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  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today 9 hours 47 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • Troubled West Indies continue hunt for Head Coach 12 hours 14 minutes ago

    St Johns: West Indies might be in neck deep trouble after their team's pull out of the India series, but that hasn't stopped its board from reviewing coaching applications for the senior team as the post is lying vacant after Ottis Gibson's departure in August. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)...
  • In case you missed, Virat Kohli has broken Sachin Tendulkar's record 14 hours 49 minutes ago

    Every Indian fan was waiting for Virat Kohli to return to the kind of form that has earned him the tag of 'run machine', and after showing signs of it with a half-century against West Indies, India's most promising match-winner confirmed regaining his prolific touch with a century - the...
  • Mumbai Film Festival Diary 2014: On day 5, comedians talk about social media's cool new generation of stars in Alia and Parineeti 15 hours 49 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The past few years, whenever I've attended the Mumbai Film Festival, I've watched most of my films on the weekends. Sundays, in particular, are extremely crowded, because there are many who buy a pass specifically for that day. This was evident to me at 1 am on Saturday when I...
  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies Yesterday

    West Indies' pullout from their tour of India may cost the country's board heavily with BCCI mulling to claim damages to the tune of approximately Rs. 400 crore from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The BCCI is due to have a working committee meeting on October 21 to discuss the...
  • Quitting India tour selfish, inconsiderate, says former West Indies player Yesterday

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies Test batsman Bryan Davis has condemned the move by the West Indies players to abort the tour of India as "selfish and inconsiderate". In an impassioned response Saturday to the development, the 74-year-old said the players' actions were unacceptable and could not be justified, especially...
  • Kumar Sangakkara questions Sri Lanka's decision to schedule India tour Yesterday

    After West Indies' dramatic pullout from the India tour due to pay dispute with WICB, Sri Lanka Cricket's decision to fill in with a five-match ODI series has come in for sharp criticism from Kumar Sangakkara. "Our 6 weeks of pure fitness work ends abruptly. Have a week to do...
  • List of abandoned cricket tours Yesterday

    Friday's dramatic announcement that the West Indies' tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end. Here's a list of tournaments that were brought to an abrupt end. West Indies...
  • Clive Llyod apologises for Windies team calling off tour 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former captain and West Indies Cricket Board selection committee chairman Clive Lloyd on Saturday apologised for the Caribbean team's unprecedented move to pull out of remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious pay dispute with WICB, saying that it was a mistake on the part...
  • West Bengal: Congress to table no-confidence motion against TMC government 2 days ago

    Kolkata: The Congress in West Bengal has decided to table a no-confidence motion against the Trinamool Congress government next month, state party chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Saturday. The Congress members would utilise the discussions to attack the Trinamool on issues like the Saradha chit fund scam, the student protests...
  • East Zone thrash West Zone by 102 runs to enter Duleep Trophy semis 2 days ago

    Lahli, Haryana: Pacers Ashok Dinda and Basant Mohanty shared seven wickets between them as East Zone thrashed West Zone by 102 runs on the fourth and final day to enter the semi-finals of the Duleep Trophy, here on Saturday. If Dinda (3/40) ripped through the top order, Mohanty (4/44) took care...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies 2 days ago

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • India may scrap 2016 West Indies tour, says BCCI secretary 2 days ago

    India may scrap their tour of West Indies in 2016 after the Caribbean team's abrupt pullout on Friday, said an angry Indian cricket board (BCCI) which is also considering legal actions and seeking intervention of the game's world governing body. The tourists abandoned the series with another one-dayer, a Twenty20 international...
  • It was great to bowl with Dhoni keeping the wickets, says Akshar Patel 2 days ago

    Dharamsala: Flighting the ball has always been considered a hallmark of a good spinner but India's modern-day left-arm tweaker Akshar Patel says he doesn't even think of tossing the ball and banks on bowling flatter through the air. "My style is to bowl quicker through the air, I don't like to...
  • BCCI has suffered huge losses, says secretary Sanjay Patel 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home. The...
  • Duleep Trophy: Saurabh Tiwary slams ton as East Zone set 238-run target for West 2 days ago

    Lahli: Jharkhand left-hander Saurabh Tiwary notched up a well-made century as East Zone came up with a sporting declaration to hand a 238-run target for West Zone on the third day of the Duleep Trophy four-day quarterfinal on Friday. Saurabh's 109, laced with 9 fours and 3 sixes, helped East rise...
  • Federal officials may ban people travelling to US from Ebola hit nations 2 days ago

    As per the latest World Health Organisation figures the Ebola death toll has crossed 4500, almost half of the total cases registered in 7 countries. In the US, federal officials contemplate banning travel to the US from the nations hit hardest by the Ebola virus. ...
  • Canada to double UN contribution to fight Ebola 2 days ago

    Ottawa: Canada has promised to double its financial contribution to the United Nations' fight against Ebola in West Africa, the country's health minister announced on Friday. Ottawa will increase its aid to USD53 million, up from 30 million Canadian Dollars it had pledged last month, said Health Minister Rona Ambrose....
  • West Indies Cricket Board slams Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off 2 days ago

    The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming on Friday that the team's tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute. As India won the fourth of what were supposed to be five-one-day internationals by 59 runs...
  • People expect runs from me everytime, says Virat Kohli 2 days ago

    Dharamsala: Back in business after a belligerent century in India's thumping win against West Indies in the fourth ODI, Virat Kohli said he is getting used to the burden of expectations from people all around. Kohli, who followed up his 62-run performance in the Delhi ODI with a 114-ball 127 to...
  • West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned 2 days ago

    The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it had been left with no choice but to abandon its tour of India after its players "withdrew their services" amid an internal dispute. The board said in a statement it had held an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss developments in India, where...
  • 1.2 billion live on less than $1.25 a day: UN chief 2 days ago

    United Nations: More than 1.2 billion people are living on less than USD 1.25 a day and 2.4 billion are living on less than USD 2 a day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. He told the UN observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty that at least...
  • West Indies pullout was imminent: BCCI tells with a timeline 3 days ago

    A day of confusion, claim and counter-claim concluded with the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) saying that despite all its efforts, the India vs West Indies ODI series has to be curtailed because of the ongoing issue between WICB and its players. The BCCI ended the confusion...
  • 4th ODI: India pocket series 2-1 after West Indies abandon tour 3 days ago

    Virat Kohli struck a magnificent 127 as India cruised to a 59-run win over the West Indies in Dharamsala on Friday and sealed the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out of the remainder of the tour due to an ongoing payment dispute between the WICB (West Indies...
  • News 360: Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. ...
  • India@9 with Anubha Bhonsle 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • West Indies pull out of India tour over pay dispute 3 days ago

    The West Indies will end the tour after the 4th ODI in Dharamsala and will not play the remaining fifth ODI, one-off T20 and three-Test series. ...
  • Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur 3 days ago

    Dharamsala: Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday severely criticized WICB's decision to call their players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team. "They (West Indies players) had made their decision...
  • BCCI calls emergency meeting on Oct 21 to discuss WI pullout 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Shocked at the sudden pullout of the West Indies team from the India tour, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action on Friday by calling an emergency working committee meeting on October 21 in Hyderabad to discuss the issue. "Yes, we have called an...
  • West Indies deny calling off India tour 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The West Indies have not called off the ongoing tour to India despite reports earlier that Sri Lanka had stepped in to take their place, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. "The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision...