Ashes 2015: Ben Stokes blames 'brain explosion' for his Lord's run out
Ashes 2015: Ben Stokes blames 'brain explosion' for his Lord's run out

Flambouyant England all-rounder Ben Stokes has blamed 'brain explosion' for the strange run out in the Lord's Test. The 24-year-old failed to ground his bat even after crossing over to the crease and got run out for a nought.

Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja's failure as potential all-rounders hurting India
Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja's failure as potential all-rounders hurting India

India's ODI series debacle against Bangladesh depicts lack of match winners who can shine with both bat and ball. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side is either too dependent on top order batsmen or bowlers to deliver the goods when required. In the middle it is the lack of genuine all-rounders that are hurting India.

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect action again: Report
Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect action again: Report

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has once again been reported for a suspect action, according to a report in ESPNcricinfo.

India vs Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan takes 100 Test wickets at home
India vs Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan takes 100 Test wickets at home

Ace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan today claimed his 100th Test wicket at home on the third day of the one-off match against India here Friday.

My bat should have a speed-gun: Andre Russell
My bat should have a speed-gun: Andre Russell

After tonking his way to a match winning 66 from just 36 balls, Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell said it would be a good idea to have a speed-gun on his bat.

Aiming to develop my finishing skills: Corey Anderson
Aiming to develop my finishing skills: Corey Anderson

Having become the leading scorer for his Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians, New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has expressed his desire to to evolve as the best finisher in the limited-overs format.

Waqar Younis responsible for seniors' ouster from team: Abdul Razzak
Waqar Younis responsible for seniors' ouster from team: Abdul Razzak

Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq says he was not surprised at the exclusion of several players since it was part of a plan by head coach Waqar Younis to oust seniors from the national team.

Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket
Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi's ODI careers came to an end on Friday following their World Cup quarterfinal defeat against Australia but the two players will continue to play Test and Twenty cricket respectively.

Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance
Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.

Cricket World Cup: Mathew Hayden puts 'resurgent' Shane Watson ahead of Mitch Marsh
Cricket World Cup: Mathew Hayden puts 'resurgent' Shane Watson ahead of Mitch Marsh

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden has expressed that he would like to see veteran all-rounder Shane Watson, instead of Mitch Marsh, play in the World Cup knockout stages.

Somerset sign Kiwi Corey Anderson for T20 Blast
Somerset sign Kiwi Corey Anderson for T20 Blast

Big-hitting New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson will play for Somerset in the second half of this season`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Wednesday.

No choice but to drop Shane Watson, says Aussie selector Rod Marsh
No choice but to drop Shane Watson, says Aussie selector Rod Marsh

Australia`s chairman of selectors Rod Marsh said Wednesday that Shane Watson`s poor form with the bat meant they had little choice but to drop the experienced all-rounder.

ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner
ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner

All-rounder Shane Watson was on Wednesday dropped from the Australian playing XI for their World Cup Pool A encounter against Afghanistan at the WACA here.

Indian media running ‘propaganda’ against Pakistan team, accuses Mohammad Hafeez
Indian media running ‘propaganda’ against Pakistan team, accuses Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan's star all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has accused Indian media of running propaganda to malign Pakistan cricket team. The sensational statement came days after India defeated Pakistan in their ICC World Cup 2015 match at Adelaide.

West Indies' Keiron Pollard vows to return with vengeance
West Indies' Keiron Pollard vows to return with vengeance

All-rounder Kieron Pollard has vowed to return with a vengeance following his omission from the West Indies team for the cricket World Cup.

David Warner urges Glenn Maxwell to be patient during World Cup
David Warner urges Glenn Maxwell to be patient during World Cup

Australian opening batsman David Warner Wednesday backed all-rounder Glenn Maxwell to star in the World Cup but wants him to show more patience in his innings.

Shahid Afridi should continue playing ODIs even after World Cup: Rashid Latif
Shahid Afridi should continue playing ODIs even after World Cup: Rashid Latif

Former captain Rashid Latif has sparked off a new controversy in Pakistan cricket by suggesting that flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi must not retire from one-day internationals after the World Cup.

Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in
Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in

All-rounder Shane Watson, who is struggling with a tight hamstring, joins a long list of absentees from Australia`s top batting line-up to face England in the tri-series one-day international at Hobart on Friday.

Shane Watson will perform well in 4th Test, hopes Glenn McGrath
Shane Watson will perform well in 4th Test, hopes Glenn McGrath

Legendary pacer Glenn McGrath is hopeful that all-rounder Shane Watson will do well in the fourth and final cricket Test against India at the SCG starting, January 6.

Fired up Yuvraj back in India reckoning, may replace injured Jadeja in World Cup squad
Fired up Yuvraj back in India reckoning, may replace injured Jadeja in World Cup squad

Speculations are rife that Yuvraj Singh is back in the India reckoning after lighting up the ongoing Ranji Trophy season with three back-to-back centuries. Giving these speculations a realistic touch is the injury to all-rounder designated, spinner Ravindra Jadeja.