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'Banned' Williamson vows to return to bowling crease   Jul 24, 11:21 am
Johannesburg, July 24 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has said that he would concentrate on changing whatever is necessary to return to the bowling crease after he was banned by the ICC from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action.
Boycott says Cook will not quit England captaincy unless six wild stallions pull him out  Jul 23, 11:33 am
London, July 23 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said that Alastair Cook is too stubborn to quit captaincy and would not move unless they get six wild stallions to pull the skipper out.
Sharma, Kumar and Vijay rise in ICC Test player rankings  Jul 22, 5:59 pm
Dubai, July 22 (ANI): Players to make an upward movement on the Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings, following the historic win against England at Lord's on Monday, include; man of the match Ishant Sharma, fellow fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, opener Murali Vijay and middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane.
Boycott rules out Cook ever making it as 'tactical captain'  Jul 18, 10:24 am
London, July 18 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott is reportedly of the opinion that Alastair Cook would not make it as a 'tactical captain'.
Ballance warned by England for boozing up and posing topless post first Test draw  Jul 17, 10:49 am
London, July 17 (ANI): England has warned their batsman Gary Ballance over his behaviour after he was snapped shirtless and drunk just hours after failing to defeat India.
Upul Tharanga joins Sri Lanka Test squad after 7yrs  Jul 13, 2:46 pm
Johannesburg, July 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's opening batsman Upul Tharanga might make his first Test appearance in seven years after being named in the Sri Lanka squad for the two-match series against Proteas starting at Galle on July 16.
Pak announces squad for Lanka tour  Jul 9, 6:41 pm
Karachi, July 9 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team has recalled former captain Younis Khan in the ODI team and dropped top order batsman Mohammad Hafeez from their Test squad for next month's tour of Sri Lanka.
Spinner Swann's absence could pose problems for England in series against India: KP  Jul 9, 9:52 am
Nottingham (England), July 9 (ANI): Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes the hosts would face a tough Test series at home against India without off-spinner Graeme Swann in their ranks.
De Villiers expects 'improved performance' from Proteas against Lanka in ODI series  Jul 6, 2:49 pm
Johannesburg, July 6 (ANI): South African batsman AB de Villiers has said that he expects his squad to give an improved performance in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo on Sunday.
Strauss apologises for making offensive remark about KP during live broadcast  Jul 6, 11:38 am
London, July 6 (ANI): Former England captain Andrew Strauss has apologised for making an offensive remark about sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen during a live broadcast.
'Sacked' KP says wants to play for England again  Jul 5, 1:06 pm
London, July 5 (ANI): Sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that he would love the opportunity to play cricket for England again.
'Greed' plummets Vincent into match-fixing  Jul 3, 11:25 am
Johannesburg, July 03 (ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has revealed that he was motivated by greed, his disappointment at the end of his international career and the feeling that he could not say 'no' to his 'hero' to agree to get involved in match-fixing.
De Villiers says Kohli among best bats in world, wants one drop Proteas spot  Jul 2, 10:22 am
Cape Town (South Africa), July 2 (ANI): South African batsman AB de Villiers has described India's Virat Kohli as among the top three batsmen in international cricket, and expressed a desire to bat at No 3 in all formats for the Proteas.
Lanka tour: Proteas lack spin options, says ex-player Cullinan  Jul 2, 9:56 am
Cape Town (South Africa), July 2 (ANI): The Proteas lack a good enough spin arsenal for their Sri Lankan tour, feels former batsman Daryll Cullinan.
Former team mate says 'aloof' Vincent easy target for match fixers  Jul 2, 9:12 am
London, July 2 (ANI): Former team-mate Iain O'Brien has said banned former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent was an easy target for match fixers because of his aloof behaviour and feeling of self-doubt.
Kevin Pietersen slams Alastair Cook's captaincy  Jun 29, 5:19 pm
London, June 29 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has reportedly slammed Alastair Cook's England , saying the team's series defeat to Sri Lanka showed senior players were still shocked from the 5-0 Ashes whitewash.
Warne lashes out again on Cook, says should quit England captaincy  Jun 28, 2:16 pm
Johannesburg, June 28 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has again lashed out an attack on Alastair Cook's leadership abilities, imploring the batsman should either quit the England captaincy or take a break from cricket.
Bell to reach milestone of 100 Test caps for England   Jun 19, 11:52 am
London, June 19 (ANI): England batsman Ian Bell will reach the milestone of 100 Test appearances when he plays against Sri Lanka on Friday and said he is happy to play anywhere in the team's top order.
Mohammad Ashraful, Lou Vincent handed in lengthy bans for roles in match-fixing scandal  Jun 19, 11:52 am
Johannesburg, June 19 (ANI): Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful and ex-New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent have been handed in lengthy bans from all formats of cricket on Wednesday for their roles in a Twenty20 match-fixing scandal.
Joe Root hits maiden Test double ton as England pile up 575-9 against Sri Lanka  Jun 14, 1:16 pm
London, June 14 (ANI): England batsman Joe Root hit his maiden Test double century as the hosts scored 575-9, their highest total in three years, declared on the second day of their first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
Younis Khan will be placed in Category 'A' as PCB's rules under amendment  Jun 12, 3:11 pm
Karachi, June 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has reportedly taken into account the rules relating to Central Contracts of Players in which Pakistan's veteran batsman Younis Khan has been placed in Category 'B'.
De Kock can be Proteas' 'match-winner' in Tests same as Brian Lara was for Windies  Jun 10, 1:44 pm
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): The Coach of South Africa's first class cricket team Highveld Lions has said that he still believes Quinton de Kock can be a match-winner for the national team in Tests like Brian Lara was for the West Indies, provided the wicketkeeper-batsman gets an extended run and understands exactly what his role is.
Sangakkara says Sri Lanka glad on not facing 'amazing' KP in Test series against England  Jun 10, 1:26 pm
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has said that the tourists are glad that they are not facing the 'amazing' Kevin Pietersen in their upcoming two-Test series against England that will start at Lord's on June 12.
'Sacked' KP feels at peace as international career is over  Jun 10, 1:26 pm
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly at peace that his international career is over.
Bell, Charlotte Edwards bag England Cricketer of the Year award for 2013-14  Jun 10, 12:25 pm
London, June 10 (ANI): Batsman Ian Bell and women team captain Charlotte Edwards have reportedly bagged the England Cricketer of the Year and England Women's Cricketer of the Year award for the 2013-14 season.