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Friday, 29 April 2016

Fox Sports Australia
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 10:57 pm UTC
CHRIS Gayle no longer boasts the fastest recorded Twenty20 century in history, thanks to 23-year-old Iraq Thomas.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 10:32 pm UTC
Another belligerent cameo from Brendon McCullum has contributed to a thrilling last-ball win for his IPL-leading team.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 9:16 pm UTC
The Australian scored his first T20 hundred, only to end up on the losing side, against the Gujarat Lions ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 9:03 pm UTC
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper took 181 innings before his maiden century in 20-over cricket against the Gujarat Lions at Rajkot ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 9:00 pm UTC
STEVE Smith hit a century after getting a second life, yet that wasn’t enough as James Faulkner iced a last-ball win for Gujarat over Pune in the IPL.....(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:37 pm UTC
The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Friday announced that the Eliminator and second Qualifier will be held in New Delhi while the first Qualifier and final will be hel....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:37 pm UTC
According to sources, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan will submit shortlist of candidates for the head coach position at the board of governors meeting for final approva....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:37 pm UTC
Misbah ul Haq and some other players including Azhar Ali, who leads the Pakistani one-day squad, had requested the Pakistan Cricket Board to allow them to tour England with ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:37 pm UTC
Gujarat Lions earned their sixth win in seven matches to go atop the Indian Premier League standings while Rising Pune Supergiants slumped to their fifth defeat in ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:11 pm UTC
Sunrisers Hyderabad said that his side is feeling confident as a group and looking forward to face the mighty Royal Challengers Bangalore ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 7:50 pm UTC
David Warner's Sunrisers Hyderabad will hope home defeat to Pune was a mere aberration ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 7:41 pm UTC
Plays of the day from the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions in Pune....(More)
IOL South Africa
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 7:11 pm UTC
Cricket Australia has bolstered its campaign to host a day-night Test against South Africa later this year by publishing an interview with captain Steve Smith in which he backed the proposed fixture.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:40 pm UTC
Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune Supergiants by three wickets in a thriller during Friday's Indian Premier League Twenty20 action, beating the hosts on the very last delivery. Steven Smith scored 101 from 53 to lead Pune t....(More)
BBC Online
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:29 pm UTC
Cricketing legends and celebrities remember the life of former England batsman Tom Graveney at a thanksgiving service in his honour.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:27 pm UTC
The Supreme Court has pulled up the BCCI for resisting the Lodha committee recommendation on capping the age of its office bearers to 70....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:10 pm UTC
Visakhapatnam will be home to both Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants from May 1 in the Indian Premier League....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:59 pm UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 04:00 PM IST in Delhi, India. ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:59 pm UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM IST in Hyderabad, India. ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:51 pm UTC
Gujarat consolidate top spot in the points table after doing the double over Rising Pune Supergiants ....(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
Virat Kohli refused to comment on Salman Khan's appointment as India's goodwill ambassador to the Rio Olympics saying it does not matter what he feels about it.....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
Allan Donald, who was recently brought in as Australia's new bowling coach, feels Mitchell Starc is very highly skilled bowler which he showed in last year's World Cup.....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers steamrolled Sunrisers Hyderabad and shared a brisk 157-run stand for the second wicket to power RCB to a mammoth 222/....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
Vizag will be the home venue for both Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants after May 1. Bengaluru will host the final and one qualifier while Delhi will host the second qua....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
Steven Smith became the third batsman to score a century in the 2016 Indian Premier League as Rising Pune Supergiants blasted against Gujarat Lions....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:35 pm UTC
The Delhi Daredevils assistant coach expressed his delight at the manner in which the team has recorded its victories ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:23 pm UTC
When Nottinghamshire reached the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup – English domestic cricket’s 50-over competition ....(More)
Bleacher Report
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:52 pm UTC
We're three weeks into the Indian Premier League season, and the teams and players are starting to settle. While there are clear front-runners—Gujarat Lions, Kolkata Knight Riders—nothing is quite certain just yet. Kings XI Punjab are perh....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:37 pm UTC
Dale Steyn is set for his first Caribbean Premier League stint, having been picked by Jamaica Tallawahs to replace Lasith Malinga, who is recovering from a knee injury....(More)
BBC Online
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:25 pm UTC
England opener Alex Hales says he has no regrets over resting from Nottinghamshire's first two matches of the season.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:18 pm UTC
