Surrey U17s Reach National Final

Surrey U17s have made the ECB National Final after a dramatic victory over Wales at Pentyrch CC this week. Batting first in a two day game that sees each side… The post Surrey U17s Reach National Final appeared first on Kia Oval.

Farokh Engineer On Coaches In Cricket – "We Never Had Any" – Cricket World TV

Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer tells Cricket World () that when he played for India, there were ‘no recognised coaches’. Speaking here after the Lord’s Test, his words are still particularly relevant given that India would go on to lose the series 3-1 and have subsequently made changes to their coaching line-up ahead of the ODIs. However, things were once very different, as Farokh relates here, talking about learning from mistakes, shadow play and fending for himself as an international cricketer

Sachithra Senanayake returns from Perth

Media Release SLC is pleased to inform the Media the arrival of the Sri Lankan Off Spinner Sachithra Senanayake from Perth, Australia. Sachithra was working on remodeling of his bowling action at the University of Western Australia with the aid of the University consultant coach on corrective suspect bowling actions Darryl Foster. Darryl, together with the University Bio Mechanist conducted 10 days of remedial work to remodel Sachithra’s action.

Captaincy helps Vince stand tall

When you take over the captaincy of a side with an outstanding T20 pedigree it can come with significant pressure, but James Vince has taken to the role with aplomb in a season where his England credentials have risen

Fist forming and extreme hat retrieval

It’s the fashion these days to look back on a losing streak and say that you were playing well in patches and that you knew all it would take would be a slight improvement and everything would be hunky-dory again. This always gets on our nerves, because of course you played well in patches.

Strong Batting Day for Second XI

A century from Will Vanderspar and runs from Arun Harinath, Aaron West and Dominic Sibley saw Surrey Second XI bat themselves into a strong position against Glamorgan in Newport. Batting… The post Strong Batting Day for Second XI appeared first on Kia Oval.

Twenty20 Just a Platform, Tests Still the Ultimate Dream: Unmukt Chand

21st August 2014 Unmukt Chand, who also plays for Rajasthan Royals, feels that it is very difficult to take out the Test cricketer from the ‘blood of every aspiring cricketer. With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India’s humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U-19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still remains the dream of every young cricketer.

Rajasthan Royals to do Talent Scouting For South Australian Trip

21st August 2014 A young team of 15 school cricketers will be picked by the Rajasthan Royals to represent the country and play against various South Australian school teams in T20 matches ahead of ICC World Cup 2015. A squad of 15 talented school cricketers aged between 16-18 will be selected to represent the country against various South Australian school teams of similar age group in T20 matches as a part of the promotional activity for the upcoming 2015 ICC World Cup.

BCCI needs to handle Varun Aaron with care: Former India & current RR physio John Gloster

21st August 2014 The Indian cricket board (BCCI) must take special care of injury-prone fast bowler Varun Aaron to ensure he has a long and successful international career, feels former national team physio John Gloster. Gloster, who had worked with the Indian team from 2005-2008, feels that “maintaining proper workload is an area of concern not only for Indian fast bowlers as well bowlers from other part of the world”.