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England hold the aces but weather is the concern

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

England's comfortable victory in the first match ended West Indies' hopes of automatic World Cup qualification and they must lift themselves to stay in the series

Cricket-Angelo out as Sri Lanka add three new faces for Pakistan test

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka all-rounder and former skipper Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the first test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi next week with a calf injury, but the uncapped Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva and Lahiru Gamage are in the squad.

Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva make Sri Lanka Test squad

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Two new faces named in 15-man squad to take on Pakistan in the UAE later this month

Where things stand for each of the suspects in PSL's spot-fixing saga

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

With the verdict against Khalid Latif on Wednesday, all but two of the players charged with allegations related to spot-fixing in the PSL have had their sentences pronounced

MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

He could become the 11th cricketer to win India's third-highest civilian award

Angelo Mathews ruled out of first Test against Pakistan

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The former captain suffered a grade one tear to his calf muscle during training

Warner puts pressure on himself against me - Kuldeep

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The India left-arm wristspinner says he bowls to the explosive Australia opener confident of being able to dismiss him

Cricket-Botham bats for transfer reform as Coughlin leaves Durham

Sept 20 (Reuters) - The England and Wales Cricket Board should introduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising cricketers, former national team captain Ian Botham has said.

England ODI moved out of McLean Park

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The game, which was scheduled for February 28, has been shifted to Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui

Jennings set for Nottinghamshire move as Durham's woes deepen

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Keaton Jennings is on the verge of a move to Nottinghamshire, a continuation of the exodus of star names from Durham in the months since their financial bail-out by the ECB and subsequent relegation

Smith's growth underlined by 100th game

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Australia's captain reflects on his best one-day innings and his evolution as a white-ball player

Cricket-Pakistan batsman Latif handed five-year fixing ban

LAHORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban for his role in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL), the country's cricket board said on Wednesday.

Australia hope to bounce back on grassy pitch

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Australia have lost each of their last nine completed ODIs on the road, and will hope they can turn their form around on an Eden Gardens surface that has aided seam rather than spin in recent months

Khalid Latif banned for five years for role in PSL spot-fixing scandal

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned by the PCB from all forms of cricket for five years for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the 2017 Pakistan Super League

Kraigg Brathwaite cleared to bowl in international cricket

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

ICC has cleared the part-time offspinner's action following independent assessment at the Loughborough testing centre

Use String Theory to Improve Your Batting

5 days agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Nets can be improved with a few bits of string. Head of Cricket Performance at PGS, Sam Lavery, talks us through how he stops batsmen thinking about shots, and starts them thinking about scoring runs. And we get to see his new nets in this video

Score More Runs with Luck

5 days agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Luck is not a matter of chance. Studies have shown wishing people luck makes them more likely to succeed. Boffins think this is because of the confidence boost you get as a result of knowing someone is looking out for you. So it's not just superstition that makes you tell the next batsman "go well" as they walk past. Show More Summary

Haynes to step up in Lanning's absence

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Rachael Haynes will fill in for the injured Meg Lanning as Australia's captain for the forthcoming Ashes

Cottrell, Thomas picked in West Indies A squad

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Shamarh Brooks will lead the 13-member squad against Sri Lanka A for the first two four-day games

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