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Cricket-Australia's sole warm-up match cancelled due to rain

18 minutes agoSports / Cricket : Reuters: Cricket

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Australia's only practice match ahead of the two-match test series against Bangladesh has been cancelled after heavy rain left the Fatullah cricket stadium pitch waterlogged.

Rob Quiney retires from first-class cricket as Victoria revamp contract list

2 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Former Test batsman Rob Quiney has announced his retirement from first-class cricket after he was not offered a Victoria contract for 2017-18

Australia's only warm-up game called off due to waterlogging

2 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The two-day practice match between the Australians and the BCB XI was cancelled after the Fatullah Cricket Stadium was deemed "not up to the mark" by the touring side

Cricket-Gabba curator Mitchell to pull up stumps after Ashes

MELBOURNE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Long-serving Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell, who has prepared pitches at the Australian cricket fortress for over 30 years, has said he will step down after the series-opening Ashes test.

Cricket-Sri Lanka coach Pothas seeks free hand to lead revival

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka cricket coach Nic Pothas says "too many cooks" are spoiling his efforts to revive the national team and has called for greater autonomy in the wake of yet another confidence-sapping loss against India on Sunday.

Jamaica Tallawahs replace Imad Wasim with Mahmudullah

3 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A day after he was dropped from the Test side, Bangladesh's Mahmudullah has been picked by Jamaica Tallawahs for the remainder of the CPL

Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell Jr to retire

4 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

One of Australia's most familiar cricket curators, Kevin Mitchell Jr, will retire after this year's Ashes Test in November.

Sri Lanka fans hold up team bus to express displeasure

5 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The fan demonstration - shouting slogans and hooting - delayed the Sri Lankan team's departure by close to half an hour after their drubbing in the opening ODI

Cricket Australia releases domestic schedule

5 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The Sheffield Shield will feature only one day-night round this season, the experiment of using Dukes balls will continue, and the CA XI will again play in the domestic one-day tournament

Walton special keeps Warriors alive

6 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Barbados Tridents posted the highest CPL total at Providence courtesy Dwayne Smith's century and then made a late victory push courtesy Kieron Pollard's four-for, but it wasn't enough

Sciver trumps prolific Bates as Vipers fall short

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Reigning champions Southern Vipers lost their first game in this season's Kia Women's Super League despite another impressive innings by Suzie Bates

'If I'm saving all my wickets for Australia, I don't mind' - Broad

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

It wasn't the most memorable haul Stuart Broad will ever take, but he called the three wickets he bagged to pass Ian Botham's tally as "really special"

Coach Nic Pothas critical of Sri Lanka's fickle selections

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The interim coach has also expressed his annoyance at outsiders meddling in team matters

Bangladesh need clarity in selection policy after Mominul muddle

10 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

There have been several instances of turmoil in Bangladesh's selection policy in the last two decades, and the controversy surrounding Mominul Haque's place in the side won't be the last time the selectors find themselves undermined

Priest century leads Storm to record-breaking 10-wicket win

10 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Centurion Rachel Priest and captain Heather Knight shared the highest stand in the KSL's brief history

All-round Perry keeps Lightning alive

10 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Australian star Ellyse Perry hit an unbeaten 78 and took two wickets to take Loughborough Lightning to their first Kia Super League win of 2017

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