game cricket

Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth

March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.Calls for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Team India imparts best leadership lessons: Anita & Harsha Bhogle

June 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket team has imparted great leadership lessons to millions of cricket-struck fans as well as business leaders because sports and the corporate ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Patriotic fervour peaks hours before match

March 30th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Partiotic fervour was at its peak in and around the stadium as cricket enthusiasts marched around with the Indian standard, painters made a fast buck ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

`Indo-Pak cricket: Emotions high, passions rising’

March 29th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) "Emotions are high, passions are rising" in Pakistan and India, thanks to the crucial World Cup semi-final match between the two countries, a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Make this World Cup the last with leather balls: PETA

March 24th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Urging the "gentleman's game" - cricket- to be gentle to animals too, People for Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) has written to International Cricket Council ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dalmiya takes a dig at Pawar

February 25th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Targeting International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar for Eden Gardens losing out on the Feb 27 India-England World Cup game, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) chief Jagmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz players tell Cricket Australia Board members to sack themselves

January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Australian cricketers have asked the cricket board to resign in the wake of the Ashes debacle, and have called for an independent commission to run the game.Cricket Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashes 2010: Sledging expected to continue

December 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): The war of words between England and Australia's cricketers is expected to continue when the hotly contested Ashes series recommences from Sunday.Despite its image as the 'gentleman's game', ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Twitter community assails spot-fixing cricketers

September 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) As cricket bosses grappled to find a way out of the spot-fixing mess involving Pakistan players, social networking forum twitter was flooded with comments from fans ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yousuf rules out coming out of retirement

June 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has ruled out coming out of retirement, however he would keep himself associated with the game at the domestic level.Yousuf, who had retired ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Suresh Kalmadi slams BCCI for not sending cricket team to Asian Games

June 2nd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, June 2 (ANI): Suresh Kalmadi, President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has hit out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

`You can’t go on making excuses,’ says Smith after Proteas’ World 20-20 exit

May 11th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, May 11 (ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has said there are no excuses for his team's early exit from the World Twenty20 cup tournament."You can't go on making excuses," ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

For now, cricket edges out football in ‘Little Tibet’

April 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, April 15 (IANS) Tibetans here are crazy about football. But with no less than spiritual leader Dalai Lama expected at an India Premier League (IPL) match here next week, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nielsen predicts different coaches for different versions of cricket

April 14th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia's cricket coach Tim Nielsen has predicted that the growth of Twenty20 will eventually demand different coaches for different forms of the game.Cricket Australia has outsourced some of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia has had a good summer, but needs to take stock and focus: Roebuck

April 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.1 (ANI): Australia's imposing results on the cricket field ought to be greeted with mixed emotions, feels columnist Peter Roebuck."Congratulations are due, but the implications for the game at large ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lee confident of returning to Australian XI

February 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who retired from Test cricket to prolong his ODI and Twenty20 career, is confident of returning to the Australian XI before the start of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Experts call for legalising ball tampering to even bat and ball contest

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): To give bowlers an edge in an increasingly batting-friendly game, cricket expert Brendon Julian has called for ball-tampering to be legalised to put bowlers at equal footing with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL only heading north in popularity stakes

May 29th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): The second version of the Indian Premier League, which was played recently in South Africa, has only confirmed one thing - that the shortest version of game cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Proteas cricket team gradually taking on a migrant hue

March 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.16 (ANI): Four of South Africa''s top six batsmen in the forthcoming Test match have brown skins, and had tall left-arm fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe recovered from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Imran asks President Zardari to clean cricket in Pakistan

January 29th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has asked President Asif Ali Zardari to reform cricket in the country as it is in a mess.Former captain Javed Miandad quit his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australia needs to be wary of IPL success: Tom Moody

May 23rd, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Tom Moody, the coach of the Punjab Kings XI, has cautioned Cricket Australia not be in a rush in encouraging private ownership of domestic teams. The former Test ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lankan drug lord held in Tamil Nadu - while playing cricket

May 6th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) One of Sri Lanka's biggest drug lords has been finally arrested in Tamil Nadu after Indian authorities, who had been pursuing him for years, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indians the world over excited by new ‘cricketainment’?

April 22nd, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Kul Bhushan Cricket-loving Indians across the globe are ecstatic about the latest and greatest tournament under the Indian Premier League (IPL). This humongous extravaganza combines the glamour of Bollywood with the fanatic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Aggressive approach of Team India not new: Kumble

March 13th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 13 (IANS) India's Test captain Anil Kumble believes the aggressive cricket that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's young outfit have displayed while beating Australia in their own backyard is not a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |