Pro-EU Londoners rebel with `Lexit` secession call

Londoners mobilised on social media Saturday to back a campaign to go from Brexit to `Lexit`, calling for their city to divorce Britain and "move in with our friends" in the European Union.

Why ODI omission is blessing in disguise for Suresh Raina?

Why ODI omission is blessing in disguise for Suresh Raina?

Despite not being a part of the ODI team, Raina will still be part of the Indian dressing room as he is in the T20 squad. It will certainly help him forsake any negative thought.

110 years-old rugby jersey fetches mind-blogging £180,000

A 110-year-old jersey worn by legendary New Zealand captain Dave Gallaher during the 1905 tour of the British Isles has fetched a record £180,000 at an auction on Saturday in Cardiff.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke hopes it`s 1997 all over again

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke hopes it`s 1997 all over again

Australia captain Michael Clarke has backed his side to emulate their 1997 predecessors by coming from behind to win an Ashes series.

2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on

2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on

The 2005 Ashes came to be regarded as one of the greatest Anglo-Australian Test series and indeed one of the most thrilling of all time.

Australia should not blame Shane Watson for 1st Ashes Test defeat: Kevin Pietersen

Australia should not blame Shane Watson for 1st Ashes Test defeat: Kevin Pietersen

Australia should focus on the form of Steve Smith and Brad Haddin rather than blame Shane Watson for their first Ashes test defeat, according to former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.

Geoffrey Boycott believes Australia stand `no chance of victory` in first Ashes Test

Geoffrey Boycott believes Australia stand `no chance of victory` in first Ashes Test

Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has dismissed any prospect of Australia winning the first Ashes Test after the hosts posted an imposing 412-run target at stumps on day three in Cardiff.

Adil Rashid, Steven Finn in England squad for Ashes opener

Adil Rashid, Steven Finn in England squad for Ashes opener

Uncapped Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid and Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn were both called into a 13-man England squad announced Wednesday for next week`s first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff.

Wales man held guilty of trying to kill Sikh dentist

A Wales court has held a man guilty of attempt to murder for attacking a Sikh dentist with a machete at North Wales` Tesco Mold supermarket in January, a media report said on Friday.

Glenn McGrath backs Josh Hazlewood, Joe Root to fire in Ashes

Glenn McGrath backs Josh Hazlewood, Joe Root to fire in Ashes

Australia legend Glenn McGrath on Thursday nominated a pair of young guns he expects to shine at the upcoming Ashes which is set to begin from July 8, namely pacer Josh Hazlewood and England batsman Joe Root.

In-form Australia too good for England, says Steve Smith

In-form Australia too good for England, says Steve Smith

Australia have a huge hunger for an Ashes triumph in England, according to all rounder Shane Watson, while batsman Steve Smith believes this year`s series will not even be close if the tourists play to their potential.

Kumar Sangakkara stars as Kevin Pietersen misses out

Kumar Sangakkara stars as Kevin Pietersen misses out

Kumar Sangakkara ensured the crowd at Cardiff`s Sophia Gardens on Sunday witnessed a hundred from a world-class batsman as Surrey team-mate Kevin Pietersen missed out on the first day against Glamorgan.

Cameron defends MI5 after media unmask `Jihadi John`

 

London: Prime Minister David Cameron defended Britain`s secret services and vowed to defeat jihadists on Friday after media reports named Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" as London graduate Mohammed Emwazi.

Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test

Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test

Australians are busy with a Test series at home with India, but their Ashes rivals have already started selling tickets for the upcoming tour in England. According to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), tickets for three days of the scheduled third Ashes match at Edgbaston in July have already been sold out.

Louis van Gaal's strong personality tailor-made for Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Louis van Gaal's strong personality tailor-made for Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has endorsed Louis van Gaal's "strong personality", saying the Dutchman possesses the kind of mentality his ex-club requires.

Proven formula proposed for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Proven formula proposed for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have recommended that the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 follow the successful formula of the 2013 edition and proposed The Oval, Edgbaston and Cardiff as the venues.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred

Rohit Sharma returns to International cricket with a sublime century against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. The right-handed batsman was batting on run-a-ball 100, helping India compile runs after losing two quick wickets in Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayadu. It's his fifth ODI hundred. India were 177 for two after 31 overs with skipper Virat Kohli unbeaten on 36.

Daniel Vettori named in New Zealand squad for Scotland game

Daniel Vettori named in New Zealand squad for Scotland game

All-rounder Daniel Vettori has raised hopes of a full return to international cricket after being named in a 12-man squad for New Zealand`s one-dayer against Scotland on Wednesday.

Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron

Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron

Cheteshwar Pujara made his first significant contribution in the 'English Summer' as his attractive unbeaten 90 helped Derbyshire overpower Surrey by eight wickets in a Division Two of County Championships here Wednesday.

India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart

India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart

Exasperated at England's consecutive defeats, former captain Alec Stewart said the hosts must learn from India how to play One-day cricket.