Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez to visit Chennai for informal tests
Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez to visit Chennai for informal tests

Pakistan's suspended off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Hafeez have decided to go for informal tests to the ICC accredited bowling centre in Chennai.

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action

Under-scrutiny Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will fly to England for tests on his suspect bowling action, an official said Wednesday.

France call up Claassen as Chouly replacement
France call up Claassen as Chouly replacement

South African-born back-row forward Antonie Claassen has been called up to the France three-day training camp ahead of next month`s international Tests.

The 30-year-old Racing-Metro forward replaces Clermont captain Damien Chouly for the camp from Monday to Wednesday.

Darren Lehmann expects Mitchell Johnson to play in Test, ODIs against Pakistan
Darren Lehmann expects Mitchell Johnson to play in Test, ODIs against Pakistan

Australian coach Darren Lehmann said on Sunday fearsome fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Mark Ramprakash says no surprise to watch 'strong' Cook come through 'tough patch'
Mark Ramprakash says no surprise to watch 'strong' Cook come through 'tough patch'

Former English cricketer Mark Ramprakash, who is embarking on a new career as a coach, has said that current captain Alastair Cook is very strong and resilient and it was no surprise to see him come through that tough patch while he was struggling in Tests.

 Delhi to host India-West Indies ​2nd ODI on Oct 11
Delhi to host India-West Indies ​2nd ODI on Oct 11

The revised itinerary of India's home series against the West Indies underwent a few changes with the capital hosting the second ODI on October 11 instead of the one-off T20 which will now be hosted by Cuttack on October 22.

I learnt a lot watching Indians bat, says Moeen Ali
I learnt a lot watching Indians bat, says Moeen Ali

England's unlikely bowling hero in the Tests, all-rounder Moeen Ali also made an impact with the bat at Edgbaston while playing his first ODI of the series and has admitted that he learnt a lot by watching Indian batsmen from the sidelines.

Saeed Ajmal to miss first two ODIs against Lanka for tests on action

Pakistan`s leading off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to miss the first two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka as he has to fly to Brisbane to undergo tests on his bowling action.

5th Test: A lot at stake for MS Dhoni, Duncan Fletcher

Mahendra Dhoni`s continuance as captain in Tests after next year`s World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 1-2 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final cricket Test starting here Friday.

Proteas Bowling Coach Allan Donald says Colombo Test was `best winning save`

Allan Donald, the South African cricket team`s bowling coach, has described his side`s remarkable defiance during the Test match played against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo as the best "winning save" he had ever experienced.

Mahela Jayawardene to retire from Test cricket

Sad news for cricket fans as they will miss another legend of the game in the longer format. After an outstanding career of over 17 years, former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene is set to bid adieu to Test cricket.

Broad to miss ODI series against Sri Lanka due to knee problem

England bowler Stuart Broad has announced that he would miss England`s forthcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka due to a knee problem, although he hoped to return in time for the subsequent Test campaign.

IOC announces another doping case from Sochi Games

Latvian ice hockey player Ralfs Freibergs became the eighth athlete and third hockey player to fail the Sochi Olympics dope tests.

Windies speedster escapes serious injury in accident

West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach escaped serious injury following a car accident here.

Saqlain Mushtaq advises bowlers to accept ICC`s `15-degree limit` rule

Pakistani spin bowling legend Saqlain Mushtaq has said that players should move on accept the current rules of the ICC regarding 15 degrees of permissible straightening of the elbow joint for all bowlers in international cricket.

Ajmal says bowlers facing tough times in limited-overs cricket

Veteran Pakistani cricketer Saeed Ajmal, who is widely regarded as the world`s best off-spinner, has said that life in limited-overs cricket is becoming increasingly tough for bowlers.

Ajmal planning to become world`s first bowler to take 100 T20 wickets

Veteran Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal has declared his desire to become the first bowler in the world to take 100 wickets in Twenty20 cricket.

Korean body fined over missed doping tests

Badminton`s world governing body said Friday it has fined the Badminton Korea Association $40,000 for negligence after two players were banned for missing doping tests.

Warner progresses from short-form cameos to leading man

From bar room brawler to test match troubadour, cricketing bad boy David Warner has made a swift transition into one of the sport`s extraordinary talents and brought a new dynamism to opening the batting in tests.

Autopsy on Hoffman inconclusive, more tests needed: Official

The results of an autopsy on Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman`s body were inconclusive, and further tests have been ordered, the New York medical examiner`s office said Wednesday.