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  • Gilchrist hails Ashwin's delivery to Amla as 'T20 ball of the century' 05-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist hailed Ravichandran Ashwin's carrom ball, which knocked off Hashim Amla's off-stump during the second ICC World Twenty20 semi-final on Friday, as the "T20 ball of the century". Ashwin's delivery evoked startling comparisons with legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne's ball of the century to Mike Gatting....
  • 'Peanuts' movie trailer: Charlie Brown and Snoopy get a 3D avatar 19-03-2014 09:55 AM

    For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless comic strip 'Peanuts' will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen before in a CG-animated feature film in 3D. Schulz's son, Craig Schulz, is contributing...
  • World Twenty20 records: Suresh Raina only Indian to score a century 12-03-2014 11:10 AM

    Suresh Raina will make a comeback to Team India at the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, and talking about records in the four-edition-old tournament, Raina is the only Indian and among the only four batsmen to have scored a century. The fifth edition of the World T20 commences March 16,...
  • Fastest ODI hundreds in cricket history 01-01-2014 12:30 PM

    New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson scored the fastest one-day international century ever on Wednesday, taking just 36 balls against West Indies at Queenstown to break the record held by Pakistan's Shahid Afridi. List of the 10 fastest centuries in one-day internationals: 36 balls- Corey Anderson New Zealand vs West Indies...
  • Could New Zealand have scored 674 in 50 overs? 01-01-2014 11:21 AM

    Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder, the two New Zealand batsmen who welcomed the 2014 for New Zealand in style, by setting the Queenstown cricket ground on fire with their ballistic knocks. The Kiwi allrounder, Anderson smashed the fastest century in ODI history, racing to 101 off just 36 balls on...
  • New Zealand's Corey Anderson hits fastest-ever ODI century 01-01-2014 10:52 AM

    Queenstown: New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of one-day international cricket - from 36 balls - as the hosts reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs in Wednesday's rain-shortened third one-dayer against the West Indies. The young allrounder hit 12 sixes and four fours...
  • Virat Kohli grows taller with century at Wanderers 18-12-2013 08:38 PM

    India 24 for 2 at the Wanderers. Sachin Tendulkar could have stabilised that scorecard, but Dhoni had reminded his team on the eve of the Test match: "Sachin's gone now; we have to move on." And Virat Kohli ensured his captain's advice was followed. A fifth Test century on a...
  • Stop praising Sachin Tendulkar: Taliban warns Pakistan media 28-11-2013 09:39 AM

    Commander of the Pakistani Taliban has warned Pakistan media to stop praising Sachin Tendulkar because he is an Indian. Pakistan media has praised the Indian legend after he retired from the game on November 16 and was conferred with the Bharat Ratna. But they have now been warned by the...
  • Why there won't be another Sachin Tendulkar 16-11-2013 12:52 PM

    When Sachin Tendulkar announced his plan to finally retire from all forms of cricket, there was no space for any other news. Twitter went to a meltdown and no one really cared about what was happening in rest of the nation. There was no space even for an update about...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, the flagbearer of Indian cricket retires 16-11-2013 12:19 PM

    Cricket - a game obsessed with statistics, a game which is all about runs scored, wickets taken and everything else taking place on the field that can be quantified much before winners and losers are decided. The only thing that cannot be measured numerically is the pressure on a player...
  • Gilchrist picks Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as his finest 13-11-2013 07:19 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday rated retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as one of his finest innings and said that particular knock proved how good a Test player he is. "It was a Boxing day Test at the MCG in 1999. That innings...
  • Rohit Sharma powers India on record-breaking day 03-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Rohit Sharma's record-breaking 209 seemed to have put Australia out of the contest even before the visitors' innings began but James Faulkner's century ensured that India sweat it out to win the series 3-2 with a 57-run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a world-record 16 sixes...
  • Rohit Sharma can fill the big shoes of Sachin Tendulkar: Bailey 03-11-2013 10:55 AM

    Bangalore: Impressed with his breathtaking display of batting, Australia skipper George Bailey says Rohit Sharma is certainly the one who is in the mix for the spot that will open up after Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket later this month. Rohit crack a match-winning double century as India posted...
  • Rohit Sharma: 209 runs, 16 sixes, world record 02-11-2013 06:45 PM

    New rules or old rules, two news balls or one, four fielders on the boundary or five, batting tracks or bowling tracks, batting at home or away. Nothing can take anything away from the innings Rohit Sharma played to light up Bangalore on Diwali eve: 209 runs, second highest ODI...
  • Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of ODI centuries: Gavaskar 31-10-2013 07:05 PM

