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Joe Root’s omission from Spoty carries a health warning for English cricket

When the No1 Test batsman in the world proves invisible to the BBC it is time England took steps to engage with a terrestrial TV audience before it is too late

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Harsha Bhogle
"Rahul Dravid is spot on about how over-age cricket, with awareness and encouragement of many, is grossly unfair to the honest."

Reintroduce children to the magic of cricket - Dravid

The full text of the speech delivered by Rahul Dravid at the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Delhi on December 1, 2015

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Harsha Bhogle
"The start of another round of Ranji Trophy matches confirms the epidemic of bad pitches is raging. Cricket's equivalent of terrible "jugaad"" 11 hrs ago

Indian cricket board faces fine after 'poor' Test pitch - Al Jazeera English

The BCCI could be fined up to $15,000 after 40 wickets fell in three days in the Nagpur Test against South Africa.

ESPN Cricinfo
""The generation when you could say that 'every Indian baby is born with a cricket bat in hand' is well behind us"" 15 hrs ago

The Spin

After 129 years of cricket, Winslow Town CC has shut. Sadly, it’s a story replicated around the country, where grassroots participation continues to fall

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ESPN Cricinfo
"'Reintroduce children to the magic of cricket' Read Rahul Dravid's full address at the Pataudi Lecture in Delhi" 03 hrs ago

Dravid sets out the blueprint for junior cricket - The Hindu

He was a paragon of perfection at the crease and the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture by Rahul Dravid on Tuesday brought out the parent and teacher within him.“I believe in junior cricket pa

David Abiker
""Empêcher les Français de manifester c'est comme priver les Anglais de pratiquer le cricket." Entendu à Londres." 03 hrs ago

India vs South Africa: Nagpur Pitch Rated Poor by International Cricket Council - South Africa in India Series, 2015 News

International Cricket Council match referee Jeff Crowe has reported that the performance of the Nagpur pitch needs a review. India had beaten South Africa in three days to take a 2-0 lead in the four-Test series.. latest South Africa in India Series, 2015 news- India vs South Africa: Nagpur Pitch Ra...

Saj Sadiq
"Last 24 hours for Umar Akmal: Innings: 3 Runs scored: 6 Balls Faced: 20 Average: 2.00 SR: 30.00 Helicopter Rides: 1 #Cricket" 10 hrs ago

‘Psych!' Is Something to Smile About! |

“Heads Up!” is one of the most popular game apps ever. Now, Cricket Wireless and Ellen present something new to smile about: Ellen’s brand new free game, “Psych!” Download at the Apple Store and Google Play, and play it with friends and family…

Saj Sadiq
"According to reports Umar Akmal was flown in by helicopter to play today's BPL match. He scored 1 run #Cricket #BPL" 03 hrs ago

Women's Big Bash League aims to inspire more girls into cricket - ABC Grandstand Sport (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Women's cricket is beginning an exciting new era in Australia with the launch of the inaugural Women's Big Bash League.

ABC Grandstand
"A new era for women's cricket with the launch of the Women's Big Bash: #WBBL01 @CricketAus" 21 hrs ago

Women's World T20 Qualifier: Scotland into semi-finals - BBC Sport

Scotland are through to the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier after beating Thailand.

Mirza Iqbal Baig
"Ahmed Shehzad was fined 500 Durham by team management for smoking in Pak cricket team dressing room during the ODI Series vs Eng." 04 hrs ago

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Guardian sport
"Joe Root’s omission from Spoty carries a health warning for English cricket. By @barneyronay" 04 hrs ago

India v South Africa: BCCI faces fine over Nagpur pitch - BBC Sport

India face an ICC fine after the pitch used for the third test against South Africa was rated as "poor" by the match referee.

Dr. Gaurav Pradhan
"my JASOOS tell me "Gen Janjua" rattled (Cricket?) & his right hand "Nomi Nouman" is not in met Maiya & shouted on her. Is it true?" 11 hrs ago

Former Blue Jays prospect Boomer Collins now playing cricket -

Boomer Collins was a Toronto Blue Jays prospect hoping to reach the big leagues until he decided to challenge himself by trying out an entirely new sport: cricket.

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: Zaheer Khan didn’t bowl with a season-ball until he was 17. Javagal Srinath didn’t play U19 cricket for India" 04 hrs ago

Ranji Umpire stable after taking knock on the head - Cricbuzz

The impact of the blow was so strong that John Ward fell on the ground, holding his head and writhing in pain.

"Pataudi Lecture-Dravid: My generation,the post 1983-generation, grew up with cricket and cinema as our only leisure" 04 hrs ago

Mitchell Santner joins list of best cricket sledges

THEY say honesty is the best policy and it proved to be an effective strategy for Kiwi debutant Mitchell Santner during the third Test in Adelaide.

