Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani has issued a strong statement in reaction to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel’s revelation that the Indian Board had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the restructuring of the ICC was agreed upon.

Cricket Australia will import soil from India to build sub-continental style pitches to help their batsmen prepare for playing against spin, a report said on Thursday.

AB de Villiers dominated the Cricket South Africa Awards banquet by bagging four awards, including Cricketer of the Year 2014, here on Wednesday evening.

 Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary.

In what was a brilliant final, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 in a humdinger against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore. Wriddhiman Saha’s brilliant 115 not out took Kolkata to 199 for four, which seemed a good total. But in the end, Manish Pandey’s 94 helped Kolkata get on track and the contest went down to the wire with Kolkata clinching it by three wickets.

The best two teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2014) stand some distance away from the summit. Either Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) or the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would lift the coveted title when they face off in the IPL 2014 final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the final of the Indian Premier League on the back of a convincing 28-run win over Kings XI Punjab, with pacer Umesh Patel hogging the limelight with a fine display of fast bowling.

Moeen Ali was adamant. 'All young English off-spinners should be taught to bowl the doosra,' said one of the rising stars of the domestic game. 'I've been working on mine with Saeed Ajmal and I'm ready to bowl it in a match.' 

Corey Anderon pulled off a Yusuf Pathan as his innings of 95 took Mumbai Indians to the playoffs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014. Rajasthan Royals scored 189 in their 20 overs and Mumbai needed to chase it down in 14.3 overs. The scored were tied at 14.3 overs when Aaditya Tare hit a six to take Mumbai’s net run rate above Rajasthan.

Saeed Ajmal hit back at England star Stuart Broad on Sunday in a furious war of words over the Pakistan off-spinner's bowling action.