This weekend, cricketers around the world joined in paying their tributes to Muhammad Ali - a man whose greatness transcended his sport and touched the lives of so many during his life.
After spectacular performance in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley, England cricketers Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson made significant gains in the International Cricket Council Test rankings for players.
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews blamed his side's poor batting display as one of the chief reasons for their side’s massive defeat in the first Test match at Headingley.
England batsman Joe Root has swept the honours at the England team awards dinner including the cricketer of the year award in the Test and the limited overs formats.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle believes that the concept of day-night Test matches will succeed in increasing the popularity of the format.
Australian pacer Shaun Tait has been added to the Kolkata Knight Riders squad in the ongoing Indian Premier League as a replacement for the injured John Hastings.
Shashank Manohar, the former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India has been elected unopposed as the chairman of the International Cricket Council.
Sri Lankan fast bowler Dhammika Prasad is all set to miss the second tour match against Leicestershire after suffering a shoulder injury during the encounter with Essex in Chelmsford.21
Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has revealed that the players are eager to participate in the day-night Test match scheduled to be played against New Zealand later in the year.
Australian opening batsman David Warner is eager to make a mark by adopting a positive approach during the tour of Sri Lanka in July.
Zimbabwe Cricket has announced that they will host India for a limited overs series consisting of three One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 internationals to be played in the month of June.
Former England coach Peter Moores has declined the offer to become the next head coach of the Pakistan national team as he wants to spend time with his family.
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