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  • Rohit Sharma one of the most natural captains: MI coach John Wright 16-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, coach John Wright said that the youngster was "one of most natural captains" and under-estimating him as a leader would be a mistake. "Rohit is one of those guys who just jump into the role and fit into it like a glove,"...
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright 12-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again and...
  • 100 most memorable football World Cup moments (90-81) 26-03-2014 01:56 PM

    The beautiful game returns to its spiritual home with the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. We are revisiting the 100 most memorable moments from the past editions. Some are inspirational, some are controversial. Some will leave a smile on your face, some will make you wanting for more. You will...
  • Original Harry Potter artwork to go under the hammer 23-03-2014 04:33 PM

    London: Two pieces of original artwork from the covers of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books are set to go under the hammer. The watercolours, painted by artist Cliff Wright, are featured on the second and third instalments of the book series, reported Contactmusic. One of pieces, which was featured...
  • Injured Luke Wright ruled out of World Twenty20 22-03-2014 01:12 PM

    England allrounder Luke Wright will miss the World Twenty20 with a side strain and Craig Kieswetter will replace him in the side, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Saturday. Barely hours before the already-depleted English side begin their Super 10 campaign against New Zealand in Chittagong, 29-year-old Wright joined...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies 03-03-2014 02:08 AM

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 29-01-2014 01:36 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing...
  • Life changes completely as a parent, says Anoushka Shankar 13-12-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Motherhood has brought a lot of changes in sitarist Anoushka Shankar's life, who now plans all her concerts carefully as she does not like to travel without her two-year-old son Zubin Wright Shankar. The 32-year-old musician, who will perform in the Capital tomorrow, says despite the changes, she...
  • I never sought John Wright's apology: Sourav Ganguly 14-11-2013 08:33 AM

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Wednesday denied that he had wanted then coach John Wright to apologise to Virender Sehwag for having grabbed the dashing batsman by the scruff of his collar during an ODI match in England in 2002. "I was not even present when the incident took...
  • Sachin enjoying his cricket: John Wright 04-10-2013 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright on Friday said batting great Sachin Tendulkar is enjoying his cricket. "Sachin is just enjoying his cricket. He is excited to be in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-final. He likes playing on these occasions," said the 59-year-old Wright, on the eve of...
  • John Wright hoping match against Scorchers is not their last outing 01-10-2013 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said the washout match against Otago Volts dented their chances in the Champions League and hoped the must-win game against Perth Scorchers here Wednesday does not turn out to be their last outing in the Twenty20 tournament. Mumbai Indians have been left...
  • The ball is in Mumbai Indians court now: coach John Wright 22-09-2013 11:05 AM

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indian coach John Wright said the loss to Rajasthan Royals in the Champions League Twenty20 has come as a jolt to his IPL winner team, which now has a fair idea as to where it stands. "We knew that it was going to be a tough match against...
  • England and Australia move from Associates to adversaries 05-09-2013 02:35 PM

    Leeds: England and Ireland both competed in one-off ODIs against Associate-level opposition on the same day earlier this week, but at the back of their minds both teams would have had each other as the priority. The first of five ODIs starts at Headingley on Friday, and both teams will...
  • Emmy nominations for actress in a TV drama series 18-07-2013 06:35 PM

    Los Angeles: The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actress in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Connie Britton, 'Nashville'; Claire Danes,'Homeland'; Michelle Dockery, 'Downton Abbey'; Vera Farmiga, 'Bates Motel'; Elisabeth Moss, 'Mad...
  • Mumbai Indians grew stronger as IPL progressed: John Wright 27-05-2013 01:31 AM

    Kolkata: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright commended his team for winning their first Indian Premier League title and maintaining consistency in the two-month-long tournament. "I am delighted for the boys. It is a tough tournament to win. It is long and there is a lot of travelling involved. The team...
  • The way Sachin played was good for us: John Wright 10-05-2013 11:43 PM

    Pune: Impressed with the way Sachin Tendulkar played in their last IPL match, Mumbai Indians coach John Wright on Friday said on a lighter note that "life begins at 40", referring to the senior India cricketer. "Well, I think he is past that problematic age of 39 (laughs). Life begins...
  • Losing Yuvraj, Wright in same over was turning point: Walters 29-04-2013 12:17 PM

    Raipur: Pune Warriors India's assistant coach Rob Walters said losing the wickets of Yuvraj Singh and Luke Wright in the same over proved to be the turning point in his team's 15-run loss to the Delhi Daredevils. Losing yet again from a winning position has put Pune in a precarious...
  • IPL 6 week 3 review: Gaylestorm and Kallis' unwanted stat 25-04-2013 08:15 AM

    Entertainer of the week There is but one man who can thrill the senses in the most unbridled way - Christopher Henry Gayle. Anyone who witnessed Gayle's audacious assault on the hapless Pune Warriors bowling in Bangalore on Tuesday will testify to having seen the most amazing innings played in...
  • Miller took the game away from us, says Wright 22-04-2013 10:36 AM

    Mohali: Despite posting a challenging total of 185 runs at Mohali, riding on a blistering knock by Luke Wright, Pune Warriors India got another thrashing at the hands of Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Wright, who smashed a whirlwind 34 off just 10 deliveries, expressed his disappointment in an interview...
  • Miller and Mandeep clinch an astonishing win for Punjab 21-04-2013 11:35 PM

    Mohali: In his first match of the season - and much belated, many will say - England's Twenty20 journeyman Luke Wright experienced almost the full gamut of emotions that an allrounder can. Batting for the first time in the IPL, Wright made an immediate impact with the bat as he...
  • Selecting playing eleven is the hardest thing to do: Wright 16-04-2013 09:56 PM

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said that his IPL side has plenty of talented players and selecting the playing eleven sometimes becomes the hardest thing. "We have so many talented players like Glen Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Nathan Nile, Dwayne Smith and even an experienced bowler Munaf Patel could...
  • We have put behind loss against RCB: John Wright 05-04-2013 08:24 PM

    Chennai: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Friday said that his side has put behind their opening game defeat and was focusing on how to beat Chennai Super Kings in their second IPL match here Saturday. "Losing is not fun. We are looking forward to the game against Chennai Super Kings...
  • QPR lose Wright-Phillips for rest of the season 05-04-2013 04:29 PM

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  • Mumbai Indians begin training camp at Wankhede 29-03-2013 04:24 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians players on Friday underwent a training session ahead of the IPL season beginning next week with captain Ricky Ponting having a feel of the team environment though he did not take part in the practice. Ponting joined the team after arriving last night and was present at...
  • Mumbai Indians start training camp for IPL 6 25-03-2013 08:47 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians kicked off their Indian Premier League training camp on Monday at the Wankhede Stadium under the watchful eyes of chief coach John Wright, chief mentor Anil Kumble and assistant coach Robin Singh. Seven players - including members of the triumphant Mumbai Ranji squad Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare,...