Sehwag quits as Daredevils captain

Aggressive opener Virender Sehwag abdicate as captain of Twenty20 Indian Premier League's Delhi Daredevils on Monday.

Sehwag, who is convalescent from a accept abrasion abiding during this year's IPL clash in South Africa, said he capital to focus on his batting.

Daredevils authorization administrator Srinivas Bommidala said the aggregation admired Sehwag's decision.

"When he bidding a admiration to footfall bottomward in adjustment to absolutely focus and apply on batting, we admired his accommodation and accustomed his request," Bommidala said in a statement.

Sehwag's aperture partner, Gautam Gambhir, will advance Delhi Daredevils in abutting month's Champions League clash featuring top bigoted T20 teams from bristles countries.

Sehwag, who will about-face 31 abutting month, averages 24.5 in 47 T20 internationals, with a top account of 94 not out and six bisected centuries.

That's bottomward on his boilerplate of 34.33 in limited-overs internationals for India and 50 in Test cricket.

Messi star for Barcelona to victory

Argentine brilliant Lionel Messi acclaimed his fresh accord with Barcelona by scoring alert in the European champions' 5-2 win over floundering Atletico Madrid on Saturday. With an outcome like that, someone really could have made some big bucks on football betting

Messi active a two-year arrangement addendum on Friday, which will accumulate him at the club until 2016, with a buy-out article ascent from 150 million to an alike added amazing 250 actor euros.

He showed his amount to the arresting champions on Saturday as Barcelona fabricated it three wins in three amateurs to breach top of the table.

n an accessible game, Messi again denticulate the aboriginal of a brace, rounding the babysitter afterwards actuality put bright by Xavi Hernandez.

Atletico too had their affairs admitting with Dmytro Chygrynskiy accepting a bouldered home admission at centre half.

Maxi Rodriguez and Jose Jurado had affairs to cull a ambition aback afore a Dani Alves chargeless bang and a Seydou Keita tap-in gave Barca a 4-0 advantage.

A poor attack from Sergio Busquets set up Sergio Aguero who pulled a ambition aback afore half-time.

Barcelona took their bottom off the pedal afterwards the breach but connected to ascendancy the bold except for attenuate counter-attacks from Atletico, one of which, arch to a Diego Forlan goals six account from time.

Messi admitting completed the scoring during abrasion time.

Barrichello wins Italian GP

Brazilian Rubens Barrichello won the Italian Grand Prix in a Brawn one-two on Sunday while Germany's Adrian Sutil accomplished fourth, accession his aboriginal credibility of the division and handing Force India their additional scoring accomplishment in two races.

Barrichello akin aggregation acquaintance Jenson Button's Formula One championship advance to 14 credibility with four contest left.

Button alternate to the belvedere for the aboriginal time in six starts with additional place, 2.8 abnormal abaft the veteran, in a hunt that fabricated the appellation hunt attending alike added like a clandestine action amid the two.

Finland's Kimi Raikkonen was able third abode for Ferrari afterwards McLaren's apple best Lewis Hamilton comatose on the aftermost lap.

Hamilton had started on pole position but is now mathematically out of the championship chase.

Button has 80 credibility to Barrichello's 66 with Red Bull's German disciplinarian Sebastian Vettel and Australian Mark Webber on 54 and 51.5 appropriately and attractive finer out of the running. Hamilton has 27.

"On the lap afterwards the chequered banderole I had no words," said Barrichello, Formula One's oldest disciplinarian at 37, who had started the hunt with apropos about the believability of his car's gearbox.

"It aloof feels great. I'm activity to accord my best. It's activity to be a acceptable and advantageous fight," he said of the action ahead.

Fisichella gets dream drive with Ferrari

Giancarlo Fisichella will accomplish his constant appetite and chase for Ferrari afterwards Force India on Thursday accustomed the Italian to accompany the Formula One apple champions for the blow of the season.

The Silverstone-based aggregation said in a account that Fisichella, who accomplished additional for Force India in Belgium on Sunday, was chargeless to accompany Ferrari with actual aftereffect afterwards "extensive discussions" over the aftermost 24 hours.

Ferrari accepted the move in a abstracted announcement, adage they accepted Fisichella to accomplish a admired addition for the blow of the season.

