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]
Massive in the 40s and last winning Serie A in 1975/76 Torino play host to Wolves this evening at the 28,000 Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.
Torino, who have yet to start their league campaign (first fixture at home versus Sassuolo this coming Sunday), stand in Wolves' path for a place in the Europa League 'proper'. Hopefully our team will carry the confidence of picking up a valuable point v a seemingly more competitve Manchester United side on Monday night.
Of note, Torino finished 7th in Serie A, as with us in the Premier League, so a much tougher prospect over two legs than we have experienced in this competition so far!
England will face the West Indies and Pakistan in six test matches during the summer of 2020, and will also face Australia and Ireland in shorter forms of the game.
It's a mix and match affair for supporters as they look to get used to the new domestic hundred competition coming as well.
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.
Australia closed in on a victory that will see them retain the Ashes after ending an incredible second day of the third test with a lead of 283 runs, having bowled out England for an embarrassing 67 in their first innings on Friday.
Aug 23 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of 3rd test between England and Australia on Friday at Leeds, England
Australia lead England by 283 runs with 4 wickets remaining
Australia 1st innings
David Warner c Jonny Bairstow b Jofra Archer 61
Marcus Harris c Jonny Bairstow b Jofra Archer 8
Usman Khawaja c Jonny Bairstow b Stuart Broad 8
Marnus Labuschagne lbw Ben Stokes 74
Travis Head b St
Australia are closing in on the victory that will see them retain the Ashes after opening up a 194-run lead over England on day two of the third test at Headingley, in command at tea on 82-3 in their second innings.