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6 hrs ago | The Namibian
POLITICAL power without administrative power is useless. Swapo Party is not in charge of the government but the officials sitting on 'neutral fences of political convenience'.
10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International
Bangladesh A left-arm spinner Saqlain Sajib blew Zimbabwe A away on the first day of the unofficial four-day match in Cox's Bazar, as he collected 9 for 82 - the best bowling figures in first-class cricket by a Bangladesh player, beating Abdur Razzak's 9 for 84 in 2012 . The visitors were bowled out for 206 in their first innings, after which Litton Das and Shadman Islam guided Bangladesh A to 30 for no loss at stumps.
12 hrs ago | Rediff.com
With just three rating points separating the top four nations, however, the 11th version of the quadrennial showpiece of 50-overs cricket, which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, looks like being one of the closest ever. We look at how the 10 Test-playing nations are shaping up 154 days before New Zealand meet Sri Lanka in Christchurch to launch the Feb. 14-March 29 tournament.
As the second-stringed line-ups of Bangladesh and Zimbabwe begin their contest with a four-day match at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar today -- roughly a month before the main teams are scheduled to clash -- the team managements of both the sides will look to cash in on this opportunity. For the visitors it will be a chance to have a good look at the conditions ahead of the senior team's series in October.
The pair have enjoyed stellar careers on the county circuit, with Rees making his Glamorgan debut in 2006. He went on to play more than 100 games for the Welsh county, scoring almost 8,000 runs, with a top score of 154 against Surrey at The Oval in 2009.
The prestige of New Zealand cricketers raising their bats when they reach a one-day international century risks losing its lustre if they dawdle this summer. Quick runs are more important than big runs is part of the team mantra as the aperture narrows on the World Cup.
Injury concerns for fast bowlers Vernon Philander , Rory Kleinveldt and Beuran Hendricks have forced South Africa's Cape Cobras franchise to call on the recently retired Charl Langeveldt for the Champions League T20. Hendricks has been ruled out of the tournament due to a stress fracture, while Philander and Kleinveldt have been included in the squad and could play a few games depending on their fitness.
South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel will not be available to Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming Champions League T20 because of a shoulder injury. It is understood that Morkel has hurt his rotator cuff and wicketkeeper batsman Manvinder Bisla will be his replacement in the 15-man squad.
Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the West Coast premiere of BANSHEE,written by Brian C. Petti and directed by James R. Carey. BANSHEE will preview Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, and will open on Friday, October 3 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 1 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd in Hollywood.
Bangladesh paceman Al-Amin Hossain has become the latest bowler to be reported for a suspect action and has to undergo biomechanical tests within 21 days, the International Cricket Council says. The match officials' report after Bangladesh's 10-wicket loss to West Indies at St Vincent cited concerns about the legality of the 24-year-old's bowling action, the ICC said in a statement.
India's ODI series win in England adds another chapter to some of the previous memorable victories that the visitors have recorded there over the past 31 years. mid-day takes a trip down memory lane... Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after reaching his half-century in the fourth ODI in Birmingham on Tuesday.
Steve Smith might have been hard done with his omission from the team to face Zimbabwe, but the talented right-hander must put runs on the board if he's to convince selectors he deserves a World Cup berth. Australia's stand-in ODI captain George Bailey has given Smith a strong endorsement, believing he has the game to make a mark batting at No.3. However, the pressure is now on Smith to deliver in Saturday's tri-series final against the Proteas in Harare.
FORMER Attorney General of India G E Vahanvati, 65, died in Mumbai on Tuesday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Australia captain Michael Clarke insists he will not turn his back on one-day internationals despite his latest injury setback.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:17 pm
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