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Adele has a fangirl moment when she meets her idol Gabrielle
London, Oct 2 (IANS) British singer Adele had an emotional moment when she met her idol, Gabrielle, who is best remembered for her 'Bridget Jones's Diary' sound track. The 'Rolling In The Deep' hitmaker cried her heart out upon meeting the senior singer and UK chart-topper, reports Mirror.co.uk.
2022-10-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Yorkshire would have been gutted by relegation; environment on and off the field needs to change: White
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Former England all-rounder Craig White feels Yorkshire would have been "gutted" by the side's relegation to Division Two of the County Championship following the dismal performances this season, a consequence of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal.
2022-10-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Green could be 'vulnerable', CA should manage his workload: Pat Cummins
Melbourne, Oct 1 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins wants the team management to carefully manage young all-rounder Cameron Green's workload, given the temptation to play him in all three formats because of his immense talent and potential.
2022-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cameron Green is 'gold dust'; Cricket Australia should not stop him from playing in IPL: Hayden
Melbourne, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden has called tall all-rounder Cameron Green 'gold dust' adding that Cricket Australia (CA) should not put impediments in his way if he lands a multi-million dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) contract.
2022-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Charlie fakes run-out from non-striker's end during Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final after dismissal against India
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Following her run-out from the non-striker's end inflicted by off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma resulting in a dramatic finish to the third ODI between England and India at Lord's, England all-rounder Charlie Dean tried to fake a dismissal on Northern Diamonds' Linsey Smith during the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final at the iconic venue.
2022-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tim David should be in Australia side for T20 World Cup, say Gilchrist and Mark Waugh
Melbourne, Sep 26 (IANS) Australian cricket legends Adam Gilchrist and Mark Waugh have opined that power-hitter Tim David should be in the side for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup at home and believe the team management should take a call on whether to include either of Steve Smith or Marcus Stoinis in the XI for the showpiece event beginning on October 16.
2022-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Harmanpreet backs bowler Deepti in 'controversial' run out of England's Charlie Dean
London, Sep 25 (IANS) India women's team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has backed her bowler Deepti Sharma for running out England's Charlie Dean at the non-striker's end during her delivery stride in the third and final ODI at Lord's on Saturday, calling it a "part of the game".
2022-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Deepti's run-out of Charlie doesn't feel like the right way to win a game: Lydia Greenway
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma's decision to run out Charlie Dean at the non-striker's end, which secured a 16-run victory for India over England to complete a 3-0 series sweep at Lord's has reignited the debate over the mode of dismissal being right in the spirit of the game.
2022-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin, Sehwag, Hales speak in favour of Deepti's run out of Charlie from non-striker's end
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The cricketing world has been left divided after off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma ran out England's Charlie Dean in the 44th over at the non-striker's end to get a 16-run victory for India over England at Lord's to complete a 3-0 sweep.
2022-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
It doesn't sit comfortably with me: Dominic Cork on Deepti's run-out of Charlie
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Former England men's all-rounder Dominic Cork has said India spinner Deepti Sharma's run-out of Charlie Dean at the non-striker's end in the third ODI against the hosts hasn't been able to sit comfortably with him.
2022-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jhulan Goswami an absolutely lovely human, has been great for the game: Tammy Beaumont
London, Sep 24 (IANS) England opener Tammy Beaumont paid a glowing tribute to legendary India pacer Jhulan Goswami, who will retire from international cricket after the third ODI at Lord's, calling her an "absolutely lovely human" who has been "great for the game".
2022-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gave myself freedom to look for shots after reaching fifty: Harmanpreet Kaur
Canterbury (England), Sep 22 (IANS) On a cloudy Wednesday at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur lit up the match with some magnificent shots to finish unbeaten on a monumental 143 off just 111 balls, taking India to 333/5 and set the base for an 88-run victory over England.
2022-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Harmanpreet Kaur is already great, and she is getting greater: Harleen Deol
Canterbury (England), Sep 22 (IANS) Youngster Harleen Deol was all praise for her captain Harmanpreet Kaur during her magnificent knock of unbeaten 143 off 111 balls in the second ODI against England at Canterbury, saying the right-hander was "already great" and is "getting greater".
2022-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
We definitely want to win Lord's ODI for Jhulan Goswami: Harmanpreet Kaur
Canterbury (England), Sep 22 (IANS) With the three-match ODI series already clinched, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said her side is now aiming for a victory in the final match at Lord's on Saturday to give veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami an apt send-off from international cricket.
2022-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Berrington to captain Scotland's 15-member squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup
Glasgow, Sep 22 (IANS) Experienced batter Richie Berrington on Thursday was named as Scotland's captain for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup to be held in Australia from next month. Matt Cross will be the wicketkeeper and serve as Berrington's deputy.
2022-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Initially didn't really want the England job but now loving it: England Test coach McCullum
London, Sep 21 (IANS) England Test head coach Brendon McCullum has revealed he initially "didn't really want" the job, but now that he is at the helm and the side is doing exceptionally well, he is "absolutely loving it".
