Sunday, December 13, 2009

Stephen Fleming

Fleming has played canton candid in England for Middlesex, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. He captained Nottinghamshire to Canton Championship achievement in 2005, their aboriginal Championship appellation in 18 years.

In the additional Analysis amid New Zealand and South Africa at Newlands, Cape Town in April 2006, Fleming denticulate his 3rd Analysis double-century and became the aboriginal New Zealander to accomplish this feat. Fleming denticulate 262 as he and Wellington team-mate James Franklin put 256 runs for the 8th wicket, the accomplished affiliation to date in Tests amid New Zealand and South Africa. It is additionally a New Zealand almanac for the 8th wicket adjoin any country.

On 25 October 2006, Fleming captained his country for the 194th time in an ODI - a apple record, overtaking Arjuna Ranatunga. On 24 April 2007, Fleming accommodated as the ODI captain of the Blackcaps. The advertisement was fabricated in a post-match columnist appointment captivated afterwards the Semi-Final defeat to Sri Lanka in the 2007 Candid Apple Cup . Afterwards Fleming's aftermost bout as captain, Mahela Jayawardene added a tribute. "Stephen's been a abundant baton for New Zealand for some time, and you could apprentice a lot from him". Over a decade of arch the ancillary he accomplished with 218 games, 98 wins, 106 losses.

There was belief in 2007 that he ability accompany arguable Indian insubordinate Twenty20 league, the Indian Candid League. However it angry out to be unfounded and he has back abutting the 'official' Indian Twenty20 league, the Indian Premier League, and played for the Chennai Super Kings in the league's antecedent incarnation.

As of April 2007, Fleming had captained New Zealand in 80 Analysis matches -- a New Zealand almanac and the additional accomplished cardinal common As a fielder, Fleming took over 170 catches giving him the 3rd accomplished Analysis accumulated for a non-wicketkeeper

In September 2007, Fleming was replaced by Daniel Vettori as the New Zealand Analysis captain. He additionally larboard English canton Nottinghamshire afterwards three years as captain. In February 2008 Fleming concluded belief and accepted his retirement from the New Zealand aggregation at the end of England's 2008 bout of New Zealand to absorb added time with his family, and to comedy for the Indian Premier Alliance

He played able-bodied in his final series, scoring 297 in six innings. In the aboriginal innings of the additional analysis adjoin England, he denticulate his 7000th run in his 110th match. In his final analysis at, Napier, he denticulate half-centuries in both innings to ensure that he accomplished with a Analysis bout boilerplate of over 40 (40.06).

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Albie Morkel

His bowling was absolutely absorbing in his aboriginal seasons in aboriginal chic cricket, as he access assimilate the arena with six for 36 for Easterns adjoin Griqualand West, but in the 2004/05 division he was accepted to booty added of the bowling accomplishment for the Titans, but alone took 20 wickets at a bowling boilerplate of 40.65. However, that coincided with an advance in his batting, as he fabricated his aboriginal bifold aeon of his career, with 204 not out adjoin Western Province Boland.

During the 2008 Summertime division Albie played for Durham County Candid Club in the North East of England forth with adolescent South African Shaun Pollock mainly in the Twenty20 Cup competition.

His statistics on his all-embracing admission bout to New Zealand were not actual impressive, as he got two wickets at the amount of 48 runs apiece, but he did get bristles wickets absolutely cheaply on Zimbabwe's bout of South Africa in the summertime of runs an over. Nevertheless, Morkel was best for the Africa band to comedy Asia in the 2005 Afro-Asian Cup, but withdrew due to injury. He appeared about for Africa the afterward series, in 2007, and fabricated history in the additional bold back he opened the bowling with his brother Morne, the aboriginal time two brothers accept done so in ODI cricket.

Albie has been added acknowledged in the Twenty20 architecture of the game. He fabricated his Twenty20 admission adjoin New Zealand in October 2005. He was a arresting affiliate of the South African aggregation in the countdown ICC World Twenty20 in 2007 captivated in South Africa area he fabricated several important contributions with the bat including a man-of-the-match achievement adjoin England in Cape Town.

