Afghanistan Cricket Team Shift Home Base from Sharjah to Noida

Afghanistan cricket team has shifted its home base from Sharjah to the UPCA stadium in Noida where they will play their matches and practice after an MoU was signed today in this regard. (Afghanistan Keen to Play International Cricket in Pakistan) According to the Memorandum of Understanding with BCCI and Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority, […]

Pakistan Cricket Board Confirms Series With India From December 24

After weeks of uncertainty, the Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed a series with India following a meeting of foreign ministers – Sushma Swaraj and Sartaj Aziz — in Islamabad on Tuesday. The series, likely to feature three limited overs matches, will be played in Sri Lanka between December 24 and January 5. Pakistan’s cricket-loving Prime […]

Virat Kohli Lashes Out at Critics, Says Team Not Given Due Credit for Series Win Over South Africa

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli is unhappy that some of the former international cricketers have run down the team despite their comprehensive 3-0 win against South Africa in the recently concluded Test series. (Kotla Win Most Special in this Series) Kohli is “hurt” that some of the former players, who have not even played for […]

Ravichandran Ashwin Says Series Win Start of a ‘Wonderful Journey’

New Delhi: Ravichandran Ashwin feels the 3-0 series win over South Africa is the start of a ‘wonderful journey’ for the current Test team and the series sweep against the No.1 side will help them improve on their dismal overseas record. (India Conquer South Africa at Kotla; Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav Help Win Series 3-0) […]

Wasim Akram Hopes For India’s ‘Yes’ on Series With Pakistan

Karachi: Pakistan cricket legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said he was anxiously hoping for a “yes” result as fans wait to hear if a planned series between arch-rivals Pakistan and India will go ahead. (India, Pakistan Series to be Held From December 24: Sources) A recent thaw in India-Pakistan relations, with the Prime Ministers of […]

International Cricket Council Requests for Two More Dressing Rooms at Eden Gardens for 2016 World Twenty20 Final

The International Cricket Council inspection team foresees “no roadblock” in Eden Gardens hosting the ICC World Twenty20 finals, even as it’s learnt that they want two more dressing rooms in the venue. (Eden Gardens in the Best Place to Play Cricket: Harbhajan Singh) Led by ICC head of events, Chris Tetley and BCCI tournament director […]

Australia’s David Warner Questions the Need to Change Test Cricket

Hobart: Australia opener David Warner has questioned why cricket chiefs seem intent on changing the format of Tests, revealing he is wary of fiddling with a concept that has been around for so long.(Smith, McCullum Hail Day-Night Test as Success) Test cricket got a pulsating makeover as Australia claimed a thrilling three-wicket win over New […]

James Pattinson in For Mitchell Starc in Australia Line-up vs West Indies

Fast bowler James Pattinson has replaced the injured Mitchell Starc in Australia’s team for the first Test against the West Indies beginning Thursday, while visiting captain Jason Holder said there would be few changes to the side that lost by 10 wickets in a tour match. (Australia vs West Indies: Visitors Fighting for Respect Down […]