Cricket News sort by Captaincy

In a rather surprising development, West Indian wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin has been chosen as Windies’ new captain in the five-day format.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had approached Younus Khan to captain Pakistan in limited-overs in order to reduce the workload on Misbahul Haq but the former captain declined the request, insisting on need to concentrate on his batting and his desire to stay away from controversies.

After months of rumours before the World Cup, Misbah-ul-Haq was finally handed the one-day captaincy of the Pakistan national team after the former captain Shahid Afridi developed estranged relationship with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the team management. Afridi who had led a battered Pakistan squad to the semi-final of the prestigious International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2011, where the men in green were beaten by arch-rivals India, returned home as a conqueror and was expected to be retained by the cricket board.

The English young pacer, Stuart Broad, is satisfied with his new post as the skipper of England’s T20 wing and is confident to face and meet all challenges.

During one of the presentation ceremonies in this year’s Indian Premier League, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was asked the question about how he goes about captaining a T20 side