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Returning Mohammad Amir apologises as fixing ban expires
Returning Mohammad Amir apologises as fixing ban expires

Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir issued a public apology to fans and players on Wednesday as his five-year ban for spot-fixing expired, vowing to make a fresh beginning.

With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home
With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home

The International Cricket Council`s five-year bans on former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif ends on Wednesday, but the long road back for the players will begin under heavy restrictions.

Ishant Sharma's behaviour pathetic display of aggression: Bishan Singh Bedi
Ishant Sharma's behaviour pathetic display of aggression: Bishan Singh Bedi

Terming Ishant Sharma's verbal duels with the Sri Lankans a "pathetic display of aggression", former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Test skipper Virat Kohli needs to control his own belligerence and be a role model for his players.

Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspect action
Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspect action

In what could be a major blow for Sri Lankan cricket, off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected bowling action following the third Test against India that ended at the SSC on Tuesday.

Virat Kohli becomes number-one ranked T20I batsman in ICC rankings
Virat Kohli becomes number-one ranked T20I batsman in ICC rankings

 There was some more good news in the offing for India's Test captain Virat Kohli as he was declared the No 1 ranked batsmen in T20 Internationals according to ICC's latest rankings.

Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal
Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal

Senior spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he is ready to retire from international cricket if the Pakistan cricket authorities tell him clearly he is no longer a part of their plans.

Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar
Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar

Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach.

Ishant Sharma, three Sri Lankan players charged by ICC
Ishant Sharma, three Sri Lankan players charged by ICC

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma and three Sri Lankan players Dhammika Prasad, Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne have been charged by the ICC for getting into an altercation on the fourth day of the third Test here.

I don't see very bright future for Test cricket: Arjuna Ranatunga
I don't see very bright future for Test cricket: Arjuna Ranatunga

In wake of the poor attendance in the ongoing Test series between Sri Lanka and India, former Sri Lanka captain and current member of parliament Arjuna Ranatunga believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) is to be blamed for the dwindling interest in the longer format of the sport.

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.

We will not play our home series India, clarifies Shaharyar Khan
We will not play our home series India, clarifies Shaharyar Khan

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has outrightly rejected the suggestion from ICC President Zaheer Abbas to go and play its home series in India in December.

ICC clears Zimbabwe's Malcolm Waller's bowling action

The ICC on Wednesday cleared Zimbabwe's Malcolm Waller to bowl in international cricket following remedial work on the off-spinner's action.

WATCH: Mahela Jayawardene's beautiful message to his great friend Kumar Sangakkara
WATCH: Mahela Jayawardene's beautiful message to his great friend Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene on Monday recorded a beautiful video message for the retiring Kumar Sangakkara.

Onus on ICC to convince BCCI that DRS is error-free: Anurag Thakur
Onus on ICC to convince BCCI that DRS is error-free: Anurag Thakur

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Sunday reiterated India's stand on Decision Review System (DRS), stating the onus was on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to convince them that it was 100 percent error-free.

India`s Ishant Sharma fined for misconduct
India`s Ishant Sharma fined for misconduct

India`s pace spearhead Ishant Sharma was on Sunday fined 65 percent of his match fee for on-field misconduct on two occasions during the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

N Srinivasan to attend BCCI working committee meeting in Kolkata
N Srinivasan to attend BCCI working committee meeting in Kolkata

According to a report in the Times of India, former BCCI president N Srinivasan will attend the board's working committee meeting in Kolkata on August 28.

Justice Qayyum in favour of giving second chance to tainted Pakistani trio

The judge who headed the biggest cricket corruption judicial inquiry in Pakistan has backed the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer to be given a second chance.

Too early to talk about playing for Pakistan again: Muhammad Asif
Too early to talk about playing for Pakistan again: Muhammad Asif

Tainted pace bowler Muhammad Asif is confident he can catch the attention of the national selectors once he gets into his bowling rhythm in domestic cricket but it is still some time to go.

Pakistan rules out Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif's early return
Pakistan rules out Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif's early return

Pakistan on Friday ruled out an early return to international cricket for the disgraced trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif ahead of the imminent expiry of their spot-fixing bans.

BCCI open to 'improved' DRS, but denies immediate adoption of controversial review system
BCCI open to 'improved' DRS, but denies immediate adoption of controversial review system

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday reiterated that the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will be accepted with an "improved version".