Richardson turns tables on India in morale-boosting win for Australia

A masterful century from Indian maestro Rohit Sharma was not enough to get India over the line as Australia’s quicks successfully defended 288 thanks to a career-best four-wicket haul from Jhye Richardson. Sharma’s 133 off 129 balls, his 22nd ODI hundred, was the glue to India’s chase but with MS Dhoni’s 51 the only other reasonable means of support, the […]

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Who will win this year’s Booker? Here’s our guide to the shortlist

Who will win this year’s Booker? Here’s our indispensable guide to the shortlist MILKMAN by Anna Burns (Faber £14.99)  MILKMAN by Anna Burns (Faber £14.99)  PLOT: The Troubles provide a subtle backdrop of simmering threat to this inventively written novel, set in Belfast in the Seventies and narrated by an unnamed 18-year-old, whose semi-abusive relationship with a creepy older man […]

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