Cricket team-mates – Mark Butcher: Adam Hollioake perfect pal on desert island – but not Rob Key!

Life of the party?I was fortunate to be around with people like Freddie Flintoff but also early on with Phil Tufnell, who could be incredibly entertaining. Ashley Giles, as well, was great on a night out. Myself, Gilo and Dean Headley went on an ‘A’ tour to Australia in 1996 and there was amusement to […]

Cricket team-mates – Nasser Hussain: Michael Atherton easiest man to captain

Easiest to captain?Michael Atherton. You’d never worry about Ath; he just got on with it. He was a good man for a crisis. He’d set the tone in the dressing room and when he spoke, everyone listened. He could have easily been bitter or jealous of all the things I had, like central contracts, but […]

Shoaib Akhtar to Replace Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan Cricket Team’s Chief Selector, Former Pacer Says ‘Discussions On’ With PCB

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Thursday confirmed that he is in discussions with PCB for a plum post in the country’s cricket set-up which is believed to be chairman of selector’s post replacing Misbah ul Haq. Often remembered as one of the most controversial fast bowlers of his time – Akhtar has been […]

‘We couldn’t handle the pressure’: Jhulan Goswami says Team India lost the 2017 Women’s World Cup final in the last 10 overs

She reminisced about her memories and regrets from the journey and said, “It was a huge achievement to play in front of a full house at Lords in the final. We started the World Cup on a high note. It was an absolute team effort from the very beginning. Whether you speak about Smriti Mandhana, […]

Cricket Buzz: Shakib wants rotation to boost bench

“There is no doubt that he is among the best in the business. Patrick not only has an enviable body of work, but he also commands tremendous amount of respect among cricketers. I am absolutely confident that our players will benefit hugely from Patrick’s presence,” he added.

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IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

‘The attitude of some senior players made me feel unwelcome’: Yasir Arafat accuses Pakistan cricket of favouritism

Former all-rounder Yasir Arafat has accused Pakistan cricket of favouritism and narrated incidents which indicate so. Arafat, who played three Tests, 11 ODIs and 13 T20Is for Pakistan, has claimed that the team management over the years has fast-tracked certain talents and overshadowed those more talented and deserving of playing for the senior team.

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes named Sweden’s head coach

“Our growth targets and key areas are directed toward junior cricket and high performance. Jonty will play a pivotal role in lifting our players as well as assisting in securing quality coaching framework for the future sustainability of the game. I am delighted to have him as part of our small and ambitious team,” Harradine […]

Stuart Broad declares Jos Buttler as England’s best-ever white-ball cricketer

Broad’s claim of Buttler being England’s greatest-ever limited-overs cricketer may be contentious but the wicketkeeper-batsman has surely made a case for himself and at 29 years of age, there’s surely a lot more to come from the cricketer.

‘Cricket is 2nd biggest sport’: Shane Warne wants Boxing Day Test at Melbourne

Spin legend Shane Warne has urged Cricket Australia to keep the iconic MCG as the venue for the Boxing Day Test against India later this year despite growing COVID-19 cases in the state of Victoria. The governing body is set to announce the schedule for India’s tour of Australia this week which will include four […]