‘If we fight together, we can win the World Cup with national side’

With the inclusion of three uncapped cricketers in the form of pacers Hasan Mahmud and Shoriful Islam and off spinning all-rounder Mahedi Hasan in the 18 member ODI squad, the selectors have taken the first steps towards a long-term plan. The trio spoke of their feeling after being included in the squad. Shoriful, who was…

Neymar reveals he almost quit football

Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star Neymar revealed he considered retiring from football.  Neymar is regarded as one of the best players in the world, but he is a maligned figure due to his theatrics on the pitch and lifestyle away from the game.  The most expensive player in history after joining PSG from La Liga…

Pirlo praises 'mentor' Conte as Juve face Inter

Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo on Saturday credited Inter Milan counterpart Antonio Conte with fuelling his coaching ambitions as the pair prepare for their first clash in Serie A. Ex-Juve boss Conte, 51, led the Turin giants to the first three off their current run of nine Serie A titles with then midfielder Pirlo, 41, on…

Sundar,Thakur take fight to Australia

Debutant Washington Sundar and number eight batsman Shardul Thakur conjured a defiant rearguard action on Sunday to drag India back into the contest in the deciding fourth Test against Australia being played in Brisbane. Drafted into the playing XI because of injuries to India's frontline bowlers, the duo smashed maiden Test fifties to deny Australia…