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Lord's recommended to stage 2019 World Cup final

Lord's recommended to stage 2019 World Cup final

The Lord's cricket ground in London. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images Lord's should host the 2019 50-over World Cup final, the England and Wales Cricket Board recommended to the International Cricket Council on Wednesday.The hallowed ground, which staged the World Cup final in 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999, has also been put forward to host the women's World Cup final in 2017.The ECB also suggested to the ICC that the opening game of the 2019 tournament should be staged at The Oval, London, ..., 21 hours ago
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ECB propose proven formula for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have recommended that the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 follow the successful formula of the 2013 edition and proposed The Oval, Edgbaston and Cardiff as the venues. Steve Elworthy, the ECB's Head of Global Events, said: "The format and the venues in 2013 proved extremely popular and the fans turned out in record numbers for the event. "All three venues will be keen to repeat their success from the last tournament and I am sure they will have learnt from ...
 Rediff.com16 hours ago

Tendulkar's Viber public chat first to hit one million followers

Viber, the mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls, has announced that iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's public chathas become the first to exceed one million followers.  Tendulkar's public chat, which allows fans to get "an insider's view" of the iconic Indian cricketer, has been gaining astonishing growth since its launch on November 18th, hitting the one million mark in less than one month.  "Exceeding one million followers ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Pakistan cricketers in no mood to play after Peshawar school attack: Younis

Younis Khan (right) with his Pakistan team mates. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Experienced Pakistan batsman Younis Khan says it will be extremely tough for the cricketers to go ahead with Wednesday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi following the killing spree at a Peshawar school.Witnesses said at least 132 students and nine staff members died on Tuesday when Taliban gunmen broke into a school and opened fire in the bloodiest massacre Pakistan had seen for ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Security beefed-up for Brisbane Test after Sydney siege

Security for the second cricket Test between India and Australia has been tightened with more police being deployed around the Gabba in the wake of the Sydney cafe siege, officials said. A 17-hour-long hostage drama in which a heavily-armed man of Iranian-origin held 17 people hostage at a cafe in Sydney ended last night after the police stormed in, resulting in three deaths but two Indians who were among the captives escaped safely. Queensland state Premier Campbell Newman said security was ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Indian cricketers' security tightened in Brisbane after hostage crisis  Rediff.com3 days ago Indian cricketers' security in Australia increased  Rediff.com3 days ago

India tour fiasco: West Indies Cricket Board, players blamed for pull-out

West Indies players during their tour of India. Photograph: BCCI The West Indies Cricket Board, players and its union have been blamed for the India series fiasco when the team dramatically pulled out midway into the tour over a payment dispute with the board and West Indies Players Association, according to a task force set up by WICB.The task force was set up by WICB after the national team decided to discontinue the tour after playing four One-day Internationals after a pay dispute between ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Players barred from using India logo in domestic cricket  Rediff.com1 week ago

Captain Cook not guaranteed to lead England at World Cup

England cricket coach Peter Moores has admitted that there is no guarantee that England skipper Alastair Cook would remain as the team captain for the forthcoming World Cup. Moores, who assumed coaching responsibility in April, said that though Alastair had clearly stated he was very keen to carry on, he also knew the fact that it was not his decision to make. He further said that personally he would have Alastair as captain for the World Cup , adding that they would review at the end of the ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago I won't walk away, says under-fire England captain Cook  Rediff.com1 day ago

Meet Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith

Profile of Australian cricketer Steve Smith who was named on Monday as his country's 45th Test captain:- Born June 2, 1989 in Sydney.- Started his career as a promising leg-spin bowler and middle order batsman but is now primarily a batsman.- Made his debut for Australia aged 20 in a Twenty20 match against Pakistan on February 2010, taking two wickets and scoring eight runs. - No change in tactics as Steve Smith thrust into hot seat- He has gone to play 21 Twenty20 Internationals for Australia, ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Looking to go up 2-0 on lively pitch: Steve Smith  Rediff.com2 days ago 'Kohli knows you have to stand up for yourself in Australia'  Rediff.com4 days ago

Delhi Daredevils release Karthik, Vijay, Pietersen & Taylor for next IPL season

The Delhi Daredevils on Monday released Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik, ahead of the upcoming edition of the T20 league.  Karthik has been released by ahead of the auction for the 2015 edition, according to reports.  Further reports stated that other Delhi players, including Kevin Pietersen, Murali Vijay and Ross Taylor were also released by their franchise.The released players will go into the auction pool ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Delhi Daredevils drop Pietersen, Karthik, Vijay  Rediff.com3 days ago

Phillip Hughes' brother scores 63 on return to cricket

Jason Hughes, the older brother of the late Phillip Hughes, has made an emotional return to grade cricket, scoring 63 -- the exact score his sibling was on when he was fatally struck by a bouncer. Jason, 27, batted for Mosman's first-grade team against Sydney at Drummoyne Oval yesterday and was dismissed on 63. He apparently did not know the score he was on when he fell to the bowling of Nathan Sowter, the Australian AAP news agency reported. The elder Hughes was reportedly emotional while ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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