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Maxwell eyes English county stint to earn Oz Test recall   Apr 25, 5:32 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 25 (ANI): In view of missing out on a place for the upcoming series against West Indies and England, Australia swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell is looking forward to a possible stint in English county cricket in order to earn a Test recall to his national squad.
Ex-England cricket boss says KP's banishment gave him 'no pleasure at all'   Apr 24, 4:37 pm
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Despite being targeted by Kevin Pietersen in his controversial autobiography, former England Cricket managing director Hugh Morris has expressed that he didn't relish at the misery of the sacked batsman.
Colin Munro replaces 'injured' Aaron Finch in Mumbai Indians squad   Apr 24, 2:07 pm
Wellington, Apr 24 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Colin Munro has earned a late call-up to the Mumbai Indians' IPL campaign in order to replace injured explosive Australian batsman Aaron Finch.
Broad defends England 'sledging' on Samuels in Windies Test   Apr 23, 11:49 am
London, Apr 23 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has defended his team's verbal attack on West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels during their second Test in Grenada.
'Misfiring' Cook claims being 'improved' as Test batsman   Apr 21, 1:52 pm
Wellington, Apr 21 (ANI): England's embattled captain Alastair Cook has claimed that he has improved as a Test batsman despite going through a rough patch since 2013.
Pietersen 'flattered' by 'legend' Waugh's scathing remarks   Apr 21, 12:19 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 21 (ANI): England's out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen said that he has been flattered by Australian legend Steve Waugh's critical remark that the maverick cricketer is now not worthy of a Test recall.
Bell says England need 'out of the box' approach on 'docile' pitch to avoid another draw against Windies  Apr 20, 3:50 pm
London, Apr 20 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Ian Bell has said that his side needs to 'think out of the box' in order to avoid another draw in the second Test against the West Indies on a pitch which he is sure would remain docile.
Sangakkara bats for 'match-winner' KP to be reinstated into England team   Apr 20, 3:10 pm
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has lavished praise on his new Surrey team mate Kevin Pietersen, describing the sacked England batsman as a 'match-winner', who should be reinstated into the national squad for the 'good of country's cricket'.
Nepal mountaineer sets off to place Hughes' bat on top of Everest   Apr 20, 2:16 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 20 (ANI): A Nepalese mountaineer has set off on a journey to scale Mount Everest for a third time in order to pay homage to former Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes by taking the late batsman's bat and jersey to the pinnacle.
Steve Waugh slams 'now not great' KP's attempt to earn England recall  Apr 20, 1:47 pm
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Former Australia cricket team captain Steve Waugh has slammed sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen's attempt to return to the international front and told the English selectors to leave him as he is, because he believes that the South African-born is not a great player now.
Coach Moores says Trott 'earned' England place   Apr 19, 1:37 pm
London, Apr 19 (ANI): England coach Peter Moores said that recalled batsman Jonathan Trott has earned his right to be in the national squad, and will be focusing on the second Test against the West Indies in Grenada.
Clarke says KP has 'scored enough runs' to earn England recall for Ashes series  Apr 18, 11:28 am
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Australian Test cricket team captain Michael Clarke has said that axed batsman Kevin Pietersen is scoring enough runs to earn a return to the England team.
Alex Hales calls for 'fearless' brand of cricket post England's woeful WC campaign   Apr 17, 4:03 pm
London, Apr 17 (ANI): England batsman Alex Hales believes that his team need to play a 'fearless' brand of cricket in order to compete with the top-ranked teams in the world.
Flintoff says 'extraordinary' Pietersen needs to score 'lots of runs' to make England comeback   Apr 17, 4:03 pm
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Former England captain Andrew Flintoff has said out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen will need to produce an outstanding performance in the county cricket by scoring 'lots of runs' in order to make his international comeback.
'Surprised' Zaheer Abbas believes Azhar Ali will be under pressure as Pak's new ODI skipper   Apr 17, 4:03 pm
Karachi, Apr 17 (ANI): Pakistan's legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas is surprised by the naming of Azhar Ali as the nation's ODI captain and believes that it would put the young cricketer under pressure because he had not been part of the one-day squad for the past two years.
Steve Waugh says Kohli needs to 'mature' as captain to emulate Dhoni's success   Apr 17, 12:14 pm
Karachi, Apr 17 (ANI): Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes that India's star batsman Virat Kohli needs to mature as the captain in order to emulate former Test skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's success in the longer format of the game.
Bell's ton anchors England to 341-5 against Windies at stumps on Day 1  Apr 14, 11:16 am
London, Apr 14 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Ian Bell struck his 22nd Test century to lift his side from a shaky start to a dominating 341-5 at stumps on day one of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
KP makes use of England 'lifeline' with sublime ton for Surrey   Apr 13, 11:07 am
London, Apr 13 (ANI): England out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that he has made a promising start in his bid to make an international comeback, with slamming 170 for Surrey against Oxford MCCU.
'Stronger' Trott hoping to earn 50th Test cap for England   Apr 12, 4:47 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 12 (ANI): England batsman Jonathan Trott has said that he is hoping to earn his 50th Test cap in Monday's first Test against the West Indies after being recalled to the national side for the Caribbean tour.
Doug Walters claims late Benaud was like second father to him  Apr 12, 1:38 pm
Sydney, Apr 12 (ANI): Australian cricket icon and larrikin Doug Walters raised a glass as a tribute to former legspinner and commentating doyen Richie Benaud, who was like a second father to the ex-batsman.
Cricket Nepal to honour Phillip Hughes by taking late batsman's bat on top of Mount Everest  Apr 12, 12:11 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 12 (ANI): In an attempt to pay homage to Phillip Hughes, the Cricket Association of Nepal has said that a cricket bat and a shirt used by the late Australia batsman will be taken to the top of Mount Everest.
Benaud-Bradman's meeting ahead of 1960-61 Oz-Windies series laid foundations for 'aggressive' cricket  Apr 11, 1:00 pm
Sydney, Apr 11 (ANI): Australia's leading cricket historian has revealed that it was the meeting between legendary batsman Sir Donald Bradman and former skipper Richie Benaud that revolutionized the sport and laid the foundations for an attacking brand of cricket.
'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pak to 'new heights'   Apr 10, 1:08 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 10 (ANI): Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he is determined to help his side reach new heights following his ascendency to the one-day and T20 vice-captaincy.
Stewart believes scoring 'tons, double tons' in county cricket will help KP in earning England recall  Apr 10, 12:33 pm
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): Former England cricket team captain Alec Stewart believes that all sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen has to do to get a recall back to the national side is score runs, hit hundreds and double hundreds.
KP backs Vaughan to become ECB's new director of cricket  Apr 10, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, Apr 10 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has backed his former Test captain Michael Vaughan to become the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)'s new director of cricket as he believes that the ex-skipper is close enough to the game to make changes for the good of English cricket.
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