Saturday, 11 July 2020

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PCB Advises Danish Kaneria To Approach ECB

LONDON: The PCB on Friday advised banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to approach the England Cricket Board (ECB) if he wants to resume playing club or domestic cricket. A desperate Kaneria, banned since 2012, wants to resume cricket activities to earn his livelihood but the PCB said it can’t do much since the punishment ...

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Sachin Tendulkar hails James Anderson

LONDON: Sachin Tendulkar believes England’s seasoned seamer James Anderson is one of the best exponents of reverse swing in modern-day cricket. “Jimmy Anderson was possibly the first bowler who bowled reverse swing also reverse,” Tendulkar said while speaking to West Indies legend Brian Lara on 100 MB app explaining what ...

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard come face-to-face in U.K. court

HOLLYWOOD legend Johnny Depp on Friday accused of turning him from “Cinderella into Quasimodo” by claiming he beat his ex-wife Amber Heard. The first week of Depp’s star-studded libel trial against the paper’s publisher and executive editor drew to a close with the 57-year-old denying hurling a champagne bottle and ...

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Ashes hero Tim Bresnan joins Warwickshire

LONDON: Former England paceman Tim Bresnan has joined Warwickshire, it was announced on Tuesday. The 35-year-old, released by his native Yorkshire earlier this month, will spend the 2020 campaign on loan with Birmingham-based Warwickshire. Bresnan has also agreed a subsequent two-year deal with the Bears, subject to clearance by the ...

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Boris Johnson Says COVID-19 Has Been Disaster

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday described the coronavirus pandemic as a disaster and absolute nightmare for the UK and pledged to unleash a renewal akin to the rebuilding strategy deployed by former US President Franklin D Roosevelt in the wake of the Great Depression of 1929. In ...

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Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over killing of top general

TEHRAN: Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said, according to the Fars news agency. The United States killed Soleimani, leader of the Revolutionary Guards  ...

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Eiffel Tower reopens with strict virus restrictions

PARIS: Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus – but only if they take the stairs. Visitors to the city’s most famous monument won’t be able to take ...

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Zak Crawley sees Australia echoes in England competition

LONDON: Zak Crawley believes the competition in England s batting order can help Joe Root s men emulate the successful Australia side of the early 2000s. Kent batsman Crawley appears to be in a four-way fight for a top three place with Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley and county colleague Joe Denly ahead ...

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The Week in Pictures

A crow stands on a roof as a partial solar eclipse is observed in Nairobi, Kenya. PHOTO: REUTERS , A Covid-19 testing lab built with an air-inflated structure went into trial operation on Monday at a sports venue in Daxing District of Beijing to address the city’s rising demand for nucleic acid tests after ...

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Spain’s national state of emergency ends

MADRID: Spain’s national state of emergency has ended after three months of restrictions on movement to rein in its Covid-19 outbreak. As of Sunday, 47 million Spaniards will be able to freely move around the entire country for the first time since the government declared a state of emergency on March ...

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