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  • Need fit bowlers and quick wickets on day two: Darren Lehmann 5 days ago

    Australian coach Darren Lehmann praised his team for enduring a tough opening day of the second cricket Test at the Gabba on Wendnesday but said he expects them to come up with a better showing against India on Thursday. Riding on opener Murali Vijay's hundred, India finished the first day on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Michael Clarke takes to Twitter for injury update 5 days ago

    Brisbane: Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke has taken to Twitter to provide updates on his condition post-surgery and share his views on day one of the second cricket Test against India at the Gabba on Wednesday. Clarke had an operation on his injured right hamstring on Tuesday in Melbourne, after being...
  • 2nd Test: India top Day 1 in Gabba with Murali Vijay's ton 5 days ago

    Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours on Thursday by reaching 311 for 4 at stumps. The day ended seven overs short of the stipulated 90...
  • Indian Parliament condemns 'horrendous, cowardly' terror attack on Pakistan school 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Parliament on Wednseday stood as one in condemning the killing of 141 persons, including 132 children, by terrorists in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan. Members in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha stood in silence as a mark of respect to the memory of the departed and...
  • Mitchell Marsh's injury adds to Australia's woes 5 days ago

    Australia's injury woes deepened on Wednesday when a hamstring problem forced allrounder Mitchell Marsh from the pitch for treatment on the first day of the second Test against India in Brisbane. Australia were already without captain Michael Clarke for the rest of the series because of his endemic hamstring problems and...
  • Facebook's India user base grows to 112 million 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Growing internet penetration and a large youth population has helped world's largest social network platform Facebook expand its user base in India to 112 million - the second largest after the US. US-based Facebook, which had about 100 million users in April this year, saw its monthly active users...
  • Shane Warne says Michael Clarke's surgery a success 5 days ago

    Michael Clarke's hamstring surgery had given "the best result" possible, former great Shane Warne said on Wednesday, raising hopes the Australian skipper will make the upcoming World Cup. Clarke badly tore his right hamstring on Saturday during the first Test against India in Adelaide, a match he went into under an...
  • Schools across India stand by Pakistan, observe two minutes of silence for Peshawar victims 5 days ago

    Supporting Pakistan in its hour of grief, schools across India observed two minutes of silence as a mark of respect for the horrendous terror attack in Peshawar. "We are saddened by what has happened in Peshawar. Innocent students were killed," a student in Vadodara said. "We are with the families of...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 1 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the Adelaide defeat after they lost the match in the final session on Day 5. Steven Smith will make his Test captaincy debut in place of ruled-out...
  • Coal scam: Court has every right to seek clarification, says PC Parakh 5 days ago

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh said that the court had every right to seek clarification. "Final decision was the PM's, it was fair and correct," said PC Parakh. ...
  • Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, offers 'deepest condolences', calls upon schools to observe 2-min silence 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night spoke with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif and offered his "deepest condolences" on the terror attack on an Army Public school in Peshawar and assured him that India stood firmly with the neighbouring country in the fight against terror. Modi has...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • India strongly condemns terror attack in Pakistan, PM Modi calls it a senseless act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday strongly condemned the barbaric attack on a school in Peshawar in which at least 130 children were killed, saying there is never a justification for terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the terror attack and termed it a senseless act of brutality. In three separate tweets,...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist 6 days ago

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Marsh brothers join list of Australia's Test siblings 6 days ago

    Joining a select group that was last represented more than a decade ago, two brothers will play alongside each other in the same Australia Test side after Shaun and Mitchell Marsh were named to face India on Tuesday. Shaun, 31, will make his 10th Test appearance after being recalled for the...
  • We will continue to be aggressive: MS Dhoni 6 days ago

    Brisbane: India will continue to play the aggressive brand of cricket, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni declared on Tuesday as the team aims to erase the 1-0 deficit when the second cricket Test begins on Wednesday. Led by stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli, India made a bold attempt to chase a huge 364-run target...
  • MS Dhoni has no fears for India on pacy Gabba pitch 6 days ago

    Dhoni said on Tuesday that he is unconcerned by India's losing record at the Gabba and backed his team to do well on fast wickets in the second Test against Australia. Wicketkeeper Dhoni, who will return from injury to lead the tourists in Wednesday's Brisbane Test after recovering from a fractured...
  • Grammy Award-winning DJ David Guetta excited to perform in India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Popular for albums like 'One Love' (2009), 'Nothing but the Beat' (2011), David Guetta has sold over six million albums and 15 million singles worldwide and quite clearly been the highest ranking DJs in the world. David, who has performed in India earlier, will be performing in Delhi/NCR...
  • Looking to go up 2-0 on lively pitch: Steve Smith 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith is excited about the prospect of playing with India on a lively Gabba pitch in the second cricket Test starting on Wednesday and said he wants his team to drive the advantage to go up 2-0 in the four-match series. India had lost the...
  • 45th anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak War 6 days ago

    New Delhi: It is the 45th anniversary of the gory 1971 war between India and Pakistan which led to the liberation of Bangladesh. On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with the three service chiefs paid tribute to the martyrs of the war at Amar Jawan...
  • Hazlewood, Starc in Australia squad for second India Test 6 days ago

    Australia have made three changes to their team for the second cricket Test against India starting in Brisbane on Wednesday. Shaun Marsh replaced Australia's injured captain Michael Clarke in the batting lineup, while Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc came in for fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle. Harris was ruled out...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years 6 days ago

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 6 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • Pakistan hockey players to get grand welcome after Champions Trophy performance 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation has planned a grand welcome for its team, which finished runners-up in the just-concluded Champions Trophy, when the players return home on Tuesday via the Wagah border. The grand welcome is being organised amid a souring of relationship with India over the boorish behaviour of Pakistan players...
  • SV Sunil awarded 'Most Energetic Indian Player' at Champions Trophy hockey 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian forward SV Sunil has been awarded as 'Most Energetic Indian Player' in the recently concluded Champions Trophy Hockey tournament in Bhubaneswar, where India finished fourth. The award has been constituted by Cairn India and this award was given to the Indian player who made the maximum impact in...
  • People should restrain from creating a captaincy controversy: Gavaskar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar strongly feels that people should restrain themselves from creating a captaincy controversy as Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take over the mantle from stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, in the second cricket Test, starting in Brisbane on Wednesday. There has been a debate over India's captaincy in...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • India tour fiasco: WICB, players blamed for pull-out 1 week ago

    Port of Spain: The West Indies Cricket Board, players and its union have been blamed for the India series fiasco when the team dramatically pulled out midway into the tour over a payment dispute with the board and WIPA, according to a task force set up by WICB. The task force...