Sunday, August 31, 2008

Australia tour of India, 2008-09 fixture

The fixture:

Oct Thu 9 - Oct Mon 13
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 1st Test - India v Australia
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Oct Fri 17 - Oct Tue 21
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 2nd Test - India v Australia
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh

Oct Wed 29 - Oct Sun 2
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 3rd Test - India v Australia
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Oct Thu 6 - Oct Mon 10
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 4th Test - India v Australia
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Dhoni climbs to no 1 in ICC ODI batsmen ranking

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni toppled his South African counterpart Greame Smith to regain the top spot in the latest ICC ODI batsmen ranking.

Dhoni had previously occupied the number one position for a brief period in 2006.

See ICC current player Rankings for Test and OID batsman and bowlers here

India's maiden one-day series triumph in Sri Lanka

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni led India to their maiden one-day series triumph in Sri Lanka, winning the 4th one-day international by 46 runs to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series on Wednesday.

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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Bangladesh tour of Australia, 2008 fixture

Aug Sat 30
09:30 local, 00:00 GMT 1st ODI - Australia v Bangladesh
Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin

Sep Wed 3
09:30 local, 00:00 GMT 2nd ODI - Australia v Bangladesh
Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin

Sep Sat 6
09:30 local, 00:00 GMT 3rd ODI - Australia v Bangladesh
Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Essex champion in Friends Provident Trophy

Essex team is celebrating with the Friends Provident Trophy, Kent v Essex, Friends Provident Trophy final, Lord's, August 16, 2008

Friends Provident Trophy - final
Kent v Essex (2008 season)

Played at Lord's, London, on 16 August 2008 (50-over match)

Result Essex won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

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Official website of Friends Provident Trophy

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Shoaib akhtar is back for Champions Trophy

Pakistan squad for Champions Trophy

* Shoaib Malik (capt)
Salman Butt
Nasir Jamshed
Younis Khan
Misbah-ul Haq
Shahid Afridi
Kamran Akmal (wk)
Bazid Khan
Khalid Latif
Shoaib Akhtar
Sohail Tanvir
Umar Gul
Iftikhar Anjum
Abdur Rauf
Saeed Ajmal

Friday, August 8, 2008

Start with a century - Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen celebrates his first century as captain, England v South Africa, 4th Test, The Oval, August 8, 2008

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Monday, August 4, 2008

England's new captain, Kevin Pietersen

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Kevin Pietersen has been swiftly appointed as Michael Vaughan's successor as Test captain, while also taking the one-day leadership after Paul Collingwood handed in his notice yesterday following Vaughan's departur ...
Read Pietersen confirmed as England captain

Michael Vaughan`s Test Captaincy Record

Michael Vaughan, has resigned as England captain following the series defeat against South Africa.

Lets look at Michael Vaughan`s Test Captaincy Record

Source: cricket365

Total record: P 51 W 26 D 14 L 11

Year, Opponents, Venue, Result

South Africa 2003
Aug 03, South Africa, Lord's, SA inns & 92 runs
Aug 03, South Africa, Trent Bridge, Eng 70 runs
Aug 03, South Africa, Headingley, SA 191 runs
Sep 03, South Africa, The Oval, Eng 9 wkts.

Bangladesh 2003
Oct 03, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Eng 7 wkts
Nov 03, Bangladesh, Chittagong, Eng 329 runs.

Sri Lanka 2003
Dec 03, Sri Lanka, Galle, Drawn
Dec 03, Sri Lanka, Kandy, Drawn
Dec 03, Sri Lanka, Colombo, SL inns & 215 runs.

West Indies 2004
Mar 04, West Indies, Jamaica, Eng 10 wkts
Mar 04, West Indies, Trinidad, Eng 7 wkts
Apr 04, West Indies, Barbados, Eng 8 wkts
Apr 04, West Indies, Antigua, Drawn.

New Zealand 2004
Jun 04, New Zealand, Headingley, Eng 9 wkts
Jun 04, New Zealand, Trent Bridge, Eng 4 wkts
Jul 04, West Indies, Lord's, Eng 210 runs.

West Indies 2004
Aug 04, West Indies, Edgbaston, Eng 256 runs
Aug 04, West Indies, Old Trafford, Eng 7 wkts
Aug 04, West Indies, The Oval, Eng 10 wkts.

South Africa 2004-5
Dec 04, South Africa, Port Elizabeth, Eng 7 wkts
Dec 04, South Africa, Durban, Drawn
Jan 05, South Africa, Cape Town, SA 196 runs
Jan 05, South Africa, Johannesburg, Eng 77 runs
Jan 05, South Africa, Centurion, Drawn.

Bangladesh 2005
May 05, Bangladesh, Lord's, Eng inns & 261 runs
Jun 05, Bangladesh, Chester-le-Street, Eng inns & 27 runs.

Australia 2005
Jul 05, Australia, Lord's, Aus 239 runs
Aug 05, Australia, Edgbaston, Eng 2 runs
Aug 05, Australia, Old Trafford, Drawn
Aug 05, Australia, Trent Bridge, Eng 3 wkts
Sep 05, Australia, The Oval, Drawn.

Pakistan 2005
Nov 05, Pakistan, Faisalabad, Drawn
Nov 05, Pakistan, Lahore, Pak inns & 100 runs.

West Indies 2007
May 07, West Indies, Headingley, Eng inns & 288 runs
Jun 07, West Indies, Old Trafford, Eng 60 runs
Jun 07, West Indies, Chester-le-Street, Eng 7 wkts.

India 2007
Jul 07, India, Lord's, Drawn
Jul 07, India, Trent Bridge, Ind 7 wkts
Aug 07, India, The Oval, Drawn.

Sri Lanka 2007
Dec 07, Sri Lanka, Kandy, SL 88 runs
Dec 07, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Drawn
Dec 07, Sri Lanka, Galle, Drawn.

New Zealand 2008
Mar 08, New Zealand, Hamilton, NZ 189 runs
Mar 08, New Zealand, Wellington, Eng 126 runs
Mar 08, New Zealand, Napier, Eng 121 runs.

New Zealand 2008
May 08, New Zealand, Lord's, Drawn
May 08, New Zealand, Old Trafford, Eng 6 wkts
Jun 08, New Zealand, Trent Bridge, Eng inns & 9 runs.

South Africa 2008
Jul 08, South Africa, Lord's, Drawn
Jul 08, South Africa, Headingley, SA 10 wkts
Aug 08, South Africa, Edgbaston, SA 5 wkts.

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Full name of Chaminda Vaas

Chaminda Vaas is Sri Lanka's most successful fast bowler ever with 398 ODI and 343 test match wickets (till Aug 02. 2008) in his name.

His Full name is : Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas.

i.e. WPUJC Vaas.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Fifth test double century for Sehwag

Virender Sehwag reaches his fifth Test double hundred, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, Galle, 2nd day, August 1, 2008

His 201* came from 231 balls with 22 fours and 4 sixes.

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