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Cricket: England director of cricket Strauss to ‘step back’ from duties | The Star...

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England captain Andrew Strauss is "stepping back" from his role as director of cricket while his wife is treated for cancer, the 41-year-old confirmed on Tuesday.

Cricket: Du Plessis blitz puts Chennai in IPL final | The Star Online

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings marched into the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after Faf du Plessis smashed a blistering 67 not out to fashion their thrilling two-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Rugby: New Zealand set to dump Eden Park for new Auckland venue | The...

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Auckland's Eden Park may not host another test match with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) pondering the use of a redeveloped Western Springs Stadium as an alternative venue in the country's most populous city.

Cricket: Buttler to maintain attacking approach in Pakistan test | The Star Online

(Reuters) - England batsman Jos Buttler has vowed not to curb his attacking instincts after earning a "surprise" recall to the test team for the opening test against Pakistan starting at Lord's on Thursday.

Cricket: Cricket – Fancied Bangalore pay price for brittle middle order | The Star...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Individual brilliance notwithstanding, cricket remains a team sport and the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore discovered that the hard way as they exited the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff race after yet another middle-order meltdown.

Cricket: England batsman Ballance taking a break for personal reasons | The Star Online

LONDON (Reuters) - England batsman and Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance is taking a break from cricket for personal reasons, his county said on Friday.

Cricket: India’s pink-ball shyness leave Harbhajan perplexed | The Star Online

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's reluctance to play a day-night test on their next tour of Australia has surprised spinner Harbhajan Singh, who remains convinced that Virat Kohli's team are skilled enough to conquer the challenges of pink-ball cricket.

Cricket: Cricket – Former captains flip out over plans to scrap coin toss |...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Proposals to scrap the time-honoured tradition of a coin toss prior to test matches defy logic and should not be considered, according to several former South Asian cricket captains.

Cricket: Cricket – Rajput named interim coach of Zimbabwe | The Star Online

HARARE, May 17 (Reuters) - Lalchand Rajput has been named interim coach of Zimbabwe, with his first assignment a triangular Twenty20 series against Australia and Pakistan in July.

Cricket: Warner to play grade cricket in Sydney | The Star Online

(Reuters) - Banned Australia batsman David Warner will attempt to get his career back on track by playing the start of the Sydney grade cricket season with Randwick Petersham.


National cricket players turn part-time coaches for kids with special needs

National cricket players turn part-time coaches for kids with special needs Negri Sembilan cricket captain Mohd Shafiq Shariff shows the children how it’s done.