|Cricket News & Events
|Security beefed up in Goa for 3rd one day international cricket match
Goa will have heavy security in place next fortnight for two major crowd pulling
events - the Feburay 14 India-Sri Lanka ODI.
Gun-wielding Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) coupled
with the Goa Police are deployed at different locations while local intelligence
has been put on ale....
|New Zealand recall Daryl Tuffey for icc cricket world cup west indies 2007
Pace cricket bowler Daryl Tuffey has earned a surprise recall to the New
Zealand cricket squad for the icc cricket world cup west indies 2007 starting
Tuffey was included in a 15-man New Zealand cricket squad announced
on Tuesday after paceman Kyle Mills was ruled out of the t....
|late arrival of West Indies team to Nagpur noticed by ICC
The late arrival of the West Indies cricket team kits to Nagpur for the
Jan 21 cricket match with India has come under scanner as an International
Cricket Council (ICC) team Monday began probing the suspected betting scandal
A team of the anti-corruption and security wing of the ICC,....
|Indian cricket team may slip to sixth spot in ICC rankings
Indian Cricket team face the threat of dropping to sixth position in LG ICC ODI
ranking while South African cricket team sniff a chance to topple Australian cricket
team at top.
Indian cricket team, now fifth with 107 points, may slide one
place if they lose the remaining two ODIs of the ....
|BCCI announces World Cup squad
The Board of Control for Cricket in India today announced the 15-member cricket
squad for the 2007 Cricket World Cup, west indies with Virender Sehwag
finding a place in the team despite his recent not so good performances.
The National Selection Committee, along with skipper
|High Court to hear Nimbus petition
The Delhi High Court will today hear a petition filed by private broadcaster Nimbus
Communications Limited which has challenged the Sports Broadcasting (Mandatory
Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Ordinance 2007.
The ordinance, which was issued on February 2, makes it mandatory
for rights hold....
|Gunguly available for WC selection: BCCI
The cricket board brought little relief for the fans of the Bengal Tiger
by declaring that the thumb injury suffered by Sourav Ganguly in the second
one-dayer against Sri Lanka was not serious.
Ganguly is available for World Cup selection, the BCCI
"It is a minor injury and w....
|Sri Lanka wins Rajkot thriller
In a dramatic turn of event, India suffered an lower order batting collapse
which allowed Sri Lanka to register a thrilling five-run victory in the
second cricket one-dayer here today.
Chasing Sri Lanka's 257-8 built around Kumar Sangakkara's
brilliant 110, the Indians were cruising along ....
|Rajkot ODI: India win toss, elects to field
Indian skipper Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to field in the second
one day international against Sri Lanka at the Madhavrao Scindia
ground here today.
India made one change in their eleven fielded in the washed
out first ODI in Kolkata, opting for a double spin attack by bringing ....
|I will give an explanation if asked by BCCI
Showing no signs of repentance, Indian captain Rahul Dravid today said
that he was not worried by the Cricket Board's stand to seek an explanation from
him for his outburst against the team manager for the South African tour.
Dravid said controversies had become a part and parcel of Indian
|ICC imposes four-match ban on Afridi
Pakistan's World Cup hopes suffered a jolt after their cavalier all-rounder Shahid
Afridi was today banned for four one-dayers for bringing the game into disrepute.
Afridi was charged with a Level 3 offence after an incident
which took place following the batsman's dismissal during the first....
|Past performance will count: Dravid
Skipper Rahul Dravid today virtually gave the thumbs up for the struggling Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan for a berth in India's World Cup squad,
saying that past performance will be a factor while choosing the team for the
Dravid said there would not be added pressure on any pla....
|Irfan, Yuvraj, Agarkar not fit for Rajkot ODI
India had a few fitness concerns on the eve of the second cricket one-dayer against
Sri Lanka with Irfan Pathan, Yuvraj Singh and Ajit Agarkar
yet to recover from the niggles that kept them out of the first cricket match.
Captain Rahul Dravid said that of the three, Agarkar,
who has bee....
|Cricket teams arrive in Rajkot
The cricket teams of India and Sri Lanka have reached Rajkot today
to play the second One Day International of the four-match series.
The activities of Indian and Sri Lankan players for the Rajkot
ODI will be under a heightened surveillance after the Nagpur incident.
The ICC team, in coo....
|Samuels has the support of team, says Lara
West Indies captain Brian Lara today supported the beleaguered West Indian
all-rounder Marlon Samuels, accused of leaking information on team composition
to a bookie, today saying the entire team was behind him in this hour of crisis.
Lara said that he was unable to contact Samuels till now ....