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|ICL could be resumed if things go well for them
to the head of Zee Sports, Himanshu Mody, there is a chance that the company may
look to resume Indian Cricket League if things fell in place. Zee Sports
are the owners of the Indian Cricket League, which they had started four years
ago but had not been able to sustain till beyond ....
|Sri Lanka to send officials to talk to BCCI about SLPL
Given the decision by the BCCI to not send the Indian cricketers to participate
in the Sri Lanka Premier League, it has been said that the Sri Lankan sports
ministry has asked its board chairman and the secretary to meet the Indian board
over the issue. Accordingly, the Sri Lankan board chairm....
|Indians may not play in SLPL
Things between the Indian cricket board and their Sri Lankan counterparts have
not looked too good in recent times and there is another simmering issue that
could lead to a big issue. The BCCI has said that the Indian cricketers will not
play in the Sri Lanka Premier League that will be hosted....
|Afridi fined by PCB but has his NOC reinstated
The drama between Shahid Afridi and the cricket board seems to have drawn
to a close for now. According to the latest reports, the Pakistan Cricket Board
has applied a fine to the former Pakistani captain, who has paid the fine. In
turn, Afridi will now be eligible to play in domestic cricket,....
|WICB versus Chris Gayle trouble continues to brew
Chris Gayle may not play in the three-Test match series against India after the
meeting between the West Indies cricket board and Chris Gayle did
not go as one would have liked it go. Gayle, who was dropped from the ODI series
against India for his scathing remarks on the cricket board was tol....
|Indian coach Fletcher all praise for Indian team
The Indian coach Duncan Fletcher has said that the Indian side has a great
depth and had the potential to be the number one side in the world in both formats
of the game for at least five years.
Speaking to the media, he also revealed that if there is a player who wanted some
advice or anyth....
|Zaheer and Sreesanth to miss West Indies Test matches
The Indian squad for the Test series against the West Indies had been announced
earlier but the team will now undergo a couple of changes. For one, Zaheer Khan will not be playing due to an injury and will be replaced by Praveen
Kumar whereas S Sreesanth will be replaced by Abhimanyu Mithun, als....
|Simon Katich blasts Australian cricket board for axing him
Cricket Australia's decision to not give Simon Katich the contract has
obviously not gone down well with the opening batsman. According to the former
Australian batsman, it was a ridiculous decision that made no sense at all given
that he has been one of the better batsmen for the side in rece....
|Sri Lanka name Sanath Jayasuriya in ODI squad
The Sri Lankan selectors have sprung nothing short of a surprise by naming the
all-rounder Sanath Jayasuriya in their 16-man side that will play in the
one-off T20I and a five-match ODI series against the English side. This means
that Jayasuriya will play his first ODI since having played in D....
|Yuvraj says that Dhoni was waiting to explode in World Cup final
Indian middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh has said that the Indian captain
MS Dhoni was like a 'bomb waiting explode' before the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup this year. Yuvraj, who had gone on to win the man of the series
award in the World Cup and was also at the other end when Dhoni hit t....
|De Villiers appointed as South African captain while Amla as his deputy
The South African selectors have announced that AB de Villiers will be
the captain of the side for the limited over format. E Villiers will take over
the captaincy role of the ODI and the T20I sides from Graeme Smith, who
had earlier stood down from the captaincy in a bid to concentrate on his....
|Pune may sack the coach and the assistant coach from Warriors side
Pune Warriors India had had a good start to the IPL when they won two games
in a row but after losing so many in a row and ending on the ninth position in
the points table, there will be a few heads that may roll. It has been said that
the former Australian opener Geoff Marsh, who was th....
|Oram feels he was not a part of the IPL
New Zealand all rounder, Jacob Oram seems to have created a stir when he
said that he felt very disconnected from the IPL. He was talking to the media
after returning back from the IPL and spoke about the various issues involved
with playing in the IPL - likes of "after-match parties, Bol....
|Which teams will qualify for the IPL playoffs
As things currently stand, it is not difficult to say which teams will go through
to the playoffs in the Indian Premier League this season. Officially, only
one side has qualified for the final four round, which is Royal Challengers Bangalore, but that does not mean that most of the other three ....
|West Indies beat Pakistan in first Test at Guyana
West Indies stunned Pakistan in the first Test match to win the game at
the Providence in Guyana by 40 runs on the fourth day of the Test match. It was
a low-scoring game that saw the sides struggle to bat on a treacherous wicket
which had the pitch crumbling from the first day of the game its....