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South Africa routs England, evens up four-test series

South Africa cut short Joe Root's honeymoon as England captain with an emphatic 340-run win in the second test on Monday, leveling the four-match series and shifting the pressure onto the home team and its rookie skipper. South Africa needed little more than 40 overs to take all 10 wickets on ...

India's Ashwin grabs top ICC honors

/ 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

/ 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 ...

/ Nov 22, 2016

Color-blind Wade ready for pink ball

Australia's color-blind wicketkeeper Matthew Wade insists he will cope in this week's day-night Test against South Africa despite having difficulty in picking up the pink ball under lights. The Victorian gloveman has been recalled at the expense of Peter Nevill among a raft of changes ...

/ 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 ...

/ 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

/ 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 ...

/ 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 ...

/ May 12, 2016

Voice of cricket Cozier dies at 75

Tony Cozier, the commentator and writer regarded as the voice of cricket in the West Indies, has died. He was 75. The West Indies Cricket Board said Cozier died in his native Barbados on Wednesday, without giving further detail. Cozier covered cricket for more than 50 ...

/ Mar 29, 2016

Coach fined for raking ball over concrete in Sheffield final

The bowling coach of the Victoria state cricket side, Mick Lewis, has been fined for ball tampering after raking it over concrete during the final of Australia's domestic Sheffield Shield competition on Monday. Lewis, a former seamer who played seven one-day internationals for Australia, had ...