10 Year

15 most recent news feeds

Latest News

from around the world

Dickwella suspended over showing dissent
Sri Lanka batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-overs matches after a Code of Conduct breach during Sunday's Twenty20 win over Australia in Geelong
Lancashire re-sign Junaid for T20 Blast
Pakistan pace bowler Junaid Khan will rejoin Lancashire Lightning for their T20 Blast matches in the 2017 season.
IPL 2017 Auction: The BIG buys
England all-rounder Ben Stokes (base price Rs 2 crore) commanded the biggest bid at the ongoing IPL auction as Rising Pune Supergiants shelled out a whopping Rs 14.5 crore for him.
'We haven't played the perfect game' - McKenzie
The number 13 is unlucky for some. For South Africa it will mark a new record winning streak in one-day internationals if they overcome New Zealand in Christchurch
'Life changing' - Stokes goes for record £1.7m in IPL
England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history as he is bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.

CricketCrowd articles

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.


Fastest ever centuries in Tests, ODIs and T20's

Chris Gayle hit the fastest century in World Twenty20 history as West Indies crushed England by six wickets in Mumbai in 2016. Where does Gayle sit on the list of all time fastest centuries?

In Test cricket, Brendon McCullum broke the joint record of Viv Richards and Misbah with a 54 ball century against Australia in the 2nd Test in 2016.

AB de Villiers took 31 balls to smash the fastest century in one-day internationals.

 


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.


The magical feat of a hat-trick in World Cup cricket

A hat-trick occurs when a bowler dismisses three batsmen with consecutive deliveries. Since the inception of the World Cup in 1975, there have only been 7 hat tricks taken by 6 bowlers.


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.


Share with
What are these?