Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson
Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson sounded out a warning for the Indian team, which would be touring Down Under in December, that the home team's groundsmen will prepare "conducive pitches" just like their Indian counterparts do during an away series.

Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final
Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final

West Indies all-rounder Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his career with Durham as the north-east side won a tense English county One-Day Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord`s on Saturday.

Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson
Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson

Reflecting on his infamous altercation with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself.

Shahid Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad
Shahid Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has supported the decision to reappoint Shahid Afridi as the Twenty20 captain but cautioned the all-rounder against taking the position for granted.

Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations
Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations

New Zealand cricketing great Chris Cairns said Friday that British police were set to charge him with perjury over match-fixing allegations and vowed to clear his name.

I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff
I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup
Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup

Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team.

James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Nottingham
James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Nottingham

England pace spearhead James Anderson, who had an ugly spat with Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test, was on Saturday booed by the Indian fans at Trent Bridge during the third ODI.

Shahid Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 World Cup: Shoaib Malik
Shahid Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 World Cup: Shoaib Malik

Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Shoaib Malik has said maverick all-rounder Shahid Afridi is the best person to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as skipper for next year's World Cup.

England ponder options after Ian Botham blast
England ponder options after Ian Botham blast

England will have criticism from all-round great Ian Botham ringing in their ears as they try to get back on level terms with India in the third one-day international at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Azhar Mahmood calls for end to mental health 'taboo'
Azhar Mahmood calls for end to mental health 'taboo'

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood hopes to make mental health less of a "taboo" subject in South Asia.

Kieron Pollard wants to be more consistent for West Indies

Burly all-rounder Kieron Pollard said he wants to become a more consistent match-winner for West Indies in the future.

Injured Shane Watson out of Australia-Zimbabwe ODI series

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has pulled out of the tour of Zimbabwe with an ankle injury and has been replaced by Phil Hughes, Cricket Australia said on Saturday.

Kumar Sangakkara top Test batsman, Ravichandran Ashwin best all-rounder

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has regained the number-one Test batting spot in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen while there was some good news for India as Ravichandran Ashwin moved to the top of the all-rounder`s list.

Ben Stokes, Matt Prior testify against Ravindra Jadeja

In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, two England players have testified that the Indian all-rounder had turned towards the English bowler with a raised bat during the showdown.

Anderson-Jadeja row: Adjudicator to be named today

The adjudicator who will investigate the Jimmy Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja incident will be named Thursday by the ICC even as Level 2 charges were filed against the Indian all-rounder.

Broad glad to have Stokes back on board

Stuart Broad has backed Ben Stokes to have as big an impact on the England scene as he did on a Barbados dressing-room locker after the young all-rounder was recalled to a 13-man squad for next week`s first Test against India.

Faulkner to lead Australia A for 4-day series against India A

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has been appointed as the `A` team captain for the four-day series against India `A` and South Africa `A` in July and August, Cricket Australia confirmed Friday.

Flintoff warms-up with club treble

Andrew Flintoff prepared for his anticipated Lancashire comeback by taking three wickets for his old club side on Saturday.

My critics don`t know how hard I work: Yusuf Pathan

On a high after smashing the fastest fifty in the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan slammed his critics saying that they have no clue how hard he works.