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Harbhajan Singh lashes out at Darrell Hair, calls Aussie umpire ‘mad’

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh came down heavily on former ICC umpire Darrell Hair, who picked Saqlain Mushtaq, Muthiah Muralitharan and the India off-spinner as ‘role models’ for the increasing number of ‘chuckers’

We are not ICC's sons-in-law, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan also criticised Darrell Hair for calling him, Saqlain and Muralitharan 'role model for chuckers'. Photo: AP/ File

India's discarded off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has come down heavily on former ICC umpire Darrell Hair, who has sarcastically picked out three Asian spinners-Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan), Harbhajan Singh

Asian coaches now in demand

Paul Farbrace

There was a time when coaches from Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and England were in great demand and all of Asia’s Test-playing teams had foreign coaches.

‘New payment structure negotiated in good spirit’


The West Indies Cricket Board has claimed that the players’ new payment structure had been discussed in “good spirit” and was “properly negotiated”.

I’m not as popular as Sachin or Akram, says Salman Butt

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt says he still has passion for cricket and is hopeful of comeback (Photo: AFP)

Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt – who is serving a 10-year-ban – turned 30 on Tuesday and is hopeful of a comeback.

World's oldest cricket statistician Anandji Dossa dies at 99

Dossa was associated with the All India Radio (AIR) as cricket statistician from 1956-57 to 1972-73. Photo: Screengrab

World's oldest cricket statistician Anandji Dossa died today in USA. Last week only he turned 99.

Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal rectify suspect action

Saqlain Mushtaq

Assuming there are no last-minute glitches, suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will rectify his bowling action under the supervision of his compatriot Saqlain Mushtaq in Pakistan.

IPL spot-fixing: Sourav Ganguly gives clean chit to controversial RR vs CSK match

Sourav Ganaguly’s inputs may be noted in the recent report submitted to SC by the Mudgal panel. Photo: AP/ File

The members of the Mudgal probe committee met here in Mumbai for two days on Saturday and Sunday, it is learnt here.

‘Society doesn’t allow girlfriends on tour’

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Sunil Dev, manager of the Indian team in Test leg of the England-India series shares his displeasure about Anushka and Virat spending time together on the tour

Stuart Broad’s Helmet is unsafe, suspects Dennis AMiss

Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has been using a different helmet than the other England batsmen, according to former opener Dennis Amiss, who is considered to be the pioneer of helmet in this game.

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.