Mohammed Hafeez misses second match for bowling assessment test
Mohammed Hafeez misses second match for bowling assessment test

Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez had to miss out on the third Test against Sri Lanka after the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed he will have to take the bowling assessment test on July 6 in Chennai.

Pragyan Ojha named in Bengal probables
Pragyan Ojha named in Bengal probables

Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha who was named in a 32-member senior Bengal probables for the upcoming domestic season.

Muhammad Aamir sustains hamstring injuries
Muhammad Aamir sustains hamstring injuries

Pakistan's banned pace bowler Muhammad Aamir has again sustained an injury months before his five-year ban for spot-fixing ends in September.

Dimuth Karunaratne, Yasir Shah light up final Test
Dimuth Karunaratne, Yasir Shah light up final Test

Sri Lanka`s Dimuth Karunaratne hit a century amid another rich haul by Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah as the decisive third and final Test began on a rousing note in Pallekele on Friday.

Indian women lose third ODI by six wickets
Indian women lose third ODI by six wickets

 Indian women were handed a second consecutive loss by New Zealand here as the hosts now trail 1-2 in the five match ODI series.

Pakistan announce one-day squad for Sri Lanka series
Pakistan announce one-day squad for Sri Lanka series

Pakistan on Friday announced a 16-man squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka staring later this month.

Alastair Cook best suited to lead England in Ashes: Andrew Strauss
Alastair Cook best suited to lead England in Ashes: Andrew Strauss

England cricket team director Andrew Strauss is convinced Alastair Cook is the best man to lead England into the Ashes, and said he will give the skipper no guarantee beyond this series.

Mohammad Irfan back, injured Wahab Riaz out in Pakistan ODI squad
Mohammad Irfan back, injured Wahab Riaz out in Pakistan ODI squad

With top pacer Wahab Riaz ruled out of the first three one-day internationals against Sri Lanka due to a hairline fracture in his bowling hand, a fit-again Muhammad Irfan returned to the Pakistan cricket squad announced on Friday for the series.

3rd Test, Day 1: Yasir Shah shakes up Sri Lanka in decider
3rd Test, Day 1: Yasir Shah shakes up Sri Lanka in decider

Pakistan`s prolific leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed three wickets to slow Sri Lanka`s progress on the opening day of the decisive third and final Test in Pallekele on Friday.

3rd Test, Day 1: Sri Lanka make bright start in decider
3rd Test, Day 1: Sri Lanka make bright start in decider

 Dimuth Karunaratne and Upul Tharanga provided Sri Lanka an aggressive start on the opening day of the decisive third and final Test against Pakistan in Pallekele on Friday.

Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: David Warner
Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: David Warner

Australia opening batsman David Warner on Friday insisted that the recent moves by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to crack down on sledging are taking the excitement out of the game.

Ryan Harris' Ashes absence no worry for Jeff Thomson
Ryan Harris' Ashes absence no worry for Jeff Thomson

Australia fast-bowling great Jeff Thomson has said the expected absence of Ryan Harris from the tourists' attack for the first Test against England in Cardiff next week won't hamper the team's Ashes chances.

Tom Westley follows Alastair Cook`s lead as Australia toil
Tom Westley follows Alastair Cook`s lead as Australia toil

Essex opener Tom Westley followed in the footsteps of England captain Alastair Cook by making an impressive century for Essex against the touring Australians at Chelmsford on Thursday.

Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes
Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes

Umpire Chris Gaffaney is confident his experience of dealing with `domestics` as a policeman will stand him in good stead when it comes to maintaining order between England and Australia during the upcoming Ashes series.

Sachin Tendulkar joins Narendra Modi's #SelfieWithDaughter campaign
Sachin Tendulkar joins Narendra Modi's #SelfieWithDaughter campaign

It seems that Indian cricketers have started taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'selfie with daughter' campaign quite seriously, as few Indian cricketers have tweeted selfies with their daughters, including Sachin Tendulkar, the legend himself.

Recalled Steven Finn has learnt his England lessons
Recalled Steven Finn has learnt his England lessons

 England pace bowler Steven Finn has learnt his lessons after a dramatic loss of form and is ready to make "another debut" if he is selected for the first test against Australia next week.

Ben Stokes won`t back down in Ashes
Ben Stokes won`t back down in Ashes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has promised not to take a backward step when he faces Australia again in the upcoming Ashes series.

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo bowling test on July 6 in Chennai
Mohammad Hafeez to undergo bowling test on July 6 in Chennai

Controversial Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will have his bowling action tested in Chennai on June 6, according to ESPNcricinfo.

VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary
VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary

 Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some "great advice" from VVS Laxman.

BCCI extends best wishes to Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Ajay Ratra on retirement
BCCI extends best wishes to Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Ajay Ratra on retirement

 The BCCI on Thursday congratulated Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Ajay Ratra on their India careers after the two announced retirement from the game.