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  • Scotland's independence referendum: lessons for India

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    In India, we do not imagine the United Kingdom to have any internal diversity. They're all white, speak English, are one hundred percent united, have...

  • Is Brian Lara dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers? 02-03-2014 10:51 AM

    London: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara is reportedly dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers. The batting great was introduced to Bowers, who is 20 years his junior, by former Manchester United and Trinidad and Tobago striker Dwight Yorke. "It's early days. I didn't want anyone to know, but Brian's...
  • United midfielder Fletcher back for Scotland after illness 20-02-2014 09:28 AM

    Manchester: Midfielder Darren Fletcher, who returned to Manchester United's first team in December after a long battle with ulcerative colitis, has been recalled to the Scotland squad for next month's friendly in Poland. The former Scotland captain has not represented his country since winning the last of his 61 caps...
  • U-19 World Cup: India survive Scotland scare to win second game 17-02-2014 03:28 PM

    Dubai: Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions crawled to a five-wicket win over Scotland while chasing a paltry target of 88 in their Group A match here on Tuesday. Yadav's hat-trick was the...
  • As it happened: India vs Scotland, U-19 World Cup 17-02-2014 10:18 AM

    INDIA INNINGS: 2:30: That's it! India can breathe now, they have won, thanks to Sarfaraz Khan (42*) and Deepak Hooda (24*) who stitched a partnership of 57 runs to take India home by five wickets after being 22 for 5 at one stage. 2:10: India making the push now with...
  • Scotland eye big upsets in 2015 World Cup 02-02-2014 12:57 PM

    Wellington: Scotland co-coach Paul Collingwood is adamant his side are not going to next year's Cricket World Cup just to make up the numbers and believes they have the talent to cause upsets. The Scots sneaked into the World Cup with a 41-run win over the United Arab Emirates in...
  • Scotland win ICC World Cup Qualifying tournament 01-02-2014 01:07 PM

    Christchurch: Scotland captain Preston Mommsen made an unbeaten 139 on Saturday to set up a 41-run win over the United Arab Emirates in the final of the International Cricket Council's World Cup qualifying tournament. Scotland made 285 for 5 batting first in Saturday's final and Swapnil Patel not out on...
  • Kenya lose cricket ODI status after Scotland defeat 30-01-2014 10:31 PM

    Nairobi: Kenyan cricket suffered a double blow on Thursday following the national team's three-wicket loss to Scotland in their World Cup qualifier in New Zealand by losing their one-day international status. Kenya, once regarded as one of the strongest associate members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) needed to win...
  • UAE and Scotland qualify for 2015 World Cup 30-01-2014 12:31 PM

    Wellington: Cricketing minnows the United Arab Emirates and Scotland secured berths at the 2015 World Cup on Thursday after taking the top two spots at a qualification tournament in New Zealand. Both teams finished the round-robin phase of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Qualifier on eight points after...
  • Mother charged over death of 3-year-old Indian-origin boy 19-01-2014 12:23 PM

    The mother of a three-year-old Indian-origin boy, who went missing last week in Scotland, has been charged in connection with his death. Rosdeep, 33, was detained on Saturday after Mikaeel Kular's body was found by officers in woodland behind her former home in Kirkcaldy, Fife, where she lived before moving...
  • Croatia coach Igor Stimac fired 16-10-2013 10:46 PM

    Zagreb: Croatia coach Igor Stimac was fired on Wednesday following his team's 2-0 loss to Scotland in a World Cup qualifier. Croatian Football Federation president Davor Suker said Niko Kovac, a former Croatia midfielder and coach of the junior national team, will be Stimac's temporary replacement. Despite the loss against...
  • Wayne Rooney turned down Scotland offer: Berti Vogts 10-10-2013 10:34 PM

    Berti Vogts has revealed that he once boarded a plane to Liverpool to try and convince the then rising star Wayne Rooney to play for Scotland. Vogts, who managed Scotland from 2002 to 2004, said Rooney was eligible because his grandmother was Scottish. But Rooney, who was playing at Everton,...
  • Shaun Marsh says Scotland thrashing 'worthwhile' 04-09-2013 08:48 AM

    Ediburgh: Australia's Shaun Marsh insisted a 200-run win over an outclassed Scotland side in Edinburgh on Tuesday had been a "worthwhile" exercise ahead of the five-match ODI series with England. While England were tested by Ireland on Tuesday before completing a six-wicket win in Malahide ahead of Friday's series opener...
  • Australia beat Scotland by 200 runs in ODI 03-09-2013 10:44 PM

    Edinburgh: Australia convincingly beat Scotland by 200 runs Tuesday in their one-off ODI after an outstanding partnership between centurions Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh. The Australians, searching for a boost of confidence after their Ashes loss in England in July and August, lay a perfect foundation after they were sent...
  • Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh set Australian ODI opening record 03-09-2013 06:49 PM

    Edinburgh: Australia's latest opening pair of Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh obliterated the previous best opening partnership for their country in ODI cricket, smashing Scotland for 246 in 38.2 overs on Tuesday in a one-off match. Scotland's bowlers were torn apart as Finch (148) and Marsh (151) went pas the...
  • Scotland suffer huge defeat against Australia 03-09-2013 03:30 PM

