Kohli, Dhoni and key bowlers rested for Nidahas Trophy

Rohit Sharma was named captain of India, with Shikhar Dhawan his deputy, for the T20 tri-series in Sri Lanka, also involving Bangladesh
Last update: 25 Feb 2018 08:37:01

Poor fielding cost us the game - Gibson

The South Africa coach rued his side's clumsy errors, which ultimately cost them a series
Last update: 25 Feb 2018 04:08:37

Santner finishes off thriller after Taylor's ton

A wonderfully absorbing one-day international which ebbed and flowed throughout was eventually won by New Zealand as they squeezed home by three wickets with four balls to spare
Last update: 25 Feb 2018 09:15:26

Bowlers, Cato lead Windward Islands to Super50 title

Barbados suffered a collapse that restricted them to 232 for 9, which Windward Islands chased down with three balls to spare
Last update: 25 Feb 2018 07:43:26

Watson, Archer lead nine-wicket rout of Lahore

Lahore Qalandars whimpered to 119 against Quetta Gladiators, who in turn waltzed to their target with nine wickets and six overs to spare
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 22:08:56

Starc bags four as Australians wrap up five-wicket win

As in the first innings, there were plenty of starts for the Australian batsmen in their chase of 140, but Peter Handscomb fell for another low score
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 18:18:10

India win T20 series despite South Africa's late onslaught

The visitors survived a late attack from debutant Christiaan Jonker to ensure they went home with both limited-overs trophies
Last update: 25 Feb 2018 06:30:13

Raj, Rodrigues help India achieve away-series double

The pair added 98 for the second wicket to set up India's total of 166, which they defended with aplomb courtesy three wickets each from Shikha Pandey, Rumeli Dhar and Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 21:41:00

Umaid Asif's four-for leads Peshawar to big win

The 33-year-old fast bowler, on PSL debut, carved open the heart of Islamabad's batting and led Peshawar's defence of 176
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 15:39:54

Steven Smith to lead Rajasthan Royals

The Australia captain enjoyed a successful season in charge of Rising Pune Supergiant in 2017
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 15:07:43

Test cricket has 'a lot to worry about' - Morgan

Eoin Morgan, England's limited-overs captain, believes the time has passed to do something significant to secure the future of Test cricket
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 18:04:55

Taijul's all-round display earns tense win for Mohammedan

Centuries from Mahidul Islam Ankon and Ashok Menaria, meanwhile, steered Khelaghar Samaj to a seven-wicket win against Agrani Bank
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 12:15:24

Travis Dean ton headlines Victoria's day

The visitors piled up 9 for 375 on a free-scoring first day at the WACA
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 11:41:14

Agarwal continues storming run as Karnataka enter final

The opener made his sixth 80-plus score in seven innings in the tournament and added 155 with Karun Nair in a nine-wicket win against Maharashtra
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 11:16:36

Klaasen, Mulder in Test squad to face Australia

Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma and AB de Villiers were all named in the 15-man group after suffering injuries during the home series against India
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 11:11:04

Henriques puts New South Wales in command

The allrounder scored his seventh first-class century as the hosts scored at over four runs per over through the day
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 08:16:57

Auckland claim the Ford Trophy after Central Districts lose 5 for 7

Auckland won their first List A title since 2012-13, after clinching the final with plenty of wickets and overs to spare
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 07:43:28

Williamson confident of no T20 hangover

Until the second T20I against Pakistan at Eden Park, New Zealand's summer had gone without a blemish but since then they have won once in seven outings
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 11:43:57

A return to 50-over strengths after T20 troubles

The 50-over format has become England's calling card while New Zealand have a strong record at home but a slow pitch in Hamilton may challenge aggressive batting
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 10:41:02

Lahore collapse spectacularly around Junaid's hat-trick

Lahore Qalandars lost their last seven wickets for four runs after Kumar Sangakkara's second successive fifty carried Multan Sultans to 179
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 21:37:02

