‘Some key players refused to tour India,’ Inzamam ul Haq recalls how he was left with a weak Pakistan team in 2005 tour

Walking down the memory lane, Inzaman spoke at length about that famous Bangalore Test. Electing to bat, Pakistan had posted 570 in first innings. In reply, India were 449 all out.The visitors then declared at 261 for 2, a decision which Woolmer believed was “wrong”.

iPad Pro 2018 review – the best tablet ever made and even BETTER than a laptop

The standard iPad Pro comes with Wi-Fi support only. But if you work on the move often, you might want to invest in the Cellular model, which supports a 4G SIM card – although you’ll need to buy a new data contract, too.

Tour company worker ill after hosting coronavirus-infected pair

The department said anyone who was at the tourism locations on the same day as the pair who “developed or develops respiratory symptoms in the 14 days after they were there” should contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

Breaking down Babar Azam, the ODI batsman

Breaking down their strike rates over the first 50 balls of an innings and then post-50 balls, Babar first scores at 75 and 103.39 thereafter. Taylor scores at 74.3 initially and then 104.13; Williamson 73.63 and 100.85. Smith is not too different, with 75.11 and 95.91. You could actually argue both, that Babar’s differential is […]

The stirring journey of a team of nomads

“Gulbadin Naib: Players from the Bahamas team told me they were scared of us. Once they sat with us, talked with us, they wouldn’t let us go. They were enamoured” There is a good reason for Nazir’s words. Gulbadin Naib is one of the stars in the seminal documentary “Out Of The Ashes” that covered […]

BS6 Era: Say Bye To These 10 Motorcycles

5. Honda CBR250R The Honda CBR250R is an iconic motorcycle in India, made even more popular due to its excellent touring capability and all-round likeable personality. First launched in 2012, the Honda CBR250R was a gamechanger and was, in a way, the pioneer of the quarter-litre motorcycle segment as we know it today, in India. […]

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals in April 2020

Annoying right? Actually, I opted for the Special Offers (I do love a cheap deal), and it’s not bothered me one bit. You can swipe the ad away easily (no trying to find the tiny X icon here) and get on with your reading straight away. When in sleep mode, the ads cycle on the […]

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. death toll exceeds 5,000

2:07 p.m. San Francisco expected to have 2,555 hotel rooms available by end of week: San Francisco has contracted with six hotels with a total of 479 rooms to house unsheltered and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so far has moved 123 people into hotel rooms, said Trent Rhorer, director of San Francisco’s […]

PICTURED: USS Roosevelt docked in Guam after Defense Secretary Mark Esper publicly disagreed with the captain’s call to immediately evacuate warship because of a coronavirus outbreak and admitted he didn’t read his letter pleading for help

‘What we want to do is give you aggregated numbers. But we’re not going to disaggregate numbers because it could reveal information about where we may be affected at a higher rate than maybe some other places,’ Esper said, without disclosing precisely what information would be withheld or when the plan would be implemented.   

Secret footage shows calves from Ireland beaten and kicked in France

Ireland’s dairy sector, which earned the country €4.4bn (£3.9bn) in export revenues last year, relies heavily on veal farms in mainland Europe to buy unwanted male dairy calves. Dairy cows must produce calves in order to continue producing milk, but male calves are no use to the industry: they are known as “shipping-calves” in the […]