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2 hrs ago | The Cricketer International
The St Vincent and St Lucia Tests have shown that Bangladesh's batting habits continue to be ineffective in any conditions slightly different from those they encounter at home. The 35th over of the Bangladesh innings produced ten runs and a wicket, which was an unimportant contribution to their score and only gave West Indies the wicket of a tail-ender.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be eligible to play domestic and international cricket from today as his disciplinary suspension has come to an end. Shakib's suspension was reduced to two months and seven days from six months in August after the left-hander publicly apologised for his disciplinary issues and asked the BCB to reconsider its decision.
9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck an unbeaten 69 Sunday before Bangladesh fought back to limit West Indies to 341-8 at lunch on the second day of the second and final test. The hosts, 246-3 overnight at Beausejour Stadium, lost five wickets for 95 runs in the morning session.
Debutant Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite completed a record opening partnership for the West Indies against Bangladesh but the tourists hit back to have the home side at 153 for two at tea on the opening day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. West Indies batsman K. Braithwaite plays a stroke during day one action in the Test Series between the West Indies and Bangladesh in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on September 13, 2014 - by Frederic J. Brown Playing his first Test match due to the unavailability of veteran opening batsman Chris Gayle, Johnson got to 66 and Brathwaite contributed 63 in a stand of 143 which eclipsed the previous record established by Gayle and fellow-Jamaican Wavell Hinds in Dhaka in 2002.
GROS ISLET: West Indies' most capped player, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, is cherishing the 500th Test to be played by the regional side, and says it is a reminder of the rich cricketing heritage of the Caribbean. The second and final Test against Bangladesh starting here Saturday will signal the historic landmark and Chanderpaul says he is looking forward to being part of the occasion, reports CMC.
The International Cricket Council needs to re-examine the rules and suggest that all bowlers bowl with half-sleeves in first-class and international matches as this will expose the bent elbow more clearly, writes Balvinder Singh Sandhu The International Cricket Council should be lauded for taking action against chuckers albeit belatedly. This tribe is growing fast and unfortunately, they are becoming role models for youngsters.
The Pakistan Cricket Board will announce its new national Twenty20 captain on September 16 and by that time it also hopes to finalise a pool of players for the World Cup. Shaharyar Khan, who heads the board, told reporters in Lahore that before September the selectors and the board will complete its homework on both issues.
Poor batting, puzzling tactics and an unreasonably defensive approach on the field; each of these limitations glared throughout the five days of Bangladesh's thumping Test defeat in the series opener. And if the Tigers have any realistic plans of drawing the series - the second Test begins at St Lucia today-- they need major changes in all these departments.
One of NZ's greatest cricket stars, Chris Cairns, has always denied claims he fixed games for money. Yesterday's announcement that he faces a perjury charge stems from allegations from two former teammates that he did.
The Champions League Twenty20 competition features a stellar array of cricketers, but who are the most dangerous players on each team? For the record, the players have been selected based on their intangible ability to win matches rather than pure black and white statistics alone. With Shoaib Malik, Dwayne Smith and Kieron Pollard all playing for other teams in the CLT20, the current Caribbean Premier League champions, Barbados, need Neil McKenzie to step up to the plate.
India's Santhi Soundarajan on the track after competing in the women's 800m final at the Asian Games in Doha on December 9, 2006 - by Marwan Naamani -- During the equestrian competition at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, 47-year-old South Korean rider Kim Hyung-chil was killed at the eighth jump on the cross-country course. Rain had been falling steadily as tragedy befell Kim, a father-of-two from Seoul who had won the gold medal in the event in Pusan in 2002.
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.
Bangladesh reached St Lucia yesterday to play their match on their Caribbean tour. There are few people left who have kept faith in Mushfiqur Rahim's men ahead of the second and final Test, starting from September 13 at the Beausejour Stadium in Gros Islet.
Pacer Taskin Ahmed's stint at the Asian Games is lurking in danger after a problem with the bowler's right knee recently intensified. The T20 competition at Incheon is scheduled to begin on September 27. Taskin, who has been managing a tendon injury on his left knee for over a year now, has a set rehabilitation programme that requires him to work on his lower body muscles on a regular basis.
West Indies overcame their own atrocious catching and a defiant hundred by Mushfiqur Rahim to defeat Bangladesh by ten wickets before lunch on the fifth and final day of the first Test at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent. After missing a succession of chances on the fourth day, the home side's fielders continued with their sloppy work before Musfiqur was last out for 116 yesterday.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:56 pm
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