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|Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf may return to ICL rebel Twenty20 series
After months legal wrangle with the Indian Cricket League, senior Pakistan
batsman Mohammad Yousuf may finally end up joining the rebel Twenty20
series, thus ending his international career.
Sources close to the batsman have confirmed to PTI that Yousuf has conveyed to
the ICL organisers th
|Virender Sehwag pledges inputs for team India
Virender Sehwag does not hanker after Test captaincy and the swashbuckling opener
says as a senior member of the squad, he would keep giving his inputs to whoever
leads the side.
While ODI and Twenty20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the
overwhelming favourite to take over the Test reins fr
|Virender Sehwag feels he must play carefully for first 90 minutes
Known for scoring big hundreds, Indian opener Virender Sehwag today disclosed
his secret of tall scores, saying he can sort out any bowler if he carefully plays
for an hour and a half in the beginning.Sehwag, who was unbeaten at 128 after
the first day of the crucial second cricket Test agains
|Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
The Cricket Board has recommended India's ODI and Twenty20 captain
Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
award, the highest honour for any sportsperson in the country.
BCCI Chief Administrative Officer Ratnakar Shetty said the board has already
forwarded its r
|Adam Gilchrist Feels Banglore has been out played in IPL
Languishing at the bottom of the points table and with no hopes to make it to
the semis, Adam Gilchrist today admitted that his team Deccan Chargers
had been "outplayed" and they would be playing to get "some momentum
going" in their remaining IPL games.
"We have be
|South Africa vs West Indies Twenty20 Live
South Africa get all set to take on West Indies cricket
team in an altogether different ball game in the one off twenty20
One day at Johannesburg this Friday in what promises to be an exciting encounter.
South Africa and West Indies have been recently involved in a three match cricket
|Assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will not affect Pakistan tour says Cricket Australia
The assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will
not affect Australia's upcoming tour of the country, Cricket Australia
CA spokesman Peter Young said there was no imminent danger to the tour
and a final decision will be taken later, near the scheduled beg
|Cricket Australia plan to light up Test cricket after 130 years
Cricket Australia is well on course of introducing a revolutionary and
untouched idea of day and night Tests.
White lights and coloured clothings have illuminated one-day cricket and the most
recent Twenty20 format, but the traditional five-day game with a history
of 130-years have been spa
|Indian Cricket League Twenty20 the Delhi Jets defeat Chennai Superstars and enter semifinals
Delhi Jets entered the semifinals of the ICL Twenty20 tournament
here today after skipper Marvan Atapattu led from the front, hitting an
unbeaten 64, to guide them to a six-wicket win over Chennai Superstars.
Chasing 175 runs to win after electing to field, openers Taufeeq Umar
|Adam Gilchrist sulking after pipped by Michael Clarke for Twenty20 captaincy
Australia's regular vice captain Adam Gilchrist is sulking after the selectors
ignored him and handed the captaincy reins to youngster Michael Clarke
for Tuesday's Twenty20 match against New Zealand in Perth.
Chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch admitted the decision to make Clarke lead
|Delhi Jets take on Chandigarh Lions in Indian Cricket League opener on 30 nov 07
Undaunted by the Cricket Board's constant browbeating and putting
behind all speculation, the Indian Cricket League (ICL) finally rolls off the
block with Delhi Jets taking on Chandigarh Lions in the inaugural match at the
Tau Devi Lal Stadium here tomorrow.
Spread over two weeks, the
|Indian Cricket League would be bigger hit than IPL says Chris Cairns
The BCCI-backed Indian Premier League may have the best of current players
on its roster but the Indian Cricket League recruit Chris Cairns feels
the so-called rebel venture would be a bigger hit with the fans as it has more
"The IPL will have a lot of current player
|Cricket Board meeting on 1 December 2007 to discuss new cricket coach appointment
BCCI office bearers will meet in Kolkata, on December 1, where Gary Kirsten's
appointment as India's cricket coach could be ratified.
"The BCCI office bearers will meet in Kolkata on December 1 where
the issue of the new coach will certainly come up. The members would be briefed
|One Day Internationals under serious threat from Twenty20 says Chris Cairns
The 50 overs format of cricket is facing "serious threat" from Twenty20
version of the game and may not survive in the long run, says former New Zealand
all-rounder Chris Cairns.
