Pakistan jumped three places from sixth to third spot in the latest ICC Test cricket rankings after beating Sri Lanka 2-1 in a three-match Test series.
Younis Khan hit a brilliant unbeaten 171 as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third Test on Tuesday to win their first series on the island since 2006.
Raghuraj Veer, 17, was one of the 200-odd Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans who had assembled outside his house 'Shaurya' in Ranchi on Tuesday morning to celebrate and greet the star on his 34th birthday.
Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangiso bowled South Africa to a series-clinching 31-run victory in the second and final Twenty20 match against Bangladesh at Mirpur on Tuesday.
Regular India Test opener Murali Vijay wants to make full use of his recall to the ODI side for the team's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe without looking too far ahead.
India's leg-spin bowler Karn Sharma has been ruled out of an upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe due to a finger injury.
The all-rounder has been released on bail and will face a court hearing on July 21 after he returned a blood alcohol sample reading of approximately twice the United Kingdom's legal limit which is 100 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's explosive hitting saw him set a new record in the English T20 Blast competition on Friday with a blistering 158 not out off 64 balls for his county Warwickshire.
Indian women were handed a second consecutive loss by New Zealand in Bengaluru on Friday as the hosts now trail 2-1 in the five-match ODI series.
Ajinkya Rahane admits he was stunned to be named India captain for their upcoming Zimbabwe series, after being dropped just a week earlier, and while he plans to draw inspiration from past skippers he also wants to make his own mark on the team.
Showing disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, Bangladeshi newspaper 'Prothom Alo' has produced a spoof 'cutter' advertisement, in which several Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven.
Chief selector Sandeep Patil and his four fellow selectors have sent a firm message to ODI skipper MS Dhoni and Test captain Virat Kohli for controversial decisions taken during the Bangladesh tour.
Barely a week ago ODI skipper MS Dhoni made a harsh assessment of Ajinkya Rahane and axed him from the playing eleven during the recent disastrous Bangladesh series. On Monday, the 27-year-old was back - as the captain of the Indian team that will tour Zimbabwe.
Calm and reserved are two epithets one hears most while talking about Ajinkya Rahane to those who knew him well before he became an India cricketer. Yet, slotting the batsman like that may not be fair as Rahane, though mild-mannered, has transformed into a player who does not shy away from aggressive hitting.