Cricket

Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas is looking at their dismal streak of losing seven straight limited-overs matches in the UAE as “five defeats and two good games”. When Sri Lanka lost a thrilling T20 on Friday night in Abu Dhabi by two wickets, it was their 15th consecutive loss in limited-overs matches, having last won
0 Comments
10:44 AM ET Peter Della PennaCricket Close Peter 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 on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna Netherlands – who lost ODI status in 2014 following a calamitous
0 Comments
© ESPNcricinfo Ltd It has got nothing to do with the celebrity football match he recently played or the football team he owns, but Virat Kohli is now a more valuable brand than Argentina and FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. Cristiano Ronaldo is the only footballer ahead of Kohli, who is
0 Comments
Pakistan 103 for 3 (Malik 42*, Hafeez 25*) beat Sri Lanka 102 (Prasanna 23, Samarawickrama 23, Hasan Ali 3-23, Hafeez 2-10, Usman 2-20) by seven wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Shoaib Malik swivels back and pulls all along the ground Associated Press A number of factors go into picking a XI. A player’s composure under pressure,
0 Comments
Toss South Africa opt to bat v BangladeshLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details JP Duminy looks on after playing a shot Getty Images South Africa captain JP Duminy decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the first T20I in Bloemfontein. Duminy wanted to take full advantage of a pitch he describes as a “belter” and will not
0 Comments
Sri Lanka Cricket is placing a renewed focus on provincial cricket, as part of broader plans to revamp the country’s ailing domestic cricket structure. A new domestic format will see the first-class season conclude with a four-team Super Provincial Tournament, in which some of the best players in Sri Lanka will compete. District teams will
0 Comments
Sarfraz Ahmed was relieved and scared in the aftermath of being the target of an allegedly corrupt approach. The Pakistan captain reported the approach last week and though the PCB did confirm a player was approached with a fixing offer, it refrained officially from revealing the identity of the player at the time. It had
0 Comments
50 overs: New Zealand 230 for 9 (Nicholls 42, de Grandhomme 41, Bhuvneshwar 3-45) v IndiaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket BCCI New Zealand won the first ODI at the Wankhede Stadium courtesy their preparedness against India’s spinners, and the success of a key tactical move – swapping the batting positions of
0 Comments