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  • Djokovic admits ‘unacceptable’ to hit ball into crowd

    Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.

  • Misbah hails Shafiq for fighting ton

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed Asad Shafiq's defiant century as among the "classiest" he had ever seen after the knock of 137 all but drove Pakistan to a famous victory over Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Monday.

  • Aus prevent record chase to pip Pak

    Australia prevented a world-record, 490-run chase by Pakistan on Friday to win a gripping first Test by just 39 runs and preserve their 28-year unbeaten streak at Brisbane's Gabba ground.

  • Arthur's Pak aim for Aus history

    The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday.

  • Australia former captain Steve Smith

    Smith's terrible trot with the toss

    Australia skipper has lost his past six coin tosses in Test matches after Proteas leader Faf du Plessis called correctly at the Adelaide Oval.

  • Du Plessis ton puts Proteas in strong position

    Skipper Faf du Plessis put his ball tampering controversy behind him to defy Australia's bowlers with a steely century to put South Africa in early control of the day-night third Test in Adelaide today.

  • Former Pak cricketers ask ICC to ban Kohli

    Former Pakistan cricketers and an ex-Pakistan Cricket Board chairman on Tuesday demanded of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Indian skipper Virat Kohli for ball-tampering.

  • Proteas captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering during the second test against Australia in Hobart, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.

  • Bolt to train with Borussia Dortmund

    Usain Bolt plans to train with Borussia Dortmund as he considers pursuing a football career after his retirement from athletics.

  • Steven Finn

    Finn, Ball dropped

    England captain Alastair Cook announces that the hosts had reduced their squad for the second Test against Pakistan from 14 to 12 after dropping Steven Finn and Jake Ball.

  • Black Caps Boss wants 4-day Tests, two-tiers

    New Zealand Cricket chief David White called Tuesday for Test cricket to continue its pink-ball revolution by slashing the format to four days and introducing two divisions.

  • Ball to make Eng debut

    Jake Ball is set to make his England debut against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday after captain Alastair Cook confirmed his place in the side a day before the start of the first Test.

  • ‘Current structure of Int’l cricket needs to change’

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee chaired by former India captain Anil Kumble concludes its two-day meeting at Lord’s on Wednesday.

  • Substitutes suggested for cricket

    Helmets should be compulsory for batsmen and fielders near the wicket, and substitutes considered for concussed players, a review into the death of Phillip Hughes says on Wednesday.

  • International Cricket Council

    ICC considers concussion substitutes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering the use of concussion substitutes following a report on the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

  • India brush aside Ireland

    India win the 5th match of the ICC U19 CWC 2016 when they brushed aside Ireland by 79 runs at Mirpur today.

  • Batsmen seek balance

    "Watch!" a terrified Nasir screamed as a ball smashed onto the side-screen in front of which close to three-dozen

  • Bangladesh women beat Zimbabwe by 35 runs

    Bangladesh women defeat Zimbabwe by 35 runs at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox’s Bazar today.