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BCB considering separate coaches for Tests and limited overs

BCB president Nazmul Hassan said the candidates the board has spoken to are "not interested" in taking charge of the Test side
Last update: 23 May 2018 03:43:34

Andrew Strauss urges England: 'Embrace radical change or accept also-ran status'

England teams haven't been good enough overseas for 40 years, says ECB director
Last update: 22 May 2018 21:02:21

We backed Carlos with his death bowling - Williamson

The Sunrisers Hyderabad captain refused to blame his bowlers for the loss against Chennai Super Kings, and instead suggested his side may have been 15-20 runs short
Last update: 23 May 2018 05:10:37

Faf du Plessis to his team-mates: "How did we win this, guys?"

CSK's match-winner said he specifically targeted Carlos Brathwaite since his normal-pace deliveries and slower balls weren't too different
Last update: 23 May 2018 05:11:57

Luke Wright's century helps stop Somerset bandwagon

James Hildreth continued his fine form but was unable to help chase down an imposing 342
Last update: 22 May 2018 17:29:50

Steve Rhodes earns redemption after Worcestershire sacking with new county scout role

Former director of cricket at Worcestershire is one of six new selection appointments, among them Marcus Trescothick and James Taylor
Last update: 22 May 2018 21:02:11

Dominic Bess takes rapid rise in his stride as Lord's Test debut beckons

Somerset spinner set to be England's third debutant spinner in four Tests and youngest specialist finger-spinner in their history
Last update: 22 May 2018 17:07:20

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are 'big match' players - Mickey Arthur

In an era of rebuilding, Pakistan desperately need their two senior batsmen to stand up against England
Last update: 22 May 2018 17:00:21

Mohammad Amir fit to face a pivotal moment of his career

Two years ago, Pakistan were able to shield Mohammad Amir on his Test return. Now he is very much at the forefront of their hopes
Last update: 22 May 2018 15:00:24

KKR bank on home advantage in loser-goes-home contest

Rajasthan Royals have a 1-6 win-loss record at Eden Gardens, and might be hampered by their lack of batting depth
Last update: 22 May 2018 15:15:38

Sri Lankan players to receive pay hike

Having cut salaries last year, a now-financially stable SLC has announced a raise of 34%, after posting profits of about USD 13.5 million last year
Last update: 22 May 2018 13:37:16

SLC announces 2017 profits of over USD 13.5 million

There is however a caveat, with the board's financial stability contingent on the SL government playing the remainder of what is owed for the Hambantota stadium
Last update: 23 May 2018 03:23:29

Faf du Plessis pulls off great escape to lead CSK into IPL final

Chasing 140 against an in-form Sunrisers attack, CSK were sinking at 62 for 6, but the South African captain took them home
Last update: 22 May 2018 18:44:00

NZC eyes alternative to Eden Park for cricket in Auckland

High costs of hosting games at the venue have NZC mulling a shift to a more "cricket-centric" stadium in the city's Western Springs suburb
Last update: 22 May 2018 11:26:06

ECB confident of 'long-term financial future' as accounts show significant dip in reserves

ECB accounts show reserves have dropped by around GBP 65 million in just two years
Last update: 22 May 2018 10:18:11

Andrew Strauss puts family first as he takes break as director of England cricket

Andrew Strauss has announced he is to take an extended break from the game as wife steps up treatment for cancer
Last update: 22 May 2018 21:02:12

Kirsten meets with Mohammad Salahuddin as part of audit

The meeting was significant as it suggests that Kirsten is looking for a local coach to be involved in the set-up
Last update: 22 May 2018 08:06:58

ICC rep Eric Parthen defends USA Cricket registration process

Registration tied to eligibility to vote at board's inaugural elections; numbers down from previous board's, but Parthen says work will continue on building membership base through the rest of the year
Last update: 22 May 2018 06:57:43

Work, learn, play: when the best in women's T20 mix and mingle

The camaraderie - and needle - in the lead-up to the women's exhibition T20 match in Mumbai is at a high; so is the desire to grow the game and share cricketing knowledge
Last update: 22 May 2018 04:33:15

Mason Crane passes stress test as Hampshire see off Surrey in Royal London Cup

Mason Crane claimed three wickets on his return from injury as Hampshire edged out Surrey in a rain-affected contest
Last update: 22 May 2018 11:59:47

