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Thursday, 27 October 2011

Pakistan 281-4 v Sri Lanka 239 - close

Pakistan were 281 for four wickets, a lead of 42 runs over Sri Lanka, at the close on the second day of the second test in Dubai on Thursday.

Future is bright for Pakistan, feels Shahid Afridi

Talismanic Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi said on Thursday the new chairman of the nation's cricket board gave hope to the embattled cricket side and took a swipe at the "old man" he replaced.

Schumacher keen to meet Tendulkar at Indian Grand Prix

Legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is looking forward to his second meeting with India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, a die-hard fan of motorsports.

South Africa and Australia in search of momentum

South Africa and Australia reckon Friday's decisive one-day game could have a bearing on next month's test series and both are giving their injured players every chance to prove their fitness for the Durban clash.

Century is a relief for Pakistan's Azhar Ali

Pakistan's fast-rising one-drop batsman Azhar Ali showed great delight and relief over scoring his maiden hundred in the second Test against Sri Lanka, a landmark that had eluded him for 14 matches.

Bopara at risk as Coach Flower plans to chop flops

England head coach Andy Flower has vowed to remove several cricketers from the squad after being embarrassed by the 5-0 series whitewash against India.

Cummins impresses in one-day adversity

Veteran Australian cricketer Mike Hussey has said that he is quite impressed with the responses of teenage pacer Pat Cummins, especially after being smashed around St George's Park in Port Elizabeth for figures of 1-73 from his 10 overs in Australia's 80-run defeat last Sunday.

Flower suffers flashback to Jamaica rout after one-day whitewash in India

Andy Flower's tenure as coach with England began with the humiliation of seeing his side dismissed for 51 in Jamaica and he says the feeling is similar now after Alastair Cook's team were whitewashed 5-0 by India in the Airtel one-day series.

Pak pacer Tanveer's first wife files complaint against him for giving 'life threats'

Pakistan cricketer Sohail Tanveer's first wife, Nosheen Agha, has filed an application against him at the Shalimar police station in Islamabad, seeking the registration of an FIR against the left-arm pacer for threatening her.

Morkel replaces Swann as World No.1 ODI bowler

South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has taken over as the number-one ranked bowler from England’s Graeme Swann in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI Player Rankings for bowlers.

Kiwi female umpire among eight officials for women's cricket World Cup qualifier

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the eight match officials who will stand in the Women's World Cup Qualifier 2011 to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from November 14 to 25.

Mohammad Yousuf wants PCB's explanation for exclusion from Pak team before comeback

Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has said that he is available to play for the country if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) informs him the reason behind his exclusion from the national team.