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Waqar Younis backs Pak's bowling line up ahead of Lanka tour Jul 23, 5:29 pm
Karachi, July 23 (ANI): Ahead of the two-Test series against Sri Lanka beginning August 6, Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has said that although his team has a nice balance of quality spinners and pacers yet it is no match to the likes of Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in the South African team.
Waqar counting on Ajmal for Sri Lanka series Jul 22, 2:40 pm
Karachi, July 22 (ANI): Pakistan's national team head coach Waqar Younis is reportedly banking on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to win the series against Sri Lanka.
Steyn credits coach Donald for 'red-hot run' Jul 22, 1:25 pm
Johannesburg, July 22 (ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn credits Coach Allan Donald for the outstanding match figures of 9 wickets for 99 runs against Sri Lanka.
CSA didn't want Philander's tempering footage to be broadcast Jul 22, 11:17 am
Johannesburg, July 22 (ANI): South Africa reportedly put pressure on broadcaster Ten Sports to not show Vernon Philander's ball-tampering footage in the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Steyn rates match-winning Galle Test performance among his best Jul 21, 1:36 pm
Johannesburg, July 21 (ANI): South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has rated his performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and has said that former fast bowling great Allan Donald's videos inspired him ahead of the series-opener.
Colombo, July 20 (ANI): South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Johannesburg, July 20 (ANI): South Africa coach Russell Domingo has denied that his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander became the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined by the ICC for the offence.
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka on Saturday got off to a strong start in their second innings against South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle, scoring 110 for the loss of Upal Tharanga's wicket.
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 (ANI): South Africa on Saturday declared their second innings at 206-6 at tea on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, and set the hosts a victory target of 370 runs.
Johannesburg, July 19 (ANI): South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has swapped one elite club for another as he advanced to 23 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket to join the likes of Dennis Lillee, Imran Khan and Kapil Dev.
Johannesburg, July 19 (ANI): South African pace bowler Dale Steyn claimed five wickets as the visitors seized control on the third of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
London, July 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined South African bowler Vernon Philander 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the Test match in Sri Lanka.
Galle, July 18 (ANI): South Africa was in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka, having snared nine wickets of the hosts for 283 runs.
Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancee Jul 18, 5:04 pm
Colombo, July 18 (ANI): Four persons were convicted on Friday by a court in Sri Lanka for the murder of a British aid worker and the gang rape of his Russian fiancee.
Proteas put up 455 as day two of second Test concludes at Galle Jul 17, 6:41 pm
Colombo, July 17 (ANI): The day two of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa concluded with the visitors putting up an impressive 455 runs at Galle International Stadium.
Johannesburg, July 17 (ANI): Some of cricket legends have reportedly insisted that England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka.
London, July 17 (ANI): The appointment of a new International Cricket Council (ICC) supremo has been called by the MCC's World Cricket Committee to lead the fight against match-fixing with the panel recommending creating a permanent role at the head of the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
Proteas score 265 for 8 on Day 1 of Galle Test Jul 16, 6:11 pm
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 16 (ANI): Hashim Amla-led South Africa scored 268 for the loss of five wickets on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka's opposition United National Party leader Ranil Wickremeisnghe has said that the country cannot overcome lawlessness until a well-organised struggle by parties is arranged to overthrow what he called the dictatorial government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
India against sending UN probe team to Sri Lanka Jul 15, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Indian Government has reiterated that it is against sending an United Nations investigation team to Sri Lanka to probe human rights violations allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan security forces during the decades-long war.
Alistair Cook receives flak for poor performance in Trent Bridge Jul 15, 5:34 pm
Sydney, July 15 (ANI): Calls for England cricket team Captain Alistair Cook to step down from captaincy are growing louder with his dismal performance in the last two test series that England played against Sri Lanka and India.
Jayawardene to retire from Test cricket post Pak series Jul 15, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, July 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketer, Mahela Jayawardene announced on Monday that he would retire from Test cricket after the Pakistan series in August.
Lanka to pass new laws on NGO activities Jul 14, 4:31 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo (ANI): The Sri Lanka Government has decided to enact a law on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) that will compel them to register with the National Secretariat.
Colombo, July 14 (ANI): Cricket authorities in Sri Lanka have decided to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching to rectify his suspect action, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.
Joahnnesburg, July 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has reportedly been banned from international cricket after his bowling action against England was proved illegal by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
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