PCB returns seven million rupees to Shoaib Akhtar
PCB returns seven million rupees to Shoaib Akhtar

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has returned an amount of seven million rupees to Shoaib Akhtar which it had deducted from the former fast bowler's earnings as part of a fine imposed on him years ago.

Former players hail Younis Khan for match-winning century
Former players hail Younis Khan for match-winning century

Former Pakistan cricketers hailed Younis Khan's match-winning hundred in the third Test against Sri Lanka and said the senior batsman is the best judge to decide on his retirement.

India to play opening Test against SL in Galle from Aug 12
India to play opening Test against SL in Galle from Aug 12

Indian cricket team will play the first of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle from August 12-16 according to a media release issued by the hosts broadcasters Sony Six.

Lawyer returns ED summons to Lalit Modi, says 'not authorised to accept'
Lawyer returns ED summons to Lalit Modi, says 'not authorised to accept'

 Lalit Modi's lawyer has returned the summons issued to the former IPL boss by the Enforcement Directorate, saying he was not authorised to receive them, the Central agency said on Tuesday.

Another young cricketer dies in tragic incident after being hit on chest
Another young cricketer dies in tragic incident after being hit on chest

In yet another tragic incident, a young cricketer, Bavalan Pathmanathan, died on Sunday after being hit on chest by a ball in Long Ditton on Sunday.

Ashes 2015: Australia will be 'hard but fair', says Michael Clarke
Ashes 2015: Australia will be 'hard but fair', says Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke has insisted his side will play "hard but fair" cricket as they try to win their first away Ashes series in 14 years.

The Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook hopes Mitchell Johnson threat is less
The Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook hopes Mitchell Johnson threat is less

It`s hard to have more than one series of a lifetime and England captain Alastair Cook hopes that in Mitchell Johnson`s case it has already happened.

Mithali Raj to lead India eves in T20 series
Mithali Raj to lead India eves in T20 series

 Mithali Raj will lead India in the three-match women's T20 cricket series against visiting New Zealand commencing here on Saturday.

Eddie Leie shines on debut, South Africa clinch T20 series against Bangladesh
Eddie Leie shines on debut, South Africa clinch T20 series against Bangladesh

Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangsio bowled South Africa to a series-clinching 31-run victory in the second and final Twenty20 match against Bangladesh at Mirpur on Tuesday.

Brian Lara to stage clinic on eve of CPL final
Brian Lara to stage clinic on eve of CPL final

West Indies batting legend Brian Lara will host a clinic here for thousands of children, ahead of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final later this month.

India vs Zimbabwe: India's fringe players sense opportunity in ODI series
India vs Zimbabwe: India's fringe players sense opportunity in ODI series

Zimbabwe may not be the strongest of opponents but the importance of an away series against them is not lost on India`s fringe players who are keen to make the most of the opportunity in absence of their seniors.

Pakistan leapfrog India, NZ to go third in ICC Test rankings
Pakistan leapfrog India, NZ to go third in ICC Test rankings

Registering a series win against Sri Lanka after a historic run-chase, Pakistan on Tuesday leapfrogged India and New Zealand to be placed third in the ICC Test rankings.

Selectors ignore Umar Gul after he fails to report for training
Selectors ignore Umar Gul after he fails to report for training

The national selection committee ignored senior Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal for the coming one-day series in Sri Lanka after he failed to comply with their instructions and report for the training camp at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.

Sanga, Mahela-less Sri Lanka stunned by Younis, Misbah's experience!
Sanga, Mahela-less Sri Lanka stunned by Younis, Misbah's experience!

Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's two ageless warriors once again delivered when it mattered the most as the visitors staged a spectacular fightback in the third Test against Sri Lanka to seal the series 2-1.

WATCH: Spin king Shane Warne's unbelievable delivery in Ashes 2005
WATCH: Spin king Shane Warne's unbelievable delivery in Ashes 2005

Legendary spinner Shane Warne is often credited for having bowled the 'ball of the century' to dismiss Mike Gatting.

Ashes 2015: Litmus test for Cook-Strauss partnership

In his last outing in an Ashes series, Andrew Strauss played a fine hand of 60 runs before Ben Hilfenhaus knocked his stumps over.

BCCI keen to push Sri Lanka tour by one week
BCCI keen to push Sri Lanka tour by one week

The BCCI is planning to advance India's cricket tour of Sri Lanka next month for a three-Test series by at least a week.

MS Dhoni turns 34, cricketing fraternity wishes pour in
MS Dhoni turns 34, cricketing fraternity wishes pour in

As Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned 34 on Tuesday, the cricketing fraternity poured in good wishes for India's ODI captain.

3rd Test, Day 5: Younis Khan leads Pakistan to series win over Sri Lanka
3rd Test, Day 5: Younis Khan leads Pakistan to series win over Sri Lanka

Younus Khan remained unbeaten after a brilliant 171 as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 at Pallekele on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka pick two rookies for Pakistan ODIs
Sri Lanka pick two rookies for Pakistan ODIs

Sri Lanka on Tuesday selected uncapped Milinda Siriwardana and Sachith Pathirana in a 15-man squad for the one-day series against Pakistan starting on July 11.