Latest Cricket News - Aggregated

Stuart Broad "still living for" The Ashes, even if he misses Sri Lanka tour

Veteran quick reveals pace plan for final South Africa Test with one eye already on Australia in 2021
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 18:42:21

Mackenzie Harvey's 63 helps Australia prevail over England

West Indies beat Nigeria to top Group B
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 18:17:04

Final chance for India, New Zealand to firm up on best XI

India have been untested yet while New Zealand have been made to scrap hard
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 18:09:36

Team-mates past and present lead Vernon Philander retirement tributes

Fourth Test against England at the Wanderers will be Philander's last before he retires from international cricket
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 17:14:47

Series win in South Africa would be 'proudest result' as captain - Joe Root

Captain claims the sky's the limit for his young team, with Jofra Archer set to replace Mark Wood in their XI
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 16:23:51

ICC expands qualifiers for 2021 T20 World Cup to 16 teams

Rather than scrapping it altogether, the global qualifier field will now be split into two eight-team qualifying tournaments
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 15:30:39

Faf du Plessis calls for tunnel vision as his side stares down series defeat

Captain refuses to answer questions about his playing future as he prepares for must-win clash at the Wanderers
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 15:03:42

England's quicks primed to hijack Vernon Philander's farewell party

Jofra Archer poised for return after elbow problem with tourists hoping to take series 3-1
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 16:23:08

Vernon Philander is one of those good things we never really appreciated while we still had him

In a nation where sport doesn't do subtle, retiring Philander is much less bully and brute than you might think
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 13:59:40

Babar Azam hopes Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik can bring back that 2018 feeling

Pakistan won 17 out of 18 T20Is that year, only to lose eight out of nine in 2019 and loosen their grip on the No. 1 ranking
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 11:46:28

Bowlers, Josh Philippe, James Vince headline Sydney Sixers' clinical win

A widely hyped meeting between Smith and Labuschagne was reduced to sideshow status as the Heat maintained their horrid recent run of performances
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 11:46:14

Lahore welcomes Bangladesh as Pakistan look to end T20I rut

Pakistan have lost eight of their last 10 T20Is, including a series defeat to Sri Lanka last October
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 12:43:14

'Open to whatever helps the team' - Williamson on captaincy shuffle

Kohli lends support to Williamson; lauds his ability to bring the team together
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 12:11:44

'Focus is on handling pressure better' - Harmanpreet Kaur

India captain unfazed by concerns over her form; confident of making a splash at the T20 World Cup
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 12:44:11

ICC suspends Oman's Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi for alleged corruption

He was charged for allegedly indulging in corrupt practice during the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 14:59:05

Lahiru Kumara breaks through Zimbabwe's resistance to seal victory

Chakabva produced a defiant 142-ball innings but failed to secure Zimbabwe a draw
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 16:33:30

Kohli on India's packed schedule: 'That's cricket for you today'

He is also 'sure' the travel and recovery time 'will be taken into consideration a lot more in the future'
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 13:01:31

Ashton Turner hopeful of turning his form around after horror run

Injury and illness had hindered his summer but he is determined to return to help the Scorchers make a run at the BBL final
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 09:39:32

Virat Kohli suggests KL Rahul will keep in T20Is too

'If he can keep that well, and perform well with the bat, then why not?' Kohli said a day before the first T20I in New Zealand
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 13:17:11

Depleted New Zealand face stiff opposition in India to bounce back

The series will also be the first big one for both teams in the year of the T20 World Cup later this year, with over 20 matches to go for each
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 09:12:10

'It's like a dream' - Sarfaraz Khan changes the game for Mumbai with triple century

The youngster battled cramps, an injured hamstring and a fever to script a memorable innings
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 05:01:36

AB de Villiers, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne - pick them all!

