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  • Nelson Mandela inspired Jason Holder's maiden Test century 8 hours 34 minutes ago

    St.John's: West Indies allrounder Jason Holder says images of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela as well as his dead grandfather flashed through his mind after scoring his maiden Test and first class century. Holder, playing in only his fourth Test, struck an unbeaten hundred on Friday to help...
  • Wanted to wear down English bowlers: Jason Holder Yesterday

    North Sound: West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, named Player of the Match for his stupendous second innings maiden unbeaten century, said his plan was just to stick it out in the middle and wear out the England bolwers. Chasing a stiff target of 438 runs on the final day of the...
  • 1st Test: Jason Holder's unbeaten ton helps West Indies salvage draw against England Yesterday

    Antigua: An unbeaten 103 by Jason Holder helped West Indies salvage a nail-biting draw against England in the first Test on Friday, spoiling James Anderson's celebrations after becoming his country's record wicket taker. Holder had successive partnerships of 105 with captain Denesh Ramdin and 56 with Kemar Roach as West Indies...
  • Young guns have taken over, says Jason Day 4 days ago

    Jordan Spieth's U.S. Masters victory struck another huge blow for golf's 'Generation Next', leaving an inspired Jason Day convinced of a changing of the guard. The 21-year-old Spieth's brilliant wire-to-wire win at Augusta shot him up to world number two behind top-ranked 25-year-old Rory McIlroy. Between them, the pair have won the...
  • Jason Gillespie takes Adelaide role after England speculation 4 days ago

    Former test bowler Jason Gillespie has returned home to coach the Adelaide Strikers in Australia's domestic Twenty20 league, dashing speculation the Yorkshire mentor might succeed England coach Peter Moores. The 39-year-old South Australian, who guided Yorkshire to the 2014 England county championship, has signed with the Strikers for the next two...
  • 'Fast and Furious 7' full of testosterone: Jason Statham March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Jason Statham, who is gearing up for his forthcoming action thriller film 'Fast and Furious 7', says it is "full of testosterone" and will go "down and dirty" -- just the way fans want to see it. 'Fast & Furious 7' is full of testosterone. We get down and...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch can star in Tests, says Jason Gillespie March 25, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie on Wednesday said Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell can be stars in the Test arena if given the chance. Australia's Maxwell has played three Tests - two in India in 2013 and one against Pakistan in 2014 - while Finch hasn't yet earned a...
  • Will you pay to watch video clips online? March 24, 2015

    San Francisco: Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting on it. Instead of free-for-all distribution supported solely by advertising, Vessel will charge...
  • World Cup: Holding criticizes West Indies captain Jason Holder March 22, 2015

    Dwayne Bravo would have made a huge difference to West Indies' campaign, feels Michael Holding. ...
  • World Cup: Would like to remain West Indies captain, says Jason Holder March 21, 2015

    Wellington: Newly-appointed West Indies skipper Jason Holder said that he would like to keep leading the Caribbean side despite losing the World Cup quarter-final to New Zealand at the Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday. New Zealand beat West Indies by 143 runs to enter the semi-finals of the mega event where...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, World Cup 2015, semi-finals March 21, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) A much-anticipated pulsating battle between New Zealand's bowlers and two-time champions West Indies' big hitters may well decide the fourth quarter-final of the World Cup. Co-hosts New Zealand are high on confidence after romping into the knock-out stage with an all-win record in...
  • Jim Carrey, Keanu Reeves to join the cast of 'The Bad Batch' March 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actors Jim Carrey, Keanu Reeves and Suki Waterhouse will join Jason Momoa and Diego Luna to star in 'The Bad Batch'. Annapurna Pictures and Vice Films will be producing the film, which will be selling at the Cannes Film Festival. Although plot details are kept under the wraps, it appears...
  • World Cup: Jason Holder has skills to lead Windies, says Richard Hadlee March 20, 2015

    Wellington: Fast bowling great Richard Hadlee has given Jason Holder a ringing endorsement, saying he is impressed with the cricketing skills and leadership of the young West Indies captain. "I like the look of captain Jason Holder. He seems very calm for someone so young and someone carrying so much responsibility,"...
  • World Cup 2015: Win over favourites NZ would be huge for Windies, says Jason Holder March 20, 2015

