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Concerns for Mumbai's pace attack as Adam Milne pulls out of the IPL

The New Zealand fast bowler is believed to be nursing a heel injury
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 17:41:28

Qeshile handed debut, unchanged Sri Lanka bowl first

Aiden Markram is also playing his first T20I while Sri Lanka have gone in with an unchanged XI for this must-win game
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 15:59:57

Prasadani Weerakkody, Udeshika Prabodhani left out of Sri Lanka's T20I squad

Medium-pacer Madushika Meththananda, who has been part of several squads in the past, may find herself with some game time this time around
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 15:06:31

Malinga to miss Mumbai Indians' first six IPL matches

As he is out for over a third of the season, Malinga himself suggested Mumbai may be better off replacing him for the entire tournament
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 15:20:24

Don't care if I'm judged on not winning the IPL - Virat Kohli

'Obviously, you want to win," the RCB captain said in response to criticism of his captaincy. 'I am doing what I am supposed to do.'
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 17:24:37

Western Australia secure big win but must wait for final outcome

Aaron Hardie took his second four-wicket haul on debut after Mitchell Marsh scored a century but everything hinges on New South Wales
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 11:17:07

Sohail century powers Pakistan to challenging total

The batsman's maiden ODI century provided the bedrock, while Imad Wasim's fireworks at the death ensured a good finish
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 14:40:18

Royal Challengers Bangalore look to break five-year duck against Chennai Super Kings

The rivalry between Dhoni's three-time champions and Kohli's men has always been a fiery one, and the perfect match-up to start IPL 2019 off with
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 15:39:15

Copeland's haul lifts New South Wales pursuit of final berth

A vital final day awaits for New South Wales after they managed to break through Tasmania's promising start
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 08:12:57

Tremain and Pattinson bowl Victoria towards pre-final victory

Brad Davis made a maiden first-class fifty but it was another poor batting display from South Australia
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 07:50:37

Julia Price named head coach of USA women's team

Price's first challenge will be to try and take USA to the T20 World Cup qualifiers in Scotland in August
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 04:46:54

Haidee Tiffen won't reapply for New Zealand coach position

An NZC review recommended the coaching and support staff reapply for their positions but Tiffen has decided to stand aside
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 05:35:20

James Pattinson returns to Nottinghamshire for Ashes push

Pattinson is in line to play seven County Championship matches and the full Royal London Cup campaign
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 05:59:16

'Nervous' Steven Smith, David Warner want to fit in - Aaron Finch

The Australia one-day captain is determined that the team shouldn't be distracted in any way by the return of the banned pair
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:08:12

IPL Central: CSK, KXIP funds for terror victims and 'Ashes' in Mohali

Catch all the pre-season IPL buzz on the go right here
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 12:40:23

Sri Lanka look to hit back as South Africa rest key players

JP Duminy will lead a home side that will be without Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir and Quinton de Kock
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:15:29

Cameron Bancroft to captain Durham on comeback from ban

Durham coach says Bancroft showed 'mental toughness, skill and attitude to excel' upon return to first-class cricket
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:17:26

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

The tournament will be an opportunity for West Indies and Bangladesh to fine tune their preparations ahead of the World Cup
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:19:01

Surrey's Will Jacks hits 25-ball ton, six sixes in an over

Jacks leads his side to 176 for 3 before Lancashire finish on 81 for 9 in pre-season T10 fixture
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:22:45

Shoaib Malik's captaincy in focus as Pakistan seek ODI turnaround

Australia are coming off an unexpected triumph against India, but will be without the unwell Glenn Maxwell for the first ODI
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:44:40

Amy Jones does it again as England sweep WODI series 3-0 against Sri Lanka

Opener scores third half-century in as many innings to lead thumping victory
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 06:47:53

Cameron Bancroft blunts Western Australia to a strong position

Western Australia in a position to seek an outright win they need to make the Sheffield Shield final
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 03:01:06

Will Pucovski's 82 gives Victoria the upper hand

Pucovski, who has faced his own struggles for runs since he was picked in the Australian Test squad against Sri Lanka, played patiently to keep the visitors in the middle throughout the day
Last update: 22 Mar 2019 03:02:46

Williamson named NZ Player of the Year at ANZ Awards

Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Trent Boult and Colin Munro all picked up major honours at the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards, held in Auckland on Thursday.
Last update: 21 Mar 2019 10:15:00

Alex Doolan, Matthew Wade look to build advantage for Tasmania

The duo made promising inroads in reply after the NSW tail frustrated Tasmania bowlers earlier in the day
Last update: 21 Mar 2019 09:40:27

After 51 years, Central Districts win back-to-back Plunket Shields

Central Districts won five of the eight matches they played in 2018-19 with their captain Greg Hay finishing second on the top-scorer's list
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 13:52:42

