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|Pakistan Cricket Board advertises for new cricket coach
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given advertisement for a new national coach,
a post lying vacant since Bob Woolmer's murder on March 18.
The PCB said in a statement that the advertisement had been
forwarded to the ICC, cricket boards and other International Cricket
|South Africa to take on Australia in WC 07 semi-finals
South Africa will have to shed their burden of history and perform out of their
skin to halt the unstoppable march of Australia as the two teams square off in
an epic semifinal showdown of the cricket World Cup tomorrow.
Emotions will run high as world's top two cricketing nation once again s....
|We are ready to beat the best: Mahela Jayawardene
The Sri Lanka skipper, Mahela Jayawardene, today exuded confidence in his team,
saying that they are ready for the big match.
"We are ready for the final showdown. We are ready to
beat the best. I would be quite happy to play whoever comes up in the final,"
a pumped up Sri Lank....
|Fleming steps down as New Zealand's ODI cricket captain
The 2007 cricket World Cup signalled the end of another era when Stephen Fleming
stepped down as New Zealand's one-day captain.
The elegant southpaw announced his decision after the 81-run
defeat in the semi-final against Sri Lanka on Tuesday and said he took
the step in a bid to provide....
|Sri Lanka elects bat against New zealand; one down
Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and elected to bat first
in their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at Sabina Park
in Kingston, Jamaica today.
Sri Lankans were 13 runs for one in the third over of their inning.
Opener Jayasuriya was clean bowled by James Franklin on....
|Former players back Mohinder Amarnath as next coach
Even as the Indian cricket board continues its search for Team India's
new coach, a section of former cricketers want the board to consider Mohinder Amarnath's name for the job, media sources said.
According to the sources, the BCCI has constituted a
seven-member panel headed by Board chie....
|New cricket coach, manager to be appointed for two years: BCCI
The Indian cricket team's new manager and coach would be appointed for a tenure of
two years, the Cricket Board disclosed on Tuesday.
A day after constituting a seven-member panel to pick Greg Chappell's successor, the BCCI said it was yet to zero in on possible
candidates for the job but ha....
|Sachin Tendulkar rarely celebrated as he turns 34
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar turns 34 today.
Sachin has rarely celebrated his birthdays lavishly over the
years, preferring to spend time with his family - his wife, their son and daughter
as well as other members.
The batting great has always kept his birthday programmes ....
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni drops two places in ICC rankings
Indian cricketers continued their free fall in the ICC ODI Rankings
with stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni dropping two places to eighth and skipper
Rahul Dravid slipping one spot to 14th in the latest list.
The other Indians in the list also dropped down with Yuvraj
Singh barely maintaining h....
|Younis Khan to miss Abu Dhabi cricket series
Pakistan will be without senior batsman Younis Khan in their one-day cricket
series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi next month, the Chairman of
selectors Salahuddin Ahmed said today.
Salahuddin said that Younis had informed them from England
where he has gone to play for Yorkshire that he ....
|BCCI names 7-member committee to find new indian coach
A seven-member committee headed by BCCI President Sharad Pawar was today
set up to choose India's new cricket coach amid reports that Australians Dav Whatmore and Tom Moody are the front runners for the job.
Besides Pawar, the "Special Committee" will consist
of three former capt....
|West Indies bowlers fail to honour Brian Lara with win
England's Mr reliable Kevin Pietersen soured Brian Lara's last international
match as England survived an edge-of-the-seat thriller to beat West Indies
by one wicket in the final Super Eight match of the Cricket World Cup here.
According to the sources, Kevin Pietersen's superb 100
|Stage set for the semi final clash of titans in west indies
After five grueling weeks of action in the Caribbean, the semi-final line up for
the cricket World Cup has now been finalised with New Zealand taking on Sri
Lanka and defending champions Australia clashing with South Africa.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will face-off in the first semifinal
|Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly rested not dropped
Revealing that Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were rested and not dropped
from the team for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh, the chairman of BCCI's national
selection committee, Dilip Vengsarkar, has said that every cricketer playing
for the nation has to be rested at one point on the oth....
|Sri Lanka to lock horns with New Zealand in semi final
Sri Lanka and New Zealand will count on their enviable variety in bowling attacks
to overpower each other in the high-octane first semifinal clash of the cricket
World Cup here tomorrow.
Sri Lanka, however, would seek a psychological boost
from their Super Eights dominating win over the K....