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  • Waiter's tip helped Sachin

    Sachin Tendulkar is an institution of batsmanship, and it is not just his run-scoring records that make him so -- his technique and discipline is a shining example to cricketers young and old.

  • Taylor recognises risk of playing with eye condition

    New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is aware that another cheap dismissal in the second Test against Pakistan could give rise to questions about his eye condition and whether it has affected his performance.

  • Eyesight worry for Ross Taylor

    Senior New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has vision problems and will see an eye specialist before the second Test against Pakistan, coach Mike Hesson confirmed Sunday.

  • Buttler out with thumb fracture

    England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is set for a stint on the sidelines after suffering a fractured thumb, his county side Lancashire said on Sunday.

  • James Taylor

    Taylor engaged to Naylor

    Former England batsman James Taylor has announced his engagement just weeks after being forced to retire at the age of 26 because of a serious heart condition.

  • Brendon McCullum to retire from int'l cricket

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of international cricket at the end of the home series against Australia in February 2016.

  • Pietersen opposes day-night Tests

    Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has derided the idea of day-night Test cricket, accusing administrators of "messing with the greatness" of the five-day game.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib remains top allrounder in ICC ranking

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan retained his top spot in the ICC’s ranking while England’s batsman Joe Root became the no.1 ranked Test batsman.

  • The Taskin Ahmed story

    In an exclusive, candid chat, Bangladesh fast bowling sensation Taskin Ahmed opens up on his journey into the cricketing world so far.

  • Umpire could be killed, warns Marsh

    A cricket umpire could be killed unless the no-ball rule is changed, according to Rod Marsh.

  • Bangladesh’s top ten moments against India-5

    Seven years ago, Alok Kapali, in front of a sparsely crowded National Stadium in Karachi, proved just how dangerous a batsman he could be when set.

  • Tamim Iqbal salutes the crowd after scoring half-century against Pakistan on the third ODI at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

    Tamim: Every damn match!

    Tamim Iqbal continues his batting saga, devastating Pakistani bowling line-up and confirming the Banglawash