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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

CaribbeanCricket.com
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:35 pm UTC
The West Indies teams' performances on Sunday brought the Caribbean to life, but also raised old questions with no easy answers. In the space of six extraordinary hours at Kolkata's iconic Eden Gardens on Sunday,....(More)
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:17 pm UTC
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) would like to congratulate West Indies Captain, Darren Sammy and opener, Johnson Charles for the honour their home country St. Lucia has bestowed on them. The Beausejour Cricket Ground will now be the Darren Sammy National Cricket Ground and one of the stands w....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:55 pm UTC
HE’S gone from Mr Cricket to Mr Director of Cricket, and now Michael Hussey is keen to take his newly created job to the sport’s greatest goldmine.....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:30 pm UTC
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 7:24 pm UTC
The St. Lucia Daily News is reporting that the Beausejour Cricket Stadium is officially renamed to Darren Sammy National Cricket Ground. More to follow… ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 7:11 pm UTC
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The Roar Sports
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 7:09 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels is the man responsible for one of the laziest, most uncommitted performances by a professional cricketer I’ve ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:44 pm UTC
West Indies Cricket Board president Dave Cameron has said that both the board and players need to "compromise" and have discussions to resolve the longstanding feud that has existed between the two parties ever since he got elected in March 2013....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:01 pm UTC
Delhi Daredevils captain said he was looking forward to working with the youngsters in the team ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:36 pm UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and Co were sweating it out at the Eden Gardens during a IPL practice session.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:35 pm UTC
James Anyon, the Sussex fast bowler, has retired from first-class cricket due to persistent injury problems....(More)
BBC Online
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:09 pm UTC
Sussex bowler James Anyon announces his retirement from playing after failing to recover from a long-term knee injury.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:43 pm UTC
Harmison is manager of Northern League side Ashington and is said to have been involved in an altercation after the defeat to Bishop Auckland ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:38 pm UTC
The sixth edition of the ICC world T20 has came to an end, as Carlos Brathwaite’s heroics in the last over ensured the West Indies became the....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:38 pm UTC
The West Indian big-hitter smashed four sixes in the final over, giving his side their second World T20 title ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:26 pm UTC
In 2003 Cricket Australia tried an experiment: they decided to play Test cricket at home during the Australian winter, in Cairns and Da....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Shahryar Khan says an inquiry will be made on how the confidential report was leaked to the media....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Kings XI Punjab spinner Axar Patel reckons he needs to add variety to his bowling if have to make a comeback into Indian team.....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Suresh Raina will be playing for new Indian Premier League franchise Gujarat Lions in the ninth edition of the Twenty20 extravaganza....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4.2 crore during the Indian Premier League auctions.....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Zaheer Khan will be leading Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils in the ninth edition of the cash-rich Twenty20 extravaganza....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:35 pm UTC
India's Supreme Court has criticised the BCCI's method of disbursing funds to state associations saying it was being done without any particular mechanism ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:00 pm UTC
From Shikhar Dhawan's poor form to Faf du Plessis's no-show captaincy, here are our pick of the 11 underachievers in the tournament ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:14 pm UTC
Despite returning to action for the Cobras, Proteas bowler Vernon Philander said he is not firing on all cylinders yet.....(More)
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:55 pm UTC
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar praised the West Indies team for clinching their second World Twenty20 crown and urged the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to support the players. The West Indies beat England by four wickets in the thrilling World T20 final at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sun....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:52 pm UTC
Head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore says the team is banking on having six or seven bowling options ahead of the IPL 9 ....(More)
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:45 pm UTC
How can any West Indies cricket achievement beat the period of dominance in which the Clive Lloyd-led teams won two World Cups (in 1975 and 1979) and were beaten in a Test series only once after 1975-76 (by New Zealand in 1979-80) till the time Lloyd quit the game in 1985? According to Sir Vivian ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
Sri Lanka Cricket's selection committee chairman Aravinda de Silva said all the decisions were taken in the best interest of the team.....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
The West Indies men made history by becoming the first cricket team to win the World T20 twice.....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
