Chandimal appointed Test captain, Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in shorter formats

Chandimal (left) will take over as Test captain, while Tharanga (middle) will lead Sri Lanka in limited overs cricket

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Following Angelo Mathews’ decision to resign as captain in all three formats, Dinesh Chandimal will now lead Sri Lanka in Test matches, while Upul Tharanga will take charge in limited overs cricket.

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Botham: Cook can surpass Tendulkar’s record

“Cooky is the one player who has any realistic chance of challenging Sachin Tendulkar’s run-scoring feats”

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Legendary England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham believes that Alastair Cook is capable of breaking iconic India batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most runs scored in Test history.

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I spoke to Mark Taylor about my turbulent career, reveals David Warner

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“There’s always going to be ups and downs in your life but it’s probably been a pretty bad six months for myself”

Australia opening batsman David Warner has revealed that he talked to former captain Mark Taylor about his turbulent career, which has seen him banned for punching England batsman Joe Root during the Champions Trophy and, most recently, slapped with a one-game suspension by New South Wales after missing their limited overs match against Victoria to have a private coaching session and spend an afternoon at the races.

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‘I am yearning to play some matches to test myself’, says Umar Gul

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“I would love to play against them, but it all depends how it all goes for me in the coming weeks”

Pakistan pace bowler Umar Gul has revealed that he is “yearning to play some matches” after spending six months on the sidelines due to a knee injury he sustained in South Africa.

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Tendulkar ‘will not quit the game so soon’, says Ravi Shastri

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Shastri hopes to see Tendulkar playing against England at Lord’s next June

With speculation growing over whether legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar will retire after completing his 200th Test, his one-time team-mate Ravi Shastri has voiced his opinion on the matter, stating that the ‘Little Master’ “will not quit the game so soon”.

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‘Whatmore has not been able to deliver in many ways’, says Inzamam-ul-Haq

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“Honestly speaking when Dav came they were lot of expectations from him and I don’t think he has delivered to those expectations”

Pakistan batting great Inzamam-ul-Haq believes that head coach Dav Whatmore should be counting his days as he has failed to live up to his expectations ever since replacing Mohsin Khan in March 2012.

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‘I love being the spearhead of the Indian bowling attack’, says Ishant Sharma

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Sharma played a crucial role in India’s Champions Trophy triumph

India pace bowler Ishant Sharma has announced that he has been looking forward to the national team’s tour of South Africa for some time now and is ready to assume the role as India’s “spearhead” bowler.

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