Lloyd slams Gayle for criticising national selectors

"He is probably very good friends with them but I didn't expect an outburst like that"

“He is probably very good friends with them but I didn’t expect an outburst like that”

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West Indies chief selector Clive Lloyd has slammed opening batsman Chris Gayle for criticising the national selectors after all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo were not included in the World Cup squad.

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Taliban warn Pakistan’s media organisations to stop praising Tendulkar

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“Someone should tell [the] Pakistani media and other Pakistanis that no matter how good Tendulkar is, they should not praise him, it is against Pakistani nationalism and against loyalty to the country”

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have issued a chilling warning to the country’s media organisations to stop praising legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar and start supporting captain Misbah-ul-Haq.

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Warner’s criticism of Trott was ‘disrespectful’, says Alastair Cook

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England are hoping Warner will be charged under the ICC Code of Conduct for his comments about Trott

England captain Alastair Cook has lashed out at Australia opening batsman David Warner, stating that his comments about Jonathan Trott being “pretty poor and pretty weak” were extremely “disrespectful”.

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‘I will keep on’ criticising, says Moin Khan

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“I will interfere in every aspect, but only when things are not going according to the plan”

Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Moin Khan, who was recently appointed as manager for the national team’s tour of Zimbabwe, has announced that he will be watching every player like a hawk and “will keep on” criticising them to “improve things”.

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David Warner fined for Twitter tirade

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Warner apologised for his actions immediately after being found guilty

Australia opening batsman David Warner has been fined A$5750 (around US$5600) by Cricket Australia for his Twitter outburst against two News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn after Craddock published a piece criticising the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has to stay strong and lead India through their ongoing transitional phase, says Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly believes people are judging Dhoni too quickly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has voiced his support for current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, stating that he has to stay strong by not listening to any of the criticism that comes his way and instead direct his focus towards leading the national team through their transitional phase.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Darren Lehmann made to pay hefty fine for criticising Marlon Samuels’ bowling action

Lehmann was fuming after learning the verdict of his hearing

Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann was reprimanded and made to pay US$3,000 for criticising and questioning the legitimacy of West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels’ bowling action during the Big Bash League (BBL).

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag’s lack of form a major concern for India, says Kapil Dev

Dev believes it is time for Gambhir and Sehwag to start making strong opening partnerships once again

Former India captain Kapil Dev has announced that the national team should be extremely worried about opening pair Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag’s lack of form over the past couple of months.

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