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From street cricket to world’s best spinner: Pakistan hails Sana Mir

Pakistan showered praise this week on Sana Mir, the former women's cricket team captain who rose from bowling in the streets to become the...

International cricket gets first woman match referee

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday (14) named GS Lakshmi as the first woman on the international panel of match referees, making her eligible...

Cricket: Former Sri Lanka batsman Gunawardene charged with match-fixing

Former Sri Lanka batsman Avishka Gunawardene was provisionally suspended with immediate effect on Friday (10) after being charged with match-fixing by the International Cricket Council. The...

Bangladesh ‘monitoring’ Sri Lanka before July cricket tour

Bangladesh cricket officials said on Wednesday (8) that they were monitoring security in Sri Lanka in the wake of last month's terror attacks and ahead of a...

Sangakkara to become first non-British president of MCC

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his...

‘Genius’ Dhoni sees Chennai to victory in top of table IPL clash

MS Dhoni scored quickfire runs and claimed crucial stumpings to guide defending champions Chennai Super Kings to victory in their top of the table...

Malinga ousted, Karunaratne named Sri Lanka’s ODI captain for World Cup

Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga was sacked as ODI skipper with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Wednesday (17) naming Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne to lead the country at the 50 over World cup in England beginning May 30. The World cup squad will...

Gambhir: Rayudu’s omission should be debated more than Pant’s

Ambati Rayudu's omission from India's World Cup squad after just three failures is "heartbreaking" but there should be no debate on Rishabh Pant's exclusion...

Cricket: Sri Lanka Cricket fine Karunaratne $7,000 for drink-driving incident

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has fined Dimuth Karunaratne $7,000 (£5361) after the test captain’s arrest on Sunday (31) for a drink driving accident violated...

Cricket: Former Sri Lanka all-rounder Lokuhettige faces fresh charges of corruption

Former Sri Lanka international Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the sport’s governing body...