I still dream of World Cup glory, reveals Daniel Vettori

"I'm just going to have to manage it well and keep on top of my fitness through the summer if I'm going to have any hope of making the World Cup team"

“I’m just going to have to manage it well and keep on top of my fitness through the summer if I’m going to have any hope of making the World Cup team”

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New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori has revealed that he still dreams of World Cup glory and hopes it comes to fruition next year.

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‘We are West Indians who fight as hard as we can whenever we step out’, says Shivnarine Chanderpaul

"We are the type of people who never give up"

“We are the type of people who never give up”

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Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has announced that the national team will do whatever it takes to win the second Test against Bangladesh in St Lucia since it is the country’s 500th Test match.

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Harris agrees to become bowling mentor of Queensland and the Brisbane Heat

"Hopefully I can help with the current crop of pace bowlers and also assist with the development of the next generation of quicks"

“Hopefully I can help with the current crop of pace bowlers and also assist with the development of the next generation of quicks”

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Australia pace bowler Ryan Harris has agreed to become the bowling mentor of the Queensland Bulls and the Brisbane Heat as he continues to recover from knee surgery.

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McGrath signs new five-year deal to stay on as MRF Pace Foundation director

"I am eagerly looking forward to this challenge and working with India's best at the foundation"

“I am eagerly looking forward to this challenge and working with India’s best at the foundation”

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Legendary Australia pace bowler Glenn McGrath has signed a new five-year deal to stay on as director of the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai, India.

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Flower appointed as ECB’s Technical Director of Elite Coaching

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“This role offers me a chance to make a real contribution to the ability and character of England players and coaches in the years to come”

Former England team director Andy Flower has been appointed as the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) Technical Director of Elite Coaching.

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‘There will not be another Sachin Tendulkar’, says Shane Warne

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“Sachin Tendulkar was the best batsman of my generation”

Former Australia spin king Shane Warne has become the latest cricketer to pay tribute to veteran India batsman Sachin Tendulkar, stating that the ‘Little Master’ was “the best batsman of my generation”.

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‘Test cricket, an older, larger entity is the trunk of a tree and the shorter game’, says Rahul Dravid

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Dravid believes Test matches are the “life source” of cricket

Legendary India batsman Rahul Dravid has always been a keen advocate of saving Test cricket, and once again, he has made a desperate plea for more Test matches to be played as he believes it provides players with a solid foundation, which helps them prosper in ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals.

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