His afresh anchored two man-of-the-match accolades adjoin Australia in the accepted Commonwealth Alternation 2009 bottomward under, as able-bodied as the Man of the Alternation approval for the One Day Internationals.

He was answer to the Test ancillary for the third Test of the home alternation adjoin Australia in 2008/09, ironically replacing his brother Morne in the side.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Shadab Jakati

Shabab Bashir Jakati (born 27 November 1980 in Vasco da Gama, Goa) is an Indian aboriginal chic cricketer. He is a awkward batsman and a apathetic larboard arm accepted bowler. He represents Goa in aboriginal chic candid and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He has additionally represented the Goa candid aggregation at Under-16 and Under-22 level.He was awarded the Man of The Bout Award for the 26th Bout (Chennai Super Kings Vs Delhi Daredevils ) of IPL-2, his admission IPL bout for the abstracts of 4 for 24.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jacob Oram

He is one of 36 New Zealand Analysis cricketers to accept denticulate 1,000 runs and one of aloof six New Zealanders to accept accomplished the bifold of 1,000 ODI runs and 100 wickets.

In 2003–04, he fell aloof abbreviate of a beginning Analysis hundred, with 97 adjoin Pakistan, brought up his aboriginal Analysis hundred in his abutting Analysis match, adjoin South Africa, with 119 not out,and denticulate 90 in the afterward Test. His additional Analysis hundred was 126 not out adjoin Australia in Brisbane, adjoin both Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath. His 3rd Analysis hundred was afresh South Africa, with a career accomplished of 133.

On 28 January 2007, in Perth, Oram burst an best 101 off 72 assurance in an ODI adjoin Australia. It was at the time the fastest anytime ODI aeon by a New Zealander, and additionally the fastest anytime fabricated adjoin Australia. His 137 run affiliation with Brendon McCullum was, at the time, the accomplished anytime for the New Zealand 6th wicket, admitting this almanac was burst the afterward month.

He afflicted his larboard arena feel in an ODI above-mentioned to the World Cup, and, on February 28, with the clash aloof weeks away, he appear that he would be accommodating to accept it amputated in adjustment to comedy cricket. However, Oram after antiseptic his affirmation as actuality in a amusing ambience and the animadversion advised to back his able admiration to participate.

Oram is on the Lords Honours Board for his Analysis aeon adjoin England in 2008.

On 2 September 2009, Oram took a hat ambush adjoin Sri Lanka in a Twenty20 International in Colombo. He took to Angelo Mathews, Malinga Bandara and Nuwan Kulasekara.

On the 13th of October 2009, Oram appear his retirement from analysis cricket.

Parthiv Patel

Patel started arena candid for his academy in 1996, moulding his appearance of Ian Healy and Adam Gilchrist, he was called for Gujarat U-14s in 1998 . Patel aboriginal bent the eyes of candid journalists in December 2000 back arena for Gujarat U-16s in the West Zone alliance adjoin Maharashtra, back as a wicket-keeper and an aperture batsman he denticulate centuries in both innings of the match, with 101 (of 196) and 201 not out (of 297) afterwards actuality affected to chase on to save the match. He was afterwards called as the captain of West Zone U-19s at the age of 15, arch them in a bout adjoin the England U-19s.[4] He was afterwards called to the Indian U-19s, actuality accomplished by Roger Binny whilst accessory Vidya Nagar High School. He led the civic U-17 ancillary to achievement in the 2001 Asia Cup, and was awarded a six-week scholarship to the Australian Candid Academy in Adelaide and was again called the U-19 captain for the 2002 World Cup in New Zealand. He was again called in the 2002 India A aggregation to bout South Africa aloof canicule afterwards his seventeenth altogether accomplished by Yashpal Sharma admitting accepting never represented Gujarat at chief akin in the Ranji Trophy. He was again called as the additional wicket-keeper abaft Ajay Ratra for the chief Indian team's bout to England

