January 16, 2019

Three more Pakistan cricketers named at betting scam trial

The prosecution in the Pakistan cricketers betting scam trial claim that the agent Mazher Majeed, 36, told an undercover reporter he had players he could control in relation to fixing. Former captain Salman Butt, 26, and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, 28, deny conspiracy to accept corrupt payments … [Read more...]

Liz Hurley admits love at first sight with Shane Warne

British actress and model Elizabeth Hurley has revealed her relationship with Australian cricket legend Shane Warne began with love at first sight. The relationship between Hurley and Warne has been blazing for months causing a media frenzy in Britain and Australia. Liz Hurley split from … [Read more...]

Ross Taylor named NZ cricket captain

Ross Taylor was today named as the new captain of the New Zealand Black Caps cricket team. New Zealand Cricket made the announcement about former captain Daniel Vettori's replacement at a press conference in Auckland this afternoon. Taylor will captain the side in all forms of the game - … [Read more...]

Dilshan named Sri Lanka cricket captain

Tillakaratne Dilshan has been appointed captain of Sri Lanka for next month's tour of England. He will captain in Tests, ODI's and Twenty20's. The opening batsman was the leading scorer during the World Cup - which Sri Lanka co-hosted along with India and Bangladesh - with 500 runs at an average … [Read more...]

Minnows thrown out of next ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC has confirmed that the 2015 World Cup will be contested by only 10 teams, with none of the International Cricket Council Associate 'minnow' nations involved. The decision was originally announced in October 2010 but contested by the Associate nations. The ICC executive board has upheld … [Read more...]

Shaun Tait retires from ODI’s to focus on Twenty20 cricket

Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait is retiring from one-day cricket to focus on the Twenty20 form of the game. The 28-year-old, who was part of Australia's failed Cricket World Cup campaign, is also quitting domestic 50 over cricket. Tait who had already retired from Test Cricket in 2008 says … [Read more...]

India seal win despite Ponting century

India has moved into the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup with a tense victory over champions Australia in Ahmedabad. Under fire Australia captian Ricky Ponting answered his critics with a sensational anchor innings of 104. He batted for 38 overs and saw Australia through to an imposing 260 … [Read more...]

South Africa knock Ireland out of Cricket World Cup

South Africa advanced to the quarter-finals of the Cricket World Cup but Ireland was sent home following a 131 run victory at Eden Gardens. The remaining teams in contention in Group B are India, West Indies, Bangladesh and England. One of them will also be going home by the Weekend. Well maybe … [Read more...]

New Zealand defeat Pakistan at Cricket World Cup

New Zealand have defeated Pakistan by 110 runs in their Cricket World Cup Group A match at Pallekele Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka. New Zealand captain Daniel Vetorri won the toss and chose to bat. Brendon McCullum managed a six off a free hit in the opening over before getting cleaned up by Shoaib … [Read more...]

Michael Hussey joins Aussie World Cup Cricket team

Star Western Australian batsman Michael Hussey is to join Australia's Cricket World Cup squad as an injury replacement for Doug Bollinger. Hussey, 35, was pulled from the squad on the eve of their departure when his bad hamstring injury was not sufficiently healed. But after surgery, he resumed … [Read more...]

Ireland defeat England at Cricket World Cup

Ireland hve stunned England with a 3 wicket win in their Group B match in Bangalore. Kevin O'Brien scored the fastest hundred in Cricket World Cup history with 113 from only 63 balls. Earlier England had amassed what looked like a match winning score of 329. Jonathan Trott top scored with 92 … [Read more...]

Haddin and Watson spot fixing allegation denied

Australian cricket opener Brad Haddin, has laughed off allegations of a spot fixing investigation by the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU). The report carried by the Press Trust of India claims that Australia's Group A game against Zimbabwe in Ahmedabad was being investigated because … [Read more...]

England v India – Thrilling tie at Cricket World Cup

India and England have fought out a thrilling tie in their Cricket World Cup, Group B match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had scored a superb 120 to see India to an imposing 338 in 49.5 overs. Yuvraj Singh (58) and Gautam Gambhir (51) provided excellent support. … [Read more...]

Cricket World Cup in off-field turmoil

The Cricket World Cup underway in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is being marred by off-field clashes between cricket officials, sponsors and police and fans. The tournament's top official Sharad Pawar has been severely criticised after police battered hundreds of fans with bamboo sticks outside … [Read more...]

Cricket World Cup: England defeat Netherlands – just

England have opened their Cricket World Cup campaign with a close match against minnows the Netherlands at Nagpur. In what nearly became the greatest night in Dutch cricket history, South African born all rounder Ryan ten Doeschate scored 119 runs from 110 balls to propel the Netherlands to an … [Read more...]