1. Amla Excited by New Faces in Proteas Squad

    Hashim Amla's previously well-hidden sense of mischief has been coaxed out of its shell since he took over the captaincy and it seems no-one, not even a player on the brink of the biggest day of his career to date, can escape it...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  2. 'Veteran' Hazlewood Advises Burns on Debut

    Fresh from his impressive debut at the Gabba in the second cricket match against India, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has advised young Joe Burns, who is set to play his first Test at the MCG on Boxing Day, to keep things simple...

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  3. McCullum: Sri Lanka Now a Good Away Team

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said Sri Lanka have improved their away form by several notches and are a formidable side anywhere in the world now.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  4. Hayden Predicts Big Aussie Win at MCG

    Former Australia Test great Matthew Hayden has tipped Australia to win the Boxing Day Test within four days and has backed Ryan Harris to come into the side for Mitchell Starc and make a huge difference...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  5. Ponting: MCG Is India's Best Chance of a Win

    India might be going through a torrid time following two successive defeats Down Under, but former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes if the tourists have a chance of victory ...

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  6. Sanga: President Never Offered Me Money

    Star cricketer and former captain Kumar Sangakkara rejected reports that he was offered financial incentive by the president Mahinda Rajapaksa to support him in his election campaign...

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  7. Shane Watson: Cricket's Great Under-Achiever

    In the last week of 2004, Darren Lehmann played his final Test for Australia. Come the Sydney New Year's Test of 2005 he was replaced by a 23-year-old allrounder named Shane Watson...

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  8. Burns Custom-Made for Test Cricket

    NO matter how he fares in his Test debut today Joe Burns can feel heartened that he was born in an era of boundless opportunity.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  9. Angelo Mathews: No Jayawardene Will Be a Challenge

    Sri Lanka are buoyant after humiliating England 5-2 in a one-day series, a result that contributed to Alastair Cook's sacking as limited overs captain, and notching Test and one-day series wins over Pakistan in August...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  10. Christmas at the MCG, Calm Before a Storm

    The stands will be teeming with life at the MCG and they will need to be entertained, no matter how much pressure the player might feel out in the middle......

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  11. Bavuma Hoping to Become 1st Black SA Batsman

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa: Temba Bavuma could become only the sixth ethnic black African to play Test cricket for South Africa when the second Test against the West Indies starts at St George's Park on Friday...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  12. Clarke Wants Veterans in 2015 Ashes

    Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke has claimed that he hopes out of form veterans Brad Haddin, Shane Watson and Chris Rogers are on the plane to England for next year's Ashes series...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 4 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  13. Haddin Confident Despite Poor Form

    Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin is confident of returning to his run-scoring best at Boxing Day Test despite displaying a lackluster batting performance during the first two Tests...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 4 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  14. 10 Christmas Characters and Their World Cricket Equivalents

    One of the best aspects to international cricket over the festive period is that there's no shortage of action across the globe...

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  15. Sammy Included for South Africa ODIs

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  16. Dhoni Laughs off Report

    Desperate to dispel rumours of dressing room disquiet, India captain MS Dhoni opted for dry wit instead of unbridled rage. Dhoni last week admitted there was "unrest" among the team after a dramatic day four of the second test...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 272 reads 0 comments

  17. Afghan Women's Cricket Crushed by Threats, Bombs and Tradition

    (Reuters) - The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped unify a divided nation. Unless you're a woman player...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  18. Paceman's Paradise Awaits Sri Lanka in NZ

    New Zealand and Sri Lanka are expecting a paceman's paradise when their two-Test series starts in Christchurch on Friday...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  19. South Africa Achieve Smooth Batting Transition

    Although South Africa lost a home series to Australia after Jacques Kallis retired, they are unbeaten under the new captain Hashim Amla and have been successfully introducing new batsmen into the side, sans the stumbling other squads go through...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 221 reads 0 comments

  20. Skipper Dhoni Had No Business Talking About 'Unrest'

    Dissention in the ranks is not something that a general makes public, especially not in the middle of a campaign...

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  21. Burns to Debut at Six, Harris in for Starc

    Captain Smith confirms Australia XI for Boxing Day Test Debutant Joe Burns will bat at No.6 for Australia in the Boxing Day Test...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  22. India Need to Guard Against Siege Mentality

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  23. Tamim Iqbal to See Knee Specialist in Australia

    Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will be seeing a specialist in Australia for the knee injury he is suffering from.....

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  24. Captaincy Fitting Reward for Holder's Early Promise

    At 23, Jason Holder has been thrust into the leadership of the one-day international team as the youngest of all West Indies captains - and, at 6ft 7in, the tallest.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 4 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  25. Australia vs. India 3rd Test: Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview

    Australia and India meet in Melbourne for the iconic Boxing Day Test commencing on Friday, with the home side carrying a 2-0 lead in the four-match series after strong victories in Adelaide and Brisbane...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 4 days ago 1,861 reads 1 comments