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England add Maia Bouchier, Alice Davidson-Richards to T20I squad for series against West Indies
London, Dec 8 (IANS) England women's team has said that they have added Maia Bouchier and Alice Davidson-Richards to their T20I squad for the series against West Indies after teenaged cricketer Alice Capsey was sent back home due to a broken collarbone.
2022-12-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mark Wood back in England team for second Test against Pakistan
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Pace bowler Mark Wood will return to the England team in place of the injured Liam Livingstone for the second Test against Pakistan starting on Friday.
2022-12-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Robert Downey Jr.'s dad admits it was an 'idiot' move to give his son drugs at age 6
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. had a close relationship with his father, Robert Downey Sr. However he was unfortunately a bad influence on his son from his childhood.
2022-12-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Uncapped Zakir Hasan earns maiden call-up to Bangladesh squad for first Test against India
Chattogram, Dec 8 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday handed a maiden Test call-up to uncapped top order batter Zakir Hasan for the first Test against India, set to happen at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram from December 14-18.
2022-12-08
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Pat Cummins not be risked for second Test vs West Indies
Adelaide, Dec 7 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins will not be risked during this week's second Test against the West Indies starting on Thursday with the pace spearhead being left out of the final XI for the day-night contest here.
2022-12-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Aussie great Damien Fleming provides solution for bringing crowds back to cricket stadiums
Adelaide, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian pace bowler Damien Fleming believes playing less of T20 Internationals (T20Is) and allowing the domestic T20 league competitions to continue could be the fix needed to overcome the dwindling crowds at cricket stadiums.
2022-12-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Cate Blanchett wraps up Warwick Thornton's 'The New Boy'
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Hollywood star Cate Blanchett has wrapped up shooting for 'The New Boy', a drama film by Australian Indigenous filmmaker Warwick Thornton.
2022-12-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kanye West urges Jews to 'forgive Hitler' in interview
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West once again made another round of anti-semitic comments.
2022-12-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mike Hussey in awe of Australian batter Marnus Labuschagne
Adelaide, Dec 7 (IANS) Legendary Australian cricketer Mike Hussey is in awe of batter Marnus Labuschagne who smashed a double-century and an unbeaten ton in his team's 164-run triumph against the West Indies in the opening Test at Perth recently, saying he has been left amazed by the player's transformation.
2022-12-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Jenna Ortega draws flak after revealing she filmed 'Wednesday' dance scene while having Covid
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Jenna Ortega is facing backlash after she confessed that she filmed the dance scene on the hit Netflix series 'Wednesday' while testing positive for Covid.
2022-12-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New findings emerge about Anne Heche's death
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Anne Heche was not impaired by drugs at the time of her devastating car crash on August 5, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
2022-12-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Olhule Siyo to lead South Africa in the inaugural ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup
Johannesburg, Dec 7 (IANS) The Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women's Selection Committee has announced that middle-order batter Olhule Siyo will be leading South Africa in the inaugural edition of the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup to be held in the country from January 14-29, 2023.
2022-12-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 2nd ODI: Rohit Sharma sent to hospital for X-ray after suffering blow to left thumb
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) India skipper Rohit Sharma has been sent to hospital for an X-ray after suffering a blow to his left thumb while fielding in the ongoing second ODI against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur, Dhaka, on Wednesday.
2022-12-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Major blow to Pakistan's World Test Championship final hopes after loss to England
Rawalpindi, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's 74-run loss to Ben Stokes' England in the opening Test here on Monday has severely jeopardised the hosts' chances of securing a World Test Championship (WTC) final berth.
2022-12-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Robert Pattinson 'Mickey 17' by Bong Joon Ho to release in 2024
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho's next film 'Mickey 17', starring Robert Pattinson, is hitting theaters in March 29, 2024.
2022-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Elizabeth Taylor's diamond was owned by ex-wife of a Nazi
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) One of actress Elizabeth Taylor's diamonds was owned by the ex-wife of former Nazi war criminal Alfred Krupp.
2022-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan's Haris Rauf ruled out of Test series v England
Rawalpindi, Dec 6 (IANS) A grade-II strain in right quad has ruled Haris Rauf out of the Test series against England. The fast bowler underwent an MRI during the first day's play of the Rawalpindi Test after he rolled over the ball while fielding.
2022-12-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' sequel taps Gil Kenan to direct
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Gil Kenan will be directing 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' sequel with the previous cast returning.
2022-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Britney Spears 'did it again', has deactivated her Instagram
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Pop icon Britney Spears has left social media platform Instagram as she has decided that enough is enough, for now at least, and has deactivated her page shortly after sharing a number of gushing statements regarding family members.
