Chris Gayle: Australian newspapers lose appeal in defamation case

Chris Gayle: Australian newspapers lose appeal in defamation case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chris Gayle was awarded a defamation payout in Sydney last year Three Australian newspapers have lost an appeal against a defamation payout that was awarded to West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle. Articles published in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Canberra Times reported claims that Gayle had […]

England win Cricket World Cup: Who is captain Eoin Morgan?

England win Cricket World Cup: Who is captain Eoin Morgan?

Image copyright ALLSPORT/Getty Images It’s not often you see Irish fans cheering an English victory in any sport. But old sporting rivalries were put aside on Sunday during the Cricket World Cup when England beat New Zealand at Lord’s. The victorious team was captained by none other than Dublin-born Eoin Morgan. Many, even the Irish […]

World Cup defeat: India had the stars, New Zealand had the team

World Cup defeat: India had the stars, New Zealand had the team

Image copyright AFP Image caption New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and India’s captain Virat Kohli at the end of play The population of New Zealand is around five million, less than half that of Bangalore, my home city in southern India. Even if you include all the sheep in New Zealand – seven to a […]

India v New Zealand: Old Trafford flight ban for political banners

India v New Zealand: Old Trafford flight ban for political banners

Image copyright AFP Image caption A no-fly zone is in force over Manchester’s Old Trafford cricket stadium A no-fly zone has been put in place over Old Trafford cricket ground to stop political banners being displayed during the ICC World Cup semi-final. Organisers requested a ban to avoid a repeat of messages which appeared during […]

'Cricket saved me after my family was murdered'

'Cricket saved me after my family was murdered'

Image copyright Oxford Mail Image caption Morteza Ali: “When I’m on a cricket field I forget about all the worries in my life” Morteza Ali fled Afghanistan aged 14 after the Taliban killed his family. He eventually made his way to England, where he met the man who would become his second father. Welcoming the […]

England v India at the Cricket World Cup: A clash of cultures

England v India at the Cricket World Cup: A clash of cultures

Image copyright Getty Images “It’s so embedded in the culture. The atmosphere that’s created when an India game is on, it just adds to the emotional connection. That’s really why I support India ahead of England.” Pavan Patel, 21, is English-born and bred but during England’s Cricket World Cup match against India on Sunday, he’ll […]

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