Karachi, Mar 03 : Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz, who scored a crucial half-century in his team's 20-run win over Zimbabwe, has expressed his willingness to become an all-rounder.
Karachi, Mar 03 : Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan has put an end to the Moin Khan's casino controversy, calling the chapter as 'closed' following the chief selector's apology over the issue.
Dubai, Mar 03 : Swashbuckling opening batsman David Warner used to assist regular driver of the Australian cricket Institute's van in Brisbane before attaining international recognition as an explosive batsman.
London, Mar 03 : Legendary cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has said that England selectors should be fair to sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen amidst rumours surrounding his possible team return to the national side.
Kolkata /Mumbai, Mar 3 : The upcoming IPL Season 8 started on a positive note as Tata Motors Prima announced its association with the Kings XI Punjab as official Title Sponsor. This collaboration will take ahead the brands’ existing relationship, first established in IPL Season 7.
Kolkata, March 3 : The uncapped duo of left-arm pacer Kanishk Seth and Amit Kulia were brought into the 15-member Bengal squad on Tuesday for the upcoming East Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament to be staged in Cuttack, Odisha.
Kolkata, March 3 : With Jagmohan Dalmiya back at the helm of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Tuesday hoped Eden Gardens will get to host the 2016 World Twenty20 final.
Canberra, March 3 : As opener Hashim Amla recorded his highest individual ODI score, South Africa with 411/4 posted the second highest total in a World Cup during their encounter against Ireland at the Manuka Oval on Tuesday.
Canberra, March 3 : Ireland skipper William Porterfield rued the missed chances and poor fielding as his side slumped to a 201-run defeat against South Africa in a World Cup Pool B game at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.
Canberra, March 3 : Opener Hashim Amla is glad to have scored a scintillating century which helped South Africa win their World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 3 : Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday announced that Tata Motors Prima will continue as their title sponsor in the eighth edition of the cash-rich cricket tournament.
Canberra, Mar 3 : Riding on Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109), South Africa beat Ireland by 201 runs in a World Group stage match here on Tuesday.
Napier, March 3 : Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Tuesday said the only way Pakistan can achieve success after a wobbly start to the World Cup is by thinking positive.
By Veturi Srivatsa : Call him wily, Machiavelli, manipulator, Chanakya what you may, Jagmohan Dalmiya worked out his math to return as president of the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI). He knows the weaknesses of his colleagues in the board and turned the situation to his advantage.
Canberra, March 3 : South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has praised Hashim Amla for his knock of 159 against Ireland on Tuesday, saying that the opener is a "rock".
Canberra, March 3 : Top order batsmen Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109) cracked centuries to help South Africa thrash minnows Ireland by 201 runs in a World Cup Pool B game at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.
Karachi, Mar 03 : Pakistan's World Cup campaign has been significantly affected due to its disorganised schedule set by the ICC, causing Misbah-ul-Haq's side to under perform in the ongoing tournament, claims a team member.
Wellington, Mar 03 : Former England captain Mike Atherton has claimed that Eoin Morgan's side's loss to Sri Lanka was much more damaging than their humiliation in the second Cricket World Cup pool match against co-host New Zealand.
London, Mar 03 : England batsman Joe Root has called on the squad's bowlers to put pressure on other teams' batsmen after they failed to defend a respectable total of 309 against Sri Lanka in Wellington.
London, Mar 03 : Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has claimed that he is going to try to work on a possible return to the national side after incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves refused to rule out a return for the South Africa-born cricketer.
Sydney, Mar 03 : Australia might be the bookmakers' favourite to win the Cricket World Cup, but they have failed to impress people around the globe on social networking site Facebook, and India has emerged as the most buzzed team in the tournament.
Melbourne, March 3 : Cricket Australia's (CA) Women's National Selection Panel (WNSP) on Tuesday announced its squad for the tour of Dubai from March 30 to April 13.
Perth, March 3 : Legendary former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd dismissed suggestions that the Caribbean side has become overly dependent on explosive opener Chris Gayle and were missing regular faces like Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo from the middle-order.
Perth, March 3 : West Indies' chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd believes India are formidable opponents but says a disciplined West Indies effort can see the reigning World champions beaten when the two teams meet in a cricket World Cup Pool B game at the WACA Ground here on Friday.
Canberra, March 3 : Top order batsmen Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109) cracked centuries to help South Africa post 411/4, the highest total of the current World Cup, in 50 overs against Ireland in a Pool B game at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Mar 2 : Veteran official Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was elected as the President of Indian cricket's governing body, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), reached Kolkata on Monday.
Chennai, Mar. 2 : The newly-elected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Jagmohan Dalmiya, on Monday said that his win is a victory for cleansing the game of cricket.
Wellington, Mar 02 : Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has claimed that life is so much easier with not having any alcohol, as he opened up on his battles with booze and depression.
Chennai, March 2 : After a gap of over 10 years, Jagmohan Dalmiya made an uncontested comeback as full-time president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), even as former chief N. Srinivasan proved his hold by getting most of his men elected as office bearers at its 85th annual general meeting (AGM) here on Monday.
By Sirshendu Panth, Kolkata, March 2 : At the peak of his career, cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya's detractors rued that such was the man's resilience that he had it in him to swim back to the shore if thrown deep into the sea, or rise like the proverbial phoenix from the ashes. The 74-year-old's almost unbelievable comeback at the head of the country's premier cricket body has only reinforced the notion.