IPL 2016 will get off to a glamorous start it always has. Bollywood will be in attendance along with pop star Chris Brown in the opening ceremony in Mumbai on Frid....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
Rajeev Shukla feels that if the water needed to irrigate two-three grounds were to solve the problem of Maharashtra's farmers, that would be another thing.....(More)
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:32 pm UTC
Delhi Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua feels that Carlos Brathwaite’s magnificent match-winning effort in ICC World T20 finals will bolster the confidence of the beleaguered franchise as the dashing right-hander has the ability to bring the fans back in the stadium. West Indies all-rounder Brathwaite....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:22 pm UTC
Gayle has endorsed Darren Sammy’s criticism of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The star batsman said in an Instagram post this morning that he is backing his captain 100 per cent and that a shakeup is needed at both the WICB and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA). According to ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:18 pm UTC
ESPNcricinfo's readers try to sum up the World T20 in a tweet....(More)
WIcricnews
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:17 pm UTC
Cricket columnist Mark Nicholas has apologised to West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy and his side for describing them as “short of brains” before the start of the T20 World Cup. Nicholas, a former Hampshire County Cricket captain and current TV commentator on Australia’s Channel Nine networ....(More)
The Guardian
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 12:58 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite provided a World T20 finale to be celebrated but England have much to revel in too, as the backing for Ben Stokes demonstratedWonderfully devastating, hideously marvellous, beautifully grotesque, savagely delightful, the ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 12:21 pm UTC
From an impressive "New England" to changing perceptions, the World T20 2016 had them all ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 12:04 pm UTC
From Stafanie Taylor to Leigh Kasperek - the women who stood out in the fifth edition of World T20 ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Royal Challengers Bangalore have never won the Indian Premier League despite having some of the biggest names in T20 cricket....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
It is getting increasingly clear that the Supreme Court wants the BCCI to implement recommendations made by the Lodha panel. The apex court feels the BCCI is like a 'mut....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
The Supreme Court has criticised the Board of Control for Cricket in India for its governance mechanism. The top court was hearing the recommendations made by the ....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:34 am UTC
Daily Mail
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:17 am UTC
Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has replaced Shahid Afridi as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain. Afridi relinquished the role after his side's disappointing performance at the World T20.....(More)
Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:13 am UTC
Sajith Sankalpa and Nilaksha Kariyawasam shared seven wickets between them and Proboda Madushanka's 44 guided the chase as St.Aloysius' College Galle stunned the star studded Trinity College in the Schools U19 Singer Cup T20 tournament semi final. ....(More)
Daily Mail
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 11:04 am UTC
Chris Gayle led the flamboyant celebrations after the West Indies beat England in a gripping World Twenty 20 final, but the time has come for him to relax and reflect upon a famous triumph.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:51 am UTC
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CaribbeanCricket.com
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:39 am UTC
West Indies now hold the world Under-19 and the men's and women's T20 titles, but will the next generation of players gravitate towards Test cricket at all? At a time of rebirth, it seems incongruous to say the West I....(More)
BBC Online
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:35 am UTC
Sarfraz Ahmed replaces Shahid Afridi as Pakistan captain following a disappointing World Twenty20 performance.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:32 am UTC
Their 231-run partnership remains the most iconic and indelible shared memory from their indefatigable union ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 10:32 am UTC
The Asghar Stanikzai-led side is set to play their Intercontinental Cup tie in Greater Noida from April 10 ....(More)
Reuters
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:57 am UTC
April 5 (Reuters) - Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed has replaced Shahid Afridi as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday.....(More)
BBC Online
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:55 am UTC
Ian Bell, in his first season as Warwickshire captain, has the rare luxury of a full-strength team to choose from.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:40 am UTC
The World Twenty20 2016 has come and gone, and, overall, it was a memorable and enjoyable tournament. There were some thrilling matches, some brilliant moments and a few bits some players and teams would rather just want to forget. We have compiled an A-to-Z list of some that stood out. Add your ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 9:28 am UTC
11 of the 29 states have been allocated practically zero funds, SC said, which does not help the development of the game in the country ....(More)
The Guardian
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:54 am UTC
• Ahmed replaces Shahid Afridi following poor World Twenty20 campaign• Pakistan Cricket Board still searching for Waqar Younis’s replacement as coachThe wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has replaced Shahid Afridi as Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain.Afridi relinquished the role a....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:44 am UTC
