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|Nimbus contractual obligations said Asian Cricket Council
Contrary to claims made by sports broadcaster Nimbus that it had walked
out of the upcoming Afro Asia Cup cricket series, Asian Cricket
Council today said it scrapped the deal with the channel for "not fulfilling
Consequently, ACC has awarded the telecas....
|ESPN Star bags telecast rights of Afro Asia cricket cup 07
ESPN Star Sports has bagged the telecast rights of Afro Asia cup after
Nimbus bagged out of the deal citing absence of big names in the tournament.
Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has awarded the worldwide rights for telecasting
the second edition of Afro Asia Cup to ESPN Star Sports, the compan....
|BCCI says Zee broadcast deal cancelled
Indian Cricket Board's (BCCI) five-year broadcast deal with Zee Television
has been cancelled, plunging the three-match ODI series against South Africa
next month in doubt, a report said today.
India were scheduled to play South Africa in three one-dayers in Belfast
from June 26 to July 1 ....
|Subcontinent cricket players lack discipline Allan Donald
Former South African bowler Allan Donald believes that subcontinent cricketers
"lack discipline" which often resulted in a rift with their coaches.
Citing the fall-out between the Indians and Australian Greg Chappell who
guided them for two years till the World Cup, Donald said the....
|Sharad Pawar to lead 2011 World Cup organising committee
Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) President Sharad Pawar is likely to
be named as chairman of the 2011 World Cup organising committee when it
is constituted formally next month.
The board officials of the four Asian Test playing nations - India, Pakistan,
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh - are to meet i....
|Sachin Tendulkar back in top-20 batsmen
Riding on his two centuries against Bangladesh, Sachin Tendulkar
jumped back in the top-20 of the latest LG-ICC Player Rankings for Test cricket
The 34-year-old veteran player scored a hundred in each match, at Chittagong and
Mirpur, compiling a total of 254 runs at an average of ....
|No time for extra warm up cricket games on Australian tour
The Cricket Board has expressed its inability to pencil in more than one tour
game prior to the four-match Test series in Australia later this
year as desired by the players.
"There's no chance to add any extra games. The players may want more but
where's the time," BCCI secretary....
|Former squash world champion Peter Nicol to coach Indian cricket players
Former squash world number one Peter Nicol started a three-day coaching
clinic today in Mumbai with the goal to lift the physically demanding sport in
India to bigger heights than at present.
The Aberdeen-born Scot, world open champion in 1999, has joined the Mumbai-based
World Squash Acad....
|Pakistan shortlists five foreign coaches for cricket team
Pakistan cricket authorities have trimmed down their shortlist of candidates for
the post of national team coach to five foreign coaches.
Dr Naseem Ashraf, the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed
that five candidates were under consideration but did not give their names.
|Inzamam ul Haq not a dictator asserts Shaharyar Khan
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has rubbished
allegations of ex-captain Inzamam ul Haq being a dictator during his tenure.
Khan, who served as PCB Chairman from December 2003 to last October, was
accused by a PCB appointed probe committee of pampering Inzamam and ....
|Cricket Captain is the boss told Dav Whatmore
Outgoing Bangladesh cricket coach Dav Whatmore, who is eyeing the top job
in India, believes the captain is the boss of a team.
"Definitely, captain is the boss. He is in-charge of the team," Whatmore
said at a media interaction here.
Pointing out that the job of a cricket coach ....
|Indian Cricket Council to appoint acting president soon
The International Cricket Council will soon appoint an acting president in place
of Percy Sonn, who died of complications from a colon operation.
Sir John Anderson of New Zealand and Malaysian Prince Tunku Imran
are said to be in the running for the post vacated after the demise of the 57-ye....
|Coaching Team India right step in learning process told Dav Wahtmore
Dav Whatmore, widely tipped to be India's next coach, today said he was keen for
the job because it was the right step forward in the learning process as a coach.
"It is a logical extension to a bigger challenge. It is the right step forward
in the learning process as a coach," said o....
|Sachin Tendulkar opts out of Afro Asia Cup but Zaheer and Ganguly in
Sachin Tendulkar today made way for Sourav Ganguly while Zaheer Khan
was included as the sixth Indian in the revised 14-member one-day Asia cricket
team for the Afro Asian Cup beginning in Bangalore on June 6.
Sri Lankan Dilhara Fernando and Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh were
the other tw....
|Indian Cricket team returns from Bangladesh
Indian cricket team today returned here from Dhaka after a successful tour
of Bangladesh where they won both the one-day and Test series.
Most of the players left for their home destinations taking different flights
and Sourav Ganguly drove home straight while team manager Ravi Shastri,