Chandimal wants more from his batsmen

Sri Lanka's stand-in captain was pleased to take points from the game, but felt his side could have taken the bonus point too if only his batsmen did not waste the starts they got
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 16:44:16

England dig deep in their 'best' performance under Morgan

Inspiration with the bat came from Jos Buttler, then England managed to overcome the loss of Liam Plunkett with the ball
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 16:13:41

Smith calls for end of 'soft signal' rulings

Though he had calmed down somewhat after the match, Steven Smith was far from impressed when given out caught behind at a vital phase of Australia's innings
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 15:08:10

Scotland score first points, keep UAE winless

Matthew Cross hits maiden ODI century in 31-run victory
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 14:32:57

Bavuma fractures finger, sidelined from final India Test

South Africa do not name a replacement for Johannesburg, already have cover in the form of Theunis de Bruyn
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 12:45:39

Pant hammers fourth successive 50-plus score

The wicketkeeper-batsman made 58 off 33 balls to power Delhi to an eight-wicket win against Tamil Nadu in Kolkata
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 12:27:29

Pakistan hope change in format brings change in fortunes

They are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in T20Is, but New Zealand have a clear psychological edge going into Monday's game at the Westpac Stadium, having won 12 matches on the bounce against Pakistan across formats
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 16:07:47

Hales admits to learning a lesson about responsibility

The England opener said it had been "a long few months" following the incident in Bristol last September but was now focused on cementing his one-day spot
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 16:48:38

Mandeep powers Punjab win via Super Over

Mandeep Singh's 29-ball 45 helped Punjab tie Karnataka's total, before his unbeaten 10 off four balls was instrumental in his side clinching the eliminator
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 10:34:21

Thisara Perera's all-round brilliance keeps Sri Lanka alive

The allrounder followed figures of 4 for 33 - his best since 2012 - with an unbeaten 39 off 26 balls to give Sri Lanka their first points in the tri-series
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 14:34:04

West Indies' Persaud, Perez leave U-19 World Cup midway

The 17-year-old wicketkeeper left for Guyana on Saturday night following his mother's death
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 06:46:30

Buttler's blast sets up England to seal series

Jos Buttler's stunning century and a composed all-round effort with the ball helped England clinch the ODI series with two matches to play
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 13:51:12

IPL guarantees replacement for Stokes if need be

The franchise that signs the England allrounder at the auction can seek a replacement player if he is not available for the entire 2018 season due to the legal proceeding concerning the charge of affray against him
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 16:42:25

We needed the break after the World Cup - Harmanpreet Kaur

The India allrounder said that while a series or two would have been good use of the momentum after last year's World Cup, the break was needed
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 17:21:29

Stokes, Gayle, Ashwin, Dhawan part of marquee set

The IPL auction will begin on January 27 with 16 marquee players going up for bidding, including Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Ajinkya Rahane and Shakib Al Hasan
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 11:49:48

Wessels fails to make IPL auction as Blast feats go unnoticed

As many as 24 England-based professionals will enter the IPL auction, but Wessels is one of three players not to make the cut
Last update: 21 Jan 2018 02:27:35

Turner, Bancroft fifties move Scorchers to top spot

Scorchers went top after winning their sixth-straight game at the WACA, this time against third-placed Hurricanes - and Jofra Archer was exciting IPL observers once more
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 17:39:35

Mitchell Santner's challenge now to disguise the 'claw'

New Zealand's left-arm spinner claimed Fakhar Zaman with his version of the carrom ball, but now he knows everyone is talking about it
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 14:19:35

Ervine credits Vikings for Raza's hot streak

Sri Lanka must contend with Sikandar Raza's contentment in Bangladesh conditions after his success in the BPL
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 11:44:39

Mashrafe goes to Shinepukur as DPL draft's first pick

But since the tournament's authority, the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolitan (CCDM), has allowed clubs to exchange players among themselves, ESPNcricinfo has learned that the fast bowler is likely to be snapped up by Abahani Limited
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 11:23:44

