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BCCI defends Indian team
Mumbai: A day after India bowed out of the 2015 cricket World Cup losing the semifinals, criticism continued to flow in even as BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya defended the team's performance by saying the defending champions "played some outstanding cricket" Down Under before failing against Australia.In its quest to retain the Cup title, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-captained side...
Aus-NZ final revives 'underarm' memories   
Melbourne: Whatever happens in Sunday's World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it will have to go some way to match the bitter fall-out from another one-day international clash between the two countries at the MCG back in 1981.What might have been a forgettable third final of the one-day series produced one of the most controversial finishes of...
Dhoni calls for changes in ODI rules   
Sydney: Indian captain M.S. Dhoni advocated changes in playing conditions governing one-day games, saying too many boundaries can cause boredom and the 50-over matches should not become like T20 outings."It's my personal opinion, I would like them to change. In the history of cricket we have not seen 200s; in three years' time you see three 200s being scored.""A lot of...
Bring on Melbourne, says Steve Smith   26 March, 2015
Sydney: Supremely confident after masterminding Australia's passage to the cricket World Cup final, middle-order batsman Steven Smith led the team's war cry for Sunday's summit clash against New Zealand after downing India in the semifinal on Thursday.Smith played a fluent knock of 105 runs to guide Australia to the final at the expense of defending champions India at the Sydney...
Indian team snubs supporters at SCG   25 March, 2015
Sydney: India’s disregard for its fans continued on Wednesday with their supporters locked out of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni refusing to fulfil his media obligations on the eve of the World Cup semifinal match against Australia.Vice-captain Virat Kohli made some effort to acknowledge the people by signing a few autographs through the fence for the...
Hope Australia don't cross the line: Rohit   25 March, 2015
Surrey confirms signing of Pietersen   25 March, 2015
Australia powers to 328/7 against India   26 March, 2015
Ruthless Australia sends India packing, enters final   26 March, 2015
Australia opts to bat against India   26 March, 2015
India to make Australia visit worthwhile   25 March, 2015
India-Australia match ticket prices soar   24 March, 2015
Will sledge India if Warner won't: Johnson   24 March, 2015
FA unveils tougher work permit rules for non-EU players   24 March, 2015
Waqar fears 'death' of Pakistan cricket   24 March, 2015
Chess now has a 'Twenty20' version   24 March, 2015
New Zealand make first World Cup final   24 March, 2015
NZ clinches thriller, enters first WC final   24 March, 2015
Supporting cast   21 March, 2015
NZ, Proteas eye first WC final berth   23 March, 2015
Looming bouncer   21 March, 2015
Du Plessis, de Villiers fire Proteas to 281/5   24 March, 2015
Hosting India Open in Delhi tough: BAI chief   23 March, 2015
Rain stops South Africa-New Zealand semi-final   24 March, 2015
Nine sports upgraded to 'high priority'   23 March, 2015
NZ, South Africa rule out sledging   23 March, 2015
Platini secures third term as UEFA president   23 March, 2015
Sania is now world number three in doubles   23 March, 2015
Djokovic fells Federer to keep Indian Wells title   23 March, 2015
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
'India needs to confront Australian demons'   21 March, 2015
Knock has not sunk in yet: Guptill   21 March, 2015
Would like to remain WI captain: Holder   21 March, 2015
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Pele backs Blatter bid for re-election   21 March, 2015
Mixed reactions to Pakistan's World Cup loss   21 March, 2015
Watson, Wahab fined for quarter-final spat   21 March, 2015
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Aussies overwhelm Pak to reach semis   20 March, 2015
India thrashes Bangladesh, enters semis   19 March, 2015
Dhoni first Indian skipper to win 100 ODIs   19 March, 2015
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Guptill fires New Zealand into WC semis   21 March, 2015
Guptill fires New Zealand to 393/6 against Windies   21 March, 2015
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Proteas thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets   18 March, 2015
Dhoni opts to bat against Bangladesh   19 March, 2015
Duminy takes hat-trick as SL falls for 133   18 March, 2015
ICC president sniffs conspiracy in Bangladesh's loss   20 March, 2015
Dhoni's mantra for success—Keep it simple!   19 March, 2015
Sri Lanka elects to bat first   18 March, 2015
India favourites in quarterfinal   18 March, 2015
Run feast on cards in Lanka vs Proteas clash   17 March, 2015
Dravid suggests 14-team World Cup   16 March, 2015
Rohit powers India to 302/6 against Bangladesh   19 March, 2015
Shapoor is a sign   06 March, 2015
ODIs have never been better   06 March, 2015
Fifty shades of inconsistency   06 March, 2015
Making shot work   06 March, 2015
India can retain the World Cup   28 February, 2015
Having a ball.   28 February, 2015
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Cooking for corporates
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freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Bullying the houses
After President Pranab Mukherjee, it is now Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who has cautioned against the repeated and knee-jerk use of ordinances. Speaking at a conference in Lucknow, she said, “Ordinances ...  »