Arafat, Shoriful strangle East Zone twice to seal innings victory

The rookie seamers extracted ample assistance from an unusually green Mirpur pitch as North Zone romped to an innings-and-28-run win at the Shere Bangla National Stadium
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 15:47:44

'Leaving Dutch cricket in a better state than when I turned up' - Borren

The outgoing Netherlands captain has said he is retiring to give the younger players the best chance to gain experience under Pieter Seelar with qualification for the 2020 World T20 and success in the 13-team ODI League in mind
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 15:35:07

Gayle's blazing ton hands Sunrisers first loss

The opener smashed his sixth IPL hundred and 21st overall in T20s to lead Kings XI Punjab to 193 for 3, a score that proved too much for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 20:19:15

'Good luck understanding our great game'

The ECB took the game by surprise when it announced that the new city-based tournament to be launched in 2020 will be based around a 100-ball concept rather than T20
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 15:51:12

Paine promises to cut Australia's sledging

Australia's new Test captain said that talk of changing the team's on-field approach had started when Steven Smith was still in charge
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 17:15:58

ECB to propose '100-ball' competition

The ECB's new city-based T20 competition could be set to be a 100-balls-a-side affair, according to a radical proposal released today
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 19:43:43

SACA says key elements of MoU yet to be discussed with CSA

SACA's fear is that if the MoU is not signed by the time the current deal expires, South African players may consider their options elsewhere rather than commit to cricket at home
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 12:26:59

County cricket would improve my game - Kohli

The India captain has been strongly linked with Surrey in recent months with the BCCI keen that key players have the chance to get used to conditions in England
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 18:08:05

Afridi named in World XI for West Indies charity match

Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera were also among the first group of World XI players confirmed for the side that will be captained by Eoin Morgan
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 10:29:05

CSK arranges chartered train for diehard fans

The 'Whistle Podu Express' will carry around 1000 fans from Chennai to Pune, with the team management to bear all expenses
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 11:55:41

Michael Papps announces first-class retirement

The first man to score 10,000 runs in the Plunket Shield has called time on his playing days
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 07:43:11

Open BCCI to public scrutiny: Law panel tells Indian govt

Law Commissions wants the Indian cricket board to be brought under the Right to Information Act
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 06:09:28

CSK seek to recreate stronghold at new home

Both MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina, who are recovering from injuries, trained on the eve of the match against Rajasthan Royals and could be fit to play on Friday
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 18:34:48

Borren calls time on Netherlands career

Allrounder Pieter Seelaar takes over the captaincy, while Jeroen Smits, the former Netherlands wicketkeeper, has been appointed the new team manager
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 10:16:30

CSA proposes interim agreement to extend contract negotiation with players

With only seven working days left before the negotiation period ends, Cricket South Africa are looking to give three-month contract extensions to players
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 17:40:15

Khawaja joins Glamorgan for T20 campaign

The Australia left hander will be available for all 14 group matches and will play alongside Shaun Marsh
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 15:45:21

BPL teams to have a maximum of four overseas players in 2018

The 2017 edition of the tournament allowed team to play five overseas players in their XI, but the next edition will go back to the original rule
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 15:00:48

Kuldeep, Chawla, Rana lift KKR to top of table

Spin limited Rajasthan Royals to 160 and an aggressive batting approach then helped Kolkata Knight Riders chase down their target with six balls remaining
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 02:42:18

BCB cuts contracts list for 2018 to ten

Soumya Sarkar, Mosaddek Hossain among players who have been kept out of the coveted list
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 14:54:24

Ed Smith set to be named England head selector

Smith is understood to have been preferred from a shortlist that also included Andy Flower, Derek Pringle, Mike Selvey and one of the current selectors, Mick Newell
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 12:18:46

The toilet leading a women's cricket revo-loo-tion

Muslim Uddin's camp for women cricketers in Bogra, run out of a toilet converted into an office and storeroom, has produced international cricketers such as Khadija Tul Kubra, Ritu Moni and Sharmin Akhter
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 12:38:58

Can Kings XI keep Mohali win-record intact?

