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Virat Kohli named 6th most marketable athlete by British magazine - IBNLive

The monthly magazine, which reports on the business and financial aspects of sports across the world, has placed 26-year-old Kohli on number six.

Kyle Simmons
"It's not helpful when @Woodythedrum watches cricket whilst literally playing a song during rehearsals."

Sir Alex Ferguson and Neil Fairbrother pay tribute at funeral of former Lancashire groundsman Peter Marron - Manchester Evening News

Former Manchester United boss and ex-Manchester City manager Peter Reid join ex-England and Lancashire County Cricket Club players among the mourners.

Idea Cellular
"Bhajji’s recall in the Indian Test squad basis his performances in #T20 is like selecting a dancer basis his writing skills! #IdeaTweet20" 23 hrs ago

England v New Zealand: First Test, Lord's, day one - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary as England recover from 30-4 to take lunch on 113-4 in the first Test against New Zealand.

Francois Du Plessis
"Great to watch some test cricket again...been a lot of white ball cricket the last while...purest version of the game #testcricket #ENGvsNZ" 23 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Andrew Strauss: England may not appoint coach before Ashes start

England may not appoint a new coach before the Ashes start in July, according to new cricket director Andrew Strauss.

Virat Kohli
"[Article] : @imVkohli named 6th most markettable athlete by British magazine" 23 hrs ago

England vs New Zealand LIVE cricket score: Follow the first day of the first Test at Lord's  

Joe Root and Ben Stokes have started the England rebuild after the hosts were reduced to 30 for four earlier on day one of the first Test against New Zealand. Root passed 50 just after lunch.

Rohit Sharma FanClub
"Why Rohit Sharma will make a better Indian captain than Virat Kohli"

CSK's second chance in captain's hometown | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Only once has a side won both the eliminator and the second qualifier games in the IPL - Chennai Super Kings in 2012. Royal Challengers Bangalore will want to become the second side to do so, but find Super Kings in their way

""New Zealand are now paying the price of too much IPL cricket and not enough long form game" says @bawads. Eng 246-5, having been 30-4"

Pakistan set to end six-year drought | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

This series will be less about what happens between bat and ball and more about what happens beyond the boundary, or more precisely, what does not happen

David 'Bumble' Lloyd
"Terrific counter attack by Eng after NZ dominated 1st hour .. Test cricket" 23 hrs ago

Pak-Zimbabwe T20 series: Trophy's unveiling ceremony held in Lahore

Will try different combinations, performers will be selected for T20 World Cup, says skipper Afridi

Faizan Lakhani
"Captains of Pakistan & Zimbabwe Cricket teams at the trophy unveiling ceremony of #PAKvZIM T20i series. (Photo PCB) http…" 20 hrs ago

In pictures: Pakistan readies for return of international cricket - BBC News

Images from Pakistan as it prepares for its first international cricket match in six years when it plays Zimbabwe in Lahore on Friday.

Gaurav Insan
"@Gurmeetramrahim Ji papa ji " 22 hrs ago

Sarfraz arrives in Lahore to play T20 just after 2 days of marriage

Vice Captain of T20 team arrived in Lahore only 2 days after his marriage to play against Zimbabwe

Hamid Mir
"لاہور کے بعد کراچی اور پشاور میں انٹرنیشنل کرکٹ میچ ممکن ہے یا نہیں ؟ #CapitalTalk #Cricket" 21 hrs ago

BBC Sport - County Championship: Kent beat Gloucestershire for first win

Kent move off the bottom of Division Two and beat Gloucestershire by eight wickets for their first win of the season.

Chris Ostick
"Alex Ferguson joined mourners to celebrate life of @LancsCCC legend Peter Marron today #lccc"

IPL 8, CSK vs RCB: It's Virat Kohli vs MS Dhoni in race for final : News, News - India Today

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore, who'll be high on confidence after their recent win over Rajasthan, will lock horns with MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings in IPL 8 Qualifier 2 on Friday.

Stephen Fry
"Ever been stumped by cricket? I've worked with MCC to help explain some of the Laws in these animations:" 22 hrs ago

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I, Gaddafi Stadium - Live cricket score, ball by ball Commentary - Cricbuzz

Follow Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I at Lahore with live Cricket score, ball by ball commentary, highlights, updates & scorecard on Cricbuzz

Sunil- #WeLoveMSG
"@Gurmeetramrahim Pita g kal to aap ne cricket mai kamal hi ker diya g dekne ka njara hi aa gya... #MSGDonated4Million" 23 hrs ago

BBC Sport - England v New Zealand quiz

Which player only has seven toes? Who has the number of the beast? Who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.

