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]
Quite remarkably, a win at Le Defense arena would give Sarries a remarkable record of six in a row against Les Ciel et Bleu. These include two of my most treasured awaydays. Obviously Lyon in 2016 is etched in all our memories. Less so maybe, December 2010 in the rather less salubrious, snowbound Stade Yves du Manoir. I couldn’t tell you much about the game other than Brad scored in front of me. I can inform you the cameraman deserted his post under a barrage of snowballs, and the number of offers to spice up ones coffee was truly staggering! In many ways that hard fought win in hostile environs, I often look back and think of as one of the key steps in our development as a true European force.
After losing what looked like a comfortable lead against Bristol, having previously beaten a hard working Quins at home, falling narrowly away at the Rec and managing to come from behind away at a determined Worcester side some may say all is not well with the Chiefs....
Bath will need to reprise the defiance of their win over Saints against Ulster at the Rec on Saturday. Resistance has been the defining characteristic of Ulster since 1690, epitomised by the apprentice boys watchword “No Surrender” at the siege of Derry and evident in the politics of the Province to this day. It would be fitting therefore for Bath to trump it with a performance for “Fortress Rec” to be proud of. So, in this season’s opening European tie, who will triumph?
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 all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has set an example by taking a break from the game to address his mental health issues and there should not be any negativity about such situations, India captain Virat Kohli said on Wednesday.
West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been handed a four-game ban for ball tampering during Monday's third one-day international against Afghanistan, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday.
Nov 13 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of between Victoria and Queensland on Tuesday at Melbourne, Australia
Queensland trail Victoria by 114 runs with 9 wickets remaining
Queensland 1st innings
Bryce Street c Jake Fraser-McGurk b Will Sutherland 6
Matthew Renshaw c Sam Harper b Will Sutherland 24
Marnus Labuschagne c Matt Short b Peter Siddle 0
Charlie Hemphrey c Sam Harper b James Pattinson
Nov 13 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of between South Australia and Tasmania on Wednesday at Adelaide, Australia
South Australia lead Tasmania by 311 runs with 8 wickets remaining
South Australia 1st innings
Henry Hunt c Ben McDermott b Lawrence Neil-Smith 132
Jake Weatherald c Tim Paine b Sam Rainbird 198
Callum Ferguson lbw Sam Rainbird 20
Jake Lehmann b Jackson Bird 1