They've won two in two here this season, but Sunrisers Hyderabad have traditionally had the better results at this venue - and they are the form team of 2018 too
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 01:59:35

Surrey open to Warner, Smith county deals

Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto said it would be "mad" not to consider either of the pair if the ECB allowed such a move
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 10:11:56

TalkSPORT beat BBC to England's overseas radio rights

Test Match Special, the BBC's flagship cricket commentary, will be off-air this winter for the first time in 13 years
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 11:00:09

Cricket Australia to begin hunt for new coach on Friday

Reports in the Australia media suggest Justin Langer could be the one to take over from Darren Lehmann, who had resigned in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal
Last update: 19 Apr 2018 01:37:38

Wrong replay puts broadcasters in focus again

It has emerged that the third umpire might have looked at the wrong replay after being referred to for a no-ball, with pictures showing the batsman Umesh Yadav at the non-striker's end during RCB's clash against Mumbai
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 08:20:05

Frustrated by RCB bowling at the death - Vettori

The RCB coach also pointed out to the contrasting strategies applied by spinners of both teams as a difference-maker
Last update: 18 Apr 2018 04:23:01

No Irani Cup in 2018-19 domestic season?

The BCCI's technical committee has also proposed that the Ranji Trophy include a pre-quarterfinal round, and that Bihar feature in the tournament
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 16:41:30

The mysterious snubbing of Fawad Alam

A look at Fawad Alam's record since his last Test match for Pakistan in November 2009
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 18:07:58

Rohit, Lewis batter Royal Challengers in imposing win

Mumbai Indians managed to break their three-match losing streak with a massive 46-run win
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 19:26:11

'Getting back into the groove has been challenging' - Lynn

The Kolkata Knight Riders opener talks about his recovery from his latest shoulder injury, and explains his team's flexible strategy at the top of the order
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 13:08:15

In-form KKR out to breach Royals' fortress

Royals are on a nine-match winning streak in Jaipur and are on a high after plotting RCB's downfall in Bengaluru
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 18:45:49

Russell to return to West Indies squad in fundraiser for Irma-Maria damage

The allrounder has been named in a 13-man squad that will take on an ICC Rest of the World XI at Lord's to raise funds for rehabilitation of cricket centres in the Caribbean
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 15:03:02

FICA alert: Players desperate to board free-agency flight

A survey of 300 cricketers around the world indicate a growing willingness to forego international cricket and national contracts to play T20 leagues
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 10:28:21

KKR got 200 off 18 overs - Maxwell

Delhi Daredevils have conceded the most sixes and fours and have the worst economy rate in the Powerplay this IPL season
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 05:55:02

ECB to examine 'FA Cup-style' knockout and first-class conference proposals

The return of an FA Cup-style knockout competition and the restructuring of the County Championship into a conference system will be on the agenda when an ECB working party meets in the coming days
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 08:57:59

Curran departure leads frustrated Stewart to call for IPL cut-off date

Surrey director of cricket believes counties need better protection against last-minute IPL signings and asks: "Who controls the players?"
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 21:21:18

Wiese turns on the power as Stone drops another hint of his potential


Last update: 16 Apr 2018 18:49:39

Edwards steps up as Hampshire women's director

Former England women's captain will combine management role with continuing to play for Hampshire
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 19:42:32

Seen 'better players than Fawad' in last three years - Inzamam

The chief selector says the decision to omit Fawad Alam was based purely on merit
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 17:18:11

Nottinghamshire prevail in morning of 12-wicket madness

It was a morning when batsmen came and went like leaders of UKIP; a morning when the rapidity of events boggled the scrambled mind and outstripped the scribbling pen
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 18:16:00

Rana and Russell hand Daredevils a drubbing

Nitish Rana's 59 and a 12-ball 41 from Andre Russell powered Knight Riders to what proved an eminently match-winning total of 200
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 01:11:33

Deadline fast approaching as CSA, players yet to reach agreement

The South African Cricketers' Association has prepared its position, but sources say negotiations have not begun with the deadline of April 30 looming
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 14:01:29