James Faulkner
"Not possible mate... Only just got off a bus ride from Pune to Mumbai... Looking forward to meeting the boys soon!"

Scotland include Watt, Umeed for three-day game

Scotland have included 18-year-old left-arm spinner Mark Watt and 19-year-old top-order batsman Andrew Umeed in their 12-member squad for the three-day match against UAE at the Ageas Bowl

Jonathan Witt
"#ChristopherPanayiotou should know that to get away with murder you need: 1. An expensive advocate 2. A lot of crying 3. A cricket bat"

Coach Simmons opens door for IPL quintet | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

West Indies coach Phil Simmons has opened the door for Dwayne Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard to return to the Test team, stating his intention to meet them on their return from the IPL

Saj Sadiq
"On this day 1997. Saeed Anwar played one of the greatest ODI innings when he made 194 off 146 balls vs India #Cricket h…"

Afridi eyes build-up towards World T20s | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

The security arrangements had been the focus since Zimbabwe's arrival in Pakistan but on the eve of the first ever Twenty20 international at the Gaddafi Stadium, the attention returned to cricket

"Cricket should stay away from politics. Let the game be played: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali to NDTV" 22 hrs ago

Reporter avoids serious injury after New Zealand star Tim Southee hits her with stray cricket ball - Mirror Online

ESPN journalist Melinda Farrell was smashed in the back by Southee who was practising his batting ahead of the first Test against England at Lord's

India Today
"#IPL8, #CSKvsRCB: It's Virat Kohli vs MS Dhoni in race for final #IPL2015 #T20 via @IndiaToday"

Prabodhini, Hasini added to SL Women T20 squad

Sri Lanka Women added Udeshika Prabodhani and Hasini Perera in their 14-member squad for the Twenty20 series against West Indies Women

?ThE ProToTyP€™(AB)?
"#YouAreNotATrueDesiIf- 1)Apko INDIA vs Pakistan cricket match psnd nhi 2)Agr apko Humsafar~FAWAD n MAHIRA psnd nhi 3)Agr Apko pizza psnd nhi"

(Video) Sangakkara scores second century for Surrey

Island Cricket, home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan.

AJE Sport
"Cricket: Shot umpire ready to 'perform on home soil' as Pakistan get ready to host Zimbabwe. By @AsadHashim |"
Neil Farrington
"Remember when England didn't take @benstokes38 to a cricket World Cup??? Cheers, Mr Moores.."

Joe Denly first ton for three years as Kent home

Joe Denly's first century for three years helped Kent coast home against Gloucestershire at Bristol. In conjunction with Sam Northeast the pair saw their side to a target of 241 with eight wickets in hand.

Hippolyta Loudbasket
"Cricket tweets all look like drug code to me." 22 hrs ago

Bangladesh Cricket Benifitting From Healthy Competition: Anamul Haque - Cricket News

Bangladesh has witnessed an upward curve in their performance in recent times, reaching the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in March. They then whitewashed sub-continental rivals Pakistan in a three-match One-Day International (ODI) series and also won the only Twenty20 I...

Shahzeb Qureshi
"#YouAreNotATrueDesiIf You do not suggest Pakistan Cricket players on how they should bat when they are batting "

Tymal Mills may have to quit first-class cricket

Tymal Mills could be forced to retire from first-class cricket after being diagnosed with a congenital back condition

Tribune Sports
"For all the live action of the two T20 matches between Pakistan and Zimbabwe visit #PAKvZIM"

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'Now I never feel scared': Umpire Raza

LAHORE: A Pakistani umpire, who was critically wounded during an ambush on the Sri Lankan team in 2009, has said surviving the attack has made him fearless, as he prepares to officiate his first international match at home. The machine-gun and rocket-launcher attack claimed eight lives and brought

Babar Awan
"AXACT-ly after 6 years.... sweet homeland welcomes international cricket!!! !!جب تک ہے یہ دنیا باقی، ہم دیکھیں آزاد تجھے #…" © 2015