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Shane Watson wants to win World Cup with family

Shane WatsonSydney, July 5 - Australian all-rounder Shane Watson wants to combine the joy of his family with the success of winning a World Cup in Australia next year.  Read more »

Oz batting coach blasts accusations Watson only scores runs when not under pressure

Shane-Watson1Sydney, May 23 : Australia batting coach Michael di Venuto has reportedly defended all-rounder Shane Watson of the accusations that he only scores runs when there is no pressure, saying that even though  Read more »

Royals elect to field against Sunrisers

Rajasthan-RoyalsAhmedabad, May 8 : Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson won the toss and elected to field against visiting Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Thursday.  Read more »

Royals put Royal Challengers in to bat

Rajasthan-RoyalsAbu Dhabi, April 26 : Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson won the toss and decided to field against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Saturday.  Read more »

Watson says might have to move up in batting order to revive Royals' IPL fortunes

Sydney, Apr. 23 - Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson has said that he might have to move himself up the team's batting order as his side's struggles continue in the Indian Premier League.  Read more »

Watson belts out `Stand By Me` to `open` IPL-7

Shane WatsonSydney, Apr 18 - Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has reportedly helped open the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by singing and playing a song to the crowd at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.  Read more »

Australia plays down 'weak against spin' talk despite World T20 fallout

Shane-WatsonSydney, Apr 1 : Australia has reportedly refused to accept that their top order is weak against spin bowling despite the glaring statistics from the World Twenty20 that highlight their weakness.  Read more »

Aussie batsmen still have major problems against spin

Aussie batsmen still have major problems against spinMirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 31 - Australia's miserable run at this year's WorldT20 tournament in Bangladesh has exposed a glaring weakness against spin, especially on turning tracks.  Read more »

Watson creates embarrassment by not walking on being bowled by Sharma

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 31 - Australia created some embarrassing moments during its thumping loss to India in a WorldT20 match on Sunday.

One of them was by all-rounder Shane Watson, who refused to walk after being bowled for one.  Read more »

'Disappointed' Watson says World T20 is 'poorer event' without 'old foe' Pietersen

Shane-WatsonSydney, Mar 19 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that the World Twenty20 tournament is a 'poorer event' without sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen and urged the England and Wales Cricket  Read more »

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FA chairman Dyke compares FIFA boss Blatter to Korean dictator Kim Jong-un

Greg-DykeLondon, July 23 : The Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke has said that FIFA boss Sepp Blatter reminds him of something out of North Korea at times and compared the world football governing body's chairman to Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.  Read more »

Pakistan to play two football matches against India next month

Pakistan to play two football matches against India next monthKarachi, July 23 - Footballers from Pakistan and India will face each other in a two-match series next month in India.

According to the Express Tribune, the matches will be played on August 16 and August 21.  Read more »

Williamson suspended from bowling in international cricket

Kane-WilliamsonDubai, July 23 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of New Zealand off-spinner Kane Williamson to be illegal and, as such,  Read more »

Moores gives senior England players 'kick up the backside', asks them to deliver

Peter-MooresLondon, July 23 - England cricket team coach Peter Moores has given his senior players a verbal 'kick' up their 'backside' and told them that it is time to deliver.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »