withdrawn from Nigeria’s team for the Africa Cup of Nations through injury and been replaced by Belgian-based Alhassan Yusuf, the country’s football federation said on Wednesday. Ndidi, 27, was hurt during his club Leicester City’s 2-0 win at Cardiff City on Dec. 29, although details of the injury were … Read more

Salah leads Egypt in African Cup of Nations

Salah leads Egypt at African Cup of Nations

CAIRO: Mohamed Salah, the captain of Egypt’s 27-man team named by Rui Vitoria, will represent the country at the African Cup of Nations to be held in Ivory Coast. All but two of Egypt’s starting lineup from the Cup of Nations final in Yaounde two years ago are included in the group. Ahmed Nabil Kouka … Read more

Australian Open prize money 2024: How much will the winners of men’s, women’s and doubles finals receive?

Australian Open 2024 prize money

The four Grand Slams offer more than just a trophy or a place in tennis history. They also offer hefty financial incentives for future champions. What you need to Know about the Prize Pot at the Australian Open 2024, the first Grand Slam event of the year When is the Australian Open? The event runs … Read more

Osaka growing in confidence as Brisbane comeback nears

Osaka growing in confidence as Brisbane comeback nears

Former world number one Naomi Osaka said she was feeling more confident in her own skin and enjoying conversations with fellow players ahead of her much-awaited return to tennis at next week’s Brisbane International after 15 months out. Osaka won four Grand Slam titles, including two at the Australian Open, before taking a break to … Read more