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Cricket in cinema: heroes and villains hit the big screen

Cricketing films tend to focus on heroics on the pitch, but a new campaigning documentary, Death of a Gentleman, looks at the dirty tricks off the pitch

"People who died while doing what they do the best Phil Hughes - Playing Cricket Paul Walker - Driving Car #APJAbdulKalam - Delivering speech" 12 hrs ago

Australia's Meg Lanning can be a new type of hero for cricket - Telegraph

Lanning has all the tools to become an icon of sport, without the need to compare her to male counterparts

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Attack puts India-Pak cricket series in jeopardy - Al Jazeera English

Indian cricket board official confirms planned matches in UAE will only take place if ties improve at government level.

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"Pinocchio actually kills Jiminy Cricket with a hammer, In the original story." 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ashes quiz: You're the captain

What sort of captain are you? The type who wins the Ashes, or the type sacked before the end of the series?

Raji Bhatia
"They say cricket & terror can't go together. I differ. Remember how Sachin Tendulkar used to terrorise Pakistanis bowlers" 04 hrs ago

South Africa’s ‘Discovery of India’ starts October 2

In an era of truncated tours, South Africa will spend 72 days in the country playing four Tests, five ODIs and a three-match T20 series.

"People who died doing what they loved the most.. Phil Hughes - Cricket Paul Walker - Driving a car APJ Abdul Kalam sir - Delivering a speech"

Edgbaston turns to their cannabis lamps | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Such is the pressure on groundsmen in an Investec Ashes series in which pitches have dominated the agenda, Warwickshire have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration ahead of the third Test at Edgbaston

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Graeme Swann’s Kevin Pietersen impersonation

GRAEME Swann has been one of the more vocal critics of former teammate Kevin Pietersen since the axed batsmen revealed fractures in the English dressing room in his book last year. But this is next level.

"After #GurdaspurAttack @BCCI warns PCB "No cricket ties".... Silly childish blabber... India should cut all ties with Pak..."

No relief for banned Rajasthan Royals players

The doors of Indian cricket remain shut on Sreesanth, Ankit Chavan and Ajit Chandila, after BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said the penalties imposed would not be lifted

James Phelps
"Had a great day on Saturday playing cricket with some true legends of the game at @BeefyBotham 60th. Thanks to all who came. #45notout " 20 hrs ago

Gurdaspur attack aftermath: BCCI says no cricket ties with Pakistan as of now

Asked specifically if India and Pakistan can resume cricket ties, Anurag Thakur talked tough and said it was not a possibility now.

Minhaz Merchant
"Good to see @ianuragthakur's statement against proposed India-Pak cricket series. Terror & cricket can't coexist"

Dushmantha Chameera likely to miss first Test against India

Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera is expected to miss Sri Lanka's first Test against India in Galle because he has not fully recovered from a side strain

Express Sports
"During the 72-day tour of India, South Africa will travel 16, 251 kms #IndvsSA #cricket" 03 hrs ago

Cricket is also about smashing self-delusion to reality’s boundary

BDlive covers economics, business and politics as the website of Business Day, the South African national daily newspaper, including Business Times

BBC Sport
"Think you're cut out for cricket captaincy? Test yourself with our #Ashes quiz!" 05 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ashes 2015: Ian Bell says Test cricket is 'brutal environment'

Under-pressure England batsman Ian Bell describes Test cricket as a 'brutal environment' ahead of the third Ashes Test.

HT Punjab
"#Cricket has given me a lot, now it's my turn to give it back: Bhajji @harbhajan_singh"

Khadka leaves it to CAN | Cricket | Sports

Skipper Paras Khadka said it depends on the cricket governing body of the country whether or not to continue him as captain of the national team after a poor performance...

"Now there shud be no talk of resumption of cricket till Pak cracks down on India centric terror @minhazmerchant @ianuragthakur @PMOIndia" 16 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Women's Ashes 2015: Australia beat England to take ODI series

Australia beat England by 89 runs in the third one-day international at Worcester to take a 4-2 lead in the Women's Ashes.

Ahmad Shahzad
"Being an ambassador of ur cntry nothing satisfies me more thn ths moment.1st test then odi s n now t20 here we come. …" 05 hrs ago

Dushmantha Chameera to miss first Test against India - Cricbuzz

Dushmantha Chameera will miss the first Test at Galle against India having failed to recover completely from a side strain.

Vignesh PV
"People who died doing what they loved most: Paul Walker - Driving car Philip Hughes - Playing cricket Abdul Kalam - Delivering speech." 04 hrs ago

Ashes quiz: You're the captain - BBC Sport

What sort of captain are you? The type who wins the Ashes, or the type sacked before the end of the series?

The Cricket Monthly
"Xhosa is spoken by about eight million people. And it is used for cricket commentary too http://…" 07 hrs ago

Decision on India coach before South Africa series: Anurag Thakur - Cricbuzz

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur spoke about the India Coach Conundrum, the IPL Spot-fixing case and S Sreesanth in an exclusive interview.

Dynasty Crooks
"@mediacrooks same old story.. Cricket.. Cricket.. Nothing else matters for @ianuragthakur & @BCCI !! @TimesNow http://t…"
APJ Abdul Kalam
"Well done Indian cricket team for another victory.. and a captain's innings indeed by @msdhoni" 17 hrs ago

Pakistan-India cricket series in jeopardy after Gurdaspur attacks: BCCI

Condemning the terrorist attacks in Gurdaspur, Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) Secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said the incident has put the India-Pakistan cricket series in jeopardy, ...

Clare Balding
"Worth reading: “@jonathanliew: Something on Meg Lanning, and how we talk about female athletes." 14 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Women's Ashes 2015: Charlotte Edwards says series 'wide open'

England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.

APJ Abdul Kalam
"Well done Indian cricket team.. great innings by Raina and Dhoni again played like a captain. #CWC15"

Political tension puts India-Pakistan series in doubt

Anurag Thakur, the BCCI secretary, has said that any bilateral series between India and Pakistan was unlikely until the political relationship between the two countries was stable

Virat Kohli Fan Club
""RIP Sir, your vision and intelligence was second to none." - @imVkohli. #inspirational #ViratOnInstagram…" 17 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Joe Dawborn: Northants bowler takes 10-wicket haul in club game

Amateur bowler Joe Dawborn takes all 10 wickets to fall in the innings of a club match in Northamptonshire.

Narendra Modi
"मित्रों, my Govt has taken tough action after #GurdaspurAttack , we will cancel the Cricket series against Pakistan" 12 hrs ago

BBC Sport - One-Day Cup: Gary Ballance half-century inspires Yorkshire win

Gary Ballance hits 69 as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by seven runs in a rain-affected One-Day Cup game.

Basanti Baji
"BCCI cancelled / postponed Pak India cricket series because they "think" Pakistan was involved in today's terrorist attack in India. Idiots!"
Vinod Mehta
"After every Terrorist attack in India, Our Govt's 'muh todh jawab' to Pakistan is "We are stopping all Cricket tie-ups with Pakistan" Thx" © 2015