Cricket Tour

  • B'desh chief selector quits over interference March 7, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's chief national selector Akram Khan resigned on Wednesday citing interference in the squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup by the country's cricket board. Bangladesh board president AHM Mustafa Kamal omitted opener Tamim Iqbal, Akram's nephew, reducing the 15man squad to 14. Tamim, widely regarded as Bangladesh's best batsman,...
  • SA, England in race for No. 1 Test ranking March 6, 2012

    Dubai: South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from their ODI series into the threeTest series against New Zealand, starting in Dunedin on Wednesday, as that will earn them the status of the No. 1 Testranked side in the world in the ICC Test Championship table. If South...
  • New Zealand give van Wyk Test debut March 6, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand will give South Africanborn wicketkeeper Kruger van Wyk his Test debut against the Proteas on Wednesday after a hip injury sidelined regular gloveman BJ Watling. Black Caps physiotherapist Paul Close said a problem with Watling's right hip joint meant he was unable to play in the first Test...
  • South Africa chase No. 1 ranking vs New Zealand March 6, 2012

    Dunedin: South Africa will press their claim to the No. 1 Test ranking when they begin a threematch series against New Zealand from Wednesday. Ranked No. 2 behind England, South Africa have already demonstrated their superiority over eighthranked New Zealand in shorter formats, winning the Twenty20 series 21 and the oneday...
  • 'Virat's swearing is kiddish behaviour' January 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar disapproved of young batsman Virat Kohli swearing at the Australian players after scoring a century in the final Test at Adelaide on Thursday, saying it was like having a "school kid" temperament. Kohli had a wild celebration after reaching his century, using the choicest...
  • Indian batting came up short: Bhogle December 29, 2011

    CNNIBN Cricket Analyst Harsha Bhogle says the failure of the Indian batting after Virender Sehwag's dismissal is worrisome. ...
  • Indian batting came up short: Bhogle December 29, 2011

    CNNIBN Cricket Analyst Harsha Bhogle says the failure of the Indian batting after Virender Sehwag's dismissal is worrisome. ...
  • Napier Test: NZ envoy to India counting on Kiwi comeback March 26, 2009

    Most people in India will be keeping their fingers crossed for an Indian win against New Zealand in the Test match at Napier this week. However, at least one gentleman in India is counting on a Kiwi comeback and he is the High Commissioner of New Zealand in India Rupert...
  • Pak official sees Mumbai pattern in Lahore attack March 3, 2009

    Lahore: The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan on Tuesday bore the hallmarks of the same militants that carried out the attack on Mumbai in November, a senior Pakistan official said on Tuesday. Around dozen heavily armed assailants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team's bus and a police...
  • Terror strikes leave cricket's superpower bleeding November 28, 2008

    Mumbai/Bhubaneshwar: Terror strikes in the commercial capital of India have left cricket's superpower bleeding as England have abandoned their oneday series. England's cricket team has called off the remaining two games. Even the showbiz Champions League T20 has been postponed, raising a huge question mark over international sports events in the...
  • Racist who? Aussie panel indicts own sportstars October 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Australian cricketers may be shouting from the rooftop about 'alleged' racism against them in India during their current cricket tour, but back home their own authorities are pointing fingers at them for widespread racial abuse on the sporting field. A survey done by the Human Rights and Equal...