Mumbai, RCB running out of room for error

Mumbai, having lost three close games, would want to win against Royal Challengers, who have endured a sub-par start to the season themselves
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 02:22:29

Legendary fielder Colin Bland dies aged 80

The allrounder, who played 21 Tests for South Africa between 1961 and 1966, had been suffering from colon cancer for several years
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 12:52:20

Howell gets the job done

Gloucestershire become the first side to win a Championship match without an innings above 110 since 1982
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 10:26:55

SLC begin search for new staff after Pothas' exit

Former Pakistan legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed is among those being considered for the position of spin bowling coach. The board is also on the hunt for a new fielding coach
Last update: 17 Apr 2018 07:08:36

Mandhana, Deepti earn career-best rankings on ODI charts

India opener Smriti Mandhana's prolific run of form in 2018 earned her a career-best fourth position on the ICC rankings for batsmen while compatriot Deepti Sharma climbed to No. 3 on the allrounders' charts
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 05:53:56

Dhoni sees future for Jadeja the finisher

The Chennai Super Kings captain explains why he has the left-hander batting ahead of the big-hitting Dwaye Bravo. Hint: it has to do with his left-handedness
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 06:28:52

This proves we belong, says defiant Leach, after heavy defeat

Fidel Edwards made short shrift of Worcestershire after being awarded his Hampshire county cap
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 18:16:40

Weakened Middlesex complete assertive win

Middlesex's relegation last season felt even more bizarre as they dispensed with Northants in confident fashion within three days at Lord's
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 21:38:35

Abbott's all-round show sets up Hampshire's victory push

Promoted Worcestershire have been hard to break at the Ageas Bowl and Hampshire needed Kyle Abbott's ability not just with the ball but also with the bat
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 19:36:58

Old Trafford at peace, unlike the one up the road


Last update: 15 Apr 2018 17:52:31

Higgins wrecks Kent in startling debut

Ryan Higgins left Middlesex for Gloucestershire in search of more white-ball opportunities and he put his Championship debut to immediate good use
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 17:37:00

Stone's pace sets pulses racing

Olly Stone has the ability to bowl quickly and, even though it is April and wickets are tumbling everywhere, his career-best display at Edgbaston brought excitement
Last update: 16 Apr 2018 10:35:55

Dhoni falls short in final over, Kings XI prevent a heist

After pulling off two tremendous chases in their first two games, CSK almost did it again in Mohali
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 19:37:04

Sanju Samson outguns RCB's batting might

The batsman hit 10 sixes and launched Rajasthan Royals to 217 for 4, a score that proved too much for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 18:42:40

Fakhar, Imam receive maiden call-ups for Ireland, England Tests

With Yasir Shah injured, Shadab Khan becomes the lead spinner. Left-arm quick Rahat Ali returns in place of the out-of-favour Wahab Riaz
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 11:47:46

Finch open to Australia captaincy

Once, the kind of leader who would "throw caution to the wind", Finch said he has learnt to concentrate "to be a bit calmer out on the field, take a bit more of the planning that you have pre-game."
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 08:14:13

Gambhir returns to Eden but spotlight on Karthik

Dinesh Karthik's tactics have been called into question in KKR's two losses so far this season. Now he must match wits with the man who led KKR for seven years, winning two titles
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 15:10:50

Milne replaces injured Cummins at Mumbai Indians

The New Zealand fast bowler arrived and trained with the squad ahead of their match against Delhi Daredevils
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 11:43:18

Bell begins to banish memories of fallow summer

Ian Bell had a disastrous 2017, resigning from the Warwickshire captaincy and overlooked by England for the Ashes, but he began a new season in seductive fashion
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 19:51:50

Roderick stands firm amid the plunder

Kent were dismissed in barely 18 overs in an embarrassing start to the season and thanks to a staunch innings from Gareth Roderick face a tough struggle against Gloucestershire
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 19:24:25

Ex-Knight Rider Shakib leads Sunrisers to first win in Kolkata

Kolkata Knight Riders were only in control as long as their spinners were bowling, as Sunrisers dominated the rest of the game to consolidate their position at the top of the table
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 01:01:18

