Hand infection delays Shakib’s finger surgery

Shakib Al Hasan finger surgery delayed by hand infection Bangladesh cricket

Shakib Al Hasan: “I feel better after they took out the pus, but the problem is until the infection isn’t gone, there isn’t going to be a surgery on my injured finger”

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Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will have to wait for up to three weeks before he can have his injured finger surgically repaired after his left hand became infected.

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De Villiers unconcerned about Kolpak threat

“I feel it’s something of the past”

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South Africa have lost seven players to Kolpak deals over the last few months, including pace bowler Kyle Abbott, batsman Rilee Rossouw and wicketkeeper-batsman Stiaan van Zyl. Despite this, ODI captain AB de Villiers feels that the Proteas have nothing to worry about.

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‘The more damage you can do with the new ball the better’, says Vernon Philander

"You need to sit on that off-stump line, and make sure you get the lbw into the game"

“You need to sit on that off-stump line, and make sure you get the lbw into the game”

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South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander has announced that he is looking to do as much damage as he can with the new ball during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

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‘Patience will be the most important thing for this series’, says Marlon Samuels

"The pitches in the Caribbean are a bit on the slow side so it [will depend on] who can occupy the crease the longest and win more sessions"

“The pitches in the Caribbean are a bit on the slow side so it [will depend on] who can occupy the crease the longest and win more sessions”

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West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has announced that “patience will be the most important thing” during the national team’s upcoming Test series against New Zealand.

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I’m going to be even more lethal during the IPL, says Mitchell Johnson

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“I am feeling very good and I will be ready to go from ball one of the IPL”

After leaving England in a state of disarray during the recent Ashes series and a trail of destruction in South Africa, Australia left-arm pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has vowed to be even more lethal during the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

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