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  • India, Pakistan relations need to improve: Sachin Tendulkar

    Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday advocated the need for improvement in relations between traditional rivals India and Pakistan, reiterating that cricket could play a role in normalising ties...

    Sachin said if the governments of both the countries felt a bilateral series was the “ideal way” to move forward then it should materialise...

  • 10,000 were killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen crackdown: British cable

    At least 10,000 people were killed in the Chinese army's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in June 1989, according to a newly released British diplomatic cable that recounts the bloodshed in gruesome detail...

    The estimate, given on June 5, 1989, the day after the crackdown, is almost 10 times higher than that commonly accepted at the time of several hundred to more than a thousand dead...

  • Sachin's Blasters vs Warne's Warriors: An all-star showdown

    NEW YORK: Amid a sea of Indian shirts, fluttering Pakistan flags and deafening roars, New York cricket fans turned out in their thousands to watch greats of the game face off against each other on Saturday ? in a baseball stadium...

    Australian spin king Shane Warne and Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar captained two star-studded teams in a Twenty20 match designed to introduce Americans to the world's second most popular sport...

  • Warne’s Warriors outclass Sachin’s Blasters in All-Stars game

    NEW YORK: At a festive Citi Field on Saturday afternoon, Warne’s Warriors pro­ved too strong for Sachin’s Blasters as they romped to a six-wicket win the first All Stars Twenty20 match...

    Australian spin king Shane Warne and Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar skippered two star-studded teams in a match designed to introduce Americans to what organisers billed as the world’s second most popular sport...

  • Ireland to make Test debut against Pakistan next year

    DUBLIN: Ireland will play their first-ever Test match against Pakistan on home soil next May, the country’s cricket chiefs announced on Thursday...

    “We are excited to welcome Pakistan to Ireland for our inaugural Test match next year,” said Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom...

  • Cartwright to debut, O'Keefe in as second spinner in third Pakistan Test

    All-rounder Hilton Cartwright will make his debut for Australia in the dead rubber third test against Pakistan in Sydney on Tuesday, with left-armer Steve O'Keefe returning to the side as a second spinner alongside Nathan Lyon...

    ”O'Keefe has played three previous tests, including the Sydney game last year against West Indies, but was injured on the tour of Sri Lanka earlier this year...

  • Westley set for England debut in third South Africa Test

    LONDON: Essex batsman Tom Westley is in line to make his England debut at No 3 in next week’s third Test against South Africa at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Thursday...

    He could be joined in the side by another newcomer to Test cricket in Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan, also included in a 13-man squad for what will be the 100th Test at The Oval, which starts next Thursday (July 27)...

  • Nevill glad but sad to make Test debut

    LONDON: Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill admitted to mixed emotions ahead of his international debut in the second Ashes Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday...

    Nevill was given his chance after first-choice gloveman Brad Haddin, who played in Australia’s 169-run defeat by England in the first Test in Cardiff last week, withdrew for “family reasons”...

  • Australia, New Zealand enthuse over pink ball Test debut

    ADELAIDE: Players revelled in the electric atmosphere generated by a huge curious crowd attracted to the Adelaide Oval for the first-ever pink-ball Test match on Friday...

    The day-night Test, the first in the traditional game's 138-year history, drew 47,441 fans -- the biggest international crowd at the famous ground since the evocative 1932-33 Bodyline series...

  • Ansari to make England debut in final Bangladesh Test

    DHAKA: Spinner Zafar Ansari will make his England Test debut in the second and final match against Bangladesh while Stuart Broad is rested as Alastair Cook rotates his side ahead of the tour to India...

    Ansari was chosen ahead of his club team-mate Gareth Batty, the off-spinner who took 4-116 in the first Test win at Chittagong, on his Test return after an 11-year-absence...

  • Teenaged Hameed to make England debut in Rajkot Test

    RAJKOT: Teen sensation Haseeb Hameed will make his Test debut against India, England announced on Tuesday, capping a fairytale rise for a player dubbed the ‘Baby Boycott’ for his unflappable batting style...

    At 19 years, Hameed will become the youngest player to open the batting in England’s Test history after skipper Alastair Cook named him in the starting XI for the series-opener beginning in Rajkot on Wednesday...

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