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|Ray Mali appointed as Acting President of International Cricket Council
Cricket South Africa President Ray Mali was today appointed as the Acting
President of the International Cricket Council following the death of Percy Sonn last month.
Mali will assume the role of Acting President with immediate effect and in so
doing he steps down as president of CSA, also w....
|Jamaican Police claim receipt of new information in Bob Woolmer case
The Bob Woolmer controversy refuses to die down with Jamaican Police now claiming
to have received some new information regarding the Pakistan cricket coach's
According to 'radiojamaica' website, Police Commissioner Lucius Thomas,
who declined to reveal the nature of the i....
|Kenya likely to host next Afro Asia Cup in June 2008
Kenya is likely to host the next Afro Asia Cup which would be held in June
next year, the Asian Cricket Council said today.
"The next Afro-Asia Cup, the third edition, will be held next June in Africa
and the likely venue is Kenya where the facilities and weather would be
|Sharad Pawar group retains hold over Mumbai Cricket Association
Mantaining their hold over the prestigious Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA),
BCCI chief Sharad Pawar and his supporters swept the elections for
the organisation held today, with their group winning all the 16 positions up
While Pawar, who is also the head of the NCP and the Unio....
|Shoaib Akhtar among probables for India cricket match
Pakistan's speed merchant Shoaib Akhtar has been asked to prove his "match
fitness" to be eligible for selection for the one-off ODI against
India in Scotland next month.
Akhtar, who has not played a competitive match in the past 14 months due to fitness
problems, was today inclu....
|Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammed Yousuf power Asia XI to big total
Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammed Yousuf scored half centuries while Virender
Sehwag showed glimpses of his vintage form as Asia XI posted a commanding
317 for nine against Africa XI in the first Afro Asia Cup One-Day
International here today.
Jayawardene, who made a match-winning hundred ag....
|Navjot Singh Sidhu favours Indian coach for cricket team
Even as Cricket Board has invited two foreign candidates for discussion before
deciding the next coach, former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu today said
he favoured an "Indian mind" for the job.
"We need an Indian mind for a better coordination with the players,"
|Greg Chappell joins Australian academy as consultant cricket coach
Former Team India coach Greg Chappell has been contracted by Cricket
Australia (CA) to work as consultant coach at its Centre of Excellence
According to 'Sydney Morning Herald', Chappell, along with his Team India predecessor
John Wright and former Australian pacer Bruce Reid,....
|Cricket Coach John Wright turns down Australian academy role
Former Team India coach John Wright has turned down the offer to take up
the head coach's job at Cricket Australia's (CA) Centre of Excellence.
Wright said he was keen to take up the Australian offer but eventually withdrew
because he wanted to spend time with his kids.
|Cricket Bowlers continue to slug it out at the campaign
For the second day running, the 14 bowlers at the ongoing conditioning camp went
through some tough workouts under the watchful eyes of Team India trainer
Gregory King and former pacer Venkatesh Prasad here at the Infosys
ground here today.
With the venue not being accessible to the media,....
| Afro Asia Cup struggles to find sponsors & advertisers
With less than 24 hours remaining for the Afro Asia Cup cricket series
to kick off in Bangalore, the organisers are yet to find a main sponsor
for the event as well as for the Asian team.
"We are still looking for sponsor for the Asian team while African team will
be sponsored by Saha....
|Duncan Fletcher second name in race for coachs job BCCI sources
Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was the unnamed foreign candidate
who has been invited for discussions with the BCCI Search Committee here
on June 9, Cricket Board sources said here today.
The sources, however, dismissed speculation about Arjuna Ranatunga, saying
the former Sri Lankan....
|Green Park Kanpur may host international Cricket matches again
The Green Park stadium's long drought of international cricket matches may end
soon, courtesy the change of guard in Uttar Pradesh in the political sphere.
Ther formation of the Bahujan Samaj Party government in the state under Chief
Minister Mayawati has raised hopes of once again hosting h....
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni moves up to 4th in ICC ODI Rankings
Team India stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni gained a spot to be fourth in the
latest LG-ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen, released today.
Dhoni, who was the man of the series in the one day international (ODI)
series against Bangladesh, has a chance to move up to third if he continues his
|Pakistan Cricket Board plans 90 bouncy pitches by October
In its efforts to do better on foreign tours regularly, Pakistan Cricket Board
has decided to provide challenging surfaces to its batsmen at home by laying as
many as 90 bouncy pitches across the country by October this year.
A PCB official said the project was aimed at preparing batsmen, wh....