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  • As it happened: IPL 7, Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 18-04-2014 07:20 PM

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Rahane (59) and Binny (48*) added crucial 77 runs that rescued Rajasthan from a shaky start to chase down Hyderabad's 133 in Match 4 of IPL 7. Pre-match: Rajasthan Royals fought both on and off the field last year,...
  • IPL 7: Controversy-ridden Rajasthan open campaign against Hyderabad 17-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Rajasthan Royals fought both on and off the field last year, but the team would not like to think about its controversial past and focus on cricket alone in the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, which the Rahul Dravid-mentored franchise will begin against a strong Sunrisers Hyderabad outfit...
  • India will have a tough time touring Australia: Shane Watson 16-04-2014 03:37 PM

    Mumbai: Australia were blanked 0-4 by India in their away tour last year, but their allrounder Shane Watson on Wednesday said that his side would be hard to beat when the same opponents tour Down Under for a four-match Test series later this year. Watson's optimism stems from the fact...
  • Shane Watson upbeat about Rajasthan Royals' chances in IPL 7 15-04-2014 08:43 PM

    Mumbai: Having been part of Rajasthan Royals' campaign in all six previous editions, including the triumphant one in the inaugural year 2008, star Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels the Jaipur franchise has its strongest-ever team in the Indian Premier League this season. "I've got no prediction, apart from (that) we're...
  • Bubba Watson wins second Masters title 14-04-2014 08:12 AM

    Bubba Watson withstood an inspired early challenge from playing partner Jordan Spieth to clinch the Masters for a second time in three years with a three-shot victory at Augusta National on Sunday. Trailing the prodigiously talented Spieth by two strokes after seven holes, the left-handed Watson took advantage of a...
  • Bubba Watson still confident after tough day at Masters 13-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Bubba Watson would've preferred to play better, of course. He's not complaining too much, though. Not when he has a share of the lead heading to the final round of the Masters. Watson struggled to a 2-over 74 on Saturday after two straight rounds in the 60s, his card marred...
  • Bubba Watson welcomes more success after seizing Masters lead 12-04-2014 08:38 AM

    Bubba Watson had a hard time dealing with his success after winning the Masters in 2012, but the left-hander looked ready to give major success another try armed with the 36-hole lead at Augusta National. Watson used a blistering run of five successive birdies to post a four-under-par 68 and...
  • Oosthuizen grabs share of Masters lead with early eagle 11-04-2014 11:18 PM

    Augusta: Louis Oosthuizen, who lost an epic playoff at the Masters two years ago, grabbed a share of the lead at Augusta National on Friday with an eagle in his second round. With most players still struggling to cope with the lightning fast greens, the South African joined overnight leader...
  • Rajasthan Royals won't miss Rahul Dravid, says Sanju Samson 10-04-2014 08:42 AM

    Sanju Viswanath Samson is not like another teenager. At 19, he has emerged as one of the most sought-after young talents in India's cricket circles, and during his stint with the Rajasthan Royals, Samson has looked ever so ready to don the India jersey. The gutsy right-hander earned laurels from...
  • Dating famous people? Don't think it is right: Emma Watson 02-04-2014 05:12 PM

    London: Actress Emma Watson has revealed that she would never date any famous personality. The 'Noah' star, 23, said that she prefers to keep her personal life private, reported Daily Express. "I don't date people who are famous, and I don't think it's fair that, all of a sudden, intimate...
  • Would have been a huge shame had Royals not played IPL: Shane Watson 31-03-2014 07:45 PM

    Mirpur: Rajasthan Royals have had a controversial tenure in their six seasons in the Indian Premier League but their new captain Shane Watson feels it would have been a "shame" if the champions of the inaugural year were barred from playing in the seventh edition of the cash-rich tournament. "Personally...
  • As it happened: Australia vs West Indies, WT20, Match 23 28-03-2014 02:22 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sammy came on to score 34* in 13 balls, including two sixes in the final over, to help West Indies edge Australia by 6 wickets at Mirpur. TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies....
  • Didn't leave my apartment for a few weeks after filming 'Noah': Emma Watson 28-03-2014 11:38 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson says she needed time to put herself back together after filming 'Noah' as the shooting of the biblical epic left her physically and emotionally exhausted. The 23-year-old 'Harry Potter' star said she relaxed in her apartment for some days after filming 'Noah', reported E!Online. "I...
  • Emma Watson on how Hogwarts prepped her for 'Noah' 27-03-2014 03:12 PM

