The CSK players practised in two batches and some of them weren’t really amused to find that the [...]
NEW DELHI: Last season’s semifinalists Delhi Daredevils suffered a big setback even before the start of the IPL campaign when leading batsman Kevin Pietersen was ruled out of this year’s league which starts on April 3.
An old knee injury which recurred during a warm-up match [...]
HOBART: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting picked up his domestic cricketer of the year award Wednesday and ruled out a return to the beleaguered Test team for the Ashes.
The 38-year-old Ponting, who quit international cricket in November, led the Sheffield Shield with 875 runs at an average of 87.50, including [...]
MELBOURNE: Sacked Australian vice-captain Shane Watson on Wednesday got the backing of former opening batsman Matthew Hayden while ex-captain Ricky Ponting refused comment on the unprecedented dumping of four key players from the team for the third Test against India.
Not only strongly backing Watson, Hayden also [...]
WELLINGTON: England go into their three-Test series against a new-look New Zealand line-up this week as firm favourites, despite slipping to a shock defeat in their final warm-up match.
The tourists, second in the Test rankings, are expected to prove too strong for the lowly Black Caps as they gear up for back-to-back [...]
CHENNAI: The current Australian team is possibly their most inexperienced in recent years and Shane Watson spoke about how seniors like himself and skipper Michael Clarke will have to guide the young bunch for the tour to be a success.
“I have played a lot of cricket here [...]
COLOMBO: Beware South Africa! A ‘tornado’ called Shane Watson is about to strike. It has already blown away Ireland, West Indies and India. This is a warning the Proteas better take seriously, before going into a potentially exciting Super Eights clash of the World Twenty20 against [...]
According to Maken, no politician should manage the affairs of cricket; the Board of Control for Cricket in India [...]
Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach’s short career has had more than its fair share of problems. This isn’t the first time he has had brushes with the law. Pomersbach was charged by the Western Australian police in 2009 for driving under the influence and assaulting a cop. That time, he had his driving licence revoked [...]
DUBAI: West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No. 1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the Dominica Test which Australia won by 75 runs to claim the series 2-0.
Chanderpaul, who won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC [...]