IPL auction to be held on February 16; Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Hashim Amla attract highest base price
IPL auction to be held on February 16; Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Hashim Amla attract highest base price

The Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction will be held on February 16 in Bangalore.

Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final
Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final

Brett Lee was denied a last-ball hat-trick and a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers scrambled a single off the fast bowler to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles in Canberra on Wednesday.

Eden has special place in my cricketing career: Sourav Ganguly
Eden has special place in my cricketing career: Sourav Ganguly

Paying rich tribute to his home ground Eden Gardens, former India captain Sourav Ganguly today said he has collected many cherishable moments at the hallowed turf, where he has an all-win record as Test skipper.

ICC World Cup 2015 won't be same without Saeed Ajmal, Sunil Narine
ICC World Cup 2015 won't be same without Saeed Ajmal, Sunil Narine

It's a serious blow to cricket followers, who love to see an intense battle between bat and ball, as two best spinners in world cricket – Sunil Narine and Saeed Ajmal – are not going to participate in the much-aniticipated ICC World Cup 2015.

Aditya Verma asks BCCI to nominate a candidate who will hold up majesty
Aditya Verma asks BCCI to nominate a candidate who will hold up majesty

The face of anti N Srinivasan faction Aditya Verma has made an "appeal" to the BCCI members to select an honest candidate for the post of the president in the upcoming polls of the parent body within six weeks.

Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip
Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip

Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata.

India should hope that wickets remain slow during WC: Rahul Dravid
India should hope that wickets remain slow during WC: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Wednesday said that the upcoming World Cup is going to be a challenge for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team, which should hope for the Australian and New Zealand wickets to remain slow and supportive of spin.

Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification
Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification

The ICC Board on Wednesday approved that Afghanistan and Ireland will join the 10 full members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC cricket World Cup 2019.

BCCI logjam: N Srinivasan-Arun Jaitley discussion on cards post ICC meet in Dubai
BCCI logjam: N Srinivasan-Arun Jaitley discussion on cards post ICC meet in Dubai

BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan is set to discuss his future course of action with BJP heavyweight and union finance minister Arun Jaitley once the embattled cricket administrator is back from the two-day ICC Board Meeting in Dubai, scheduled to conclude tomorrow.

Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match
Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match

With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off tomorrow in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh

Looking to forget their lacklustre showing against Baroda in the last game, defending champions Karnataka would sure want to spring back to supremacy when they take on an under-performing Uttar Pradesh in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here tomorrow.

BCCI needs to be accountable as per SC observation: Sarbananda Sonowal
BCCI needs to be accountable as per SC observation: Sarbananda Sonowal

Expressing the government's desire to bring BCCI under the ambit of the RTI Act, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reiterated the centre's stance following the Supreme Court ruling that the private cricketing body performs a public function and is amenable to judicial law and review.

Australian duo Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell join Yorkshire
Australian duo Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell join Yorkshire

Yorkshire have signed Australian batsmen Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell as their overseas players for the 2015 season, the reigning English county champions announced on Wednesday.

Team India keeps an eye on Rohit Sharma's recovery
Team India keeps an eye on Rohit Sharma's recovery

Gearing up for a virtual semifinal against England here on Friday, the Indian cricket team will keep a keen eye on the progress of batsman Rohit Sharma, who continues to nurse a sore hamstring.

Builder confesses assaulting Jesse Ryder
Builder confesses assaulting Jesse Ryder

A builder from Canterbury Wednesday admitted that he assaulted New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar two years ago.

Kevin Pietersen backs Eoin Morgan for England's World Cup success
Kevin Pietersen backs Eoin Morgan for England's World Cup success

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen Wednesday backed newly appointed captain Eoin Morgan to lead his team to success in the World Cup Feb 14-March 29.

Rahul Dravid rates New Zealand 'serious contenders' for World Cup 2015
Rahul Dravid rates New Zealand 'serious contenders' for World Cup 2015

Former India captain Rahul Dravid has described co-hosts New Zealand as "serious contenders" for the upcoming cricket World Cup starting February 14.

ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App
ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App

 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday launched the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 app.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

Afghanistan hope to follow the World Cup giant-killing blueprint drawn up by fellow outsiders Ireland when they make their debut at the game`s showpiece tournament.

N Srinivasan to chair ICC Board Meeting today
N Srinivasan to chair ICC Board Meeting today

Sidelined Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan, who can't participate in the forthcoming BCCI elections, will chair the all-powerful ICC Board Meeting on Wednesday.