Mitchell Starc Set to Miss World Twenty20 After Ankle Surgery

Hobart: Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will have ankle surgery and is “unlikely” to play in the World Twenty20 tournament in India next year, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. (James Pattinson in For Mitchell Starc in Australia Line-up vs West Indies) Starc, who has had trouble with his right ankle stemming back to the Ashes […]

Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh Tons Make an Opening Day of Misery For West Indies

Hobart: Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh pounded tons in a triple-century unbroken stand to crush the dispirited West Indies and put Australia in command of the first Test in Hobart on Thursday. (Scorecard) In a grim foreboding of what lies ahead for the maligned Caribbean tourists in the three-Test series, Australia cruised effortlessly to 438 […]

Martin Guptill Ton Gives New Zealand First Day Honours Against Sri Lanka

Dunedin: Martin Guptill rebounded from a horror Australian series with his third century to guide New Zealand to a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. (Australia Win Day-Night Test in Tense Finish Against New Zealand) On a Dunedin pitch said to be ripe for seam bowlers, […]

Ricky Ponting Unveils Own Statue, Wants Hobart to Host Test vs India

Hobart’s celebrated son Ricky Ponting will now be a permanent fixture at Bellerive Oval, now called the Blundstone Arena. The former Australian captain unveiled a bronze statue of himself on the concourse of the Ricky Ponting Stand on Wednesday and demanded a better deal for Tasmania as a Test venue. (Steve Waugh Backs Ricky Ponting, […]

Anurag Thakur Says Decision on India-Pakistan Series Subject to Government Approval

Conceding that time is running out for the proposed India-Pakistan bilateral cricket series, Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur said the Board is still waiting for the government approval before taking any decision. (Can’t Play Cricket with Pakistan When People Are Dying on the Border: BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur) India are […]

AB de Villiers to Keep Wickets for England Series, Dale Steyn Included in South African Squad

AB de Villiers will be behind the wickets for the first two tests of South Africa’s four-match Test series against England starting in December. After a disappointing tour of India, South Africa’s selectors are aiming to rework their lineup. (Ian Bell Dropped for England’s Series Against South Africa) South Africa, who are ranked No.1 in […]

Virat Kohli to Wrestle Rohit Sharma on a New Pitch

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma may be trusted allies on the cricket field, but off it they are not shy of testing their strength against each other. This time, the India Test captain has chosen the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) to prove a point or two to his teammate. (Cricket Fan Gareth Bale Backs Virat […]

Shikhar Dhawan Has Faulty Bowling Action, Says International Cricket Council

He barely made headlines with his batting, but Shikhar Dhawan is in the news for the wrong reasons. The Indian opener, who scored only 150 runs in seven innings in the just-concluded Test series, has been reported for a suspect bowling action and the International Cricket Council (ICC) will put him through a remedial process. […]