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Waugh backs Smith to lead Australia in all formats  Feb 12, 9:31 pm
Melbourne, Feb.12 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh has backed Steve Smith's elevation as the T20 captain ahead of next month's World Twenty20 in India, insisting that the batsman has the capability to lead his side across all formats.
De Villiers signs up for Caribbean Premier League  Feb 11, 10:16 pm
Barbados, Feb.11 (ANI): South African swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers has agreed to play for Barbados Tridents in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League.
Hazlewood fires warning shot at Guptill ahead of Test series  Feb 10, 5:02 pm
Melbourne, Feb.10 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood believes that his side will try to expose star batsman Martin Guptill's vulnerabilities in the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which starts on Friday at Wellington.
Gayle buries hatchet with Watson over `sexism` row  Feb 10, 2:40 pm
Sydney, Feb.10 (ANI): West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has settled dispute with Australian cricketer Shane Watson, who condemned the former over his infamous `sexist` comments on female reporter, as the duo is preparing to play together for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the upcoming ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Root's ton propels England to 318 in third ODI against Proteas  Feb 9, 10:00 pm
Johannesburg, Feb. 09 (ANI): Star batsman Joe Root notched up his highest ODI score till date as England posted a daunting 319-run target for South Africa in the third game of the five-match series at Centurion on Tuesday.
Siachen miracle: Sachin, Aamir pray for 'braveheart' jawan  Feb 9, 9:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he was praying for Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, the Indian Army Jawan who was miraculously found alive six days after an avalanche hit the Army base in Siachen.
David Miller to lead Kings XI Punjab in IPL 9  Feb 9, 3:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI): South Africa batsman David Miller has been appointed as the skipper of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Amla welcomes McKenzie's appointment as Proteas batting consultant  Feb 9, 3:32 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.9 (ANI): South African batsman Hashim Amla has welcomed the inclusion of former player Neil McKenzie as the new batting consultant.
Morgan slams shut door on Pietersen's hopes of England recall  Feb 8, 9:09 pm
London, Feb. 08 (ANI): England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has confirmed that out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen will not be selected for next month's World Twenty20 in India.
McKenzie set to join Proteas as batting consultant  Feb 8, 2:07 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.8 (ANI): Former South Africa batsman Neil McKenzie is all set to join the Proteas side as a new batting consultant.
Pant stars as India crush Namibia to reach U19 WC semis  Feb 6, 5:31 pm
Dubai, Feb. 06 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant smashed 111 off 96 balls as power-packed India demolished Namibia by 197 runs in Fatullah on Saturday to cruise into the semi-finals of the Under 19 Cricket World Cup.
Sri Lanka bring in Dickwella as cover for injured Dilshan  Feb 6, 5:27 pm
Colombo, Feb. 06 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in Sri Lanka's T20 squad against India as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who will miss the opening game with a hand injury.
Amla brands `underdressed` reporter claims as `fake`  Feb 6, 3:08 pm
Johannesburg, Feb. 06 (ANI): South Africa batsman Hashim Amla on Saturday categorically rejected claims that he had asked a female TV host to dress appropriately before he eventually agreed to give her an interview during their tour of India.
Du Plessis urges inexperienced Proteas bowlers to show more discipline   Feb 5, 11:24 pm
Cape Town, Feb. 05 (ANI): South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis has called on his side's inexperienced bowlers to display more disciplined and smarter performance in the second one-day international against touring England team at Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Khawaja earns Australia recall for ODIs against Kiwis  Feb 5, 12:35 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.5 (ANI): In-form batsman Usman Khawaja has been recalled in the Australian squad in a bid to stay alive in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand.
`Debutant` Nicholls replaces Taylor in Test squad against Aussies  Feb 5, 11:22 am
Wellington, Feb.5 (ANI): New Zealand left-hand batsman Henry Nicholls is all set to make his Test debut after batsman Ross Taylor ruled out of team for the upcoming series against Australia due to a side strain.
Buttler fireworks helps England beat Proteas in rain-hit opening ODI  Feb 4, 11:31 am
Bloemfontein, Feb.4 (ANI): England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler scored his fourth ODI century to help his side claim a 39-run win by the Duckworth-Lewis method against South Africa in the opening ODI of the five-match series at the Mangaung Oval here.
Stop blaming each other after every defeat: Younis tells Pak   Feb 3, 3:02 pm
Karachi, Feb.3 (ANI): Pakistan veteran batsman Younis Khan has urged his side to stop blaming each other for their poor performances and called on the top management to boost their confidence.
Raina to lead Rajkot team in IPL 9  Feb 2, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb.2 (ANI): Indian batsman Suresh Raina has been appointed as the skipper of the Rajkot franchise for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
In-form Khawaja omitted from ODI series opener against Kiwis  Feb 2, 1:51 pm
Sydney, Feb.2 (ANI): In-form batsman Usman Khawaja has been excluded from the Australian playing XI for the first game of the upcoming three-match series against New Zealand.
Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20 series  Feb 1, 5:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): Indian prolific batsman Virat Kohli has been rested for the upcoming three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka, starting from February 9.He has been replaced by Pawan Negi.
Guptill hails `world-class` Amir post ODI series win  Feb 1, 5:17 pm
Karachi, Feb.1 (ANI): New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill has lavished praise on returned Pakistan player Mohammad Amir, describing him as a `world-class` bowler.
Kohli retains top-spot in ICC T20 batsman rankings  Feb 1, 5:17 pm
Dubai, Feb.1 (ANI): Indian prolific batsman Virat Kohli has retained his world's number one spot in the recent ICC Player rankings for T20I batsmen following his excellent run of form in the just-concluded series against Australia.
De Villiers appointed as South Africa's full-time Test skipper  Jan 30, 12:46 pm
Johannesburg, Jan. 30 (ANI): AB de Villiers has been appointed as the South Africa's Test captain on a permanent basis after the national selectors unanimously decided to choose the swashbuckling batsman to lead the nation through a transitional phase.
Kohli's animated send-off leaves Steve Smith unimpressed  Jan 28, 4:05 pm
Melbourne, Jan. 28 (ANI): Australian captain Steve Smith has expressed his unhappiness over Virat Kohli, saying that the star Indian batsman's animated send-off during the opening T20 at Adelaide Oval could have been avoided as it was just not cricket.
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