Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
The International Cricket Council burnt its fingers once, and in the present day scenario where television rights account for the bulk of a tournament’s revenue, it is unlikely that cricket’s premier event is worth a gamble.
Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis cracked centuries to lift South Africa to a massive 411 for four in the World Cup against Ireland on Tuesday, the second highest total in tournament history.
The Indian cricket board elections are known for twists, turns and drama, and Monday - at the BCCI AGM in Chennai - was no different.
Nepal's national cricket team and some Australian players will take part in a 63-over cricket match to be held in Kathmandu in April in memory of late Australian cricketer Phil Hughes.
Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni slipped down the ladder to be fourth and 10th respectively, while Shikhar Dhawan retained his seventh spot in the latest ICC ODI batsmen's rankings released on Monday.
Jagmohan Dalmiya, who turned India into cricket's financial powerhouse before being unceremoniously dumped by his peers, returned as the BCCI president on Monday in place of scandal-hit N Srinivasan.
It is well known that under N Srinivasan's leadership, the BCCI has been the most vocal against DRS technology. Some other boards also raised questions against certain technological aspects of the review mechanism. But it appears the International Cricket Council (ICC), headed by Srinivasan, considers the Indian board the biggest villain as far as opposition to the DRS goes.
Embattled Pakistan finally opened their account in the cricket World Cup as they laboured to a narrow 20-run win over a spirited Zimbabwe in a Pool B match here on Sunday.
Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has left the door open for a return to the England side for controversial former captain Kevin Pietersen and said he must return to county cricket to champion his cause.
Pakistan have topped the chart of most searched teams playing in the ongoing ICC World Cup despite not performing well, a latest study by global online giant Google said.
Ireland go into Tuesday's World Cup clash against South Africa in Canberra faced with a question that even fanciful Test nations have struggled to find an answer for.
Take a look at some viral tweets from the Pakistan vs Zimbabwe match.
Veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to return as BCCI president more than a decade after he last held the top job, emerging as the consensus candidate from incumbent N Srinivasan's camp.
AB de Villiers is one of the most intimidating cricketers in the world. South Africa need to use it to their advantage. The man is very humble, so ‘imposing’ himself doesn’t automatically occur to him. That doesn’t mean it can’t be used as a strategy and should be considered.
England captain Eoin Morgan insisted he was still confident of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, despite Sunday's "hard to take" nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka.