India vs Australia: Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule, says should be used fairly and responsibly

“If they are abused there’s a chance it will go like the runner’s rule. The reason the runners were outlawed was because it started to be abused. It’s up to the players to make sure they use the concussion sub fairly and responsibly. I’m not suggesting that didn’t happen last night.”

Cheteshwar Pujara was called ‘Steve’ in Yorkshire, racist reference to people of colour, reveals former staff

“(There were) continuous references to taxi drivers and restaurant workers when referring to (the) Asian community,” Butt, who was employed within the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation as a community development officer, was quoted as saying by the cricket portal.

NZ All-rounder Corey Anderson Retires From International Cricket, Signs up With Major League Cricket in USA

Plagued by injuries, New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson, who once held the record for fastest ODI hundred, called time on his international career and signed a three-year deal with USA’s Major League Cricket – MLC. The 29-year-old, who has played 13 Tests, 49 ODIs and 31 T20Is for New Zealand, didn’t feature in any of […]

Get back in the van: Summer festival season launches with wine, food and song

”Callam [Mitchell] is the godfather of Christchurch music promotion, he’s always been there making great gigs happen, putting in the work and taking the risks. In an industry full of challenges he has consistently proven an aptitude for creating successful events.’’

A look back at the eight year wait for Cyberpunk 2077

With no in-person E3 happening due to the pandemic, CD Projekt Red hosts its own virtual series of announcements for Cyberpunk 2077 around the same time. We get a new in-engine trailer and some new gameplay, all covering the bits detailed in the hands-on preview. The most surprising news is the announcement of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, […]

Kolkata Police all set to reimpose ‘No Helmet no petrol’ rule from December 8

In July 2016, the city police, following Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressing her displeasure over motorcyclists not wearing helmets, had imposed similar “no helmet no petrol” rule forbidding petrol pumps from selling fuel to motorcyclists without helmets.

Pakistan on brink of bankruptcy under Imran Khan govt: PDM

Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam’s chief Maulana Abdul Wasey, Senator Usman Kakar of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, Agha Hassan of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal, Khair Jan Baloch of the National Party, Rasheed Khan Nasar of the Awami National Party, Wali Mohammad of the PPP and Abdul Wahab Atal of the PML-N were among the leaders who spoke […]

MP schools for Classes 1 to 8 to remain shut till March 31: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

“There will be no regular classes for the students of Classes 1 to 8 in the state till March 31, 2021. No test would be conducted for students of Classes 1 to 8 and they will be evaluated on the basis of the project work,” Chouhan was quoted as saying in a press release.

Darin Strauss: How Lucille Ball went from Communist to capitalist

In 1954, the company she ran with her husband, Desilu, bought its own studio, and by 1957 they own more sound stages than Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or Twentieth Century-Fox; by the time they divorced in 1960, she bought out her husband and ran the studio herself.  

Zendaya Goes Full Mary Jane While Promoting Spider: Man: Far from Home

The trailers for Spider-Man: Far From Home certainly make it look like Peter and MJ are going to become an item. So will she officially become the Mary Jane stand-in, replacing Kristen Dunst, who played the character in the original Sam Raimi movies, and was later portrayed by Shailene Woodley in Amazing Spider-Man 2 only […]