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|Cricketer Monty Panesar becomes highest rated England spinner in 30 years
Continuing his rise in international cricket, Monty Panesar became the
highest rated England spinner in 30 years by breaking into the top-10 of LG ICC
Test Rankings today.
With a tally of 23 wickets in the Test series against West Indies, Panesar rose
six places in the latest charts to joi....
|Sharad Pawar named head of 2011 cricket World Cup Organising Committee
BCCI President Sharad Pawar, after being elected Chairman of the 2011 World
Cup Organising Committee, vowed today to make the event spectator friendly with
low priced tickets for the cricket-crazy fans in the sub-continent.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Naseem Ashraf was named chief conven....
|Umpires and referees for Scotland cricket matches announced
Umpires Mark Benson, Billy Bowden and Aleem Dar will stand in the
upcoming cricket matches in Ireland which will also see India and South
Africa in action.
Australian Alan Hurst has been appointed match referee for the matches to be played
between June 23 and July 1.
India's match against ....
|Elbow surgery makes Shaun Tait doubtful for Twenty20 cricket World Cup 2007
Australian pacer Shaun Tait's participation in the upcoming Twenty20 cricket World
Cup is in doubt as he undergoes an arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow tomorrow.
"Shaun is undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow on Tuesday to
relieve soft-tissue impingement," Austra....
|Ireland announce depleted ODI cricket squad due to injuries
With their star players missing due to injury, Ireland have announced a
severely depleted 13-member squad for their one-dayers against India and South
Africa beginning on June 23.
In the bowling department, Andre Botha, Dave Langford-Smith and most disappointingly
of all, Boyd Rankin have ....
|Lisa Keightley appointed as coach for Australia women cricket team
Former opener Lisa Keightley today replaced Mark Sorell as the first woman
coach of the Australian eves' equad.
Cricket Australia said in a statement that Sorell had taken over as the head coach
of the South Australia men's team.
Lisa has been the coach of the New South Wales Wolf Blass Brea....
|Cricketer Yuvraj singh needs fixed batting number to be consistent
Yuvraj Singh today brushed aside talks about his disappointment at losing Team
India vice-captaincy, saying he was proud to represent the country merely
as a player.
"My job is to go out and play. If certain responsibility is given to me it's
an opportunity and an honour, but at this st....
|Ricky Ponting distances himself from FICA threat
Australian Ricky Ponting today sought to distance himself from a reported
international cricketers association's (FICA) threat to boycot the next year's
Champions Trophy if the ICC did not change its way of governing the game.
FICA had reportedly said that it was not happy with the manner in....
|Australian Cricket Board to quiz cricket players on recreational drugs
Cricket Australia will quiz Ricky Ponting and his men on whether
they use recreational drugs as part of its plans to draw up a tougher drug policy.
According to 'The Age', Swimming Australia is about to introduce out-of-competition
testing for recreational drugs and cricket and rugby boards ....
|Ricky Ponting advices to Follow Australian example while managing transition
Ricky Ponting today said the Indian cricket selectors can take a leaf out of their
Australian counterparts' book while managing the transition of players in the
"I think the Australian selectors handled it very well. Whenever there was
a group of players of the same age on the ve....
|Chris Gayle in charge of West indies ODI squad for England cricket series
Allrounder Chris Gayle will take over the captaincy from Daren Ganga
in the 14-man West Indies cricket squad for limited-overs matches against
Gayle, the powerful left-handed opener and right-arm offspinner, received the
leadership yesterday when Ganga was not included in the squa....
|Venkatesh prasad will be handy in guiding rookies in England said Javagal Srinath
Former India pacer Javagal Srinath has sought to debunk the theory
that the team would struggle with an inexperienced bowling attack on the upcoming
tour of England.
India's 16-member squad for the three-Test series in England in July features
rookies Ishant Sharma, Ranadeb Bose and the re....
|Live Cricket Broadcaster Nimbus set in talks for cricket distribution deal
Sports broadcaster Nimbus is understood to be in advanced talks with Sony Entertainment
Television for distributing cricket matches to be played in India after Star India
pulled out from an earlier deal.
Industry sources said talks between Nimbus and SET for a four-year deal were likely
|Review of Bob Woolmer investigation ordered jamican government
Two days after the police closed the three-month investigation into Bob Woolmer's
death, the Jamaican government has announced appointment of a committee to "review"
the high-profile probe.
National Security Minister Peter Phillips has appointed former president
of the Court of Ap....
|Ricky Ponting told Indians cricketers have to learn to cope with pressure
Australian captain Ricky Ponting today diagnosed the ailments of Indian
cricket as "mental pressure" and advised the team to learn to cope with
"India is playing under a lot of mental pressure. They must learn how to
cope with it," Ponting said.
Ponting, who led Au....