Holder, Dowrich rescue Windies

PORT OF SPAIN: West Indies rode their luck through a challenging first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka to reach 246-6 at stumps at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Wednesday.

NZ cricket coach Hesson quits

WELLINGTON: New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson announced Thursday he was quitting, a year out from the World Cup, citing family reasons.

Morgan warms up for Aussie series with ton

Morgan warms up for Aussie series with ton LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan was in the runs ahead of the forthcoming limited-overs series against Australia with a century for Middlesex against Gloucestershire in county cricket’s One-Day Cup on Wednesday.

Lord’s inspires Australia’s WC ‘dream’

LONDON: Australia captain Tim Paine believes training at Lord’s has fuelled the team’s “dream” of appearing in next year’s World Cup final at the ‘home of cricket’.

Steyn replaces Amla at Hampshire

LONDON: South African pacer Dale Steyn will make up for the absence of fellow countryman Hashim Amla who won’t be returning for his County stint with Hampshire due to the knee injury.

Speedway to move from Western Springs, paving way for cricket to move in

International cricket at Western Springs in Auckland is a step closer, with speedway promoters agreeing to move from the venue to a site near Auckland Airport.

Australia start their new era with a win at Sussex

Marcus Stoinis’ century guided Australia to an underwhelming 57-run victory over Sussex as they returned to action for the first time since March’s ball-tampering scandal.

Georgie mocks Karl’s ‘tiny’ package

Karl copped it on the Today show this morning over his nudie run.

Hesson’s legacy and where to now for the Black Caps?

Imagine the angst if All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had stood down a year out from the World Cup.

Lyon wouldn’t refuse being Paine’s deputy in Test cricket

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon says that he won’t shrink from the responsibility of the vice-captaincy of the Test team if it is offered to him but insisted that all seniors players need to step up now.