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26 min ago | The Cricketer International

'Ajmal calls me the running offspinner'

Your first ODI wicket was Sachin Tendulkar. Your first Test wicket was Brian Lara.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, South Africa, Baseball Players, Chris Martin

4 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Oval going under cover

COVERING UP: The construction of a 2.5 tonne tensile roof at Hagley Oval has proved tricky in recent heavy rain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Sri Lanka

5 hrs ago | Fijilive

Waqavonovono intends to push on

Tickets for the Laughing Samoans show in Suva tomorrow are sold out. Organisers expect the popular comedians to rock the house when they arrive into Suva tomorrow morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket

9 hrs ago | Cricket World

Shaun Marsh Undergoes Elbow Surgery

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh has undergone surgery in Melbourne to repair the elbow he damaged during the Indian Premier League earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, India, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, Zimbabwe

14 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

King Kallis quits quietly

Time to go: Jacques Kallis has turned his back on the chance to play at the 2015 World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Australia

18 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

West Indies Cricket World Cup memories

DUBAI, UAE -- To understand more about this golden era of West Indies cricket, we spoke to Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board members Azim Bassarath and Baldath Mahabir about their memories of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1975 and 1979.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, West Indies, Australia, India, England

22 hrs ago | International Business Times

New Zealand Makes Match-Fixing a Crime with a 7-Year Jail Term

New Zealand has passed a bill in Parliament that will make match-fixing a criminal offence with a penalty of seven years in jail if convicted.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, India, England

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Big centuries help NZ a to big total in England

Big centuries to Colin de Grandhomme and Colin Munro set up New Zealand A's comfortable win over Northamptonshire today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket

The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Huge win for New Zealand A

The New Zealand A cricket team's tour of England is off to a good start with a big win over Northamptonshire in a 50-over game on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, England

The Economist

Cricket in Pakistan: Batting for survival

Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan. By Peter Oborne. Simon & Schuster; 624 pages; A 25. Buy from Amazon.com , Amazon.co.uk "WHAT do they know of cricket who only cricket know?" The literary challenge posed by C.L.R. James, a Trinidadian Marxist author, has borne much fruit in recent years, especially in India.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Pakistan, India, England

Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Live blog day 6

The 21-year old is unlikely to win, still being in eighth place, but achieving such a score on this stage will be satisfying nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doherty, Winter Sports, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Cricket

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Wycombe youngster makes one day bow for Northants

SAIF Zaib's star continues to rise with the High Wycombe youngster making his limited overs debut for Northamptonshire today.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 50 Batsman in Test Cricket History by Runs Scored Away from Home

Scoring runs at home is one thing, but for batsmen to do it away from home in unfamiliar conditions is another different challenge altogether.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, England, Australia, South Africa, India

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Cricketer International

Bonds strong, results weak for Vijay and Dhawan

For all their looking out for each other, M Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan have still not added fifty in an innings outside Asia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, India, South Africa

The Washington Post

New Zealand moves to make match fixing a crime

New Zealand lawmakers have unanimously supported legislation which would make match fixing a criminal offense in time for next year's Cricket World Cup.

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The New Zealand Herald

Unanimous support for match-fixing bill

The recent admission of match-fixing by former Black Cap player Lou Vincent showed that NZ was not immune from match-fixing, Parliament has heard.

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BleacherReport

India Must Consider Dropping Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli After Test Failures

India need more than a miracle to save the third Test against England at Southampton, with the visitors staring down the barrel at 112 for four at the end of Day 4, chasing England's distant target of 445.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, India, England, South Africa

The Press On-Line

New Oval a sign of great things to come

It's still winter but the days are getting longer. The occasional daffodil is making a mistimed dash at spring while people chat about plans for summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies, Opinion

India.com

South African Legend Jacques Kallis calls time on his International Career

Jacques Kallis , the South African legend has announced his retirement from International cricket.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Australia

Sky Sports

Sarwan returns home

The 34-year-old West Indies batsman has played just five Championship games for the Foxes this season and, following medical advice from the club, it has been decided he is to return home to Guyana.

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