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Gilly Retires as Test Grinds OnA hard-fought day of traditional cricket was over-shadowed by the late announcement that Adam Gilchrist is playing his last Test.26 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
Scheduled site downtimeThe entire Cricket Web site will be down for about four hours tomorrow (Monday) morning from 5am AEST.26 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
South Africa canter to winSouth Africa had no trouble in overcoming the West Indies to make it 2-0 in the five match series. Graeme Smith top scored with 86.25 Jan 2008Paul Wood
Tendulkar turns on the styleAn intriguing day of Test cricket saw Sachin Tendulkar notch up his 39th Test century at the fourth Test against Australia in Adelaide.24 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Captain Gayle returns homeWest Indies captain Chris Gayle is due to return home from South Africa.21 Jan 2008Liam Camps
White to lead PM's XICameron White will lead a strong Prime Minister's XI against Sri Lanka in Canberra next Wednesday.21 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Ganguly out and Raina recalledSourav Ganguly has been excluded from India's one-day squad for the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.20 Jan 2008Liam Camps
South Africa win First ODISouth Africa took the First ODI against West Indies, in the end winning by 6 wickets. But they were made to sweat over the run-chase.20 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
India Ends The StreakIndia deservedly won a pulsating 3rd test by 72 runs in Perth today to end Australia's winning streak at 16 matches. 19 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
Chase heats up for PollockThe news of Shaun Pollock's international retirement has triggered a heated chase for his signature on the English county circuit.18 Jan 2008Liam Camps
New faces called up for PakistanThere are several new faces in Pakistan's 15-man squad to face Zimbabwe in the first two of five one-day internationals.18 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Warwickshire sign ZondekiFast bowler Monde Zondeki has earned a contract with Warwickshire for the 2008 season.18 Jan 2008Liam Camps
India on course for victorySome fine batting from Sehwag, Pathan, Dhoni, Singh and above all Laxman helped India set Australia 413 for victory in the Third Test.18 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Miller wins new selector postGeoff Miller, the former England all-rounder, has been named as the inaugural National Selector.18 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Pollock signs off in style!Shaun Pollock led South Africa to a four wicket victory over the West Indies in a Twenty20 clash today. He shone with both bat and ball18 Jan 2008Paul Wood
India dominate second dayIndia have kept the four match series alive after bowling Australia out in just 50 overs for 212 on day two of the third Test at Perth.17 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Saqlain eyes England capFormer Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq has announced his desire to play for England when he qualifies in April.16 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Australia peg India backLate wickets after a strong stand between Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar, gave Australia a slight edge on Day 1 of the 3rd Test.16 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Rogers and Tait in for 3rd TestChris Rogers is due to receive his first Test cap and Shaun Tait will return to Test cricket at the WACA against India.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Foster called up for LionsWicketkeeper James Foster and bowlers Charlie Shreck and Steve Kirby have been called up to the England Lions squad.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Six pacers for SL in CB SeriesSri Lanka will count six fast bowlers in their squad of 15 for the upcoming Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
New Zealand thrash TigersNew Zealand have completed an innings victory against Bangladesh in just three days to win the two match series 2-0.14 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Recalls for Ontong and M. MorkelAllrounder Justin Ontong and fast bowler Morne Morkel have been recalled by South Africa for the ODI series against West Indies.14 Jan 2008Liam Camps
NZ do it easy... againNew Zealand have proved too good yet again for a hapless Bangladesh, who finished day two at 51-5 in their second innings13 Jan 2008Archie Mac
Shoaib & Gul rested for ZimbabweShoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul have been omitted from Pakistan's 21-man provisional squad for the ODI series against Zimbabwe.13 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Samuels' "fast ball" reportedMarlon Samuels has been reported to the ICC for a suspect action during the third Test against South Africa.13 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Parchment faces fine or banOpening batsman Brenton Parchment, the West Indies debutant, has been charged with a Level Two breach of the ICC's Code of Conduct.12 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Comets V India- Tame DrawVirender Sehwag lit up the Manuka Oval with an electrifying 113 in just 78 balls, including 2 sixes and 18 fours.12 Jan 2008Archie Mac
South Africa romp to victorySouth Africa wrapped-up another come-from-behind home victory, beating West Indies by an innings and 100. Dale Steyn starred yet again.12 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
