IMAGE: MS Dhoni, the limited-overs captain of India, arrives during an India training session. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images. A resounding opening win setting the tone perfectly for them, the new-look Indian team will look to continue in the same vein and take another step towards a potential whitewash of Zimbabwe when the two sides clash in the second ODI in Harare. It was a clinical display by India as they outclassed Zimbabwe in all departments in a ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Hosts England to face Bangladesh in tournament opener Trans-Tasman rivals Australia and New Zealand to meet in repeat of World Cup 2015 final at Edgbaston on June 2 15 matches to be played over 18 days at three iconic venues; The Oval to stage the final on June 18 IMAGE: The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Indian squad celebrates after beating England in a rain-hit final of the ICC Champions Trophy, at Edgbaston, on June 23, 2013. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images India will launch its ICC ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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, 1 month ago
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, 1 month 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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
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