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  • Pakistan on the verge

    Mohammad Amir took two wickets in three balls as Pakistan closed in on an innings victory inside three days in the first Test against England at Lord's on Saturday.

  • Shakib's shot at a third title

    With the record of winning his two previous final appearances of the Indian Premier League with Kolkata Knight Riders, Bangladesh all-

  • Galle curator doctored pitches?

    The International Cricket Council launches an investigation into corruption allegations in the sport made in a documentary to be aired by news organisation Al Jazeera on Sunday.

  • Babar out of England series with broken arm

    Pakistan suffer a setback after dominating the second day's play in the first Test against England as in-form batsman Babar Azam has been ruled out of the rest of their tour with a fractured forearm.

  • Dhananjaya's father shot dead

    The father of Sri Lankan cricket allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on the eve of the national team's departure to the West Indies on Friday, police said.

  • Pakistan turn the screws on England

    Pakistan patiently advanced to 350 for eight against a toothless England attack to take control of the first Test on the second day at Lord's on Friday.

  • Rashid fires SRH to final

    A whirlwind innings and a stellar spell from Rashid Khan secured Sunrisers Hyderabad's passage to the Indian Premier League final courtesy of a 14-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier in Kolkata yesterday.

  • Steve Smith

    Smith looks set for Global T20 Canada event

    Disgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith appears poised to return to the game after being named among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event.

  • Pakistan dominate Day One

    Pakistan pacemen Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali claim four wickets apiece as England collapse to 184 in their first innings on opening day of the first Test at Lord's.

  • Injury rules Kohli out of county stint

    India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday pulled out of a month long stint with English county Surrey because of a neck injury and is now in a race to be ready for his country's tour of England.

  • KKR ready for Sunrisers battle

    Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to exploit Sunrisers Hyderabad's recent run of poor form when the two teams square off in what promises to be a high-octane second Qualifier of the Indian Premier League, here on Friday.

  • Border hails 'amazing' Cook

    Australia great Allan Border praised the "amazing" Alastair Cook as the England batsman equalled his record of 153 consecutive Tests by playing in the series opener against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday.

  • Pakistan on top at Lord's

    Mohammad Amir captured the prized wicket of Alastair Cook after the England opener led a fight back on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday.

  • Ireland's Ed Joyce retires from cricket

    Dual international Ed Joyce retires from all forms of cricket.

  • Ailing Kohli to miss English county games

    India captain Virat Kohli pulls out of a month-long stint with English county Surrey because of a neck injury and is now in a race to be ready for his country's tour of England.

  • Warner's wife attributes miscarriage to tampering stress

    Warner's wife revealed, she suffered a miscarriage in the aftermath of her husband's part in a ball-tampering scandal.

  • Virat Kohli

    India PM Modi accepts Kohli’s fitness challenge

    India Prime Minister Narendra Singh Modi accepts a fitness challenge thrown down at him from India’s superstar cricketer Virat Kohli, who had posted a video of himself performing a lower abdomen exercise.

  • KKR eliminate Rajasthan

    Kolkata Knight Riders moved into the Second Qualifier of the Indian Premier League after a 25-run win against Rajasthan Royals in the Eliminator at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata yesterday.

  • Ab de villiers calls time on illustrious career

    South Africa's star batsman AB de Villiers on Wednesday announced his surprise retirement from all international cricket after a glittering 14-year career playing for the Proteas.

  • 'Fearless' Pak look to turn the heat up

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes his "fearless" side have everything to gain when they face an "under the pump" England in the first Test at Lord's on Thursday.

  • Strauss to step back from ECB role

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is "stepping back" from his role as director of cricket while his wife is treated for cancer

  • Faf steers CSK into final

    Faf du Plessis scored a match-winning half-century to help Chennai Super Kings (CSK) reach their seventh Indian Premier League final on Tuesday.

  • Ganguly against toss abolition

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday joined Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar in opposing the proposal to abolish the toss from Test cricket.

  • IPL 2018

    Afridi quashes rumours

    The ICC World XI is set to play a high-profile Twenty20 International against the West Indies at Lord's on May 31. But news came that

  • India flexes IPL muscle in hunt for more TV riches

    The head of the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League says the glitzy tournament is taking aim at football and basketball's heartlands as India strengthens its role as world cricket's financial powerhouse.

  • IPL form gives Jos 'second Test debut'

    Jos Buttler had said getting a recall to England's Test squad feels as if he had been given "another debut".

  • Intensity set to pick up

    The league stage of IPL 2018 came to a close on Sunday with Rajasthan Royals becoming the fourth and final team to progress to the play-offs stage of the league's 11th season, bringing to an end a 56-game streak that saw several franchise script some amazing runs of form.

  • Tigresses whitewashed once more

    The tour ended as it started for the Bangladesh women's cricket team as they lost the third and final T20 to hosts South Africa by 23 runs in a rain-reduced match at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein yesterday.

  • Rajasthan in; Mumbai out

    Delhi Daredevils knocked defending champions Mumbai Indians out of the Indian Premier League after the trio of Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel starred with three wickets apiece for a 11-run win in their last league match on Sunday.

  • Uttara, BKSP enter DPL

    Uttara Sporting Club and Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan [BKSP] were promoted to the Dhaka Premier League for the next season after yesterday's First Division Cricket League match the sides was abandoned due to rain at the BKSP-3 ground in Savar.