Mumbai: The President, BCCI, has convened an Emergent Working Committee meeting which is scheduled at 11:00 am on Sunday at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Chennai. The Working Committee will discuss, among other things, the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy in the ongoing Indian Premier League, in which three players including S Sreesanth were arrested [...]
With the Bangladeshi sweat shop labour rings being exposed, renowned British graffiti artist Banksy’s controversial maker of a boy making Union Jack bunting on a sewing machine, an apparent comment on sweat-shop labour is being put up for auction in London again. We take a look at some of the artist’s other controversial work as well.
Less than a week after its theatrical release, Gouravam is available for instant streaming on Prakash Raj’s official website. Gouravam’s Tamil version can now be viewed in any county apart from Australia, Canada, France, Singapore, Malaysia and UK on a pay per view basis.
Mohali: Two days ahead of Sachin Tendulkar’s 40th birthday, the legendary Adam Gilchrist recalled the veteran Indian’s match-winning innings that had knocked the stuffing out of the Australian bowlers way back in 1998 at Sharjah. Chasing a stiff target, Tendulkar single-handedly took India to title triumph by slamming a century on April 24, his birthday. [...]
Melbourne: Australia today said Israel has still not provided it with a “comprehensive accounting” of the circumstances that led to the arrest, imprisonment and death of Mossad agent Ben Zygier in an Israeli prison cell. “I’m not aware that there has been a comprehensive accounting for what has happened,” Foreign Minister Bob Carr was quoted [...]
Delhi: Australia won the fourth toss of the four-Test series and decided to make use of the wicket by batting on Friday at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground. Indian captain MS Dhoni will not regret losing the toss in the hope that the match follows the pattern that the first three Tests did; ending in the [...]
Australia were staring down the barrel of another massive defeat on the final day of the third Test at Mohali, letting India clinch the series with ridiculous ease. Mohali: Hosts India took the honours in the all-important first session of the fifth and final day of the third cricket Test against Australia making it increasingly [...]
Mohali: India were dealt a blow ahead of the final day’s play in the third Test against Australia here, with debutant centurion Shikhar Dhawan suffering a hand injury while fielding. Dhawan, who had smashed his way into the record books on Saturday by scoring the fastest-ever Test century on debut in India’s first innings, was [...]
The attendance on Sunday at Mohali, though, left a lot to be desired. Something is terribly wrong somewhere that needs to be set right, for big crowds are an essential part of a good game of cricket. Mohali: India lost Sachin Tendulkar when they were within striking distance of Australia’s first innings score of [...]
Unseasonal rain early in the morning soaked the outfield at the PCA delaying the start of the third Test between Australia and India. Mohali: Scheduling the third cricket Test match in the four-Test series against Australia in this part of the year that boasts of the best climate in the structured city of Chandigarh [...]