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  • South Africa call up Rossouw to replace injured de Kock 14 hours 41 minutes ago

    Johannesburg: South Africa on Sunday called-up uncapped left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw to replace injured Quinton de Kock for the second Test against the West Indies. The 25-year-old Rossouw has yet to play a Test with his international experience limited to nine one-dayers and three Twenty20 games. De Kock injured his left ankle...
  • Snapshot: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar takes her kids to meet Rajinikanth; shares experience on Twitter 18 hours 37 minutes ago

    Television and film actress Radikaa Sarathkumar knows that there's only one reason why her children would wake up early on a Sunday morning. The actress-turned producer shared photos of her excited children posing for a photograph with legendary actor Rajinikanth on Twitter on Sunday evening. ...
  • West Indies add Deonarine to Test squad in South Africa 20 hours 22 minutes ago

    Pretoria: Left-handed batsman Narsingh Deonarine has been added to the West Indies Test squad for the final two matches in South Africa, the country's cricket board has announced. Deonarine comes in for Assad Fudadin, who fractured a finger in the warm-ups ahead of the first Test in Pretoria that ended in...
  • Kenroy Peters, Miguel Cummins in mix to replace injured Kemar Roach 21 hours 12 minutes ago

    Centurion: Left-arm seamer Kenroy Peters or fast bowler Miguel Cummins could be called up by the West Indies to replace fellow pacer Kemar Roach, who will miss the Boxing Day Test against South Africa because of an injury. Cummins is believed to be the frontrunner to replace Roach who limped out...
  • Snapshot: SS Rajamouli releases Tamannaah Bhatia's first look from 'Baahubali' on her birthday; celebs wish her on Twitter Yesterday

    The south Indian beauty Tamannaah Bhatia, who's also forayed in Bollywood, celebrates her 24th birthday today. Word on the street is that Bhatia will be celebrating her birthday with the cast and crew of her upcoming magnum opus, 'Baahubali'....
  • Jason Holder appointed West Indies ODI captain, Dwayne Bravo sacked Yesterday

    Jason Holder replaced Dwayne Bravo as captain of the West Indies one-day international side on Saturday, less than two months out from the Cricket World Cup. Holder, who turned 23 last month, was named to lead the squad in the five ODIs in South Africa starting on Jan. 16, after the...
  • Dale Steyn's love of Test arena fuels lust for wickets Yesterday

    Pretoria: There are few more fearsome sights in cricket than a fired-up Dale Steyn -- even a wounded one. When the South African speedster limped off the field with a groin problem on the third day of the opening Test against the West Indies, there would have been relief in the...
  • Injured Quinton de Kock out of South Africa's West Indies series Yesterday

    Centurion: Quinton de Kock, South Africa's rising wicketkeeping star, faces a battle to be fit for the 2015 World Cup after being ruled out of the remaining Test and limited overs matches against the West Indies. De Kock injured his left ankle while warming up before play on the third day...
  • 1st Test: Dale Steyn rips through Windies, Proteas post huge win Yesterday

    Dale Steyn ripped through the West Indies top order to claim his 25th five-wicket haul in Test cricket and give South Africa an innings and 220-run victory on the fourth morning of the first Test on Saturday. The West Indies' frailties with the bat were cruelly exposed by the top-ranked South...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 4 Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings. West Indies require 275 runs to make South Africa bat again and with the...
  • Wasteful Windies batsmen must do better: Leon Johnson Yesterday

    Centurion: Rookie left-hander Leon Johnson has lamented the West Indies' wastefulness after their batsmen threw away good starts to be knocked over cheaply on the third day of the opening Test against South Africa. The top five batsmen all passed 20 but none managed to convert their innings into a major...
  • Tamil film 'Kaaki Sattai' audio tops iTunes India charts; musician Anirudh Ravichander works magic with his seventh album 2 days ago

    Chennai: The music of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Kaaki Sattai, featuring music by Anirudh Ravichander has topped the charts again in iTunes India. The album was released in iTunes on 19th December 2014 and went on to top the national charts in few hours across genres (Bollywood, international, regional). The audio has...
  • 1st Test: Philander shines as South Africa close in on victory against WI 2 days ago