Thunder's batting might keeps them alive

Chasing just 148 after a disciplined bowling performance, Thunder's top three of Usman Khawaja, James Vince and Shane Watson crushed the Stars bowlers, who were defending an under-par total
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 12:02:08

Top order batsmen didn't do their jobs this series - Mickey Arthur

Pakistan's coach said that with the World Cup not far away, they needed to become a team that could shake the tournament up
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 11:59:47

Vitori allowed to resume bowling in international matches

Following remedial work and reassessment, Brian Vitori's bowling action has been found to be legal
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 11:07:10

Rachin Ravindra helps NZ finish top of Group A

Rachin Ravindra's half-century and four-wicket haul vaulted New Zealand to the top of Group A, thereby setting up a quarter-final against Afghanistan in Christchurch
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 09:55:51

Devcich seals Northern Districts' maiden Super Smash title

The left-handed opener made 51 off 24 balls after taking three middle-order wickets to help Northern Districts chase a target of 100 with more than 11 overs to spare
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 11:27:01

Ireland clinch thrilling consolatory win against Afghanistan

Ireland clinched their first win of the tournament but in their last attempt of the group stage, when they beat Afghanistan by only four runs in Whangarei
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 09:02:56

Athanaze ton, Yadram, Royal blow Kenya away

Despite the 222-run win, the defending champions are no longer in contention for the knockouts
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 07:38:38

England march into quarter-finals with massive win

With centuries from Liam Banks and Will Jacks, England handed Canada a 282-run drubbing to now face Australia in the quarter-final
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 07:46:35

Door not closed on locally developed talent - Dassanayake

The USA coach says players and fans need to embrace the reality that in the promotion and relegation atmosphere of Associate cricket, coaches and administrators are under strong pressure to pick their best eligible XI
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 13:25:57

Bruised Sri Lanka battle to stay alive

Sri Lanka's dire start to the new year has made Zimbabwe unlikely favourites, and another defeat will see Dinesh Chandimal's team crash out of the tri-series
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 08:02:51

Australia pin hopes on big guns to keep series alive

A victory in Sydney will give England the one-day series with two matches to spare as the home side face growing questions over selection and tactics
Last update: 20 Jan 2018 08:55:39

South African allrounder Dik Abed dies aged 73

Apartheid denied him a chance to play for South Africa, and he went on to captain Netherlands in the 1982 ICC Trophy
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 17:18:15

Shakib pleased with 'healthy competition' among Bangladesh's big three

Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan scored fifties in the same ODI for the third time in their careers, contributing to a thumping win against Sri Lanka
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 17:22:28

Coach can't do miracles, SL have to step up - Thisara

Getting Chandika Hathurusingha on board was a "positive," Thisara Perera said but added that won't change Sri Lanka's fortunes overnight
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 15:10:37

'Ashwin will come first in the auction' - Dhoni

The Chennai Super Kings captain hopes the franchise can reassemble its old core group of players, but has cautioned that it might not be easy to achieve given the unpredictability of the IPL auction
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 14:27:43

Luke Wright bids farewell to Melbourne Stars

The allrounder ends a seven-year association with the club, during which he became their highest run-getter with 1479 runs in 57 matches, including two memorable hundreds
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 11:52:20

Leicestershire sign Abbas, Sohail as overseas players

Leicestershire have made a double Pakistan pace bowler signing for the 2018 season, with Paul Nixon beginning his tenure as head coach by bringing in Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan to share overseas player duties
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 13:19:11

JP Duminy smashes 37 runs in an over

Legspinner Eddie Leie ended up conceding the second-most runs in a single over in List A cricket history
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 11:53:55

Gill, spinners lead rout of Zimbabwe

India sealed a comprehensive 10-wicket win against Zimbabwe to maintain an all-win record in the group stages and will play their knockout clash, in all likelihood against Bangladesh, in Queenstown on January 26
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 08:45:56

Arjun Nair suspended for suspect action

At the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane, Nair bowled with an action "markedly different" from the one he used in the BBL match, which incurred an automatic ban for 90 days
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 06:23:05

