London, Apr 01 : In a bid to revive dwindling interest in Test cricket, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) incoming chairman Colin Graves has proposed the idea of four-day Test matches.
Dubai/Dhaka/Kolkata, April 1 : International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal resigned on Wednesday, protesting against not being allowed to present the World Cup trophy and calling it a "flagrant violation" of the world body's constitution.
Kolkata, April 1 : BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday said Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Sunil Narine will have to undergo another test in Chennai for his suspect illegal bowling action.
Kolkata, April 1 : Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who was only a 17-year-old making his debut when Bengal won the Ranji Trophy for the last time in 1990, on Wednesday hoped the team would not take another 25 years to win the coveted domestic tournament.
Lahore, April 1 : Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will undergo an official reassessment of his bowling action on April 9 in Chennai, along with Pakistan Women's allrounder Javeria Khan, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) statement said on Wednesday.
London, April 1 : Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will play for Yorkshire County Cricket Club during the forthcoming English domestic season.
Dubai/Dhaka, April 1 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the resignation of its president Bangladeshi Mustafa Kamal over World Cup trophy-giving fiasco and said in a statement on Wednesday its board will decide on the vacant position at its forthcoming meeting in Dubai on April 15-16.
Wellington, Apr 01 : Retiring veteran left arm -spinner Daniel Vettori and outgoing bowling coach Shane Bond believe that New Zealand cricket is in good hands, with the latter describing the new crop of cricketers as 'next golden age of New Zealand cricket'.
Dhaka, April 1 : Mustafa Kamal, who resigned as International Cricket Council (ICC) president on Wednesday, strongly criticised the sport's governing body chairman N Srinivasan, saying he is worried about the future of cricket in the hands of this "controversial" figure.
Johannesburg, Apr 01 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has slammed reports that claimed he had sent coach Russell Domingo, an SMS informing the latter to select a player of colour for the high-octane semifinal clash against New Zealand last week.
Kolkata, April 1 : The opening ceremony of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium here on April 7, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Wednesday.
Auckland, April 1 : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was named "Cricketer of the Year" at the New Zealand Cricket Awards here on Wednesday.
London, April 1 : England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairperson Colin Graves has confirmed that he is considering tabling a proposal to shorten Test matches from five days to four.
Johannesburg, Apr 01 : A New Zealand-based website has released the worst team of the just concluded cricket World Cup, with Eoin Morgan as the captain of the underachieving players.
Dhaka, Apr.1 : International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal has announced his resignation from the post.
Mumbai, Apr 1 : As a part of the ongoing initiatives to bring in newer audience through Indian Premier League (IPL), especially families, BCCI will be investing in Fanparks across the country this season.
Dhaka, Apr 1: Accusing colleauges of acting "unlawfully" International Cricket Council (ICC) president, Mustafa Kamal resigned from his post on Wednesday.
Wellington, Apr 1 :Fast bowler Kyle Mills, who has represented the New Zealand side in 170 One Day Internationals and 19 Test matches over the years, has announced his retirement from international cricket.
Johannesburg, Apr 01 : Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders have drafted in Johan Botha and Azhar Mahmood as replacements for the injured pair of James Neesham and Chris Lynn.
Sydney, Apr 01 : Mitchell Starc, the World Cup player of the tournament, has been ruled out of the upcoming Indian Premier League for the first three weeks due to a minor knee strain.
By Anand Philar, Chennai, April 1 : Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the most consistent performers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) boasting in seven seasons an enviable record of being champions twice, runners-up thrice and fourth twice, yet again appear to be the team to watch and beat in the April 8-May 24 tournament.
Auckland, April 1 : New Zealand seamer Kyle Mills on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Melbourne, April 1 : Australia's World Cup player of the tournament Mitchell Starc will miss the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a minor knee injury.
Dhaka, April 1 : Bangladesh's Mustafa Kamal said on Wednesday he is resigning from the post of president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) over who should have given away the World Cup trophy to the fifth-time winners Australia on Sunday.
Karachi, Mar 31 : South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has become the 11 th batsman overall and second Proteas after Hashim Amla to break the 900-point mark in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, clinching the top spot on the list.
Karachi, Mar 31 : Australia's pace express Mitchell Starc has claimed the top spot in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the 2015 World Cup that also fetched him the player of the tournament award.
Karachi, Mar 31 : Pakistan-born all-rounder Fawad Alam has said that he is more comfortable now with Australian cricket team's boozy celebrations after he was named in their Test squad to tour West Indies in June.
Mumbai, Mar 31 : Defending champions, Kolkata Knight Riders will not have the services of Jimmy Neesham and Chris Lynn for this season of Indian Premier League (IPL).
Kolkata, March 31 : Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be without the services of New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham and Australian middle-order bat Chris Lynn for this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
London, March 31 : Former England captain Alec Stewart believes that sacked but "run-hungry" batsman Kevin Pietersen could get a call back to the national side if he is at his best at the county cricket level.
Melbourne, March 31 : Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.
Kolkata, March 31 : Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.
Kolkata, March 31 : The Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament, scheduled to start from April 8, underwent changes in the playing schedule on Tuesday keeping in in mind the Kolkata municipal elections on April 18.
By Anand Philar, Bengaluru, March 31 : Royal Challengers Bangalore, for all their flash and dash, glitz and glamour, choreographed one of the biggest flop shows of the 2014 Indian Premier League-7 (IPL-7) by finishing seventh out of eight teams with five wins and nine defeats - a record that defied all expectations and explanations.
Sydney, Mar 31 : Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has apologized for his controversial interview after the World Cup final with a Sydney-based radio station while he was hammered.
Mumbai, Mar 31 : With Kolkata gearing up for the Municipal polls on Apr 18, the IPL side Kolkata Knight Riders will not play any 'home' matches at the Eden Gardens from Apr 12 to Apr 25.
Sydney, Mar 31 : Australia selectors have named Pakistan-born spinner Fawad Ahmed in the Test squad for the upcoming West Indies and the Ashes this year.
Melbourne, March 31 : Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the World Cup that saw him named the "Player of the Tournament".
Sydney, Mar 31 : South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers had considered withdrawing from his side's semifinal tie against New Zealand in the World Cup over the issue of dropping a white player and replacing him with a black player in the squad to make the team's lineup more racially acceptable.
Sydney, Mar 31 : Veteran New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori has announced his retirement from international cricket after returning home following their loss to Australia in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Johannesburg, Mar 31 : 'Home of Cricket' Lord's Cricket Ground's famous Father Time weather vane was subjected to a heavy beating by high winds, which left it battered on Monday.
Johannesburg, Mar 31 : Pakistan's new ODI team captain Azhar Ali has acknowledged that he has a hard act to follow and is hoping that all the players would support him as he takes charge of the squad.
London, Mar 31 : Australia have announced their 17-man squad for the Ashes series against England and they would be riding high on confidence having bagged their fifth World Cup trophy after winning Sunday's final.
Melbourne, March 31 : Indian opener Rohit Sharma and right-arm pacer Umesh Yadav made an upward climb in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) player rankings, released Tuesday.
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 31 : The Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players, will be held in the Caribbean in 2017.
Melbourne, March 31 : Leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed and veteran all-rounder Adam Voges were calld up to Australia's Test squad for touring the West Indies and England for the Ashes on Tuesday.
Auckland, March 31 : Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Wellington, Mar 31 : New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori has said he has played his last game for his national side when he competed against Australia in the final of the World Cup last Sunday.
Dubai, Mar 31 : Australia's Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers for the first time in his career following stellar performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 that also fetched him the player of the tournament award.
London, March 30 : English county cricket club Hampshire have signed West Indian fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second part of the 2015 season.
Melbourne, March 30 : Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming on Monday said the wicket of Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor was the turning point of the World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia.
Melbourne, March 30 : International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal has said the game's governing body denied him his right to give the winner's trophy at the post-match presentation ceremony of the World Cup final here on Sunday.
Melbourne, March 30 : Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc on Monday said the team's experienced players provided crucial balance to the youthful squad's title-winning march in the mega-event and it's too early to dismiss the side's old guards, including fellow left-armer Mitchell Johnson.
Melbourne, March 30 : The World Cup winning Australian cricket team were feted at the Federation Square here by a jubilant crowd on Monday as they celebrated Sunday's win in the final against New Zealand.
Johannesburg, March 30 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated.
Melbourne, March 30 : Australia's cricketers might be celebrating their World Cup triumph, but they have very little time for recuperation after a gruelling 44-day tournament as a bulk of the stars head to India in less than a weeks time to participate in the Indian Premier League(IPL).
Melbourne, March 30 : Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc aims to translate his success at the quadrennial tournament into Test cricket as well.
Sydney, Mar 30 : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has played down the sledging leveled against his teammates by Australia during the just-concluded World Cup final in Melbourne.
Dubai, Mar 30 : Following the conclusion of the World Cup, which ended with Australia winning the coveted trophy for the fifth time, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Monday with Brendon McCullum as its captain.
London, Mar 30 : England's star midfielder Jack Wilshere could soon be hot Playboy model Carla Howe's new 'guy friend' as the duo has been exchanging text messages.