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|Virendra Sehwag to lead India if Dravid misses first ODI
Virender Sehwag is likely to lead Team India in the first ODI against Bangladesh
on May 10 in case regular captain Rahul Dravid sits out of the match with
a nose injury.
Dravid was hit by an RP Singh bouncer on the penultimate day of the conditioning
camp in Kolkata and though he is stated ....
|Umpires named for India-Bangadesh cricket Odi series
Ashoka De Silva of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh's Enamul Huq
and Nadir Shah will officiate in three-match one day cricket series
between India and Bangladesh beginning from May 10.
Shah will stand with neutral umpire De Silva in the first match at Mirpur while
Huq will join him for the last tw....
|Indian Cricket team arrives in Bangladesh
Indian cricket team, led by skipper Rahul Dravid, today arrived here to
play three one-dayers and two Test matches against Bangladesh.
India will play the first two one-dayers at Mirpur May 10 and May 12 and the third
one at Chittagong on May 15.
The first Test match will begin at Chittagong....
|Bangladesh Cricket Team ready to stretch India says Ashraful
As the Indian cricket team reached here aiming to avenge their World Cup loss, Bangladesh vice captain Mohammad Ashraful said his
side had plans to stretch Rahul Dravid's men in the upcoming series.
"They will come hard at us as they probably lost out on a Super Eights spot
because of u....
|Muthiah Muralitharan wants no association with cricket after retirement
Sri lankan spin Wizard Muthiah Muralitharan has said
he won't be associated with the game in any other form after leaving it as a
"I am not thinking about it (staying on) because I have played this game
since I was six or seven so when I retire I will retire properly," M....
|Rahul Dravid injured on penultimate day of conditioning camp
India's preparation for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh suffered a blow
when skipper Rahul Dravid was hit on the face by a bouncer from R P
Singh on the penultimate day of the conditioning camp here today.
When Dravid, who was having batting practice on a grassy centre wicket track,
|Glasgow may host India Vs Pakistan One Day International
India and Pakistan are likely to lock horns in a one day international cricket
match at the neutral venue of Glasgow in Scotland in the first week of
A leading Asian broadcaster, which has earlier arranged India V Pakistan
match in Canada, has been surveying location for the encounte....
|Even the umpires were tired of CWC length said Umpire Aleem Dar
Players were not the only ones tired and bored of the long-drawn Cricket World
Cup, umpires were left equally exhausted by the tournament's length, said
Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar.
who stood in the finals of the mega-event which ended last week, felt the World
Cup was pretty well-orga....
|BCCI climb down on cricket players contract
After flexing its muscles over the players' contracts, the Cricket Board today
made a tame climb down and said the Bangladesh-bound team members can sign
the contract even after returning from the tour if they were not happy with some
of the clauses.
"I don't have a feed back yet from ....
|Adam Gilchrist feels he tested the patience of selectors
Had Adam Gilchrist been a selector, he would have long dropped himself from the
Australian ranks and the opener feels he really tested the patience of national
selectors with his stretch of poor run.
The Australian vice-captain produced one of the most memorable knocks of his spectacular
|Australia ready to indemnify CA for pull out of zimbabwe Cricket tour
Even as the Australian government stepped up pressure on Cricket Australia
to boycott its tour of Zimbabwe in September, captain Ricky Ponting
said every player should be allowed to make an independent decision on the issue.
"There are some issues there and every individual player will ....
|Farcical end took gloss off World Cup 07 triumph Ricky Ponting
Australian captain Ricky Ponting today admitted that the farcical finish
to the cricket World Cup took a bit of the gloss off his side's third consecutive
Australia's win in the final against Sri Lanka was marred by some poor
With the Sri Lankan batsmen accepting an ....
|Team India to play cricket Proteas in Ireland
India will play South Africa in a three-match limited overs cricket series
to be held in Ireland in late June and early July.
"The Irish Cricket Union (ICU) is proud that two such great cricketing
nations as India and South Africa are coming to Ireland to play each other
and against I....
|Shoaib Akhtar wants his fitness issue sorted out once and for all
Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said he wanted to get his fitness
problems sorted out once and for all during the lean cricketing season to come
back tougher for the home series against South Africa in September.
Shoaib, who has not been named even in the probables for the Abu Dhabi ....
|Sachin Tendulkar rejoins practice cricket session
With his ankle injury improving, Sachin Tendulkar today rejoined Team India's practice session for a few hits on the second day of the cricket conditioning
"He continues to get ice treatment. Physio John Gloster says he
is improving," Indian team's administrative manag....