IMAGE: MS Dhoni during a press conference. Photograph: PTI. Former captain Sunil Gavaskar gave a thumbs up to the selection committee's decision to reward the domestic players while naming a new-look India squad for the upcoming limited overs series in Zimbabwe. Led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the second-string team will comprise uncapped players such as Vidharbha left-handed opener Faiz Fazal, off-spinner Jayant Yadav, Punjab middle-order batsman Mandeep ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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India is capable of developing GM crops, Randy Hautea, global coordinator for International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, tells Kanika Datta. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the commercial adoption of genetically modified crops, a period in which steady growth has been accompanied by persistent controversies over its health and environmental impact. In an email interview with Kanika Datta, Randy Hautea, global coordinator for International Service for the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
- 'Somebody like Brendon McCullum retired from Test cricket even though I feel he still had three-four years in him. He is just working for superannuation right now, for his family, which is alright.' - 'There is a danger and we all know that. Look at West Indies. The incentive to play T20 cricket is so much more than Test cricket.' IMAGE: Brendon McCullum set a new record for the fastest Test century (off just 54 balls) in his farewell match, against Australia in February. Photograph: BCCI ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Shame on those who are making mileage out of Pratyusha's death', says wrestling champion and former Bigg Boss contestant Sangram Singh. Sangram Singh has just returned from a wrestling championship in South Africa to the news of his friend, Pratyusha Banerjee's death. "I am sorry I wasn't here when this tragedy happened to her. When I returned, I could only attend her prayer meeting. I was very saddened to see her parents in the state they were in. No parent deserves to see ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Darren Sammy of the West Indies and England captain Eoin Morgan pose with the ICC World T20 trophy. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images. They dampened the local spirits by knocking out India but a resurrected West Indies cricket team will bring its own brand of joie-de-vivre to the ICC World Twenty20 summit clash when they take on a transformed England in what promises to be a battle of power-hitting at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. The exuberant Caribbeans, who ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago World T20: Brilliant Roy takes England to final Rediff.com, 1 month ago Everything you want to know about the World T20 venues Rediff.com, 2 months ago
India beat the UAE with 59 balls to spare, their biggest ever win in terms of balls! IMAGE: India's players celebrate the dismissal of the UAE’s Swapnil Patil in the Asia Cup match. Photograph: Solaris Images. India ended their league engagements in the Asia Cup with a thumping nine-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates, in Mirpur, on Thursday. The victory’s was India’s ninth from ten T20 Internationals played this year. - Scorecard Chasing a meagre target of 82, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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