2022-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
West Indies pacer Cottrell relishing prospect of playing for Desert Vipers in ILT20
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS) West Indies pace bowler Sheldon Cottrell is set to report for duty with the Desert Vipers in ILT20 and is relishing the prospect of playing in a top-class tournament.
2022-12-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Skipper Stokes hails Rawalpindi victory as one of England's greatest away wins
Rawalpindi, Dec 6 (IANS) England Test skipper Ben Stokes has asserted they are not here in the sub-continent to play dull and drab cricket, adding that the early declaration call taken on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan was to carry on with the theme of playing "exciting cricket".
2022-12-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dua Lipa credits imposter syndrome for helping her in songwriting
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Singer Dua Lipa, who found fame after posting songs on YouTube, said she finds artists who have been stricken with self-doubt inspiring.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Kate Winslet recalls her agent being asked about her weight
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet is opening up about being in the limelight and the pressure she had to look a certain way. With Winslet's daughter gaining notoriety for her acting work, the 'Titanic' alum talks about how much more difficult it is now.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
West Indies lacked sharpness and fitness in Perth Test, says Ian Healy
Perth, Dec 5 (IANS) Australia's legendary wicketkeeper-batter Ian Healy has sounded an ominous warning for the touring West Indies Test side, saying they might simply collapse in the second and final Test at Adelaide beginning on December 8.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kanye West calls Elon Musk 'half Chinese'
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has resurfaced on social media after he was suspended from Twitter for "inciting violence" following more antisemitic messages.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
New music from The Weeknd for 'Avatar: The Way of Water' on the cards
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker The Weeknd has teased new music tied to the soundtrack for James Cameron's much-anticipated sequel 'Avatar: The Way of Water'.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nat Sciver, Danni Wyatt, Charlie Dean lead England to 142-run win over West Indies
St John's (Antigua), Dec 5 (IANS) Half-centuries from Nat Sciver and Danni Wyatt, coupled with a four-fer from off-spinner Charlie Dean led England to a 142-run win over West Indies in their women's ODI series opener at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.
2022-12-05
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Lucky Ali alleges encroachment of his farm by husband of K'taka IAS officer
Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) Singer Lucky Ali has complained to DG and IGP of Karnataka Praveen Sood over alleged encroachment of his farm land by land mafia involving the husband of state IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri, police said on Monday. The police have taken up investigation following the complaint.
2022-12-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Special Series
Shane Warne elevated to Legend status in Sport Australia Hall of Fame
Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has been elevated to 'Legend' status in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Nine months after his sudden death in March this year at the age of 52, Warne becomes just the fifth-ever cricketer to be awarded the most prestigious sporting honour in Australia.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Blood Origin' takes viewers to 1,200 years before world of 'The Witcher'
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) Netflix has released its trailer and key art for 'The Witcher: Blood Origin', and has also revealed that Joey Batey will star as Jaskier in the four-part series. It will bow on Sunday, December 25, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will Smith says Rihanna loved cinematography of slavery drama 'Emancipation'
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) Will Smith, who slapped the comedian Chris Rock earlier this year at the 94th Academy Awards, has got a rave review for his latest film 'Emancipation' from none other than Rihanna.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
James McAvoy opens up on why lobbying process put him off Oscars
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) James McAvoy has opened up about his refusal to campaign to win an Oscar which led to him not scoring a nod for his work on 'Atonement' (2007), reports 'Deadline' quoting from an interview the actor gave to British 'GQ' magazine.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
IND v BAN, 1st ODI: Shakib picks fifer, Ebadot takes four wickets as Bangladesh bowl out India for 186
Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan was the star for Bangladesh with a fifer while pacer Ebadot Hossain chipped in with four wickets as the hosts bowled out India for a paltry 186 in the ODI series opener at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur, Dhaka, on Sunday.
2022-12-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Nathan Lyon picks six as Australia beat West Indies by 164 runs, boost WTC final chances
Perth, Dec 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took six wickets to lead Australia, minus a bowler in Pat Cummins, to a hard-fought 164-run victory over a gritty West Indies on day five of the first Test at Optus Stadium on Sunday.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
An all-rounder like Hardik Pandya would be dangerous in T10 cricket, says Deccan Gladiators' Mushtaq Ahmed
Abu Dhabi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Deccan Gladiators have in their squad one of the most destructive batters in world cricket in Andre Russell, and coach Mushtaq Ahmed explained that impact players like him need as much time as possible in the middle so that they can affect the game positively.
