HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014


'Akram wasn't happy with late wife's treatment'

Pakistan's sports minister Pir Aftab Shah Jillani has revealed that former cricket captain Wasim Akram was not satisfied with the medical care provided to his late wife Huma by doctors in Lahore.

Wrong’uns and silly point

HT takes a look at those not-too-pleasing moments that plagued the last five editions of the Champions Trophy. The event | Men who ruled the mini world

Better respect the reputation of the city!

Even half a century later, if you’re a first-time visitor to Johannesburg, the nerves jangle in much the same way. This city has a reputation, and you’d better respect it. Anand Vasu reports.

Coach driver gifts Ponting shares in football club

Australia skipper Ricky Ponting will take time out from his preparations for this week's fourth Ashes Test on Tuesday to visit minor league English football club Altrincham after becoming a shareholder.

Bitter-sweet Ponting proud to make Border crossing

"I've been around a long time and been fortunate enough to break a few milestone along way. But there's a bitter-sweet taste after getting past the record but not getting a big score," said Ponting, on breaking Border's record.

Dream runners

Chandra-Shekhar Tathe. In a world smitten by T20, Tathe wants to keep it simple as he works towards a place in the Indian Test squad. His batting mentality is similar to Rahul Dravid's, he says.

Previous Ashes results

Year Host


2006-07 Aus Aus 5-0
2005 Eng Eng 2-1
2002-03 Aus Aus 4-1
2001 Eng Aus 4-1
1998–99 Aus Aus 3-1
1997 Eng Aus 3-2
1994–95 Aus Aus 3-1
1993 Eng Aus 4-1
1990–91 Aus Aus 3-0
1989 Eng Aus 4-0
1986–87 Aus Eng 2-1
1985 Eng Eng 3-2
1982–83 Aus Aus 2-1
1981 Eng Eng 3-1
1978–79 Aus Eng 5-1

1st Test: England salvage draw

England's Paul Collingwood’s knock and resilient last-wicket pair of James Anderson and Monty Panesar denied Australia a win in the first Ashes Test against Australia. See Scorecard | See pics

NZ need to devise ways to ground Sehwag

Sunday's game is in Christchurch and I can see the gleam in Sehwag's eye as he eyes those short square boundaries, writes John Wright.

Lords of Lord's gather for silver jubilee reunion

It was a journey down the memory lane as India's 1983 World Cup heroes relived the historic occasion at Lord's pavilion last night. Images

Perry, crossing all barriers in life

From being the first ventilated quadriplegic in Queensland, he has now become a public speaker, reports Anam Arsalan.

Journey of a lifetime

Three years ago, Saurabh Saket had travelled all the way to Pakistan to watch cricket and came back a changed man. March 22, 2004 is a date that will forever be engraved in his memory. He narrates his experiences...

India have not lost at Lord's since '75

It looks like another contest of batsmanship and India will look to the big three - Sachin, Sourav and Rahul - to show the way.

Sachin, the humble genius

Sachin has a state-of-the-art cricket computer in his brain with all possible softwares, feels Amrit Mathur.
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