New Zealand ask ICC for Kenya game switch

New Zealand asked the sport’s governing body on Saturday to switch their World Cup Group B match against Kenya from Nairobi to South Africa. “The New Zealand board have reconfirmed their decision made on January 31, which is not to allow the New Zealand team to travel to Nairobi for … Read more

The Last Samurai

“This movie is a thing of beauty, with the substance to match its style.” Hollywood — and America’s — fascination with all things Asian continues in Edward Zwick’s “The Last Samurai,” a movie that successfully merges a Western with a samurai movie. Zwick triumphantly pulls off what sounds like the … Read more

Struggling Bangladesh hope for an unlikely upset

With performances falling far short of their ambition, Bangladesh find themselves in a cricketing no man’s land as they approach their second consecutive World Cup. Their dismal record of losing all but one of their 17 tests, many of them innings defeats inside three days, and three wins from 61 … Read more