Friday, October 2, 2009

Gambhir and Dhoni win ICC top awards

Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was named the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year at a pleasant ceremony here on Thursday.

Ponting's three-word recipe for Trophy success

CENTURION, South Africa — Skipper Ricky Ponting needed only three words to explain why Australia crushed England by nine wickets and qualified for the Champions Trophy final here Monday.

"Respect every ball," was the message the 34-year-old leader drilled into his team-mates at SuperSport Park Friday before the eighth ODI clash between the countries in the last two months.

Fossilised eggs found in Tamil Nadu belonged to large dinosaur species

Indian geologists have found a cluster of dinosaur eggs, said to be about 65 million years old, in a village in Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu, media reports said.