Far-fetched it may sound but two successive wins in the ongoing IPL 6, following a string of defeats, have opened up a window of opportunity for Delhi Daredevils to "sneak into the playoffs through the back door", feels pace spearhead Morne Morkel.
"Now we are playing winning cricket and entertaining cricket. You never know what can happen with that - we can even sneak into the playoffs through the back door," Morkel said.
He, though, was candid in his admission that the team was not performing in the first half of the tournament. "Throughout the tournament, the atmosphere in the dressing room has been positive. We know we didn't do well in a few areas and we are trying to do better in those."
A shift in venue, from the Feroze Shah Kotla in the capital to the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur, was followed by a dramatic shift in fortunes for the Daredevils....more
06:07 PM, May 02, 2013
Sydney: The Australian Open will hold a regional wildcard playoff for entry to the 2013 version of the year's first tennis grand slam in Nanjing in China in October, organisers announced on Monday. The male and female winners of the playoff, which will take place at China's National Tennis Academy from October 15-21, will gain entry to the main draw of the Melbourne Park tournament, which brands itself the "Grand...
11:59 AM, Sep 17, 2012