Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise
Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise

Wicketkeeper Matt Prior and struggling batsman Jonathan Trott have lost their central contacts with England, though all-rounder Ben Stokes has been rewarded despite a poor home series against India.

Lillee quits coaching post over money

Fast bowling mentor Dennis Lillee has parted ways with Cricket Australia after being refused a pay rise, officials said Tuesday.

Mitchell Johnson has toe ailment, T20 status in doubt

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has a right toe infection and his availability for the World Twenty20 tournament is in question.

Dressing room a better place without Kevin Pietersen, says Matt Prior

England`s dressing room will be a better place without Kevin Pietersen after the controversial batsman was sacked following the dismal Ashes tour of Australia, wicketkeeper Matt Prior said on Thursday.

Davis Cup: After Chinese Tapei clean-sweep, India meet South Korea in 2nd round

The current Indian Davis Cup team oozes confidence. The 5-0 whitewash of the visiting Chinese Taipei side tells a story, that of young Indian tennis players arriving for the occasion. Indian tennis, for quite a long time, has been the story of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.

Cook to sit out England`s West Indies tour

England captain Alistair Cook revealed on Sunday that he will not take part in his side`s tour of the West Indies in February and March.

The Ashes: Unchanged Australian team achieves a rare feat

At last, after facing humiliation in the Ashes for quite some time, Australians are back with a bang.

The Ashes: Cook urges seniors to perform in Sydney Test to avoid whitewash

England captain Alastair Cook has urged his team`s senior players to pull out outstanding scores in the fifth and final Ashes Test in Sydney to avoid the ignominy of a 5-0 whitewash against Australia.

Lyon says Oz can have `real party` if they whitewash England 5-0

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has said that Australia`s real celebrations would only begin if they can whitewash England 5-0 in the Ashes series.

`Sir` Swann jokes he could become British PM if England whitewashe Oz in Ashes!

England spinner Graeme Swann, who has got out some of Australia``s best players, has joked he could get knighted and become PM in five years time if England win 5-0 and he takes 50 wickets in the Ashes.

Dhoni blames his batsmen for Test series debacle

Dhoni blamed his batsmen for the humiliating 0-4 whitewash at the hands of an inspired England team.

It might take half an hour to explain the debacle: Dravid

India`s best batsman in a one line statement after the 0-4 whitewash revealed all about what went wrong during the series.

Michael Vaughan predicts a 4-0 whitewash of India

Former England skipper has said it would be tough for India to bounce back in the four-match Test series and predicted a 4-0 whitewash by the hosts.

Swann fit for 3rd Test, foresees 4-0 series win

Swann said England is well on course to completing a 4-0 series whitewash against India.

`White paper on Tibet a whitewash`

The Tibetan govt-in-exile said China`s recent white paper on Tibet, claiming the
region to be its part since ancient times, is `a whitewash`.

Peru inventor `whitewashes` peaks to slow glacier melt

In a remote corner of the Peruvian Andes, men in paint-daubed boilersuits diligently coat a mountain summit with whitewash in an experimental bid to recuperate the country`s melting glaciers.

`Whitewash` could slow global warming: Peruvian scientist

A Peruvian scientist has called on his country to help slow the melting of Andean glaciers by daubing white paint on the rock and earth left behind by receding ice so they will absorb less heat.