Marsh emulates father in breakthrough moment

The Ashes is proving memorable for the Marsh brothers, who both had reason to fear for their future before the Australian summer began
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 13:50:38

'We need to find quick bowlers' - Farbrace

Paul Farbrace conceded that England don't have the bowlers to compete on flat wickets, but refused to criticise the efforts of his team
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 12:05:40

Sri Lanka's shot at first series win in India

India have an opportunity to end the year without having lost a single bilateral series across formats
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 13:32:22

Anderson's rare overstep sums up England's day

England thought they might have had a chance with a review for lbw against Steven Smith... Until it was shown James Anderson had delivered a rare front-foot no-ball
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 11:51:34

Overton plays on despite cracked rib

Craig Overton was diagnosed with a cracked rib after aggravating an injury sustained when he was hit by Pat Cummins while batting in Adelaide
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 07:04:20

Makhaya Ntini's son Thando in SA U-19 World Cup squad

The 17-year old fast bowler has impressed all year, with wickets against the touring West Indies, England and Namibia U-19 teams
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 06:36:11

Don't see myself making a WI comeback - Dwayne Bravo

Bravo has not played Test cricket in seven years and last played an ODI in 2014. His last T20I outing was against Pakistan in September 2016 in the UAE
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 10:47:10

England query Stoneman dismissal with match referee

England have sought clarification from the match referee over the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) by the third umpire after the dismissal of Mark Stoneman on the first day in Perth
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 04:53:30

Smith, Mitchell Marsh heap pain upon England

Mitchell Marsh scored his maiden Test hundred and Steven Smith batted through the day for a double as England were ground into the dirt at the WACA
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 10:19:10

'Club cricket toughened me up' - Gary Neville

Gary Neville, the former Manchester United and England defender, believes that playing in men's cricket as a youngster gave him his competitive edge
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 19:07:26

Jadeja hits six sixes in an over, 154 off 69 in SCA district tournament

The allrounder struck smashed 15 fours and 10 sixes, six of them in one over, in his assault
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 15:06:20

Burns and Dernbach take over from Batty at Surrey

Rory Burns and Jade Dernbach will share Surrey's captaincy duties, with Gareth Batty stepping down after three seasons in charge
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 13:35:00

Malinga 'rested' for India T20s

Suranga Lakmal has also been omitted for the three-match series, leaving the seam-bowling contingent short of experience
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 13:44:42

Bairstow has last laugh with 'favourite' century

On a tour where more had been said about Jonny Bairstow's headbutt than his batting he was able to let out a few emotions on the second day in Perth
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 14:57:11

From Bruce Reid to Mitchell Johnson: Five memorable Ashes collapses

ESPNcricinfo recalls five occasions in which England's batting malfunctioned after a seemingly serene start to an Ashes innings.
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 13:06:57

Samuels, Joseph ruled out of New Zealand ODIs

Sunil Narine has also made himself unavailable for the T20s due to personal reasons. Ashley Nurse was drafted in as his replacement.
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 10:54:08

Afridi hat-trick, Hales blinder light up T10 League's opening day

And in the tournament opener, Ireland's Paul Stirling smacked an unbeaten 66 to help Kerala Kings chase down a target of 90 with two openers to spare
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 05:57:54

Austin Waugh, son of Steve, in Australia's U-19 World Cup squad

The side will be captained by Jason Sangha, who became Australia's youngest first-class centurion against England last month in a tour game
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 05:27:45

Smith masterclass puts pressure back on England

Steven Smith moved serenely towards a 21st Test hundred as Australia continued the fightback started by taking England's last six wickets for 35 runs
Last update: 16 Dec 2017 02:33:41

Dolphins set up title clash with Titans following abandoned semi-final

Dolphins' semi-final game against the Cobras was washed out, and with no reserve day available, they made the final by virtue of finishing higher in the group stage
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 18:41:50

Shami, Umesh and Saha to play Ranji Trophy semi-finals

The participation of Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semi-final against Bengal remains in doubt given his troublesome ankle
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 17:03:19