New Zealand take early controlThe gap in class was apparent today in Wellington as new Zealand took a quick and controlling lead of the second Test.12 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
ACT defy IndiansThe Canberra Comets continue to punch above their weight, finishing at 292-8, just 33 runs behind their more fancied opponents11 Jan 2008Archie Mac
The end of the road for PollockShaun Pollock has announced that he is to retire from international cricket following the completion of the series against West Indies.11 Jan 2008Liam Camps
South Africa carve massive leadSouth Africa are in an almost impregnable position in the Third Test, thanks to centuries from Ashwell Prince and AB de Villiers.11 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Frost back from retirementAnticipating the absence of Tim Ambrose with England in New Zealand, Warwickshire have summoned Tony Frost from retirement.11 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Comets Hold Their OwnIndia gave a workman-like performance in their tour match against the Canberra Comets. On a beautiful batting pitch they scored 325-910 Jan 2008Archie Mac
SA batter WI on opening dayGraeme Smith saw his bowlers do their job removing West Indies for 139 before he took control and made 122*. SA were 213-1 at stumps.10 Jan 2008Paul Wood
Vermeulen pleads "not guilty"Ex-Zimbabwe international Mark Vermeulen admitted guilt to setting fire to the Zimbabwe Cricket headquarters, but pleaded not guilty to10 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Chattergoon & Rampaul called upBatsman Sewnarine Chattergoon and fast bowler Ravi Rampaul have been called up to the West Indies ODI squad to play South Africa.09 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Tour back on, Bucknor cannedMany cricket fans will breathe a sigh of relief today with the announcement that the BCCI have no plans to cancel India's tour of Aus.08 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Controversies ignite down underThe Indian tour is jeopardy after the series was marred with allegations of racism, bad umpiring,and claims of unsportsmanlike conduct.07 Jan 2008Manan Shah
NZ Defeat Bangladesh; AgainDespite a much better fight from Bangladesh, New Zealand still cruised to a nine wicket win in the first Test of the two match series.06 Jan 2008Archie Mac
Australia beat India in thrillerMichael Clarke picked up three wickets in the penultimate over as Australia beat India by 122 runs, gaining a 2-0 series lead.06 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Hayden ton sets up final dayMatthew Hayden scored a vital century, taking Australia to a 213-run lead against India with the final day's play remaining at the SCG.05 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Debutants star for BangladeshA fine performance from Bangladesh's debutant openers have put them right back in the match at the end of day two at Dunedin.05 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Smith powers SA to victoryGraeme Smith's savage 85 in the end took his team to an easy victory over West Indies. But it had appeared to be slipping away earlier.05 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
NZ in Strong PositionNew Zealand have worked themselves into a good position at stumps on day one against Bangladesh, finishing at 156-4 in reply to 13704 Jan 2008Archie Mac
Dazzling Tendulkar leads IndiaIndia dominated day three at the SCG as Sachin Tendulkar cast aside all doubts and turned back the clock with a supreme unbeaten 154.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Waugh calls for umpiring rethinkFormer Australia captain Steve Waugh has called for the concept of neutral umpires to be abandoned in Test cricket.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Prior sacked, Strauss recalledIn a shock decision, Matt Prior has been left out of the England squads to tour New Zealand.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Second Test intriguingly poisedAfter a third intriguing day's play, South Africa and West Indies are still none the wiser as to who might come out victors at Newlands04 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Zimbabwe could be barred from UKThe British government appears to be planning to ban Zimbabwe's cricket team from touring England in the summer of 2009.04 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Laxman century boosts IndiaVVS Laxman produced a superb innings to finally kick India's batting into life on the 7th day of the Test series in Australia.03 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
SA edge initiativeAn unbeaten partnership of 87 between Ashwell Prince and Mark Boucher saved S.A. The home side ended 25 runs adrift and 5 wickets left.03 Jan 2008Paul Wood
Steyn gives South Africa edgeSouth Africa enjoyed a good opening day of the Second Test at Newlands, a late burst from Dale Steyn reducing West Indies to 240 for 8.02 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Black Caps Test Squad namedThe Black Caps Test squad for The National Bank Series against Bangladesh has been named with Scott Styris the biggest casualty.31 Dec 2007James Nixon
NZ Clean SweepA flogging, Humiliating, a cricketing lesson, take your pick to describe the Black Caps chasing down a target of 93 in just six overs31 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Australia record thumping winAustralia marched onto their 15th consecutive win in Tests by clinically dismissing India for 161 in the finals innings and sealing a mammoth 337-run victory.29 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
Browne called up for WIndiesWicketkeeper Patrick Browne has received a surprise call-up to the West Indies team, as a backup to the incumbent Denesh Ramdin.29 Dec 2007Liam Camps