SA inject youth power in Women's World T20 bid

Strong performances for provinces force inclusion of Mali, Lackay and Brits for England tour consisting of three championship ODIs and T20 tri-series
Last update: 21 May 2018 17:45:05

Usual suspects to contest SLC elections

A host of familiar names including Thilanga Sumathipala, Jayantha Dharmadasa and Nishantha Ranatunga will contest the elections on May 31
Last update: 22 May 2018 06:51:50

Kirsten arrives in Dhaka for internal audit of Bangladesh team

After a series of meetings with players, coaching staff, selectors and BCB officials, he will put forward recommendations for the appointment of a full-time head coach
Last update: 21 May 2018 13:53:12

Jos Buttler vows to play his own way after IPL form earns surprise recall to Test cricket

Stunning run of T20 form earns batsman another chance in format he still believes is 'the pinnacle'
Last update: 21 May 2018 14:08:46

CSK eye direct path to seventh IPL final

Three successive losses have sucked momentum out of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Now, they'll have to get it together against a side that has made the playoffs in every season
Last update: 21 May 2018 16:12:19

Ponting on Maxwell's poor IPL season: "I wish I knew why"

The Delhi Daredevils coach also explains why the team stuck with Maxwell in the XI despite repeated failures
Last update: 21 May 2018 12:31:25

De Grandhomme shifts to Northern Districts

The allrounder has changed domestic teams, leaving Auckland, following on from a change in address
Last update: 21 May 2018 05:33:40

MS Dhoni, and managing chaos

By inverting his middle-order, the CSK captain created confusion. A touch of madness, perhaps, but as always there was a method to Dhoni's madness
Last update: 21 May 2018 14:58:57

Desultory Pakistan have much to prove at Lord's

Mohammad Amir should be fir for the first Test and that was the most positive aspect that could be drawn from Pakistan's final workout against Leicestershire
Last update: 21 May 2018 07:20:13

The Hundred 'done blatantly for TV', says Graeme Swann

The ECB's proposed 100-ball format has been cooked up to fit the TV schedules, according to former England spinner Graeme Swann
Last update: 21 May 2018 03:29:57

No excuses, only lessons for Rohit after Mumbai exit

The Mumbai captain rued the lack of support for Ben Cutting in the tense chase in Delhi
Last update: 20 May 2018 16:52:54

Kapp, Khaka hand Bangladesh another whitewash

Once the match was reduced to nine overs a side, the hosts defended their total of 64 with Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka picking up five wickets
Last update: 20 May 2018 15:55:45

Ngidi, Raina knock Kings XI out; Royals secure playoffs spot

Lungi Ngidi bowled a fiery spell of 4 for 10 to keep Kings XI to 153 before a strong and changed CSK line-up changed it down
Last update: 21 May 2018 02:08:34

Jeetan Patel's quartet sets up Sam Hain's century stroll

Sam Hain helped himself to a century in the Leeds sunshine after Jeetan Patel had pegged back Yorkshire's total
Last update: 21 May 2018 09:19:59

Stirling's best stirs a sylvan setting

Radlett basked contentedly in the May sunshine, but Paul Stirling ensured that there was mayhem on the field
Last update: 20 May 2018 18:15:32

Hildreth is Taunton's darling once more as hits career-best

James Hildreth added a 50-over hundred to two already logged in the Championship in a memorable start to the season for the Somerset stylist
Last update: 20 May 2018 19:23:48

Wakely finds release from testing start to the season

Northants have singularly failed to live up to optimistic pre-season forecasts but they dug deep at the old Welbeck Colliery ground
Last update: 20 May 2018 18:14:52

Davies supreme on Lancashire day of records

Durham had one of their worst displays over 50 overs to leave their coach Jon Lewis rueing a day that began badly and got worse
Last update: 20 May 2018 19:33:35

Skipper Roderick ensures Gloucestershire flying start

Essex thought Ashar Zaidi had carried them to a competitive total but Gareth Roderick and George Hankins found a response
Last update: 20 May 2018 17:52:38

Daredevils knock out Mumbai, Royals dare to dream

Legspinners Amit Mishra and Sandeep Lamichhane took three wickets each after Rishabh Pant scored a superb half-century
Last update: 20 May 2018 16:06:36

Rajput appointed short-term Zimbabwe head coach

The former Afghanistan coach is on a three-month deal, which might be extended based on results
Last update: 20 May 2018 09:29:29

Mosaddek Hossain back in Bangladesh T20 squad

Batsman recalled for three T20s against Afghanistan in June
Last update: 20 May 2018 07:29:28

Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman lead way against modest attack

There were half-centuries for Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman and Usman Salahuddin as Pakistan enjoyed a gentle workout in Leicester
Last update: 19 May 2018 19:16:42

Gareth Berg's dramatic 65 from 37 steals victory for Hampshire

Allrounder Gareth Berg produced a match-winning performance as Hampshire began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with a thrilling two-wicket win over Sussex with four balls to spare at Hove
Last update: 19 May 2018 18:15:24

Ross Whiteley fires as Worcestershire hold off Derbyshire

Worcestershire were celebrating their first victory of 2018 after overcoming Derbyshire by 50 runs at Blackfinch New Road in their opening Royal London One-Day Cup game
Last update: 19 May 2018 17:39:47

Two-divisional Championship promotes 'short-termism' - Wasim Khan

Leicestershire's chief executive has provided the clearest hint yet that the days of promotion and relegation in the County Championship could be coming to an end
Last update: 19 May 2018 17:23:27

Mark Wood raring to make Test mark after swapping IPL for Derby

Despite his battles with injuries, the fast bowler wants to succeed in the form of the game he considers "the pinnacle" and said he had not contemplated focusing on white-ball cricket
Last update: 19 May 2018 19:26:54

Virat Kohli slams middle-order failure after RCB crash out

The RCB captain said too much had been left to AB de Villiers to achieve in a must-win game against Royals in Jaipur
Last update: 20 May 2018 01:16:03

Narine, Lynn and Uthappa book KKR's playoffs spot

Kolkata Knight Riders put in yet another spirited performance to win their final league game by five wickets and consigning Sunrisers Hyderabad to their third straight loss
Last update: 20 May 2018 03:22:36

Luus, Niekerk fifties hand South Africa unassailable lead

The 32-run win in Bloemfontein put the hosts one victory shy of another clean-sweep, having claimed the ODI series 5-0.
Last update: 19 May 2018 15:45:30

Soumya, Sabbir back in selection spotlight

Will the selectors also persist with Taskin Ahmed, Abu Hider and Mehidy Hasan after sub-par performances in the Nidahas Trophy in March?
Last update: 19 May 2018 13:21:46

USACA president Dainty sues David Richardson, ICC for defamation

The USACA president and a fellow board member have filed a lawsuit in New York against the ICC and its chief executive, seeking $2 million dollars in damages
Last update: 19 May 2018 12:29:17

Bengaluru boys knock out RCB, Royals stay alive

Shreyas Gopal's 4 for 16 and K Gowtham's all-round display sent RCB tumbling out of the tournament with a 30-run defeat in Jaipur
Last update: 20 May 2018 01:05:44

Financially-challenged CWI asks SLC help to host home series

One Test from Sri Lanka's tour next month may be scrapped in favour of limited-overs internationals
Last update: 19 May 2018 16:02:00

A Mumbai win will take them through, and eliminate Royals and Kings XI

All Mumbai Indians have to do to make the fourth and last playoff spot their own is beat bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils
Last update: 20 May 2018 01:21:50

Blasts kill eight people at cricket match in Afghanistan

The attack occurred around 11pm local time on Friday, as spectators had gathered at the stadium to watch the Ramadan Cup
Last update: 19 May 2018 10:11:53

Mohammad Hafeez in trouble over outburst against ICC process for calling suspect actions

The PCB has issued a show cause notice to the 37-year old allrounder for questioning the ICC's system of finding players with suspect actions
Last update: 19 May 2018 08:47:23

Playoffs race - Four teams, two spots after RCB crash out

ESPNcricinfo looks at how the qualification scenarios will be affected by the result of the Sunrisers-KKR game
Last update: 19 May 2018 14:36:00

Kings XI's hopes hinge on Mumbai defeat

Kings XI Punjab need to beat Chennai Super Kings to have a shot at making the playoffs, but that result matters only if Mumbai Indians have lost to Delhi Daredevils
Last update: 20 May 2018 10:27:34

Jonny Bairstow ready for challenge of batting No. 5 and keeping wicket

Jonny Bairstow said was "proud" to be asked to move up England's Test batting order
Last update: 18 May 2018 18:06:50

Gary Ballance given time off by Yorkshire for 'personal reasons'

