A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Ricky Ponting was ‘one of the true legends of the sport’, says David Richardson

Richardson believes Ponting was one of the true pioneers of the modern game

International Cricket Council (ICC) president David Richardson has paid tribute to recently retired Australian batsman Ricky Ponting, stating that he was “one of the true legends of the sport”.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I’d advise Andrew Flintoff to hang up the gloves and step back on the pitch once again, says Michael Vaughan

Vaughan believes Flintoff has all the right tools to make a fairytale return

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has advised Andrew Flintoff to hang up the boxing gloves after a successful debut and return to playing the game he fell in love with years ago.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I don’t want to give up wicketkeeping since it keeps me focused at all times, says AB de Villiers

De Villiers has finally silenced his critics

South Africa wicketkeeper batsman AB de Villiers has revealed that his love for wicketkeeping has grown drastically after he took over for veteran Mark Boucher in July since it forces him to stay alert at all times.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: The Australians have hit us hard and fast, admits Graham Ford

Ford is hoping Sri Lanka can pull off a win in Sydney

After having been battered in the first and second Test by the Australians, Sri Lanka head coach Graham Ford has admitted that the national team were not completely prepared for how hard and fast the baggy greens were going to strike.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I don’t believe Australia’s current pace attack are truly committed, says Dennis Lillee

Lillee believes running in the answer to Australia’s injury woes

Australia pace bowling great Dennis Lillee has questioned whether the current pace attack are truly committed to helping the country become the top ranked team across all three formats.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Geoff Lawson slams Cricket Australia over newly implemented rotation policy

Lawson wants Cricket Australia to put an end to the rotation policy

Former Australia pace bowler Geoff Lawson has launched a scathing attack against Cricket Australia, stating their newly implemented rotation policy will not help bowlers grow and develop into wicket taking machines.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I have no intentions to retire just yet, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Ul-Haq vows to continue representing Pakistan as long as he has the passion to play cricket

Pakistan ODI and Test captain Mishbah-ul-Haq has announced that he has no intentions of retiring just yet, despite having to constantly defend his role as skipper and his form with the bat throughout the year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I felt really intimidated when walking into the England dressing room, admits Joe Root

Root believes he needs to spend more time at the crease to truly understand the challenges of international cricket

England batsman Joe Root admitted that he was seriously intimidated the first time he walked into the national team’s dressing room and added that his blazer size seemed to be at least seven sizes too big.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Dennis Lillee believes Mitchell Johnson will play vital role in Australia’s Ashes campaign next year

Lillee believes Johnson has the ability to secure a spot for himself on the Test roster

Australia pace bowling legend Dennis Lillee has announced that the selectors should pick seamer Mitchell Johnson in the national team for the country’s Ashes campaign against arch-rivals England next year.

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