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Kraigg Brathwaite to lead West Indies in third England Test

Kraigg Brathwaite to lead West Indies in third England Test

Brathwaite had last guided the side in two Tests against Bangladesh last year, when Holder was forced to miss the same due to injury.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Australian captain Tim Paine 'cannot wait' to play Ashes series

Australian captain Tim Paine 'cannot wait' to play Ashes series

Paine appointment as the Australian captain came in difficult circumstances when Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were handed year-long bans for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in

Feb 05, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Don't leave your crease when MS Dhoni is behind stumps: ICC's advice to all batsmen

Don't leave your crease when MS Dhoni is behind stumps: ICC's advice to all batsmen

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni might be considered as one of the best finishers in the world but he is equally a master when it comes to standing behind the stumps with gloves. 

Feb 04, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
Pat Cummins earns rich praise from captain Tim Paine after Sri Lanka's drubbing

Pat Cummins earns rich praise from captain Tim Paine after Sri Lanka's drubbing

Cummins took his first 10-wicket haul in Brisbane against Sri Lanka to power his team to a win by an innings and 40 runs in the second Test.

Feb 04, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal move up in ICC ODI rankings

Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal move up in ICC ODI rankings

Boult topped the rankings in January 2016, and is again on his way up, with only India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan ahead of him.

Feb 04, 2019, 12:05 PM IST
Back injury rules Martin Guptill out of India T20I series

Back injury rules Martin Guptill out of India T20I series

All-rounder Jimmy Neesham has been added to the squad as a replacement for Guptill for the opening T20I against India at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:01 AM IST
England hold crisis meeting after West Indies drubbing: Trevor Bayliss

England hold crisis meeting after West Indies drubbing: Trevor Bayliss

Following a 381-run defeat by the hosts in the first Test in Barbados last month, England suffered a 10-wicket thrashing in Antigua to lose the three-match series 0-2 after only seven days of cricket

Feb 04, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
Mitchell Starc takes 10 to guide Australia to 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka

Mitchell Starc takes 10 to guide Australia to 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka

The series win against Sri Lanka was the first for Australia since they thrashed England 4-0 in the Ashes early last year.

Feb 04, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
 Brendon McCullum announces retirement from BBL

Brendon McCullum announces retirement from BBL

The 37-year-old will play his final BBL game against Melbourne Stars at the Gabba on Friday and will not take up another contract to make a return in the next season of the tournament.  

Feb 04, 2019, 09:53 AM IST
Jason Holder suspended for final England Test for slow over-rate

Jason Holder suspended for final England Test for slow over-rate

As a result of the suspension, Holder will miss the third and final Test against the Joe Root-led side, which starts at Beausejour Stadium in Saint Lucia from February 9.

Feb 04, 2019, 08:39 AM IST
ICC ODI rankings: India consolidate second place, New Zealand slip to fourth

ICC ODI rankings: India consolidate second place, New Zealand slip to fourth

England lead the table with 126 points while India have reached 122 in the updated rankings released on Sunday.

Feb 04, 2019, 07:51 AM IST
I was left heartbroken: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson after not taking DRS on Ross Taylor's dismissal

I was left heartbroken: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson after not taking DRS on Ross Taylor's dismissal

Taylor was trapped by Hardik Pandya in the 11th over, leaving New Zealand reeling at 38/3 while chasing 253 for a win. 

Feb 03, 2019, 21:16 PM IST
We have been rewarded reasonably for discipline: Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak

We have been rewarded reasonably for discipline: Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak

Kotak said removing Wasim Jaffer, who has a penchant to produce big hundreds, cheaply and the strange dismissal of rival captain Faiz Fazal allowed them to take control over the proceedings.

Feb 03, 2019, 19:25 PM IST
Rahul Tewatia, Mandeep Singh star in DY Patil T20 title triumph

Rahul Tewatia, Mandeep Singh star in DY Patil T20 title triumph

DY Patil A's winning captain Iqbal Abdullah paid tribute to the spirit in the side for the triumph.

Feb 03, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
Saurashtra take Day 1 honours in Ranji Trophy final against Vidarbha

Saurashtra take Day 1 honours in Ranji Trophy final against Vidarbha

The Saurashtra bowlers, especially Unadkat (2/20) and fellow pace bowler Chetan Sakariya (1/13), kept the rival batsmen on a tight leash.

Feb 03, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Hopeful of captaining Pakistan after ban ends: Suspended skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed

Hopeful of captaining Pakistan after ban ends: Suspended skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed

Sarfaraz also dismissed reports that his teammates were unhappy with his behaviour and that the players gelled more under stand-in skipper Shoaib Malik in South Africa.

Feb 03, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
We wanted to test ourselves after heavy Hamilton loss: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma

We wanted to test ourselves after heavy Hamilton loss: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma

Rohit heaped praise on Rayudu and Shankar, saying their partnership was the turning point of the match.

Feb 03, 2019, 16:39 PM IST
Indian team competitive in any part of world and on any surface: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian team competitive in any part of world and on any surface: Sachin Tendulkar

 Tendulkar went on to fondly remember his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar who passed away at the age of 87 last month.

Feb 03, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja admits off-field issue took focus away

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja admits off-field issue took focus away

While he managed to get starts, Khawaja failed to convert them into big scores. He paid tribute to his wife Rachel for helping him through a mentally taxing period.

Feb 03, 2019, 16:00 PM IST
5th ODI: India beat New Zealand by 35 runs to seal series 4-1

5th ODI: India beat New Zealand by 35 runs to seal series 4-1

At 18 for four, India were heading towards another sub-100 total before Ambati Rayudu (90 off 113) and Vijay Shankar (45 off 64) forged a 98-run stand to ensure India ended with a fighting 252. 

Feb 03, 2019, 15:40 PM IST