2022-12-04
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Backing ourselves to play good cricket against England: West Indies skipper Matthews
St John's (Antigua), Dec 4 (IANS) West Indies captain Hayley Matthews is aware of the challenge of facing a strong England team, but she believes her players can use their knowledge of the conditions at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium to their advantage in the first of the three-match ODI series, starting in Jamaica late on Sunday.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Bottle Battle: Angelina Jolie locked in winery legal battle with Brad Pitt
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Girl, Interrupted' star Angelina Jolie has hit out at her ex-husband Brad Pitt in bombshell court documents as they continue to battle it out over the ownership of their $28.4 million Chateau Miraval Winery.
2022-12-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Another jury chief, another controversy: Oliver Stone slams US rights record
Jeddah, Dec 3 (IANS) As Red Sea Film Festival jury President, Oliver Stone is taking his role seriously, reports 'Variety'. He sees the festival as an opportunity to explore the cinema being made in a region that he views as being misunderstood.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Red Sea Festival: Shabana, Jemima Khan talk assisted marriages, gender parity in film
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Writer-director Jemima Khan said she wanted to challenge "preconceptions that a lot of people in the West have about arranged marriages" when she tackled her first script for the movie 'What's Love Got To Do With It', which opened the Red Sea International Film Festival this week.
2022-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Galle Gladiators owners elated about third season of Lanka Premier League
Galle, Dec 3 (IANS) The runners-up of the last two editions of the Lanka Premier League Galle Gladiators will see their owner Nadeem Omar and co-owner Aziz Kassamali continue with the team for the third year in a row. The third edition of the Lanka Premier League will begin on December 6, 2022, in Hambantota, while the final will take place in Colombo on December 23.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 4: Brathwaite leads West Indies' fightback against Australia, injects hope for win
Perth, Dec 3 (IANS) Captain Kraigg Brathwaite smashed a sensational century to lead his team's fightback and inject some hope for a win against Australia on the fourth day of the first Test at Optus Stadium, here on Saturday.
2022-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 3: Late burst gives England a sniff after Babar leads Pakistan's strong reply
Rawalpindi, Dec 3 (IANS) With their attacking approach, England took four wickets in the final session and reduced Pakistan to 499 for 7 at the end of day three of the first Test to keep their faint hopes of victory alive, here on Saturday.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
ODI World is still eight to nine months away, can't think so far ahead: Rohit Sharma
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) The 2023 ODI World Cup is now less than a year away. With every 50-over match and series being of utmost importance for teams to finalise their preparation, India skipper Rohit Sharma believes one can't think so far ahead for the mega event as it is still eight to nine months away.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
T10 cricket is best suited for Olympics, IPL is baap (father) of all league, feels Abu Dhabi T10 COO Rajeev Khanna
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10 COO Rajeev Khanna feels that the 10-over format of cricket is best suited for the Olympics, and called the Indian Premier League as "baap" (father) of all leagues.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Abu Dhabi T10: Muhammad Waseem's defiant knock carries New York Strikers past Samp Army into final
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS) New York Strikers booked their place in the final of the sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 through a well-fought four-wicket win over Samp Army in the Qualifier 1 match held at the Abu Dhabi Zayed Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
I shared T10 cricket idea with Dhoni for suggestions, he said 'it's brilliant': Shaji Ul Mulk
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS) The T10 Sports Management chairman Shaji Ul Mulk on Saturday said that before the start of the league in 2017, he discussed the idea of a 10-over format with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to take some suggestions and the legend gave a positive response to it, however, advised to not tweak the rules of the game in any case.
2022-12-03
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 3: Australia extend lead to 344 runs, maintain pressure over West Indies
Perth, Dec 2 (IANS) Australia maintained the pressure over West Indies by extending their lead to 344 runs on the third day of the first Test at Perth Stadium, here on Friday.
2022-12-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Indiana Jones 5' trailer unveils de-aged Harrison Ford
Los Angeles, Dec 2 (IANS) Disney revealed the first trailer for "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," which is the official title for the fifth instalment of Harrison Fords whip-cracking, adventure franchise. On top of that, the trailer showcases a de-aged Harrison Ford as Indy back in his glory days of archaeology and adventures.
2022-12-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Harry Potter' TV series maybe coming soon, says Warner Bros. TV CEO
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Warner Bros. TV CEO Channing Dungey has shared that a TV series based on the mega-popular book and film series 'Harry Potter' may be coming soon.
2022-12-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Samuel Jackson reacts to Quentin Tarantino's slamming of Marvel films
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) The debate around the impact of Marvel on Hollywood continues to swirl. Now 'Pulp Fiction' actor Samuel L. Jackson is weighing in on Quentin Tarantino's opinion that Marvel actors are "not movie stars."
2022-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood