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ICC president ‘ignored’ at Presentation ceremony

It was ICC chairman N. Srinivasan and not ICC president Mustafa Kamal who handed over the glittering World Cup trophy to the Australian team.

Duncan Fletcher not seeking new contract

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Duncan Fletcher’s four-year stint as India coach has probably ended after the team’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Australia on Thursday. (Photo: AFP)

Kiwi Prime Minister praises South Africa’s spirit

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key

Narendra Modi tweeted a congratulatory message to Team India immediately after their victory over Bangladesh in the World Cup quarter-finals.

‘X’cellent on the field

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Axar Patel is all set to make an impact on India’s playing eleven at the world cup. HIs father and coach feel he is a natural

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will travel to Sydney with team

Despite his retirement from Test cricket, M.S. Dhoni will travel with the team to Sydney, the venue of the final Test, according to Arshad Ayub, the manager of the Indian team.

Lokesh Rahul’s family eager to see him bat on debut

K.L. Rahul (right) was handed the Test cap by skipper M.S. Dhoni on Friday.

It was a tale of two debutants on the first day of the Boxing Day Test in Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

Abbott must play first test: Mehrab Hossain

Sean Abbott

Former Bangladesh opener Mehrab Hossain believes that Sean Abbott “must be included” in the Australia team to play the first Test against India, commencing in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Yuvraj Singh will fight on, says mother shabnam

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh’s mother Shabnam Singh never expected that her son — hero of the 2011 World Cup will miss out on a place in the list of probables for the 2015 edition.

Gurdeep 2nd youngest to play ODI

When war-torn Afghanistan made history by making it to the World Cup for the first time with a victory over Kenya, a player from opponents’ line-up quietly became the second youngest player to compete in ODI. Opener Gurdeep Singh, at 15 years and 258 days, followed in the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar, Shahid Afridi and Aaqib Javed at Sharjah last Friday.

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.