Taylor goes past Fleming as New Zealand’s highest ODI run-getter

Ross Taylor became New Zealand’s leading run-scorer in ODIs after he crossed Stephen Fleming’s mark of 8,007 during the third ODI against Bangladesh in Dunedin. Taylor reached the mark in his 218th ODI appearance with a single to fine-leg off Mehidy Hasan in the 33rd over. It was immediately cheered with loud applause and a […]

Smith, Warner left young batsmen without teachers – Hazlewood

Even as he conceded that he had no idea whether he would be reconsidered for Australia’s vice-captaincy, injured fast man Josh Hazlewood has declared that perhaps the biggest gap caused by the bans on Steven Smith and David Warner was the absence of first-hand experience and advice for the group of young batsmen cycled through […]

Oman 24 all out after Scotland bowlers wreak havoc

Scotland 26 for no loss (Coetzer 16*, Cross 10*) beat Oman 24 all out (Khawar 15, Smith 4-7, Neill 4-7) by ten wickets Oman slumped to the fourth-lowest List-A score in cricket history, after they were bowled out by Scotland for only 24 runs in Al Amerat. Playing the first of three one-dayers, the hosts […]

Covering Imran Khan’s Picture in India Regrettable: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it will take up with BCCI the “regrettable” removal of pictures of its former players at a couple of venues in India, owing to the Pulwama terror attack, during an ICC meeting this month. In a statement issued late Sunday night, the PCB’s Managing Director Wasim Khan said sports […]

Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

However Chris Gayle fares in the ODI series against England – and the World Cup that follows – it is unlikely to be a lack of confidence that holds him back. “You’re looking at a great man,” he said when asked whether he was satisfied with his career. “I’m the greatest player in the world. […]

Gurney bags the BBL, now for the PSL and IPL in T20 adventure

Arthur Gurney is having the time of his young life. The toddler is crawling over one reporter’s foot and holding her leg, then he’s pulling the wind sock off a microphone as another reporter interviews his father, Harry, who’s in high demand. But Arthur is most excited sticking his head in the BBL trophy, almost […]