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20-Jul-2019 London

Not fair to win the World Cup like that : Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's...

19-Jul-2019 London

Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam : Rashid Khan

Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.The player auction of the Euro T20 Slam which will take place...

18-Jul-2019 London

Jason Roy receives maiden Test call-up

 Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy has been named, for the first time, in England's 13-member Test squad for the match against Ireland which will be played at Lord's from July 24.Roy played a star role in England's World Cup victory, hitting 443 runs in seven innings...

16-Jul-2019 London

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner : Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first...

14-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan calls World Cup win an incredible journey

The joy in skipper Eoin Morgan's voice was understandable when he sat down to speak to the media after the nerve wrecking win over New Zealand in the final of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.Asked what the victory meant to the players, he said: "To...

14-Jul-2019 London

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer over the moon with World Cup win

England's men of the moment Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could hardly speak but in between their emotions, both said it is the proudest day of their lives as the hosts won their maiden World Cup, beating New Zealand in a one-over eliminator here on Sunday."I'm...

13-Jul-2019 London

Simona Halep crushes Serena Williams to win maiden Wimbledon title

Seventh seed Simona Halep crushed eight-time winner Serena Williams in straight sets to win her maiden Wimbledon title here on Saturday.The 27-year-old Romanian took only 56 minutes to upset the 37-year-old Williams 6-2, 6-2, thus winning her second Grand Slam...

13-Jul-2019 London

Kiwis looking to keep calm ahead of mega final

The euphoria around the final of the World Cup cannot be missed, but for New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, it is about keeping the basics right and playing the match against England at Lords on Sunday as just another game in the tournament."Yes, any game...

13-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan feels aggression is England's USP

There might have been only two knockout games as per the format of the 2019 World Cup, but when it comes to England, they also had to win their last two group games against India and New Zealand to make it to the semifinals and skipper Eoin Morgan feels that...

11-Jul-2019 London

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal set up blockbuster Wimbledon semifinal

Swiss legend Roger Federer rallied from a set down to defeat Kei Nishikori 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 and set up a showdown in the Wimbledon semifinals against arch-rival Rafael Nadal, a contest that will be their first at the Cathedral of Tennis since the epic 2008...

07-Jul-2019 London

Virat Kohli remains on top but Rohit bridges gap in ODI rankings

India captain Virat Kohli retained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but opener Rohit Sharma bridged the gap in the latest update to the ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league...

07-Jul-2019 London

Rafael Nadal, Rafael Nadal cruise into fourth round at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland and two-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain have fended off their respective opponents here at the All England Club.The 37-year-old Swiss on Saturday ousted Lucas Pouille of France 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) to claim his...

06-Jul-2019 London

Shoaib Malik announces retirement from ODI cricket

Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has announced his retirement from ODI cricket after the team's final match in the 2019 World Cup."Today I retire from One Day International (ODI) cricket. Huge Thank you to all the players I have played with, coaches I have...

05-Jul-2019 London

Afridi six-for helps Pakistan end on a high

Shaheen Shah Afridi snared six wickets and returned with best ever figures (6/35) by a Pakistan bowler in a World Cup, but his team failed to better their net run-rate in their final group game against Bangladesh which they won by 94 runs at the Lord's on Friday,...

05-Jul-2019 London

Big score against SL can help Rohit break 3 WC records

India's vice-captain Rohit Sharma has justified his tag as one of the best limited overs batsmen thus far at the ongoing World Cup.The 32-year-old has scored four centuries in seven innings, and his current tally of 544 runs makes him the highest run-getter...

04-Jul-2019 London

Roger Federer advances to Wimbledon 3rd round

Roger Federer routed Jay Clarke in a straight-set win on Thursday to reach the Wimbledon third round.The world number two, who lost a set in his first-round encounter, regained his form to edge his 20-year-old British opponent with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 win,...

04-Jul-2019 London

Pakistan face impossible task against Bangladesh

Pakistan will have an improbable task of making it to the semifinals of the ongoing World Cup when they take on Bangladesh in the final group stage game at the Lord's on Friday.After England thrashed New Zealand by 119 runs on Wednesday, the equation for Pakistan...

03-Jul-2019 Chester-le-Street

England reach World Cup semis with big win over New Zealand

Jonny Bairstow slammed his second successive hundred to guide England to the semi-final of the World Cup, as they thrashed New Zealand by 119 runs in a crucial clash here on Wednesday.Bairstow, who scored a match-winning 111 against India in Edgbaston on Sunday,...

03-Jul-2019 London

Our destiny is in our hands, not India : Pakistan coach

Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur was left disappointed after India's defeat to England in what was a must-win game for the hosts in the ongoing World Cup.On June 30,  England defeated India by 31 runs and kept their hopes alive of making it to the semifinals....

