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Adil Rashid returns excited by England’s white-ball challenge

Adil Rashid has returned to the Caribbean ready to put a disappointing experience in the Barbados Test behind him and start focusing on England's "exciting" white-ball challenge over the coming months.Rashid flew home between the first and second Tests...

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...

Du Plessis on Durban drama: ‘This is what Test cricket should be’

6:14 PM GMTLiam BrickhillHis team ended up on the losing side in one of the most dramatic finishes in recent memory, but after South Africa's one-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the first Test at Kingsmead, captain Faf du...

Livingstone, Babar, Amir star in Karachi Kings’ opening win

Karachi Kings 183 for 6 (Livingstone 82, Babar 77, Green 3-32) beat Multan Sultans 176 for 9 (Malik 52, Evans 49, Amir 4-25) by seven runsHow the game played outA record PSL stand between debutant Liam Livingstone and the...

The problem of plenty for Indian selectors

Before the cricket world turns its gaze IPL-wards starting March 23, there is one key limited-overs series that India will play, at home, against Australia. Comprising two T20Is and five ODIS, it starts on February 23 and runs through...

Ben Foakes may struggle for Test recall, Trevor Bayliss says

England's top-order struggles could make it very difficult for Ben Foakes to win a Test recall, Trevor Bayliss believes.While England have attempted, at various times, to mould Joe Root, Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow into a Test No. 3,...

Scotland, Netherlands, Oman, Ireland fight for T20 supremacy

6:20 PM GMTPeter Della PennaCricket ClosePeter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.Follow Peter...

Former India bowler Amit Bhandari beaten up in Delhi, taken to hospital

Amit Bhandari, the former India bowler and now chairman of selectors for Delhi senior and Under-23 teams, is in hospital after being attacked by men wielding hockey sticks and iron rods, during a practice match in Delhi on Monday....

Pant, Vijay Shankar, Rahane in World Cup contention – MSK Prasad

Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar and Ajinkya Rahane are all in contention for a World Cup berth, according to India's chairman of selectors MSK Prasad. In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Prasad said the selectors have virtually sealed the 15 spots...

Priyank Panchal, KS Bharat wrest control for India A

England Lions 340 and 20 for 0 trail India A 540 for 6 decl (Panchal 206, Bharat 142, Chappell 3-105) by 180 runsPriyank Panchal's fluent double-century and his 196-run stand with centurion KS Bharat tamed England Lions' bowling attack...

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Maithripala Sirisena says parliament was dissolved to prevent unrest

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday defended his controversial sacking of parliament, saying the decision was taken to prevent violent clashes among...

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