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Friday, 14 June 2019 | Agencies

Indian tunes India have started their campaign in the ongoing World Cup in an emphatic manner winning both their opening encounters against South Africa and Australia. The team has been appreciated for their all-round display with the bat and ball and fans, not just Indians but from other nations too, are...

Brains & brawn play

Friday, 14 June 2019 | AFP | SOUTHAMPTON

West Indies captain Jason Holder says his resurgent side are using their brains as well as brawn ahead of a World Cup clash with hosts England on Friday. The West Indies have already shown what they are capable of, bowling Pakistan out for just 105 thanks to a barrage of bouncers...

Ultimate speed show

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | Southampton

England and West Indies will carry their intense rivalry from the Caribbean into the Rose Bowl today with Barbados-born pace sensation Jofra Archer adding spice to the World Cup contest. Both teams ended at 2-2 in their high-scoring five-match ODI series in February with one game being a washout. The series,...

Boos egg Oz on

Friday, 14 June 2019 | AFP | Taunton

David Warner said wife Candice had been his “rock” and the driving force behind his return to Australia duty after the opener scored his first international century since a ball-tampering ban during a 41-runs win over Pakistan. The opener made 107, his first hundred in Australia colours since an Ashes century...

Game of dots

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | Taunton

Emphasising on the importance of dot balls in limited overs cricket, Australia pacer Pat Cummins is delighted that the hard work he has put in to become accurate is starting to pay off. Cummins is increasingly looking like the workhorse of this Australian team, plugging away with the wickets while others...

Fall & rise of Amir

Friday, 14 June 2019 | AFP | Taunton

Pace spearhead Mohammad Amir soaked up the adulation from Pakistan fans as he roared to the top of the World Cup bowling charts with career-best figures against Australia on Wednesday. Amir was back in Taunton, in southwest England, where he made his return to first-class cricket three years ago following a...

Best yet to come

Friday, 14 June 2019 | allan border

Australia aren’t playing at their best but they are winning matches — that’s the way I saw the win over Pakistan. They hung in there, rode out some pressure and came out with the victory. The bottom line is there’s room for improvement from Justin Langer’s team, and that’s a good thing...

Tears as badminton star Lee quits after cancer battle

Tears as badminton star Lee quits after cancer battle

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | AFP | Putrajaya (Malaysia)

Cancer-hit badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement Thursday, ending a brilliant career in which he collected a swathe of honours but never won a world or Olympic title. Lee, who spent a total of 348 weeks as world number one but lost six world and Olympic finals, wept as...

State Editions

UKD demands appointment of Assembly secretary

21 June 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

DBGI awarded for ‘Excellence in Education’

21 June 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

BJP protests over water, power woes

21 June 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Got threats for raising mosque issue: BJP MP

21 June 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

2 held for manufacturing, selling arms in Capital

21 June 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City Govt ready to deal with dengue, chikungunya: CM

21 June 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Don’t regulate us for the sake of it: Pichai

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India tops tech visa applications for UK: Report

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India’s flat May fuel demand points to sluggish economy

16 June 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Tanker attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

16 June 2019 | AP | Sunday Pioneer