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  • Sizzling Starc bags Kohli for rare duck

    For the first time in 933 days, India captain Virat Kohli has been dismissed in Test cricket without scoring.

  • Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

    A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

  • O'Keefe grabs six wickets as India collapse for 105

    Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe claimed six wickets to help Australia skittle out India for 105 as the hosts conceded a 155-run first innings lead in the opening Test in Pune on Friday.

  • Starc delays Indian charge

    Mitchell Starc smashes an unbeaten 57 to lift Australia to 256 for nine at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against India in Pune on Thursday.

  • Smith rejects India whitewash forecast

    Steve Smith dismissed predictions Wednesday that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight to have any chance of stopping the world's number one Test team.

  • Five infamous India-Australia controversies

    Five previous flashpoints between India and Australia. The four-match Test series will begin in Pune on Thursday.

  • Fizz set to return for Sri Lanka tour

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman is expected to make a comeback into Bangladesh's Test squad for the Sri Lanka series.

  • Root happy to rely on old friend Stokes

    When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes.

  • Net leggies to Smith no ploy: Ashwin

    The No.1 Test bowler Ravichandran Ashwin brushes off suggestions he'd begun mind games with Australia's captain Steve Smith during last year's IPL

  • India thump Tigresses by nine wickets

    India made short work of Bangladesh’s paltry target of 156 as they romped home in 33.3 overs for the loss of one wicket during the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier, 5th Super match at Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo today.

  • Pakistan vow to host PSL final in Lahore

    Pakistani cricket officials have vowed to stage the final of their Twenty20 league in Lahore next month, despite a powerful Taliban suicide bomb blast which killed 13 people there this week.

  • Wade sure that back will hold up

    Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade is confident his back problem will not flare up during the team's four-Test series in India, the 29-year-old said on Thursday.

  • Tigresses face India today

    The Bangladesh women's team will play their second Super Six match in the ICC World Cup qualifier against a formidable India team today at the Nondescript Cricket Club ground in Colombo.

  • DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 percent correct calls

    The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires' usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

  • Kohli and Smith inspire new captain Root

    Joe Root hopes becoming a Test captain will take his batting to the "next level", just as it's done for India's Virat Kohli and Australia's Steve Smith.

  • BD blind cricketers visit Eden Gardens

    Visually-challenged cricketers from Bangladesh got their wishes fulfilled when they got an opportunity to meet former India captain Sourav Ganguly in an event hosted by the National Cricket Club at Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

  • I'm fully confident after BCL: Fizz

    Mustafizur Rahman finished with figures of 18-7-34-1 in the first innings, followed by 13-6-13-1 in the second innings in the just-concluded third-round match of the Bangladesh Cricket League at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium. He did not take many wickets but was economical.

  • Maxwell won't risk riling his mate Kohli

    There's few members of Australia's current Test squad with a deeper knowledge of what makes India's red-hot skipper Virat Kohli tick than Glenn Maxwell.

  • Stokes wants fans to fall in love with Eng again

    Ben Stokes chose Valentine's Day to send a message to England fans vowing to make them fall in love with the Test side again.

  • Ashwin 'Bradman of bowling'

    Former skipper Steve Waugh has warned that Australia's only hope of beating India in their upcoming series is by taming Ravichandran Ashwin, branding the record-breaking spinner "the Bradman of bowling".

  • Six Tigers in IPL auction

    A total of 351 players, including six Bangladeshis, will feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 players' auction which is scheduled to be held in Bangalore on February 20.

  • The good and bad from historic Test

    Bangladesh's short tour of India may be over but they barely have any time to relax. They have returned home and will probably get a week-long break before beginning their camp for the Sri Lanka series set to begin in the first week of March.

  • Pace engine powered by spin

    The 208-run win over Bangladesh has extended India's unbeaten Test run to 19 matches. While the margin of the win is substantial, India's bowlers had to toil hard to get 20 wickets on a Hyderabad wicket that seemed to be a batting paradise for most of the game.

  • Mushfiqur happy with triple role

    This might have been just a one-off Test, but there is no doubt that a number of Bangladesh's weaknesses were exposed in the process.

  • India thrash BD in warning to Aus

    India issued a battle cry to Australia Monday as they wrapped up a comprehensive 208-run victory over Bangladesh after a devastating display of spin bowling by Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

  • 'We created a lot of opportunities'

    Although Tigers lost the Test match against India by 208 runs, Bangladesh fought well against the number one Test team. However, it could have been a different story had Bangladesh taken the chances they created at Hyderabad.

  • Watch Mushfiqur’s brain-freeze on Day-5

    After leading from the front with a fighting century yesterday, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim defied rational thinking with his ill-judged shot as he threw away his wicket during the first session of day-5 of the Test Match against India at Hyderabad today.

  • ‘You are not going to see fat men play cricket anymore’

    Former Bangladesh captain Akram Khan and the current chairman of cricket operations in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) explained the change in cricket by admitting that overweight men cannot play anymore.

  • India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs

    India romped to a 208-run victory when Taskin Ahmed became Ravichandran Ashwin’s fourth victim of the second innings in the Test match against Bangladesh at Hyderabad today.

  • 'Ashwin thinks like a batsman'

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin received plenty of acclaim after breaking fast-bowling legend Dennis Lillee's record by becoming the fastest bowler to take 250 wickets in Test cricket.