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Bracewell leaves Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire have announced that John Bracewell, the director of cricket, will leave the club at the end of January as part of a "restructure of cricket operations" at the club
Smith steps up, joins elite company
STEVE Smith has emerged as Australia’s new Captain Courageous after taking the fight to India, steeled by a run-scoring surge.
Glamorgan name Rudolph as captain
Jacques Rudolph has been named Glamorgan captain for 2015, replacing Mark Wallace who has been club captain for the last three seasons and Jim Allenby, who led the T20 side last season but has signed for Somerset
LIVE: Smith steering Aussies to safety
NEW captain Steve Smith looks to push Australia towards India’s impressive first innings total on day three of the second Test. FOLLOW IT LIVE.
Ajmal included in Pakistan A squad
Saeed Ajmal has been named in the Pakistan A squad for their remaining two home games against Kenya in Lahore

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Phil Hughes death: a freak accident on the cricket field
Phil Hughes death: a freak accident on the cricket field

Australian opener Phil Hughes tragically died in hospital after being hit in the head by a bouncer while playing for South Australia against his former side New South Wales in the Sheffield Shield at the SCG. Who is to blame? Do the laws of cricket have to be changed to prevent this from happening again? Alan Flook cautions against a knee jerk reaction.


A progressive look at the highest One Day Innings of all time
A progressive look at the highest One Day Innings of all time

Rohit Sharma has become the first man to hit 250 in a one-day international when he smashed 264 in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka to beat the previous record of 219 made by fellow Indian Virender Sehwag against West Indies in 2011.


Fastest ever centuries in Tests, ODIs and T20's
Fastest ever centuries in Tests, ODIs and T20's

Pakistani skipper Misbah-ul-Haq unleashed carnage on Australia's bowlers to record the equal-fastest Test century (56 balls) and the fastest ever Test fifity (20 balls) in the 2nd Test in Abu Dhabi, Nov 2014.

Rookie Kiwi allrounder, Corey Anderson, smashed a 36-ball century to beat Shahid Afridi's 18 year old record for the fastest ever ODI century. Anderson ended up on 131 not out in 47 balls as New Zealand beat the West Indies in a rain shorted ODI in Queenstown, Jan 2014.

Chris Gayle, one of the cleanest strikers in modern cricket, set a new record for the fastest century in the history of professional cricket with an astonishing century off just 30 balls for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2013 Indian Premier League. How does Gayle’s feat compare with other rapid centuries?


PAGE OF SHAME series : A timeline of Match and Spot Fixing activities
PAGE OF SHAME series : A timeline of Match and Spot Fixing activities

What are the sequence of events in the colourful and recent history of activities that has resulted in match-fixing? How are the players undermining the entire essence of cricket in an ever increasing frequency of scandals? This article lists out the timeline of match fixing, spot fixing and the related allegations that has tainted cricket.


Triple century club: Highlights of legendary Test knocks
Triple century club: Highlights of legendary Test knocks

Ever since England opener Andy Sandham stroked his way to 325 (640 balls, 28 fours) against the West Indies in the 4th Test of 1930 at Sabina Park, it has been a dream for batsman to crown their career by achieving a triple century in test cricket. Amongst the many greats of the game that did not record a triple are Sachin Tendulkar (Highest score 248 not out), Ricky Ponting (Highest score of 257), Rahul Dravid (Highest score 270) and Allan Border (Highest score 205) – this list comprises 4 of the top 5 run scorers in test cricket, with only Lara making a triple century.


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