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Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Sri Lanka Cricket congratulates Sangakkara


Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday congratulated senior player Kumar Sangakkara on being named the International Cricketer of the Year 2012 by the Wisden Almanack.

ICC board expands 2014 World T20 teams


The International Cricket Council executive board will expand the number of teams from 12 to 16 in the 2014 World Twenty20 tournament to be held Bangladesh.

Misbah hoping for Indo-Pak cricket series after hosting Bangladesh


 Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed hope that his team would get to play against India in a bilateral series soon.

Strauss denies claims of stepping down as ODI captain due to being henpecked


 England Test skipper Andrew Strauss has dismissed claims that he gave up the one-day captaincy because he is henpecked.

Australia in control of Trinidad Test against Windies


Australia has clinched control of the second Test against the West Indies after Michael Clarke opted to open the bowling with left-arm spinner Michael Beer.

Pak cricketers waiting for new central contracts, past four months' pay


Pakistan cricketers are yet to get their new central contracts and the past four months' pay.

Stuart Law to take up coaching role at Australia academy


 Stuart Law, who announced he was quitting the Bangladesh national coach's job on Monday, has taken up a coaching role with Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence (COE).

Watson's wait for 'much awaited' third century continues


 Shane Watson fell between the score of 50 and 100 for the 18th time in his Test career, as his ostensible inability to convert a good start into triple figures for Australia continued during the second Test match against the West Indies in Trinidad.

Windies top order exposed as Australia take charge


The West Indies were left facing a tall order after their inexperienced top order was exposed on the second day of the second Test against Australia at Queen's Park Oval here.

PCB to avoid a standoff with ICC regarding ban on govt interference in cricket boards' functioning


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is trying to avoid a stand-off with the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding the ban on government interference in cricket boards' functioning.

Asif Iqbal says PCB should have taken a firm stance on Bangladesh tour


 Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has expressed displeasure over the Bangladesh Cricket Board's 'disingenuous' stand by first agreeing to play matches in Pakistan and then retracting the decision after the collision incident in the Asia Cup.