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India vs England 2014: Day 3, 5th Test - As it happened...

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:26

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

Shahryar M. Khan unanimously elected as new PCB chairman

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 19:25

Shahryar M. Khan has been unanimously elected as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by members of the board on Saturday.

Oval Test: England add more misery on listless India

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 10:00

Joe Root slammed an unbeaten 92 as England took a substantial first innings lead of 237 runs on the second day to tighten their grip on the fifth and final cricket Test against a hapless India here on Saturday.

Padma awards to cricketers only after probe gets over: Aditya Verma

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 21:58

Cricket Association of Bihar secretary and the most prominent face of anti N Srinivasan group, Aditya Verma feels that the government should not reward any Indian cricketer with Padma awards till the Supreme Court appointed panel led Mukul Mudgal completes its probe.

Happy to play another Test before retirement: Mithali Raj

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:20

At 31 years and 256 days, Mithali Raj does not know how many more years of international cricket is left in her but Indian women`s cricket team captain is "happy" to have played at least one more Test before she called time on her illustrious career.

Herath takes nine for 127 as Pakistan take 12-run lead

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 13:25

Wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed scored 103 and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed nine wickets as Pakistan took a 12-run lead against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo on Saturday.

2nd Test, Day 2: Rangana Herath flummoxes Pakistan again with five-fer

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 21:59

Test cricket`s top-ranked spinner Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan`s top order on way to surpassing the 250-wicket mark to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test in Colombo on Friday.

BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5-star hotel suite

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 21:54

Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite.

Second Test: Sri Lanka all out for 320 against Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:19

Sri Lanka were dismissed for 320 in their first innings 45 minutes before lunch on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Friday.

Can Ishant Sharma help India save their pride in 5th Test?

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 00:28

The good news for MS Dhoni-led team is that their most experienced speedster on the tour and hero of the Lord`s Test is looking match fit.

Rival batsmen felt that I was an easy target: Moeen Ali

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 00:20

He has been one of England`s finds in the ongoing Test series against India and off-spinner Moeen Ali feels that visiting team`s batsmen took him lightly which ensured a bagful of wickets for him.

5th Test: A lot at stake for MS Dhoni, Duncan Fletcher

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 22:42

Mahendra Dhoni`s continuance as captain in Tests after next year`s World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 1-2 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final cricket Test starting here Friday.