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  • Tigers’ day in NY

    The Bangladesh cricket team stops over in New York en route to Antigua, where they will begin their month-long tour of the West Indies.

  • SL A-team arrives

    The Sri Lanka A team arrived in Bangladesh yesterday to take part in three four-day and three one-day matches against the Bangladesh A team.

  • 'Two balls a recipe for disaster'

    Indian and Pakistani legends Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis on Friday joined calls to scrap the practice of using two new balls in one-day international cricket following a string of mammoth scores.

  • Sri Lanka charged by ICC for delay

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha were charged by ICC.

  • England continue to hound Aussies

    England beat Australia by six wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Chester-le-Street on Thursday as they went 4-0 up in the series with one to play.

  • Chandimal appeals ban

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed his one-match ban for ball tampering during a Test against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.

  • Shehzad fails dope test

    Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has failed a dope test and risks a minimum suspension of three to six months for violating the anti-doping laws.

  • McBrine, Little in Ireland squad

    Ireland included off-spinner Andy McBrine and left-arm fast bowler Joshua Little in their 14-man squad for the forthcoming two-T20I series against visitors India.

  • A tilt too far?

    International limited overs batting records have been tumbling amid a blizzard of boundaries in recent weeks. But while statisticians update their files an uncomfortable question remains: has the balance between bat and ball, on which all cricket depends, become worryingly lopsided in the one-day game?

  • Two T20 Records in a day

    England posts a new women's Twenty20 international record of 250 for three against South Africa at Taunton.

  • Eng call up Curran, Overton

    England have added pace bowlers Sam Curran and Craig Overton to their squad as they go in search of an unprecedented 5-0 one-day

  • Morgan eyes 500

    England one-day captain Eoin Morgan said "the sky's the limit" for his record-breaking side, with a total of 500 firmly in their sights after their rout of Australia.

  • Sharma cleared to tour UK

    Top batsman Rohit Sharma cleared a fitness test Wednesday and will join India's tour of the United Kingdom, bringing relief to selectors after two others recently failed to pass muster.

  • Now I've become a Tiger: Rhodes

    New Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes's first press conference is marked by an air of positivity and humour.

  • Tigresses get air conditioned microbus

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board issue a fully air-conditioned microbus for the transportation of Bangladesh Women’s team after the Tigresses were spotted boarding a local non-AC bus to travel to the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong for their training session.

  • One-match ban for Chandimal

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss his side's third Test against the West Indies after being found guilty of ball tampering by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.

  • Record and Aussies, broken

    Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow both hit hundreds as England broke the record for the highest score in a men's one-day international for the second time in two years at Trent Bridge by scoring 481 for six against Australia on Tuesday.

  • Stokes left out of T20 squad

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been left out the T20 squad to face Australia and India due to injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday.

  • Rain helps Windies to a draw

    Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka in St Lucia on Monday.

  • Dinesh Chandimal

    One-match ban for Chandimal

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss his side's third Test against the West Indies after being found guilty of ball tampering by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.

  • England set new ODI world record with score of 481 for 6

    England stormed to a world record 481 for six as they demolished Australia's bowling attack in the third match of their ODI series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Tuesday.

  • 'I need to prepare extra hard'

    After watching the ongoing Test series between Sri Lanka and West Indies, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has decided to prepare extra hard for next month's Caribbean tour.

  • Over the holidays

    The match that Afghan cricket fans had been waiting years for -- their debut Test -- ended in just two days in Bangalore, and it was a

  • Lankans on top

    Sri Lanka were in with an outside chance of forcing an unlikely win in the second Test against West Indies as they reduced the hosts to 55 for three in chase of a target of 296 at lunch on the fifth day at St. Lucia yesterday.

  • Jayed in, Fizz out of WI Tests

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the 15-member Test squad for the two Tests on their tour of West Indies without injured pacer Mustafizur Rahman on Monday.

  • Dinesh Chandimal

    Chandimal denies 'sweet in pocket' ball tampering

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denies tampering with the ball by using a sweet in his pocket before his team race into a substantial 287-run lead on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies on Sunday.

  • Chandimal denies tampering charge

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denies tampering with the ball by using a sweet in his pocket before rescuing his team in partnership with Kusal Mendis on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies.

  • Roy powers England to 2-0 lead

    Explosive batting from Jason Roy and Jos Buttler helps England record their highest ever ODI score against Australia and fire them to a second successive win by 38 runs at Cardiff.

  • Chandimal charged with ball-tampering

    Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with altering the condition of the ball in the second Test against West Indies, the International Cricket Council (ICC) informs.

  • Unwanted records for Afghanistan

    Afghanistan notches some unwanted records on way to being humbled inside two days in their debut Test match

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