Pat Cummins keen to be on West Indies tour

After a nightmare summer, Pat Cummins is back. In a major boost for Australia’s pace stocks, the teenage tearaway will take his first major stride towards selection for the West Indies tour when he bowls in the SCG nets. Sidelined for the past 10 weeks with a heel injury, Cummins will bowl off a shortened … [Read the full story]

Peter Forrest ready for the Caribbean

The only sound Peter Forrest wants to hear other than wedding bells this Easter is leather slapping on willow to a backdrop of Calypso steel drums. Forrest’s determined 66 has the 26 year-old firming for selection for the national team’s tour to the Caribbean in March-April. Selection however would mean postponing his wedding to fiancee … [Read the full story]

Shaun Marsh needs to step up

Embattled Australia batsman Shaun Marsh will need a big score in the fourth Test against India or he risks being dropped from the side for the tour of the West Indies in March. Marsh has made just 14 runs in three Tests against India this summer, a dramatic fall from grace after his debut Test … [Read the full story]

Buford Balony says ,Indians are CRAP at sports

“Kingdoms fall. Empires crumble. Regimes collapse,” rumbled The Times of India on its front-page report on the loss of India’s status as the world’s best Test team on Sunday. “But who would have thought that India’s reign would come to an end like this – so swiftly, so feebly, so abjectly?” Who indeed? Not presumably … [Read the full story]

Chris Gayle defends his decision play in the IPL

Chris Gayle has claimed he had been frozen out by the West Indies Cricket Board and was left with no option but to choose the money-spinning IPL over national team duty. The former captain said he was forced to accept an offer to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL because he was not … [Read the full story]

Sir Garfield can’t honestly be Sober

West Indies cricket great Sir Garfield Sobers has described Shane Warne as overrated, saying he was not the best spinner – or even the best leg-spin bowler – in the game’s history. In the foreword to a new book In a League of Their Own: 100 Cricket Legends Select Their World XI, Sobers writes that … [Read the full story]