Not too late to drop Alastair Cook as ODI captain, says Nasser Hussain
Not too late to drop Alastair Cook as ODI captain, says Nasser Hussain

England's embattled skipper Alastair Cook received yet another sacking call. Joining this ever growing list of dissenters is former England captain Nasser Hussain.

Ashley Giles says Alastair Cook's form big worry ahead of WC
Ashley Giles says Alastair Cook's form big worry ahead of WC

England's former coach Ashley Giles has said that current captain Alastair Cook's form is a big worry ahead of the World Cup, that would be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand next year.

New Zealander faces Myanmar court over Buddha booze insult

 A bar manager from New Zealand appeared before a Myanmar court Thursday accused of insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha to trail a cheap drinks night.

Ex-cricket chief rues Pakistan`s chucking negligence
Ex-cricket chief rues Pakistan`s chucking negligence

Former Pakistan cricket chief Nasim Ashraf said on Wednesday he regretted that a failure to deal with bowlers with suspect actions had resulted in the loss of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez.

New Zealand mulls alcohol sponsorship ban

A New Zealand government review on Wednesday recommended French-style measures banning alcohol sponsorship of sport in a bid to curb the South Pacific nation`s binge drinking culture.

'Postpone Pak-NZ ODI in the wake of terror attack on children'
'Postpone Pak-NZ ODI in the wake of terror attack on children'

The sporting fraternity of Pakistan has called for the postponement of the fourth cricket ODI against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in the wake of the terrorist attack on the army school in Peshawar.

Pakistan in no mood to play after killing spree: Younus Khan
Pakistan in no mood to play after killing spree: Younus Khan

Experienced Pakistan batsman Younus Khan says it will be extremely tough for the cricketers to go ahead with Wednesday`s fourth one-dayer against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi following the killing spree at a Peshawar school.

Pakistan look to clinch New Zealand one-day series
Pakistan look to clinch New Zealand one-day series

Stand-in captain Shahid Afridi is hoping Pakistan can maintain their winning momentum and seal the series against New Zealand in the fourth one-day match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Ancient dental plaque reveals Easter Islanders' diet

 A University of Otago research team from New Zealand analysing dental calculus (hardened plaque) from ancient teeth is helping resolve the question of what plant foods Easter Islanders relied on before European contact.

New Zealand learning to cope with different conditions: Kane Williamson 
New Zealand learning to cope with different conditions: Kane Williamson 

New Zealand stand-in captain Kane Williamson Monday said his team needs to ‘reflect’ on the lessons learnt from the loss in the third One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan while it is still trying to adjust to the conditions here.

Alastair Cook's World Cup captaincy in doubt
Alastair Cook's World Cup captaincy in doubt

Alastair Cook`s role as England captain for next year`s World Cup was cast into doubt when head coach Peter Moores said his position would be reviewed after the team`s current one-day series in Sri Lanka.

Misbah-ul-Haq injury concern, Pakistan call up Yasir Shah
Misbah-ul-Haq injury concern, Pakistan call up Yasir Shah

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been called into the Pakistan squad for the rest of the one-day series against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates to replace injured pace bowlers Umar Gul and Bilawal Bhatti.

Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home
Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home

Pace bowler Kyle Mills will take no further part in New Zealand`s one-day series against Pakistan after injuring his groin in training, the team said Saturday.

Misbah-ul Haq in doubt for third New Zealand ODI
Misbah-ul Haq in doubt for third New Zealand ODI

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis Saturday admitted skipper Misbah-ul Haq remains doubtful for the third one-day international against New Zealand after he hurt his hamstring.

Misbah-ul Haq fined, Adam Milne censured
Misbah-ul Haq fined, Adam Milne censured

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq was fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire`s decision and Kiwi bowler Adam Milne was reprimanded for using obscene language during a one-day international in Sharjah.

Kane Williamson guides New Zealand to win over Pakistan
Kane Williamson guides New Zealand to win over Pakistan

Kane Williamson`s assured unbeaten 70 guided New Zealand to a comfortable four-wicket win over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Sharjah on Friday to level the series at 1-1.

Mahela Jayawardene, Shahid Afridi to be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup
Mahela Jayawardene, Shahid Afridi to be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup

Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan’s seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi will be the two most experienced cricket players going into the 2015 World Cup, with their fifth appearance in the mega event, an International Cricket Council (ICC) release said Friday.

Australia submit provisional squad for Cricket World Cup, do not release names
Australia submit provisional squad for Cricket World Cup, do not release names

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday released the provisional squads of 12 teams for the next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Hawk-eye officials admit error in Shan Massod's dismissal review in Pakistan-New Zealand Test
Hawk-eye officials admit error in Shan Massod's dismissal review in Pakistan-New Zealand Test

Cricket's Hawk-eye officials have reportedly accepted that the judgement of the review system in the dismissal of Pakistan batsman Shan Masood in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai last month was erroneous.

Five traditional sports may face axe under IOC's Olympic Games modernisation plan
Five traditional sports may face axe under IOC's Olympic Games modernisation plan

As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is determined to modernize the Games, five traditional sports have come under pressure for athletes numbers and events.