2022-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Warne's daughter lashes out at Channel 9 for planning biopic on late cricketer
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Legendary Australian spin bowler Shane Warne's daughter has lashed out at Channel 9 for planning a biopic about the late cricketer's life just months after he passed away due to a suspected heart attack while vacationing in Thailand.
2022-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Received unanimous response from team-mates on inclusion of Alex Hales: Buttler
London, Sep 17 (IANS) England white-ball skipper Jos Buttler has said he received unanimous response from team-mates on bringing 33-year-old opening batter Alex Hales into the T20I squad, following the player failing a drugs test in 2019 and being left in cricket wilderness for three years owing to the misdemeanour.
2022-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes-winning bowler Gladstone Small's family has miraculous escape in Atlantic Ocean
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The family of former England pace bowler Gladstone Small had a miraculous escape, and are safely back in England, following their boat sinking after it being hit by a whale in the Atlantic Ocean.
2022-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Buttler could miss the entire 7-match T20I series vs Pakistan to give him time to recover
London, Sep 16 (IANS) England's limited-overs skipper Jos Buttler could miss the entire seven-match away T20I series against Pakistan beginning on September 20 due to a calf injury, with reports suggesting he could at best be considered for the last two games.
2022-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana scores half-ton as India women thrash England to level T20I series 1-1
Derby, Sep 14 (IANS) Following their nine-wicket defeat against England women in the opening T20 International, India hit back with an equally impressive comeback win as vice-captain Smriti Mandhana smashed an unbeaten half century to help the visitors level the series with an eight-wicket victory at the Country Ground in Derby late on Tuesday.
2022-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Years of experience and confidence to calculate the innings helped us level series: Harmanpreet
Derby, Sep 14 (IANS) The experience of batting together for several years and the confidence to calculate the innings played a big role in India women thrashing hosts England by eight wickets in the second WT20I to level the three-match series at Derby's Incora County Ground late on Tuesday, according to skipper Harmanpreet Kaur.
2022-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
For Nat Sciver, getting her battery back to full capacity again is so important: Lydia Greenway
Chester-le-Street, Sep 11 (IANS) Former England batter Lydia Greenway firmly believes the side needs pace all-rounder Nat Sciver at her best, which is why she getting her battery back to 100 per cent capacity becomes very important.
2022-09-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
There's a degree of humbleness, being humbled by the opportunity to meet Her Majesty: Strauss
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Former England cricketer Andrew Strauss recalled his instance of meeting Queen Elizabeth II, saying that there was always a degree of humbleness and one was humbled by the chance to meet the late Queen.
2022-09-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ECB chair Richard Thompson expresses desire to host IPL matches in England
London, Sep 10 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has expressed its desire to hold Indian Premier League (IPL) games in the country in the future as the lucrative domestic T20 tournament looks to expand, said a report in mirror.co.uk quoting the Telegraph.
2022-09-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England are still a very good side despite missing Nat Sciver: Harmanpreet Kaur
Durham, Sep 10 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur refused to take England lightly, calling them "a very good side", despite them missing all-rounder Nat Sciver ahead of the start of the T20I series at the Riverside Ground in Durham on Saturday.
2022-09-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
No reason why Steve Smith cannot be appointed ODI skipper after me: Aaron Finch
Melbourne, Sep 10 (IANS) Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch, who will retire from One-day International (ODI) cricket following the third and final match against New Zealand at Cairns on September 11, believes there is no reason why batting stalwart Steve Smith cannot replace him in captaincy duties in the 50-ver side.
2022-09-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Virat Kohli's heartfelt message to Aaron Finch on his ODI retirement
Melbourne, Sep 10 (IANS) Former India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday wished Australia white-ball captain Aaron Finch on his retirement from One-day International (ODI) cricket, saying it was great to play with and against him over the years.
2022-09-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
It is good to take a break at times instead of pushing too hard: Harmanpreet Kaur
Durham, Sep 10 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur feels it is good for a cricketer to take a break from the game rather than pushing themselves too hard whenever they are feeling down due to mental fatigue.
2022-09-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mick Jagger, Helen Mirren and many more pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Personalities such as Helen Mirren, Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osbourne and Paul McCartney have mourned the death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Thursday aged 96.
2022-09-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ngidi indicates South Africa's pace quartet may return for deciding Test against England
London, Sep 7 (IANS) With the three-Test series between England and South Africa going into the decider at The Oval from September 8, the visitors are expected to return to the pace quartet of Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and left-arm quick Marco Jansen, and Ngidi says that with four fast bowlers the Proteas have some "serious ammunition" to clinch the series.
2022-09-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Alex Hales added to England T20 World Cup squad as Jonny Bairstow's replacement
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Opening batter Alex Hales on Thursday was called up to England's squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia as a replacement for in-form batter Jonny Bairstow. Hales, 33, has also been added to England's squad for the seven T20Is tour of Pakistan.
