Friday, August 21, 2009

Cricket News

Morne Morkel left out

South Africa declared their ODI squad for upcoming Champions Trophy. They left out fast bowler Morne Morkel from the 15 men squad. Left arm pacer Lonwabo Tsotsobe has returned to the squad. The squad for the Champions Trophy is:

Graeme Smith (Captain), Johan Botha (Vice-Captain), Herschelle Gibbs, J P Duminy, Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn, Hashim Amla, AB De Villiers, Mark Boucher, Albie Morkel, Robin Peterson, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof Van Der Merwe, Makhaya Ntini & Wayne Parnell.

Afridi turns down Tasmanian offer

Pakistan all rounder & T20 Captain Shahid Afridi turn down Australia’s state Tasmania’s offer as he wants to concentrate on the upcoming series against New Zealand, followed by the tour of Australia. “I declined as Pakistan is already due to tour Australia in December and I want to focus on that”. Afridi said


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