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]
So its the that exciting time of year when we all wait with bated breath to hear who Arsene has signed, and the list of who he hasn't signed grows longer. Its hard to find anything worth writing about at this stage, so lets have a golden oldie from the good old days when Arsenal were a real contender for the league, or perhaps not as its an award winning article from October 2005. (Actually I am not missing the season at all, its a relief not to have to watch the same old same old of Inspector Clouseau once again messing up an attempt to win the league.)
The latest publication by Dave Thomas is available direct from Dave, (Details on the order form below) it is a limited edition of just 150 copies, they are already selling fast so get your orders in quickly.
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.
June 28 (Reuters) - South Africa's stand-in captain Dean Elgar says their three-day warm-up fixture against England Lions that starts on Thursday is a chance to build vital momentum and confidence ahead of the four-match test series next month.
COLOMBO, June 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has received a suspended one-year ban after pleading guilty to comments he made to the media in breach of his contract, the country's cricket board has said.
MUMBAI, June 27 (Reuters) - Chinese phone manufacturer Vivo has bid 21.99 billion rupees ($341.1 million) to retain the title sponsorship of cricket's Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament for the next five years, the country's board (BCCI) said on Tuesday.
MUMBAI, June 27 (Reuters) - Fast bowler Lasith Malinga will face a disciplinary inquiry by Sri Lanka Cricket for comments he made to the media in breach of his contract, the board announced on Tuesday.
Ben Sanderson, Azharullah and Richard Gleeson picked three wickets apiece to wrap up Leicestershire for 157 in their first innings following which Northamptonshire stretched their lead to 164 runs with seven wickets in hand on day two of the County Championship Division Two clash in Northampton.