Sledging

  • Give Trott time to recover, says Alastair Cook 05-12-2013 11:55 AM

    Adelaide: England captain Alastair Cook said on Wednesday it was important to give Jonathan Trott time and space to recover from the stress illness that forced him out of the Ashes series in Australia. Trott left the tour after he twice fell cheaply to Mitchell Johnson in England's heavy 381-run...
  • Sledging gets Ashes off to a bumpy ride 30-11-2013 11:38 PM

    London: Andy Roberts, a fearsome fast bowler in the formidable West Indies side of the 1970s, was renowned for not talking to opponents on the field. If you ask those who faced him if this meant he lacked for 'commitment' or 'aggression', chances are you'll receive a very hollow laugh....
  • I'm concerned about Australia, not England: Darren Lehmann 27-11-2013 09:08 AM

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has no plans to meet Andy Flower to defuse any lingering tension from the spiteful first Test in Brisbane and said the England team director needed to worry about his own players rather than their opponents. Australia thrashed the tourists by 381 runs at the Gabba...
  • India, Proteas renew rivalry, but with caution 24-03-2008 10:12 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar and India's wait for the batting icon's 100th international century refused to end on Friday, when the nation's favourite son once again fell short – this time by an agonising six runs. It was a sell-out at the Wankhede Stadium as all the roads led to...
  • ICC slams sledging, asks teams to mind language 23-03-2008 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Provided they do not collectively lose their marbles in the first session on Wednesday, West Indies have had their best day on tour. A first-day total of 267 for the loss of just two wickets - on a good batting deck and, crucially, in the absence of Shivnarine...
  • Look at your own backyard: Aussies tell Team India 25-02-2008 09:29 PM

    Leicester: With little improvement in his agonising condition in the last 10 days, India's opener Gautam Gambhir could be packing his bags to return home. In what could be a big blow to the campaign of the defending world champions in the forthcoming one-day series, Gambhir is likely to suffer...
  • Ishant Sharma fined for face-off with Symonds 25-02-2008 08:25 AM

    Lahore: Pakistan's outgoing coach Waqar Younis says his team will have to guard against complacency and put up a disciplined performance to beat Zimbabwe in their own backyard in the coming Test and limited-overs series for which the side left for Harare on Thursday. Pakistan squad that includes former captain...
  • Aussie greats say cricket is dull without sledging 16-02-2008 03:53 PM

    Nottingham: A shoulder injury suffered while fielding has put a question mark over England batsman Jonathan Trott's participation in the remainder of the second Test against India here. Trott, also an occasional medium pacer, fell after lunch when diving at mid-off in an attempt to stop Rahul Dravid from scoring...
  • Don't sledge, but befriend Tendulkar, says Warne 08-02-2008 02:18 AM

    Bridgetown: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels is not satisfied with his 78-run knock against India in the ongoing second Test as he wanted to notch up a hundred against the world number one side. I have done well against them but they are presently world's number one team. I want...
  • India declares 'zero tolerance' to Aussie sledging 08-01-2008 01:38 PM

    Colombo: Andrew Strauss has complained that the Ashes were staged too close to the World Cup and the extra-long time away affected his England squad's performance at the marquee limited-overs event. Sri Lanka eliminated England with a clinical 10-wicket victory on Saturday in the World Cup quarterfinals and Strauss almost...
  • England eves deny sledging charge 08-09-2006 01:38 PM

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