Saturday, July 21, 2007

Latest Cricket News from India

Australia names squads for Twenty20 World Cup, India and Pak series
Keeping faith with its World Cup squad, the Cricket Australia selection committee today named their squad for theTwenty20 World Cup to be held in South Africa in September.

Calcutta HC stays Dalmiya's expulsion; says he can contest polls
The Calcutta High Court on Friday stayed the expulsion and suspension order of Jagmohan Dalmiya, which was issued by the BCCI on December 17, 2006, paving the way for him to contest in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) elections to be held next week.

Pak was keen on playing Twenty20 game in Woolmer's memory
The Pakistan Cricket Board has said that it wanted to play a Twenty20 game against India to raise funds for an academy established in memory of Bob Woolmer, but was unable to fit such an event in a 'extremely busy' international schedule.

Imran, Sharif vow to unmask Altaf's "true face"
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan have vowed to unmask the 'true face' of MQM chief Altaf Hussain and continue their fight against "anti-democratic forces" in Pakistan.

South Africa tour to go on as scheduled: PCB official
A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has said that South Africa's tour of Pakistan, which is scheduled for late September, will go ahead as planned despite concerns expressed by Cricket South Africa (CSA) over the deteriorating political situation.

Lawson's comment a "slap on the face" of PCB: Miandad
Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad has said the statement of newly appointed coach Geoff Lawson that he would like to have the former (Miandad) in his "coaching crew," is a "slap on the faces" of PCB officials.

Former Pak cricketers criticise PCB for appointing Lawson
Former Pakistan cricketers - Javed Miandad, Moin Khan, Intikhab Alam and Sarfraz Nawaz have criticized the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over its decision to appoint Australian Geoff Lawson as the new coach of the Pakistan cricket team.

Trophies won in Ireland ODI series to reach Mumbai today
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Niranjan Shah said on Tuesday that the trophies won by the Indian cricketers during the Future Cup one-day series against South Africa in Ireland would be delivered at the BCCI office in Mumbai this evening.

Lawson's appointment is thrilling: Shoaib Akhtar
Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that the appointment of former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson as their national coach is "thrilling," as the latter's services can help Pakistan become world beaters.

Whatmore would have been a better choice: Intikhab Alam
Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam has said that Dav Whatmore would have been a better choice as coach of the national cricket team.

Non-contracted Pak cricketers can play in ICL
Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Chief Operating Officer Shafqat Naghmi has said that the board cannot bar those cricketers from playing in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in India who are not given a central contract.

Murali becomes second man to take 700 Test wickets
Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan today became the second man in Test history to take 700 wickets. He is now just nine short of overtaking Australia's record-holding leg-spinner Shane Warne, who retired from Test cricket earlier this year.

Cricket's chirping crescendos
Cricket Communications may not be the first wireless brand that comes to mind, but lately, it has been living up to its name - poised to make noise.
Jul 21, 2007 06:43:12 GMT

Cricket: Australia cruise to victory over White Ferns
DARWIN - The Australian women's cricket team have cruised to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the opening match of their one day international series.
Jul 21, 2007 07:45:57 GMT

Young talent for 20/20 - Nation News
... have made their intentions clear by naming several youngsters in a 23-member trials squad for the 2008 Stanford 20/20 cricket tournament in Antigua. ...
Sat, 21 Jul 2007 08:44:36 GMT

Smith back in YMPC fold - Nation News
... captain Dwayne Smith for their top-of-the-table sixth series Banks Division 1 cricket clash with Super Centre Spartan starting at Queen's Park today. ...
Sat, 21 Jul 2007 08:44:34 GMT

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