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Lumb, Kieswetter, Patel Recalled By England

England have named their squads for the upcoming Twenty20 International and One-Day International series with Sri Lanka, recalling Craig Kieswetter, Michael Lumb and Samit Patel. Former ODI and T20I captain Paul Collingwood, along with Test wicket-keeper Matthew Prior, has been left out of both squads, which will be led by Stuart Broad (T20) and Alastair Cook (ODI) respectively.
21 June 2011

Mason Century Puts Woodlands On Top

Close season signing Simon Mason scored a spectacular first JCT 600 Bradford League century as Woodlands became the new leaders of the First Division.
17 June 2011

Taufeeq Umar Stars As Pakistan Build Lead

Taufeeq Umar was three runs short of a century as Pakistan built a handy lead of 251 over the West Indies on day three of the second and final Test in Saint Kitts. The opener faced 231 balls for his 97 as Pakistan, who had earlier bowled out the West Indies for 223 in reply to 272, closed the day on 202 for three in their second innings.
22 May 2011

Salman And Azam Given Test Call-Ups

Pakistan have handed places in their Test squad to play the West Indies to wicket-keeper Mohammad Salman and all-rounder Hammad Azam. Both players have impressed in the ongoing One-Day International series and Salman's inclusion means that neither Adnan or Kamran Akmal are included.
2 May 2011

Tendulkar Ton Not Enough As Peterson Is Proteas Hero

Sachin Tendulkar scored his sixth World Cup century but it was not enough for India, who were beaten by three wickets by South Africa in a thrilling Cricket World Cup Group B match in Nagpur that went down to the final over. After India collapsed from 267 for one to 296 all out, half-centuries from Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers and then 18 in seven balls at the death from Robin Peterson blasted South Africa to victory...
12 March 2011

Imran Tahir Suffers Fractured Thumb

South Africa have received a potentially serious injury blow after confirming that leg-spinner Imran Tahir has fractured his thumb. He suffered the undisplaced fracture of his left thumb while taking the catch to dismiss Jonathan Trott during his side's narrow Cricket World Cup defeat to England in Chennai.
9 March 2011

Imran Tahir And Ingram Get CSA National Contracts

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have awarded national contracts to batsman Colin Ingram and leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who only made his international debut in the World Cup opener against the West Indies. They are the two new players in CSA's 20-player list for the 2011-12 season, which can be extended to 22 players should the board choose.
25 February 2011

Smith Looking Forward To Captaining Imran Tahir

Graeme Smith has said that Pakistan-born South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir is the type of player he has been desperate to captain throughout his time in international cricket. Tahir, who represented Pakistan A before qualifying as a South African citizen on 31st December last year, was named in South Africa's squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series with India as well as added to the preliminary World Cup squad.
11 January 2011

Imran Tahir Added To Preliminary World Cup Squad

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir has been added to South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad, Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed. Tahir qualified to play for South Africa earlier this month and was named in the One-Day International squad which begins a five-match series against India on 12th January in Durban and he has now been added to the squad of players from which CSA will pick its 15-man World Cup squad.
10 January 2011

Lumb Recalled As Kieswetter Misses Out

England selectors have recalled Hampshire batsman Michael Lumb to replace wicket-keeper batsman Craig Kieswetter, who has been sidelined due to an abscess ahead of the upcoming Twenty20 series against Australia South African-born Lumb is currently playing Twenty20 cricket with the Queensland Bulls in Brisbane.
7 January 2011

Bowling Coach Saker Extends Contract With England

England's fast bowling coach David Saker has extended his contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and will continue to work for them for another three years. Saker first joined the England management team ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 success in 2010 and the former Victoria man will now continue until at least 2013.
6 January 2011

South Africa Call Up Du Plessis And Tahir For ODIs

South Africa have called up uncapped all-rounder Francois du Plessis and leg-spinner Imran Tahir for the One-Day International series against India. Du Plessis comes into the side which will not include experienced batsman Jacques Kallis for at least the first two matches of the five-match series due to a rib injury.
6 January 2011

Imran Tahir Qualifies To Play For South Africa

Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir could be in line to make his debut for South Africa in the decisive Cape Town Test against India - which begins on 2nd January - after qualifying to play for the Proteas. "Imran Tahir, the former Pakistan A team leg-spinner, is now fully eligible to play cricket for South Africa following the decision by the South African government to grant him permanent residency," Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola said.
1 January 2011

Pakistan Add Khurram Manzoor To Test Squad

Pakistan have added opening batsman Khurram Manzoor to their Test squad to tour New Zealand, which now comprises 15 players ahead of the two-Test series. Right-handed Manzoor has been rewarded for a prolific run of form playing for Pakistan A against West Indies A and Sri Lanka A after playing the last of his seven Tests against Australia in January.
3 December 2010

Silva And Lakmal Included In Sri Lankan Test Squad

Sri Lanka have included fast bowler Suranga Lakmal and wicket-keeper Kaushal Silva in their 16-man squad for the...
10 November 2010

Gilchrist, Gavaskar Recognised As Bradman Honourees

Cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Sunil Gavaskar were recognised as Bradman Honourees at the Bradman Gala Dinner 2010...
21 October 2010

Gilchrist And Gavaskar To Be Honoured At SCG

Cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Sunil Gavaskar will next month be recognised as Bradman Honourees at the annual Bradman Foundation...
8 September 2010

Woodlands And Pudsey St Lawrence Level At The Top

Woodlands and Pudsey St Lawrence are level on points at the top of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division as the title...
4 August 2010

Redmond Replaces Injured Butler At Gloucestershire

New Zealand opening batsman Aaron Redmond will replace compatriot Ian Butler as one of Gloucestershire's two...
24 June 2010

Gloucestershire Confirm Signing Of Ian Butler For T20

Gloucestershire have signed New Zealand fast bowler Ian Butler as their second overseas player for the Friends Provident t20...
3 June 2010


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