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|Laxman drives India home to Mohali Test win
India won the first Test match against Australia at Mohali thanks to a
brilliant display of batting by VVS Laxman on the fifth and the final day of the
Test match. The second Test match will now be played at Bangalore and it will
mean that India cannot lose the series. MS Dhoni will now mainta....
|Yuvraj Singh happy with his double century
Yuvraj Singh showed why he is still a force to reckon in international cricket
when he slammed an unbeaten 200 off 195 balls in the Irani Trophy game
against the Mumbai side. His knock was such a blistering one that most of the
Mumbai bowlers were plastered to all parts of the ground and by ....
|MCC brings new rules to international cricket
The MCC has introduced new laws in the game of cricket which will allow the umpires
more power to decide whether or not the light is bad in the cricket match.
this will also mean that the batsmen will have no say in the matter and the going
off the park for bad light will be solely at the disc....
|Butt apologises to ECB and English cricketers
The Pakistan cricket board chairman, Ijaz Butt, has said sorry to the English
cricket board and the England team players for his remarks over the match-fixing
in the Oval ODI. The chairman issued an apology after he had been threatened with
legal action if he had failed to apologise to the Eng....
|Amir says he was forced to fix matches by Butt
According to newspaper and television reports from India and Pakistan, Pakistan fast bowler, Mohammad Amir is said to have told the Pakistan Cricket
Board chairman, Ejaz Butt that he was indeed involved in the spot-fixing. However,
he is also said to have told the board that he was pulled in....
|Afridi labels the tour to England very difficult
When the itinerary for the four month long tour to England was decided,
the Pakistani cricketers must have expected a tough tour coming up and would have
been looking forward to the returning back to the nation because of the length
of the tour.
A tour that started so positively for the Paki....
|English squad for the Ashes 2010 announced
The English side for the Ashes series against the Aussies has been named and the presence of Chris Tremlett and Monty Panesar are the only two new
additions to the expected side. it is a 16-member side and will see the English
side take on Australia in a five-match series.
The first Test match....
|Prasad launches attack on the Indian bowlers
Former Indian bowling coach and current bowling coach for the Chennai Super Kings, Venkatesh Prasad has launched a severe attack on the Indian bowlers.
He has questioned the commitment and the attitude problems that the side has
shown when it comes to the bowling attack.
Prasad thinks ....
|Flintoff announces his retirement from all cricket
English all-round cricketer Andrew Flintoff has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He made his announcement yesterday in a press release.
Flintoff had not played cricket since the Ashes Test match of Oval in
2009, and was trying to recuperate from his injuries. His decision to....
|IPL 2 matches may be fixed according to British paper
Another British newspaper has revealed another blow to Cricket's integrity following
the News of the World's report of the spot fixing allegations on the Pakistan
players. This time it was the Sunday Times which revealed that the International
Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption and Security Uni....
|Kaneria released by Essex police after probe
Pakistan's leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria has been released by the Essex police
without any charges levied against him. Kaneria had been arrested by the Essex
police on charges of spot-fixing, and was questioned by them. He was not the only
cricketer to be arrested though, as his Essex team-mate,....
|Butt and Akmal could have been under probe even before
The match-fixing scandal gets deeper by the day. According to the latest reports that have emerged, there were two Pakistani cricketers who were issued notices
even before the current scandal broke out during the tour of England. According
to reports in a British newspaper, there were two cricke....
|Yasir Hameed hits back at allegations from News of the World
Yasir Hameed was accused by the British tabloid News of the World of accusing his fellow Pakistani players of match-fixing. The video which was recorded by
the newspaper had shown him speak about Yasir Hameed saying that the Sydney
Test match was fixed for 1.8 million pounds and that he thought ....
|ICC suspends Pakistani tainted trio
The ICC has, for the first time since the clause for the provisional suspension was brought into its code of conduct, banned the three Pakistani cricketers accused
of match-fixing. The three include Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, all of whom were accused by a British tabloid of acce....
|England team selected but angry Pietersen out
England announced their squads for the ODI and the T20I series against Pakistan
that starts from September 5. However, the biggest news was the expulsion of the
star English batsman, Kevin Pietersen from the two sides.
Pietersen has been going through some rough form in recent times and though....