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2013

Stuart hopes to make his father Roger proud

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) A coincidence? Stuart Binny is set to make his ODI debut for India in New Zealand, the country he toured as an under-19 cricketer.The 29-year-old Karnataka all-rounder is excited about the long awaited opportunity and hopes to make his "old man" Roger Binny proud. His father, also a former India all-rounder, is now a member of the national selection committee that picked Stuart Tuesday in the ODI squad. Stuart was pleasantly surprised when IANS told him of his selection for the ODI…

My prayers with Schumacher: Bill Clinton

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Former United States president Bill Clinton said that his prayers were with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher as the former driver battles for his life in Grenoble, France.The seven-time drivers' World Champion suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident at Grenoble on Sunday. Schumacher, who turns 45 Jan 3, underwent a brain surgery and is currently in a medically induced coma. "Thinking today of Michael Schumacher and grateful for all he's done w/@clintonfdn and for…

Kallis thanks his fans

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) South African cricketer Jacques Kallis Tuesday thanked his fans for wishing him the best in his final Test which concluded against India in Durban Monday.The 38-year-old called time on his 18-year-long Test career, scoring 115 in his final innings to help his team seal the two-match series 1-0. "Thank you to the people of Durban and all who made it to Kingsmead to make my last day in whites a special one. Fairytale ending. And once again a big thank you to everyone for all the messages. Blown…

Kallis a true champion, says Tendulkar

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar lauded Jacques Kallis Tuesday as one of the greatest all-rounders of the game and said the South African was "a true champion".Kallis called time on his illustrious 18-year Test career Monday, helping his side achieve a 10-wicket victory over India in the second and final Test at Durban to clinch the series 1-0. "...It's been a joy to have played against you. Jacques you are a true Champion. Retired life isn't so bad :-)),"…

WICB condoles Windward Islands deaths

St. John's (Antigua), Dec 31 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has sent condolences to persons in the Windward Islands affected by the recent heavy rains which caused flooding, landslides and claimed lives.WICB president Dave Cameron offered his sympathies to the affected islands of the sub-region on behalf of all members and stakeholders of West Indies cricket. The rains and strong winds are being blamed for deaths and damage to roads, bridges and houses, especially in St. Vincent and the Grenadines,…