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Cricket Australia name Saker assistant coach

Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia announced on Thursday that former Victorian fast bowler David Saker has been appointed the assistant coach of the Australian team. Currently the head coach of the Victorian Bushrangers and…


Bangladesh convincingly beat UAE in Asia Cup tie

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 26 (IANS) A shockingly poor batting effort from United Arab Emirates (UAE) coupled with some disciplined bowling by Bangladesh helped the latter win the Asia Cup tie by 51 runs at the…


Mumbai beat Saurashtra to claim Ranji title

Pune, Feb 26 (IANS) Shardul Thakur bagged a five-wicket haul as Mumbai clinched the Ranji Trophy, defeating Saurashtra by an innings and 21 runs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. Thakur had…


Mumbai beat Saurashtra to claim Ranji title

Pune, Feb 26 (IANS) Shardul Thakur bagged a five-wicket haul as Mumbai clinched the Ranji Trophy, defeating Saurashtra by an innings and 21 runs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. This is…


Ojha to lead Rest of India in Irani Cup

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who represents Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy, will skipper the Rest of India in the Irani Cup against Ranji champions Mumbai. The annual match will be…


Bangladesh moving on right path in T20s: Captain Mortaza

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 26 (IANS) Bangladesh’s limited-overs skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza believes the team is heading in the right direction in Twenty20 cricket. Bangladesh started their T20 journey with a win in 2006. They moved…


Mortaza to spend time on Bangladesh youth development

Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza wants to spend his time outside his professional commitments for the development of youth after he was recently unveiled as the United Nationals Development Programe’s (UNDP)…



Asia Cup: Sri Lanka defeat UAE by 14 runs

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka rode on a strong bowling performance to defend a small total and beat United Arab Emirates by 14 runs in their Asia Cup match at the Sher-e-Bangla National…



Pacer Starc eyes July comeback

Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Injured Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has set his sights on a return to international cricket during the tour of Sri Lanka in July. The left-armer last played for Australia in the…


South African spinner Phangiso reported over bowling action

Cape Town, Feb 25 (IANS) South Africa’s left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso was reported for a suspected illegal bowling action on Thursday. “Phangiso’s action will now be scrutinised further in accordance with the CSA regulations,” Cricket…



Pakistan get government nod to play World T20

Lahore, Feb 25 (IANS) The Pakistan government on Thursday gave permission to the country’s cricket team to participate in the World Twenty20 championship which is scheduled to start in India next month. “I am pleased…



T20 cricket is also about basics: Rohit Sharma

Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who played a match-winning innings of 83 runs in the Asia Cup opener against Bangladesh, said T20 cricket is also about getting the basics right. Rohit was…


Mortaza defends Shakib over dropped catch

Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has leapt to the defence of Shakib Al Hasan after the all-rounder dropped Rohit Sharma who gleefully took the match away from the hosts in the opening…


Home crowd at fever pitch in Asia Cup opener

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 24 (IANS) As the Bangladesh cricket team gradually evolved into a competitive unit on the international stage, the popularity of the gentleman’s game has also increased by leaps and bounds in the…


India vs Bangladesh: first Asia Cup T20I scoreboard

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 24 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the first Twenty20 International of the Asia Cup played between India and Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Wednesday: India Rohit Sharma…