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Two new balls in ODIs perfect recipe for disaster: Tendulkar

Mumbai, Jun 22 (IANS): Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has lashed out at the ICC rule of using two new balls in ODIs, terming the idea as "a perfect recipe for disaster.

Pakistan cricketer tests positive for prohibited substance

Lahore, Jun 21 (IANS): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that a prominent cricketer has tested positive for a prohibited substance but refused to reveal the name as per International Cricket Council (ICC) rules.

Chandimal appeals against one-Test ban

New Delhi, Jun 21 (IANS): Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the one-match ban handed to him, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Thursday.

Woakes out of India T20Is, Stokes likely to return

London, Jun 18 (IANS): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced that all-rounders Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes will take no part in the limited-overs series against Australia but indicated that the latter could return in next month's T20 series with India.

Pakistan have fair chance to win 2019 World Cup: Waqar

Lahore, Jun 18 (IANS): Pakistan bowling great Waqar Younis believes the experience gained by the green brigade in English conditions will boost their confidence in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, starting May 30 in England and Wales.

Heath Streak joins Scotland as consultant for tri-series

Dubai, Jun 18 (IANS): Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been roped in by Cricket Scotland as a consultant for a short eight-day period, it was announced on Monday.

Bradburn interested in New Zealand coaching job

Edinburgh, Jun 16 (IANS): Former New Zealand off-spinner and current Scotland coach Grant Bradburn has expressed interest in taking up a coaching role for the Black Caps after Mike Hesson decided to stand down from his position due to personal reasons.

Ravi, Srinath retained as ICC umpire, match referee

Dubai, Jun 15 (IANS): India's Sundaram Ravi and Javagal Srinath were on Thursday retained as umpire and match referee by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which unveiled an unchanged list for the 2018-19 season.

India opt to bat in Afghanistan’s debut Test

Bengaluru, Jun 14 (IANS): India skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to bat in the one-off Test against debutants Afghanistan here Thursday.


Gayle, Russell storm in offing as Kings XI Punjab, KKR clash

KOLKATA: Table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders and a transformed Kings XI Punjab cross swords in an Indian Premier League contest in which two big-hitting Jamaicans — Andre Russell and Chris Gayle — will be up against each other here tomorrow.