Play 00:53 Farrell: Smith, Marsh grind England into WACA dirt Tea Australia 4 for 421 (Smith 182*, M Marsh 100*) lead England 403 by 18 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Mitchell Marsh scored his maiden Test hundred and Steven Smith was closing in on a double-century as Australia
Gary Neville with Paul Scholes and Michael Vaughan at cricket’s Old Trafford © Getty Images Gary Neville, the former Manchester United and England defender, believes that his experience of playing in men’s cricket as a youngster was instrumental in giving him the competitive edge to become a top-class footballer.
When Ravindra Jadeja was left out of the ODI squad earlier this year, he slammed a double-century in his first Ranji Trophy innings of the season. Now, with the Sri Lanka limited-overs series ongoing, Jadeja – who has struck three first-class triple-centuries, the most by an Indian – stuck to the destructive pattern and struck
Tea Australia 2 for 88 (Smith 24*, Khawaja 14*) trail England 403 (Malan 140, Bairstow 119, Stoneman 56, Starc 4-91, Hazlewood 3-92) by 315 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Craig Overton removed both of Australia’s openers during an impressive spell of bowling after England’s lower order collapsed rapidly on the second day at the WACA.
Dolphins will play Titans in Saturday’s Ram Slam final after the semi-final between them and the Cobras in Durban was washed out on Thursday night. Intermittent drizzle meant not even a toss was possible and with no reserve day, Dolphins advanced by virtue of their higher position on the league table. They finished second with
India players Mohammed Shami, Wriddhiman Saha and Umesh Yadav will provide the star quotient to the Ranji Trophy semi-final clashes beginning on December 17. While Shami and Saha will turn out for Bengal against Delhi in Pune, Umesh will join the Vidarbha side that takes on Karnataka in Kolkata. The participation of Ishant Sharma, who
West Indies players will be offered more flexible and enhanced contracts, including exclusive retainers for Test and limited-overs cricket, according to a new Cricket West Indies policy. The highest-paid category will be for players who feature in all formats, with a maximum retainer of over US $300,000 including match fees. The three-man selection panel, led
Sri Lanka Cricket hopes to revive the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) – or a similar showpiece T20 tournament – by the end of 2019. The board has not begun planning the event yet, but according to the latest version of the FTP, it has taken the preliminary step of blocking out a three-week slot
Joe Root has called on his England team to “stand up and be counted” ahead of “one of the biggest games of our lives”. England go into the third Test at the WACA – a venue where they have lost their last seven Tests – needing at least a draw to keep alive their hopes
Chris Gayle having his legs slightly apart with the bat over his head in his follow through and watching the ball sail over the long-on fielder was one of the most enduring images of BPL 2017. Gayle’s relentless assault – a record 146* off 69 balls – razed defending champions and pre-tournament favourites Dhaka Dynamites