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]
The first half was a perfect response to our rubbish start to the year as we went 4-0 up in 22 minutes, but normal service was resumed in the second half where we started sloppily and seemed almost determined to give Palace a way back into the game.
On Monday Mr Cooper presides over his first Annual General Meeting at the County Ground. Mr Nash takes the top table for the last time and Andy Hurry is back for another but in a different position. What are we expecting?
They are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in T20Is, but New Zealand have a clear psychological edge going into Monday's game at the Westpac Stadium, having won 12 matches on the bounce against Pakistan across formats
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.
Jan 21 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 3rd odi between Australia and England on Sunday at Sydney, Australia
England win by 16 runs
England 1st innings
Jason Roy c Aaron Finch b Pat Cummins 19
Jonny Bairstow b Adam Zampa 39
Alex Hales c Adam Zampa b Marcus Stoinis 1
Joe Root b Josh Hazlewood 27
Eoin Morgan c Tim Paine b Josh Hazlewood 41
Jos Buttler Not Out 100
Jan 20 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of match 33 between Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder on Saturday at Melbourne, Australia
Sydney Thunder win by 7 wickets
Melbourne Stars 1st innings
Peter Handscomb c&b Mitchell McClenaghan 57
Ben Dunk c Chris Green b Shane Watson 12
Kevin Pietersen c Jay Lenton b Chris Green 12
Glenn Maxwell b Fawad Ahmed 1
Seb Gotch c Usman Khawaja b Gurinder Sandhu 31
Jan 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 5th odi between New Zealand and Pakistan on Thursday at Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand win by 15 runs
New Zealand 1st innings
Martin Guptill c Mohammad Hafeez b Rumman Raees 100
Colin Munro c Mohammad Nawaz b Rumman Raees 34
Kane Williamson c Umar Amin b Aamer Yamin 22
Ross Taylor b Faheem Ashraf 59
Colin de Grandhomme Not Out 29
Before the start of the 2nd Test between India and South Africa, there were speculations that Chris Morris would replace the injured Dale Steyn in the South African playing XI. However, citing India's shortcoming against debutant pacers, the Proteas team management decided to field the young Lungi Ngidi in place of Morris.
Liam Banks and Will Jacks slammed fine centuries as England completed a massive 282 runs victory over Canada in a Group C match today, a result that ensured Bangladesh also qualified for the Super League at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup.
When India lost by 72 runs in the 1st Test at Cape Town after coming so close to victory, it looked as though they had missed a golden chance. The captain and the team looked determined that the next time they were faced with such an opportunity, they would grab it with both hands.