Shahzad fined, asked to relocate to Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has given a one-month ultimatum to Mohammad Shahzad to shift to Afghanistan from Pakistan or risk having his national contract terminated
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 16:56:19

Dhoni v Ashwin: once long-term team-mates, now rivals

Injury concerns aside, CSK have begun well, squeezing out maximum points so far. Now they run into a revamped Kings XI Punjab, captained by an old friend
Last update: 15 Apr 2018 06:39:37

Spring dawns as Ball sings the sweetest song

Jake Ball's five wickets ensured that promoted Nottinghamshire harried a Lancashire side fancied for a strong Championship challenge
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 19:54:30

Roy clinches thrilling win on Daredevils debut

Having looked set for 200-plus, Mumbai Indians stumbled badly in the slog overs, and ended up suffering their third successive defeat
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 16:24:09

I want to play all three formats for my country - Umesh

The RCB quick wants to play all three formats of the game for India, and not just Test cricket as he has done in recent times
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 13:01:54

Injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti ruled out of IPL season

Prasidh Krishna, the Karnataka fast bowler, has replaced him in the Kolkata Knight Riders squad
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 11:49:42

Can RCB or Royals find top gear?

Neither team has really dominated yet this season, and both need to iron out niggling issues before the competition truly heats up
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 17:37:07

ICC appoints panel to select USA Cricket independent directors

ICC chief executive David Richardson will be part of the four-member panel, which also includes Amy Perko, Rohan Chandran and Keith Aaron
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 12:21:04

Worcestershire keep on scrapping

Late runs from Ben Cox and Ed Barnard produced spirited resistance but Hampshire's lead still looks daunting
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 19:07:18

Twenty-six wickets in a day as Lord's gets frisky

Division Two Championship cricket tends to rush along at a frantic pace, but Middlesex must have found such a white-knuckle ride at headquarters an unusual experience
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 19:52:56

Third seamer in focus for Mumbai after two narrow losses

The point of debate in Mumbai Indians' bowling attack has changed quickly from lead spinner to third seamer. Who can stem the flow of runs and share the pressure with Bumrah and Mustafizur?
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 17:31:03

Lord's floodlights add a touch of history to the gloom

For the first time at Lord's, the floodlights shone in a Championship match - but they went off for bad light all the same
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 17:20:03

Vince leaves immediate impression

Gareth Berg's aggressive 75 ensured Hampshire gained the benefit from an innings of panache from England hopeful James Vince
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 19:37:50

Sangakkara replaces Warne for Sky Sports commentary

Ricky Ponting, Harbhajan Singh and Wasim Akram to be a part of coverage throughout the summer
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 14:17:53

Umesh, de Villiers carry RCB past Kings XI

Hosts arrest five-match losing streak at Chinnaswamy courtesy Umesh's three-for and de Villiers' half-century
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 19:32:02

Tushar Imran hits twin tons to star in round of draws

Hundreds were hit aplenty across the two games, with Mushfiqur Rahim amongst the top scorers
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 11:49:04

Winless teams look to kickstart season

There isn't too much wrong with either Mumbai or Daredevils' personnel or squad balance, but a number of big names from both sides are yet to fire
Last update: 14 Apr 2018 07:01:40

Seven and Fox Sports bag Australia's cricket rights in billion-dollar deal

Men's limited-overs home internationals will go behind a paywall for the first time, while all Test cricket and women's internationals are guaranteed a free-to-air broadcast for the next six years
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 11:29:19

Weary Sunrisers seek to end KKR's home dominance

Barring a glitch or two, both teams are extremely well balanced, and the quality of resources at their disposal should mean that Eden Gardens is in for a top-notch contest
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 19:43:04

Surrey sign Elgar as Marsh replacement

South Africa opener Dean Elgar has answered a late call to stand in for the injured Mitchell Marsh at Surrey
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 21:24:45

Renshaw replaces Bancroft at Somerset

Cameron Bancroft took an Australia Ashes berth many had imagined belonged to Matt Renshaw and now Renshaw has returned the favour at Somerset
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 17:04:45

