Monday, 17 October 2011

Pakistan cricket needed a change of guard: Wasim Akram

Lahore: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels a change of guard at PCB was "much needed" and welcomed the appointment of Zaka Ashraf as the board chief.

India names unchanged squad for remaining ODIs against England, two changes for T20 game

NEW DELHI - Indian selectors Monday named an unchanged squad for the remaining three one-dayers of the ongoing five-game series against England that India leads 2-0.

Cricket: India take 2-0 lead over England

Seam bowler Vinay Kumar's career-best haul of 4-30 helped India earn a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international to take a 2-0 lead in the five-game series.

Cricket: McCullum and Guptill steal the show again

Black Caps' openers Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill gave New Zealand a strong platform to produce another impressive win over Zimbabwe in their second Twenty20 encounter in Harare this morning.

Ex-Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt says he believed agent's explanation of fixing request

LONDON - Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt told a court in London on Monday why he did not report his agent to authorities for asking him to fix matches.

Arbitrary appointment of PCB chief will affect Pak's performance: Ehsan Mani

Former International Cricket Council chief Ehsan Mani believes that the arbitrary appointment process of the PCB chairman by Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari without consulting other stakeholders will badly affect the team's performance against Sri Lanka.

Ex-wife wishes Warnie 'nothing but luck' for his engagement to Liz Hurley

Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan has wished him good luck in his engagement to his lady love Elizabeth Hurley, at the same time showing off her own new romance.

'Aussie-crazy' Liz Hurley says fiancee Shane Warne makes her laugh a lot

Elizabeth Hurley has admitted that she always had a soft spot for Aussies, but it was her cricketer fiancee Shane Warne's sense of humour that really turned her head.

Teenage pace sensation Cummins included in Oz squad for South Africa

Teenage pace sensation Patrick Cummins has been selected in the Australian squad for the Test tour in South Africa.

Marsh brothers cement their position in Oz team

Former cricketer Geoff Marsh's two sons became just the second brothers, after Mike and David Hussey, to play T20 for Australia and the pair is all set to build a long future in the national set-up.

Dhoni's wicket crucial for England's fight back: Dernbach

England pacer Jade Dernbach has admitted that his team will have to find a way of getting Indian captain MS Dhoni's wicket early if they want to comeback in the ongoing series.