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  • Sharma continues fine run against SA

    Opener Rohit Sharma hit his third century of the series to lead India’s charge after they lost early wickets against South Africa on day one of the third Test yesterday.

  • Kohli to miss T20I series against Bangladesh

    India captain Virat Kohli will be missing the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh, scheduled to begin from November 3. The right-handed batsman will reportedly be taking a break to manage workload as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March.

  • 'Sharma will be India's game changer overseas'

    Rohit Sharma has sealed the opener's slot with his third century of the South Africa series and will be India's game changer on away tours, Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour says on Saturday.

  • Sarfaraz axed as T20 & Test skipper

    Pakistan sacked Sarfaraz Ahmed from his post as T20I and Test skipper on Friday, a week after he led the side to a 3-0 home defeat against an inexperienced Sri Lanka.

  • Faf looking to avoid whitewash

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis is hoping for a fighting reaction from his team as they go into the final Test against India at Ranchi on Saturday seeking to avoid a series whitewash.

  • Ganguly’s response to Shastri question goes viral

    Sourav Ganguly’s imminent appointment as the BCCI president has invited excitement and enthusiasm amongst fans in India. His tongue-in-cheek response to a question about Ravi Shastri has gone viral according the report by The Times of India.

  • Sarfraz removed from Test and T20 captaincy

    Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been removed as captain of the Pakistan Test and T20 sides owing to drop in his overall form, a press release from the Pakistan Cricket Board said.

  • India can emulate world-beating sides of past, says Lara

    While traditionally formidable on home soil, India's cricket teams have been known to struggle on their travels but West Indies batting great Brian Lara has said the current side are a force to be reckoned with anywhere in the world.

  • Sri Lanka national cricket team

    Sri Lanka names T20 squad for Australia tour

    Sri Lanka's T20 skipper Lasith Malinga, who skipped the recent Pakistan tour citing security fears, was on Thursday included in a 16-man squad to play against Australia.

  • Markram out of 3rd India Test

    Opening batsman Aiden Markram is out of the third and final India Test after hurting his wrist when he “lashed out at a solid object”, Cricket South Africa said on Thursday.

  • ‘They need to win big tournaments’

    India’s Virat Kohli is captaining an enormously talented team, but the players need to adjust their mentality to win big tournaments, having failed in the last seven, ex-captain Sourav Ganguly said as he prepares to head the national cricket board.

  • Ganguly invites Hasina, Modi to Eden

    President elect for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly, has invited Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to watch the second of a two-match Test series between the two countries, to be held at Eden Gardens in Kolkata from November 22 to 26.

  • Arafat Sunny

    BCB includes Naim, Sunny, Al-Amin for India T20 series

    Bangladesh Cricket Board announced the squad for the upcoming tree-match T20 series in India today and Arafat Sunny and pacer Al-Amin were the surprise inclusions in the squad.

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    Local coaches summoned for not playing leg-spinners

    Two local coaches, plying their trade in the National Cricket League (NCL) have been summoned by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan for not fielding leg-spinners in their sides.

  • 17-year-old hits double ton

    Mumbai opener Yashasvi Jaiswal on Wednesday scripted history as he became the youngest batsman in the world to score a double century in List A cricket.

  • 3 UAE cricketers charged with corruption

    Captain Mohammed Naveed is one of three UAE cricketers who have been charged with corruption, the ICC announced on Wednesday.

  • Pollard to lead Windies in ODI and T20I series

    Kieron Pollard was named the captain of both ODIs and T20Is as West Indies announced their squads for the upcoming tour against Afghanistan to be played in Dehradun, India.

  • Nigeria cricketers hope T20 chance can boost game at home

    When Ademola Onikoyi was a teenager he struggled to explain to his friends why he would leave football games early to go to cricket practice.

  • NZ players slam late change

    Black Caps all-rounder Jimmy Neesham had to console a shattered batting partner Martin Guptill after they lost an epic Cricket World Cup final to England on a boundary countback.

  • Squad to be named after 2nd round

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are not hurrying into the decision of naming the squad for the upcoming tour of India, starting from November 3.

  • Back to basics

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been going through a rough patch since the start of the World Cup in England and after a self-imposed break, the left-hander returned to action in the just concluded first round of the National Cricket League (NCL).

  • “We don’t yet possess ability to pick up 20 Indian wickets’

    To win a Test match, a team needs to pick up 20 opposition wickets. Bangladesh’s form in the longer format in questionable and India are on the other end of that spectrum, having hammered South Africa in the first two matches of the ongoing series at home.

  • Neesham mocks belated Super Over rule change

    New Zealand’s Jimmy Neesham was left unimpressed after ICC decided to change the Super Over regulations, bringing an end to the boundary countback method used during the final of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.

  • Aussie skipper Paine backs Smith's return to captaincy

    Australian captain Tim Paine has addressed speculation over whether Steve Smith will again lead the team once a ban ends in March, saying he would be fully supportive if it happens "one day".

  • Phil Simmons coach-interview

    Simmons reappointed West Indies coach three years after being axed

    Phil Simmons has returned to take charge of the West Indies three years after being dismissed in controversial circumstances, Cricket West Indies announced on Monday.

  • ICC reinstates Zimababwe

    Zimbabwe was readmitted as an International Cricket Council (ICC) member by cricket chiefs on Monday after a three-month suspension over political interference.

  • Indian Former Captain Sourav Ganguly become new BCCI President

    Ganguly braced for ‘great responsibility’

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is poised to take over as the president of the country’s cricket board as nominations closed Monday for elections to the sport’s wealthiest and most powerful body.

  • Super Over rule altered

    After four days of meetings over various issues the International Cricket Council (ICC) took the decision to change the rules for the Super Over -- which came into question following the World Cup final between England and New Zealand -- while also readmitting Zimbabwe and Nepal as members and increasing the prize pool in women’s events.

  • Women’s A team lose India series

    The Bangladesh women’s A team lost the final game of their three-match T20 series to their Indian counterparts by 30 runs and lost the series 1-0 after both of the previous games were washed out at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium in Cox’s Bazar.

  • Zimbabwe readmitted as ICC member

    Cricket chiefs readmit Zimbabwe as an International Cricket Council member on Monday following a three-month suspension over political interference.