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Misbah-ul-Haq warns England to be wary of Yasir Shah's spin threat

Misbah-ul-Haq warns England to be wary of Yasir Shah's spin threat

Ahead of England series, Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq described his in-form leg-spinner Yasir Shah as a  threat to every team.

Eight million Twitter followers! Virat Kohli thanks his fans

Eight million Twitter followers! Virat Kohli thanks his fans

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli on Sunday crossed 8 million fan following on Twitter, thus proving his ever ever growing popularity. He has, in fact, replaced batting great Sachin Tendulkar to become the Indian player to have maximum admirers on the micro-blogging site.

Steven Smith named Australia`s new Test captain

Steven Smith named Australia`s new Test captain

Cricketer Steven Smith was Friday named Australia`s new Test captain to replace Michael Clarke, who will retire after the current Ashes series, Cricket Australia said.

Aggressive cricketers like Virat Kohli make it big: Rahul Dravid

Aggressive cricketers like Virat Kohli make it big: Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid expects Virat Kohli to to deliver in his first full series as Test captain when the Indian cricket team leaves for Sri Lanka, besides backing the star batsman to continue playing in his "aggressive" style.

No rift between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli: Mohammed Shami

No rift between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli: Mohammed Shami

Insisting that all was well in the Indian cricket dressing room, pacer Mohammed Shami on Saturday said reports of rift between Test captain Virat Kohli and ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are simply wrong.

'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has come up with a handful of advice for India's new full-time Test captain Virat Kohli saying the aggressive batsman has to find his own way to get his players' support and try to harness his passion and emotion.

Wriddhiman Saha deserves to be 'keeper in Tests for next 5 years: Virat Kohli

Wriddhiman Saha deserves to be 'keeper in Tests for next 5 years: Virat Kohli

India's Test captain Virat Kohli feels that it will be difficult to replace someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Wriddhiman Saha according to him "deserves" to don the big gloves for the national team for the "next five to six years".

Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq

Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq Wednesday urged fans to have patience with the struggling one-day team and returning off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, following below-par performances in Bangladesh.

Combative Virat Kohli represents new-age India: Dean Jones

Combative Virat Kohli represents new-age India: Dean Jones

Terming Virat Kohli "new king of world cricket", former Australian batsman Dean Jones said the newly-appointed Test captain represents a new, young and vibrant India.

Is Ishant Sharma India's new Test vice-captain?

Is Ishant Sharma India's new Test vice-captain?

If reports are to believed, Ishant Sharma will be newly anointed Test captain Virat Kohli's deputy. Following Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sudden retirement from the five-day format of the game, vice-captain Kolhi was appointed India captain, thus leaving the position vacant.

Michael Hussey not sure if he is ready for India coach's job

Michael Hussey not sure if he is ready for India coach's job

Former Australia captain Michael Hussey said he was surprised by reports that just-retired Test captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had suggested his name for the coach's job of Indian cricket team once Duncan Fletcher's contract expired at the end of World Cup 2015.

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test

Australia's injured skipper Michael Clarke will join the Channel Nine commentary team for the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne, which will also mark the return of former Test captain Bill Lawry behind the mike.

Misbah-ul-Haq seeks Imran Khan's help for 2015 Cricket World Cup

Misbah-ul-Haq seeks Imran Khan's help for 2015 Cricket World Cup

Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq realizes just how important it is for the national team to do well in the 2015 World Cup and for this he wants to take some tips from cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan.

Pakistan hopes for Aamer`s early return

Pakistan cricket authorities on Friday said they hoped banned paceman Mohammad Aamer would return to domestic cricket before the end of his five-year ban for spot-fixing.

Younis to be Pakistan`s new head coach

PCB Chairman Najam Sethi has confirmed that former Test captain Waqar Younis would be taking over as head coach of the national team later this month.

Elgar replaces Smith in list of contracted players

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named Dean Elgar in the list of its contracted players, in place of the retired Test captain Graeme Smith.

Graeme Smith spent months toying with retirement decision

It was not the result he wanted but Graeme Smith`s final day as South African test captain ended with his side showing grit and dogged resilience, mirroring his 12-year international career.

Misbah urges played to show improvement ahead of Asia Cup

Pakistan`s One-day and Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has asked his players to show more improvement in order to successfully defend their title in the forthcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh.

Botham confused over England `crawling into shells` in `celebratory` Boxing Day Test

Former England Test captain Sir Ian Botham has expressed his confusion over what England was scared of and why they `crawled into their shells` and refused to come out in the first day of the Boxing Day Ashes Test, which is a game worthy of celebration.

Faf and AB`s knocks best of all time: Graeme Smith

South Africa`s Test captain Graeme Smith rated centuries by AB de Villiers and Faf du Plesis as the best of all time as the Proteas and India came tantalisingly close to creating history before settling for a breathtaking draw in the first cricket Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Sunday.