Kyle Mills can`t erase memory of World Cup loss to Pakistan
Kyle Mills can`t erase memory of World Cup loss to Pakistan

New Zealand paceman Kyle Mills on Sunday said he cannot rid himself of the childhood memory of the day when Pakistan beat New Zealand in the 1992 World Cup semi-finals and went on to win the trophy.

South Africa might be spared Mitchell Johnson factor in final ODIs
South Africa might be spared Mitchell Johnson factor in final ODIs

Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson may be rested after the second one-day international against South Africa to keep him fresh for the test series against India and next year`s World Cup, the left-arm speedster said on Saturday.

Putting India under constant pressure is key to success: Chris Woakes

England have been rewarded for putting Indian batsmen under constant pressure says home paceman Chris Woakes, who took three wickets in visitors first innings collapse on the first day of the fifth Test, here.

India vs England: Pankaj Singh strikes at last

India`s Pankaj Singh finally took his first Test wicket when he dismissed England`s Joe Root on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Pakistan restrict Irfan to ODIs and T20s

Pakistan team management has decided to restrict tall paceman Mohammed Irfan to only ODIs and T20s, keeping in mind team`s interest in the next year`s World Cup.

Bowling coach McDermott signs new deal with Australia

Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott, who has been credited with turning his country`s pace attack into one of the most potent in the world, has signed a new two-year deal, Cricket Australia said on Monday.

South Africa release Wayne Parnell for India court case

South African paceman Wayne Parnell has been released from World Twenty20 duties in Chittagong to appear in court in India on drug charges, team management said Wednesday.

Mitchell Johnson`s toe infection spreads to leg

Star Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson is having further problems with an infected toe which forced him out of this month`s world Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.

Lehmann casts doubt on Johnson`s World T20 participation

Mitchell Johnson`s hopes of playing in the Twenty20 World Cup looked to be fading on Sunday when Australia coach Darren Lehmann cast doubt on whether the paceman would be fit enough to travel to Bangladesh.

Ishant Sharma has stopped learning, feel former stars

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have given a long rope to an erratic Ishant Sharma but his indifferent performances came in for sharp criticism from former players who said it was high time the lanky paceman was dropped as he has "stopped learning".

Sri Lanka target 137 to win second Test

Sri Lanka needed 137 runs to win the second Test after Pakistan were bowled out for 359 in their second innings on the fifth and final day in Dubai on Sunday.

Pakistan 265-6 at tea in second Test

Pakistan, facing defeat in the second Test against Sri Lanka, reached 265-6 at tea on the fourth day in Dubai on Saturday.

Pradeep`s double leaves Pakistan struggling

Paceman Nuwan Pradeep took two wickets to leave Pakistan fighting to avoid defeat on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Dubai Friday.