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Saturday, 9 April 2016

ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 11:34 pm UTC
Ajinkya Rahane's game - founded more on incremental run-gathering than rapid bursts of power-hitting - was perfectly conditioned to the Supergiants chase of 121....(More)
The Guardian
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 10:21 pm UTC
Yorkshire are aiming to win three titles in a row, a new women’s Twenty20 competition launches and there is a radical change to the rules regarding the tossThe captain of the away team in championship matches can now cancel the toss and opt simply to bowl first in a new trial. ....(More)
Daily Mail
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:58 pm UTC
Five of the last nine Cricket Writers’ Club’s young-player-of-the-year winners have been from Yorkshire and Leaning, at 22 three years Root’s junior, has the trophy on the mantelpiece.....(More)
WIcricnews
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:42 pm UTC
He whacks four balls for four sixes in the final over of a T20 World Cup final and then speaks about the romance in Test cricket, his love for whites and the privilege to work alongside his idol – Rahul Dravid. Carlos Brathwaite is in a world of his own at the moment wherein there [...]....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:30 pm UTC
“Samuels is tied up with some pretty shady people back in the West Indies, he’s a guy you don’t muck around with on or off the field. He’s tied up with the gangs there and it goes well beyond cricket” — Geoff Lawson Former Australian player, on morning after the T20 final Marlon Samuels....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:29 pm UTC
The Mumbai Indians off-spinner's late cameo with the bat wasn't enough to stop his side from enduring an opening-day defeat to Pune in IPL 2016 ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:29 pm UTC
The Mumbai Indians off-spinner's late cameo with the bat wasn't enough to stop his side from enduring an opening-day defeat to Pune in IPL 2016 ....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:24 pm UTC
Root's combined T20 stats are unsurpassed and his one-day figure of 44 has only been bettered by Jonathan Trott, who retired last year after withdrawing from tours ....(More)
WIcricnews
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:20 pm UTC
Kieron Pollard, the West Indies cricketer blasted out against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) over its ill treatment of players, thereby defending the views of his World Cup-winning teammates and standing besides them. The hard-hitting all-rounder felt that the WICB officials need to change th....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 8:52 pm UTC
Rahane has often been regarded as one of the most consistent performers in the tournament. Donning Pune colours on the opening night of a new season, he showed exactly why ....(More)
The Guardian
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 8:30 pm UTC
Having turned around the fortunes of Steve Smith and David Warner the new coach at Surrey was happy to take on a fresh cricketing challenge at The Oval“If we get past 60 I’ll be pretty happy,” jokes Michael Di Venuto, the newly appointed ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 8:06 pm UTC
Black Caps seamer Mitchell McClenaghan and his Indian Premier League side the Mumbai Indians were thrashed by nine wickets by the Rising Pune Supergiants in the opening round of the tournament.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 7:23 pm UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 09:45 AM IST in Greater Noida, India. ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 7:23 pm UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM IST in Kolkata, India. ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 7:08 pm UTC
The BCB has promised that the players' contracts with the clubs in the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League will be legally binding and that payments would be guaranteed....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:42 pm UTC
The legendary world cup winning rugby skipper is a part of a four-man committee to review the cricket team's early exit in World events ....(More)
NDTV
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
Cricket South Africa have set up a panel including Adam Bacher, Francois Pienaar, a famous rugby player, and Dr Ross Tucker, a renowned sports physiologist to reviews the tea....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
Ajinkya Rahane scored an unbeaten half-century to guide Rising Pune Supergiants to a convincing nine wickets win over Mumbai Indian at Wankhede Stadium.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:07 pm UTC
In a league famous for myriad plots and narratives, debutants beating holders kick-started a new season in style ....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:52 pm UTC
Defending champions Mumbai Indians suffered an embarrassing defeat at the hands of Rising Pune Supergiants during Saturday's Indian Premier League opening match at Wankhede Stadium, losing by nine wickets (with 32 balls remaini....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:37 pm UTC
ICC Americas regional office will be relocating later this year from Toronto to Colorado Springs....(More)
WIcricnews
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:17 pm UTC
