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Video: When it took the umpire ages to give an LBW - Longest decision in cricket?
Video: When it took the umpire ages to give an LBW - Longest decision in cricket?

Umpire Billy Bowden West Indies toured Australia in 2010 and played the 2nd match of the ODI series at Adelaide on February 9, 2010. The match was won easily by Australia, who outclassed West Indies in every department. West Indies set a target of 171 to the hosts, which was chased down with disdain by Australia in the 27th over.  The match is not thus memorable at all, being another one-sided contest among many. However, the

Aug 1 2015
Paytm grabs BCCI's title sponsorship rights at home for a period of four years
Paytm grabs BCCI's title sponsorship rights at home for a period of four years

BCCI’s secretary Anurag Thakur with Paytm’s founder Vijay Sharma New Delhi, July 30 Indian e-commerce firm One 97 Communications Pvt. Ltd, which owns the shopping website Paytm.com, on Thursday acquired the sponsorship rights for the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) international and domestic matches at home for four years. The winning bid was at a price of Rs.203.28 crore to be paid over a four-year term.

Jul 31 2015
5 players who helped Bangladesh turn around their ODI fortunes
5 players who helped Bangladesh turn around their ODI fortunes

Bangladeshi tigers are roaring now You can call them “minnows”, but now they are the giant killers. The cricketing year 2015 is not just the year that will be forever remembered for the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup but also one that tells you the story of the epic dominance of Bangladeshi cricket. From a historical World Cup quarter-final appearance to back to back ODI series winning against the top crick

Jul 30 2015
ECB takes legal route to recover fine from Danish Kaneria
ECB takes legal route to recover fine from Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria was banned from cricket for life after being found guilty of spot-fixing while playing for Essex in 2009  The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has filed a writ petition at a court in Pakistan to force Danish Kaneria to pay up fines amounting to £2,49,000, ESPNcricinfo reports. The 34-year-old was banned from cricket for life in 2012 for his involvement in a spot-fixing case while playing for Essex co

Jul 30 2015
Dravid talks about not being obliged to be perfect always
Dravid talks about not being obliged to be perfect always

Re-imagining Mr. Perfect In a recent interview with The HINDU, Rahul Dravid admitted losing his cool a number of times on the field. His comment was in response to the latest events where he was seen getting better of Naseer Hussain during a friendly chit chat in the commentary box. That became a viral sensation, instantly. Had it been some other player, it would not have got much attention, but coming from the proverbial Mr

Tribute to Clive Rice
Tribute to Clive Rice

  Clive Rice batting for Nottinghamshire in 1986 For me, the true judgement of an outstanding all-rounder is simple. Were you to take one of their skills from them, could that player still stand as a first-class player? Think through a few supposed all round talents in the modern game and the answer is probably no. Yet Clive Rice, who died today, was a giant of a cricketer in an age when they were not in short supply. A fair indicator

Jul 30 2015
Ganguly backs BCCI on India-Pakistan series decision
Ganguly backs BCCI on India-Pakistan series decision

Ganguly was the captain when India won the ODI and Test series touring Pakistan in 2004 Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, as reported by crictracker.com has backed the decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to scrapped the India-Pakistan series. Recently, the BCCI's secretary Anurag Thakur announced that a bilateral series between the two neighbours was unlikely because of the political instability. Thakur spo

Jul 29 2015
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5

Zimbabwe have toured Pakistan recently Pakistan cricket team will be touring Zimbabwe from the 24th of September to the 5th of October. Three twenty20 international and three one-day international matches will be played during the fortnight. “We have dealt with the tour outline with my PCB counterpart Shahryar Khan. The management of our respective boards will now continue to fine-tune the tour schedule,” said Zimbabwe Cricket

Jul 29 2015
Why Stuart Binny should be given a long run
Why Stuart Binny should be given a long run

Binny is yet to cement his place in Indian team Neither supremely talented batsman, nor a great bowler. At best, Stuart Binny is an average cricketer with obvious limitations. So, how does he manage to push himself in the Indian side? While cricket pundits have had no hesitation in saying Binny will be everyone’s bunny in World Cricket, he has shown great character by saving India’s face by handful contributions for the

Jul 29 2015
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