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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Australian batting is on the decline, says Ian Chappell

The former Australia skipper Ian Chappell has said in an interview to ESPNcricinfo that there won't be another Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey and Michael Clarke if numerous gaping "holes in the production line" are not addressed by Cricket Australia (CA) soon. Chappell pointed out how the Australian batting was exposed in the recently concluded Indian tour and the reason for the debacle is the commercial evolution of the game.

Players in IPL endorsement of human rights abuse charges: Arjuna Ranatunga

Colombo: Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Wednesday slammed the decision of the cricket Board and government to allow Sri Lankan players to participate in the IPL as an endorsement of human rights abuse allegations against Sri Lanka.

Ross Taylor not happy in New Zealand set-up

Wellington: Ex-New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor, replaced as captain late last year, admitted on Wednesday he was not entirely comfortable in the team following a dramatic Test series draw against England.

Taylor also indicated there was more to the way he lost the captaincy to Brendon McCullum than has been revealed.

Players in IPL endorsement of human rights abuse charges: Arjuna Ranatunga

Colombo: Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Wednesday slammed the decision of the cricket Board and government to allow Sri Lankan players to participate in the IPL as an endorsement of human rights abuse allegations against Sri Lanka.