New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series
New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said he believed his side were worthy of longer series ahead of their two-Test campaign in England.

India eager to wrap up hockey series against Japan
India eager to wrap up hockey series against Japan

Back to winning ways, a confident Indian men's hockey team would look to seal the four-match Test series against Japan when they lock horns in the third game at the Kalinga Stadium here.

Waqar Younis faces ouster if Pakistan return winless from Bangladesh: Reports
Waqar Younis faces ouster if Pakistan return winless from Bangladesh: Reports

Pakistan's head coach Waqar is likely to face the axe if the national cricket team fails to win the Test series against Bangladesh.

James Anderson takes six before England collapse
James Anderson takes six before England collapse

James Anderson wrecked the West Indies but England were tottering at 39 for five in their second innings, a lead of 107 runs, on the second day of the third and final Test on Saturday.

Pakistan lead Bangladesh by 296 runs in first Test
Pakistan lead Bangladesh by 296 runs in first Test

Pakistan were dismissed for 628 in their first innings shortly before lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Khulna on Friday.

Ben Stokes is fitness doubt for England
Ben Stokes is fitness doubt for England

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has a back problem and may miss the third and final test against West Indies in Bridgetown, Barbados starting on Friday.

James Anderson gives England scent of victory
James Anderson gives England scent of victory

James Anderson featured in all six dismissals as the West Indies crashed to 286 for eight at lunch on the final day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Pakistan`s Rahat Ali out of Bangladesh Tests
Pakistan`s Rahat Ali out of Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan`s problem-filled tour of Bangladesh was hit by another injury as frontline paceman Rahat Ali was Saturday ruled out of the Test series, the fifth injury case related to the tour.

Despite Steve Waugh's harsh words, Kevin Pietersen has no hard feelings for him
Despite Steve Waugh's harsh words, Kevin Pietersen has no hard feelings for him

Kevin Pietersen stated on Monday that he doesn't have any hard feelings for former Australian skipper Steve Waugh despite the latter's comments on the England outcast.

England in control despite Windies resistance
England in control despite Windies resistance

England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.

Trott needs to earn his place back: England coach Moores
Trott needs to earn his place back: England coach Moores

 England head coach Peter Moores on Friday said returning batsman Jonathan Trott will have to fight for a place back in the England team.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali targets Test comeback in West Indies
England all-rounder Moeen Ali targets Test comeback in West Indies

England all-rounder Moeen Ali is eyeing a return to the England Test side to play against the West Indies after recovering from a side strain he sustained during the cricket World Cup.

I haven't retired from any format as yet: Chris Gayle
I haven't retired from any format as yet: Chris Gayle

A recurring back injury will certainly keep Chris Gayle out of the upcoming home Test series against England, but the destructive West Indies batsman insists that he is not retiring from any format of the game.

Kevin Pietersen not in England plans, says selector
Kevin Pietersen not in England plans, says selector

Kevin Pietersen`s wish for an England recall is unlikely to come true any time soon, according to selector James Whitaker who says the 34-year-old is not part of his plans.

Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback
Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

Jonathan Trott`s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour
Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour

Jonathan Trott was on Wednesday named in the England Test squad for the first time since having to withdraw from the 2013-14 Ashes series with a stress-related condition.

Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup
Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup

India's pace battery have looked awry since the four-match Test series against Australia and the bad form has continued in the ODI series too. With the World Cup starting in February, pundits and fans alike have cited India's lack of good quick bowlers would hurt them in the coveted event to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

Mitchell Starc expects intense tri-series ODI with India
Mitchell Starc expects intense tri-series ODI with India

Left-arm paceman Mitchell Starc said he expects Australia`s tri-series one-dayer with India in Melbourne on Sunday to continue where the recent niggling Test series left off.

MS Dhoni in focus as India return to ODI grind
MS Dhoni in focus as India return to ODI grind

After a fielding-only drill, the Indian cricket team returned to the grind on Friday with an intense net session here, continuing their build-up towards the ODI-leg of their Australian tour.

Suresh Raina's failure as Test batsman is a sorry sight
Suresh Raina's failure as Test batsman is a sorry sight

Suresh Raina's time at the crease in India's second innings against Australia in the fourth Test at Sydney, lasted only three deliveries as the southpaw scored a second successive nought. For a player who made a comeback to the Test team after more than two years, his misery in the longer format of the game was a sight very similar to his Test struggles earlier.