Our fantasy league suggestions for the Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers game
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 03:23:49

Lee-Ann Kirby ends 12-year break to join West Indies' T20 World Cup squad

Deandra Dottin is also back in Stafanie Taylor-led squad set to travel to Australia
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 18:20:59

Kristian Clarke's redemption song brings joy to New Zealand

Two weeks ago, he failed to defend eight off the final over. On Thursday, he hit a crucial six to take his team into the quarterfinals
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 17:23:37

'Poster-boy' Kagiso Rabada is over-burdened as attack leader - Graeme Smith

Absence from Johannesburg Test is an overdue rest for strike bowler, says director of cricket
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 16:27:25

I'm not thinking about the World Cup - Shoaib Malik

He is still enjoying his cricket and expects Bangladesh to provide tough competition to Pakistan in the upcoming series
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 16:20:37

Ghafari spins Afghanistan into quarters; Sri Lanka crash out

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup matches that took place on January 22, 2020
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 15:49:19

'Only focused on winning, rest will follow' - Smriti Mandhana

India's T20I vice-captain underlines the importance of upcoming tri-series in Australia in their T20 World Cup build-up
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 02:36:35

Firebird Hamish Bennett ready for his New Zealand rebirth

The 32-year old fast bowler has a more rounded bowling arsenal and that will be vital as he goes up against India's batting might
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 14:57:13

Graeme Smith seeks clarity on Faf du Plessis' future following ODI captaincy change

Director of cricket seeks 'robust' discussion with incumbent ahead of future South Africa series
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 16:10:30

Kevin Kasuza suffers delayed concussion, replaced by Mudzinganyama

Kasuza had been cleared of concussion via scans on Tuesday, but the doctor has confirmed a delayed onset
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 13:51:02

Quinton de Kock promises 'street-smart' captaincy after stepping up to ODI role

Wicketkeeper set to take over from Faf du Plessis in series against England
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 18:31:18

Jonathan Wells, Peter Siddle take Strikers closer to playoffs

Despite a late flourish from Peter Handscomb, Melbourne Stars fell short of their 163 target
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 16:21:18

Jofra Archer pushing for Wanderers recall after sharp spell in England nets

Seamer could replace any of England's bowlers in Johannesburg after recovering from elbow injury
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 14:33:10

Angelo Mathews' maiden double-century puts Sri Lanka in near-unassailable position

However, with Zimbabwe batting diligently so far in the third innings, the visitors have a tough road to victory
Last update: 23 Jan 2020 11:58:54

'What has gone is gone' - Tim Southee backs New Zealand to bounce back after Australia setback

With many first-choice pacers injured, the veteran will lead a green bowling attack
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 11:04:44

Mady Villiers, Tash Farrant among latest women's Hundred signings

Squads begin to take shape after latest batch of domestic signings announced
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 10:26:55

Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson celebrate India call-ups with solid knocks

India A win the first one-dayer against New Zealand A by five wickets
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 05:44:41

Travis Head or Marcus Stoinis - who will your captain be?

Our fantasy league suggestions for the Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Stars fixture
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 02:58:19

Steven Taylor stripped of USA vice-captaincy for disciplinary reasons

He has, however, kept his place in the ODI squad for the upcoming tour of Nepal
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 13:23:15

Ottis Gibson named Bangladesh fast-bowling coach

He replaces Charl Langeveldt, who quit the job in December to take up a role with South Africa
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 16:59:51

Kevin Kasuza struck on helmet, tests negative for concussion

A statement from ZC said he sustained a soft tissue injury to skull, but a CT scan ruled out internal injury
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 13:47:41

Dhawan replaced by Shaw and Samson for New Zealand tour

Dhawan, who was first-choice opener prior to a grade two injury to his shoulder, will report to Bangalore for rehabilitation
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 17:05:11

Ryan ten Doeschate steps down as captain of Essex as Tom Westley takes over

In an open letter to the club, ten Doeschate says he 'can't wait to join the troops, focus on my batting' this year
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 15:58:25

'I was determined to make this one count' - Tiwary on historic triple

On Monday, he became only the second Bengal batsman to score a first class triple-hundred
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 02:18:27

Quinton de Kock named captain, as Lungi Ngidi, Temba Bavuma return to South Africa ODI squad

Faf du Plessis is absent from the 15-man squad to play England in three ODIs next month
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 16:41:34

Chris Silverwood takes pride as England's plans begin to come together in South Africa

Chris Silverwood proud of environment that has allowed young players to thrive
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 18:11:46

'I literally was competing only with white players' - Jonty Rhodes

The former SA batsman has admitted that he benefited from white privilege during his career
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 13:00:44

India thrash Japan inside 30 overs, Scotland lose again

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup action on January 21, 2020
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 13:00:15

West Indies to tour Sri Lanka in February for three ODIs, two T20Is

The visitors will play two warm-up matches on February 17 and 20, before the first ODI on February 22
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 12:02:26

