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|Ponting taking cortisones injections to avoid surgery
Australian captain Ricky Ponting is trying hard to be in shape for the World Cup
by taking cortisones injections to ease the inflammation in his spine and avoid
Ponting said he had three cortisone injections in his spine on Wednesday as
he played throughout most of the summer
|Eng can win World Cup: Panesar
Having shown strength of character in turning things around to win the triangular
series Down Under, England can win the World Cup if they sustain their
brilliant form, according to English spinner Monty Panesar.
"I think there is lot of character shown by the England
|Pakistan fans face problem to get visa for World Cup
Just around 25 cricket fans from Pakistan have applied
for visas for the cricket world cup with the tournament organisers yet to decide
on setting up a satellite visa outlet in Pakistan.
"We had anticipated and informed the organisers that we
are expecting some 500 people to
|Andrew Symonds warned about rushing comeback
Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been warned not to try and rush
back from his shoulder injury too soon in order to play in the World Cup.
Symonds has been named in Australia's squad despite undergoing
bicep surgery only last week and he looks certain to miss the opening matches
|Mahmood included in Pakistan World Cup reserves
All rounder Azhar Mahmood has been added to Pakistan's reserves for the
World Cup starting in West Indies next month after clearance from
National selector Iqbal Qasim said that Mahmood had
been included in place of uncapped spinner Mansoor Amjad as cover for pace bowlers
|Younis to have an early dope test
Pakistan Cricket Board would conduct an early dope test on vice captain Younis
Khan as the date of his marriage clashes with the pre-scheduled dope tests
Younis had apprised the PCB of his unavailability for the dope
tests session to be conducted in Lahore on Friday, saying tha
|Netherlands name Cricket World Cup squad
Netherlands have named the same squad that played in the World Cricket League
for the World Cup in west Indies next month.
The team will play its opening match against South Africa on February 16 after
playing two warm-up matches.
Squad: Luuk van Troost (capt), Peter Borren, Daan van
|Zimbabwe name 15 man squad for Cricket World Cup 2007
Friday Kasteni is the one surprise name in the 15-man Zimbabwe squad for
the World Cup.
The 18-year-old left-hander has limited experience, but impressed
during the Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka last year, and has
been preferred to 23-year-old Hamilton Masakadza.
The latter has been
|Cricket: Ireland stick to tried and tested
Ireland today have confirmed their 15-man squad for the World Cup, which starts
in the West Indies next month.
The 15 who played in the recent world league in Kenya
have all been retained.
Ireland will be led by Australian-born Trent Johnston
and also include Middlesex batsman Eoin M
|Canada picks diverse 15-man roster for World Cup
Canada's cricket World Cup squad includes a forklift driver, accountant, salesman,
With just two pros among the 15 players named yesterday, Canada
will be rank underdogs in its Group C matches against England, New Zealand and Kenya in the Caribbean next month.
But coach Andy
|Pathan bigger worry than Sehwag, say Shastri and Akram
Describing Irfan Pathan as a bigger worry for India in the World Cup
than Virender Sehwag, former cricketers Ravi Shastri and Wasim
Akram said the Baroda paceman should be allowed to open the bowling to help
him regain his rhythm quickly.
"Irfan is a bigger worry than Sehwag for the te
|Sehwag, Irfan should regain touch
After being selected for the World Cup, it is time for out-of-form players
like Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan to regain their touch as they
go into the must-win third cricket one dayer against Sri Lanka here
The shocking defeat in the last game at Rajkot must have made the home te
|PCB refutes report of Shoaib, Asif dope tests
Confusion prevailed in the Pakistan cricket circles today after a section of the
media reported that fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif
had again tested positive for nandrolone in fresh tests carried out by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
The newspapers, however, created more confusion
|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
|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
|Kolkata ODI abandoned
Unseasonal showers played spoilsport as the opening cricket one-dayer between
India and Sri Lanka, the first international tie to be hosted by
the city in more than two years, was abandoned at the Eden Garden here
The 86-thousand odd Kolkata crowd was seemingly set for some
|BCCI working committee meet today
The issues of telecast rights and contract system for cricketers
are likely to feature in the BCCI 's working committee meet today.
The meeting assumes importance in the wake of the ordinance
which has made it mandatory for television rights owner to share the live feed
|Our focus is on the series: Sangakkara
The World Cup may be only six weeks away, but the Sri Lankans are focusing
on the four-match one day series against India that begins here on Thursday.
"Every series is important. This series is a series in itself and our
focus is on it," Lankan vice captain Kumara Sangakkara tol
|Sri Lankan team arrives for ODI series
The Sri Lankan cricket team arrived here on Friday for a four-match ODI
series against India, According to the channel, the 15-member Sri Lankan
team has come without off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan and left-arm pacer
Chaminda Vaas, who have been rested as the World Cup is round the
|WC squad to be chosen on Feb 12: Shah
The Indian squad for the upcoming cricket World Cup in the
Caribbean would be selected on February 12 in Mumbai.
The list of 30 probables for the World Cup would be
pruned to final 15 members as February 13 is the last day to submit the names
to the International Cricket Council,
|I know my batting: Tendulkar
Having silenced his detractors with a classy one-day international century, Sachin Tendulkar
today said he had been in the game long enough to know about his
batting and never paid heed to others views.
"I always bat as I feel is the correct way to bat. I have
played long enough to
|Team India set for final countdown
Wednesday's match against the West Indies is a big one for India because its
one step closer to finalising their team for the World Cup.
And its equally big for the West Indies because it's
their last international match before the World Cup.
Harbhajan Singh, the Indian spinn
|World Cup squad to be chosen on Feb 11 or 12
The Indian squad for the upcoming cricket World Cup in the Caribbean would be
chosen on February 11 or 12.
"The selectors, who are to meet in Mumbai on February
3 to pick the team for the Sri Lanka series, will decide on the date
and the venue, either Rajkot or Mumbai," the BC
|McGrath Also Set To Retire third best wicket-taker.
According to reports in the Sydney Morning Herald Glenn McGrath's
final match in international cricket will be the Sydney Test against England.
McGrath's hometown newspaper said they had certified that he would not be playing
at the World Cup in March nor will he be continuing his one-da