    New Delhi: With Virat Kohli regularly slamming centuries in ODIs, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said the Indian batting sensation can break retiring legend Sachin Tendulkar's record number of tons in the 50-over format. In the 112 ODI innings he has played so far, Kohli has scored 4919 runs...
  • India vs Australia: Kohli whirlwind century goes into record books 16-10-2013 09:56 PM

    Jaipur: Virat Kohli on Wednesday scored the fatest hundred by an Indian batsman as he smashed an unbeaten 100 off just 52 balls, overtaking Virender Sehwag's record of a hundred off 60 deliveries that he made against New Zealand in 2009. When Kohli came in to bat at number three,...
  • Ajit Agarkar retires from all forms of cricket 16-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Mumbai: Ajit Agarkar, the Mumbai player who established the record for taking the fastest fifty wickets in ODIs, on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket from immediate effect. The 35-year-old allrounder who was involved in some magnificent Indian victories - both home and away, decided to call...
  • Pujara cracks triple ton as India A close in on victory 11-10-2013 06:12 PM

    Hubli: India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara cracked his third triple ton in first-class cricket as India A rode on his brilliance to force West Indies A stare at an embarrassing defeat in the third unofficial Test on Friday. West Indies A trail the hosts by 180 runs with seven wickets...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is beyond comparison, says Shahid Afridi 10-10-2013 10:50 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi led the tributes for India's batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar who announced on Thursday that he would end his Test career after playing in his 200th test. "Tendulkar has always been in a league of his own. I can't compare anyone with him," Afridi said....
  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph 10-10-2013 06:46 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement after his 200th Test 10-10-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release...
  • Yuvraj Singh hopes for a comeback into Indian ODI team 20-09-2013 08:24 PM

    Bangalore: Having made a statement with the bat in the just-concluded India 'A' series, Yuvraj Singh on Friday said that he hoped to get picked in the ODI team. "I had a fantastic tournament here (Bangalore). Hopefully it will change things for me. I am not here to talk about...
  • Comeback man Yuvraj Singh satisfied with his knock 15-09-2013 10:00 PM

    Bangalore: Yuvraj Singh, who smashed a blistering century against West Indies A, said his knock was very satisfying on Sunday as it came against a high quality West Indies attack. Yuvraj spoke highly of paceman Ronsford Beaton and likened him to great Caribbean bowler Curtly Ambrose. "I think it was...
  • Yuvraj Singh's comeback attempt gets century fillip 15-09-2013 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: When you see him bat like he did in Bangalore today, it's difficult to see him sitting out of the team. But Yuvraj Singh has fought lot more serious battles than bad form to know what it takes to box out of a corner and deliver the knockout...
  • Not thinking about 200th Test, says Sachin Tendulkar 03-09-2013 08:50 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he was not thinking about reaching the 200 Test milestone even as there was speculation that he may retire after playing that match. "I like to take one step at a time. I have been playing for the last 23 years and I have...
  • AR Rahman's 'Tere Bina' in Disney movie 'Planes' 23-08-2013 11:33 AM

    Houston: Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman's track 'Tere Bina' from 2007 film 'Guru' will get prominent placement in Disney's 3D animated film 'Planes'. The song was selected by Planes's music coordinator, Francis Debbane and licensed by Sony Music Entertainment India. The track will be played during a romantic scene...
  • Being born in India in 21st century is like winning lottery: UK envoy 22-08-2013 09:53 PM

    "Being born in India in the 21st century is like winning lottery of history." This is how British High Commissioner James Bevan explained the immense potential for growth in diverse sectors in India as well as its growing stature in the world today. Delivering a talk at the Jamia Millia...
  • I could have scored a triple ton, says Shikhar Dhawan 13-08-2013 11:11 AM

    Pretoria: He might have missed out on the world record for the highest list A score, but Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan is not complaining as he is glad to have become only the third Indian cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag to get a double hundred in a 50-over...
  • Bell century puts England on top in 4th Ashes Test 11-08-2013 11:35 PM

    Chester-le-Street: Ian Bell cemented his status as the top batsman of the Ashes series by caressing his way to a third century of the summer on Sunday, ensuring England finished a fluctuating third day of the fourth Test well on top. England closed on 234/5 and with a lead of...
  • Bell joins legends with three consecutive Ashes ton 19-07-2013 08:43 AM

    London: Ian Bell became only the fourth Englishman to score centuries in three consecutive Ashes matches when he made 109 in the second Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday. The only other English batsmen to achieve the same feat were Jack Hobbs, who did it twice in 1911/12 and...