Australia aim to get up West Indies 'noses' with bouncers
Australia aim to get up West Indies 'noses' with bouncers

Caribbean pitches may no longer have the zing to excite express pacemen but Australia will still look to soften up West Indies with a barrage of bouncers in the upcoming test series, bowling coach Craig McDermott has said.

Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram
Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram

Having mentored many pacers in India, Sultan of Swing Wasim Akram feels fast bowling is becoming an integral part of Indian cricket with youngsters finding their heroes in the likes of Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav.

NBA: George scores 13 in return from injury
NBA: George scores 13 in return from injury

Paul George stood out in his much-anticipated return to Indiana, scoring 13 points in under 15 minutes of playing time as the Pacers routed the Miami Heat 112-89 on Sunday night.

Bowling is a big area of concern for India: Ian Chappell
Bowling is a big area of concern for India: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels bowling is a big area of concern for India and the defending champions should go with two spinners rather then depending on pacers during the cricket World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

India need to ensure fast bowlers are fit for WC duty: Brett Lee
India need to ensure fast bowlers are fit for WC duty: Brett Lee

Retired Australian pacer Brett Lee is of the opinion that one of the key factors for India to defend their title successfully in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup will be to ensure their fast bowlers retain fitness.

Pacers` Stephenson, Hibbert fined for flopping

Indiana guard Lance Stephenson was fined $10,000 and center Roy Hibbert docked $5,000 by the NBA on Thursday for flopping in the Pacers` 93-90 playoff win over Miami the night before.

NBA: Indiana Pacers beat Houston Rockets 100-91

Roy Hibbert scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 100-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in the NBA league.

It`s `Mission Save Dhoni` for Team India pacers

Team India have a "Save Dhoni" campaign ahead of them if they want to pre-empt a ban on their skipper in the Lord`s Test against England.