Darren Sammy replaces Kemar Roach in West Indies' ODI squad
Darren Sammy replaces Kemar Roach in West Indies' ODI squad

 All-rounder Darren Sammy has replaced Kemar Roach in the West Indies' 15-member One-Day International (ODI) squad to face South Africa next month, in another twist in the ongoing selection saga.

Official blasts appointment of Jason Holder as new West Indies ODI skipper
Official blasts appointment of Jason Holder as new West Indies ODI skipper

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.

Yusuf Pathan slaps spectator during Baroda's Ranji Trophy match
Yusuf Pathan slaps spectator during Baroda's Ranji Trophy match

Yusuf Pathan got into trouble following an altercation with a spectator during the ongoing Ranji Trophy match between Baroda and Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday at Reliance Cricket Stadium in Vadodara.

Mahela Jayawardene, Shahid Afridi to be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup
Mahela Jayawardene, Shahid Afridi to be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup

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.

Shrikant Mundhe's all-round show gives Maharashtra first innings lead
Shrikant Mundhe's all-round show gives Maharashtra first innings lead

An unbeaten 82 from all-rounder Shrikant Mundhe helped Maharashtra take a handy 60-run lead over Odisha on day three of a Group B match in the Ranji Trophy here on Tuesday.

Shakib Al Hasan NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR
Shakib Al Hasan NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan can now participate in IPL-8 for his side Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCB ended its restriction on the all-rounder to take part in overseas competitions.

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.

Australia vs South Africa: Injured JP Duminy to miss ODI series
Australia vs South Africa: Injured JP Duminy to miss ODI series

South African all-rounder JP Duminy will miss this month`s five-match one-day series against Australia due to a knee injury, team officials said on Monday.

Shakib Al Hasan emulates Ian Botham, Imran Khan
Shakib Al Hasan emulates Ian Botham, Imran Khan

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.

Wrong on my part to have accepted captaincy in 2007: Shoaib Malik
Wrong on my part to have accepted captaincy in 2007: Shoaib Malik

Pakistan's former captain and discarded all-rounder Shoaib Malik has said he made a mistake in his career to accept the captaincy of the national team after the 2007 World Cup.

Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson
Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson

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.

Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final
Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final

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.

Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson
Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson

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.

Shahid Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad
Shahid Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has supported the decision to reappoint Shahid Afridi as the Twenty20 captain but cautioned the all-rounder against taking the position for granted.

Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations
Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations

New Zealand cricketing great Chris Cairns said Friday that British police were set to charge him with perjury over match-fixing allegations and vowed to clear his name.

I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff
I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup
Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup

Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team.

James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Nottingham
James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Nottingham

England pace spearhead James Anderson, who had an ugly spat with Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test, was on Saturday booed by the Indian fans at Trent Bridge during the third ODI.

Shahid Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 World Cup: Shoaib Malik
Shahid Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 World Cup: Shoaib Malik

Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Shoaib Malik has said maverick all-rounder Shahid Afridi is the best person to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as skipper for next year's World Cup.

England ponder options after Ian Botham blast
England ponder options after Ian Botham blast

England will have criticism from all-round great Ian Botham ringing in their ears as they try to get back on level terms with India in the third one-day international at Trent Bridge on Saturday.