Matthew Wade, Mac Wright and Nathan Ellis keep Hurricanes' season alive

Mohammad Nabi threatened to pull off a steep chase but Ellis held his nerve in the final over in a game where Sam Harper was subbed out for concussion
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 13:29:33

Ishant Sharma advised 'six weeks' rest, likely to miss New Zealand tour

The fast bowler injured his ankle while playing for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 13:18:36

Mahmudullah, Tamim ready for 'more responsibility' in Pakistan

They are the only two players in Bangladesh's squad who have toured Pakistan before, back in 2008
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 11:31:01

Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis lead Sri Lanka's strong reply

They lost a wicket in each session on day three and whittled their deficit to 63 by stumps
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 16:02:20

'It hurts' - Kagiso Rabada admits to letting his team down

Bavuma, Phehlukwayo, Petersen and Hendricks have rejoined the squad for the last Test
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 09:40:33

Shoulder injury rules Shikhar Dhawan out of New Zealand T20Is

The BCCI has not named a replacement yet but has options to pick from in New Zealand
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 08:45:07

India T20Is a chance to test New Zealand's depth - Ross Taylor

The five-match series will provide more valuable planning ahead of the T20 World Cup later in the year
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 06:30:00

Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh to coach in bushfire relief match

The Bushfire Cricket Bash will take place on February 8 ahead of the BBL final
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 03:17:30

Steven Smith headlines Australia stars returning to Big Bash

Here is a rundown of who each team gets back after Australia finished their brief tour of India
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 02:40:01

Virat Kohli stresses on intensity and clarity in New Zealand

The ODI series win against Australia means the team will hit the road on a happy note, the India captain said
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 16:51:16

Consistent Shaun Marsh, impactful Dan Christian could swing the game

Our fantasy league suggestions for the Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes game
Last update: 21 Jan 2020 03:17:26

BBL newsfile: Sam Harper released from hospital; injured Shaun Marsh out of rest of BBL

The latest pieces of news from around the Big Bash
Last update: 22 Jan 2020 16:29:13

Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis smash fifties in Perth Scorchers' victory

Chasing a modest 154, the belligerent openers flayed the Thunder attack in an opening stand of 136
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 16:23:01

Nyeem Young stars with bat and ball as West Indies thump England

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup action on January 20, 2020
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 16:27:18

Ishant Sharma injures ankle in Ranji Trophy game

He will hope his MRI scan reveals nothing serious enough to endanger his tour of New Zealand
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 13:26:22

'The guys are listening to my message and how we want to play' - Joe Root

Captain believes back-to-back wins has cemented authority in squad brimming with young talent
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 12:06:55

Kagiso Rabada needs to 'find a different way' to channel emotion, suggests Faf du Plessis

Fast bowler will miss Wanderers Test after receiving demerit point for celebration of Joe Root's wicket
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 12:02:28

Sana Mir left out of Pakistan squad for Women's T20 World Cup

Bismah Maroof to lead the side, which has three changes from the one that played England recently
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 12:33:04

Moises Henriques' 31-ball 72 ends Melbourne Stars' unbeaten run

The Stars rested two of their leading pace bowlers and Glenn Maxwell held himself back until it was almost gone
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 12:59:02

'Slides into Maharaj's arc, walloped over midwicket' - Joe Root equals unwanted record with 28-run over

How ESPNcricinfo's ball-by-ball commentary recorded Keshav Maharaj's brutal hitting
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 10:51:45

Wanderers could be my last home Test, admits Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain expects to stay on until end of West Indies series in July
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 15:32:31

England complete innings win despite 99-run last-wicket stand

Keshav Maharaj, Dane Paterson bludgeon quick runs before England wrap up win
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 11:09:14

Lasith Embuldeniya takes five but Zimbabwe in control

Sri Lanka lost Oshada Fernando early in reply to Zimbabwe's 358
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 15:57:09

India willing to 'persist' with KL Rahul as wicketkeeper - Virat Kohli

'Rahul really brings in a good balance if he can keep and bat that well,' the captain says
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 12:26:21

'The last six or eight months have been a revelation' - Virat Kohli

Taking tosses out of equation and youngsters stepping up have been India's greatest gains, according to Kohli
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 09:53:44

Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo help West Indies level series with thumping win

Pollard and Bravo picked up three wickets each before Simmons made short work of the chase with a six-laden 91 not out
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 04:10:33

