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Yousuf ready to come out of retirement if Pakistan needs him


July 19th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 19(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has said that he is ready to come out of retirement and is willing to play under any captain.Yousuf, who averages over 53 in ... Read more...

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PCB chief hints at return of Yousuf, Younus for England Test series


July 19th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has indicated that former captains Muhammad Yousuf and Younus Khan may return to the national team for the Test series against England ... Read more...

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Collignwood relaxed over rising number of South African-born cricketers in team


February 19th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): England T20 skipper Paul Collingwood has said he is relaxed about the rising number of South African-born cricketers in the team, and added that they hit the ball ... Read more...

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Hussey under scanner, needs to score big at Oval


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey needs to play the innings of his life to prevent England from claiming the Ashes at The Oval and prevent his axing from the squad. ... Read more...

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At right length, Lee’s formidable, says Gillespie


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie feels that Brett Lee can become a formidable force against England in the Ashes series if he can get his length right. "The ... Read more...

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Lee can be a formidable force in England: Gillespie


June 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): Retired Australian bowler Jason Gillespie cannot be sure of Brett Lee's form, but believes his former new-ball partner can be a formidable force in England if he gets ... Read more...

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Oz quick bowlers to pick up pace for the Ashes


June 11th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Leicester (UK), June 11 (ANI): Australia's fast bowlers will embark on an intensive Ashes preparation program after their early exit from the World Twenty20 championships."I feel we have enough cricket time, remembering ... Read more...

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Australia wants 12-man pre-Test tour games


May 27th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Cricket Australia has requested the England and Wales Cricket Board for permission to play an extra man in its two tour matches to allow all five quicks an ... Read more...

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Australia likely to trim Ashes squad to 13


December 29th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is contemplating to cut down its touring party to England for the 2009 Ashes.After scrapping the conventional Ashes squad from 17 to 16 members, CA ... Read more...

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Hadlee slams NZC for overstay of players in IPL


May 11th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
London, May 11 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief selector Richard Hadlee has criticised the board's decision to allow five Kiwi players to extend their stay in India for Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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