Lara set for T&T curtain callRetired from international cricket, Brian Lara has announced his availability for Trinidad and Tobago in the Carib Beer Series.29 Dec 2007Liam Camps
NZ pacer Hayes passes awayFormer New Zealand fast bowler, Johnny Hayes has passed away at the age of 80.29 Dec 2007Liam Camps
Winning WindiesThe West Indies recorded their first ever Test victory in South Africa, winning by 128 runs, Captain Gayle: "my best day in Cricket"29 Dec 2007Archie Mac
NZ Win SeriesNew Zealand gave Bangladesh a cricketing lesson today at McLean Park, smashing 335-5 and then winning on the D/L method by 102 runs28 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Australia well on top on 3rd dayIndia will require another 493 runs for victory on the final two days of the MCG Test, after a competent Australian team effort today.28 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
SA fightback against WISouth Africa did not let the fact they were bowled out for 195 hinder their efforts in the field. West Indies finished on 146-8.28 Dec 2007Paul Wood
Normal Service ResumedAustralia once again showed why they are No 1 in the World, brushing aside India for 196 at the MCG, and finishing the day 32-027 Dec 2007Archie Mac
West Indies in complete commandShivnarine Chanderpaul and Daren Powell led a day of rare West Indian dominance, as they reduced South Africa to 122-5 chasing 408.27 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Finally A Win For NZThe Black Caps finally broke through for a morale boosting victory, defeating a collapsing Bangladesh by six wickets with 44 balls left26 Dec 2007Archie Mac
West Indies shade opening dayWest Indies enjoyed success on the opening day of the Test series in South Africa, posting 281 for 4, Gayle and Samuels starring.26 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
India Fight BackAn inspiring fight back by India, led by Anil Kumble, has left honours just about even at stumps on day one, with Australia 337-926 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Season's Greetings!From everyone here at Cricket Web we would just like to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.25 Dec 2007James Nixon
Ford Ranger Cup ManagerFord Ranger Cup Manager is now available as a free download. This is a special edition of Cricket Coach based on the Ford Ranger Cup.25 Dec 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka dominate in all deptsThe scoreline read 1-0. The truth was the the home side was the better one by a sizeable distance, with England only rarely in the game24 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Rain denies Sri Lanka victorySri Lanka had England six down but rain yet again intervened, stopping them from finishing the job and forcing them to settle for 1-0.22 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Cook and the weather stall S.L.A half century from England opener Alastair Cook helped guide his side to 102-1 when the rain ended play before lunch.21 Dec 2007Paul Wood
Australia Wins Chappell-HadleeAustralia thrashed New Zealand by 114 runs to regain the Chappell-Hadlee trophy in Hobart today, thanks largely to Ricky Ponting's ton.20 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
Jayawardene, Vaas crush EnglandSri Lanka dominated day three to an extent rarely seen, scoring 115 in 20 overs then bowling England out for 81, despite a rain delay.20 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Vincent dumped for Bang ODIsLou Vincent, Gareth Hopkins and Michael Mason have been dropped for the upcoming three one-day internationals against Bangladesh.20 Dec 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka close in on series winSri Lanka finished day two in complete control having made 384-6 with captain Jayawardene impressing once again with 149 not out.19 Dec 2007Paul Wood
England shade truncated dayEngland claimed 2 wickets in a short final session to ensure they just shaded the opening day of the must-win final Test in Sri Lanka.18 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Hoggard replaces BroadEngland swing bowler Matthew Hoggard has replaced Stuart Broad in England's 12-man squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.17 Dec 2007James Nixon
Rasel forced to return homeBangladesh fast bowler Syed Rasel has returned home from Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand after injuring his collar bone.17 Dec 2007James Nixon
2nd Chappell-Hadlee Washed OutSydney's wet summer continued as the second ODI between Australia and New Zealand was washed out after only six overs today.16 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
Taylor fires WIndies past SABowlers stole the show and 13 wickets tumbled within 23 overs, as West Indies romped to a 5-wicket Twenty20 win over South Africa.16 Dec 2007Liam Camps
Australia Wraps-up Game OneA sublime century from Ricky Ponting saw Australia home with seven overs to spare in the first Chappell-Hadlee match in Adelaide today.14 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
Dilshan recalled for Third TestSri Lanka have made two changes for the final Test against England, recalling Tillakaratne Dilshan and calling-up Chanaka Welegedera.14 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Test meanders to tame drawEngland easily saved the Second Test against Sri Lanka, losing just 3 wickets, and rain saved everyone from a pointless last session.13 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Cricket Against HungerThe fight to end child hunger will take centre stage at the Galle Cricket Ground on Saturday 15 December.13 Dec 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka continue in controlMahela Jayawardene made 195 and led his side to 548-9, a lead of 197, before England battled back reaching 48-0 at stumps on day four.12 Dec 2007Paul Wood
