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  1. The Indian cricket team has suffered a huge blow as their explosive batsman at the opening spot, veteran Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out for the rest of the ICC World Cup 2019 with a fractured thumb. Although the southpaw struggled during Team India's warm up game against Bangladesh and the first official game against South Africa, Dhawan seemed to have found his mojo back against Aaron Finch's Australia. Having scored himself a massive 117-run innings despite getting a fractured thumb earlier in the game thanks to a Pat Cummins bouncer, the cricketer not only won the 'Man of the Match' award but also spearheaded the Men in Blue into winning one of the more challenging matches for the team during the ongoing world championship. Being ruled out of just a couple of matches in the initial days of the injury, Dhawan was seen sweating it out in the gym despite having a plastered thumb, with the aim of being 'ready to go' as soon as he is healed and make big runs for his nation. You can make these situations your nightmare or use it an opportunity to bounce back. ð Thank you for all the recovery messages from everyone. ð pic.twitter.com/mo86BMQdDA — Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 14, 2019 Unfortunately, due to a fracture being detected at the base of Dhawan's left thumb which will be in a cast for at least another month, the athlete is out of the World Cup . View this post on Instagram Official Announcement ð¢ð¢ @shikhardofficial ruled out of the World Cup ðð #TeamIndia #CWC19 A post shared by Team India (@indiancricketteam) on Jun 19, 2019 at 4:39am PDT Having said that, the team management of the Bleed Blue army were quick to officially announce youngblood Rishabh Pant as a replacement for the veteran in the Indian cricket squad just a couple of hours since Dhawan's oust was made public. View this post on Instagram An official request has been made to the ICC to replace Shikhar with @rishabpant #TeamIndia #CWC19 A post shared by Team India (@indiancricketteam) on Jun 19, 2019 at 5:34am PDT The team has decided to replace one lefty with another one. While KL Rahul will be opening alongside Rohit Sharma, Pant's role as a batsman is expected to take place at the highly controversial fourth spot of the Indian batting order. Controversial because of the level of talent that was competing for that spot. With masterful players like Dinesh Karthik and Ambati Rayudu whose sturdy nature when it comes to the 50-over format being overlooked, it was Pant's 'single-handedly-six-hitting' explosive batting style that seems to have attracted the selectors going further on this unbeaten World Cup 2019 journey. While Dinesh Karthik is still on the Indian roster (but not in the playing XI), Pant's call might just have brought the biggest heartbreak for Rayudu, who was initially dropped from the team to be replaced with a newcomer like Vijay Shankar. The fans of Indian cricket therefore tried their best to have an insight about Rayudu's feelings towards the latest developments. This is how they reacted on Twitter: #ShikharDhawan Reaction of ambati rayudu after the selection of rishabh pant pic.twitter.com/JY6Nx1CuLT — बहà¥à¤¤ पà¥à¤¸à¤¾ हॠà¤à¤ªà¤¨à¥ पास (@gareebnhiheapun) June 19, 2019 Ambati Rayudu just ordered 4D glasses to watch Rishabh Pant. #TeamIndia — Yash Sarvaiya (@blanketfight11) June 19, 2019 Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu right now ð#CWC19 #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/qBeiHfvLtQ — शà¥à¤¤à¤¾à¤¨ à¤à¤®à¤°à¥à¤à¤¾ (@dubeyavish) June 11, 2019 After #ShikharDhawan injury... Rayudu: I Can Replace Rishabh Pant: pic.twitter.com/otAHgS579r — Engineer_हà¥à¤ (@black_snake10) June 11, 2019 After #RishabhPant replacing #ShikharDhawan in #CWC19 Ambati Rayudu be like: pic.twitter.com/WT8Ef4EUW4 — Mihir (@spndthriftbniya) June 19, 2019 When Rishabh Pant Gets That Most Important 3G Call From BCCI And Not Amabati Rayudu ð#CWC19 #RishabhPant pic.twitter.com/Ls3KfZ68cO — Dr. Khushboo 𤭠(@khushi_kadri2) June 12, 2019 #shikhardhawan out of #CWC19 , Rishabh Pant will take his place . Meanwhile #rayudu to bcci : pic.twitter.com/rHAw8fyN6L — SatyaNarayana Perapu (@Satya_perapu) June 19, 2019 ICC World Cup 2019: Rishabh Pant to fly out as standby for Shikhar Dhawan | Cricket News - Times of India Rayudu be like :~#NZvIND #INDvNZ #CWC19 https://t.co/v1q7LRkvKi pic.twitter.com/6kY8YW8XOz — मà¤à¤¾_kiya (@maza_kiya) June 12, 2019
  2. The past two days have been tormenting for the cricketing fans of Pakistan. First, the Men in Green faced a rather disappointing loss at the hands of Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team at Old Trafford, Manchester and were blasted online by their own supporters. The Sarfaraz Ahmed-led side were criticised on a lot of levels from the lack of strategic management to poor captaincy by Ahmed to even eating junk food a few hours before the match began. Former legendary cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar went on an 11 minute+ rant of himself, criticising everything bad about Pakistan's performance during the game and did not spare even the finest, more experienced athletes on the roster including Shoaib Malik. On the other hand, their South Asian rivals in Team Bangladesh came out strong against the West Indies successfully chasing a huge total of 321 in less than 42 overs thanks to monstrous innings played by Shakib Al Hasan (124*) and Liton Das (94*), further increasing the points difference against Pakistan. The Tigers have been performing deceptively well during the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019. While not a lot of people expected them to be a front runner for the World Cup trophy this year, the Mashrafe Mortaza-led side is currently fifth on the points table, just one point away from making it to the top four with four matches still to be played two of which are against Afghanistan and Pakistan themselves. Keeping in mind the way in which Team Bangladesh have emerged as the ultimate underdogs of the tournament, Pakistani fans are thinking of switching sides to Bangladesh, recalling the history the two countries have shared and calling them 'East Pakistan': Supporting east pakistan from now on.... ðððð#BANvsWI pic.twitter.com/NhBNdz06Ua — pukhtoon (@beingpukhtun) June 17, 2019 That's how you play for your nation and chase 321 target like a champion . Well played East Pakistan( Bangladesh)â¤ï¸#CWC19 #BANvWI pic.twitter.com/t5VUoSM5V3 — Usama Saleem (@OsamaSa29419818) June 17, 2019 No one, Our own #EastPakistan♥ :-D https://t.co/knRTLavOuh — Asghar ALi Waris (@AasyLakho) June 17, 2019 #WorldCup2019#Bangladesh #5 Pakistan #9 Lankans #6 India & New Zealand at 3 and 2 coz of rain, they shared a point each East Pakistan trended in Pakistan today, but not only have @BCBTigers left history behind, they have written new history by defeating #WIndies#WIvBAN pic.twitter.com/XtNVnwSRts — @akashtv1soni (@Akashtv1Soni) June 18, 2019 Congrats Team Bangladesh, I wish to see you in Pakistani shirts soon. East Pakistan :)#BANvsWI — Shaheer Sialvi (PAK) (@ShaheerSialvi) June 17, 2019 East pakistan tm hi world cup utha lo .... they ll beat india #WIvBAN — Lone wolf (@kurrdd) June 17, 2019 The thing is that the Bangladeshis have absolutely no intention of sharing the glory with the Pakistanis what so ever: Keep wishing and dreaming. We don't even give a damn & Bangladesh is not east Pakistan. Mind it ðð https://t.co/V9gS5lZMYJ — RIR ð§ð© (@RirRohan) June 18, 2019 It's our Bangladesh not your East Pakistanð #frustrated_people𸠗 Tanjina Afrin Tinni (@TanjinaAfrin16) June 17, 2019 Pakistanis can call us East Pakistan, it's just a constant reminder to them we beat them at war when they had a better military and more troops ð¤·ð½‍âï¸ð¤·ð½‍âï¸ð¤·ð½‍âï¸ — M.N.M ð§ð© (@dr_doffy) June 10, 2019
