U-19 World Cup – Ind vs Eng – Senior pro Shafali Verma is still learning at the Under-19 level

She had just been dismissed on the third ball of India’s run chase in the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup on March 8, 2020. Even though she’d had a tournament any 16-year-old would have dreamed of, finishing as India’s highest run scorer, at that moment India’s chances of beating Australia were all but … Read more

Congress passes new retirement rules. What these 7 changes mean for you and your 401(k) | Finance

There will soon be new retirement rules in place that will make it easier for Americans to accumulate retirement savings — and make it less costly to withdraw them — now that lawmakers have passed an omnibus spending package. Collectively the retirement savings provisions in that package are known as Secure 2.0. “[Secure 2.0] will … Read more

T20 World Cup 2022 – Ned vs SA – South Africa and the tag – We will carry that monkey on our backs

No, it wasn’t a dream. Early on Sunday morning, not even eight hours after the world champion Springboks were beaten by Ireland in Dublin, South Africans woke up to the news that their men’s cricket team had been booted out of the T20 World Cup following a defeat to Netherlands. Yes, it is a nightmare. … Read more

From optimism to cynicism – how Sourav Ganguly’s tenure as BCCI president petered out

In November 2019, weeks after he had been installed as BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly’s administration proposed several amendments to the board’s constitution, written in 2018 by the Lodha Committee, which had been set up three years before by the country’s Supreme Court to recommend improvements to the board’s functioning. Those amendments, if effected, would strike … Read more

Ind vs SA – 3rd T20I

Shami last played a T20I during last year’s T20 World Cup in the UAE, and his chance of getting game-time ahead of this year’s tournament vanished when he tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the three-match series against Australia last month. He missed both that series and the three T20Is against South Africa that followed, … Read more