Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wicket-keeping skills in the Test format has came under scrutiny yet again with former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe saying that the Indian gloveman has become a mere "stopper" due to burnout and attrition.
Former England coach Andy Flower has launched an impassioned defence of Alastair Cook, describing the under-fire captain as a cricketer who has achieved extraordinary things for his country and still has plenty to offer.
Sachin Tendulkar made everyone at Lord`s nostalgic with some delectable strokes but it was young Aaron Finch, who stole the show with a magnificent 181 as MCC comfortably beat Rest of the World by seven wickets in the `Bicentenary Celebrations` match here on Saturday.
Shane Warne suffered a suspected broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in an MCC v Rest of the World exhibition match at Lord`s on Saturday.
Former Indian batting legend VVS Laxman cannot wait to see the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara taking on spin legends Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. Sachin who leads the Marylebone Cricket Club will take on Rest of the World XI under the captaincy of Shane Warne on Saturday at Lords.
Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord`s turf leading the MCC XI against Shane Warne-led World XI in a bi-centenary celebrations match here on Saturday.
Stuart Broad has insisted England are anything but a depressed side after former star batsman Kevin Pietersen suggested there was "an underlying current of unhappiness" in the dressing room after recent defeats.