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Warne to comeback with Big Bash franchise Melbourne Stars

Sydney: Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Tuesday announced his comeback to the cricket field, saying that he will play for Melbourne Stars in the inaugural Big Bash League Twenty20 tournament in December. The 42-year-old legend, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game, retired from the

Dhoni, Bindra join elite group as honorary Lt. Colonels

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympian gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday officially became honorary Lieutenant Colonels in the Territorial Army with the army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh, pipping their ranks on their shoulders. President Pratibha Patil had approved the grant of honorary commissions to the two illustrious sportspersons on

Inaugural Indian Grand Prix attracts huge crowd

Greater Noida: A crowd of more than 95,000 people made its way to the Buddh International Circuit yesterday to attend the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in the city, where double world champion, Sebastian Vettel, of Red Bull blazed his way to the 11th win of the season ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari’s Fernando

After beating England, Dhoni wishes ‘Happy Diwali’ to countrymen

Kolkata: After mauling England by 95 runs in the fifth and last ODI of the series for a 5-0 whitewash, a beaming Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni wished ‘Happy Diwali’ to his countrymen. “I extend my best wishes to everyone for Diwali,” Dhoni said in the media conference after the Eden Gardens outing here. Dhoni said

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