Ashes edginess highlights change of fortunes

The Women's Ashes is set to begin on Sunday with England aiming to maintain their World Cup-winning form, but the weather may yet scupper the opening match
Last update: 21 Oct 2017 10:02:12

Bangladesh look to turn around listless bowling show

The visitors have not found a way to curb the dominance of South Africa's batsmen and are in danger of ending up with a 0-3 series scoreline
Last update: 21 Oct 2017 10:06:24

Zimbabwe utilise cloudy conditions, take two before lunch

Despite early-morning rain in Bulawayo, West Indies captain Jason Holder chose to bat in the first Test
Last update: 21 Oct 2017 10:08:10

Thigh injury forces Tamim to return home, to miss start of BPL

Tamim aggravated the injury he suffered during the second Test, forcing him to miss the rest of the South Africa tour and at least two weeks of Bangladesh's premier domestic T20 tournament
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 18:27:32

'Not the finished product but we're headed in right direction' - Holder

The West Indies captain believes that consistency, in selection and performance, could play an important role in the outcome of the Test series against Zimbabwe
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 17:32:43

'We can perform better than we did in Sri Lanka' - Cremer

The Zimbabwe captain also believes the conditions in Bulawayo will negate the threat posed by West Indies' pace attack
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 15:57:28

Rohit wary of Boult challenge ahead of series opener

Left-arm pacers like Jason Behrendorff, Mustafizur Rahman and Mohammad Amir have troubled India's batsmen in the recent past. Come the New Zealand ODIs, they will have to face some more of the same
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 14:15:38

Somerset's Byrom signs with Zimbabwe domestic side

The 20-year-old Zimbabwe-born batsman signs a winter deal with Rising Stars; move raises interest in whether he will make himself available for the national side
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 13:59:32

The lowdown on the Women's Ashes

The Women's Ashes begins on Sunday in Brisbane. Here is a reminder of how the format works and how the two squads shape up
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 12:56:18

Mitchell Marsh picks Surrey over push for IPL deal

Marsh is set to be available for the start of the next English summer following the conclusion of the Australian domestic season with Western Australia and Perth Scorchers
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 10:38:11

Hasan Ali, spinners make it 4-0 for Pakistan

Hasan Ali, the new No. 1 in bowler in ODIs, led the way with a three-wicket haul as Pakistan condemned Sri Lanka to their 11th successive loss in the format
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 17:01:24

De Villiers, Hasan Ali and Hafeez the new No. 1s

South Africa have gone up to the top of the team rankings in ODIs, but to keep their spot will have to secure a 3-0 victory over Bangladesh and hope India do not do the same against New Zealand
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 12:39:43

Lynn signs five-year deal with Brisbane Heat

While the exact terms of the contract are not yet known, reports suggest it could make him a million-dollar player in the BBL
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 10:31:25

Mark Taylor to be re-elected to CA board

The former Australia captain is one of two directors up for re-election at the AGM next week, which will be preceded by meetings of state chief executives and chairmen, and also a CA board meeting
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 05:57:43

WI women keep SL to 69 to take 1-0 lead

A total of 140 proved more than enough as Shakera Selman took 2 for 7 in three overs, Anisa Mohammed finished with 2 for 14 in four and the even their most expensive bowler only conceded runs at 4.5 to the over
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 11:15:41

West Indies wary of resurgent Zimbabwe

The return of Brendan Taylor and Kyle Jarvis will strengthen a Zimbabwe side that has already enjoyed a galvanising year, but West Indies' potent pace attack could give them the edge
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 03:25:24

Twelve games, twelve draws to begin Sunfoil Series

Early-season, batsmen-friendly surfaces saw 11 centuries scored in the fourth round of the Sunfoil Series, but still no wins (or losses)
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 17:17:10

Taylor, Latham tons boost New Zealanders' prep

Mitchell Santner chipped in with three wickets as the visitors bowled the Board President's XI out for 310, securing a 33-run victory in Mumbai
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 08:04:55

GLT20 postponement hard on young players - Steyn

The South Africa fast bowler feels the league's cancellation this year could hurt the hopes and finances of the country's up and coming players
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 15:58:50

Warwickshire axe coaching support after shock of relegation

Fallout from Warwickshire's poor season in the County Championship has begun with news that at least two members of the backroom staff are to be axed
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 15:33:54

Dispirited Sri Lanka desperate to end 10-match rut

With the series wrapped up and the series moving to a venue at which Pakistan will feel closest to home, their next goal will be to extend their own seven-game winning streak
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 17:14:28

Steyn aims for November comeback


Last update: 19 Oct 2017 15:23:58

Hafeez reported for suspect action yet again

Pakistan allrounder has 14 days to have his action tested at an ICC accredited centre
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 15:03:15

Shagarah Panthers take the Bronze title

Panic in Cousins batting results in below-par total
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 14:01:45

Falcon-B knock out Fanatics

Flurry of wickets in chase cost Fanatics in semi-final
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 16:41:57

'Very difficult for ECB to pick Stokes for Ashes' - Mark Taylor

The former Australia captain thinks if you're in the public eye, you're in a no-win situation when you deal with an incident the way Stokes did
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 13:26:42

DBMSC-B winners of Silver Cup

Falcons crumble in chase
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 16:45:37

SL players who refuse Lahore leg to miss full T20 series

Chief selector Graeme Labrooy says likely to be clear picture of who is willing to travel to Pakistan by Friday
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 13:12:14

Weatherald-Carey stand leads South Australia into final

After South Australia put up 5 for 339 in 48 overs, Daniel Worrall helped shut out Victoria for 168 with figures of 5 for 62
Last update: 20 Oct 2017 07:51:12

Ingram takes over captaincy after prolific white-ball season

Colin Ingram's refashioned career as a specialist white-ball cricketer will come with leadership duties at Glamorgan
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 11:18:52

Hayder's 61* in low-scorer puts Bangladesh A 1-0 up

Tanbir Hayder struck 61 off 91 balls to rescue Bangladesh A from 114 for 6 and lead them to a three-wicket win over Ireland A in the second unofficial ODI in Cox's Bazar
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 11:12:30

Amla rested for final ODI; Markram called up

South Africa opener Hashim Amla has been rested for the final ODI against Bangladesh on Sunday. He has been replaced in the squad by Aiden Markram
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 09:50:03

Sodhi replaces injured Astle in New Zealand squad

Astle suffered a groin injury during the New Zealanders' warm-up match against Board President's XI on Tuesday
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 03:23:38

Brendon McCullum joins Rangpur Riders

A list of signings and trades between BPL teams
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 07:10:43

Prepared to work my way back into Test team - AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has put most of the uncertainty of the last few months behind him and said he wants to enjoy cricket in his last few years
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 18:37:11

Amin smashes season's second ton; Masood, Aslam falter again

A round-up of the all the action from Pakistan's Quaid-e-Azam Trophy after the conclusion of the fourth round
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 16:31:15

Hasan five-for, Imam debut ton sink Sri Lanka

Pakistan cruised to their seventh straight win, while Sri Lanka slumped to their tenth successive defeat after yet another one-sided clash
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 06:33:06

Mankad incident turns close finish controversial

WAPDA captain Salman Butt has questioned Peshawar's sportsmanship after their fast bowler Taj Wali clinched a three-run win by mankading non-striker Mohammad Irfan
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 17:15:36

Cricket NSW CEO sanctioned for Twitter outburst

The Cricket NSW CEO had taken exception to CA's decision to award Victoria victory in a JLT One-Day Cup match at the North Sydney Oval that was abandoned due to an unsafe pitch
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 09:00:12

Krishnamurthy signs with Hobart Hurricanes for WBBL

The India batsman will be available until January 15 and will miss the last stages of the tournament to prepare for the national team's tour to South Africa
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 08:43:01

