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Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

More Sports / Cricket Dec 30, 2017

Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

Australia captain Steve Smith tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root's side at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Smith marched off unbeaten after a 275-ball knock of 102, having nudged Australia to 263 ...

India's Ashwin grabs top ICC honors

More Sports / Cricket Dec 22, 2016

India's Ashwin grabs top ICC honors

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council's Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old Ashwin, the world's top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to win ...

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

More Sports / Cricket Nov 29, 2016

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

Joe Root's determination and Haseem Hameed's grit were not enough for England as India won the third test by eight wickets inside four days to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Tuesday. Playing his first test in eight years, Parthiv Patel smashed an ...

More Sports / Cricket Jul 23, 2016

India's Kohli posts first double century

Virat Kohli made history by scoring his maiden test double century as India played its their way into a virtually unbeatable position on the second day of the first test against West Indies on Friday. Captain Kohli became the first Indian to post a ...

More Sports / Cricket Jun 24, 2016

Compton given break from cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board says struggling batsman Nick Compton is being given a break from the sport after being challenged "physically and mentally." Compton, who turns 33 on Sunday, amassed only 51 runs in three recent tests against Sri Lanka and his place ...

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

More Sports / Cricket May 31, 2016

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to reach 10,000 test runs before leading his team to an emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second test on Monday to wrap up the series. Cook scored 47 not out as England eased to its target ...

More Sports / Cricket May 12, 2016

Manohar becomes first independent chairman of ICC

India's Shashank Manohar was elected as the first independent chairman of the International Cricket Council on Thursday. Manohar was elected unopposed, bringing an early end to the election process that was to culminate on May 23. The 58-year-old Manohar was previously the chairman of the ICC ...