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This week's highlights (March 07-13, 2016)

International Cricket | March 09, 2016


Above every other rarity in sport, there is one that is holy and unable to be manipulated: the storybook finish.

You'll find more last-minute World Cup winning goals than you will career climaxes that embody an athlete, and what they gave.

Source: Vice Sports

International Cricket | March 08, 2016

T20 World Cup can be a launchpad for Scottish cricket, says Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood says Scotland have a chance to change the future of cricket in this country as they look to set up a World T20 showdown with England.

Preston Mommsen and his men start their tournament against Afghanistan on Tuesday  in Nagpur, needing to top a preliminary pool if they are to reach the Super 10 stage — and face Eoin Morgan’s talent-packed side.

Source: Daily Mail UK

International Cricket | March 07, 2016

Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja to bear educational expenses of Pakistani boy

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja has offered to bear all educational expenses of a Pakistani boy, who met him in Islamabad while he was on way to PTV headquarters for Asia Cup 2016 transmission.

Source: Daily Pakistan

International Cricket | March 07, 2016

Cricket: Five players to watch at the World T20

The explosive batsman is one of cricket’s biggest personalities, but never far from controversy.

The Jamaican was fined US$7,000 after he asked an Australian interviewer reporter out on live TV at the Big Bash. Gayle was unabashed, telling critics to kiss his “Black Rass” on social media.

Source: AAJ TV

International Cricket | March 07, 2016

Google doodle marks beginning of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016

NEW DELHI: The search engine giant Google has created a doodle on its homepage dedicated to the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, 2016. The tournament will kick start from March 8 and will end on April 3. The event will be played across 7 venues in India with 16 teams participating in it...

Source: Times of India

International Cricket | March 06, 2016

Regular telecast of women’s cricket will give us recognition suggests Mithali Raj

The ever-improving Indian women cricketers could get a chance to become household names such as tennis star Sania Mirza and shuttle queen Saina Nehwal provided their matches are regularly televised, feels national team captain Mithali Raj...

Source: Indian Express

International Cricket | March 06, 2016

The world of cricket is a poorer place without Martin Crowe in it

Last week, Martin Crowe lost a long-running battle with lymphoma and died in Auckland at the age of 53.

The tributes that poured in bear testament to the impact he had on the game; in his loss, it became clear, cricket did not just lose one of its finest cricketers and thinkers, it lost an avid champion of its soul...

Source: The National UAE

International Cricket | March 06, 2016

Record stand sets up tense Aus win

Glenn Maxwell and David Warner shared in a record-breaking stand as Australia secured a last-ball, five-wicket win over South Africa in the second KFC T20 international at Bidvest Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday...

Source: Super Sport