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Chandimal, coach, team manager charged for causing delay

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka’s captain, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have, on Friday (June 22), admitted to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”, breaching Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which could have them suspended for two Tests, an ICC release stated. The trio was charged by ICC chief […]

Kumble feels conditions in England ideal for India to win Test series

The five-match Test series against England presents an ideal opportunity for Virat Kolhi & Co to assert their supremacy as the No. 1-ranked side in the world. Former team India coach Anil Kumble believes India does have a good chance of making it count. “I feel we possess a good all-round unit. We have a […]

Problems aplenty for listless Australia

England’s six-wicket victory over Australia at Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Street consigned the men from Down Under to a ninth defeat from the last ten meetings between these two teams. Australia have now lost 15 of their last 17 completed ODI matches and are, at four-nil down with one to play, overwhelming favourites to be whitewashed […]

Finch, Marsh tons lift Australia to 310

Sparkling centuries from Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh helped Australia post 310 for 8 in the fourth ODI at Chester-le-Street against England in their bid for salvation having already lost the series. After suffering their biggest ODI loss in the previous game, a battered Australian outfit brought back Nathan Lyon into their XI and sent […]

Live Cricket Score of England vs Australia, 4th ODI

Unbelievable! There was a man stationed at deep square leg, he didn’t have to move an inch, Travis Head cannot believe his luck. Adil Rashid comes into the attack, bowls a half-tracker and Head’s eyes light up immediately. Unfortunately, he cannot clear the man at the boundary and hits straight to him. The openers added […]

Warner, Smith automatic selections for WC: Hussey

Australia veteran Michael Hussey expects the banned duo of Steve Smith and David Warner to walk directly into the World Cup squad if they serve their 12-month bans satisfactorily. Australia’s ODI stocks have gone from bad to worse in recent times, having won just two of their last 15 completed matches since the start of […]

Bavuma named Lions skipper merely after two months of return

Temba Bavuma, who recently moved to Lions this season, has now been named their captain. Following Stephen Cook’s resignation from the position, the 28-year-old, who until the start of the 2018-19 summer had been a part of Cape Cobras, will lead the side with Rassie van der Dussen as his deputy. “I have always been […]

No pink-ball fixtures in upcoming Sheffield Shield season

For the first time in six seasons, the Sheffield Sheild will have no pink-ball fixtures, it was announced on Thursday (June 21). The first of five rounds will kick-off earlier than usual, on October 16, with Test aspirants having as many as five rounds to make a claim for their inclusion in the Test side […]

SLC to contest ICC charge over inconsistent application of rules

An interesting legal battle is on the cards between the lawyers of Sri Lanka Cricket and International Cricket Council after the former decided to contest the ICC sanctions issued on Thursday. Following the drawn second Test match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in St. Lucia, ICC Match Referee Javagal Srinath found Sri Lanka skipper […]

Hales basks in the Trent Bridge afterglow

Alex Hales has never been one for hyperbole. So when he describes Tuesday (June 19) as the best day of his life, it is worth taking note. On a personal and team level, it could not have gone better: his sixth ODI hundred – 147, no less – contributing to a new men’s ODI record […]