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Sportsmail cricket writer Lawrence Booth's view of day one of the first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in which the tourists went to stumps 259 for 4. Murali Vijay's 12 off Jimmy Anderson's first over is believed to be the first time this has happened in a Test here since 1969.
Ish Sodhi is one of six players to be offered a contract by New Zealand cricket for the first time.
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket selectors, headed by former Test captain Moin Khan, on Wednesday dropped top order batsman Mohammad Hafeez from a 15-member Test squad and recalled former captain Younus Khan in a 15-member one-day team named for next month's tour of Sri Lanka.
Local cricket fans have been greeted with good news, as Red Steel captain Dwayne Bravo is fit and will take his place on the local franchise in the opening Caribbean Premier League match for them against the Barbados Tridents in Grenada on Saturday.
An unbeaten 19 from Limar Pierce yesterday afternoon led Barbados to a narrow two-wicket win over defending champions T&T in the opening round of the West Indies Cricket Board Tobago House of Assembly Regional Under-17 tournament in Tobago.
"I have to be ready at number six because that's a crucial phase of the game where you can turn the matches," Dhoni said on the eve of the opening game of the five-match series.
Roseau , July 8 West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has hailed the performances of Man-of-the-Series Andre Fletcher and hoped the top order batsman to cement his place in the regional squad.
Also, best post-war win/loss record, most runs in two calendar years, most ducks in a Test, and brothers with similar numbers I read somewhere that the forthcoming Indian series was the most time-intensive ever, with five Tests in six weeks.
MUMBAI: The five-Test series between England and India gets underway in Nottingham on Wednesday 9 July, with both sides aiming to improve their rankings in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings Table .
Bangladesh Cricket Board today cracked the whip on Shakib Al Hasan for indiscipline, handing him a six-month ban from all forms of cricket after the star all-rounder left for Barbados for Caribbean Premier League without the clearance from the Board Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board today cracked the whip on Shakib Al Hasan for indiscipline, handing ... (more)
Aaron Finch plays a shot in his commanding innings during the Lord's bicentenary match between MCC and Rest of the World.
If the West Indies are to take one lesson from their home and away series against the Black Caps, it will be to not hit the ball in the air anywhere near Trent Boult.
Roseau , July 7 Andre Fletcher's second half-century in as many days paired with Sheldon Cottrell's incisive three-wicket burst, propelled West Indies to a 39-run victory over New Zealand and a share of the two-match Twenty20 series here Sunday.
Following Trent Boult's stunning catch of Kieron Pollard in today's second Twenty20, the Herald lists six other amazing cricket catches.
The merits of a couple of pointless T20 internationals to round off New Zealand's successful test tour of the West Indies are hard to identify.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 01:02 am
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