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Pakistani cricket player Salman Butt admits of spot-fixing

Pakistani cricket player Salman Butt admits of spot-fixing

LAHORE: After five years, the former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt finally admitted on Tuesday of his participation in the spot-fixing, a local media reported in Pakistan. The reports inform that....

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players' abusive behaviour

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players’ abusive behaviour

Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another snag when the national team's fielding coach Grant Luden threatened to step down complaining of misbehaviour from three senior players. According to details the....

ICC World Cup 2015: Four hurt in brawl at Sydney club between India, Pakistan cricket fans

ICC World Cup 2015: Four hurt in brawl at Sydney club between India, Pakistan cricket fans

NEW DELHI/MELBOURNE: Soon after India won its first innings opposite arch rival Pakistan at the ICC World Cup 2015on Sunday with 76 runs, a brawl broke out between the fans of India and Pakistan watching the....

ICC World Cup 2015: During India vs Pakistan, ace tennis player Roger Federer was ‘Bleeding Blue’

ICC World Cup 2015: During India vs Pakistan, ace tennis player Roger Federer was ‘Bleeding Blue’

NEW DELHI: The India-Pakistan match on Sunday certainly was a big show where fans had fastened their seat belts until it got over in the late afternoon. While several big players across....

After father Yograj Singh slammed MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh covers up

After father Yograj Singh slammed MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh covers up

NEW DELHI: After former Indian cricketer and Yuvraj Singh’s father Yograj Singh lashed out at the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the star who was bought at Rs. 16 crore by Delhi Daredevils at....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 LIVE: India Vs Pakistan - India defeat Pakistan by 76 runs

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 LIVE: India Vs Pakistan – India defeat Pakistan by 76 runs

ADELAIDE: A supreme Virat kohli smashed his 22nd ODI ton while Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan hit half centuries and India set Pakistan a challenging of 300 runs in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at Adelaide on Sunday. Virat Kohli....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: We are ready for Pakistan, says MS Dhoni

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: We are ready for Pakistan, says MS Dhoni

The Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday urged his team to not recall their losing line in Australia as they gear up for their opening match at the ICC Cricket....

England win toss, to bowl

England win toss, to bowl

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl in their cricket World Cup opening match against Australia at the MCG here today. The city was drenched by....

NZ score 331/6 against Lanka as World Cup gets cracking start

NZ score 331/6 against Lanka as World Cup gets cracking start

Captain Brendon McCullum and Corey Anderson smashed aggressive half centuries as New Zealand produced a strong batting show to score 331 for six against Sri Lanka in the opening match....

NewsX Exclusive: Ravi Shastri takes over as ‘Super Coach’

NewsX Exclusive: Ravi Shastri takes over as ‘Super Coach’

Ahead of India–Pakistan match on February 15, Indian Cricket team’s director Ravi Shastri has virtually taken over as ‘Super Coach’ and training of the team directly, while the coach Duncan....

ICC World Cup 2015: PM Modi extends his good wishes to SAARC leaders, calls Nawaz Sharif, to wish luck

ICC World Cup 2015: PM Modi extends his good wishes to SAARC leaders, calls Nawaz Sharif, to wish luck

NEW DELHI: The madness is all set to begin as the ICC World Cup 2015 is all set to kick start tomorrow. Ahead of theIndia-Pakistan match scheduled for February 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on....

Rajasthan HC quashes no-confidence motion against Lalit Modi, other RCA office bearers

Rajasthan HC quashes no-confidence motion against Lalit Modi, other RCA office bearers

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday granted relief to the office-bearers of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by quashing the no-confidence motion by which a faction of the RCA had....

World Cup: No sledging war with David Warner, says James Anderson

World Cup: No sledging war with David Warner, says James Anderson

Melbourne: England pace spearhead James Anderson says the team has no intention of provoking a sledging war with firebrand Australian opener David Warner in the high-profile cricket World Cup opener here....

ICC Cricket World Cup: India can't be underestimated despite poor form, says Greg Chappell

ICC Cricket World Cup: India can’t be underestimated despite poor form, says Greg Chappell

Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell said the defending champions cannot be written off as one of the strong contenders for the ICC Cricket World Cup  despite a poor outing....

Beating Pakistan will give India confidence: Kiran More

Beating Pakistan will give India confidence: Kiran More

New Delhi: A struggling India will find wings and regain the lost confidence if they can manage to beat arch-rivals Pakistan in their World Cup opener, says former chief selector....

India carrying too many injured players: Dilip Vengsarkar

India carrying too many injured players: Dilip Vengsarkar

Mumbai: India have made the "mistake" of carrying too many injured players in their squad for the upcoming cricket World Cup, according to former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar who reckons....

England win toss, decide to bat first

England win toss, decide to bat first

Sydney: England won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first match of the cricket tri-series at the SCG, here today. Teams: England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen....

Yuki wins but Somdev, Ramkumar bow out of Australian Open qualifiers

Yuki wins but Somdev, Ramkumar bow out of Australian Open qualifiers

Melbourne: Yuki Bhambri was the only Indian to cross the first hurdle in the Australian Open qualifiers on Wednesday while Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanathan fell by the way side....

Stuart Binny will prove his critics wrong at World Cup: Coach

Stuart Binny will prove his critics wrong at World Cup: Coach

New Delhi: Stuart Binny's selection in India's Cricket World Cup squad might have raised a few eyebrows but his Karnataka coaches asserted that the "transformed" all-rounder will prove his critics....

Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani

Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani

Delhi: Criticising the recent furore over Padma Bhushan, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Monday said one must let the performance do the talking and not hanker after such government....