SA seal series with de Villiers' whirlwind 176

His career-best ODI score and Andile Phehlukwayo's four-wicket haul ensured Bangladesh remained winless on tour
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 02:54:06

CSA opens investigations into processes of postponed GLT20

The inaugural edition of the T20 Global League was postponed last week due to logistical issues and the prospect of heavy financial losses
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 17:18:11

Hazlewood set back in Ashes preparation

The Australia fast bowler will miss the opening round of Sheffield Shield matches later this month, as he continues to recover from a side strain
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 04:51:58

Kerala High Court restores Sreesanth's life ban

The fast bowler called the verdict the "worst" decision, after the Kerala High Court ruled that the BCCI's ban cannot be overturned or reduced
Last update: 19 Oct 2017 12:29:25

West Indies recall Cooper for Sri Lanka T20Is

Considered a T20 specialist, she was part of the side that defeated India 3-0 in the T20 leg of the tour last year
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 04:26:15

'Positive feedback' from players on Lahore T20, says SL manager

Asanka Gurusinha hopes players with concerns will reconsider their stance given team is "flying in and flying out"
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 18:30:38

Fifties for Powell, Kyle Hope help WI dominate final day


Last update: 17 Oct 2017 17:37:02

'It's intimidating greeting these guys' - Wiaan Mulder

Ottis Gibson has been impressed by Wiaan Mulder and is keen to get him involved with the national squad as soon as possible with an eye on the 2019 World Cup
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 16:47:05

Hafeez back for T20Is against Sri Lanka

Mohammad Amir, who is recovering from a shin injury, has been included in the squad subject to fitness
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 15:42:25

Boult fires but New Zealand flounder in tour opener

KL Rahul's promotion up the order prompts questions over his role with India, but he delivers with half-century
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 16:59:44

Middlesex over-rate appeal turned down to confirm relegation

Middlesex had challenged the decision on the grounds of the extraordinary events that led to their match against Surrey being called off after a crossbow bolt was fired into The Oval
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 16:44:29

KL Rahul, Karun Nair called up for Karnataka duty

The latest news and updates from the Ranji Trophy season
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 14:35:24

Burns, Heazlett overpower Tasmania to move into playoffs

Needing to chase down the 340 target in under 25 overs to qualify, Tasmania were skittled out for 256
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 12:26:22

WA cruise into final after Mackin takes five

D'Arcy Short then made quick work of the small target, as he smashed an unbeaten 119 in 92 balls
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 12:04:03

Must-win for sinking Sri Lanka against soaring Pakistan

Sri Lanka have lost nine ODIs in a row. Pakistan have won eight of their last nine. Is there any way for Sri Lanka to keep the series alive?
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 12:34:22

Bad light halts Tamil Nadu's victory push

Only 34 overs could be bowled on the final day of play between Tamil Nadu and Tripura in Chennai, as bad light affected proceedings
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 13:20:08

Shami six-for hands Bengal bonus-point win

Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda helped Bengal earn a bonus-point win over Chhattisgarh
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 12:49:47

Rain forces no-result in opening one-dayer

The game was delicately poised before the rain interruption, with Bangladesh A at 75 for 3 in pursuit of 230
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 10:41:23

Bangladesh's chance to salvage tough tour

Tamim Iqbal's expected return could give visitors batting lift; Victory will help South Africa leapfrog India in ODI rankings
Last update: 18 Oct 2017 06:43:26

Defending champions Gujarat start with nervy win

Jharkhand, meanwhile, battled it out to save their match against Rajasthan after following on
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 11:31:59

Karnataka, Delhi snatch full points

K Gowtham and Manan Sharma chipped in with runs and wickets, while Hyderabad were denied by bad weather again
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 10:01:25

Frylinck earns maiden T20I call, injured Parnell ruled out

Bowling mainstays Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir have both been rested from the T20I squad
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 09:21:14

