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Wayward Warne slips into leadership at last

The man who was considered too irresponsible to captain his country has been given a leadership r…

Shoaib Malik begins rehabilitation

Shoaib Malik, the Pakistan captain, needs a further three weeks to recover fully from the ankle i…

Inzamam downplays the underdog tag

South Africa’s batting collapse in both its warm-up matches is not a cause for panic, says coach …

Marlon Samuels under Indian police scanner

The first one-dayer between India and the West Indies in Nagpur on January 21 has come under the …

Afridi-inspired Pakistan level series

Pakistan 351 for 4 (Yousuf 101*, Younis 93, Afridi 77*, Nazir 57) beat South Africa 210 (de Villi…

Shabbir flies home with groin injury

Pakistan’s injury curse has continued with Shabbir Ahmed forced to fly home from South Africa aft…

Smith, Bosman crush Pakistan in Twenty20

South Africa 132 for 0 (Smith 71*, Bosman 53*) beat Pakistan 129 for eight (Hafeez 25, Thomas 3 f…

Why England lost the Ashes

Preparation

If you believe the likes of Dennis Lillee and Ian Chappell, England’s Ashes campai…

WADA concerned about Shoaib and Asif being cleared

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has expressed concern at the manner in which Shoaib Akhtar an…

I would love to coach England: Lehmann

Darren Lehmann has told of his desire to coach England, less than a week after his Yorkshire team…