International Cricket Council | No dressing room help for Perera, says Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka defended Dilruwan Perera after television replays suggested the batsman looked to the dressing room during a delayed review call.

Sport (South Africa)

Ashes 2017: Australia and Steve Smith must establish style, says Michael Clarke

The man who told England's James Anderson to "get ready for a broken f------ arm" believes the current Australian team is approaching the Ashes …


Onus on WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

By: Express Web Desk |<p>Rathore insisted that the most adverse effect is on the fans as they are “cheated” (Source: File)<p>Sports Minister Rajyavardhan …


Fake fielding leaves Virat Kohli fuming

Fake fielding on the cricket field are quite rare but when it occurs it can often create doubts in the minds of batsmen.

Virat Kohli

BCCI exploring ways to avoid Pakistan in ICC Test league

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is exploring ways in which India doesn’t bump into arch-rivals Pakistan in the nine-team Test league …

Cricket World Cup

BCCI asks ICC to reserve October-November, February-March for domestic season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly conveyed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) that any new international …

West Indies

Hafeez's bowling action found to be illegal

The International Cricket Council today announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez to be …

Meanwhile... the first international cricket match in eight years took place in Pakistan

And in Kenya, the country’s new ban on plastic bags is an economic opportunity for women, while in Peru, American trekker Nick Stanziano is urging …


Ireland to take on Afghanistan in Sharjah

Ireland and Afghanistan will lock horns in a three-match One-Day International series in Sharjah from December 5, Cricket Ireland confirmed on …

Cricket World Cup

India focused on Sri Lanka, not Proteas

MUMBAI, India - Sri Lanka have never won a Test in India and with Virat Kohli's men on a run of near-flawless home form the visitors are unlikely to …

Sport (South Africa)

International Cricket Council

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Tasmania's historic first at the MCG

Tasmania’s Jake Doran has earned himself a unique place in cricket history by becoming the first substitute player to formally bat in a first-class …


Pakistan to host Windies for next five years from 2018

(Reuters) - Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian country every year for the next five years, the Pakistan Cricket Board has said.<p>West Indies will also host a reciprocal series against Pakistan, probably in …

West Indies

ICC toothless against BCCI: Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan cricket team skipper Wasim Akram hit out at the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) inability to pursue the Board of Control for …

Virat Kohli

ICC posts full names of Sri Lankan cricketers on Twitter to use up 280 characters

By: Express Web Desk |<p>ICC posted Rangana Herath’s full name to welcome Twitter’s introduction to 280 characters. (Source: AP)<p>As the character limit …

Social Media

Indian board rejects dope tests by national body

India's cricket board on Friday heightened a battle with the country's anti-doping agency over who has the right to test players for banned …


New and vulnerable players enticed via social media, police tell match-fixing conference

Queensland police say up and coming athletes are being lured to take part in match-fixing via their social media accounts.<p>An international sports …


BCCI pays INR 28 lakhs to head hunting agency for NCA director, GM post

The BCCI has recently paid Rs 28.78 lakh as first installment to a head hunting agency Korn-Ferry International Pvt Ltd.


Battling clubs vulnerable to match-fixing

Vulnerable young players and financially struggling clubs are the most likely targets of organised crime syndicates behind match fixing, says a …

Match Fixing

India team members receive Rs 38.67 lakh each as ICC Champions Trophy prize money

By: Express Web Desk |<p>India had finished the ICC Champions Trophy as runners up to Pakistan. (Source: File)<p>Delhi air pollution LIVE updates: Air …

ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan blessed with young bowlers: Azhar

LONDON - Pakistan’s bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has praised his side for their incredible performance, while he also was all praise for his bowlers . …


NZ Cricket to declare $9.3 million loss as it locks in big Indian broadcast deal

New Zealand Cricket has revealed a $9.3 million financial loss for the past year as it trumpets its biggest broadcast rights deal with Star Sports …


When 4-day Tests DO make sense

2017-11-07 18:22<p>Vernon Philander and the Proteas celebrate (AP)<p>Cape Town – All in favour say … um, “maybe”.<p>If that sounds like the classic cop-out, …


Preposterous championship cannot save Test game from the depredations of Twenty20

England are a little over a fortnight away from resuming the 140-year rivalry with Australia in Test cricket, a contest the thoughtful Australian batsman, David Warner, has likened to “war” and which he says fills him with “hatred”.<p>No wonder, if that is the atmosphere in which Ashes series are …

David Warner

ICC Women’s World T20 2018: CWI begin 365 days countdown

Women's Sports

Pakistan’s postal service issues stamps celebrating ICC Champions Trophy victory

The postal service of Pakistan has issued stamps in honour of their national cricket team’s victory at the ICC Champions Trophy in June and has made …

Sports (India)

Virat Kohli took ‘advance permission’ to use walkie-talkie during first India-New Zealand T20I

By: Express Web Desk |<p>Virat Kohli was seen using walkie-talkie during the first T20I between India and New Zealand. (Source: Twitter)<p>During the first …


Size doesn't matter: ICC rules governing cricket bats a waste of time, manufacturer says

A Fremantle bat manufacturer has declared the International Cricket Council's (ICC) new rules governing the size of bats as a waste of time.<p>Sally …


Pakistan secure top slot in ICC T20 rankings

<b>KARACHI:</b> Pakistan Twenty20 team has secured the number one position at the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings following a 53-run defeat to …


Tait's spell at the WACA reminded me of the joy of wicketkeeping: Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist said that Shaun Tait's spell at the WACA in 2007 in the one-off T20I against New Zealand was the fastest spell he ever witnessed.