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  • Bangladesh name squad for first Test against Pakistan 3 days ago

    Litton Kumar Das and Soumya Sarkar, both top-order batsmen, and Mohammad Shahid, the right-arm paceman, were the uncapped players included in the 14-man Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Das, a wicketkeeper-batsman, has scored five first-class centuries and ended as the second-highest run-getter in the domestic one-day competition with...
  • Mithali Raj proud to receive Wisden India honour 4 days ago

    Mithali Raj, the captain of the India Women's cricket team, was honoured to be recognised as one of the six Wisden India Cricketers of the Year for 2015. An accomplished batter, Raj was in charge of the Indian team that recorded a famous four-wicket Test win over England in Wormsley in...
  • Chris Gayle's absence against CSK surprised many 5 days ago

    "I was surprised when Chris (Gayle) was not playing, but Virat (Kohli) is a guy who always thinks positively for the team. The other guy, (Rilee) Rossouw, has played many good knocks for South Africa. But still I would say they didn't start well in the first six overs. The...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc joins RCB after injury layoff 6 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore will be buoyed by the return of Mitchell Starc, who is expected to be a part of the playing XI against Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • Jordan hopes England fire all cylinders on Day 2 against WI 6 days ago

    Marlon Samuels's unbeaten 94 keeps West Indies afloat after slipping to 129 for 5. ...
  • Ajay Shirke in no mood to return to BCCI April 16, 2015

    Ajay Shirke, the Maharashtra Cricket Association president, is known to keep away from the limelight and take bold decisions. So it wasn't surprising that the then treasurer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India tendered his resignation in the wake of the infamous IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal...
  • IPL 8: Picking the right bowling combination will be a headache, says Allan Donald April 4, 2015

    As Allan Donald walked up to a bunch of journalists gathered at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on a warm Saturday (April 4) evening, 'White Lightning' looked a bit out of sorts. Tired and heavy, he trudged towards the gathering before, eventually, breaking into a wide smile. The smile remained a...
  • Huge challenge lies ahead of West Indies' coach Phil Simmons April 2, 2015

    Michael Holding also feels that if changes have to be made then it should be in the attitude of the players not in the structure. ...
  • Australia favourite against New Zealand in World Cup final March 28, 2015

    Halfway through the league phase, Australia were in an unfamiliar position. In the bottom half of Group A - played three, won one, lost one, one no-result. There was never any danger of the multiple-time world champions not making it through to the knockout stage. They had matches against Afghanistan and...
  • AB de Villiers and Brendon McCullum are two gentlemen of the game March 25, 2015

    "Cricket is a game that owes much of its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its Laws but also within the Spirit of the Game. Any action which is seen to abuse this spirit causes injury to the game itself. The major responsibility...
  • World Cup: India won't fancy their chance against Australia, says Darren Gough March 24, 2015

    Darren Gough feels that Team India would have liked to face anyone but Australia and this will be a difficult match for them. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum confident ahead of West Indies match March 20, 2015

    Brendon McCullum also said that New Zealand will try to play an entertaining and attacking brand of cricket. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fans celebrate India's win on streets of Melbourne March 20, 2015

    Indian fans were dancing and enjoying on the streets outside Melbourne Cricket Ground after one-sided victory over Bangladesh on Thursday. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia to beat Pakistan with ease, says Brad Hogg March 19, 2015

    Brad Hogg also said that Mohammad Irfan injury will be a big plus for Australia and that's going to put holes in Pakistan's bowling attack. ...
  • World Cup: Bowlers can help Pakistan beat Australia, says Darren Gough March 19, 2015

    Pakistan need to win the toss and field first and reverse swing can be key for team from sub continent against Australia. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Three local coaches behind Team India' success March 17, 2015

    During the recent Test series, one of the Channel Nine commentators admitted that he didn't have the faintest idea who India's bowling coach was. While that was an indictment of how far Nine's once-august standards have fallen, it also should have come as no surprise. If Bharat Arun walked down...
  • Mahela Jayawardene enjoying his last World Cup March 16, 2015

    So dominant has Sri Lanka's batting been in this World Cup that Mahela Jayawardene has batted just twice in the last four games. Having started with a duck against New Zealand in the tournament opener on February 14, Jayawardene made an even 100 against Afghanistan, a crucial knock given Sri...
  • World Cup: We have to remain calm and play with freedom, says Williamson March 16, 2015

    Kane Williamson also said that it is important to focus a bit on Chris Gayle but it's more important that Kiwis focus on their own skills. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Michael Holding unhappy with West Indies attitude March 16, 2015

    West Indies will be hoping that Chris Gayle will be fit for the quarter-finals, and his battle against Tim Southee and Trent Boult will be an interesting contest, said Michael Holding. ...
  • World Cup: West Indies captain in knots over weather, NRR worries March 14, 2015

    With a storm threatening to play a part in Napier on Sunday, Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, said that it was imperative, for more reasons than one, that West Indies to beat United Arab Emirates in as little time as possible. Unlike UAE, who have nothing to lose, West Indies'...
  • New Zealand are favourites to win the World Cup, says David Warner March 12, 2015

    It's been a pretty up-and-down World Cup for David Warner. Australia's dynamic opening batsman lies in the upper half of the run-scorers' chart, having scored 243 runs in four games to date, but 178 of them came in one hit alone - against Afghanistan at the WACA ground in...
  • Darren Gough blasts England selectors after World Cup exit March 12, 2015

    Former England pacer Darren Gough thinks Peter Moores has made some huge mistakes and Kevin Pietersen should be in the ODI team. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Eoin Morgan blames inconsistency for early exit March 10, 2015

    Eoin Morgan said it is "unbelievably disappointing" that they crashed out of the World Cup after losing to Bangladesh. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair delighted with performance in the final March 9, 2015

    "Yes, I shouted that he has to run three." That was Karun Nair speaking of the only 'three' run in an as yet unbroken 239-run stand with KL Rahul in the Ranji Trophy final. The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai isn't a small one and when Nair clipped Prashanth Parameswaran to the...
  • Peter Moores hopes to stay in charge despite England's failure in World Cup March 9, 2015

    "I want to carry on desperately, yeah," said Peter Moores, a few minutes after England crashed out of the World Cup following a 15-run loss at the hands of Bangladesh on Monday (March 9) night, ruling out any possibility of a mid-term resignation. The England coach, in his second stint in...
  • World Cup 2015: Gavin Larsen talks about Associates, McCulum and India March 9, 2015

    Gavin Larsen says he has been impressed with the way Associate nations have played in the tournament and Team India have World Cup pedigree along with New Zealand and Australia. ...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc key for Australia in World Cup March 8, 2015

    More than any other Australian cricketer in this World Cup, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc have shown they can ride a wave. The match-up with Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 8) had an elemental force. Australia surged to 376 before Sri Lanka swept the other way....
  • World Cup 2015: My job is to get best out of players, says Clarke March 8, 2015

    This hasn't been the easiest month of Michael Clarke's career. Australia's World Cup campaign has had only one notable stutter, against New Zealand at Eden Park, but the questions about Clarke's fitness and value to the side have not gone away. On Sunday (March 8), as Shane Watson returned to...
  • World Cup 2015: Fifth-change bowler for SA is a problem, says Brad Hogg March 8, 2015

    Brad Hogg also said that South Africa are heavily dependent on AB de Villiers and they won't go ahead of semi-finals in the tournament. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Day off for Team India in Wellington March 8, 2015

    Team India will resume training on Monday before next game, against Ireland, on Tuesday. ...