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  • Younis, Ali steady Pakistan in first Test

    Younis, Ali steady Pakistan in first Test

    22 Oct 2014 11:16

    Younis Khan and Azhar Ali scored patient half-centuries to steady Pakistan after they lost two early wickets in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.Younis was still holding the fort with a fighting 52 and Misbah-ul Haq

  • 'Concerned' ICC to discuss India-Windies crisis

    'Concerned' ICC to discuss India-Windies crisis

    22 Oct 2014 10:01

    The International Cricket Council said on Wednesday it was concerned at the stand-off between the Indian and West Indies boards, but would not intervene unless asked by the two parties.In a statement on its website, the world governing b

  • Pakistan loses openers in first Test

    Pakistan loses openers in first Test

    22 Oct 2014 08:46

    Pakistan struggled to 50-2 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against Australia on Wednesday after losing their openers in the first four overs.Australia's new-ball pair of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle quickly removed Moh

  • Ponting backs Pietersen claims

    Ponting backs Pietersen claims

    08 Oct 2014 15:31

    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has spoken up in support of Kevin Pietersen's allegations of a "bullying" culture within the England team

  • Bowl within the rules, Murali urges bowlers

    Bowl within the rules, Murali urges bowlers

    08 Oct 2014 09:16

    Sri Lanka's world record holder Muttiah Muralitharan, once called for chucking during his controversial career, Wednesday urged bowlers around t

  • Pietersen cries foul over England 'vendettas'

    Pietersen cries foul over England 'vendettas'

    07 Oct 2014 11:31

    Kevin Pietersen on Tuesday accused the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of deliberately undermining him and alleged that former England coa

  • Pietersen slams 'bullying' England culture

    Pietersen slams 'bullying' England culture

    06 Oct 2014 01:01

    Kevin Pietersen has hit out at the 'horrendous' bullying of some of his former England team-mates and accused former coach Andy Flower of "rulin

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  • India suspends future tours to West Indies

    India suspends future tours to West Indies

    21 Oct 2014 08:31

    India's cricket chiefs on Tuesday suspended future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision last week to abandon their visit to India."All bilateral tours between BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and the WIC

  • South Africa cruise to win over New Zealand

    South Africa cruise to win over New Zealand

    21 Oct 2014 06:16

    South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain's knock from AB de Villiers.The Proteas ended their run chase at 236-4 in 48.1 overs, ea

  • Australia's Watson fit ahead of long summer

    Australia's Watson fit ahead of long summer

    21 Oct 2014 03:16

    Australian allrounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was over the injury which has sidelined him for months and ready for a long summer schedule, beginning with a Twenty20 series against South Africa.The injury-prone star has not played si

  • Ronchi excels as New Zealand all out for 230

    Ronchi excels as New Zealand all out for 230

    21 Oct 2014 02:16

    Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi's battling 99 spared New Zealand's blushes as the Black Caps scrambled to 230 all out in the first one-day international against South Africa on Tuesday.The Proteas' vaunted bowling attack had threatened to rip t

  • Australia loss a boost for Pakistan

    Australia loss a boost for Pakistan

    20 Oct 2014 12:01

    Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes Australia's 153-run defeat in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting on Wednesday in Dubai."It's quite nice to see them lose," said Waqar of the Pa

  • Battle lines drawn in Windies fiasco

    Battle lines drawn in Windies fiasco

    20 Oct 2014 07:31

    Battle lines are being drawn in West Indies cricket between the players and administrators following the team's shock withdrawal from the tour of India.In the wake of the unprecedented decision to abandon the campaign at the end of the f

  • Australia amnesty to dob in cheats

    Australia amnesty to dob in cheats

    20 Oct 2014 04:16

    Cricket Australia on Monday announced an amnesty for anyone coming forward with information relating to match-fixing or doping as it steps up its fight against corruption ahead of the World Cup.Currently, players and officials can be sus

  • Watson back in Australia squad for SAfrica T20

    Watson back in Australia squad for SAfrica T20

    20 Oct 2014 00:46

    Ben Dunk was named Monday as wicketkeeper for Australia in their Twenty20 series against South Africa, while veteran Shane Watson returns from injury.Australia, captained by Aaron Finch, play three games against the Proteas starting on N

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