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.

India vs Zimbabwe: Bowled to my strengths and was rewarded, says Axar Patel
India vs Zimbabwe: Bowled to my strengths and was rewarded, says Axar Patel

 Awarded man-of-the-match on his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe on Friday, India's left-arm spinner Axar Patel on Friday said he bowled to his strengths and was rewarded with a three-wicket haul.

Good toss to win, pitch got slower in second innings: Ajinkya Rahane
Good toss to win, pitch got slower in second innings: Ajinkya Rahane

 India captain Ajinkya Rahane feels it was a good toss to win for the visitors in the first T20 International against Zimbabwe here because it was easier to bat in the first innings as the pitch got slower with time.

New cricket playing conditions come into effect
New cricket playing conditions come into effect

The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) have come into effect with the series between Bangladesh and South Africa, which started in Mirpur on Sunday.

Bangladesh keen to change history against South Africa
Bangladesh keen to change history against South Africa

Bangladesh's only memorable moment against South Africa came in their victory in the 2007 World Cup. Since then, they have no victory against the Proteas.

Allan Border calls for end to T20 internationals
Allan Border calls for end to T20 internationals

Former Australia captain Allan Border has called for an end to Twenty20 internationals outside the World Cup and hopes the 50-over game will not be allowed to "wither and die".

Barabati awarded T20I instead of ODI for West Indies series
Barabati awarded T20I instead of ODI for West Indies series

The Barabati Stadium will host the one off Twenty20 International between India and West Indies on October 22 instead of the scheduled third ODI on October 14, Orissa Cricket Association said.

Spinner Sulieman Benn eyeing first T20 in four years

Combative left-arm spinner is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in the West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park Wednesday.

New Zealand beat Windies by 12 runs in first Twenty20

New Zealand relied on their two most experienced batsmen to defeat the West Indies by 12 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis scoring method in the rain-affected first T20 International at Windsor Park to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Netherlands, Nepal given T20I status

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to give Twenty20 International status to the Netherlands and Nepal at its two-day Annual Conference which concluded here Saturday.

Pakistani players might have to forgo CPL contracts

Many Pakistani players might have to forgo contracts to play in the Caribbean Premier League this year as the dates of the T20 event clash with the national training camp that will be set up in Lahore for the tour of Sri Lanka in August.

Sri Lanka axe Chandimal as T20 captain

Sri Lanka`s cricket selectors on Wednesday sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and replaced him with Lasith Malinga, while Angelo Mathews was retained as the Test and one-day skipper.

Leave Yuvraj alone to answer twitterati

Forget the hyperbole the electronic media anchors created by packaging Yuvraj Singh as the villain of India`s failure to win the World T20, the poking the left-handed batsman received from the social media sites Twitter and Facebook and SMS left one tittering.

My explosive batting, result of clarity in thinking: Sammy

West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy says his blistering batting in the recently concluded World Twenty20 in Bangladesh has stemmed from clarity in thinking.

Yuvraj did not deserve this unwarranted criticism: Pietersen

Once labelled a `pie-chucker` by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final.

Domingo hits back on Kepler Wessels` criticism on Proteas` World T20 fallout

South Africa coach Russell Domingo has reportedly hit back on former captain Kepler Wessels criticism of the team`s tactics following their falling out in the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Kepler Wessels wants new coaches for Proteas T20 squad

Former South African captain Kepler Wessels is reportedly of the opinion that new coaches should be provided to the team for the shorter format of cricket.

Bollywood rallies behind heartbroken Yuvraj

As Yuvraj Singh faces public ire for his poor showing in the lost World T20 finals against Sri Lanka, many of his fans and Bollywood have rallied behind the beleaguered batsman.

`Inexperienced` Malinga says `really` enjoyed captaining Sri Lanka to World T20 success

Sri Lankan pace star Lasith Malinga has revealed that he `really` enjoyed his captaincy in the last three games during the World Twenty20 tournament, which his team won by beating India on Sunday in the finals at Dhaka.

Domingo defends Proteas` tactics at T20 World Cup

South Africa`s national cricket coach Russell Domingo has reportedly defended his team`s tactical approach in the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.