Yorkshire's captain was missing for the Royal London Cup game against Durham at Chester-le-Street, Steve Patterson leading the side in his absence
Last update: 18 May 2018 16:22:22

USA Cricket inaugural elections postponed

Elections for USA Cricket, the national governing body seeking to replace the expelled USA Cricket Association as the ICC's member board in America, have been put back to May 29
Last update: 19 May 2018 06:37:05

Harshal, Mishra help Daredevils trip up CSK

Harshal's unbeaten 36, including a 26-run final over off Dwayne Bravo, proved to be the game-changer, with CSK not yet assured of a top-two spot
Last update: 18 May 2018 19:23:25

A case of win or cross-your-fingers for KKR

If Kolkata Knight Riders win, they are assured of a place in the top four. If they lose, their path to the playoffs gets increasingly complicated
Last update: 18 May 2018 18:40:15

Kevin Pietersen picked to deliver BCCI's Pataudi lecture; board secretary unhappy with choice

The former England batsman will be the first non-Indian to speak at the lecture, a decision that has caused a lot of disagreement within the BCCI administration
Last update: 18 May 2018 13:24:58

NatWest, Specsavers step in to sponsor England home Tests

The ECB has extended deals with two of its current commercial partners after being forced to find a replacement for Investec
Last update: 18 May 2018 11:20:32

Kohler-Cadmore, ignored in the Championship, begins his white-ball season with 164

If Jos Buttler can turn IPL brilliance into a Test place, perhaps Tom Kohler-Cadmore can make enough white-ball runs to make Yorkshire think again in the Championship
Last update: 18 May 2018 20:02:29

Surrey taught a lesson in front of 5,000 schoolchildren

Craig Overton ensured Surrey's annual schools day did not go according to plan, taking four wickets as they were bundled out for 129
Last update: 18 May 2018 15:04:10

Hankins and Dent see off Glamorgan

Gloucestershire timed their run chase to perfection to see off Glamorgan as George Hankins paraded his 50-over potential
Last update: 18 May 2018 18:19:10

Royals, RCB scramble as playoffs race gets tighter

Defeat for either team will knock them out, but a win can't guarantee progression as they'll require favours from other teams over the weekend
Last update: 18 May 2018 16:53:15

Warne criticises Australia for too much whingeing

The former Australian legspinner says he sensed attitude problem before the Newlands Test, but doesn't believe emulating New Zealand is the way forward
Last update: 18 May 2018 07:21:28

Nitschke, Noffke join Australia women's support staff as assistant coaches

The two former allrounders have joined head coach Matthew Mott as part of preparations for the next two World T20s
Last update: 18 May 2018 05:29:01

Joe Root: No. 3 move is about taking responsibility

The England captain's move up the order is part of a significant reshuffle of the Test batting line-up at the start of the season
Last update: 17 May 2018 22:27:32

Notts end celebrations for Parkinson and Jennings

It felt like a night to remember for Keaton Jennings and Matt Parkinson, but their exploits with bat and ball counted for nothing as Notts emerged victorious
Last update: 17 May 2018 20:49:10

Godleman's best brings a day of Derbyshire records

Billy Godleman made short shrift of a Warwickshire attack that relied on an unlikely source of sustenance as Jonathan Trott took four wickets
Last update: 17 May 2018 18:53:35

Westley ton puts post-England lull behind him

Tom Westley, an England debutant last summer, has been a Championship struggler this, but all that changed at the start of the limited-overs season
Last update: 17 May 2018 18:53:02

BCCI says no to day-night Test to help India win; Harbhajan not impressed

'Don't you accept the challenge of playing England in overcast conditions in their country?' the offspinner asked. 'If we could take up that challenge why not pink-ball cricket?'
Last update: 18 May 2018 04:35:58

ICC on the defensive after listing dependence on India under 'weaknesses'

The line, which the BCCI took a 'dim view' of, was in a SWOT analysis that is part of an ICC document called 'A Global Strategy For Cricket - Update'
Last update: 17 May 2018 17:25:49

Northants have no response to Horton's hundred

Northants' woeful batting form brought a dismal start in the Championship and a change of formats brought more of the same
Last update: 17 May 2018 18:00:21

Wells makes a triumphant white-ball return

Luke Wells has been regarded as a Championship specialist, but he took the chance given to him by Sussex coach Jason Gillespie in the opening Royal London Cup tie
Last update: 17 May 2018 17:11:18

