|Cricket News & Events
|Players contracts to be implemented after WC: BCCI
The long-awaited Players' Contract will be implemented after the Indian team's
return from the March 13-April 28 World Cup in the West Indies.
This was the agreement reached between the Cricket Board
with Indian captain Rahul Dravid after a meeting was held here today,
the BCCI said i....
|Show trust in us: Hussey to selectors
Australian cricketer Mike Hussey today asked the selectors not to read
much into the recent losses and show trust in the team to fight its way back to
Australia slumped to their second consecutive one-day
defeat against New Zealand-- their fourth loss in as many ODIs,
|Zimbabwe team dogged by misery and mayhem
In early February, Zimbabwe broke a 13-match losing sequence by beating Bangladesh,
leaving their record going into the World Cup standing at 15 defeats in
All of those defeats were against Kenya, Bangladesh
and South Africa's second string and included a 5-0 whitewash in Ban....
|Kenya signals return to the top in the Caribbean
Kenya, World Cup semi-finalists in 2003, believe they are ready to return to the
world stage after their success in the ICC world cricket league tournament
they hosted in January and February.
Cricket standards in the country had fallen to the lowest level
following three years of interna....
|Sehwag to play for Delhi in Ranji one-dayer
Dashing batsman Virender Sehwag will play for Delhi in their North Zone
Ranji Trophy one day encounter against the Services in Chandigarh.
Sehwag reached here yesterday and he would be playing, sources
in the Delhi team said.
The swashbuckling batsman's presence in the team is likely to....
|Ganguly ready to roll his golden arm
Former Indian cricket captain, Sourav Ganguly, today expressed his willingness
to bowl in the World Cup.
Talking to reporters, Ganguly said: 'Of course I would like
to bowl. I have bowled a lot in ODIs and I see no reason why I won't like to
'But it depends on captain Rahul Drav....
|Assam East Zone Ranji one-day champions
Assam was crowned the East Zone Ranji Trophy one day cricket champions
when they demolished Tripura by eight wickets at the Barabati Stadium here
Assam pipped Bengal to take the title by snatching a bonus
point from their last tie as they reached the winning target of 195 runs in
|Hayden smashes Australian one-day batting record
Matthew Hayden overcame a foot injury to post the highest individual score by
an Australian in one day internationals in the third and final Chappell
Hadlee Trophy match against New Zealand in Hamilton on Tuesday.
With Australia trailing 2-0 in the series, the opener
smacked an unbeaten 1....
|Hair refuses ECB’s offer for reserve umpire
Darrell Hair, who was offered a job by England and Wales Cricket Board,
has rejected to be on their reserve umpires list for coming season.
The Australian, who was one of the best umpires on the
international cricket council elite panel, was banned in November following
forfeiture of a ....
|Pathan to play in Deodhar Trophy opener
Injured and out-of-form speedster Irfan Pathan will
have one more opportunity to prove his fitness and form before the World
Cup as he plays for the West Zone against Central Zone in the Deodhar
Trophy limited overs cricket league tie.
Pathan was today chosen to play for the West Zone....
|Shoaib Akhtar can sue Woolmer: PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board today said if Shoaib Akhtar feels he was racially
abused by coach Bob Woolmer, the speedster could sue him in court and seek
an apology and damages.
"We have also read claims in newspaper reports that Woolmer
allegedly called Shoaib "Blacky" somet....
|Putting Sehwag in middle order was a ploy: Chappell
A motivational ploy of putting him in the middle order seems to have worked in stoking
Virender Sehwag's appetite for runs, it was claimed by coach Greg Chappell
in an interview today.
"Viru was put in the middle order as a cover for Yuvraj
Singh in case the latter didn't return in ....
|Carnival and cricket combine in Caribbean
Carnival and cricket will combine next month for the
ninth World Cup spread over as many Caribbean nations and climaxing with
the final in Barbados on April 28.
"There`s so many different things in the Caribbean that
we can enjoy," former West Indies captain Viv Richard said....
|Pathan needs to prove his fitness: Shah
The Indian Cricket Board secretary, Niranjan Shah, today made it clear
that paceman Irfan Pathan, a part of India's 15-member World Cup Squad,
still required to prove himself by playing in the domestic circuit.
"Pathan has to still prove himself and maybe he has to
play one match of ....
|We have got to trust our personnel: Hussey
Australian stand-in skipper Mike Hussey has asked the national selectors
not to panic on the string of loses ahead of their World Cup title defense
and show trust in the team to fight its way back to the top.
Australia slumped to their second consecutive One-day
defeat against New Zealand....