Mark Wood's grin says it all for a bowler loving life

Ultimate team man turns his back on injury woes and you rather hope there's a few more Tests left in this quick yet
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 20:16:30

Mark Boucher says he has 'no clue' whether Faf du Plessis is poised for Test retirement

Head coach believes 'under pressure' captain should take confidence from spending time in the middle during second innings
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 18:41:00

England surge towards victory on Joe Root four-wicket haul

South Africa lose 10 wickets in just 66.4 overs possible on day four to head towards defeat
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 18:40:57

Shikhar Dhawan picks up shoulder injury, doesn't open for India

The opener is part of India's T20I squad, which is scheduled to fly out tomorrow to New Zealand
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 09:04:01

The great collapse: how Brisbane Heat lost 7 for 7 in 16 balls

Relive the dramatic scenes at the Gabba through the ESPNcricinfo ball-by-ball commentary
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 12:50:31

Lynn left fuming after 'piss poor' and 'embarrassing' Brisbane Heat collapse

Lynn did not pull any punches following his side's latest performance when speaking immediately after the extraordinary finish
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 12:51:16

Brisbane Heat suffer record-breaking meltdown in astonishing collapse

The worst collapse in BBL history saw the Heat lose 10 for 36 as Cameron Boyce conjured a remarkable Renegades comeback
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 12:49:57

Siddhesh Veer sets up India's win; Pakistan's quicks rout Scotland

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup matches on January 19, 2020
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 19:28:34

"Mahmudullah is my T20I captain" - Russell Domingo

He also said that Bangladesh can afford to play with a maximum of 16-17 players for the next couple of series'
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 11:39:12

Devon Conway, Hamish Bennett lead Wellington to Super Smash title

Sophie Devine's blazing half-century helps Wellington make it a double by winning the women's title
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 15:58:38

Craig Ervine, Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza grind Sri Lanka attack

The trio made fifties and led Zimbabwe's slow progress on a slow Harare pitch
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 16:27:23

Rohit Sharma's century trumps Steven Smith's as India take series

Without their allrounder going into the series, losing their in-form opening batsman to injury during the series decider, India found a way to win
Last update: 20 Jan 2020 03:50:13

Adelaide Strikers hold off David Miller counter-attack to move second

Travis Head played a superb innings before Peter Siddle and Wes Agar helped all but end the Hurricanes' chances of reaching the finals
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 11:43:08

MS Dhoni 'will be retained' by Chennai Super Kings in 2021 too - N Srinivasan

While the former India captain's national future remains uncertain, "there is no doubt" about his continuing to play in the IPL
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 05:55:17

Rain plays spoilsport after Kieron Pollard's career-best figures

The abandonment means Ireland now have an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match series
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 08:15:39

Live Blog - Ranji Trophy Round 6

Live updates on all the action from the Ranji Trophy 2019-20
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 03:50:28

Fantasy Picks: In-form top-order batsmen from both sides hard to ignore

Here's how you go about picking your fantasy team for the decider between India and Australia
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 03:13:30

Fantasy Picks: Cutting and Christian - value with bat and ball

Our fantasy team suggestions for Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades, in Brisbane
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 02:57:47

Expect a Rashid storm against the Hurricanes

Our tips for your fantasy team for the Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide Strikers match
Last update: 18 Jan 2020 17:37:43

Far from an endangered breed: Dom Bess stands up for his trade

Amid debate over the future of those without mystery, youngster argues the case for the conventional off-spinner
Last update: 18 Jan 2020 19:15:33

Anrich Nortje embraces 'proper Dutchman' nickname after showing rearguard grit

Nortje batted for three hours and 11 minutes and faced 136 balls, more than South Africa's top three combined, to score 18 runs
Last update: 18 Jan 2020 18:14:45

Dom Bess five-for fires England before Quinton de Kock defiance

A lengthy delay for rain hits England's chances despite a breakthrough performance for Dom Bess
Last update: 18 Jan 2020 19:12:45

Nyeem Young, Jayden Seales take West Indies past Australia in tense finish

Seales and Forde shared seven wickets between them to bowl Australia out for 179
Last update: 18 Jan 2020 16:01:51

Jonathan Figy century as UAE beat Canada; Bangladesh thump Zimbabwe

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup matches on January 18, 2020
Last update: 19 Jan 2020 09:12:22