Emotional Malan convinces himself he belongs

Doubts put to bed, as battling performance in front of parents brings England batsman to the brink of tears
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 14:21:05

Pakistan's FTP hinges on dispute resolution with India

A PCB spokesman insisted fewer games for Pakistan over the next FTP cycle indicate that Pakistan is focusing on quality over quantity
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 14:32:43

Rhodes sacked by Worcestershire after Hepburn rape charge

Worcestershire's director of cricket has left the club with immediate effect, in the wake of an internal investigation
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 12:35:54

Fletcher gets all-clear to resume full training

Six months after his horrific head injury in a televised T20 Blast tie at Edgbaston, Luke Fletcher will pick up a bat and face quick bowling for the first time
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 12:06:24

Bangladesh to host first tri-series since 2010

The tri-series, involving Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, will be followed by two Tests and two T20Is between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 12:57:17

ICC targeting sources of cricket corruption

Cricket's governing body is making a major shift in its focus target directly corruptors and their intermediaries as opposed to the players caught in their web
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 09:40:08

Stokes finds form with powerful 93

Ben Stokes made his first significant impact during his stint with Canterbury as he struck a powerful 93 off 47 balls in the Super Smash against Otago
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 08:45:54

Stoneman's WACA barrage and controversial end

Mark Stoneman was given a taste of the WACA of old during his half-century on the opening day before a controversial end to his innings.
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 07:34:18

White-ball contracts for West Indies players

A player contracted in the A category can now earn over USD 300,000, independent of domestic T20 deals, more than double of the previous highest-earning contracts
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 10:36:37

De Grandhomme out of NZ ODI squad due to bereavement

New Zealand allrounder Colin de Grandhomme has returned to Zimbabwe following the death of his father and has been replaced in the squad for the series against West Indies by Doug Bracewell
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 07:23:15

Sutherland denies spot-fixing allegations

James Sutherland, Cricket Australia's chief executive has denied allegations that the Perth Ashes Test could be subject to instances of spot-fixing, while stressing that the Australian board will cooperate fully with the ICC's investigations
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 04:22:22

Malan's maiden hundred caps strong England day

An unbroken 174-run stand between Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow allowed England to enjoy a strong start to the pivotal third Test
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 14:20:48

Prepare for more two-Test series starting May 2019

A copy of the incoming FTP shows that 41 out of 81 Test series between May 2019 and May 2023 will be two-Test series
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 10:45:13

Shamsi's four-for bowls Titans into final

Tabraiz Shamsi's best haul in the tournament limited Warriors to 143 before Aiden Markram and AB de Villiers helped themselves to half-centuries and eased Titans to a win
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 04:26:21

'No evidence' of corruption in Perth Test, says ICC

The build-up to the crucial third Ashes Test at the WACA has been overshadowed by claims that the match has been targeted by spot-fixers
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 11:09:25

Finn on track for early return from knee surgery

Fast bowler could be an outside bet for the New Zealand Test series after making rapid recovery from Ashes-ending injury
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 18:49:03

Our winning Ashes tour was wilder - Finn

English cricket's ability to mix with supporters is special, says Steven Finn, but he fears it might now be under threat
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 18:49:30

Johnson relives old memories in Lions assault

It was not quite the Ashes, but for Mitchell Johnson, a chance to take on England Lions beat just sniping from the sidelines
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 16:25:59

Four-day Test to have 98 overs a day

Also, the follow-on mark will come down from 200 to 150 as per the playing conditions for four-day games
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 18:33:18

PSL franchises concerned over Pakistan players in T10 League

A number of Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises have raised concerns over the PCB's decision to allow contracted players to play in the T10 League, which starts in the UAE on Thursday
Last update: 14 Dec 2017 06:59:21

Indore to host second Ranji final in a row

This season's final will be played from December 29, running into the new year
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 16:05:26

