"Once upon a time, every state had completely different conditions. Now, there's a lot of drop-in pitches – Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth is now a drop-in pitch in the new stadium. We've got to be careful it's not too much the same," said the spin great. … [Read more...] about Australia’s spin bowling going downhill fast: Warne
But dear Mr Clarkson, despite how much we love you three and your tomfoolery -- and, as you claim is the case with Lamborghinis, we do so despite having outgrown you -- the world isn't quite the same as before you spent a decade comparing cars to various famous bottoms. … [Read more...] about Tip Gear: Some advice for Jeremy Clarkson and the boys
With New Zealand lacking any men in the ATP’s top 500 singles rankings, the “Premier League” will feature a grab-bag of college players and doubles specialists like Queenstown resident Ben McLachlan, who switched allegiance to Japan and played Davis Cup for the Asian nation. … [Read more...] about New Zealand thrilled to snatch sporting spotlight with Premier League
Even as an attempt to shore up the market, this move is destined to be counter-productive as it sends all the wrong signals to foreign institutional investors, who are already nervous though typically more reliable long-term holders of securities than Chinese retail investors, who regard the market as an extension of the casinos of Macau. … [Read more...] about What ails the Chinese economy?
Virat Kohli is one "funny man" having the whole of India on his back, says former ICC elite panel umpire Ian Gould, who also appreciated the modern-day great's timely change in behavioural approach. … [Read more...] about ‘Kohli is a funny man, knows cricket inside out’