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  • Hughes' death puts safety in the spotlight

    Hughes' death puts safety in the spotlight

    27 Nov 2014 08:46

    Phillip Hughes' death from head injuries has reopened the decades-old debate on how batsmen can be protected from a hard, five-and-a-half ounce projectile travelling around 90 miles per hour."Well, it's obviously a concerning issue," sai

  • Greats say Australia-India Test should go ahead

    Greats say Australia-India Test should go ahead

    27 Nov 2014 01:16

    Cricket greats Allan Border and Ian Healy on Thursday said Australia's Test against India next week should go ahead despite players struggling to deal with Phillip Hughes' shocking head injury.Preparations for the first Test in Brisbane,

  • England lose to Sri Lanka despite Ali ton

    England lose to Sri Lanka despite Ali ton

    26 Nov 2014 18:46

    Sri Lanka overcame a brilliant century by Moeen Ali and a late cameo from Ravi Bopara to defeat England by 25 runs in the first one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday.Opener Ali smashed 119 off 87 balls with 11 boundaries and fi

  • Clarke admits spin lesson not learnt

    Clarke admits spin lesson not learnt

    03 Nov 2014 12:01

    Disappointed Australian captain Michael Clarke admitted his team had not learned their lesson against spin after crashing to their sixth straigh

  • Pakistan close on series win after Misbah's blitz

    Pakistan close on series win after Misbah's blitz

    02 Nov 2014 14:31

    Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote

  • Pakistan nominates Sethi for ICC presidency

    Pakistan nominates Sethi for ICC presidency

    30 Oct 2014 12:16

    Pakistan Thursday nominated Najam Sethi as its candidate for the presidency of cricket's world governing body next year, three months after he r

  • Coach Lehman admits Australia failed to adapt

    Coach Lehman admits Australia failed to adapt

    27 Oct 2014 10:31

    Australia's cricket coach Darren Lehmann Monday refused to blame the Dubai pitch and instead admitted his team didn't play well during their 221

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  • Kenya to tour Pakistan

    Kenya to tour Pakistan

    25 Nov 2014 10:01

    Kenya are set to tour Pakistan to play against a second-string team as part of efforts to revive top-flight international cricket in the country, five years after it was halted due to a terror attack.Kenya will tour next month for five o

  • Outpouring of support for stricken 'Hughesy'

    Outpouring of support for stricken 'Hughesy'

    25 Nov 2014 09:01

    Top cricketers from around the world united in their support for Phil Hughes on Tuesday after a ball to the head left the Australian batsman in critical condition in hospital.Australia coach Darren Lehmann was among the first to tweet hi

  • Revenge-seeking England take on Sri Lanka

    Revenge-seeking England take on Sri Lanka

    25 Nov 2014 06:46

    England will look to settle scores against Sri Lanka after their bad-tempered clash earlier this year when the two sides meet in a pre-World Cup one-day series from Wednesday.The seven-match tour has been spiced up by comments from Engla

  • Bouncer knocks out Australia's Hughes

    Bouncer knocks out Australia's Hughes

    25 Nov 2014 04:16

    Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes was stretchered off after being hit on the head by a vicious bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match Tuesday, with reports saying he collapsed face-first.Looking to press his case for a recall to the Test

  • New Zealand coach wary of Sharjah conditions

    New Zealand coach wary of Sharjah conditions

    24 Nov 2014 10:31

    New Zealand coach Mike Hesson warned his team needed to be at their best to compete on a flat Sharjah pitch where they meet Pakistan in the third and final Test from Wednesday.New Zealand seek a series-levelling win after losing the firs

  • Aaron, Vijay star for India in opening tour game

    Aaron, Vijay star for India in opening tour game

    24 Nov 2014 09:01

    Paceman Varun Aaron and opener Murali Vijay impressed for India on the opening day of the tourists' match against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide on Monday.The CA XI -- lacking any big names -- were dismissed for 219, with Aaron taki

  • Clarke on fitness deadline for 1st India Test

    Clarke on fitness deadline for 1st India Test

    24 Nov 2014 02:16

    Injured skipper Michael Clarke faces a fitness deadline this week to have any chance of playing for Australia in next month's first Test against India, chief selector Rod Marsh said Monday.Clarke was named in a 12-man squad subject to a

  • Toss vital as Pakistan, New Zealand play for series

    Toss vital as Pakistan, New Zealand play for series

    24 Nov 2014 01:46

    Rival captains Misbah-ul Haq and Brendon McCullum hope to win the toss and enjoy a kick-start to the series-deciding third Test between Pakistan and New Zealand starting in Sharjah on Wednesday.Pakistan piled up 566-3 in the first Test i

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