  3. As the ICC World Cup 2019 continues to progress despite the ruthless rains of England taking away half the fun from the quadrennial tournament this year, the Australian cricket team must find solace in the fact that they are currently atop the points table of the Cricket World Cup. The reigning world champions have won all but one of the five matches that they have played during the ongoing round-robin contest and surprisingly be lucky when it comes to no downpours during their time on the field. Their one loss in the initial five games came at the hands of the World Cup favourites, the Indian cricket team, which thanks to a brilliant ton by Shikhar Dhawan, were off to a great start and ended up tallying a massive 352, a total that turned out to be too much for the cricketers from Down Under to keep up with. ð¯ for Shikhar Dhawan! ð What a knock this has been for India! #INDvAUS LIVE ð https://t.co/tdWyb7lIw6 pic.twitter.com/BBVFxYcKH5 — ICC (@ICC) June 9, 2019 The match however was not talked about because of Gabbar's masterful 117-run innings. It rather became the talk of the town because of the audience calling out the former Australian skipper, Steve Smith for what he did one year ago. That's right, the crowd which was extremely hostile towards Team India's southernmost rivals, tried to rile up Smith with the chants of “cheater, cheater”, referring to the infamous sandpaper-gate during a Test series against South Africa in March 2018. Smith, who was captaining the Australian side back then alongside David Warner as his vice-captain, was suspended from international cricket for one whole year as punishment. I would give anything to have this behind me and be back representing my country. But I meant what I said about taking full responsibility as Captain of the team. I won't be challenging the sanctions. They've been imposed by CA to send a strong message and I have accepted them. — Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) April 4, 2018 Caring for his opponent, Kohli, who was on strike when the chants began, decided to reach out to the crowd, stopped them from defaming the talented Australian cricketer and instead asked them to cheer for him. With India fans giving Steve Smith a tough time fielding in the deep, @imVkohli suggested they applaud the Australian instead. Absolute class ð #SpiritOfCricket #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/mmkLoedxjr — ICC (@ICC) June 9, 2019 “If I was in a position where something had happened with me, and I'd apologised and accepted it, and came back and still I would get booed, I wouldn't like it either,” the Indian skipper said in the post-match press conference. Steve Smith's comments about Virat Kohli's wonderful gesture towards him recently came to the fore when his side defeated Dimuth Karunaratne's Sri Lankan team by a huge 87-run margin on Saturday. During the post-match conference Smith said: “It was a lovely gesture by Virat." "It doesn't really bother me what the crowds do to be perfectly honest. I am just blocking it all out but it was a lovely gesture from him," he added. © Twitter Stepping into the field with one of the most competitive minds in all of sports, Virat Kohli understands where Smith was coming from. What he had done one year ago, he regrets truly. His deeds had brought his country shame and he realises that. Even though the 30-year-old claims that he shuts his mind off to the crowds, not getting bothered by something toxic feels highly unlikely. What is great to see is that Smith seems to be finding his form back. The Oval saw the cricketer score big (73 off 59 balls) alongside skipper Aaron Finch's game-winning 153-run stint on the pitch. It is always great to see a brilliant player make a comeback, especially when he has paid for his sins in full and has an entire nation and a couple of friends backing him up.
  4. In what sadly turned out to be a one-sided affair, the Pakistani cricket team failed to negate Team India's challenge in the much-anticipated clash at Old Trafford at the ongoing ICC World Cup. Overshadowed in almost all facets of the game, Sarfaraz Ahmed's men extended their dismal run against India at the ICC event, following their 89-run loss (D/L) on 16th June. From being wayward in their bowling to paying dearly for their batting collapse, the Pakistani cricket team attracted a lot of criticism from their fans for failing to put up a fight against Virat Kohli's men. While some used Sarfaraz's infamous picture from the game - where he was seen yawning behind the stumps - to highlight their batting woes, others slammed the Pakistani cricketers for their poor fitness. The way he said "criticise the team but within the boundaries of respect" has won my respect. The guy has a true spirit and sportsmanship♥ï¸@mominsaqib pic.twitter.com/1Wc9PTI1Uz — Shumiið­ (@oye_shumii) June 17, 2019 After the match, a Pakistani journalist even asked Rohit Sharma at the press conference if he has any advice for Pakistani batsmen to get better. While India's vice-captain left everyone in splits with his cheeky response, boxing star Amir Khan has offered a helping hand to the Pakistani cricketers. Would love to help Pakistan cricket team with some advise on how to stay fit and strong. How to be disciplined on food, diet and training. The team has talent but need to improve on Strength & conditioning and focus @TheRealPCB pic.twitter.com/GEUplrqdpP — Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) June 17, 2019 Troubled by his team's loss, Amir took to Twitter and offered to help Pakistani cricketers get fitter. "Would love to help Pakistan cricket team with some advise on how to stay fit and strong. How to be disciplined on food, diet and training. The team has talent but need to improve on Strength & conditioning and focus @TheRealPCB," he tweeted. Nailed it pic.twitter.com/hpb0w0QdRi — GAZALI (@heavenrose45) June 16, 2019 While it was undoubtedly a great gesture on Amir's part to come to the aid of the Pakistani stars, cricket fans felt that it was not going to work. After the first session... pic.twitter.com/qpgIIOMnZw — Jack (@J_C_8_7) June 17, 2019 They cant stay fit. They cant eat healthy. They'll have cheat day everyday. You cant change their attitude, body language. Shambles. — Raza Rizwan (@Rsquare26) June 17, 2019 They never giving up roti salan so i wouldn't even go there stay in your own lane ð — HU55819 (@MUIIDDY) June 17, 2019 It's cricket mate not boxing ð — Holmezy (@allancooper007) June 17, 2019 Most definitely they should just leave from world cup match and start from scratch .Desperately needed . — faiza Buttð (@buttproudmother) June 17, 2019
  5. Team India's win against Pakistan yesterday set the temperature rising across the world, as Indian cricket fans across the globe celebrated the Men in Blue's unbeaten streak against Pakistan, 7-0, in the World Cup. Social media feeds were flooded with congratulatory notes for Team India and one such message was tweeted by recently appointed Home Minister, Amit Shah. Another strike on Pakistan by #TeamIndia and the result is same. Congratulations to the entire team for this superb performance. Every Indian is feeling proud and celebrating this impressive win. #INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/XDGuG3OiyK — Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 16, 2019 Shah's 'another strike' comment has not gone down well with cricket fans and people are kind of disappointed with his choice of words. Home min @AmitShah likens India win over Pakistan to 'another strike'; yes, it's a great win but it's a cricket match and not war:no one died out there. We won because we played a much better game. There is still a World Cup to be won! Let's do the chest thumping on 14th July! — Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) June 17, 2019 Amit Shah compares India's win over Pakistan in the world cup to the Balakot strike. We just cannot be comparing a cricket match to an army strike in the first place. Very irresponsible statement coming from the home minister. — Chandni Prashar (@ChandniPrashar) June 17, 2019 People feel that the tweet was in bad taste, especially coming from a senior politician, and that comparing this win to a 'strike' was unnecessary. Cricket is just a game. The rest is all hype. I certainly didn't like the statement put out by @AmitShah and the @AmitShahOffice either, on yesterday's game. He must know that he's the HM of a country and not a state - period — #TheRebel #I still remain vigilant (@ravishankar5248) June 17, 2019 I thought it was a cricket match. Seriously "strike" @AmitShah . pic.twitter.com/eAq0s9Ze7m — Om Prakash (@Om81624017) June 17, 2019 @AmitShah don't compare cricket with your politics. Keep it aside. They won because they played a good game. It was not a war. https://t.co/XswG4GzBTW — Tonakshi Kalra (@Tonakshi_0494) June 17, 2019 Cricket and the battlefield are two separate things and while it's admirable to have a strong sentiment towards one's nation, sometimes we forget that as humans, our words can often leave a deeper wound than anything else.