02-Jul-2019 London

Angelique Kerber, Ashleigh Barty kick off Wimbledon campaign with wins

Germany's Angelique Kerber and Australia's Ashleigh Barty kicked off their participation in the 2019 Wimbledon Championships with victories over Tatjana Maria and Saisai Zheng, respectively on Tuesday.Kerber, the 2019 Eastbourne runner-up, managed to recover her...

02-Jul-2019 London

Eating this bacteria may cut heart disease risk

Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila-an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors.According to the findings published in the journal Nature Medicine, the...

30-Jun-2019 London

Dangerous toxins found in enamelled decoration of beer bottles

Researchers have discovered extremely harmful levels of toxic carcinogenic substances such as lead, cadmium and chromium in the enamelled decoration of beer, wine and spirits bottles.The team at the University of Plymouth analysed both the glass and enamelled decorations...

30-Jun-2019 London

Carey, Starc lead Australia to 86-run win over New Zealand

Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs at Lord's on Saturday. Defending a target of 245, Australia dismissed New Zealand for 157 runs and thus recorded their seventh win of the tournament. Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey put up a 107-run stand for the sixth wicket...

26-Jun-2019 London

Sourav Ganguly defends Dhoni, says Afghanistan knock one-off

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has come in support of veteran wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni who had to face criticism for his slow knock against Afghanistan in India's World Cup game in Southampton.Dhoni took 52 balls to score 28 runs which had reduced...

26-Jun-2019 London

First part ticked off: Finch after Oz qualify for semis

Captain Aaron Finch was a satisfied man after Australia defeated England comprehensively by 64 runs and became the first team to qualify for the semifinals in the ongoing World Cup.On Tuesday, Australia rode on a brilliant hundred from Finch as they posted a...

26-Jun-2019 London

Andy Murray defeated in doubles at ATP Eastbourne

Andy Murray has met his Waterloo in men's doubles for the first time after returning from hip surgery in January.At Eastbourne ATP tournament, the top-seeded players Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah beat Murray and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo...

24-Jun-2019 London

Drink coffee to tackle obesity, suggests study

Drinking a cup of coffee can be helpful in fighting obesity and diabetes as it stimulates body's fat-fighting defences, says a new study.The study, published in Scientific Reports journal, found components which could have a direct effect on "brown fat" functions,...

24-Jun-2019 London

We keep making same mistakes again and again : Faf du Plessis

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the group stage exit from the ongoing World Cup is the lowest point of his career as captain.On Sunday, South Africa were handed a crushing 49-run defeat by Pakistan in their crucial World Cup tie at the Lord's in...

24-Jun-2019 London

Haris batted like Buttler against South Africa : Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was all praise for left-handed batsman Haris Sohail for his Jos Buttler-style batting against South Africa during his side's 49-run victory in their crucial World Cup fixture at the Lord's.Included for Sunday's game in place of...

24-Jun-2019 London

South Africa knocked out of 2019 WC after 49-run loss to Pakistan

Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs at Lord's in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match on Sunday, ensuring they remain in contention for the playoffs while making the Proteas the second team after Afghanistan to be knocked out of the tournament.Chasing...

23-Jun-2019 London

It's honey bowl vs workout for pregnant Amy Jackson

Actress Amy Jackson is striving to curb the urge of having her honey bowl and follow the workout stints during her pregnancy.The actress on Sunday took to Instagram to post a photograph from her post-yoga session. "Game Face... The battle I have every morning...

22-Jun-2019 London

Pakistan fan compares skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed to fat pig

Pakistan fans have made their displeasure known on social media ever since the team's poor show against arch-rivals India in their World Cup encounter in Manchester and a fresh video has surfaced wherein skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been compared to a fat pig.Sarfaraz...

20-Jun-2019 London

Skipper Virat Kohli goes the Mahi way with new haircut

After some clinical performances on the field, especially the massive 89-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup, the Indian cricketers were handed a two-day break before they regrouped in Southampton on Wednesday. And no sooner did they hit the...

17-Jun-2019 London

It was a lovely gesture from Virat Kohli : Steve Smith

India skipper Virat Kohli had stopped Indian fans from booing former Australia skipper Steve Smith during their World Cup encounter in London on June 9. Pointing towards the fans, Kohli had asked them to show respect to Smith and the Australian has said that...

17-Jun-2019 London

Saif Ali Khan, Alaia start shooting for 'Jawaani Jaaneman'

Actress Pooja Bedi's daughter Alaia F and actor Saif Ali Khan have started shooting for "Jawaani Jaaneman" here.Pooja on Monday tweeted a photograph of Saif and Alaia from India's match against Pakistan at the ICC World Cup 2019 here on Sunday.She captioned...

15-Jun-2019 London

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs, rise to top of table

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage clash at the Oval on Saturday. The victory took Australia to the top of the table with eight points, while Sri Lanka remain at fifth place with four.Chasing a target of 335, Sri Lanka...

