Top 5 Cricket officials to emerge from Sri Lanka

Top 5 Cricket officials to emerge from Sri Lanka

Lets take a look at the top 5 cricket officials to emerge from Sri Lanka.

  • 'Jonny be good' is motto for in-form Bairstow
    'Jonny be good' is motto for in-form Bairstow

    By Tony Jimenez COVENTRY, England (Reuters) - Jonny Bairstow may be riding the crest of a cricketing wave but England's in-form wicketkeeper-batsman says he is only too well aware of the perils of taking things for granted. Bairstow also struck a match-winning 83 not out in a thrilling one-day victory over New Zealand in Durham 13 months ago. "It can all change very quickly and I'm only too aware of that having gone through some tough patches on my journey," said Bairstow who had an extra spring in his step the day after England beat Pakistan in Manchester to level the four-match test series at 1-1. More »

  • 5 youngest batsmen to score 10 centuries in Tests
    5 youngest batsmen to score 10 centuries in Tests

    Players who showed how great they would end up becoming at an early age. More »

  • Five current batsmen who get bowled out the least
    Five current batsmen who get bowled out the least

    From among current batsmen, only five batsmen have a percentage of bowled dismissals in their careers less than 10%. More »

  • India off-spinner Ashwin regains number one spot in test rankings
    India off-spinner Ashwin regains number one spot in test rankings

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dethroned Pakistan's Yasir Shah to top the International Cricket Council's (ICC) test rankings after his match-winning display against West Indies in the first test. Leg spinner Yasir, who became the first Pakistani bowler in 20 years to top the test rankings, dropped to fifth after managing just one wicket in the second test defeat against England at Old Trafford. Ashwin, who also tops the all-rounders ranking, is followed by England's James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who both moved up one place respectively. More »

  • Ashwin regains number one spot in test rankings
    Ashwin regains number one spot in test rankings

    (Reuters) - India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dethroned Pakistan's Yasir Shah to top the International Cricket Council's (ICC) test rankings after his match-winning display against West Indies in the first test. Leg spinner Yasir, who became the first Pakistani bowler in 20 years to top the test rankings, dropped to fifth after managing just one wicket in the second test defeat against England at Old Trafford. Ashwin, who also tops the all-rounders ranking, is followed by England's James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who both moved up one place respectively. More »

  • Irish jockey JT McNamara dies three years after being paralysed in Cheltenham Festival fall
    Irish jockey JT McNamara dies three years after being paralysed in Cheltenham Festival fall

    Renowned Irish National Hunt jockey John Thomas "JT" McNamara has died in Limerick at the age of 41. The former amateur rider achieved over 600 wins in his career, including four at Cheltenham before being paralysed from the neck down following a fall at the festival in 2013. McNamara's mount Galaxy Rock fell at the first fence during the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup, leaving him with two fractured vertebrae. More »

  • Former cricketers criticise Pakistan over 'spineless' display in second Test loss against England
    Former cricketers criticise Pakistan over 'spineless' display in second Test loss against England

    Pakistan's humiliating 330-run loss to England in the second Test at Old Trafford has irked former players who have come out and criticised their lifeless display. Legendary players such as Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar were disappointed by Pakistan's display, calling it "spineless". In reply, Pakistan could only muster 198 in the first innings while getting shot out for 234, chasing 564 to win in the second innings. More »

  • Atletico's Fernando Torres Hails 'Special' White Hart Lane Atmosphere Ahead of Tottenham Clash
    Atletico's Fernando Torres Hails 'Special' White Hart Lane Atmosphere Ahead of Tottenham Clash

    Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has praised the atmosphere Tottenham Hotspur's ​fans create on match-days ahead of the two teams International Champions Cup clash in Melbourne. ​Speaking to the club's official website, Torres who spent time in England with Liverpool and Chelsea has revealed that he felt Tottenham's White Hart Lane ground was a special place. The forward is currently down under in Australia with his Spanish side preparing for their La Liga season with a clash against... More »

  • 5 players who scored a century and took a 5-wicket haul in a Test more than once
    5 players who scored a century and took a 5-wicket haul in a Test more than once

    Ravichandran Ashwin is the only Indian to score a century and take a 5-wicket haul in the same Test more than once. More »

  • Twenty20 having a negative impact on Test cricket, says Steve Waugh
    Twenty20 having a negative impact on Test cricket, says Steve Waugh

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is dismayed by the lack of interest shown by cricketers in Test matches and said that he wants leading cricketers to promote Tests as the number one form of the game. Waugh, who has played 168 Tests in his 19-year career for Australia, stressed that the popularity of Twenty20 cricket and the increasing financial rewards attached to it are having a negative impact on the longest format of the game. The right-handed batsman and medium-pacer also believes that other nations should follow in Australia's footsteps and senior players should promote Test cricket, especially now, as T20 cricket has gotten more popular with a number of leagues being played all around the world. More »

IPL TABLE

  TeamPWDLNRNRRPTS
GLGL149050-0.37418
BANBLR148060+0.93216
HYDHYD148060+0.24516
KOLKOL148060+0.10616
MUMMUM147070-0.14614
DELDEL147070-0.15514
RPSRPS145090+0.01510
PUNMOH1440100-0.6468
P
: Played,
W
: Won,
D
: Drawn,
L
: Lost,
NR
: No Result,
NRR
: Net Run Rate,

PTS
: Points

Top performers

  • Leading run scorer

    V Kohli - 973 runs

  • Leading wicket taker

    B Kumar - 23 wickets

  • Maximum number of catches

    A de Villiers - 19 catches

  • Highest team total

    BLR 248 - vs. GL

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