|Cricket News & Events
|Team India creates history at Wanderers
Team India created history at the Wanderers by winning their maiden Test on South
African soil courtesy to superb bowling by Sreesanth, Zaheer and off course Anil
Kumble, who claimed some important wickets in the hour of crisis and also
batting performance of Ganguly and Laxman in particular.
|The Pietersen Agenda :one-man army
England batsman Kevin Pietersen has admitted he "didn't actually"
stick to the plan which was sent out to him while he was at the crease trying
to marshal the tailenders through the final throes of their first innings in Perth.
The Hampshire star top-scored with 70 in a total of 21....
|Lara Praises Talented Youngsters
West Indies skipper Brian Lara praised his side's seven-wicket
victory over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Multan.
Marlon Samuels showed why he had been selected with
his second one-day century as the Windies comfortably overcame their opponents
total of 209.
|Cooley Could Still Be England's
Former England Cricket Academy director Rod Marsh has
criticised his ex-employers for what he claims was the penny-pinching which
saw influential bowling coach Troy Cooley swap sides in the Ashes battle.
Cooley, a Tasmanian, moved back to his homeland in May to work
from Cricket A....
|No, Not Warney Please,Warne - hurt right elbow.
Shane Warne suffered an injury scare in practice on Tuesday in Perth ahead of
the third Ashes Test.
Warne hurt his right elbow during fielding practice.
However, after treatment the 37-year-old appeared to recover quickly and team
bosses were quick to play down any concerns about his abi....
|Nicky Boje calls it a day
South African cricketer Nicky Boje announced his retirement from international
cricket on Tuesday, Sahara Samay sources said.
According to the sources, left-arm spinner Boje, who took 100 wickets in 43
Tests and played 115 ODIs taking 96 wickets at 35.57, had been recalled to South
|Cook hits century in warm-up draw
Alastair Cook hit a fluent 106, sharing 183 with Andrew Strauss as England
enjoyed useful Test preparation in the drawn tour game with Western Australia.
WA batted on to allow Luke Pomersbach to record a century on his first-class
debut, then declared at 322-8.
Strauss struck 12 fours in hi....
Bangladesh clinched a three-wicket victory in the final one day international
against Zimbabwe in Dhaka to secure a 5-0 series whitewash on Saturday.
After being put into bat, Stuart Matsikenyeri made a
creditable 75 but Zimbabwe were restricted to 193 for eight from their 50 overs.
|Pakistan beat Windies after delay
Third one-day international, Lahore: Pakistan 192/3 (33.4/35 overs) beat West Indies 207-7 (46.3 overs)
by seven wickets (D/L method) Pakistan overcame a blackout in Lahore for a seven-wicket
win over West Indies to go 2-0 up in the one day series.
After Lendl Simmons (70) hit a maiden half ....
|Round-the-clock security to Mohd. Kaif
Indian cricket star Mohammad Kaif, who is in Kanpur for a Ranji trophy match, has been provided round-the-clock security by the police in
view of recent incidents of fans venting their ire on him and his family for his
Kaif has been put up in a three-star hotel separately f....
|Damien Martyn hangs boot
Classical Australian middle order batsman Damien Martyn has today announced
his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket.
Martyn said that he wanted to preserve his self-respect and
pave way for more committed players.
The West Australian batsman, who has not been among the runs
|Pathan's unbeaten ton rescues India
Indian cricket all-rounder Irfan Pathan’s unbeaten 111 runs and Sourav Ganguly's dazzling 83 runs took 'Team India' to respectable total after
yet another collapse of opening batting order. India were 316/7 by the end of
the first day of this tour-game here in a practice match against Rest of So....
|Paul Adams selected for Johannesburg Test
Left-arm Chinaman bowler Paul Adams was today named in the South African squad for the first Test against India starting in Johannesburg
from December 15.
Adams joins Nicky Boje, who will be the other spinner,
in the 15-member squad.
"We have selected a 15-man squad that includes t....
|Asif delighted over lifting of ban
The Pakistan speedster, Mohammad Asif, today said his family had been in
turmoil since the dope test results were revealed in October, forcing him to be
sent home from the Champions Trophy.
"I am delighted to hear that I will be playing again. My family has supported
me and I hope t....
|Sachin disappoints fans
The Indians have failed to get out of the blocks when it came to their turn to
bat in the series against South Africa with master batsman Sachin Tendulkar
struggling for runs.
The poor form of Sachin Tendulkar has put enormous pressure
on the rest of the young and inexperienced batsmen a....