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|Donald may be the next Indian bowling coach
Allan Donald has said that he was approached by the BCCI officials to gauge his
interest in the coaching job for the Indian cricket team. Donald is a former
South African pace bowler, and was in India for a commentary stint for ESPN-Star
during the Champions League T20 in 2009. Venkatesh Prasa....
|Pakistan captain Yousuf worried about future of test match cricket
Pakistan's current captain Mohammad Yousuf has said that the excess of
T20 cricket has caused issues with the team's performances in the test matches.
He has said that the side should not indulge themselves in the format or test
cricket "could be finished"
Pakistan has been struggl....
|Procter backs South Africa to come good at Cape Town
The South Africans are hurting real badly after their loss to England in the second
test match at Kingsmead at Durban. Such was the intensity of the collapse in the
second innings, that it had all the critics pointing fingers at the South African
captain with the likes of Clive Rice even point....
|South Africa agree to two extra tests subject to conditions
The South African Cricket Board has agreed to play in the two Test matches
proposed by the Indian Cricket Board. The South African Board (CSA) has, however,
asked for support in terms of reducing the travel and logistics from their Indian
The South African cricket board has sai....
|Kotla wicket ensures abandoned game at Delhi
The BCCI has been dealt an embarrassing blow by the pitch at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi which ensured that the game between India and Sri Lanka
had to be abandoned. The series was won by India by a margin of 3-1, but the victory
was soured by the entire pitch fiasco.
The day began with the ....
|Sachin not to tour Bangladesh while Ishant dropped
The Indian selectors have named the team to play in the Bangladesh tri-series
against the hosts and the third side, Sri Lanka. Sachin Tendulkar will
rest from the series after a gruelling three months or so, and his place in the
side will be taken up by Mumbaite, Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma m....
|Bond retires from international test cricket
New Zealand pace bowler Shane Bond has decided to hang up his boots from
the Test match format of the game. He announced his decision to retire from the
test matches, and continue playing in the ODIs and the T20Is in order to prolong
his career. Bond had been injured and was struggling to make....
|Kumble critical of Australians getting away with provoking on field squabbles
Former Indian spin bowler and captain, Anil Kumble has come down heavily
on the Australians for instigating on-field and then getting away with minor punishments.
He was alluding to the on-field incident in the Perth test match where the Aussies
seemed to have got under West Indian spin bowler....
|Benn handed two ODI ban while Johnson and Haddin fined
Sulieman Benn has been banned for two ODIs by the match referee Chris Broad after
he was found of committing a Level Two offence in the Australia versus
West Indies at WACA in Perth. Two other Australian players, Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson were also awarded fines, 25% and 105 of their matc....
|Murali and Fernando ruled out of the ODI series against India
Sri Lanka has been dealt a body blow when it was announced that their star spinner,
Muthiah Muralitharan has failed to recover from his finger injury and will
miss the rest of the ODI series against India. He will be flying back to have
his finger examined and reassessed by doctors and if need....
|South Africa could play tests in India after all
It is possible that India will host South Africa for two test matches and
three ODIs instead of five ODIs that was originally planned in a series in India,
early next year. Earlier, there was a test series that was planned as well, however,
it was later changed to accommodate only the five ODI....
|Late order collapse leaves India 29 runs short of Lanka in Nagpur
India was soundly beaten in the first T20I of the two match series by Sri Lanka.
The end margin of 29 runs may not look thanks to the couple of lusty blows from
Ashish Nehra at the end of the innings when all seemed lost for the side, but
the fact of the matter is that India was never in hunt ....
|New Rajasthan CEO Morris discounts English players selections
Sean Morris has been appointed as the new CEO of the Rajasthan Royals side.
He is a former Hampshire player and has also been the chief of the Professional
Cricketers' Association (PCA). His main responsibility will be the development
of the brand, Rajasthan Royals, outside the country. It had....
|India go to top of test rankings but lack of games will hurt
India has got to the top of the test playing world by beating the Sri Lankan side
by an innings in the third and the final test match at Brabourne. India,
in the process, also managed to win the series rather easily by a margin of two
games to zero.
The Indians needed not more than 30 minute....
|India team for ODIs and T20 Is announced
The Indian team for the ODIs and the T20Is for the Sri Lankan series has been
announced. And it would be fair to say that there have been quite a few surprises
in the side which has been given out by the selectors.
For starters, and this is not a surprise, the selectors have seen the form