Australia bat against India

SYDNEY: Australian captain Shane Watson won the toss and chose to bat in the third Twenty20 international against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Australia made five changes for the game, with India already holding an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Watson took over the captaincy duties from the injured Aaron Finch (hamstring), More...

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By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Sania, Hingis win Australian Open doubles title

MELBOURNE: World number one doubles pairing Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza clinched their first Australian Open doubles title together with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over Czech pair Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Rohit, Kohli power India to series win in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli maintained their prolific form with the bat to secure India’s series-clinching 27-run win over Australia in the second Twenty20 match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Russia includes Sharapova in Fed Cup squad against Netherlands

MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday included Maria Sharapova in their Fed Cup squad to face the Netherlands next week, despite the world number five sparking a row by saying she was unlikely to play. Russian tennis chief More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Australian Open: Sania Mirza’s pair defeats Asiam’s in mixed doubles

MELBOURNE: Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Croatian partner to beat Aisam ul Haq’s pair in the mixed doubles at Australian Open here on Tuesday. In the Grand Slam’s second round of mixed doubles Pakistan More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Kuwait, Iraq say OPEC will not cut output alone

KUWAIT CITY: The Kuwaiti and Iraqi oil ministers said Tuesday that OPEC will not cut production unless producers outside the cartel do the same, despite the plunge in crude prices. “OPEC cannot cut its production More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Six Paris schools evacuated over bomb threat

PARIS: Six prestigious schools in central Paris were evacuated on Tuesday after anonymous calls claiming that bombs had been hidden in the buildings, police and the school authority said. The schools all received More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Rabada strikes as South Africa seek win

CENTURION: First innings hero Kagiso Rabada struck two early blows as South Africa pushed for victory on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test against England at SuperSport on Monday. England, set an unlikely More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Asif Zardari lauds COAS remarks against extension in service

DUBAI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari on Monday lauded the remarks of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in which the latter said he did not believe in extension. In a statement More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Mullah Fazlullah reportedly killed

KABUL: TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, Gulf News reported on Monday. According to unconfirmed reports, a drone strike was conducted on Fazlullah’s house More...