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  • Will try to bowl consistent yorkers to England batsmen: Umesh Yadav Yesterday

    London: Fresh from a successful India A tour of Australia, paceman Umesh Yadav has revealed that his Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram helped him get his yorkers right and he is now keen to use the toe-crushers against England batsmen in the one-dayers. "I had a problem with the...
  • India seek fresh start with fresh faces in ODIs 2 days ago

    Their morale battered by the Test series debacle, India would look to make a fresh beginning and salvage lost pride when they take on England in a five-match ODI cricket series starting here on Monday. On one hand, the Indians will be distracted by the 1-3 series loss in the Test...
  • As it happened: Indians vs Middlesex, Tour match at Lord's 5 days ago

    Middlesex innings: Karn Sharma took three wickets to end the Middlesex chase, handing the Indians a 95-run victory. End of 36 overs: Middlesex lost two quick wickets inside the gap of 2 overs to struggle at 119 for 8. End of 28 overs: Offspinner R Ashwin struck to sent Simpson back for 19....
  • BCCI to send pacers for England ODI ahead of schedule August 7, 2014

    Prompted by Ishant Sharma's injury, the Indian cricket board is sending the pace trio of Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Dhaval Kulkarni to England early as a back-up for the 5th Test. ...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: In-form Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies...
  • IPL 7: Bowling gives Kolkata edge over Punjab in the final May 31, 2014

    The seventh edition of IPL has got its two finalists in Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab and both teams deserve to be part of the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata, after the UAE leg, never looked like making to the playoffs as they struggled to find the right...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan blitz eliminates SRH, KKR No. 2 on points table May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan sent Sunrisers Hyderabad into submission and Kolkata Knigh Riders to No. 2 on the points table with a stunning display of batsmanship that saw him score the fastest fifty in IPL history in just 15 balls to chase down SRH's 161 in just 14.2 overs at the Eden...
  • Bowlers did well to restrict Hyderabad to 142: Gautam Gambhir May 19, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir made no bones about the fact that he got a raw deal from umpire Nigel Llong which prompted an angry reaction from him as he cursed on his way back and flung his bat angrily on reaching the dug-out. Gambhir was adjudged caught behind...
  • LS polls counting LIVE: Congress decimated, bites the dust in UP as BJP bags 73 out of 80 seats May 16, 2014

    Tight security arrangements will be in place for counting of votes at 76 counting centres in Uttar Pradesh on Friday where 1,288 candidates, including Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi, have contested for the 80 Lok Sabha seats. "For counting in 80 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 75 districts, total 76 counting...
  • EC orders more security for May 7 election in UP May 6, 2014

    The Election Commission (EC) has ordered the deployment of more security personnel for the fifth phase of polling in 15 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh May 7, officials said on Tuesday. With several incidents of booth capturing in the third and fourth rounds of balloting in the state and apprehensions about...
  • LS polls: Hema, Nagma to be given extra security April 5, 2014

    Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and Nagma contesting the Lok Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, will be given special police protection, officials said on Saturday. Congress candidate Nagma contesting for Meerut seat, has been subjected to teasing on at least three occasions. Yesteryear 'dream girl' fighting on a BJP ticket from Mathura constituency,...
  • Pulkit Samrat's 'O Teri': Tweet review March 30, 2014

    'Fukrey' star Pulkit Samrat is back in a Hindi comedy 'O Teri' which has been produced by Atul Agnihotri. The actor, who is close to Salman Khan, had consulted the star before he signed the film. As he said in one of his interviews, he met the star, discussed the...
  • Luv Sinha invites fans to send scripts January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Luv Sinha, who is trying to revive his family's production house Shotgun Movies, has invited all his fans to send in their 'registered scripts'. The actor took to Twitter to announce the news. "If you have a registered script and want to pitch it, drop us a mail at...
  • Ranveer Singh to do a film with Umesh Shukla? December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is likely to do a film for 'Oh My God' fame director Umesh Shukla. "There are few ideas that I have which I have discussed with Ranveer. The subject that I have, he suits perfectly, hence want to chose him. He has liked it too," Umesh...
  • Ishant, Umesh fail to impress in pace-friendly conditions December 9, 2013