Harry Gurney signs white-ball-only deal with Nottinghamshire

Bowler plying his trade on global limited-overs circuit
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 11:09:20

Michael Neser rocks Western Australia on 15-wicket day

The Warriors bounce back to reduce visiting Queensland to 5 for 71 after folding for 138 in their first hit
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 11:02:19

'A good challenge and good fun' - David Miller passes test with the big gloves

The batsman appears to have become the frontrunner to keep wickets should Quinton de Kock pick up a mid-game injury at the World Cup
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 10:53:49

Urooj Mumtaz to head PCB's all-women selection panel

Asmavia Iqbal and Marina Iqbal part of panel in PCB's quest to revamp women's cricket
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 10:55:22

South Africa quicks Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi ruled out of IPL

While it's a shoulder injury that sees Nortje out of the IPL, CSK will miss Ngidi due to a side-strain picked up during South Africa's ODIs against Sri Lanka
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 14:25:05

ESPNcricinfo Superstats launched, will add 'layer of quality and value' to traditional numbers

Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar join the creators of the three-pack set of new-age metrics at the official launch in Mumbai
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 17:46:42

Hope to play Test cricket for England - Olivier

The fast bowler, who turned his back on an international career with South Africa, reiterated that his decision to relocate to Yorkshire was the best for his and his family's future
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 10:30:18

Hughes and Larkin set up New South Wales for final push

Jackson Bird claimed three wickets but Trent Copeland pushed the total beyond 300
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 07:30:55

Nic Maddinson injury blow for Victoria as James Pattinson impresses again

Travis Head and Tom Andrews made half-centuries for South Australia to push them over 250
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 10:47:19

Adam Zampa rebuilding confidence as Australia turn to spin

Although the legspinner has become Australia's No. 1 option in the one-day side he is taking nothing for granted ahead of the World Cup
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 07:02:38

Stephen Fleming stands down as coach of Melbourne Stars

He helped the Stars reach two BBL finals during his four years at the club but fell agonisingly short of a title
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 00:20:34

BCCI likely to advertise for India coach position

The contracts of Ravi Shastri and his coaching staff, who were appointed in July 2017, will expire after the World Cup
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 17:16:30

South Africa nearly choke, but Tahir rescues them in Super Over

Lasith Malinga and Isara Udana conceded just 17 runs in their last four overs as South Africa were forced to win the contest via a one-over eliminator
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 04:01:06

Jos Buttler embraces the 'chaos' as IPL return for Rajasthan Royals looms

England batsman confident that positive mindset can pay dividends at World Cup too
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 15:48:53

'99 regrets and the World Cup is No.1: Allan Donald warns England to embrace favourites' tag

Former South Africa quick still rues missed opportunity at 1999 World Cup, and warns England not to make same mistakes
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 18:22:34

England, Australia could adopt shirt names and numbers for Ashes

Edgbaston Test could be the first to feature innovation after 142 years of rivalry
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 13:08:47

'I will surely be opening in all the games' - Rohit Sharma

Rohit had batted mostly at Nos. 3, 4 and 5 last season for a combined 12 innings out of 14 and managed only 286 runs in all, his poorest tally in an IPL season
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 14:51:51

Ricky Ponting sees room for Usman Khawaja in World Cup XI

The returning David Warner should open, and Steven Smith can move down to No. 4 or No. 5, says the former Australia captain
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 15:52:01

Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting want Rishabh Pant to be India's No. 4 at World Cup

"You can't see Rishabh Pant failing at the top level," says the former India captain
Last update: 20 Mar 2019 08:27:10

Chennai to host 2019 IPL final on May 12

On Tuesday, the BCCI released the schedule for the second half of the IPL - till May 5 - but left out the knockout phase
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 13:21:00

CWI seek "amicable resolution" to Phil Simmons contract dispute

Board 'never denied liability' as it seeks swift resolution to constructive dismissal case
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 11:38:56

Zimbabwe to break cricket hiatus with series against UAE

The five-match ODI home series will be followed by visits to Netherlands and Ireland in June and July
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 10:54:46

Virat Kohli 'very lucky' to be retained as RCB captain - Gautam Gambhir

The two-time IPL-winning captain feels the India skipper isn't shrewd or tactically smart enough to lead in the T20 league
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 10:04:06

Steven Smith targeting return to action in Rajasthan Royals' season opener

The suspended Australia batsman underwent shoulder surgery earlier this year, leading to questions on his match readiness
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 08:12:41

Could not have detected floodlight failure pre-match - Newlands management

Western Province Cricket Association chief executive was confident the problem had been resolved and would not affect the T20I
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 08:08:03

Sheffield Shield final bid helps Bancroft press Ashes claims

The three rounds of the Shield season since resumption after the Big Bash League have tossed up some thought-provoking numbers
Last update: 19 Mar 2019 04:40:50

