Bowling

  • Commonwealth Games 2014 Live Blog: India assured of its first medal at Glasgow 3 hours 6 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours. A total of 261 medal events across 18 sports will be contested over 11 days...
  • Sachithra Senanayake to undergo tests for suspect bowling action June 9, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lankan offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will undergo a biomechanical test after being reported by the ICC for a suspect action. He will be sent to the Cardiff Metropolitan University for bio-mechanical tests, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday. Senanayake was reported for a suspect action by the on field umpires Marias...
  • ICC committee dwells on menace of suspect actions June 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Concerned about the growing menace of chucking, the ICC's cricket committee feels the current methods to detect illegal bowling actions are not adequate and umpires should be more confident in reporting violators. In a two-day meeting here, the committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, felt more needs to...
  • Seinfeld Vs Full House: Cast reunions of both sitcoms fail to grab people's attention at the Super Bowl February 3, 2014

    This year's Super Bowl saw reunions of casts from 'Seinfeld' and 'Full House'. However, both the reunions failed to grab the attention of fans during the big game on Sunday. The theme of the 'Seinfeld' mini cast reunion, which is also an advertisement for Jerry Seinfeld's web series 'Comedians in...
  • Clairvoyant Utah ape who predicted the Seattle Seahawks win is right seven years in a row! February 3, 2014

    Salt Lake City: This is the seventh time that Eli the Ape from Utah has picked the Super Bowl winner correctly. The Utah ape had predicted that Seattle Seahawks would become the next NFL champion this year. And, he is right...yet again. Eli ran into an enclosure Thursday morning...
  • Watch: 14 best Super Bowl commercials of 2014 February 3, 2014

    When it came to Super Bowl commercials this year, it was raining celebrities. While Ford had James Franco to push its Fusion, Kia had Matrix star Laurence Fishburne do the trick for them and SodaStream banked on Scarlett Johansson's sultriness to make their 30 seconds count. And, count a lot....
  • Super Bowl 2014: 10 ads to watch out for February 2, 2014

    New York: Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne's "Matrix" character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute puppies and kids abound in ads for Cheerios to Anheuser-Busch. Advertisers are planning to pull out the tools in their arsenal during Super Bowl...
  • Facebook looks to nab Twitter's 'second screen' crown January 31, 2014

    San Francisco: More than 100 million people will be glued to their TV screens on Sunday, when the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in America's premier sporting contest, the Super Bowl. But two fierce rivals, Facebook and Twitter, will also be clashing head-to-head on a "second screen" that TV...
  • Eminem demands $2 million for Super Bowl gig? December 21, 2013

    New York: Rapper Eminem reportedly demanded no less than than $2 million to perform at the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl, annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), is famous for having the world's biggest stars perform at the half-time show, previously including Madonna, The Who, Prince and Beyonce. Eminem...
  • On MS Dhoni's request, Zaheer Khan to double up as bowling mentor December 2, 2013

    Veteran fast bowler Zaheer Khan will perform a dual role on India's tour of South Africa, travelling as a bowling mentor as well as a Test bowler, Indian Express reported on Saturday. The report said that MS Dhoni had requested the BCCI to allow Zaheer to fly early to help...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla visit Jewish Synangoue November 14, 2013

    Prince Charles, who turned 65 on Thursday, paid a visit to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth, the Pardeshi Synagogue at nearby Mattancherry, along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles. The traditional Jewish prayer of blessing for the Royal family was held after which Queene Hallegua, warden of the Synagogue, wished...
  • Royal couple impressed with 'Kudumbashree' project November 12, 2013

    Dutchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles was impressed with the 'Kudumbashree' project in Kerala in which 40 lakh women are working. The Dutchess was very impressed when she was told that 40 lakh women were involved in the community-based state Poverty Eradication Mission throughout Kerala. 'Is it (project) reaching the grassroots?',...
  • Prince Charles along with his wife Camilla to arrive in Delhi today November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles will arrive in New Delhi on Friday as part of their extensive nine-day tour of India. They will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and visit the Akshardham temple. The couple were in Dehradun on Thursday where they met IMA cadets and...
  • Snapshot: Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles spotted in Rishikesh November 6, 2013

    Prince of Wales Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, who are on a nine-day long trip to India, were spotted at Aarti ceremony at the Parmarth Miketan Temple on the banks of the River Ganga. Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Dehradun and Rishikesh. If reports are to...
  • Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of UK royal couple's visit November 6, 2013