    CLICK HERE for the liive score from the one-off ODI between Australia and Scotland being played at Edinburgh. TOSS: Scotland won the toss and elected to field. TEAM NEWS: Australia left Glenn Maxwell, Coulter-Nile, Josh Hazlewood and Philip Hughes out of their side. Playing XIs: Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), George...
  • Italy and Argentina ready to renew rivalry in friendly 13-08-2013 11:03 AM

    Rome: Twelve years after Italy's last match against Argentina, the two predominantly Roman Catholic and football-crazy nations are renewing their storied rivalry in a friendly game that will be played under the auspices of Pope Francis. After months of talks, the Italian and Argentinian federations managed to set up Wednesday's...
  • Rooney trains with England, expected to feature against Scotland 12-08-2013 09:38 PM

    London: Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney completed a full training session for England on Monday and manager Roy Hodgson still expects him to feature in Wednesday's international friendly against Scotland at Wembley Stadium. Rooney has taken a limited part in United's pre-season and missed Sunday's Community Shield victory over Wigan...
  • Ashley Young to miss England's friendly against Scotland 12-08-2013 01:23 PM

    London: Manchester United winger Ashley Young will miss England's friendly against Scotland on Wednesday due to an ankle injury. Young has withdrawn from the England's squad after failing to recover from the injury, reports Xinhua. "Manchester United forward Ashley Young has withdrawn from the England squad," said the Football Association...
  • Britain's newest royal heir stirs Scottish independence debate 29-07-2013 06:50 AM

    The birth of Britain's Prince George has reopened a rift among those campaigning for Scotland to vote for independence in 2014, playing into the hands of those who want it to retain its 306-year union with England. The "Yes Scotland" campaign says it wants to win a referendum on independence...
  • Peter Siddle scores maiden first-class century against Scotland 09-06-2013 12:16 AM

    London: Bowler Peter Siddle claimed his maiden first-class century as Australia A dominated Scotland on the second day of their four-day match in Edinburgh on Saturday. Australia resumed on 335 for six at The Grange and Siddle made an unbeaten 103 before the tourists declared on 372 for eight. It...
  • Haddin shines as Australia A dominate Scotland 08-06-2013 08:18 AM

    Edinburgh: Australia 'A' captain Brad Haddin hit a century as the tourists recovered from a slow start to reach 335 for 6 at the end of the first day of their four-day tour match against Scotland in Edinburgh. The Australian reserves were struggling at 23 for 2 after Jordan Silk...
  • RBS to hand over Libor documents to Canada 01-06-2013 11:54 AM

    Ottawa: The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has agreed to hand over documents demanded by Canada in its probe into whether the bank was involved in a global interest rate-rigging scandal, Canada's Competition Bureau said on Friday. The move marked a reversal for RBS, which had launched a legal challenge...
  • Rain washes out Pakistan-Scotland ODI clash 19-05-2013 08:51 PM

    Edinburgh: Pakistan's one-day international against Scotland was washed out on Sunday due to a waterlogged playing surface in Edinburgh. The match was due to start at 0945GMT but heavy rain in the Scottish capital in the preceding 24 hours had left the outfield sodden. Match officials Mark Hawthorn and Ian...
  • Pakistan held up by Majid Haq in Scotland warm-up 18-05-2013 12:13 AM

    Edinburgh: Pakistan established a target of 232 in their one-day international against Scotland in Edinburgh on Friday after spinner Majid Haq claimed three wickets for the home side. The tourists are using the game to gear up for their Champions Trophy campaign, which kicks off against the West Indies at...
  • Visa issue delays Shoaib Malik's departure for Ireland 14-05-2013 11:23 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain, Shoaib Malik and the vigilance officer Major (retd) Asghar could not leave with the national team for Ireland early Tuesday morning due to visa problems. While the rest of the squad departed as per schedule from Lahore airport, Malik and Asghar were left behind and will...
  • Former England captain Denness dies aged 72 19-04-2013 10:46 PM

    London: Mike Denness, the only Scotsman to captain England, has died of cancer at the age of 72, the BBC reported on Friday. Denness, a stylish right-hander who led England in 19 of his 28 Tests, dropped himself for the fourth Test at Sydney on the 1974-75 tour of Australia...
  • Britain's six-time Olympic champion Chris Hoy to retire 18-04-2013 04:49 PM

    London: Britain's most successful Olympian Chris Hoy is to retire from track cycling having exhausted "every last ounce of effort and energy", the six-time Games gold medal winner said on Thursday. Hoy, 37, has decided against competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in his native Scotland. "I am...
  • UK: Indian-origin woman, two daughters found dead in London 15-04-2013 11:33 AM

    An Indian-origin school laboratory technician and her two daughters were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their home in west London, a Scotland Yard spokesman said on Sunday. Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead along with Prish, 4, and Jasmine, 9, at their home in Midcroft, Ruislip on Friday evening....
  • Plane forced to abort landing after deer spotted at airport 14-04-2013 08:18 PM

    London: A passenger jet had to abort its landing at the last minute at Glasgow's Prestwick Airport after a deer was spotted on the airfield. A spokesman for the Ayrshire airport said the crew of the Ryanair passenger jet, which had flown from Faro in Portugal, were ordered to perform...