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As he poured water on the turf at the National Cricket Centre in Couva, yesterday morning, Rukam Jaggernauth would have remembered the great days his son Amit enjoyed on that strip, as a right arm off-spinner.
Mumbai: Australia have suffered mixed fortunes recently. While they have won the Ashes comprehensively and then defeated the top-ranked South Africa 2-1 in the latter's backyard, they have failed to replicate the success in the World T20.
The 27-year-old Dublin-born batsman has established himself in both one-day and Twenty20 internationals, but question marks still remain about his credentials in the five-day format.
Sharjah, April 17: A fantastic partnership between Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh guided the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a convincing eight wicket win over the Delhi Daredevils in the second match of the Indian Premier League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday.
Devastating South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year.
"A match like the finals always left feelings of 'so near yet so far', but as sportsmen they need to overcome these emotions quickly and face next challenge," he said in an interview to the Royal Challenger Bangalore's official website.
West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin will lead T&T into Saturday's regional semifinal clash against the Windward Islands at the Queen's Park Oval.
Karachi, Apr 16 : The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country's cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.
The Australia-born opener has been touted as the man most likely to partner England skipper Alastair Cook at the top of the order when the first Test against Sri Lanka starts on June 12. The uncapped 24-year-old enjoyed a profitable winter with the England Lions and kick-started the domestic season with a first-innings 163 at Lord's this week.
The Lions will play two four-day Test matches and five 50-over matches against South Africa A in January and February 2015, with their first warm-up match starting on January 5. The England and Wales Cricket Board has agreed a reciprocal arrangement with Cricket South Africa, with the Proteas A team scheduled to tour England in 2017.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has started interviewing the candidates to replace Andy Flower, who stepped down as head coach after this winter's Ashes whitewash by Australia.
A FORMER Northern Echo journalist who won an award for exposing abuse at a Sri Lankan psychiatric hospital has died at the age of 81. Brian Edwards, of Newton Aycliffe , posed as an inmate at the Mental Hospital-Angoda while living in Sri Lanka during the early 1960s.
Marred with endless controversies and scrutiny, IPL 2014 is finally underway as defending champions Mumbai Indians battle it out with 2012 winners Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, .
West Indies and New Zealand are expected to go all out to lift themselves from their lowly ranked status when they square-off in a test series starting in June.
When Kevin Pietersen takes the field in the Middle Eastern emirate of Sharjah on Thursday , he will be doing little to dispel the notion that he has always been a man apart.
SRI Lankan star Kumar Sangakkara confirmed he will join Durham, but he might be available for only two County Championship matches.