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  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4 3 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: Joe Root's sixth Test hundred piloted England to a position of control at 373 for 6 in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at stumps on the third day of the second Test on...
  • 2nd Test: Marlon Samuels gives a funny send-off to Ben Stokes 3 days ago

    We have reached a stage where hurling abuses is a more common occurence on the cricket field than the age-old banters and funny on-field activities. Well, not for Marlon Samuels as he gave the most befitting reply to Ben Stokes without even uttering a word as the Englishman made his way...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second Test on Wednesday. Cook, who has not scored...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 5 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Report: A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made...
  • Marlon Samuels gunning for big West Indies total 5 days ago

    St. George: Middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels said his main goal is to help put the West Indies in a winning position against England when the second Test enters the second day at the National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Samuels is unbeaten on 94, six runs away from his seventh Test century,...
  • 2nd Test: England on top against West Indies in humid Grenada 6 days ago

    A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada on Tuesday. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made more inroads in the final session before bad light stopped...
  • Samuel Badree to mentor Australia's young spinners 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Samuel Badree, the West Indies legspinner who is currently the No. 1-ranked bowler in the ICC Twenty20 International rankings, will work with Australia's best young spin bowlers, a Cricket Australia release said on Tuesday. In all, 24 spinners including Cameron Boyce, who has played four T20Is for Australia, have been...
  • Nicki Minaj's ex denies leaking her nude images April 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Nicki Minaj's ex Safaree Samuels has denied reports that he leaked naked photographs of the singer on micro-blogging website Twitter. Samuels denied the reports via Twitter on Thursday, emphasising that he only had one verified Twitter account, that is @IAMSAFAREE, reports aceshowbiz.com. A Twitter user who goes by the...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 5 April 17, 2015

    For LIVE commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven in the afternoon session, the...
  • 1st Test: England in control despite West Indies resistance on Day 4 April 17, 2015

    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...
  • Watch: Homeopathy's evolution as an alternative system of medicine April 10, 2015

    World Homeopathy Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of homeopathy's founding father Samuel Hahnemann, a German allopathy doctor. ...
  • Our strategic relationship with India has energised under Modi's leadership: US March 20, 2015

    Washington: The US remains heavily engaged with India and the strategic relationship between the two countries has energised under the new leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top Pentagon commander has said. "Last year, India held the largest election in its history. With new leadership in place, India is...
  • AC Milan's troubles continue, Samuel Eto'o breaks Sampdoria duck March 8, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan's troubles continued when they conceded an equaliser in the fifth minute of stoppage time and were held 2-2 by modest visitors Verona in Serie A on Saturday. Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o opened his Sampdoria account with a stunning strike in a 2-0 home win over Cagliari which...
  • 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' review: The film is a spectacle of cartoon violence and irreverent humor February 27, 2015

    Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson Kingsman: The Secret Service is a spectacle of cartoon violence and irreverent humor; it's exactly the sort of wildly entertaining experience that we go to the movies for. This cheeky send-up of classic James Bond films cements director Matthew Vaughn's reputation...
  • World Cup 2015: Marlon Samuels escapes sanction over 'throat-slit' gesture February 26, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels will not be sanctioned over a "throat-slitting" gesture he made in his team's World Cup win over Zimbabwe, a source told AFP on Thursday. Samuels appeared to run his thumb from one side of his throat to the other to mark his century in Tuesday's...
  • Cricket World Cup: Gayle, WI eye 300-plus against South Africa February 25, 2015

    Canberra: Record-breaking Chris Gayle says the West Indies will be looking to post their fourth total above 300 in Friday's crunch World Cup game with South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Gayle exploded back to form with a World Cup record 215 off 147 balls and put on a record...
  • World Cup 2015: Gayle takes Zimbabwe to cleaners with double ton in West Indies' 73-run win February 24, 2015

    The records didn't just tumble at the Manuka Oval on Tuesday (February 24), they were smashed out of the park. The highest partnership in ODI history (372), putting Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid (331) in the shade. The most balls a pair has batted together (298), again displacing the same...
  • Ireland warn World Cup opponents by upsetting West Indies February 16, 2015

    Nelson: The sun shone brightly on Saxton Oval and fearless Ireland on a day that will be remembered for years to come in the faraway pubs of Dublin and Belfast. Bowling with purpose, fielding with precision and batting with panache, Ireland chased down 305 against West Indies to infuse the...
  • World Cup 2015 Team Profile: Odds stacked against West Indies' revival February 8, 2015

    West Indies cricket, in the past few years, has suffered a lot due to the tussle between its players and board. The team that was once known for its all-round performance and invincible status has now turned into a unit that relies on a few star players to win matches. ...
  • Samuel Castillejo scores as Malaga beat Valencia 1-0 in La Liga February 3, 2015

    Madrid: Samuel Castillejo gave Malaga a 1-0 home win against a 10-man Valencia when he scored his first goal of the season in the Spanish league on Monday. Castillejo rose high to reach Samuel Garcia's cross and sent a lobbed header over goalkeeper Diego Alves in the 25th minute. Malaga missed several...
  • Samuel Eto'o completes transfer to Sampdoria from Everton January 27, 2015

    Everton said striker Samuel Eto'o has completed a transfer to Serie A club Sampdoria on a two-and-a-half-year contract. The 33-year-old Eto'o joined Everton on a free transfer last August, and scored four times in 20 appearances before moving back to Italy, where he used to play for Inter Milan. Everton manager Roberto...
  • Sampdoria close to clinching deal for striker Samuel Eto'o January 21, 2015

    Rome: Italian Serie A football club Sampdoria is set to sign former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, the club's sporting director Carlo Osti has said. Sampdoria has been in talks with Eto'o and his representatives in recent weeks and the deal "is almost finalised", Osti said on Tuesday, reports Xinhua. The 33-year-old joined...
  • Nicki Minaj's ex Safaree Samuels felt like employee, not boyfriend January 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj's former boyfriend Safaree Samuels says he split from her because he felt like he was being treated like an "employee instead of her man". Minaj and Samuels had been together for twelve years before he decided to call time on the relationship. Speaking on "The Breakfast...
  • South Africa submit to calypso music as Windies win series in world record T20 chase January 11, 2015

    Johannesburg: Chris Gayle powered the West Indies to the highest score by a team batting second in Twenty20 internationals on Sunday, sealing a 2-0 series win in South Africa. Gayle hammered 90 off 41 balls as West Indies made 236 for 6 in 19.2 overs to overhaul South Africa's 231 for...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 4 January 5, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Leon Johnson and Marlon Samuels dug in to keep the West Indies in touch after AB de Villiers' century gave South Africa the initiative. Johnson and Samuels put on an unbroken 61 for the third wicket to rescue...
  • 3rd Test: AB de Villiers ton gives South Africa edge vs West Indies January 4, 2015

    Cape Town: Leon Johnson and Marlon Samuels dug in to keep the West Indies in touch after AB de Villiers' century gave South Africa the initiative on day three of the third and final Test at Newlands on Sunday. Johnson and Samuels put on an unbroken 61 for the third wicket...
  • Clive Lloyd all praise for Kraigg Brathwaite, Marlon Samuels January 4, 2015

    Cape Town: Chief selector Clive Lloyd has praised Kraigg Brathwaite's maturity in the wake of the opener's third Test century and said that coupled with the presence of the experienced Marlon Samuels, the West Indies were now only two middle order batsmen short of being a quality Test side. Lloyd, the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 1 January 2, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: West Indies opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Alviro Petersen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers (wk), Stiaan van Zyl, Temba Bavuma, Simon Harmer, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel West Indies: Kraigg...