India A beat South Africa A, win two-match series
India A beat South Africa A, win two-match series

An excellent bowling performance, highlighted by left-arm spinner Axar Patel's supreme figures of 4-0, helped India A win the second and final four-day cricket match by an innings and 81 runs at the Krishnagiri Stadium here on Friday and thus clinch the two-match series 1-0.

Ton or none: Twiteratti have field day as KL Rahul flops on Day 1 of 3rd Test
Ton or none: Twiteratti have field day as KL Rahul flops on Day 1 of 3rd Test

Like Rohit Sharma, opening batsman KL Rahul too seems to have captured the imagination of social media sites and Twitter in particular as and when he takes to the field.

N Srinivasan to take part in BCCI working committee meeting today as TNCA representative: Report
N Srinivasan to take part in BCCI working committee meeting today as TNCA representative: Report

Reports on Friday claimed that former BCCI president N Srinivasan is going to attend the Working Committee meeting to be held in Kolkata.

Ravi Shastri reveals truth behind MS Dhoni's sudden Test retirement!
Ravi Shastri reveals truth behind MS Dhoni's sudden Test retirement!

Team India director Ravi Shastri on Thursday revealed reasons behind MS Dhoni's sudden retirement from Test cricket during India's tour Down Under earlier in the year.

Steve Smith grateful for Ireland `work-out` ahead of England series
Steve Smith grateful for Ireland `work-out` ahead of England series

Australia captain Steven Smith described his side`s rain-affected victory over Ireland as a "good work-out" ahead of the five-match one-day international series against England which starts next week.

BCCI to look into Lalit Modi's 'beneficial interest' in three IPL franchises: Report
BCCI to look into Lalit Modi's 'beneficial interest' in three IPL franchises: Report

According to a report in the Indian Express, the BCCI on Thursday decided to refer the issue of former commissioner having 'beneficial interest' in three IPL franchises to its legal department.

Five key issues that BCCI mandarins will discuss in working committee meeting today
Five key issues that BCCI mandarins will discuss in working committee meeting today

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will conduct its scheduled working committee meeting today in Kolkata.

LIVE! 3rd Test, Day 1: India vs Sri Lanka - Rain halts play as Kohli, Pujara rebuild

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 1 of the 3rd and final Test between India and Sri Lanka at Colombo. Follow live score and all the latest updates as we bring you ball-by-ball coverage right here.

Aussie pacemen star as Steve Smith era begins with Ireland win
Aussie pacemen star as Steve Smith era begins with Ireland win

World champions Australia beat Ireland by 23 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method for rain-affected matches in their lone one-day international in Belfast on Thursday.

To lead from front, Steven Smith seeks advice from Ricky Ponting
To lead from front, Steven Smith seeks advice from Ricky Ponting

With Australia aiming to recover from a disastrous Ashes series, new captain Steven Smith is looking forward to gaining valuable counsel from former skipper Ricky Ponting on how to lead the team during the transition period.

New-look pitch leaves India, Sri Lanka guessing ahead of 3rd Test
New-look pitch leaves India, Sri Lanka guessing ahead of 3rd Test

India and Sri Lanka were left to ponder the behaviour of an unusually greenish wicket as they delayed naming their line-ups for the decisive final Test starting in Colombo on Friday.

West Indies paceman Shannon Gabriel joins Worcestershire

Worcestershire have signed West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel for the final two matches of their County Championship campaign, the Midlands side announced Thursday.

Scoring 10,000 runs in Test cricket is my dream now: Younis Khan
Scoring 10,000 runs in Test cricket is my dream now: Younis Khan

Australian captain Michael Clarke and Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara may have bid adieu to international cricket but Pakistan veteran Younis Khan has no such plans as he dreams of becoming the first Pakistani to score 10,000 Test runs.

Javagal Srinath supports using five bowlers in Tests
Javagal Srinath supports using five bowlers in Tests

Former India pace spearhead Javagal Srinath believes that playing five bowlers is needed to win Test matches for the country.

Madras High Court bench advises BCCI to file counter-petition against CSK
Madras High Court bench advises BCCI to file counter-petition against CSK

In an interesting turn of events in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, a Madras High Court bench on Thursday refused to grant interim stay to Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which challenged the Justice RM Lodha committee's recommendation to ban the IPL franchise for two years.

Sri Lanka vs India: No one owns a batting position, all depends on situation, says Ravi Shastri
Sri Lanka vs India: No one owns a batting position, all depends on situation, says Ravi Shastri

 Team Director Ravi Shastri on Thursday termed the performance of the Indian bowlers in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka as the "best in the last couple of years" and hoped for a repeat show in the series-decider.

Virat Kohli moves up to No. 4, India retain 2nd spot in ODI rankings
Virat Kohli moves up to No. 4, India retain 2nd spot in ODI rankings

India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli has climbed up a place to number four in the ICC rankings for the ODI batsmen, while the side retained its second position in the team list.

It will be tough to fill up Kumar Sangakkara's shoes: Angelo Mathews
It will be tough to fill up Kumar Sangakkara's shoes: Angelo Mathews

 Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews accepted that it will take time for someone to get into the boots of retiring legend Kumar Sangakkara but left-hander Upul Tharanga is someone they would be banking on to do the job as they take on India in the third Test starting Friday.

Aditya Verma urges Jagmohan Dalmiya to keep N Srinivasan away from working committee
Aditya Verma urges Jagmohan Dalmiya to keep N Srinivasan away from working committee

Petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma has shot a letter to the legal head of BCCI U N Bannerjee and all the Working Committee members, requesting them not to allow N Srinivasan in the meeting in Kolkata on Friday.

New Zealand unveil summer tour schedule
New Zealand unveil summer tour schedule

New Zealand Cricket on Thursday announced details of upcoming tours involving Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia, as the Black Caps seek to capitalise on their stirring run to the World Cup final.