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British tip-off led to unravelling of Pakistan cricket scandal

Britain's National Crime Agency provided the initial intelligence that helped uncover a major spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League, a leading official from...

Rohit, Shami back in India’s T20 squad for New Zealand tour

Indian selectors on Sunday recalled explosive batsman Rohit Sharma to their Twenty20 squad for the five-match series on their tour of New Zealand starting...

Kohli double ton leads India’s Hyderabad run feast

Virat Kohli smashed his fourth double century, and Wriddhiman Saha struck his second test ton to help India tighten their grip on the game...

Ashwin and Vijay to miss IPL, Kohli out for part of tournament

India's bumper 13-test home season has taken a big toll on its players with a host of them set to miss at least...

India must back openers, not look for new ones: Kohli

India’s opening batsmen have come under fire for poor starts in their last two home series against New Zealand and England but captain Virat...

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...

India frustrated as Lyon bites back for Australia

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed four wickets in the final session to halt India's progress and help restrict the hosts to 248 for six...

‘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...

Pakistan ban bowler Irfan for one year

Pakistan have suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him $1,000 after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked...

Rahul, Dhawan help India clinch T20 series over Sri Lanka

Openers KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan smashed half-centuries as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third Twenty20 international to clinch the series 2-0 on...