Senegal thrash Guinea 5-2 in friendly
Senegal thrash Guinea 5-2 in friendly

Senegal sent out an ominous warning of their potential ahead of the African Nations Cup finals with a 5-2 win over Guinea in a pre-tournament warm-up international on Tuesday.

India's tour of Australia: CA XI bowlers to share insights into Indian team
India's tour of Australia: CA XI bowlers to share insights into Indian team

Five bowlers of the Cricket Australia XI, against whom India played a couple of two-day games as a warm-up to the Test series, will stay here to assist the national side and provide insights into the visiting team.

South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI
South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI

South Africa could be without frontline spin bowler Imran Tahir for the fourth one-dayer against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after he injured his knee in the 73-run defeat in Canberra on Wednesday.

Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener
Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener

Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday.

Djokovic shrugs off wrist injury fears

Novak Djokovic insists the wrist injury that forced him to pull out of a Wimbledon warm-up event this week won`t affect his bid to win the grasscourt Grand Slam.

Japan edges Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up

Manchester United striker Shinji Kagawa scored the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute Monday as Japan defeated Costa Rica 3-1 in a World Cup warm-up friendly for both teams.

Scolari tells Brazil to sharpen up

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Monday urged his troops to sharpen up a day before their World Cup warm-up with Panama.

Akaminko, Schlupp cut from Ghana World Cup squad

A heavy fall on his ankle in the last minute of Saturday’s warm-up match against the Netherlands has cost Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko a World Cup place after he was ruled out for three months and became one of three players cut from the squad.

Liverpool set to swoop for Saints striker Lambert

Liverpool are close to signing England striker Rickie Lambert from Southampton, according to reports on Thursday.

Matt Kuchar grabs four-shot Houston Open lead

Matt Kuchar fired a four-under par 68 on Saturday to take a four-shot lead into the final round of the US PGA Tour Houston Open, last warm-up for the Masters.

West Indies not carried away by World T20 warm-up showing

All-rounder Dwayne Bravo says defending champions West Indies would not get carried away by their streak of wins leading into the World T20 in Bangladesh.

World T20: Kamran, Hafeez take Pakistan to a nervy-win

Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez made the difference with stroke-filled half-centuries to guide Pakistan to a nervy six-wicket win that came in the penultimate ball over New Zealand in their first ICC World Twenty20 warm-up game at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Monday.

World T20: India lose warm-up game against Sri Lanka

India went down to Sri Lanka by five runs in their first ICC World Twenty20 warm-up game at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Monday.

Bairstow, Borthwick shine in England`s big win over Hyderabad

England prepared for the ODI series against India in style as they trounced Hyderabad XI by a huge margin of 253 runs in their second warm-up game with Jonny Bairstow smashing an unbeaten century and Scott Borthwick taking five wickets for the visitors, on Tuesday.

Bairstow slams century as England set Hyderabad 368 for win

Jonny Bairstow slammed an unbeaten century as England XI produced a dominating batting display to amass a mammoth 367 for four against Hyderabad XI in their second 50-over warm-up match on Tuesday.

Clarke, Thirimanne hit tons in drawn match

Michael Clarke geared up for the forthcoming three-Test series against Sri Lanka with an impressive century in a warm-up match.