The former Australian coach had his idiosyncrasies but also possessed an innate ability to extract the very best out of his superstar players ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Sarfraz Ahmed as T20 captain after Shahid Afridi resigned....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Legend Sir Vivian Richards says the World T20 wins by men's and women's teams mark the greatest period ever in West Indies cricket since the glory days of Clive ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:36 am UTC
West Indies have often been the object of ridicule and sledging. However, the Calypso charmers have used this as a motivating factor to create some memorable cr....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:36 am UTC
West Indies' Carlos Brathwaite became an instant star after smashing four consecutive sixes in the last over of....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Rising Pune Supergiants are one of the two new teams in the Indian Premier League. They will be captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:35 am UTC
A few of Somerset's off-season decisions appear a little short-term, but the arrival big names for the T20 Blast will boost chances of silverware....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:35 am UTC
Sarfraz Ahmed, the wicketkeeper-batsman, has been appointed as Pakistan's T20I captain....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 8:06 am UTC
AS ASTONISHING as the action was in the World T20 final, something just as impressive was happening off the field.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 7:19 am UTC
The fire was burning deep inside Ben Stokes as he took a long and lonely walk to the England team coach after the most crushing experience of what looks destined to be a sparkling career.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:43 am UTC
The wicketkeeper batsman takes over from Shahid Afridi, who stepped down after Pakistan's ouster from the World T20 ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:36 am UTC
Ravi Shastri's contract as team director of the Indian cricket team expired at the end of the ICC World T20. India crashed out in the semifinals after losing to the West Indies....(More)
IOL South Africa
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:30 am UTC
Eoin Morgan can shrug off his Twenty20 batting failure to lead England in the 2019 World Cup, according to Trevor Bayliss.....(More)
Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:20 am UTC
Captain Vinu Mohotti bagged four wickets as St.Peter's College defeated Prince of Wales' College by 31 runs to book a place in the final of the U19 Schools Singer Cup T20 tournament.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 6:17 am UTC
Nine Entertainment shares tumble 20 per cent after the television network blames the standard of West Indian cricket and Australia's weather for its disappointing ratings and falling advertising sales. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:35 am UTC
The England all rounder was at the receiving end as Carlos Brathwaite smashed four consecutive sixes in the final over to help West Indies lift their second World T20 title ....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:25 am UTC
20 years since Greg Norman's Masters choke, we take a look back at sport's greatest surrenders. ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 5:22 am UTC
IT would have been a laughable concept if you’d said it three months ago but West Indies could actually teach some valuable lessons to Australian cricket.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:25 am UTC
Ranjan Baindoor, the former Mumbai cricketer, died on Monday after suffering a heart attack....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 4:22 am UTC
Cricket Australia CEO believes such a move could help create more focus on women's cricket ....(More)
NDTV
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 3:37 am UTC
Carlos Brathwaite pummelled four sixes in a row at the start of the last over in Sunday night's ICC World T20 final to dramatically deny England victory at Eden Gard....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:58 am UTC
The Indian cricket board is unlikely to renew its commentary contract with the former skipper ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:45 am UTC
VIRAT Kohli, Andre Russell and Joe Root; just three of the players named in the ICC’s official team of the tournament for the World Twenty20.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:34 am UTC
The Virat Kohli-led side is set to lose Mitchell Starc and is also fretting over Samuel Badree's injury ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:23 am UTC
MARLON Samuels’ smackdown of Shane Warne just earned immortality. Brett Geeves ranks the 10 most savage sledges in cricket history - with Warney twice the victim.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 2:11 am UTC
West Indies' bowling coach believes the win over India in the semifinals gave the team a massive boost ahead of the final ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:52 am UTC
The two-man bench of the Supreme Court is expected to give its take on BCCI's reservations against the Lodha recommendations on Tuesday (April 5) ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:42 am UTC
West Indies' World T20 star was picked up by the GMR-owned franchise for a whopping INR 4.2 crores at the auction ....(More)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:42 am UTC
West Indies' World T20 star was picked up by the GMR-owned franchise for a whopping INR 4.2 crores at the auction ....(More)
Belfast Telegraph
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 1:30 am UTC
Captain Eoin Morgan promised that the entire England squad would rally round Ben Stokes after he was torn apart in the final over of the World Twenty20 decider.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Tue, 5 Apr 2016, 12:44 am UTC
MARLON Samuels’ post-match spray at Shane Warne prompted a not-too-subtle jab in return from an injured Australian fast bowler.....(More)
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