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Helen fears for her life

Last updated on: August 12, 2003 21:36 IST
  August 12, 2003 | 21:40 IST


Helen fears for her life

A South African woman who has accused Shane Warne of harassment said she has received threatening phone calls telling her to keep quiet about the saga and fears for her life.
[ htcricket.com ]



Hussain dismisses critics

Former England captain Nasser Hussain said Tuesday that criticism of his attitude during the second Test against South Africa was "absolute drivel".
[ htcricket.com ]



Out of my mind

Was Sunil Gavaskar overstating the case in his recent Lord's lecture? As you must have seen from the extensive coverage of the speech, Gavaskar spoke strongly against sledging, and particularly about the Australian team's extensive use of it.
[ cricketnext.com ]



James Lawton: Boycott keeps his finger on the pulse of English cricket

Former batsman's biting comments suggest he could be after Yorkshire presidency - and even a stint at the helm of the national game.
[ independent.co.uk ]



Football tops cricket in Oz

Australia are the best cricket team in the world but cricket is no longer the number one sport in Australia.
[ bbc.co.uk ]



Smith dreams of being like Sachin

Graeme Smith, South Africa's youngest cricket captain ever, has said he would rather be remembered as a great player — like Sachin Tendulkar — than a great captain.
[htcricket.com]



'I haven't slept well, I must be honest. I wake at 4.30 and that's it, no more'

Neil Manthorp on Graeme Smith, the leader who came from nowhere to restore South Africa's pride.
[guardian.co.uk]



Why would I blackmail my friend Shane?

Got $US250,000? Got an interest in the latest Shane Warne "text sex" saga? Then you've got yourself a story.
[smh.com.au]



Clare reveals all

Ten fascinating facts about England captain Clare Connor.
[bbc.co.uk]



Woman wants R1,8m for Warne story

The South African woman accusing Australian Test cricketer Shane Warne of harassment, offered to sell her story to the Sydney Morning Herald for $250 000 (about R1,8-million), said the newspaper on Tuesday.
[iol.co.za]



Fire damages scoreboard at Test venue

A fire at the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium at Motera on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on Monday damaged one of the scoreboards, officials said.
[htcricket.com]



Time for Cricket Australia to pull the plug

It must surely be time Cricket Australia acknowledged that the world's best cricket team can do without the world's best leg-spinner.
[smh.com.au]



Market value not affected

To a cleanskin athlete like Ian Thorpe it would be a public relations disaster that could mean the loss of sponsors and income. But fresh allegations of sexual harassment against Shane Warne were unlikely to further affect his sponsorship value, sports marketers said yesterday.
[smh.com.au]



Saeed Anwar to finally call it a day

Former Pakistani cricket captain and stylish left-handed opener Saeed Anwar has finally decided to lay down the willow - after being repeatedly ignored by selectors since the World Cup.
[htcricket.com]



Windies supporter 'Uncle Les'

Having seen 124 West Indies Test matches around the world he can lay serious clam to being their number one fan. But if you think that Uncle Les only follows the senior team you are terribly mistaken.
[windiescricket.com]



Warne urged to clear the air

Controversial Australian Test cricketer Shane Warne needs to clear the air with teammates about his latest off-field drama, his state coach David Hookes said on Tuesday.
[foxsports.news.com.au]



Collingwood to make comeback

Durham and England all-rounder Paul Collingwood is set to return to action after a four-month injury lay-off.
[msn.skysports.com]


Jack Noreiga dies in Trinidad

Jack Mollinson Noreiga, who has died in Trinidad, had a brief but successful fling with Test cricket early in 1971.
[cricket.org]



Sporting ties with Pak will improve, feels Verma

Vikram Verma is expecting sporting ties with Pakistan to improve now that the political relations were on the path of normalisation.
[htcricket.com]



Excuses have all Warne thin

Before actor Russell Crowe became a superstar, Australian newspapers claimed he was interested in playing Shane Warne in a film.
[foxsports.news.com.au]



Cautious approach over Bond

New Zealand's new management team is taking a softly, softly approach with fast bowler Shane Bond, with suggestions yesterday of resting him till the home series' against Pakistan and South Africa.
[stuff.co.nz]



Boycott keeps his finger on the pulse of English cricket

Former batsman's biting comments suggest he could be after Yorkshire presidency - and even a stint at the helm of the national game.
[independent.co.uk]



Smith hits highs despite sleep loss

The South Africa captain Graeme Smith's record-breaking summer has been achieved despite no end of sleepless nights.
[guardian.co.uk]



Young captain Smith praised as role model

The South Africa vice-captain, Mark Boucher, feels that his captain Graeme Smith has helped to bring a greater professionalism to the tourists.
[independent.co.uk]



England are not panicking: Simons

The England cricket selectors have not panicked after their team's heavy defeat to South Africa in the second Test at Lord's recently. That much is evident from their squad selection for the third Test, says SA coach Eric Simons.
[supercricket.co.za]



Chapple's a bit useful

Glen Chapple is convinced it is not too late for him to become an England regular.
[thesun.co.uk]



Told you so - Fanie

Fanie de Villiers was among the few prominent voices in cricket who publicly supported Graeme Smith's appointment to the South African captaincy.
[supercricket.co.za]

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