Hodge named Kings XI Punjab's head coach

Australia's T20 veteran signs three-year deal, will report to Virender Sehwag
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 15:11:29

Lillee set to shun WACA's Ashes farewell

Dennis Lillee won't be attending the finale Ashes Test for the WACA Ground in protest at its decline as Australia's fast bowling fortress
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 14:20:46

SLC looking to relaunch showpiece T20 league

The board has not begun planning the event yet, but it has taken the preliminary step of blocking out a three-week slot in August and September 2019
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 16:36:42

Dobell: Rightly or wrongly, careers and jobs on the line for England

If England lose in Perth the Ashes will be gone and a whitewash will loom, leaving players, coaches and selectors with tough questions to answer
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 14:31:06

Root steps in over Anderson coaching comment

Joe Root has defended England's coaching staff after what appeared to be some criticism from James Anderson
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 20:50:08

Ingleton replaces Dodemaide as Cricket Victoria chief executive

Andrew Ingleton, an executive with Cricket Australia, will replace Tony Dodemaide, who stepped down in August, following controversy over the mooted changes to the state association's constitution
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 08:53:57

Mitchell Marsh in line but Handscomb gets Smith backing

Steven Smith has spoken sympathetically about Peter Handscomb's struggles but suggested the selectors were leaning towards playing a fifth bowling option
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 06:34:52

Boshier to lead New Zealand U-19s in World Cup

Finn Allen, Dale Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, and Felix Murray, who were part of the 2016 Under-19 World Cup squad, have been picked for the 2018 edition too
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 06:42:35

BCCI appoints Tufan Ghosh as National Cricket Academy COO

Tufan Ghosh has served nearly three decades in the healthcare and hospitality industries and was chosen in line with the CoA's directives of finding a non-cricketing professional for the post
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 06:38:02

Rohit's rampaging double-ton levels series

Rohit Sharma razed his way to an unbeaten 208, his third ODI double-ton, to thrust India to a series-levelling win in Mohali
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 17:33:36

England hopes on the line at WACA's Ashes farewell

The last time a team came back from 0-2 to win the Ashes, Sir Don Bradman was at the forefront of that charge. Can England's batsmen strike similar form on a ground where they haven't had much success?
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 10:06:10

T10 League, a test case for cricket's shortest format

Cricket's first organised foray into the 10-over format aims to attract more youngsters to the game with a snappier style, while also looking to appeal to the Asian expatriate workforce in the UAE
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 14:03:38

'I'm the greatest' says Gayle after Mirpur mayhem

Chris Gayle did not bother with false modesty after a world-record sixes spree
Last update: 13 Dec 2017 10:21:24

Ireland, Afghanistan set to play consistent Test cricket

Both countries will play a combined total of 29 Tests in the next cycle of the Future Tours Programme
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 17:52:21

Hales ready for return to action in T10 League

Alex Hales, the England opening batsman who was present at the arrest of Ben Stokes in Bristol in September, will mark his return to action this week
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 17:29:46

IPL now has window in ICC Future Tours Programme

An internal ICC document, which lists and dates all the major tournaments in the 2019-23 cycle, includes dates for the IPL alongside major events such as the World Cup, Champions Trophy and World T20.
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 16:32:25

WAPDA maintain perfect record, SNGPL defend 160

WAPDA made it two wins in two in the Super Eight stage of the QeA to put one foot in the final
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 13:20:19

Anderson plays down 'pretty silly' Duckett episode

James Anderson has addressed the latest incident to have unsettled England's Ashes tour by describing Ben Duckett pouring a drink over him in a bar as "a non-event"
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 12:54:08

Gayle's record 146* carries Rangpur to maiden title

Chris Gayle hoisted Rangpur Riders to their maiden BPL title, his unbeaten 146 leading them to a 57-run win in the final against Dhaka Dynamites
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 16:45:36

Frustrated Root calls for England to produce 'game of their lives'

Joe Root has called on his England team to 'stand up and be counted' ahead of 'one of the biggest games of our lives'
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 22:07:24