The speedster is the sixth South African player to sign for the 2016 season of the Caribbean Premier League ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:14 pm UTC
Often I wonder which cricketer has tormented the Australians the most. Is it Harold Larwood? Vivian Richards? Michael Holding? No. No one has ever troubled the Aussies more than Ian Botham. Beefy has been a perennial fly in their rival’s ointment throughout his career. Botham was a highly gift....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 3:56 pm UTC
While Gambhir's side have shown stability, Zaheer Khan's team has had a topsy-turvy campaign in IPL 2016 so far ....(More)
BBC Online
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 3:32 pm UTC
Worcestershire are cleared by the ECB following an investigation into the abandonment of their opening game at New Road.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 3:27 pm UTC
Visakhapatnam will be home to both Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants from May 1 in the Indian Premier League....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 3:25 pm UTC
Aleem Dar, the Pakistani umpire who recently officiated in his 100th Test, has been drawn into a row involving one of Britain's oldest cricket clubs, after his sons lied about being Scottish....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:58 pm UTC
Suresh Raina called right as Gujarat Lions opted to field against Rising Pune Supergiants on a green surface at the MCA Stadium in Pune....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:42 pm UTC
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to break away from the bottom half of the table when they clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Saturday....(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
The Supreme Court is hearing the Lodha panel's recommendations on reforms and structural changes in the BCCI. The bench is firm on age, tenure caps in the Board.....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
They may not be playing great cricket as a team this IPL season, but Royal Challengers Bangalore's superstars Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Shane Watson are having....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
Gujarat Lions will be aiming to go on top of the table in IPL 2016 as Suresh Raina's team takes on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergiants. Gujarat Lions had de....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
Live streaming of IPL 2016 match between Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) vs Gujarat Lions (GL) will be available online and in hand-held devices, apart from live TV. Ca....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
Legendary Viv Richards has accused the ICC of being partial towards India. He also lashed out at the world body for reprimanding Darren Sammy for criticising WICB after World T20 w....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association said Kings XI Punjab wrote a letter Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla saying they want to play all their home matches in Mohali and ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:35 pm UTC
Lasith Malinga's knee injury ruled him out of the Indian Premier League. The Lankan pacer will now miss the Caribbean Premier League....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:26 pm UTC
The Pakistan Cricket Board has reportedly agreed to a proposal from the England & Wales Cricket Board to implement a points system for their tour of England later this summer....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:20 pm UTC
Gazi Group Cricketers offspinner Mustafizur Rahman has been reported for a suspect action again....(More)
WIcricnews
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:17 pm UTC
Expecting a monotonous reply, I asked: “Is there something that you regret not achieving in cricket?” The question, designed to draft an end to the conversation, offered a human touch instead. “Yes, it’s just gone,” the tone of Dwayne Smith’s voice drops with eac....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:14 pm UTC
Mohali to stay as host for remainder of Kings XI Punjab's home games ....(More)
WIcricnews
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:11 pm UTC
Kieron Pollard equalled the fastest half-century of the Indian Premier League this season and became only the sixth player in history to eclipse 6 000 Twenty20 runs, as he propelled Mumbai Indians to an emphatic six-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders here Thursday. Set 175 for victory at the....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:05 pm UTC
West Indies cricketer and singer Dwayne Bravo says that one of his dreams is to “break into Bollywood”. “Breaking into Bollywood would actually be one of my other dreams so I would definitely like to give that a shot at some point,” Bravo told IANS in an e-mail interview. Bravo, whose song ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:56 pm UTC
The International Cricket Council (ICC) may have reprimanded the victorious Darren Sammy and his men for their actions and comments against their employers (West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), however, no action is likely to be taken against them, either by the parent body or the players’ associati....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:51 pm UTC
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) are mulling over a proposal from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to play a Test under lights during the Caribbean side’s tour this year. The West Indies are set to play two Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20s against Pakistan in the United Ar....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:46 pm UTC
The Jamaica Tallawahs have moved quickly to replace the injured Lasith Malinga in their HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) squad by adding South Africa’s Dale Steyn to their ranks for the coming season. A former number-one ranked Test bowler, Proteas favourite Steyn is one of the leading stars o....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:17 pm UTC
Three days after a heart-wrenching loss to table-toppers Gujarat Lions, Delhi Daredevils have a chance to bounce back against second-placed Kolkata Knight Riders....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:00 pm UTC
"The BCCI office bearers should quit at 60. There is a limit when you should say enough is enough," the bench observed ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:46 pm UTC
