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  • James Anderson ruled out of second Ashes Test with injury

    James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test, with England uncertain when he will be fit to return after injuring his right calf.

  • Hathurusingha already sacked?

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Executive Committee has decided to remove Chandika Hathurusingha as the head coach of the national team ahead of the upcoming New Zealand series, according to media reports in Sri Lanka.

  • 'A win for the ages', Australia delights in Edgbaston triumph

    Those Australians who eschewed late nights in front of the television woke up on Tuesday to the news that their cricket team had achieved a thumping first Ashes test victory lauded as "A Win for the Ages" in local media.

  • Brendon McCullum

    McCullum announces retirement

    Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of cricket when the Global T20 Canada league finishes this weekend, bringing the curtain down on a 20-year professional career, the 37-year-old said on Monday.

  • Emotional Smith revels in Ashes centuries

    An emotional Steve Smith said his brilliant contribution to Australia's first-Test humbling of England was a dream come true after the pain of his ball-tampering ban.

  • McCullum calls time on career

    Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum announced on Monday he would retire from cricket at the end of the ongoing GT20 tournament in Canada.

  • Ashes opener win just the start for Australia's Paine

    Australia captain Tim Paine insisted there was no danger of his side getting carried away with their win over England in the first Test as the tourists would only be satisfied with an Ashes series success.

  • NZC retire Vettori’s jersey number

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday retired spin legend Daniel Vettori’s jersey no. 11 as a mark of respect to the much-admired former captain’s achievements. In fact, it’s not just Vettori, NZC will retire the jerseys of all those cricketers who have represented the Black Caps in more than 200 ODIs.

  • ‘Best Test batsman we’ve ever seen’

    Australia captain Tim Paine on Monday hailed Steve Smith as “probably the best Test batsman we’ve ever seen” after his man-of-the-match performance in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

  • Australia pillage England’s Edgbaston fortress

    Australia spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England’s batting line-up as the hosts were bowled out for 146 in their second innings, losing the first Ashes Test by 251 runs to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in the series.

  • Steyn calls time on Test

    South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from test cricket, but will be available for one-day international and Twenty20 cricket, he confirmed on Monday.

  • Kohli hints at change in line-up for final match

    Series in their bag, India may experiment with their line-up in the final match against the West Indies, skipper Virat Kohli has hinted.

  • South African quick Steyn retires from Test cricket

    South African Dale Steyn, one of the great fast bowlers of the modern era, announces his retirement from Test cricket.

  • Australia thrash England in Ashes opener

    Australia register a thumping 251-run victory against England in the first Test of the Ashes series at Edgbaston in Birmingham today.

  • Imperious Smith joins the Ashes elite

    Steve Smith became only the fifth Australian to make two centuries in the same Ashes test as another imperious, near-perfect innings on Sunday put a blunt England attack to the sword and left them on the brink of defeat in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston.

  • 'Like Christmas every day': Double ton Smith revels in 'dream' Test return

    Australia's Steve Smith insisted he had never lost faith in his ability as his "dream comeback" to Test cricket continued with a second hundred in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston.

  • Sharma stars as India beat Windies in rain-hit Florida T20

    Rohit Sharma led from the front as India defeated the West Indies in a rain-affected second fixture of the three-match T20 International series at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Sunday.

  • BD women lose third T20

    The Bangladesh Emerging Players Women’s Cricket team (A Team) lost their third and final T20I match against their South African

  • ‘Could not believe it when I got a cap’

    An impressive India debut under his belt, fast bowler Navdeep Saini said he could not believe himself when he was handed the India cap

  • Mohammad Saifuddin's Injury

    Saifuddin to be sent abroad for diagnosis

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief physician Debashish Chowdhury yesterday informed that the board are thinking of sending all-

  • Dominant Smith sets hosts 398 chase

    England finally saw the back of Steve Smith but only after a second century in his comeback Test saw Australia compile a potentially

  • Shakib’s Rangpur move not endorsed by BPL GC

    One cannot expect a new season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) to approach without any twists and turns. The Bangladesh

  • Saifuddin’s injury to be assessed outside the country says chief physician Debashish

    Bangladesh cricket team chief physician Debashis Chowdhury was still unsure of the reasons of the recurring injury of the young sensation, Mohammad Saifuddin, as he talked to the reporters today. The injury of all-rounder, Saifuddin has been a concern for the team for quite some time now as the player missed the match against Australia in the World Cup and the recently concluded series against Sri Lanka due to a back injury.

  • Gibson sacked as South African coach in major shake-up

    Ottis Gibson and his entire South African coaching team and management staff have lost their jobs, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Sunday.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza at Lords

    Mashrafe told to stay pain free

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza who suffered a hamstring injury at the last moment before the series against Sri Lanka was advised to stay away from all cricketing activities by the team physician chief Debashish Chowdhury for 21 days.

  • Kohli hails Saini as 'rarity' in T20 triumph over Windies

    Fast bowler Navdeep Saini was described as "a rarity" after starring on his senior international debut as India defeated the West Indies by four wickets in a low-scoring T20 clash at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Saturday.

  • Australia's Smith scores second hundred of comeback Test

    Australia's Steve Smith scored his second hundred of his comeback Test when he reached three figures against England in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston on Sunday.

  • BPL 2019

    Shakib’s Rangpur move not endorsed by BPL GC

    The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) governing council (GC) announces that the seventh edition of the BPL will be part of a new cycle that will require a ‘fresh franchisee agreement/contract’, meaning that deals struck by franchises -- like Shakib Al Hasan’s high-profile move to Rangpur Riders – is not been endorsed by the governing council.

  • Ottis Gibson linked to England job

    A couple of former Proteas coaches, as well as the incumbent -- Ottis Gibson -- are reportedly in the running to succeed England coach Trevor Bayliss when he vacates his position at the end of the Ashes after a four-year stint with the world champions.

  • ‘Interested, but not now’

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said he will be unable to apply for India’s coaching job at present, but revealed hopes of taking the role sometime in the future.