Shakib, Tamim fire Bangladesh to their biggest ODI win

Bangladesh's four seniormost cricketers came to the fore to deliver them a 163-run win - their biggest in ODIs - over Sri Lanka in Mirpur
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 13:33:46

Injury sidelines Mathews for two ODIs

Mathews suffered a right hamstring tightness while he was batting against Zimbabwe earlier in the series. Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in his absence
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 06:43:10

Pakistan seal quarter-final berth, Sri Lanka knocked out

A slim and slightly tense chase helped Pakistan seal a three-wicket win and a quarter-final berth, led by a combined five wickets between their quick bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Suleman Shafqat
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 07:34:38

McSweeney 156, Ralston 7 for 15 bulldoze PNG

Half-centuries from captain Jason Sangha and Param Uppal contributed to Australia's all-round effort, handing PNG a mammoth 311-run drubbing in Lincoln
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 07:43:42

Safe pair of wicketkeeping hands missing from India's Test team

The dearth of capable young wicketkeepers forces selectors to keep turning back to the pair of Parthiv Patel and and Dinesh Karthik
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 18:55:47

Contrasting schedules for teams unfair - Mangongo

Matches on alternate days and little downtime between games against Australia and India have hampered Zimbabwe's preparation, according to their Under-19 coach
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 03:56:07

All-round Root stars as England take 2-0 lead

England's spinners - including Joe Root - played a starring role to help set-up victory before half-centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales launched the chase
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 12:56:25

India must answer the tough questions, at least in the dressing room

The India captain might not do it when he faces the media but when the team sits down together, every player must dissect everything that went wrong for them in yet another unsuccessful overseas campaign if they are to move forward
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 12:32:57

Zimbabwe plan for life after Taylor, Masakadza

Stephen Mangongo, Zimbabwe's Under-19 coach, hopes about five players from the youth team graduate to the senior team and also help revive schools cricket in the country
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 03:22:00

New Zealand overcome late surge to seal 5-0 sweep

Martin Guptill's 13th ODI century and Matt Henry's four-wicket haul led the way as New Zealand endured a late attack from Pakistan's lower order to seal the series
Last update: 19 Jan 2018 06:41:28

'Feel like I am in the best form of my life' - de Villiers

The South Africa batsman has said that he is in a 'good space' physically and mentally after series-turning contributions against India
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 18:27:49

Nurul Hasan hits rapid ton in high-scoring draw

In Sylhet, North Zone and East Zone played out a low-scoring draw with only Mominul Haque hitting triple digits in the match
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 16:01:25

Ireland pile up their highest total in fourth straight win

Scotland made a fist of the 332 chase, with Michael Jones, Calum MacLeod, and Michael Leask making fifties, but they ultimately fell short by 24 runs
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 15:06:02

Corruption charges against Zimbabwe domestic cricket official

The ICC has laid out three charges against Rajan Nayar, including offering a player cash to improperly influence play in an international match
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 14:16:34

Challenge for Australia to catch one-day pace-setters

Australia will have to make do without Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins as they seek to level the series against a confident England at the Gabba
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 17:28:41

Yorkshire chiefs propose Championship shake-up

Enthusiasm for a restructuring of the County Championship is gathering pace as England's professional clubs approach 2020 in a state of nervous anticipation
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 17:53:52

Kohli becomes second Indian to 900 Test-ranking points

In the bowlers rankings, James Anderson reclaimed the top spot from Kagiso Rabada, who now trails the England seamer by 15 points
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 12:21:20

Abbott's four-for dismantles Heat for third-lowest BBL total

The Sydney Sixers had as close to a perfect T20 day as possible, bowling the Brisbane Heat out for 73, and then chasing it down in 10 overs
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 14:48:48

SL in trouble, Mathews under injury cloud

Bangladesh would view that as an excellent opportunity to put one over the team that is now under the charge of their former coach Chandika Hathurusingha
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 18:38:20

Court date set to delay Stokes' England comeback

Ben Stokes' England comeback is set to be delayed further after he was reportedly given a date of February 13 to appear before Bristol Magistrates' Court
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 17:34:20

