Thursday, February 29, 2024

Salman, Akshay Kumar and both Bachchans feature on Forbes rich-list

The Forbes annual Celebrity 100 rankings of the world’s highest-paid celebrities has been announced and Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have made the cut along with cricketer MS Dhoni, reports Hindustan Times. Both Bachchan and Salman share the 71st rank with earnings of $33.5 million each, while Akshay ... Read more

India power to World Cup triumph

India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in a pulsating final to deliver World Cup glory to their cricket-mad population for the first time since 1983. Sri Lanka smashed 91 from their last 10 overs to post 274-6 in Mumbai, with Mahela Jayawardene making a superb 103

Battle for glory

India-Sri Lanka WC final today The curtain will fall on cricket’s biggest event today. Besides some fortunate ones who have got the precious tickets to watch the match from the stands, billion of cricket-mad people around the world will stay glued to their TV screens when India lock horns with Sri Lanka in the all-Asian ... Read more

It’s India vs SL in the final

Hosts edge out arch-rivals Pakistan in tense battle An atypical Sachin Tendulkar, a menacing Munaf Patel and a wily spell of spin bowling from Harbhajan Singh propelled India into the final of the 2011 World Cup, with a hard fought 29 win over arch-rivals Pakistan at Mohali yesterday. India will now face Sri Lanka in ... Read more

More than a semi

The World Cup 2011 will reach its zenith as the two fiercest rivals of world cricket, India and Pakistan, square off against each other in a semifinal match in Mohali today. The excitement has already reached fever pitch, with Indian police leaving no stone unturned to ensure peaceful progress of a match where both the ... Read more

Champs gone

India set up semis with Pakistan Yuvraj Singh smashed an unbeaten half-century under pressure as India dispatched defending champions Australia from the World Cup with a five-wicket win at Ahmedabad yesterday. Their victory set up a dream semifinal against archrivals Pakistan at Mohali on March 30. It had looked to be slipping away from the ... Read more