Gunathilaka's six-match suspension revised to three games

The remaining three matches are part of a suspended sentence over a one-year period that could come into force following any further disciplinary breaches by the Sri Lanka batsman
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 08:42:46

I was suspended for a lot less - David Warner

The Australia vice-captain compared the Ben Stokes incident to his skirmish with Joe Root in 2013, and said that he would have to be subtle about any on-field banter during the Ashes
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 09:35:53

Taylor, Jarvis in Zimbabwe squad for West Indies Tests

Solomon Mire also returns and is set to debut; Tendai Chatara misses out due to injury
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 09:15:38

Porter ruled out of Lions tour with back stress fracture

His place in Australia has gone to Worcestershire's Josh Tongue while Porter hopes to be fit for the West Indies tour early next year
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 19:31:44

Gabriel, Cummins warm up with impressive efforts

Fast bowlers shine as West Indians build on a solid batting show in the first innings
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 18:39:13

Police reissue appeal for Stokes witnesses to come forward

Avon and Somerset Police have reissued their appeal for two witnesses to come forward in the wake of the incident in Bristol last month that led to Ben Stokes' arrest
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 05:16:58

Netherlands, PNG secure World Cup Qualifier spots

The other important aspect to be decided in the final round is who finishes top of the championship and earns the 13th place in the new ODI league
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 17:20:25

Sri Lanka agree to play T20I in Lahore

Decision to play taken at SLC's executive committee meeting in Colombo; Tharanga likely to skip the match
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 12:45:16

Rahul, Karn added to Board President's XI squad

While Rahul was dropped from the squad for the upcoming ODI series, Karn has been rewarded for an impressive show in the A series
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 14:59:35

Vihari, Bhui tons give Andhra control

Mumbai eke out lead courtesy Jay Bista's century; Tamil Nadu's push for victory halted by bad light in Chennai
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 18:18:17

Dinda, Shami leave Chhattisgarh in tatters

Vidarbha secure full points against Punjab; Pankaj Jaiswal smashes second-fastest recorded fifty in Ranji history, and Goa fight for survival
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 18:17:14

Karnataka, Delhi eye bonus-point wins

K Gowtham now has seven wickets in the match in addition to a maiden first-class ton; no play in Hyderabad for a seventh successive day this season
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 18:16:32

Jadejas hand J&K massive innings defeat

A round-up of the Group B Ranji Trophy matches on October 16, 2017
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 13:02:01

Azam, Shadab complete Pakistan's incredible comeback

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 187, falling to a 32-run loss in Abu Dhabi, as Pakistan recovered from 101 for 6 to take a 2-0 lead in the series
Last update: 17 Oct 2017 14:33:01

Sandurski leaves MCG to curate Gabba

Move comes with longtime Gabba groundsman Kevin Mitchell Jnr set to retire following this season's Ashes Test
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 08:22:45

Nixon returns to Leicestershire as head coach

Nixon, twice the winning coach with Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League, enjoyed a long and successful playing career with the club
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 08:04:15

Khawaja critical of Australia selection policy

Batsman questions selectors' policy in Asian Test matches this year, saying constant changes created "a lot of instability in the team"
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 07:25:56

West Indies defend 182 comfortably to complete whitewash

Stafanie Taylor shows value with bat and ball, yet again
Last update: 16 Oct 2017 07:56:40

Have to find 'hatred' of England in the Ashes - Warner

The opening batsman said "there will definitely be some words exchanged" come the start of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 18:04:16

Misbah criticises 'underprepared' pitches in QeA Trophy

The former Pakistan captain said the hectic schedule of the tournament had led to the quality of pitches being substandard
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 22:59:27

Disappointed Mashrafe wants wickets from his bowlers

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza conceded that while South Africa may have chased down the target of 279 regardless, his team should have picked up at least five to six wickets
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 17:41:55

