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This week's highlights (March 02-08, 2015)

 

International Cricket | March 06, 2015

Kyle Coetzer became the first Scottish player ever to hit a century in the World Cup but Scotland still fell to a six-wicket loss against Bangladesh.

Coetzer’s sublime 156 came from just 134 balls, and broke six individual, team and ground records as Scotland made 318-8.

Source: Mail Online


International Cricket | March 06, 2015

The problems hampering West Indies cricket mirror a crisis plaguing the Caribbean Community, the St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has argued.

As such, Prime Minister Anthony is calling for an overhaul of the structure of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the body which governs the sport in the region.

Source: The Gleaner


International Cricket | March 05, 2015

"Wanted. Captain to lead international cricket team dogged by spot-fixing controversy. No matches can be played in our home country and you will eventually lose two of your leading bowlers over concerns about their actions.

"Post has had five incumbents in past four years, so do not expect job security."

Source: BBC Sport


International Cricket | March 02, 2015

After hectic back room meetings over the last couple of days, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) boss emerged as the most preferred candidate to head the richest cricket board in the world. 

Source: Mid-Day


International Cricket | March 02, 2015

South Africa’s impressive depth was underlined in their emphatic cricket World Cup win over West Indies on Friday and with paceman Vernon Philander and JP Duminy out injured, the Proteas will again rely on their “bench” to shine against Ireland. 

Source: The Financial Express

 

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