Hampshire trust in Mujeeb to bring Blast campaign to life

Mujeeb Ur Rahman is heading to Hampshire for the Blast - and, at 17, he will make England's legspin novice Mason Crane look an old man by comparison
Last update: 17 May 2018 19:47:02

Ismail, Lee put South Africa 1-0 up

Rumana Ahmed and Fargana Hoque add 72 to keep Bangladesh in the hunt before Shabnim Ismail knocks them over to close out the game
Last update: 17 May 2018 15:59:50

Mathews, Lakmal fit for West Indies Tests

Mathews to play as specialist batsman, while workload will be monitored on a match-by-match basis
Last update: 17 May 2018 13:47:36

Williamson special in vain as de Villiers, Moeen keep RCB alive

Kane Williamson made a rousing 81 off 42 balls but it wasn't enough for Sunrisers Hyderabad to chase down 219
Last update: 21 May 2018 15:46:35

ECB to resume funding of University cricket

More emphasis could be placed on furthering opportunities in white-ball and women's cricket as ECB agrees to take over a markedly successful scheme from MCC
Last update: 17 May 2018 13:38:15

Rahul, Hardik bring football's jersey-swap tradition to cricket

The two players swapped shirts as a mark of friendship and mutual respect after a last-over finish at the Wankhede Stadium
Last update: 17 May 2018 13:33:19

Lanning, Raj, Goswami to feature in women's exhibition T20

Other major stars in the Supernovas and Trailblazers XIs include Ellyse Perry, Suzie Bates, Alyssa Healy, Danielle Wyatt and Megan Schutt
Last update: 17 May 2018 14:11:18

Qualification scenarios - Six games, five teams, two spots

An explainer on how the Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad game will affect the play-off race
Last update: 17 May 2018 08:38:24

Can Daredevils salvage pride against CSK?

Having already been knocked out, the hosts now gear up to face Chennai Super Kings who have their sights set on a top-two finish
Last update: 17 May 2018 16:37:41

To toss or not to toss? ICC may scrap tradition

There has been growing concern that home boards have manipulated conditions to suit their team, in turn adding a disproportionate level of importance to the toss
Last update: 17 May 2018 06:03:52

Teams could lose points for unfit pitches in Test championship

The ICC Cricket Committee gets together in Mumbai on May 28 and 29 to discuss, among other things, the playing conditions for the World Test Championship
Last update: 17 May 2018 07:26:21

Clarity important when bowling at the death - Bumrah

The Mumbai Indians fast bowler had seemed off-colour earlier in the season, but came good in a must-win game
Last update: 17 May 2018 02:31:33

Amicus curiae in favour of five-member selection panel, vote for Railways

Gopal Subramanium has also asked if the three current BCCI office bearers should demit office since their tenure has expired
Last update: 16 May 2018 15:34:15

Bumrah and Pollard keep Mumbai alive

KL Rahul struck 94 off 60 and Andrew Tye claimed 4 for 16 but Kings XI finished on the losing side
Last update: 16 May 2018 19:33:58

Lamichhane added to World XI for charity match at Lord's; Shakib withdraws

Shakib Al Hasan, meanwhile, has withdrawn from the squad for personal reasons
Last update: 17 May 2018 14:42:24

Cricket Canada's inaugural T20 league to begin in June

The Toronto Nationals, Montreal Tigers, Ottawa Royals, Vancouver Knights and Winnipeg Hawks and the Caribbean All-Stars will make up the six-team tournament
Last update: 16 May 2018 12:41:39

O'Brien's fairytale debut makes ICC rankings history

Australia's Charles Bannerman, in the very first Test match in 1877, is the only batsman to score more rankings points in his country's debut Test
Last update: 16 May 2018 12:34:55

FAQs: All you need to know about the 2019-21 World Test Championship

Nine teams will contest a total of 27 bilateral series in the inaugural World Test Championship between 2019 to 2021
Last update: 17 May 2018 07:14:56

Stanlake dumps Yorkshire to chase Australia Test dream

Ricky Ponting has suggested that Billy Stanlake can become one of the great Test bowlers and it appears new Australia coach Justin Langer is of the same mind
Last update: 16 May 2018 10:31:22

Qualification scenarios: What if Mumbai beat Kings XI?

How Wednesday's result - whoever wins - will affect the two participating teams, as well as KKR, Royals and RCB
Last update: 16 May 2018 08:32:02