International Cricket Council

Cricket: Du Plessis 'big fan' of scrapping toss in tests

GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The idea of scrapping the traditional coin toss prior to test matches has found a "big fan" in South Africa captain Faf du Plessis who believes it would help reduce home advantage and bring more balance.<p>The International Cricket Council, the world governing body of the …

Sri Lanka

Sport24.co.za | Sri Lanka postpones new T20 cricket league

Sri Lanka's cricket authorities have announced the indefinite postponement of the country's Twenty20 league scheduled for next month.

Sport (South Africa)

Root urges England to remain 'ruthless' against India

LONDON (AFP) -<p>Joe Root insisted England must stay "ruthless" when they go in search of a one-day international series victory over India at his Headingley home ground on Tuesday.<p>Root's well-constructed 113 laid the platform for an 86-run win at Lord's on Saturday that saw England square the …

Cricket

Cricket's Confusion Over Cheating

Cricket’s reputation has been battered and bruised during a turbulent 2018. It is a sport that has struggled with corruption and match-fixing over the years but subtle cheating has been ingrained for some time.<p>The practice of ball-tampering, which refers to the illegal manipulation of the ball to …

Cape Town

7th Place Playoff, Netherlands Women vs United Arab Emirates Women, Women's World T20 Qualifier 2018 | International Cricket Council Official Website

• CR Seneviratna CR Seneviratna<br>• Chaya Mughal Chaya Mughal<br>• ER Oza ER Oza<br>• Humaria Tasneem Humaria Tasneem CPT<br>• IS Mananelage IS Mananelage<br>• KKN Egodage KKN …

Cricket

Watch England Vs. India Cricket 2nd ODI Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Online

England must win the second ODI of their three-match series against India to keep their chances of a series victory alive and ensure that they hold …

Sling TV

England must unravel mystery spinner Kuldeep Yadav or it will be an Indian summer

• <b>England need to quickly solve age-old problem of conquering a mystery spinner</b>• <b><br>Kuldeep Yadav’s angle of attack is unique and that makes bowler a huge</b> …

Sport (UK)

Cricket: Defiant Karunaratne carries bat for Sri Lanka with 158

GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Sri Lanka opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne struck a defiant unbeaten hundred on his return to the side to give the hosts a fighting first innings total in the opening test against South Africa on Thursday.<p>The 30-year-old carried his bat through the Sri Lankan innings …

Sri Lanka

Sudanese President Wanted by ICC Plans to Attend World Cup Final

Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir plans to attend the soccer World Cup final in Russia, the latest trip for the leader whose arrest warrant by the …

Omar al-Bashir

'Aussies love Kohli': TV boss wants big tons for 'polarising' star

India superstar Virat Kohli is set to be the major attraction for a Test summer that has been robbed of much of its star power by the ball-tampering …

Cricket

Playoff Semi Final 1, Uganda Women vs Netherlands Women, Women's World T20 Qualifier 2018 | International Cricket Council Official Website

• MEC de Fouw MEC de Fouw<br>• D Hannema D Hannema<br>• Mariska Kornet Mariska Kornet<br>• HDJ Siegers HDJ Siegers CPT<br>• CC van Slobbe CC van Slobbe<br>• L Klokgieters L …

Women's Sports

India v/s England ODI series: 'Men in Blue' eye top spot in ICC ODI rankings

India can reclaim the top spot in the International Cricket Council ODI rankings if it blanks England 3-0 in the three-match series beginning on July …

India News

South Africa aims to stay dominant in Sri Lanka

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — South Africa will look to maintain its impressive away record in the two-match test cricket series against Sri Lanka starting Thursday at Galle International Stadium. In the last 10 years, the Proteas have lost away test series in India and England only, and they were last …

South Africa

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer's Cricket Skills Impress Sachin Tendulkar

Roger Federer was seen playing a deft left-handed cricket shot during the Wimbledon 2018 pre-quarter-final match.<p>Roger Federer, during his fourth …

Cricket

PakvZim: 4-1 series win needed to maintain ICC rankings

<b>KARACHI :</b> Fifth-placed Pakistan need to either whitewash Zimbabwe or win by a minimum 4-1 margin in the five-match ODI series to maintain their …

Pakistan

Cricket: Pakistan opener Shehzad charged over positive test - PCB

(Reuters) - Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has tested positive for a banned substance and will be charged later on Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said.<p>The PCB announced in June that a player had failed a doping test but refused to reveal the name of the team member or the charges …

Doping

Pakistan cricketer Ahmad Shahzad fails dope test

Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday confirmed that the country's international cricketer Ahmad Shahzad has failed a …

Cricket

Why The U.S. Is Crucial For Cricket's Future

The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ambitious goal for cricket to overtake soccer and become the world’s most popular sport looks increasingly fantastical. In the midst of an engrossing FIFA World Cup, the gulf between the sports in worldwide relevance feels particularly stark.<p>One year from …

Los Angeles

Federer hailed for 'perfect' cricket shot during Wimbledon win

Tennis legend Roger Federer has been hailed for a perfect batting technique after he showed off his cricket skills at Wimbledon.<p>In the first set of …

Tennis

Match 11, United Arab Emirates Women vs Bangladesh Women, Women's World T20 Qualifier 2018 | International Cricket Council Official Website

• Ayasha Rahman Ayasha Rahman<br>• Panna Ghosh Panna Ghosh<br>• Salma Khatun Salma Khatun CPT<br>• Rumana Ahmed Rumana Ahmed<br>• Jahanara Alam Jahanara Alam<br>• Lily Rani Biswas …

United Arab Emirates

The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

<i>LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from</i> …

Sport (Australia)

The Latest: Federer pushed off Centre Court at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):<p>5:45 p.m.<p>Roger Federer has been pushed off Wimbledon's Centre Court for the first time in three years.<p>The eight-time champion is scheduled to play Wednesday's quarterfinal against Kevin Anderson on No. 1 Court — his first match away from …

Tennis

Kenya denied T20 record total by ICC ruling

WORLD record status won’t be handed to a mammoth T20 total smashed by Kenya due to a technicality which is set to be wiped in six months’ time.<p>Kenya …

Sport (Australia)

Zaheer Abbas praises Pak team performance

LAHORE, Jul 09 (APP):Former Pakistan cricket captain, Zaheer Abbas praised the title winning performance of Pakistan team<br>in the Tri-nation T20 series …

International Cricket Council

Forget baseball — cricket is worth way more

Baseball may be considered a staple sport for Americans, but the game of cricket actually generates way more cash than Major League Baseball.<p>Cricket …

Cricket

Kookaburra Unveil New 'Turf20' Ball For T20 Leagues And International Cricket

The ball is likely to be brought into use ahead of the 2020 ICC World Twenty20 slated to get underway from October 18 in Australia.<p>Premeir ball …

Cricket

‘Is chewing gum allowed? – Faf seeks clarity on tampering rules

South Africa skipper Faf Du Plessis is likely to speak to the umpires before the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo from July 12.

Cricket

Match 5, Uganda Women vs Thailand Women, Women's World T20 Qualifier 2018 | International Cricket Council Official Website

• S Tippoch S Tippoch CPT<br>• N Boochatham N Boochatham<br>• R Padunglerd R Padunglerd<br>• N Chantam N Chantam<br>• N Chaiwai N Chaiwai<br>• S Saengsakaorat S Saengsakaorat<br>• C …

Cricket

Ever thought MS Dhoni could be a bully? Here is the video of him ragging Kuldeep Yadav

Celebrating a teammate birthday by smashing cake on his face has been a long-run tradition in the Indian cricket team.<p>MS Dhoni turned 37 on Staurday …

Cricket

India v/s England 2nd T20I: Live streaming, teams, time in IST and where to watch on TV

India will look to wrap up the series when they take on England in the second T20I of the three-match series on Friday. India produced a fine …

India News