CRICKET RUMORS & GOSSIP

Muralitharan criticized for helping Australians

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) Bowling great Muttiah Muralitharan has been attacked by Sri Lanka's cricket board chief for helping to coach the visiting Australian team. The Sri Lankan is a bowling consultant to Australia, ahead of the first test starting Tuesday in Pallekele. Thilanga Sumathipala said Muralitharan, who retired with a record 800 test wickets, had let down his fans...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Root, Cook hit tons to lead England to 314-4 vs Pakistan

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Joe Root and captain Alastair Cook hit comfortable centuries as England reached 314-4 at stumps on Friday to take an early advantage in the second test against Pakistan. Root made amends for reckless dismissals in England's first test defeat at Lord's last week to remain unbeaten on 141 at the end of the first day, and Cook read the wicket well to make...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PN Interview: Lakewood manager Shawn Williams talking injuries, Tobias, Pujols, Watson

Shawn Williams The Class A Lakewood BlueClaws have been exciting to watch this season, despite a disappointing 6-16 overall record thus far this season.  This week I spoke with team skipper Shawn Williams about several talented young prospects such as righty pitcher Shane Watson, outfielder Jose Pujols and infielder Josh Tobias.  Additionally, I asked him about the injuries his...
Via Phillies Nation
May 01, 2016

Australian cricket player dies from head injuries

Australian cricket star Phil Hughes, who suffered a head injury during a Sheffield Shield game at Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday, has died.The 25-year old cricketer collapsed face first on the ground after being hit by a ball thrown by bowler Sean Abbott. Hughes was stretchered off the pitch before being put in a medically-induced coma at the hospital.Australia team doctor Peter...
Via The Other Paper
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trent Boult makes greatest cricket catch ever

Trent Boult pulled off an incredible catch in New Zealand's second T20 match against the West Indies on Sunday, stepping over the boundary to grab the ball one-handed, flip it in the air and dive back in to snatch it again to take the wicket of Kieron Pollard.For all us baseball snobs who wouldn't know a wicked googly from a naughty search engine, many cricket fans are calling this...
Via The Other Paper
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Stuart Clark to Promote SOS Children’s Villages On Track

Milton Racer to Debut in Canadian Touring Car Championship   Milton, Ontario (May 13, 2014) – Stuart Clark’s rookie season competing in the 2014 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) will see the Milton-based racer use the spotlight to raise awareness of SOS Children’s Villages Canada – a charity that works with orphaned and abandoned children, best known through its...
Via On Pit Road
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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