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
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.
Two new faces named in 15-man squad to take on Pakistan in the UAE later this month
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
He could become the 11th cricketer to win India's third-highest civilian award
The former captain suffered a grade one tear to his calf muscle during training
The India left-arm wristspinner says he bowls to the explosive Australia opener confident of being able to dismiss him
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.
The game, which was scheduled for February 28, has been shifted to Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui
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
Australia's captain reflects on his best one-day innings and his evolution as a white-ball player
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 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
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
ICC has cleared the part-time offspinner's action following independent assessment at the Loughborough testing centre
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
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
Rachael Haynes will fill in for the injured Meg Lanning as Australia's captain for the forthcoming Ashes
Shamarh Brooks will lead the 13-member squad against Sri Lanka A for the first two four-day games