Vaughan hopes all county players remain clean after witnessing the consequences of drug abuse
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has announced that all county players should have learnt some serious lessons from the tragic death of Surrey batsman Tom Maynard.
Hayden had not heard of Tendulkar’s name until the early 1990s
Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden has praised India batsman Sachin Tendulkar for his longevity and admitted that “it wasn’t until I really played against him that I understood that there was a tiger that lay within him”.
Maynard was three times over the legal limit and had been a habitual drug user
Former Surrey batsman Tom Maynard, who tragically passed away in an incident on the London Underground last year, was found to have been under the influence of alcohol and illegal drugs at the time of his death, an inquest heard.
Abbott is eagerly awaiting South Africa’s next Test series in seven months time
In just one Test match, 25-year-old South Africa pace bowler Kyle Abbott became a household name in the country after taking nine wickets against Pakistan during the third Test at Centurion.
Latif was livid with the performance of the Pakistani batsmen
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has slammed current head coach Dav Whatmore after the national team’s embarrassing 3-0 whitewashing at the hands of South Africa.
Akram has opted to spend more time with his family
The Kolkata Knight Riders will be without bowling coach Wasim Akram for this year’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) since the former Pakistan left-arm seamer wants to spend more time with his family.
Giles wants England to be at their best for the Champions Trophy
England limited overs coach Ashley Giles has vowed to become more “ruthless” after the national team’s less than impressive 2-1 victories in both the Twenty20 and ODI series against New Zealand.
Jones believes the sport would be nowhere near as popular as it is today without the BCCI
Former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the main reason why international cricket is so popular all over the world since it generates “80 per cent” of the total revenue made in the sport.
Charles believes he now has more control when at the crease
West Indies opening batsman Johnson Charles has been on a tear as of late, scoring century after century and looking like fellow opener Chris Gayle at times, especially with the ease at which he is able to clear the boundary ropes.
Jayasuriya believes younger players have to learn to make their own decisions
Former Sri Lanka captain and current chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has revealed that the Sri Lankan public absolutely hate it when younger talents participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL).