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|Martyn given the axe by Rajasthan Royals
Even as Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab in the 19th game of the IPL
this year, there was one player from Rajasthan Royals who would not be enjoying
it too much. Damien Martyn is contract has been annulled by the Rajasthan Royals
and he has gone back home after playing only one game in th....
|Afridi appointed captain of Pakistan team
Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the captain of the Pakistan side which
will play in the ICC World T20 this year in the West Indies. Pakistan is the defending
champions in the ICC World T20 after having lifted the trophy under the captaincy
of Younis Khan last year, by beating Sri Lanka in ....
|Kochi and Pune added as two new franchises in the IPL
After weeks of suspense, the two new IPL teams have been added to the Indian Premier League on Sunday. The two cities which will also play in the fourth
edition of the tournament apart from the eight existing franchises are Kochi and
Pune, bought over by the Rendezvous Group and the Sahara Group....
|McCullum says that captaincy affected his batting in IPL 2009
New Zealand middle order batsman and wicket-keeper, Brendon McCullum has
said that he allowed the captaincy of the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009 affect
his batting adversely and that is the reason why the side never got the starts
McCullum is yet to go back to play for the Kolka....
|Clarke returns back to Australia after break up and talks to media
Australian cricket team vice-captain, Michael Clarke has been broken up
with his two year old fiancé, Lara Bingle. Clarke had earlier flown
away from the middle of the tour of New Zealand to join his fiancé who
had been involved in a nude picture scandal.
Clarke's problems with....
|Pakistan announce squad for ICC World T20 but do not announce captain
Pakistan has become the first country to announce their 15-member squad for the
ICC World T20 to be played in West Indies late in April. They had only
recently announced their 30-member preliminary squad, and now, with not a lot
of cricket leading up to the start of that tournament announced t....
|Yousuf and Younis banned by the PCB for life
The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken in the recommendations of the probe
that was conducted by the enquiry committee and has banned the two former captains
of the Pakistan team, Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf for life. The probe
had been headed by former Pakistani cricketer and now COO of the....
|MCC decide against bidding for an IPL team
Marylebone Cricket Club, MCC, has said that they have decided not to bid for an
IPL franchise. Earlier, they had said that they would be bidding for one of the
two open slots in the IPL from the next season, but now, they have back-tracked
on it. The chief executive of the MCC, Keith Bradshaw,....
|Pakistan appoint Waqar Younis as coach of cricket team
Speculation had been rife for some days that Waqar Younis could soon be
taking over as the coach of the Pakistan national team. In fact, the chief of
the PCB, Ejaz Butt had come out with a statement recently, saying that the board
had sent across the contract to the former pace bowler and was ....
|Bopara may give IPL 2010 the miss
The top-order batsman for the Kings XI Punjab, Ravi Bopara is contemplating
whether or not to participate in the third edition of the Indian Premier League.
He has said that he will not depart for India till he is sure about the security
situation in the country and has accordingly delayed his....
|Tendulkar score of 200 gets India to 401 and wins them the game
Sachin Tendulkar broke the 13-year old ODI record by smashing the South African
bowling to a double century in the fifty overs format of the game. Sachin Tendulkar
scored a 147-ball, unbeaten 200 against South Africa at Gwalior in the second
ODI of the series, to assist the Indians to get to 4....
|Brett Lee could retire from Test match cricket
Australia's pace bowler, Brett Lee has said that he may quit Test match
cricket and focus on only the shorter format of the game to be able to prolong
his international and club cricket career. Lee has been battling with injuries
over the period of the last couple of years, and despite being o....
|India may not host World Cup 2011 after all or will they
In what could come as a surprising move for the chances of the sub-continent to
host the World Cup of 2011, the Australia and the New Zealand Cricket Boards
have said that they are on a standby to host the edition of the tournament. The
chief executive of the New Zealand Cricket (NZC), Justin ....
|Modi rejects suggestions that South Africa will host Champions League
Confusion reigned regarding the venue of the Champions League T20 for 2010,
when it Lalit Modi said that the tournament hosts have not yet been decided. This
was in sharp contrast to what the Cricket South Africa had earlier said regarding
Earlier, Cricket South Africa had said tha....
|Graeme Smith and Zaheer Khan ruled out of ODIs
South Africa lost the services of their regular captain, Graeme Smith for
the ODI series against India due to the finger injury he had sustained at the
start of the second Test. He had managed to play the game after it was found that
even Mark Boucher would miss the second game due to his back....