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India vs New Zealand: 1st Test will set tone for long home season, feels Ajinkya Rahane

India vs New Zealand: 1st Test will set tone for long home season, feels Ajinkya Rahane

India will begin the home season with a three-Test series against New Zealand, followed by England, Australia and Bangladesh.

Indian pitches helping spinners is nothing new: Harbhajan Singh

Indian pitches helping spinners is nothing new: Harbhajan Singh

Happy with team India's performance in the ongoing series , Harbhajan said that a 3-0 sweep is very much on the cards.

We can play spinners lot better, says India A coach Rahul Dravid

We can play spinners lot better, says India A coach Rahul Dravid

India A coach Rahul Dravid described the 119-run loss to Australia A as disappointing and said his team will look to sort out their batting frailties against spin and come back stronger in the next match of the triangular one-day series.

Don't bowl deliveries that violate 15-degree rule: Muttiah Muralitharan

Don't bowl deliveries that violate 15-degree rule: Muttiah Muralitharan

With ICC cracking down heavily on spinners with suspect action, SunRisers Hyderabad bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan feels youngsters should try to bowl deliveries that come naturally to them.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh begin with spin against New Zealand

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh begin with spin against New Zealand

Bangladesh gave New Zealand a taste of their own medicine by attacking with two spinners from the start in their World Cup Pool A match in Hamilton on Friday.

Spinners won't get much purchase in World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan

Spinners won't get much purchase in World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan

 Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralidaran Monday said that spinners will find the going difficult as they will not get much assistance or purchase from Australian and New Zealand pitches in the ICC World Cup starting Feb 14.

Ian Chappell's tips for India: Pick five bowlers for 4th Test

Ian Chappell's tips for India: Pick five bowlers for 4th Test

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels even though he backs the hosts to win the series 3-0, India should field five specialist bowlers including two spinners in the final cricket Test, starting January 6.

Spinners will play a key role in World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed

Spinners will play a key role in World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed

Pakistan's spin bowling coach, Mushtaq Ahmed believes that spinners will have a key role to play in the forthcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Pakistan chief selectors question ICC for chucking calls

Pakistan chief selectors question ICC for chucking calls

Former Test spinners and chief selectors Iqbal Qasim and Salahuddin Ahmed have questioned the current protocol of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for bowlers and said it was destroying the careers and livelihoods of players.

Daniel Vettori back for New Zealand, Pakistan bat first in Sharjah

Daniel Vettori back for New Zealand, Pakistan bat first in Sharjah

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final test against New Zealand in Sharjah on Wednesday.

Bowlers with illegal actions need to be spotted early: Anil Kumble

Bowlers with illegal actions need to be spotted early: Anil Kumble

 With ICC cracking the whip on bowlers with suspect actions, legendary Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble on Wednesday said those with illegal actions should be spotted and corrected at an early age. 

Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf

Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf

The Australian bowling attack lacked sharp spinners and that played a crucial role in Pakistan's victory in the first Test on Sunday, former captain Muhammad Yousuf said.

Pitch and selection headaches for Black Caps

New Zealand are mulling over the Queena`s Park Oval pitch here as they contemplate their final XI for the second Test against West Indies, starting Monday.

Finch defends Oz`s decision to snub `specialist spinners` for World T20 game against Bangladesh

Australian opener Aaron Finch has defended his team`s decision to snub specialist spinners for the dead rubber World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh, saying that it was the right call.

Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20

Discarded off-spinner Harbhajan Singh must be a happy man watching othersof his tribe doing well in the World Twenty20.

World Twenty20: Spinners can help India lift their second title

Before entering the fifth edition of World Twenty20, Team India had been playing poor cricket. In fact, there had been a huge dip in their performance since December 2013.

Maxwell vows to repeat `scary dose` against Pak if two teams meet again in World T20

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has vowed to repeat his dose of `scary tactics` against Pakistan if the two sides meet again in the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.

Michael Hussey calls on Oz cricketers to banish their spin demons

Retired Test batsman Michael Hussey has said after looking at the struggles of the Brisbane Heat batsmen against top-quality Indian spinners that Australia not only has a problem with producing international standard spinners, but has one in facing them as well.

Present era spinners don`t attempt to take wickets: Prasanna

Not too impressed with the current lot of spinners in international cricket, the legendary Erapalli Prasanna said not a single tweaker of the present era attempts to take wickets.

Defensive captains behind lack of world class leg-spinners: Warne

Shane Warne has admitted he is concerned with the moribund art of leg-spin, adding modern-day captains` defensive mindset is the main reason behind the lack of world-class leg spinners in cricket these days.