    Dehradun: Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Dehradun and Rishikesh in view of the visit of Prince of Wales Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles to Uttarakhand on Wednesday. Over 600 police personnel besides a large number of PAC jawans have been deployed around places which form part of...
  • Aussie David Saker signs new England deal October 26, 2013

    London: England's Australia-born bowling coach David Saker has signed a new deal which will keep him on until the end of the 2015 English season, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The ECB's statement came less than a day after England arrived in Perth for a tour...
  • 5th ODI: Australia thrash England by 49 runs, clinch series 2-1 September 17, 2013

    Shane Watson's century saw Australia to a 49-run win over England in the fifth one-day international at Southampton on Monday as their lengthy tour ended with a 2-1 series victory. Watson, involved throughout in a trip that saw Australia arrive in Britain in May before their early Champions Trophy exit was...
  • South Africa Test team picks itself: Allan Donald September 9, 2013

    Johannesburg: The world No. 1 Test side faces a busy Test season ahead, but the team's bowling coach Allan Doland isn't worried about the selection of the squad that he says "picks itself". "The Test team picks itself, you're not going to see too many changes there," Donald told Sport24 in...
  • Bring back Lord Buddha's begging bowl from Afghanistan: RJD MP August 26, 2013

    A strong demand for bringing back the begging bowl of Lord Buddha from an Afghan museum and installing it at its "original" place at Vaishali in Bihar was made by RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh in Lok Sabha on Monday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, he said the Buddha, who...
  • Governance deficit has made J&K a 'begging bowl': Sayeed April 29, 2013

    Srinagar: Continued governance deficit has given Jammu and Kashmir a tag of "begging bowl", PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday claimed, and said development scenario of the state can be changed "perceptibly" by a new government as happened in Bihar. The PDP leader said there are instances within the...
  • Pak bowling coach under fire after South Africa debacle March 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan's bowling coach Mohammad Akram is likely to face the heat after the lacklustre showing by the pace attack in their recent 0-3 drubbing in the Test series against South Africa. Sources close to the team have claimed the bowlers have little respect for Akram and primarily don't take...
  • Akram quits as Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram Monday stepped down from the post of mentor and bowling coach of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders citing personal reasons. Akram has been an integral part of the team for the past three seasons and also been a part of the core team along...
  • Beyonce's Super Bowl photos inspire online spoof February 9, 2013

    London: Beyonce has become the butt of internet jokes after her publicist's email requesting a website to remove unflattering images of the singer during the Super Bowl performance became public. Beyonce's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure emailed Buzzfeed earlier this week to remove Beyonce's unflattering images, the Daily Mail reported. "As discussed, there...
  • Websites that let you see Super Bowl ads you missed February 5, 2013

    New York: If you missed any of the Super Bowl ads your friends and co-workers are talking about, Hulu, CBS and YouTube are among the websites that let you watch them. To see all of the ads, you may have to check multiple sites. Hulu and CBS, for instance, didn't have...
  • Justin Timberlake denies insulting ex girlfriend Britney Spears February 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer-actor Justin Timberlake has refused that he insulted ex-girlfriend Britney Spears at a pre-Super Bowl event. Timberlake took to the stage for the event after five years. The 32-year-old performed on many songs including "Cry me a river", which he is said to have written after his split from...
  • Beyonce sings, reunites Destiny's Child at Super Bowl February 4, 2013

    Singer Beyonce strutted and shimmied her way through football's Super Bowl half-time show and thrilled fans by reuniting with her former Destiny's Child bandmates on Sunday in New Orleans. Beyonce, wearing a revealing black leather jacket and miniskirt combination, was surrounded by bursts of fire, smoke and silhouettes as she performed...
  • CWG scam: CBI receives LR replies from UK in lawn ball case January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI has received from the UK a reply to its judicial request sent in a Commonwealth Games scam case related to alleged cost inflation in laying down turfs for the lawn ball event, paving way for filing of charge sheet. CBI sources said British authorities have sent execution...
  • Virender Sehwag had to go, no doubt: Jamie Alter January 7, 2013

    Is dropping only Virender Sehwag the way forward for Indian cricket? Cricketnext editor Jamie Alter joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. I think Rahane should bat at Numbar 6 against Australia in test. What do you feel? Asked by: abdul kader A. He should open. ...