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Injured De Kock 'doubtful' for World Cup  Dec 21, 5:29 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 21 (ANI): South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock is in a race against time to be fit for the coveted 2015 Cricket World Cup following his injury to ankle ligament during the first Test against the West Indies in Pretoria.
Whitaker says 'no way' Pietersen will ever play for England again  Dec 21, 1:55 pm
Sydney, Dec 21 (ANI): England's national selector James Whitaker has reportedly said there is no way that former star batsman Kevin Pietersen will ever play for the national side again.
Tendulkar, Sehwag features in Hayden's World Cup XI   Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Johannesburg, December 20 (ANI): Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag have been named in the former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden's list of all-time greatest ever World Cup XI.
Amla, De Villiers' record unbroken stand puts Proteas on top on day 1 of Windies Test  Dec 18, 12:28 pm
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): South Africa captain Hashim Amla and batsman A.B. de Villiers shared a record unbroken double-century stand to help their side take control of the first Test against West Indies on the first day at Centurion, guiding the team to 340-3 at the end of the day.
Ian Chappell wants Smith as Oz captain in place of Clarke if performs well in India series  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, December 17 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the new stand-in skipper Steve Smith could be appointed as the team's full time Test captain if he performs well, suggesting that injured Michael Clarke should be selected as a batsman if he returns.
Warner says late Hughes will always remain in his memories  Dec 17, 2:22 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Australian batsman David Warner has stated that late batsman Phillip Hughes would always be in his memories.
Clarke sympathises with India over umpire's 'howler decision' to dismiss Pujara  Dec 17, 10:42 am
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara's dismissal after a Josh Hazlewood delivery brushed his helmet caused an explosion on Twitter in cricket-loving India, with even Australian skipper Michael Clarke sympathizing with the visitors.
Kohli is Indian dressing room clown when cameras are turned off  Dec 16, 4:21 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): India's star batsman Virat Kohli may be a combative warrior with a sharp tongue and a feisty attitude, but when the cameras are not their he turns into the clown of the Indian dressing room.
Smith confident of being able to successfully manage senior players on captaincy debut  Dec 16, 12:25 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Australian batsman Steve Smith is confident that he would be able to successfully lead senior players until Michael Clarke returns, as his appointment as the team's 45th Test captain reportedly came as a shock to even teammates.
Smith promises to pursue 'aggressive style of cricket' under his captaincy  Dec 16, 11:09 am
Johannesburg, Dec. 16 (ANI): Young Australian batsman Steve Smith has promised to pursue an aggressive style of cricket after he took the team's captaincy reins in his hands for their Test against India at the Gabba on Wednesday.
Sangakkara fined for breaching ICC code of conduct  Dec 15, 11:59 am
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.15 (ANI): Prolific Sri Lankana batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an Umpire's decision during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday.
Hughes' family thanks Oz for 'support' since son's passing through full-page messages in newspapers   Dec 14, 1:13 pm
Wellington, Dec 14 (ANI): Late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes' family reportedly took out full-page messages in newspapers around Australia on Sunday to thank the nation for its support since their son's passing.
Sangakkara's exceptional ton steers Lanka to ODI series win against England  Dec 14, 11:07 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Wicketkeeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara's splendid knock of 112 runs from the same number of deliveries helped Sri Lanka seal a 90-run win over England and also secure the ODI series with one match still left to play.
Joe Root credits Spice Girls' background music for ODI victory against Lanka  Dec 12, 5:36 pm
London, December 12 (ANI): England batsman Joe Root has revealed that good tunes in the background worked as a relaxing factor for him and teammate James Taylor as they chased down the target of 240 to steer England to clinch the second win of the series.
Hawk-eye officials admit error in Massod's dismissal review in second Pak-Kiwi Test   Dec 11, 11:52 am
Karachi, Dec 11 (ANI): Cricket's Hawk-eye officials have reportedly accepted that the judgement of the review system in the dismissal of Pakistan batsman Shan Masood in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai last month was erroneous.
Mike Selvey feels Hughes' passing will make sledgers think twice  Dec 10, 1:55 pm
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Former England Test player turned commentator Mike Selvey claims that cricket is not a game that needs to be sanitized or changed, but he feels that from the tragedy of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes' passing must make sledgers think.
Warner Says '63' will remain special for Australians post Hughes tragedy  Dec 10, 1:45 pm
Johannesburg, December 10(ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner believes that 63 will always remain a special score for Australian cricketers as he gave a fitting tribute to late cricketer Phillip Hughes, amassing a blistering 145 off 163 balls against India in the opening day of Adelaide Test.
Emotional Warner dedicates 'greatest ever innings' to Hughes   Dec 9, 4:54 pm
Sydney, December 09 (ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner has dedicated his splendid ton amassed against India to late cricketer Phillip Hughes, in order to honour his memories.
KP says not yet given up hope of Test recall   Dec 8, 3:27 pm
Karachi, Dec 08 (ANI): Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that he has not given up hope of a return to Test cricket and the chance to avenge the humiliating 5-0 whitewash against Australia in the last Ashes series.
Younis Khan says 'is a happy man' post ODI recall against Kiwis  Dec 8, 3:19 pm
Karachi, Dec 08 (ANI): Pakistan veteran batsman Younis Khan expressed his delight after being recalled to the ODI squad, that has raised his hopes of a final campaign in next year's World Cup.
Watson says will be 'extremely surprised' if Clarke fails to hit ton for Hughes in first Test  Dec 8, 2:29 pm
Wellington, Dec 08 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that if captain Michael Clarke does not score a ton in honour of late batsman Phillip Hughes during the first Test against India, he would be extremely surprised.
State memorial service to honour late Hughes called off post talks with CA, family  Dec 8, 1:53 pm
Sydney, Dec 08 (ANI): A state memorial service that was meant to be held in Sydney for late cricket Phillip Hughes has now been called off post consultations with Cricket Australia and the late batsman's family.
Ponting wants first ball in Adelaide Test to be a bouncer in line with fabric of game  Dec 8, 12:58 pm
Sydney, Dec 08 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has called on current skipper Michael Clarke and pace express Mitchell Johnson to stick to their aggressive brand of cricket in their first Test against India in light of late batsman Phillip Hughes' passing.
Warner claims fiance and two-month old daughter helped him cope post Hughes' demise   Dec 8, 11:57 am
Sydney, Dec 08 (ANI): Australian batsman David Warner has claimed that his fiancee Candice Falzon and daughter Ivy Mae have helped put a smile back on his face ahead of the team's emotionally-charged Test series opener against India at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday.
63 seconds of applause to honour late Hughes' final unbeaten score in first India-Oz Test  Dec 8, 11:57 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): A series of tributes would reportedly be held before the opening ball of the first Test between India and Australia is bowled at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday, with teams and spectators to be asked to stand for 63 seconds of applause in line with late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes' final unbeaten score.
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