TAKE the $1.05 that West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell will be back next summer with Big Bash League winners the Sydney Thunder. The man better known as Dre Russ played a huge role in helping the competition’s whipping boys go from chumps to champs. And Thunder management have wasted no time m....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:10 pm UTC
The IPL debutants began their campaign in style, with a comfortable nine-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians ....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:01 pm UTC
The Roar Sports
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:56 pm UTC
Zimbabwe, previously known as Southern Rhodesia, qualified for the first time in the 1983 W....(More)
WIcricnews
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:54 pm UTC
Nottinghamshire are waiting to see if World Twenty20 winner Andre Russell is banned from cricket as they look to bring him to Trent Bridge. Director of cricket Mick Newell was keen to sign the West Indies all-rounder as a second overseas player in the NatWest T20 Blast, before it emerged he had mis....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:51 pm UTC
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) wishes to clarify the issue of playing kit/gear and the timeline for the men’s team for the just-ended 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Championship. As promised, the Secretariat made its check and the following is the sequence of events regarding the playing kit/gear: ....(More)
NDTV
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite, the star of West Indies' 2016 World T20 win, has said that he is privileged to share the dressing room with his idol Rahul Dravid, whom he has alw....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Gautam Gambhir, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper believes that Sunil Narine, who has been the clean chit by the ICC to resume bowling again, would be more leth....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Sachin Tendulkar was roped in by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, who reckoned the Master Blaster would inspire one and all in their campaign....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
West Indian all-rounder stresses on not living in the past and focussing on the job at hand when Delhi Daredevils face Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL 9 opener ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 3:34 pm UTC
Titans were crowned South Africa's first-class champions after a ten-run win over Cobras in three days in Paarl....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 3:14 pm UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders captain reckons their supporters are their greatest strength ahead of a new IPL season ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 3:11 pm UTC
Rohit Sharma, the Mumbai Indians captain, sprung a surprise of sorts at the first toss of the IPL season, choosing to bat first at the Wankhede Stadium....(More)
Times of India
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:50 pm UTC
Kolkata, Apr 9 () Former India skipper Kapil Dev today sought to downplay the oft-repeated comparison between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli saying it's not proper to compare the two. "Where is the need for such a comparison? Sachin on his own is a legend. Virat Kohli is playing at an early stage.....(More)
The Guardian
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:47 pm UTC
• Keeper-batsman keen to maintain last season’s sensational form• Champions of 2014 and 2015 begin defence against Hampshire on 17 AprilJonny Bairstow feels no added pressure to perform as Yorkshire prepare to defend their County Championship title, starting against Hampshire next Sun....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders have a settled squad built on experience, while Delhi Daredevils are hoping for a fresh start under Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan ....(More)
NDTV
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:34 pm UTC
Indian Premier League are thinking of adopting drought affected villages in Maharashtra, according to Anurag Thakur. He added that the amount of Rs 100 crore loss wa....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:34 pm UTC
Live streaming of IPL 2016 match between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) will be available online and in hand-held devices, apart from live TV. Catch updates in ou....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:34 pm UTC
The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League kicks off with two-time and current champions Mumbai Indians (MI) taking on the new team, Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS), led by Mahendra....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:34 pm UTC
The Delhi High Court asked event management firm and its Manager of Operations to refrain from playing Bollywood songs during Indian Premire League match.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:32 pm UTC
South Africa's World Cup-winning rugby captain Francois Pienaar has been appointed to a CSA four-person panel to conduct an independent review of all national teams....(More)
IOL South Africa
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 1:38 pm UTC
Cricket SA (CSA) has appointed independent director and chairperson of the CSA HR Committee, Dawn Mokhobo, to lead a 4-person panel to conduct an independent review of the performances of all the national cricket teams.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 1:06 pm UTC
