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Jesse Ryder knocks out NZ blogger on eve of Kiwis' WC final against Oz in charity bout Mar 29, 1:50 pm
Wellington, Mar 29 (ANI): New Zealand big-hitting batsman Jesse Ryder was exchanging blows with a blogger on the eve of his nation's World Cup final against Australia and knocked him out in the opening round of a charity bout.
John Buchanan believes 'selfish' KP's return could 'tear apart fabric' of England team Mar 28, 10:16 am
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan believes that 'selfish' Kevin Pietersen could tear apart the fabric of the England team after the sacked batsman was given encouragement by new ECB chief Colin Graves for a possible return to international cricket.
Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has said that the current one-day format has to be reformed in order to restore the balance in the game, which is significantly tilted towards batsmen.
Hayden believes MCG's massive size will expose Kiwis in WC final Mar 26, 11:57 am
Wellington, Mar 26 (ANI): Legendary Australian batsman Matthew Hayden believes that New Zealand team would be exposed by the massive size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Sunday's World Cup final as he feels that Brendon McCullum's men have been sitting in comfort zone dominating on small grounds.
Elliott plans on getting special gift for sister over not attending her marriage due to WC duty Mar 26, 11:12 am
Sydney, Mar 26 (ANI): New Zealand's middle order batsman Grant Elliott has revealed that he is going to make up to his sister for not being able to attend her marriage on Friday by giving her a special gift.
Sydney, Mar 26 (ANI): In a bid to pay homage to Phillip Hughes, Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade, who isn't featuring in the World Cup squad, has got the late batsman's face inked on his forearm.
KP rejoins Surrey in bid to earn England recall Mar 26, 10:32 am
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has rejoined county club Surrey for the 2015 season in his bid to earn a recall to the national side.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): Legendary Australian batsman Matthew Hayden has claimed that Michael Clarke's men would love to be playing New Zealand in the World Cup final on March 29, ahead of the nation's semifinal tie against defending champions India on Thursday.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): New Zealand middle-order batsman Grant Elliott might never have been the one to hit the winning six in their semifinal tie against South Africa on Tuesday as he was most likely the last name on the sheet when their World Cup squad was named, reports have revealed.
Elliot was 'shaking in boots' before smacking match-winning six against Proteas in WC semis Mar 25, 12:44 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 25 (ANI): New Zealand middle-order batsman Grant Elliot admitted that he felt immense pressure before hitting the match-winning six off Dale Steyn's delivery to steer his side to the first World Cup final.
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Sacked England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has been released from the Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad's deal so that the veteran batsman could return to county cricket in a bid to make an international comeback.
Rohit says India `not worried` if Oz prepares `pacer-friendly` SCG pitch for high-octane WC semis Mar 25, 10:47 am
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma has claimed that his team is not worried by what sort of pitch they will be playing on during their crunch World Cup semifinal tie against Australia on Thursday in Sydney. Earlier in the week, Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewoood opined that they were hoping to see some grass on the Sydney pitch so that their pace bowlers could take advantage of.
Pak cricket fans take leaf out of Bollywood hit `PK` to laud 'loyal' Sarfraz post WC heroics Mar 23, 5:19 pm
Karachi, Mar 23 (ANI): Bollywood fever has not only captured the minds of Indians but it is also gripping Pakistan cricket team fans in a way none would have expected as they used a dialogue from the popular movie `PK` to greet their wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed when he returned home in Karachi.
Sydney, Mar 23 (ANI): Australia big-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell has lavished praise on veteran all-rounder Shane Watson for playing a match winning innings against Pakistan in the World Cup quarterfinal in Adelaide.
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): New Zealand Test cricket legend Martin Crowe sent a message to Martin Guptill, after the batsman hit a brilliant 237 not-out against West Indies in their World Cup quarterfinal clash, but it wasn't for the usual 'Oh My God' term but for a more personal 'Oh My Gap' appreciation.
Miller claims 'young' Proteas don't have lot of 'baggage behind' them ahead of WC semi against Kiwis Mar 23, 1:11 pm
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): Ahead of their crunch semifinal tie against New Zealand on Tuesday, South Africa's middle-order batsman David Miller believes that their current young and fresh squad doesn't have a lot of baggage behind them as they haven't played in previous versions of the World Cup.
Johannesburg, Mar 23 (ANI): India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has backed star batsman Virat Kohli to regain form in the crunch World Cup semifinal against co-hosts Australia on Thursday in Sydney.
Johannesburg, Mar 23 (ANI): Brushing aside rumours surrounding his retirement from international cricket, West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle has asserted that he hasn't retired from any format, and is determined to play the T20 World Cup for his country next year.
Sydney, Mar 22 (ANI): Former Australian batsman and current team selector Mark Waugh has lauded talented batsman Steven Smith, claiming that he is the stand out player along with South African ace batsman AB de Villiers, but insisting that he has a unique style of his own.
Sydney, Mar 22 (ANI): Former India batsman VVS Laxman believes that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's in-form bowling unit could take a lot of encouragement out of the struggling Australian batting when both sides meet in the World Cup semifinal tie in Sydney on Thursday.
Glimmer of hope for KP return post talks with incoming ECB chief Mar 20, 11:58 am
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief Colin Graves has reportedly had talks with sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen about a return to international duty, despite national selector James Whitaker claiming that the former big-hitter was not part of England's plans.
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Despite his vow to do anything to earn a recall in the national side, sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been told that he is not 'part' of the team's plans by selector James Whitaker.
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket great Kumar Sangakkara has claimed that he is positive about the future of the team and believes that the team is in great hands, after the wicketkeeper batsman bowed out of ODIs following a World Cup quarterfinal defeat by South Africa.
'Frustrated' Taylor reveals reasons for leaving Zimbabwe cricket Mar 18, 2:02 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 18 (ANI): Zimbabwe veteran batsman Brendan Taylor has revealed that he had made his decision to quit internationals long before the World Cup as the team was not heading in the right direction.
Pietersen says still has few more Test tons in his tank Mar 18, 1:38 pm
London, Mar 18 (ANI): England sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that he is determined enough to smack a few more Tests hundreds if he gets a second chance to represent the country.
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