Moeen Ali dropped for Lord’s Test

Moeen Ali

0.0 00 Moeen Ali dropped for Lord’s Test England have dropped Moeen Ali from their 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test. Somerset’s left-arm spinner Jack Leach has been called up as a replacement. The 32-year old off-spinner has paid the price for consistent failures with the bat – including four ducks in his last […]

The making of Hashim Amla

Hashim Amla

5.0 01 The making of Hashim Amla Hashim Amla once told me that his blood was green. Although it chimed with the times (there was a green-flavoured energy drink available in those days) for him it was a moment of candour. He wasn’t at his best revealing himself through words, and there was a boyish […]

Gill, Fazal & Panchal Named Captains For Duleep Trophy

0.0 00 Gill, Fazal & Panchal Named Captains For Duleep Trophy New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the squads of the India Blue, India Green and India Red teams which will take part in the Duleep Trophy scheduled to held in Bengaluru from August 17 to September 8. […]

Root, Roy, and the DNA of a No. 3

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0.0 00 Root, Roy, and the DNA of a No. 3 Jason Gillespie felt that if he was bowling at a decent Test batsman who was slightly out of form, he had an area around the size of a beach towel in which he could pitch the ball. If the player was in form, it […]

Prithvi Shaw handed backdated suspension for doping violation

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0.0 00 Prithvi Shaw handed backdated suspension for doping violation India Test opener Prithvi Shaw – and two others – have been handed suspensions by the BCCI for doping violations. An official release from the cricket board stated that the Mumbai cricketer provided a urine sample as part of an anti-doping testing program during the […]