|Cricket News & Events
|AIDS awareness would come along with the Cricket World Cup 2007!
To catch the attention of cricket crazy youths in the country, NACO is
planning a special AIDS campaign during the World Cup cricket next month.
"We are planning a special campaign during the
World Cup cricket series. We know this is the best time to catch the
|Compton resigns over contract negotiation with PCB
Grant Compton, the trainer at the Pakistan's
National Cricket Academy and a key member of the support staff brought
by Coach Bob Woolmer, has resigned over differences with the cricket
board over his contract.
Compton said he was disappointed with the way the Pakistan
|Inzamam does not believe in media report
Pakistan captain Inzamam ul Haq today refused to believe that fast bowler
Shoaib Akhtar could accuse him and coach Bob Woolmer of abusing
and insulting him during the recent tour of South Africa.
"I don't believe Shoaib can say such a thing. It
is utterly nonsense. I don't believe it....
|India overwhelm Sri Lanka to win series 2-1
India thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth and final one-dayer
to clinch the Hero Honda Cup series 2-1 here at Vizag stadium.
Chasing the target of 260, Robin Uthappa and Sehwag
provided hurricane start to the hosts. Uthappa scored 52 runs in just 37 deliveries
|We are peaking at the right time, says Ganguly
After winning his first series award in six years, Sourav Ganguly today said
that both his personal form and that of the Indian team were peaking at the right
time for the World Cup.
"We are going into the World Cup with the right frame
of mind. We will get similar wickets in the We....
|Chamara Silva's maiden ton rescues Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka rode on a maiden hundred by Chamara Silva to recover from another
top order slump and post a challenging 259 for seven in 47 overs in the fourth
and final cricket one-dayer against India here today.
Twenty-seven-year old Silva justified his inclusion in place
of Upul Tharanga by....
|Allegations false and baseless: Robin
Former Indian cricketer Robin Singh has described as "false and baseless"
the reports that his name figured in the conversations between West Indian
cricketer Marlon Samuels and bookie Mukesh Kochar.
"The information given by the Maharashtra police is absolutely
false and b....
|Indian bowlers rip into Sri Lankan batting
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly provided much-needed
breakthrough to his side when he had Dilshan caught by Robin Uthappa
on 28 after the visitors lost four early wickets against India in the fourth
and final limited-overs international being played here today.
Silva is not out o....
|Sreesanth strikes red hot form, claims Attapatu first ball
It was a dream start for Sreesanth as he delivered his first
ball and saw the wickets spatter all over the ground. Attapatu was taken off-guard
as he tried to defend but unfortunately got an inside edge. He lost his off-stump
and the Sri Lankans were left stranded with their top 4 batsme....
|India wins toss, elects to field
Indian captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected
to field first in the fourth and final one-day cricket international against
Sri Lanka here today.
Apart from Sachin Tendulkar, earlier ruled out because
of back problem, India brought in paceman S. Sreesanth in the place for Munaf ....
|Woolmer threatens action against Pakistan newspaper
Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer threatened legal action
against a leading Pakistani newspaper for accusing him of making racist remarks
against paceman Shoaib Akhtar.
The daily Dawn, quoting unnamed sources, reported Friday that
Woolmer called Akhtar "blacky" during a hea....
|Pakistan dope-tests World Cup players
Pakistan dope-tested most of its World Cup cricket squad with the futures
of key fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif hanging in the
Thirteen of the 15-man squad plus five reserves were tested
after flying back from South Africa, officials said on Friday.
Akhtar and Asi....
|Broken finger puts Oram in doubt for World Cup
New Zealand cricket allrounder Jacob Oram was in doubt
for next month's World Cup after suffering a serious finger injury in
the emphatic 10-wicket victory over Australia.
Oram will definitely miss the remaining two matches of the
Chappell Hadlee Series against Australia and his futur....
|Warne criticises Buchanan`s way of training
Legendary spinner Shane Warne has launched a fresh attack
on Australian coach John Buchanan`s heavy training workload, saying it
exhausted the team before the finals leading to its failure in the recent cricket
"If you are playing international cricket, all
|Aussies are not over-trained: Waugh
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said there was nothing wrong with being
"under the pump" in the lead-up to a big event such as the World
"You always want to be under pressure. It's a much better
situation than going into a world cup and you feel as though ev....