Hendricks' five-for restricts Australians' lead to 109

Ten of the visiting batsmen got to or past 18, but only one - Pat Cummins at No. 8 - went on to score a half-century
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 17:47:58

Zimbabwe recall Williams, Cephas Zhuwao for World Cup qualifiers

Allrounder Ryan Burl and batsman Tarisai Musakanda, who were part of the squad against Afghanistan in the UAE, have been left out
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 17:15:04

BCCI power struggle puts day-night Test plans on hold

The BCCI's plans to stage India's first-ever day-night Test in October is mired in a power struggle between the two power centres that currently run the board
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 16:19:22

Mills and spinners help Karachi Kings defend 149

The England quick, captain Imad Wasim and Shahid Afridi sliced through Quetta Gladiators' batting line-up and mitigated Karachi Kings' collapse of 6 for 13
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 16:32:47

CPL offers Hales and Rashid first glimpse of white-ball freedom

The pair have put themselves forward for next week's Caribbean Premier League draft
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 15:37:42

We're confident of tackling Kuldeep - Behardien

The allrounder believes South Africa have overcome the problems against wristspin that haunted them through the ODI series
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 15:15:07

India, South Africa come full circle for tour's final act

Seven weeks ago, India began their tour of South Africa at Newlands. They return there with all to play for in the T20I series decider
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 17:57:00

Ellis wants NZC 'proactive' over player safety after headed-six incident

The Canterbury captain, who was hit in the head in his follow-through by a ball that pinged away for six, said he was more frustrated about conceding the boundary than about the blow
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 13:46:40

No surgery required for Lynn's shoulder injury

The development brightens the chances of Lynn being able to recover in time for the IPL
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 12:29:34

Lewis confirmed as Under-19 head coach

Jon Lewis, the former Gloucestershire and England fast bowler, has been named as the head coach of the ECB's Young Lions programme
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 11:55:56

Moeen fears for future of Test cricket

After disappointing Ashes, allrounder hints he may be tempted by a specialist white-ball career
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 11:22:15

'My heart isn't in red-ball cricket' - Rashid

Spinner says he has lost the "buzz" when it comes to playing Championship cricket, after accepting a white-ball-only contract
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 13:29:41

Walsh's pace camp to focus on consistency, mental strength

In light of their failure in the home T20s against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh pace bowlers were ordered to participate in a special training camp under bowling coach Courtney Walsh ahead of the Nidahas Trophy
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 09:02:10

Stokes set for England return in Hamilton

Ben Stokes has a strong chance of resuming his international career in Hamilton on Sunday, 155 days after he last put on the England shirt, barring any reaction to an increased bowling workload during training
Last update: 24 Feb 2018 01:26:19

Cricket Canada announces ICC-approved T20 league

The proposed T20 league will have no cap on the number of overseas players in a starting XI and one of the six teams will be made entirely of West Indian overseas players
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 14:49:59

Irfan, Sangakkara fashion Multan win on PSL debut

Captain Shoaib Malik plays the finishers' role to perfection as defending champions Peshawar left to rue lack of runs in tournament opener
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 22:14:32

Australian quicks sound warning ahead of SA Tests

A much anticipated series, at least for fans of fast bowling, kicked off in style as Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc began their South African odyssey by knocking over the A team for 220 in only 58.5 overs
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 17:14:41

Father-son bonding, the Chanderpaul way

Shivnarine and Tagenarine on playing professional cricket together in the Caribbean
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 16:09:30

Meaker bucks trend with red-ball stint for Auckland

The news over recent days has focused on England players choosing to give up the first-class game, but Surrey's Stuart Meaker has taken a step in the opposite direction
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 15:01:57

Vijay 'hurt' by Tamil Nadu snub

The opener was left out of the Tamil Nadu side after he supposedly - contrary to the coach's words - failed to report for a Vijay Hazare Trophy match
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 15:05:41

Brathwaite century ends Kent's Caribbean odyssey

A century from Kraigg Brathwaite ended Kent's hopes in the West Indies Super50 Cup, as Barbados progressed to Saturday's final with a 13-run DLS win in a rain-reduced contest in Antigua
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 13:43:19

