Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan
Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan

Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya expressed optimism Friday that more international cricket matches would be held in Pakistan and said the security situation was improving in the country.

Cricket South Africa extends Haroon Lorgat's tenure
Cricket South Africa extends Haroon Lorgat's tenure

Cricket South Africa has extended the contract of its Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat until July 31, 2019.

3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead
3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead

England beat Australia by eight wickets to win the third Test at Edgbaston on Friday with more than two days to spare as they took a 2-1 lead in the five-match Ashes series.

Abhinav Mukund still hopeful of an India A victory vs Australia A
Abhinav Mukund still hopeful of an India A victory vs Australia A

India A may have failed to grab the opportunities on Day 3, but opener Abhinav Mukund still believes that the hosts can pull off a win if their lower-order batsmen and bowlers make it count against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' here tomorrow.

India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A
India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A

With their backs to the wall after conceding a big first innings lead, India A top-order faltered once again to reach 265 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' here on Friday.

3rd Ashes Test: Australia's batting collapse on 2nd day pathetic, says Geoffrey Boycott
3rd Ashes Test: Australia's batting collapse on 2nd day pathetic, says Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has said Australia’s batting collapse on the second day of the third Ashes Test was both "pathetic" and "embarrassing".

Trevor Bayliss had major role in England's comeback: Mark Waugh
Trevor Bayliss had major role in England's comeback: Mark Waugh

Former Australian batsman and present national selector Mark Waugh believes England's remarkable turnaround in the Ashes series that has seen them rebound from a thumping to the brink of triumph in two days of cricket could owe much to their Australian coach Trevor Bayliss.

Ravichandran Ashwin presented Arjuna Award on Friday
Ravichandran Ashwin presented Arjuna Award on Friday

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Friday presented the Arjuna Award, which was conferred on him last year, by the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here.

Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh
Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh

West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh feels that Indian speedster Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in the nets in order to iron out his flaws and achieve consistency.

Aditya Verma writes to CMs of unrecognised cricket states
Aditya Verma writes to CMs of unrecognised cricket states

Petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday wrote to Chief Ministers of states, whose cricket bodies have not been recognised by the BCCI, to raise the issue of fundamental rights of players.

James Anderson ruled out of fourth Test with muscle injury
James Anderson ruled out of fourth Test with muscle injury

England have suffered a major blow ahead of the third day's play in the ongoing third Ashes Test match against Australia at Edgbaston. James Anderson has suffered a suspected torn muscle in-between his ribs.

Australian PM's XI match on October 23
Australian PM's XI match on October 23

Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday confirmed that the annual Prime Minister's XI match will take place on October 23 at Manuka Oval against New Zealand.

3rd Ashes Test: England vs Australia - As it happened...
3rd Ashes Test: England vs Australia - As it happened...

England, spurred by impressive bowling from now-injured James Anderson and comeback Steven Finn won the match comprehensively, within three days. They have beaten Australia by 8 wickets to take a 2-1 lead in the five match series. After losing the wicket of skipper Alastair Cook and Adam Lyth, experienced hands in Ian Bell and Joe Root steadied the innings, with the latter hitting the winning boundary. The next match at Nottingham starts August 6, and given the fluctuating nature of the series we have witnessed so far, expect the unexpected.

I never thought I'd take 400 Test wickets, says Dale Steyn
I never thought I'd take 400 Test wickets, says Dale Steyn

Fast bowler Dale Steyn was delighted after becoming the second South African to reach 400 test wickets on the opening day of the second and final match against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Thursday.

BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late
BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not allow Indian cricketers to take their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) along during the Sri Lanka tour next month.

Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test
Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

Incessant rain washed out the entire second day`s play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Dhaka on Friday.

Ashes 2015: Steven Finn elated after `fantastic` return
Ashes 2015: Steven Finn elated after `fantastic` return

England fast bowler Steven Finn said it felt "fantastic" to be back among the wickets in Test cricket after taking England to the verge of an Ashes victory at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Ashes 2015: Dream return for Steven Finn in Test cricket
Ashes 2015: Dream return for Steven Finn in Test cricket

England bowler Steven Finn has made an excellent comeback in the Test cricket after two long years. On his return match, the lanky speedster proved his mettle straight away and silenced his critics.

Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20
Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday.

Ashes 2015: James Anderson to be assessed over 'tight side'
Ashes 2015: James Anderson to be assessed over 'tight side'

England paceman James Anderson will be assessed after appearing to suffer a side strain bowling in Australia`s second innings during the third test on Thursday.