India's batting under pressure as SL eye series win

Having trounced India in seam-friendly conditions in Dharamsala, Sri Lanka go to Mohali with a chance of ending an otherwise miserable ODI year on a high
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 13:58:49

Cook admits England have 'damaged' their image

The world has changed and the England cricket team has to realise it, according to former captain Alastair Cook
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 10:41:27

Cook taking Test career on 'game-by-game basis'

Alastair Cook is refusing to look beyond the next game as he prepares for his record-breaking 150th Test
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 10:41:42

Williamson credits fast bowlers for series win

New Zealand's captain said he was pleased with his bowlers' performance on pitches that demanded patience of them
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 11:12:17

Australia quicks targeting key Root wicket

Josh Hazlewood says Australia's bowlers are competing for the chance to take down England's captain Joe Root as they attempt to seal the Ashes in Perth
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 07:06:33

Astle, Ferguson return to New Zealand's ODI squad

Williamson, Southee partly rested in anticipation of heavy workloads during a hectic home summer involving limited-overs series against Pakistan and England
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 04:13:37

Injured Ambris out of ODIs against New Zealand

West Indies batsman fractures left forearm after being struck by Neil Wagner short ball
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 04:57:26

Wagner, Boult seal 2-0 sweep

Trent Boult and Tim Southee shot out the top order, Neil Wagner bruised the batsmen in the middle, and Mitchell Santner cleaned up the tail, as New Zealand cruised to a 240-run victory at Seddon Park
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 10:21:21

The matches that made a record-breaker

Alastair Cook has amassed 11,691 runs and 31 centuries en route to his 150th Test appearance. ESPNcricinfo looks back at the landmarks
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 15:11:51

Big-hitting foreigners hold the key in BPL final

With Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Brendon McCullum, Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Johnson Charles and Shakib Al Hasan set to take the field on Tuesday, expect some fireworks in the BPL final between Dhaka and Rangpur
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 18:25:38

'We need to rebuild the fans' trust' - Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow says that England must begin the process of winning back the trust of their fans at the WACA next week
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 04:47:47

England players behaving 'like students' - Vaughan

Michael Vaughan says that England's senior players should be setting a better example to get the Ashes campaign back on track
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 03:15:21

Kohli ties the knot with Anushka Sharma

The India captain and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma tied the knot in Italy, in the presence of family and close friends
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 18:01:59

Charles smashes 105 to take Rangpur into BPL final

Johnson Charles and Brendon McCullum smashed 151 runs, putting together the season's highest partnership, to secure their spot in the BPL final on Tuesday against Dhaka Dynamites
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 16:57:17

BCCI revokes Rajasthan CA suspension

At its SGM on Monday, the BCCI also decided to continue contesting the damages it was ordered to pay to former IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 16:35:08

Sarwate bags six as Vidarbha complete massive win

A six-wicket haul from the left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate completed Kerala's humbling in Surat, where Vidarbha won by 412 runs to set up a semi-final meeting with Karnataka
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 15:05:42

'T10 cricket is ideal for Olympics' - Morgan

Do you find those dull middle overs of T20 too much? Well, turn your attention to the UAE this week
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 04:21:22

Majumdar scores ton as Bengal bat on and on

Anustup Majumdar joined Bengal's list of second-innings centurions as they ground Gujarat into the dust on the fifth day in Jaipur
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 14:40:04

Gambhir, Chandela lead breezy Delhi chase

Gautam Gambhir's 95 and another half-century from Kunal Chandela enabled Delhi to romp into the Ranji Trophy semi-finals with a seven-wicket win against Madhya Pradesh
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 14:36:46

Mahmood stars as Lions spoil Perth opening

Any news is good for England - and the Lions provided it by becoming the first team to win at the Perth Stadium
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 13:49:18

New FTP could usher in Big Four era

India will play more than half their cricket against Australia, England and South Africa between the World Cups of 2019 and 2023, if the proposed FTP is ratified
Last update: 15 Dec 2017 09:51:12

