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  August 28, 2003 | 21:25 IST

Missing Indian cricket players found

Two of the Indian women cricket players who vanished on August 12 have re-emerged in London.

Day out at the football

After a long, hard tour, we finally had a couple of days off this week after our win in the Headingley Test.

Thorpe in selectors' minds

Though none of the selectors can claim to be as exhausted as any of the players, they have endured many arduous meetings already this summer.

Whatmore working wonders again

Dav Whatmore began his reign as Bangladesh coach by saying results were not important to his young and much-maligned team.

Cinema, cricket stars charity match

The Indira Priyadarshini Municipal stadium is getting spruced up to host a cine-cricket stars exhibition match on September 7.

Namibia takes ODI cricket series

Superb batting and clinical bowling from the Namibian cricket side ensured a five wicket victory over Zimbabwe A at the United Cricket Grounds yesterday.

Efforts underway to promote cricket in Balochistan

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Lt Gen Tauqir Zia has said that efforts are in progress to promote young cricket talent in Balochistan and introduce them on national and international level.

'Allah never closes the door on people'

"My job is to perform well, and despite that if they don't pick you for international cricket I don't know what you can do?" says Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed.

I want to play ODIs too

Parthiv Patel has started shaving, looks more of a man now, but something has not changed - he is still uneasy while facing the media.

Nair to hold talks with seniors

BCCI secretary S K Nair will hold talks with senior Indian players including Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar, on the graded payment issue early next month in Bangalore.

Secrets of South Africa's success

England captain Michael Vaughan admitted after both the Lord's and Headingley defeats that South Africa looked keener and hungrier than his own team.

Botham lashes selectors

England cricketing great Ian Botham has lashed out at the country's selectors about the team selection for the fourth Test at Headingley, which South Africa won by a huge margin of 191 runs.

Simons throw SA to Wolves

For the first time since arrival in England on June 16, South Africa's cricketers were given two consecutive days off when they arrived in Derby - rightly and deservedly so after the physical and emotional taxations of victory in the fourth Test at Headingley.

Trescothick to make a drop in fifth Test?

England are toying with the idea of dropping Marcus Trescothick down to a middle-order position for the final Test at The Oval.

County chief blasts Vaughan

England captain Michael Vaughan was described as "totally out of order" today by Worcestershire chairman John Elliott for slamming the state of county cricket.

Boycott puts bat to Trescothick

Geoff Boycott has predictably not been able to resist the temptation to join the debate over England's ill-considered decision to come off for bad light on the second day of the fourth Test against South Africa at Headingley last week.

Cricket's betting on four for 2011

The Singapore Cricket Association is investing $600,000 over the next four years to get to the 2011 World Cup.

New Black Caps coach undaunted by Indian odyssey

Ashley who? The Black Caps take on world cricket's toughest assignment under interim coach Ashley Ross next month. Mark Geenty talks to New Zealand cricket's mystery man, who is bullish about their chances in India.

Moody set for centre stage

Tom Moody's brand of coaching has won many admirers this season, so much so that he has even been touted as the natural successor to England coach Duncan Fletcher.

We 'do want' Warne

Cricket Australia yesterday denied that Shane Warne might not be welcome back in the national team.

Bradman's 1948 cap on tour

Sir Donald Bradman would have turned 95 on Wednesday, but it was the Australian cricket public receiving the gifts.

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