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Telegraph Cricket
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:42 pm UTC
The Guardian
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:34 pm UTC
With black athletes still sidelined, minister’s threat to sporting federations can help reverse apartheid legacySouth Africa’s sports minister has announced....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:05 pm UTC
Ireland's premier men's domestic competition, the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series, gets underway on Monday....(More)
The Guardian
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:58 am UTC
It has something to do with history, politics and the idea of working men standing together to help one another, but it’s also about family and belongingBy Ian McMillan for ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:54 am UTC
From running a newspaper to ruling cricket in Saurashtra, Niranjan Shah has come a long way, but his dreams are bigger ....(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:38 am UTC
Vinod Kambli turned up with his son to watch the Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL match at Wankhede Stadium on Thursday....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:38 am UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders lost to Mumbai Indians in Indian Premier League because they failed to capitalise on a great start, according to Chris Lynn....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:38 am UTC
Iraq Thomas took just 21 balls to score a century in a T20 match played in Trinidad and Tobago. Chris Gayle had the record for the fastest T20 hundred scored off 30 balls....(More)
The Guardian
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 10:24 am UTC
This week’s quiz is cheering for Spurs, just to be different Continue reading.......(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:38 am UTC
Delhi Daredevils clash with Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League, with both teams coming of from losses in their previous games.....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:38 am UTC
Sunrisers Hyderabad clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League, with both teams coming of from defeats....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:38 am UTC
Kieron Pollard's destructive style of playing has only matured over the years, according to Mumbai Indians assistant coach Robin Singh. MI defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in a India....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 8:07 am UTC
The body representing Australia's cricketers is lobbying for only one pink-ball Test to be played during the 2016-17 international summer.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 7:47 am UTC
CRICKET Australia is about to hand down the most important document in its history, the report into the tragic passing of Phillip Hughes.....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:54 am UTC
INJURIES to two stars — including Kevin Pietersen — have opened the way for Usman Khawaja to finish the IPL season 12 weeks after he was snubbed in the auction.....(More)
NDTV
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:37 am UTC
Sachin Tendulkar, AR Rahman and Abhinav Bindra have been approached to become India's Olympic goodwill ambassador, after Salman Khan's appointment to the post earned flak f....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:31 am UTC
Cricket Australia has struck another obstacle in its plans to play back-to-back day-night Tests next summer, with Australia's players arguing that one is sufficient....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:17 am UTC
Alistair Nicholson, the CEO of Australian Cricketers' Association, confirms players aren't keen to play two pink ball Tests in 2016-17 ....(More)
Bleacher Report
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:01 am UTC
Gujarat Lions prevailed with relative ease when they met Rising Pune Supergiants earlier in the 2016 Indian Premier League in the battle of the new franchises.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 4:28 am UTC
Mumbai Indians batting coach Robin Singh lauded Kieron Pollard's maturity in finishing games after his unbeaten 51 off 17 balls sealed the game against Kolkata Knight Riders....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:37 am UTC
Former Pakistan head coach lashed out at Umar Akmal for his attitude, Shahid Afridi for his poor leadership skill and reveals interference in selections by the board ....(More)
Daily Mail
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 2:04 am UTC
Ben Stokes loves a motivational tattoo so it is no surprise that after a disappointing display against West Indies in the World Twenty20 final to get an image of a phoenix on his body.....(More)
The Guardian
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 1:33 am UTC
Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott had defied ECB directive on safer helmets‘The need to get the protection right is paramount,’ says RogersFormer Australian Test opener Chris Rogers has applauded measures taking helmet choice out of the hands of players. His comments....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:56 am UTC
"TNPL will be an important property for us and we don't want to start off with a controversy," said a senior official ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:46 am UTC
Defending champions were caught in a mess after an initial go ahead to play in Jaipur after the Rajasthan High Court intervened ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:36 am UTC
AUSTRALIAN professional cycling team Orica-GreenEDGE has taken responsibility for a positive drug test by one of its best young riders.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:29 am UTC
If the one-state, one-rule recommendation is applied, the Vidarbha Cricket Association that Manohar represents will cease to exist ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:19 am UTC
The board is planning to launch an academy, under the aegis of the NCA, in either Shillong or Dimapur by as soon as next month ....(More)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 12:05 am UTC
While the England wicketkeeper-batsman has struggled to get a move on, Kieron Pollard has finally come to the party for Mumbai Indians ....(More)
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