BRISBANE, (Reuters) – David Warner and Michael Clarke scored dominant centuries to put Australia firmly in control of the first Ashes test today and leave England needing an unlikely 537 for victory at the end of day three at the Gabba.
VISAKHAPATNAM, India (CMC) – Opener Chris Gayle has been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies’ tour of India and the subsequent three Tests against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury, according to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
District Four’s Jason Yaw, smashed the boys’ under-18 400m record en route to recording a sprint treble but the category’s champion boy’s historic performances was not enough to prevent North Georgetown (District 11) from lifting the coveted Champion-of-Champions trophy.
Bakewell’s 15 plus years of support of the Kashif and Shanghai (K&S) Organization continues.
On Thursday during a simple presentation General Manager of the company, Rajendranauth Ganga handed over sponsorship to cover two days of this year’s tournament (one in Linden, one on the East Coast) that will enable school aged children to see the matches free of cost.
BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Australians, so the old cliche goes, will bet on two flies crawling up a wall but few punts in the “lucky country” can have paid such rich dividends as the gamble on recalling Mitchell Johnson for the first Ashes test.
BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Australia shattered England’s batting with six wickets for nine runs in a stunning mid-afternoon spell before dismissing the tourists for 136 and taking a lead of 224 on day two of the first Ashes test yesterday.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – All-rounder Jacques Kallis will return to South Africa’s one-day side for the first time in almost two years after being named in a 14-man squad for matches against Pakistan and India, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Thursday.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Captain Mohammad Hafeez ended his poor form by sharing a match-winning partnership with Umar Akmal as Pakistan beat South Africa by six runs in a Twenty20 international at Newlands yesterday.