    Pretoria: Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day three of the opening Test on Friday. West Indies require 275 runs to make South Africa bat again and...
  • 'Irudhi Suttru' teaser: R Madhavan is relentless as the tough, passionate boxing coach 2 days ago

    Written and directed by Sudha Kongara, the bilingual sports drama is titled 'Saala Khadoos' in Hindi. The film also features Ritika Singh and Mumtaz Sorcar in the female lead roles, along with Radharavi and Nassar in supporting roles. Songs for 'Irudhi Suttru' have been composed by Santhosh Narayanan who has...
  • Badminton: Saina, Srikanth enter semis at World Super Series Finals 2 days ago

    Dubai: Badminton ace Saina Nehwal topped her group to march into the women's singles semifinals while Kidambi Srikanth reached the last four stage despite losing his last men's singles round robin match at the BWF World Super Series Finals here on Friday. World No.4 Saina clinched a pulsating three-game thriller against...
  • Nagarjuna's son Akhil Akkineni begins shooting for his debut film with director VV Vinayak 2 days ago

    Akhil Akkineni, youngest son of actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna, is set to enter the Telugu filmdom next year. Young Akkineni will be seen in VV Vinayak's upcoming film produced by actor Nithin and his father Sudhakar Reddy. Akhil's brother Naga Chaitanya made in his cinematic debut with Telugu action-romance 'Josh' some years...
  • 'I' theatrical trailer: Vikram wrestles with goons, catches a cycle with one hand, and ties shoelaces with a flick of his foot 2 days ago

    The wait is over! The first theatrical trailer for Chiyaan Vikram's sci-fi film, 'I' is out. And as expected, the teaser has begun to gain massive publicity on social media. Directed by Shankar, the film features Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles. It is interesting to see...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five at SuperSport Park. Amla declared half an hour before...
  • West Indies lose Assad Fudadin for South Africa series 3 days ago

    Pretoria: West Indies batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the three-test tour of South Africa after fracturing a finger in fielding practice on Wednesday. The 29-year-old fractured the little finger on his right hand during the warm-ups on the opening morning of the first test in Pretoria which is...
  • Stiaan van Zyl answers with ton as opportunity knocks 3 days ago

    Pretoria: South African Stiaan van Zyl waited a long time for his Test debut but made the most of the opportunity when it finally arrived with an unbeaten century on debut in the first test against West Indies on Thursday. Usually a number three with provincial side the Cobras, Van Zyl...
  • 1st Test: South Africa declare at 552/5 as rain forces stumps on Day 2 3 days ago

    Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five on the second day of the first Test against the West Indies at SuperSport Park on Thursday. Amla declared half an hour...
  • Watch: New song 'Madamiyan' from 'Tevar' shows Arjun Kapoor comparing Shruti Haasan to delicious 'mithai' 3 days ago

    "Every girl deserves a Mad Lover and there's no one better than Agra ka Pintoo," reads the description for the song 'Madamiyan'. ...
  • 'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time 3 days ago

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla plundered centuries for South Africa as the West Indies made poor use of favorable bowling conditions on day one. After winning the toss and electing to bowl on the back of some...
  • 'My Birthday Song' navigates the space between real and surrealism, says director Samir Soni 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-director Samir Soni is currently busy shooting his directorial debut 'My Birthday Song' in the capital with actor Sanjay Suri in the lead role. The crew of the film, co-produced by Soni and Suri under the latter's Kahwa banner, shot some scenes in south Delhi and Defence Colony...
  • Windies sweating on Kemar Roach's injury 4 days ago

    Centurion: West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of frontline fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa. The 26-year-old sustained an injury to his right ankle while running into bowl his 16th over,...
  • 1st Test: Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers flatten West Indies on Day 1 4 days ago

    Centurion: AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla plundered centuries for South Africa as the West Indies made poor use of favorable bowling conditions on day one of the first cricket Test at Centurion on Wednesday. After winning the toss and electing to bowl on the back of some morning rain, the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 4 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: West Indies opted to field against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Dean Elgar, Alviro Petersen, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers, Stiaan van Zyl, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott West Indies:...