Azhar Ali: Somerset sign Pakistan opener as Matt Renshaw replacement

Somerset have signed Pakistan opener Azhar Ali for the last seven matches of the County Championship season to replace the injured Matt Renshaw.

Ford relishing six-match series against Afghanistan at Bready and Stormont

Ireland coach Graham Ford believes next month's six-match series against Afghanistan will be perfect preparation for the World T20 qualifiers.

Ryan Patel: ECB reviewing allegation Surrey bowler was racially abused

A claim that Surrey's Ryan Patel was racially abused by a spectator in their win over Yorkshire in Scarborough is being looked at by the ECB.

Matthew Dunn and Freddie van den Bergh: Surrey bowlers sign new contracts

Surrey bowlers Matthew Dunn and Freddie van den Bergh have extended their deals with the Division One leaders.

Ireland v India: Two Ireland changes for India series

Ireland have made two changes for the two-match Twenty20 international series against India in Dublin.

County Championship: Somerset force Nottinghamshire to follow on at Taunton

Somerset forced Nottinghamshire to follow on in their County Championship game after bowling them out for 134.

Jos Buttler: England batsman did not feel like a ‘failure’ during Test absence

Pint-sized TMS: England beat Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs England batsman Jos Buttler says he did not "kick his heels" and feel like a "failure" during his absence from the Test team - because he could play in Twenty20 tournaments around the world.

Gary Ballance: England and Yorkshire batsman to take break from game

Gary Ballance replaced Andrew Gale as Yorkshire captain at the start of the 2017 county seasonEngland batsman and Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance is taking a break from cricket because of "personal reasons".

Ireland v Pakistan: Raining on Ireland’s Test parade

Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom will be counting the cost of a full missed dayIreland v Pakistan, TestVenue: Malahide CC, County Dublin Dates: 11-15 May Time:11:00 BSTCoverage: Updates on BBC Radio Ulster and reports on the BBC Sport website Cricket's arch enemy claimed another victim on a day when it surely could have shown a little clemency.

Jonathan Trott: Warwickshire and former England batsman to retire at end of campaign

Former England batsman Jonathan Trott is to retire at the end of the season.


When Rohit Sharma tried to ‘troll’ Yuzvendra Chahal – Times of...

NEW DELHI: The bonhomie among the cricketers in the current Indian cricket team is quite evident.