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Tue, 01/01/2013 - 14:31

MUMBAI, India – Stroke-maker Mithali Raj has been named to lead India in the Women’s World Cup which bowls off here later this month.

The 30-year-old is an experienced campaigner with 141 One-Day Internationals behind her, and also led India at the recent Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka when the team lost all their preliminary round matches...

Tue, 01/01/2013 - 14:30

MELBOURNE, Australia – West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels remains unperturbed by the criticism of his bowling action, Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot has said.

Samuels’s action was last week questioned by Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann, who attracted a suspended AUS$3 000 fine from Cricket Australia for his comments.

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Tue, 01/01/2013 - 14:27

SYDNEY, Australia – Sydney Thunder head coach Shane Duff has thrown his support behind embattled West Indies star Chris Gayle, following the opener’s latest failure.

Gayle managed just nine runs on Sunday as the Thunder crashed to a four-wicket loss to Sydney Sixers, their sixth straight loss in the Australian Big Bash.

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Mon, 12/31/2012 - 12:16

St. John’s, Antigua – President of the West Indies Cricket Board Dr. Julian Hunte has described 2012 as “a watershed year in West Indies cricket”.

Noting that there were a number of historic events in the year, Hunte said that West Indies cricket is better positioned for the rest of the decade on many fronts.

“Most...

Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:55

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Australia bowler Glenn McGrath will be inducted this week into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame, the ICC announced on Monday.

McGrath will be inducted at a ceremony on Friday during the lunch interval of the third Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Sydney.

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