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Sharad Pawar becomes new ICC president
Former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar has taken over as ICC president from England's David Morgan following the body's annual conference in Singapore.Former BCCI chi
Bangladesh to host World Twenty20 2014
The ICC have awarded the next two World Twenty20 tournaments in 2012 and 2014 to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh respectively, while England will host the Champions Trophy in 2013. The 2015 World Cup will...
Steve O'Keefe takes Hauritz's spot in Test squad
Steve O'Keefe's dramatic rise from New South Wales fringe player has continued with him replacing Nathan Hauritz in Australia's Test squad for the two games against Pakistan.
Pakistan sports committee to probe selection
Pakistan's controversial team selection for the tour of England is set to be scrutinized by a sports committee of the parliament's upper house that has summoned officials and selectors over the "...
Clarke and Harris star in consolation win
There will be no clean-sweep for England. It was too late to save the series but Australia's batsmen, led by Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting, finally delivered a total their bowlers could defend at...
Clinical South Africa wrap up series 2-0
South Africa inflicted a dispiriting series loss on West Indies at a venue that was once the home team's fortress and finished the bilateral tour unbeaten.
2010 Champions League T20 to have new format
The 2010 Champions League Twenty20 will see two groups of five teams each competing in a round-robin format, with the top two sides from each group going through to the semi finals. The set-up is a...
India can handle Mendis - Dravid
Rahul Dravid is confident India can handle the threat posed by "mystery spinner" Ajantha Mendis on the tour of Sri Lanka next month.
Cricket Australia chases votes for John Howard
Cricket Australia officials are still lobbying to gain enough support to install John Howard as the ICC's vice-president in Singapore over the next two days.
Mortaza replaces Shakib as Bangladesh captain
Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh allrounder, has been named captain of the squad for the ODI tour of the United Kingdom in place of Shakib Al Hasan, who will be the squad's vice-captain. The...
South Africa edge ahead on attritional day
AB de Villiers and Ashwell Prince dug in to scupper a West Indian fightback by Sulieman Benn and put South Africa in a position of control in the deciding Test.
England seal series in thriller
England survived a dramatic collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in the third One-day International at Old Trafford here on Sunday and so take an unbeateable 3-0 lead in the five-match series....
Taylor to captain New Zealand in Sri Lanka tri-series
Ross Taylor has been appointed New Zealand captain for the tri-series in Sri Lanka in August. The national selectors have rested two key senior players in regular captain Daniel Vettori and Brendon...
Botha, seamers make it South Africa's day
South Africa's decision to play an extra spinner on a track that has traditionally been the most favourable for fast bowlers in the Caribbean paid rich dividends.
Bullish Collingwood basks in England dominance
Confidence is surging through the veins of England's cricketers both on and off the field as they sit with a 2-0 series lead over Australia.
Tait replaces injured Hauritz in ODI squad
Shaun Tait is set for a surprise return to Australia's ODI team and Steven Smith could be in line for his Test debut after Nathan Hauritz was sent home from England with an injured foot.
An absorbing tournament with few watchers
When a major tournament involving the continent's four Test playing nations is held entirely in a small town, you'd expect the place to be buzzing with excitement. During the league phase of the Asia...
Misbah upset over being dropped for England tour
Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq is upset about his omission from the team's forthcoming tour of England, saying his average in all forms of the game is better than most of the touring members.
Broad and Strauss set up 2-0 lead
There was no Eoin Morgan-like standout this time, but England still cruised to a comfortable four-wicket win to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
Seamers set up India's thumping title win
India's under-fire seam attack came good when it mattered, setting up fourth win in seven tournament finals for MS Dhoni's side, a statistic that makes a mockery of India's abysmal record in finals.
Haddin's ache is Paine's gain
A day after being named in Australia's Test squad to face Pakistan, Brad Haddin has been ruled out and replaced by Tim Paine for the two-match series in England next month.
Form and discipline kept Younis out - Afridi
Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan captain, has said that he wanted former captain Younis Khan in the squad for the tour of England but various issues, such as form and discipline, had prevented the batsman...
Khawaja picked to face country of birth
Pakistan's players may wonder about the one that got away when they peer into the Australian dressing room during the series in England next month.
England cruise home on Morgan ton
It took England until the seventh and final ODI to beat Australia last year; nine months later, Eoin Morgan produced his best one-day international innings to ensure they would start the series on a...
Maharoof's five-for leads Sri Lanka's huge win
Three wickets for 19 runs stalled India's start, and then Farveez Maharoof's hat-trick, during a period of play when four wickets fell for no runs, destroyed the middle order's rebuild and...
Australia wait on Haddin's fitness
Brad Haddin has until the end of next week to prove his fitness for the two Tests against Pakistan after being named in the 14-man squad along with Ben Hilfenhaus and the uncapped batsman Usman...
Draw looms after Windies adopt go-slow tactics
It took a bit of struggle and a lot of waiting but West Indies finally succeeded in matching South Africa's total of 543 in what was largely an excruciatingly slow day of Test cricket. The hosts were...
Afridi's century flattens Bangladesh
A new-look Pakistan, led by a new-look Shahid Afridi, bowed out of the Asia Cup with little to boast about but with their reputations enhanced, while Bangladesh ended their campaign by reaffirming...
Dhoni plays down talk of payback win
M S Dhoni, the Indian captain, has played down talk of India’s nail-biting win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup being a “payback” for their defeat at the hands of the same opponents in the Champions...
Younis not selected for England tour
Pakistan have not selected former captain Younis Khan, whose indefinite ban was recently overturned, in their Test and Twenty20 squads for the tour of England between June and September.
Nash and Chanderpaul script Windies fightback
West Indies finally claimed ownership of an entire day's play and it came via a defiant double-century partnership between the two most patient batsmen in the line-up, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and...
England coast to thumping victory
A lightening 117-run opening stand between Andrew Strauss and Craig Kieswetter rocketed England to a seven-wicket victory with over a quarter of their innings to spare against Scotland in a sun-...
South Africa retain edge on run-heavy day
The South Africans continued to cruise along a Country Road of a pitch at Warner Park for the second day in a row, increasing their century count to three before eventually declaring at a seemingly...
Pakistan eliminated in cliffhanger
The Asia Cup's marquee clash was a cliffhanger. The contest between India and Pakistan simmered tantalisingly, with one team edging ahead at several junctures only to be pulled back by timely strikes...
Doug Bollinger sets sights on Andrew Strauss
Doug Bollinger is going to take it upon himself to target England captain Andrew Strauss in the forthcoming one-day series because Australia know how important he will be to the Ashes campaign which...
Smith ton puts SA in early command
It all went to prediction after South Africa won the toss on a road of a pitch at Warner Park. The top order capitalised on excellent batting conditions and a tepid display in the field to set a...
Dilshan stars in Sri Lanka's bonus-point win
Tillakaratne Dilshan all but scuttled Bangladesh's hopes of staying competitive in the Asia Cup and helped earn Sri Lanka a bonus point in the process.
Rusty Australia see off Ireland
Australia survived a spirited Ireland run chase to secure an unconvincing 39-run victory in a One-day International here on Thursday. The Irish reached 80 without loss chasing Australia’s total of...
Afridi asks seniors to show more responsibility
After losing the Asia Cup opener to Sri Lanka in spite of his blistering century, Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi wanted his senior players to show more maturity and finish off the games for the side...
Shoaib is still a shadow of himself
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is still a shadow of himself and must prove he can be consistent after his three-wicket performance against Sri Lanka on his return to...