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Madziva, Cremer and Jongwe set to miss ICC World T20 with injuries

Zimbabwe have been dealt a blow to their ICC World Twenty20 campaign as Neville Madziva, Graeme Cremer and Luke Jongwe have all been ruled out of the mega-event with injuries.
2 March 2016

Delhi Daredevils rope in Rahul Dravid and Paddy Upton

The Delhi Daredevils franchise in the Indian Premier League has appointed Rahul Dravid and Paddy Upton as mentor and head coach respectively for the upcoming season of the tournament.
2 March 2016

Phangiso suspended after bowling action deemed illegal in testing

South African left-arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso has been suspended from bowling in domestic cricket after an independent testing determined that all his deliveries exceeded the allowed 15-degree extension.
1 March 2016

Fifty from Suzie Bates drives New Zealand Women to series victory

New Zealand Women chased down a target of 117 runs in 19.3 overs with the aid of a calculated fifty from their skipper Suzie Bates to complete a five-wicket victory over Australia Women in the second Twenty20 International in Wellington and thereby secured an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
1 March 2016

Charles, Fletcher onslaught sinks Zimbabwe

The West Indies openers Johnson Charles and Andre Fletcher shared an unbeaten 154-run opening stand and chased down Zimbabwe’s target of 154 runs in just 12.4 overs to complete a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the second unofficial Twenty20 warm-up match in Sharjah.
1 March 2016

Smith feels India will be tough to beat in ICC World T20

Australian captain Steven Smith reckons that India will be a tough team to beat in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament, especially considering that they will be playing in their home conditions.
1 March 2016

Essex achieves record sales of online tickets for NatWest T20 Blast

Essex County Cricket Club has managed to register a record number of sales of online tickets for the 2016 NatWest Twenty20 Blast supported by their ecommerce ticketing and CRM platform, TALENT Sport.
1 March 2016

Mustafizur Rahman to miss rest of Asia Cup due to side strain

Bangladesh have been dealt a blow to their campaign in the 2016 Asia Cup as their leading fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament with a side strain.
1 March 2016

Sports Activists want ECB to support ICC governance reforms

Sports activists Damian Collins MP and Jaimie Fuller of SKINS along with Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, who are the directors of the investigative documentary “Death of a Gentleman” have urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to push for governance reforms in the International Cricket Council.
29 February 2016

Fifties from Malik, Akmal rescue Pakistan after Javed scare

After a triple strike by Amjad Javed early in the innings, Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal hit fluent fifties and shared an unbeaten 114-run partnership to rescue Pakistan and secure a seven-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates in the sixth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
29 February 2016

South Africa women avoid clean-sweep with consolation victory

Led by fifties from Trisha Chetty and Dane van Niekerk, South Africa Women set a target of 236 runs before putting on a disciplined bowling performance to restrict West Indies Women to 200 for eight and secured a 35-run win in the third One-Day International in East London to avoid a 3-0 clean sweep.
29 February 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Sabbir Rahman

For his impactful knock of 80 in the Asia Cup encounter against Sri Lanka, thereby ensuring a 23-run victory for Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
29 February 2016

Nominations open for Lord's Taverners Sporting Chance awards 2016

Nominations are now open for this year's Lord's Taverners Sporting Chance awards, which will be handed out at a ceremony at London's Guildhall on 21st October.
29 February 2016

Ross Taylor confident of full fitness for ICC World T20

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor stated that he is confident of being fully fit in time for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournament which will be played in India.
29 February 2016

Steven Smith wants spinning wickets in South Africa

Australian captain Steven Smith is hoping that the pitches in South Africa during the upcoming tour will aid spin so as to help the teams prepare for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
29 February 2016

Test captain will be decided after ICC World T20 - Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson revealed that the team management will take a call on the appointment of the captain of the Test side only after the completion of the ICC World Twenty20.
29 February 2016

Sabbir's 80 sets up convincing win for Bangladesh

A flamboyant knock of 80 by Sabbir Rahman helped Bangladesh defeat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the fifth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
28 February 2016

Steyn confident of fitness after successful domestic return

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is confident that he has put his injury troubles behind him after having made a successful return to domestic cricket for the Western Province Cricket Club.
28 February 2016

Virat Kohli lands 30 percent fine for showing dissent

Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for showing dissent against the decision of the on-field umpire during the Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan on Saturday.
28 February 2016

Kasperek takes four as New Zealand take 1-0 lead

A four-wicket haul from Leigh Kasperek helped New Zealand Women restrict Australia Women to 113 for seven before Suzie Bates, Sara McGlashan and Amy Satterthwaite played crucial knocks to complete a four-wicket win in the first Twenty20 International in Wellington, setting up 1-0 lead in the three match series.
28 February 2016