Hope, Chase, Brathwaite tune up with fifties

West Indies kicked off their tour of Zimbabwe with a solid batting performance, putting up 301 for 6 on the first day of their warm-up match in Bulawayo
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 17:51:47

Unchanged Pakistan eye more dominance in ODI series

Pakistan look significantly stronger than their opponents at the moment but Sri Lanka will be looking to bounce back on the back of their undoubted ability
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 16:40:28

Jadeja's double-century propels Saurashtra

Gujarat secured their first-innings lead against Kerala while Tajinder Singh's maiden first-class century shored up Rajasthan
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 14:43:00

Satish, Ramaswamy hundreds punish Punjab

Shami and Dinda shared four wickets for Bengal to rattle Chhattisgarh while Himachal Pradesh claimed the first-innings advantage against Goa
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 14:43:01

Steven Smith cautious in addressing Stokes incident

Australia's captain said he "can't condone" the behaviour of Ben Stokes as the allrounder looks increasingly likely to miss the Ashes
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 14:49:42

Flexibility and adaptability key to succeed in India - Williamson

Coach Mike Hesson said while each individual had a different method of tackling the spinners, it was important to not sweat over the "mystery" element
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 16:32:09

Manan, Gowtham sparkle with all-round displays

Karnataka established massive first-innings lead over Assam while wet weather washed out the second day's play, too, in Hyderabad
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 13:54:38

Washington Sundar's 156* underpins TN's dominance

Naman Ojha completed his 21st first-class ton to lead MP to 409 while Andhra's batsmen mounted a strong response to Baroda's 373
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 13:16:36

Sutherland stars as Victoria progress amid pitch controversy

Will Sutherland's four-wicket burst set up Victoria's 35-run win via the DLS method and knocked out New South Wales in a match curtailed due to an unsafe pitch
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 13:15:58

Thakur, Karn wrap up India A's 3-0 series win

After India A were pinned down to 90 for 6 in a chase of 174, the two bowlers added 43 to deny New Zealand A
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 12:09:03

Ferguson ton steers South Australia into the finals

Despite centuries from Mitchell Marsh and Michael Klinger, Western Australia failed to maintain their undefeated run as the Redbacks captain struck 169
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 16:41:06

De Kock, Amla tons power SA to record-breaking win

Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitzed a century each, became South Africa's most prolific ODI pair of all-time and scripted their biggest win by 10 wickets in ODI history
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 15:58:47

Jacobs six-for makes short work of Sri Lanka A in emphatic win

The legspinner ran through the Sri Lanka A line-up to help West Indies wrap up a victory by an innings and 13 runs
Last update: 15 Oct 2017 05:34:50

Mustafizur ruled out with injury

Mustafizur Rahman suffered an ankle twist during training on Saturday, ruling him out of the first ODI in Kimberley on Sunday
Last update: 14 Oct 2017 20:47:03

Naman Ojha's 99* rescues Madhya Pradesh

Group C round-up: Smit Patel and Yashpal Singh narrowly miss out on hundreds; Baroda fall, rise and fall again
Last update: 14 Oct 2017 15:27:25

Jackson 181, Jadeja 150* power Saurashtra

Group B round-up: Piyush Chawla's five-for helps defending champions Gujarat skittle Kerala for 208; Rajasthan steady against Jharkhand
Last update: 14 Oct 2017 14:40:37

Yuvraj makes 20 as Punjab skittled for 161

Group D round-up: Bengal openers lay strong platform against Chhattisgarh while Himachal control proceedings over Goa
Last update: 14 Oct 2017 17:51:46

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 »

England drops Ben Stokes afterward assault halt

England cricket team’s all-rounder player Ben Stokes has been halted on disbelief of affecting real physical destruction in Bristol and throw down for Wednesday’s 4th ODI international in contradiction of team West Indies. The 26 year ancient Durham interstellar was halted primary on Monday in the district Clifton of the municipal and unconfined under inquiry,… Read More »