Warne

  • Gilchrist hails Ashwin's delivery to Amla as 'T20 ball of the century' 05-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist hailed Ravichandran Ashwin's carrom ball, which knocked off Hashim Amla's off-stump during the second ICC World Twenty20 semi-final on Friday, as the "T20 ball of the century". Ashwin's delivery evoked startling comparisons with legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne's ball of the century to Mike Gatting....
  • Shane Warne helping South Africa leggie Tahir for India battle 02-04-2014 02:07 PM

    Mirpur: As the South African spinners gear up to counter a formidable Indian line-up, they had a pleasant surprise awaiting them at the net session when legendary legspinner Shane Warne came over to hand them tips ahead of the second semi-final of the ICC World T20 on Friday. "We were...
  • Organise more Test matches: Tendulkar to ICC 15-03-2014 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: Batting-great Sachin Tendulkar has suggested that ICC must organise more Tests if the traditional format is to survive and credited Twenty20 cricket for making the five-day matches more result-oriented these days. Tendulkar was speaking at the ESPNcricinfo awards night after being voted Cricketer of the Generation, on Friday. "The...
  • Warne congratulates Waston on being chosen Rajasthan Royals captain 11-03-2014 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: Spin legend and former Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne congratulated compatriot Shane Watson on being chosen as the skipper of the IPL side in the upcoming seventh edition of the cash-rich league. The 32-year-old all-rounder Watson was yesterday named Rajasthan Royals captain in place of the retired Rahul...
  • Warne impressed with Clarke's courage 02-03-2014 03:55 PM

    Sydney: Spin wizard Shane Warne was proud with the way Australian captain Michael Clarke showed his toughness while batting on the first day of the Cape Town Test against South Africa when the batsman took several blows on his body from pacer Morne Morkel. Clark was peppered with a barrage...
  • Shane Warne factor big as Australia seek answers 28-02-2014 07:00 PM

    Cape Town: Shane Warne's vast Test experience has been well utilised by the Australian squad in the lead-up to the series-deciding third Test against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. Captain Michael Clarke says the veteran of 145 Test matches and arguably the greatest legspinner of all...
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match 18-02-2014 06:28 PM

    London: Adam Gilchrist will be behind the stumps to fellow Australia great Shane Warne one more time after his involvement in the Lord's bicentenary match was confirmed on Tuesday. Gilchrist will be a member of the Rest of the World team captained by Warne that will play Marylebone Cricket Club...
  • UK floods pose threat to animal welfare, farm investment 14-02-2014 08:38 AM

    London: The immediate threat to British agriculture from floods and storms has put animal welfare in the spotlight, but in the long-term increasingly erratic weather is likely deter investment despite continuing global growth in demand for food. Floods have destroyed cattle bedding and feed in flood-hit regions such as southwest...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead teams in Lord's bicentenary 06-02-2014 10:38 AM

    London: English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed on Wednesday as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th anniversary. Recently retired India batting star Tendulkar will lead Marylebone Cricket Club...
  • Mumbai: HC notice to Centre, CBFC on anti-smoking warning in films 04-02-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Union government and the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) on a petition by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap challenging the notification that made an anti-smoking disclaimer mandatory during smoking scenes in a movie. A division bench of Chief Justice...
  • Shane Warne to 'think about' England coaching job 03-02-2014 10:43 AM

    Sydney: Australian bowling great Shane Warne, so often the cause of England's demise, offered on Monday to think about reviving the old enemy as the country's next coach. As England players flew home in the early hours following a final defeat in Sydney, Warne took to Twitter in answer to...
  • Shane Warne to mentor Australia spinners in World T20 23-01-2014 09:11 AM

    Sydney: Leg spinner Shane Warne has been appointed as a consultant to work with Australia's spin bowlers ahead of the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh in March. Cricket Australia said Thursday that Warne will support head coach Darren Lehmann with the squad soon after it assembles in South Africa on...
  • Ryan Harris in 'drunken' Twitter rant 18-12-2013 09:13 AM

    Sydney: Australia's Ryan Harris has discovered that winning the Ashes does not guarantee access to Perth's casino, with the bowler launching a foul-mouthed tweet after he was reportedly refused entry for being drunk. The team's celebrations after clinching the series against England on Tuesday stretched long into the night with...
  • James Anderson threatened to punch Bailey, says Shane Warne 26-11-2013 08:26 AM

    Sydney: Spin great Shane Warne says a threat by Jimmy Anderson to punch debutant George Bailey sparked the furious reaction by Australian skipper Michael Clarke in the first Test against England. Clarke was fined 20 per cent of his match fee on Monday after being caught by a stump microphone...
  • Atherton hails Broad as Warne and Waugh bemoan Aussie batting 21-11-2013 06:11 PM

    London: Michael Atherton said Stuart Broad had thrived on his 'public enemy' status after bowling Ashes-holders England into a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Brisbane. Broad, jeered by home fans at the Gabba following his refusal to 'walk' in the first Ashes...
  • Ian Bell out to sound Ashes death knell for Australia 18-11-2013 03:29 PM