20/20 Bash; Australian InningsAustralia finished with an explosive 186-6. Led by a great 85 from 'Roy' Symonds. The Black Caps bowled and fielded extremely well.11 Dec 2007Archie Mac
20/20 Bash New Zealand InningsDespite some tremendous hitting from Jacob Oram 66*, the sheer pace of The Australians bowlers proved far too good for the Black Caps11 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Sri Lanka build large totalSri Lanka lost just 2 wickets on the third day of the Second Test, Mahela Jayawardene scoring a majestic 167*, Michael Vandort 138.11 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Honours even in ColomboEngland fought their way to 351 all out in Colombo and Sri Lanka recovered from the loss of two early wickets to finish on 105-2.10 Dec 2007Paul Wood
Sri Lanka peg England backA pulsating 87 from Michael Vaughan was offset by 4 wickets in the final session, but the day was marred by two controversial decisions09 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Ganguly leads run riotSourav Ganguly scored a maiden Test double ton, leading India to pile up 626 on Day 2 of the third Test against Pakistan.09 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
WIndies stumble, but seal seriesDwayne Bravo, the stand-in West Indies captain, led his team to a 5-wicket win over Zimbabwe and an unassailable 3-1 series lead.07 Dec 2007Liam Camps
Symonds v Sreesanth: Gloves OffAn boxing Aussie promoter says Andrew Symonds and Shantha Sreesanth should take their war or words into the boxing ring.06 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
Sri Lankans seal last-gasp winAfter a final day that tilted one way then the other, Sri Lanka finally claimed victory in the First Test at Kandy to go 1-0 up.05 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Sri Lanka hold all the acesSri Lanka reached 442-8 before declaring and had already removed Alistair Cook as England finished on 9-1 chasing 350 runs to win.04 Dec 2007Paul Wood
Jayasuriya to quit Test cricketSri Lankan stalwart Sanath Jayasuriya has announced the current Test match against England will be his last.04 Dec 2007Zac Gelman
MacGill to have hand surgeryAustralian spin bowler Stuart MacGill will undergo surgery on his right hand, according to Cricket Australia's medical officer.04 Dec 2007Zac Gelman
Gibbs seals the dealSouth Africa comfortably beat New Zealand by five wickets at Cape Town yesterday, winning the ODI series in the process.03 Dec 2007Zac Gelman
Murali reclaims record, SL leadSri Lanka are in a healthy position after day three of the First Test, on which Murali returned to the top of the Test wickets pile.03 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Sri Lanka level the fieldMuttiah Muralitharan produced yet another superb spell of bowling to drag his side right back into the First Test against England.02 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Potential row brews in AustraliaAustralian cricket could find itself subject to a split between players and board, after a letter from CA CEO James Sutherland today.02 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Gayle hurt, but WIndies cruiseWest Indies charged back into the series against Zimbabwe with victory by 110 runs in the second one-day international.02 Dec 2007Liam Camps
England dominate first dayMatthew Hoggard took 4-29 as England bowled out Sri Lanka for 188. In reply the visitors are 49-1, Alistair Cook falling early.01 Dec 2007Paul Wood
Zimbabwe beat listless WIndiesZimbabwe, for all their political and cricketing troubles, secured a memorable win and romped past West Indies in the first ODI.30 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Jaffer puts in India in commandA majestic century by Wasim Jaffer against a meek Pakistani attack put India on top in the second Test between the neighbors.30 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
New Zealand level seriesNew Zealand have comprehensively beaten South Africa today, after limiting the home side to 209 early on.30 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
ECB consider gagging orderECB managing director Hugh Morris says the board is considering introducing contractual clauses banning players from speaking-out.29 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Gibbs fit for returnKey batsman Herschelle Gibbs is set to return to the South African one-day outfit for the second and third matches against New Zealand.29 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Injured Gul flies homeAlready trailing India 1-0 in the ongoing Test series, Pakistan have had their woes compounded with an ever expanding injury list.29 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Ashraful leads Bangladesh to NZMohammad Ashraful will lead Bangladesh to New Zealand to play three one day internationals next month.29 Nov 2007Liam Camps
MacGill faces surgeryOut of form Australian spin bowler Stuart MacGill may elect to have surgery on his troublesome knee in a bid to save his career.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Kirsten offered Indian roleIndia have finally decided on a successor to Greg Chappell as the head of the Indian national team, South African Gary Kirsten.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden hurts kneeAustralian opener Matthew Hayden will miss a First Class match against South Australia tomorrow due to knee tendonitis.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Collins and Ganga back for WIPedro Collins and Daren Ganga have been included in the West Indies team for the tour of South Africa.28 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Blackout likely for WIndiesCricket fans in the Caribbean are likely to face a blackout for the West Indies tour of Zimbabwe, which starts on Friday.28 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Zimbabwe vs West Indies previewZimbabwe host the West Indies in 5 One Day Internationals which sparks their first international fixture since the ICC world twenty20.28 Nov 2007Daniel Rosam
