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Top 10 bowlers with most number of international wickets in cricket history
Top 10 bowlers with most number of international wickets in cricket history

Cricket, ‘the gentleman’s game’ has always been known as a game dominated by the batsmen, but there have been many outstanding bowlers who have made life hard for the batsman at the crease. No matter how many runs a team scores in a Test match, they need to pick up 20 wickets to win the match. The case in ODI’s and T20s is not much different with the bowlers playing a crucial role in restricting the opposition by pi

Aug 28 2015
Misbah-ul-Haq wants India and Pakistan to play against each other regularly putting aside political relations
Misbah-ul-Haq wants India and Pakistan to play against each other regularly putting aside political relations

India and Pakistan played against each other at the 2015 ICC World Cup. Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq has called for the resumption of cricket ties between his country and India, The Tribune reports. The 43-year-old also added that cricketing ties between the arch rivals should not be dependent upon the political state of affairs. "I believe that Pakistan and India should be playing against each other in bilateral series re

Aug 10 2015
Best quotes on fast bowling from the players in the line of fire
Best quotes on fast bowling from the players in the line of fire

“Batting may be cricket’s heartbeat, but fast bowling is its pulse” A matter that is explored in Speed Thrills, a new book released this week.  Written by ex-Australian pacer Rodney Hogg and features 17 fastest bowlers alive. Encompassing various aspects of pace bowling, the book promises to be a gripping read. The book contains many interesting examples and quotes to keep the readers glued to it. Facing qual

Aug 9 2015
One arrest made in Wasim Akram shooting incident
One arrest made in Wasim Akram shooting incident

Wasim Akram escaped unhurt after the shooting incident on Wednesday Police investigating the shooting incident involving Pakistan legend Wasim Akram have arrested a suspect in the case, Geo TV reports. The man apprehended is a private security guard and the police are still on the lookout for his employer, who is still at large. Akram’s car was shot at after he got into a verbal duel with the driver of the car while he was trave

Aug 8 2015
Wasim Akram narrates experience of surviving gun attack
Wasim Akram narrates experience of surviving gun attack

Wasim Akram talks on his cellphone at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi, after the attack There has been widespread panic and subsequent relief after it was reported earlier today that Pakistan legend Wasim Akram’s car had been shot at, it later appearing that he had survived an incident of road rage. Theories had come up that it had been a terrorist attack, and even one that a Pakistani government official had tried an assassi

Video: Wasim Akram's response after surviving gun attack in Karachi; police clarify
Video: Wasim Akram's response after surviving gun attack in Karachi; police clarify

Akram said it was a government official who attacked me Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram’s car was shot at while he was travelling to National Stadium in Karachi today. According to the reports in The Dawn, he is safe and the police is verifying the motive behind the attack. Pakistan’s Reuters correspondent and ex-Editor of The News Mehreen Zahra-Malik tweeted quoting Akram that it was a government official behind

Aug 5 2015
5 things every fan remembers from the 90s
5 things every fan remembers from the 90s

“It was Gavaskar The real master Just like a wall We couldn't out Gavaskar at all, not at all You know the West Indies couldn't out Gavaskar at all.” Quite a few people remember The Gavaskar Calypso written by Lord Relator to celebrate Sunil Gavaskar's first Test series in the West Indies in 1970-71. The lyric is particularly significant as it epitomises the powerful sense of nostalgia that cricket never fails to evoke.

Aug 3 2015
Stats: Fastest to 300 wickets and 2000 runs 'double' in Test cricket
Stats: Fastest to 300 wickets and 2000 runs 'double' in Test cricket

Mitchell Johnson jumps in delight after picking up his 300th Test wicket In what is becoming a day of landmarks in cricket, Mitchell Johnson picked up the wicket of Jonny Bairstow on Day 2 of the 3rd Ashes Test between England and Australia to reach the landmark of 300 Test wickets.  He is the fifth Australian bowler to reach this mark for Australia after Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, Dennis Lillee and Brett Lee. In

Jul 30 2015
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets

Dale Steyn is congratulated by his teammates after picking up his 400th Test wicket Dale Steyn joined the illustrious 400-Test wickets club after he dismissed Tamim Iqbal in the 2nd Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa which got underway at Mirpur today. He completed the feat in his 80th Test match, the same as the great Sir Richard Hadlee. Only Muttiah Muralitharan has been quicker to achieve the landmark with the Sri

Jul 30 2015
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs

Charges against Sreesanth were dropped As we took a sip from our morning coffee on the 16th of May in 2013 and grabbed the tabloid, the one-liner of the day left us in awe. The temperamental and entertaining speedster from Kerala, S.Sreesanth along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were detained by the Delhi police on charges of spot-fixing.  Sreesanth bore the brunt of public ire and overni

Jul 28 2015
6 bowlers who dropped pace and were still successful
6 bowlers who dropped pace and were still successful

From pacers to swingers There is somewhat of an amazing feeling to see a fast bowler run at full speed towards the crease, take a leap and release the ball with all his might. If the bowler possesses silky curls or waves for hair, the ‘cool factor’ goes up by a notch or two. Let’s be honest here, there aren’t many – or any – people who haven’t felt a rush of adrenaline pumping through their veins a

Jul 28 2015
Oft-ignored Madhya Pradesh pacer Munish Ansari finally gets a chance to shine
Oft-ignored Madhya Pradesh pacer Munish Ansari finally gets a chance to shine

Munish Ansari celebrates after dismissing Andrew Flintoff in 2006 (left); seen during his spell of 3/23 against Namibia (right)  Munish Ansari, known in Indian cricket circles as the ‘Sehore Express’, is a fast bowler from Madhya Pradesh who will be travelling to the T20 World Cup in his native country next year as a crucial member of the Oman side. This comes after he spent years being ignored by India, and

Jul 27 2015
No one is bigger than cricket: VVS Laxman on IPL controversy
No one is bigger than cricket: VVS Laxman on IPL controversy

VVS Laxman Mumbai, July 22: Former India batsman V.V.S Laxman on Wednesday termed the suspension of two Indian Premier League (IPL) teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) as unfortunate, but added nothing is bigger than cricket and the game will ultimately emerge victorious despite the controversy. "Suspension of both the IPL teams is very unfortunate. There are lot of positives as far as IPL is concerned. No one is

Jul 22 2015
Pakistan's 5 greatest match-winners in ODIs
Pakistan's 5 greatest match-winners in ODIs

The term ‘match-winner’ could vary in meaning from individual to individual; for some it may be players ‘tilting’ the match in a winning direction and for some it may be somebody who carries his bat through or picks up wickets and runs through the tail. To be précise, ‘match-winners’ are players who can win you a match on their own and ‘big’ match-winners do it on a consistent basis. Another

Jul 13 2015