With Sandesh Jhingan injured, young Narender Gahlot could partner Adil Khan at the heart of Igor Stimac's Indian football team defensive backline against Bangladesh in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier fixture at the Salt Lake Stadium on October 15.
Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were part of the famed Indian batting quartet, known as the Fab Four, along with Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, which later became Fab Five with the arrival of Virender Sehwag
After successfully hosting Sri Lanka for a limited over series in Karachi and Lahore in September-October, the Pakistan Cricket Board has been pushing the Sri Lankans to send their team for the two ICC Championship test matches as well in December
Pakistan recently suffered a whitewash against Sri Lanka in the three-game T20I series at home and head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq remains very disappointed at the way the top-ranked side capitulated to Sri Lanka in front of home crowds
Australia Test cricket captain Tim Paine has backed Steve Smith's return to captaincy, stating that he would be supportive of it. Smith skippered the Aussies until he was suspended for 12 months for ball-tampering in Cape Town, in 2018.
Phil Simmons had earlier served as West Indies men's cricket team's head coach, during which he led them to the 2016 T20 World Cup title. The recent appointment puts him at the helm for a period of four years.