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Two former India U-19s, ex-West Indies batsman Xavier Marshall named in USA squad for...

Xavier Marshall's last appearance for West Indies was in a 2009 World Twenty20 semi-final © Getty Images Xavier Marshall, the 31-year-old Jamaican who played seven Tests for the West Indies from 2005 to 2009, is in line to make his...

Harris punished for criticising obstructing-the-field call

Ryan Harris, the former Australia fast bowler and now coach, has been reprimanded and handed a suspended fine of A$3,000 (US$ 2300 approx) for voicing his displeasure at the obstructing-the-field decision made against Alex Ross when playing for Brisbane...

Not saying Rahane will not start in this game – Kohli

To some Ajinkya Rahane was a shock exclusion from the first Test - he has the best overseas record among the current India batsmen - but to Virat Kohli it was no surprise at all. On the eve of...

Pakistan look to seniors to break New Zealand’s dominance

Big pictureUntil the previous game, Pakistan enjoyed a nine-game winning ODI streak stretching all the way back to the Champions Trophy last June. So clinically were they beaten in the first ODI in Wellington, that it felt like Pakistan...

Olivier, Ngidi added to South Africa squad for second Test

South Africa have added the fast bowling duo of Duanne Olivier and uncapped 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi to their squad for the second Test against India later this week. The changes came into place after Dale Steyn picked up...

Ireland pile up their highest total in fourth straight win

Ireland 331 for 6 (Stirling 74, Niall O'Brien 51, Whittingham 3-58) beat Scotland 307 for 9 (Jones 74, Leask 59, MacLeod 58) by 24 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsPaul Stirling flicks behind square Peter Della PennaIreland piled up 331 for 6...

England don’t need ‘big upheaval’ after Ashes loss – Anderson

James Anderson admitted England have "not done themselves justice" in the Ashes but feels that, despite the result, plans for a "big upheaval" should be resisted.England were thrashed by an innings and 123 runs in Sydney - their...

Leicestershire sign Abbas, Sohail as overseas players

Leicestershire have made a double Pakistan pace bowler signing for the 2018 season, with Paul Nixon beginning his tenure as head coach by bringing in Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan to share overseas player duties.Abbas, 27, has made a...

Hooda, Garhwal star in Baroda, Rajasthan triumphs

Baroda captain Deepak Hooda's 34-ball 57 helped his team chase down a target of 179 by five wicket against Maharashtra in Rajkot. Hooda's second half-century in the tournament was instrumental in Baroda winning their fourth consecutive game and remain...

Yorkshire chiefs propose Championship shake-up

Yorkshire, often regarded as the staunchest defenders of the County Championship, have put forward proposals for a conference-style format intended to "reinvigorate" the competition and ensure unity among the 18 professional clubs.Mark Arthur, Yorkshire's chief executive, and Martyn Moxon,...

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