Pakistan Retain Top Ranking In T20Is After ICC’s ‘Clerical Error’

  Pakistan will remain the No.1 ranked team in Twenty20 internationals by a fraction of a point, despite Australia’s unbeaten run in their T20 tri-series triumph also featuring New Zealand and England. According to, a calculation provided by an ICC spokesperson last week had stated that if Australia went unbeaten through the tri-series, they […]

Manchester United ‘slap world record £88m price tag on David de Gea’ as Real Madrid eye up summer move

  Manchester United have told Real Madrid they will have to pay €100million (£88m) if they want to sign their star goalkeeper David de Gea this summer, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. The 27-year-old is the talk of the town after his stunning performance against Sevilla in the Champions League earlier this week, particularly the […]

Kenya captain, coach and board president resign

  Kenya’s captain Rakep Patel has resigned after the team returned home winless from the WCL Division Two tournament in Namibia. The coach Thomas Odoyo has also stepped down, and so has the board president Jackie Janmohammed. By finishing last out of the six teams that participated, Kenya were demoted to Division Three. Their performance […]

La Liga: Real Madrid defeat Leganes 3-1; climb to third spot

  Real Madrid overcame the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters Wednesday, coming from behind to defeat Leganes 3-1 Wednesday in a Spanish league match postponed from last year. The result allowed the defending champions to regain third place from Valencia, but it did little to put Zinedine Zidane’s team back in the […]

My dream is fulfilled. Now it becomes a job – Klaasen

  Players will struggle to top this as a description of how it feels to fill in for an injured player, win a couple of games for your country, and then go back to being the second rung. Heinrich Klaasen has come a long way from looking for tickets for the Pink Day ODI. He […]

Billy Stanlake joins Yorkshire for T20 Blast

  Yorkshire have signed fast bowler Billy Stanlake as an overseas player for the T20 Blast. The club anticipate the Australian should be available for at least 12 matches in the competition – he could miss the first couple if he is included in the Australia squad for their tour of Zimbabwe – alongside New […]

CSA trial music between balls in T20 cricket

  Manish Pandey works Tabraiz Shamsi to deep fine leg for a single. “I’ve Got The Power” plays on the stadium’s PA system. Suresh Raina pushes the next ball straight to cover for a dot. “Here Comes The Hotstepper” blares out. Welcome to the new world of music after every ball in T20 cricket, assuming […]

Mourinho Promises ‘Big Night’ After Seville Stalemate

  Seville: Manchester United owe their fans another great Champions League occasion at Old Trafford after a long absence from the knockout stages according to manager Jose Mourinho and he has pledged to give it to them against Sevilla in their last-16 second leg. United’s goalless draw away to the Spanish side in Wednesday’s first […]

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