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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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"People who died while doing what they do the best Phil Hughes - Playing Cricket Paul Walker - Driving Car #APJAbdulKalam - Delivering speech" 14 hrs ago

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."

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

"Sounds like there's a damn cricket in my closet. What the hell am I supposed to do about that?"

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

""They died doing what they loved the best ! Paul Walker :- Car accident Phil Hughes :- Cricket DR. A.P.J Abdul Kalam :- Delivering a speech"" 03 hrs ago

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.

Raji Bhatia
"They say cricket & terror can't go together. I differ. Remember how Sachin Tendulkar used to terrorise Pakistanis bowlers" 18 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.

Shoaib malik

Schedule for South Africa's tour to India announced

The schedule for South Africa's tour to India, which will be played over 72 days between September and December, has been announced

Shoaib malik
"Congrats to @TTRedSteel for winning #CPL15 & some fabulous cricket & @KamiAkmal23 for the great batting #BiggestPartyInSport " 03 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.

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

Trinbago Knight Riders for SRK - Ahmedabad Mirror

Kolkata Knight Riders may have failed to win the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year but Shah Rukh Khan has a chance of winning another league. While you are in your deep slumber

Minhaz Merchant
"Good to see @ianuragthakur's statement against proposed India-Pak cricket series. Terror & cricket can't coexist" 05 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.

Bill Oddie Official
"I was once viciously attacked by a Puffin. I bear scars, but not a grudge. Also bitten by crabs, voles, shrews and bush cricket. But NO cull" 14 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.

"Now there shud be no talk of resumption of cricket till Pak cracks down on India centric terror @minhazmerchant @ianuragthakur @PMOIndia" 03 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.

"India MUST respond to #GurdaspurAttack with less cricket, heavier dossiers & a sequel to Baby. That will show them." 15 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, ...

Dynasty Crooks
"@mediacrooks same old story.. Cricket.. Cricket.. Nothing else matters for @ianuragthakur & @BCCI !! @TimesNow http://t…" 05 hrs ago

Virat Kohli enjoys rigorous net session ahead of Australia A clash - Cricbuzz

Virat Kohli sought to get his footwork against the spinners right and often looked to use his feet or employ the sweep.

Clare Balding
"Worth reading: “@jonathanliew: Something on Meg Lanning, and how we talk about female athletes." 05 hrs ago

Ross Taylor: We will be really successful if we can win in India - Cricbuzz

Ross Taylor acknowledged that victory in the sub-continent would give the New Zealand team, an ultimate high.

Mohandas Menon
"Today in 1936: Test cricket's greatest all-rounder Sir Garry Sobers (93 mts from 1954-1974; 8032 runs, 235 wkts & 109 catches) was born" 05 hrs ago

Azhar Ali to the rescue - The Express Tribune

Azhar, the captai­n and opener, passed the test he was put throug­h with flying colour­s

Jonathan Liew
"Something on Meg Lanning, and how we talk about female athletes."
Vignesh PV
"People who died doing what they loved most: Paul Walker - Driving car Philip Hughes - Playing cricket Abdul Kalam - Delivering speech."
APJ Abdul Kalam
"Well done Indian cricket team.. great innings by Raina and Dhoni again played like a captain. #CWC15" 15 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.

Basanti Baji
"BCCI cancelled / postponed Pak India cricket series because they "think" Pakistan was involved in today's terrorist attack in India. Idiots!"

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

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" 10 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.

"Some of student of the #APS currently on a visit to #US are teaching basic skills of #cricket to #American friends http:…"

Gary Ballance makes confidence-boosting runs

Gary Ballance eased his England disappointment by inspiring Yorkshire to a seven-run Duckworth-Lewis victory over Derbyshire in a rain-affected Royal London Cup game at Derby

"I condemn today's attack. As an Indian, I feel an Indian life is more important than cricket: Anurag Thakur…" © 2015