Hales ready for return to action in T10 League
Alex Hales, the England opening batsman who was present at the arrest of Ben Stokes in Bristol in September, will mark his return to action this week
IPL now has window in ICC Future Tours Programme
An internal ICC document, which lists and dates all the major tournaments in the 2019-23 cycle, includes dates for the IPL alongside major events such as the World Cup, Champions Trophy and World T20.
WAPDA maintain perfect record, SNGPL defend 160
WAPDA made it two wins in two in the Super Eight stage of the QeA to put one foot in the final
Anderson plays down 'pretty silly' Duckett episode
James Anderson has addressed the latest incident to have unsettled England's Ashes tour by describing Ben Duckett pouring a drink over him in a bar as "a non-event"
Gayle's record 146* carries Rangpur to maiden title
Chris Gayle hoisted Rangpur Riders to their maiden BPL title, his unbeaten 146 leading them to a 57-run win in the final against Dhaka Dynamites
India's batting under pressure as SL eye series win
Having trounced India in seam-friendly conditions in Dharamsala, Sri Lanka go to Mohali with a chance of ending an otherwise miserable ODI year on a high
Cook admits England have 'damaged' their image
The world has changed and the England cricket team has to realise it, according to former captain Alastair Cook
Cook taking Test career on 'game-by-game basis'
Alastair Cook is refusing to look beyond the next game as he prepares for his record-breaking 150th Test
Williamson credits fast bowlers for series win
New Zealand's captain said he was pleased with his bowlers' performance on pitches that demanded patience of them
Australia quicks targeting key Root wicket
Josh Hazlewood says Australia's bowlers are competing for the chance to take down England's captain Joe Root as they attempt to seal the Ashes in Perth
Astle, Ferguson return to New Zealand's ODI squad
Williamson, Southee partly rested in anticipation of heavy workloads during a hectic home summer involving limited-overs series against Pakistan and England
Injured Ambris out of ODIs against New Zealand
West Indies batsman fractures left forearm after being struck by Neil Wagner short ball
Wagner, Boult seal 2-0 sweep
Trent Boult and Tim Southee shot out the top order, Neil Wagner bruised the batsmen in the middle, and Mitchell Santner cleaned up the tail, as New Zealand cruised to a 240-run victory at Seddon Park
The matches that made a record-breaker
Alastair Cook has amassed 11,691 runs and 31 centuries en route to his 150th Test appearance. ESPNcricinfo looks back at the landmarks
Big-hitting foreigners hold the key in BPL final
With Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Brendon McCullum, Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Johnson Charles and Shakib Al Hasan set to take the field on Tuesday, expect some fireworks in the BPL final between Dhaka and Rangpur
'We need to rebuild the fans' trust' - Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow says that England must begin the process of winning back the trust of their fans at the WACA next week
England players behaving 'like students' - Vaughan
Michael Vaughan says that England's senior players should be setting a better example to get the Ashes campaign back on track
Kohli ties the knot with Anushka Sharma
The India captain and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma tied the knot in Italy, in the presence of family and close friends
Charles smashes 105 to take Rangpur into BPL final
Johnson Charles and Brendon McCullum smashed 151 runs, putting together the season's highest partnership, to secure their spot in the BPL final on Tuesday against Dhaka Dynamites
BCCI revokes Rajasthan CA suspension
At its SGM on Monday, the BCCI also decided to continue contesting the damages it was ordered to pay to former IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala
Sarwate bags six as Vidarbha complete massive win
A six-wicket haul from the left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate completed Kerala's humbling in Surat, where Vidarbha won by 412 runs to set up a semi-final meeting with Karnataka
'T10 cricket is ideal for Olympics' - Morgan
Do you find those dull middle overs of T20 too much? Well, turn your attention to the UAE this week
Majumdar scores ton as Bengal bat on and on
Anustup Majumdar joined Bengal's list of second-innings centurions as they ground Gujarat into the dust on the fifth day in Jaipur
Gambhir, Chandela lead breezy Delhi chase
Gautam Gambhir's 95 and another half-century from Kunal Chandela enabled Delhi to romp into the Ranji Trophy semi-finals with a seven-wicket win against Madhya Pradesh
Mahmood stars as Lions spoil Perth opening
Any news is good for England - and the Lions provided it by becoming the first team to win at the Perth Stadium
