Finch, Gurney bolster Renegades in top four

Melbourne Renegades completed a defence of 152 to defeat the Sydney Thunder - one of their nearest rivals on the competition table - by 12 runs in Sydney
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Melbourne, Finch Gurney

Shami, Chahal slice through New Zealand batting

New Zealand chose to test India in a chase in the first match of the series, which is also the latest trend in New Zealand: in two of their three ODIs against Sri Lanka, the hosts won the toss and decided to bat first. They won both the games
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Shami Chahal

James Anderson breaks through to turn first Test for England

West Indies batsmen rue missed opportunity after failing to build on starts against England
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, West Indies, James Anderson

New Zealand v India: The tussle for No. 2 takes centre stage

A five-match ODI series has a tendency to lose context mid-way, but these two have the calibre to produce contests that leave one longing for more
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand

Pat Cummins, Travis Head to be Tim Paine's deputies for Sri Lanka Tests

The duo have been named joint vice-captains for the two Tests, replacing the dropped Mitchell Marsh and injured Josh Hazlewood
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins Travis Head

Thisara Perera's all-round heroics down Dhaka Dynamites

The allrounder scored 26 off 12 and followed it up with three wickets and a 19th over that went for just one run
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Dhaka, Thisara Perera

Sabbir back for Bangladesh as ban reduced

Selector says captain Mashrafe Mortaza was 'insistent' about having Sabbir tour New Zealand
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Bangladesh, Mashrafe Mortaza, Sabbir

India make quick start to chase of 158

Mohammed Shami continued to challenge India's first XI come World Cup with another lovely display of seam bowling as India bundled New Zealand out for 157 in the opening ODI of the five-match series
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Mohammed Shami

Mushfiqur, Mosaddek lift Chittagong Vikings to top of BPL table

An unbroken fifth-wicket partnership of 88 steered the Vikings home after a 56-ball 74 from Laurie Evans had propelled Rajshahi Kings to 157
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Vikings, Bpl, Chittagong Vikings, Laurie Evans, Rajshahi Kings, Mushfiqur Mosaddek

Olly Stone's stress fracture diagnosis confirmed after return to UK

Fast bowler reported the problem shortly after arriving in Barbados having flown from Australia a few days previously
Tags: UK, Australia, Sport, Cricket, Barbados, Olly Stone

Shami, wristspinners set up comfortable win for India

Mohammed Shami continued to challenge for India's first XI come World Cup with another lovely display of seam bowling to set up a comfortable win for India - their first in an ODI in New Zealand since 2009 - opening ODI of the five-match series
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Shami, Mohammed Shami

Paul Grayson returns to Yorkshire as batting coach 

Diamonds and former Essex head coach to mentor Yorkshire batsmen 
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Yorkshire, Essex, Paul Grayson

Sabbir and Taskin back for Bangladesh

Offspinner Nayeem Hasan also comes in, for the series that will be played from February 13
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Bangladesh, Sabbir, Taskin, Nayeem Hasan

Sarfraz Ahmed apologises for controversial on-field taunt

While Andile Phehlukwayo seemed to be the target of his comment, the Pakistan captain tweeted that it was not 'directed towards anyone in particular'
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Sarfraz Ahmed, Andile Phehlukwayo

James Anderson relieved to return to wicket-taking ways after tough Sri Lanka tour

England's senior bowler claims 200th overseas wicket as late breakthroughs redress balance
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, James Anderson

Cheteshwar Pujara eyes Ranji Trophy history on return to 'special ground'

Saurashtra have the quality to win their semi-final against Karnataka, and, according to their superstar batsman, 'perhaps even the final'
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Karnataka, Saurashtra, Cheteshwar Pujara

ICC awards: Virat Kohli wins big three after record-breaking 2018

India captain becomes the first to win all three top honours in a year, while also being named captain of the Test and ODI teams
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Icc, Virat Kohli

Yorkshire: Paul Grayson named batting coach at former county

Yorkshire appoint former all-rounder Paul Grayson as their specialist batting coach.
Tags: Cricket, Yorkshire, Paul Grayson

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

No Stuart Broad for England as Adil Rashid earns second-spinner role
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Stuart Broad, West Indies, Adil Rashid, BRIDGETOWN

Dhoni, Dhawan should have played domestic cricket before Australia ODIs - Gambhir

The former India opener doesn't think Rishabh Pant has much chance of making India's World Cup squad, but believes R Ashwin could have a role to play
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Gambhir, Dhoni Dhawan

Josh Philippe, James Vince topple Hobart Hurricanes

They added an unbroken 167 - the highest for the second wicket in the BBL - to power Sydney Sixers to second place
Tags: Sport, Cricket, BBL, Sydney Sixers, Hobart Hurricanes, Josh Philippe James Vince

James Vince: Hampshire captain signs new four-year deal

Hampshire captain James Vince signs a new four-year deal to keep him with the club until the end of the 2022 season.
Tags: Cricket, Hampshire, James Vince

Paine eyes short-ball offensive, Chandimal a 'miracle'

Tim Paine hinted that Australia wouldn't hold back on the bouncer with his view that it was underused against India, but with their top six shuffled again, Sri Lanka may be in with a chance
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Paine, Tim Paine

Warwickshire: Bears to play County Championship home game at Worcester

Warwickshire are to play their Championship home game against Essex in July at New Road home of rivals Worcestershire.
Tags: Cricket, Essex, Worcester, Warwickshire, New Road

Teenagers Sewwandi, Thimashini in new-look SL squad for SA tour

Sri Lanka have made no fewer than eight changes to the limited-overs squad, with several veterans making way for youngsters
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Sewwandi Thimashini

Shami, wristspinners bowl New Zealand out for 157

Mohammed Shami continued to challenge India's first XI come World Cup with another lovely display of seam bowling as India bundled New Zealand out for 157 in the opening ODI of the five-match series
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Shami, Mohammed Shami

Sun stops play in New Zealand v India ODI

Yes, you read that right, the setting sun was at an awkward angle and straight in the batsmen's eye
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand

Kohli rested for last two New Zealand ODIs

Rohit Sharma to captain India in Kohli's absence
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Kohli, Rohit Sharma

On-field taunt could land Sarfraz Ahmed in the dock

In the 37th over of South Africa's innings, Pakistan's captain was caught on the broadcast stump mics making what seemed to be a racist comment against Andile Phehlukwayo
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Sarfraz Ahmed

West Indies can hurt England on up-and-down surface - Roston Chase

Batsman suggests England could struggle against the home pace attack on a pitch that may "bounce or keep low"
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, West Indies, Roston Chase

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