Former Pakistan captain Inzamam ul Haq says that ex-coach Bob Woolmer had doubted his decision to declare early in the 2005 Bangalore Test against India but he proved him wrong by guiding the team to an emphatic 168-run win. The Bangalore game, which was Inzamam's 100th Test, was the third match of the series with India leading 1-0.
A whopping 9.02 million fans in India watched the 'Women in Blue' take on Australia in the ICC T20 World Cup final, breaking all viewership records across TV as well as digital platforms. India, though, were thrashed by the Southern Stars at the historic MCG where 86,174 people were present for the summit clash.
The actress recently shared a series of pictures on her Insta stories where she can be seen playing UNO with her family and that too on a video call. Shweta's younger brother and his wife, who are based in London, joined the actress on a video call and the entire family was seen having a gala time playing UNO.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits shot to a record high of more than 6 million last week as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say has pushed the economy into recession.
The home secretary on Thursday requested the states to widely circulate information on penal provisions laid down under the Disaster Management Act as well as IPC for violation of lockdown guidelines and asked the law enforcement agencies to take suitable action under these provisions.
The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a student of Jamia Milia Islamia for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to incite communal riots in northeast Delhi, officials said. Meeran Haider (35), a PhD student at Jamia, is the president of RJD youth wing's Delhi unit, sources said. On Wednesday at 10 am, Haider was called for interrogation by the Special Cell at their Lodhi Colony office and was subsequently arrested, the officials said.
Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Thursday, extending measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected more than 1,700 people in the kingdom and killed 16.
Amit Shah's comments came hours after Congress president Sonia Gandhi criticised the government for the "unplanned" implementation of the countrywide lockdown, which, she said, caused "chaos and pain" to millions. "Under PM @narendramodi's leadership, India's efforts to fight Coronavirus are being lauded domestically and globally. 130-crore Indians are united to defeat COVID-19," the minister said in a tweet.
It is no secret that the Sachin Tendulkar started his career as a middle-order batsman and it was only when Navjot Sindhu got injured in New Zealand that the little master got his first opportunity at the top of the innings in ODIs. And Tendulkar has revealed that he asked skipper Azharuddin and manager Ajit Wadekar to give him one chance in Auckland.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share a video message with countrymen on Friday amid a nationwide lockdown of 21 days to combat the coronavirus outbreak. "At 9 AM tomorrow morning, I'll share a small video message with my fellow Indians," the prime minister tweeted, without divulging the subject of his message.