Rasicm Charge

  • Sydney fracas led to Perth win: Harbhajan January 21, 2008

    Sydney: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who is facing a three-Test ban following his spat with Andrew Symonds at Sydney, has said that the happenings at the Sydney Test made Team India into a solid unit and imbibed spirit and passion into it, which eventually led to the historic Perth win. Harbhajan,...
  • Hogg to invoke Edmund Hillary's spirit in defence January 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Sir Edmund Hillary's most famous quote is set to form part of the Australian cricket team's defence of Brad Hogg's racial abuse charge later on Monday. Sir Hillary is reported to have jubilantly said once: "We knocked the b*****d off". He said this after conquering Mount Everest in 1953....
  • Brad Hogg as guilty of abuse as Harbhajan | Kumble's U-turn January 14, 2008

    New Delhi: It's an issue raising eyebrows for almost a week — Australian spinner Brad Hogg has allegedly abused Indian captain Anil Kumble and his deputy, Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the ill-fated Sydney Test. In a special show, CNN-IBN debated that if Hogg is also accused of abusing Indian players, he...
  • Racist taunt OK, but only from friends: Symonds January 13, 2008

    New Delhi: It's a statement that could worsen the racism row between India and Australia. Aussie cricketer Andrew Symonds has gone on the offensive against Harbhajan Singh ahead of the hearing on the latter's appeal against a three-match ban. Speaking to Australian newspaper Sunday Herald Sun, Symonds said that Harbhajan...
  • Harbhajan abused Symonds in Punjabi January 12, 2008

    Melbourne: Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's racial abuse case appears to have taken a new twist with claims that Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds had possibly misinterpreted a derogatory Punjabi phrase which sounded like 'monkey'. The Indian team is now expected to argue at Harbhajan's appeal hearing that he called Symonds a Maa Ki......
  • Aussies pay the price post-Sydney Test January 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Sponsors' commitments force cricketers to do all sorts of things, but now the chances of Ricky Ponting coming over to India to endorse brands looks minimal. The Sydney row has not hurt the Australian team's pride, but it will definitely hurt their pockets. Chairman Percept Holdings, Shailendra Singh says,...
  • Watch: Team India leaves for Canberra January 9, 2008

    Canberra: Team India has left for Canberra to take part in the third test match against Australia. CNN-IBN Sports Editor, Gaurav Kalra has the latest. ...
  • Modi is proud of the Indian cricket team January 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Team India captain, Anil Kumble on Wednesday reiterated that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh had not made racist remarks. However, he said that if Harbhajan's ban is not revoked, Team India will pull-out of the One Day International Tri-series which follows the Test match. Meanwhile, the ICC has come down...
  • In Pics: Cricket-crazy Indians vent their anger | Blog January 8, 2008

    A three-match ban on off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for allegedly racially abusing Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has sparked a nationwide protest. Indians are calling ICC's decision unfair, saying Harbhajan is innocent. The nation has gone on protest and the common man is being backed not just by the Indian cricketing greats,...
  • Team India outraged, refuses to leave Sydney January 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian team has refused to travel to Canberra for match practice after spinner Harbhajan Singh was banned for three Tests on Sunday for racial abuse, sources tell CNN-IBN. The Indian team wants the Indian cricket board to resolve the issue and has told the management it won’t budge...
  • Racism charge: Harbhajan on a strong wicket January 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The racism charges against Harbhajan Singh are tactics to distract the team, say Indian officials. Indian manager Chetan Chauhan said that Harbhajan's case would be strongly defended at the hearing on Sunday. According to Chauhan the charge against Harbhajan is a ploy by the Australians to unsettle India's momentum...