Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket
Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket

Phillip Hughes`s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 4 - Live Cricket Score
India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 4 - Live Cricket Score

Live updates from Day 4 of the Gabba Test being played between India and Australia at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock
India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock

When Varun Aaron dismissed Brad Haddin early in the first session of the Gabba Test on Day 3, India looked in a commanding position as Australia still trailed by 161 runs with just four wickets remaining.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock
India vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson makes up for poor bowling form with 88-run knock

When Varun Aaron dismissed Brad Haddin early in the first session of the Gabba Test on Day 3, India looked in a commanding position as Australia still trailed by 161 runs with just four wickets remaining.

New Zealand beat Pakistan to take series 3-2
New Zealand beat Pakistan to take series 3-2

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the fifth and final day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Friday, taking the five-match series 3-2.

Alastair Cook sacked as England captain, Eoin Morgan to lead in ICC World Cup 2015
Alastair Cook sacked as England captain, Eoin Morgan to lead in ICC World Cup 2015

Ending all speculations, the ECB on Friday sacked Alastair Cook as the captain of their ODI team.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief
Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports
Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports

Alastair Cook is set to be dismissed as captain of England`s one-day team ahead of the World Cup after the opener`s miserable run of form, according to reports on Friday.

South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory
South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory

Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day three of the opening test on Friday.

India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 - Statistical highlights
India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on the third day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia here Friday.

Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under
Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under

A slew of howlers by umpires in the ongoing India-Australia cricket Test series Down Under has convinced former captain Dilip Vengsarkar to come out in support of the Decision Review System (DRS), a technology whose use has been consistently opposed by BCCI.

Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI

Former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden has picked India's Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar in his "All Time Cricket World Cup Greatest XI".

MP Ranji player accuses Narendra Hirwani of using abusive language
MP Ranji player accuses Narendra Hirwani of using abusive language

Madhya Pradesh Ranji Trophy cricketer Udit Birla on Friday accused former Test cricketer and current chairman of state's selection committee Narendra Hirwani of using abusive languages over a telephonic conversation regarding his exclusion from the team.

Pakistan vs Pakistan, 5th ODI: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor lift Kiwis to 275-4
Pakistan vs Pakistan, 5th ODI: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor lift Kiwis to 275-4

Kane Williamson missed a second successive hundred while Ross Taylor made an unbeaten 88 to steer New Zealand to 275-4 in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Saeed Ajmal back in action, takes 1/23 for Pakistan A against Kenya
Saeed Ajmal back in action, takes 1/23 for Pakistan A against Kenya

Suspended off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal returned to match action with a remodelled action as he ended with decent figures of 1/23 in six overs in Pakistan A's 118-run win over touring Kenyan cricket team in a practice game, here.

Massive response to Anil Kumble's spin talent hunt
Massive response to Anil Kumble's spin talent hunt

If legendary spinner Anil Kumble's humble project bears fruit, then India can once again hope for producing top tweakers soon. In a bid to unearth and groom future spinners, Kumble has started an unique talent hunt in home state, Karnataka.

Indian bowlers didn't have Plan B for tailenders: Sunil Gavaskar
Indian bowlers didn't have Plan B for tailenders: Sunil Gavaskar

"Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was critical of Indian bowling attack's inability to get lower-order wickets over the years stating that its a "familiar story" of lacking an alternative plan.

Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!
Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson completed 2000 ODI runs on Friday in the fifth and final limited over-match game against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav

After two days of cricket, India had the upperhand in the second cricket Test -- and the advantage was stretched further on the third morning, but the Australian tail came to the rescue and gave the hosts a 97-run lead by the end of their innings Friday.

We bowled too many short balls: Umesh Yadav
We bowled too many short balls: Umesh Yadav

Pacer Umesh Yadav on Friday conceded that the Indian bowlers have gone awry with their plans, sending down too many short balls that allowed the Australian tailenders to stage a comeback and pile up an imposing 505 in the second cricket Test here.