Luke Pomersbach

  • Australia's Luke Pomersbach retires from cricket due to depression June 5, 2014

    Twenty20 batsman Luke Pomersbach ended his professional cricket career indefinitely on Thursday to deal with depression. Pomersbach only played one Twenty20 international for Australia in 2007 but his hardhitting exploits earned him contracts with the Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He has most recently been...
  • Misbah replaces Pomersbach in Caribbean Premier League July 26, 2013

    Castries: Pakistan's Test and oneday international (ODI) captain MisbahulHaq will replace Luke Pomersbach of Australia in the St. Lucia Zouks team for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament which begins next week. Pomersbach has been forced to pull out of the tournament on compassionate leave. Misbah, who has been captaining...
  • Chanderpaul out of CPL, Pomersbach in June 18, 2013

    Bridgetown (Barbados): West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been forced to withdraw from the first ever Caribbean Premier League (CPL) because of his contractual obligations with English county team Derbyshire. Organisers say Chanderpaul signed a contract with CPL, offering himself for selection but later realised that his commitment to...
  • Kings XI to bolster batting against KKR, says Darren Lehmann April 15, 2013

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab coach Darren Lehmann Monday said his batsmen need to bat out the full twenty overs and put more runs on the board to give the bowlers a chance to defend the total. "Our bowling and fielding has been really good. But what has obviously let us...
  • Pomersbach promises to keep off controversy in IPL April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: He has only played one international, yet Australian batsman Luke Pomersbach has remained in the news for reasons other than cricket and more for his alcoholrelated indiscipline. Not many would have put their money on his return to the Indian Premier League (IPL) after his arrest for...
  • Team profile: Kings XI Punjab cannot be underestimated April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The unfancied Kings XI Punjab team put up a spirited performance in the 2012 IPL season but fell marginally short of qualifying for the playoffs. Mandeep Singh and Parvinder Awana grabbed the opportunity to showcase their talent on the big stage and emerged as the highest rungetter and...
  • Queensland sign Luke Pomersbach July 4, 2012

    Sydney: Troubled Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach was on Wednesday signed by Queensland on a oneseason deal, with chief selector Trevor Hohns saying the batsman would have a "fresh start" with the Bulls. Pomersbach, 27, made headlines when he was arrested in New Delhi earlier this year while playing in the Indian...
  • News 360: Politics over the petrol price hike May 25, 2012

    Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday defended the hike in oil prices, ruling out a partial rollback anytime soon. ...
  • HC quashes FIR against Luke Pomersbach May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed an FIR against Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach after he and the complainant reached an outofcourt settlement in a molestation case. Justice ML Mehta quashed the FIR and the criminal proceedings arising out of it after recording statements of American citizen Zohal...
  • IPL molestation: HC quashes FIR against Luke May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed an FIR against Australian cricketer and RCB player Luke Pomersbach after he and complainant Zohal Hamid reached an outofcourt settlement in a molestation case. Justice ML Mehta quashed the FIR and the criminal proceedings arising out of it after recording statements of...
  • IPL molestation: Delhi HC hears victim's plea May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday heard US citizen Zohal Hamid's plea to withdraw molestation charge against RCB Player Luke Pomersbach. Zohal was at the Delhi High Court along with her fiance Sahil Peerzada and Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach for quashing of the criminal case, lodged against the...
  • Molestation charge against Pomersbach dropped May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Zohal Hamid's lawyer on Thursday sent notice to police saying she's withdrawing molestation charge against Royal Challengers Bangalore player Luke Pomersbach to approach court for withdrawal of charges. Hamid's lawyer Rajneesh Chopra said that they will move an application in the High Court during the day. Bangalore player Pomersbach was...
  • Molestation charge against Pomersbach dropped May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Zohal Hamid's lawyer on Thursday sent notice to police saying she's withdrawing molestation charge against Royal Challengers Bangalore player Luke Pomersbach to approach court for withdrawal of charges. Hamid's lawyer Rajneesh Chopra said they will move an application in the High Court during the day. Royal Challengers player Pomersbach...
  • IPL molestation: Zohal reaches settlement with Luke May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: In a latenight development, US national Zohal Hamid's lawyer confirmed that she had reached a settlement with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) director Sidhartha Mallya and decided to withdraw the molestation case against Australian player Luke Pomersbach. Hamid's lawyers will soon move the Delhi High Court seeking withdrawal of the...
  • Victim to withdraw case against Pomersbach May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: American woman Zohal Hamid on Wednesday night decided to withdraw molestation case against Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach after both the parties reached an out of court settlement. Zohal's lawyers will soon move the Delhi High Court seeking withdrawal of the case registered against Pomersbach who was arrested last...
  • Molestation row: Zohal to withdraw case against Luke May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: American woman Zohal Hamid on Wednesday night decided to withdraw molestation case against Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach after both the parties reached an out of court settlement. Zohal's lawyers will soon move the Delhi High Court seeking withdrawal of the case registered against Pomersbach who was arrested last Friday...
  • IPL molestation case: Luke to be questioned again May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach is likely to be questioned in connection with the molestation case again sometime this week, sources say. The police have questioned 20 people so far and are likely to file a chargesheet next week. Meanwhile, Ray Jennings, the coach of the Royal challangers...
  • IPL molestation row: RCB manager questioned May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Tuesday questioned some friends of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach in the molestation case involving the cricketer. The police also questioned RCB Manager Avinash Vaidya in connection with the case. The police will record the statement of Miraj, the alleged victim's fiance's friend,...
  • IPL molestation row: Police to quiz witness May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Monday will continue its questioning of witnesses in the IPL molestation case involving Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach. The police is set to record the statement of Miraj, the victim's fiance's friend, who was present in the room when the assault took place. The...
  • IPL molestation row: Police question KP Appanna May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a new twist in the IPL molestation row, the Delhi police claim cricketer Luke Pomersbach has reportedly confessed in his statement to the cops. However, the statement is legally not admissible in a court of law. Meanwhile, KP Apanna is the latest name which has cropped up...
  • Pomersbach lawyer denies confession May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The lawyer of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), denied on Monday that the cricketer had confessed to the police of having inadvertently touched or molested US citizen Zohail Hameed. Counsel Neeraj Chaudhry told IANS that his client did not make any confession to...
  • IPL row: Appanna records statement with police May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Cricketer KP Appanna on Sunday recorded his statement with Delhi Police after his name cropped up during investigations into the molestation case of an American woman allegedly by an Australian cricketer. The leftarm spinner was allegedly seen in CCTV footage accompanying Luke Pomersbach, the cricketer who is accused of...
  • Sid Mallya is a nice boy: IPL molestation victim's fiance May 21, 2012

    The molestation victim's fiance was discharged from the hospital on Monday. ...
  • Pomersbach has confessed to his crime: police May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi police have claimed that the Royal Challengers Bangalore player, Luke Pomersbach, has confessed to his crime of molesting a woman, a US citizen of Indian origin, at a hotel in the capital recently. However, the player can deny that in the court as a statement made...
  • Pomersbach has confessed to his crime: police May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The police claim that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach has confessed to his crime in the molestation case. Pomersbach reportedly told the police that he was under the influence of alcohol when he inadvertently touched the victim. However, Luke can deny his statement in the court as...
  • IPL molestation row: Another RCB player identified May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The police have identified Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player KP Apanna from the CCTV footage in connection with the molestation case involving his RCB teammate Luke Pomersbach. The police have identified Appanna as the one who returned with Luke to the victim's hotel room. The police also say that...
  • IPL molestation: Victim's threat claims to be probed May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday is expected to probe the complaints of threat made by the victim in the IPL molestation case involving Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach. The victim, an American national, had said that five people, including three IPL players, had threatened her to...
  • IPL molestation case: Fiance confirms victim's statements May 20, 2012

    The Delhi Police on Sunday recorded the statement of Sahil, who corroborated his fiancee's version of events in the case involving RCB player Luke Pomersbach. ...
  • IPL molestation case: Will Sid Mallya apologise? May 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach was on Saturday granted bail in the molestation case, the alleged victim has threatened to file a defamatory suit against RCB team director Sidhartha Mallya if he did not apologise to her by Sunday evening for his defamatory tweets...
  • IPL molestation case: Luke gets bail, says he is relieved May 19, 2012

    Luke Pomersbach was granted bail as trespass could not be established through the CCTV footage, following which the court dropped the nonbailable charge of trespass against him. ...