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Phillip Hughes: Stuart Broad on how cricket has changed - BBC Sport

Stuart Broad says players have not altered the way they compete since Phillip Hughes' death, but the game has changed in other ways.

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Matthew Hayden
"How disappointing it is to see the quality of Test Cricket reduced to what we are witnessing #INDvsSA @StarSportsIndia #justnotcricket" 07 hrs ago

Live Cricket Score India vs South Africa 3rd Test in Nagpur: Hashim Amla's Work Cut Out - South Africa in India Series, 2015 News

South Africa's fantastic overseas Test cricket record is clearly under threat. Twelve wickets fell on Day 1 of the third Test in Nagpur and India will have all to play for on a slow and dry turner at Jamtha Stadium. Catch all the live cricket scores and live updates from Day 2 here.. latest South Af...

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
"Was wearing Baljit's t breakfast he said paaji u will score 2day bcs of the tshirt.i must say he was right https://t.…" 06 hrs ago

Indian Cricket Stars to Play in Pakistan Super League? - Cricket News

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), as a policy, doesn't allow its players to take part in any foreign Twenty20 league but Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla has said if the Pakistan Cricket Board sent them a request, the matter would be looked into.. latest Cricket news- Ind...

Michael Vaughan
"This pitch in Nagpur is nothing short of diabolical for Test Cricket ... Telling me that was prepared to last 5 days..!!!!!!!!!!" 11 hrs ago

Australia leads the way on helmet safety, but not all cricket nations have followed

What cricket does to prevent accidents such as the one that claimed Phillip Hughes’s life, and how it responds to them, should not be left at the whim of individual boards

"Pak PM 'clears' Ind-Pak cricket series. What he shud clear & follow up is prosecution & conviction of Hafiz Saeed in 26/11 terror attacks" 10 hrs ago

Cricket umpires begin tests to wear baseball style helmets - Telegraph

Improved safety standards in the wake of Phillip Hughes' death could see umpires wear protection, while the ECB are set to make helmets mandatory for batsmen and close fielders

Geoff Lemon
""This will be over in three days, it's ruining Test cricket." "This will be a five-day draw, it's ruining Test cricket."" 10 hrs ago

Day-night Test: Australia & New Zealand to play with pink ball - BBC Sport

Before one of Test history's biggest moments, BBC Sport looks at pink-ball cricket and hears from its supporters and critics.

Michael Vaughan
"Test Cricket needs a championship more than ever now,so when poor pitches are prepared the Home team gets docked points .. #ICC"
Michael Vaughan
"We are seeing too many underprepared pitches that last only 3 days Max...!! TEST Cricket is over 5 days for a reason ... #ICC" 03 hrs ago

Phillip Hughes and the Delivery That Changed Cricket - One Year on - Cricket News

Phillip Hughes, who played 26 Tests for Australia, died three days short of his 26th birthday of a brain hemorrhage on November 27, 2014, two days after he was struck under the rear of his batting helmet by a short-pitch ball while playing for South Australia against New South Wales at the Sydney Cr...

Brahma Chellaney
"Pak-based Jaish-e-Mohammed claims responsibility for the latest in a spate of J&K terror atttacks, yet BCCI wants SL cricket series with Pak" 18 hrs ago

From tannery to Test: the process involved in producing a cricket ball

With a pink cricket ball about to used for the first time in Test cricket, when Australia take on New Zealand in the first day/night Test match, our photographer Tom Jenkins went to Chesterfield and Walthamstow to examine what goes into producing a cricket ball

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Broken Cricket
"South Africa recorded lowest ever total against India by any team in Test Cricket history.. #INDvSA" 11 hrs ago

Test cricket's gamble on the pink ball has to pay off for the game to survive around the world - Telegraph

When Australia and New Zealand meet in Adelaide on Friday it will be decisive in whether the format can thrive overseas

"Friend: Which was the most bizarre cricket pitch in recent times? New York or Nagpur? Me: Stop comparing apples and oranges."

'This wicket is diabolical' | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

There has been plenty of criticism of the rank turner in Nagpur, where 20 wickets have fallen in the first four sessions

sushant sareen
"#MumbaiAttacks stand testimony to Indias tolerance. We tolerate terrorists, hell we even play cricket with them"
BBC Sport
""It shook the cricketing world." How cricket has changed since Phillip Hughes' death:"

Why Ball Tracking Works for Tennis and Cricket but Not Soccer or Basketball

Following the examples of tennis and cricket, a new generation of ball-tracking algorithms is attempting to revolutionize the analysis and refereeing of soccer, volleyball, and basketball.

Broken Cricket
"Lowest total against India: Test: South Africa 79/10 ODI: Bangladesh 58/10 T20: England 80/10 #INDvSA"

Three-match series chance to push World T20 claims

ESPNcricinfo previews the opening T20 of a three-match series between Pakistan and England in Dubai

Manak Gupta
"On 26/11 anniversary, BCCI requests Indian govt to allow cricket series with Pakistan which carried out attack!!! Sad... @ianuragthakur" 05 hrs ago

Wherever or whenever, cricket with India should go on: Afridi - Cricbuzz

Pakistan's T20I skipper fully endorsed resumption of cricket ties with India; saying show must go on irrespective of politics 15 hrs ago

Cricket Should go on Between India and Pakistan, Insists Shahid Afridi - Cricket News

