Tour 2012

  • Anjum axed, Mithali named captain for England tour May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI's senior women's selection committee reinstated Mithali Raj as the captain of the Indian women's team for the England tour on Monday, replacing veteran batsman Anjum Chopra, who has also been dropped from the 15member squad. The decision was on the cards as Chopra's appointment as captain of...
  • 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...
  • NZSA kick off big series with T20s February 16, 2012

    Wellington: Three Twenty20 matches ahead of a 50over series and three Tests may seem somewhat trivial considering South Africa's ultimate aim is to become the topranked Test team after this tour, but there is plenty to be gained across these three matches. As the series gets underway in Wellington on...
  • Can India make it three from three? February 13, 2012

    Adelaide: There was a general consensus after India's uplifting win over Australia on Sunday that despite his heroics in the end, MS Dhoni left it too late for comfort. But the end result backtoback wins in the CB series will spur India on to make it three in...