Harmison suffers back spasmSteve Harmison is in doubt for the first test against Sri Lanka this week after suffering a back spasm during a tour match.26 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India take first TestIndia secured a six wicket win over Pakistan today, to take a one-nil lead in the three match series.26 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Anderson joins casualty listSenior English bowler James Anderson is in doubt for the first Test against Sri Lanka after hurting his left ankle.26 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India almost homeIndia are all but assured of victory after a highly polished performance on day four of the First Test against Pakistan.25 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
South Africa triumph in thrillerIn one of the most incredible finishes imaginable, South Africa beat New Zealand once again to go 1-0 up in the three-match ODI series.25 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan build leadPakistan are in a solid position to take the first test against India today after building a 167 run lead by the end of day three.24 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Bravo named as WI vice-captainDwayne Bravo has been named as West Indies vice-captain for the upcoming one-day international tour of Zimbabwe.24 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Sri Lanka name 14-man Test squadUpul Tharanga has been recalled to the Sri Lankan Test squad ahead of the first Test against England in Kandy on December 1.23 Nov 2007Paul Wood
South Africa scrape homeSouth Africa left it very late to finally chase down New Zealand's modest total of 129-7 in Twenty20 game.23 Nov 2007Paul Wood
South Africa Tour WrapWhen New Zealand flew to South Africa in late October, one might have been forgiven a sense of deja vue,22 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Aussies Clean SweepA magnificent fighting innings from Kumar Sangakkara gave the Aussies a scare on the final day of the Second Test20 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Atapattu announces retirementMarvan Atapattu, the former Sri Lanka captain, has announced his retirement from international cricket.20 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Pietersen declines ICLKevin Pietersen, the England batsman, has rejected the Indian Cricket League (ICL), placing his England career as more important.19 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Sanga's Cool Quells Lee's FireA Kumar Sangakkara 100 and 80 from Marvin Atapattu kept Sri Lanka in the hunt to make history at stumps on day four of the second test.19 Nov 2007Cameron Burge
"Fit" Harmison to join EnglandAfter a heavy focus on his form and fitness, playing in South Africa, Steve Harmison will fly out to join England in Sri Lanka.19 Nov 2007Liam Camps
'Boof' Lehmann bows outOne of the greatest of Australian domestic batsmen, Darren Lehmann has announced his retirement from first-class cricket.19 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Parchment called to WIndiesBrenton Parchment, the Jamaican opening batsman, has been called up for the West Indies for the ODI series against Zimbabwe.19 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Aussies Can't LoseAustralia are in the box seat on day three of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka; leading by 407 runs with 9 wickets in hand18 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Steyn routs Kiwis yet againDale Steyn took his second consecutive ten-wicket bag to rout New Zealand for a second time and earn his side a 2-0 series win.18 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Australia firmly in frontGilchrist, Symonds, Clarke and Hussey all scored heavily on day two of the 2nd Test to ensure Australia were firmly in front by stumps.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds injures ankleThe Australian cricket team faces an anxious wait over the fitness of Andrew Symonds, who injured his ankle in today's Test at Hobart.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Maharoof ruled out of Eng seriesFarveez Maharoof will be bitterly disappointed tonight after damage to his ankle will leave him on the sidelines for up to five weeks.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Kallis & Amla torment NZ againA second successive partnership of over 200 between Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla ensure New Zealand remain firmly on the back foot.17 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Hussey and Jaques. Again.Phil Jaques and Mike Hussey both made centuries as Australia put the pressure on Sri Lanka early in the second Test at Hobart.16 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Warne and Murali bury hatchetShane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan have both rowed back on comments made in recent days, insisting there's no bad blood between them.15 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Big decisions ahead of TasmaniaWith the second Test due to get underway soon, Jayawardene and co. must get the team selection right in search of a famous victory. 15 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Tendulkar helps seal seriesDespite getting out in the 90s again, Sachin Tendulkar powered India to a 3-1 series win over Pakistan with his sparkling batting.15 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