"I think T20 will surely supercede the 50 over game," said Cairns, who
will play for Chandi
|Indian Cricket League unveils teams uniforms for inaugural cricket tournament
The Indian Cricket League has unveiled the teams' colours and logos for its inaugural
Twenty20 league to start later this month.
Chandigarh Lions, Mumbai Champs, Kolkata Tigers, Delhi Jets, Chennai Superstars
and Hyderabad Heroes are to take part in the tournament to be held at Panchakula.
|Twenty20 win against Australia will boost confidence for Pakistan cricket series feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the Twenty20 victory over Australia
will boost his team's confidence as it prepares to take on Pakistan in
a hectic five ODI and two Test series next month.
"This victory, as well as the last ODI victory, will give us a lot of confidence
|Twenty20 World Cup 2007 win the best moment of his life says Harbhajan Singh
Ace off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has said that India's Twenty20 World Cup
victory is the best cricketing experience of his career so far.
Harbhajan said India's T20 world title triumph would now make the game more popular
in the country.
"I could not ask to be part of anything better. Th
|Twenty20 WC 07 win has not imposed any pressure on team says Robin Uthappa
India's historic win at the Twenty20 World Cup had not imposed any pressure on
the team which has worked out a strategy to take on the Aussies to fight "fire
with fire" in the coming ODI series, Robin Uthappa, part of the victorious
team, said today.
"The pressure is not on
|Sharad Pawar showers praise on Team India for bringing home Twenty20 trophy
BCCI Chief Sharad Pawar was today all praise for Twenty20 world
champion Indian cricket team and its captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
At the felicitation of the team at the Wankhede Stadium in South Mumbai, Pawar
said the young brigade has brought an all new dimension to Indian cricket.
|Additional ODIs is a threat to fitness of cricket players
The ICC Cricket Committee has expressed deep concern at the crammed international
calendar, saying "the addition of many ODIs" to the Future Tour
Programme was bound to have a "severe impact" on the standard of the
game and the players' fitness.
"The committee expr
|No time for extra warm up cricket games on Australian tour
The Cricket Board has expressed its inability to pencil in more than one tour
game prior to the four-match Test series in Australia later this
year as desired by the players.
"There's no chance to add any extra games. The players may want more but
where's the time," BCCI secretary
|England West indies cricket series live on ESPN STAR Sports
West Indies' cricket tour of England comprising four Tests, two Twenty20
matches and three one-dayers -- will be telecast live on ESPN STAR Sports.
The Test series starts tomorrow at Lord's and will end on the June 19.
The Tests would be followed by a break of eight days.
The teams will then
|Challenge to take one-dayers seriously during early days: Sunny
It was a great challenge for the Indian batsman to take the
one day games seriously during the early days and the attitude of the team changed
in the early '80s during the Australia tour while taking part in a triangular
tournament, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said today.
|Bowlers need to contribute with bat: Harbhajan
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today emphasised on the need for the tail-enders
to contribute with the bat.
"It is important for bowlers to bat and contribute. As we bat down the
order, the 20-odd runs that we can contribute is very important. All the bowlers
have been working
|Scotland name 2007 Cricket World Cup squad
Scotland's cricket selectors have named an unchanged side for next month's cricket
Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean following a successful build-up in Kenya
over the last few weeks.
The 15 players who originally set out on the five-week tour
to Sharjah, Mombasa and Nairobi have been inv
|India, Pak to play a friendly ODI at Lords
Pakistan and India will play a friendly one day cricket match at the Lords
on July 12 to raise funds for a charity headed by Prince Charles.
"The Lords game is confirmed and it is not only for a
good cause but will also provide Pakistani and Indians living in England
to watch their
|Twenty20 Revenge For Black Caps
Nathan Astle remained unbeaten as New Zealand reached
their target of 116 with nine balls remaining to secure victory in their Twenty20
match against Sri Lanka.
Astle struck an unbeaten 40 off 37 balls to guide the home
side to victory, while opener Brendon McCullum contributed 28