Pakistan name squad for the first Test against Australia Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan has approved the 16-member squad for the first Test against Australia. The squad was picked by the selection committee headed by Moin Khan – with Ijaz Ahmed, Mohmmad Akram, Saleem Yousuf, Shoaib Mohammad and Wajahatullah Wasti as members – after the four-day Pakistan ‘A’ match against Australia that concluded Saturday. The first Test commences ...

My Favorite Game – Volleyballl There are many games in the world. Some of them are volleyball, football, cricket and netball. My favorite game is volleyball. It is a very famous game in the world. It is the national game of Sri Lanka. A volleyball team has 6 players. It has two captains for the two teams. And also it has vice captains. It is ...

West Indies Cricket Team withdraw from tour of India The West Indies players have dramatically called off their tour of India, cancelling the fifth one-day international and three-Test series because of a pay dispute with their board. The BCCI confirmed that West Indies team manager Richie Richardson had emailed to say the team would be returning home after Friday’s fourth ODI in Dharamsala. The cancellation is a dramatic ...

Lehmann earns contract extension Cricket Australia Cricket Australia have announced a new deal that will see the head coach stay in the role until June 2017 Cricket Australia and Darren Lehmann have agreed to terms on a 12-month contract extension that will see the 44-year-old’s stay head coach until at least June 2017. Lehmann took over the top job in June last year ...

Sri Lanka Cricket Educational Programme on Suspect Bowling Actions An educational workshop was conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket for Sri Lankan Schools Cricket Association comprising of 67 Schools from the Division 1 & 2 Schools in the Country. The outcome of the workshop was mainly focused on problem faced by many Schools in the Country with regard bowlers who have been suspended from bowing in inter Schools matches pertaining ...

Ajmal to have bowling action retested CA Pakistan’s cricket chief says suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will soon have his illegal bowling action retested in hope of being cleared before the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup begins in four months. “We are sending Ajmal informally to one of the (ICC-accredited) laboratories,” PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said. “If we find his bowling action is OK, we will ...

South Africa womens beat Sri Lanka womens South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 53 runs in the tenth match of the ICC Women’s Championship, played at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo. Opting to bat, half-centuries from Lizelle Lee and Marizanne Kapp led South Africa to 225 for 8 in 50 overs. Starting the chase on the wrong note after losing a wicket without a run ...

Pakistan name 19-man Test squad Pakistan have called on uncapped leg-spinner Yasir Shah for their two-Test series with Australia, replacing the suspended Saeed Ajmal in a preliminary 19-man squad. Shah, 28, was one of the leading wicket-takers in the domestic season last year, with 48 scalps, but had little success in one-dayers or the two Twenty20s he played on the tour of Zimbabwe three ...

Sri Lanka A squad for the 2nd four day game against West Indies Sri Lanka Cricket Selectors have named the following players for the 2nd four-day Match against West Indies A which will be played at Matara Uyanwatta. 1. Upul Tharanga2. Dimuth Karunarante3. Madawa Warnapura4. Kithruwan Vithanage5. Jehan Mubarak6. Ashan Priyanjana7. Niroshan Dickwella8. P.H.T. Kaushal9. P A D L R Sadakan10. Nuwan Pradeep11. Kasun Mandushanka12. Vishwa Fernando13. Romesh Buddhika14. Malinga Puspakumara15. Nisala ...

Australia returns to the top of ICC ODI Rankings Australia has surged to the top of the ICC One-Day International (ODI) Team Rankings after completing a 3-0 series victory over Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sunday night’s dramatic one-run victory in Abu Dhabi and the cancellation of the third ODI between India and the West has ensured top billing for George Bailey’s side as the race ...

ICC announces cricket’s biggest-ever global broadcast agreement with Star India and Star Middle East The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced cricket’s biggest-ever global broadcast partnership by jointly awarding its audio-visual rights for ICC Events from 2015 to 2023 to Star India and Star Middle East. The decision was made by the ICC Business Corporation (IBC) Board, ICC’s commercial arm, during a meeting at the ICC headquarters in Dubai on Sunday. The decision followed ...

Maxwell pulls off a thriller Australia claim ODI series 3-0 after Maxwell’s double-wicket maiden in the final over seals one-run win Glenn Maxwell has bowled the perfect final over – a double-wicket maiden – to secure Australia a one-run win and a clean-sweep against Pakistan in the third and final one-day international. Maxwell’s two wickets in the final over saw Australia’s bowlers defend 9-231 ...

ODI cricket has now become a desultory format interspersed between the uncompromising Test and the spellbinding T20. Rule changes have been actively made to make ODI cricket more interesting. Super … Continue Reading → The post Super Subs: All squad players should be allowed to play – a rule change that can redefine ODI Cricket appeared first on The Arm Chair Critic.

Date change for 4th ODI – England Tour of Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Cricket has advised the England Cricket Board of the need to adjust the date of the 4th ODI scheduled to be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo. The match that was previously scheduled for Sat 6th December will now be played on Sunday 7th December(originally the reserve day for the game) for reasons ...

Samuels, bowlers hand India 124-run loss The men from the Caribbean came up with one of their more convincing performances against India in recent times in the first One-Day International in Kochi when, boosted by Marlon Samuels’s century, West Indies sauntered to a 124-run victory. Samuels scored an unbeaten 116-ball 126 to help West Indies put up 321 for 6 as it pooh-poohed the talk ...

Edwards, Johnson, Kumar, Mathews and Steyn nominated for ICC People’s Choice Award This year’s fifth People’s Choice Award sees five players from five different countries nominated to win the only award voted for by the public at the annual ICC Awards. The quintet of players nominated for the award are England women’s captain Charlotte Edwards, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and ...

Smith ton guides Aussies to victory Steve Smith’s maiden one-day international century and three wickets to Mitchell Johnson have guided Australia to a 93-run win in the first One-Day International against Pakistan in Sharjah. A battling 46 from Umar Akmal may have silenced his critics after a weak dismissal in Monday’s Twenty20 match, but it was a lone hand for Pakistan who were all out ...

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