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  • Cook satisfied with team despite draw against West Indies Yesterday

    England did everything possible to win the first Test against West Indies which ended in a draw in Antigua on Friday, captain Alastair Cook said. They failed to bowl the hosts out after reducing them to 162 for five at lunch, West indies' Jason Holder hitting an unbeaten 103 to leave...
  • Andrew Flintoff calls for Alastair Cook backing 2 days ago

    Former England captain Andrew Flintoff has said struggling current skipper Alastair Cook deserves fans' support as he goes through a "blip" in his career. Left-handed opener Cook, who only turned 30 in December, has scored an England-record 25 Test hundreds. But he has not reached three figures for England in a...
  • 1st Test: England in control despite West Indies resistance on Day 4 2 days ago

    England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven...
  • Alastair Cook's sorry England form could end in his demise 2 days ago

    If Alastair Cook does not sort out his batting problems during the series against West Indies, the England captain's test future looks rather bleak, former batsman Nasser Hussain said. Cook, who has not scored a test century since May 2013 when he notched up 130 against New Zealand at Headingley, was...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 3 3 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: England's dogged perseverance paid off in two gritty sessions of play with the West Indies restricted to 155 for four in reply to the tourists' first innings total of 399 on Tuesday. Despite the capitulation of their lower-order...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 2 4 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round-up: Ian Bell's composed 143 was the cornerstone of England's revival from the unease of 34 for three to the considerable comfort of 341 for five at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against the...
  • Michael Vaughan, Geoff Boycott criticise England's openers 4 days ago

    North Sound: Former England batsmen Michael Vaughan and Geoff Boycott criticised openers Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook after the West Indies got them both out early in the first cricket Test here. Trott was out without scoring in the first over and captain Cook failed to fire, scoring just 11 runs...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 1 5 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl. Brief Preview: West Indies and England face-off in the first Test of a three-match series on at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, with both sides involved in...
  • Apple Watch deliveries to be delayed 6 days ago

    San Francisco/Paris: Customers preordering Apple Inc's smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, a sign of strong early demand for company chief Tim Cook's first new major product. People flocked to Apple's stores around the world to get a close-up look at the Apple Watch,...
  • Stuart Broad backs Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies 1 week ago

    Antigua: Ahead of their first Test against the West Indies on Monday, England's pacer Stuart Broad said he is backing skipper Alastair Cook to make as many runs as possible as he is looking refreshed and confident. "I'd back him to score big runs in this series, he looks refreshed and...
  • Jonathan Trott's failure concerns England in second warm-up draw April 10, 2015

    Jonathan Trott's outing didn't quite end up the way he expected as he failed with the bat on both occassions after deciding to bat on behalf of both the teams as England ended their second two-day tour game against St Kitts Invitational XI with a draw. However, the rest of the...
  • Alastair Cook key to England's Ashes success, says Warne April 9, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian spin legend Shane Warne believes England's Ashes hopes rest on their captain Alastair Cook who is back in the side after being dropped for the World Cup. Cook, who was relieved of his One-Day International (ODI) captaincy duties ahead of the quadrennial event, scored his first century for...
  • Apple Watch gets poor scores for low battery life, slow apps April 9, 2015

    New York: Apple's "beautiful" and "stylish" smartwatch could make life easier for people on the move, reviewers say, but the gadget gets poor marks for battery life and slow-loading apps. The watch, the first new product to be launched by Apple under Chief Executive Tim Cook, will hit stores on April...
  • England held to a draw despite Alastair Cook ton in WI tour warm-up April 8, 2015

    Captain Alastair Cook scored a century but England fell short of securing a victory in their opening two-day warm-up match against St Kitts and Nevis Invitational XI in the Caribbean. Cook, who was unbeaten on 95 overnight, wasted little time on Day 2 and slammed 101 not out off 198 deliveries...
  • Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013 April 7, 2015

    England captain Alastair Cook scored his first century for his country since an Ashes warm-up game in November 2013 before retiring on 101 not out against a St Kitts Invitational XI on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Cook, who has made 25 centuries in 109 Tests and scored 8,423 runs at an average...
  • Former HP CEO calls Apple CEO Tim Cook a hypocrite on gay rights April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest to bear the criticism of potential 2016 presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, who has called the tech giant's boss a hypocrite on gay rights. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard said that Cook was guilty of...
  • Jonathan Trott could open for England in Tests against West Indies April 5, 2015

    England are hoping their long search for an opening batsman to replace former captain Andrew Strauss will end with the possible return of Jonathan Trott to their Test team for the series against the West Indies. Trott is back in the England set-up for the first time since he left the...
  • ECB can deal with all the external stuff, says Alastair Cook April 4, 2015

    Lots has gone on since that Oval win against India and to get back there is going to be a challenge. We've got to focus on the next five weeks, says England Test captain. ...
  • Weekend Reading List: From the story of Android to why people are afraid to criticise Apple March 28, 2015

    Our pick of 10 stories for this Weekend Reading List attempts to give you a wide range of reading with a bit of cinema, dollops of history and a pinch of security for that perfect blend. 1. The story of Android: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest computing...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook will give away all his wealth March 27, 2015

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college...
  • World Cup: Alastair Cook hits back after England's first-round ouster March 19, 2015

    Alastair Cook on Wednesday (March 18) criticised the decision to sack him as England's One-Day International captain just two months before the team's World Cup campaign, and suggested the lack of "real leadership" held back the team's progress beyond the World Cup first round. Cook, who was left out of England's...
  • Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, Jobs had a secret plan to buy Yahoo: New biography reveals March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The impact of the man will remain for long after his passing and books on the legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will therefore continue to be written for long. An upcoming biography titled Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader by Brent...
  • Apple witnessed record sales in 'unbelievable' 2014: Tim Cook March 11, 2015

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting, one day after he announced details about the new smartwatch Apple plans to start selling next month. A year ago, some investors were voicing frustration over Apple's lagging stock and activist Carl Icahn was pressing...
  • Apple TV price slashed by $30; now available for $69 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Alongside the new MacBook and Watch launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook also announced a price cut for Apple TV by $30 - bringing the price down from $99 to $69. Also, there will be a new HBO Now channel on Apple TV. HBO's standalone streaming service will launch on...
  • Apple's 12-inch new MacBook: Apple launches the thinnest and lightest MacBook ever at Rs 99,900 onwards; to go on sale from April 10 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook at its March 9 event unveiled the all-new MacBook, the thinnest and lightest version of its laptop in silver, space grey and gold finishes. Measuring just 13.1 mm at its thickest point, the new MacBook design is 24 per cent thinner than the 11-inch MacBook...
  • Apple becomes the first company worth over $700 billion February 11, 2015

    New York: Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch. Shares rose 1.9 per cent to close at $122.02, lifting Apple's market value to $710 billion, and...
  • Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament January 29, 2015

    London: India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20. The Indian batsman has been named as the final member of the squad for the annual competition which this year also features Lancashire, Yorkshire and Sussex. Lancashire will take on...
  • After selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months, what does Apple do next? January 28, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday. But after selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months that ended...
  • England captain Alastair Cook named in MCC squad for UAE trip January 22, 2015

    London: Alastair Cook was on Thursday included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad for the Champion County match and the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates in March. Cook, omitted from England's one-day squad for the World Cup, made himself available for the trip to gain match practice...