Jos Buttler

From walk out at Colombo to Mahmudullah's clash with Jos Buttler, occasions when Bangladesh lost their cool on cricket field- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

After Dinesh Karthik's last-ball six won a thrilling final, the young Indian side burst into euphoric celebrations with jubilant players gushing out …


Nidahas Trophy 2018: Bangladesh-Sri Lanka rivalry encouraging, but Tigers must learn to handle success better- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Immaturity.<p>It's a word that aptly describes the way the Bangladeshi cricketers and fans have been conducting themselves. From the many run-ins with …


Rabada appeal sharpens focus on disciplinary code

A shoulder charge?<p>A brushing of shirts?<p>An extraordinary reaction to an ordinary event?<p>A deserved comeuppance for a repeat offender? A cynical …

Kagiso Rabada

Thunder poach Heat coach Bond

The Sydney Thunder have swooped to poach highly-rated coach Shane Bond from his role as an assistant with the Brisbane Heat to fill their head coach …


KP's magic moments

With former England batsman Kevin Pietersen appearing to have retired from cricket, we look back at his career highlights.


The Cricket Report: Essex special

On the latest Cricket Report, Matt Floyd & Rob Key go behind the scenes at Chelmsford as defending county champions Essex prepare for the new season.

Adil Rashid

Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, Asela Gunaratne: Five thrilling last-ball T20I finishes

The 32-year-old’s ice-cool finish against Bangladesh on Sunday was not the only instance of teams pulling a victory of the last ball.<p>Dinesh Karthik’s …

Sri Lanka

Anderson retains vice-captaincy ahead of Stokes

Though the appointment is currently being made on a series-by-series basis it seems likely that Anderson will keep the job at least until the …

Ben Stokes

Which current player has the highest ODI strike rate?

5:13 AM BST<p><b>Both New Zealand's openers made ducks in the Dunedin ODI, but their team still won. How often has this happened?</b> <i>asked Graham Monk from New</i> …

AB de Villiers

Chris Waters: Jonny Bairstow proving key to England’s World Cup chances

IDEALLY, England would have gone into the fifth and final one-day international against New Zealand in Christchurch 4-0 up with the series won.

Jonny Bairstow

New Zealand vs England: Johnny Bairstow's ton personifies visitors' new-found ruthlessness in crunch games- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

England have a long-standing quandary with knockout games. They have lost 13 of the 19 knockout matches (in ODI tournaments) they have played in. The …

Alex Hales

Jonny Bairstow's savage 58-ball hundred leads near-perfect England to series win over New Zealand

For the decider in their five-match series against New Zealand, England turned on a near-perfect performance to win their sixth one-day series in a row. To go further back, over the last two years England have lost a single bilateral one-day series, and that was in Fortress India, which is the …


England beat New Zealand in fifth ODI to win series – as it happened

Jonny Bairstow led the way for England as a seven-wicket success sealed the series in Christchurch

Alex Hales

Cricket: Black Caps trounced by rampant England, lose ODI series

England have dismantled New Zealand by seven wickets with 17.2 overs to spare to take out the sides' one-day international duel 3-2 in …

Adil Rashid

High-flying England prepared for turbulence

1:00 PM ET<p>England's one-day side is outstanding. Among the best in the world. But when they collapse, they do it in style. Without putting a damper …

Jonny Bairstow

Tons for Bairstow, Root as England set big target

Centuries by Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root helped England set New Zealand a challenging total of 336 in the fourth one-day international in Dunedin …

Jonny Bairstow

Ross Taylor heroics send New Zealand and England to ODI series decider

England 335-9; New Zealand 339-5 (49.3 overs) Taylor hits unbeaten 181 in five-wicket victory<p>Rarely will you see a more valiant, match-winning knock than the one played by Ross Taylor. Of the boxes ticked – a century made in a winning chase, seeing his side over the line, on one leg – the crucial …

Moeen Ali

Cricket: Heroic Ross Taylor smashes Black Caps to series decider v England

Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor has produced one of the most heroic innings in New Zealand's one-day international history to level the series 2-2 …

New Zealand

ENG 0/0 (0.1 ov, JJ Roy 0*, JM Bairstow 0*, TG Southee 0/0) - Live | Match Summary

Ground time: 11:01<p>ODI CAREER<p>CRR:<p>0.0<p>Ground Time:<p>11:01<p>BATSMEN<p>R<p>B<p>4s<p>6s<p>SR<p>This Bowler<p>Last 5 ovs<p>mat<p>runs<p>hs<p>ave<p>Jason Roy*JJ …

Jonny Bairstow

England bowling line-up still causing headaches as perfect pace combination remains elusive

England’s batting line-up for the World Cup in 15 months’ time is just about finalised, if not the optimal order. The spinners, and Jos Buttler as keeper-bat, are nailed on. But the identity of the pace bowlers is far from certain because, apart from all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes, there …

Sport (UK)

Committee of Administrators running BCCI a black mark on cricket

The confusion surrounding the BCCI’s attempts to program its first Day/Night Test mirrors perfectly the state of cricket administration worldwide. …

Adil Rashid

Where's the blueprint for cricket's future?

Lucrative T20 contracts, Kolpak-triggered retirements, the BCCI's two power centres - all these are affecting the game but not decisively moving it …


Tight New Zealand bowling restricts England to 234

Tight bowling by part-timer Colin de Grandhomme saw New Zealand restrict England to 234 in the third one-day international in Wellington on …

Jonny Bairstow

England beat New Zealand in thriller despite Kane Williamson’s hundred

• England 234; New Zealand 230 for 8. England win by four runs • Chris Woakes and Tom Curran hold nerve after Moeen Ali excels<p>As the rest of the world worries about the state of Test cricket, the one-day game seems in rude health, especially when New Zealand and England are playing each other. …

Chris Woakes

New Zealand vs England: Third ODI squads, preview, and prediction

Overview<p>England have leveled the series 1-1 after they defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets. They restricted the home side to 223 and then chased it …

New Zealand

England beats New Zealand by 4 runs in thrilling 3rd ODI

England stayed calm at the death to snatch a thrilling four-run win in the third one-day cricket international on Saturday, despite an unbeaten …

Chris Woakes

New Zealand v England: third ODI – as it happened

Kane Williamson’s fine unbeaten hundred was in vain as England beat New Zealand by four runs in Wellington to go 2-1 up Stokes may not return as Test vice-captain, says Root

New Zealand

Cricket: Kane Williamson's heroics fall short for Black Caps

A masterful century from Kane Williamson was not quite enough to pull New Zealand to victory in a sensational finish to the third ODI of the series …

New Zealand

3rd ODI (D/N), England tour of Australia and New Zealand at Wellington, Mar 3 2018 | Match Report

3:00 AM ET<p><i>New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl against England</i> Live scorecard and ball-by-ball details<p>England will need to judge what a …

New Zealand

Root to discuss Stokes' Test vice-captaincy

James Anderson took over the role for the Ashes in Stokes' absence, but the allrounder's return to the fold for the New Zealand tour means it is a …