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Saturday, 10 January 2015

Pitches did not break up as much as expected: Steve Smith

Sydney: Australia skipper Steven Smith on Saturday said that the pitches did not "break up quite as much as expected" during the four-match cricket Test series against India and it hampered the home side's chances of winning by a bigger margin.

I hate losing, says India Test captain Virat Kohli

He "hates" defeats but Indian captain Virat Kohli today said he was not too disappointed by the Test series loss to Australia as his team put up a tough fight, displaying "intent and character" all through.

Moin Khan says Pak needs to play `fearless` and `sensible` cricket to thrive in WC

Chairman of the Pakistan's national selection committee Moin Khan has said that Pakistan would have to play a fearless but sensible cricket in order to thrive in the upcoming World Cup.

India hold on, draw final Test against Australia

India survived a scare in the final session of day five to draw the fourth and final Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Saturday.

England players jealous of me: Pietersen

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has once again criticised his former international colleagues, suggesting he was the victim of professional jealousy.

Virat Kohli: We gave Australia a tough fight

Despite losing the series 0-2 to Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli said the team performed well and gave a tough fight to the hosts in all the four Tests.

Chris Gayle returns to inspire West Indies to victory

Explosive opener Chris Gayle announced his return to international cricket after nearly five months with a stunning half-century, but the West Indies made a meal of their target before stumbling past South Africa by four wickets in the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series here.

West Indies board to speak soon on task force report

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will for the first time speak on the report submitted by the task force that was commissioned to investigate the controversial abandoned India tour last year.
In a release, the WICB said it had now studied the report in its entirety and would make "a specific announcement relating to the way forward following the Saturday meeting", reports CMC.