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Andrew Strauss names Sachin Tendulkar as “best Test cricketer of all time”

Wed, Jul 20, 2011 England Test captain Andrew Strauss has revealed on this week’s ICC Cricket World audio show that he believes Sachin Tendulkar is the best Test cricketer of all time. Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, Sri Lanka wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara, former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and Indian legend Sourav Ganguly join ICC Chief […]

BCCI clears Kochi IPL franchisee

December, Mumbai. At their meeting on Sunday, 5th December 2010, the IPL Governing Council confirmed that the Kochi Franchisee had satisfactorily responded to the notice issued to them by the BCCI, and decided that the Franchisee Kochi Cricket Pvt. Ltd., would play in the IPL from 2011 onwards. Sreesanth, the only player from Kerala in Team […]

All eyes on Swann in Ashes opener

England’s off-spinner Graeme Swann will have an opportunity to become the first English bowler in over six years to top the Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers when the eagerly-awaited Ashes series begins in Brisbane on Thursday. Swann is currently in second position but trails South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn by just […]

Gayle into top 10

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has rocketed into the top 10 of the Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen for the first time in his career after stroking a magnificent 333 against Sri Lanka in the Galle Test which ended in a draw on Friday. Gayle’s second career triple century, which came off […]

Shillingford reported for suspected illegal bowling action

The West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka which ended in Galle on Friday. The 27-year-old from Dominica, who had figures of 33.2-3-123-4 and 30-4-79-1, was reported after the end of the Test by on-field umpires Steve Davis of the […]

ICC agrees on Anti-Corruption Code for domestic cricket

The ICC Executive Board met via teleconference today to receive an update on the progress being made by the Pakistan Cricket Board in conjunction with the ICC Pakistan Task Team (PTT), which also met earlier today, in implementing the key action steps required by the ICC Board to preserve the integrity of cricket. The Board […]

Rajasthan Royals to appeal in Bombay high court

Rajasthan Royals are consulting the legal options in this mater with Supreme Court lawyer Harish Salve to file an appeal in high court. This is the latest news of this hour that Rajasthan Royals in Bombay high court may be possible against BCCI in the days to come. Shilpa Shetty and raj kundra seem to […]

Cricket: India New Zealand First Test on day two

New Zealand was 69 for two in its first innings at the end of the second day’s play of the first cricket Test against India here Friday. The Black Caps trailed the hosts by 418 runs, with Brendon McCullum batting at 38 and Ross Taylor 18 when the stumps were drawn. For India, Zaheer Khan […]

Prasad might bag Oz coaching job

Former Indian bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad has emerged as a candidate to replace Troy Cooley as Australia’s bowling coach after the World Cup. Following the appointment of Cooley as head of the Centre of Excellence in Brisbane, Cricket Australia are looking for a new man to take his place after the World Cup next year, […]

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