Cyclone Jawad: Odisha, Andhra on alert; state govts step up preparations

Authorities have sounded alert in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha over Cyclone Jawad. Even as preparations to deal with the cyclone are in full swing, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday that the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm today. The IMD said that…

The Ashes: Jos Buttler not concerned with disruption in England’s preparations, distractions before series

England’s preparations for the Ashes may have been disrupted by the inclement weather in Brisbane but wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler said that the team won’t be using that as an excuse if they perform poorly in the first Test. Buttler and his team mates from England’s T20 World Cup campaign finally…

T20 World Cup: India have got all bases covered, they are clear favourites to lift the title, says Steve Smith

India fine-tuned their T20 World Cup preparations with a convincing nine-wicket win over Australia in their final warm-up game in Dubai on Wednesday. Australia batsman Steve Smith, who top scored for his side with a crafty 48-ball 57, tipped India to win the T20 World Cup. “They’re a terrific side,…