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Green offices make workers happy - and productive

London, Sep 1 (IANS) Want to be happy and productive at work? Keep a plant next to your computer. Green offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than lean designs stripped of greenery, new research shows. It found that enriching a lean office with plants could increase productivity by 15 percent. Investing in landscaping the office with plants will pay o...

6 hours ago
Sacking Cook is not a realistic way: Stewart

London, Aug 31 (IANS) Former captain Alec Stewart feels that sacking Alastair Cook as England's ODI skipper just a few months ahead of the 2015 World Cup won't be the right step and asked the players not to be overcautious and unadventurous. England are staring down the barrel after yesterday's emphatic six-wicket defeat -- hard on the heels of the 133-run hammering they took at Cardiff....

3 days ago
Conditions remain same, but Raina makes the difference

The conditions for the One-Day Internationals (ODI) were as they prevailed for most of the five-Test cricket series against India -- typically English. Both sides retained the core of their teams and beefed up by bringing in limited-overs specialists Suresh Raina and Eoin Morgan, respectively. Not many would have wagered on India scoring 300-plus at Cardiff Wednesday after the way they s...

3 days ago
Cook disappointed by Swann criticism

London, Aug 28 (IANS) Alastair Cook has expressed disappointment with former teammate Graeme Swann for suggesting that the England skipper should stand down from One-Day International (ODI) cricket. Swann, who retired from international cricket during the Ashes last summer, said Tuesday that England do not have a cat in hell's chance of winning the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup unless they ...

3 days ago
England fined for slow over-rate in Cardiff ODI

Dubai, Aug 28 (IANS) The England cricket team was Thursday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second One-Day International (ODI) against India in Cardiff Wednesday. Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Alastair Cook's side was ruled to be one over short of its target at the end of the match when time allowances were take...

4 days ago
Raina, spinners script India's 133-run win over England

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) Suresh Raina got his maiden century outside the subcontinent to inspire India to a 133-run win via the Duckworth Lewis method against England in the second ODI and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here Wednesday. Raina's quickfire 75-ball 100 took India to a challenging 304 for six in 50 overs here at Sophia Gardens. The first ODI was washed out without a b...

4 days ago
India vs England: Second ODI scoreboard

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second One-Day International (ODI) between India and England played at the Sophia Gardens here Wednesday: India Rohit Sharma c Woakes b Tredwell 52 Shikhar Dhawan c Buttler b Woakes 11 Virat Kohli c Cook b Woakes 0 Ajinkya Rahane st Buttler b Tredwell 41 Suresh Raina c Anderson b Woakes ...

4 days ago
India beat England by 133 runs in second ODI

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) India defeated England by 133 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-affected second ODI at the Sophia Gardens here Wednesday. Chasing a rain revised target of 295 runs in 47 overs, England were shot out for 161 runs in 38.1 overs. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja picked up four for 28 while offie Ravichandran Ashwin got two for 38. Pacer Mohammad ...

4 days ago
Raina's 100 takes India to 304/6

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) A quickfire 75-ball 100 by Suresh Raina took India to a challenging 304 for six in 50 overs against England in the second ODI of the five-match cricket series at Sophia Gardens here Wednesday. Putting behind the 1-3 humiliating loss in the Test series, Indian batsmen put on an inspiring show as they came out all guns blazing to put a challenging total on the board....

4 days ago
Scoreboard: India's innings against England

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) Scoreboard of India's innings against England in the second ODI of the five-match series at Sophia Gardens here Wednesday. India Rohit Sharma c Woakes b Tredwell 52 Shikhar Dhawan c Buttler b Woakes 11 Virat Kohli c Cook b Woakes 0 Ajinkya Rahane st Buttler b Tredwell 41 Suresh Raina c Anderson b Woakes 100 Mahendra ...

4 days ago
India set 305-run target for England

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) India made 304 for six in 50 overs against England in the second ODI of the five-match cricket series at Sophia Gardens here Wednesday. Suresh Raina top scored with 100 while Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 52 each. Chris Woakes was the most successful English bowler with four for 52. ...

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England put India in to bat

Cardiff, Aug 27 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to field in the second One-Day International (ODI) against India at the Sophia Gardens here Wednesday. The first match was abandoned without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain. The squads: England: Alastair Cook (Captain), Alex Hales, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ben Stok...

6 days ago
Rain forces India-England ODI to be abandoned

Bristol, Aug 25 (IANS) The first of the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) between India and England to be played at the County Ground here Monday was cancelled due to heavy rain. The match was abandoned without a ball being bowled or even the toss taking place. The second ODI will be held at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff Wednesday. ...

10 days ago
Top draw Michael Chopra picked up by Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former English footballer of Indian origin Michael Chopra, who was the biggest draw, was picked up by Sachin Tendulkar-owned Kerala Blasters as 49 international players were drafted in by eight franchises for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) that would be held tentatively from Oct 12-Dec 20. Out of 56 players in the draft pool, 49 were picke...

14 days ago
Trinidadian Jones nets twice as Cardiff remain unbeaten

London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Trinidadian striker Kenwyne Jones continued his bright start to the new English Championship football season, scoring twice to help demoted Cardiff City beat Huddersfield Town. The 29-year-old struck twice in either half as the Welsh side came away with a 3-1 win at home at the Cardiff City Stadium Saturday night, to extend their unbeaten record in the campaign,...

15 days ago
Michael Chopra excited to play in Indian Super League

Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian origin English footballer Michael Chopra Saturday confirmed his participation in the inaugural season of the Hero Indian Super League starting October. Chopra will feature in the 'central international player pool' for the players' draft to be held here Aug 21. I am delighted to be part of the new Indian Super League. It's an exciting time for Indian ...

20 days ago
Sevilla, Real Madrid prepare for European Supercup

Madrid, Aug 11 (IANS) Sevilla and Real Madrid will play for their first title of the new football season Tuesday when the two Spanish clubs contest the European Supercup in Cardiff. The traditional game between the winners of the Europa League and the Champions League should serve as a barometer of the two sides' warm ups going into the new campaign, but with two weeks before the start o...

22 days ago
Bale looking forward to Supercup return

Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is looking forward to returning 'home' next week when his side takes on Sevilla in the European Supercup. The game between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League will be held in Bale's hometown of Cardiff Aug 12 and Bale, who joined Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspurs a year ago will have plenty of people in the stands ...

23 days ago
Bale looking forward to Supercup return 'home' to Cardiff

Madrid, Aug 8 (IANS) Real Madrid's Welsh star, Gareth Bale is looking forward to returning 'home' next week when his side take on Sevilla in the European Supercup. The game between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League will be held in Bale's hometown of Cardiff Aug 12 and Bale, who joined Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspurs a year ago will surely have plenty of suppor...

23 days ago
Diabetes drug may even benefit non-diabetics

London, Aug 8 (IANS) A study involving over 180,000 people has shown that patients treated with the widely prescribed diabetic drug metformin can live longer than non-diabetics. The drug has anti-cancer and anti-cardiovascular disease benefits and can offer surprising health benefits to non-diabetics also, indicates a promising research. What we found was illuminating. Patients t...

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