Author: Beeda Times

David Warner has been withdrawn from the T20I series against India following the ODI World Cup.Warner joins a group of multiformat players who will skip the five-match series ahead of the home summer which starts with the first Test against Pakistan on December 14.Warner had an outstanding World Cup where he scored 535 runs at 48.63. The upcoming Pakistan series will be the final stage of his Test career with him having earmarked the SCG in early January for his retirement from the format.Western Australia allrounder Aaron Hardie, who made his debut in South Africa earlier this year, has been…

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Nat Hayward has highlighted just how important Darwin Nunez will be for Liverpool come the AFCON break.The Uruguayan international has been a reliable producer of goal contributions this term, amassing 13 goal contributions in 17 games.With the Merseysiders set to be without Mo Salah’s services between 13th January – 11th February, the 24-year-old could be pivotal for the Reds’ chances of attaining maximum points.“This season in the Premier League he has scored or assisted in seven of the 11 games he has featured in – five in which he was used as a substitute,” the freelance journo wrote for BBC…

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Several Australians spent their World Cup last-16 match with Argentina in Qatar trying to get hold of Lionel Messi’s shirt, before Cameron Devlin cheekily snagged it after the final whistle. Key points:Lionel Messi is auctioning six Argentina shirts he wore during the 2022 FIFA World CupOne of the shirts is the one he wore while scoring against the SocceroosThe current record for an item of sports memorabilia is $15.4 millionNow, the opportunity has arisen to get hold of the jersey the little magician wore in the first half of the match, during which he scored the opening goal.Messi is putting it…

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The pair of Thanksgiving turkeys were due at the White House on Monday to play their part in what has become an annual tradition: a president sparing turkeys from becoming someone’s holiday dinner.“The birds will be right around 42 pounds when they’re presented to the president,” Steve Lykken, chairman of the National Turkey Federation and president of the Jennie-O Turkey Store, said. After US President Joe Biden officially pardons Liberty and Bell, they will be returned to their home state to be cared for by the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences.The tradition dates back to…

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Dowrich, whose sole previous ODI cap came against Bangladesh in 2019, come back in after averaging 78.00 in the domestic Super50 Cup, while there was also a recall for opener Kjorn Ottley, the third-highest run-scorer in the competition. Rutherford, capped six times in T20Is, also impressed while recording a maiden List A hundred, while Forde’s all-round contributions for West Indies Academy won him a first international call as West Indies start to build towards the 2027 World Cup in South Africa.”We named Alzarri Joseph as vice-captain as he demonstrated maturity and good leadership qualities for the Leeward Islands Hurricanes during…

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With Hardik Pandya yet to recover from his ankle injury, Suryakumar Yadav will lead India in the five-match T20I series against Australia, starting November 23. Ruturaj Gaikwad will be the vice-captain for the first three games before handing over the responsibility to Shreyas Iyer who will join the squad for the last two matches.The series starts just four days after India lost to Australia in the ODI World Cup final in Ahmedabad. But with the T20 World Cup in the West Indies and the USA roughly six months away, the focus will now shift to T20Is.From the ODI World Cup…

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BRUSSELS — The European Parliament is considering changing its rules to improve the gender balance of its committees. The measures are designed to address “striking disparities” in the gender balance of committees and delegations across the institution, according to an internal letter, seen by POLITICO, from senior Greek MEP Dimitrios Papadimoulis.   Papadimoulis — a Parliament vice-president who chairs a group of senior MEPs working on gender equality in the institution — sent the letter to the Constitutional Affairs Committee last month requesting its help in changing Parliament’s internal rules. “A possible proposal could be that at least it’s needed to…

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At his first press conference since being appointed to the role, Wahab announced Pakistan’s 18-member squad, but almost instantly, shifted focus towards Rauf’s non-selection, accusing the player of going back on his word. It is a claim that, a source close to Rauf told ESPNcricinfo, the player vehemently denies.”We spoke to Haris Rauf for this tour,” Wahab said. “When we spoke to him two days ago, he gave his consent to play Test cricket for Pakistan. But last night he changed his mind, and now he doesn’t want to be part of this Test series. I’m revealing this because we…

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Western Australia 282 for 6 (Whiteman 137*, Bancroft 51, Pope 3-59) beat South Australia 279 for 7 (Drew 84, McSweeney 53, Short 1-27) by four wicketsFast bowler Jhye Richardson recovered from a torrid start to complete a successful return from injury before stand-in captain Sam Whiteman’s first List A century guided Western Australia past South Australia in the Marsh Cup.Chasing 280 on a batting-friendly WACA surface, WA started shakily at 27 for 2 after losing openers Josh Philippe and Cooper Connolly to seamer Liam Scott. But their Shield openers Whiteman and Cameron Bancroft steadied the ship by playing calmly in…

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