Mashrafe, Anamul cement Abahani's dominance

Gazi Group's Gurkeerat Singh hits fifty to beat Brothers Union and Mosharraf Hossain's four-wicket haul gave Legends of Rupganj victory over Prime Doleshwar
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 13:39:37

Kenya captain, coach and board president resign

Rakep Patel, Thomas Odoyo and Jackie Janmohammed have stepped down after the team finished winless in WCL Division Two and was demoted to Division Three
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 13:37:52

Asela Gunaratne ruled out of T20 tri-series

The batsman sustained an injury on his right arm while diving during a fielding drill on the Bangladesh tour
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 11:46:05

My dream is fulfilled. Now it becomes a job - Klaasen

Despite playing a match-winning innings in Centurion, Heinrich Klaasen is practical about Quinton de Kock taking his place back in the side, and says, 'If this is my last game, so be it, I am happy with it'
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 06:03:35

'I can deliver a lot more than what I am doing right now' - Pandey

Manish Pandey sheds light on the challenges he has had to combat in order to deal with his one-step-forward-two-backward international career so far
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 04:57:59

Billy Stanlake joins Yorkshire for T20 Blast

Fast bowler qualifies for work permit after being named in Cricket Australia's list of contracted players
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 07:04:44

Olivier joins Derbyshire as overseas player

South African seamer should be available for seven County Championship matches and entire Royal London campaign.
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 22:01:06

CSA trial music between balls in T20 cricket

Cricket South Africa is using the series against India to explore the possibility of playing music in between each delivery of a T20 match
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 18:31:46

Sodhi returns to New Zealand's ODI squad

He last played 50-over cricket for his country in May 2017, but has been brought in as back up with fitness concerns over the team's frontline spin options
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 18:14:07

Kent enjoy Caribbean success after difficult winter

Kent face Barbados in the semi-final of the Super50 Cup after an encouraging start to life without Sam Northeast
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 16:15:38

Klaasen, Duminy fifties help South Africa draw level

Half-centuries from Heinrich Klaasen and JP Duminy helped South Africa chase down 189 with eight balls remaining
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 02:43:11

Carberry confirmed as Leicestershire captain

Veteran batsman takes charge at Grace Road, with Tom Smith joining as second XI coach
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 14:55:45

Indian cricket media rights set to be e-auctioned on March 27

New rights deal to run for five years, till March 31, 2023
Last update: 23 Feb 2018 09:24:54

India's 2-1 lead becomes unassailable after washout

South Africa looked set for a big total after fifties from Lizelle Lee and Dane van Niekerk, but a downpour in the 16th over ensured no further play could take place
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 15:04:37

Lot of work needed on our spin bowling - Raj

Mithali Raj has identified spin bowling and lower-order batting as key areas of improvement as India build towards the Women's World T20 to take place in West Indies in November
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 14:19:06

Ball sails for six after hitting bowler's head in NZ 50-over match

In a Ford Trophy match in Auckland, Jeet Raval's drive rebounded off Andrew Ellis' head for six, before the bowler passed a concussion test and completed the match
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 10:44:58

Lynn set to miss PSL after suffering shoulder dislocation

Chris Lynn's run of injury misfortune continued during the tri-series final at Auckland, after he suffered a dislocated right shoulder while diving in the field
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 10:43:35

Alfonso Thomas named West Indies bowling coach

Cricket West Indies has made a number of changes to the coaching and support staff keeping in mind the World Cup Qualifiers and Women's World T20 scheduled for later this year
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 06:35:44

Australia cruise to tri-series title in low-scorer

Ashton Agar stifled New Zealand with the ball before D'Arcy Short capped an excellent debut series by crunching his second T20I fifty
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 11:43:24

Lanning back; uncapped Molineux, Carey picked for India tour

Allrounders Sophie Molineux and Nicola Carey will be in line for their international debuts as both were picked for ODI and T20Is
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 04:43:51

