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Michael Clarke to walk away from ODIs


Australia captain Michael Clarke made a shock announcement on Saturday by saying Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground would be his last one-day international.

Terminally ill Martin Crowe braced for ‘last’ match

Terminally ill Martin Crowe admits that Sunday’s World Cup final between his beloved New Zealand and Australia could be the last game he’ll ever see.

World Cup final: ‘Ultimate game’ excites Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he was excited, not intimidated, at the prospect of leading his country in their first World Cup final when they face old foes Australia at the gigantic Melbo

World Cup 2015: New Zealand braced for first Cup final

Australia's captain Michael Clarke, left, and New Zealand’s captain Brendon McCullum pose for a photo. (Photo: AP)

Australia captain Michael Clarke has added a fresh edge to Sunday’s blockbuster World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne by announcing the match will be his last one-day international.

Alfred Nobel’s will goes on display for first time

The last will and testament of Alfred Nobel is displayed at the Nobel Museum in the Old Town of Stockholm.— AFP

Alfred Nobel’s last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.

World Cup 2015: Brothers at World War

 Legendary Australia cricketer Adam Gilchrist (right) makes a point to Steve Smith on Saturday.— AFP

Dominant New Zealand will have no fear of the enemy’s den as they take on co-hosts Australia in an intriguing World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Italy clears Amanda Knox of murder

Amanda Knox

Italy’s top court has thrown out Amanda Knox’s conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global aud

Everyone will know my name, pilot had claimed

The co-pilot who crashed a passenger jet into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, worried “health problems” would dash his dreams and vowed one day to do something to “change the whole system”, a

UK PM launches re-election bid with health vow

David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday for May’s tight poll by echoing his main rival with a new promise to improve the state-run National Health Service (NH

Sri Lanka President brother dies after axe attack

The youngest brother of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena died in hospital Saturday after being attacked by an axe wielding acquaintance two days earlier, police said.

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.