Deccan Chronicle

Won’t lessen current sanctions on banned players, says Cricket Australia

Melbourne: Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia (CA), has made it clear that they are not considering to soften their stand on the one-year ban imposed on former team skipper Steve Smith and opener David Warner for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.

Kuldeep Yadav becomes first left-arm spinner to pick five wickets in T20Is

Manchester: Kuldeep Yadav shone the brightest in India's eight-wicket triumph over England in the first T20 International on Tuesday, grabbing five for a 24 in a match-winning spell.

Ireland vs India, 2nd T20: Hosts win toss, elect to field

Dublin: After winning the opening contest in fine fashion, Team India will look to seal the two-match T20I series when the two sides play in the final counter at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground on Friday.

India have the most complete fast-bowling attack right now: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi: The legendary Sachin Tendulkar feels India have headed to the gruelling tour of England with "the most complete fast-bowling attack in many many years", a "luxury" that was not there during his 24 years in international cricket.

Did Ahmed Shehzad smoke marijuana as he failed dope test during Pakistan Cup?

Karachi: Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has failed a dope test, it was confirmed on Wednesday.

Rohit Sharma clears Yo-Yo test, set to travel for Ireland and England tours

Bangalore: Team India batsman Rohit Sharma has passed the Yo-Yo test and will be travelling with the rest of the team for their tour of England on June 23.

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal banned for 1 Test after ball tampering row

Gros-Islet: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss his side's third Test against the West Indies after being found guilty of ball tampering by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.

No trust in the system: Mahela Jayawardene snubs desperate Sri Lanka selectors

Colombo: Sri Lankan cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene has rejected a request to provide consultancy services to the struggling national team, saying he has no "trust in the system".

Afghans keen to show mettle: Asghar Stanikzai

Bengaluru: When Afghanistan step into the M.

No let-up in intensity, vows skipper Ajinkya Rahane

Bengaluru: A day before Afghanistan’s debut in the world of Test cricket, India skipper Ajinkya Rahane said playing Test cricket was always special and it was an honour for his team to be a part of the historic tie.


2nd Test: Desperate India aim for early wickets on Day 4...

Welcome to the coverage of Day 4 of the second Test between England and India at Lord's on Sunday.