Bayliss not rushing Stokes back into action

  commentIt is not quite Brisbane in November on the opening day of an Ashes series, but Ben Stokes’ antipodean tour is finally likely to kick off. He will, however, have to wait his turn with the second ODI against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui shaping as his earliest return. That’s the message from Trevor […]

Stokes heads to New Zealand after not-guilty plea

  Ben Stokes is set to join up with his team-mates in New Zealand and could resume his England career in the coming weeks after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray over an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September. His case was referred to Bristol Crown Court, with a first hearing […]

Champions League: Manchester City have more to offer after ‘perfect’ rout of Basel, says Ilkay Gundogan

  Basel: Ilkay Gundogan says there is still more to come from Manchester City after their “perfect” 4-0 rout of Basel left them on the verge of the Champions League quarter-finals. The runaway Premier League leaders destroyed Basel’s morale with a three-goal burst after just 23 minutes of the first leg last-16 mismatch. City’s first […]

Rabada fined for Dhawan send-off

  South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has picked up a fine and a demerit point for giving India opener Shikhar Dhawan a send-off in Port Elizabeth. He lost 15% of his match fee over the incident, and gained one demerit point, taking his overall tally to five. Each demerit point stays on a player’s […]

India rise to No. 1 in ODI rankings

  After winning their first bilateral series in South Africa, India have climbed to the top of the ODI rankings for the third time in six months. India overtook South Africa – who will finish the ongoing series ranked second – after beating them by 73 runs in the fourth ODI in Port Elizabeth. India […]

IPL 2018: Shane Warne Joins Rajasthan Royals As Team Mentor

  Former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne will be a part of the Rajasthan Royals outfit as team mentor for this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL). Warne took to Instagram and uploaded a video where he was seen making the announcement. “Got a huge announcement that I promised and that is that I will be joining […]

Tri-Series: Kane Williamson Fires New Zealand To T20 Win Over England

  Captain Kane Williamson silenced his critics with a half century as New Zealand defeated England by 12 runs in the fourth match of the T20 tri-series in Wellington on Tuesday, severely denting the tourists’ hopes of making the final. Williamson top-scored with 72 from 46 balls and opener Martin Guptill contributed 65 as the […]