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.

I would have struggled against Indian spinners: Hussey

Retired Michael Hussey has claimed he would have struggled to mount a Chennai salvage mission against world class Indian spinners like Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh and Ravindra Jadeja despite a penchant to wriggle Australia from desperate predicaments.

Have to find a way to score against spinners: Darren Sammy

West Indies captain said his batsmen have to find a way to score against Indian spinners for the team to have any chance of doing well in the ongoing three-Test series.

Ban spinners who don`t spin, says Swann

Graeme Swann has a simple solution for the age old problem of English spinners who toil but do not spin.

Won`t hesitate to open bowling with spinners: Sanga

Their spinners might have come a cropper in the loss to Rajasthan, but that will not deter DC skipper Sangakkara from opening the bowling against KKR with tweakers.