He isn’t well known on the international stage, but fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat has been thrust into the cricketing limelight after being handed a bumper payday by the Indian Premier League.
Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer rued his team’s missed opportunities for World Cup qualification after their three-run defeat to United Arab Emirates saw them all but drop out of the running for next year’s event.
The tension of a rivalry that produced ‘road rage’ and acrimony between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in 2017 was absent yesterday as the four-times Formula One champions made nice before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Sheikh Faisal bin Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani’s Topsy Turvy was the second winner on the day for trainer Ibrahim Saeed Ibrahim al-Malki, after clinching the Mesaimeer Cup, Class 2 for Thoroughbreds at the QREC on Wednesday.
Qatar’s Adel Abdulla has managed to piece together a second successive deal to rent a car and will be hoping to extend his FIA T2 World Championship at the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, starting tomorrow in the UAE capital.
Joachim Loew is keeping his World Cup cards up his sleeve, but the Germany coach is set play a strong hand in today’s mouth-watering friendly against Spain.