Kent wary of Surrey dominance if clubs join forces for The Hundred

'Opportunity must outweigh the threat', warns chief executive, as Matt Walker bids for Hundred coaching role
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 21:11:29

'Form first, reputation next' - Ottis Gibson on South Africa's World Cup selection

South Africa's coach also said the likes of Rabada, du Plessis and de Kock will be rested after the first T20I against Sri Lanka
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 18:21:57

Hampshire stint on hold as Dimuth Karunaratne enters frame for Sri Lanka World Cup captaincy

Sri Lanka's selectors now strongly considering handing the ODI reins to Karunaratne for the World Cup
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 17:07:25

Heino Kuhn to stand in as Kent captain in absence of Sam Billings and Joe Denly

County hope that Matt Renshaw's desire to impress ahead of Ashes will help fill batting void during IPL
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 15:24:58

CWI 'admit liability' in Phil Simmons' unfair dismissal case

Former coach claims damages of more than US$300,000 following sacking in September 2016
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 15:42:30

Focus remains on World Cup as T20Is start

A side strain to Ngidi might mean Steyn returns for South Africa, while Sri Lanka continue to search for a combination that delivers results
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 13:54:36

Alex Hartley, Amy Jones to the fore as England seal Sri Lanka WODI series

England women chase down a moderate target of 188 with six wickets and 16.3 overs to spare
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 11:07:11

'A historic day for Afghanistan' - Asghar Afghan

Captain praises Rashid Khan, Yamin Ahmadzai and Waqar Salamkheil for setting up the victory by bowling Ireland out for 172 in the first innings
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 09:14:34

Rahmat Shah, Ihsanullah see Afghanistan through to historic maiden Test win

Rahmat Shah made his second fifty of the match and put on a century stand for the second wicket with Ihsanullah as Afghanistan registered their first Test win
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 10:05:24

What Smith, Warner reintegration really means

Despite the on-message response to their meeting with the Australia squad in Dubai there remains many questions about the banned pair's return
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 05:53:36

Foreign players' comfort levels in Pakistan 'growing all the time' - David Richardson

The progress made by the PCB in bringing international teams and the PSL to Pakistan has 'changed the perception' of the country, the ICC CEO stressed
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 04:12:00

Mohammad Hasnain, Ahmed Shehzad secure Quetta's maiden PSL title

The teenaged fast bowler took 3 for 30 as Peshawar Zalmi lost to the Gladiators for the fourth time this season
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 08:13:11

Ehsan Mani hopeful of hosting all PSL 2020 matches in Pakistan

PCB chairman's statement comes at the closing ceremony ahead of the PSL 2019 final at Karachi's National Stadium
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 16:36:21

'I am no slouch' in white-ball cricket - R Ashwin

He looks set to miss the World Cup bus, having been out of India's ODI side for nearly two years, but the offspinner isn't ready to think of himself as Test-only player yet
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 04:46:04

Aiden Markram, Anrich Nortje, Sinethemba Qeshile called up for T20Is against Sri Lanka

Markram and Nortje have been picked for all three matches while Qeshile has been selected for the last two games
Last update: 18 Mar 2019 04:49:08

Afghanistan chase historic Test win after Rashid Khan five-for

Ireland's second successive half-century stand for the last wicket keeps them in the fight
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 12:09:12

Smith, Warner welcomed back to Australia set-up with 'open arms'

The banned pair briefly spent time with the one-day squad in Dubai where the new team culture was one of the key topics discussed
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 08:58:25

Shaiman Anwar fifty, Sultan Ahmed three-for hand UAE T20I series 1-0

Left-arm spinner Sultan Ahmed's 3 for 33, and Shaiman Anwar's 30-ball 62 helped UAE hold off USA's pursuit of 183 in a 24-run win at ICC Academy in Dubai
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 09:35:33

Poor decision-making has cost RCB in big matches - Virat Kohli

The RCB captain also admitted last season's marketing campaign - this year the cup is ours - may not have been the wisest move
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 09:42:46

No cap on India players' IPL participation ahead of World Cup - Virat Kohli

The RCB captain feels responsibility for managing workloads would lie with the players themselves, a view shared by coaches Ashish Nehra and Gary Kirsten
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 16:41:43

Fawad in doubt as in-form sides gear up for intriguing PSL showdown

Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi will meet in the PSL final for the second time in four years, with QUetta looking to avenge their loss in the 2017 final
Last update: 17 Mar 2019 09:13:46

Entire Mumbai selection panel steps down in a rush

Their resignation came hours before the Mumbai Cricket Association ad-hoc committee meeting on Friday that was to decide their fate
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 14:21:40

Nat Sciver and Amy Jones led England to big victory in first ODI

Runs all down the order backed up by powerful seam bowling in opening ODI
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 12:36:27

