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Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock criticises Quinton De Kock 'deception' over Fakhar Zaman run-out
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Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock criticises Quinton De Kock 'deception' over Fakhar Zaman run-out

Speaking on air, Shaun Pollock said he believed the incident should have been sent to the third umpire for a ruling.

Former South Africa pacer Shaun Pollock says India in a really strong position now with regard to fast bowling department
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Former South Africa pacer Shaun Pollock says India in a really strong position now with regard to fast bowling department

Former South Africa speedster Shaun Pollock on Sunday said India currently has depth in the pace-bowling department and gone are the days when the country would struggle to find a quality third or back-up seamer.

Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock says no problem with saliva if cricket is played in bio-bubble
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Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock says no problem with saliva if cricket is played in bio-bubble

Cricket can resume normally and even use of saliva to shine the ball won't pose any health risk if the matches are played inside bio-secure environment, reckons South African pace great Shaun Pollock.

Former England captain Michael Atherton calls on ICC to allow more substitutions for injuries requiring hospital visits
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Former England captain Michael Atherton calls on ICC to allow more substitutions for injuries requiring hospital visits

Atherton, who has led England in 54 Tests, said there will be one or two issues when international cricket resume after the break

India pacer Jasprit Bumrah reveals his love for Dukes ball, says it helps balance the competition in an era dominated by batsmen
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India pacer Jasprit Bumrah reveals his love for Dukes ball, says it helps balance the competition in an era dominated by batsmen

India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah says he feels most comfortable bowling with the Dukes ball manufactured in England compared to the India made SG Test or the Australian Kookaburra as it provides even competition in a game that is increasingly loaded in favour of batsmen.

My Favourite Match: A tie, a lie and complete disregard for maths - How Australia vs South Africa '99 World Cup semi-final ruined my childhood
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My Favourite Match: A tie, a lie and complete disregard for maths - How Australia vs South Africa '99 World Cup semi-final ruined my childhood

For a generation of Indians, the epic 1999 World Cup semi-final between Australia and South Africa remains one of the foremost matches we were heavily invested in as a neutral, or perhaps that’s the one game we remember for its sheer ludicrousness.

Former India seamer Javagal Srinath did not get the credit he deserved, says Shaun Pollock
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Former India seamer Javagal Srinath did not get the credit he deserved, says Shaun Pollock

Javagal Srinath spearheaded India's pace attack in the 90s with aplomb but former South African seamer Shaun Pollock believes the Indian never got the credit he deserved.

Shaun Pollock recalls time when Sachin Tendulkar said it was 'difficult' to tackle 'short-pitched' bowling in Australia
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Shaun Pollock recalls time when Sachin Tendulkar said it was 'difficult' to tackle 'short-pitched' bowling in Australia

Pollock said there was a time when all their plans would fall apart against Tendulkar and they would wait for him to make a mistake

South Africa vs England: Former England players condemn suspension of Proteas speedster Kagiso Rabada from fourth Test
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South Africa vs England: Former England players condemn suspension of Proteas speedster Kagiso Rabada from fourth Test

Kagiso Rabada was fined and handed a demerit point after celebrating under the nose of England captain Joe Root having bowled him on the first day of the third Test.

India vs South Africa: Sport is business now, can't help if players choose county over country, says Shaun Pollock
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India vs South Africa: Sport is business now, can't help if players choose county over country, says Shaun Pollock

"They have to make business decisions, where they are going to make money, where they are going to get opportunities and you can't fight against it," Pollock said.

Cricket Australia dumps boundary countback rule in Big Bash, multiple Super Overs to decide winners of tiebreakers
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Cricket Australia dumps boundary countback rule in Big Bash, multiple Super Overs to decide winners of tiebreakers

Cricket Australia said that under the new rules, if two teams are tied at the end of a final and then again after a Super Over, subsequent Super Overs will be played until there is a clear winner in both the men's and women's T20 leagues.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts

Many of cricket’s recent rule changes defy common sense. The first step for the new ICC CEO would be to take stock of them. Certainly this boundary-rule must be the first to be buried if the game has to grow beyond hardcore fans and experts. Over to you ICC.

Former South Africa great Jacques Kallis calls inclusion of women's cricket in Commonwealth Games 2022 as 'fantastic news'
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Former South Africa great Jacques Kallis calls inclusion of women's cricket in Commonwealth Games 2022 as 'fantastic news'

'It's fantastic news that women's T20 cricket could be returning to the Commonwealth Games, it's been far too long,' Kallis wrote in his column for the ICC.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From England's 1987 defeat against Australia to Shaun Pollock's mathematical slip up, 10 heartbreaking moments from showpiece event
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From England's 1987 defeat against Australia to Shaun Pollock's mathematical slip up, 10 heartbreaking moments from showpiece event

Here we look at England's loss against Australia in 1987, India's first-round exit in 2007 and some other heart-breaking moments from World Cups of the past.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Proteas flaunt their fast bowling prowess to turn the scales against Sarfraz Ahmed and Co
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Proteas flaunt their fast bowling prowess to turn the scales against Sarfraz Ahmed and Co

Duanne Olivier, who is mentored by Allan Donald, was on fire claiming 11 wickets to rock the brittle Pakistan batting line-up.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn goes past Shaun Pollock to become Proteas' highest-wicket taker in Tests
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn goes past Shaun Pollock to become Proteas' highest-wicket taker in Tests

Fakhar Zaman's dismissal brought to an end more than three years of frustration during which Dale Steyn missed no fewer than 27 Test matches because of injury.

WATCH: India's Rishabh Pant takes over commentary from behind the stumps, sledges Australia's Pat Cummins
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WATCH: India's Rishabh Pant takes over commentary from behind the stumps, sledges Australia's Pat Cummins

Check out Rishabh Pant's hilarious commentary for R Ashwin's over as he engages with Australia's Pat Cummins at the start of his innings on Day 5 of the Adelaide Test.

South Africa pacer Dale Steyn joins Hampshire; eyes international return in July against Sri Lanka
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South Africa pacer Dale Steyn joins Hampshire; eyes international return in July against Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn will join the county in June and train ahead of South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka, which starts in July

South African pacer Dale Steyn aims to make comeback with county cricket stint at Hampshire
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South African pacer Dale Steyn aims to make comeback with county cricket stint at Hampshire

Dale Steyn said on Sunday that he was close to full fitness after missing the series against Australia following his latest setback, a heel injury suffered in the first Test against India in January.

Australia ball-tampering scandal: ICC to review its punishment following Steve Smith-Cameron Bancroft incident
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: ICC to review its punishment following Steve Smith-Cameron Bancroft incident

Cricket Australia has banned Steve Smith and David Warner from international and domestic cricket for a year while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft was exiled for nine months over the incident during the third Test in South Africa.