Daniel Vettori back for New Zealand, Pakistan bat first in Sharjah
Daniel Vettori back for New Zealand, Pakistan bat first in Sharjah

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final test against New Zealand in Sharjah on Wednesday.

'Bigg Boss 8': Puneet Issar wins captaincy!
'Bigg Boss 8': Puneet Issar wins captaincy!

Fight for power has always been difficult, but last night's captaincy task was more fun. 'Bigg Boss' house saw Puneet Issar, Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna fight it out for winning the race to become the next reigning captain.

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews wants settled side for England series
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews wants settled side for England series

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews wants a settled side to face England in their limited-overs series starting next week, and avoid the wholesale changes that resulted in a woeful tour to India in which his team lost all five of its matches.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Toss in focus for Misbah and McCullum
Pakistan vs New Zealand: Toss in focus for Misbah and McCullum

Rival captains Brendon McCullum and Misbah-ul Haq agreed Sunday that winning the toss would be important to the outcome of the second Test between Pakistan and New Zealand starting here on Monday.

Former Man United captain Roy Keane under investigation for alleged assault
Former Man United captain Roy Keane under investigation for alleged assault

Former Manchester United captain, Roy Keane is under investigation by Irish police after a man was allegedly assaulted at the Republic of Ireland team hotel ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland.

Aston Turner to lead CA XI in first two-day tour match against India
Aston Turner to lead CA XI in first two-day tour match against India

Western Australia's young right-handed batsman Aston Turner has been named captain while New South Wales fast bowler Gurinder Singh also found a place in the Cricket Australia XI squad for the first of two tour matches against India in Adelaide, starting on November 24.

No Indian in ICC's 'Test Team' while MS Dhoni leads 'ODI' side
No Indian in ICC's 'Test Team' while MS Dhoni leads 'ODI' side

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Wednesday named captain of ICC' 'ODI Team of the Year' but none of the Indian players found berth in governing body's 'Test Team of the Year' led by Sri Lankan Angelo Mathews.

Brendan Rodgers wants Steven Gerrard to extend Liverpool stay
Brendan Rodgers wants Steven Gerrard to extend Liverpool stay

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said on Saturday he wants long-serving captain Steven Gerrard to remain at the club beyond the end of the current season.

Sri Lanka series exciting one with World Cup spots up for grabs: Virat Kohli
Sri Lanka series exciting one with World Cup spots up for grabs: Virat Kohli

Relishing at the prospect of leading the side in the the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the hastily-planned series would be an exciting one, especially with World Cup spots up for grabs.

Prosecutors seek death penalty for South Korea ferry disaster captain

 South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry that sank in April, saying he had abandoned the more than 300 people who died in the disaster.

Atletico de Kolkata skipper Pradhan wants to leave behind controversy
Atletico de Kolkata skipper Pradhan wants to leave behind controversy

Atletico de Kolkata captain Sanju Pradhan on Saturday said they were determined to leave behind the controversy surrounding their players and also appealed to the media to focus more on the game as they prepare for the match against Kerala Blasters.

Virat Kohli appointed team India's captain for ODIs against Sri Lanka

Selectors have chosen Virat Kohli as the Indian Cricket team's captain in ODIs against Sri Lanka next month.

Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial
Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum said on Saturday he will testify against former teammate Chris Cairns in a perjury trial in London next year because he feels a duty "to protect the game".

West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off
West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off

The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming Friday that the team`s tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute.

ISL: Syed Rahim Nabi doubtful of Mumbai second fixture
ISL: Syed Rahim Nabi doubtful of Mumbai second fixture

Mumbai City FC captain Syed Rahim Nabi is doubtful for their next ISL fixture against Pune City FC after sustaining an ankle injury during the lung opener against Atletico de Kolkata here on Sunday.

Alastair Cook says Kevin Pietersen's book has 'tarnished' English cricket
Alastair Cook says Kevin Pietersen's book has 'tarnished' English cricket

Denying Kevin Pietersen's claims that a bullying culture had flourished in the England dressing room in recent years, captain Alastair Cook says the maverick cricketer's controversial autobiography has "tarnished" one of the most successful eras for the national team.

JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia
JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia

South African batsman J.P. Duminy would captain his team for the first time when they play a Twenty20 series against Australia in November.

Louis van Gaal unconcerned by Wayne Rooney`s red mist
Louis van Gaal unconcerned by Wayne Rooney`s red mist

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to discuss Wayne Rooney`s suitability to captain the team after the England forward was sent off against West Ham United.

Alastair Cook can`t handle Kevin Pietersen: Geoffrey Boycott
Alastair Cook can`t handle Kevin Pietersen: Geoffrey Boycott

England great Geoffrey Boycott believes an international recall for Kevin Pietersen won`t happen because captain Alastair Cook "can`t handle" him.