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  • World Cup: After controversy, ICC removes the Rohit Sharma no-ball from its website 34 minutes ago

    In an extraordinary twist to Rohit Sharma's no ball controversy, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has removed the record of no-ball from its hawk eye and ball by ball trajectory from their official website. ICC website has a ball by ball trajectory view for every World Cup match. On the website...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya lauds India's 'outstanding' WC performance 12 hours 52 minutes ago

    The disappointment of a semi-final exit notwithstanding, BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its "stupendous" World Cup performance, saying that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men put up an outstanding show. India, the defending champions, were knocked out of the World Cup following a 95-run semifinal loss...
  • World Cup: Australia deserved to win against India in semis 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    It is always best to be practical and honest. And so it must be mentioned straightaway that while the Indians did wonderfully well in the World Cup, the simple truth is that they didn't win a single match against the Australians on the entire tour, not in the Test series,...
  • Aim to finish among top-5 before I retire: Saurav Ghosal 15 hours 39 minutes ago

    Kolkata: World No.21 and India's numero uno squash player Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he was focused on breaking into the top 20 in the rankings and would be happy to finish among the top five when he retired. "My current aim is to get back to top 20. But finishing...
  • World Cup: India put fielding on a pedestal, lionised bowling in their title defence 16 hours 19 minutes ago

    Four and a half months Down Under, and although India did not have the best of starts, they finished the tour by making a statement. Leading up to the World Cup, hardly anybody gave India a chance to win the trophy but that is the beauty of this game where...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India gave it back 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    'India crash out of world cup', 'We gave it back', 'Dream shattered, World Cup fever ends'. These were some of the headlines that flashed as soon as India lost the semi-final match against Australia by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground. After a record 11-match winning streak in World Cups...
  • Need to work more on patience level of players, says Paul Van Ass 17 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Insisting that "patience" is key to a side's success at international level, Indian men's hockey team's new chief coach Paul Van Ass today said he needs to work on this area to help increase the tolerance level of Sardar Singh and his men. Van Ass said although the patience...
  • Lin Dan stunned; Saina, Srikanth enter India Open semis 17 hours 5 minutes ago

    Five-time World champion Lin Dan suffered a shocking loss against eighth seed Tommy Sugiarto, while leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Sriaknth entered the semi-finals of the $275,000 Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries on Friday. Two-time Olympics champion Dan of China was stunned 17-21, 21-15, 17-21 in the quarter-finals by...
  • Michael Clarke probably best captain at World Cup, says Darren Gough 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    "India have very good batsmen, but they couldn't take the agme away from Australia," says Gough. ...
  • Media Fringe Binge @ Team India 18 hours 35 minutes ago

    Cricket is our obsession. The question is are we mature and obsessed or immature and obsessed. I notice that the graph of maturity, of us obsessed Indians, has taken an upward curve in the last few years. Such, I regret pointing out, is not the case with much of the Indian media. The reaction...
  • Stop blaming Anushka Sharma: Bollywood on India's World Cup loss 18 hours 52 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Members of the film fraternity have condemned social media trolls against Anushka Sharma. While Priyanka Chopra says it's "horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched", Dia Mirza has called it "disgusting". Anushka has been been trolled unabashedly on social media for her presence...
  • The 'God' knew it, Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup prediction on semis spot on 19 hours 25 minutes ago

    Sydney: He isn't called the 'God of cricket' for nothing and Sachin Tendulkar lived up to the title by accurately predicting the cricket World Cup semi-finalists. Much before the tournament began, Tendulkar picked India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as the last four for the showpiece and the line-up turned...
  • World Cup: Pace trio should play less domestic games, says Dhoni 20 hours 39 minutes ago

    Melbourne: The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of their pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't...
  • Head held high, India's ouster from World Cup just a bad day 20 hours 53 minutes ago

    This was always on the cards as not every day you will get things going your way. There comes a time when you need somebody to stick his neck out and fight it through but sports can be cruel in that regard as no matter how hard you try to...
  • Gen VK Singh attended Pakistan's National Day based on reciprocal politics 21 hours 8 minutes ago

