New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests
New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four.

Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs
Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs

Cricket legends have called for restoring the balance between bat and ball, including easing fielding restrictions and regulating bat thickness, in the ODI format.

Demolish unauthorised construction at Chepauk stadium: SC
Demolish unauthorised construction at Chepauk stadium: SC

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that the three stands (I,J,K) of the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will not be used for seating spectators during cricket matches as they do not conform to regulations and public safety and their unauthorised parts need to be demolished.

Brendon McCullum joins Birmingham Bears for T20 Blast
Brendon McCullum joins Birmingham Bears for T20 Blast

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum confirmed Tuesday he has signed for the Birmingham Bears for the defence of their T20 Blast title.

James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin
James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin

Giving a peek into the Australian cricketers' celebration after the World Cup triumph, Brad Haddin, who's just announced retirement from One-Day International cricket, said all-rounder James Faulkner got his "clothes off" in the afterparty.

Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka
Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.

AB de Villiers considered withdrawing from World Cup semi-final over racial quotas
AB de Villiers considered withdrawing from World Cup semi-final over racial quotas

South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers had considered withdrawing from his side's semifinal tie against New Zealand in the World Cup over the issue of dropping a white player and replacing him with a black player in the squad to make the team's lineup more racially acceptable.

BCCI must address issue of player burnout: Venkatapathy Raju
BCCI must address issue of player burnout: Venkatapathy Raju

Taking into consideration the Indian cricket team's gruelling international schedule, former national selector Venkatapathy Raju on Tuesday said the BCCI must address the issue of player burnout and should have a back-up team of bowlers.

Injured KKR players' Neesham, Lynn ruled out IPL
Injured KKR players' Neesham, Lynn ruled out IPL

Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will not have the services of New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham and Australian cricketer Chris Lynn for this IPL season.

AB de Villiers: When Superman failed!

Even before the six from Grant Elliott's bat landed into the stands at Eden Park, the jubilant Kiwi dugout rushed to embrace their unheralded hero. The 40,000 spectators rose to their feet. Firecrackers adorned the sky as Elliot punched the air in delight.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback through IPL 2015
Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback through IPL 2015

Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan today said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers.

Damp squibs: Big names that spectacularly underperformed at the World Cup

Big names that spectacularly underperformed at the World Cup

Kolkata Municipal elections prompt IPL schedule rejigged
Kolkata Municipal elections prompt IPL schedule rejigged

The Indian Premier League's Kolkata schedule has been slightly rejigged owing to the Municipal elections in the city with the organisers deciding to shift KKR's April 12 to 25 home matches following a request from the police there.

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna
India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the future, feels the legendary E Prasanna.

Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any
Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense".

Test hopeful Fawad Ahmed ''comfortable'' with Australian drinking
Test hopeful Fawad Ahmed ''comfortable'' with Australian drinking

Boozy celebrations have been a part of Australian cricket for decades but test hopeful Fawad Ahmed will be politely declining when the victory beers are passed around on the tour of the Caribbean and England.

How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement
How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement

Soon after New Zealand cricket legend Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday, tributes and good wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity.

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour
Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.