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  • Sabbir scores first top-10 spot in ICC rankings

    Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman cracks the top-10 in an International Cricket Council ranking table for the first time by reaching number 10 in the T20I batting rankings.

  • Malan leads England to series win

    England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helps the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their third T20I at Cardiff on Sunday to secure a 2-1 series win.

  • Rahane, Kohli shine as India rout West Indies

    Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli take India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second ODI at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday.

  • ICC wants to send World XI to Pakistan

    Plans for the full resumption of international cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport's global governing body said it

  • Broad hopes to return for SA Tests

    England's Stuart Broad is hoping to be fit for the first Test against South Africa but the recovering paceman would first like to see if he

  • Ford quits as SL coach

    Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has stepped down after 15 months in his second stint with the team, the cricket board announced on

  • Proteas pull level after thriller

    Andile Phehlukwayo delivered a superb final over as South Africa beat England by three runs in a thrilling Twenty20 international at

  • Aus to simulate BD conditions in Darwin

    Australia have finalised preparations for their next Test assignment, announcing yesterday that they will complete a week-long camp

  • Umpire's call won't cost a review

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • Sri Lanka part ways with head coach Ford

    Sri Lanka cricket board announce the departure of Graham Ford from his position as head coach.

  • Dhawan excels before washout

    Shikhar Dhawan extended his excellent Champions Trophy form to the start of the West Indies tour but heavy rain force the abandonment of the opening one-day international at the Queen's Park Oval.

  • Cricket Australia confirm pre-Bangladesh tour camp

    Australia will complete a week-long camp at Darwin ahead of their Qantas Tour of Bangladesh in August, Cricket Australia confirm.

  • Afghanistan ecstatic over Test status

    Cricket-mad Afghanistan was euphoric after being awarded Test match status, a rare glimmer of good news amid rising insecurity, but fans rue the lack of sports infrastructure in the conflict-torn country.

  • SA beat England by three runs

    South Africa beat England by just three runs to win the second Twenty20 international at Taunton on Friday and level the three-match series at 1-1.

  • ICC committee approves rule changes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • ACA rejects revised offer

    Australia's cricketers rejected the board's offer of a revised pay deal on Friday as the bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model

  • BCCI seeks Kohli-friendly coach

    India are likely to favour a new coach who can "get along" with Virat Kohli, cricket officials indicated Friday, after Anil Kumble stepped

  • Tight battle expected

    Eight teams are set to battle it out for the biggest prize in women's cricket, when the ICC Women's World Cup gets underway on

  • 'Tigers are very good at home'

    Australia batsman Usman Khawaja, who has not played an international game since January 22, warned that it would be unwise to take

  • Hockey's go-to man

    Though Mahbub Harun started coaching in 2003 after having called time on his playing career in the previous year, it took the former

  • Test League to benefit Tigers

    Efforts to add greater context to international cricket came a step closer to reality after the ICC's chief executives committee (CEC)

  • Fakhar Zaman: From village pariah to 'lord'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good -- but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win.

  • India start as favourites

    Captain Virat Kohli will look to put to rest, all the off-field controversies regarding Anil Kumble's controversial exit, as India gear up

  • Flintoff to star in a musical

    England cricketing great Andrew Flintoff is to try his hand at a different type of live performance -- starring in a musical it was revealed

  • Sarfraz set to be named Test captain

    Pakistan's limited over skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, who is still basking in the glory of winning the Champions Trophy, is set to be appointed

  • Ronchi retires

    New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi has retired from international cricket but will continue to play in franchise-based Twenty20

  • India's share of revenue hiked in latest deal

    India's share of world cricket revenue will increase from 293 dollars to 405 dollars million under a new deal agreed at a meeting of the

  • Malinga in 'monkey' trouble

    Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following

  • Tough task for old faces

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 29-member preliminary squad for the home series against Australia in August-

  • Afghanistan, Ireland get Full Member status

    Afghanistan and Ireland are granted Full Member status after a unanimous vote at the ICC Full Council meeting.