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  • Younis offers to step aside after ODI snub

    Younis offers to step aside after ODI snub

    26 Sep 2014 13:01

    Disgruntled Pakistan batsman Younis Khan said Friday he was disappointed at being dropped from the one-day side and would step aside from all cricket for five months as the team is rebuilt.Next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zeala

  • Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory

    Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory

    26 Sep 2014 09:31

    New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success Friday for cricket's reigning T20 champions in next year's 50 over World Cup, saying morale was on a high.In his first press conference since landing the job full-time, Atapattu s

  • Aussie seamer McKay signs for Leicestershire

    Aussie seamer McKay signs for Leicestershire

    25 Sep 2014 13:16

    Leicestershire have secured the services of Australian seamer Clint McKay for the 2015 season, the English country side announced on Thursday."We are absolutely thrilled to sign Clint," said Leicestershire director of cricket Phil Whitti

  • Hughes replaces injured Clarke in Pakistan series

    Hughes replaces injured Clarke in Pakistan series

    17 Sep 2014 04:01

    Batsman Phil Hughes will replace injured captain Michael Clarke in next month's one-day series against Pakistan, Cricket Australia said Wednes

  • Pakistan re-appoint Afridi Twenty20 captain

    Pakistan re-appoint Afridi Twenty20 captain

    16 Sep 2014 08:16

    Pakistan on Tuesday appointed Shahid Afridi as their Twenty20 captain until 2016, three years after he was removed following a fall out with coa

  • England's Ali urges British Muslims to shun Islamic State

    England's Ali urges British Muslims to shun Islamic State

    15 Sep 2014 12:16

    England cricketer Moeen Ali has 'strongly advised' his fellow British Muslims against joining Islamic State or other similar groups fighting i

  • Suspended Ajmal to undergo remedial work on action

    Suspended Ajmal to undergo remedial work on action

    11 Sep 2014 14:31

    Suspended Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will start remedial work on his bowling action next week after it was deemed illegal, the country's

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  • Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost

    Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost

    24 Sep 2014 01:46

    Lancashire announced Wednesday the launch of its first retail bond designed to help the English county cricket club raise £3 million ($5 million, 4 million euros).However, cricket fans and investors would need to keep their money in

  • Cricket teams trek to world's highest game on 'roof of Afri

    Cricket teams trek to world's highest game on 'roof of Afri

    22 Sep 2014 06:31

    Map, tent, water, food: check. All needed to scale the snow-capped peak of Africa's highest mountain Kilimanjaro.Bat, ball, stumps, pads: check. Also needed when you're hoping to break the world record for the highest game of cricket eve

  • Qualifiers tour Australia in World Cup warm-up

    Qualifiers tour Australia in World Cup warm-up

    22 Sep 2014 01:16

    The four qualifiers for the ICC Cricket World Cup -- Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE -- are all in Australia this week in preparation for next year's tournament.Afghanistan, who have never played in Australia, have two matches

  • Miandad says Ajmal not essential to WC hopes

    Miandad says Ajmal not essential to WC hopes

    18 Sep 2014 14:01

    Batting legend Javed Miandad said Thursday Pakistan could still win next year's World Cup even if star spinner Saeed Ajmal remained suspended due to a chucking ban.Ajmal, the world's leading one-day bowler, was suspended last week after

  • Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief

    Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief

    18 Sep 2014 08:01

    James Sutherland has been reappointed as Cricket Australia's chief executive beyond the 2015 World Cup, the organisation said Thursday.Sutherland, 49, took over CA's top post in 2001 at the age of 35 as the youngest chief executive to be

  • NZ great Crowe reveals return of cancer

    NZ great Crowe reveals return of cancer

    17 Sep 2014 00:01

    Former New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe revealed Wednesday his cancer has returned, 15 months after announcing it was under control."After a brilliant year of self discovery and recovery I have more work to do," he tweeted."

  • Doosra not illegal, says inventor Saqlain

    Doosra not illegal, says inventor Saqlain

    15 Sep 2014 13:16

    Retired spin king Saqlain Mushtaq on Monday defended the controversial "doosra" delivery he invented, which has come under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saaed Ajmal's chucking ban last week.The doosra, which means "the second

  • I took pedalo for drink with Botham - Flintoff

    I took pedalo for drink with Botham - Flintoff

    12 Sep 2014 00:01

    Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.Flintoff was fined and banned for one match by then-Engla

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