He fabricated his Test admission in 2002 in the 2nd Test adjoin England at Nottingham afterwards Ratra was injured, acceptable the youngest wicket-keeper in Test history at 17 years 152 days, eclipsing the antecedent almanac of Pakistan's Hanif Mohammad (which stood at 17 years 300 canicule back 1952), admitting still not accepting played in any calm capital matches He was absolved for a avoid in the aboriginal innings but batted for over an hour on the aftermost day to advice anticipate an English victory.

In aboriginal 2006, Patel was recalled for the bout of Pakistan as the assets wicketkeeper for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but did not play

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Following his acceptable one-day anatomy adjoin Sri Lanka, Dhoni replaced Dinesh Karthik in December 2005 as the Indian Analysis wicket-keeper. Dhoni denticulate 30 runs in his admission bout that was bedridden by rain. Dhoni came to the bulge back the aggregation was disturbing at 109/5 and as wickets kept falling about him, he played an advancing innings and was the aftermost man dismissed. Dhoni fabricated his beginning half-century in the additional Analysis and his quick scoring amount (half aeon came off 51 balls) aided India to set a ambition of 436 and the Sri Lankans were bowled out for 247.

India toured Pakistan in January/February 2006 and Dhoni denticulate his beginning aeon in the additional Analysis at Faisalabad. India were larboard in a bound atom as Dhoni was abutting by Irfan Pathan with the aggregation still 107 abroad from alienated follow-on. Dhoni played his archetypal advancing innings as he denticulate his beginning analysis aeon in aloof 93 assurance afterwards scoring his aboriginal fifty in aloof 34 deliveries.

Dhoni followed his beginning analysis aeon with some actual batting performances over the abutting three matches, one adjoin Pakistan that India absent and two adjoin England that had India captivation a 1-0 advance activity into the analysis match. Dhoni was the top scorer in India's aboriginal innings in the third analysis at Wankhede Stadium as his 64 aided India column a admirable 279 in acknowledgment to England's 400. However Dhoni and the Indian fielders alone too abounding catches and absent abounding adjournment affairs including a key ambiguous befalling of Andrew Flintoff (14). Dhoni bootless to aggregate the Harbhajan Singh commitment abundantly as Flintoff went on to accomplish 36 added runs as England set a ambition of 313 for the home team, a ambition that India were never in the reckoning. A batting collapse saw the aggregation actuality absolved for 100 and Dhoni denticulate aloof 5 runs and faced criticism for his wicket-keeping lapses as able-bodied as his attempt selections.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Andrew Flintoff

In February 2006, afterward England captain Michael Vaughan and vice-captain Marcus Trescothick acceptable bare for the aboriginal Test bout adjoin India, Flintoff was called captain of the England aggregation and after appear that he would be blockage in India for the absolute Test series, although he and his wife were assured their additional child. His wife gave bearing to a son, Corey, anon afore the additional Test on 9 March.

On the field, Flintoff was apparent as a abundant success during the fatigued alternation with India, with a 212-run achievement in Mumbai. His contributions with both bat and brawl ensured that he was called as the amateur of the series, with abounding commentators seeing Flintoff as addition who not alone formed more good beneath the albatross but was additionally beheld as a abundant access of an amateur side, which included abounding debutants, such as Alastair Cook, Owais Shah and Monty Panesar. Flintoff accumulated four fifties in the series, and took 11 wickets, on acrimonious surfaces for seamers. Flintoff connected to captain England during the seven ODIs in India, although he was adequate for two matches.

However, afterward a ceremony of his abiding abate botheration in May 2006, he absent both the ODI alternation adjoin Sri Lanka, and the aboriginal Test adjoin Pakistan. It was after appear in July that Flintoff's rehabiltation had not been acceptable to annihilate the injury, and that added anaplasty would be required. He was appropriately disqualified out for the absolute alternation adjoin Pakistan. Despite abrasion concerns, Flintoff was after called for the ICC Champions Trophy, area he played as a specialist batsman, not as an all-rounder.

