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England smash their way to highest ever ODI total

Nottingham - Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow both hit hundreds as England broke the record for the highest score in a men's one-day international for the second time in two years at Trent Bridge by scoring 481 for six against Australia on Tuesday.

Stokes, Woakes to miss rest of Australia ODI series

London - Talismanic England all-rounder Ben Stokes and paceman Chris Woakes will miss the remainder of the One Day International series with Australia the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday.

Afghanistan thrashed by India in debut Test

Bangalore - Afghanistan collapsed to defeat against India inside two days on Friday in their debut as a cricket Test nation.

Afghanistan must live up to expectations in debut Test

Bangalore - Afghanistan face sky-high expectations at home ahead of their historic first-ever Test match starting Thursday against India, captain Asghar Stanikzai has said.

Australia win toss, bat 1st at The Oval

London - Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat against England in the first one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday - the tourists' first international match since their 'ball-tampering' series in South Africa.

Sri Lanka’s Mathews, Gamage out of Windies tour

Colombo - All-rounder Angelo Mathews and fast bowler Lahiru Gamage have returned home from Sri Lanka's tour of the West Indies, the cricket board said Wednesday, adding to the country's woes after losing the first Test.

Steyn far from done with Proteas

Cape Town - Dale Steyn is back in the Proteas set-up for the upcoming two-match Test series in Sri Lanka, but he has no plans on hanging up his boots any time soon.

Steyn returns to Proteas Test squad for Sri Lanka

Cape Town - Dale Steyn makes his long-awaited return to the Proteas Test squad for the two-match series to be played against Sri Lanka next month.

Scotland stun top-ranked England in ODI upset

Edinburgh - Scotland beat England by six runs to record the greatest win in their cricket history as they held their nerve in a lone one-day international at Edinburgh on Sunday.

Proteas women set for big England challenge

Cape Town - Proteas captain Dané van Niekerk says her team is ready for what they know will be a tough tour against England on their home turf.


AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has retired from international cricket, via a sudden announcement four days after completing another IPL season with Royal Challengers Bangalore, reported Cricinfo.