West Indies

How the pineapple became a worldwide symbol of hospitality

Now available in every grocery store in every state in both fresh and canned varieties, pineapples were so sought-after in colonial times that people …

Christopher Columbus

First world war hero’s descendant pays £840,000 for medals

Buyer is offering decorations for museum display and sale proceeds will go to charity projects across the globe<p>The descendant of a war hero has bought his great-uncle’s Victoria Cross and other medals for £840,000, so they can be shared with the public.<p>Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza paid a world-record …

Remembrance Day

Ashes beginner’s guide: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

When it starts, where you can watch it, who’s going to win and which are players to watch – it’s all here in our guide for the uninitiated<p>When does it start?<p>The first Test starts in Brisbane on Thursday morning local time, or for Blighty-based fans at 12 midnight GMT, with further matches to come …

Sport (UK)

This teacher’s passion is fresh produce, and his greenhouse program is getting students into the business of feeding Coloradans

Sam Shroyer couldn’t help shedding a few tears when discussing greenhouses.<p>“I get emotional when I talk about plants, but I’ve always thought of …

Farming

Ireland to play first-ever Test match against Pakistan in Malahide

Ireland cricket bosses have chosen Malahide near Dublin to host the country's inaugural Test match against Pakistan in 2018.

South Africa: Protea Women's England Tour a 'Massive Opportunity'

The Protea Women's cricket team.<p>The Proteas women will open the England women's 2018 summer of international cricket with a three-match One-Day …

South Africa

Ashes 2017: Ben Stokes let down his country, says Australian opener David Warner

The England all-rounder swapped weighed into the pre-Ashes battle, but the Australian opener put him in his place.

Ben Stokes

Cricket: Root's Aussie exam en route to being England's finest

LONDON (Reuters) - Alastair Cook was left awe-struck and just the tiniest bit miffed too at Edgbaston this year when batting against the West Indian attack alongside Joe Root, the man who had replaced him as England captain.<p>"It's fairly frustrating when you have a 22-run start and he beats you to a …

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli becomes first Indian captain to score 0 and 100 in the same Test

Virat Kohli managed to make another record on Monday, when he became the first Indian batsman to score a duck and a century in the very same Test.

Virat Kohli

Sky is the limit for Kohli, says Shastri after captain notches up 50th international hundred

India's head coach Ravi Shastri today heaped special praise on Virat Kohli after he notched up his 50th International century here and said "sky is …

Sports (India)

Pujara becomes third Indian to bat on all five days in Test

Kolkata, Nov 20:<p>India’s middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara today achieved a rare feat, becoming only the third Indian and ninth overall to bat …

Broad fine after being struck by stray golf ball on day off

(Reuters) - England pace bowler Stuart Broad saw the funny side of things after being struck by a stray golf ball during a day off at the Brisbane Golf Club on Monday as his team eased fears that it would affect his Ashes preparation.<p>Cricket - England vs West Indies - Third Test - London, Britain - …

Stuart Broad

Bangladesh crack down on cricket betting

2017-11-20 16:36<p>Dhaka - <b>Bangladesh</b> police said Monday they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack …

Sport (South Africa)

Lindsey Lodenquai: the Balancing Act

Lindsey Lodenquai danced her way into many Jamaicans hearts and now she has decided to make a nest there with her new charitable endeavour.Londenquai …

Jamaica

Chris Harris

<b>New Zealand</b><p><b>Full name</b> Chris Zinzan Harris<p><b>Born</b> November 20, 1969, Christchurch, Canterbury<p><b>Current age</b> 48 years 0 days<p><b>Major teams</b> New Zealand, …

Cricket

England 'content, relaxed, excited' ahead of Ashes - Bairstow

SYDNEY (Reuters) - England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow said the tourists were “content, relaxed, excited” as they arrived in Brisbane on Sunday ahead of this week’s opening Ashes test.<p>FILE PHOTO: Cricket - England vs West Indies - Fifth One Day International - The Rose Bowl, Southampton, Britain - …

Sport (UK)

Congregation helps repair fire-ravaged Brooklyn synagogue

In the wake of Tuesday’s accidental fire that devastated a Brooklyn synagogue, members of the congregation drew together and labored through the …

Brooklyn

Crisis! - Scores of Jamaican men wanting a gun to prove their manliness

Jamaican men are reportedly looking more and more to a gun, legal or illegal, to reinforce their masculinity in the face of changes in the local …

Jamaica

Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle subdued in first partnership in eight years

Brendon McCullum was playing his first match since September when he suffered a broken arm playing for Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean …

New Zealand News

Channel Nine promotes commentary team of eight white men, cops it

As we all know, it's 2017 and recently, Channel Nine thought it was OK to promote this:<p>The announcement came on the day the Southern Stars won the …

'Whenever Lara gives me advice, I'm guaranteed to score runs'

Who's the funnier Bravo? Darren claims it's him

Cricket

BCCI asks ICC to reserve October-November, February-March for domestic season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly conveyed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) that any new international …

International Cricket Council

These top 10 batsmen have hit the most sixes in Test cricket

1/10<p>Adam Gilchrist<br>Sixes - 100. Team - Australia. Matches - 96. Average - 47.60. Runs - 5570. Highest score - 204*.<p>2/10<p>Brendon McCullum<br>Sixes - 107. …

The nine Test lives of Shaun Marsh

<b>SHAUN MARSH'S NINE TEST LIVES</b><p><b>1. DEBUT (2011) - TESTS: 3</b><p>Became just the 19th Australian to score a Test century on debut when he hit 141 in Kandy …

70 years, 70 pictures: The Queen & Prince Philip’s marriage – Part One

BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives/Flickr<p>BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives/Flickr<p>To hold a position as Queen Elizabeth has done for so many years would …

Royal Family

November 16, 2013: The end of the Sachin Tendulkar era

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>Sachin Tendulkar retired from cricket on November 16, 2013.<p><i>2</i><p>Tendulkar's farewell speech left an entire country in tears.<p><i>3</i><p>Tendulkar had …

Sachin Tendulkar

Make Orange-Rum Liqueur to Give the Gift of Caribbean Tradition

For Jessica B. Harris, the holidays come with rum and clementines<p>After many decades spent traveling in the Caribbean around the holidays, I can now …

Christmas

Body Holiday All Inclusive Resort St Lucia, West Indies

There are all-inclusive resorts and then there is the Body Holiday in St Lucia – a resort that attracts travelers seeking a break from real life with …

Andaman and Nicobar

A case for India to pick their openers based on conditions?

10:15 AM ET<p>Suranga Lakmal ended up with figures of 6-6-0-3, but the most unplayable ball of this 11.5-over day was delivered by his new-ball partner …

Cricket

Virat Kohli is right, he is not a robot and ideally deserves rest before South Africa tour

Virat Kohli has played 43 international matches so far and is expected to play at least two more Tests in the ongoing three-match series against Sri …

Virat Kohli