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There was a time when the very mention of Perth used to unnerve the batsmen -- even the Australians when they had to face the fearsome West Indies pace men. However, the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) ground, like many others in the world, has lost some of its viciousness in recent years....

Ahead of the virtual semi-final clash against England in the ODI tri-series here Friday, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday urged his batsmen to put up long partnerships and hoped that the team will fix the problem before the World Cup....

England One-Day International (ODI) captain Eoin Morgan Thursday made himself available for selection in the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as he took a big step towards accepting that his days as a Test cricketer are over....

Midfielder Juan Mata Wednesday urged his team Manchester United to step up their bid for a top four place, admitting it is hard watching their rivals play in the Champions League this season while Louis van Gaal’s side are excluded from Europe’s elite competition....

Melbourne, Jan 28 : Top-seeded mixed doubles duo Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares marched in to the semi-finals of the Australian Open, beating local pair Casey Dellacqua and John Peers 6-2, 6-2 in a last-eight match here Wednesday. The Indo-Brazilian pair started the match on a bright note, breaking their opponents twice to claim the first set 6-2 in just 23...

"Some people wonder what is the meaning of Barack... in Swahili, which is prevalent in African nations, Barack means he who is blessed," Modi said in the radio programme which he recorded with President Obama....