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Bangladesh reject invitation to tour Pakistan

Bangladesh have refused to tour Pakistan for a proposed two-match T20I series sometime before July this year.

In a bid to bring international cricket back to the country, the Pakistan Cricket Board had extended an invitation to their counterparts in the Bangladesh Cricket Board after they had successfully hosted the …

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Cameron re-elected as WICB president

Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan were re-elected unopposed as the president and vice-president of the West Indies Cricket Board respectively in Antigua on Sunday (March 26) after the latest board elections.

Cameron and Nanthan had first been elected for the posts almost four years to the date on March …

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Montblanc announces Cricketer AB de Villiers as brand ambassador

One of the leading cricketers in the world, AB de Villiers, has been announced as Montblanc’s new brand ambassador, representing the luxury Maison in South Africa and India.

He will be the face of Montblanc across all categories including watches, writing instruments, men’s accessories and leather goods.Born …

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Power-hitting coach Wood to assist Australia for CT preparations

Former Hampshire batsman Julian Wood has been hired to help with Australia's preparations ahead of this summer's Champions Trophy.

Wood is now a specialist batting coach who focuses on power hitting and has previously worked with a number of counties including Middlesex, Gloucestershire and Hampshire as well as the England …

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Ravichandran Ashwin ruled out of Indian Premier League 2017

Senior India bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, who had a fantastic Test season, is likely to give the upcoming tenth edition of the Indian Premier League a miss.

Ashwin's Tamil Nadu partner Murali Vijay, another India cricketer, may not play any game for his IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab to recuperate from …

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Wanted to stab Virat Kohli, says Australian cricketer Ed Cowan

Australian Ed Cowan has added more fuel to the fire after an acrimonious Border-Gavaskar series by conceding he wanted to stab Virat Kohli once.

Kohli, according to Cowan, had said something personal and it was highly inappropriate. It should be remembered that Kohli was targeted constantly by the Australian team …

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World Cup qualification not SL's immediate concern: Gurusinha

Sri Lanka will not slip below Bangladesh in the ICC Rankings if they lose the current three-match series, but if their poor form continues, they will be in danger of not earning automatic qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019 in England and Wales.

West Indies are not …

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Mustafizur Rahman unsure of his IPL participation

Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman has admitted that he is still unsure about participating in IPL 2017. The Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer, who will certainly be skipping at least the first leg of the tournament, revealed that he still hasn't received permission from the Bangladesh Cricket Board to play in this …

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De Villiers to lead RCB if Kohli unavailable

AB de Villiers will lead Royal Challengers Bangalore if Virat Kohli fails to recover from a shoulder injury for the IPL opener next week against Sunrisers Hyderabad. According to Daniel Vettori, Royal Challengers' head coach, Kohli will join the squad on April 2 and then reassess a date of return …

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New Zealand's Grant Elliott confirms international retirement

Grant Elliott, who smashed a six off South Africa paceman Dale Steyn to put New Zealand into their maiden World Cup final in 2015, has confirmed his retirement from international cricket after signing a deal to play in England's Twenty20 competition.
The all-rounder joins New Zealand internationals Colin de Grandhomme …

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PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan resigns

Shaharyar Khan has tendered his resignation from the post of PCB chairman and is expected to step down after the ICC's annual conference in June.

"I have taken the board in confidence and conveyed my decision that I will not continue after our mandate is ending on August 18," Shaharyar …

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Players unhappy despite hike in pay

A week after the BCCI announced new annual contracts, it has emerged that some players are unhappy with the revised pay structure. Despite the annual retainer having been doubled, it is understood that the players' response has stemmed from the revised contracts not meeting their demands.

The coach, Anil Kumble …

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Shoulder injury sidelines Rahul from IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman KL Rahul will miss IPL 2017 with a shoulder injury he sustained during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. According to a source from within the team, he will soon be travelling to London to undergo surgery.

Rahul is Royal Challengers' second major injury setback after captain Virat Kohli …

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