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  • Injured Shane Watson out of Pakistan Test series Yesterday

    Australia allrounder Shane Watson was on Sunday ruled out of next month's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates with a calf injury. The injury-prone Watson was recovering from an ankle he sprained in training which forced him out of last month's tri one-day series in Zimbabwe when...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Australia, TriSeries, 1st Match August 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and team news: Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bowl at Harare Sports Club. George Bailey will lead Australia as an injured Michael Clarke sits out. While Zimbabwe have gone in with three changes. Teams: Zimbabwe: Tino Mawoyo, Sikandar Raza,...
  • Australia arrive for first Zimbabwe tour in 10 years August 22, 2014

    Harare: The Australia cricket team arrived for its first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade on Thursday, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions over the trip. Australia avoided playing in the troubled southern African country for 10 years from 2004 because of the rule of longtime president Robert Mugabe...
  • Shane Watson out of Zimbabwe tour, replaced by Phil Hughes August 16, 2014

    Cricket Australia says allrounder Shane Watson sprained his right ankle after stepping on a ball in training on Saturday and will be replaced by toporder batsman Phil Hughes on the team's limitedovers tour of Zimbabwe. Team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said Watson damaged an ankle ligament that ruled him out of the...
  • Serena Williams reaches Montreal quarterfinals August 8, 2014

    Montreal: Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals on Thursday, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Czech lefthander Lucie Safarova 75, 64. The topranked Williams returned to play last week in Stanford, California, and won her tourbest fourth title of the season. The event was her first since...
  • 'The Theory of Everything' trailer: New biopic on the life of celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking focuses on his Cambridge days August 7, 2014

    Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at 21 years of age. The new biopic, directed by James Marsh, 'The Theory of Everything' focusses on the famous scientist's early life in Cambridge,...
  • Turkish deputy PM says women should not laugh in public; Emma Watson posts a picture on Twitter of her laughing in protest August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The spirited Emma Watson put a happy picture of herself laughing on Twitter. Emma joined thousands of Turkish women in a movement to defy the Turkish Deputy PM's sermon that women should not laugh in public. During a speech on the occasion of Eid, Blent Arin said, "A woman...
  • Fans want to see Sherlock, Dr Watson as gay lovers in show July 30, 2014

    London: Sherlock and Dr Watson in the new hit TV series 'Sherlock' should become gay lovers, suggested fans to the makers. The characters of Sherlock and Dr Watson, played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman respectively, share a close bond in the BBC crime series. The fans now want their friendship to...
  • U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador July 9, 2014

    Reuters: The United Nations' gender equality body UN Women on Tuesday appointed British actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film series, as a goodwill ambassador to advocate for the empowerment of young women. "Being asked to serve as UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador is...
  • Actress Emma Watson allegedly been employing illegal housekeeper June 29, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has allegedly been employing a woman illegally at her 2 million pound London home. The 24yearold actress hired the maid to work in her New York apartment at the beginning of last year but Border Agency staff have since launched a probe following a complaint...
  • Bubba Watson powers to thirdround Memorial lead June 1, 2014

    American Bubba Watson surged to the lead as Englishman Paul Casey plunged four strokes behind after the third round of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday. Masters champion Watson used his astonishing power to compile five early birdies on his way to a threeunderpar 69 in ideal conditions at...
  • Casey surges, McIlroy tumbles at the Memorial May 31, 2014

    Dublin: Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village, and that was only the start of another big day. He took advantage of the par 5s for another 6under 66,...
  • Masters champion Bubba Watson in early tie for Memorial lead May 30, 2014

    Masters champion Bubba Watson, making the most of ideal scoring conditions, birdied four of his last five holes to surge into an early share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The American world number five, one of seven players in the top 10...
  • Photos: Emma Watson's friend at graduation was an undercover armed guard May 28, 2014

    Providence, Rhode Island: Emma Watson had an undercover armed guard with her during graduation ceremonies at Brown University, and a university spokesman says he is unable to answer questions about why. The 24yearold British actress best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' movies was one...
  • Snapshot: Emma Watson graduates from Brown University; tweets selfie wearing black cap, gown May 26, 2014

    Providence: It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson. The British actress best known as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies was among 2,000 graduates receiving degrees Sunday from Brown University. She tweeted a photo of herself in cap and gown. Watson graduated with a bachelor's degree in English...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 56 May 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai, Rajasthan battle for fourth playoff spot May 25, 2014

    Titleholders Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move into the topfour, putting MI out of the tournament. Rajasthan are the...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Rajasthan, IPL7, Match 52 May 23, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Punjab, who lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter, are currently on top of the table with 18 points from 12 outings. On the other hand, Rajasthan have 14 points from 12 matches and were pushed to the fourth...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 51 May 23, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Keeping themselves technically alive for the playoffs after a superb victory against tabletoppers Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians will take on the struggling Delhi Daredevils in another mustwin encounter on Friday. Mumbai, playing without their key bowlers Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan need to beat Punjab to make it to the playoffs May 23, 2014

    As the scramble for the top four positions has set off, Kings XI Punjab have not much to worry about as they have already made it through the playoffs but will be hoping to consolidate their position on the top when on Friday they meet the Rajasthan Royals who need...
  • IPL7 Scenarios: Rajasthan, Kolkata favourites to reach playoffs May 21, 2014

    The league phase of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League is almost over but teams are still vying for the last two spots for the knockouts that will lead them into the tournament's finals. At present, only the Kings XI Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings have qualified...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Match 44 May 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai bowlers never allowed Rajasthan to get going in chase of 179, and MI eventually won the match relatively easily by 25 runs. Prematch: With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset Rajasthan Royals'...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai look to upset Rajasthan's playoff equation May 19, 2014

    With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset Rajasthan Royals' playoff calculations as the hosts look to strengthen their position in the top four when the two teams clash in Ahmedabad on Monday. Mumbai this year have hardly played like the titleholders and...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL7, Match 41 May 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: An outofsorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their topfour spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches...
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan May 15, 2014

    An outofsorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their topfour spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can only...
  • IPL 7: Chennai go top with a nervy 5wicket win over Rajasthan May 13, 2014

    MS Dhoni's streetsmart cricket once again came to Chennai Super Kings' rescue as the CSK skipper kept his cool to take Chennai home in a lastover finish, chasing Rajasthan Royals' modest 148 in Ranchi on Tuesday. The win also took Chennai top of the table, displacing Kings XI Punjab, with...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 37 May 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: Chennai Super Kings will have their sights set on the No. 1 position on the IPL7 points table but getting there won't be easy as in their way will be the dogged Rajasthan Royals. Chennai and Kings XI Punjab are...