Dilshan, spinners, run outs foil NZ - ESPN CRICINFO
Sri Lanka sauntered to their first victory of the New Zealand tour, after Tillakaratne Dilshan hit a breezy 116 on a fine batting surface at Seddon Park.
Paul Valthaty Bursts Into Starring Role in Indian Premier League
Paul Valthaty of Punjab is a cricketing foot soldier, a low-priced backup to the expensive international talent. Two astounding performances in the span of four days have rocketed him from obscurity to fame.
New Zealand on top despite Karunaratne 152 - ESPN CRICINFO
Dimuth Karunaratnes maiden Test century redressed a poor start to the day for Sri Lanka as they kept the threat of New Zealands seamers at bay.
Sri Lankans struggle on seamers day - ESPN Cricinfo
Sri Lankans were reduced to 173 for 9 on their first day of competitive cricket in New Zealand, but had struck back through their own seamers before the close of play, in the two-day warm-up encounter in Queenstown.
Indias other-end problem
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Why cricket needs yellow and red cards
I would like to know how many times if any a David Warner or James Anderson misbehave in their respective domestic tournaments. They are actually just doing or playing their part in a overall strategy to dominate. this comes from a Innate hunger to win.
SL seek upsurge against injury-hit hosts - ESPN Cricinfo
With no wins yet on the tour, Sri Lanka will hope to convert the glimpses of potential they have shown into a complete performance in the second ODI.
Warner fined over Rohit spat
David Warner has defended his use of the words speak English during an on-field squabble with Rohit Sharma during Sundays ODI at the MCG, but has been fined 50% of his match fee over the incident. Warner admitted during a radio interview on Monday .
Amla milestone sets up easy SA win - ESPN CRICINFO
Hashim Amla became the fastest South African batsmen to reach 5000 ODI runs in a run-a-ball 66 in his 101st innings and set South Africa up to take the series lead.
Pietersen fifty eliminates Thunder
Sydney Thunders Big Bash League semi-final dreams ended with a whimper, as they hit just five boundaries, the fewest ever in a BBL innings, and were beaten by eight wickets by the Melbourne Stars. A fourth consecutive Victory for the Stars, having.
India Adds to Its Haul With Champions Trophy Title
India kept its cool, while England collapsed, in the rain-shortened final.
Warner ton seals bonus-point win - ESPN CRICINFO
The difference between Australia and England was that David Warners 127 at the top of the order set the tone for the hosts, whereas Eoin Morgans 121 served merely to add a veneer of respectability to the tourists tally.
His Wildness in Check, Australian Bowler Dominates Ashes
Mitchell Johnson, who has been taunted by cricket fans for his lack of control in the past, has led Australia to a 2-0 lead in the Ashes with something no one can teach: raw speed.
Sangakkara signs two-year Surrey deal
So jealous of Surrey fans right now. 2 years of this man. Wow. What an honour for you guys. Posted by ydoethur on (January 17, 2015, 17:39 GMT). More likely, @Paul_Somerset, no first division county could afford him since they had splashed all their.
Top Cricketer Excels On and Off the Field
Kumar Sangakkara has shown that even as he ages, he has an all-around game that few can match, plus an academics knowledge of the game.
Gayle leads West Indies in record chase - ESPN CRICINFO
West Indies pulled off the highest successful run-chase in the shortest format, propelled by Chris Gayles 90 off 41 balls.
Pink ball undergoes broadcast trial
The idea that this move is to revitalise Test cricket rather than to provide cricket for prime time TV is laughable. People arent going to go to the trouble of going to the ground just to watch a couple of hours after work. Posted by on (January 19.
For Australian Cricket Team, a New Spin Option?
Xavier Doherty is aiming to make his mark as the next great spin bowler to come out of Australia.
Pressure on England as Ashes Resumes
Australia has struggled lately and recently changed its cricket coach, so England will enter the series as an overwhelming favorite as host.
NZ complete turnaround with big win - ESPN CRICINFO
Mark Craig ran through the Sri Lanka tail to complete one of New Zealands most remarkable Test wins after they had conceded a heavy first-innings lead.
Final Innings for a Cricket Giant
Sachin Tendulkar will play his final test for India starting Thursday, exiting as a player who carried the expectations of a nation for more than two decades.. Beloved cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will play his final test for India, exiting game as player who carried the expectation of a nation for more than two decades; outpouring of tribute across country testifies to Tendulkars unmatched standing as both a sports and cultural hero.
No Kohli-Dhawan spat - Dhoni - ESPN Cricinfo
MS Dhoni has sought to rubbish reports that there had been a spat between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli on the fourth, and last, morning of the Gabba Test. Both the batsmen had copped blows on their batting arms in the��.
Australian Cricketers on Brink in Ashes
To keep its hopes of regaining the venerable trophy alive, Australia must win the third Ashes test match against England. A retooled lineup might help.
MacGill sues Cricket Australia
Former Test legspinner Stuart MacGill is suing Cricket Australia for more than $2.6 million. In a writ filed with the Victorian Supreme Court on Monday, MacGill has claimed that Cricket Australia failed to pay him more than $1.6 million in match.
Trying to Turn the U.S. Into a Cricketing Nation
The U.S.A. Cricket Association will take a significant step in converting America to cricket when two of the top eight teams in the world play international matches in Florida this weekend.
Suspicions Turn to Cricket’s Dark Side
The strangling death of the coach of Pakistan’s national cricket team has gained the world’s attention.
WICB accepts task force recommendations
The WICB board of directors has accepted the recommendations of the task force set up to conduct an inquiry into the dispute that led to the West Indies players abandoning their tour of India in October 2014. The accepted recommendations were: The.
Sri Lanka women hold on for eight-run win - ESPN Cricinfo
An unbeaten 40-ball 50 from Dilani Manodara powered Sri Lanka women to 151, and sent the team on their way towards an eight-run victory against Pakistan women in Sharjah. Sri Lanka women, opting to bat, lost two��.
Australia re-open English scars - ESPN Cricinfo
Australia hope they have re-opened the scars of last summers English misery down under with a comfortable opening triangular series victory at the SCG, and the tourists new captain Eoin Morgan certainly sounded��.
New Zealand complete best ever Test year - ESPN Cricinfo
The threat of Tim Southee and Trent Boult confirmed Brendon McCullums Boxing Day assault as match-winning. Christchurch witnessed New Zealands fifth victory in 2014, marking it their best year in Test history.
Not as Big as the Ashes, but More Important
The worlds top two cricket squads will face off when No. 1 India travels to South Africa, which typically has taken advantage of playing at home.
Southee-Boult on par with Steyn-Morkel - ESPN CRICINFO
As far as bowling pairs go, Trent Boult and Tim Southee are equals with South Africas Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said, even as he expected his team to take heart from their recent track��.
2 Bowlers Find Success With a Flair All Their Own
Lasith Malinga and Shaun Tait have given up other forms of cricket to concentrate on Twenty20, and they are dominating the Indian Premier League with their unorthodox styles.
Australia re-open English scars
Australia hope they have re-opened the scars of last summers English misery down under with a comfortable opening triangular series victory at the SCG, and the tourists new captain Eoin Morgan certainly sounded disconsolate after his century served.
Ajmals official reassessment on January 24
Most of them were pointed out in a cricinfo article in which UWA (ICCs previous bowling action testing center) raised some major concerns. Being a student of Computer vision I know that a very slight modification in input parameters (like camera.
Anger Over Decision to Shrink World Cup Cricket Field
The International Cricket Councils decision to exclude everybody but the 10 test-playing nations from the 2015 tournament was a kick in the teeth for all associate members, said one official.
Confusion Follows Triumph for Pakistan
Younis Khan led the Pakistan cricket team to a rare trophy after taking over as captain earlier this year. Now he has quit, out of form and disillusioned with the task of leadership.
Rogers brushes off Agnew claims
Chris Rogers has brushed off accusations from the English commentator Jonathan Agnew that Australias players failed to honour Phillip Hughes by maintaining their hard-nosed game in the Test series against India. Agnew has claimed that the team led by .
Test cricket is on the brink of exhaustion - ESPN Cricinfo
The rise of New Zealand is heartening, but the preponderance of whitewashes in the five-day game tells of cramped itineraries that demean rivalry.
Taijul suffers injury scare
Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam was struck on his left wrist while batting in the nets on Monday evening at the Shere Bangla National Stadium. He was taken for an X-ray immediately after the injured area swelled up. According to team sources, .
Sangakkara returns to top of Test rankings - ESPN Cricinfo
Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the top position in the ICC Test Players Rankings, following the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington, which the hosts won by 193 runs - Cricket news from Cricinfo ICC Site.
The Trials and Triumphs of the Afghan Cricket Team
The movie “Out of the Ashes” chronicles the Afghan cricket team’s long and almost successful campaign to qualify for the World Cup.
For 2 Retiring Wicketkeepers, Parallel Legacies
Tatenda Taibu and Mark Boucher have more in common than neighboring nationalities and their sudden retirements on consecutive days in the past week.
Faded West Indies Revisit Scene of Glory
In 1960, a West Indian cricket team arrived in Australia little known and largely unconsidered.
Mahmudullahs chance to repay faith
Mahmudullahs career was on edge for much of 2014, and could have been worse had he been caught by Kirk Edwards attempting a swipe across the line with Bangladesh nearing a disaster. It was the second innings of the first Test against West Indies in St .
Pankaj eyes Ranji qualification
The Maharashtra Cricket Associations cricket ground off the Mumbai-Pune expressway keeps all its plastic fold-up seats wrapped under thick plastic covers to avoid de-colouration. Not many grounds take the upkeep of their spectator seats that seriously.
They’re Old Cricket Hands, but Fresh Faces in The Ashes
Crickets biggest rivalry resumes Thursday in Brisbane, and both Australia and England will be counting on two 30-somethings who have never played in the series before.
Virender Sehwag Hits for Six Off the Pitch Too
For 14 years Virender Sehwag has set cold fear into the hearts of bowling attacks all over the world, culminating in Thursdays brutal yet beautiful innings of 219 against the West Indies in Indore.. Some of the finest verbal hits of cricketer Virender Sehwag.
Rumors and Theories About the Lahore Attack
As some readers of The Lede will have noticed, there has been a sort of virtual cross-border skirmish going on here between readers in Pakistan and India, in the comments threads below our posts this week about the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore and the response online, and about the investigation into the attack.. A leading Sri Lankan cricketer who survived the Lahore attack does not believe one conspiracy theory about the attack that is making the rounds.
Virtual doctor fights England stress
Professional cricketers plagued by stress and anxiety can now call up the help of Dr Freeman: a virtual doctor who can provide relaxation techniques to help them cope with the pressure. England players have been regularly struck by stress-related.
Sangakkara signs two-year Surrey deal - ESPN Cricinfo
Kumar Sangakkara, the worlds No. 1 Test batsman, has agreed a two-year deal with Surrey although how much he plays in 2015 will not be confirmed until Sangakkara makes a decision over his Test future - Cricket news��.
Rogers pondered retirement after helmet hit
Opener Chris Rogers has said he considered retiring from cricket after being struck in the helmet during the second Test against India at the Gabba. Rogers was fielding at short leg when he turned to avoid a sweep from Rohit Sharma and was hit on the.