Sports News Today: Daily Latest and Trending News Updates

Sports News Today: Daily Latest and Trending News Updates
Sports News Today: Daily Latest and Trending News Updates 

I told Chahal that I want to be the best all-rounder: Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has revealed that he is working on his leg spin and has been getting "bowling tips" from his RR teammate Yuzvendra Chahal. "I told Chahal that I want to be the best all-rounder in the world... he is also a legend in his department. He has a number of variations," said Jaiswal, who has scored three consecutive hundred at the ongoing Ranji Trophy. 

It is difficult to contemplate, more at my age: Nadal in Calendar Slam

World number four Rafael Nadal, who has won the first two Grand Slams of the year, has said that completing the Calendar Slam is difficult to contemplate at his age. "Nobody has done the Calendar Slam since Rod Laver [in 1969]... Djokovic was closer last year," the 36-year-old stated. Djokovic won the first three Slams last year but lost the US Open.

It's a concern: Dominic Cork on Morgan's back-to-back ducks against the Netherlands

Former England pacemaker Dominic Cork has said England captain Eoin Morgan's consecutive ducks against the Netherlands are a "concern" for the team. However, Cork also added that Morgan has "some credit in the bank" for his past captaincy. "Morgan just needs a hit, that's all. Let's wait and see where we are in six or eight months," Cork said.

Lisa Sthalekar of Australia becomes FICA's first female president

Former Australian cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has become the first woman to be appointed president of the International Cricketers Association Federation. "I am extremely honoured... We are entering a new phase of the game that covers more cricket than ever before," said Sthalekar. Notably, the Pune-born former player was part of the Australian teams that won the 2013 and 2005 World Cup.

Whatever they say will happen: Afridi on IPL potentially affecting Pakistan's schedule

Reacting to the BCCI considering a separate window for the IPL, which could potentially affect Pakistan's cricket schedule, Shahid Afridi said, "It all comes down to the market and the economy. The biggest cricket market is India." He added, "Whatever they say will happen." Notably, Pakistani players are not allowed to play in the IPL.