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India bid to reinstate Shanthakumaran Sreesanth fixing ban

BCCI does not agree with Kerala state high court orderNew Delhi: India’s cricket board will appeal against a court order that lifted fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth’s life ban for match-fixing, a senior official told AFP on Friday.The Board of C

Sri Lanka keen to visit Pakistan in September

Colombo: Sri Lanka are keen to visit Pakistan in September, potentially becoming the first high-profile team to tour the country which has played most of its home international matches in the UAE in the last eight years due to security situation.Gunm

Dinesh Chandimal eyes win over India in Ravindra Jadeja’s absence

Sri Lanka captain insists side are ‘a really good team’ and all-rounder being out gives them confidenceSri Lankan chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya (centre) speaks with Sri Lankan team manager Asanka Gurusinghe (left) and Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Cha

Kohli declares spin war against Australia

Chennai: India skipper Virat Kohli declared an all-out spin war against Australia, saying the quality of his bowlers gives him confidence for the one-day series starting on Sunday.

Joe Root salutes versatile Mason Crane

England captain says leg spinner, called up for Windies Test, epitomises modern cricketerLondon: England captain Joe Root said new leg spinner Mason Crane was typical of the modern cricketer who feels at ease in switching between the many formats of

DBMSC Steel to sponsor UAE teams

Men’s and women’s indoor cricket squads get backing for next month’s World Cup in DubaiDubai: Emirates Cricket have announced that DBMSC — Steel, one of Dubai’s largest stockist of structural steel and building materials for more than 46 years, will

Tamim Iqbal fined for poor conduct

Bangladesh star to be docked 15% of his match fee for verbal duel with umpiresImage Credit: AFPTamim Iqbal Dhaka: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal was on Thursday fined 15 per cent of his match fee for engaging in a verbal duel with umpires and sending off Australian batsman Matthew Wade during the first Test in Dhaka.

Haddin replaces Blewett as Australia fielding coach

Former wicketkeeper eager to work with inexperienced teamSydney: Former Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has replaced Greg Blewett as Australia’s fielding coach until the end of 2019, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.Haddin, who played 66 Tests despit

Sri Lanka staring at massive defeat and series whitewash

Hosts all out for 135 in first innings as India spinner Kuldeep takes 4-40 and Pandya smashes maiden hundredIndia's Hardik Pandya (L) plays a shot as Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella (C) and Dimuth Karunaratne look on, during the second day of the thir

Australia to play a warm-up before one-dayers

New Delhi: Australia will play a warm-up game in Chennai on Tuesday before starting a series of One Day Internationals against India, the hosts said.


Australia given Ashes boost with Mitchell Starc to make comeback from...

Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is set to make a return to competitive cricket for New South Wales against South Australia in a one-day match on Friday.