    After spending a decade at the Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise, actress Emma Watson put her magical training to good use for her first big budget post-Potter role, in biblical action blockbuster 'Noah.' In director Darren Aronofsky's movie, out in U.S. and Canadian...
  • Biblical epic 'Noah' tests director Aronofsky's blockbuster chops 26-03-2014 12:40 PM

    Reuters: Rain lashes down from the heavens while hungry followers of Cain trample over each other for a spot on Noah's massive wooden ark. The end is inevitable and, of course, not pretty. Director Darren Aronofsky, best known for dark and unrelenting dramas such as the Oscar-nominated "Black Swan," would...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, World Twenty20 23-03-2014 01:50 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss and team news: Australia have opted to bowl. Pakistan have dropped Junaid Khan. Mohammed Hafeez and his boys would like to quickly forget the humiliating defeat against arch-rivals India on Friday and pose a serious challenge for a...
  • Scott in command at Arnold Palmer Invitational 22-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Australian Adam Scott produced another masterful driving display to surge to a rare seven-shot lead after the second round at the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Friday. The Masters champion, who started the day with a three-shot cushion after an opening 62, more than doubled his advantage...
  • Pietersen needs Lehmann-like guidance that Aussies got: Watson 18-03-2014 03:44 PM

    Mirpur: Star all-rounder Shane Watson is sad that Kevin Pietersen is not playing international cricket anymore and wants someone like Australian coach Darren Lehmann to guide the maverick England batsman. Pietersen's career was cut short after the England and Wales Cricket Board decided to drop him from the team for...
  • Australia beat South Africa by 4 wickets to clinch T20 series 2-0 15-03-2014 01:47 AM

    Centurion: Australia outlined their World Twenty20 credentials as they chased down South Africa's target in just 15 overs to win the third and final T20 international by six wickets at Centurion on Friday. Where South Africa had made the pitch appear stodgy and batting seem difficult, Australia proved conditions were...
  • Emma Watson steals the show at 'Noah' premiere 14-03-2014 05:19 PM

    London: Actress Emma Watson made sure all eyes were on her when she stepped out in a navy blue gown to attend the European premiere of her movie "Noah" in Berlin. The 23-year-old teamed the gown with Christian Louboutin heels for the event held at the Zoo Palast theatre Thursday,...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five allrounders to watch out for 14-03-2014 01:48 PM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the allrounders to watch out for during the tournament. Shahid Afridi, Pakistan An aura of unpredictability always hangs around Shahid Afridi when he takes the cricket field. His swashbuckling...
  • India labour market has competitive advantage over China: Report 12-03-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: India has more affordable labour than China, where the pay is more than double of what is being offered locally, a Towers Watson report says. According to the global professional services company, the sharp fall in the value of the rupee against the US dollar in 2013 contributed...
  • Australia primed for maiden World Twenty20 title: Shane Watson 12-03-2014 12:48 PM

    Australia are primed to break their World Twenty20 duck having picked their strongest ever squad for the tournament in Bangladesh, according to all-rounder Shane Watson. The 32-year-old has been part of Australia's four unsuccessful attempts to win the only major trophy eluding them and was adjudged player of the tournament...
  • 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...
  • Roberto Martinez and Ben Watson inspiration behind Manchester City upset: Uwe Rosler 10-03-2014 04:58 PM

    Former manager Roberto Martinez and FA Cup final hero Ben Watson were the inspiration behind Wigan Athletic's quarter-final upset win over English Premier League aristocrats Manchester City, victorious manager Uwe Rosler said. The holders were given little hope of repeating their 1-0 final win over City in May, masterminded by...
  • Shane Watson to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 7, Dravid to be mentor 10-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals on Monday announced Shane Watson as the captain for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. Watson has been with the Royals since the inaugural season in 2008 and contributed to the team at all levels. Rahul Dravid, who retired from all forms of cricket in 2013,...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test, Day 1 01-03-2014 01:43 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Crushing victories for either side in the first two matches have set up a potentially thrilling decider when South Africa host Australia in the final Test at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. The tourists blazed their way to...
  • Shane Watson declared fit for decisive third Test against South Africa 27-02-2014 11:36 PM

    Cape Town: Australia are expected to recall allrounder Shane Watson for the third Test against South Africa as they attempt to bounce back from their first defeat in six Test outings and clinch a series win over the world's top-ranked side. The tourists were made to pay for going into...
  • South Africa fired up to end Australia jinx 24-02-2014 06:52 PM

    Cape Town: South Africa's dramatic 231-run victory over Australia in the second Test set up an enticing decider at Newlands which could see the hosts seal a first home series win over the tourists in 44 years. After their humiliating 281-run defeat in the first Test, the Proteas were written...