VVS Laxman says he misses his duels against Shane Warne and is keen to make the most of the opportunity to take him on when batting for Lancashire in the county championship match against Hampshire next week Warne the Hampshire captain was at the receiving end of Laxman's magical wrists during the last three encounters between India and Australia But Test cricket's highest wicket-taker who was reduced to an average bowler by the stylish Hyderabadi player won t come face to face when the Indians tour down under in December-January having retired from international cricket earlier this year The county [more]
Harbhajan Singh is prepared to trade economy for wickets when he makes his India comeback in the inaugural Twenty World Championships in South Africa next month quot I wouldn't worry too much about economy in Twenty World Cup you would go for runs anyway If I pick up a few wickets along the way I would be satisfied quot says the Punjab off-spinner one of the meanest bowlers in world cricket Harbhajan is aware that the last thing a bowler could do when playing in the latest form of the game is worry about conceding runs quot Twenty is not [more]
Rain gods played pranks again as India's warm-up one day cricket match against England Lions was abandoned on Saturday following heavy shower at the Northamptonshire County Club ground Batting first England Lions amassed for from their allotted overs with Vikram Solanki and Luke Wright notching up half centuries Chasing a stiff task of scoring runs for victory in overs India were without loss after overs when rains ruled out any further play Sourav Ganguly was not out b while Robin Uthappa was batting on b With the match being abandoned Indian batsmen lost a precious opportunity to get into the [more]
For some clubs finishing second in the league and reaching a FA Cup final would be hailed as a success, unfortunately at Old Trafford that isn't the case. With manchester City sweeping all before them in the Premier League, United had the chance to win some major silverware in the FA Cup but they fell short losing 1-0 in a very forgettable final tie against Chelsea at Wembley.
Afetr a successful test at the Barcelona circuit the Williams Martini now moves to the famous Monaco circuit for the 2018 Monaco GP. After a difficult start to the 2018 season the Williams team is again facing the prospect of another difficult weekend. On what is one of the most demanding circuits in the season team drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin will have to cotend with their limited experience with Lance only having raced their once before and Sergey only racing at the circuit in what was known as GP2. The focus for the team is to give both drivers the maximum time out on the circuit as they come to grips with this unique circuit.
My normal reaction to the end of the season is one of disappointment /relief. I then go into a cricket-induced coma for a couple of months before emerging with fresh hope and enthusiasm in time for pre-season. This summer has, so far, been different.
The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit on Monday said tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's video in which he admitted his guilt and also described the after-effect of his wrongdoing is being used to educate cricketers about the consequences of indulging in corrupt practices like spot-fixing and match-fixing.
The ever-improving Indian women cricketers could get a chance to become household names, just like tennis star Sania Mirza and shuttle queen Saina Nehwal, by televising their matches, feels national team captain Mithali Raj.
KOLKATA, May 23 (Reuters) - Skipper Dinesh Karthik's rearguard half-century and astute marshalling of his bowlers helped Kolkata Knight Riders eliminate inaugural winners Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs in a see-saw Indian Premier League (IPL) contest on Wednesday.
May 23 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of between Northamptonshire and Lancashire on Wednesday at Northampton, England
Northamptonshire win by 2 wickets
Lancashire 1st innings
Keaton Jennings c Ben Duckett b Steven Crook 69
Alex Davies c Alex Wakely b Nathan Buck 59
Karl Brown c Adam Rossington b Luke Procter 20
Liam Livingstone c Adam Rossington b Steven Crook 5
Dane Vilas Not Out 83
MUMBAI, May 23 (Reuters) - The Indian Premier League match between Chennai and Hyderabad on Tuesday set a new global benchmark with 8.26 million concurrent viewers logging onto Hotstar, the chief executive of the video streaming platform told Reuters.
May 23 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of between Derbyshire and Durham on Wednesday at Derby, England
Derbyshire win by 4 wickets
Durham 1st innings
Cameron Steel Run Out Wayne Madsen 24
Graham Clark b Matthew Critchley 45
Michael Richardson c Daryn Smit b Duanne Olivier 41
Tom Latham c Wayne Madsen b Ravi Rampaul 66
Will Smith c Daryn Smit b Luis Reece 8
Stuart Poynter lbw