Friday, 22 February 2013

Pakistan give final chance to former captain Shahid Afridi

Karachi: Pakistan have given former captain Shahid Afridi a final opportunity in international cricket by including him in their team for one-day series in South Africa next month.

Ricky Ponting joins Surrey on two-month contract

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Thursday agreed a deal to play for English side Surrey for two months of this year's county season.

Ross Taylor more relaxed after Napier century

New Zealand's Ross Taylor has admitted the century he scored in Wednesday's defeat to England has eased the pressure on him as he makes his way back into the side following a self-imposed break.

Jonathan Trott stunned by young Root's sensational temperament

England batsman Jonathan Trott has said it took him a while to overcome the mental pressures of the international game, and he lauded rookie Joe Root's exceptional temperament at such a young age.

Martin Guptill ruled out of remaining England series with thumb injury

New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill has been dropped out of the remainder of England's tour of the country after it was revealed that he required a thumb surgery.

Michael Clarke's unbeaten century rescues Oz on day one of Chennai Test

 Captain Michael Clarke scored a magnificent century to rescue Australia from a struggling position after Ravichandran Ashwin snared all six top-order batsmen to leave the visitors reeling at 153/5 at one stage of the day one of the Chennai Test against India.

Zimbabwe win toss and field against West Indies

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor won the toss and elected to field against West Indies in the first one day international at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Friday.

Pak vs SA: Hashim Amla misses century as Pakistan fight back

Hashim Amla was denied a century but helped South Africa to 201 for five at tea on the opening day of the third test against Pakistan at Centurion on Friday.