Jun 07, 2012 21:16 EDT
England great Graham Gooch has backed Jonathan Bairstow to become a "successful Test player" after some early struggles against aggressive fast bowling.
Nov 13, 2011 12:20 EST
Renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck committed suicide in his hotel room South African police confirmed to AFP on Sunday.
Feb 16, 2011 22:40 EST
India are well used to carrying the hopes of millions of cricket fans but now they will also try to overturn the weight of history by becoming the first main host nation to win the World Cup.
Jan 30, 2011 01:58 EST
West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd was poised to hold aloft the World Cup for a third time, only to see Kapil Dev's "Devils" from India snatch it away in one of the biggest surprises.
Jan 30, 2011 01:42 EST
Australia shed much of their strength in the 1979 World Cup after Australian TV tycoon Kerry Packer rocked the establishment by luring top players to his World Series Cricket in 1977.
Nov 16, 2010 15:06 EST
English domestic Twenty20 champions Hampshire and runners-up Somerset will take part in the Caribbean T20 in the New Year it was announced on Tuesday.
Sep 16, 2010 13:13 EDT
Australia's Adam Voges and New Zealand's Andre Adams both had starring roles as Nottinghamshire won English cricket's County Championship on Thursday.
Sep 14, 2010 16:01 EDT
Somerset gained a narrow advantage over title rivals Nottinghamshire as the weather again played a key role on the second day of the final round of matches in England's County Championship on Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2009 19:00 EST
West Indies cricket captain Chris Gayle abruptly quit the tour of Australia on Wednesday after his mother went into hospital, officials said.
Oct 19, 2009 20:00 EDT
Towering Pakistani paceman Mohammad Irfan Monday said he hoped his extraordinary height will help him emulate the feats of fellow bowling giants Joel Garner and Bruce Reid.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Joel Garner|
|Born||16 December 1952 |
Christ Church, Barbados
|Height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Bowling style||Right arm fast|
|National side||West Indies|
|Test debut (cap 160)||18 February 1977 v Pakistan|
|Last Test||15 March 1987 v New Zealand|
|ODI debut (cap 21)||16 March 1977 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||28 March 1987 v New Zealand|
|Domestic team information|
|5 wickets in innings||7||3||48||10|
|10 wickets in match||0||n/a||7||n/a|
|Source: Cricinfo, 13 September 2009|