Michael Hussey

Hussey initially played for his built-in Western Australian Warriors, and his career absolute of 6471 runs ranks eighth in the account of that state's run-makers in the Sheffield Shield. He again confused to England, area in July 2001 he denticulate an best 329 (a Northamptonshire club record) at Wantage Road in his side's 633 for six declared on the way to a 10-wicket victory. He afterwards captained Northamptonshire. In August 2003 he surpassed his own Northamptonshire record, back he denticulate 331 not out adjoin Somerset at Taunton.

When Hussey was arena for the second-string civic team, Allan Border already jokingly appropriate he get bout convenance by blockage in the nets for a abounding six hours; to his astonishment, Hussey went on to do aloof that.[3] Hussey started out as a right-handed batsman but angry himself into a left-hander as he is abundantly aggressive by Border.

Hussey becoming a Candid Australia arrangement in 2004–05 afterwards absolute in the ING Cup. Statistically, Hussey's all-embracing career has been actual successful, with his career batting boilerplate in tests actuality 55.29 as of April 2009 (and amid 2006 and 2008 aerial amid 75 and 85) and in ODIs 54.72. His Analysis boilerplate is amid the accomplished of abreast batsmen. He is currently additional on the account of best averages anytime in ODI cricket.

He is a actual casual average clip bowler, bowling alone 28 overs in his Analysis career, 23 of them in 2008. He is brought into the advance usually to accord the clip bowlers a rest, although he was already brought on in India to stop Ricky Ponting accepting a one-match ban for a apathetic over rate. On December 28, 2008, Day 3 of the Boxing Day test, he got his aboriginal analysis wicket, Paul Harris bent by Mitchell Johnson. He concluded with abstracts of 1/22. He has taken two wickets in one-day internationals.

He was allotment of Australia's 2007 ICC World Twenty20 band which was agape out in the semi-finals. He played in all of Australia's matches, scoring 65 runs with a best of 37 afore abasing a hamstring, which prevented his accord in Australia's bout of India that followed.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Arun Karthik

Konda Bhaskir Arun Karthik (born 15 February 1986 in Walajapet, Tamil Nadu) is an Indian cricketer, who currently plays for Tamil Nadu and is a affiliate of the Chennai Super Kings squad. Karthik is a right-hand batsman and leg-spin bowler.

Karthik fabricated his List A admission for Sri Lankan ancillary Badureliya Sports Club in November 2007, scoring 38.He was an abiding in the Badureliya one-day aggregation during the 2007-08 division and accomplished as their accomplished runscorer.

In November 2008 Karthik fabricated his capital admission for Tamil Nadu adjoin Karnataka, aperture the innings he denticulate 149, administration in a 246-run angle with Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Subramaniam Badrinath

Subramaniam Badrinath (born August 30, 1980, in Madras - now Chennai, India) is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed average adjustment batsman. In aboriginal chic cricket, he captains Tamil Nadu and in the Indian Premier League, he plays for Chennai Super Kings. He has additionally represented the Indian Board President's XI on several occasions. He was additionally a affiliate of the 30 man conditional band for the 2007 Candid World Cup.

Badrinath has been a abounding scorer in aboriginal chic cricket. In 2008, Badrinath active for the Indian Premier League ancillary Chennai Super Kings. He advised in Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan academy amid in K.K. Nagar, Chennai.

He is advised as one of the prime candidates in band for a atom in the acclaimed average adjustment of the Indian analysis team, aggressive adjoin the brand of Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma & Manoj Tiwary.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Matthew Hayden

Hayden additionally played in the Australian ancillary that won the 2003 One Day International Cricket World Cup. He was alone from the ODI band because of poor anatomy afterwards The Ashes in 2005, admitting he could not be kept abroad from the ODI band for long. He alternate to the Australian band in the 2006-07 Australian division afterwards Simon Katich fell out of favour and Shane Watson was injured. He bedeviled the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies as the tournament's best batsman in 2007, scoring three centuries afore the achievement of the Super 8s area of the tournament.

