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Yuvraj roped into MCC squad to play T20 tournament in Dubai  Jan 30, 10:24 am
Johannesburg, Jan 30 (ANI): Indian big-hitting batsman Yuvraj Singh has been included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad to play in March's Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai.
Courtney Walsh claims bowlers have to 'out think' big-hitting batsmen to avoid thrashing   Jan 29, 3:10 pm
Karachi, Jan 29 (ANI): Former West Indies Test team captain Courtney Walsh claims that bowlers have to be one step ahead of batsman like AB de Villiers, Aaron Finch, Chris Gayle, David Warner and Brendon McCullum and out think them to avoid getting thrashed.
Suite named in honour of 'living legend' De Villiers at Centurion   Jan 28, 3:44 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (ANI): In an attempt to honour swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers, he Northerns Cricket Union has named a suite after him at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Smith claims 'experienced' Michael Di Venuto behind his 'smooth sailing'  Jan 28, 2:59 pm
Sydney, Jan 28 (ANI): Steven Smith has revealed that his rise from 'potential' to a superstar batsman of the game has been due to the influence of 'experienced' Italian-decent former Australia cricketer Michael Di Venuto.
Injury-stricken Pak puts Malik, Azhar, Tanvir on standby ahead of WC  Jan 28, 2:14 pm
Karachi, Jan 28 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik, batsman Azhar Ali and pace bowler Sohail Tanvir have reportedly been informed that they would be kept as reserves as the team continues to grapple with injuries ahead of the World Cup.
Steven Smith becomes youngest Allan Border Medal winner since Michael Clarke  Jan 27, 5:33 pm
Sydney, Jan 27 (ANI): Australia's star batsman Steven Smith has capped off an incredible 2014 by winning his first Allan Border Medal, becoming the youngest winner since Michael Clarke to do so.
Even English counties don't want KP to bat for them!  Jan 27, 11:56 am
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen dealt a blow in his hopes of returning to the national Test squad after domestic side Surrey all but ruled out a return for him.
Tanvir believes Pak doesn't require sledging to get Kohli out   Jan 26, 4:48 pm
Karachi, Jan 26 (ANI): Left arm pace-medium bowler Sohail Tanvir believes that Pakistan doesn't need to indulge in sledging to scalp Indian star batsman Virat Kohli's wicket, saying that his team has enough firepower to bowl him out during their game against India at next month's World Cup.
Kiwi batsman Ryder warned against boxing in charity event due to existing head injury  Jan 26, 1:03 pm
Wellington, Jan 26 (ANI): A neuropsychologist has warned big-hitting New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder not to box in a charity event because of his existing head injury.
Bailey claims Oz is neither Clarke's team not his   Jan 26, 12:07 pm
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): Australian batsman George Bailey has claimed that Australia is neither Michael Clarke's team nor his, insisting that it is their team at the moment.
KP fears for Test cricket as kids lose interest in long format of game over T20 cricket  Jan 25, 1:39 pm
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed his fears for Test cricket, saying that kids have not got any interest in the long format of the game nowadays.
Doull brands 'match winner' Williamson Kiwis' 'glue'   Jan 25, 10:24 am
Wellington, Jan 25 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Simon Doull has branded big-hitting batsman Kane Williamson as the glue that allows the squad to do what they want to do, and allows everyone to bat around him while winning matches for the team.
Richards says winning WC was 'icing on cake' for 'magnificent' Sachin   Jan 24, 10:23 am
Dubai, Jan 24 (ANI): Former West Indies batsman Sir Viv Richards believes that winning the 2011 World Cup in India was an icing on the cake for legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Smith's stellar102 guides Oz to gripping three-run win over England in fourth ODI  Jan 23, 5:09 pm
Sydney, Jan 23 (ANI): Australian star batsman Steven Smith's unbeaten 102-run knock helped the hosts to a hard-fought three-wicket win over England in the fourth ODI of the Carlton Mid series at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Friday.
Ronchi's unbeaten 170, Boult's four-wicket haul guide Kiwis to 108-run win over Lanka  Jan 23, 2:38 pm
Wellington, Jan 23 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper batsman Luke Ronchi's unbeaten 170 and fast bowler Trent Boult's four-wicket haul guided the hosts to a 108-run win over Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI of the seven-match series at the University Oval in Dunedin.
Root backs Martin Crowe's call for soccer-like card system in cricket to curb tempers  Jan 20, 1:55 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): England batsman Joe Root is in support of New Zealand great Martin Crowe's call for a football-like card system to curb misbehaviour in cricket on field.
Ex-England skipper Bob Willis claims 'unbelievable' De Villiers better than Bradman  Jan 20, 12:16 pm
Sydney, Jan 20 (ANI): Former England captain Bob Willis has claimed that South African skipper AB de Villiers' blistering 31-ball ton has made him reassess and he believes that the extraordinary batsman is better than Sir Donald Bradman.
Ex skipper Ali Bacher lauds 'innovative, brilliant' De Villiers  Jan 20, 11:37 am
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): South African skipper AB de Villiers' staggering 31-ball ton has earned him a praise from compatriot and former captain Ali Bacher, who says that the swashbuckling player is the most brilliant and innovative batsman the world has ever seen.
Buttler calls on England to put up 'complete performances' to win matches  Jan 19, 5:09 pm
London, Jan 19 (ANI): England batsman Jos Buttler has called on the team to put up complete performances that end in victory for them, as the World Cup nears.
KP claims 'rubbish cricket' days behind him now post living on knee injections  Jan 19, 1:57 pm
Sydney, Jan 19 (ANI): Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has claimed that the 'rubbish cricket' he played while at the mercy of knee injections is behind him now.
De Villiers blitzkrieg Windies to score fastest ODI ton ever  Jan 18, 5:43 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has become the fastest ODI batsman ever to score a century off just 31 deliveries against West Indies in the second one-day international at Johannesburg.
'Injured' Ballance will be fit in time for WC  Jan 18, 12:50 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that the middle-order batsman Gary Balance has fractured his right little finger during a practice session but will be fit for the next month's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Mark Greatbatch says 12-year-old Taylor reminded him of Pak's 'Axe Cutter' Ijaz Ahmed  Jan 17, 3:32 pm
Wellington, Jan 17 (ANI): New Zealand cricket great Mark Greatbatch has revealed how he coached a 12-year-old Ross Taylor and recalls how the batsman was very raw and reminded of him of a smaller version of Ijaz Ahmed, The Axe Cutter from Pakistan.
Video game Stick Cricket removes 'head blow' animation to honour late Phillip Hughes  Jan 17, 3:20 pm
Sydney, Jan 17 (ANI): In an attempt to honour late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, the designers of popular video game Stick Cricket have removed the 'head blow' animation from the game in the latest update.
Vaughan backs Trott to make Test return   Jan 16, 3:17 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has backed Jonathan Trott to make a Test comeback as the batsman completed his return to the long format of the game by scoring a double century against South Africa 'A' team.
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