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Family emails suggest Lalit Modi owns ‘interest’ in 3 IPL teams: Report
Family emails suggest Lalit Modi owns ‘interest’ in 3 IPL teams: Report

Family emails purportedly linked to former Indian Premier League (IPL) czar Lalit Modi refers to his alleged “beneficial interest” in three franchises of the cash-rich league, according to a report published in The Indian Express.

CA discusses batting consultant role with Ricky Ponting
CA discusses batting consultant role with Ricky Ponting

Cricket Australia (CA)'s executive general manager of team performance, Pat Howard on Thursday said he "would love" to have former captain Ricky Ponting as a batting consultant with the national side, with discussions between the two parties having already taken place.

CA discusses batting consultant role with Ricky Ponting
CA discusses batting consultant role with Ricky Ponting

Cricket Australia (CA)'s executive general manager of team performance, Pat Howard on Thursday said he "would love" to have former captain Ricky Ponting as a batting consultant with the national side, with discussions between the two parties having already taken place.

Chris Gayle expected to be fit for Big Bash League
Chris Gayle expected to be fit for Big Bash League

Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is expected to be fit for the beginning of the Big Bash League (BBL) season, despite his back surgery, to turn up for the Melbourne Renegades.

Marlon Samuels launches charity to support Jamaica's blind
Marlon Samuels launches charity to support Jamaica's blind

West Indies middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels has launched a foundation aimed at supporting the blind and visually impaired in Jamaica.

Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching
Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching

The success in the Indian Premier league (IPL) with Mumbai Indians notwithstanding, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting would not be tempted into abandoning his Big Bash League (BBL) commentary commitments for a more involved move into coaching.

Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League
Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League

Australian Twenty20 side Sydney Thunder has unveiled allrounder Shane Watson as their latest signing for next season's Big Bash League (BBL) domestic competition.

Melbourne Renegades sign Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle for Big Bash League
Melbourne Renegades sign Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle for Big Bash League

Australian side Melbourne Renegades have added two of the West Indies cricket team’s popular stars Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo to their squad for next season’s T20 Big Bash League (BBL).

Big Bash League: Daniel Vettori named coach of Brisbane Heat
Big Bash League: Daniel Vettori named coach of Brisbane Heat

Retired New Zealand spin great Daniel Vettori on Thursday replaced Australia's Stuart Law as coach of Twenty20 Big Bash League franchise Brisbane Heat for the next three seasons.

BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach
BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and New Zealand legend Stephen Fleming will take over from Greg Shipperd at Melbourne Stars for next season’s Big Bash League (BBL).

Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann
Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann believes former Test cricketer Justin Langer is the right person to succeed him, considering the success he has already achieved in Western Australia.

Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann
Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes the two standout batsmen from T20 Big Bash League final - Shaun Marsh and Moises Henriques - are set to shine at international level.

Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match
Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques was Friday handed a one-match suspension after being penalised for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's KFC T20 Big Bash League (BBL) final against Perth Scorchers.

Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final
Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final

Brett Lee was denied a last-ball hat-trick and a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers scrambled a single off the fast bowler to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles in Canberra on Wednesday.

Andrew Flintoff entertains fans with superb Elvis Impression during Big Bash Game
Andrew Flintoff entertains fans with superb Elvis Impression during Big Bash Game

He might be 37, but when it comes to entertainment during cricket matches, you cannot keep Andrew Flintoff away for too long.

Brett Lee announces retirement from Twenty20 cricket
Brett Lee announces retirement from Twenty20 cricket

Former Australian speedster Brett Lee on Thursday announced his retirement from Twenty20 cricket.

England players jealous of me: Kevin Pietersen
England players jealous of me: Kevin Pietersen

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has once again criticised his former international colleagues, suggesting he was the victim of professional jealousy.

Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock
Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock

Voices in favour of maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen grew louder after the batsman compiled a knock of 66 runs off 44 balls in the Big Bash League.

Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane in Big Bash League

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joined Brisbane Heat on a short-term deal in the Big Bash League (BBL) on Thursday, extending his surprise return to Twenty20 cricket.

Brisbane Heat sign West Indies spinner Samuel Badree
Brisbane Heat sign West Indies spinner Samuel Badree

World No.1 Twenty20 bowler Samuel Badree will campaign in this year’s Big Bash League after penning a deal with Brisbane Heat.