PCB to challenge new FTP proposed by BCCI

The PCB has moved the ICC Dispute Resolution Committee with India unable to honour their commitments of paying Pakistan
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 13:53:07

Brook tasked with World Cup mood swing

England's Under-19 World Cup record is poor and raising perceptions of English cricket would certainly be timely
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 13:35:44

Will try to improve Bangladesh's away record - Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan has said leading Bangladesh's Test team should be easier now than it was in his first stint, given how settled the current group of players is
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 12:06:39

Zimbabwe pick uncapped Muzarabani, Burl for South Africa Test

While Muzarabani, the 21-year-old fast bowler, has played only five first-class matches, left-hand batsman Ryan Burl has the experience of nine ODIs
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 18:01:53

Afghanistan to make Test debut against India

The two boards are yet to confirm the dates and venue of the match, but India are likely to host it before they leave for their tour of Australia in late 2018
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 16:08:12

Nasir Jamshed handed one-year ban by PCB

An anti-corruption tribunal found the Pakistan batsman guilty of non-cooperation in the PSL spot-fixing case
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 10:32:13

Moeen calls on England to improve behaviour

Moeen Ali has admitted England's 'off-field behaviour needs to improve' after Ben Duckett was suspended for the remainder of the England Lions tour
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 10:16:00

India opt out of warm-up game ahead of SA Tests

Visitors want to have training sessions instead, says CSA
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 17:01:00

England disintegrating like in 2013-14 Ashes - Johnson

The former Australia bowler believes the visitors have enormous mental hurdles to overcome if they are to keep the Ashes series alive in Perth, even reckoning that Alastair Cook is contemplating retirement
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 09:07:26

Record-setting Taylor catches up with mentor Crowe

Ross Taylor became the joint-highest Test-hundred scorer for New Zealand on day three in Hamilton, something he never saw coming as a "white-ball player" growing up
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 11:12:21

Duckett ban fair game as Australia chase Ashes

Australia's wicketkeeper Tim Paine expects Ben Duckett's suspension to be raised as a way of distracting England on the field during the Perth Ashes Test
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 07:35:23

Cobras clinch two thrillers to make semis; Lions, Knights bow out

A round-up of the last group-stage games of the Ram Slam T20 Challenge 2017, where Titans, Dolphins, Cape Cobras and Warriors finished in the top four on the points table
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 05:37:33

T&T, Leeward scramble to draw in thrilling final-day finish

A round-up of the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament games played between December 7-10, 2017
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 11:00:09

Taylor's record-equalling ton puts NZ in sight of 2-0

New Zealand's stranglehold on the Hamilton Test grew tighter as they piled on the runs to set West Indies 444 to chase, and claimed two wickets before stumps to begin the victory push
Last update: 12 Dec 2017 10:21:42

Stirling, Dockrell spearhead 2-1 series win for Ireland

George Dockrell's first four-for in nearly three years was followed by a century from Paul Stirling, who struck 101 off 97 balls, to chase down 178 with 12 overs to spare
Last update: 10 Dec 2017 18:32:10

Shillingford five-for as Windward tie with Guyana in low-scoring thriller

With six runs to defend, Shane Shillingford sniped out the last three Guyana wickets in the space of seven balls to force a rare tie in first-class cricket
Last update: 11 Dec 2017 03:09:27

Delhi hold advantage in 217 chase

Half-centuries from Harpreet Singh and Puneet Datey proved insufficient in setting Delhi a target beyond 217, especially in light of Madhya Pradesh having earlier conceded a first-innings lead
Last update: 10 Dec 2017 16:24:33

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

Kagiso Rabada Moved To His Career Best ICC Ranking: South African team’s fast bowler and pacer Kagiso Rabada has grown 2 niches to grasp a best 3rd position of all profession amongst bowlers and fast pacers in the Test matches Player Statuses of ICC afterward his best play of the game recital in contradiction of… Read More »