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Former world No. 1 golfer Luke Donald in hospital after heart scare

Former world No. 1 golfer Luke Donald in hospital after heart scare

He was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

Nov 17, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Australia announce Ashes squad, recall wicketkeeper Tim Paine

Australia announce Ashes squad, recall wicketkeeper Tim Paine

Australia have recalled wicketkeeper Tim Paine for the first time in seven years in a selection bombshell while dropping opening batsman Matt Renshaw in a surprising Ashes squad for the series against England.

Nov 17, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Ashes: Ryan Harris backs Mitchell Starc as next England tormentor

Ashes: Ryan Harris backs Mitchell Starc as next England tormentor

The spirit of Mitchell Johnson could return to haunt England’s batsmen during the Ashes in the form of another left-arm paceman, Mitchell Starc, according to former Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Renshaw has compiled just 70 runs in six innings for Queensland in the first-class competition and has failed to score a half-century in his previous nine Test innings.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

Swann, who retired mid-way through England's ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba in Brisbane, hosting the first Test from November 23, as "unbelievable".

Nov 15, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Ashes Tour Game: Chris Woakes takes six, injury scare for Jonny Bairstow

Ashes Tour Game: Chris Woakes takes six, injury scare for Jonny Bairstow

In-form England paceman Chris Woakes claimed six wickets and wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow had an injury scare as a Cricket Australia XI reached 249/9 at the close on the opening day of their four-day tour match in Townsville on Wednesday.

Nov 15, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Football Friendlies: Germany's Stindl denies France a win, England hold Brazil

Football Friendlies: Germany's Stindl denies France a win, England hold Brazil

Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser as world champions Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with France in Cologne on Tuesday, while Spain drew 3-3 with Russia in a friendly thriller and a young England side held Brazil to a goalless draw.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
Ashes: Bring it on, England captain Joe Root tells Australia

Ashes: Bring it on, England captain Joe Root tells Australia

England were caught out by Australia’s aggression during the ill-fated 2013/14 Ashes campaign but captain Joe Root says they are fully prepared for short-pitched bowling and on-field chatter when the series kicks off in Brisbane next week.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Ashes 2017: Australia pacer Pat Cummins hoping to be Mitchell Johnson 2.0

Ashes 2017: Australia pacer Pat Cummins hoping to be Mitchell Johnson 2.0

Pat Cummins is uncertain whether his body can handle the demands of five Ashes Tests but the young paceman hopes to emulate Mitchell Johnson and become an Australian wrecking ball against England's batting lineup.

Nov 14, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Ashes 2017: Josh Hazlewood the key to battering England, feels Mitchell Starc

Ashes 2017: Josh Hazlewood the key to battering England, feels Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc says pace partner Josh Hazlewood`s unerring line and length will allow his fellow bowlers to let rip at England`s batsmen in the Ashes Test series.

Nov 13, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood declares himself ready for first Ashes Test

Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood declares himself ready for first Ashes Test

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.

Nov 10, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
James Anderson to replace Ben Stokes as vice-captain in Ashes

James Anderson to replace Ben Stokes as vice-captain in Ashes

Speedster James Anderson has been named as England`s Test vice-captain in absence of Ben Stokes, who will miss the series in wake of Bristol street brawl incident. The veteran England fast bowler will take over the post for the coming Ashes series in Australia, reported the Guardian.

Nov 10, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
England pacer Jake Ball suffers ankle injury in Ashes tour game

England pacer Jake Ball suffers ankle injury in Ashes tour game

England pace bowler Jake Ball has sent an injury scare through his team in their Ashes run-up after injuring his ankle during their game against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
Glenn Maxwell keen to shed 'X-factor' label in pursuit of Ashes spot

Glenn Maxwell keen to shed 'X-factor' label in pursuit of Ashes spot

Glenn Maxwell is tired of people harking back to his explosive power hitting in limited overs cricket and says he wants to be recognised for his more measured form as he fights to secure Australia’s number six batting spot for the Ashes series.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Ashes 2017: Stuart Broad sees David Warner as the danger man

Ashes 2017: Stuart Broad sees David Warner as the danger man

England paceman Stuart Broad has pinpointed David Warner as Australia's danger man in the Ashes series, while admitting a begrudging respect for his aggressive mentality.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Liverpool FC legends to visit India

Liverpool FC legends to visit India

English football club Liverpool FC legends Sami Hyypia, Robbie Fowler, Luis Garcia and Vladimir Smicer will visit the High Street Phoenix here for a three-day event from December 8 to 10.

Nov 08, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
England pacer Steve Finn ruled out of Ashes with knee injury

England pacer Steve Finn ruled out of Ashes with knee injury

England fast bowler Steven Finn has been ruled out of the Ashes series against Australia after scans showed he has torn his left knee cartilage, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
Ashes: England give Steve Finn more time to recover, not sweating on Moeen Ali

Ashes: England give Steve Finn more time to recover, not sweating on Moeen Ali

England will give injured pace bowler Steve Finn a couple more days before making a decision on whether to keep him in the Ashes touring squad, coach Trevor Bayliss said on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Ashes: England want clarity on 'complicated' Ben Stokes situation, says Andrew Strauss

Ashes: England want clarity on 'complicated' Ben Stokes situation, says Andrew Strauss

England chief Andrew Strauss has admitted the ongoing absence of Ben Stokes from the tour of Australia is a "blow" to the team but said the all-rounder's future involvement in the Ashes was largely out of his hands. 

Nov 06, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Ashes: James Anderson keen on Kookaburra experience in Adelaide warm-up

Ashes: James Anderson keen on Kookaburra experience in Adelaide warm-up

England's pace spearhead James Anderson is keen to bowl with the pink Kookaburra ball in the day-night warm-up game in Adelaide to gain an experience which he believes will come in handy in their Ashes campaign against Australia.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:44 PM IST