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Kumar Sangakkara apologizes after an obscene tweet is posted from his account
Kumar Sangakkara apologizes after an obscene tweet is posted from his account

Sangakkara recently retired from the international cricket Kumar Sangakkara claimed that his official Twitter handle was hacked and some obscene photographs were posted using it. He apologised later by the same Twitter account of his saying he had to reset all the settings. "Guys my twitter account has been hacked. I need to reset my account. It's unbelievable. Apologies. In the middle of a county game," he tweeted soon a

Sep 2 2015
The possible reasons behind Kumar Sangakkara opting to play only two Tests in a series
The possible reasons behind Kumar Sangakkara opting to play only two Tests in a series

Sangakkara walks towards the pavilion for the last time on August 23, 2015 The legendary Sri Lankan batsman, Kumar Sangakkara hung his boots at the end of the 2nd Test between India and Sri Lanka. Amidst all the raving encomium, there were few eyebrows raised about the veteran’s decision to play only two Tests in each series in what could now be considered as Sri Lanka’s cricket season. This article would try to do an appraisal

Aug 31 2015
Umpires consider using protective gear for domestic matches in England
Umpires consider using protective gear for domestic matches in England

A ball struck umpire Rob Bailey while he was standing at square leg. Umpires officiating in the first-class matches in England are considering the use of protective gear, ESPNCricinfo reports. Equipment are being designed to protect the head, the heart and the back of the neck and will be tested by select umpires before being put into use from next season.  The game of cricket has moved on from the days where the batsmen used to face u

Aug 30 2015
England's professional cricketers calls for domestic T20 revamp
England's professional cricketers calls for domestic T20 revamp

The majority of the PCA players want a domestic T20 competition along the likes of Australia’s Big Bash England’s Professional Cricketers Association (PCA) has called for a revamp of its domestic T20 competition along the likes of the IPL and the Big Bash, ESPNCricinfo reports. An overwhelming majority of the players has called for a number of changes that will be part of the final recommendations to be made by the ECB structure

Aug 27 2015
James Faulkner handed two-year driving ban
James Faulkner handed two-year driving ban

Faulkner is currently playing in England with county side Lancashire Australian all-rounder James Faulkner was banned from driving in the United Kingdom for two years and handed a fine of £10,000 after pleading guilty to the offence of drink-driving, ESPNCricinfo reports. He has already been handed punishments by his national side and Lancashire, for whom he was playing for in England at the time of the incident. On July 2, Faul

Derbyshire v Leicestershire RLODC
Derbyshire v Leicestershire RLODC

Dilshan will be back in the Derbyshire team after a long home series against Pakistan It's welcome back to Tillakaratne Dilshan for tomorrow and the remainder of the season. The legend - a fairly apposite title - that is Dilshan replaces Hamish Rutherford, a player who let no one down in his stint at the club. We now need the Sri Lankan, undoubtedly one of the finest players to emerge from his country, to show the form that earned him t

Aug 4 2015
Worcestershire's Joe Leach takes hat-trick with first three balls of match
Worcestershire's Joe Leach takes hat-trick with first three balls of match

Worcestershire fast bowler Joe Leach Worcestershire fast bowler Joe Leach claimed a hat-trick with the first three balls of his side's Royal London One-Day Cup match against Northamptonshire on Sunday. The 24-year-old paceman had Richard Levi and Rob Keogh caught behind before removing Ben Duckett, caught at gully by Jack Shantry. Northamptonshire’s score read 0/3 after the first three balls of the match, prompting mad scenes

Aug 2 2015
Video: That moment when Jonathan Trott took a catch with his trouser pocket
Video: That moment when Jonathan Trott took a catch with his trouser pocket

Sussex's Ed Joyce was bizarrely caught by Warwickshire's Jonathan Trott in a freak dismissal. The incident happened when left-handed Joyce attempted a powerful sweep shot and the fielder (Trott) at short-leg turned away to save himself, but the ball gets lodged into his pocket. The incident was unbelievable to witness from naked eyes and only slow motion camera could answer the question. Law 32 (3b): " A catch shall be conside

Aug 2 2015
Derbyshire v Northamptonshire RLODC
Derbyshire v Northamptonshire RLODC

Derbyshire’s Wayne Madsen Sorry about the lack of blog last night and it’s just a short note from me this morning. We can win this game, with a squad that is rightly unchanged. There was little wrong with the performance or personnel at Bristol, aside from a manic last four overs that cost us the game. As I wrote then, credit the opposition for the courage of their convictions, but the wheels came off and we would have won that

Jul 31 2015
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