14-Jun-2019 London

Evening exercise as good as morning workout

Contrary to popular perception, researchers have found that evening exercise is as good as a morning workout.The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that the effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day it is performed."There appear...

10-Jun-2019 London

Here's how night owls can advance sleep timings by 2 hours

Researchers have found that a simple tweak to the sleeping patterns and maximising outdoor light during the mornings for a period of three weeks can help night owls -- people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits - bring forward their sleep/wake timings by...

10-Jun-2019 London

We were outplayed, admits Finch after India drubbing

Skipper Aaron Finch has admitted Australia were outplayed by India in their World Cup fixture which they lost by 36-runs at the Kennington Oval.On Sunday, India made optimum use of the advantage of winning the toss as they posted the highest total set by any...

10-Jun-2019 London

Cannot take Bhuvi's ODI performances for granted: Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played a pivotal role in India's clinical win over Australia in their World Cup fixture at the Kennington Oval.On Sunday, Kumar bowled brilliantly during Australia's big chase and kept...

09-Jun-2019 London

In-form India outclass Australia in World Cup

Shikhar Dhawan smashed a century as India produced a masterful batting display to beat a spirited Australia by 36 runs in a marquee World Cup clash at the Kennington Oval here on Sunday.Playing in front a large number of Indian spectators, Dhawan starred in...

09-Jun-2019 London

Rohit Sharma scores fastest 2000 runs vs Australia

Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Sunday joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards and Desmond Haynes in an elite list of cricketers as he became the 4th player to aggregate 2000 runs in ODIs against Australia.Rohit, who is presently playing his 37th innings...

08-Jun-2019 London

Mahendra Singh Dhoni gloves row: Rohit wants fans to wait and watch

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday refused to comment on the Mahendra Singh Dhoni gloves controversy, saying it will be there for everyone to see whether the former captain sports the regimental dagger insignia on his keeping gloves during India's...

08-Jun-2019 London

Junk food consumption ups allergy risk in kids

Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats may be responsible for food allergies in children.The study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology...

08-Jun-2019 London

AB de Villiers chose money over country : Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has slammed AB de Villiers for "putting finances over country" in a video that was put up on Youtube."Firstly, people must not forget that there was pressure on AB De Villiers to leave IPL and PSL contracts and make himself...

07-Jun-2019 London

Mohammad Shahzad ruled out of WC with knee injury

Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad has been ruled out of the ongoing World Cup following a knee injury.Wicket-keeper batsman Ikram Ali Khil has been called in as Shahzad's replacement and it has been approved by the Event Technical Committee.Shahzad had retired...

06-Jun-2019 London

We need to address soft dismissals: Kane Williamson

After registering a narrow-win over Bangladesh in their second game of the ongoing World Cup, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson called on his batters to bat with more responsibility and avoid soft dismissals.On Wednesday, New Zealand came out with a brilliant...

04-Jun-2019 Southhampton

Will talk to Rabada man-to-man : Virat Kohli

After Kagiso Rabada termed Virat Kohli as 'immature', the Indian skipper on Tuesday responded to the South African pacer's comment but meanwhile, also praised him.Rabada had recently said that Kohli likes to get into verbal spats with opposition team player...

04-Jun-2019 London

Donald Trump fails to recognize his gift to Queen Elizabeth II

US President Donald Trump was rescued by his wife Melania from an embarrassing situation when he failed to recognize a statue at Buckingham Palace that he had gifted to Queen Elizabeth Il last year.Trump was shown a pewter horse that he gave as a gift when...

03-Jun-2019 London

Bangladesh cricket has come a long way : Shakib al Hasan

Shakib al Hasan, who played a pivotal role in Bangladesh's emphatic win in their opening World Cup match over South Africa, believes there has been a massive improvement in  their game in the last decade.A wonderful batting display led by the experienced...

03-Jun-2019 London

Ranveer Singh poses with 'God of cricket' Sachin Tendulkar

Actor Ranveer Singh , who is here to shoot for the upcoming movie "83", met cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and called him the "God of cricket".Ranveer, who is fondly referred to as the Bollywood livewire, on Sunday night treated his fans to a string of photographs...

02-Jun-2019 London

Donald Trump tells UK to 'walk away' if it can't secure terms

US President Donald Trump has said the UK should walk away from the European Union (EU) without a deal if it cannot secure the terms it wants.The US President was speaking to the Sunday Times ahead of his arrival in the UK on Monday for a state visit, the...

01-Jun-2019 London

Bowling, fielding & captaincy will decide WC winner

A wonderful sunny day at the magnificent Oval was a perfect opening to the inaugural match of the much awaited Cricket World Cup 2019. The hosts England won handsomely against South Africa to commence their journey towards winning the cup. The inclusion...

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