One-off Test: Murali Vijay's 150 brightens rain-hit Day 3, India 462/6 against Bangladesh
One-off Test: Murali Vijay's 150 brightens rain-hit Day 3, India 462/6 against Bangladesh

Murali Vijay's 150 lit up an otherwise gloomy day as India reached 462/6 with rain and Shakib Al Hasan regularly halting their drive for quick runs on the third day of the one-off cricket Test here on Friday.

Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Illingworth to officiate IPL final
Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Illingworth to officiate IPL final

Sri Lankan Kumar Dharmasena and Richard Illingworth of England will officiate at the Indian Premier League (IPL) final to be held at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 24.

Cricket World Cup: Kumar Dharmasena first to play and umpire in final
Cricket World Cup: Kumar Dharmasena first to play and umpire in final

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena was on Friday selected to officiate the final of the cricket World Cup on Sunday, thereby becoming the first person to feature in the quadrennial tournament final as both an umpire and player.

Kumar Dharmasena and Richard​ Kettleborough to stand in World Cup final
Kumar Dharmasena and Richard​ Kettleborough to stand in World Cup final

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Dharmasena and England`s Richard Kettleborough will be the on-field umpires for Sunday`s World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne, the International Cricket Council said Friday.

Cricket World Cup: Dharmasena, Kettleborough named umpires for Ind-Aus clash
Cricket World Cup: Dharmasena, Kettleborough named umpires for Ind-Aus clash

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and England's Richard Kettleborough were on Saturday appointed on-field umpires for the ICC Cricket World Cup semifinal clash between India and Australia in Sydney.

ICC World Cup: Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Kettleborough to officiate India-Australia semi-final
ICC World Cup: Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Kettleborough to officiate India-Australia semi-final

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and England's Richard Kettleborough were on Saturday named the on-field umpires for the India vs Australia cricket World Cup semi-final to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.

ICC admit umpire error in England`s final wicket
ICC admit umpire error in England`s final wicket

The International Cricket Council said the match umpires had made a mistake after reviewing England`s final dismissal in the World Cup against Australia on Saturday which potentially cost James Taylor a century.

ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015
ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015

Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 as ICC on Friday announced the umpire and match referees for the pool stage of the mega cricket event.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc reprimanded for Murali Vijay sendoff
India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc reprimanded for Murali Vijay sendoff

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc was on Thursday reprimanded for "exaggerated celebration" after dismissing batsman Murali Vijay in the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test in Sydney.

Sunil Narine still most dangerous even without faster ball: Darren Sammy
Sunil Narine still most dangerous even without faster ball: Darren Sammy

West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy today backed mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action during an Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match, stating that he will still be the most dangerous spinner in the world even without his quicker deliveries.

Rival batsmen felt that I was an easy target: Moeen Ali

He has been one of England`s finds in the ongoing Test series against India and off-spinner Moeen Ali feels that visiting team`s batsmen took him lightly which ensured a bagful of wickets for him.

India`s tour of England: Moeen Ali learning on the job

Moeen Ali admitted Wednesday he had endured a steep learning curve in his brief England career.

Umpires strike back in England-India series

Something rather strange, by modern standards, will happen when either Australia`s Bruce Oxenford or Sri Lanka`s Kumar Dharmasena raises his finger in the first Test between England and India.

India to play two warm-up games before ICC World Twenty20 2014

India will play two warm-up games before their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh next month, according the schedule announced by the world body on Wednesday.

Four officials to share duties over ten Ashes games

Four match officials will reportedly share duties over ten Ashes matches after concerns were raised over umpires` workloads by both England and Australia following the controversies surrounding the decisions regarding England`s Jonathan Trott and Stuart Broad.

Ball change costs Dar Champions Trophy final, speculates British media

The change of ball during England`s loss to Sri Lanka in the group stages has apparently cost Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar an opportunity to be an on-field official in tomorrow`s ICC Champions Trophy final.

Dharmasena, Tucker to umpire in CT final

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Dharmasena and Australia`s Rod Tucker were on Friday named the on-field umpires for the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and England to be held here on Sunday.

Srinath to be match referee for Eng-SA CT semifinal

India`s Javagal Srinath was on Tuesday appointed as match referee for the first Champions Trophy semifinal between England and South Africa at the Oval wednesday.

Virat Kohli and Jonathan Trott exchange words on day four

Virat Kohli and Jonathan Trott were involved in a verbal duel during the fourth day of the final Test between India and England here on Saturday.

Virat Kohli named ICC ODI cricketer of the year as Kumara Sangakkara grabs three awards

India`s Virat Kohli was on Saturday rewarded for his dream run in the last 12 months as he was named the ODI Cricketer of the Year, while Kumar Sangakkara walked away with three honours, including the Cricketer of the Year, in the ICC annual awards function here.