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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 […]

Asiad Medal Tally 2010

Medals Tally till 21st Nov 2010 Last updated at 19:30 PM (IST) on 26-11-2010 Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 181 104 95 376 South Korea 72 61 85 218 Japan 39 68 36 193 Iran 19 11 23 53 Kazakhstan 15 18 32 65 India 14 17 33 64 Chinese Taipe 12 12 33 […]

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 […]

Brazil confident Sao Paulo will host 2014 Cup opener

Ricardo Teixeira, president of both the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and the 2014 local organizing committee, said that he was certain that the tournament would kick off in Latin America’s largest city. Brazilian 2014 World Cup organizers are confident Sao Paulo will stage the opening game of the tournament even though plans for its stadium […]

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 […]

Howard on a Mission to Promote the NBA Across India

Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2010 India Spread the word. That’s the mission Dwight Howard is on right now. He just happens to be doing it nearly 8,000 miles away from his home in Orlando, Fla. The four-time NBA All-Star is on a five-day ambassadorship visit to India, helping promote the NBA and even offer […]

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