    Durban: Going into the second one-dayer in Durban, India made changes to their bowling attack but unfortunately it didn't work. Considering the pace and bounce of the South African wickets, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma were drafted in, but the pace duo misfired by bowling inconsistent length. However, at the end...
  • Will focus on line and length in South Africa: Umesh Yadav November 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Back in the side after being sidelined for some months due to poor form, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav on Wednesday said he will focus on getting his line and length right in next month's Test and ODI series against South Africa. "I am not thinking too much. I will just...
  • Zaheer's presence will help me grow as a bowler: Umesh Yadav November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Umesh Yadav is relieved that he is back in the scheme of things but the bigger reason for his happiness is that senior pro Zaheer Khan will be around during India's upcoming tour of South Africa to guide the junior bowlers. "Zaheer has had a great influence on youngsters...
  • Zaheer back, Gambhir ignored for SA Tests; Rayudu gets Test call-up November 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Zaheer Khan may not have a BCCI contract but he will be happy to see his name appear on the list of India's Test squad for the tour of South Africa, which the selectors announced on Monday. But Gautam Gambhir will have to wait a bit longer to...
  • Umesh, Shami, Rohit in Test team for WI series; Zaheer overlooked October 31, 2013

    The Sandeep Patil-led BCCI selection committee on Thursday named a new-look Indian side for the two-Test series against West Indies, which is also the farewell series for Sachin Tendulkar. In spite of his erratic performance in the ongoing ODI series against Australia, Ishant Sharma was able to retain his place, while...
  • Abhishek Bachchan begins shooting for 'Mere Apne' October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has begun shooting of 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla's next, titled 'Mere Apne'. In the upcoming drama, Asin with play the female lead opposite the 37-year-old actor. "Today starts yet another journey. First day jitters always get to me. New dawn, new day, new...
  • Umesh, Ashwin unveil new India jersey on Twitter September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports apparel company Nike is ready with the new jersey for Team India, and it was unveiled on Monday by India speedster Umesh Yadav and offspinner R Ashwin on microblogging site Twitter. India are expected to don their new kit during the limited-overs series against Australia in October, and...
  • Records related to NRHM scam missing from Muzaffarnagar: CBI September 5, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation has lodged an FIR complaining that some records related to the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam here have gone missing. The CBI has found that some records related to the purchase of medicine in the district hospital between 2008 and 2011 are missing, Chief...
  • I will never compromise on pace: Umesh Yadav August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: He is regarded as the fastest Indian bowler on the international scene and young Umesh Yadav reckons that he has been selected in the team for "sheer pace" and will never ever compromise on speed for anything else. "As a fast bowler, I needed to have a clear mind...
  • 'Oh My God' director denies the reports of working with Arshad Warsi July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla was offered noted Marathi writer-director-actor Girish Joshi's comic thriller, starring Arshad Warsi, to co-direct but he cannot take it up as his hands are already full with multiple projects. The script for the new movie is penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who had earlier written 'OMG -...
  • Arshad Warsi's next a comic thriller with 'OMG' director July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi has been roped in for a comic thriller to be jointly directed by 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla and noted Marathi actor-director Girish Joshi. Apart from helming the film as a producer, Umesh Shukla will also be jointly directing it with noted Marathi writer director...
  • Arshad Warsi is extremely talented, says filmmaker Umesh Shukla July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla will team up with noted Marathi writer-director-actor Girish Joshi to direct a comic thriller featuring Arshad Warsi in the lead. It has been penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who made people sit up and take notice of his writing skills in hit movie 'OMG: Oh My God!', which...
  • Charles' heroics help WI register a thrilling win over India July 1, 2013

    Kingston: Opener Johnson Charles struck 97 to help West Indies register a thrilling one-wicket victory over India in the second one-day international of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series on Sunday. Charles smashed eight fours and four sixes off 100 balls and had a fourth-wicket stand of 116 with Darren Bravo to...