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]
Let me you back to the second of September at around 3.30pm. Mrs PANS, little Norah and myself were walking to Twickenham stadium when a bird that was possibly the size of a small car flying over us decided to go to the toilet. Luckily Norah didn’t get dirty, I got a bit of poo on my arm and Mrs PANS was completely covered in it, she was so full of the bird’s excrement that she had to take off her top and we purchased a London Irish top from the merchandising outside the ground. Apparently being shat on by a bird brings good luck and indeed it was a good omen, as not only we beat local rivals Harlequins but also we scored the bonus point try on the last play of the game.
The article below does not represent Arsenal Times, it is the authors personal view. I agree that there is something rotten at the club. I also blame Wenger, but I believe some of the points made about tactics are valid and are part of Wenger's organised chaos. I am not too keen on the solutions, Walcott! Get him out of here, and Wilshere? Could he last ten matches in a row? Whatever the view the article is a useful basis for discussion.
And so we hit the pause button on the Aviva Premiership, move across to the second string European competition (whatever it’s officially called — I don’t know) and gingerly press ‘play’. Toulouse were first up for Sale and probably most people’s favourites on the night.
After a series of races based in Asia the Williams Martini team moves to the America's for the first of a series of three races, the first been the 2017 United States GP. The Circuit of the Americas is a favourite amongst the Formula One teams as well as both Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll. As the season draws to a close the Williams team is again hopeful of securing another points scoring result as they work to maintain their position in the championship.
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.
Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the third One Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sri Lanka Innings
Niroshan Dickwella b H. Ali 18
Upul Tharanga c Zaman b S. Khan 61
Dinesh Chandimal lbw b S. Khan 19
Chamara Kapugedera c&b H. Ali 18
Lahiru Thirimanne c S. A
Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the second One Day International between South Africa and Bangladesh on Wednesday in Paarl, South Africa
South Africa Innings
H. Amla c Rahim b R. Hossain 85
Q. de Kock lbw b Al Hasan 46
F. du Plessis b Al Hasan 0
A. de Villiers c Sa. Rahman b R. Hossain 176
J. Duminy lbw b R. Hossain
PAARL, South Africa, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A swashbuckling century from AB de Villiers secured a 104-run victory for South Africa over Bangladesh and sealed the three-match series in the second One-Day International at Boland Park on Wednesday.
Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the third One Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sri Lanka won toss and decided to bat
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Imam-ul-Haq, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan
Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Ch
Zimbabwe's upcoming Test campaign against West Indies have received a huge boost after wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor and pace bowler Kyle Jarvis have made a return to the squad after their respective county stints.