Video PlayerClose SYDNEY, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- One of cricket's biggest names has been plucked out of retirement on Tuesday, for the upcoming Big Bash League, as South African superstar AB de Villiers set to join the Brisbane Heat for the second half of the season which kicks off in December. Regarded as one of the most dynamic batsman ever, the three-time one-day international ICC Player of the Year has played 420 international matches, scoring more than 20,000 runs and 47 centuries in a career that spanned over 13 years. Despite walking away from the South African national side in 2018, the 35-year-old has continued to light up the cricket world in the T20 area, with a strike rate of 154 in the Indian Premier League and a strike rate of 182 in England's T20 Blast. "You go through moments after retirement when you're really keen to play, then you just want to be at home," De Villiers told Cricket Australia. "It's really difficult to balance that out. Time spent at home and time away, … [Read more...] about South African cricket star AB de Villiers signs for Brisbane Heat in Australia’s Big Bash League
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Bollywood comedy star and actor Johny Lever is the father of two kids, daughter Jamie Lever and son Jesse Lever. 31 yr old Jamie Lever has been making a mark with her comedy acts by appearing on shows like 'Comedy Circus', Akshay Kumar's 'The Great Indian Laughter' among others and she also appeared in Kapil Sharma's debut film 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon'. Jamie's younger brother may not have yet appeared on the small or big screen but the fitness enthusiast who boasts a six pack abs, is known in the social media space already. The 29 yr old elder son of Johny Lever has finally made his acting debut too by appearing alongside Boman Irani in a TVC for a mustard oil company. Jesse plays a boxer while Boman portrays his boxing coach. In the hilarious video, after winning the first round, boxer Jamie gets punches thrown at him by his own coach(Boman) who's trying to give him tips for the next one. This results badly once he gets back in the rink, eventually falling down … [Read more...] about Johny Lever’s Son Jesse Lever Makes Acting Debut With Boman Irani, Feels Blessed To Get Punched By The Veteran Actor!
This week, more than 25,000 members of the video game industry are scheduled to descend on San Francisco for the geeky, and often sleepy, annual gathering known as the Game Developers Conference.This year, though, more people than usual are paying attention. Google is set to unveil a video game service, codenamed Project Stream, that will reportedly allow people to play Fortnite and other modern titles in a web browser or on a television using inexpensive hardware. If it’s successful, the system might herald the biggest shift in the $180 billion a year global gaming market since Super Mario jumped from arcades to the living room.Google has been privately testing Project Stream since last fall and just touted its announcement planned for Tuesday with a video trailer. The service will deliver games on demand, rather than as downloads, and is expected to support even the most fast-twitch and … [Read more...] about GDC 2019: Can Google create the Netflix for video games with new service?
Google is getting into gaming in a serious way.The Alphabet unit unveiled Tuesday a new game streaming service called Stadia at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The announcement marks a major new foray into the $180 billion industry for the internet giant.Stadia lets developers build new games on a streaming platform that will allow players to access the action through the web instead of having to buy expensive consoles or personal computers. The company also introduced its own game controller, which creates console-like gaming on a computer or smartphone. Alphabet shares rose less than 1 percent in New York.Google already has a hefty presence in gaming through its Android app store, one of the most popular mobile game marketplaces. But the search giant and peers like Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. have less of a central role in the lucrative hardcore gaming market, which still runs on hardware like Sony Corp.’s PS4 … [Read more...] about Google launches cloud-based Stadia video game service
Owners of 600 high-risk vehicles will receive letters from the state road authority in coming days. A statement issued by Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says if his department does not receive a response to these letters, it will issue a defect notice. The airbags in question can rupture when triggered, spraying vehicle occupants with deadly shrapnel. Shrapnel from a faulty Takata airbag in the US. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFPSource:Supplied “We hope vehicle owners will respond immediately and we won’t need to cancel registrations, but the safety of motorists is our priority,” he says. RACQ spokeswoman Renee Smith says owners “can’t afford to put this off any longer”. “You’re not only putting your own life at risk, but also the lives of your passengers,” she says. The news comes a week after the ACCC reported two recent suspected Takata airbag failures in Australia, including one that may have resulted … [Read more...] about Defect notices coming for Takata airbags in Queensland