Wicketkeeper

  • Young Haryana Ranji wicketkeeper dies in a tragic accident February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a tragic accident, 25yearold firstclass cricketer Sandeep Singh lost his life after a tractor run over him in his hometown Mundal on Thursday. Sandeep was in the reserves list of the Haryana team this season having already played 15 firstclass, 11 List A and 16 T20 matches for...
  • Zimbabwe's Taibu announces retirement July 10, 2012

    Harare: In a surprise decision, former Zimbabwe cricket captain Tatenda Taibu Monday brought down curtains on his 11year international career, saying he wants to focus on working for the Church. The 29yearold, who played 28 Tests and 150 ODIs for Zimbabwe, was named in his country's provisional squad for September's Twenty20...
  • Davies called up as Prior cover for 3rd Test June 6, 2012

    Birmingham: England have called Surrey wicketkeeper Steven Davies into their squad for the third Test against the West Indies here at Edgbaston as cover for first choice gloveman Matt Prior. Sussex stumper Prior is suffering from an eye infection and an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) statement Wednesday said:...
  • More wants to mend fences with BCCI May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More is seeking amnesty with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). More, who had joined the nowdefunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) back in 2007, was banned by the cricket board for joining the unsanctioned league. He along with Kapil Dev were...
  • Brad Haddin's Test career in doubt March 23, 2012

    Sydney: Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin may have played his last Test after withdrawing on Friday from the series against the West Indies for undisclosed family reasons. Haddin shocked the team before the onedayers in the Caribbean by returning home but the veteran had been expected to be available for the threeTest...
  • Railways keeper Rawat takes record 7 catches February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Railways wicketkeeper Mahesh Rawat has set a national record in List A matches as he pouched seven catches during his team's match against Madhya Pradesh (MP) in the Central Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare competition at the VCA Stadium in Jamtha on Thursday. Railways dismissed MP for a...
  • Fletcher is the most useless guy: Engineer February 1, 2012

    Chennai: Farokh Engineer cannot comprehend how India lost 04 again after watching their annihilation in England last year. More than the disappointment of not being given a chance to help the Indian team on their 2010 trip to England, the Lancashirebased former Indian wicketkeeperbatsman is upset that the team has...
  • Wade keen to secure spot in Australia ODI team January 30, 2013

    Sydney: Excited to get a break in the Australian oneday team at the expense of an outofform Brad Haddin, young wicketkeeper Matthew Wade said he will aim to make it tough for the selectors to drop him. "I am really excited to get an opportunity in the oneday format. I'm hoping...
  • Haddin may not be picked for first three ODIs January 29, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia's woefully outofform wicketkeeper Brad Haddin could be replaced by Matthew Wade behind the stumps in the first three onedayers of the triseries against India and Sri Lanka, starting on February 5. Haddin, who has retired from Twenty20 cricket, was criticised for a belowpar show in the Test series against...
  • Calm Saha feels no pressure January 20, 2012

    Adelaide: Unfazed by the sudden spotlight on him, India's reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Friday said he is not intimidated by the prospect of having to fill in for Mahendra Singh Dhoni behind the stumps in the fourth and final Test against Australia starting here on January 24. "I will play...
  • NZ drop keeper Young for Zimbabwe Test January 23, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand will have a new wicketkeeper in their oneoff Test against Zimbabwe later this month after incumbent Reece Young was dropped from the squad. The wicketkeeping duties in the January 26 Test in Napier will be handed either to Kruger van Wyk, a South Africanborn wicketkeeper batsman who has...