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ECB starts investigation after Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan’s tweets mocking Indians emerge

2021-06-09 11:56:00

Ollie Robinson’s suspension from all forms of international cricket has set the cat amongst the pigeons in the England camp, to some extent. After the controversy surrounding Robinson, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) started investigating an unnamed players’ offensive tweet. In the latest development, it’s been learned that Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan are in trouble...

Ollie Robinson suspended from all international cricket

2021-06-07 10:13:00

Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation following historic tweets he posted in 2012 and 2013...

Sri Lanka’s tour of England thrown into doubt due to escalating board dispute

2021-06-06 11:30:00

Sri Lanka’s limited-overs tour of England, due to start later this month, has been thrown into doubt after an escalation in the dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and the players...

Netherlands Pull Off A Stunner Against Ireland By One Run

2021-06-06 08:05:00

Ireland needed 12 runs in the final over with two wickets in hand with Simi Singh batting on 44, but Netherlands fast bowler Logan Van Beek conceded only ten runs to give his side a one-run win in their first World Cup Super League match in the Dutch City of Utrecht...

Conway Scripts Records With Classy Double Ton On Debut At Lord’s

2021-06-05 13:13:00

Rory Burns and Joe Root led England’s fight back in a wicket-less final session on Day 2 after a couple of early wickets had dented the hosts early in the first innings...

1st Test Match - England vs New Zealand - Day 1 (Lord’s)

2021-06-03 15:04:00

New Zealand opener Devon Conway stole the thunder on the opening day of the Lord’s Test, with a spectacular century on debut, proving that he certainly belongs at the elite level...

New Zealand will miss strike bowler Trent Boult

2021-06-02 23:33:00

Preview - 1st Test - New Zealand vs England - (Lord’s)..

England fan Rob Lewis finally heading home after 14 months in Sri Lanka

2021-06-02 16:31:00

A cricket fan who became famous for being the only England supporter on the team’s tour of Sri Lanka is finally heading home after an unexpected 14-month stay in the country – and hopes to catch the side again when they play at home later this month...

Sri Lanka Avoids being ’Banglawashed’ - Win 3rd ODI By 97 Runs

2021-05-29 11:06:00

Bangladesh faltered at the final hurdle and ended up losing the final ODI by 97 runs on Friday (May 28)...

Bangladesh Clinch First Ever Historic ODI Series Triumph Over Sri Lanka

2021-05-29 10:06:00

Sri Lanka’s top and middle order batting had yet another miserable day at the crease as Bangladesh successfully defended their target of 246 in 50 overs that was reduced to 244 in 40 overs due to rain in the second ODI in Dhaka on Tuesday to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series...

Bangladesh Draw First Blood - Win 1st ODI By 33 Runs

2021-05-24 23:45:00

Sri Lanka’s victory chase of 258 resembled a vintage automobile struggling with its ignition, progressing with a few starts and stops, then gaining somewhat momentum before finally running out of gas in the end...

Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh ODI Series Kicks Off Today

2021-05-23 13:44:00

A second physical fitness examination just before the start of the series against Bangladesh has apparently caused concern in the Sri Lanka team with reports that two players currently on tour have failed the test...

Bob Willis Fund backed by his hero Bob Dylan, along with sport and entertainment personalities

2021-05-20 17:59:00

Lauren Clark, Bob Willis’ wife: ’’We can never accept Bob was taken so young. His loss is devastating. One man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the UK.’’ Help raise awareness by imitating Willis’ iconic action and sharing it using the hashtag #BowllikeBob..

Delhi Capitals Demolish Punjab Kings With Ease - Win By 7 Wickets

2021-05-04 08:54:00

Delhi Capitals secured the top slot in the points table as they pulled off their sixth win from seven matches beating the Punjab Kings by seven wickets whilst chasing down a 167 target with more than two overs to spare in Ahmedabad on Sunday...

Sri Lanka Set For 2nd Test & Series Win In Kandy

2021-05-04 08:46:00

Spin duo Ramesh Mendis and Praveen Jayawickrama put Sri Lanka in with a chance to win the second and final cricket Test against Bangladesh who were left reeling at 177 for 5 in pursuit of a 437 target at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Sunday...

Debutant Praveen In Record Bowling Spell As Bangladesh Crumble 251 all out

2021-05-03 23:27:00

Bangladesh suffered a major collapse as they were bowled out for 251 after Sri Lanka declared at 493 for 7 on the third day of the second and final cricket Test as debut-making left arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama stepped in to grab six wickets at the Pallekele International Stadium on Saturday...

Sunrisers Lose Sixth Match By 55 Runs To Rajasthan Royals

2021-05-03 20:56:00

Sunrisers Hyderabad crashed to their sixth defeat, unable to bear a blistering innings of 124 from Rajasthan Royals’ opening batsman Jos Buttler, who made his maiden T20 hundred as his team successfully defended a 220 total to win by 55 runs in Delhi on Sunday...

Pollard Blitz As Mumbai Indians Score High Scoring Win

2021-05-03 20:51:00

There have been several stunning performances at the IPL over the past ten years, but none of it was as special as it was in what became the most spectacular of run chases as Kieron Pollard led the Mumbai Indians to a sensational win in the last ball in pursuit of a 219 target set by the Chennai Super Kings in Delhi on Saturday...

Wonder Brar’s Heroics Helps Punjab Kings Trounce Royal Challengers Bangalore By 34 Runs

2021-05-03 00:49:00

Punjab Kings found an instant hero in new comer Harpreet Brar who made a quickfire 25 and captured three prized wickets, as they beat favourites Royal Challengers Bangalore by 34 runs in their IPL match at Ahmedabad on Friday...

Upul Tharanga tests positive for Covid - Legend match postponed

2021-05-02 18:46:00

Former Cricketer Upul Tharanga has tested positive for Covid-19, cofirmed by Ashley De Silva, SLC CEO...

Bad Light Forces Players Off The Field Despite Ground Having Flood Lights - SL 469/6

2021-05-01 14:17:00

Sri Lanka continued to pile on the runs on a bad light curtailed second day’s play of the second and final cricket Test against Bangladesh at the Pallekele Stadium on Friday to end the day at 469 for 6...

Prithvi Shaw’s Brilliant Knock Powers Delhi Over KKR

2021-05-01 10:26:00

Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw made child’s play of the Kolkata Knight Riders as he led his Delhi Capitals team to a comprehensive seven wicket win in their IPL match in Ahmedabad on Thursday reaching a 155 target in just 16.3 overs...

Mumbai Indians Cruise To 7 Wicket Victory Over Rajasthan Royals

2021-05-01 09:24:00

Mumbai Indians cruised over a jaded Rajasthan Royals team to win their IPL match by seven wickets in Delhi on Thursday chasing down a target of 172 as opener Quinton de Kock stroked an unbeaten 70 from 50 balls...

Openers Score Tons In Third Consecutive Century Stand - SL 291/1

2021-05-01 08:24:00

Sri Lanka’s opening pair of Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne hammered centuries to take their team to a wholesome 291 for 1 at the close of play on the first day of the second and final cricket Test against Bangladesh at the Pallekele International Stadium on Thursday...

Chennai Super Kings Record Fifth Win In Six Games & Head Points Table

2021-04-29 23:33:00

Chennai Super Kings handed the Sunrisers Hyderabad their fifth defeat as they recorded their fifth win in the IPL, to reclaim the top slot in the points table, as they made a 171 target look so easy in Delhi on Wednesday...

Royal Challengers In Epic One Run Win Over Delhi Capitals

2021-04-28 23:50:00

Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj became the toast of the night for table toppers Royal Challengers Bangalore who beat their rivals Delhi Capitals by one run in an IPL match at Ahmedabad on Tuesday...

Punjab Kings Reduced To Child’s Play - KKR Win With Ease

2021-04-27 16:53:00

Kolkata Knight Riders produced their best performance so far in the IPL, as they outplayed the Punjab Kings by five wickets after restricting them to a low total of 123 at Ahmedabad on Monday...

Delhi Capitals Pull Off ’Super Over’ Win Over Sunrisers Hyderabad

2021-04-27 06:20:00

The first super over match in the IPL took place on Sunday as Delhi Capitals squeezed through to beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad, after the contest ended with the scores tied at 159 in Chennai...

Jadeja Stars In Chennai SuperKings Win Over RCB

2021-04-26 21:07:00

Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered their first defeat in five matches as they were humiliatingly beaten by the Chennai Super Kings, while match hero Ravindra Jadeja produced an excellent performance like never seen before in the IPL in Mumbai on Sunday...

KKR’s Pat Cummins donates $50,000 ’to purchase oxygen supplies for India’s hospitals’

2021-04-26 20:56:00

’’As players, we are privileged to have a platform that allows us to reach millions of people that we can use for good’’..