South Africa complete 5-0 sweep after DLS win

A floodlight failure with the home team 135 for 2 brought an early end to the game after Sri Lanka had been bowled out for 225
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 19:45:50

Darren Sammy unfazed by Peshawar Zalmi's head-to-head disadvantage

Quetta Gladiators, who will be fielding their full-strength squad, have won all three of their meetings with Peshawar Zalmi so far this season
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 14:24:20

Bangladesh team leaves Christchurch and tries to move on

Like most people in Christchurch, Friday night was tough on the Bangladesh contingent who spent a sleepless night
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 10:58:21

'Steven Smith, David Warner still have to prove they are the best players' - Ricky Ponting

With Australia's recent success in India there are now a few questions as to how the banned duo will slot back in for the World Cup
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 07:47:14

Canada rope in Monty Desai as head coach

Desai has had coaching experience with Afghanistan, Nepal, and IPL teams Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Lions
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 07:19:48

Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan and Hashmatullah Shahidi put Afghanistan in dominant position

Fifties from Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, and Asghar Afghan helped them go 142 ahead before getting the wicket of William Porterfield
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 12:01:36

Christchurch attack 'changes everything' for team security - NZC CEO

In the aftermath of the terror attack, NZC will review arrangements for international teams while Canterbury have pulled out of the final round of the Plunket Shield
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 05:11:20

Leeward Islands' declaration to lose backfires with bad maths

An attempt to deny Barbados the chance to collect more bonus points fell flat in a dramatic and controversial finish to the match
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 03:01:56

Kamran, Imam lead Peshawar Zalmi into PSL final

Defending champions shot out by a clinical Peshawar, who, with their 48-run win, reached the trophy match for the third successive year
Last update: 16 Mar 2019 03:30:22

Supreme Court sets aside life ban on Sreesanth in IPL spot-fixing case

BCCI asked to work out fresh and appropriate sanction for the former fast bowler, 'preferably' within three months
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 18:07:54

ODI retirement on track, but JP Duminy's focus is on earning World Cup ticket

The batsman accepts that South Africa will go through a period of transition, but is excited about the talent around the country
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 15:28:21

Steven Taylor fifty on USA's T20I debut spoilt by rare desert rain

UAE were on the back foot, two-down and well behind the Duckworth-Lewis mark, when play was called off
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 20:30:31

South Africa eye series sweep against wilting Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka stand at serious risk of going into the World Cup without having won a single match this year
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 14:19:07

'How can people be this cruel?' - Bangladesh squad in shock after Christchurch horror

Back at the team hotel, Bangladesh's shocked players tried to make sense of the awful events in Christchurch
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 13:22:53

Guyana are the West Indies first-class champions for the fifth time in a row

Leeward Islands, who needed the maximum 24 points from their final game against Barbados, collapsed for 90 in their first innings to drop out of the race
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 11:52:39

Tom Westley targets England Test return as long build-up to Ashes begins

Essex batsman set to play for MCC in Abu Dhabi curtain-raiser, knowing it's all up for grabs this summer
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 10:56:00

Duminy to retire from ODIs after World Cup

He will play his final ODI in South Africa on Saturday, and will continue to play domestic and international T20s later on
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 09:39:08

'We were really lucky' - Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mashud

"Had we reached even three or four minutes earlier, we probably would have been inside the mosque"
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 12:54:13

Western Australia clinch win to go third despite Wade century

Mitchell Marsh found a way past Tim Paine on an enthralling final day of the match at Bellerive Oval
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 08:21:09

Allrounder Lucy Doolan announces retirement from all cricket

Doolan, who has played in 40 ODIs and 33 T20Is, made her last appearance for New Zealand during the 2013 World Cup
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 08:27:14

Afghanistan on top after Ireland fold for 172

Ireland's last-wicket pair of George Dockrell and Tim Murtagh put together 87 to keep them in the contest after Afghan bowlers run riot
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 12:01:20

Bangladesh tour of New Zealand called off after Christchurch terror attack

The team was en route to the Al Noor mosque for Friday prayers at the time of the attack but escaped to the nearby Hagley Oval
Last update: 15 Mar 2019 15:39:41

USA eye historic result in first ever T20I

With the former West Indies Test batsman Xavier Marshall in their squad, USA are hopeful a series win will hold them in good stead going into the T20 World Cup Qualifiers later in the year
Last update: 14 Mar 2019 19:48:37

Champions Trophy defeat will serve England well at World Cup - Farbrace

Former England assistant believes team learnt valuable lessons from loss in virtual dress rehearsal
Last update: 14 Mar 2019 18:30:01

Hales, Asif see Islamabad through, Karachi Kings eliminated

A four-wicket win for Islamabad United saw them chasing down Karachi's 161 with three balls to spare
Last update: 14 Mar 2019 18:19:55