IPL 8: Rajasthan's royal form continues
IPL 8: Rajasthan's royal form continues

Winners of the maiden edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals, are in imperious form in the on-going season after winning their first five matches on the bounce.

IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals – As it happened...
IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals – As it happened...

Steven Smith played yet another sensational knock as Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets in the 9th match of the Indian Premier League played at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad.

IPL 2015, Match 9, RR vs MI: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 9, RR vs MI: Players to watch out for

Match 9 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) takes us to the Sardar Patel stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad where Rajasthan Royals take on a desperate Mumbai Indians (MI) in a mouthwatering clash.

IPL 2015: Changing the batting order was a bad idea, says George Bailey
IPL 2015: Changing the batting order was a bad idea, says George Bailey

Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey rued making changes to the batting order, saying it played a part in their defeat against Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match, here tonight.

IPL 2015, Match 3: James Faulkner stars in Rajasthan Royals' 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2015, Match 3: James Faulkner stars in Rajasthan Royals' 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner conjured up a crucial 46-run knock and then took three wickets as Rajasthan Royals pipped Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here on Friday.

World Cup winner James Faulkner joins Lancashire
World Cup winner James Faulkner joins Lancashire

Australia`s World Cup-winning all-rounder James Faulkner has joined Lancashire for the bulk of the upcoming English domestic season, the Old Trafford-based county announced Friday.

IPL 2015: James Faulkner backs Ricky Ponting's view on sledging
IPL 2015: James Faulkner backs Ricky Ponting's view on sledging

True to expectations allrounder James Faulkner on Monday endorsed the view expressed by his Australian compatriot and former captain Ricky Ponting on verbal duels on the cricket field.

Stricter laws needed to deal with spot-fixing: Rahul Dravid
Stricter laws needed to deal with spot-fixing: Rahul Dravid

 Having gone through a testing time as cricket captain of Rajasthan Royals when the spot-fixing scandal broke two seasons ago, team mentor Rahul Dravid on Monday called for stricter laws, even criminal, to be put in place by the country's lawmakers to deal with this issue in IPL.

Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner
Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner

Australia’s World Cup final hero James Faulkner on Saturday said he wasn't surprised he missed selection in the Ashes squad but pointed out that his main goal is to get back into the Australian Test squad.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin
James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin

Giving a peek into the Australian cricketers' celebration after the World Cup triumph, Brad Haddin, who's just announced retirement from One-Day International cricket, said all-rounder James Faulkner got his "clothes off" in the afterparty.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Fawad Ahmed, Adam Voges get Windies, Ashes call up
Fawad Ahmed, Adam Voges get Windies, Ashes call up

Legspinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia today for upcoming tours of the West Indies and England.

Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia
Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia

Australia dominated the world stage once again as they blew away New Zealand in an one-sided affair in the final of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Melbourne on Sunday. Australia chased down New Zealand's paltry target of 184 runs by seven wickets to bag their fifth World Cup in the history of the game.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final
Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final

Australia captain Michael Clarke praised the "exceptional" Steven Smith after his side beat defending champions India by 95 runs on Thursday to set a World Cup final with New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia, India braced for World Cup verbal onslaught
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia, India braced for World Cup verbal onslaught

Rival captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Michael Clarke of Australia may have their hands full trying to keep frayed tempers in check during a potentially explosive World Cup semi-final on Thursday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Spin won't be a factor in our semis against India, says James Faulkner
ICC Cricket World Cup: Spin won't be a factor in our semis against India, says James Faulkner

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner on Monday insisted that spin will not play as big a role as is being predicted in the cricket World Cup semifinal against India here on March 26.

Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'
Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'

Australia captain Michael Clarke will approach Friday`s World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan like a final, saying he expected a "tough challenge" from Misbah-ul-Haq`s men in the make-or-break game.

Cricket World Cup: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson savours World Cup lifeline
Cricket World Cup: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson savours World Cup lifeline

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is savouring his second chance at the World Cup after his omission from the side left him convinced he had played his last match at the tournament.