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Pradeep Sangwan faces drug ban of up to three years

The three-man panel appointed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to hear Pradeep Sangwan’s appeal against his doping suspension is likely to announce its verdict within the next 48 hours.

CLT20: Sachin Tendulkar to get the Hollies treatment from Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer has told his youthful squad to embrace the spirit of Eric Hollies ahead of its final Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match tonight.

CLT20: English counties should be there - come on ECB see some sense!

I keep being asked why there are no English counties entered into the Champions League T20 (CLT20) competition and can only come up with one answer – the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are jealous and have thrown their toys out of the pram.

Sachin Tendulkar - are you going to tell him he can’t handle Monty Panesar?

According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is preparing to ask Sachin Tendulkar to retire after his 200th Test against West Indies in November. The sticking point is not whether that is the correct decision, but who is going to be given the poisoned chalice of … Continue reading »

CLT20: Brad Hogg tells Perth Scorchers it’s time to turn it on

Perth Scorchers veteran Brad Hogg has thrown down the challenge to his young teammates ahead of today’s must-win Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) clash against Shane Watson’s Rajasthan Royals in India.

Andre Russell takes four-in-four and Lasith Malinga’s gets express delivery

In a List A match vs India A at Bangalore, Jamaica’s Andre Russell became the 1st bowler in T20 and 2nd bowler ever to take 4 wickets in 4 successive deliveries.

CLt20: Rahul Dravid hoping for a right Rajasthan Royal send-off

As Rahul Dravid prepares to put a full stop to a 24-year- career in a format not adequately befitting his classically stylish game, the Rajasthan Royals are putting the Indian Premier League 6 spot-fixing scandal behind them.

EXCLUSIVE: Simon Doull previews Champions League t20

World Cricket Badger caught up with ESPN-STAR Sports commentator Simon Doull, the former New Zealand fast bowler, to preview the forthcoming Karbonn Smart Champions League t20 competition, which starts with the qualifiers tomorrow. Doull believes the Mumbai Indians are favourites for the title and that 19-year-old Otago Volts’ fast bowler Jacob Duffy is a star … Continue reading »

SIMON KATICH EXCLUSIVE: Scorchers can light up CLt20

Perth Scorchers are aiming for Champions League t20 glory - and captain Simon Katich says batting young gun Ashton Agar in the top six is likely to be part of their masterplan during the next three weeks.

Faisalabad out of CLt20?

Pakistani side Faisalabad Wolves are set to miss the forthcoming Karbonn Smart Champions League t20 having been denied visas by the Indian government, reports suggest.

Michael Beer prepares to skipper Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer has heaped praise on leading spinner Michael Beer as the fan-favourite prepares to take up the reins of stand-in skipper for Game 1 against the NT Strike in Darwin.

Haroon Lorgat wants global anti-corruption body

Haroon Lorgat, the current chief executive of Cricket South Africa and former CEO of the International Cricket Council, has suggested a global anti-corruption body be established for all sports.

Exclusive: Sachin Tendulkar and the burden of expectation

Dr Chaitanya Shridhar, a sports psychologist, has worked with numerous national and international cricket teams. She obtained her PhD from Perth and has extensively researched emotional management in cricket. She spoke exclusively to World Cricket Badger’s Bipin Dani on the weight of expectation surrounding Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 200th Test match.

Who do you think will win the Champions League t20 in 2013?

We have twelve sides on the starting line and the qualifying group gets underway on 17 September. We want to know who you think will lift the trophy on 6 October in Delhi?

Sachin Tedulkar hundred in landmark Test wanted by former greats

Darren Sammy and company may be wanting to “spoil” Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th Test match party in India, but at least one West Indian believes that many former greats want Master-blaster to score 100 runs in this Test.

World Cricket Badger full steam ahead for CLt20

World Cricket Badger moves into top gear for the fast approaching Champions League t20 (CLt20) from India. The competition will see Badger’s writers provide tweets from every game and daily content from the premier domestic competition in world cricket.

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