    A victory for West Indies against New Zealand in their cricket World Cup quarter-final on Saturday would be "huge" for fans back in the Caribbean eager to put months of controversy behind them, according to captain Jason Holder. West Indies, who looked unlikely quarter-finalists at the start of the World Cup,...
  • World Cup 2015: Jason Holder survives trial by fire as WI captain March 16, 2015

    Wellington: Amid the many excitements and plot twists of the pool stage of the Cricket World Cup, a small but compelling drama has played out off-stage that may reach its climax during the quarterfinals. Jason Holder's personal battle to establish himself as the captain of a West Indies team dogged by...
  • World Cup: Pakistan ensure a spot for West Indies in quarters March 15, 2015

    A win against UAE was not good enough for the Caribbean side to book their spot in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as they had to wait for the match between Pakistan and Ireland to finish. The first job was done as West Indies got the better of UAE and...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in West Indies team, says Jason Holder March 15, 2015

    Napier: West Indies skipper Jason Holder dismissed talk of a rift in the ranks on Sunday as he led his side to a likely World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand. Holder, a surprise choice to lead the West Indies to the World Cup, appeared to be involved in an on-field argument...
  • World Cup: West Indies stay alive for quarters after hammering UAE March 15, 2015

    "If we can wrap it up as quickly as possible, that's a plus for us. I can't play the weather. If it comes, it comes. If it doesn't, we just need to do what's required of us." With the threatening Cyclone Pam looming large over Match 41 of the 2015 World...
  • World Cup: Brian Lara backs rookie West Indies skipper Jason Holder March 13, 2015

    Sydney: Former West Indies captain Brian Lara says he is impressed with current skipper Jason Holder who is leading the regional outfit on a desperate campaign to secure a quarter-final berth in the cricket World Cup. Batting legend Lara said he is impressed with the potential of the young all-rounder and...
  • World Cup: West Indies skipper Jason Holder forced to play waiting game March 10, 2015

    West Indies captain Jason Holder already had one of the toughest jobs at the World Cup but this week faces the hardest assignment for any sportsman -- waiting to see if other results will send his team into the quarter-finals. The 23-year-old fast bowling all-rounder was a shock selection as captain...
  • World Cup 2015: We should have at least scored 270, says Holder March 6, 2015

    Perth: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his team's poor batting for the defeat against India as he felt an ideal score on the WACA strip was 270 and not the 182 runs they managed in the ICC Cricket World Cup group league encounter, here on Friday. Asked if they were...
  • World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni, says Jason Holder March 5, 2015

    Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected...
  • British model Rosie Huntington still remembers her humble beginning March 4, 2015

    Los Angeles: Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says she occasionally has to remind herself of how lucky she is to be in a successful career, after spending 12 years trying to make a name for herself in the fashion industry. "The first eight years of my career were a grind. Sometimes I almost...
  • ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers backs Jason Holder to succeed as captain February 28, 2015

    Sydney: South Africa skipper AB de Villiers backed his young West Indies counterpart Jason Holder to succeed as captain, saying he expects the Caribbean side to pose a threat in the ongoing cricket World Cup. The 23-year-old Holder has had a rough initiation, suffering a 1-4 drubbing from South Africa in...
  • Olivia Wilde calls her pregnancy belly a horror movie February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Olivia Wilde, who has 10-month-old son Otis with her partner Jason Sudeikis, says pregnancy is a 'terrifying' experience, but she recommends it. She even compared her enormous belly to a horror movie. "I was doing re-shoots for this movie...(at) eight and a half months pregnant and I was just...
  • Watch: Record-breaking De Villiers arrives at ICC World Cup, Day 14 highlights February 28, 2015

    South Africa's run-monger AB de Villiers added the fastest 150 in ODIs to his world records of fastest 50 and fastest 100 as Jason Holder's West Indies were handed out a batting tutorial. Highlights from day 14 of the ICC World Cup. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Jason Holder blames West Indies' death bowling for loss February 27, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed their pathetic death bowling and dropped chances as they slumped to a 257-run defeat in their World Cup Pool B encounter against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday. "We dropped chances and chasing 400 was always tough. But had we...