BCB hope for Mashrafe's return as leadership crisis looms

BCB president Nazmul Hassan said Mashrafe would be formally requested to come out of retirement in T20Is even as the board prioritise the appointment of a 'high-quality' coach
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 16:11:45

Embattled South Africa face must-win situation

The hosts need to figure out their team balance and find a way to match India in every department if they are to keep the series alive
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 17:44:54

Trans-Tasman rivals brace for final reckoning

Australia and New Zealand meet in the inaugural final of the Trans-Tasman T20 tri-series at Eden Park
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 07:14:05

Injured Shehan Madushanka in doubt for Nidahas Trophy

The Sri Lanka fast bowler hurt his hamstring during the second T20I in Bangladesh
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 12:15:13

Hales joins Test exodus with white-ball Nottinghamshire contract

England opener has agreed a white-ball only contract with Nottinghamshire until the end of the 2019 season
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 11:49:43

Rashid, Bumrah joint No.1 in ODI rankings

The Afghanistan legspinner became the youngest No.1 in men's rankings history while Virat Kohli breached 900 points in ODIs to complete a rare double
Last update: 21 Feb 2018 15:43:49

Warner targets 'obscure fields' for Eden Park's short boundaries

Australia's stand-in T20 captain is going to rely on enterprising leadership as an answer to Eden Park's short boundaries for the tri-series final against New Zealand on Wednesday
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 07:15:02

USA Cricket announces membership and player selection combine for 2018

The ICC-approved governing body has announced the start of membership sign-up process ahead of its first general elections due in mid-2018
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 04:14:23

Rashid Khan, top order give Afghanistan 4-1 series win

Fifties from Javed Ahmadi and Rahmat Shah, and the all-round brilliance of Rashid Khan, consigned Zimbabwe to a 146-run loss
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 17:32:34

Hathurusingha keen on expanding Sri Lanka's player pool

The head coach wants to build a side that can compete in all conditions and to that end he said, "with me, I don't think you will see the same team too often."
Last update: 22 Feb 2018 15:15:11

Bayliss willing to make way as T20 coach

England coach backs Paul Farbrace to take T20 reins in bid to manage international workload
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 18:02:11

De Villiers, de Kock in line for Australia series; Steyn, du Plessis doubtful

South Africa will watch captain Faf du Plessis' progress till the first Test which starts from March 1, while fast bowler Dale Steyn is unlikely to be considered till the third Test
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 15:07:30

Gambhir returns from injury for Vijay Hazare knockouts

Ajinkya Rahane has taken a break following the South Africa tour, but Mumbai will be bolstered by the inclusion of Shreyas Iyer
Last update: 20 Feb 2018 04:41:46

Brisbane Heat pull out of Stoinis deal

Melbourne Stars are likely to resume negotiations with the allrounder upon his return from New Zealand following the Trans-Tasman T20 series final
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 11:47:35

Kaul's century hands Shinepukur second DPL win

Ziaur Rahman and Irfan Sukkur put on fine batting performances to lead Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and Mohammedan Sporting Club to their respective wins
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 11:26:35

Craig Overton called up to England ODI squad

Craig Overton has been drafted into England's one-day squad after Liam Plunkett was ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 15:28:40

Bhuvneshwar's strangle does the trick

The correlation between intent and wickets is low in T20 cricket. It's more about stifling batman and forcing them into low-percentage shots. Bhuvneshwar Kumar knows that; it is what he did in Jo'burg
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 08:42:43

Mike Hesson says T20Is and Eden Park vital for NZ cricket

The New Zealand coach disagreed with his England counterpart Trevor Bayliss over how much T20 cricket should be played at international level
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 08:23:41

Winter basks in ten-for as South Australia win by seven wickets

The win moves Redbacks up to fourth on the table but they are less than six points behind Queensland, who are place on top of the table with three rounds remaining
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 08:20:37

