James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook
James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook

England's players were convinced Alastair Cook was always going to captain them at next year's World Cup, senior paceman James Anderson said.

CLT20: KKR, Chenai, Punjab and Hobart qualify for semis

Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes have qualified for the semi-finals in the 2014 Champions League T20.

High Court forms selection committees for Rajasthan cricketers
High Court forms selection committees for Rajasthan cricketers

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for its state cricketers to participate in all the domestic tournaments by naming selection committees for senior, junior and women's cricket, which both Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) and BCCI accepted.

Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann
Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann

Australian coach Darren Lehmann said Wednesday Pakistan remain tough opponents despite the loss of offspinner Saeed Ajmal, thanks to their ability to unearth exciting new talent in big series.

KXIP look to maintain consistency against CSK: George Bailey
KXIP look to maintain consistency against CSK: George Bailey

Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey is confident that the team will maintain consistency and give its best shot in the Oppo Champions League T20 semi-finals clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, here tomorrow.

Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says KKR coach Trevor Bayliss
Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says KKR coach Trevor Bayliss

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss said on Wednesday that his star West Indian import Sunil Narine, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, will work his way through the tough times as he is a strong character.

I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams
I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams

West Indies coach Stuart Williams on Wednesday said mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action during an Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match, will get over the episode in a positive manner.

West Indies have the ability to beat India: Richie Richardson
West Indies have the ability to beat India: Richie Richardson

West Indies cricket manager Richie Richardson on Wednesday said he is well aware that India would look to bounce back from their forgettable England tour but believes in his side's ability and looks forward to beat the hosts.

Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years
Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years

A special appeal panel has reduced former Bangladesh cricket team captain Mohammad Ashraful's lengthy ban by three years allowing the batsman to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016.

Asian Games: Play in our land, Afghanistan tells cricket world
Asian Games: Play in our land, Afghanistan tells cricket world

Afghanistan`s cricket chief on Wednesday called on top nations to tour the country, insisting it is safe and has world class facilities boosted by foreign money.

CLT20, 1st semi-final: Exciting contest in the offing as CSK take on KXIP
CLT20, 1st semi-final: Exciting contest in the offing as CSK take on KXIP

A keen battle is on the cards when IPL teams Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings clash in the semi-finals of the Oppo Champions League T20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Thursday.

CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart to beat KKR in semi-finals
CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart to beat KKR in semi-finals

The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Thursday.

Ode to Sachin: Durga Puja pandal turns into cricket stadium
Ode to Sachin: Durga Puja pandal turns into cricket stadium

Fans of Sachin Tendulkar have set up a Durga Puja pandal near here in the form of a cricket stadium graced by 10 idols of the 'God of Cricket'.

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.

Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup
Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup

Pakistan's cricket team head coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of the International Cricket Council's ( ICC) crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup and has suggested that rules on bowling actions could be relaxed for spinners.

Hope Pakistan players would be allowed in IPL soon: Shahryar Khan
Hope Pakistan players would be allowed in IPL soon: Shahryar Khan

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan believes the Lahore Lions' successful participation in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 will open the Indian Premier League doors for the country's players.

CLT20: Barbados Tridents register consolation win against Northern Knights
CLT20: Barbados Tridents register consolation win against Northern Knights

Registering their first points of the competition in the final league game, Barbados Tridents managed an edgy six-wicket consolation win against Northern Knights in a rain-reduced Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Tuesday.

Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve
Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve

New Zealand bad boy Doug Bracewell was handed a career lifeline on Wednesday when he was named in the 15-man Test squad to face Pakistan next month.

PCB not happy with Dubai's bouncy tracks for Australia series
PCB not happy with Dubai's bouncy tracks for Australia series

The PCB is not satisfied with reported comments made by the chief curator at the Dubai Sports city that a bouncy pitch has been prepared for the Test series between Pakistan and Australia.

Chris Gayle hopes to be fit for India Tests
Chris Gayle hopes to be fit for India Tests

 West Indies' swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle is hoping to be fit in time for the Test series against India starting October 30.