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  • Shane Collins - an Aussie who took loan to support India at World Cup 3 days ago

    It doesn't get better than this. Shane Collins is unemployed, he isn't sure what's the best profession for him; he isn't bothered either, maybe a groundskeeper, like those guys he was glued watching at the Sydney Cricket Ground nets - waiting for his team to arrive for practice. His Team...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni's calmness will take India to the final, says best-friend 3 days ago

    Wishing all the success to Team India ahead of the World Cup semi-final, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's best friend Amir Hashmi, who also plays in the domestic fold, thinks his playmate will add another silverware in India's cabinet for the second time. "I am very happy the way India have played in...
  • India, Australia fight for a spot in World Cup final to take on New Zealand 3 days ago

    The Sydney Cricket Ground over the years has witnessed many milestones and nail-biters that reverberate on every corner of the stadium once you enter the arena. Situated in the east, Moore Park has been a spectator to many a heart-breaks and Thursday's match will add to the long list of...
  • Saina Nehwal and co advance, Sameer Verma stuns world no.9 at India Open 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth and P Kashyap reached the second round while young Sameer Verma created the biggest upset of the day by stunning World No. 9 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus at the USD 275,000 Yonex Sunrise India Super Series badminton tournament here today. World No. 2 Saina brushed aside young...
  • Russia proposes ICT group for BRICS: Ravi Shankar Prasad 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India will give a structured response on a Russian proposal to set up an ICT group among the BRICS nations to deliberate on common issues in this area, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. Russia's minister for telecom and mass communications Nikolai...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India snub supporters at SCG 3 days ago

    Sydney: India's disregard for their fans continued on Wednesday with their supporters locked out of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni refusing to fulfill his media obligations on the eve of their cricket World Cup semi-final match against Australia. Vice-captain Virat Kohli made some effort to acknowledge...
  • Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to visit Nepal in April 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is scheduled to arrive in Nepal on April 2 on a three-day visit as part of his SAARC yatra. Nepal's foreign affairs ministry and a spokesperson at the Indian embassy in Kathmandu told IANS that Jaishankar is slated to meet top political leaders, including President...
  • World Cup: Stay task focused to control emotions, former psychologist advises India 3 days ago

    Kolkata: As title holders India gear up to take on formidable Australia in a mouth-watering World Cup semi-final clash on Thursday, the team's former psychologist Sandy Gordon feels Virat Kohli and his young team-mates need to stayed focused on their task to keep their emotions in check on and off...
  • New BCCI regime prefers status quo on Decision Review System 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A change of guard at the BCCI has not changed the Board's view on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with the powerful body saying it cannot accept the technology in its current state. India are the only team which have refused to use DRS in bilateral series ever...
  • World Cup: Australia favourites against India, says Matthew Hayden 3 days ago

    Sydney: Ahead of the do-or-die cricket World Cup semi-final between India and Australia, former explosive opening batsman Matthew Hayden was on Wednesday confident that the co-hosts will beat India to enter the final. "Obviously I think Australia will defeat India," Hayden, member of Australia's World Cup winning squads in 2003 and...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch can star in Tests, says Jason Gillespie 3 days ago

    Sydney: Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie on Wednesday said Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell can be stars in the Test arena if given the chance. Australia's Maxwell has played three Tests - two in India in 2013 and one against Pakistan in 2014 - while Finch hasn't yet earned a...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Indian batsmen should be wary of Starc, Johnson 3 days ago

    (Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) It is going to be a very interesting match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on March 26....
  • Delhi government asks federal ministry to block Uber, Ola apps 3 days ago

    New Delhi: New Delhi authorities on Wednesday asked India's federal information technology ministry to block the taxi-hailing apps of US-based Uber and its local rival Ola in the city in a bid to enforce a ban on the companies' services. India in December ordered all unregistered web-based taxi companies to halt...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian bowlers ready to exploit chink in Australian armour 3 days ago

    This tournament has thrown enough surprises over the past month and a half not to take it for granted. While many believe that going into the World Cup semi-final at Sydney on Thursday, Aussies have the advantage of playing in home conditions but India having stayed there for almost half...
  • ICC World Cup: I will sledge Team India, says Mitchell Johnson 3 days ago

