Cricket News

September 06, 2011
ICC launches probe into 'poor' Galle wicket
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced an inquiry into the dusty, sub-standard pitch prepared in Galle for last week's first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia. Gooch lands England's batting coach job
Former skipper Graham Gooch is set to become the full-time batting coach of England after his successful stint with the team on a consultancy basis for the last two years.
September 05, 2011
ICC match referee slams Galle pitch
The pitch of the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Australia has been rated as poor by the match referee Chris Broad, the ICC announced on Monday. Badrinath replaces injured Tendulkar
Subramaniam Badrinath was named as replacement for Sachin Tedulkar who has been ruled out of the remainder of India's ongoing five-match ODI series against England due to a toe injury. Pakistan ease to seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe
Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Monday, getting the winning runs with seven wickets in hand a few minutes before lunch on day five. Injured Tendulkar out of England ODI series
Sachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of the ongoing One-Day International series against England because of a toe injury. The master batsman is the latest addition to India's injury list, which is growing steadily with every game. Gambhir doubtful for CL T20?
His chances of playing in the Champions League T20 seems pretty bleak but Gautam Gambhir will take a final call on his participation latest by next Sunday, according to sources.
Bangladesh axe Shakib as captain
Bangladesh have sacked captain Shakib Al Hasan and his deputy Tamim Iqbal following the team's dismal tour of Zimbabwe, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Monday. Irked BCCI to discuss Hussain issue with ECB
Taking strong objection to former England captain Nasser Hussain's comparison of Indian cricketers to 'donkeys', the BCCI on Monday decided to take up the issue with the English Cricket Board (ECB).
September 04, 2011
Tiwary named as replacement for injured Rohit
Manoj Tiwary was named as replacement for Rohit Sharma who has been ruled out of the ongoing five-match ODI series against England due to a finger injury.
ICC likely to debate UDRS in Sept meet
The ICC is likely to debate the effectiveness and accuracy of the Umpires Decision Referral System with the use of existing technology during its chief executive meeting in London later this month.
September 03, 2011
Pakistan make sloppy Zimbabwe pay
Pakistan got itself to a good position on day three of the lone Test against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Saturday. Rohit Sharma ruled out of ODI series
India's injury woes refused to end as young batsman Rohit Sharma was on Saturday ruled out of the remainder of the five-match ODI series against England after suffering a fracture in the index finger of his right hand.
Rain forces abandonment of Durham ODI
Rain forced the abandonment of the first One-Dayer between India and England. The match was called off 7.2 overs into the home side's run chase in Chester-le-Street on Saturday. Chasing 275 for a win, England were 27 for two in 7.2 overs. Harris shines as Australia finish off Sri Lanka
Paceman Ryan Harris captured five wickets as Australia made full use of the second new ball to break a stubborn sixth-wicket partnership and mop up the tail on the way to a 125-run victory over Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the first Test on Saturday.
Dravid falls to yet another controversial decision
Rahul Dravid continues to be at the receiving end of controversial decisions on the current England tour as he was ruled out caught behind despite Hot Spot not detecting en edge off his bat.
Tendulkar's toe injury flares up, to meet surgeon
The Indian team's injury woes were compounded with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar forced to sit out of the opening One-dayer against England at Chester-Le-Street due to a toe injury.
September 02, 2011
Harris puts Australia in control against Sri Lanka
Fast bowler Ryan Harris made quick work of dismissing three of Sri Lanka's top batsmen to put Australia in command on the third day of the first Test in Galle and make the home team's task of chasing down 379 runs look even more daunting on Friday.
Now, umpires question accuracy of Hawkeye!
The future of Hawkeye, the ball tracking technology used to review leg before decisions, is under a cloud following an incident in ongoing first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia.
Hussain's 'donkey' comments irk BCCI
The BCCI on Friday took strong objection to former England captain Nasser Hussain's comparison of Indian cricketers to 'donkeys', saying the comment was totally uncalled for.
September 01, 2011
Lyon grabs five wickets to put Aussies in control
Off spinner Nathan Lyon dazzled on his international debut by capturing five wickets as Australia bowled out Sri Lanka for a paltry 105 runs in their first innings of the opening Test on Thursday.
Morgan guides England to six-wicket win over India
Eoin Morgan struck a quickfire 49 off 27 balls as England overpowered India by six wickets in the one-off Twenty20 international in Manchester on Wednesday.
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