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Injured Kusal Perera out of first two ODIs against Bangladesh

44 minutes agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The wicketkeeper-batsman is likely to rejoin the squad ahead of the third ODI at the SSC on April 1

Cricket-Maxwell's place in Australia test side not secure - Clarke

54 minutes agoSports / Cricket : Reuters: Cricket

March 23 (Reuters) - All-rounder Glenn Maxwell's future in the Australia test side is far from secure, especially if captain Steve Smith does not consider him as a regular spin bowling option, former skipper Michael Clarke has said.

CoA wants to work with BCCI state associations

2 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Vinod Rai, the chairman of the Committee of Administrators responsible for implementing the Lodha reforms in the BCCI, has said he doesn't want to take a confrontational approach

Injured Southee out of Hamilton Test

2 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

New Zealand seamer Tim Southee has been ruled out of the third Test against South Africa in Hamilton due to a hamstring injury he sustained in the hosts' eight wicket-loss in Wellington

Cricket-New Zealand paceman Southee ruled out of third S.Africa test

WELLINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand's hopes of saving the series against South Africa suffered a massive blow on Thursday when paceman Tim Southee was ruled out of the third and final test against South Africa by a hamstring injury.

De Kock under cloud for Hamilton Test, IPL

5 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Quinton de Kock is in doubt for the Hamilton Test and may also miss the IPL due to tendon damage to his right index finger

Cricket-South Africa's de Kock an injury concern for third test

WELLINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - Quinton de Kock is a doubt for South Africa for this week's third and final test against New Zealand after the wicketkeeper suffered a finger injury during the eight-wicket victory over the hosts last week.

Cricket-Russell appeals to have one-year ban dismissed

KINGSTON, March 22 (Reuters) - West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has appealed to have his one-year ban for a doping whereabouts rule violation dismissed.

Gooch funds gambling awareness education for all counties

6 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Former England captain Graham Gooch has committed £50,000 to funding PCA-run courses for all 18 English counties on gambling awareness education

CoA turns to court for smooth conduct of Dharamsala Test, IPL

12 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has sought the Supreme Court's immediate interference to ensure both the fourth Test between India and Australia and the IPL are not disrupted by disgruntled state associations

Ratcliffe fears death of county game if T20 gamble fails

13 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Jason Ratcliffe, formerly second in command at the Professional Cricketers Association, has warned of "the huge gamble" English cricket is taking with the introduction of a new-team T20 competition

Cricket-India doubles player salaries, hikes match fees

BENGALURU, March 22 (Reuters) - India's cricket team have been given a significant pay rise, with the world's richest cricket board (BCCI) announcing on Wednesday that it had doubled salaries for the 2016-17 season and hiked match fees across all three of the game's formats.

Cricket-Gambhir praises Australia for proving critics wrong

March 22 (Reuters) - Australia's test side deserve credit for impressive performances in the ongoing four-match tour of India, proving wrong a host of experts and pundits who predicted a whitewash for the home side, batsman Gautam Gambhir has said.

Sabbir 72, Mahmudullah 71 in Bangladesh's warm-up defeat

14 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

More than 700 runs were scored in Bangladesh's tour match against Sri Lanka President's XI in Colombo, where the hosts completed a final-over win

Jadeja, Pujara and Vijay given top BCCI contracts

14 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara and M Vijay have been included in Grade A category of annual contracts announced by the BCCI today

Cricket-England's Anderson concerned about future of test cricket

March 22 (Reuters) - England fast bowler James Anderson is worried that test cricket is losing popularity as attendances for the longer format are declining, with younger crowds preferring to watch Twenty20.

Kevin O'Brien 72 helps Ireland draw level

16 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Kevin O'Brien fought through a hamstring injury and launched a fine counter-attack to give Ireland a come-from-behind win that helped them level the series

Ranchi among 'toughest conditions I've played in' - Peter Handscomb

16 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The 25-year old Australia was down on form and at the centre of controversy as well. But on the final day in Ranchi, he turned it all around with a match-saving innings

South Australia call up second spinner for Shield final

16 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

South Australia have called up left-arm spinner Tom Andrews, along with fast bowler Kane Richardson, for the Sheffield Shield final against Victoria in Alice Springs

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