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Ponting keen to help new Aussie coach Langer

Cape Town -  Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he is keen to new coach Justin Langer's backroom team to help in some capacity.

Pakistan fight back in Ireland’s first ever Test

Dublin - Shadab Khan and debutant Faheem Ashraf both scored maiden Test fifties as Pakistan fought back in Ireland's inaugural Test match in Dublin on Saturday.

Irish hopes intact as bad weather derails Test debut

Dublin - When you've waited as long as Ireland have to play your first Test match, a few more hours' delay may not seem that significant.

Paine: Warner will be welcomed back by Aussies

Cape Town - Australia's Tim Paine says that David Warner, as well as Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft, will be welcomed back into the national set-up when they have completed their respective bans for ball-tampering.

New Oz coach would’ve ball-tampered if told to

Cape Town - New Australia coach Justin Langer is not sure how the team's culture changed over the years, but he is determined to find out.

Ireland-Pakistan Test revives World Cup memories

Dublin - Ireland will be huge underdogs when they face Pakistan in their inaugural men's Test match at Malahide on Friday.

Lehmann set to take up new coaching role with CA

Cape Town - Darren Lehmann is set to take up a new coaching role with Cricket Australia (CA) as he will link up with the National Performance Squad (NPS).

Kirsten: Aussies will be ready to compete at CWC

Cape Town - Former Proteas opening batsman Gary Kirsten feels Australia can still be major contenders at next year's Cricket World Cup in the UK despite the ball-tampering scandal.

Fit-again AB back for RCB, De Kock flies home

Cape Town - Proteas star batsman AB de Villiers has been declared fit for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) after missinga couple of IPL games.

Tryon, Van Niekerk steer Proteas women to emphatic win

Cape Town -  Chloe Tryon and captain Dané van Niekerk played big all-round roles in setting up the Proteas' resounding 106-run victory in the opening match of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) One-Day International (ODI) series against Bangladesh in Potchefstroom on Friday.


Stoinis, fast bowlers added to Australia central contracts list

SYDNEY (Reuters) - All-rounder Marcus Stoinis and fast bowlers Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye have been awarded central contracts with Cricket Australia for the first time as the team looks to focus on limited overs cricket over the next 12 months.