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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

Cricket World® Audio Archive - Wayne White

Shortly after scoring his maiden first-class century for Leicestershire, all-rounder Wayne White spoke to Jim White at Grace Road...
21 April 2010

CW County Player Of The Week - Simon Kerrigan

Lancashire left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan has been named as the Cricket World® Player Of The Week after he marked his...
19 April 2010

Imran Tahir Sets Sights On South Africa Debut In 2011

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir hopes to make his international debut for South Africa in 2011, when he will qualify to play for his adopted country...
16 April 2010

David Saker Appointed As England Fast Bowling Coach

Former Victoria assistant coach David Saker has been named as England's new fast bowling coach, replacing Ottis Gibson...
8 April 2010

Rob Nicol Called Up To New Zealand ICC WT20 Squad

Canterbury batsman Rob Nicol is the only uncapped member of New Zealand's 15-man ICC World Twenty20 squad ahead...
31 March 2010

Imran Tahir Withdrawn From South African Test Squad

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir has been withdrawn from South Africa's squad for the fourth and final Test against England in...
9 January 2010

Sarfraz Ahmed To Replace Kamran Akmal In Hobart

The Pakistan selectors have sent wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed to Australia and announced that he will replace Kamran Akmal...
7 January 2010

Watling Replaces Fulton In New Zealand Test Squad

Northern Districts batsman BJ Watling has replaced Peter Fulton in New Zealand's squad for the third Test against Pakistan...
7 December 2009