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...
England’s Stuart Broad has backed under-fire captain Alastair Cook ahead of the Test series against India. The nations meet at […]
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...
Former Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting used to win attention in New Zealand for his high scores, but it was his low score at the New Zealand Golf Open that caught the eye on Thursday.
Ponting had six birdies in a combined 7-under par opening round of 65 with playing partner Tony Popovic in the pro-am, best ball section of the tournament.
Ponting and Popovic were still five...
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February 27, 2014
Shane Watson, Image- Jay Floyd
Last year’s top Phillies draft pick Shane Watson has been sidelined with shoulder issues since early July. Following an MRI this past week, the Phils have shut down the righty hurler, who turns 20-years-old on Tuesday.
Initially, the time off was prescribed for the Class A Lakewood hurler without an MRI when the he was experiencing shoulder fatigue...
Monty Panesar story as a poor kid from Luton to the becoming one of the worlds best spin bowlers. [via wehustletv]
Ricky Ponting, 'Punter' to friends, did this.
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On February 8th, 1994, former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev broke Richard Hadlee’s wicket-taking world record, becoming the world record holder. Dev broke the previous record of 431 wickets by 1 wicket. Not only did he break Hadlee’s record, 35-year-old Dev also famously promised that he would reach at least 450 wickets by the time he retired (he only made it to 434). However, by...
Having lost more than 22 kilograms to make his boxing debut, former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff is leaving open the possibility of fighting again.
Flintoff takes on American fighter Richard Dawson in a heavyweight bout on Friday in Manchester, England, as part of a British TV documentary charting his switch from cricket to boxing.
Flintoff said Thursday that '&...
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November 29, 2012
David Hussey came close to being given out handling the ball/obstructing the field, but the umpires ruled him not out under laws that remain open to interpretation
Brett Lee has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Bank Series after suffering a broken foot during Australia's Twenty20 loss at the MCG on Friday
Former Pakistan captain and allrounder Imran Khan said Tuesday Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after the ''ultimate high'' of a World Cup victory at home last year.
''The best time for him to have gone was when India won the World Cup,'' Khan told the CNN-IBN news channel. ''He is such a great player and there is...
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January 31, 2012
Muttiah Muralitharan, the leading wicket-taker in Test and ODI cricket, will be back at Gloucestershire this year to play a part in the county's Friends Life t20 campaign
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Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick! People wiping out on Segways while tooling around on the cricket pitch is turning into a freaking epidemic, people! According to Sports Grid, the crash victim in this particular video was Ian Healey, a former cricket player-turned commentator. And his attempt at hopping off the Segway only to gloriously [...]
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Newcastle United SunderlandEngland cricket legend Steve Harmison has hit out at the renaming of St James’ Park.read more