    Johnson says he is considering taking on the role of Australia's Sledger-in-Chief for Thursday's World Cup semi-final against India. ...
  • World Cup 2015: India, Australia get down to training at SCG 3 days ago

    India will face Australia in the second semi-final of World Cup 2015 on Thursday at Sydney Cricket Ground. ...
  • World Cup 2015: What India need to do to beat Australia in the semi-final 3 days ago

    The four semifinalists for World Cup 2015 were no surprise and most of us would have got our predictions right. India's entry into the top four was also expected, but what was striking was the way they have dominated and won their matches so far in the tournament. After failing...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Bhojpuri fans sing for Team India 3 days ago

    With seven back-to-back wins in World Cup 2015 so far the momentum is surely with the Men in Blue and can tame Australia in their own backyard. ...
  • Five things that we can expect from the Indian version of 'Game of Thrones' 3 days ago

    An Indian version of 'Game of Thrones'? Yes, that should totally be made. According to TellyChakkar.com, Sony Entertainment Television is doing exactly that.The Show is supposedly going to be called 'Rani Mahal' and will star Sakshi Tanwar as the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, Anita Hassanandani as Cersei Lannister and...
  • India vs Australia semi-final: Two World Champions set to light up World Cup 2015 3 days ago

    On the eve of a big match, two opponents are unlikely to arrive at any sort of consensus. They will accentuate their strengths, downplay their weaknesses, and generally talk a good game. The one thing Michael Clarke and Rohit Sharma, who addressed the media on the eve of the second...
  • Audi enters North East India, expects to sell 200 units in the first year 3 days ago

    Guwahati: The country's largest luxury carmaker Audi today entered the North Eastern market by opening its first dealership in Guwahati, which is expected to sell 150-200 units in the first year. "We enter a new place only when we see there is a market for us. We expect to sell a...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India's road to the semi-finals 3 days ago

    Undoubtedly, India have played like World Champions. After a dismal show in the Test series against Australia and the ODI tri-series, no one expected India will turn the tables like they have and that too on the biggest stage of all - the ICC World Cup. Players, who raised many...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Fans excited after getting tickets for India-Australia semis 3 days ago

    CricketNext deputy editor caught up with a couple who received their tickets for India vs Australia semi-final clash. ...
  • AB de Villiers and Brendon McCullum are two gentlemen of the game 3 days ago

    "Cricket is a game that owes much of its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its Laws but also within the Spirit of the Game. Any action which is seen to abuse this spirit causes injury to the game itself. The major responsibility...
  • World Cup 2015: Can India overcome Australia test in Sydney? 3 days ago

    CNN-IBN panel of experts Kris Srikkanth and Chris Harris discusses with fans what should be India's strategy against Australia in the semis. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Security Personnel cheer for Team India ahead of semis 3 days ago

    Security Personnel in Srinagar were all looking to see Team India beat Australia in the semi-finals. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Spin or seam? India confident of passing Australia test in Sydney 3 days ago

    Sydney: After registering seven consecutive wins, including the quarter-final clash against Bangladesh, India will go into Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney confident of success irrespective of whether the wicket took turn or assisted fast bowlers. The wear and tear at the end of a long season was evident...
  • World Cup: Short-ball tactics could backfire on India, says Steve Smith 3 days ago

    Sydney: Steve Smith feels peppering the Australian batsman with the too many short balls could backfire on India when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup semi-final on Thursday. Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz had troubled the Australians, especially Michael Clarke and Shane Watson, in the quarter-final but he ended...
  • Amazon Kindle Voyage e-book reader launched in India for Rs 16,499 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Amazon has rolled out its Kindle Voyage e-book reader in India for a price of Rs 16,499 for the Wi-Fi variant and Rs 20,499 for the 3G variant. The latest in line of Amazon's e-book readers, Kindle Voyage is touted as the best of the lot and sports a...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Net bowlers share their experiences of bowling to Kohli and Dhoni 3 days ago

    CricketNext's deputy sports editor caught up with two net bowlers at the SCG who have bowled to number of Indian batsmen and share their experiences with us. ...