  6. Humans have found a lot of weird objects on the surface of Mars. It's often too much fun to speculate what's out there. Not to mention the curiosity generated by the online speculation. Just a weird rock formation? Nah, it's probably an alien crab monster! We all love a good story, don't we? Well, here's one. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted an unusual, yet very familiar symbol on the surface of Mars. Yes, it's the iconic “Star Trek” Starfleet logo. It was spotted by MRO in the southeast Hellas Planitia region. Alright Trekkies, we see you jumping out of excitement! Well, let's just calm down for a moment. Before you start conspiring, let's be very clear that the formation of the logo is mere coincidence. According to the MRO HiRISE camera team, the shape on the red planet was created by wind, lava, and dunes. The shapes are created by large, crescent-shaped dunes, surrounded by lava solidifies after eruptions. The wind blows over the dunes, displacing much of the sand and leaves behind these 'footprints' called 'dune casts'. The MRO has been capturing and sending images from Mars since 2006 and is often said to come across such unusual findings. This particular image of the dune formation shaped like the 'Star Trek' Starfleet logo was captured by MRO on April 22, 2019. © NASA Though it was merely a coincidence, die-hard 'Star Trek' fans across the globe couldn't contain their excitement and decided to enjoy the magical moment. Even Captain Kirk himself (actor William Shatner) joined the fun poking fun at 'Star Wars'. Hey @starwars! Will you hurry up your Rebel Scums? ð We beat you! ðððð» https://t.co/b53KxKlAlj — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) June 13, 2019 Other geeks decided to join in on the fun as well. The explanation is simple. @WilliamShatner has already been there and #martians built a great carved sand dune in his honor. #StarTrek #Mars pic.twitter.com/glYOnKb09z — Mark Carpenter (@format_c) June 12, 2019 “We're far far away!” We're 'far far away' from that tiny red planet. pic.twitter.com/pdZlJehflS — Star Wars (@starwars) June 13, 2019 What if?? What if; Aliens only have access to our TV waves and somehow only ended up with Star Trek..and this is their way of saying hello? XD — Rose MoonFeather (@RoseVanWylich) June 12, 2019 You heard him! pic.twitter.com/OSvt8YDEza — Stephen Bennett (@komputerhead) June 12, 2019 Well, what can we say? It's a great time to be 'Star Trek' nerd!
  7. Arguably one of the most exciting sporting events in the world, the ICC World Cup has a tendency of garnering public interest like no other. The twelfth edition quadrennial event had already created a lot of buzz, even before the opening match. And, why not? The One-Day International (ODI) competition has a knack of bringing gripping contests and exciting individual duels to the fore. This year has, so far, proved to be no different. Thirteen games into the tournament, the ongoing World Cup has already enthralled fans with some memorable moments. But, apart from cricketing action, the ICC spectacle in England & Wales has been marred with persistent rain. © Reuters The ongoing tournament has already witnessed rain having its say in four matches. As many as two games have been abandoned, one led to no result and another was concluded via Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method - all because of rain. The disruptions have not only annoyed the fans, but might end up affecting the title aspirations of the participating nations. Continuing its irritating run, rain is once again proving to be a major winner, keeping the contest between India and New Zealand at Nottingham at bay on 13th June. While the players from both sides patiently wait for the rain to subside, cricket fans took matters into their hands on the social media. Well, the rain has got heavier and the covers are on #CWC19pic.twitter.com/8WYSK1Or4J — BCCI (@BCCI) June 13, 2019 It all began when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in a bid to keep the fans updated with the rain situation, tweeted: "Well, the rain has got heavier and the covers are on #CWC19". In response to the BCCI's tweet, cricket fans indulged themselves into hilarious takes on the rainy situation. Time for our 12th player to perform ð¤£pic.twitter.com/vgD5nSK58h — Happyð®ð³ (@Cricketician_) June 13, 2019 pic.twitter.com/53iTCqlEFx — VIKASH KUMAR (@vkc1000) June 13, 2019 Ha ha hapic.twitter.com/2p1vmqBFzf — Jagannathprasad Panda (@Jaganna52904613) June 13, 2019 pic.twitter.com/NeAUziCLWQ — pawan_thanay (@npawanthanay) June 13, 2019 to ICC pic.twitter.com/PPWnPrluSF — Tere_Khayalon_Meinð®ð³ (@kingslayer112) June 13, 2019 Ind vs nzð¶ð¶pic.twitter.com/fVu7aHIlj1 — KettavanSarathy (@sarathy_twitz) June 13, 2019 #INDvNZ *ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - Points Table* New Zealand - 6 Australia - 6 England - 4 India - 4 RAIN - 9 pic.twitter.com/zJcimzHTQD — StrSiva (@StrSiva13) June 13, 2019 World cup to itself #IndvNzpic.twitter.com/Iy8m7FuRrU — Prince Pandey ð®ð³ (@princepandey_) June 13, 2019
  8. Exactly a week from now will mark the one month anniversary since the last episode of 'Game of Thrones' was aired across the globe. While fans have not yet been able to get over the shocker that was the final season of 'GOT', it seems that the makers are not in the mood to let the fans get over the pain and disappointment any time soon. © HBO After HBO submitted the dissatisfactory final episodes from its highly criticised final season of 'Game of Thrones' for Emmy consideration, fans have been left furious. They simply cannot wrap their heads around why the worst episodes from the worst 'GOT' season were sent for the nominations. © HBO According to a TV Guide report, 'GOT' Season 8's only appealing episodes, 'Winterfell' and 'A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms' have been overlooked in favour of the worst-rated episodes under the writing and directing categories. © HBO HBO submitted Miguel Sapochnik's name for 'Game of Thrones' season 8's 'The Long Night', David Nutter for 'The Last of the Starks', and DB Weiss and David Benioff for 'The Iron Throne', in the Best Directing category. Benioff and Weiss' script for the finale - 'The Iron Throne' - was the only submission in the Best Writing category. Fans are fuming at all the possibilities that this presents. so who thought it was a good idea for hbo to submit 8x06 of game of thrones for an emmy nomination in best writing category when this episode is of the most boring season finales to ever exist pic.twitter.com/UkI5dGFPdG — ellie (@odairannies) June 11, 2019 TFW you realize the best episode of #GameOfThrones' last season—"A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms," obviously—is submitted for neither Directing nor Writing at the #Emmys. pic.twitter.com/PpSDtxjI4q — Myles McNutt (@Memles) June 10, 2019 you: surely it's been a month and you've run out of new Game of Thrones things to complain about me: THEY DIDN'T SUBMIT A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS FOR OUTSTANDING WRITING OR DIRECTING AT THE EMMYS — Victoria Edel (@victoriaedel) June 10, 2019 The #GameofThrones team submitted their episodes for writing and directing Emmy categories and none of the ones submitted are the best one of the season. Hate to see it. pic.twitter.com/O6pWXPO64H — Joanna Robinson (@jowrotethis) June 10, 2019
  9. Fans finally got to see the video game adaptation of 'Avengers' when Square Enix revealed the trailer of the upcoming game. While the majority of fans were excited, we got to see a trailer with characters that did not resemble any of the stars from the movies. The game was revealed at E3 this week and the game is set to release on May 15th 2020. © Square Enix While we are quite excited about the game, fans of the franchise weren't too pleased to see their characters having a very generic look. Fans on Twitter reacted with a very disappointed tone and noted that the characters neither sounded or looked like some of their favourite characters. None of the characters in the game share a likeness or even a similar voice to the superheroes we are used to in the big screen. The trailer was met with instant mockery and here are some of the memes that got us cracking up: live look at me watching Square Enix's AVENGERS game trailer at the precise moment where I realized they didn't get likeness rights for any of the actors pic.twitter.com/FMAGpV7c9p — Scott Wampler™ (@ScottWamplerBMD) June 11, 2019 MARVEL: We wanna use ya'll likeness in the new Avenger's game. AVENGERS CAST: Cool. We each need $576,275,592.48 MARVEL: Cool. Lemme hit ya'll right back... pic.twitter.com/hsDeGcsMSL — Roy Wood Jr- Ex Jedi (@roywoodjr) June 11, 2019 Well, they finally announced the avengers games, oh boy, that announcement was something else, haha#SquareEnixE3 #Avengers pic.twitter.com/JdCw44Bidw — Eriksson (@MedinaEriksson) June 11, 2019 pic.twitter.com/2GS6kW5gxr — Brian (@Protodude) June 11, 2019 the Avengers i ordered vs. the Avengers i got at #e3 pic.twitter.com/V9eY4XRM21 — cait petrakovitz ð (@misscp) June 11, 2019 Marvel's Avengers (Dev. Crystal Dynamics.) pic.twitter.com/VrbnlM4zE1 — Matt Kim (@LawofTD) June 11, 2019 MARVEL: We wanna use ya'll likeness in the new Avenger's game. AVENGERS CAST: Cool. We each need $576,275,592.48 MARVEL: Cool. Lemme hit ya'll right back... pic.twitter.com/hsDeGcsMSL — Roy Wood Jr- Ex Jedi (@roywoodjr) June 11, 2019 Fixed the new Avengers game #SquareEnixE3 pic.twitter.com/xvmMQbJ7A2 — Superfight (@superfight10) June 11, 2019 The good news is that the game is a live service game that is expected to receive content for years. The other good news is that the game will not have any loot boxes and most of the new characters will be free. New locations to play the game will also come as a part of a free update. Sure, the game does not have the actors we love, however, the game does have voice actors such as Nolan North, Laura Bailey, and Troy Baker. The game is set to release on PS4, Xbox One, Stadia and PC.