Markram wasn't the right choice as captain - Graeme Smith

Taking nothing away from the young captain, Graeme Smith said South Africa could have looked at JP Duminy, Hashim Amla or AB de Villiers to stand in as captain for the ODIs
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 15:13:34

Alex Blackwell retires from international cricket

The Australia vice-captain also called time on her state career at age 34. She will, however, continue captaining her Women's Big Bash League side, Sydney Thunder
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 10:47:03

Mendis has grabbed all opportunities as opener - Chandimal

Sri Lanka's captain was pleased with Kusal Mendis' form and the team's tour sweep in Bangladesh
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 18:44:15

'Fault is in our execution' - Mahmudullah

The stand-in captain also said they were still looking for the right combination in T20s, as they handed six debuts in their last two matches
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 16:26:57

AB de Villiers ruled out of T20I series against India

The South Africa batsman suffered the injury before the fifth ODI and CSA decided to give him time to make a full recovery ahead of the Tests against Australia
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 13:59:12

Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar give India 1-0 lead

Shikhar Dhawan's 72 off 39 balls led India to a total of 203, which they defended comfortably thanks to a five-wicket haul from Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Last update: 19 Feb 2018 03:36:13

Cut T20Is to reduce schedule - Bayliss

Trevor Bayliss, England's head coach, has suggested getting rid of T20 internationals and leaving the format to the various leagues around the world
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 11:58:11

Ismail's five-for keeps series alive for South Africa

India paid for an insipid lower-order collapse with their first defeat in the T20 series, as South Africa stayed alive with a five-wicket victory at the Wanderers, with two matches left in the series
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 13:10:46

Mendis stars in thumping win as SL sweep tour

Sri Lanka ended their Bangladesh tour in style, crushing the hosts by 75 runs to wrap up the T20 series 2-0
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 15:49:15

England nick win but Munro's charge takes New Zealand into final

There will be a Trans-Tasman rematch in the tri-series final at Eden Park after the home side did enough to stay ahead of England on net run rate
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 10:39:40

Winter's five-for puts South Australia on the brink of upset win

A steady half-century from Jake Weatherald and a solid contribution from John Dalton means South Australia are 43 runs away from victory
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 08:34:00

Milenko, Rogers seal two-and-a-half day Tasmania victory

Tasmania have demolished Western Australia by an innings in two-and-a-half days to boost their chances of making the Sheffield Shield final
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 08:24:22

Pucovski's 188 headlines run-fest at the MCG

A maiden Sheffield Shield century from Victorian young gun Will Pucovski helped Victoria almost draw level with Queensland in a run feast at the MCG
Last update: 18 Feb 2018 08:08:06

More players will follow Rashid - Willey

David Willey has expressed sympathy with his Yorkshire and England team-mate Adil Rashid's decision to put his first-class career on hold
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 15:31:34

Sri Lanka's rare chance to cap successful tour

In five matches against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh have lost four and drawn one, but Sunday is their last chance to restore a degree of respectability to the affair
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 13:15:20

Sam Northeast signs for Hampshire

Sam Northeast, who was given permission to speak to other counties last month by Kent, has joined Hampshire on a long-term contract
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 12:42:37

Shaken NZ battle England for final spot

Eoin Morgan is fit to return for England as they look to take advantage of New Zealand's record-breaking defeat in Auckland and steal a place in the final
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 16:21:12

New-look SA aim for redemption after ODI debacle

After the 5-1 defeat in the ODIs, the hosts will be led by JP Duminy in the T20Is while Suresh Raina may feature in India' XI
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 15:43:25

Sri Lanka capitalise on coach Hathurusingha's insider information

Having been Bangladesh's head coach - a role he had held since 2014 - the current Sri Lanka coach was privy to information on individual players' games. Sri Lanka have used that effectively to gain a substantial edge
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 16:08:21

Prime Doleshwar win three in a row, Abahani continue dominance

Pakistan's Akbar-ur-Rehman made 80 with the bat and chipped in with the ball as Kalabagan Krira Chakra earned their first win of the season against Gazi Group
Last update: 17 Feb 2018 11:06:03

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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