Chennai, Mar. 2 : The newly-elected BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur, on Monday thanked the board for giving him an opportunity to serve the prestigious game and added that he would work in the interest of cricket.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 : Following the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya as Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) president, former cricketer Kirti Azad on Monday said the practice of the top posts in cricket administration being passed around between same people has 'ruined' the game.
Karachi, Mar 02 : Former Pakistan batsman Basit Ali has claimed that though Pakistan won the match against Zimbabwe, it was not a great performance from the squad.
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 : Newly elected vice president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), T.C. Mathew said on Monday he will use his position to work for the overall improvement of the sport in general and in Kerala.
Canberra, March 2 : Former South Africa cricket captain Shaun Pollock on Monday said current skipper A.B. de Villiers could produce "something really special" in their World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at the Manuka Oval on Tuesday, having seen both of the South African captain's destructive innings in the last month.
Sydney, March 2 : Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and off-spinner Ravichandaran Ashwin moved up while Virat Kohli dropped a place to fourth with 847 points in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings released on Monday.
Perth, March 2 : Australia all-rounder James Faulkner is likely to make a return to cricket in their World Cup game against Afghanistan on Wednesday at the WACA after recovering from a side-strain injury.
Karachi, Mar 02 : Former Pakistan Test all-rounder Mudassar Nazar believes that although their squad has been under-performing at the Cricket World Cup, fast bowling great Shoaib Akhtar is merely exaggerating the problems in the nation's game.
Sydney, Mar 08 : Fast bowler Mitchell Starc might have proven himself as the World Cup's most crucial bowler, but he doesn't believe that he is Australia's pace 'spearhead' yet and insists that Mitch Johnson is definitely the leader.
Wellington, Mar 02 : Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke might have launched a subtle attack on coach Darren Lehmann as he claimed that the squad had not had too many training sessions ahead of their loss to New Zealand in a low-scoring World Cup thriller on Saturday.
Kolkata, March 2 : An elated Bihar Cricket Association secretary Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the spot-fixing and betting case in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said on Monday his "mission" of getting rid of N. Srinivasan from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally been "accomplished".
Wellington, Mar 02 : Despite their impressive run in the Cricket World Cup so far, India still are bookmakers' fourth favourite to win the title in March.
Sydney, Mar 02 : Australia's rising speedster Pat Cummins picked up a side strain during their World Cup tie against New Zealand, causing Michael Clarke's men to suffer yet another setback in their tournament campaign.
Sydney, Mar 02 : England cricket team captain Eoin Morgan has come under criticism for not singing the national anthem, but the skipper has defended it by claiming that it's a long story and a personal thing.
London, Mar 02 : Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen might return to the squad after all, as incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has refused to rule out a return for the South-Africa born cricketer.
Chennai, Mar. 2 : The Rajasthan Cricket Association on Monday threatened to take legal action after it was barred from participating in the Board of Control for Cricket in India's annual general meeting, including the election for the body's top posts.
Perth, March 2 : Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins is in doubt for Wednesday's World Cup clash against Afghanistan here after he picked up a side strain during his last match against New Zealand.
London, March 2 : Banished England cricketer Kevin Pietersen on Monday hailed comments from Colin Graves who will succeed as the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman in May, saying he would love to play for England again.
Brisbane, Mar 2 : There has been plenty of reshuffle in theReliance ICC ODI Player Rankings following 23 absorbing and excitingpool stage matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 currently beingstaged in Australia and New Zealand.
Chennai, March 2 : After a gap of over 10 years, Jagmohan Dalmiya made an uncontested comeback as full time president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), while Anurag Thakur became the secretary at the board's 85th annual general meeting (AGM) here on Monday.
Melbourne, Mar 01 : Pakistan recorded a much-needed win over Zimbabwe at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on Sunday, thanks to towering paceman Mohammad Irfan and Wahab Riaz's antics with the ball that helped Misbah-ul Haq's men record a 20-run victory in their World Cup tie.
Wellington, Mar 1 : Things became more tough for England as they were defeated by former world champions Sri Lanka in a World Cup group stage match here on Sunday.
Brisbane, Mar 1 : A heroic 50 by Brendon Taylor could not prevent Zimbabwe from a 20 runs defeat against Pakistan here on Sunday.
Brisbane, March 1 : A relieved Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq credited his pacers for their 20-run victory over Zimbabwe in a World Cup Pool B ncounter at the Gabba here Sunday. With this win, the 1992 edition champions registered their first win in the tournament.
Chennai, March 1 : After a gap of over ten years, seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya seems set to make a comeback as full-time president of the Indian cricket board (BCCI) uncontested, being the sole nominee for the top post which will be formally filled at the board's AGM here on Monday.
Kolkata, March 1 : Tamil Nadu entered the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament getting the better of Maharshtra via a first innings lead in the semifinals at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.
Chennai, March 1 : After over a decade, veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya is set to return as chief of the Indian cricket board at the BCCI annual general meeting (AGM) here on Monday.
Brisbane, March 1 : Despite a spirited fight by Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura (35), Pakistan managed their first World Cup Pool B win -- by 20 runs -- at the Gabba here Sunday.
Wellington, March 1 : Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal was fined 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for showing "no remorse" after he bowled two beam balls in their win over England in a World Cup Pool B match here on Sunday.
Wellington, March 1 : Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Rangana Herath split the skin on the inside of his spinning finger during their World Cup Pool A encounter against England at the Westpac stadium here on Sunday.