New FTP could usher in Big Four era
India will play more than half their cricket against Australia, England and South Africa between the World Cups of 2019 and 2023, if the proposed FTP is ratified
PCB to challenge new FTP proposed by BCCI
The PCB has moved the ICC Dispute Resolution Committee with India unable to honour their commitments of paying Pakistan
Brook tasked with World Cup mood swing
England's Under-19 World Cup record is poor and raising perceptions of English cricket would certainly be timely
Will try to improve Bangladesh's away record - Shakib
Shakib Al Hasan has said leading Bangladesh's Test team should be easier now than it was in his first stint, given how settled the current group of players is
Zimbabwe pick uncapped Muzarabani, Burl for South Africa Test
While Muzarabani, the 21-year-old fast bowler, has played only five first-class matches, left-hand batsman Ryan Burl has the experience of nine ODIs
Afghanistan to make Test debut against India
The two boards are yet to confirm the dates and venue of the match, but India are likely to host it before they leave for their tour of Australia in late 2018
Nasir Jamshed handed one-year ban by PCB
An anti-corruption tribunal found the Pakistan batsman guilty of non-cooperation in the PSL spot-fixing case
Moeen calls on England to improve behaviour
Moeen Ali has admitted England's 'off-field behaviour needs to improve' after Ben Duckett was suspended for the remainder of the England Lions tour
India opt out of warm-up game ahead of SA Tests
Visitors want to have training sessions instead, says CSA
England disintegrating like in 2013-14 Ashes - Johnson
The former Australia bowler believes the visitors have enormous mental hurdles to overcome if they are to keep the Ashes series alive in Perth, even reckoning that Alastair Cook is contemplating retirement
Record-setting Taylor catches up with mentor Crowe
Ross Taylor became the joint-highest Test-hundred scorer for New Zealand on day three in Hamilton, something he never saw coming as a "white-ball player" growing up
Duckett ban fair game as Australia chase Ashes
Australia's wicketkeeper Tim Paine expects Ben Duckett's suspension to be raised as a way of distracting England on the field during the Perth Ashes Test
Cobras clinch two thrillers to make semis; Lions, Knights bow out
A round-up of the last group-stage games of the Ram Slam T20 Challenge 2017, where Titans, Dolphins, Cape Cobras and Warriors finished in the top four on the points table
T&T, Leeward scramble to draw in thrilling final-day finish
A round-up of the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament games played between December 7-10, 2017
Taylor's record-equalling ton puts NZ in sight of 2-0
New Zealand's stranglehold on the Hamilton Test grew tighter as they piled on the runs to set West Indies 444 to chase, and claimed two wickets before stumps to begin the victory push
Stirling, Dockrell spearhead 2-1 series win for Ireland
George Dockrell's first four-for in nearly three years was followed by a century from Paul Stirling, who struck 101 off 97 balls, to chase down 178 with 12 overs to spare
Shillingford five-for as Windward tie with Guyana in low-scoring thriller
With six runs to defend, Shane Shillingford sniped out the last three Guyana wickets in the space of seven balls to force a rare tie in first-class cricket
Delhi hold advantage in 217 chase
Half-centuries from Harpreet Singh and Puneet Datey proved insufficient in setting Delhi a target beyond 217, especially in light of Madhya Pradesh having earlier conceded a first-innings lead
'It is an eye-opener, we will learn from it' - Rohit
The stand-in India captain also spoke about why Ajinkya Rahane was left out, and what MS Dhoni's innings meant
Duckett suspended from remaining Lions fixtures in Australia
Ben Duckett was fined and given a final warning over his conduct but escaped being sent home early from the Lions tour of Australia
Chatterjee, Easwaran keep Bengal on course for semi-finals
Despite a lead of 613 at the end of the fourth day, Bengal don't necessarily have to declare in a bid for an outright win - they are set to advance to semi-finals by virtue of their first innings-innings lead
Rain pushes second Qualifier to Monday after teams reach compromise
The game will continue at 6pm local time, resuming from Rangpur Riders' current score of 55 for 1 after seven overs
Shakib named new Bangladesh Test captain
Mahmudullah will be the vice-captain for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, but the BCB has not named a new coach yet
Vidarbha eye semi-final berth with Fazal, Wankhade tons
With a first-innings lead already under their belt, declaration wasn't a priority for the Vidarbha batsmen who piled on 277 runs in 94 overs on the penultimate day to put their side on course to securing a semi-final berth.
