Washington: As the US whistleblower accused President Barack Obama of worsening “abusive” practices, Obama defended extensive surveillance of US communications, saying it had disrupted multiple terrorist plots and had adequate checks and balances. Reacting to Edward Snowden’s charges that expanded surveillance programmes instead of curtailing them as he promised as a candidate, he asserted that [...]
After losing to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the very last ball of a humdinger, and that too in a match they did very little wrong in, Mumbai Indians are faced with another tough match on Saturday against the Indian Premier League holders Chennai Super Kings. From having the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen (save Chris Gayle) [...]
Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians in their first match and the second of the season, on their home turf today. While the Challengers ended at the fifth position in the previous season of the tournament, Mumbai Indians fared better, sealing the third spot on the points table.
Bangalore: Two teams that have shown the promise but failed to deliver on big occasions come face to face when Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore clash in their opening match of the Indian Premier League here tomorrow. The Mumbai Indians are the big-spending side and have the Champions League Twenty20 Trophy to show for [...]
Hyderabad: “That Sri Lankan players should not play in the Indian Premier League is the view of people in Chennai and Tamil Nadu, and that too, a few, not that of all Indians, and so we are comfortable playing in other parts of the country,” said Kumar Sangakkara. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony of the [...]
WELLINGTON: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was in a critical condition in hospital Thursday after an “extremely vicious” attack as he left a bar in Christchurch, police said. The 28-year-old was in an induced coma with a fractured skull and serious internal injuries, and his family were at his bedside.
New Delhi: With spinners beginning the bowling attack from both ends on just the second day of the fourth Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground here, an increased spectator attendance on Saturday got a glimpse of what to expect over the rest of this match between India and Australia. After getting to his fifty without [...]