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Gabba to see at least three more years of Test cricket
Gabba to see at least three more years of Test cricket

The first match of the Australia-New Zealand series was the last Test that was held at GabbaAll fears of cricket lovers in Brisbane were allayed when Cricket Australia announced that the Woolloongabba Ground will host Test matches for at least three more years. The news comes as a relief for the fans as there were rumors that the iconic cricket stadium, that has seen some amazing cricket action over the years, won’t see any further Tes

May 31 2016
Star batsmen and their second home grounds
Star batsmen and their second home grounds

A look at where star batsmen scored most runs away from home.Any cricketer who has played at the highest level would testify that performing in front of the home crowd can unnerve even the best in the business. The expectations of the crowd create a mountain of pressure under which many crumble.Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, although the apple of the eye of the Kolkata crowd, could hardly replicate his silken drives on the off and lofted m

May 29 2016
Feels like I'm 15 years younger, says Michael Clarke
Feels like I'm 15 years younger, says Michael Clarke

It is said that Clarke held talks with the BBL team Sydney SixersFormer Australian skipper Michael Clarke said that his body felt 15 years younger after a nine-month break from international cricket as he is prepared to play at the HongKong T20 Blitz. The 35-year-old batsman, who retired from all forms of the game in August last year, will be a part of the four-team T20 event, which will he held over two days on May 28 and 29.The World Cup winnin

May 27 2016
Michael Clarke may be in line for Big Bash League contract
Michael Clarke may be in line for Big Bash League contract

Michael Clarke during the Sydney Grade Cricket Former skipper Michael Clarke is considering a comeback to top flight Australian domestic cricket after announcing his retirement from all forms of the game back in August 2015. According to reports from Cricket Australia, the World Cup winning Aussie captain held discussions with Cricket New South Wales about his return in this year’s Matador BBQs One-Day Cup and also in the Big Bash

May 21 2016
Hong Kong T20 Blitz to feature cricketers from India, Australia and associate nations
Hong Kong T20 Blitz to feature cricketers from India, Australia and associate nations

Michael Clarke and Vinit Indulkar are the biggest names from Australia and India in the competitionThe provisional squads for the upcoming Hong Kong T20 Blitz, to be held over two days on May 28th and 29th, have been released. Michael Clarke of Australia will join the Hong Kong players in this tournament, as had already been reported. However, as the teams lists show, they will also be joined by top talents from India and Australia, as well

Michael Clarke to play for Kowloon Cantons in Hong Kong T20 Blitz
Michael Clarke to play for Kowloon Cantons in Hong Kong T20 Blitz

Michael Clark will play for Kowloon Cantons for the two-day tournamentRetired Australian batting great Michael Clarke on Wednesday announced that he has signed with Kowloon Cantons for the two-day Hong Kong T20 Blitz cricket tournament running over May 28-29.Since retiring from international cricket after Australia surrendered the Ashes last August, the former captain has played only one competitive match for his local club side Western Sydney in

May 11 2016
10 altercations between players of the same country
10 altercations between players of the same country

Just as it has evolved in other aspects, the game of cricket has changed from a slow, good-natured game to a fast, fierce and ever-changing sport. With passion mixing with aggression, sparks fly and temper reaches flashpoint. The game has seen quite a few fights amongst opponents, but there are a few occasions when teammates got into disagreements and spats. Here’s a list of ten incidents where players from the same country had an altercati

May 5 2016
Best run-chasers of all-time in limited-overs cricket
Best run-chasers of all-time in limited-overs cricket

Chasing in any format of cricket is a difficult task and it’s not easy to master the art. In limited-overs format, the task becomes more difficult with the added pressure of the required-rate. Batting while chasing is a different ball game altogether, performing under scoreboard pressure requires immense mental strength and confidence.While batting first there is no scoreboard pressure and the batsman can score freely without any problems.

Mar 21 2016
Michael Clarke feels rusty on return to club cricket in Sydney
Michael Clarke feels rusty on return to club cricket in Sydney

Clarke playing a shot during his 48-run knock for his club Western SuburbsAfter scoring 48 on his return to club cricket on Saturday, former Australia captain Michael Clarke said he felt "quite rusty."The right-handed batsman turned out for his boyhood Sydney grade club Western Suburbs against Randwick-Petersham in front of around 500 people at Pratten Park."I was quite rusty, to be honest," Clarke was quoted as saying by the

Feb 20 2016
Michael Clarke's reveals his biggest ever lie to media and opens up about Homework-Gate saga
Michael Clarke's reveals his biggest ever lie to media and opens up about Homework-Gate saga

Michael Clarke talks about the infamous “Homework-gate” saga. Former Australian captain Michael Clarke’s most controversial moment in his captaincy career was certainly the 2013 suspension of his four teammates in India, which is labeled as “Homework-Gate” by the Australian media.  After more than two years of that incident, Clarke says he erred by not publicly telling the full story behind the saga. Austra

Feb 19 2016
5 anti-climactic endings to great careers
5 anti-climactic endings to great careers

With Australia wrapping up the 1st Test of the 3-match Trans-Tasman series by an innings and 52 runs, Brendon McCullum's farewell has been all but spoiled. The swashbuckling Kiwi batsman and skipper too could manage just 10 runs in the 2 innings of his 100th Test, including a blob in the first essay. Looking at the events that transpired around McCullum's batting in the 1st Test, his glittering career for New Zealand may b

Feb 15 2016
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock

Voges is making the most of his lucky reprieve from Day 1 Sir Donal Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar are undoubtedly two of the most iconic names in the sport of cricket and Australian cricketer Adam Voges has surpassed both these legends of the game during his epic knock against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Saturday.Resuming at his overnight score of 7, Voges made the most of his reprieve late on during the opening day&rsqu

Feb 13 2016
5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement
5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement

A camaraderie between players is one of the essentials for building a great team. However, at the end of the day, a team consists of individuals who have their separate identities and may have diverse opinion on matters. Two players who are part of the same team may seem to share a good understanding of each other in their playing days. But there may be a few skeletons in the cupboard which mostly tend to come out when one or both the players ha

Feb 9 2016
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return

Clarke announced retirement from the sport in 2015Welcoming the news that Michael Clarke intends to reverse his retirement decision, coach Darren Lehmann and former star batsman Michael Hussey have said the former skipper's experience could prove invaluable to Australia's Twenty20 ambitions.Clarke, who scored 8,643 runs in Tests and 7,981 in One-Day Internationals (ODI), quit after last summer's Ashes series and will play for Sydney g

Jan 31 2016
Michael Clarke to make comeback to cricket
Michael Clarke to make comeback to cricket

Michael Clarke bid adieu to cricket in 2015Former Australian captain, Michael Clarke has confirmed that he will be making a comeback to cricket, and also mentioned that he would not say ‘never say never’ to international cricket.After having bid adieu to international cricket after losing the Ashes in England, Clarke seems to have changed his mind about retirement and will be looking to work his way back into the national side sometim

Jan 30 2016
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