On 20 February 2007, Matthew Hayden acquaint his accomplished ODI account (181 not out) adjoin New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Australia acquaint 346 for 5 wickets and New Zealand replied with 350 for 9 wickets and won the Chappel-Hadlee alternation 3-0.

Hayden hit addition anniversary adjoin the Kiwis back he become alone the third actuality (the others actuality Mark Waugh and Sourav Ganguly) to hit 3 centuries (101 vs RSA, 158 vs WI, 103 vs NZ) in a distinct World Cup clash on 20 April 2007. The aeon adjoin South Africa came off aloof 66 assurance and is the fastest World Cup ton anytime assault the antecedent almanac set by John Davison . The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis awarded Hayden with honorary citizenship afterwards the match.

Hayden additionally became alone the additional amateur in World Cup history to beat 600 runs in a distinct tournament. He bare to account a added 52 runs to according the almanac that was set by Sachin Tendulkar in the antecedent World Cup but fell abbreviate by 14 runs. He concluded the clash with 659 runs at an boilerplate of 73.22.

In September 2007, Hayden was called ODI Amateur of the Year afterwards his assertive achievement throughout the World Cup. An amazing achievement because his abode in the Australian ancillary was in accident during the Australian VB Alternation adjoin England and New Zealand. He clearly holds the almanac for actuality the top runs scorer in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, scoring 265 runs in the accomplished tournament.

Matthew Hayden played for the Chennai accouterments Chennai Super Kings in the countdown Indian Premier League (IPL) in April 2008. Afterwards a poor run of anatomy in the Test amphitheatre during 2008, Hayden was alone from the ODI and Twenty20 band in January 2009

Saturday, December 5, 2009

George Bailey

George John Bailey (born 7 March 1982 in Launceston, Tasmania) is an Australian candid player, who plays for the Tasmanian Tigers. He plays club candid for South Hobart/Sandy Bay Candid Club. He will additionally be arena for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League afterwards actuality bought for $50,000 at the IPL Auction on February 6th 2009.

Injuries to added players in 2005-06 gave George Bailey his adventitious to comedy at the civic level, and he took it with both hands, scoring 778 runs including 3 centuries in his aboriginal season. He is additionally an accomplished fielder. Although acutely more good ill-fitted to the one-day game, he has circumscribed his Pura Cup position as well. Bailey was appointed as the abiding captain of Tasmania for the 2009/10 season, replacing Daniel Marsh.

He has been called to comedy for Australia adjoin the All Star aggregation in the All Star twenty20 match.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Abhinav Mukund

Abhinav Mukund (born January 6, 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Chennai Super Kings, India Under-19 band and Tamil Nadu. He is the youngest amateur in the Chennai Super Kings squad. He has a batting boilerplate of over 60 in capital cricket. He was best for the India Under-19 squad's bout in Malaysia area he played two matches. His accomplished account in capital candid is 300* adjoin Maharashtra. He and Murali Vijay denticulate 462 runs for the aboriginal wicket affiliation in the aforementioned match. The achievement of the closing in this bout becoming a alarm in the civic analysis ancillary as a awning up for Gautam Gambhir who accustomed a one bout ban in analysis matches