Vettori not fretting over RCB's opening slip-up

The RCB head coach didn't think the bowlers did too badly in their first game apart from the spell to Narine, and is not too keen to change his team's game plan just yet
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 17:07:23

Five county players to make a mark

ESPNcricinfo suggests five county players to keep an eye on
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 14:45:49

Frazzled Sunrisers squeeze home in last-ball thriller

Sunrisers Hyderabad lost 9 for 75, before the last-wicket pair of Hooda and Stanlake held their nerve to keep Mumbai Indians winless
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 05:24:00

Raj's record half-century hands India series victory

The India captain broke the record for most 50-plus scores in women's ODIs to clinch the series 2-1 against England in Nagpur
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 13:19:41

Wahab has not won us a game in two years - Arthur

The Pakistan coach says Wahab Riaz's "questionable" work ethic is the reason he has been left out of a list of 25 probables for the England tour
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 07:23:11

Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

Kings XI Punjab began their season with a clinical win against Delhi Daredevils, but on the evidence of that game, they still have several holes to plug
Last update: 13 Apr 2018 02:13:00

Lahiru five-for, Serasinghe ton stand out in drawn fixtures

Lahiru Gamage claimed a second five-wicket haul in as many four-day matches, as the rain-affected second round of the Super Fours Provincial Tournament produced two further draws
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 06:53:02

'Gutted that we have to move from Chepauk'

CSK team members react to the news of having to move out of Chennai for their home games in IPL 2018
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 12:44:46

Raina to miss next two CSK games with calf injury

He will miss the matches against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday and against Rajasthan Royals on April 20
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 03:42:21

Stiff test awaits Mumbai at venue of 2017 IPL glory

Mumbai were crowned IPL champions in Hyderabad last year, but the home team has had the most convincing victory so far this season
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 09:19:41

Royals return home with rain-hit victory

Delhi Daredevils were set a target of 71 in six overs, after a rain delay of more than two and a half hours. They never really got going in the chase
Last update: 11 Apr 2018 21:06:47

Dhoni to return to Pune as CSK forced to move home venue

The Chennai police commissioner advised CSK to "reschedule" the matches in the wake of the protests in the city over the Cauvery river water issue
Last update: 12 Apr 2018 00:46:06

Vinay Kumar asks trolls to 'chill' after failed last over against CSK

The Kolkata Knight Riders bowler has taken to Twitter to ask people mocking him to ease off following his unsuccessful defence of 16 in the final over against CSK
Last update: 11 Apr 2018 10:16:20

ICC appoints three-person panel for BCCI-PCB dispute

The ICC has set October 1-3 for the hearing on the PCB's dispute with the BCCI, and the decision of the panel will be final
Last update: 11 Apr 2018 17:02:46

Pujara, detached from IPL, muses upon the art of the leave

As the glitter and cacophony of the IPL engulfs India, Cheteshwar Pujara is in Yorkshire hoping to return the former champions to title contention
Last update: 11 Apr 2018 12:34:50

ICC Security Specialists Meet CM of Sindh, Police Chief

The security councils of an organization that counsels the International Cricket Council and the Confederation of International Cricket player’s Relationship met Chief Minister of Sindh famous Murad Ali Shah and the forces of the province Leader AD Khawaja to deliberate the safety dealings. They are also doing preparations for the next season of matches of… Read More »

Sri Lanka Should Have to Win 3rd ODI to Keep Series Alive

It did not appear so long before that Pakistani team was reflected an unassertive ODI outfit performing an old-fashioned practice of the cricket game. Their hitting was too damn slow, the bowlers were not piercing sufficient, and on the other hand, the fielding imitated to typecast. Now, rapidly, having crushed the world, now they have… Read More »

ICC Approves Test Championship and ODI league

ICC Approves Test Championship and ODI league: The whole structure of cricketing is fixed to alter through the Cricket Counselling at International level admiring Test Championship and ODI International championship, and the chief executive of ICC named David Richardson, just defined in Auckland on today (Friday, October 13) afterward the leading body’s consultation. Now it… Read More »

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Kagiso Rabada Moved To His Career Best ICC Ranking

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