Ashes outcast Stokes eyes New Zealand hit-out

Suspended England allrounder Ben Stokes plans to play first-class cricket in New Zealand, officials said Tuesday, potentially paving the way for a dramatic Ashes call-up. Social media went into overdrive late Monday when a picture showing Stokes leaving London's Heathrow...
Kohli rested for Sri Lanka

Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit Sharma named skipper

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has been rested for the ODI series against Sri Lanka, the BCCI announced on Monday (November 27). He will, however, captain the Test side for the third game of the ongoing series against Sri...

Clinical Australia clinch 10-wicket win

Australia completed the day five formalities to record a resounding Ashes statement with a 10-wicket victory over a flagging England in the first Test at the Gabba on Monday (November 27). The increasingly confident hosts completed the job an hour...

Smith, Marsh come to Australia’s rescue after top-order failure

If the first two days of the Test match are anything to go by, the Ashes series should be a keenly fought contest. This was another day of absorbing Test cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane with Australia finishing on 165...
England kept in check on cagey Ashes opening day

England kept in check on cagey Ashes opening day

A gritty England dismissed Australia's bold predictions of a bloodbath with a resolute batting display, but the hosts fought back late on day one at the Gabba on Thursday (November 23).England reached stumps at 196 for 4 on a...
Ashes 2017-18

Test of character as another Ashes chapter unfolds

All the talk, hype and build-up will finally give way to actual on-field action when Australia and England clash in the first Ashes 2017-18 Test in Brisbane on Thursday (November 23). Among the factors that could make the series intriguing...

England name playing XI to take on Australia in Ashes opener

Jake Ball has won his battle with Craig Overton to take the fourth seamer’s place in England’s first Test line-up and try to fill the enormous shoes of Ben Stokes. Ball, England’s best bowler in the early warm-up games here, was confirmed...
Glenn Maxwell called in as cover for Warner

Glenn Maxwell called in as cover for Warner

Glenn Maxwell has been called in as cover for David Warner for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. Australia's star opener suffered a sore neck at training on Tuesday during a fielding drill, but is confident of recovering in time, despite showing...
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BCB president almost gives up hope of retaining Hathurusingha

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan, on Monday (November 20), hinted that they had given up hopes of Chandika Hathurusingha continuing as the head coach and instead were looking at other options to replace him. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) are...

Warner hit by neck injury ahead of Ashes

Australia vice-captain David Warner said he will undergo intense treatment on his neck after suffering sudden pain during training on Tuesday, just two days before the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. The opening batsman injured his neck while taking a...

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