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England set for Big Bash-style T20 cricket league

England set for Big Bash-style T20 cricket league

The new eight-team tournament will run in addition to the existing Twenty20 Blast competition involving all 18 first-class counties.

WATCH: Epic Lasith Malinga — When Slinger produced arguably greatest T20 spell of 6 for 7

WATCH: Epic Lasith Malinga — When Slinger produced arguably greatest T20 spell of 6 for 7

Lasith Malinga bowled a devastating spell of six wickets for seven runs for the Melbourne Stars in Australia's Big Bash competition in 2012.

Adam Zampa asks Australian media not to call him 'Warnie' - Here's why

Adam Zampa asks Australian media not to call him 'Warnie' - Here's why

Zampa did well in Big Bash League, ICC WT20 and the IPL.

Kevin Pietersen: Home advantage means India are favourites in ICC World T20

Kevin Pietersen: Home advantage means India are favourites in ICC World T20

KP Thinks that Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are real superstars of the game.

Australia's Usman Khawaja sets sights on Boxing Day Test

Australia's Usman Khawaja sets sights on Boxing Day Test

Khawaja`s spot was taken by Shaun Marsh for the third and final Test against New Zealand. 

T20 Leagues threatening future of bilateral series: ICC CEO

T20 Leagues threatening future of bilateral series: ICC CEO

The ICC chief executive David Richardson warned that the growing popularity of the domestic Twenty20 leagues like the IPL, Big Bash and CPL are threatening the survival of bilateral series with the exception of Ashes and big-ticket tours involving India.

Mohammad Aamir could play in Big Bash T20

Mohammad Aamir could play in Big Bash T20

 Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer Mohammad Aamir could feature in the Australian Big Bash T20 tournament later this year.

Kumar Sangakkara signs up for Australia's Big Bash

Kumar Sangakkara signs up for Australia's Big Bash

Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara has given Australia`s domestic Twenty20 league a major shot in the arm by signing up to play for the Hobart Hurricanes from next season.

England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour

England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour

England named former West Indies paceman Ottis Gibson as their fast bowling coach on Thursday for a Caribbean tour in April.

IPL is the best thing for me, says Eoin Morgan

IPL is the best thing for me, says Eoin Morgan

Putting his Test ambitions on hold, England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan has decided to make himself available for selection in the 2015 Indian Premier League Player Auction likely to be held in Bangalore on February 16.

Pakistan ex-captain Shoaib Malik voices World Cup hopes

Pakistan ex-captain Shoaib Malik voices World Cup hopes

Discarded former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik Wednesday said he wanted to play in next year`s World Cup, but needed clarity on his role and must be told what is expected of him.

Big Bash best way to prepare for World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan

Big Bash best way to prepare for World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan

 Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has said playing in Australia's domestic Big Bash Twenty 20 cricket tournament would enable him to prepare in the best possible way for the ICC World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand next year.

Bangladesh allow bad boy Shakib Al Hasan to play Big Bash tournament

Bangladesh allow bad boy Shakib Al Hasan to play Big Bash tournament

Bangladesh cricket chiefs announced Tuesday they were lifting a suspension for bad behaviour on Shakib Al Hasan, allowing the star all-rounder to play in overseas leagues including Australia`s Big Bash T20 tournament.

Wish I played more Tests in Australia, England: Mahela Jayawardene

As his illustrious innings in Test cricket came to an end, the artistic Mahela Jayawardene wished he could play more matches in Australia, England and South Africa and built his reputation of being a connoisseurs delight the world over.

Kevin Pietersen wants England to have IPL-style T20 cricket tournament

Kevin Pietersen feels that IPL-style T20 cricket tournament will benefit English cricket. Talking to All Out Cricket magazine, the former English skipper said that franchise cricket would work in the United Kingdom.

Mark Waugh mulling over accepting Oz selector job

Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh is reportedly considering an offer to become a national selector after signing a new deal with Channel Ten`s Big Bash League (BBL) commentary team.

May give Dhoni a souvenir stump if India win T20WC: EcKermann

He is as possessive about his invention as much he is about his children but Bronte EcKermann would not mind giving Mahendra Singh Dhoni a souvenir LED stump if India lift the World Twenty20 trophy.

`Powerhouse nation` India deserves a little say: Ponting

Australian legend Ricky Ponting says India deserves a "little say" in international cricket being the "powerhouse nation" of the game but also hopes that the concerned stakeholders would strike a balance in the near future.

PCB summons Shoaib Malik back from Big Bash

Former captain and senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik is unhappy after the PCB summoned him back from Australia where he was playing in the Big Bash and told him to make himself available for the domestic T20 tournament ahead of World T20 selections.

Big Bash players need to make presence felt for national call-up

The players of Big Bash sides Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers will reportedly be rewarded with a call-up in the Australian national team, along with big cash bonuses, if they manage to make their presence felt in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India.