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|Indian cricket team start tune up for Bangladesh trip
India's Bangladesh tour preparations for the coming cricket tour of Bangladesh
got off the ground with a light fielding and fitness regime at the Eden Gardens
Under the watchful eyes of physical trainer Gregory Allen King, the Indian
team members went through their paces for on....
|Denying Simon Katich a contract prompts New South Wales outrage
Simon Katich's surprise omission from the Cricket Australia's list of 25
contracted players has prompted outrage from his state with a senior New South
Wales official questioning the credibility of the selection process.
"Simon Katich continues to be one of the best performed
|ICC policy of neutral umpires questioned for WC 07
The International Cricket Council has drawn flak from former cricketers Darren Lehmann of Australia and England all rounder Derek Pringle
for considering umpires' nationality over their "excellence" in big
games like World Cup final.
The duo believe the ICC must move beyond parochi....
|Indian Cricket team think tank arrive to begin a new innings
With the World Cup disaster behind them, the Indian team think-tank assembled
here today to begin a new innings with a five-day conditioning camp from Wednesday
before embarking on the Bangladesh tour.
Newly-appointed cricket manager Ravi Shastri and skipper
Rahul Dravid flew in here to w....
|Bob Woolmer's killer came from outside Jamaica
The modus operandi of Bob Woolmer's murderer has convinced the Jamaican
Police that the killer came from outside the Caribbean country.
Mark Shields, Jamaica's deputy commissioner and the chief investigator
in the case, told BBC Panorama programme that on March 18, nine murder
cases had be....
|Cricket Legends make way for rookies in Australia's new contract list
Retired legends Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne, along with Damien Martyn
and Justin Langer, made way for fresh faces in Cricket Australia's
list of 25 contracted players announced here today.
With form over the past 12 months and the likelihood of selection in future being
the criteria, the ....
|Shoaib Akhtar wants change in Pakistan dressing room culture
Controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar today said there was a need to
change the culture of the Pakistan team's dressing room with a captain
who is honest and supportive of his players.
"My experience is that in the past instead of using me as a match winner
some of the captains used....
|BCCI threatens no-confidence motion against ICC
The Indian Cricket Board has slammed the International Cricket Council
for the World Cup final fiasco and threatened to bring a no-confidence
motion against its office-bearers, who have become "more and more bureaucratic".
In a scathing reaction to the goof-up in the World Cup fin....
|Sarwan named new West Indies captain
Seasoned middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has been appointed the new
West Indies captain, succeeding Brian Lara who quit international
cricket after the World Cup.
According to a CMC report, Sarwan was the unanimous choice during the West
Indies Cricket Board's special board meeting y....
|ICC apologises for farcical final, won't blacklist officials
International Cricket Council chief executive Malcolm Speed has apologised
for the farcical end to Saturday's World Cup final but ruled out blacklisting
the erring officials.
"It was an unnecessary error, a fundamental error. It was made under difficult
circumstances at the end of the ....
|Australia win the 2007 ICC cricket World Cup
Australia recorded a hat-trick of World Cup titles by subduing a fighting Sri Lanka
to a 53-run win in a rain-marred cricket final here on Saturday.
Adam Gilchrist set the tone for an imposing Australian
total as he hammered a 104-ball 149, the highest score in a summit clash as
well as ....
|Glenn Mcgrath fifth among all time great bowlers
Glenn McGrath, who retired from international cricket after Australia's cricket
World Cup win against Sri Lanka on Saturday, finished his career in fifth
place in the all-time LG-ICC Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.
McGrath, who was named as Player of the Tournament after taking 26 wickets, is ....
|South Africa win toss; elect bat first in wc 07 semi final
South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and bat first against Australia
in the second World Cup semi-final at the Beausejour Stadium in St. Lucia
South African pacer Makhaya Ntini will not play in todays
Both teams have played 66 matches in which A....
|Afro-Asian cup: Graeme Smith captain, Steve Tikolo his deputy
Cricket skipper of Kenya, Steve Tikolo, will be vice-captain to the South
African captain Graeme Smith in the Africa team for the second Afro-Asian
cricket tournament to be held in India in June.
According to the sources, Tikolo was one of four Kenyans in
the squad that also feature pla....
|Captain Mahela Jayawardene steers Sri Lanka to final
Sri Lanka marched into the finals of the 2007 Cricket World Cup with a 81-run
victory over New Zealand in the first semifinal here at Sabina Park,
Sahara Samay sources said.
Sri Lanka has reached the finals for the second time
whereas New Zealand's loss was its fifth in semifinals.