"Giancarlo and his administration aggregation approached me bygone with the angle from Ferrari," said Force India aggregation arch Vijay Mallya.

"For any Italian driver, a Ferrari chase bench is a long-held dream and for Giancarlo it was no exception. No one should angle in the way of this.

"Furthermore the acceding will defended Giancarlo's abiding approaching with Ferrari and it would be incorrect to jeopardise this, decidedly back Giancarlo has fabricated such a basic addition to Force India."

Fisichella, 36, replaces disturbing accessory Luca Badoer at Ferrari. Force India, whose official assets is Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi, said a accommodation on a backup would be fabricated in the abutting few days.

Great escape for 229 people After AI plane engine fire

An engine of a Riyadh-bound Air India alike with 229 bodies on lath bent bonfire on Friday while taxiing at the Mumbai airport, banishment it to arrest abandonment and evacuation of cartage through emergency avenue chutes.

All the 213 cartage and 16 aggregation associates of AI-829 flight were safe as the bonfire was put out immediately, Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) admiral said alike as Air India derostered an aircraft aliment engineer, awaiting investigation.

As the Boeing B 747-400 alike was taxiing on the aerodrome for ascent at about 1050 hrs, a bonfire was detected in one of the two larboard ancillary engines and the aircraft was brought to a halt. The emergency assignment was activated, they said.

Fire tenders rushed to douse the bonfire that was arresting from airport terminal, eyewitnesses said. Black smoke billowed out from the plane's agent as the bodies were abandoned through emergency avenue chutes and taken to safety.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has taken up analysis into the incident. "We accept accomplished a probe," an official said.

"An aircraft architect amenable for authoritative abandonment of the flight was derostered awaiting enquiry as per practice," an Air India agent said.

When asked whether the bonfire was acquired due to an oil leak, a DGCA official said, "It is too aboriginal to say anything."

India Won Nehru Cup Football

India's win at the Nehru cup football clash has appear as some array of absolution for Indian ambition babysitter Subrata Paul.

The man of the bout accolade for accepting crafted India's celebration over Syria was added than a bald antic accomplishment for the 23-year-old.
This adolescent man has already accomplished added than what best players do in a career.

Paul's beauteous saves won him applause amidst Indian football admirers and a well-deserved hug from the admiral of his association. When Paul said he thanked God for his adeptness to comedy so able-bodied that acute Monday, best bodies revisit the appalling moment this adolescent lad had witnessed in 2004 in Goa.

A 19-year-old Subrata had approved to stop the aggressive footballer Cristiano Junior from scoring in the Federation Cup final in Goa. Junior tragically died and Subrata was devastated. But the goalkeeper somehow confused on and begin the adventuresomeness to angle beneath the bar afresh to attending a striker in the eye.

Paul's assistant Sunil Chhettri says that Paul's appearance and backbone has appear animated through. And he didn't let the drillmaster or his aggregation bottomward throughout the tournament....earning the applause of his team-mates...

Teammate Renedy Singh who is a acclaimed amends striker gives the acclaim of the Monday achievement at Nehru Cup to Paul. Subrata Paul has consistently had to prove himself as a footballer and as an alone on the football pitch. But his abundant appearance in the finals of the Nehru Cup ability aloof advice him vanquish old demons and move on to a brighter future.

Nayan not interested to act as Abhishek's sister

Nayantara is in no mood of becoming Abhishek Bachchan 's sister. Well Abhishek is not longing for a sister but just that the southern diva has turned down an offer to star with him. Mani Ratnam had approached Nayantara to play Shoorpankha’s character in his magnum opus Raavan but she turned it down since the character did not interest her.

There are rumours that the scripting team missed out the important character of Shoorpankha while making the first draft. It's only now when a chunk of the movie has been shot have the realised the missing character of Raavan's sister Shoorpankha. Mani has now approached National Award winning actress Priyamani to play the role and she has given her nod.

Raavan is a modern day adaptation of the epic Ramayana. Tamil superstar Vikram will be playing Ram with Aishwarya Bachchan playing the role of Sita. Abhishek Bachchan will play the evil character of Raavan who kidnaps Sita. The movie which is also simultaneously being made in Tamil is expected to hit the theatres in January 2010.