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Casio G-Shock becomes Official Toughness Partner for Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2021

Casio ’ s iconic G-Shock range of watches known for their legendary toughness, trailblazing designs and innovative technology has tied up with IPL 2021 ’ s youngest and the most exciting team Rajasthan Royals to become their official toughness partner.   The tie-up kickstarts G-Shock ’ s formal association with competitive sports in India. The wide range of watches are meant for raising the bar on the field due to their superior toughness, light materials, and fitness-related functions.   Rajasthan Royals and G-Shock have very high synergies because of the shared values of innovation, and performance, by pushing boundaries through absolute toughness.   The partnership provides a unique chance to tap into the individual fan bases of the team and the G-Shock community in India to collaborate and drive the visibility for the respective brands. This also opens up a new area of collaboration in the future where custom-designed limited-edition G-Shocks for Rajasthan Royals can be a part of o
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Sri Lanka 18-man Test squad for Bangladesh series

Sri Lanka Cricket have announced their 18-man Test squad for the upcoming home series against Bangladesh. The Test series is slated to begin on April 21 in Pallekele. The 33-year-old Angelo Mathews has made a come back to the Test team. He had pulled out during the ODI series in the West Indies, citing personal reasons. The second and final Test will begin on April 29.  Test squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Dasun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Ramesh Mendis, Vishwa Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Roshen Silva, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilshan Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando.

PSL 2021: The revised schedule

The sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to resume on June 1. The T20 competition was postponed last month due to increase covid 19 cases in Karachi. All the upcoming matches of PSL 2021 will be held in Karachi. Here’s the revised schedule for PSL 2021: June 1: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United June 2: Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings June 3: Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators June 4: Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars June 5: Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators June 6: Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings June 7: Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars June 8: Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi June 9: Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars June 10: Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings June 11: Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United June 12: Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars June 13: Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi June 14: Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars June 16: Qualifier (1 vs 2) June 17: Eliminator 1 (3

A look at some of the big cricket fixtures in April 2021

The 2021 Indian Premier League starts in April, whilst a number of international matches take place in what is going to be an exciting month of cricket action. Here’s a look at some of the big events: 2021 IPL The fourteenth edition of the Indian Premier League kicks off in Indian as defending champion Mumbai Indians face to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the season opener on Friday 9 April. Eight teams compete in the three-month tournament, concluding with the final on 30 May at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Fans of the sport can tune into live cricket streaming online as well as the other big matches in the remainder of this article can also be streamed online. Last year’s runners-up, the Delhi Capitals, took Australian batsman Steve Smith with the first pick in last month’s auction. Delhi made their first final last year and will be hoping the Australian international will be able to take them to the top for the first time. Glenn Maxwell was taken second overall in

Nottinghamshire sign Dane Paterson for 2021 season

Nottinghamshire have announced the signing of South Africa's Dane Paterson for the 2021 season. The 31-year-old seamer, who will be a part of Notts as an overseas player, has featured in four ODIs and eight T20Is for the Proteas. The right-armer has claimed 355 wickets across 103 First-Class fixtures since his debut in 2009. Nottinghamshire had earlier announced that Australia's Dan Christian will lead the T20 side this summer.

Hampshire: Ian Holland signs new contract until 2022

Hampshire allrounder Ian Holland has signed a new contract that will keep him at The Ageas Bowl until at least the end of next season. The USA international moved to The Ageas Bowl in 2017 from Victoria and has since gone on to score 1,146 runs and claim 63 wickets across all three formats. "I’m really excited to continue my journey with Hampshire and desperately want to be part of a team that wins trophies here," said the 30-year-old. Man on a 𝗠𝗜𝗦𝗦𝗜𝗢𝗡 👊 Hampshire Cricket are delighted to announce that @IanHolland22 has signed a new contract extension ✍️ — Hampshire Cricket (@hantscricket) March 19, 2021

Jasprit Bumrah to tie the knot with Sanjana Ganesan in Goa

India pacer Jasprit Bumrah is reportedly set to tie the knot with former model and sports anchor Sanjana Ganesan in Goa this weekend. The 27-year-old has taken a leave from the upcoming T20I series against England. The model-turned anchor, Sanjana has been a regular feature in the Star Sports presenters’ panel. She has hosted many shows including the Indian Premier League (IPL). Sanjana is a Miss India 2014 finalist and also participated in the MTV Splitsvilla 7.

South Africa name new captains for ODI, T20I and Test teams

Cricket South Africa have announced new captains for the team in all three formats and ODI, T20I and Test. Dean Elgar has been awarded Test captaincy. Temba Bavuma to lead the Proteas in the limited-overs formats. “We are grateful to Quinton for the work he has put in as captain of the team in the limited-overs formats and are indebted to him for stepping up while the National Selection Panel continued its search for the Test captain. We expect him to still play an integral role in the team’s leadership group,” said CSA’s Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith. Bavuma got the leadership job at 2021 and 2022 ICC T20 World Cups. 🚨 BREAKING NEWS 🇿🇦 Top order batsmen Dean Elgar (Test) and Temba Bavuma (Limited Overs) will lead the #Proteas on the field #SeeUsOnThePitch pic.twitter.com/gHMlINTZEw — Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) March 4, 2021

Jake Ball signs new deal with Nottinghamshire until 2023

Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball has signed a new two-year contract with the county, that promises to keep him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2023 season. The 29-year-old Englishman, who has played four Tests, 18 ODIs and two Twenty20s for England, has spent his entire county career with Notts. He also played seven matches for Sydney Sixers in the recent Big Bash League in Australia. Ball has claimed 364 wickets in all formats for the Green and Golds since his first-team debut in 2009. 🏡 Home is where the heart is. BREAKING | @JakeBall extends his Nottinghamshire contract 👉 https://t.co/zhktfhSlOO #WelbeckWizard pic.twitter.com/qjNIgkf9oT — Nottinghamshire CCC (@TrentBridge) March 2, 2021

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second fastest to claim 400 Test wickets

India's veteran right-arm spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin completed his 400 wickets on Day 2 of the third Test against England at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. The 34-year-old became the second-fastest bowler to achieve the 400th wicket in Test cricket. Most Test wickets for India 619 – Anil Kumble 434 – Kapil Dev 417 – Harbhajan Singh 400 – Ravichandran Ashwin* Fastest to 400 Test wickets 72 matches – Muttiah Muralitharan 77 matches – Ravichandran Ashwin* 80 matches – Richard Hadlee 80 matches – Dale Steyn 84 matches – Rangana Herath Thank you!! I am truly humbled by all the wonderful wishes coming in! pic.twitter.com/3MZLMaY5OH — Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) February 25, 2021