    Ian Bell has come a long way since notorious sledger Shane Warne first likened him to the red-haired nerd from the comedy film American Pie, and with Australia facing the prospect of a fourth successive Ashes defeat it is the England batsman who could be having the last laugh. Bell's...
  • Johnson to shake up England in Ashes, says Warne 13-11-2013 11:33 AM

    Melbourne Shane Warne said on Wednesday that paceman Mitchell Johnson will shake up England's batsmen with his searing speed in the Ashes series that starts next week. The Australian leg-spin great ramped up the war of words ahead of the November 21 Ashes opener in Brisbane by saying that the...
  • Tendulkar is the best batsman of my generation: Warne 10-11-2013 05:38 PM

    London: Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne has paid rich tribute to Sachin Tendulkar terming him the "best batsman" of his generation and said that there won't be another player like the retiring Indian great in years to come. "Sachin Tendulkar was the best batsman of my generation and it will...
  • I owe my England chance to Warne, says Michael Carberry 06-11-2013 07:21 PM

    Melbourne: Shane Warne ruffled a few feathers when he labelled England captain Alastair Cook boring and questioned batsman Joe Root's technique this week but he retains plenty of goodwill from Ashes hopeful Michael Carberry. The former Australia spinner told British media one-Test Carberry would make a better opener than talented...
  • Alastair Cook plays down Shane Warne jibes, says it's about results 05-11-2013 04:34 PM

    Hobart: England's Alastair Cook on Tuesday played down Shane Warne's criticism of his captaincy but acknowledged that he and other top-order batsmen must improve on their summer performance in the upcoming Ashes series. Cook said Warne's latest comments had raised his "blood pressure", but ultimately he was comfortable with a...
  • Cook plays a straight bat to Warne's criticism 05-11-2013 12:49 PM

    Hobart: England skipper Alastair Cook has played a straight bat to Australian great Shane Warne's renewed criticism of his captaincy style, saying only results will matter in the Ashes series starting later this month. England have won three consecutive Ashes series, including a 3-0 victory at home completed in August,...
  • Warne tears into 'boring' Cook and 'jealous' Ponting 04-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Melbourne: Alastair Cook's captaincy is "negative" and "boring", and could cost England the Ashes if the hosts lift their game, according to former Australia spinner Shane Warne. Cook led England to an emphatic 3-0 victory in the first of back-to-back Ashes this year and is expected to lead the tourists...
  • Facebook's ad warning sounds a note of caution for Twitter 03-11-2013 11:09 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc's investors and other proponents of the social network like to say that it captures one of the greatest concentrations of human attention on the planet and thus offers a boundless opportunity for advertisers. But Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman on Wednesday cast doubt on those...
  • Richards, Warne invited for Sachin's 199th Test 29-10-2013 11:24 PM

    Kolkata: Cricketing legends Vivian Richards and Shane Warne have been invited for Sachin Tendulkar's 199th and penultimate Test match at the Eden Gardens Nov 6-10 featuring India and West Indies, the Cricket Association of Bengal said Tuesday. Confirmation is awaited from Richards - considered one of the most destructive batsmen...
  • I am privileged to have played against Sachin: Warne 11-10-2013 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: Legendary spinner Shane Warne has described his one time nemesis and later friend Sachin Tendulkar, who has announced retirement from Test cricket, as the greatest batsman of his generation. In a series of tweets, Warne said he was privileged to have engaged in some of the famous cricketing...
  • Box-office: Medium budget films fail to click 01-10-2013 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Be it the city of Prague or the beauty of a Fijian island, the new films that released over the weekend failed to pull audiences into the theatres. Going by the performance of 'Prague', 'Super Model', 'Warning' and 'Maazii' so far, experts are doubtful about their survival. "Opening...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Elysium', 'Warning', 'Prisoners' 28-09-2013 01:01 PM

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Elysium', 'Warning' and 'Prisoners'. He also spoke to actor Ranbir Kapoor on his upcoming movie 'Besharam'. ...
  • 'Warning' review: Hard to summon much sympathy for the characters 27-09-2013 09:45 PM

    Cast: Santosh Barmola, Suzana Rodrigues Director: Gurmmeet Singh It's hard to summon much sympathy for the characters in Warning, who're basically a bunch of stupid people in peril. Seven friends holidaying on a yacht off the coast of Fiji forget to lower the ladder when they decide to take a...
  • It's 'Prague' vs 'Warning' vs 'Maazii' this Friday 26-09-2013 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike other weekends, this Friday will witness unique genres at the box office. Rohit Khaitan's 'Prague', a psychological drama, will compete with Anubhav Sinha's 'Warning', which has been described as a survival film. Then there are 'Super Model' and 'Maazii'. "All the films releasing this time are small...
  • Elizabeth Hurley reunites with Shane Warne for family lunch 24-09-2013 12:01 PM

    London: Estranged couple Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne put their personal troubles aside and met over a family lunch with kids. The pair are going through a tough time in their relationship and the 48-year-old model and Warne, 44, were spotted with his kids Brooke, Summer and Jackson, and one...