England batsman Ian Bell announced on Friday his retirement from the one-day international format in order to concentrate on prolonging his Test career.
Cheteshwar Pujara made a grand comeback after eight months, scoring an invaluable century to pull India out of serious trouble on the second day of the deciding third Test against Sri Lanka.
Batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes the top-order batsmen need to be constantly trained to shake off the over-aggressive traits imbibed in limited overs cricket.
Shoaib Akhtar said the proposed cricket series between India and Pakistan due to be held in the UAE should be postponed until border unrest between the two nations ends.
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High drama was on Friday witnessed in the BCCI's crucial Working Committee meeting over the presence of N Srinivasan, prompting the president Jagmohan Dalmiya to adjourn the meeting sine die over lack of legal clarity on the sidelined former chief's status.
The first day's play of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ended early due to rain in Colombo on Friday, with just about one hour's play possible.
The New South Wales state government says it will conduct a coroner's inquest into the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes during a first-class match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
An excellent bowling performance, highlighted by left-arm spinner Axar Patel's supreme figures of 4-0, helped India A win the second and final four-day cricket match by an innings and 81 runs.
Steven Smith's first match as full-time Australia captain ended with a rain-affected 23-run one-day international win over Ireland in Belfast on Thursday, but it needed the speed of Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc to put the hosts in their place.
Two new teams for the next two editions of the IPL in place of the suspended CSK and RR franchises was among the two proposals put forward by the IPL Governing Council.
If India pull off a win, even against a weakened Sri Lanka, it will be huge. After all, they have won a series in Sri Lanka only once, in 1993.
India's only series here triumph came in 1993 when the visitors won 1-0 with two matches drawn. They have only twice before come from behind to win a Test series, both at home.
Naman Ojha admitted there was pressure to impress straightaway, but said he was ready for the challenge of keeping at a ground where spinners could play an important role.
Najam Sethi, a senior PCB official, expressed hope of the Indo-Pak series coming through in December, saying the situation would be clear by next month.