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London, Apr 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has lavished praise on his new Surrey team mate Kevin Pietersen, describing the sacked England batsman as a 'match-winner', who should be reinstated into the national squad for the 'good of country's cricket'.
SL's sports minister urges Sangakkara to reconsider Test retirement plans and play on for another year Apr 2, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Apr 02 (ANI): Sri Lanka's sports minister has urged their batting great Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider his plans to retire from Test cricket and appealed to the former skipper that he should play on for another year.
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.
Martin Guptill scores 237 not out against Windies to post highest individual score in WC Mar 21, 11:21 am
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): New Zealand opener Martin Guptill re-wrote the record sheets with a display of what was undoubtedly one of the best power hitting batting, as he hit the highest ever score in a World Cup during their ongoing quarterfinal tie against the West Indies in Wellington on Saturday.
Sydney, Mar 20 (ANI): Australia flexed their bowling muscles and produced a resilient batting display to cruise into the World Cup semifinal by defeating Pakistan by six wickets on Friday at Adelaide Oval.
Karachi, Mar 19 (ANI): Pakistan's young batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Sohaib Maqsood reportedly underwent a special batting practice session on Wednesday that lasted an hour, ahead of their crunch World Cup quarterfinal tie against Australia
De Villiers, Sangakkara in close battle for No 1 batting spot Mar 17, 12:38 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): AB de Villiers of South Africa and Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka will be battling out for the coveted No 1 batting spot in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsman in the upcoming first quarterfinal World Cup clash in Sydney on Wednesday.
Umar Akmal claims `unfair` to compare him with Virat Kohli as they bat at different positions Mar 13, 2:55 pm
Karachi, Mar 13 (ANI): Pakistan's young middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has claimed that it is unfair to compare him with Virat Kohli because the Indian batting star bats higher up the order.
Grant Flower believes best yet to come from Pak's batsmen ahead of crunch WC tie against Ireland Mar 13, 11:23 am
Johannesburg, Mar 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team's batting coach Grant Flower believes that the side's best is yet to come from their batting line-up and has called on the team to deliver or else suffer an upset in the Cricket World Cup, ahead of their crunch tie against Ireland on Sunday.
Oz players trial new helmet safety guard during net session Mar 12, 6:32 pm
Sydney, Mar 12 (ANI): Australian cricketers tried out a new helmet safety attachment on Thursday, redesigned in the wake of the Phillip Hughes tragedy, while batting in the nets ahead of their World Cup tie against Scotland.
Whatmore heaps praise on 'confident' Kohli Mar 12, 3:41 pm
Karachi, Mar 12 (ANI): Zimbabwe coach Dav Whatmore has lavished praise on Indian star batsman Virat Kohli for giving consistency to their already solid batting line-up in the ongoing World Cup.
Grant Flower calls on Pak's top-order to show 'more spine' if they want to go 'much further' in CWC Mar 12, 9:57 am
Johannesburg, Mar 12 (ANI): Pakistan's batting coach Grant Flower has said that he expects team's top order to show 'more spine' in order to go 'much further' in the World Cup.
Wellington, Mar 06 (ANI): Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan has claimed that New Zealand struggles as a batting unit and insisted that it is a worrying concern for them in this World Cup.
Johannesburg, Mar 05 (ANI): Blasting proposals to slash the 2019 World Cup to just 10 nations, Indian cricket batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has branded it as a 'backward step' and suggested that they should get 25 teams participating in the next tournament.
Wellington, Mar 03 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has claimed that their batting order got a little bit nervous through the middle period in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand on Saturday at Eden Park.
Steve Waugh Foundation batting for rare diseases victims Feb 26, 3:27 pm
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh is helping victims battle with rare diseases through his Steve Waugh Foundation in Sydney.
Morgan claims will never underestimate 'all-rounder' Ali Feb 24, 1:59 pm
London, Feb 24 (ANI): England cricket team captain Eoin Morgan has claimed that he would never underestimate batting all-rounder Moeen Ali, who is improving at a rapid rate with both bat and ball, as a player.
Dubai, Feb 23 (ANI): Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, the World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ambassador, has predicted that the event would be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket.
Misbah denies Pak 'panicking' but admits squad's batting struggles ahead of Windies tie Feb 20, 3:03 pm
Karachi, Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul Haq has denied that his squad is panicking, but admitted that their side's batting woes need attention ahead of their important World Cup match against the West Indies.
Sydney, Feb 18 (ANI): South African batting legend Barry Richards has advocated the need to bring in a slew of reforms in the sport, including legalized ball tampering, in order to reduce the dominance of batsman and make it an even contest between bat and ball.
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Former England left-arm spinner and current head coach of Lancashire Ashley Giles has backed out-of-form Eoin Morgan to regain his batting form after a duck forced him to trudge back to the pavilion during his side's 111-run defeat to Australia in their World Cup opener in Melbourne.
Yuvraj Singh bags highest 2.67 mln dollars deal at IPL auction Feb 16, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Indian batting star Yuvraj Singh might have not been selected in the squad for the ongoing Cricket World Cup, but he outshone everyone at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as he bagged a lucrative deal worth 2.67 million dollars.
Chappell claims asking Tendulkar to bat 'down the order' led to strained relations between them Feb 12, 10:43 am
Sydney, Feb 12 (ANI): Making a stunning revelation, former India coach Greg Chappell has claimed that relations with legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar got strained after the ex-Australian skipper had asked him to bat 'down the order' during the 2007 World Cup.
Left-right batting pairs hold no more advantage than right-right or left-left pairs! Feb 10, 4:24 pm
Sydney, Feb 10 (ANI): A cricket blogger has discovered that there is no advantage of sending a left-handed batsman to join a right-hander (or vice versa), compared to sending a right-hander in to join a right-hander, or a left-hander to join a left-hander.
Karachi, Feb 10 (ANI): Australian right-arm fast-medium bowler Josh Hazlewood has claimed that India is a very dangerous side, insisting that it is just a matter of time until their batting order clicks.
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