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Former India pacer VRV Singh retires from all formats

Former India and Punjab pacer VRV Singh announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Wednesday (March 13), bringing curtains down on an injury-plagued, short-lived career. The Chandigarh-born pacer made his Test debut for India in 2006 ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Queensland down South Australia in low-scoring match

Queensland completed a comfortable 43-run win in a low scoring affair against South Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane. Resuming at 94 for 7, South Australia's chances of an upset win hinged heavily on the batting of Jake Lehmann, but the southpaw was ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Shreevats Goswami stars in Bengal's thumping win

Bengal vs Jharkhand, Indore. Shreevats Goswami smashed unbeaten 86 off 50 to lift Bengal to an easy win over Jharkhand as they chased down 126 in 13 overs with eight wickets in hand. Writtick Chatterjee returned figures of 4-0-12-3 while Akash Deep ...
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Middlesex sign AB de Villiers for T20 Blast 2019

AB de Villiers has signed for Middlesex County Cricket Club for the T20 Blast this coming English summer, Cricbuzz can reveal. It is understood that it will be formally announced this week that the retired South African superstar will be lining up for ...
Sunday, February 24, 2019

Lack of communication over ODI axe frustrates Kayes

A perplexed Imrul Kayes has slammed the national selectors over a lack of communication following his ODI axe for the tour of New Zealand. Bangladesh are scheduled to play three ODIs and three Tests in New Zealand next month and the likes of Soumya ...
Monday, January 28, 2019

Stuart Law promises better camaraderie and communication with Middlesex

It is not easy to clean up Jeff Thomson's pearls of wisdom and maintain the fundamentals of sentence structure. But Stuart Law just about managed it when discussing the best advice he received as a player. With Law frustrated at being constantly ...
Friday, January 18, 2019

Ireland to host four World Cup participants in 2019

Ahead of the 10-team World Cup in England in mid-2019, Ireland will play host to four WC participants - England, Windies, Bangladesh and Afghanistan - helping them tune up for the mega tournament while also providing the home crowd with a chance of ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Duanne Olivier in as Ngidi replacement for Pakistan Tests

South Africa bring back fast bowler Duanne Olivier for the upcoming home Tests against Pakistan, replacing the injured Lungi Ngidi. Ngidi suffered a significant ligament injury to his right knee after falling awkwardly while fielding in the one-off ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Sunil Joshi extends Bangladesh contract till WC 2019

Having curiously missed out on selection to the 1999 World Cup, Sunil Joshi will have his first taste of international cricket's showpiece 50-over event next summer. The former Indian left-arm spinner's tenure as spin consultant with the Bangladesh ...
Sunday, November 25, 2018

ACC president hopeful of organising the Asia Cup every year

Nazmul Hasan, Asian Cricket Council's new president, is convinced that the Asia Cup has grown in its stature and is hopeful of holding the tournament every year. The tournament currently is being played once every two years, alternating between the ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Nabi re-signs with Melbourne Renegades for BBL 2018-19

Melbourne Renegades have re-signed Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi ahead of the forthcoming season of the Big Bash League. Nabi, 33, made a positive impression with the Renegades in his first season last year, scoring 88 runs from three ...
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Bangladesh, Ireland, Sri Lanka confident of making an impact

World Cup is the biggest stage in any sport and an opportunity for countries to showcase how good they are or how they have improved since the last event. After the success of the 2017 Women's 50-over World Cup all eyes are fixed on the upcoming ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

CoA seeks action from SC for non-complying State Associations

In its tenth status report the Committee of Administrators, appointed by the Supreme Court of India to oversee the implementation of reforms in BCCI, has come down hard on State Associations not adopting the new constitution and providing a compliance ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Cook, Siboto star in Lions' comfortable victory

Warriors vs Lions. Malusi Siboto, the 31-year-old pacer, bagged a five-wicket haul in the second innings to power Lions to a convincing nine-wicket win against Warriors in their first game of this season's South Africa's four-day franchise series, on ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Ben McDermott earns maiden T20I call-up; Finch to lead side

Amidst all the speculation of an international return for Fawad Ahmed for the T20I leg of the UAE tour, it was Ben McDermott who earned his maiden T20I call-up as Australia named a 14-man squad for the three-match series on Friday (October 5). Aaron ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018

CP Joshi-led RCA panel disbanded

In a move that can have a far-reaching effect on the game in the state, the CP Joshi-led executive committee of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) was disbanded by the registrar of Societies on Tuesday. As per the Rajasthan State Sports Act, which ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Five World Cup Questions for West Indies after CPL 2018

Ever since the announcement that discussions between Cricket West Indies and the Bravo brothers, Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine had opened the door for them to possibly feature in the 2019 World Cup, their performances in the just-concluded Caribbean ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Javeria Khan to lead Pakistan against Bangladesh, Australia

Pakistan's women's cricket team will be led by Javeria Khan in the away series against Bangladesh as well as the 'home series' against Australia, which will be held in Malaysia. The 30-year-old has been named captain in the absence of regular skipper ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Jennings, Root steady after Cook falls cheaply

How many would have put their money on a spinner picking up the first wicket of the series in English conditions? Ravichandran Ashwin, who has made a habit of proving people wrong through his career, produced a peach of a delivery in his second over ...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Mitchell Marsh keen on exploring potential leadership roles

Australia's prospective vice-captain Mitchell Marsh is looking forward to enjoying multiple leadership roles as the nation's cricketing fraternity is on the road to recovery from the ball-tampering saga. With Steve Smith and David Warner currently ...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

BCB plan to reschedule BPL, Zimbabwe series

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is considering rescheduling the Zimbabwe series as they want to hold Bangladesh Premier League during that period. Zimbabwe were expected to arrive in January 2019 to play a two-match Test series and three one-day ...
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Chandimal to escape further sanctions after ball-tampering fiasco

Sri Lanka Cricket will not take a cue from Cricket Australia and further punish captain Dinesh Chandimal who was at the center of a ball-tampering controversy during the just-concluded tour of West Indies. Chandimal missed his team's last Test against ...
Friday, June 29, 2018