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  • 'Xi's visit to India shows China's neighbourhood diplomacy' Yesterday

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India and three other countries highlighted China's sincerity and determination in advancing its neighbourhood diplomacy, official media said on Sunday. India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan which Xi visited are emerging countries struggling for prosperity, a commentary by staterun Xinhua news agency said....
  • Time Warner rebuffs Fox bid, but Rupert Murdoch determined July 16, 2014

    New York: Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday that it had offered to buy Time Warner Inc, a move that would unite two of the world's most powerful media conglomerates, but Time Warner rebuffed its offer. Time Warner's stock jumped 17.3 per cent to $83.33 on the New...
  • Wriddhiman Saha first to score a century in IPL final June 1, 2014

    Who needs Glenn Maxwell or Virender Sehwag when you have talented Wriddhiman Saha in your team. Former Kolkata Knight Riders player Saha punished his exteam when it mattered the most. His brilliant ton in the IPL 7 final powered Kings XI Punjab to a challenging 199 for 4 against KKR...
  • IPL 7: Cometh the hour, cometh Virender Sehwag May 30, 2014

    Virender Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) when he smashed a ton off just 50 balls against Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 on Friday at Wankhede in Mumbai. Sehwag rolled back the years as he smashed 122 off just 58...
  • Gilchrist hails Ashwin's delivery to Amla as 'T20 ball of the century' April 5, 2014

    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. The...
  • 'Peanuts' movie trailer: Charlie Brown and Snoopy get a 3D avatar March 19, 2014

    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 to...
  • World Twenty20 records: Suresh Raina only Indian to score a century March 12, 2014

    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, and...
  • Fastest ODI hundreds in cricket history January 1, 2014

    New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson scored the fastest oneday 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 oneday internationals: 36 balls Corey Anderson New Zealand vs West Indies in 2014 37...
  • Could New Zealand have scored 674 in 50 overs? January 1, 2014

    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 fastestever ODI century January 1, 2014

    Queenstown: New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of oneday international cricket from 36 balls as the hosts reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs in Wednesday's rainshortened third onedayer against the West Indies. The young allrounder hit 12 sixes and four fours in...
  • Virat Kohli grows taller with century at Wanderers December 19, 2013

    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 grassy...
  • Stop praising Sachin Tendulkar: Taliban warns Pakistan media November 28, 2013

    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 Pakistani...
  • India give winning farewell for Sachin Tendulkar November 16, 2013

    India defeated West Indies by innings and 126 runs to bid Sachin Tendulkar farewell in style at the Wankhede Stadium. ...
  • Why there won't be another Sachin Tendulkar November 16, 2013

    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 November 16, 2013

    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 November 13, 2013

    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 stands...
  • Rohit Sharma powers India on recordbreaking day November 3, 2013

    Rohit Sharma's recordbreaking 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 32 with a 57run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a worldrecord 16 sixes in...
  • Rohit Sharma can fill the big shoes of Sachin Tendulkar: Bailey November 3, 2013

    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 matchwinning double century as India posted a...
  • Rohit Sharma: 209 runs, 16 sixes, world record November 2, 2013

    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 November 1, 2013

    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 50over format. In the 112 ODI innings he has played so far, Kohli has scored 4919 runs with...
  • India vs Australia: Kohli whirlwind century goes into record books October 17, 2013

    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, India...
  • Ajit Agarkar retires from all forms of cricket October 17, 2013

    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 35yearold allrounder who was involved in some magnificent Indian victories both home and away, decided to call it...
  • Pujara cracks triple ton as India A close in on victory October 11, 2013

    Hubli: India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara cracked his third triple ton in firstclass 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 remaining...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is beyond comparison, says Shahid Afridi October 10, 2013

    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. Tendulkar, who...
  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph October 10, 2013

    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 40yearold Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement after his 200th Test October 11, 2013

    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 40yearold Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release...
  • Yuvraj Singh hopes for a comeback into Indian ODI team September 20, 2013

    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 my...
  • Comeback man Yuvraj Singh satisfied with his knock September 15, 2013

    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 a complete...
  • Yuvraj Singh's comeback attempt gets century fillip September 16, 2013

    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...