Saqlain Mushtaq defends 'perfectly legal doosra' delivery
Saqlain Mushtaq defends 'perfectly legal doosra' delivery

Former Pakistan ace off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has defended the controversial 'doosra' delivery he invented, after it came under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saeed Ajmal's bowling ban last week.

Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`
Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`

The ban slapped on star spinner Saeed Ajmal has left Pakistan`s cricket chiefs frantically trying to take action on "chuckers", including dusting off expensive biomechanical testing kit that had laid unused for years.

Kumar Sangakkara top Test batsman, Ravichandran Ashwin best all-rounder

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has regained the number-one Test batting spot in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen while there was some good news for India as Ravichandran Ashwin moved to the top of the all-rounder`s list.

Runfest at Galle as the first Test ends in a draw

Runfest at Galle as the first Test ends in a draw

Galle Test, day 4: Sri Lanka 116/1 after Bangladesh score 638

Sri Lanka 116/1 after Bangladesh score 638.

Galle Test, Day 2: Bangladesh 135/2 at stumps

Live updates from the second day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka seal big victory over Pakistan in the 1st Test at Galle

A massive victory for Sri Lanka as Paksitan are bundled out for 300 in their second innings. Sri Lanka win the first Test at Galle with a huge margin of 209 runs.

Misbah suspended from Galle Test

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from first Test, to be held at Galle from Friday against Sri Lanka, after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and final ODI against the Island nation at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Herath the hero as Sri Lanka beat England

Rangana Herath claimed a career-best match haul of 12 wickets to bowl Sri Lanka to a 75-run victory in the first Test on Thursday as England slumped to their fourth defeat in a row.

Sri Lanka vs England: As it happened...

Sri Lanka beat England by 75 runs on the fourth day of the first Test on Thursday.

Strauss flummoxed by England`s run of defeats

Captain Andrew Strauss was at a loss to explain what had gone wrong for his England team after they were beaten for the fourth Test in a row on Thursday.

Jayawardene thwarts England in first Test

Skipper Mahela Jayawardene crafted a classy century to steer Sri Lanka out of trouble on the opening day of the first Test against England.

Sri Lanka Cricket chief says Galle pitch not dangerous

The match referee may have declared the Galle Stadium pitch poor leading to an ICC inquiry, but Sri Lanka Cricket chief Upali Dharmadasa said the pitch was not dangerous by any means.

Galle Test pitch rated as poor by ICC match referee

The pitch of the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Australia has been rated as poor by the match referee Chris Broad, the ICC announced.

Five-star Lyon wrecks Sri Lanka

Australian debutant Nathan Lyon picked up 5-34 as Sri Lanka were shot out for 105 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday.

Aussies struggle as Herath strikes

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath grabbed three wickets to leave Australia struggling on 157-5 at tea on the opening day of the first Test on Wednesday.