Friday, Mar 06, 2015
Not too worried that I got hit by AB de Villiers: Holder
Not too worried that I got hit by AB de Villiers: Holder

Holder spoke about how he is trying to forget about the thrashing at the hands of AB de Villiers.

Saina Nehwal faces a tall order in nemesis Yihan Wang
Saina Nehwal faces a tall order in nemesis Yihan Wang

Saina Nehwal's fitness will be tested severly solely by the high pace at which Yihan plays.

Pak conspiracy theorists see wrong with India's win over SA
Pak conspiracy theorists see wrong with India's win over SA

Nawaz insisted that MCG pitch, where India played South Africa, was tailor-made for Dhoni's team.

Key battles that can affect the outcome
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

As India and West Indies battle it out, we take a look at some of the key match-ups that will hit Perth.

Barca set up Copa del Rey final with Athletic Bilbao
Spanish La Liga

Barcelona beat Villarreal 6-2 on aggregate while Athletic Bilbao beat Espanyol 3-1 on aggregate.

Champions League qualification race tightens
English Premier League

Behind Chelsea and City, victories for Arsenal, United and Liverpool kept the CL qualifications tight.


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Minnows run into great barrier
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Warner hits 178 to help Australia post record WC total of 417; Afghanistan lose by 275 runs.

Pakistan win but creases remain
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

No end to opening woes as the team management continues to support out-of-form batsman Jamshed.

After complaint to ICC, BCCI tries to downplay Kohli incident
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

The team management issued a brief statement, “there was a misunderstanding and no abusive language was used.

'We've got to find ways of encouraging the lesser teams'
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Sachin Tendulkar has criticised the ICC's decision to reduce the number of teams in the 2019 World Cup to 10.

Of Pakistan’s lone bread-winner and English pianists in a rock show
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

At WC, teams have worries; Pak with batting, SA with balance, WI with consistency and Eng, with approach.

How coach Aaqib Javed shaped Team UAE’s fortunes
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

After working with Pakistan, former pacer Aaqib Javed went to the UAE in early 2012.

Away from cricket, reality bites New Zealand’s Matthew Sinclair
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Without a job after retiring from cricket, Sinclair, now 39, had to sign up for government dole.

‘There is a vertical split... but Jagmohan Dalmiya and Anurag Thakur will gel well'

Manohar, who attended the BCCI AGM, talks about why the Dalmiya-Thakur partnership will work.

PCB chief to meet Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series

PCB Chief Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm.

Ranjib Biswal to remain IPL chairman

Biswal will retain his position as the chairman of the IPL in the new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya.

World Cup 2015: An Afghan superhero called Shapoor Zadran
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Every nation has a poster boy; Shapoor Zadran, with his flowing mane and searing speed, plays the role for his country

Caution ahead for South Africa: Don’t be too cautious
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Conservative captains have paid the price for showing reluctance in using the bowler with the best strike-rate.

Those who once expelled me, are now cheering for me: Jagmohan Dalmiya

Dalmiya exonerated himself in the court of law and now has returned to control Indian cricket again.

BCCI elections: Anurag Thakur wins by a whisker

Sanjay Patel loses secretary’s chair but Srinivasan loyalists win seven of nine posts; Dalmiya is president.

Mountain fires worry Dale Steyn ahead of his 100th ODI

Dale Steyn will play his 100th one-day international looking to regain top form despite mountain fire distraction.

Jason Holder's captaincy role under scanner

West Indies started with a shock loss to Ireland, leading to serious questions about Holder's leadership.

Madrid stutter, draw 1-1 with Villareal as title race heats up

Real Madrid stumbled to a costly 1-1 draw with Villarreal at home on Sunday to tighten the La Liga title race.

Coutinho winner sinks Manchester City title hopes as Liverpool win at Anfield

Philippe Coutinho's winner against Manchester City at Anfield led Liverpool to a 2-1 win against Manchester City.

For consistent success, Ireland need Plan B
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Ireland have been successful chasers, but haven't tasted much success when it comes to defending totals.

Triumph and disaster, the story of Dion Nash
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

After exporting meat to Japan, and selling spring water post retirement, Nash now owns a men's skincare range.