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Suresh Raina

The youngest in a ancestors of bristles children, Raina absitively to booty up candid actively in 1999, and confused from his home boondocks of Ghaziabad, abreast New Delhi to Lucknow, the basic of Uttar Pradesh, to appear the specialist government Sports College. He rose to become the captain of the Uttar Pradesh U-16s came to bulge amidst Indian selectors in 2002, back he was called at the age of 15 and a bisected years for the U-19 bout to England, area he fabricated a brace of half-centuries in the U-19 Test matches. He toured Sri Lanka afterwards that year with the U-17 team. He fabricated his Ranji Trophy admission for Uttar Pradesh adjoin Assam in February 2003 at the age of 16, but did not comedy addition bout until the afterward season. In backward 2003, he toured Pakistan for the U-19 Asian ODI Championship afore actuality called for the 2004 U-19 World Cup, area he denticulate three bisected centuries, including a 90 denticulate off alone 38 balls. He was afresh awarded a Border-Gavaskar scholarship to alternation at the Australian Candid Academy and in aboriginal 2005, he fabricated his capital bound overs debut, and denticulate 645 runs that division at an boilerplate of 53.75. He was called to participate in the Challenger Alternation in aboriginal 2005 , and afterwards abrasion to Sachin Tendulkar and abeyance to captain Sourav Ganguly, Raina was called for the Indian Oil Cup 2005 in Sri Lanka

Raina had a difficult alpha to his all-embracing career, actuality absolved for a aureate avoid by a doosra from spinner Muttiah Muralitharan. Afterwards scoring 37 runs in the clash at an boilerplate of 12.33, and with the acknowledgment of Ganguly from suspension, Raina was bare from the starting XI for the bout of Zimbabwe. With Ganguly actuality sacked afterwards a row with Indian drillmaster Greg Chappell and Mohammed Kaif injured, Raina played in bristles of the matches adjoin Sri Lanka in India, mostly as a supersub, and fabricated a adornment 39 not out to adviser the aggregation to achievement in the fourth ODI. He was afresh watching from the sidelines in the alternation adjoin South Africa afterwards Kaif's acknowledgment and Gautam Gambhir affected his access into the aggregation with a century, but got addition adventitious to become a approved affiliate of the Indian average adjustment during the 2006 bout of Pakistan, afterwards vice-captain Virender Sehwag alternate home injured. He was alone appropriate to bat in one match, in which he helped adviser the closing allotment of the acknowledged run hunt in the fourth ODI.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Murali Vijay

He is a right-handed aperture batsman.

Vijay fabricated his Test admission adjoin Australia in the Fourth and final Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in Nagpur, in November 2008. He was called for the bout afterwards Gautam Gambhir accustomed a one-Test ban for elbowing Shane Watson in the Third Test of the aforementioned alternation in Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

Of Vijay's technique, above Australian captain Allan Border said "His arresting shots are so assured. And he looks adequate of both advanced and aback foot. And back he attacks, he doesn't go adamantine at the deliveries. I can see why this adolescent man is playing".

Vijay partnered Virender Sehwag, and they got India off to a solid alpha in both innings. Vijay fabricated 33 and 40, accidental to aperture stands of 98 and 116. During Australia's aboriginal innings, Vijay acquired the aboriginal wicket to fall, active out Matthew Hayden with a absolute hit from mid on. Hayden was attempting a quick single. He again ran out Michael Hussey back fielding at asinine point. Hussey was blind that Vijay had intercepted the brawl at abutting ambit and aimlessly took a footfall out of his bulge in apprehension of a run, by which time Vijay threw bottomward the stumps. In the additional innings, he bent Brett Lee at bat pad from the bowling of Harbhajan Singh to complete his aboriginal catch.

Following his achievement in his admission Test, Vijay was called for the Indian ODI aggregation for the aboriginal three matches adjoin a touring England team. He did not get to play, and was alone afterwards the aboriginal three matches aloft the acknowledgment of chief batsman Sachin Tendulkar from a break.

In December 2009, Vijay was accustomed addition befalling in the Test aggregation back Gambhir withdrew from the Third and final Test adjoin Sri Lanka at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai in adjustment to appear his sister's wedding. Vijay took two catches at bat pad from Harbhajan in Sri Lanka's aboriginal innings. Back India replied, he put on 221 for the aboriginal wicket with Sehwag, but was out for 87 in afterimage of his beginning Test century.