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  • India successfully test fires nuclear cruise missile Nirbhay; can strike targets more than 700 km away 3 days ago

    Chandipur (Odisha): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay, which can strike targets more than 700 kms away, was successfully test fired from Chandipur range in Odisha on Friday morning. This was the second test firing attempt made by Nirbhay, after the missile failed in its debut attempt...
  • Mohammad Hafeez recovers from hand injury 3 days ago

    Islamabad: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has fully recovered from a hand injury and is fit for next week's first Test against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Earlier this month, Hafeez missed the one-off Twenty20 and the three one-day internationals against Australia after injuring his left hand during a practice match at...
  • DNA test of child allowed to prove infidelity of spouse: SC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: DNA test of a child can be allowed to prove infidelity of a spouse despite opposition from his or her partner, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held, saying that if such test is resisted then adverse inference can be drawn against the person opposing it. A bench headed...
  • Rookie spinner in Pakistan's preliminary squad for Australia Tests 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan on Tuesday named uncapped legspinner Yasir Shah to replace the suspended Saeed Ajmal in their preliminary 19-man squad for the two Tests against Australia starting next week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Shah, 28, was one of the leading wicket-takers in the domestic season last year, with...
  • Fit-again Michael Clarke hopes Australia carry momentum 5 days ago

    Sharjah: Fit-again Australian captain Michael Clarke said on Tuesday that he hopes his team can carry the momentum of its Twenty20 and one-day wins over Pakistan into the two-match Test series starting next week. Australia routed Pakistan 3-0 in the one-day series which finished on Sunday and also won the...
  • Mohammad Hafeez to undergo fitness test for Australia series 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's senior all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will know on Tuesday if he can make the Test series against Australia after undergoing a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy. According to the chief medical and health officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Hafeez has resumed batting in the nets with the...
  • Pakistan lose Wahab Riaz for Test series against Australia 6 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan continued to lose key players through injury in their series against Australia with paceman Wahab Riaz on Monday ruled out of the two Test series. The 29-year-old left-arm paceman hurt his knee during the second one-day international against Australia in Dubai on Friday and after an MRI has...
  • BCCI should appoint Virat Kohli as Test captain: Mohammad Azharuddin October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Wednesday said that BCCI should think of appointing young Virat Kohli as the Test captain after India's drubbing in the longest format in the recently concluded series in England. The 51-year-old came down heavily on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said,"You don't survive as...
  • West Indies have the ability to beat India: Richie Richardson October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: West Indies cricket manager Richie Richardson on said he is well aware that India would look to bounce back from their forgettable England tour but believes in his side's ability and looks forward to beat the hosts. "When you are a top team and you lose, you just can't wait...
  • Chris Gayle expects to recover in time for Tests in India September 30, 2014

    Kingston: Explosive West Indian opener Chris Gayle believes he will overcome injury in time for the three-Test series in India which starts next month. The attacking left-hander was not considered for selection for the second Test against Bangladesh earlier this month or the one-day series in India starting next week, because...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq distances himself from Younis Khan comment September 28, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq has distanced himself from the axing of senior batsman, Younis Khan for the ODI series against Australia. "I don't want to comment on this issue because Younis is a senior teammate and I also have to look at the PCB code of conduct but...
  • Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson set to play against Pakistan September 28, 2014

    Sydney: Australian coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday that fearsome fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Johnson was withdrawn from the Twenty20 Champions League with a rib injury, but left with the national squad for the UAE on...
  • Australia coach Darren Lehmann turns heat on spinner Nathan Lyon September 28, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia coach Darren Lehmann has turned the blowtorch on Nathan Lyon, saying the spinner had not "delivered" in second innings spells to drive the Test team to victory. An orthodox spinner who rarely strays from his stock off-breaks, Lyon will be under pressure to perform in the United Arab Emirates...
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires short range missile Hatf IX September 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired short range surface-to-surface missile 'Hatf IX' that has a range of 60 kilometres and can cover parts of India. The test of the missile also called Nasr was conducted with successive launches of four missiles from a state-of-the-art Multi Tube Launcher with Salvo Mode, the...
  • ISRO wakes up Mars Orbiter, successfully test fires engine on the Mangalyaan September 22, 2014

    The Indian space research organisation has begun crucial operations to put the mars orbiter spacecraft into its final orbit around the red plane with it's first testing of engines a big success, giving us hopes of great glory. ...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus more durable than Samsung Galaxy S5: Tests September 22, 2014

    New York: Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break...
  • Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series September 21, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan selectors have retained senior batsman Younis Khan in a shortlist of 20 players they have finalized for the Test and ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Sources close to the selectors told PTI on Sunday that Younis was shortlisted for the series despite initial doubts...
  • Badaun murders: Key eyewitness fails CBI's lie detector test September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that the key eyewitness in the Badaun murder case has failed to pass its lie detector test. The victims' families had earlier alleged that the CBI's probe was discriminatory as it was probing an honour killing angle. The bodies of the two...
  • 2nd Test: Benn takes five as West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 296 runs to win series 20 September 17, 2014

    Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul completed his 30th Test century and leftarm spinner Sulieman Benn followed with 5 for 72 on Tuesday as the West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 296 runs late on day four of the second Test. The West Indies, playing their landmark 500th Test, swept the twoTest series 20. Chanderpaul's unbeaten...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 4 September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4 for 208, an overall lead of 427. After captain Denesh Ramdin declined to enforce...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 September 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning on 13, and Shafiul Islam has...
  • 2nd Test: Kemar Roach dismantles Bangladesh on Day 2 September 15, 2014

    Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps on the second day of the second and final Test against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Sunday. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 2 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one September 14, 2014

    St. Lucia: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled 66 off 162 balls. He struck five fours and a six. Brathwaite,...
  • WI vs Ban, 2nd Test, Day 1: as it happened September 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh elected to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Nasir Hossain, Taijul Islam, AlAmin Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Robiul Islam West Indies: Leon Johnson, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine...
  • West Indies hunt series win in historic 500th Test September 13, 2014

    Gros Islet: The West Indies will hope to mark their 500th Test with a victory when they face Bangladesh in the second and final Test at the Beausejour Cricket Ground here Saturday. They swept aside the visitors by 10 wickets in the first encounter at Arnos Vale last week and with...
  • Gayle unavailable for second Test against Bangladesh September 12, 2014

    Gros Islet (St. Lucia): The West Indies will have to do without talismanic opener Chris Gayle for the second and final Test against Bangladesh starting Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. The lefthander was not named in the 13man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana lefthander Leon Johnson called up as...
  • India successfully test fires nuclearcapable AgniI missile September 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday successfully testfired its indigenous developed nuclearcapable surfacetosurface AgniI missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said. The missile, which can strike a target 700 km away and can carry a onetonne nuclear warhead, was tested by the armed forces as part of user trial...
  • China shows off new missile test on prime time television September 11, 2014

    Beijing: China has unveiled its latest military hardware on prime time television, an advanced air defence system that reports said has a "high success rate" destroying incoming missiles and aircraft. The HongQi10 (Reg Flag 10) surfacetoair missile was shown in the evening news bulletin Wednesday being fired from ships and landbased...
  • 1st Test: West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 10 wickets September 9, 2014

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim completed his third Test century but could not prevent West Indies from romping to a 10wicket victory early on day five of the opening Test match at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Tuesday. Mushfiqur was last man out for 116 as Bangladesh, 256 for 5 overnight, was...