Australia end SL resistanceSri Lanka's second innings resistance came to an end today as the Australian bowlers gave their side their 13th straight Test win.12 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Bond flies homeShane Bond's Test comeback has been cut short after he sustained an abdominal strain during the first test against South Africa.12 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Australia and SA unchangedBoth heavily victorious home sides, Australia and South Africa have decided to stick with the same squads for their next Tests.12 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Rain and Vandort delay AussiesAustralia will have to wait until Day 5 to notch up a win, as rain and a valiant Michael Vandort fended them off on Day 4.11 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
Price due to return for ZimbabweRay Price will return to Zimbabwe international colours for the ODI series against West Indies later this month.11 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Proteas hammer Black CapsSouth Africa easily completed victory on the fourth day of the First Test against New Zealand, Dale Steyn starring for the second time.11 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
All Aussies on day threeAustralia have taken a vice like grip on the first Test against Sri Lanka, enforcing the follow on, and reduing the tourists to 80-210 Nov 2007Archie Mac
SA ensure no way back for NZJacques Kallis and Hashim Amla put on 330, allowing Graeme Smith to declare the innings on 422-3. The Kiwis are 57-3 chasing 531 to win10 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Yorkshire lend a helping handYorkshire Cricket have taken it upon themselves to lend a helping hand to a young eight year old suffering from a rare condition.09 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Clarke, Hussey Seize the DayCenturies to Michael Clarke and Mike Hussey, plus two late wickets to Brett Lee have left Australia in control of the first test.09 Nov 2007Cameron Burge
Martin, Cumming join ODI squadCraig Cumming and Chris Martin have been added to the Black Caps squad for the ODI series against South Africa.09 Nov 2007James Nixon
South Africa surge aheadSouth Africa utterly dominated day two of the First Test against New Zealand, thanks principally to some superb seam-bowling.09 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Jaques and Murali turn it upPhil Jaques made a memorable maiden Test century at the Gabba today as Australia finished the first day of the match in front of SL08 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Cumming replaces McMillanState Otago Volts batsman Craig Cumming has accepted the offer of a New Zealand Cricket contract for the 2007-08 season.08 Nov 2007James Nixon
Bowlers hold sway in JoburgSouth Africa's decision to bat first in the first Test against New Zealand backfired, with the hosts bowled out for 22608 Nov 2007Sean Bennett
Can Australia's dominance continueIs this new look Australia team able to continue the excellent work of its predecessors ?07 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Racial quotas to be scrappedSouth Africa are to end the system of racial quotas in their sporting teams, their minister for sport announced today.07 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Sachin rules out Test captaincyDespite being a favourite for the job, Sachin Tendulkar has told the BCCI that he will not captain India in Test cricket.06 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
MacGill gets the nod for BrisbaneShane Warne's replacement as spinner in the Australian Test side has today been confirmed, with Stuart MacGill getting the nod.06 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Franklin to miss ODI seriesJames Franklin has been forced to miss the South Africa and Chappell-Hadlee one-day series in order to have surgery on his right knee.06 Nov 2007James Nixon
India win first ODI by 5 wicketsIndia have strolled to a five wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan today to go one up after the first match of the five game ODI series05 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
NZ lose by 85 runs in Tour gameNew Zealand were bowled out for 272 on the final day, giving South Africa 'A' victory by 85 runs.04 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Vettori saves NZ blushesThe New Zealand batsmen put on a poor display in front of a Potchefstroom crowd yesterday, saved only by their captain's late heroics.03 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Queenslander Andy Smotes SLA punishing century from paceman Andy Bichel, and another top order collapse by the tourists (62-4), has the Bulls in control on day 203 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Warne - Murali Trophy announcedTwo of the greatest rivals in cricketing history will have their names immortalized in a new trophy named today.03 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Tait out, Hilfenhaus inShaun Tait has been ruled out of the Australian squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Brisbane next week with an elbow injury.03 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Asif suffers further injury blowPakistan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their one-day series against India with the news Mohammad Asif will miss the ODI series.02 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hogg, MacGill make 13 man squadBrad Hogg and Stuart MacGill have both been included in the 13-man Australian squad named for the first Test against Sri Lanka.01 Nov 2007James Nixon