New Zealand eye whitewash against wilting Pakistan

Can Pakistan end the five-match ODI series with something positive to take into the T20s, or will a sizzling New Zealand hammer the final nail in the visitors' coffin?
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 16:41:51

Kohli named ICC's cricketer and captain of the year

Australia's Steven Smith took home the other big prize as he was recognised as the best Test player of 2017
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 07:44:47

Canada's Gill and Arslan see off Namibia's challenge

Namibia collapsed from 151 for 3 to 193 all out, a spell of play that cost them their game against Canada in the Under-19 World Cup
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 05:14:10

Brook, Woods, Bamber overwhelm Bangladesh

Ethan Bamber and Euan Woods restricted Bangladesh to a mere 175 and England chased down the target with 123 balls to spare courtesy Harry Brook's 102*
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 07:18:42

Hazlewood out of Brisbane ODI with virus

Jhye Richardson is a step closer to making his ODI debut with Josh Hazlewood laid low by a virus
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 03:05:47

'This team is a band of brothers' - Raza

The Zimbabwe allrounder, who followed an unbeaten 81 with ten tight overs and two vital catches in a 12-run win against Sri Lanka, believes consistency in selection has boosted the team's confidence in their ability
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 16:58:45

'So many soft dismissals in one match hurt a lot' - Kohli

India's captain has asked every member of the team to reflect on the soft dismissals and errors made by them
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 15:52:55

South Africa's desire to win on display in the field

After the kick to the gut that was their previous tour to India, South Africa really, really wanted to get their own back. And their eagerness to do so showed through clearly
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 16:03:15

Lancashire complete jigsaw with Mennie signing

Mennie has played one Test and two ODIs for Australia will bolster an attack that lost Kyle Jarvis and Ryan McLaren at the end of the 2017 season
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 14:38:37

'I'm not sitting here comforting my guys' - Kohli

India's captain said he wanted his players 'be hard on themselves' after the defeat in Centurion, while responding combatively to questions about selection and his team's overseas record in his post-match press conference
Last update: 18 Jan 2018 03:41:41

Du Plessis calls for 'collective' effort to maintain pitch standards in SA

Despite success in the second Test, South Africa's captain was concerned with the uncharacteristic SuperSport Park surface it was played on
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 16:46:34

Carey's 100 puts Strikers on top of the table

The centurion was assisted by Jake Weatherald's 65, as together they added 171 for the first wicket, the second-highest partnership in the tournament's seven-season history
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 14:20:44

On reflection, I'd withdraw the appeal - Stewart

"Moving forward, if I'm in such a situation, I'd withdraw the decision to go upstairs," the West Indies U-19 captain said after his team's controversial obstructing-the-field call sparked debate
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 12:16:01

Stokes 'delighted' to be able to resume England 'honour'

Ben Stokes has been made available for England selection following a meeting of the ECB Board despite being charged with affray
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 21:04:37

Billings captaincy will spark scramble for Northeast signing

Paul Downton will also return as Kent's director of cricket as he tries to put his England misadventure behind him
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 18:46:35

Makwetu, Rolfes lead South Africa into quarter-finals

South Africa joined New Zealand as the second quarter-finalists from Group A after they dumped defending champions West Indies out of the tournament
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 10:42:19

'Off-guard' Australia spurred by MCG - Warner

David Warner also echoed the comments of captain Steven Smith who said England were setting the style to follow in one-day cricket although Jonny Bairstow added it was easier said than done to copy
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 16:36:27

Debutant Ngidi's 6 for 39 seals series for South Africa

It was a brown banana peel for South Africa, but they adapted to a subcontinent-style track with great skill to win back the Freedom Trophy
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 14:48:45

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to seal quarter-final berth

The victory was set up by a trio of half-centuries from Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil, and Darwish Rasooli, to set up an imposing total of 284 for 7
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 11:36:26

Zimbabwe overcome Thisara blitz in thrilling win

Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a Full Member at a neutral venue in 15 years
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 14:47:49

