Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour
Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour

Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne.

WICB forms task force to probe India tour pull-out
WICB forms task force to probe India tour pull-out

 The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has decided to establish a task force to probe the circumstances leading to the dramatic pull out by its cricketers from an ongoing tour of India.

Mitchell Johnson not in Wasim Akram's league yet: Waqar Younis
Mitchell Johnson not in Wasim Akram's league yet: Waqar Younis

 Australia's Mitchell Johnson may have threatened some of the best batting line-ups in world cricket with his lethal pace, but Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says that the left-arm fast bowler is yet to reach Wasim Akram's level.

1st Test: Pakistan lose openers cheaply after opting to bat against Australia
1st Test: Pakistan lose openers cheaply after opting to bat against Australia

 Pakistan were making slow progress as they tried to rebuild their first innings after a terrible start to the first test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.

Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban
Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban

Bangladeshi and international cricket authorities have jointly appealed against a reduced match ban for former captain Mohammad Ashraful for match-fixing, an official said on Wednesday.

Kane Williamson to miss rest of NZ-South Africa series
Kane Williamson to miss rest of NZ-South Africa series

Batsman Kane Williamson will miss the two remaining matches in New Zealand's limited-overs series against South Africa due to a wrist injury.

Kumar Sangakkara doubtful for India tour
Kumar Sangakkara doubtful for India tour

Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered a doubtful starter for the five-match ODI series against India due to a back injury.

ICC cricket World Cup to launch 'Net Bowler' program
ICC cricket World Cup to launch 'Net Bowler' program

With just over 100 days left for the ICC Cricket World Cup to kickstart in Australia and New Zealand, the event organisers are set to launch their official 'Net Bowler' program at Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Thursday.

West Indies seek India meeting in bid to solve crisis
West Indies seek India meeting in bid to solve crisis

West Indies Cricket Board directors are seeking a meeting with their Indian counterparts in a bid to minimise the potentially colossal consequences of the unprecedented abandonment of the tour of India by the Caribbean side last week.

Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton
Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton

 A Rajasthan under-19 player named Aditya Garwal on Tuesday hit 18 sixes and 22 fours en route to a record brilliant unbeaten 263 off 151 balls against Railways in a Vinoo Mankad Trophy central zone one-day match here.

Eden Gardens may host fourth India-Sri Lanka ODI
Eden Gardens may host fourth India-Sri Lanka ODI

It's not official yet, but Eden Gardens is in line to host the fourth one-dayer on November 13 in the upcoming stop gap five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli
India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli

The mainstay of Indian batting line up Virat Kohli, who has recently found his form back against West Indies, will be the stand-in skipper against Sri Lanka for the first three ODIs.

Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final
Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final

 After registering an impressive come-from-behind win in their quarter-final against West Zone, a supremely confident East Zone side will take on a last edition's joint champions South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final, from Wednesday.

Michael Clarke, Misbah-ul-Haq ready for spin challenge
Michael Clarke, Misbah-ul-Haq ready for spin challenge

Skippers Michael Clarke and Misbah-ul Haq Tuesday agreed spin will play a major role in the first of two Tests between Australia and Pakistan starting in Dubai from Wednesday.

Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought
Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday, but they are hobbled by the absence of spin king Saeed Ajmal. 

Associate ICC nations confident ahead of World Cricket League
Associate ICC nations confident ahead of World Cricket League

Three associate member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Uganda, Bermuda and Singapore Tuesday exuded optimism of their teams' chances of winning the World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3, beginning here Wednesday.

Grenada PM willing to act as mediator between WICB, players
Grenada PM willing to act as mediator between WICB, players

Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has said he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between the cricketers, West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) that led to abandoning of the India tour by the team last week.

MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead
MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead

 Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Tuesday rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.

West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal
West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal

Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Ranjib Biswal said Tuesday that despite the West Indies players cancelling their tour of India mid-way last week, they will play in the cash-rich league next season.

Australia aim for top Test spot
Australia aim for top Test spot

Australia have a chance to reclaim the top Test team spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings when they take on Pakistan in a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates from Wednesday.