Former captain Rashid Latif has sparked off a new controversy in Pakistan cricket by suggesting that flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi must not retire from one-day internationals after the World Cup.
All-rounder Shane Watson, who is struggling with a tight hamstring, joins a long list of absentees from Australia`s top batting line-up to face England in the tri-series one-day international at Hobart on Friday.
Speculations are rife that Yuvraj Singh is back in the India reckoning after lighting up the ongoing Ranji Trophy season with three back-to-back centuries. Giving these speculations a realistic touch is the injury to all-rounder designated, spinner Ravindra Jadeja.
Experienced Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has completed testing on his bowling action at the ICC-accredited Biomechanics Laboratory here and the report will be sent to the Pakistan Cricket Board in a week's time.
An executive member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB), Patrick Rampersad, has blasted the appointment of 23-year-old fast bowler Jason Holder as the new captain of the West Indies ODI side.
Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan’s seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi will be the two most experienced cricket players going into the 2015 World Cup, with their fifth appearance in the mega event, an International Cricket Council (ICC) release said Friday.
Bangladesh all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan became only the fourth player in the 137-year history of Test cricket to score a hundred and take 10 wickets in the same match. The 27-year-old achieved this unique feat on November 7, helping Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test match.
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson sounded out a warning for the Indian team, which would be touring Down Under in December, that the home team's groundsmen will prepare "conducive pitches" just like their Indian counterparts do during an away series.
West Indies all-rounder Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his career with Durham as the north-east side won a tense English county One-Day Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord`s on Saturday.
Reflecting on his infamous altercation with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself.