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Is it time that the ICC intervenes to redeem West Indies Cricket?
Is it time that the ICC intervenes to redeem West Indies Cricket?

Jason Holder is crying out for support from all quarters as he finds himself in an unenviable role With people in the Caribbean repulsed by the consistently deteriorating performances from a shambolic West Indies outfit, the International Cricket Council (ICC) needs to step in and reinvigorate a major draw-card. A composite of tiny islands that laid down the gauntlet and demolished every opponent in sight to establish one of sport

Dec 17 2015
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The "Zak" of many trades

Zaheer Khan spearheaded the Indian bowling attack for many years When an Indian fast bowler steams in quick strides, hits the deck hard and tests the best batsman in the world with his zippy and meticulous Yorkers, it arouses an interest in the minds of viewers. The interest is provoked because it is very non-Indian to bowl fast and toe-crushing Yorkers in a nation which boasts its prowess more in swords and less in cherries. But, as unbeli

Oct 23 2015
Former ICC President Ehsan Mani believes Pakistan must refuse to play India in ICC events
Former ICC President Ehsan Mani believes Pakistan must refuse to play India in ICC events

The India-Pakistan encounter at the 2015 ICC World Cup in Adelaide was a sell-out  Ehsan Mani, the former International Cricket Council chief has called upon Pakistan to decline competing against their arch-rivals India in the group stages of ICC events. IBNLive reported the 70-year old stating that the Pakistan Cricket Board should object to being placed in the same group as India, should the proposed series betwee

Oct 13 2015
6 Times cricketers did the unexpected on the field
6 Times cricketers did the unexpected on the field

To see Dale Steyn bowling a fast-paced good length delivery or to witness a trademark cover-drive from Kohli isn’t that hard for a fan of cricket. But sometimes, as in every other sport, cricketers do things that fans are not used to seeing, and more often than not leaves them speechless.  Be it a bit of plaster across the mouth, or an extremely wild celebration from a typically composed player, unexpected moments on the pit

Oct 10 2015
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 teams confirmed; West Indies out, Bangladesh in
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 teams confirmed; West Indies out, Bangladesh in

The eight qualified teams for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (Courtesy: ICC) The eight teams for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy have been confirmed by the ICC. Bangladesh returns to the tournament for the first time since 2006 after their tremendous run of form in the ODI format since the 2015 ICC World Cup. Bangladesh replaced West Indies to climb up to the 7th spot in the ICC ODI Rankings as on the cut-off date 30 September 2015. The tourna

What could have caused Ravindra Jadeja's omission?
What could have caused Ravindra Jadeja's omission?

Time for Ravindra Jadeja to buck up The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in Bengaluru on Sunday to select the squad for the limited-overs leg of India’s long series against South Africa, which begins with a 3-match T20 series in Dharamshala from October 2nd. Thanks to some fine performances for India ‘A’, Gurkeerat Singh Mann earned a maiden call-up to the ODI squad for the first three ODIs while Sreenath Aravind,

Sep 23 2015
Timeline of Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal's love story
Timeline of Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal's love story

Dinesh Karthik and Deepika Pallikal got married in a Christian ceremony on August 18 Indian wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik and the nation’s top-ranked squash player Dipika Pallikal tied the knot in the first of their two wedding ceremonies on August 18. Dipika belongs to a Christain family and a ceremony as per the religion’s traditions was held in Chennai yesterday, with only close friends and family members of the couple

Aug 19 2015
Why the Champions Trophy qualification system is flawed
Why the Champions Trophy qualification system is flawed

How good is the Champions trophy qualification system? The criteria for the qualification to ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is that the top eight teams in the Reliance ICC ODI Rankings as of on 30 September 2015 will qualify for the tournament to be held in 2017 in England. As per the scenario in August 2015, it seems likely that the eight teams that will qualify for the 2017 ICC Champions trophy will be Australia, South

Aug 15 2015
Road to the Champions Trophy - Analyzing the chances of Pakistan and West Indies to qualify for the tournament
Road to the Champions Trophy - Analyzing the chances of Pakistan and West Indies to qualify for the tournament

  The Champions Trophy; eight of the world’s best ODI sides squaring off for a winner-takes-all tournament. Last year, the once glorified event was in danger of being replaced by a World Test Championship, but was reinstated and is now set to see its eighth edition come to life, come 2017, at the historic grounds of England and Wales. According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), the top eight teams i

Jul 5 2015
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