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March 2019

Gunn’s return to ‘Guardians…’ makes Saldana happy

Los Angeles, March 31 : Actress Zoe Saldana is happy that James Gunn has been reinstated as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3". "I'm proud of him (Gunn). I'm happy that he's coming back," Saldana told etonline.com.At an interview here, the actress said, "I'm so proud of Disney. The leaders of the big corporation have decided to lead by example. Spreading the word and the message of redemption is important." Gunn was fired by Disney in July after controversial jokes he made nearly a…

Rahane wins toss, asks Chennai to bat; Harbhajan out

Chennai, March 31: Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Chepauk Stadium, here on Sunday.While there has been no change in the visiting team, Mitchell Santner has replaced Harbhajan Singh in the Chennai playing eleven. Playing XI: Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Jos Buttler (Wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat,…

Axelsen beats Srikanth to win India Open 2019

New Delhi, March 31: Viktor Axelsen dashed Indian hopes with a 21-7, 22-20 win over Kidambi Srikanth at the India Open 2019 final, here on Sunday.In a rematch of the 2015 final, the Dane saved a couple of game points in the second game to get his second title after 2017 win. In women's singles, Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon created history by becoming the first women's singles shuttler to win the title three times, when she beat the third seed He Bingjiao 21-15, 21-14. With this, she also emulated…

Bairstow, Warner tons demolish RCB, Sunrisers post 231/2

Hyderabad, March 31: Jonny Bairstow and David Warner struck whilrwind centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) made mincemeat of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowlers to post their highest total of 231/2 in 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.Put in by RCB skipper Virat Kohli, Sunrisers -- sans regular captain Kane Williamson -- were on fifth gear from ball one thanks to Bairstow (114; 56b; 12x4; 7x6) and Warner (100 off 55 balls not out; 5x4; 5x6) as the duo recorded an IPL-record opening…

Barty displays all-around game, captures Miami Open

Miami, March 31: Australia's Ashleigh Barty capped off the best week and a half of her career by rolling past Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 to win the Miami Open.The 11th-ranked Barty who earlier in the week had assured herself a spot in the top 10 showed she deserved that position with her phenomenal play in the final, reports Efe news. The 22-year-old Australian was playing in her first championship match of a WTA Premier mandatory event. Her nerves were apparent when she fell behind 3-1 in the early going.…