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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 »

Watson says current Oz T20 squad 'best side ever had' in team history

Shane-Watson1Sydney, Mar 12 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has hailed his team's Twenty20 squad, saying that it is the 'best squad' that they have ever assembled in the shortest format of the game.  Read more »

Watson to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014

Shane-WatsonMumbai, March 10 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will captain Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

Watson has been with the Royals since the inaugural season in 2008.  Read more »

Watson may be Oz's solution to reverse swing 'dilemma' in Cape Town 'decider'

Shane WatsonSydney, Mar 1 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is reportedly expected to be the solution to his team's problems with the reverse swing when he returns for the series-deciding third Test against South Africa at Cape Town.  Read more »

Watson 'shaping up' to play in 'decider' third Test against Proteas

shane-watsonSydney, Feb 25 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is reportedly building up to bat and bowl in the third and deciding Test against South Africa at Cape Town and may replace either Alex Doolan or Shaun Marsh in the match.  Read more »

Desperate Oz selectors hoping for Watson's return after failure of Doolan and Marsh

Shane WatsonPort Elizabeth (South Africa), Feb. 24 : The double failures of middle order batsmen Alex Doolan and Shaun Marsh in the second Test played here, have left Australia's desperate selectors hoping for  Read more »

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FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona's transfer ban

Barcelona-FCZurich, April 23 : Barcelona heaved a sigh of relief as world football governing body FIFA temporarily lifted the transfer ban that would have prevented the Catalan club from signing players for the next two transfer windows till the summer of 2015.  Read more »

Czech Republic gives up candidacy for Euro 2020

Euro-2020Prague, April 23 : After the Prague City Hall refused to guarantee the organisation of Euro 2020, the Czech football association (FACR) decided to give up its candidacy for co-hosting the UEFA European Championship.  Read more »

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

Rajasthan-RoyalsDubai, April 23 : Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.  Read more »

CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reins

CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reinsJohannesburg, Apr 23 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) is reportedly considering four contenders to handle the reins of their Test team for filling the massive vacancy left by former national Test captain Graeme Smith.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »