Nehra and Kirsten join RCB coaching staff

  Ashish Nehra is presented with a memento on the occasion of his final international match BCCI Former India seamer Ashish Nehra, who retired from all forms of cricket in November, has been appointed bowling coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore. The franchise has also brought in former South Africa batsman Gary Kirsten as batting coach […]

Vidarbha crowned champions in maiden Ranji final

  Vidarbha proved why they deserved to be crowned the Ranji Trophy champions in their maiden final – a debutant shone in the first over of the match, their best bowler of the season took a hat-trick, their lower order stepped up to hand them a massive lead, and their bowlers delivered long spells on […]

Guptill returns for first two Pakistan ODIs

  Martin Guptill returns from injury while the spin duo of Mitchell Santner and Todd Astle were retained in New Zealand’s 13-man squad for the first two ODIs against Pakistan. Guptill missed New Zealand’s 3-0 rout of West Indies last month with a hamstring injury. However, he has regained fitness and is currently part of […]

Mitchell Marsh puts country before IPL

  Mitchell Marsh doesn’t know exactly how much money he will lose by playing county cricket rather than the IPL this year. But if the fruits of the decision are more innings like his two contrasting and valuable efforts in Perth and Melbourne, Marsh will happily accept the deficit. In 2016, Marsh was signed for […]

Sabbir Rahman loses BCB central contract, fined and suspended

  Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has been stripped of his BCB central contract as punishment for assaulting a fan during a first-class match. Sabbir has also been fined Tk 20 lakh ($25,000 approx) and barred from playing domestic cricket for the next six months. Sabbir was the first cricketer in Bangladesh to be punished in […]

Dawid Malan set to replace Ben Stokes in England’s ODI squad

  Dawid Malan is set to replace Ben Stokes in England’s One-Day International squad for the upcoming five match series in Australia. Stokes is currently not available for international selection following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September and according to reports, the ECB has decided that the case against him is unlikely to […]

Smith finishes 2017 as top-ranked Test batsman

  Steven Smith widened the gap between Virat Kohli and him in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, according to the updated list released on Sunday (December 31). Smith achieved career-best 947 points after the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne and now leads Kohli by 54 points.Smith’s feat is remarkable as only Sir Don Bradman […]