Daniel Vettori named in New Zealand squad for Scotland game
Daniel Vettori named in New Zealand squad for Scotland game

All-rounder Daniel Vettori has raised hopes of a full return to international cricket after being named in a 12-man squad for New Zealand`s one-dayer against Scotland on Wednesday.

Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron
Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron

Cheteshwar Pujara made his first significant contribution in the 'English Summer' as his attractive unbeaten 90 helped Derbyshire overpower Surrey by eight wickets in a Division Two of County Championships here Wednesday.

India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart
India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart

Exasperated at England's consecutive defeats, former captain Alec Stewart said the hosts must learn from India how to play One-day cricket.

India vs England: Secret agent in England dressing room!

India vs England: Secret agent in England dressing room!

3rd ODI: India vs England - Preview
3rd ODI: India vs England - Preview

Buoyed by their big victory that was achieved on the back of a clinical all-round display, a rejuvenated India will look to continue the winning momentum and take an unassailable 2-0 lead when they lock horns with England in the third one-dayer here Saturday.

Alastair Cook faces one match ban after England fined for slow over-rate in ODI against India
Alastair Cook faces one match ban after England fined for slow over-rate in ODI against India

England captain Alastair Cook is reportedly on the brink of a one-match ban after his side was fined for a slow over-rate in the ODI against India in Cardiff.

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.

Alastair Cook turns on `friend` Graeme Swann
Alastair Cook turns on `friend` Graeme Swann

With friends like Graeme Swann, England captain Alastair Cook may feel he has no need of any enemies.

Lot of improvement to do: Alastair Cook
Lot of improvement to do: Alastair Cook

Dejected after a 133-run loss (D/L method) against India in the second one-dayer here Wednesday, England skipper Alastair Cook said that his team has a lot of improvement to do if it wants to overturn the 1-0 deficit in the five-match series.

India vs England: Skipper MS Dhoni hails Suresh Raina's fantastic knock
India vs England: Skipper MS Dhoni hails Suresh Raina's fantastic knock

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni heaped praises on Suresh Raina for his match-winning hundred in the second one-dayer against England here Wednesday that helped the visitors take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

2nd ODI: India thrash England by 133 runs to go one up in the series

India beat England by 133 runs in the second ODI of the five match series. Now India are one up in the series. After Raina's swashbuckling ton, Indian bowlers bowled well to defend the score of 295.

India's tour of England: Virat Kohli falters yet again!
India's tour of England: Virat Kohli falters yet again!

Is there any way out for Virat Kohli to come out from his batting agony? The Delhi batsman failed yet again after getting out for a nought in the second ODI against England on Wednesday in Cardiff.

Managers` association sorry for Malky Mackay statement

ngland`s League Managers` Association apologised Friday for a statement it issued on behalf of former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay, saying the wording was "inappropriate and has been perceived to trivialise matters of a racist, sexist or homophobic nature".

Malky Mackay blasts `misleading reports` over `regrettable` texts

Malky Mackay is "very concerned about seriously inaccurate and misleading reports" in the British media, and will co-operate with any Football Association investigation, a statement issued on his behalf said Thursday.

James Rodriguez to make first competitive Real Madrid start

World Cup top scorer James Rodriguez will make his competitive debut for European champions Real Madrid in Tuesday`s UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla in Cardiff with fellow new signing Toni Kroos also in line to play.

Sevilla, Real Madrid prepare for European Supercup

Sevilla and Real Madrid will play for their first title of the new football season Tuesday when the two Spanish clubs contest the European Supercup in Cardiff.

Honours even as Cairney earns Blackburn Rovers share of spoils

Blackburn avoided a dispiriting start to their Championship promotion campaign as Tom Cairney`s strike rescued a 1-1 draw against Cardiff on Friday.

Gareth Bale looking forward to European Supercup return `home` to Cardiff

Real Madrid`s Welsh star, Gareth Bale is looking forward to returning `home` next week when his side take on Sevilla in the European Supercup.