IPL 2021: RCB coach Simon Katich defends out-of-form Yuzvendra Chahal, says his place is not under scanner
With only four wickets in seven games at an economy rate of 8.26, it will be difficult for RCB to persist with Chahal for far too long.
IPL 2021: Misfiring KKR look to solve middle order woes, return to winning ways against confident RCB
In the battle between the world's two best white-ball captains, Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli, the Bengaluru franchise will hold a slight edge over Kolkata after its two wins from as many outings.
Ahmed picked up three wickets in an over to stage a remarkable turnaround for RCB on Wednesday night as the team defended 149 for eight for its second win in as many games.
IPL 2021: Shahbaz Ahmed's heroics lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad
RCB managed only 149 for eight after being asked to bat first. In reply, SRH were stopped at 143 for nine.
IPL 2021: Harshal Patel takes five-for, scores winning run off final ball as RCB beat MI in thriller
De Villiers smashed 48 off 27 balls after RCB were down in the dumps at 106 for 5. Harshal Patel capped off his dream day by scraping a single off the final delivery to reach the target of 160 in 20 overs.
IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje's spell helps DC beat RCB by five wickets as both teams qualify for playoffs
Catch the best moments from DC's six-wicket win over RCB in IPL 2020
While DC went straight to Qualifier 1, RCB made the playoffs after their opponents took more than 17.3 overs to complete the task, helping Virat Kohli's side to finish the league stage engagements with better net run rate than Kolkata Knight Riders.
With no IPL, rookies like Shahbaz Ahmed, Kartik Tyagi keeping themselves motivated with patience and training
Shahbaz Ahmed, in his mind, had a questionnaire for Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers before getting started with what was to be his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
Arun Lal interview: Bengal Ranji Trophy team full of heroes, says coach as they gear up to face Saurashtra in final
Arun Lal has been integral to Bengal cricket since 1981. He was part of the title winning side in 1989-90, was one of the names who backed Sourav Ganguly and now is the man behind the team that has reached Ranji Trophy final after 13 years.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Against super consistent Karnataka, Bengal face uphill task to make first final in 13 years
Eight-time winners Karnataka have remained consistent and are appearing in their third semifinals on the trot
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal reach semi-finals by virtue of first innings lead after bad light interrupts final day's play against Odisha
Bengal qualified by virtue of their crucial first innings lead of 82 runs, setting up a clash with Karnataka in the semifinal starting from 29 February at Eden Gardens.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Anustup Majumdar's ton helps Bengal recover from disastrous start; Parthiv Patel hits century for Gujarat
Anustup Majumdar's gritty century rescued Bengal from a hopeless 46 for five in a dramatic turnaround for them on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Odisha here on Thursday.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed wants to play role of Ravindra Jadeja for team
With a match-haul of six wickets and 49 runs in Bengal's big win against Hyderabad, Shahbaz is now ready to shed the "outsider tag" having come from Haryana.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sarfaraz Khan leads Mumbai's fightback with century; Shahbaz Ahmed's hat-trick helps Bengal thrash Hyderabad
Sarfaraz Khan hit an unbeaten century as Mumbai fought back on the third day of their Ranji Trophy game against Uttar Pradesh while in another clash, Bengal thrashed Hyderabad by an innings and 303 runs.
The Deodhar Trophy will be played at Ranchi from 31 October to 4 November and played between India A, B and C
Asif Bajwa appointed secretary-general of Pakistan Hockey Federation in place of under-fire Shahbaz Ahmed
Olympian Asif Bajwa was reappointed officially as the secretary-general of the Pakistan Hockey Federation in Karachi on Tuesday replacing the legendary Shahbaz Ahmed.
FIH imposes hefty fine on cash-strapped Pakistan Hockey Federation for failing to honour Pro League commitments
Just recently, the PHF was forced to postpone its National Hockey Championship in Karachi which was due to begin from 20 April for the same reason
Shahbaz Ahmed back as Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary after governing body turns down resignation
Shahbaz had tendered his resignation after Pakistan's dismal performance in the World Cup in India last December but his resignation has now been rejected.
Hockey World Cup Memories: Tahir Zaman remembers overcoming father's demise to help Pakistan lift trophy in 1994
Pakistan's Tahir Zaman revisits the World Cup win of 1994 as part of Firstpost's series, My World Cup Memories.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Pakistan squad successfully clear visa, sponsorship issues after turbulent few weeks
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Shahbaz Ahmed confirmed that the issues have been sorted, though the new head coach Tauqir Dar is still awaiting his Indian visa.