Indians should avoid verbal spats with Australians: Gavaskar
Indians should avoid verbal spats with Australians: Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today advised the Indian team to avoid verbal spats with their Australian counterparts as he feels the country's cricketers are not as well equipped to deal with sledging as the ones from Down Under.

Hashim Amla closes on double-ton as S Africa build huge total
Hashim Amla closes on double-ton as S Africa build huge total

Captain Hashim Amla continued to be the rock for South Africa and Stiaan van Zyl scored a half-century on debut as the hosts cruised to 449 for four at lunch on day two of the opening test against West Indies on Thursday. 

Australia captain Michael Clarke retires hurt
Australia captain Michael Clarke retires hurt

Australia captain Michael Clarke retired hurt before tea on day one of the first test against India in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Ind vs Aus first Test likely to be called off due to storm

The storm was one of the worst seen in the country and the strongest to hit the city of Brisbane in three decades, said officials.

India Women vs South Africa Women: Kamini, Poonam hit tons to steer hosts to 211/1 on day 1
India Women vs South Africa Women: Kamini, Poonam hit tons to steer hosts to 211/1 on day 1

Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut scored unbeaten centuries to take India Women to a commanding 211 for one against South Africa Women at the end of the first day's play in the one-off Test match here on Sunday.

Pakistan retain winning squad for second Test
Pakistan retain winning squad for second Test

Pakistan on Monday retained the same 16-man squad for the second Test against Australia which won the first match by a convincing 221-run margin.

English experience will help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman
English experience will help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman on Friday said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the grueling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup.

Vizag stadium hopes to get Test status next month

Secretary of the Andhra Cricket Association Gokaraju Gangaraju today expressed hope that BCCI will soon allow Test matches at the ACA-VDCA stadium at Photinamallayyapalem at the city outskirts.

Action correction helped Ishant get back into form: Coach

Ishant Sharma`s childhood coach Sharvan Kumar feels that all the criticism that the bowler faced in recent times was "justified" and is also proud that his favourite ward has answered back in the best possible way by winning an overseas Test match for India.

Politicos hail Team India`s historic victory at Lords

Politicians cutting across party lines hailed India`s historic victory at Lords on Monday after 28 years.

London hotel haunted, say England cricketers seeking change

In a bizarre development, several England cricketers have requested a change of rooms, saying their five-star London hotel is haunted.

ECB must consider taking captaincy away from Cook: Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has slammed England captain Alastair Cook`s "poor tactics" in the ongoing Lord`s Test against India and called for the ECB to consider taking the captaincy away from him.

Domingo says Proteas squad is not earning reputation for ball tampering

South Africa coach Russell Domingo has denied that his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander became the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined by the ICC for the offence.

India vs England 2014: Match is in balance, feels Plunkett

England speedster Liam Plunkett feels that second Test against India hangs in the balance after three days of cricket.

South Africa coach Russell Domingo defends Vernon Philander in ball tampering row

South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander become the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined for the offence.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar my kind of cricketer: Bishan Singh Bedi

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi heaped praise on seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who achieved his best bowling performance in Tests Saturday, saying that the Meerut-born youngster is "my kind of cricketer".

Was nervous before first Test at Lord`s: Rahane

Delighted to be on the Lord`s roll-of-honour after a gritty hundred on the opening day of the second Test, Ajinkya Rahane revealed that he was a little nervous before his first Test at this celebrated ground.

Mithali to lead India in England

Mithali Raj will skipper the Indian women`s cricket team which will tour England in August to play a four-day Test match and three One-Day Internationals (ODI).

Gary Ballance goes on drinking binge, warned by coach Moores

England`s top-order batsman Gary Ballance has been handed a stern warning by team`s coach Peter Moores over the left-hander`s conduct in a drunken state at a Nottingham pub after the end of the first Test match.

Proud to be on Indian soil in UK: Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni introduced his squad to the British Indian community at a special reception here ahead of the second cricket Test match which gets underway at Lord`s here Thursday.