SA A dominate opening dayNew Zealand's bowlers struggled on the first day of their second and final warm-up match ahead of their Test series in South Africa.01 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Bopara injured in car crashTalented England all-rounder Ravi Bopara needed medical assistance today after being involved in a car accident.31 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Smith delighted with series winGraeme Smith has spoken of his delight with his team's brilliant turn around of the one-day series in Pakistan this week.31 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Sangakkara a doubt for 1st TestKumar Sangakkara may miss the first Test against Australia, having suffered a grade one tear in his left hamstring.30 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Sri Lanka win Hong Kong SixesComing up against the hottest team in the competition, Sri Lanka pulled of a stunning victory today against the All-Stars.28 Oct 2007James Nixon
Siddons is new Bangladesh coachAfter much consideration of several candidates, the Bangladesh Cricket Board has named Jamie Siddons to the post of national coach.28 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Dravid out, Sehwag inRahul Dravid and Dinesh Karthik have been omitted from the India team to play Pakistan in the first two ODIs.27 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Wickets tumble, NZ winDespite a failure from their batsmen, New Zealand's seamers skittled the opposition for 91 to take a victory in their tour match.27 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
Kiwis strike back in tour openerJacob Oram shone brightest in a clinical bowling display by the New Zealand attack on the 2nd day of their South African tour-opener.26 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Pollock inspires SA to victoryShaun Pollock combined with skipper Graeme Smith to register a 159 run partnership to give SA a 7 wicket win over Pakistan.26 Oct 2007Paul Wood
Woolmer murdered - pathologistThe Jamaican pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Bob Woolmer has maintained has maintained his view that the death was murder.25 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Jayawardene signs for DerbyshireDerbyshire has secured the services of Sri Lanka captain, Mahela Jayawardene for the first half of the 2008 season.25 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Vettori bright in bad NZ startCaptain Daniel Vettori's 99 was the only bright spot in a dull start to the black caps' tour of South Africa.25 Oct 2007Sean Bennett
Wavell Hinds converts to KolpakWavell Hinds, the former West Indies batsman, has signed a Kolpak deal with Derbyshire.24 Oct 2007Liam Camps
How recalled to NZ pictureOpening batsman Jamie How has been recalled to the New Zealand one-day international team, along with James Franklin and Kyle Mills.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Ranatunga warns Murali of racismFormer Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga has spoken out against Muttiah Muralitharan touring Australia.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
"Back it up Sreesanth" - McGrathGlenn McGrath has advised Indian fast bowler Sreesanth to partner his aggressive talk with more consistent bowling performances.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Afridi does it all for PakistanShahid Afridi starred with bat, ball and in the field to take Pakistan to a 2-1 series lead over South Africa.23 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
Dyson takes up WIndies helmThe West Indies Cricket Board has appointed John Dyson as the successor to David Moore and head coach of West Indies.21 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Strauss droppedAndrew Strauss has been left out of the English Test tour of Sri Lanka after a poor year with the bat.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Atapattu in surprise recallAgainst all odds, former Sri Lankan captain Marvan Atapattu has made his way back into the Sri Lankan side for the tour of Australia.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
India deny Australian revengeIndia handed Australia a seven wicket thrashing in their one-off Twenty20 at Mumbai today.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Australia/India release racism statementThe President of the Board for Cricket in India and the Chairman of Cricket Australia today issued a joint statement on racism.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
NZC release Elite Umpires PanelNew Zealand Cricket has announced the establishment of a Panel of eight Elite Umpires commencing in the 2007/08 season.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
India gain consolation victoryMurali Kartik's career best 6-27 helped India to a two wicket victory over Australia in the final ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
Kenya beat Canada by four wktsKenya overcame early difficulties and beat Canada by four runs on back of a magnificent Thomas Odoyo maiden unbeaten century.18 Oct 2007Manan Shah
South Africa win opening ODICenturies from Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers led South Africa to a convincing win over Pakistan in the First ODI.18 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Craig McMillan calls timeCraig McMillan has today announced his retirement from International and Domestic Cricket for health and personal reasons.17 Oct 2007James Nixon
