Harris ready to face India following Hughes’ funeral

"Seeing the green and gold streamers was a reminder these people want to see some cricket played, want to see us get out there and beat the Indians"

“Seeing the green and gold streamers was a reminder these people want to see some cricket played, want to see us get out there and beat the Indians”

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Following the funeral of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, pace bowler Ryan Harris announced that he is ready to face India when the first Test commences on December 9 in Adelaide.

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Chappell tried to convince me to take over the captaincy from Dravid, reveals Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar still cannot believe that Chappell asked him to take over the captaincy from Dravid

Tendulkar still cannot believe that Chappell asked him to take over the captaincy from Dravid

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Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that former head coach Greg Chappell tried to convince him to take over the captaincy from Rahul Dravid prior to the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.

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Pakistan players face hefty fines for poor fitness

"These tests were held to see whether the players have followed the procedures to maintain fitness standards given to them in the fitness camp"

“These tests were held to see whether the players have followed the procedures to maintain fitness standards given to them in the fitness camp”

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Pakistan players could be fined as much as 25 per cent of their monthly wages if they fail to adhere to the fitness levels imposed by the National Cricket Academy.

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