Jakob Bhula's 180 leads New Zealand to 436 and a crushing victory

New Zealand produced an immense performance against Kenya, their top three batsmen raining 14 sixes at Hagley Oval to rack up the highest total of this Under-19 World Cup
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 09:17:30

Australia breeze past Zimbabwe to improve quarter-final chances

Their victory was set up by new-ball quick Xavier Bartlett, who knocked over the top three Zimbabwe batsmen inside 11 overs
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 04:56:42

Lyon bids for World Cup spinner's berth

A match haul of 3 for 18 in the Big Bash on Tuesday was a reminder that the Australia offspinner can be valuable in limited-overs cricket as well
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 04:22:58

West Indies spark spirit-of-cricket debate with controversial dismissal

Emmanuel Stewart, the West Indies captain, appealed for obstructing the field after a South Africa batsman picked up the ball close to off stump, even though it was stationary
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 07:08:28

NZ rotate Boult out, Wheeler gets T20 call-up

Trent Boult has been rested from the final ODI against Pakistan on Friday as well as the first T20I that follows next week
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 03:08:43

Elgar hopes to heal the scars from India

South Africa's defeat on turning tracks in India in 2015 ended a nine-year unbeaten run and they are burning for revenge
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 19:26:17

Mitchell Johnson pulls out of PSL

The Australian quick's absence is a major blow to a bowling attack that could also miss Usman Khan who is still recovering from a stress fracture of a back
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:05:48

Markram in race to be fit for Wanderers Test

South Africa opener picked up a mild left-quadricep strain in Centurion and did not take the field in India's second innings
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 15:22:25

Rankin three-for, Balbirnie fifty brush Scotland away

Scotland opener Michael Jones made 87 on debut, but the rest of their batsmen crumbled to Boyd Rankin and co. in Dubai
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 14:40:34

Afghanistan's Test debut set for June in Bengaluru

The one-off Test will be played between June 14 and 18, a year after Afghanistan were given Full Membership by the ICC
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 15:43:26

Second chance for stars to impress ahead of IPL auction

The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav will feature in the Syed Mushtaq Ali knockouts from January 21, following the conclusion of the T20 league's zonal phase
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:49:01

Lyon and Maddinson hand Stars a thrashing

The offspinner claimed three wickets while the opener smashed a 23-ball fifty to put the Melbourne Stars out of contention for the semi-finals
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 13:43:16

Zimbabwe look to revive happy times against Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe have already lost one game in this series, but they have good memories from their last meeting against Sri Lanka to draw inspiration from
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 05:19:59

D'Arcy Short injures Kirsten's jaw in nasty training incident

Gary Kirsten, the Hobart Hurricanes' coach, was left with multiple broken teeth after being struck by a fierce drive in the nets
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 11:14:05

Gregory handed Somerset T20 captaincy

The allrounder's appointment completes Somerset's captaincy restructuring ahead of the 2018 English season
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 10:41:28

Ngidi leaves India reeling in 287 chase

Chasing 287 on a pitch with treacherous low bounce, India ended day four of the Centurion Test 35 for 3, with both their openers and Virat Kohli back in the dressing room
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:59:17

Virat Kohli penalised for poor on-field behaviour

The India captain was fined 25% of his match fee and received one demerit point for his conduct with on-field umpire Michael Gough on the third day in Centurion
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 12:26:23

Aditya Thakare called up to India's U-19 World Cup squad

The Vidarbha fast bowler is cover for the injured Ishan Porel and is set to fly to New Zealand on Wednesday
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 06:37:20

Shoaib Malik suffers delayed concussion signs

The Pakistan allrounder was struck on the back of the head while batting in Hamilton and, after suffering signs of delayed concussion, did not take the field for the second innings
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 18:11:10

Anukul Roy's five-for leads rout of PNG

A second win for India in Group B has all but ensured their place in the quarter-finals of the Under-19 World Cup
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 10:09:04

ICC Security Specialists Meet CM of Sindh, Police Chief

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ICC Approves Test Championship and ODI league

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Kagiso Rabada Moved To His Career Best ICC Ranking

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