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  • 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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mosaddek recalled

    Mosaddek Hossain made a comeback to the 15-member national squad that the selectors announced for the upcoming three-match

  • Kirsten in town

    Former South African cricketer Gary Kirsten, who is set to become a consultant for the Bangladesh national team, landed in the country yesterday.

  • 'Time to focus on my strengths'

    Mosaddek Hossain was rated as one of the brightest prospects in Bangladesh cricket even before he made his international debut, and in the intervening two years the batting all-rounder has already seen both sides of the coin.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team

    Taskin, Imrul out, Mosaddek makes a return

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the squad for the three-match T20 series against Afghanistan and left-hander Imrul Kayes and pacer Taskin Ahmed are excluded from the squad while Mosaddek Hossain makes a return.

  • Rashid can't wait to be a Test player

    After winning the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 in Zimbabwe earlier this year, Afghanistan's next challenge will be their inaugural Test match against India in June.

  • $10k for each Stokes run

    Ben Stokes cost the Rajasthan Royals $10,000 for every Indian Premier League run he managed this year, making him a luxury even by the opulent league's standards.

  • 'Spiderman' de Villiers

    AB de Villiers was hailed Friday as a "spiderman" by captain Virat Kohli after making a breathtaking catch in the Indian Premier League.

  • Consolation win for Delhi

    Delhi Daredevils bagged a consolation 34-run win over second-placed Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League match in Delhi yesterday.

  • IPL 2018

    Root to bat at No 3

    Joe Root believes a year in the captaincy has given him the experience he needs to move up the England batting order to the pivotal number three position for the two-Test series against Pakistan beginning on Thursday.

  • Smith to make cricket return in Canada?

    Disgraced Australia skipper Steve Smith, serving a 12-month ban for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the tour of South Africa in March-April, could be making a return to cricket as early as next month in Toronto as part of the Global T20 Canada tournament.

  • Harbhajan Singh

    'Why not take up the pink challenge?'

    India's reluctance to play a day-night Test on their next tour of Australia has surprised spinner Harbhajan Singh, who remains convinced that Virat Kohli's team are skilled enough to conquer the challenges of pink-ball cricket.

  • RCB stay alive

    Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pulled off a nervy 14-run win against leaders Sunrisers Hyderabad to stay alive for a qualification in the Indian Premier League Qualifiers at the M Chinaswami Stadium in Bangalore yesterday.

  • virat kohli earn

    The beard's here to stay: Kohli

    India cricket captain Virat Kohli insisted Thursday he will not be shaving off his famous beard any time soon.

  • David Warner

    Warner set for club return

    Disgraced former Australian vice-captain David Warner will start his road to redemption by playing club cricket with Sydney's Randwick Petersham, officials said.

  • Mathews, Lakmal fit for WI tour

    Sri Lanka's former skipper Angelo Mathews and medium pacer Suranga Lakmal have been declared fit for the three-match Test series against the West Indies, the cricket board said Thursday.

  • Afridi to miss World XI-WI charity match

    Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is set to miss the charity match at Lord's between World XI and Windies on May 31. The 38-year-old, who was expected to make a brief one-off comeback to international cricket, via the T20 game, is recovering from a knee injury.

  • To toss or not?

    Should international cricket 'toss away' the toss to ensure an even playing field?

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