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|There is no rush for Michael Clarke says Ricky Ponting
Shane Warne may have voiced his choice of Michael Clarke as the vice-captain
ahead of veteran Adam Gilchrist but captain Ricky Ponting feels
the youngster did not really need to be his deputy before taking over reins of
Warne yesterday suggested the name of close friend and &....
|Batting lower down denied me several hundreds says Sourav Ganguly
Batting lower down the order has denied him several centuries, says former India
captain Sourav Ganguly, who feels VVS Laxman too has "suffered"
in terms of scoring hundreds because of batting at number six.
"I have batted lower down the order for a lot of time and Rahul D....
|Cricket Australia plan to light up Test cricket after 130 years
Cricket Australia is well on course of introducing a revolutionary and
untouched idea of day and night Tests.
White lights and coloured clothings have illuminated one-day cricket and the most
recent Twenty20 format, but the traditional five-day game with a history
of 130-years have been spa....
|Indian Cricket League Twenty20 the Delhi Jets defeat Chennai Superstars and enter semifinals
Delhi Jets entered the semifinals of the ICL Twenty20 tournament
here today after skipper Marvan Atapattu led from the front, hitting an
unbeaten 64, to guide them to a six-wicket win over Chennai Superstars.
Chasing 175 runs to win after electing to field, openers Taufeeq Umar
|Virendra Sehwag earns surprise recall as Pankaj Singh lone face in cricket Test squad
Virender Sehwag was today handed out a fresh lifeline with
the national selectors springing a surprise by recalling him while also naming
rookie paceman Pankaj Singh in India's 16-member Test squad for the gruelling
cricket tour of Australia.
Sehwag, who did not figure in the lis....
|Mike Procter match referee for India vs Australia cricket Test series
Former South African all-rounder Mike Procter was today appointed match
referee for the four-match Test series between India and Australia
starting December 26 in Melbourne.
Mark Benson of England and New Zealand's Billy Bowden will be in charge
of the first Test in Melbourne, while ....
|India very nearly pull off victory in third Test still winning the Test series
India very nearly snatched a dramatic victory in the third and final cricket Test
against Pakistan but their late bid to push for a historic 2-0 series triumph
was thwarted by bad light here today.
After setting a stiff victory target of 374 in 48 overs, the Indians had the
|Glenn McGrath suggests all pace attack to tackle India vs australia matches
Citing Indian batsmen's susceptibility to fast bowling, Australian great Glenn
McGrath has urged the selectors to pick an all-pace attack for the first time
in 16 years for the Boxing Day Test here.
McGrath felt Brett Lee, Stuart Clark, Mitchell Johnson and Shaun Tait
were good enoug....
|India vs Pakistan 3rd cricket test stopped due to bad light
The third and final cricket Test between India and Pakistan was
stopped because of bad light here today.
Chasing 374 for win, Pakistan were 162 for seven when the play was stopped
in the post tea session on the fifth and final day of the match at the Chinnaswamy
Yousuf was battin....
|Gary Kirsten may end up as a puppet in seniors cricketers hands says Greg Chappell
Former England great Tony Greig has criticised the BCCI's
decision to rope in Gary Kirsten as India's cricket coach, saying the
new appointee would be nothing more than a puppet in the hands of senior players.
"It (Kirsten's appointment) came as a bit of a surprise to me. It pro....
|Yuvraj singh is Brian Lara of India says Aravinda de Silva
Showering accolades on Yuvraj Singh, Sri Lankan cricketing great Aravinda
de Silva described the middle order batsman as the Brian Lara of India.
Admiring Yuvraj's entertaining batsmanship, de Silva expressed surprise that
a player of his calibre was being kept out of the Test eleven. ....
|Andrew Symonds wants to skipper Team Australia in One Day Internationals
Michael Clarke maybe the natural heir to Australian captain Ricky Ponting
but belligerent all-rounder Andrew Symonds revealed he too cherishes the
ambition of leading the side, even if it's just in the one-dayers.
Symonds reckons Clarke stood the best chance to succeed Ponting when it co....
|Ricky Ponting and Company can try but they cannot bully us says Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly does not really freeze at the prospect of facing on-field taunts
when he travels Australia later this year and the former captain asserts
the Indian squad is mature enough to handle such hostile reception Down Under.
Australia's recent tour of India earlier this year was b....
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni leaves for Ranchi in Madhya Pradesh India
India's vice-captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today returned
to his hometown Ranchi to take a break before the team embarks on the tour
According to the Indian team management, Dhoni, who suffered an injury on the
webbing of his left hand during the Kolkata Test,....
|Yuvraj Singh knows he will have to sit out for the Australian tour
A majestic century against Pakistan may have backed his claims for a permanent
Test slot, but Yuvraj Singh today conceded that he still had some distance
to cover before he can cement his place in the star-studded batting line-up.
"It's difficult to get a chance in Tests because my ....