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Stone pelting at Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s house in Ranchi: Reports

Stone pelting at Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s house in Ranchi: Reports

Ranchi: Unidentified people attacked Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s house with stones after the end of fourth ODI against Australia in Ranchi on Wednesday night.
According to reports, no one from Dhoni’s family was present in the house during the incident as they were attending the match at JSCA international stadium.
Dhoni’s family denied that [...]

Bangladesh vs New Zealand : Day 4

Bangladesh vs New Zealand : Day 4

New Zealand: Neil Wagner was introduced into the attack in the 11th over and he struck immediately by removing Anamul Haque. He induced an edge from the bat of Haque and Peter Fulton took the catch at first slip. He scored 22 (26b, 4X4). Marshall Ayub came in to bat next and he got off [...]

Serena Williams powers to second win in Istanbul, Jelena Jankovic shines

Serena Williams powers to second win in Istanbul, Jelena Jankovic shines

Istanbul: World number one Serena Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the eighth time in eight matches between them to move ominoulsy towards the semi-finals of the WTA Championships on Wednesday.
The American was again too strong for the Pole in a 6-2 6-4 victory to stay in charge of Red Group with one more round-robin match [...]

India ends with no medals in World Boxing Championships

India ends with no medals in World Boxing Championships

Almaty, Kazakhstan: Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarterfinalists managed to make the semifinal of the biennial mega-event, in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
After the afternoon losses of fourth seed Shiva Thapa (56kg) and sixth seed Manoj Kumar, Vikash Malik (60kg) and [...]

Mike Hussey calls Watson `prime candidate` to replace Clarke as Oz captain

Mike Hussey calls Watson `prime candidate` to replace Clarke as Oz captain

Sydney: Former Australian Test captain Mike Hussey has said that the answer to the national cricket team`s leadership issues is Shane Watson taking over the captaincy from Michael Clarke.
According to News.com.au, Hussey also rates George Bailey the logical choice to fill the vacant No.6 Test slot against England this summer and second in line to [...]

Yuvraj Singh returns to Indian squad; Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir ignored

Yuvraj Singh returns to Indian squad; Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir ignored

Chennai: Yuvraj Singh has been included into the squad announced by the BCCI on Monday for the upcoming limited overs series against Australia in October.
Yuvraj last played for India on January 27 against England at Dharamsala and was dropped subsequently due to a poor run of form.
Having undergone a rigorous physical training in France, a [...]

Michael Hussey claims Gurunath Meiyappan ran Chennai Super Kings

Michael Hussey claims Gurunath Meiyappan ran Chennai Super Kings

New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings’ Michael Hussey has claimed in his book that N Srinivasan gave his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan control of the IPL franchise.
In his book titled Underneath The Southern Cross, Hussey writes that while Srinivasan, the owner of India Cements, headed CSK, he had entrusted the control of the franchise to Meiyappan who [...]

Afghanistan cricket coach backs team to directly qualify for 2015 World Cup

Afghanistan cricket coach backs team to directly qualify for 2015 World Cup

Sydney: The coach of Afghanistan national cricket team is backing its players to secure back-to-back wins over Kenya in Sharjah on Wednesday and Friday and seal direct qualification for a maiden berth at the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Afghanistan, which is fourth in the eight-team World Cricket League with 15 points from 12 matches, and [...]

Messi-less Barca look to Neymar to avoid new Celtic shock

Messi-less Barca look to Neymar to avoid new Celtic shock

London: Barcelona are preparing to unleash the speedy Neymar on Celtic in the Champions League, hoping the `next Lionel Messi` can inspire them in the absence of the real one when they face the team who stunned them last season.
World Player of the Year Messi was ruled out with a hamstring problem before the Spanish [...]

BCCI probe finds 4 Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing in IPL

BCCI probe finds 4 Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing in IPL

Mumbai: The one-man Board of Control for Cricket in India panel has found four Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013. According to reports, probe panel chief Ravi Sawani has found S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh guilty of spot-fixing . Sawani, who is also head of [...]

BCCI members may ask Shashank Manohar to return as chief: Sources

BCCI members may ask Shashank Manohar to return as chief: Sources

Mumbai: With the Supreme Court putting off the hearing of the BCCI vs Cricket Association of Bihar IPL corruption case and N Srinivasan’s return as BCCI president in jeopardy, Board members are planning to invite former chief Shashank Manoher for a one-year stint.
According to sources, Manohar’s name may be discussed during BCCI’s AGM in Chennai [...]

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan stats: Brian Vitori bags maiden Test five-wicket haul

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan stats: Brian Vitori bags maiden Test five-wicket haul

Harare: Brian Vitori (5/61) has produced his career-best bowling performance in Tests – his first five-wicket haul, outstripping the 4 for 66 vs Bangladesh at Harare in August 2011.
Vitori’s excellent figures are the second best by a Zimbabwean bowler vs Pakistan in Zimbabwe in Tests, next only to the six for 90 by Heath Streak [...]

WACA slams `devastating` Perth test snub

WACA slams `devastating` Perth test snub

Melbourne: The Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) has slammed Cricket Australia`s “devastating” decision to overlook Perth as a host venue for the Test series against India in 2014-15.
Perth`s WACA ground will not host a match in Australia`s summer of cricket for the first time since 1976-77, with the four Tests to be played in Sydney, [...]

Faisalabad Wolves to miss Champions League Twenty 20?

Faisalabad Wolves to miss Champions League Twenty 20?

New Delhi: In what could be another major setback for Pakistan cricket, Faisalabad Wolves could miss the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament, according to reports.
The much-awaited Champions League Twenty20 tournament starting on September 17 to be played in India might not see any Pakistan team as the Indian government has refused to issue visas for [...]

Pakistan batsman Younis Khan passes 7,000 Test runs

Pakistan batsman Younis Khan passes 7,000 Test runs

Cape Town: Khurram Manzoor and Younis Khan scored half centuries on Wednesday in a solid Pakistan reply to Zimbabwe`s 294 all out on the second day of the second Test at the Harare Sports Club.
At the close, Pakistan were 163 for three with Younis unbeaten on 52 accompanied by captain Misbah-ul-Haq on 27.
Younis, who scored [...]

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