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Axar fifty pushes India A lead past 150

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Axar Patel's unbeaten half-century helped India A stretch their lead past 150 in the second unofficial Test against South Africa in Wayanad where only 22 overs were possible on the third day because of rain

Sri Lanka fret over batting order

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Angelo Mathews has confirmed Upul Tharanga will take Kumar Sangakkara's place, but said the team management was 'giving the batting order a bit more thought'

Ajmal steps back as Worcestershire gamble on Gabriel

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Saeed Ajmal will return to Pakistan after Worcestershire's relegation clash with Sussex at New Road next week as the county opts instead for the pace of Shannon Gabriel to try to secure their First Division status

No interim relief for Super Kings

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A two-judge bench of the Madras High Court has refused interim relief to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. (CSKCL), which had asked for a stay on the recommendations of the Lodha Committee pertaining to Chennai Super Kings' suspensio...

Series at stake as Sri Lanka begin life after Sangakkara

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sri Lanka have plenty of questions to answer as they start the post-Sangakkara era with a series decider against a hungry India side

Conflicting forces at work in England's T20

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Freddie Wilde analysis the conflicting pressures at work when considering England's T20 future and proposes a solution that responds both to tradition and commercial realities

What the Ashes Taught Us about Playing Swing and Seam Bowling

6 days agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

2015 was a very odd Ashes. When the ball swung significantly England won. When the ball didn't swing for long periods Australia compiled heavy first innings scores and won as a result of scoreboard pressure. Only 6 batters (Root, Rogers, Warner, Smith, Cook and Ali) averaged over 30 in the series. Show More Summary

ODI cricket returns to Basin Reserve

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

For the first time in 11 years, Wellington's Basin Reserve will host an ODI, when New Zealand take on Pakistan in January 2016

Nonchalant Taylor keeps England's Ashes hopes alive

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A fresh - if familiar - format, some new colours, a couple of new faces and a return to a favourite old venue was all it took to freshen England up and keep the Ashes alive

'This is how ODI cricket should be played' - Amla

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

If Hashim Amla had his way, all ODI cricket would be played in the same way as the recently completed series between South Africa and New Zealand. Because of the conditions

Prolific Klinger sends Gloucestershire into semis

Michael Klinger led from the front as Gloucestershire reached their first one-day semi-final for 11 years with a four-wicket Royal London Cup win over Hampshire at Bristol.

ICC's Richardson on Warwickshire shortlist

David Richardson, chief executive of the ICC, and the former England one-day coach Ashley Giles have been identified as potential candidates for the role of chief executive at Warwickshire

Lyth bares his soul on Facebook

Adam Lyth has taken to Facebook to express his disappointment at his Ashes summer and say that the experience has made him hungrier to succeed

NCL match cleared of match-fixing allegations

The BCB's anti-corruption unit could not find anything wrong in the 2014-15 National Cricket League match between Rangpur Division and Dhaka Metropolis, according to the tournament committee chairman Akram Khan

Qatar to host Pakistan T20 league

The PCB has announced a five-team franchise-based Twenty20 league to be held from February 4 to 24 next year in Doha, Qatar

India A take lead despite Piedt four-for

A string of fifties, and a particularly brisk one late in the day from captain Ambati Rayudu, has pushed India A into the lead at stumps on the second day of the second unofficial Test in Wayanad

England's professionals clamour for T20 change

England's professional cricketers have overwhelmingly called for a reshaped Twenty20 competition capable of rivalling tournaments such as the Big Bash, played in one block to raise standards, and involving England players on a regular basis.

Taijul given break after being diagnosed with jaundice

Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam has been given a break from training for one week after he was diagnosed with jaundice

Thirimanne eager to score at whatever position he gets

Sri Lanka have invested in a few startups in the last few years and Lahiru Thirimanne was among the promising ventures that impressed in domestic cricket, but there has been some frustration in the years since

CSK's writ petition explained

What implications could Chennai Super Kings Ltd's writ petition have for the BCCI working committee meeting?

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