  10. ICC World Cup 2019 has not seen a lot of cricketing action in the past two days thanks to England's heavy rains, but the enthusiastic cricketing fans present at the venue have plenty to get amused. According to a video that surfaced after the Indian cricket team's match against Aaron Finch's Team Australia, an Englishman named Agnus Denoon was located in front of The Oval in London, selling 'Jhal Muri' to the lot that visited the stadium to experience the spectacle that the match was. To quote one of the Bengali writers here at MensXP, "Jhal Muri is a nostalgic delicacy that takes you down memory lane, back to the train rides you used to take as a child in Kolkata, while relishing the spicy delight." Denoon, who runs an Instagram account by the username '@jhalmuriexpress', decided to surprise the Indian fans of the game in front of the stadium on Sunday evening, as he set up his trolly and sold the dish that he has spent years perfecting in Kolkata. “The only dish that I felt confident to cook was Jhal muri because there is no cooking,” Angus Denoon said. Denoon is not only a fan of Indian snacks but also stays true to the street art that beautifully promotes them and attracts people from all over to helplessly give in to the flavours of the various dishes. View this post on Instagram Give festival - the red one the hot one A post shared by Angus Denoon (@jhalmuriexpress) on Jul 17, 2018 at 2:51am PDT With the Indian cricket team looking to register their third consecutive win this World Cup at Trent Bridge against Kane Williamson's New Zealand cricket team, the fans would most definitely be looking forward to meeting Denoon in Nottinghamshire on Thursday.
  11. Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out for about two to three weeks due to an injury sustained on his thumb, due to a rising delivery from Nathan Coulter-Nile in India's second consecutive victory in this year's ICC Cricket World Cup. Dhawan went on to score a marvellously-paced century, being dismissed at a very well-made 117 from 109 despite playing through considerable pain. Reports have emerged claiming that the left-handed opener will not be available to play for the next three weeks due to the injury he sustained in the game. © Twitter/ICC A key player essential for the balance in the Indian top-order, Dhawan's absence will leave a gaping hole in the batting lineup for the Blues, as they look set to build on a remarkable start to the World Cup. The reactions have come pouring in from fans and experts alike and it is safe to say that he will be sorely missed for the rest of India's World Cup campaign. Breaking News: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out for at least three weeks with thumb fracture. ð² Me on Google: How to win multi national ICC tournament in England without #ShikharDhawan? — Durgansh Dixitð¨ð®ð³ (@DurganshDixit) June 11, 2019 Dhawan's injury is a huge blow to India. Rahul is an excellent player & should move up to open but he has not got the pedigree of Dhawan who is one of the world's best openers. His absence will make India a lot more vulnerable in P1 - the foundation of their success. #CWC19 — Freddie Wilde (@fwildecricket) June 11, 2019 India's entire strategy is built on the strength of their top three. Shikhar Dhawan's injury - if he's out for the whole tournament - is enormous. Who replaces him as opener is the biggest decision India's selectors have had to make in years. #CWC19 — Ben Jones (@benjonescricket) June 11, 2019 Rishabh Pant, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey & Prithvi Shaw outside the BCCI Headquarters after #ShikharDhawan is ruled out from the world cup due to thumb injury.#CWC19 #WorldCup2019 @DennisCricket_ pic.twitter.com/hlhCS9qjjr — Bilal Shahid (@BilalShahidRana) June 11, 2019 Rohit Sharma Right now #ShikharDhawan pic.twitter.com/8ZrzfURsBe — Kabiraa (@being_kabir) June 11, 2019 As India's stand-bys, Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant look set to join the Indian cricket team in England for the rest of the campaign as KL Rahul is widely expected to fill Dhawan's position as opener alongside Rohit Sharma. Having answered all his critics with a brilliant century against one of the stronger teams in the World Cup, Dhawan's absence can prove to be a massive blow for India's bid to bring home the World Cup this year.
  12. The World Cup fever has gripped the entire planet at the moment, but ahead of the much-awaited India vs Pakistan match scheduled for 16th June, the fervour and craziness in the air is at its peak, because like always, this is a highly-anticipated match, which will be watched by everyone, irrespective of their loyalties. So, ahead of this match, a Pakistani TV commercial has been going viral for all the wrong reasons. The advertisement shows a look-alike of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, who was in Pakistani captivity , wearing the colors of the Indian team jersey. This is the our hero's personality, no one can remain untouched. But next time plz use some good actors. Btw #ShikharDhawan exclusion must be a relief for many competitors #CWC19 #abhinandan pic.twitter.com/mrBFLFLh2d — Megha Jainð®ð³ (@i_meghajain) June 11, 2019 While Indians have mocked fans across the border with the 'Mauka Mauka' ad, a lot of angry Indian fans feel this was below the belt and not in good taste at all. This is shameful. Please just let this be a cricket match. This is beyond just simple banter. #CWC19#INDvPAK https://t.co/shsUrYpCHl — Ritayan Basu | à¦à¦¤à¦¾à§à¦¨ বসৠ(@ritayanbasu) June 11, 2019 Abhinandan's Capture Mocked in Racist #Pakistani Ad For World Cup Clash Against #India. This is how #racism, #nationalism and #sports combines to produce toxic outcomes. Entirely unnecessary. #CWC2019 #crickethttps://t.co/7gcMx2CxjI — Swati Parashar (@swatipash) June 11, 2019 Some people from Pakistan are actually quite in support of this advertisement, and feel there is obviously nothing wrong with it. Abhinandan again ð¤£âï¸ That's an interesting idea about Pakistan-India match in @cricketworldcup being played on 16th June ð #PakvsIndia #Abhinandan #CWC19 #IndiavsPak pic.twitter.com/W3EzxJfYdn — Danyal Gilani (@DanyalGilani) June 11, 2019 However, someone was quick enough to state some facts to stomp all over this uncalled celebration of this mockery. The advertisement is an epic fail because Pak hasn't won a single match against us in the World Cup and the whole #Abhinandan incident was a win for us as well, seeing how he was returned to us safely. Think thoroughly before you try to start a banter, Pak. #EpicFail #CWC19 https://t.co/CHgsJOOFLz — Rahul Mishra (@RahulDKMishra) June 11, 2019 The main question is, how far can you go when it comes to national pride? Is dragging a national and a sensitive issue really important when it comes to making a point? These guys have their hearts filled with hate. #Pakistan stooping to a new low#abhinandan https://t.co/X1KpCfKeFO — SnehalRajani (@Snehal_Rajani) June 11, 2019 Our soldiers are way above a mere, crass advertisement and mockery of this kind not only belittles an individual, but is also a joke on the sacrifices made by the brave soldiers of a country.
