yahoo cricket

By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Jul 6th, 2012
0 Comments
38 Views
Pallekele, Sri Lanka – Pakistan will look to deny Sri Lanka a long-awaited series victory when they take on the hosts in the third and final Test in Pallekele from Sunday. Sri Lanka, who won the first Test in Galle and drew the second in Colombo, have their best chance of winning their first series [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Jul 6th, 2012
0 Comments
32 Views
PALLEKELE: Pakistan will look to deny Sri Lanka a long-awaited series victory when they take on the hosts in the third and final Test in Pallekele from Sunday. Sri Lanka, who won the first Test in Galle and drew the second in Colombo, have their best chance of winning their first series in three year...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Jul 6th, 2012
0 Comments
38 Views
KARACHI: Pakistan Thursday finally announced a limited over series schedule against Australia, delaying the matches to late in the evening to avoid the heat in the United Arab Emirates, the cricket board said. Pakistan had to search for the venue for the series after Sri Lanka refused to host the mat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Jun 29th, 2012
0 Comments
35 Views
June 30-July 4, Colombo Start time 1000 (0430 GMT) A team that has not won any of its previous eight Test series, following the retirement of its greatest bowler, against a team that has been unbeaten in its previous seven. No contest? Recent history suggested so but current form prevailed in the fir...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
48 Views
By Arunabha Sengupta The bat scythed across in a revolting arc, forsaking finesse for ancient agricultural strain. The ball was hit with a clunk, and riding on fortune rather than technique it sailed away, all the way over the widish midwicket fence. Thousands of pairs of eyes followed its flight int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
32 Views
While Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly became demi-gods in a cricket crazy nation, VVS Laxman never quite attained the same status. Despite doing the near impossible a number of times, a question mark always remained over his head after a failure or two. Nishad Pai Vaidya attempts to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
42 Views
South Africa’s selectors have expressed confidence in the players that won the Test series in New Zealand 1-0 and named an unchanged squad for the tour of England in July and August. South Africa, the No. 2 Test side, can claim the No 1 spot from England by winning the three-match series. Graem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
34 Views
The south-west monsoon allowed only 6.2 overs of play in the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R Premadasa Stadium, leaving the series level at 1-1. There were early warning signs that the match could be a stop-start affair as a brief shower forced the groundstaff to bring on the covers...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
34 Views
Australia’s captain Michael Clarke does not believe the nation’s cricketers are making unreasonable demands of Cricket Australia in their ongoing pay negotiations. Clarke and his one-day side flew out for England on Thursday with the looming possibility that their Memorandum of Understand...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 14th, 2012
0 Comments
32 Views
Australia’s cricketers will fly out for a one-day tour of England and Ireland on Thursday knowing that time is running out for a new pay deal to be signed. Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) were due to resume negotiations on Thursday as they aim to find co...