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Virat Kohli named cricketer of the decade

India captain Virat Kohli was named the ICC’s male cricketer of the decade on Monday as Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry swept the top women’s...

Gutsy Rahane century puts India in driving seat against Australia

Stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane rode his luck to hit a gritty unbeaten century as India built an ominous 82-run lead over Australia on day...

India to increase IPL to 10 teams

The Indian Premier League is to be increased from eight to 10 teams as the world’s richest Twenty20 event seeks to cash in on...

Ishant expects ‘bowler’s captain’ Rahane to fill India’s Kohli void

Ajinkya Rahane is a “bowler’s captain” whose calm leadership will come in handy in India’s bid to bounce back in the four-test series against...

England cricketers exempt from UK travel ban, says Sri Lanka

The England team will be allowed to fly to Sri Lanka despite flights from Britain being suspended because of a new coronavirus strain, the...

KL Rahul should replace Shaw in playing XI: Gavaskar

Legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar wants KL Rahul to open in place of an out-of-form Prithvi Shaw and the promising Shubman Gill to play...

All bases covered for South Africa, says Sri Lanka coach Arthur

Sri Lanka have “all bases covered” ahead of a two-match Test series against South Africa, head coach Mickey Arthur said Monday. The first Test starts...

Indian press, ex-players rue ‘massacre’ in Australia

The Indian press and former players savaged the national cricket team on Saturday after they slumped to their lowest-ever score in a “humiliating” and...

Whatmore appointed Nepal head coach

Dav Whatmore, who guided Sri Lanka to victory in the 50-overs World Cup in 1996, has been named head coach of Nepal's national team. "Dav...

Australia rout India by eight wickets to take 1-0 series lead

Josh Hazlewood took five for eight as Australia romped to an emphatic victory by eight wickets inside three days in the first test at...