  13. For a team that was labelled as one of the top contenders in the tournament, the Indian cricket team has undoubtedly lived up to the billing on the back of clinical performances in their two matches so far at the ICC World Cup. The 'Men in Blue' began their campaign with a six-wicket triumph over South Africa, and then a 36-run victory over Australia highlighted their intent in the coveted tournament. If their consecutive victories weren't enough, the fact that Team India almost ticked all the boxes further bolstered their reputation as a champion side. Whether it was their spin bowling duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav or the seam bowling partners Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India's bowling unit has managed to prove their mettle in the recent matches. © Reuters Similarly, in the batting department, the likes of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan getting their respective hundreds in two matches and KL Rahul consolidating his position at the much-debated no. 4 slot, has made the Indian team a force to be reckoned with. But, cricket is a sport where one cannot take anything for granted - something that India and their fans realised recently. In what appears to be a major blow, Dhawan, who rediscovered his form with a 117-run knock against Australia, has been ruled out for about two to three weeks with an alleged hairline fracture on his left thumb. The Indian opener was hit by Nathan Coulter-Nile's bouncer during the clash against Australia. While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is yet to announce his replacement, the news of Dhawan's injury comes as a major let down for the Indian fans who expressed their views on the social media. While some wished the left-handed batsman a speedy recovery, others deemed Rishabh Pant as his ideal replacement. With Shikhar Dhawan injured, bring in Rishabh Pant. Making him open with Rohit Sharma, with a licence to go beserk!#CWC19 #CWC2019 — Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) June 11, 2019 I want Rishabh pant in team — •RIYA•â¨ðð» (@chatty_gurl_) June 11, 2019 Wtf. Just Opened Twitter and saw Shikhar ruled out of the World Cup. ð­ It's a huge blow for India. I think they should call Rishabh Pant to play at 4 and let KL Rahul open. — Sharique ð (@ShariqueAghaz) June 11, 2019 We can always open with Rahul and call Rishabh Pant to bat at number 4. — Sanchit Gupta (@SanchitGupta8) June 11, 2019 Well Rishabh pant might get a chance — Dhaval prajapati (@Dhavalfreeman25) June 11, 2019 Rishabh pant be like...@BCCI ð pic.twitter.com/awmRdtuTYa — Ayan (@AyanViratians) June 11, 2019 Rishabh Pant right now.. #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/e3mruSM0gP — Loveyouall_007 (@loveyouall_007) June 11, 2019 Rishabh pant have most probable chances because we don't have lefty's in lineup — Surya (@Surya__Speaks) June 11, 2019
  14. June 16th 2019 is the day when we will all lose our peace and voice box collectively, cheering on India and Pakistan, who're playing against each other in the ICC World Cup 2019. Although, an India-Pakistan match fervour isn't old news, it's still celebrated and watched by everyone due to the history we've shared with Pakistan all along. During the 2015 ICC World Cup, Star Sports came up with a campaign or theme for the promo of the Indo-Pak match and although it flew well with us Indians, the Pakistanis weren't too pleased with it. The 'Mauka Mauka' ads gained immense popularity amongst the masses and the theme caught on like common cold, all over the country. (c)Star Sports This year, Mauka Mauka is back with a bang, and this time it's promoting the Indo-Pak match on the 16th of June 2019, the same day Father's day is celebrated all across the world and the advertisement has a 'slight' mention of that. As expected, the ad is humouring Pakistan's dismissal record against India in ICC events and it seems it's making the Pakistanis a tad angry, but really, no one cares because it's all in light humour. (c)Star Sports Here, take a look at some savagery! The video shows actor Vikas Malhotra who plays the Pakistan son remembering his father's words on how one should keep trying and never give up, and the Indian fan in the ad shows some savagery by taking the 'baap' dig on the Pakistani player. Obviously the Pakistanis showed a bit of resentment over the ad and aren't happy with the Mauka Mauka campaign, promoting the match between the two countries. This #FathersDay, watch an ICC #CWC19 match jo dekh ke bas bol sakte hain, “baap re baap!” ð Catch #INDvPAK in the race for the #CricketKaCrown, LIVE on June 16th, only on Star Sports! pic.twitter.com/Apo3R8QrbO — Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) 9 June 2019 I think you guy's have forgotten last father's day your father beated you in Champions trophy Final. #CWC19 #INDvAUS — Fareed Ahmad ðµð° (@fareed_official) 9 June 2019 BC, itni ð Kuttay wali hone k baad bhi ð pic.twitter.com/ZliJP8VEGx — Ø¢Ù¾Û ÚÙÛØ¯Ø±Û ð (@ChaudhriUmar) 9 June 2019 Star Sports and all those liking this add really need to work on their humor. This add is terrible, unfunny and in a very poor taste. — N.J. (@ndotyot) 9 June 2019 This is not creativity, this is badtameezi .. Yehi badtameezi inko lay bethi thi CT17 final main .. Ooper waalay ko gharoor pasand nahi .. Take it as a sport .. NAFRAT KA FAIDA KISI KO NAHI HOTA#CWC19 — Yasir Ali Hashmi (@YasirAliHashmi1) 9 June 2019 Father's Day 2017 pic.twitter.com/aZSnuBWeVZ — ðð¥ðªð­ ð¥ (@punjabified) 9 June 2019 This is so low from Star Sports, even lower than Kohli, Dhawan and Sharma's total score combined in 2017 CT final. — Muhammad Usman (@usmankhatana_) 9 June 2019 We just hope the match is as interesting as the tweets here!
  15. After patiently waiting for seven days in the tournament, the Indian cricket team finally started their campaign at the ICC World Cup against South Africa in Southampton on 5th June. While the Indian fans were forced to wait to see their team in action, the late start for 'Men in Blue' at the ICC spectacle also meant that they had enough time to prepare - something that was in full display at the Rose Bowl stadium. Losing the toss, the Indian team found themselves bowling against the South African batting line-up, focussed on piling up a big score in a bid to record their first win in three games. But, it wasn't meant to be - thanks to a spectacular bowling performance by India. With Jasprit Bumrah getting his angles and seam movement to trouble the South African openers early on, everyone knew that a wicket was around the corner. While many suspected Quinton de Kock to became the first victim, it was Hashim Amla who eventually turned out to be the first scalp for Bumrah. Reuters In the fourth over, Bumrah's good length delivery, pitched just outside off, forced Amla to defend from the crease - a mistake that was eventually going to cost South Africa their first wicket. Deploying his defensive push, Amla couldn't help but edge the ball through towards the second slip where anxious Rohit Sharma got down just in time to grab it cleanly. It was a beautifully set-up dismissal where the bowler's line and length combined perfectly with the field setting, deployed in anticipation of the opposition batsman's shot. If Bumrah's early breakthrough got the Indian fans on the edge of their seats, Rohit's unique celebration after taking the catch doubled the fun on social media. When your team makes a blistering start to #CWC19! pic.twitter.com/jtTSAdissC — Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 5, 2019 The Indian opener, positioned at second slip, completed the catch and was seen unveiling an impromptu 'break dance' celebration to the sheer joy of the fans in the stands and back home. ðððð what kind of celebration is thisðððð — Neha Jhaðð§ (@happiness_msd7) June 5, 2019 He knows how to make me smile ð — Akshαtα ã ð¤ð» (@AkshataTweets) June 5, 2019 One of my favorite players in the world lool — mvuyisi (@MvugoMvuyisi) June 5, 2019 Rohit ððð — Hitman ð®ð³ (@Pa1SAAHO45) June 5, 2019 pic.twitter.com/WZnMR1fjpQ — Mogambo ⪠âï¸ (@UberHandle) June 5, 2019 Okay that was CUTE! ð @ImRo45 pic.twitter.com/j9uhtS9cTx — Abhi⨠(@rohitspullshot_) June 5, 2019 pic.twitter.com/GXhtrscI6C — Arun Kumar (@Arunk_2) June 5, 2019
