Sports Wrap: Amir ready for hostile reception at Lord’s, ‘boring’ Ashwin gears up for Caribbean challenge and more

first_imgAmir will find life in England difficult: Ian ChappellFormer Australian captain Ian Chappell said cricket has been too soft on corrupt players and insisted that Mohammed Amir should have never been allowed back into the international game after his role in the spot-fixing scandal.Ashwin ready to bowl ‘boring’ spells during West Indies TestsIndia’s ace spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin won’t mind bowling “boring spells all day” on slow West Indies tracks during the upcoming four-Test series starting July 21.Australia rope in Muralitharan to plot against Sri LankaKeen to beat Sri Lanka in their own spin game, Australia have roped in local spin great Muttiah Muralitharan to help their slow bowlers ahead of the three-Test series beginning at Pallekele later this month.Terror attack planned on French Olympic team in RioA Brazilian Islamist militant was plotting an attack against the French delegation at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the head of a French intelligence agency has said.Cuba’s volleyball team to compete at Olympics despite rape probeThe Cuban men’s volleyball team will compete in the Rio Olympics despite the detention of six of its players in Finland over a suspected aggravated rape, an official said.last_img

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