Pakistan's Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi said that cricket should go on as it develops good relations and public from both countries want to watch the game.. latest Cricket news- Cricket Should go on Between India and Pakistan, Insists Shahid Afridi

Robin John Peterson
"It's called Test Cricket because it tests the skills of the various disciplines. Not seeing much of this at the moment #heavilyfavouringspin" 03 hrs ago

Australia vs New Zealand: All eyes on pink ball as Adelaide Oval prepares for historic day-night Test - Telegraph

Australia take on New Zealand in final game of series on Friday with ticket sales boosted to "Ashes-like levels" by new format

Dr. Gaurav Pradhan
"All cool dudes busy with @snapdeal which will only lose about 100cr but if Pak-Indo cricket happens we will lose SOLDIERS #AntiIndiaBCCI" 12 hrs ago

Please don't scrap the coin toss from cricket - Telegraph

Whatever you do, you simply can’t take chance out of sport. So why try?

"It's 26/11 again. Hope 'patriot' @narendramodi's Govt doesn't play poor joke on Indians by granting permission to Indo-Pak cricket in SL."

BCCI chief Manohar criticises Big Three revamp

BCCI president and ICC chairman Shashank Manohar has criticised the imbalance of power within cricket's governing body because of the constitutional revamp last year

Minhaz Merchant
"India-Pak cricket poll running 95%-5% against series. Over 2,000 votes cast. 21 hrs left. Vote & tweet your views to @SushmaSwaraj" 18 hrs ago

Cricket in the pink with all eyes on Australia v New Zealand

Adelaide will make history on Friday with the first day-night Test. We look at how the match will work and why it has come about.

Anshul Saxena
"26/11, Lakhvi n Hafiz Saeed are free in Pakistan, ISI protection on Dawood, it will suicidal attempt of BJP to allow cricket series with Pak" 05 hrs ago

Mark Champan happy with Hong Kong's cricket progress - Cricbuzz

Mark Chapman, the record-setting Hong Kong batsman, believes the team will express themselves when they feature in next year's World Twenty20 in India

"A victory is enjoyable when your team has played well. Not when conditions are heavily loaded in your team's favor. This is just not cricket" 04 hrs ago

India-Pakistan cricket series should resume: Wasim Akram - The Hindu

Former fast bowler Wasim Akram says that Pakistan should not mind playing the proposed series in India if the government gives the go ahead for the resumption of cricket ties. The two Asian neighbour

"79 all out! Another 5 wicket haul for Ashwin, his 14th one in Test Cricket. Class! #INDvSA" 03 hrs ago

South Africa crumble against spin demons on Day 2 - Cricbuzz

R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were on song again as South Africa folded for their lowest total against India

Dennis Does Cricket
"The WACA and Nagpur have been two extremes. But this is Test cricket people. It is not called "Perfect Conditions" cricket"

Smith surprised by green deck | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Australia's captain Steven Smith has admitted the Adelaide Oval pitch explicitly prepared for the day/night Test and the pink ball has more grass on it than he expected, leading the selectors to dispense with the services of the left-arm spinner Steve O'K

"There are two types of people who follow cricket: 1) Cricket lovers 2) Victory lovers The former won't find anything enjoyable in this win"

Govt may link terror to decision on India-Pak series - The Times of India

The government is examining BCCI’s request for a green signal for the Indian cricket team to play Pakistan in Sri Lanka in December, amid indications that Islamabad’s continuing support to terror groups will be a major factor in shaping the decision.

Rahul Singh
"I never thought that I will say this but today as an Indian Cricket Fan 'Am ashamed, We're sorry to hurt Test Cricket like this' #INDvSA" 15 hrs ago

Cricket: Captain ready to push England - ClubCall

Eoin Morgan claims England's limited overs side will continue to "push boundaries" and play bold cricket ahead of the World T20.

"This Jamtha pitch is a fucking disgrace to test cricket. If we have to make such pitches to win, Indian cricket is in a really sad state" 03 hrs ago

A year on from death of Phillip Hughes, cricket umpires move towards baseball style helmets

Baseball style helmets have been tested for use by cricket umpires as the game looks to improve safety standards a year on from the death of Phillip Hughes.

Kobus Wiese
"It is a disgrace, how Indian cricket gets away every year with the pathetic pitches they offer touring teams. They are nothing but cheats!!" 16 hrs ago

England Cricket Board to Discuss Abolishing Toss to Reduce Home Advantage - Cricket News

It has already been approved by the ECB cricket committee and if approved on Thursday, a one-season experiment will take place next year in the second division of the county championship.. latest Cricket news- England Cricket Board to Discuss Abolishing Toss to Reduce Home Advantage

"PM Nawaz Sharif has given green signal to Pakistan to play a bilateral cricket series vs India in Lanka: Sources https://t…" 18 hrs ago

12 Times Rahul Dravid Proved He Is A Real-Life Hero Even Outside Cricket

If cricket is a gentleman's game, then Rahul Dravid is that gentleman. First things first, I am a die hard Dravid fan. I have done it all. Followed him, ma

"If Indian can start scoring heavily, all the complaints about the pitch would go away. Cricket only gets upset if both teams can't score." 04 hrs ago

Steve O'Keefe misses out on historic day-night Test - Cricbuzz

Despite the spinner's success with the pink ball in the Sheffield Shield, Australia will not play two spinners in the pink ball Test

Harsha Bhogle
"Good pitches produce good cricket, produce good cricketers. That is the first principle of our sport." © 2015