  16. Bharat Movie Cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sunil Grover, Jackie Shroff, Sonali Kulkarni, Disha Patani, Satish Kaushik Bharat Movie Director: Ali Abbas Zafar Bharat Movie Rating: 4/5 Salman Khan and Eid go hand in hand. Ever wondered why Salman's fans celebrate his every movie like a big festival? Well, you might not find any probable answer to this, but it's a given that his followers treat his movies like the most-awaited event of the season, and with good reason too. This time, the audience has been served with a mixed bowl of emotions and actions on their platter with 'Bharat' and when you have Ali Abbas Zafar as a director, you know the movie has a lot to offer. 'Bharat' will make you laugh, cry and even feel patriotic at the same time. The basic root of the film is the tragic story of those who lost their loved ones when a bunch of 'corrupt politicians' decided to cut through 'Bharat' and make it India and Pakistan. If you are thinking of investing your money and time into 'Bharat', then you can probably go ahead, because it won't disappoint you at all. There is a chance you could feel a sense of deja vu, as you might get a rush of memories from Salman's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' days, as there is a similar element of emotion and patriotism. In all honesty, 'Bharat' is the perfect Eidi after the disastrous sob-fest that was 'Race 3' (no offence to the makers, clearly). 'Bharat' is an official adaptation of a South Korean drama 'Ode to my Father' (2014). The movie shows Salman in five avatars, dating from 1947 to 2010. So, the young Bharat is separated from his father and sister during the Indo-Pak partition in 1947, after which he dedicates his entire life to the one promise that he made to his father (played by Jackie Shroff), that he will always take care of his family. Of course, goes without saying that 'Bharat' is an absolute treat for those who have been dying to see Katrina Kaif and Salman on the big screen together again. The chemistry between the two is simply brilliant, and their cute banter throughout the movie will make you question if they are equally close off-screen as well. Katrina, in terms of acting, has surely come a long way. Those who have seen 'Zero' would agree with my statement. Katrina, in 'Bharat', is free-spirited and bold and people are bound to love this avatar of hers. If you're wondering about Salman's performance, then you probably should see the film for yourself, because if I tell you, I reckon I would be stealing your joy of watching Bhai in all his glory. The cherry on the cake has to be Sunil Grover, and in every sense, he finally has his perfect big Bollywood movie. Ali has made sure that Sunil's character doesn't fade or lose focus before Salman's presence. Disha Patani makes a brief period appearance but still manages to impress you with her killer looks and moves. Every character in the movie is justified and why not? It's an Ali Abbas Zafar movie after all. Yes, the movie is lengthy and just before the interval, you might feel that it is a bit stretched, but don't worry, 'Bharat' picks up the pace rather soon again. The movie is not limited to just the love story between Bharat and Kumud (Katrina Kaif). It recounts significant historic instances of our nation, like the 1947 partition, Jawaharlal Nehru's death, the 1983 Cricket World Cup, liberalization, and yes, even globalization. The score of the movie has done a brilliant job in keeping up with changing eras and gives the audience the perfect feel of a rapidly progressing nation. Just like any movie, 'Bharat' is also not perfect and has its own decent share of flaws. However, it does not leave you disappointed or feeling unsatisfied. So, book your tickets and watch this Salman movie. Try not to overanalyze everything you see and you are bound to come out of the hall feeling sated!
  17. The second half of the UEFA Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal has to be engraved in the heart and mind of Eden Hazard for the rest of his life. While teammates Olivier Giroud and Pedro provided a solid 2-0 lead to the Blues, it was the Belgian who put the final nail in the coffin for the Gunners when he scored a penalty and a cheeky grounded shot in the 65th and 72nd minutes, respectively. KING. ð@HazardEden10 ð #UELfinal pic.twitter.com/YwrbcSOYif — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 29, 2019 After the final whistle blew and the ceremony got over, Hazard decided to make an official announcement about his thoughts of parting ways with Chelsea, a club that not only was a house to him for the past seven years but also helped him realise his dreams of playing in the Premier League. "I think it's a goodbye, but in football you never know," he told BT Sport to confirm what a lot of us were expecting for a long time now. Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said: "I know he wants to leave and I have to respect his decision." "He is a wonderful player. It took two or three months for me to understand him as a man and now I do, he's a wonderful man." "He's an extraordinary player. He is a strange boy but when he understands it is extraordinary." Hazard has been phenomenal for the Blues ever since joining them back in 2012. He has made a total of 352 appearances for the club and his two Europa League final goals moves his tally to 110 and 92 assists while winning the Premier League (2), Europa League (2), FA Cup (1) and the League Cup (1). He was also honoured with the PFA Player of the Year award and the FWA Player of the year award as a member of the team. Flooded with emotions, Chelsea fans took to Twitter to show their gratitude for the 28-year-old boy wonder for everything he has done for the club and wished him luck for wherever he plays next (we know it's going to be Real Madrid, isn't it?). 132 seconds on Chelsea & Eden mutha-f*cking Hazard pic.twitter.com/aetZhNWDDh — Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) May 29, 2019 2012 - Didier Drogba scores to win Chelsea the Champions League and leaves a legend. 2019 - Eden Hazard scores twice to win Chelsea the Europa League and is leaving a legend. The King and the Prince of this club. ð — Mod (@CFCMod_) May 29, 2019 And we love you to @hazardeden10 ð #OnceABlueAlwaysABlue pic.twitter.com/SYTLdw8mXj — Frank Khalid (@FrankKhalidUK) May 29, 2019 Swimming in trophies - So many classics we got to witness over the years & I'm not going to take that for granted. Grateful that this man played for my football club & good luck in Madrid Sir Eden Hazard. pic.twitter.com/CsCTbP9AP3 — Ù (@HazardEdition) May 29, 2019 Eden Hazard leaving the way he started. Will be forever grateful for your service. ððªð» pic.twitter.com/67HL1MHY9z — CM (@CFCJorg) May 29, 2019 Stinks man, for the last 7 years no matter how my week had went, whether I was happy, whether I was down I knew at the end of it I could see Eden Hazard play for Chelsea and now that simple pleasure is gone — Ben (@CriminalCosta) May 29, 2019 Me telling my grandkids how I witnessed Eden Hazard's greatness at the Bridge for 7 years pic.twitter.com/qONJDRsIPx — Rahullð®ð³ (@rrcfc98) May 29, 2019
  18. From prediciting (years before they actually happened) Donald Trump's presidency, Ebola virus outbreak, 5th episode of 'Game of Thrones Season 8' to predicting almost every breakthrough in technological invention, The Simpsons family knows the future like no one else. For those who don't know or have never heard about 'The Simpsons', I will assume that you were living under a rock all this time. FYI, the show that made its debut in 1989 is a satirical portrayal of a family, who lives in the fictional town of Springfield. The members in the family are Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. © Fox Studios However, except for the fact that the show made some crazy predictions that came true, how well do you know 'The Simpsons', one of the legendary families and sitcom in the history of television? We've compiled a list of some interesting facts that even the show's fans (except the biggest ones maybe) probably didn't know. 1. It usually takes around 6 to 8 months to create a single episode of 'The Simpsons'. 2. 'D'oh' is actually a word that was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2001. The word is defined as: "Expressing frustration at the realisation that things have turned out badly or not as planned, or that one has just said or done something foolish." 'D'oh' is my favourite word now. © Fox Studios 3. This is the longest-running prime-time comedy and animated series in the history of American television. The show also holds the record for most guest stars on a television series. 4. In case you missed it, all the characters in the show have only 4 fingers on each hand, except God. Only God has five fingers. 5. Wonder why the show's main characters are yellow in colour? In order to attract the attention of channel hoppers. And you thought there was some hidden meaning behind it! 6. Bart's hair always consists of nine points, except for when it's combed. 7. Until 1998, the six main voice over actors earned $30,000 per episode. Between 1998 to 2004, they made $125,000 per episode. Today they make $507,000 (approx) per episode. © Fox Studios 8. TIME magazine in 1998 once called this show the century's best television series. In fact, in the same edition, they included Bart Simpson in the list of the century's 100 most influential people. Bart was the only fictional character to make it to the list. 9. In 1990, 'The Simpsons' released an album called 'The Simpsons: Sing The Blues'. One of the songs, 'Do The Bartman' was a global hit. But, did you know that the song was co-produced and co-written by none other than Michael Jackson, who was a huge fan of the show? Jackson also provided background vocals to the song. 10. 'The Simpsons' have visited all the seven continents. © Fox Studios 11. The show is the first, and so far, the only animated series to be nominated for Golden Globe for Best Television Series - musical or comedy. 12. Elizabeth Taylor, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Mark Hamill, Steve Buscemi, James Caan, Ricky Gervais, and Joe Mantegna are the only guest actors to play both themselves and a fictional character on the series. 13. The character of Otto the bus driver is believed to be based on 'Guns N' Roses' guitarist Slash. Both have long black curly hair and are avid snake collectors. © Fox Studios 14. The website that Homer created with false 'dirt' on many citizens, was accessible at www.mrxswebpage.com. While the website still exists, it now appears to be identical to www.fox.com. 15. Bart Simpson's voice is actually that of a woman. Nancy Cartwright first tried out for Lisa's voice, but eventually ended up lending it for Bart. 16. The show's creator Matt Groening named the characters after his own family members, except for Bart. 'Bart' is an anagram for 'Brat'. © Fox Studios 17. A kid who was Bart's age when the show aired for the first time will now be as old as Homer. You can catch the latest episodes of the 'The Simpsons' on Star World.
