Shannon Gabriel’s punishment a little harsh, says former West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop

The punishment handed Shannon Gabriel for a gay slur directed at Joe Root was a little harsh, says former West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop, who at the same time acknowledged the fast bowler erred in his choice of words directed at the England captain.

Malaysian cricket home saved from closure

Malaysian cricket home saved from closure KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s top cricket stadium, which has hosted some of the game’s greats including Sachin Tendulkar, was saved from closure Friday after the government blocked an attempt to turf out the sport’s local governing body.

Five ODI captains with highest win percentage

ODI cricket has a long history spanning nearly five decades now.

India name strong squad for T20 and ODI series against Australia

With MS Dhoni assured of his place behind the stumps, 33-year-old Karthik has been optimistic of securing a back-up role having also transformed himself into a lower order batsman who can float in the order.

Wellington’s Basin Reserve ‘worst place’ for a game of cricket

Bishen Bedi was one of the world's best bowlers.

Sri Lanka- School boy slapping incident draws strong criticism

(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Mahela Jayawardena has slammed an incident where a school boy was seen on a video being slapped at a school rugby match by his coach.

‘You’re a long time retired’: No timetable on Ross Taylor’s Black Caps future

Ross Taylor hasn't put a timeline on his international future for the Black Caps and reckons he could continue for several more seasons yet.

Rahul returns to India squad after chat show incident

Teammate Hardik Pandya had talked about his encounters with multiple women in the chat show aired last month as Rahul sat next to him, prompting an uproar on social media that led to the duo's suspension.

Sportstar awards: Deepika, Ranveer cheer for Prakash Padukone

IMAGE:  Former badminton player Prakash Padukone being greeted by his actror daughter Deepika Padukone after he was honoured with Sportstar Aces Lifetime Achievement Award.