Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Under-scanner Mohammad Hafeez seals win for visitors
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Under-scanner Mohammad Hafeez seals win for visitors

A dominant all-round performance by Mohammad Hafeez steered Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday.

Pakistan seek ODI revival in Sri Lanka series
Pakistan seek ODI revival in Sri Lanka series

With the Test series in the bag, Pakistan will now focus on the one-dayers against Sri Lanka from Saturday that could determine their qualification for the Champions Trophy in 2017.

BCB not fretting about Bangladesh's Champions Trophy berth
BCB not fretting about Bangladesh's Champions Trophy berth

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has shrugged off claims that it is worried about the country's participation in the Champions Trophy following the proposal of a tri-series involving West Indies, Pakistan and hosts Zimbabwe.

No hard feelings between India-Pakistan hockey teams on Bhubaneswar incident
No hard feelings between India-Pakistan hockey teams on Bhubaneswar incident

Indian captain Sardar Singh on Friday said there are no hard feelings between the subcontinental rivals as Pakistan's team management regretted the behaviour of its players during the onfield Champions Trophy victory celebrations that almost snapped the reciprocal hockey relations between the two countries.

HWL Semi-finals: India vs Pakistan - Preview
HWL Semi-finals: India vs Pakistan - Preview

After two unconvincing wins, a misfiring India face their first real test when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a much-anticipated Pool A encounter of Hockey World League Semifinals, here on Friday.

Bangladesh enhance chances of featuring in 2017 Champions Trophy
Bangladesh enhance chances of featuring in 2017 Champions Trophy

Bangladesh have enhanced their chances of securing a Champions Trophy berth after their brilliant win over India in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match series that took them to seventh spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.

Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour
Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour

Pakistan`s coach Waqar Younis expressed confidence the cricket squad would achieve targets in Tests and one-day series as they set off for a tour of Sri Lanka on Monday.

Sardar Singh charged up to face Australia in hockey meet
Sardar Singh charged up to face Australia in hockey meet

Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh on Monday said the team is looking forward to meeting world champions Australia in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5 to 12.

Need to work more on patience level of players: Indian hockey coach
Need to work more on patience level of players: Indian hockey coach

Insisting that "patience" is key to a side's success at international level, Indian men's hockey team's new chief coach Paul van Ass on Friday said he needs to work on this area to help increase the tolerance level of Sardar Singh and his men.

Joe Root punch led David Warner to question his career
Joe Root punch led David Warner to question his career

Out of form and out of control, David Warner was a `volcano` ready to blow when he punched England cricketer Joe Root at a Birmingham bar in 2013, the Australia opening batsman has said.

MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins
MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday surpassed former skipper Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain in terms of ODI victories achieved on foreign shores.

Jamie Dwyer, Barry Dancer find HIL "best in the world"
Jamie Dwyer, Barry Dancer find HIL "best in the world"

Hockey India League (HIL) on Wednesday earned high praise from two Australians - player-turned-coach Barry Dancer and current international Jamie Dwyer - who hailed the franchise-based tournament, commencing tomorrow, as "the best in the world".

Glenn Turner backs Dabang Mumbai to reach HIL semis
Glenn Turner backs Dabang Mumbai to reach HIL semis

 After being part of the squad that disappointed in the first two years of Hockey India League (HIL), star Australian forward Glenn Turner exuded confidence on Tuesday that new city franchise Dabang Mumbai would at least make it to the semi-finals this year.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: We kept losing wickets, says MS Dhoni
India vs England, 3rd ODI: We kept losing wickets, says MS Dhoni

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday blamed the batsmen for the lack of partnerships that saw the team collapse to 153 all out before slumping to a nine-wicket defeat in their ODI tri-series match against England here.

Terry Walsh's departure won't impact hockey team, says selector Harbinder
Terry Walsh's departure won't impact hockey team, says selector Harbinder

Indian hockey selector Harbinder Singh Wednesday said the departure of Terry Walsh as India's chief coach will not have any impact on the team's fortunes.

Adored Saeed Afridi leaves vacuum for fans - and advertisers
Adored Saeed Afridi leaves vacuum for fans - and advertisers

If fan following was a yardstick of greatness in cricket, Pakistan`s colourful all-rounder Shahid Afridi would probably be ranked his country`s greatest ever player.

Akashdeep excited to play with Sardar, Simon again in Hockey India League
Akashdeep excited to play with Sardar, Simon again in Hockey India League

After playing a vital role in India's campaign in 17th Asian Games and Champions Trophy, Akashdeep Singh is now hoping to produce another steller performance for Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) starting next month.

Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: Pakistan Hockey Federation
Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: Pakistan Hockey Federation

 The Pakistan Hockey Federation has said it would take up the issue of behaviour of tournament director at the recent Champions Trophy in India with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre
Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre

The FIH president Leandro Negre on Friday said that disciplinary committee of the parent body could hand out a stiffer punishment to the Pakistani hockey players Md Tousiq and Ali Amjad for making obscene gestures post their Champions Trophy semi-final win against India.

India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach
India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach

Pakistan hockey team coach Shahnaz Sheikh made allegations that it was "India's conspiracy" to put pressure on his players ahead of the Champions Trophy final against Germany, which his team lost 0-2.