  19. If you're a 'GOT' fan, then you already know the kind of steam that was being blown towards writers David Benioff and D.B Weiss for scripting a very sad finale for one of the most iconic series in the history of entertainment. © Instagram Angry fans signed a petition demanding the writers rewrite the final season and it should be remade, which is not feasible but oh well, the bleeding hearts of fans hated these guys way too much. Me watching the GOT opening theme and then I see DB Weiss and David Benioff's names #gameofthrones #gameofthronesfinale pic.twitter.com/GKDbPVfUHX — sapphire island (@sapphire_scout) May 20, 2019 If you are as upset as I am about that ending, don't blame HBO... Blame David Benioff and DB Weiss. HBO asked them to make 2 more seasons but they refused so they could hurry up the show and go make their Star Wars movies... HBO's only fault was not firing them... pic.twitter.com/S5Zn2eb67H — Bailey Brunner (@BaileyBrunner) May 20, 2019 So if you're a 'Star Wars' fan then you already know the dreadful piece of information which is giving sleepless nights to serious nerds. The GOT writers' team of D&D have been signed up to take over the 'Star Wars' franchise and give it their personal touch now. Well obviously, people are not taking it in a happy stride and the madness is spilling all over social media. Now they will ruin Star Wars.. #DavidBenioff #DBweiss — gncyvz (@gncyvzz) May 23, 2019 So I'm just gonna boycott StarWars since D&D gave up on Game Of Thrones because of it. Never will I watch another D&D project for what they've done to my favorite show. #GameOfThronesFinale #got D.B.Weiss, #DavidBenioff — Gamericious (@Gamericious) May 22, 2019 I hope the new #starwars trilogy directed by #davidbenioff and #dbweiss sucks. You did #gameofthrones dirty. — bmwgirlm3 (@bmwgirlm31) May 23, 2019 Angry fans have now started signing up a petition(https://www.change.org/p/disney-keep-david-benioff-and-d-b-weiss-away-from-star-wars) where they are requesting the makers to keep the writers away from the 'Star Wars' world. Well, it's not like it will affect the functioning of the business but at least the makers would know how fans truly feel about it.
  20. Activision released the first Modern Warfare title in 2007 titled 'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' and it's one of the best COD titles of all time. Well, it was remastered with better graphics and was released as 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. In the meantime, we also got 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' and 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'. Now, the fourth instalment in the Modern Warfare series is going to be out this year, and it looks like it'll be called, wait for it, 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare'. Yes, we will never understand video games and their weird naming schemes. The news about this year's new 'Call of Duty' title was leaked by a YouTube creator named “LongSensation”. Activision has apparently been showing the game to the press and a select few 'influencers', so we don't see why this couldn't be true. If it wasn't obvious enough, the new 'Call of Duty' will be a 'soft reboot' of the first one. It'll most likely have a gripping single-player campaign with 'realistic emotional moments' inspired by the controversial 'No Russian' campaign from Modern Warfare 2. More than the game's arrival or its story, hard-core 'Call of Duty' fans are not particularly happy with the name. It's not what they expected and they're taking it all out on social media: “It's absurd” I can confirm this is true, and that it's hilarious. The first one was "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" so obviously the fourth one is "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare." Video games are absurd https://t.co/Ghb1m2srC4 — Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) May 24, 2019 Buying the wrong game is certainly not an option. It's funny. Not so many options tho. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. But then they already have a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remaster. So will the next one be older? ð¤ Some people will get buy the wrong game... — Matt Wagner ð¦ (@Kenturrac) May 24, 2019 Oops! Sorry, grandma. Grandma is gonna be so confused at Christmas getting the game for Timmy now. — Young Pepsi (@IsaacP_03) May 24, 2019 It's not just COD. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Modern Warfare 2 CALL OF DUTY: Modern Warfare 3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered (cod4 remake) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Reboot) Why do so many movie and video game franchises have such inconsistent naming conventions???𤢠— Jamie Faith (@JamieF4178) May 24, 2019 LOL. New Call of Duty: I'll call myself Modern Warfare!! Call of Duty 4: pic.twitter.com/SBMLB4mU2P — John F. Kennedy (@The35thPres) May 24, 2019 Cancel COD? Can the COD franchise just be cancelled already https://t.co/iIr0xfr5Ac — Corey (@c_winez) May 24, 2019 These aren't the only ones. Twitter is flooded with a ton of angry comments on the game's name and Activision's decision to reboot the series. You know what? Maybe let's just stick to 'Call of Duty Mobile' for now.
  21. It has been long rumoured that Apple will be bringing one of its most beloved features on iPhones, but it will be different from what we are used to. There have been previous rumours suggesting that Apple will include an on-screen fingerprint scanner on the next iPhone and the company's latest patent confirms the plans. It may not come as soon as this year's iPhone, however, it is expected to come sooner or later. (c) Pexels According to the latest patent spotted by Patently Apple, the company wants to embed a pinhole camera being the display of the smartphone. This camera will be able to create a 3D map of your fingerprint regardless of where you place your finger. The new feature will be an additional form of biometric unlocking and the company will not be replacing FaceID anytime soon. The two methods will make the iPhone even more secure as current iPhones only supports FaceID. (c) Pexels The more exciting bit about this patent is that Apple has shown pictures of a prototype, which means that the company is already done with the development process. The new unlocking method is expected to go into mass production by 2020 and will be a feature on 2020 iPhones. The new unlocking method is not the first time we're something like this as Xiaomi has also developed a version which works similar to Apple's patent. Source: Patently Apple
  22. If you haven't grown up watching the mystical city of Agrabah and imagining what would it feel like to have a flying carpet as your ride and a genie as your best friend, then you have clearly been living on another planet. Guy Ritchie's much-hyped millennial adaptation of 'Aladdin' finally released today and the reviews and reactions are pouring in. Fans were obviously concerned if their favourite childhood tale will be over-glorified or if it would survive the hype, but looks like everyone is pretty elated with what they watched. #Aladdin !!!!!!!! 10/10 I can't say enough good things about it. Literally my favorite childhood movie recreated thus far!!! ðð — brea varnell (@breauhhh_8) May 24, 2019 I was so worried that they were going to ruin my favorite childhood movie but the live-action version was EVERYTHING!ðð #Aladdin — its24karat (@its24karat) May 24, 2019 I've never smiled as much in a movie in my life until I watched #Aladdin. It met my expectations and passed them. This is the best Disney live action they've done hands down. ð — Alan (@GustheBuz23) May 24, 2019 From Will Smith's acting to Naomi Campbells' screen presence and even the background score, fans are thrilled to re-live their childhood on the big screen. The Aladdin remake had effects from out of this world, the soundtrack was incredible, Naomi Scott's Speechless gave me goosebumps. Definitely a masterpiece of a remake, the best remake Disney has done thus far. Let's see if The Lion King can top this. #aladdin — Bader (@26bloushi04) May 24, 2019 Leaving #Aladdin and: • Will Smith makes a FANTASTIC Genie. • Naomi Scott is our new supreme. • Mena Massoud's million dollar smile can power all of Agrabah. — Julius (@jbridge4th) May 24, 2019 They actually find a way to shoehorn some white people into #Aladdin. I'm honestly kind of impressed. — Unnamed Prince of Dorne (@thelindsayellis) May 23, 2019 In case you still don't know if you should book your tickets or not, here's something that will convince you. Loved, loved #Aladdin #WillSmith is absolutely delicious and does honour Robin Williams legacy ð§‍âï¸ð — Cremildaâ° (@cremildatwit) May 24, 2019 Do yourself a favour and watch this over the weekend.
