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|Ponting bids farewell to T20Is
Australia's cricket captain, Ricky Ponting, has said that he will no longer
play in the T20I format of the game and conveyed his decision to the Australian
management that consists of chief selector, Andrew Hilditch, coach Tim
Nielsen and the vie-captain, Michael Clarke. He has also said that ....
|Dyson was sacked because he did not sign contract
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has revealed that the former coach
of the national side, John Dyson, was sacked from the side, because he
had postponed signing the contract with the WICB for the 18 months that he was
The director of the WICB, Conde Riley said that the WICB was ....
|Seven franchises oppose BCCI move while Chennai keeps mum
The Sports Management firm which managed the Indian Premier League for
the first two seasons, IMG, has said that there was no reason why their contract
should have been broken by the BCCI. This has led to speculations that the IMG
may be planning to take BCCI to the court regarding the same.
|BCCI and IMG on collision course after contract severed
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has severed its relations with
IMG, the company that had been hired to look into the organising and the conducting
of the Indian Premier League in its first two editions. This seems to have
happened because of the clash over payment with the sports man....
|Ponting ponders split captaincy option
Even as the Australian fans wonder what went wrong at the Ashes, and some
others bay for Ricky Ponting blood, the captain has come out and said that
he would be perfectly understanding if the Cricket Australia (CA) decided
to split the captaincy of the three formats of the game between him and....
|Hayden checks into Cricket Australia with his suggestions
Mathew Hayden has made a suggestion that should warm the cockles of the IPL hearts.
Only recently drafted into the Cricket Australia board, Hayden has said that the
ICC should consider stopping the Champions Trophy altogether and instead,
create a two month long window for the Indian Premier L....
|England win Oval game and with it the Ashes
England beat Australia in the fifth and the final test match at Oval by 197 runs
to regain the Ashes by winning the series 2-1. Chasing 546 for the most
improbable of wins, Australia crashed to 348 all out, late on the fourth day to
leave the hosts victors.
Australia had ended the fourth day....
|Pybus and Reeve join Wright as Knight Riders coach candidates
The Kolkata Knight Riders have short-listed former England all-rounder Dermot
Reeve as one of the possible candidates for the role of the team's coach from
the next season. He joins the list of John Wright, Richard Pybus and some
outside candidacies like Michael Bevan as possible choices for t....
|Five million dollars for Chennai and Rajasthan
The Indian cricket board has made a huge surprise by offering a compensation package
of $5 million to both the sides which had managed to reach the finals of the previous
season's IPL's finals; the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals.
The two sides had managed to qualify for the inaug....
|Selectors name Dravid and drop Rohit Sharma from Champions Trophy squad
The selectors have named Rahul Dravid in the 15-member squad to go to South
Africa to play in the Champions Trophy apart from resting Virender Sehwag
for the prestigious mini-version of the World Cup to be played in South Africa
in September. Dravid had last featured in an ODI in 2007 and desp....
|IPL 2010 dates and new teams for 2011 announced
The dates for the third edition of the Indian Premier League have been
announced by the IPL working committee along with four new venues which will host
a few of the games. The tournament will be a 60-match series which will begin
from the 12th of March and will be continue till the 25th of Ap....
|Lax security at Kotla as Indian team practices
to reports, half of the Indian team had trained in Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi
on Monday without any security cover that they had been so vehemently talking
about during their recent stand-off with WADA. The players who trained at the
Kotla were eight cricketers including the Indian s....
|Clark destroys Australia and media does same to selectors
Despite one of the first good days for Australia in the series, the Australian
media has taken the selectors to task for having overlooked the presence of Stuart
Clark in the squad. Clark, who did not feature in the team's plans in the
first three test matches was finally selected for this fou....
|India suffers blow as Zaheer Khan to miss Champions Trophy
Zaheer Khan is in for another long break from international cricket, as he goes
into rehabilitation to recover from the shoulder injury he is currently suffering
from. Zaheer has undergone a major shoulder surgery in South Africa, but it isn't
sure as to what the recovery period for the same i....
|Pakistani team gets flak from former cricketers
Even as Pakistan grapples with a test series loss and a 0-3 ODI series loss -
with two more games to play - the knives have begun to come out for the team from
various quarters. Many former players have joined the calls to question the captaincy,
coaching, selection and even the Pakistan Crick....