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He lost both arms at 8 but now captain's a cricket team - Meet Amir Hussain Lone, who not only plays the game but is captain of the Jammu and Kashmir Para-cricket team. How ICC used Amir to educate players on perils of 'fixing' - The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit on Monday said tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's video in which he admitted his guilt and also described the after-effect of his wrongdoing is being used to educate cricketers about the consequences of indulging in corrupt practices like spot-fixing and match-fixing.
How legalising betting in India could prevent fixing in cricket - 'Where betting is legalised it is heavily regulated and they work in close conjunction with us, so it does assist us' India captain Mithali Raj's suggestion to popularise women's cricket Akram slams PCB for probing Pakistan's Asia Cup debacle - Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling great, Wasim Akram slammed the formation of an inquiry committee by the cricket board to probe into the team's poor show in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh.
Pak security team to visit India on Monday before World T20 - A three-member team constituted by the Pakistan government will depart for India on Monday to assess the security arrangements for the national team for the World T20 cricket tournament beginning next week.
Goodbye, Genius - In Martin Crowe's death, cricket has lost one of its most iconic figures in recent memory, says Shakya Mitra. Row over image of Taskin carrying Dhoni's severed head - A photograph posted by a Bangladeshi fan has gone viral and attracted massive outrage from Indian fans ahead of the Asia Cup final between India and Bangladesh on Sunday.
Shakib suffers injury but 'will play' in the final - There was some bad news in the Bangladesh camp ahead of their big Asia Cup Twenty20 final against India with vice-captain and top all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan sustaining a "left hip-flex injury" in a training session.
Shastri has only one piece of advice for Team India Watson to return amidst selection conundrum - National selector Mark Waugh has confirmed Shane Watson will play the final two T20 internationals against South Africa after missing the game one defeat in Durban.
Focus on Iyer as Mumbai face Rest of India in Irani Cup - The domestic season-ending five-day Irani Cup game between newly crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai and the Rest of India, commencing in Mumbai from Sunday, will provide fringe players a good opportunity to stake claims for the national team.
Tough talk from Finch: Tone down bravado while facing spinners - Australia swashbuckling batsman Aaron Finch has called on his side to play 'smarter' cricket when facing spinners, following their three-wicket loss to South Africa in the opening Twenty20 of the three-match series in Durban.
Windies' Russell set for World T20 despite doping violation - Andre Russell looks set to play in the World Twenty20 after the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission said on Friday the West Indies all-rounder would not be suspended pending a hearing into his "anti-doping whereabouts" rule violation.
Pakistan trump Sri Lanka to secure third spot - Pakistan's batting finally came good as they successfully chased down a competitive total posted by Sri Lanka to win by six wickets in an inconsequential final round robin league encounter of the Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket tournament in Mirpur on Friday.
Pak security team to visit India; participation in doubt - Concerned by fresh protests, Pakistan government has decided to send a security team to assess the situation in India before taking a final call on the team's participation in the upcoming T20 World Cup. If we play to our potential, we can beat India: Tamim - Senior Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal says his side is good enough to upstage formidable India and lift the Asia Cup trophy when the two teams clash on Sunday.
We assure foolproof security but ball in PCB court: What do you think of Team India's World T20 jersey? Martin Crowe and the catch that stamped his commitment to cricket - Kapil Dev's running catch at the boundary, to dismiss Viv Richards, is widely remembered by fans and cricketers alike, but Martin Crowe's effort to pocket a lunging catch and dismiss Zimbawe's Dave Houghton in the Reliance World Cup will always be special, reckons Siva Sankar Centre to provide paramilitary for Indo-Pak tie: Home Minister - Amidst uncertainty hanging over the India-Pakistan World Twenty20 cricket match scheduled in Dharamsala, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said central paramilitary forces will be provided to ensure security for the March 19 event.
Back in the fold, Bhuvneshwar 'working on good slower delivery' - His confidence boosted after a two-wicket haul against the United Arab Emirates in the Asia Cup, India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar says he is now working on a slower delivery to further polish his skills.
Bangladesh skipper hints at retirement - Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, on Friday, hinted that he may end his international career after the season with the ICC World T20 in all likelihood his last global event.
Who will take home the big trophy?
Is it too late for Pakistan to make changes for T20 World Cup? From top cricketer to hotelier: Ashraful is on a road to redemption - When Bangladesh take on India in the Asia Cup final, on Sunday, the immensely talented but disgraced Mohammad Ashraful will watch from the sidelines wondering why his moral compass deviated, leading to a match-fixing ban and a regret that will last a lifetime.
Can this Indian T20 team win anywhere in the world? Robin Uthappa marries longtime girlfriend Sheethal Goutham - Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa married his longtime girlfriend and former tennis player Sheethal Goutham in a private ceremony in Bangalore on Thursday.
India thrash minnows UAE, end league campaign unbeaten - India maintained their all-win record by producing yet another resounding performance to thrash minnows United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in a lop-sided inconsequential round robin league match of the Asia Cup T20 tournament in Mirpur on Thursday.
Why Pakistan is again threatening to pull out of World TNJSBCL Player Promise "Cricket places the responsibility of fair play on me. I promise to abide by the rules, give the benefit of the doubt to my opponents and compete with true spirit of sportsmanship.
Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity. Find stories, updates and expert opinion. 7 days ago · However, the no-ball incident sparked a huge controversy with the Bangladesh Cricket Board lodging an official complaint with the ICC. Former Bangladesh batsman Athar Ali Khan, who is a current commentator, wrote in his Facebook account of his distress at the no-ball decision, posting the following message: “Shocked & still cannot believe that the leg umpire called that a no-ball.
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