  23. In case you have not watched today's finale, then here's a spoiler warning for you. For everyone who had watched and reacted and commented and lamented , you are not alone! Today's episode has left most fans with a cocktail of thoughts and before anything else, can I please take a moment of how brilliantly Bran orchestrated it all? Like Ekta Kapoor needs to sign him up for her next show. Bran can see anything right? So he knew the Iron Fleet was in Dragonstone and could kill Rheagal? He told Sansa Jon's heritage knowing it would turn Dany nuts. He knew Dany would go mad and wipe out King's Landing. Bran orchestrated a terrorist attack to take power in a crisis. — AlternateHistoryHub (@AltHistoryHub) May 20, 2019 When you don't contribute the group project and still get an A #GameofThronesFinale #GameofThrones #GOT #GOTFinale #DemThrones #TheFinalEpisode pic.twitter.com/tZDmThF5gn — Game of Thrones Memes (@IronThroneMemes) May 20, 2019 Bran watching Dany burn innocent people in King's Landing but knowing his time has arrived pic.twitter.com/YwXKl89UfG — Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) May 20, 2019 Now with Bran out of our system, Dany's fall was sure a shocker for a second with how swiftly it ended for her at the hands of her lover. The way Drogon cried after he saw Daenerys was dead... you could hear his pain and heartbreak. His mother was dead. One of the hardest scenes I've ever had to watch the whole series. #GameOfThonesFinale #GOTFinale pic.twitter.com/Gy3WFNxSjH — felipe (@espinosasguey) May 20, 2019 Also, if you think about this, you've got to give it to Drogon. Drogon burnt the Iron throne because he knew Bran wouldn't need it #GOTFinale pic.twitter.com/qENifcn3JS — S H A D R A C H ð³ð¬ (@ShedrackSheriff) May 20, 2019 People were happy for Sansa as she probably truly deserved this. I'm so fucki' disappointed, the only good thing in this season is Sansa Straks is a queen... #GameOfThrones #GOTFinale pic.twitter.com/kxuM9Yzn2w — ANES. ð©ð¿ (@AnesGali) May 20, 2019 Also, maybe this would sure have been a better way to choose a king? #GOTFinale This wat they should have done in choosing a ruler ð ð #GameOfThronesFinale #TheFinalEpisode pic.twitter.com/uqpbY6ahis — Emenike What@rush (@emmyrushyy) May 20, 2019 This was surely one closure we all wanted and got. The only closure I needed. #GOTFinale pic.twitter.com/4HKcNvhxiD — SUPERNOVA11 (@NoamDar) May 20, 2019 Et, tu Starks? If they all were told who Jon Snow really was, they would have chosen him as the king. But the Starks remained silent and continued to hold on to power. Classic reality tho! It was Jon who liberated everyone, after all, but how they all betrayed him. #GameOfThrones #GOTFinale — Gaurav Pandhi à¤à¥à¤°à¤µ पाà¤à¤§à¥ (@GauravPandhi) May 20, 2019 With a disappointing ending for many characters, I guess most of us are like this poor guy right now. me after final episode #GameOfThrones #GameOfThronesFinale #GoTFinale pic.twitter.com/nSdFeNzjU8 — oÄuzhan (@theoguzhan1) May 20, 2019 Well this marks an end of an era, my friends. With GOT down the road, what next for us? There's still time for a show to take over, until then let's drink to some disappointment and a flaming thought of how Bran was the real player of this game.
  24. Back in that one scene in 'Avengers: Infinity War', Doctor Strange gave up the time stone to save Tony Stark's life because 'it was the only way'. Now, after watching 'Avengers: Endgame', we know that Tony couldn't die in 'Infinity War' since he had to die in 'Endgame'. This was because of the 14,000,605 alternate endings that Doctor Strange saw, while acting quite strange, and knew exactly how everything will go about. There was only one time out of over 14 million that the Avengers actually came out victorious. But, now that we know about the winning ending, a lot of people wondered what actually happened in the other alternate endings, and well, people are way too creative and hilarious and have come up with a lot of predictions. Also, a shoutout to Reddit for never disappointing us. Here's a kinda one. © Reddit And, a 'nice' one. © Reddit No salt bae, but weed bae? © Reddit Wow, now that's evil. © Reddit Seems appropriate. © Reddit Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. © Reddit Noobmaster69 is everywhere. © Reddit Jam-mora, tho. © Reddit The James Charles shade tho. © Reddit They only got half the required signatures. © Reddit People won't mind the snap then. © Reddit Does this prove that Thanos is real?
  25. If you're a talk show fan or a lover of intense yet enlightening celebrity chats, then 'The Late Show With David Letterman' is probably already on your favourite list. For the uninitiated, David Letterman is one of the most famous TV host, producer and writer in America and his show is one of the most successful running conversational shows in TV history. He's interviewed many famed personalities from Barack Obama to George Clooney, and the latest celebrity who is going to spill some beans on his life and career is none other than the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan. View this post on Instagram This Friday, April 6, Dave sits down with JAY-Z. Only on @Netflix. A post shared by David Letterman (@letterman) on Apr 3, 2018 at 6:33am PDT SRK is a self-proclaimed fan of David Letterman and recently flew down to the US to shoot for a special episode with the host. “I've watched David Letterman's late-night talk show for years and I'm a huge fan of his style of interviewing. I'm thrilled and honoured to share my story with him. That this is on Netflix is even more special – I'm working with the team on various projects and it's always been exciting partnering with them”, he said. No more footprints...this is The Abominable Snowman!! Before BatMan & SpiderMan, there is Mr. LetterMan @Letterman Thx for ur generosity. Had 2 much fun being interviewed.Not becos it was about me but becos u were kind enough to make me feel I can be me. U r an inspiration sir. pic.twitter.com/8MkFpWJ0WK — Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) May 17, 2019 This is a wonderful time for Indian cinema stars to put the country on the global map and SRK appearing on this special episode has left his fans feeling way too excited. So so so proud feeling for out baadshah khan. He is pride of our country, keep shining king khan #SRKonLettermanShow pic.twitter.com/CC5cw9ed3O — FATIMA (@SRK_ANU_) May 17, 2019 Presenting our country globally ð SRK we are proud of you #SRKonLettermanShow pic.twitter.com/WzRDv5Zt34 — What's Next ? (@SRK_actor) May 17, 2019 @iamsrk Is a Bollywood Icon- one Of D Most Famous People In D World Nd Also One Richest Actors In D World...ð My LOVEEE @iamsrk â¤#SRKonLettermanShow pic.twitter.com/bruMIb5mdK — Lizaa khan Srk (@Mastani4423509) May 17, 2019 David himself is elated to interview the 'Badshah' and had some warm words to describe the interview, “the best part of this job that Netflix has been happy to provide for me is to meet people. And after each one of these sessions I think to myself, it is a very smart, very lovely person from whom I have learned things. You would maybe be at the top of that list.” View this post on Instagram Even more great conversation is on its way. @iamsrk will sit down with Dave in a new special for @netflix, coming soon. A post shared by David Letterman (@letterman) on May 16, 2019 at 9:30pm PDT This is a new benchmark for Indian celebrities to be on a coveted show like this and Shah Rukh justifies the choice. With over 80 movies in his kitty, he enjoys an enviable amount of global fan following and is probably the most famous Bollywood actor in the world. The special episode will air on Netflix soon.
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