The 33-year-old tweaker opened up on the mental health issues he faced ....(More)
CaribbeanCricket.com
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 11:04 am UTC
West Indies won another World Twenty20 title last week, and Marlon Samuels once again played a huge role in the victory. He has had a tough few years, and he let off some steam after securing the trophy. He has had to cope with a lot of flak for that, but it is disappointing to see some of the th....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 11:04 am UTC
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The Australian duo of Mike Hussey and Shane Watson have congratulated St Lucia Zouks teammate Darren Sammy, following the St Lucia government’s decision to rename the Beausejour Cricket Ground in his honour. Watson, who retired from international cri....(More)
Daily Mail
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 10:52 am UTC
Jonny Bairstow feels no added pressure to perform heading into Yorkshire's second consecutive County Championship title defence as England's first-choice Test wicketkeeper-batsman.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 10:22 am UTC
Defending champions look to kickstart IPL 9 with a win #MIvRPS ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 10:22 am UTC
Defending champions crushed in tournament opener #MIvRPS ....(More)
The Guardian
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 10:00 am UTC
Far from the fireworks of the T20 World Cup, there is plenty to catch the eye with England Tests, changes to the County Championship and a wealth of top playersFrenetic Kolkata was ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:52 am UTC
Waqar Younis does not think he was able to make much of a difference to Pakistan cricket in his recently concluded two-year stint as national coach ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:39 am UTC
Here's a look at the complete details of the eight teams set to compete in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League ....(More)
NDTV
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:36 am UTC
The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League had a grand opening ceremony in Mumbai as Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Ranveer Singh performed. Dwayne Bravo also set....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:36 am UTC
Carlos Brathwaite's heroics in the World T20 final will give Delhi Daredevils a major boost in their opening game against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 9:31 am UTC
Just because English county cricket hasn't rushed headlong into every fad doesn't mean it can't innovate and evolve. Change isn't always for the better....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 8:31 am UTC
LAUREN Cheatle was part of the Southern Stars squad that lost the World T20 final, but the 17-year-old still crammed in study during the trip home.....(More)
Daily Mail
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 7:36 am UTC
Monty Panesar has set his sights on earning a call-up to England's tours of Bangladesh and India this winter as he embarks on a fresh start with Northamptonshire.....(More)
NDTV
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:36 am UTC
The County championships will begin in the backdrop of the Indian Premier League as it aims to strengthen England cricket's roots.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:24 am UTC
A round-up of all IPL related news on April 9, 2016....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 6:00 am UTC
Defending champions Mumbai Indians get the 2016 Indian Premier League under way against new franchise Rising ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 5:04 am UTC
As cricket's most lucrative Twenty20 tournament kicks off for another season, Cricket Australia has launched a review into why it continues to get it wrong in the shortest form of the game.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:40 am UTC
Former Australia wicketkeeper reveals the Sri Lankan, along with Harbhajan Singh, were the bowlers who made him most uncomfortable. ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 4:22 am UTC
England Test captain picks five players who can make their way to the national squad keeping in mind the series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 3:36 am UTC
ADAM Gilchrist was one of the most talented and respected cricketers of his generation, but one man made him feel incredibly inadequate.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 3:26 am UTC
As the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League kicks off, we sum up interesting stats and trivia pertaining to the opening games of the season. ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:31 am UTC
Right now, nothing else will please the connoisseurs of the game more than if the quality of cricket supersedes all the other emanating noise. ....(More)
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 2:15 am UTC
As millions prepare to tune in to the glamorous Indian Premier League, another major domestic cricket tournament will also start this weekend. ....(More)
Daily Mail
Sat, 9 Apr 2016, 12:08 am UTC
Three places in England’s top Test five are up for grabs even though they recorded a significant series victory over South Africa that preceded the dramatic finale to the World Twenty20.....(More)
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