Marsh return puts heat on Handscomb
Australia's coach Darren Lehmann has hinted strongly at Mitchell Marsh's likely inclusion for the final Ashes Test to be played at the WACA Ground
Gowtham six-for as Karnataka cruise into semis with innings win
K Gowtham's six-for consigned Mumbai to only their fifth innings defeat in the Ranji Trophy
Boult backs five-day Tests, wants better pitches
On a day when he paired with Tim Southee to ensure New Zealand's domination, Trent Boult said better pitches would help solve the problem of making Test cricket appealing
Wood grabs selectors' attention as England flirt with defeat
Mark Wood looks set to remain with the England squad for the rest of the Ashes tour after impressing in the warm-up match in Perth
Sri Lanka rout India to snap 12-game losing streak
Sri Lanka's seamers, led by Suranga Lakmal, used swinging and seaming conditions in Dharamsala to rip through India, setting up a seven-wicket rout that also snapped their 12-game losing streak in ODIs
Southee, Boult put New Zealand in command
The Tim and Trent adventures included one key partnership, four wickets and two spectacular catches, which left West Indies trailing by 158 runs at stumps
Comilla eye batting revival with spot in final at stake
After having been skitted for 96 - their lowest score in the BPL - Tamim's men need to lift their batting if they are to topple Rangpur and join Dhaka in the final
Bangladesh 'mentality' in SA contributed to Hathurusingha exit - BCB head
Shakib Al Hasan's request to rest during the South Africa Tests also contributed to the coach's resignation, according to BCB president Nazmul Hassan
Washington Sundar replaces injured Jadhav in ODI squad
Kedar Jadhav suffered a hamstring injury while training on the eve of the ODI series opener against Sri Lanka
'I do understand team's strengths and weaknesses' - Rohit
Rohit, who has led Mumbai Indians to three titles in the IPL, will lead India for the first time in the ODI series opener against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala
Defending champions Gujarat concede lead
The Bengal seamers did most of the damage before Abhimanyu Easwaran piled on Gujarat's troubles, nearing his second century of the match by stumps on day three
Chandela, Himmat fifties secure Delhi's first-innings lead
Madhya Pradesh finished the third day at 47 for 2, still trailing Delhi by 20 runs after they were bowled out for 405
Players' behaviour 'totally unacceptable' - Bayliss
Trevor Bayliss has threatened to drop players from the England team after another late-night incident in Perth which saw Ben Duckett pour a drink over James Anderson
Shreyas Gopal's 150 flattens Mumbai
Karnataka took another decisive step towards clinching a semi-final berth, as they amassed a first-innings lead of 397 against Mumbai
Gurbani, Fazal put Vidarbha in command
Rajneesh Gurbani's 5 for 38 gave Vidarbha a 70-run first-innings lead, and Faiz Fazal built on it with an unbeaten 51 against Kerala in Surat
Signs that Cook's time is up - Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen has described the batting of both England and Australia as "no good", and questioned Alastair Cook's desire ahead of the third Ashes Test
Jennings impresses on troubling day for England
While his colleagues were drawn into edges as the ball darted around on a grassy surface and under overcast skies, Jennings left well, played straight and put away anything on his legs or hips
Sri Lanka's best chance to challenge Kohli-less India
The visitors, buoyed by the return of Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne and Danushka Gunathilaka, seek to improve a woeful 2017 ODI record
Didn't assess Hamilton pitch well enough - Gabriel
The fast bowler also said that on a surface that was "flatter than Wellington," West Indies would have taken having New Zealand seven down at stumps
Duckett 'poured drink over' Anderson
Ben Duckett was dropped from the England XI to play a tour match in Perth after his involvement in what is understood to have been an argument with James Anderson
Lyon best spinner in the world - Davison
John Davison, mentor to Australia offspinner Nathan Lyon, believes improved batting performances from Australia have also aided the spinner's success after a difficult period last year
Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84
Half-centuries from Jeet Raval and Colin de Grandhomme put New Zealand in a comfortable position at 286 for 7, but West Indies broke through to the tail late in the day to boost their chances
Kingma's hat-trick sets up Netherlands' sweep of Namibia
The seamer's maiden five-wicket haul in List A cricket knocked over Namibia for 181 and consigned them to the last place in the WCL Championship
PCB anti-corruption unit summons Mohammad Sami
He has not been charged or issued any show cause notice with PCB's General Manager Legal Salman Naseer confirming that his appearance was "nothing out of the ordinary"
Adnan Mufti hundred in bizarre UAE victory
He made 104 but UAE were bowled out for 195. Then Nepal were cruising the chase at 90 for 3 only to end up 132 all out
Hafeez to work on remodelling action in England
