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Sri Lanka replace Sangakkara with Tharanga for series decider against India  Aug 27, 6:37 pm
Johannesburg, Aug. 27(ANI): Sri Lanka have named left-hand batsman Upul Tharanga as a replacement for Kumar Sangakkara for the third and the final Test against India.
'I just want to play my best cricket': Naman Ojha  Aug 26, 5:37 pm
Colombo, Aug. 26 (ANI): Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha said on Wednesday he doesn't want to be under pressure and added that he is looking forward to perform well in the third Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo.
Virat pens farewell message to Sangakkara  Aug 24, 5:39 pm
Colombo, Aug.24 (ANI): Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has told retiring Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara that he felt "lucky" to have played in the same era as him.
ICC penalises Thirimanne for showing dissent on Day three of second Test  Aug 22, 10:38 pm
Dubai, Aug 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for violating Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct on the third day of the second cricket Test against India at the P.Sara Oval, Colombo, on Saturday.
Sehwag quits Delhi to represent Haryana in upcoming domestic season  Aug 22, 10:21 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): Out-of-favour India batsman Virender Sehwag has decided to part ways with his home team Delhi in order to move to Haryana for the upcoming domestic season.
`Invincibles` opener Morris passes away at 93  Aug 22, 2:21 pm
Karachi, Aug.22 (ANI): Former Australian batsman and a key member of Don Bradman's 'Invincibles' side, Arthur Morris passed away on Saturday at the age of 93.
Sangakkara a `great role model for young cricketers`, says Mahmood  Aug 21, 10:35 pm
Karachi, Aug.21 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has heaped praise on veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara, saying that the latter is a great role model for all young aspiring cricketers.
'Rawalpindi Express' Akhtar considers Dravid as his biggest 'nightmare'  Aug 20, 1:59 pm
Karachi, Aug.20 (ANI): Former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar branded Indian legend Rahul Dravid as his biggest 'nightmare' saying that the 42-year-old was the first batsman who could intimidate him.
Kohli insists India performing well more important than him getting runs  Aug 19, 3:02 pm
Colombo, Aug.19 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said that he would rather want his team to win the match than him getting century as a batsman following India's 63-run defeat over Sri Lanka in the first test of the three-match series in Galle.
Chris Rogers confirms retirement from international cricket  Aug 18, 3:17 pm
London, Aug.18 (ANI): Australian batsman Chris Rogers confirmed that he will retire from all formats of international cricket after the fifth and the last Ashes Test, which starts from August 20 at the Oval.
`Injured` Du Plessis likely to miss ODIs against Kiwis  Aug 18, 2:26 pm
Johannesburg, Aug.18 (ANI): South African batsman Faf du Plessis is likely to miss the three-match ODI series against New Zealand, which starts from Wednesday.
'Injured' Dhawan ruled out of Sri Lanka Test series   Aug 17, 5:30 pm
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the remaining Test series against Sri Lanka due to hairline fracture.
Guptill shines as Kiwis beat Proteas by 32 runs to level T20 series   Aug 17, 1:15 pm
Centurion, Aug.17 (ANI): Opening batsman Martin Guptill scored an impressive half-century to help New Zealand secure a 32-run win over South Africa in the second Twenty20 International match in Centurion.
Kamran keen to make comeback into Pak squad  Aug 13, 1:45 pm
Karachi, Aug.13 (ANI): Out-of-favour wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has expressed that he wants to regain his place in the Pakistan squad, insisting that he will always have the desire and passion to play for the national side.
Haddin to miss final Ashes Test due to family reasons  Aug 12, 11:41 am
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has opted to miss the fifth and final Ashes Test against England at the Oval due to family reasons, Cricket Australia have confirmed.
Root says being dropped from Sydney Test spurred him to be No.1 Test batsman   Aug 10, 2:36 pm
Johannesburg, Aug.10 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Joe Root has said that his being dropped from the England squad for the Sydney Test in 2013-14, spurred him to make a telling impact in the current Ashes series in England that enabled him to be declared the world's best Test batsman after the Trent Bridge Test.
Root becomes No. 1 batsman after impressive show against Australia  Aug 9, 2:03 pm
London, Aug. 9 (ANI): England cricketer Joe Root has been declared the top batsman in the ICC world rankings after an impressive century against Australia that helped his side to reclaim Ashes lead.
Inzamam says Younis real 'role model' for youngsters  Aug 8, 6:02 pm
Karachi, Aug.08 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has lavished praise on veteran batsman Younis Khan for his sparkling performance in Tests, saying that it was exemplary for the youngsters.
`Injured` Ross Taylor ruled out of Proteas tour   Aug 7, 3:02 pm
Wellington, Aug 07 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has been ruled out of the upcoming South Africa series after suffering a groin injury during a training session in Harare.
Ashes: KP says Anderson's absence will make huge difference  Aug 6, 11:52 am
Johannesburg, Aug.6 (ANI): Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said the absence of James Anderson will make a huge difference in the fourth Ashes Test against Australia to be played at Trent Bridge from today.
KP has doubts about Lyth being Test material  Aug 6, 11:29 am
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has questioned skipper Alastair Cook's endorsement of fellow opener Adam Lyth, and expressed doubts about the latter being Test material.
Pietersen pays last respects to 'Proteas legend' Clive Rice  Aug 5, 5:06 pm
Johannesburg, August 05(ANI): Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen attended the funeral of former South Africa captain and his mentor Clive Rice in Johannesburg.
Proteas replace de Kock with Van Wyk for Kiwi ODI, T20 series  Aug 4, 6:47 pm
London, August 4 (ANI): South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock has been dropped from the team's limited overs squad for the series against New Zealand.
Sarfraz plays down controversy over surprise T20 omission against Sri Lanka  Aug 4, 5:22 pm
Karachi, Aug 04 (ANI): Pakistan's wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has played down the controversy surrounding his surprise omission from the just-concluded two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.
Bell expects Australia to come back 'hard if not harder' at Trent Bridge  Aug 3, 6:48 pm
London , Aug. 3 (ANI): Following the embarrassing loss of Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston, England batsman Ian Bell said the former needs to come back hard if not harder in the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.