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|South African cricket board worried with security in Pakistan
Scheduled to visit Pakistan for a Test and ODI series later this year,
South Africa has expressed its concern over the brewing political scenario
in the country.
A six-member security delegation of the United Cricket Board of South Africa (UCBSA)
is visiting the country to assess the secur....
|Team India target rare cricket series win against England
India will launch their gruelling three-match cricket Test series against England
at the historic Lord's here tomorrow, heavily relying on their famed batsmen to
provide the inspiration in their quest for a rare series win.
It will probably be the last English summer for the famous batting q....
|Leaving out Yuvraj singh will be a folly says Javed Miandad
Thanks to a packed middle order, Yuvraj Singh's chances of playing in the first
Test against England look slim but former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad
feels it would be a folly if the Indian think-tank ignores the dashing
Heaping praise on Yuvraj, Miandad said the Punjab pla....
|Inzamam ul Haq backs Australian Jeff Lawson as Pakistan cricket coach
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has supported the appointment of
Australian Jeff Lawson as the national cricket team's coach.
Inzamam said Pakistan had produced some great players, but
they lacked in man management skills.
"Javed Miandad is one of the best teachers of the
|England fast bowler Stephen Harmison ruled out of cricket Test series against India
England fast bowler Stephen Harmison was today ruled out for the entire
cricket Test series against India as his hernia injury requires immediate
surgery which will keep him out of action for four to six weeks.
Harmison, who was looking to postpone his surgery to play against the touring
|Sukhbir Singh Badal informed BCCI approval of cricket stadium at Bathinda
The BCCI has approved setting up of a cricket stadium at Bathinda in Punjab,
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) acting chief and MP Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today.
The total cost of the project will be Rs 25 crore, he told reporters here.
He said a cricket academy would also be set up at the propo....
|Harbhajan Singh promises to improve and come back as a stronger cricketer
Desperate to stage a comeback into the team, Harbhajan Singh says his ouster
from the national cricket team will help him improve and come back a stronger
The off-spinner said he chose to play county cricket in England so that
he was fit enough to join the team at a short notice ....
|Cheteshwar Pujara sees prospect beyond upcoming Twenty20 world cup cricket 2007
After creating ripples at the junior level, gifted Saurashtra batsman Cheteshwar
Pujara is banking on his experience in Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE)
to justify his selection among the Twenty20 World Cup probables.
Pujara, billed as a future Team India stuff, has a mature head
|Future Cup cricket trophies recovered and would be delivered at the BCCI office in Mumbai
The trophies won by the Indian cricketers in the Future Cup one-day series against
South Africa in Ireland have been recovered and would be delivered
at the BCCI office in Mumbai today.
Indian Cricket Board Secretary Niranjan Shah said the luggage containing
the team's winners' trophy, Sac....
|Former Pakistan player believes China can make it big in cricket
The Chinese have the potential and motivation to make a big impact in international
cricket, a former Pakistan Test player has said.
Rashid Khan, who is on a coaching assignment with the China cricket association,
believes the Communist nation can be a force to be reckoned with in the sport ....
|2 Pakistani players asked to rope in cricketers for Indian Cricket League
Two Pakistani cricketers have reportedly been entrusted with the job of roping
in players for the lucrative Indian Cricket League (ICL).
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), however, said it was not worried about
any possible exodus of players signing up for the league which at present does
|Sachin Tendulkar believes he is nowhere near the retirement yet
Sachin Tendulkar says his opting out of the inaugural Twenty20 World Championships
does not signal a possible imminent retirement from other forms of the game as
well, at least for the time being.
Ever since India's disastrous World Cup campaign in the Caribbean earlier this
year, there ha....
|All rounder Shahid Afridi back ICC to implement free hit rule
Flamboyant Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi today said he favoured the
International Cricket Council's new rule of awarding a free hit to batsman after
a no ball delivery in one-dayers, saying it would make the game more entertaining
Afridi said he understood the apprehens....
|PCB says It would be difficult to convince touring cricket teams
After insisting that the Australian security delegation's visit was a routine
affair, the Pakistan Cricket Board now admits that it would be hard to
convince the touring teams for playing here in the wake of Red Mosque operation
"It would not be wrong to say we are a bit....
|Kapil Dev feels ODIs and twenty20 are fine if they keep Test cricket alive
Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev has rated Test cricket as the "ultimate"
but said it was fine to play the shorter versions -- the one-dayers and the twenty20s
-- to generate funds for keeping the five-day matches alive.
"As long as Test cricket remains in the world, I think it....