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Krunal, Hooda fail as Delhi register second straight win
Dhruv Shorey's 56-ball 74 helped Delhi secure a two-wicket victory over Baroda and register their second successive win in the Super League

No insecurity in four-pronged pace pack if you put ego aside - Philander
Ahead of his 50th Test, Vernon Philander admitted it could be tough being part of a four-pronged pace pack that is packed with star quality, but only if he thought just about himself

Dhananjaya to replace injured Kusal Perera
A side strain has ruled Kusal Perera out of the remainder of the Tri-Nation Series in Bangladesh

Ten days more of practice in SA would have made difference - Shastri
The India coach said that there will be steps taken on future tours to ensure the team gets the best preparation

Ingram blasts Strikers into home semi-final
The South African batsman smashed 68 off 36 balls to launch the Strikers to a strong total after a slow start, and their bowlers gave the Renegades barely a sniff in their chase

Iyer shines in losing cause; Gurkeerat makes merry
Yuvraj Singh and Manan Vohra also contributed significantly as Punjab chased down Mumbai's target of 199 with three wickets in hand

Raina, Kuldeep star in UP's big win
Suresh Raina made a timely return to form with an unbeaten 59-ball 126, as Uttar Pradesh crushed Bengal by 75 runs in their opening Super League fixture in Kolkata

Zimbabwe need remedy for frail middle order
They stand one win away from making the tri-nation series final, but to achieve that on Tuesday, against the in-form Bangladesh side, their batsmen need to step up

Smith, Theophile secure draw with 323-run stand
Tyrone Theophile and Devon Smith put up a record stand for Windward Islands, the highest partnership of the season, after Devon Thomas led Leeward Islands' dominance

Hohns flags Australia ODI reinvention
The chairman of selectors wants Steven Smith at No. 4, more power-hitters and bowlers with sharper, short-form skills

From Queensland to Queenstown: Australia, England set for U-19 showdown
After a series of one-sided encounters between the senior teams over the last three months, the Under-19 World Cup quarter-final is expected to be a battle of equals

Zimbabwe knock Namibia out for 113 and win
Wesley Madhevere was the pick of Zimbabwe's performers, taking 2 for 11 and striking 47 off 38 balls

Akash Gill's 120 leads Canada past PNG
The chase was on with PNG at 140 for 2 in the 55th over, but they collapsed to 185 all out

Munro, Southee and Rance dismantle Pakistan
With a seven-wicket win, New Zealand took a 1-0 lead on a surface that wasn't altogether straightforward for T20 cricket

Jhye Richardson in for SA Tests, no room for Maxwell, Sayers
The selectors have retained both Cameron Bancroft and Peter Handscomb despite underwhelming displays during the Ashes series.

Reifer's five-for and hundred stamps Guyana dominance
The allrounder picked up 5 for 40 and coupled it with an innings of 108 off 217 balls to beat Trinidad & Tobago

Brooks and Harding blow Jamaica away
The captain struck a vital 166 in the first innings while the fast bowler picked up a five-for in the fourth innings to seal the game

Mathews in doubt for Tests against Bangladesh
Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain is recovering from a hamstring injury that is neither a strain nor a tear, according to the team management, but an irritation of the scar tissue sustained from previous injuries

Stress fracture left Porter wondering what might have been
The Essex seamer, who took 75 wickets in the Championship-winning campaign, has been given the all-clear after his back problems, and is now eager to return to action for England Lions in the West Indies

Chandimal wants more from his batsmen
Sri Lanka's stand-in captain was pleased to take points from the game, but felt his side could have taken the bonus point too if only his batsmen did not waste the starts they got

England dig deep in their 'best' performance under Morgan
Inspiration with the bat came from Jos Buttler, then England managed to overcome the loss of Liam Plunkett with the ball

Smith calls for end of 'soft signal' rulings
Though he had calmed down somewhat after the match, Steven Smith was far from impressed when given out caught behind at a vital phase of Australia's innings

Scotland score first points, keep UAE winless
Matthew Cross hits maiden ODI century in 31-run victory

Bavuma fractures finger, sidelined from final India Test
South Africa do not name a replacement for Johannesburg, already have cover in the form of Theunis de Bruyn

Pant hammers fourth successive 50-plus score
The wicketkeeper-batsman made 58 off 33 balls to power Delhi to an eight-wicket win against Tamil Nadu in Kolkata

Pakistan hope change in format brings change in fortunes
They are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in T20Is, but New Zealand have a clear psychological edge going into Monday's game at the Westpac Stadium, having won 12 matches on the bounce against Pakistan across formats

Hales admits to learning a lesson about responsibility
The England opener said it had been "a long few months" following the incident in Bristol last September but was now focused on cementing his one-day spot

Mandeep powers Punjab win via Super Over
Mandeep Singh's 29-ball 45 helped Punjab tie Karnataka's total, before his unbeaten 10 off four balls was instrumental in his side clinching the eliminator

Thisara Perera's all-round brilliance keeps Sri Lanka alive
The allrounder followed figures of 4 for 33 - his best since 2012 - with an unbeaten 39 off 26 balls to give Sri Lanka their first points in the tri-series

West Indies' Persaud, Perez leave U-19 World Cup midway
The 17-year-old wicketkeeper left for Guyana on Saturday night following his mother's death

Buttler's blast sets up England to seal series
Jos Buttler's stunning century and a composed all-round effort with the ball helped England clinch the ODI series with two matches to play

IPL guarantees replacement for Stokes if need be
The franchise that signs the England allrounder at the auction can seek a replacement player if he is not available for the entire 2018 season due to the legal proceeding concerning the charge of affray against him

We needed the break after the World Cup - Harmanpreet Kaur
The India allrounder said that while a series or two would have been good use of the momentum after last year's World Cup, the break was needed

Stokes, Gayle, Ashwin, Dhawan part of marquee set
The IPL auction will begin on January 27 with 16 marquee players going up for bidding, including Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Ajinkya Rahane and Shakib Al Hasan

Wessels fails to make IPL auction as Blast feats go unnoticed
As many as 24 England-based professionals will enter the IPL auction, but Wessels is one of three players not to make the cut

Turner, Bancroft fifties move Scorchers to top spot
Scorchers went top after winning their sixth-straight game at the WACA, this time against third-placed Hurricanes - and Jofra Archer was exciting IPL observers once more

Mitchell Santner's challenge now to disguise the 'claw'
New Zealand's left-arm spinner claimed Fakhar Zaman with his version of the carrom ball, but now he knows everyone is talking about it

Ervine credits Vikings for Raza's hot streak
Sri Lanka must contend with Sikandar Raza's contentment in Bangladesh conditions after his success in the BPL

Mashrafe goes to Shinepukur as DPL draft's first pick
But since the tournament's authority, the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolitan (CCDM), has allowed clubs to exchange players among themselves, ESPNcricinfo has learned that the fast bowler is likely to be snapped up by Abahani Limited

Thunder's batting might keeps them alive
Chasing just 148 after a disciplined bowling performance, Thunder's top three of Usman Khawaja, James Vince and Shane Watson crushed the Stars bowlers, who were defending an under-par total

Top order batsmen didn't do their jobs this series - Mickey Arthur
Pakistan's coach said that with the World Cup not far away, they needed to become a team that could shake the tournament up

Vitori allowed to resume bowling in international matches
Following remedial work and reassessment, Brian Vitori's bowling action has been found to be legal

Rachin Ravindra helps NZ finish top of Group A
Rachin Ravindra's half-century and four-wicket haul vaulted New Zealand to the top of Group A, thereby setting up a quarter-final against Afghanistan in Christchurch

Devcich seals Northern Districts' maiden Super Smash title
The left-handed opener made 51 off 24 balls after taking three middle-order wickets to help Northern Districts chase a target of 100 with more than 11 overs to spare

Ireland clinch thrilling consolatory win against Afghanistan
Ireland clinched their first win of the tournament but in their last attempt of the group stage, when they beat Afghanistan by only four runs in Whangarei

Athanaze ton, Yadram, Royal blow Kenya away
Despite the 222-run win, the defending champions are no longer in contention for the knockouts

England march into quarter-finals with massive win
With centuries from Liam Banks and Will Jacks, England handed Canada a 282-run drubbing to now face Australia in the quarter-final

Door not closed on locally developed talent - Dassanayake
The USA coach says players and fans need to embrace the reality that in the promotion and relegation atmosphere of Associate cricket, coaches and administrators are under strong pressure to pick their best eligible XI

Bruised Sri Lanka battle to stay alive
Sri Lanka's dire start to the new year has made Zimbabwe unlikely favourites, and another defeat will see Dinesh Chandimal's team crash out of the tri-series

Australia pin hopes on big guns to keep series alive
A victory in Sydney will give England the one-day series with two matches to spare as the home side face growing questions over selection and tactics

South African allrounder Dik Abed dies aged 73
Apartheid denied him a chance to play for South Africa, and he went on to captain Netherlands in the 1982 ICC Trophy

Shakib pleased with 'healthy competition' among Bangladesh's big three
Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan scored fifties in the same ODI for the third time in their careers, contributing to a thumping win against Sri Lanka

Coach can't do miracles, SL have to step up - Thisara
Getting Chandika Hathurusingha on board was a "positive," Thisara Perera said but added that won't change Sri Lanka's fortunes overnight

'Ashwin will come first in the auction' - Dhoni
The Chennai Super Kings captain hopes the franchise can reassemble its old core group of players, but has cautioned that it might not be easy to achieve given the unpredictability of the IPL auction

Luke Wright bids farewell to Melbourne Stars
The allrounder ends a seven-year association with the club, during which he became their highest run-getter with 1479 runs in 57 matches, including two memorable hundreds

Leicestershire sign Abbas, Sohail as overseas players
Leicestershire have made a double Pakistan pace bowler signing for the 2018 season, with Paul Nixon beginning his tenure as head coach by bringing in Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan to share overseas player duties

JP Duminy smashes 37 runs in an over
Legspinner Eddie Leie ended up conceding the second-most runs in a single over in List A cricket history

Gill, spinners lead rout of Zimbabwe
India sealed a comprehensive 10-wicket win against Zimbabwe to maintain an all-win record in the group stages and will play their knockout clash, in all likelihood against Bangladesh, in Queenstown on January 26

Arjun Nair suspended for suspect action
At the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane, Nair bowled with an action "markedly different" from the one he used in the BBL match, which incurred an automatic ban for 90 days

Shakib, Tamim fire Bangladesh to their biggest ODI win
Bangladesh's four seniormost cricketers came to the fore to deliver them a 163-run win - their biggest in ODIs - over Sri Lanka in Mirpur

Injury sidelines Mathews for two ODIs
Mathews suffered a right hamstring tightness while he was batting against Zimbabwe earlier in the series. Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in his absence

Pakistan seal quarter-final berth, Sri Lanka knocked out
A slim and slightly tense chase helped Pakistan seal a three-wicket win and a quarter-final berth, led by a combined five wickets between their quick bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Suleman Shafqat

McSweeney 156, Ralston 7 for 15 bulldoze PNG
Half-centuries from captain Jason Sangha and Param Uppal contributed to Australia's all-round effort, handing PNG a mammoth 311-run drubbing in Lincoln

Safe pair of wicketkeeping hands missing from India's Test team
The dearth of capable young wicketkeepers forces selectors to keep turning back to the pair of Parthiv Patel and and Dinesh Karthik

Contrasting schedules for teams unfair - Mangongo
Matches on alternate days and little downtime between games against Australia and India have hampered Zimbabwe's preparation, according to their Under-19 coach

All-round Root stars as England take 2-0 lead
England's spinners - including Joe Root - played a starring role to help set-up victory before half-centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales launched the chase

India must answer the tough questions, at least in the dressing room
The India captain might not do it when he faces the media but when the team sits down together, every player must dissect everything that went wrong for them in yet another unsuccessful overseas campaign if they are to move forward

Zimbabwe plan for life after Taylor, Masakadza
Stephen Mangongo, Zimbabwe's Under-19 coach, hopes about five players from the youth team graduate to the senior team and also help revive schools cricket in the country

New Zealand overcome late surge to seal 5-0 sweep
Martin Guptill's 13th ODI century and Matt Henry's four-wicket haul led the way as New Zealand endured a late attack from Pakistan's lower order to seal the series

'Feel like I am in the best form of my life' - de Villiers
The South Africa batsman has said that he is in a 'good space' physically and mentally after series-turning contributions against India

Nurul Hasan hits rapid ton in high-scoring draw
In Sylhet, North Zone and East Zone played out a low-scoring draw with only Mominul Haque hitting triple digits in the match

Ireland pile up their highest total in fourth straight win
Scotland made a fist of the 332 chase, with Michael Jones, Calum MacLeod, and Michael Leask making fifties, but they ultimately fell short by 24 runs

Corruption charges against Zimbabwe domestic cricket official
The ICC has laid out three charges against Rajan Nayar, including offering a player cash to improperly influence play in an international match

Challenge for Australia to catch one-day pace-setters
Australia will have to make do without Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins as they seek to level the series against a confident England at the Gabba

Yorkshire chiefs propose Championship shake-up
Enthusiasm for a restructuring of the County Championship is gathering pace as England's professional clubs approach 2020 in a state of nervous anticipation

Kohli becomes second Indian to 900 Test-ranking points
In the bowlers rankings, James Anderson reclaimed the top spot from Kagiso Rabada, who now trails the England seamer by 15 points

Abbott's four-for dismantles Heat for third-lowest BBL total
The Sydney Sixers had as close to a perfect T20 day as possible, bowling the Brisbane Heat out for 73, and then chasing it down in 10 overs

SL in trouble, Mathews under injury cloud
Bangladesh would view that as an excellent opportunity to put one over the team that is now under the charge of their former coach Chandika Hathurusingha

Court date set to delay Stokes' England comeback
Ben Stokes' England comeback is set to be delayed further after he was reportedly given a date of February 13 to appear before Bristol Magistrates' Court

New Zealand eye whitewash against wilting Pakistan
Can Pakistan end the five-match ODI series with something positive to take into the T20s, or will a sizzling New Zealand hammer the final nail in the visitors' coffin?

Kohli named ICC's cricketer and captain of the year
Australia's Steven Smith took home the other big prize as he was recognised as the best Test player of 2017

Canada's Gill and Arslan see off Namibia's challenge
Namibia collapsed from 151 for 3 to 193 all out, a spell of play that cost them their game against Canada in the Under-19 World Cup

Brook, Woods, Bamber overwhelm Bangladesh
Ethan Bamber and Euan Woods restricted Bangladesh to a mere 175 and England chased down the target with 123 balls to spare courtesy Harry Brook's 102*

Hazlewood out of Brisbane ODI with virus
Jhye Richardson is a step closer to making his ODI debut with Josh Hazlewood laid low by a virus

'This team is a band of brothers' - Raza
The Zimbabwe allrounder, who followed an unbeaten 81 with ten tight overs and two vital catches in a 12-run win against Sri Lanka, believes consistency in selection has boosted the team's confidence in their ability

'So many soft dismissals in one match hurt a lot' - Kohli
India's captain has asked every member of the team to reflect on the soft dismissals and errors made by them

South Africa's desire to win on display in the field
After the kick to the gut that was their previous tour to India, South Africa really, really wanted to get their own back. And their eagerness to do so showed through clearly

Lancashire complete jigsaw with Mennie signing
Mennie has played one Test and two ODIs for Australia will bolster an attack that lost Kyle Jarvis and Ryan McLaren at the end of the 2017 season

'I'm not sitting here comforting my guys' - Kohli
India's captain said he wanted his players 'be hard on themselves' after the defeat in Centurion, while responding combatively to questions about selection and his team's overseas record in his post-match press conference

Du Plessis calls for 'collective' effort to maintain pitch standards in SA
Despite success in the second Test, South Africa's captain was concerned with the uncharacteristic SuperSport Park surface it was played on

Carey's 100 puts Strikers on top of the table
The centurion was assisted by Jake Weatherald's 65, as together they added 171 for the first wicket, the second-highest partnership in the tournament's seven-season history

On reflection, I'd withdraw the appeal - Stewart
"Moving forward, if I'm in such a situation, I'd withdraw the decision to go upstairs," the West Indies U-19 captain said after his team's controversial obstructing-the-field call sparked debate

Stokes 'delighted' to be able to resume England 'honour'
Ben Stokes has been made available for England selection following a meeting of the ECB Board despite being charged with affray

Billings captaincy will spark scramble for Northeast signing
Paul Downton will also return as Kent's director of cricket as he tries to put his England misadventure behind him

Makwetu, Rolfes lead South Africa into quarter-finals
South Africa joined New Zealand as the second quarter-finalists from Group A after they dumped defending champions West Indies out of the tournament

'Off-guard' Australia spurred by MCG - Warner
David Warner also echoed the comments of captain Steven Smith who said England were setting the style to follow in one-day cricket although Jonny Bairstow added it was easier said than done to copy

Debutant Ngidi's 6 for 39 seals series for South Africa
It was a brown banana peel for South Africa, but they adapted to a subcontinent-style track with great skill to win back the Freedom Trophy

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to seal quarter-final berth
The victory was set up by a trio of half-centuries from Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil, and Darwish Rasooli, to set up an imposing total of 284 for 7

Zimbabwe overcome Thisara blitz in thrilling win
Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a Full Member at a neutral venue in 15 years

Jakob Bhula's 180 leads New Zealand to 436 and a crushing victory
New Zealand produced an immense performance against Kenya, their top three batsmen raining 14 sixes at Hagley Oval to rack up the highest total of this Under-19 World Cup








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