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    Teenager dies after being hit by cricket ball

    A Bangladeshi teenager dies in hospital in Dhaka after he is hit by a ball while umpiring a cricket match, police say.

  • Wily Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory

    Rangana Herath becomes the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steer Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

  • Khalid Latif banned for five years

    Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal bans opener Khalid Latif for five years and fine him one million rupees ($9,489) over a spot-fixing case.

  • ‘Bangladesh have to look after Fizz’

    Australia opener David Warner heaps praise on Bangladesh pacer and his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Mustafizur Rahman.

  • SL to play day-night Test against Pak

    Sri Lanka will play its first day-and-night Test match later this month when they meet Pakistan for a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Pollard’s ‘no’ to Lewis’s ton

    Kieron Pollard, leading Barbaros Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League, comes under fire for perceived unsportsmanlike conduct after deliberately bowling a no-ball that may have denied St Kitts and Nevis Patriots opener Evin Lewis a century at the end of an astonishing seven-over chase of 129.

  • Great job, Bangladesh!

    Cricket fans couldn't expect a more thrilling finish to a match that proved to be intense since day one, going against Test cricket's established slow-and-steady-wins-the-race formula.

  • Mashrafe heaps praise on Tigers

    Bangladesh’s ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza heaps praise on the team members on their historic Test win over Australia through a facebook post.

  • Soumya’s shot surprised me: Agar

    Ashton Agar says Soumya Sarkar's shot late in the day surprised him.

  • De Villiers steps down as ODI captain

    AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa's one-day captain but could return to Test cricket.

  • Tigers' West Indies tour to be deferred?

    Bangladesh's scheduled tour of the West Indies next year is likely to be pushed back.

  • Najam Sethi eyes international tours

    Newly elected Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi vows to bring international competition back to the terror-hit country after years of isolation.

  • Moeen hattrick seals Test for England

    Moeen Ali's hattrick sees England complete a 239-run win over South Africa in the third Test at The Oval on Monday.

  • Malan leads England to series win

    England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helps the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their third T20I at Cardiff on Sunday to secure a 2-1 series win.

  • Rahane, Kohli shine as India rout West Indies

    Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli take India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second ODI at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday.

  • SA beat England by three runs

    South Africa beat England by just three runs to win the second Twenty20 international at Taunton on Friday and level the three-match series at 1-1.

  • ICC committee approves rule changes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • Fakhar Zaman: From village pariah to 'lord'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good -- but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win.

  • Cricket is a great teacher

    At a British-hosted reception a few days before the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Ovals, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli said, “People want to see England and India play in the finals.”

  • ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 WCs

    The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson.

  • Indo-Pak final after 10 years

    India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy on Sunday but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents

  • Harmison contemplated suicide!

    Former leading England pace bowler Steve Harmison has revealed his battle with depression got so bad at the peak of his career he contemplated suicide.

  • Australia name squad for Bangladesh tour

    Mitchell Starc will miss Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh in August due to injury, while left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe has been axed despite bowling Australia to victory with a 12-wicket haul against India in Pune earlier this year.

  • Pakistan in final

    Pakistan book a place in Sunday's final of the ICC Champions Trophy after dispatching hosts England by eight wickets in the first semifinal at the Sophia Garden in Cardiff today.

  • BCB HP's core training camp from June 13

    The core training camp of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) High Performance (HP) Squad will begin at the National Cricket Academy in Mirpur from 13 June.

  • Dhawan leads India's run riot

    Shikhar Dhawan leads the India charge with a blistering 125 as the holders pile up 321 for six against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy on Thursday.

  • England in semifinals

    England book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an 87-run win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan cricket's overhaul urged

    Pakistan face calls for a total overhaul after slumping to a "shameful defeat" against arch-rivals India at the Champions Trophy.

  • Kohli, Yuvraj make Pak pay

    India captain Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh made Pakistan pay for fluffing catches with quickfire fifties as the holders launched their Champions Trophy title-defence with a rain-affected 124 run thrashing of their arch-rivals at Edgbaston yesterday.

  • Aussies 'comfortable' over London security

    Australian cricket's governing body say they are satisfied with security ahead of their Champions Trophy match with Bangladesh on Monday in London.