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  • Australia could return to No.1 Test status: Clarke October 15, 2012

    Sydney: Captain Michael Clarke expressed his confidence Monday that Australia can reclaim cricket's world number one ranking in a gruelling schedule of 20 Tests in the year ahead. Australia, currently ranked third, begin their quest to return to the top of world cricket in the first of three Tests against the...
  • Outofform Strauss keen to stay on as captain May 16, 2012

    London: England captain Andrew Strauss has insisted he has no desire to rid himself of the pressure of leadership despite a poor run of form with the bat. The Middlesex opener is all set to skipper England in the first of a threeTest series against the West Indies at his...
  • India fourth in Test rankings, England under threat May 16, 2012

    Dubai: India continue to languish at the fourth position in the ICC Test Championship table even as tabletoppers England face the risk of losing their numero uno status in the upcoming threematch Test series against the West Indies at home. India are placed fourth behind England, South Africa and Australia...
  • Strauss receives ICC Test Championship mace May 16, 2012

    London: England cricket captain Andrew Strauss received the ICC Test Championship mace on Wednesday for leading the team, which finished on top of the ICC Test Championship table on the annual cutoff date of April 1 this year. Clive Lloyd, chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee and former West Indies captain,...
  • Brett Lee praises KKR skipper Gambhir May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian pacer Brett Lee said his IPL skipper Gautam Gambhir is one of the most brilliant captains he has played under as the Indian backs up good leadership with strong personal performances. "Gambhir is just brilliant. He is a born leader and it comes naturally to...
  • Donald loses No.1 ranking after RBC Heritage April 16, 2012

    Hilton Head Island: Sweden's Carl Pettersson won the Heritage Classic at Hilton Head on Sunday to claim his fifth career PGA title as Luke Donald gave up his number one ranking to Rory McIlroy. Pettersson shot a final round twounderpar 69 to finish the tournament at 14under, a comfortable five shots...
  • Winning the Ashes is the ultimate goal: Arthur January 17, 2012

    Perth: Australia coach Mickey Arthur considers the ongoing fourmatch Test series against India as a stepping stone for regaining the Ashes next year, which he says remains the team's ultimate goal. "Winning back the Ashes is at the forefront of everybody's mind. I'd be lying if I didn't say that we...