    Days after the row over Minister of State MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visiting the Pakistan High Commission on their National Day celebrations, reports suggest that the move to send Singh for the event was based on reciprocal politics. Earlier, Lt Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Federal Minister for...
  • Analytics helps make better performing teams: Stephen Benjamin, Cadence 21 hours 12 minutes ago

    With ICC World Cup 2015 at its exciting stage, the heartbeat of entire nation is one today and that is India's win against Australia. The excitement and fun just doubles up when the giant wagon wheel shows "six" when India is batting. Moreover, the analysis and data visualisation adds up...
  • Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australia's trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket's ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the depths of two years ago. Battling mediocrity in all formats, Michael Clarke's side lurched from...
  • World Cup: I was never concerned about my spot, says Aaron Finch 21 hours 44 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australia opener Aaron Finch said he never feared for his place in the side during his lean spell at the World Cup and having found some runs will be raring to go in Sunday's final at his home ground. Finch hit an uncharacteristically scrappy 81 in a match-winning partnership of...
  • Mature fans accept end of India's World champion reign 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    India's notoriously volatile fans showed rare maturity in accepting the end of their team's reign as world champions after Thursday's semi-final defeat against co-hosts Australia in Sydney. The defending champions struggled during their build-up, losing a four-test series 2-0 against Australia and then failing to win a single match in the...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya lauds Team India's 'outstanding' World Cup performance 22 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The disappointment of a semi-final exit notwithstanding, BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its "stupendous" World Cup performance, saying that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men put up an outstanding show. India, the defending champions, were knocked out of the World Cup following a 95-run...
  • How could our Ex-Army Chief be part of Pakistan Day celebrations? 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    Retired General VK Singh, former Chief of Indian Army and now Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, attended a dinner hosted on Pakistan Republic Day also called Pakistan Day hosted by Pakistan's envoy to India Abdul Basit which included Kashmiri Separatists who want Kashmir out of India. Ever since the new...
  • Australia Tour Diary: India lost on my best day 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    What do you want from life? Money, satisfaction, content, good health, the best for yourself. The answer may vary individually, but none would mind all, and almost no one knows how to get all of that. I had a clue but wasn't sure. A Thursday in Sydney finally confirmed it....
  • World Cup 2015: MS Dhoni's ability to read the game is exceptional 23 hours 45 minutes ago

    Melbourne: And thus, the Indian dream run ended. Anti-climactic and without drama, the result a foregone conclusion long before Mitchell Starc cleaned up Umesh Yadav. India didn't entirely turn up at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday (March 26), and were promptly punished by an Australian side that rode on...
  • World Cup 2015: Last hurrah for some big names Yesterday

    "I've had a tremendous time playing for West Indies. All I ask is, did I entertain?" Brian Lara threw this question to the crowd at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on April 21, 2007, after West Indies lost a thriller to England, the hosts' last game in the World Cup and...
  • World Cup 2015: Team India's studs and duds of the tournament Yesterday

    MS Dhoni's men were knocked out of the World Cup 2015 by Australia in the semi-final on Thursday following a 95-run defeat. Despite the loss, India can hold their heads high after a spirited showing in the campaign. Before the World Cup began, everyone had written India off. Even a...
  • Team India should be proud of their World Cup campaign Yesterday

    Sydney: Back in 2003, India's World Cup campaign consisted of eight straight wins bookended by crushing defeats to Australia, one of them in the final at The Wanderers. Almost exactly 12 years on, India's hitherto blemish-free tournament came to a juddering halt against the men in gold and green. This...
  • World Cup: Australia and Steve Smith will never forget the semi-final against India Yesterday

    It was a special day at the SCG and the weather was picture perfect for such a big match. There was so much expectation always on the second semi-final, mainly because they had wait that little bit longer before it unfolds. So much at stake a place in a World...
  • Indian bowlers were largely impressive in this World Cup Yesterday

    Once Australia racked up 328 runs on the board, it was always going to be a steep ask for the Indian batsmen, irrespective of the form they were in and the relative docility of the track. They were up against a well-rounded bowling attack-the unit comprising Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson and...