Saudi Arabia to build world’s largest hotel in Mecca
Saudi Arabia is planning to build the world's largest hotel with 10,000 rooms at a whopping USD 3.5 billion in the holiest city of Mecca. Designed by Dar Al Handasah group, the project has a total built area of 1.4 million square meter and will be set in the Manafia area in Mecca's central zone, DesignMENA reported. The 45 stories tall Abraj Kudai hotel will be a spectacular structure comprising 10,000 rooms in 12 towers besides 70 restaurants and four helipads once completed in 2017. While 10 of the towers are intended to provide four-star accommodation, the remaining two will offer luxurious ...
IPL 8: These veterans proved that age is no bar for T20 cricket
If 17-year-old Sarfaraz Khan fearlessly hitting bowlers is a sight to behold, veterans like Ashish Nehra, Chris Gayle and Brad Hogg have turned back the clock and literally made the adage 'old is gold' come true. Ashish Nehra. Pic/ PTI Spearheading the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pace attack, Nehra stood out scalping 22 wickets at 20.40 runs apiece. "I have got three Man-of-the-Match awards this season and that says it all. It is not easy for a fast bowler to pick up that many awards in one season. People are noticing it more because I am 36 and a guy at this age ...
Mohammed Azharuddin Has Some Cool Tips for Hot Virat Kohli
In a rare appearance as a TV commentator, Mohammed Azharuddin expressed his worry over Virat Kohli's now infamous temperament. The former Indian captain, known for his cool demeanour and wristy flicks through mid-wicket, was among a high-profile panel of cricketer-turned-commentators on the sets of IPL broadcasters, Sony Six. "Virat is a gifted cricketer. I would like the world to remember him as a batsman and not for his temper," Azharuddin said. Kohli, who was named India's Test captain after Mahendra Singh Dhoni quit during the series against Australia, has often made headlines for the wrong reasons. His run-in with a journalist during ...
Mumbai are super kings
Rohit Sharma’s love affair with the Eden Gardens continued as the right-hander led the Mumbai Indians to a thumping win over the Chennai Super Kings and, in the process, became only the third skipper after MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir to win the Indian Premier League title twice. Nothing, it appears, can go wrong for Rohit at the iconic venue here. While he has enjoyed great success with the bat, as he did on Sunday too with a swashbuckling even fifty, at all levels of the game, it was at this venue that he had inspired Mumbai to their maiden IPL ...
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