2022-09-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
BBL side Melbourne Stars get charismatic Australia spinner Zampa for two years
Melbourne, Sep 4 (IANS) Days after taking in New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult in the Big Bash League (BBL) Player Draft, the Melbourne Stars have signed a new two-year deal with Adam Zampa, which will see the Australia team leg-spinner remain with the club until the end of BBL-14.
2022-09-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ECB in no hurry to name Bairstow's replacement for T20 World Cup
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have reportedly said they are in no rush to name a replacement for middle-order batter Jonny Bairstow, who recently suffered a lower-leg injury playing golf.
2022-09-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tom Jones promises to perform live till he's 100 years old
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Music icon Sir Tom Jones has no intention of slowing down in his twilight years. He has vowed to keep on performing until he hits the grand old age of 100 years.
2022-09-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Experience is something you should be taking into such a big tournament: Pietersen on Roy's omission
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Former England captain Kevin Pietersen was critical of the decision to omit out-of-form opener Jason Roy from the squad for the Men's T20 World Cup, saying that the right-hander's experience was something which the side should have been taking into a huge showpiece event.
2022-09-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hales has been one of the best two or three T20 players in English cricket over last five years: Hussain
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has suggested the side should consider including Alex Hales in the squad for the Men's T20 World Cup in Australia in October-November.
2022-09-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Clare Connor to not apply for chief executive role at ECB on a permanent basis
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Former England women's captain Clare Connor on Saturday said she will not be applying for the job of chief executive at the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on a permanent basis.
2022-09-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tim David has the same freaky abilities as Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard: Alex Carey
Melbourne, Sep 2 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper-batter Alex Carey is in awe of Tim David's savage hitting, saying the 26-year-old's "raw power" simply amazes him.
2022-09-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jess Kerr, Lauren Down, Molly Penfold return to New Zealand women's team for West Indies tour
Christchurch, Sep 1 (IANS) Pace bowling duo Jess Kerr and Molly Penfold, along with batter Lauren Down, on Thursday have made a return to New Zealand women's team for the upcoming tour of West Indies.
2022-09-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Love Island' star AJ Bunker breaks up with 'gay porn star' boyfriend
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Reality show 'Love Island' star AJ Bunker and her boyfriend are headed to splitsville after she discovered that her boyfriend is a gay porn star.
2022-08-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Livingstone, Rashid, Boult top picks as 24 overseas players selected in inaugural BBL draft
Melbourne, Aug 28 (IANS) Liam Livingstone, Rashid Khan and Trent Boult headline a list of 24 overseas players selected through the inaugural Big Bash League (BBL) draft ahead of the league's 12th season.
2022-08-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Century against South Africa was a bit of relief; overjoyed on getting a Test hundred: Ben Foakes
Manchester, Aug 27 (IANS) England wicketkeeper-batter Ben Foakes acknowledged that getting his second Test century against South Africa on day two of the ongoing second Test brought him a huge amount of relief and was overjoyed at the same time.
2022-08-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bazball one of the worst things I've ever heard, England are just playing exciting cricket: Flintoff
Manchester, Aug 27 (IANS) Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff said that the term 'bazball', coined as a tribute to the team's new approach of playing Test cricket under new head coach Brendon McCullum, is 'one of the worst things he has ever heard' while adding that the Ben Stokes-led side are thriving due to playing exciting cricket.
2022-08-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
It was the right decision to bat first, says Rabada after SA bowled out for 151
Manchester, Aug 26 (IANS) South Africa's pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada has backed his captain Dean Elgar's decision to bat first in the second Test at Old Trafford despite the visitors being bowled out for 151 on day one.
2022-08-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ICC releases standing tickets for India-Pakistan Men's T20 World Cup clash
Melbourne, Aug 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it was going to release standing room tickets for the highly anticipated ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 match between India and Pakistan at the MCG, to be held on October 23.
2022-08-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England will go into Old Trafford Test with same attacking mindset, asserts Root
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Former England skipper Joe Root has insisted the team will go into the second Test against South Africa at Old Trafford with the same attacking and aggressive mindset despite losing the opening games at Lord's by an innings and 12 runs.
2022-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ross Taylor, Zak Crawley, Abdullah Shafique, Yasir Shah, Imam-ul-Haq sign up for BBL draft
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand batting great Ross Taylor, England Test opener Zak Crawley and Pakistan trio of openers Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq and leg-spinners Yasir Shah on Wednesday were announced as the latest signings for the inaugural Big Bash League (BBL) draft.
2022-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England pacer Stuart Broad unlikely to tour Pakistan for Test series in December, says report
London, Aug 23 (IANS) England's pace-bowling stalwart Stuart Broad is reportedly likely to miss the Test tour of Pakistan in December as his fiancee, Mollie King, is due to give birth before the end of the year, a report in Evening Standard has said.
2022-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar among Shane Watson's top-five picks in the world of T20 cricket
Melbourne, Aug 23 (IANS) India batter Suryakumar Yadav is among Shane Watson's top-five picks in the burgeoning field of T20 specialists in the world, with the legendary Australian cricketer saying the charismatic cricketer has done "incredibly well" with the ICC T20 World Cup round the corner.
2022-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket