Thunders

  • Table-toppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions Yesterday

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an all-win record from the three matches they have...
  • Punjab beat California 65-48 in World Kabaddi League August 17, 2014

    Birmingham: The "curfew" imposed by their coach after the opening loss paid off on Sunday for Punjab Thunder as they outplayed California Eagles 65-48 in their second match of the Wave World Kabaddi League here on Sunday. Punjab, who had lost to United Singhs in the opening match in London, came...
  • Watch: Heavy rains lash Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, North East June 13, 2014

    This season monsoon is progressing extremely slowly. There are reports of widespread rainfall in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa as well as Northeastern states are experiencing the rains. There has been scattered rainfall in Madhya Pradesh and isolated rainfall in Bengal and Gujarat. North India is expected to be dry covering states...
  • Jacques Kallis signs up with Sydney Thunder for Big Bash June 12, 2014

    Melbourne: After a successful stint with Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders, veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis on Thursday signed up with Sydney Thunder for the upcoming Twenty20 Big Bash League. Kallis, who has been part of two IPL title-winning KKR sides (2012 and 2014), has signed a two-year...
  • Delhi: Unseasonal thunderstorm may continue for the next two days May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The unseasonal thunderstorm and rainfall witnessed in Delhi on Friday evening is likely to continue for the next two days, according to the Met Department. But the intensity is not likely to be as fierce as that of Friday's storm. The thunderstorm in the national capital on Friday...
  • Kolkata hit by thunder storm, at least two dead May 31, 2014

    Kolkata: While Delhi saw strong winds on Saturday, Kolkata too was hit by a thunder storm. The showers, although a welcome relief to the state after three days of heat wave, have claimed the lives of at least two people. Officials from the Met department expect the rainfall to continue for...
  • Sri Lanka's Chandika Hathurusinghe to coach Bangladesh May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Chandika Hathurusinghe will leave his post as coach of the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team to take up the head coaching role with Bangladesh, Cricket NSW said on Monday. The 45 year-old Sri Lankan, who took charge of the Thunder last season, has been offered the chance to coach at full...
  • Tendulkar considered playing in Big Bash League: report January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar was reportedly approached by the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Sydney Thunder to feature in this year's edition of the Twenty20 tournament, but eventually the deal could not be reached. According to a report in Sydney Morning Herald, Tendulkar was offered an "attractive" package by the Thunder,...
  • Doug Bollinger reprimanded for Code of Behaviour breach January 12, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday reprimanded fast bowler Doug Bollinger for breaching the Code of Behaviour during a Twenty20 Big Bash League match on Saturday. The Sydney Thunder left-arm bowler was reported by the umpires for breaching Article 2.1.4 - using language that is obscene, offensive or insulting during a...
  • 'Thunder' is a dedication to god, says Jessie J November 30, 2013

    London: English singer Jessie J has dedicated her latest single 'Thunder', to god. She says she feels more comfortable singing about her Christian beliefs now. Jessie has penned the lyrics of the number which is a part of her second album 'Alive'. "'Thunder' is a dedication to god. That is why...
  • Tom Cruise wears thong during action scenes? August 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise reportedly wears a thong during the action scenes because it is comfortable and flexible. The 51-year-old, who has done numerous action scenes in movies like 'Mission Impossible', 'Days Of Thunder' and 'Oblivion', started wearing the undergarment after facing discomfort during heavy-duty scenes. "There aren't many movies where...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected across the country August 16, 2013

    Severe rainfall with thunder shower is expected in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Parts of Andhra Pradesh with fairly widespread rainfall in Punjab & Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, North Eastern States, Odisha and...
  • Sri Lanka's Hathurusinghe to coach Sydney Thunder April 11, 2013

    Sydney: Former Sri Lankan Test batsman Chandika Hathurusinghe has been appointed as the new coach of the Sydney Thunder in Australia's Big Bash League, the team said on Thursday. The former opener, who played 26 Tests for Sri Lanka, takes over from Shane Duff and faces the task of turning...
  • Thunder still making noise after being shorn of James Harden March 8, 2013

    New York: The Oklahoma City Thunder are still making big noise in the NBA despite dealing away James "The Beard" Harden and hope their new mix will take them even farther than last year's trip to the Finals. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the way and Serge Ibaka stepping...
  • Big Bash: Stars and Thunder fined for slow over rates January 9, 2013

    Sydney: Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunders were fined for maintaining slow over rates during their Big Bash Twenty20 match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). After time allowances were taken into consideration, both teams were assessed to be one over behind the required rate at the end of the match...
  • Sydney Thunder coach backs struggling Gayle January 2, 2013

    Sydney: Sydney Thunder head coach Shane Duff has thrown his support behind embattled West Indies star Chris Gayle, following the opener's latest failure. Gayle managed just nine runs as Thunder crashed to a four-wicket loss to Sydney Sixers, their sixth straight loss in the Australian Big Bash, reports CMC. "It's always...
  • Gayle responds to Haddin's criticism in Big Bash December 31, 2012

    Sydney: Chris Gayle responded to Brad Haddin's criticism of his form in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash tournament with a barb of his own, saying he's a better batsman than the ex-Test wicketkeeper even on his non-preferred side. A key player in the West Indies World T20 title triumph, Gayle has scored...
  • Holywood director Tony Scott dies after jumping off bridge August 21, 2012

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun', 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II', has died after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge. ...
  • 'Top Gun' director jumps to death from bridge August 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun,' 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II,' died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge, authorities said. The 68-year-old Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said. Several people...
  • Clarke signs up with Thunders for Big Bash August 1, 2012

    The Thunders will get an additional strength in their batting line up as they have signed up Australian skipper Michael in for their team in the Big Bash League. "Playing for Sydney Thunder is a great opportunity for me to play for a team rooted in Sydney's western suburbs as...
  • Gayle, Afridi join Sydney Thunder for Big Bash July 23, 2012

    Sydney: Star West Indian big-hitter Chris Gayle and Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi have signed to play in Australia's domestic Twenty20 competition for the Sydney Thunder, the team said on Monday. Gayle is returning to the team where last season he smashed an unbeaten century off 54 deliveries, including 11 sixes, against...
  • Miami beat Oklahoma to clinch NBA title June 22, 2012

    Reuters: The Miami Heat demolished the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 on Thursday to win the National Basketball Association championship 4-1, sweeping the last four games of the series. LeBron James led an outstanding team effort with a brilliant all-round game, grabbing a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and a game-high...
  • Kolkata: Heavy showers cause water-logging April 6, 2012

    Kolkata: Heavy thundershowers woke Kolkata on Friday morning. In fact, overnight rains have left several parts of the city waterlogged. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has been working to drain out the water. While the showers have stopped for the time being, the MET predicts more rainfall through the day. The...
  • 'Hire Indian, Lankan players for Big Bash' February 19, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia Board member Harry Harinath has advised Big Bash Twenty20 side Sydney Thunder to rope in players from India and Sri Lanka to increase its fan base among the people of sub-continental origin based here. "If you (recruited) two Indian and two Sri Lankan players it'd be fantastic for...
  • CA refuses to release Warner for Big Bash January 16, 2012

    Melbourne: Sydney Thunders is furious that Cricket Australia has refused to release Perth Test hero David Warner for their must-win Big Bash League clash against Brisbane Heat on Tuesday. Warner struck a magnificent 180 in the third Test in Australia's crushing an innings and 37-run win over India. Cricket Australia apparently want...
  • Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastest-ever bowler December 18, 2011

    Sydney: Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmph-mark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani Shoaib Akhtar and Australian Shaun Tait. The 29-year-old Edwards, who is playing for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, would like to achieve the feat...
  • Warner outshines Warne in Big Bash December 18, 2011

    Melbourne: Shane Warne's return to cricket ended in defeat as dynamic opening batsman David Warner thwarted Warne's comeback with a pulsating century in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 League at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. The powerful left-hander smashed an unbeaten 102 off 51 balls to steer Sydney Thunder to a...
  • Bollinger hopes for Test recall against India December 15, 2011

    Melbourne: Out of the Test team for a year now, pacer Doug Bollinger is hoping that Australia's bowling woes will fetch him a place in the side for the much-awaited series against India starting December 26. Australia's pace attack looks far from intimidating with the experienced Mitchell Johnson and teen sensation...
  • Phillip Hughes opts out of Big Bash December 14, 2011

    Melbourne: Australia's beleaguered Test opener Phillip Hughes has opted out of the Big Bash Twenty20 league with Sydney Thunder to resurrect his dwindling Test career. The 23-year-old is going through a terrible form and has been out 21 times caught behind the wicket in 31 dismissals in Test cricket. He was...