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ECB, Paul Downton apologise to Pietersen for 'disinterested during Ashes' comments

Kevin PietersenLondon, May 31 - The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly apologised to sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen following their managing director Paul Downton's criticism of the batsman's attitude during the winter Ashes tour.  Read more »

Pietersen rejects ECB managing director's claims of `being disinterested during winter Ashes`

Kevin PietersenLondon, May 24 - Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has reportedly denied claims that he was 'disinterested' during the winter Ashes series against Australia, which England lost 5-0.  Read more »

ECB chief says 'disinterested' KP got axed as almost everyone wanted him to go

ECB chief says 'disinterested' KP got axed as almost everyone wanted him to goJohannesburg, May 23 : Managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Paul Downton, has said that the board pulled the plug  Read more »

Pietersen fined for slow over-rate

Kevin-PietersenNew Delhi, May 20 : Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen was Tuesday fined in view of his team's slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kings XI Punjab at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Monday.  Read more »

Daredevils set 144-run target for Sunrisers

Kevin-PietersenNew Delhi, May 10 : A fine death bowling performance by Sunrisers Hyderabad helped restrict Delhi Daredevils to 143 for seven in 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Saturday.  Read more »

Daredevils opt to bat against Knight Riders

DD-vs-KKR-IPLNew Delhi, May 7 : Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Wednesday.  Read more »

KP takes a Twitter parting shot at sacked England batting coach Gooch

Kevin PietersenLondon, May 3 - Soon after hearing that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had sacked batting coach and veteran cricketer Graham Gooch, Kevin Pietersen took to his Twitter account to deliver a parting shot at Gooch.  Read more »

Pietersen unlikely to be fit for Delhi Daredevils' second IPL match with KKR

Kevin PietersenLondon, Apr 18 - Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly unlikely to be fit for the Delhi Daredevils' second game of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League ( IPL) on Saturday.  Read more »

Pietersen still hopes for international comeback to make 10,000 Test runs for England

Kevin PietersenJohannesburg, Apr 11 - Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly harbouring hopes of a comeback on the international Test scene for the team and become the first England player to score 10,  Read more »

Sacked' Pietersen denies reports of 'rift with English teammates'

Kevin PietersenJohannesburg, Apr 10 : Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has denied reports that he had a bad relationship with his teammates and insisted that he was the first to help Jonathan Trott during his stress-related illness.  Read more »

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'Excruciating pain' forced Gabriel Batistua to ask for leg amputation post retirement

Gabriel BatistutaLondon, Sep 01 - Former Fiorentina striker Gabriel Batistuta, who called time on his career in 2005, has revealed that he asked a specialist to amputate his legs following his retirement.  Read more »

Real Sociedad come from two goals down to beat Real Madrid 4-2

Real Sociedad come from two goals down to beat Real Madrid 4-2London, Sep 01 - European champions Real Madrid suffered a famous defeat against Real Sociedad as Jagoba Arrasate's men came back from two goals down to win their La Liga clash.  Read more »

Ashwin says spin has put India in 'comfortable' position against England in ongoing ODI series

India off-break bowler Ravichandran AshwinJohannesburg, Sep 02 - India off-break bowler Ravichandran Ashwin has said that spin has put the world champions in a pretty comfortable position against England in their ongoing ODI series.  Read more »

England batsmen urged to shun respect and punish Indian spinners at Edgbaston

England captain Alastair CookLondon, Sep 02 - England captain Alastair Cook has acknowledged that his side's batsmen struggled against the Indian spin attack ahead of their fourth ODI at Edgbaston, which is often a haven for that type of bowling.  Read more »

Miguel Oliveira finishes fourth at British GP in MotoGP

Miguel OliveiraSilverstone: Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira missed a second top-three podium finish of the season by just five hundredths of a second at the British Grand Prix in Moto3 category of the MotoGP championship, here Sunday.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »