Afghanistan considers that Pakistan holds significant influence over Taliban, who are believed to launch attacks from bases in the country
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Monday 07 March 2011
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Andrew Flintoff is on the verge of making a remarkable comeback after signing for Penwortham in Lancashire's Palace Shield.
Monday 28 February 2011
England wicket-keeper Steven Davies has today revealed that he is gay, becoming the first cricketer to come out publicly.
Monday 14 February 2011
Sunday 30 January 2011
Thursday 20 January 2011
Matt Prior is confident he will prove the England selectors right following his recall for the World Cup.
Keith Andrew: Highly respected cricketer who captained Northamptonshire during the most successful period in their history
Saturday 15 January 2011
Cricket's wicketkeepers come in two types: the extrovert acrobats and the quiet, unnoticed ones who do it all with anticipation and deft glovework.
Monday 10 January 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
Australia could have no complaints. They had none. Shane Watson, one of their partial successes in a wretched Ashes campaign, took it on the chin and then some.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Sachin Tendulkar hit yet another century while Dale Steyn grabbed five wickets to set up a scintillating day three of the third Test at Newlands, which ended with two late Harbhajan Singh wickets reducing South Africa to 52 for 2.
Monday 03 January 2011
International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat has not ruled out using lie detector tests for cricketers in a bid to rid the game of cheats.
Saturday 01 January 2011
There was once a quiet kid who bowled for England with shoulders like the economy.
Thursday 30 December 2010
In the small hours of the morning in Britain, before lunch on the other side of the world, it was all euphoria among England fans and all despair among Australians. Where England were raising their champagne glasses, the Aussies were crying into their cups. Retaining, as opposed to simply winning, the Ashes is a feat achieved once in a generation. For the fortunate few, this was a moment to savour. Andrew Strauss and his team deserved their rapturous celebrations.
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Australia's newspapers have been carrying out a post-mortem after England retained the Ashes with a crushing innings and 157-run victory in the fourth Test at the MCG.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
England are closing in on the Ashes. After a third day of high excitement in front of a packed MCG they were left needing only four more Australian wickets to secure victory in the Fourth Test and ensure they retain the precious trophy won last year at home.
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