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Damien Fleming voted ‘best commentator’ in Oz cricketers’ survey

Damien Fleming voted ‘best commentator’ in Oz cricketers’ surveySydney, Dec. 9 : Former fast bowler Damien Fleming has been voted as the `best cricket commentator' by his peers in new survey by the Australian Cricketers'' Association.

The ABC and Fox Sports broadcaster polled just ahead of his former Victorian and Australian teammate Shane Warne, who makes guest appearances for Channel Nine and in England.

In contrast, former fast bowler Geoff Lawson failed to poll a vote in the survey, News. com. au reports.

According to the report, ABC funny man and analyst Kerry O''Keeffe also polled strongly, while the ageless Richie Benaud was clearly Channel Nine''s most popular commentator.

Benaud, Mark Nicholas and Michael Slater were their only commentators to rank in the top half of the survey while all the others were in single-figure percentages, the survey noted.
(ANI)


Van Gaal 'not shocked' by League Cup exit

Louis Van GaalLondon, Aug. 27 - Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has insisted that he is not shocked by his side's four nil thrashing by the Milton Keynes Dons in Tuesday's Capital One League Cup encounter.  Read more »

Everton sign Cameroon striker Eto'o

London, Aug 27 - Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has inked a two-year-deal with Everton FC after being released by Chelsea last season.

Eto'o, 33, joins on a free transfer and links up with former  Read more »

ICC questioning Ajmal's bowling action unfair, untimely: Mahmood

Azhar-MahmoodKarachi, Aug 27 : Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has raised questions over the timing of the decision to refer Saeed Ajmal for a suspect bowling action.  Read more »

Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosra

Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosraKarachi, Aug 27 - Pakistan's off spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to play in the third and last one day match of the current three match series against Sir Lanka which will be held on August 30.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »

Button feels sympathetic with Hamilton following Belgian GP row with Rosberg

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 26 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.  Read more »