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|Shoaib Malik welcomes inclusion of Inzamam ul haq Mohammad Yousuf in team
Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has welcomed the inclusion
of senior batsmen Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf in the team for
the second cricket Test against South Africa starting tomorrow in Lahore.
He said Inzamam's return to the Test was a morale booster for him as well as
|Shoaib Malik is disruptive influence on team Graeme Smith
South African skipper Graeme said Pakistan's controversial
fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was a match winner but also had been a disruptive
influence on the team.
"Certainly he is a player who has won Test matches for them as a bowler,
but certainly we have seen he has been a dis....
|Robin Uthappa Criticism mellowed down S Sreesanth in Hyderabad
S Sreesanth, who was at his belligerent best in the first two cricket one-dayers
against Australia before going uncannily quiet in the third match, mellowed
down due to criticism of his volatile temper, said Robin Uthappa.
"You guys have mellowed him down," Uthappa quipped at the p....
|Gautam Gambhir sustains injury during cricket practice session
India's preparation for the crucial fourth cricket one-dayer against Australia
received a jolt with opener Gautam Gambhir sustaining a groin injury during
the practice session this morning.
Gambhir was batting in the nets with S Sreesanth bowling at him when the left-hander
slipped and hur....
|Robin Uthappa admits let up in intesity and promises making amends
Admitting there was let up in intensity level of Indian team
after the Twenty20 World Cup, middle order batsman Robin Uthappa today
promised the hosts would "make amends" in remaining one-dayers against
"The momentum we returned with (from South Africa), was ....
|India hope to stay afloat in the india vs australia ODI series
Their high-flying balloon of Twenty20 success pricked by Australia's back-to-back
wins, India go into the fourth cricket one-dayer faced with the herculean
task of winning four matches in a row to clinch the series.
The task at hands seems all the more difficult with the Indians failing to
|Yuvraj singh efforts gone in vain Australia beat India to go 2 0 up
Yuvraj Singh's heroic 121 went in vain as a ruthless Australia maintained
their stranglehold in the series with a comfortable 47-run victory over India
in the third cricket one dayer here today.
The formidable Australians rattled up 290 for seven and then bundled out the
home team for 24....
|Ricky Ponting warns teammates to guard against complacency
Having taken a 2-0 lead in the One-day series against India, Australian captain
Ricky Ponting today warned his teammates to guard against complacency and
said it was important to keep the heat on the home team.
Ponting said the lead taken by his team would be "pretty handy" and
|Inzamam ul haq announces retirement from Test form of cricket
Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, one of Pakistan's most prolific
batsmen with a record 25 Test centuries to his credit, today announced his retirement
from Test cricket, bringing the curtains down on an illustrious career spanning
over 16 years.
The second Test against South Africa beg....
|Murali Kartik replaces Ramesh Powar for 4th and 5th ODI against Australia
National selectors today recalled left-arm spinner Murali Kartik to strengthen
the struggling Indian bowling against Australia while keeping rest of the
15-member squad unchanged for the fourth and fifth cricket one-dayers.
The selectors, who met here, decided to include the 31-year-old Kart....
|Australia elect to bat in 3rd ODI against India
Australian captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and elected to bat against
India in their third one-day cricket match here today.
Australia omitted Brad Haddin to bring in fit-again Ponting, who
had missed the first two games due to hamstring injury.
India have made just one change by bringin....
|Lance Klusener hits out at Cricket South Africa
Former all-rounder Lance Klusener has hit out at Cricket South Africa
for its "crazy decision" of threatening to ban him from the playing
in the domestic matches to prevent him from joining the Indian Cricket League.
"It's a crazy decision. It would deprive the young playe....
|Skipper Shoaib Malik does not want Inzamam ul haq back in Pakistan team
Even as Pakistan Cricket Board chief Nasim Ashraf meets Inzamam-ul
Haq to discuss his future, skipper Shoaib Malik reportedly does not want
him back in the team which may become a crucial factor in deciding the former
The selection committee is facing a dilemma as they feel....
|Indian Twenty20 triumph excites Greg Chappell
Perceived as a hard-boiled, tough-talking coach whose stint
with the Indian team was marked by controversy, the other side of Greg Chappell's
persona came to the fore as the Australian talked about his sense of attachment
with the side even though he is not in charge anymore.
|play cricket and leave talking for Indians Ricky Ponting
Taking a potshot at the Indian team for their "new aggressive outlook",
Australian captain Ricky Ponting today said his team would continue to
play good cricket and leave the hosts to do all the talking in the ongoing one-day
"They are the ones who have c....