ICC awards Ireland's domestic competition first-class status

As a major boost to the Ireland cricket, the International Cricket Council has awarded the domestic competition Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship a first-class status.
15 October 2016

Gary Ballance wants to secure England Test place

England batsman Gary Ballance wants to cement his place in the Test squad with strong performances in the upcoming series against Bangladesh.
14 October 2016

India could reconsider DRS for England series

India might reconsider their stance on using the Decision Review System when they take on England in a five-match Test series at home which starts in November.
14 October 2016

India need comprehensive series win to rise in ODI rankings

In the upcoming five-match One-Day International series against New Zealand, India need to win the contest by a margin of 4-1 or more if they want to rise in the International Cricket Council team rankings.
14 October 2016

Suresh Raina to miss first ODI against New Zealand

India's middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has been ruled out of the opening game of the One-Day International series against New Zealand at Dharmasala on Sunday due to a viral fever.
14 October 2016

Azhar Ali, Sami Islam frustrate West Indies on batting day

Opening batsmen Azhar Ali and Sami Aslam shared a mammoth 215-run stand as Pakistan reached 279 for one at stumps on day one of the first Test against West Indies in Dubai.
13 October 2016

Imran Tahir fined by ICC for misconduct

South Africa leg spinner Imran Tahir has been copped 30 per cent of his match fees for his inappropriate behaviour in the recently concluded fifth One-Day International against Australia in Cape Town.
13 October 2016

Eoin Morgan will captain England in India - Paul Farbrace

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace confirmed that Eoin Morgan will return back to captain the national team during the limited overs series in India despite his decision to pull out of the Bangladesh tour.
13 October 2016

Steven Smith rues lack of partnership after series whitewash

Australian captain Steven Smith lamented on their inability to build partnerships on a consistent basis after losing the One-Day International series 0-5 to South Africa.
13 October 2016

Rod Marsh to step down as national selector next year

National selector of Australia, Rod Marsh, has decided to step down from his post at the expiry of his contract next year.
13 October 2016

Hope, Powell included in West Indies squad for tri-series

West Indies have included uncapped batsmen Shai Hope and Rovman Powell in the 15-man squad that will take part in a One-Day International tri-series in Zimbabwe.
13 October 2016

Toby Wins Willmott Dixon Quality Award

Toby Spearing of Sports Construction Specialists S&C Slatter has won a major quality award from Willmott Dixon Construction for his innovation and dedication to the new Edenbrook Leisure Centre project at Fleet, Hampshire.
12 October 2016

Ravichandran Ashwin reclaims number one spot in ICC Rankings

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has reclaimed the pole position in the International Cricket Council rankings for bowlers after his recent performance in the Test series against England.
12 October 2016

Faf du Plessis determined to whitewash Australia 5-0

South African stand-in captain Faf du Plessis stated that he is determined to make sure that the Proteas win the ongoing five-match One-Day International series against Australia 5-0.
12 October 2016

Ashwin will be crucial for India's stay at the top - Virat Kohli

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli admitted that the performances of Ravichandran Ashwin will play a crucial role if the team is to maintain its number one position in the longer format.
12 October 2016

Mortaza rules out apology to England

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza stated that the team need not apologise to England for their celebrations as he believes that they did not do anything wrong.
12 October 2016

Moeen Ali confident of series victory against Bangladesh

England all-rounder Moeen Ali asserted that his team will come hard in the third and deciding One-Day International against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Wednesday.
11 October 2016

Zimbabwe appoint Heath Streak as head coach

Heath Streak, the former Zimbabwe skipper, will take over as the national team's head coach and will fill the vacancy created after the sacking of Dav Whatmore.
11 October 2016

Mortaza, Sabbir fined for code of conduct breach

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza and his teammate Sabbir Rahman has been docked 20 per cent of their match fees by the International Cricket Council for their misconduct during the second One-Day International in Mirpur on Sunday.
11 October 2016

Winter Season Meetings For Cricket Groundsmen

Now that cricket squares have been "put to bed", thoughts turn to the winter meetings of the Cricket Groundsmen's Association which will be held monthly on Mondays at Lindum CC in Lincoln, starting at 7.30pm.
10 October 2016