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|Woolmer tried to slap Shoaib after calling him ‘Blacky’
The public spat between Shoaib Akhtar and Bob Woolmer has taken a new
twist with a newspaper claiming that the Pakistan coach had used abusive
language with racial overtones against the fast bowler during a heated argument
in South Africa.
Woolmer, however, has strongly denied that he had ....
|VVS Laxman to lead South Zone in Deodhar Trophy
V V S Laxman will lead south zone in the D B Deodhar one-day
limited over cricket tournament to be held at Ahmedabad on February 26 and at
Mumbai on march 3, 7 and 11.
Team (from): V V S Laxman (Captain), Y Venugopal
Rao, (Vice-Captian), Rowland Barrington, M Vijay, S Asnodkar, N Arju....
|Kenyan officials settle pay-row with World Cup players
Kenyan cricket chiefs have settled a pay row with World
Cup-bound players who staged a one-day sit-in earlier this week.
Kenya captain Steve Tikolo said on Friday the
players held a meeting with Cricket Kenya officials on Thursday where
the dispute which threatened World Cup preparati....
|England remain focussed on World Cup: Panesar
England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar said the side
remains focussed on performing well at next month`s World Cup and will not be
distracted by last week`s tri-series finals success over world champions Australia.
England recovered from a 5-0 Ashes series drubbing to
|India, Sri Lanka gear up for the serier decider at Vizag
With the one-day cricket series tantalisingly poised at 1-1,
India`s ability to perform in a crunch situation will be tested when they go
into the series decider against Sri Lanka on Saturday without the services of
Tendulkar, who had shown glimpses of his vintage fo....
|Series win will give momentum ahead of World Cup: Dravid
Indian captain Rahul Dravid and his Sri Lankan counterpart
Mahela Jayawardene on Friday agreed that the series decider on Saturday
would give the winning side a minor psychological edge ahead of the World
Dravid said that a positive result in the match on Saturday
would not m....
|Australian batsman Clarke sent home with hip injury
Australian batsman Michael Clarke has been ordered to return home from his team's
short tour of New Zealand because of a hip problem.
Clarke, who was originally selected as vice-captain for the three-match tour,
missed Friday's series opener in Wellington after feeling pain in his hip the ....
|Show cause notice to Nimbus for racist ad
Barely out of the telecast row, the private broadcaster Nimbus
again attracted the ire of Information and Broadcasting Ministry as it issued
another show-cause notice for allegedly showing racist ads during India-West
Indies one-dayers last month.
"The notice has been issued on W....
|Robin Singh lambasts Maharashtra Police
Breaking his silence, former Indian cricketer Robin Singh
on Friday lambasted the Maharashtra Police for dragging his name into
the Marlon Samuels controversy, saying it was a "unfair" to
make such allegations without any basis.
The former all rounder said such a statemen....
|Aussies should overhaul plan for World Cup: Jenner
Former Australian leg spinner Terry Jenner feels Australian
team's dependency on captain Ricky Ponting is worrying factor and it
need to overhaul its plan for the World Cup.
"For the last four years the plan has been the same and it's starting
not to work," said Jenner. ....
|New Zealand crush Australia by 10 wickets
New Zealand crushed Australia by 10 wickets in the first
Chappell Hadlee one day match in Wellington on Friday.
Shane Bond captured five wickets for 23 runs as New
Zealand bowled the Australians out for just 148 inside the 50 overs. Mike
Hussey top-scored for the visitors with 42.....
|SA announces World cup squad
South Africa has announced an unchanged 15-man squad for ICC
Cricket World Cup, which beat Pakistan 3-1 in the recent one-day series.
Hard-hitting batsman Loots Bosman, who showed promise and character during
the one-day series against India, has been named in the squad.
|Big jumps for Zaheer, Munaf in ICC rankings
Riding on the back of his powerful comeback, left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan
has jumped ten places to 27th position in the latest LG ICC ODI
Another Indian pacer Munaf Patel leaped eight spots
to 39th to record his career best haul of rating points.
Zaheer was rewarded for his m....
|ODI rankings: South Africa close gap with Australia
Australia are in danger of losing their top position to a resurgent
South Africa in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International
(ODI) Championship table following the Proteas' series win over Pakistan.
ICC said Thursday that if Australia (120 points) lose their
|Dhoni climbs to third spot in ICC ODI rankings
Swashbuckling batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni climbed to
the third spot while Sachin Tendulkar slipped to the 19th in the International
Cricket Council (ICC) one day international rankings released here
Dhoni, who gained thanks to his unbeaten 67 in the third ODI against Sri La....