Ben Stokes asked the umpire to take off four overthrows during World Cup final

England hero Ben Stokes asked the umpires to take away the four overthrows that proved so decisive but controversial to their Cricket World Cup win over New Zealand. Stokes had a throw from Black Caps fielder Martin Guptill deflect off...

Smriti Mandhana draws inspiration from Kumar Sangakkara

"I have never seen Smriti being elated after a century or even after a match-saving performance. Last week also, after scoring a century in the World Cup when Smriti called me, she was as usual nonchalant," said her coach...

ICC announces Cricket World Cup Commentators and Broadcast plans

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced a stellar line up of commentators for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup along with detailed broadcast plans that will bring more than a billion fans closer to the action and players...
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Sri Lanka’s Siriwardana and Chameera achieve career-high rankings

Kane Williamson has become the second New Zealand batsman after Glenn Turner to top the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after producing a man of the match performance in the Hamilton Test against Sri Lanka, which helped the...

Team of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 announced

New Zealand’s captain and Player of the Tournament Kane Williamson has been named captain of an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 team that includes six players from Sunday’s dramatic final at Lord’s. Newly-crowned world champions England are the most...

How Graham Ford and Sangakkara were sold down the river

Sri Lanka's reputation among elite cricket coaches was at a low ebb following the unceremonious sacking of Geoff Marsh in 2012. Not many people have won both the Ashes and World Cup as a player and then as a...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be broadcasted in over 200 countries

The ICC today announced the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will be broadcast to more than 200 territories across five continents with an anticipated reach of more than two billion people, thanks to expanded syndication and licensing deals by ICC’s...

‘Tour of Sri Lanka was a practice tour’ – Gavaskar

Southampton: While Virat Kohli stated that the England versus India Test series was a close affair even as the scoreline suggested that Joe Root and co won the series, with a Test still to be played, Sunil Gavaskar has not...

Three Lankan batsmen move up Test batting rankings

Bavuma, Maharaj and Dickwella attain career-best rankings; Herath gains handsome rating points. South Africa batsmen Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar have moved up the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after notching fine centuries in the first Test against Bangladesh in Potchefstroom,...
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Steyn, Pietersen, Tahir and Perera among big names released by IPL franchises

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday (December 19) released a list of 140 cricketers, including 44 overseas players, who have been retained by their respective franchises for the upcoming season of the India Premier League. Dale...

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