Cricket Monthly: Issue 003 - July 2014

By particularkev | A monthly magazine on global cricket.

Boo me to make me great, says KP

KEVIN Pietersen has a message for Australian fans — if you want the exiled England star to make runs for Melbourne Stars this summer, boo …

The cricketers who fought for their country in World War One

More than 200 professional cricketers in England signed up to fight in the summer of 2014 and obituaries replaced match reports in Wisden. A new book tells the story of the men who played, and fought, for their country<p>On the bank holiday evening of Monday August 3 1914, Lionel Tennyson dreamt of …

Military History

Kevin Pietersen says ‘only politics’ keeping Cook as England captain

• Pietersen says Cook should go for good of the side • Surrey man says England ‘badly miss’ Cook the batsman<p>Kevin Pietersen has called on the embattled England captain Alastair Cook to step down, and says he is still in the job only because it would be “yet another PR disaster” for the England and …

Cricket: White Ferns contracted players announced - Cricket

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July …

Cricket: Williamson suspended from bowling - Sport

Kane Williamson has scored an unwanted first, becoming the first New Zealander to be suspended from bowling because of an illegal action.<p>Williamson's …

Cricket: NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time - Sport

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a new Memorandum of …

Cricket deserves a better World Cup format

With as many as 32 nations and a slick format, the FIFA World Cup is easily the most watched team sport event in the world.<p>I am not really into …

Zimbabwe cricket set for major changes

Zimbabwe cricket set for major changes<p><b>Could he be named the new captain, replacing Brendan Taylor? ... Hamilton Masakadza</b><p>12/07/2014 00:00:00<p>by …

‘ICC to strive for making cricket more competitive’

Chennai, July 15:<p>Bringing people back to the cricket ground and making cricket more competitive would be a major focus area for the International …

Nepal looks to make case as neutral venue

Nepal cricket<p>With pleasant weather, enthusiastic public and a brand new ground on its way, Nepal could make a serious case to become the next neutral …

Katich pulls up stumps on cricket career

Perth Scorchers captain Simon Katich has announced his retirement from Twenty20 cricket, drawing the final curtain on a distinguished playing …

Soccer

Zimbabwe Cricket set for overhaul

Zimbabwe cricket is set for an overhaul and the two key areas where changes are likely to take place are coaching and captaincy. Zimbabwe Cricket's …

Bangladesh cricket chiefs suspend star Shakib Al Hasan - Sport

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh cricket authorities yesterday suspended star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for six months because of his "severe …

Australia could host winter Tests in 2017

Australia news<p>Test cricket could return to far-northern Australia in 2017, with Bangladesh listed to visit for two Tests in August of that year, …

Test cricket cannot be a 10-men club: Srinivasan

ALSO READ<p>Srinivasan becomes first ICC Chairman Disgruntled Verma writes to ICC on Srinivasan Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings: Abdi Not done …

Six of the best catches you'll see

Six of the best - cricket catches in the deep<p>We dig through the archives to find the top 6 catches in New Zealand cricket.<p>Photosport<p>HIGH FIVE: Black …

Cricket Australia recognises indigenous Australians

Cricket Australia has thrown its weighty support behind the growing movement to have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders acknowledged in the …

Cricket match-fixer Lou Vincent banned from the game for life

DISGRACED former New Zealand international cricketer Lou Vincent, speaking publicly for the first time about his match-fixing, has announced his …

Cricket: Black Caps capture series - Sport

Now it's three. New Zealand's thrilling 53-run win over the West Indies in Barbados today made it three successive test series victories over top …

Australia and New Zealand target day-night Test

Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) are working towards staging the sport’s first day-night Test match in November 2015.<p>The likely …

Uncertainty plagues Nepal cricket

Nepal news<p>The World T20 in March was Nepal's first global event. They finished second behind Bangladesh in the qualifying round, beat Hong Kong and …