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  • Michael Lumb becomes second Englishman to hit ton on ODI debut 01-03-2014 11:15 AM

    North Sound, Antigua: Michael Lumb became only the second Englishman to make a century on his one-day international debut when he reached three figures against the West Indies on Friday. His superb century, however, failed to prevent England from losing their opening match against West Indies by 15 runs. Lumb,...
  • Australia Ashes squad 'best of a bad lot' 25-04-2013 11:14 AM

    Sydney: The recall of two 35-year-old veterans for the Ashes shows the lack of quality coming through the Australian ranks, with the squad the "best of a bad lot", country's media said on Thursday. Selectors picked Brad Haddin and Chris Rogers, with five openers among seven specialist batsmen alongside just...
  • Indian cricket: The perfect toy for everyone

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    I had always wondered why Indian Cricket in general is used like a toy. It is like a toy, being used and compromised most of...