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    Akmal and Riaz called up
    27 December 2011 10:28
    DUBAI - Pakistan have recalled batsman Umar Akmal and seamer Wahab Riaz for the forthcoming Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates.
    The Pakistan Cricket Board have named a 16-man squad for the three-match series, which begins on January 17 in Dubai, with former one-day...
    Marsh pleased with Lankans
    27 December 2011 10:28
    COLOMBO - Sri Lanka coach Geoff Marsh was delighted with his side's batting display on day one of the second Test against South Africa.
    The tourists closed on 289 for seven, a significant improvement on their efforts in the first Test, which they lost by more than an innings.
    Taylor happy with any role
    23 December 2011 10:05
    LONDON - James Taylor has told England's selectors he will bat anywhere if it means he can crack a place in their all-star batting line-up.
    The 21-year-old has established himself as one of the most promising young batsman in domestic ranks in recent seasons, before earning his one-day...
    ‘Ponting not guaranteed place’
    21 December 2011 09:12
    ADELAIDE - Australia coach Mickey Arthur insists Ricky Ponting is not guaranteed a place in the side for the Boxing Day Test against India.
    Without a century for almost two years and averaging just 25 from seven Tests in 2011, former captain Ponting is under pressure to find form and...
    Pakistan steady the ship
    19 December 2011 09:32
    MIRPUR - Pakistan finished day two of the second Test against Bangladesh on 87 for one to leave the match in Mirpur evenly poised.
    A superb knock of 144 from Shakib Al Hasan - his best first-class score - helped Bangladesh post a total of 338 and the removal of Pakistan opener Mohammad...
    Philander continues solid run
    16 December 2011 09:50
    CENTURION - Keeping it simple in seamer-friendly conditions again paid dividends for South Africa's Vernon Philander who continued his impressive impact in tests with another five-wicket haul on Thursday.

    The 26-year-old rocked Sri Lanka with figures of five for 53 on the opening day...
    ‘Cricket must respect the fans’
    15 December 2011 09:26
    BANGALORE - Cricket risks killing the goose that lays the golden egg if it disrespects fans by scheduling too many meaningless international matches, former India captain Rahul Dravid has said.

    Dravid, the first Indian to give the annual Sir Donald Bradman Oration, said the sport...
    Marsh to miss out on tour
    13 December 2011 09:10
    CANBERRA - Australian batsman Shaun Marsh has been withdrawn from the team to play India in a tour match next week and is unlikely to be fit for the opening test on Dec. 26, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday.
    The 28-year-old's ongoing injury problem is a blow as he had been expected to...
    India complete series win
    12 December 2011 09:28
    CHENNAI - Kieron Pollard's maiden one-day international century was in vain as India completed a 4-1 series victory over West Indies at Chennai yesterday.
    Pollard emulated the earlier feat of Manoj Tiwary, whose 104 helped India post a challenging total of 267 for six.
    Early wickets...
    Sehwag secures record ODI score
    08 December 2011 15:13
    INDORE - India's Virender Sehwag registered the highest individual score in the 50-over format on Thursday, blasting 219 in the fourth one-day international against West Indies at Indore.

    Playing his 240th one-day international, the 33-year-old right-handed batsman overtook...
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