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50 hours, 33000 kms, 6 deliveries - Australian Cameron Boyce's single over in England
50 hours, 33000 kms, 6 deliveries - Australian Cameron Boyce's single over in England

Boyce was smashed for 19 runs in his only over of the game Australian leg-spinner Cameron Boyce will return to Australia later today after having possibly set the world for the most distance covered to bowl a single over, according to Cricket Australia’s official website. The 26-year-old was picked only for the one-off T20 international against England and ended up having a match to forget as he was smashed for 19 runs in hi

Sep 1 2015
Rahul Dravid's journey to his first and last T20 international - Oh! What a tale
Rahul Dravid's journey to his first and last T20 international - Oh! What a tale

The Rahul Dravid signature shot - the Cover drive In the winter of 2010-11, India set off on a 3 Tests, 5 ODIs and one T20 tour of South Africa. The tour had everybody in the cricketing fraternity in bated breath as all eyes were on Sachin Tendulkar, who was one shy off reaching his 50th Test century.  But one corner of an eye was also on another batsman, who was coming off a pretty good home series against New Zealand.

Aug 31 2015
5 incidents which changed cricket forever
5 incidents which changed cricket forever

The butterfly effect is the theory that one small incident can ultimately cause a massive event elsewhere. For example, a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon rainforest could end up causing a hurricane thousands of miles away. The concept that a seemingly minor happening can actually change everything is also applicable to sport. Sport is very fickle in its nature. When dissecting a contest, wins or losses can generally be pinpointed on o

Aug 30 2015
10 instances where the ball swung/spun too much
10 instances where the ball swung/spun too much

For a cricket fan, there are very few things that bring more joy than seeing a wonderfully executed delivery that completely bamboozles the batsman and goes past his defences. Whether it is the ball which starts on off stump and ends up as a toe-crushing yorker, or the ball which pitches on leg stump and turns past the outside edge to hit the top of off-stump, the art of bowling is a joy to behold. While the game of cricket has seen many bowlers

Aug 29 2015
Shaharyar Khan says Pakistan are not dependent on India
Shaharyar Khan says Pakistan are not dependent on India

Shaharyar Khan is not impressed with the development between Pakistan-India Shaharyar Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman has said the bilateral series chances between Pakistan-India are very less looking at the current political turmoil situation between two nations, reports ESPNcricinfo. "Given the present circumstance, the chances of a Pakistan-India series look bleak and we have to live with the fact that India ar

Why the arrival of BT Sport in the UK is exciting for English cricket's future
Why the arrival of BT Sport in the UK is exciting for English cricket's future

Worries for Sky? For decades, Sky Sports has dominated cricket coverage in the United Kingdom, all but securing a monopoly on the game. Their commentary team, which boasts Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain, Michael Holding and David “Bumble” Lloyd, is renowned worldwide. Their cricket programming makes a strong case for being the best in the world, and they have shown every major England tour since 1990. However, with the arrival

Aug 27 2015
10 facts you need to know about Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny
10 facts you need to know about Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny

Binny during Australia tour Stuart Binny has established himself as a very useful cricketer for the Indian team, especially when wicket-to-wicket bowling all-rounder is in need. He has also maintained a regular place in the Karnataka Ranji team. Binny first came into the limelight when he joined the Indian Cricket League (a private cricket league funded by Zee Entertainment). He represented the Hyderabad Heroes team and

Aug 24 2015
Chris Tremlett retires from international cricket
Chris Tremlett retires from international cricket

2011 Ashes Hero Chris Tremlett announced his retirement today England’s fast bowler Chris Tremlett has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket at the age of 33, reports BBC Sport. A career ravaged by knee and back injuries, he played an integral part in England clinching the2010- 2011 Ashes series in which he took the final scalp of Michael Beer which sealed the series. The right-arm pacer made his debut during

Aug 21 2015