The allrounder will fly to England next week to be assessed by biomechanical expert Dr Paul Hurrian and bowling coach Carl Crowe
'Relaxed' Gayle sets the BPL alight
He made two fifties earlier in the season, but come the big game, he stood up with a belligerent hundred that took Rangpur Riders one step closer to the BPL trophy
Afridi stars as Dhaka waltz into the BPL final
Dhaka Dynamites, banking on pure power hitting and a sensational trio of spin bowlers, reached the 2017 BPL final with a 95-run win over Comilla Victorians in the first qualifier in Mirpur
Vidarbha fight back after being bowled out for 246
A late rally from the lower order and early wickets from the new-ball pair of Lalit Yadav and Rajneesh Gurbani helped Vidarbha regain some lost ground in Surat
Bairstow wants to move on from Brisbane sledging
Jonny Bairstow has indicated he would consider taking the matter of Australia's sledging further if they "crossed the line" again later in the series
Defending champions Gujarat in danger of conceding lead
Bengal seamers B Amit and Ishan Porel picked up five wickets between them to trigger a middle-order collapse that left defending champions Gujarat at 180 for 6 and still 174 runs behind
ZC postpones domestic cricket amid cash shortage
The board was only able to pay 50% of November salaries and also indicated December salaries would be delayed
Shorey, Chandela lead Delhi's reply after Harpreet ton
Harpreet Singh Bhatia converted his overnight 47 to 107 not out to stretch MP's total to 338 but Delhi hit back with fifties from the rookies
Karnataka race ahead as Gautam breaks poor form
The batsman had come into the quarter-final with an average of 18 this season. His team was five down, with a lead of only 45. He struck a half-century that changed the game
Chandika Hathurusingha appointed Sri Lanka coach
Chandika Hathurusingha has been appointed Sri Lanka's new head coach and will begin his new role on December 20, at the start of the T20I series in India
Yorkshire turn to Williamson for fourth stint
When it comes to New Zealand's captain, Yorkshire will take what they can get and be grateful for it
Gayle's 51-ball 126* eliminates Khulna
The West Indian smashed almost 75% of his team's runs as Rangpur Riders secured their spot in the second qualifier in BPL 2017
Moeen feels he has let England down
Moeen Ali will play in England's two-day warm-up match against a CA XI as a specialist batsman, regretting an injured spinning finger that has undermined his tour
Nabi, Pollard join Renegades after Narine opts out
The allrounders will join Dwayne Bravo as the club's other overseas recruits, with Sunil Narine withdrawing from the tournament citing personal reasons
Mitchell Marsh a future captain, needed for Perth Test - Langer
Justin Langer, the Western Australia coach, touted Mitchell Marsh as a future Australia captain and suggested he should be included in the XI for the Perth Test, where the side could need a fifth bowling option
PCB's anti-corruption code tweak won't apply to Sharjeel case
The PCB clarified that the tweak in the anti-corruption code, pertaining to appeals against the decisions of the spot-fixing investigation tribunal, "will affect future cases"
New Zealand favourites as Southee set to return
With New Zealand having won the first Test by a big margin, and with Tim Southee set to return, West Indies are up against it to level the series
McCarthy's five-wicket haul helps Ireland level series
Earlier, Paul Stirling's 82 helped Ireland reach 271 after electing to bat
Mujeeb Zadran in Afghanistan squad for Under-19 World Cup
Mujeeb Zadran, the first men's player born in the 21st century to play ODI cricket, has been named in Afghanistan's squad for the Under-19 World Cup
Mohammad Shahzad receives one-year ban for doping code violation
The ICC has retroactively suspended the Afghanistan wicketkepeer from January 17, 2017 to January 17, 2018. The matches he has played in between this period will be expunged from his record
Dhaka, Comilla one victory away from final
With neither team facing elimination and both featuring star-studded line-ups, the first qualifier between Dhaka Dynamites and Comilla Victorians is set to be a cracker
Jonty Rhodes leaves Mumbai Indians after nine seasons
New Zealand''s James Pamment, the former Northern Districts coach, has been announced as Rhodes' replacement for the three-time IPL champions
I'd never faced anything like the short barrage in Adelaide - Overton
Craig Overton came away with a massive bruise on his chest as a mark of his impressive efforts on debut but knows he needs to condition himself to the demands of Test cricket
Two sessions lost in Vidarbha-Kerala quarter-final
In the 24 overs that were played, Kerala took three top order wickets as Vidarbha finished the day on 45 for 3
Easwaran's 129 leads Bengal's recovery
His 175-run partnership with Anustup Majumdar (94) completed Bengal's comeback on the opening day after they were reduced to 59 for 4 by Gujarat in the opening session
Pakistan to host three PSL games next year
The schedule for the 2018 PSL has been announced, with the final of the tournament scheduled to be held in Karachi
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