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wicketkeeper

Cricket the player on the fielding side positioned directly behind the wicket
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Sharjah: Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Saleem Yousuf is back at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, where he is well remembered for his spectacular catches and pugnacious batting during the Cricketers Benefit Fund Series in the 1980s.
The Cricket Wales youth programme has produced some excellent wicketkeepers.
They will be given extensive wicketkeeping tips free of cost because I want to produce wicketkeepers who can contribute for Pakistan.
We must got to select and groom good wicketkeeper which is very important for our current cricket and an eye on the future", he said.
GEOFF COOK has hailed Phil Mustard as Durham's greatest wicketkeeper on the day he claimed another county record.
Auckland, Oct 27(ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy doesn't believe that booze should be banned from cricketers' lives and insists that in moderation it is beneficial to overall performance.
Giles persuaded Frost to come out of a year-long retirement in January when Tim Ambrose, Warwickshire's first-choice wicketkeeper, was called up for England's tour of New Zealand.
Ever since Gilchrist made his entry into international cricket in 1999, every other wicketkeeper in the world has suffered by comparison.
In Yorkshire's case `B' and five wicketkeepers, not four
England Under-17 international Richard Johnson, who is a pupil at Solihull School, and Ian Stevenson of Sutton Coldfield are two promising homegrown wicketkeepers but neither are considered to be ready for first team cricket at this stage.
It's a good thing to have competition for places and English cricket has always been noted for having many top-class wicketkeepers.
In Kamran's absence, the selectors had tried out separate wicketkeepers for each format with Shakeel Ansar and Sarfraz Ahmed for T20s and ODIs respectively, but both were overlooked in favour of Kamran.