India shock England in Women's World Cup opener

India shock England in Women's World Cup opener

Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Women’s World Cup, Derby: India 281-3 (50 overs): Mandhana 90, Raut 86, Raj 71, Knight 2-41 England 246 (47.2 overs): Wilson 81, Knight 46 India won by 35 runs Scorecard England were stunned on the opening day of the Women’s World Cup, losing by 35 runs to India in Derby. Openers Smriti Mandhana (90) and Punam Raut (86) took advantage of some poor England bowling, before…

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India internet shutdowns 'violate human rights'

India internet shutdowns 'violate human rights'

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017. Authorities say they shut internet and telecommunications services to stop rumours during times of unrest. But the rights group said arbitrary internet shutdowns “violated India’s obligations under international human rights law”. Kashmir social media ban criticised Heat wave in India: Frustration, rumours and memes Indian…

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India book Champions Trophy final date with Pakistan – video & report

India book Champions Trophy final date with Pakistan – video & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston Bangladesh 264-7 (50 overs): Tamim 70, Mushfiqur 61, Jadhav 2-22 India 261-1 (40.1 overs): Rohit 123 not out, Kohli 96 not out, Dhawan 46 India won by nine wickets Scorecard India cruised past Bangladesh to set up a mouthwatering Champions Trophy final against fierce rivals Pakistan. Bangladesh looked likely to post a big total at Edgbaston, but from 154-2 they lost both Tamim…

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Sri Lanka chase 322 to stun India – highlights & report

Sri Lanka chase 322 to stun India – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval India 321-6 (50 overs): Dhawan 125, Rohit 78, Dhoni 63 Sri Lanka 322-3 (48.4 overs): Mendis 89, Gunathilaka 76, Mathews 52* Sri Lanka won by seven wickets Scorecard; Standings Sri Lanka executed a masterful run-chase to stun holders India with a seven-wicket Champions Trophy win at The Oval and throw Group B wide open. Set 322 for victory after Shikhar Dhawan’s…

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Yuvraj and Dhoni seal series for India against England

Yuvraj and Dhoni seal series for India against England

Second one-day international, Cuttack India 381-6 (50 overs): Yuvraj 150 (127), Dhoni 134 (122) England 366-8 (50 overs): Morgan 102 (81), Ashwin 3-65 India won by 15 runs Scorecard Brilliant centuries from Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni gave India a series-clinching 15-run win over England in a thrilling second one-day international. India were reduced to 25-3 in Cuttack before Yuvraj, who struck 150, and Dhoni (134) shared a stand of 256. They helped India to…

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Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey

Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey

Apple is to put up the price it charges for apps in the UK, India and Turkey. UK costs will numerically match those of the US, meaning that a program that costs $ 0.99 will now be 99p. That represents a 25% rise over the previous currency conversion, which was 79p. “Price tiers on the App Store are set internationally on the basis of several factors, including currency exchange rates, business practices, taxes, and the…

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India v England: KL Rahul makes 199 on day three in Chennai

India v England: KL Rahul makes 199 on day three in Chennai

Fifth Test, Chennai (day three): England 477: Moeen 146, Root 88 India 391-4: Rahul 199, Nair 71* India are 86 runs behind Scorecard India’s KL Rahul struck a brilliant 199 to make England toil on day three of the fifth and final Test. The opener helped India to 391-4, 86 behind, but became the ninth man to be out one run short of 200 in a Test when he lobbed Adil Rashid to point. He…

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Moeen ton gives England upper hand against India

Moeen ton gives England upper hand against India

Fifth Test, Chennai (day one): England 284-4: Moeen 120*, Root 88, Jadeja 3-71 India: yet to bat Scorecard A century from Moeen Ali and Joe Root’s 88 gave England the better of the first day of the fifth and final Test against India in Chennai. Moeen, dropped on nought, shared 146 for the third wicket with Root after the tourists had been reduced to 21-2. When Root was given out caught behind on review, Moeen…

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