Saj Sadiq
"Reports PSL has successfully negotiated terms with TEN SPORTS, PTV, Blitz media, ITW & Sunset Vine for producing & broadcasting PSL #Cricket" 04 hrs ago

Pitch tension flares up ahead of Kotla Test - Cricbuzz

A lot of focus will be on the Feroz Shah Kotla wicket after after Jeff Crowe, the ICC match referee, termed the Nagpur pitch 'poor'

Faizan Lakhani
"Got out thrice in T20 Cricket in less than 24 hours, two different matches, two different venues, but one Cricketer. One & Only, Umar Akmal"
Saj Sadiq
"Waqar Younis "I find Shoaib Malik a lot more humble and understanding than before and his game has gone up a notch too" #Cricket #PakvEng" 19 hrs ago

Women's World T20 qualifier: Irish beat Zimbabwe to top group - BBC Sport

Ireland ease to victory over Zimbabwe to top their Women's World Twenty20 qualifying group and set up a semi-final with Scotland.

Saj Sadiq
"Shahid Afridi has moved up to 2nd in the T20I all-rounder rankings & up to 6th in the bowler rankings #Cricket" 08 hrs ago

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy have married

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy have married | Mary Kate Olsen Mary Kate Olsen Mary-Kate Olsen may have been the one who got married this weekend, but it was Elizabeth Olsen who rocked some...


Christmas revives belief in cricket's traditional festive spirit - Telegraph

The glory of Canterbury Cricket Week is charmingly recalled in a new book and reminds us why counties were foolish to abandon taking the game out to the people

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: Indian cricket at the moment is in a state of both enormous popularity and considerable reflection" 03 hrs ago

Women's Big Bash League aims to inspire more girls into cricket - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Women's cricket is beginning an exciting new era in Australia with the launch of the inaugural Women's Big Bash League.

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: We need to have a clear, detailed plan. A blueprint for our junior cricket"

BCCI needs to formulate a blueprint for junior cricket: Dravid - Times of India

Rahul Dravid called upon BCCI to formulate a blueprint for junior cricket and said that it was imperative to remove age fudging and illegal bowling action at the junior level for the development of game in India.

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: Our junior cricket must increase participation numbers by giving kids a chance to have fun & enjoy the game" 12 hrs ago

Honesty key for improving junior-level cricket: Rahul Dravid - Cricbuzz

Age-fudging and illegal bowling action at the junior level were the topics chosen by Rahul Dravid, who delivered the fourth MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi

Ellen DeGeneres
"Cricket Wireless is the launch partner for my new game, Psych! What can I say? I’m Psyched." 14 hrs ago

Rahul Dravid Wants More Honest Approach Towards Junior Cricket - Cricket News

Rahul Dravid, speaking at the MAK Pataudi Memorial lecture, said that the junior cricketers should be guided with more honesty by the coaches. He insisted that age-fudging should be stopped. latest Cricket news- Rahul Dravid Wants More Honest Approach Towards Junior Cricket

Adam Mountford
"We know all the fixtures for next summer, but we don't know the fixtures for the @icc World T20 starting in 100 days https…" 04 hrs ago

BCCI unfazed after ICC 'no-balls' Nagpur pitch - Cricbuzz

The Indian board officials reckon different yardstick cannot be used to judge pitches, citing example of the Adelaide Test between Australia and New Zealand that also finished in three days

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: We need the wisdom of our elders and the energy of our young cricketers to do what is best for Indian cricket" 03 hrs ago

Cairns result hurts cricket's fixing fight, say analysts - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: The acquittal of former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns on match-fixing-linked perjury charges is a serious blow for efforts to stamp out corruption within the game, commentators said Wednesday. A London court on Monday cleared Cairns of perjury and perverting the course of justice...

"Pataudi Lecture - Dravid: My son has taken a liking for the game, playing age-group cricket in Bangalore" 03 hrs ago

Cricket: Black Caps could rise to fifth with Sri Lanka win - Sport - NZ Herald News

The Black Caps have a chance to climb to fifth in the test rankings with a series win over the touring Sri Lanka side later this month. - New Zealand Herald

Mélissa Ayoub
"me: *tweets* *cricket sound* Me: *retweets someone else's tweet* "13774020 retweeted your retweet"" 23 hrs ago

New Zealand Cricket back McCullum after Chris Cairns verdict - Cricket News

Brendon McCullum, who gave evidence against Chris Cairns in the Perjury trial, has received full support from Cricket New Zealand.. latest Cricket news- New Zealand Cricket back McCullum after Chris Cairns verdict

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