• Court allows Bangladesh cricketer Rubel to play in World Cup
    1:21 PM

    Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) A Dhaka court Wednesday allowed cricketer Rubel Hossain to travel abroad to play in the forthcoming World Cup. The order in this regard was issued in a case filed against Rubel under the Women’s Oppression Act by actress Naznin Akter Happy, reports The court of

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  • Admire Australia’s competitive brand of cricket: KP
    8:39 AM

    Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said one of the things he “loved” about playing in Australia was the competitive brand of cricket played in the country. He claimed that if someone has to toughen up his temperament, he should play in Australia and got a

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  • Will watch Cricket World Cup ties during shoots: Ranbir
    7:47 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor is awaiting the onset on the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup season, starting next month. He says come what may, he’ll try and make time to watch the matches in between his shoots. Ranbir is the brand ambassador of Lay’s, the

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  • De Villiers most valuable cricketer: Gilchrist
    7:33 AM

    Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has dubbed South Africa captain AB de Villiers the “most valuable cricketer on the planet”. Gilchrist, a three-time ICC Cricket World Cup winner, also tipped all-rounder Mitchell Marsh as one to watch in next month’s tournament. “(De Villiers’) versatility is extraordinary

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  • Pakistani cricket team starts training for World Cup
    12:27 PM

    Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan’s national cricket team Tuesday started its training camp for next month’s World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand, officials here said. An official from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said all the players of the 15-man squad have joined the camp in

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  • Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain gets bail
    10:30 AM

    Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain was Sunday granted bail by a Dhaka court after his previous petition was rejected by the metropolitan magistrate’s court in a case filed by model-actress Naznin Akter Happy. Metropolitan sessions court judge Imrul Kayes heard the matter and granted him bail until

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  • Have utmost good faith in Maxwell: Cricket Australia
    8:03 AM

    Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Australia have reposed faith in enigmatic cricketer Glenn Maxwell and backed the all-rounder to come good in the impending 2015 World Cup. Maxwell, a destructive right-arm batsman and a handy off-spinner, was included in Australia’s 15-man squad for the mega event Sunday despite a string of

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  • Cricket World Cup trophy tour reaches Gurgaon
    1:23 PM

    Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) The cricket World Cup 2015 trophy was unveiled here Friday amid cheers and celebrations that continued on its tour to several cities in the country. Virender Sehwag, member of the 2011 World Cup winning Indian squad, was also present during the event. While viewing the prestigious

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  • Powell says authorities scuppered his return to cricket
    6:15 AM

    Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 9 (IANS) Embattled opener Kieran Powell says mixed signals from the West Indies cricket authorities left him “deflated and confused” and foiled his attempt to return to international cricket, following a self-imposed break from the game. In a statement issued Thursday, the 24-year-old left-hander confirmed he had

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  • After Ranji stunner, Kashmir cricketers rearing to go
    9:29 AM

    Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Brimming with confidence after worsting formidable Mumbai in the premier Ranji tournament, Jammu and Kashmir’s cricket team that, in many ways, is representative of India’s pluralism, is confident of doing even better with proper infrastructure and financial support. The kudos have not stopped even a month

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  • South Africa batsman Petersen retires from international cricket
    3:29 PM

    Cape Town, Jan 6 (IANS) South Africa opening batsman Alviro Petersen Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket at the conclusion of the third Test against the West Indies. “I feel that at 34 it is time for me to retire from international cricket and to move on with my

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  • SC stays proceedings against Himachal cricket body
    6:23 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has stayed criminal proceedings against the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur for alleged wrongdoings in the cricket body’s management. A division bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice P.C. Pant, while staying the case pending in a

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