class cricket

Hope no one makes me shout in Rajya Sabha: Tendulkar


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, known for his soft-spoken nature, said Friday that he would avoid shouting in parliament and would politely make out his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Katich was one of Australia’s best: Waugh


June 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian opening batsman Mark Waugh has paid rich tributes to Simon Katich, who Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket, saying he should be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian Katich retires from first class cricket


June 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian Test opener Simon Katich Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket at home.In a statement, Robert Joske Management, the agency that manages Katich ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India A 22/3 chasing 186 to win first ‘Test’


June 5th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 5 (IANS/CMC) India A have a tense day ahead, having lost three wickets for 22 runs in the last hour on third day of the four-day first cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lara, Yorke lift Man United to celebrity title


May 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 29 (IANS/CMC) A Manchester United team, featuring the West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara, won the title at the second annual Football Legends Invitational tournament.Lara, the double ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan builds new stadiums to draw international cricket


May 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) In a bid to revive international cricket at home, Pakistan has decided to establish new stadiums in the most secured areas of the country like Islamabad, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Promising domestic players are excelling in IPL


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Players like Parvinder Awana (Kings XI Punjab), Shahbaz Nadeem (Delhi Daredevils), Debabrata Das (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Mandeep Singh (Kings XI Punjab) have done reasonably ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Usman Khawaja considering moving to Queensland


May 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.It's thought that a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Battle of equals between Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals


April 20th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings, pepped up by their 13-run win against Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League tie here Thursday night, will be looking to join ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sammy sees result in Oval pitch but no advantage


April 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 15 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects the Queen's Park Oval pitch to produce a result but does not believe it will offer a home advantage."A ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

To play for country was his dream: Dravid’s father


March 10th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) "Well done my son," is how a proud father Sharad Dravid reacted when asked about legendary batsman Rahul Dravid's career on his retirement from international and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dravid role model for young cricketers: Kumble


March 9th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket, was an inspiration and role model for young cricketers taking to the game, said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dravid, the ultimate team man (Tribute)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Sport and fairytales do not always go hand in hand, and for Rahul Dravid, an otherwise glorious international cricketing career did not end in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Budding cricketers have lot to learn from Dravid: Ganguly


March 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Saluting Rahul Dravid, who called time on his glittering international career Friday, his one-time teammate Sourav Ganguly described him as one of the greatest batsmen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Text of Rahul Dravid statement announcing his retirement


March 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The following is the text of Rahul David's statement, announcing his retirement from international cricket, here Friday at the Chinnaswamy Stadium:I would like to announce my ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Raina promises an improved show in tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) India batsman Suresh Raina Monday promised a better performance in the limited overs contest Down Under beginning with their first T20 International against Australia here Wednesday.India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australia’s 1948 Invincibles team member Sam Loxton dies


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Sam Loxton, who was part of the Australian 1948 Invincibles cricket team, passed away aged 90 early Saturday morning in Queensland.Loxton's death leaves only Neil Harvey ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wadekar to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.Wadekar will receive the award at the annual BCCI Awards Ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Martin Crowe’s comeback ends after just three deliveries


November 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Nov 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe's return to first class cricket ended disastrously as the 49-year-old pulled his thigh muscle after just three deliveries.Crowe had taken ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spot-fixing very sad episode of my tenure, says Butt


October 13th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt called the spot-fixing incident a "very sad" episode during his tenure, and hoped the measures taken by the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Haider questions Akhtar, Afridi’s comments on Pak cricket


October 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who had infamously fled from Pakistan's series against South Africa last year, has questioned former players Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kerala cricket fans shocked at termination of Kochi Tuskers


September 19th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala's cricket lovers Monday were shocked at the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to terminate the Kochi Tuskers' contract for defaulting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bradhaw frontrunner for CA team performance chief’s post


September 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Outgoing Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) secretary Keith Bradshaw has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as Cricket Australia's (CA) first general manager for team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bradshaw steps down as MCC’s chief executive


August 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has launched a search for a new chief executive following Keith Bradshaw's surprise resignation Wednesday after five years in the job.Bradshaw ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yuvraj launches his cricket academy


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh Tuesday launched a cricket academy named after him in association with the Pathways World School.Yuvraj Singh Centres of Excellence (YSCE) aims ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sehwag, Ishant ruled out of ODI series


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Ishant Sharma have been ruled out of the One-day series against England.Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane and Jharkhand ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vettori takes indefinite break from limited-over cricket


June 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 25 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori Saturday announced his decision to take an indefinite break from limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career.The 32-year old, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Young Indian team focussed on doing well: Raina


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 3 (IANS) India's stand-in captain Suresh Raina is happy that the seniors have got a deserved break and hoped that the youngsters would make the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Great chance for youngsters to perform, says Raina


May 31st, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Suresh Raina, India's captain for a Twenty20 fixture and ODI series in the West Indies, said Tuesday that the absence of senior players have opened ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Boon to replace Hurst as ICC Match Referee


May 24th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) Former Australia batsman David Boon will replace retiring compatriot Alan Hurst on the elite panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) match referees.Hurst, who joined the panel ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Samuels strokes half-century on Test return


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 22 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels made a successful return to Tests with a measured half-century against Pakistan in the second Test.Samuels, who served a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Martin Crowe set to make a first-class comeback at 48


May 19th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe is planning a return to first-class cricket after 15 years and sees it as an opportunity score the 392 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe