Cricket

  • 16 December 2014

    Former Australia paceman Jason Gillespie has called for Ireland to be elevated to the Test cricket ranks.

  • 16 December 2014

    SCOTLAND will play floodlit matches against both Afghanistan and Ireland to complete their preparations for the World Cup.

  • 14 December 2014

    Alastair Cook is determined to rediscover his touch, but coach Peter Moores was non-commital in his support after another disappointing display from the England captain in the 90-run ODI defeat to Sri Lanka in Pallekele which gave the hosts an unassailable 4-2 lead in the seven-match series.

  • 10 December 2014

    ENGLAND will face a target of 240 today to win the fifth one-day international and remain in contention in the series, after Chris Woakes took six wickets and rain then intervened at the Pallekele International Stadium yesterday.

  • 10 December 2014

    HE is a former England captain who has played more than 300 times for his country, but that does not mean that Paul Collingwood has any intention of going easy on his former teammates in his new role as an assistant coach with Scotland.

  • 10 December 2014

    STEVEN SMITH paid tribute to Michael Clarke for the mental and physical strength he has shown in recent weeks after the pair fired Australia to 517 for seven in the first Test against India.

  • 9 December 2014

    Joe Root acknowledges he and his team-mates have yet to register a "complete" performance in Sri Lanka but insists they are still capable of stringing together three back-to-back wins to sneak a series success.

  • 9 December 2014

    David Warner dedicated his 10th Test century to his late team-mate Phillip Hughes on an emotional resumption of Test cricket in Australia.

  • 8 December 2014

    England's defeat to Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international in Colombo was compounded by the news that they had been fined for a slow over rate for the second match in succession.