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]
Half way through the six nations and players missing left right and centre for both teams, it's back to the premiership action for Saracens and Leicester Tigers on Sunday 25th February 2018 at Allianz Park.
We should be alright this time as the weather forecast for Saturday in Moseley is for "Sunny intervals a temperature of 5 degrees and an Easterly wind of 12 m.p.h. So all set to go.
Birmingham Moseley or just Moseley as they were called until recently were formed three years earlier than Albion in 1873 against 1876.
Their golden era was in the 1960's - 1970's and for us it was the 1920's - 1930's.
Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton has named his side for the Six Nations Test against Scotland on Friday 23February (7:05pm, live Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Arena via red button). Middleton makes five changes, three positional, to the side that defeated Wales 52-0 at Twickenham Stoop in front of a record-breaking England Women Six Nations home crowd of just over 4,000.
A much anticipated series, at least for fans of fast bowling, kicked off in style as Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc began their South African odyssey by knocking over the A team for 220 in only 58.5 overs
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.
MELBOURNE, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Top-order batsman Chris Lynn will not require surgery to stabilise his right shoulder after he dislocated it on Wednesday while diving in the field against New Zealand, Cricket Australia said on Friday.
Feb 22 (Reuters) - Australia batsman David Warner says he expects South Africa's bowlers will be smarter against him than they have been in the past when his touring side play four tests against the Proteas in March.
PRETORIA, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Heinrich Klaasen smashed 69 from 30 balls to steer South Africa to a six-wicket victory over India in the second Twenty20 International at Pretoria on Wednesday and level the three-match series at 1-1.
Feb 21 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 2nd twenty20 between South Africa and India on Wednesday at Centurion, South Africa
South Africa win by 6 wickets
India 1st innings
Shikhar Dhawan c Farhaan Behardien b JP Duminy 24
Rohit Sharma lbw Junior Dala 0
Suresh Raina lbw Andile Phehlukwayo 30
Virat Kohli c Heinrich Klaasen b Junior Dala 1
Manish Pandey Not Out 79
MS Dhoni Not Out
Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood shared seven wickets between them as Australia bowled out South Africa A for 220 runs and managed to post 87 runs with the loss of three wickets before stumps on day one of the warm-up game in Benoni on Thursday.