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|Injuries taking sting out of fast bowlers in the world
The fast bowling department of most teams around the world is continuously getting
eroded due to the perpetual injuries that the leading men find themselves inflicted
with. With four bilateral series going on in parallel, there is not a single series
which does not have its own share of fast b....
|Pathan praises Sreesanth and eyes comeback
Indian pace bowler, Irfan Pathan, has said that he has been very impressed
and inspired by the return to international cricket of S. Sreesanth and hoped
that he would be able to do the same in the near future. He said that his optimism
stemmed from the fact that he was now playing domestic cri....
|Murali to retire before the 2011 World Cup
Muthiah Muralitharan has proclaimed that he may retire from international cricket
well before the 2011 World Cup if his body does not hold up to the rigours of
international cricket. He is currently in India on a tour and so far has
been mesmerised by the Indian batsmen. He has managed only fi....
|Nehra promoted and Irfan demoted in latest BCCI contracts
Ashish Nehra has been afforded a retainer contract by the BCCI after he had made
a remarkable comeback to the Indian team in the last six months or so. Ashish Nehra had been out of the Indian side for almost four years between 2005 and
2009 before he made a comeback to the side and made it count....
|Indian cricket team could go sponsorless
It will come out as a shock for most, but if not taken care of, it could just
be a huge problem in the making. The Indian team jersey deal with Sahara which
will soon end does not have any sponsors for the time being!
The tenders for the same had been floated by the BCCI on the 2nd of November,....
|ICL drags Indian and English cricket boards to court
The Indian Cricket League has finally taken the ICC and the two cricket
boards, English and Indian to the court. The official reason that has been mentioned
by the ICL is that they have done it because of the unlawful ban that on all those
players who were associated with the ICL in any form -....
|Pakistan could have representation in third season of IPL
The third edition of the Indian Premier League which will be played between
February and March next year could see the influx of many Pakistani cricketers
if everything goes to plan. The IPL committee, which had set a deadline of 20th
of November for the NOCs and the visas of all the players w....
|Tendulkar completes 20 years in international cricket
Sachin Tendulkar has completed twenty years in international cricket on 15th November,
2009. He had begun his career in Pakistan as a 15 year old boy in 1989
on the same date, and has gone on to become one of the best batsman in the world
in the following twenty years.
Some of the tributes t....
|Contrasting views from Butt and Afridi about Younis Khan
So while the decision of Younis Khan to step down as the captain of the Pakistani
side and take a break from the international cricket for some time gets debated
in the international circles, the PCB chief, Ejaz Butt has already come
out with a statement saying that Younis Khan will continue t....
|Younis Khan quits as Pakistan captain and takes break from cricket
Younis Khan has changed directions again and decided to resign from the role of
a captain of the Pakistani cricket team. He spoke with the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ejaz Butt, and handed him over his resignation. The
official reason that he gave was that he thought that he had lost the....
|Sri Lankans arrive in India and hope to change appalling test record
The Sri Lankan cricket captain, Kumar Sangakkara, realises that their record
in test matches in India is as poor as it could get and hence would like to change
that in the forthcoming series that his team plays against hosts India. In the
last 27 years, the Lankans have played 14 test matches ....
|Whatmore the coach and Ganguly the captain for KKR in 2010
Dave Whatmore has been officially named the coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders
side. However, the bigger news was that Sourav Ganguly has been appointed
as the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders side, ending months of speculation.
Ganguly had been the captain of the side in the first season ....
|Sachin Tendulkar 175 score fails to win India the game
Sachin Tendulkar has completed 17000 runs in one day internationals when he took
a single towards the leg-side in the game against Australia at Hyderabad.
He is the first batsman ever in the history of the game to reach the landmark
with Sanath Jayasuriya a distant second with 13000 odd runs....
|Services thrown out of Ranji Trophy for 2009-10
The Services Ranji team has been chucked out of the Ranji trophy this year
for not turning up for their game against Jammu and Kashmir. The match was supposed
to be played in Srinagar, but the Services side did not turn up because of security
concerns. Ironically, the Services side is composed....
|Manou to replace Paine as Australia grapples with injuries
Australia has suffered another injury setback, as their wicket-keeper and opening
batsman, Tim Paine has broken his finger and will have to leave for Australia
to get treatment. This will mean that the Aussie side will be without a wicket-keeper
till a replacement is flown to India. Graham Man....