Tuffey looks at ICLDaryl Tuffey looks set to join the rebel Indian Cricket League within the next few days in what is said to be an "attractive offer".15 Oct 2007James Nixon
Australia look to make changesAustralia are set to make some changes to their bowling attack for the final one-day international against India on Wednesday .15 Oct 2007James Nixon
Gibson named bowling coachOttis Gibson has been named England's full time bowling coach after a successful trial period with the side.14 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds Seals the SeriesAndrew Symonds blazed a ton and bowled 10 tight overs as Australia beat India by 18 runs to take a 4-1 lead in the seven match series.14 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Flintoff undergoes surgeryAndrew Flintoff has received yet another setback in his return to international cricket, needing surgery on his troublesome left ankle.13 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden in doubt for NagpurAustralian opener Matthew Hayden is in doubt for Australia's sixth ODI against India after sustaining an injury in the previous match.13 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Pedro Collins commits to SurreyPedro Collins has signed with Surrey as a Kolpak player, a move that would effectively end his international career.13 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Somerset signs BanksSomerset has signed former West Indies offspinner Omari Banks for the 2008 season.13 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Sri Lanka win Fifth ODISri Lanka gained a consolation victory in the final ODI thanks to a fine 73 from Chamara Silva and 6-28 from Dilhara Fernando.13 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Younis ton secures drawYounis Khan's century kept Pakistan from losing the game, but it was enough for South Africa to clinch the series victory.12 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
Akhtar handed 13 match banShoaib Akhtar has been banned for 13 matches as a result of a dressing room altercation early last month in South Africa.11 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Johnson rips through IndiaMitchell Johnson took career best figures against India today to help Australia thrash India in the fifth ODI at Vadodara by nine wks.11 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds racially abusedAustralia's Andrew Symonds was allegedly subjected to monkey chants during the Fifth ODI at Vadodara.11 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
South Africa poised for victorySouth Africa left Pakistan an implausible task to square the series on the final day at Lahore after fine innings from Smith and Kallis11 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Hair drops discrimination suitAustralian umpire Darrell Hair has withdrawn his law suit against the International Cricket Council10 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar plays down milestoneOn the eve of his 400th ODI cap, Sachin Tendulkar has remained his typical, modest self dismissing the magnitude of the event.10 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Will 'Roy' and Yuvraj crack the top level?Upon the completion of the third ODI between India and Australia, I marvelled at the undoubted talents of Andrew Symonds and Yuvraj Singh.10 Oct 2007Paul Wood
England claim series in ColomboEngland won their 3rd straight ODI to claim the series against Sri Lanka, their first overseas bilateral triumph since 1991\92.10 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
SA build commanding lead3 wickets for Makhaya Ntini and a Grame Smith unbeaten half century helped South Africa to a 305 run lead over Pakistan at Lahore10 Oct 2007Sean Bennett
O'Brien replaces MillsWellington fast bowler Iain O'Brien has been named to replace Kyle Mills for the Black Caps tour of South Africa.09 Oct 2007James Nixon
Sreesanth continues bad bloodIndian seamer Sreesanth has continued the bad blood with Australia after getting in Andrew Symonds face in an off the field incident.09 Oct 2007James Nixon
Murali not to be riskedMuttiah Muralitharan will not be risked in the remaining two one-dayers against England with him still struggling with a bicep injury.09 Oct 2007James Nixon
South Africa ahead againSouth Africa inched ahead in the Second Test in Pakistan thanks to some tailend resistance and a devastating late burst with the ball.09 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Yuvraj has a September to rememberAfter a sterling Twenty20 Championship in South Africa, Yuvraj Singh has been names Cricket Web's Player of the Month for September.09 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan strike late in LahoreTwo late wickets may prove costly for South Africa as they closed on 259-6 on the opening day of the second Test in Lahore.08 Oct 2007George Roberts
England scrape 3rd ODI victoryEngland took a 2-1 lead in their ODI series against Sri Lanka, squeezing home by two wickets in Dambullah with Graeme Swann starring.07 Oct 2007Sean Bennett
Australia Thwarts YuvrajA scintillating 121 from Yuvraj Singh was not enough to get India home against Australia in the third ODI at Hyderabad today.05 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Pakistan crumble to SteynDale Steyn took his third Test 5-fer as Pakistan crashed to a 160 run defeat, despite Younis Khan's century.05 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
Warne & Lara to play Hong Kong SixesHong Kong Sixes organisers have announced that Shane Warne and Brian Lara will take part in the yearly tournament being played in October.04 Oct 2007James Nixon
Philander replaces MorkelVernon Philander has been named to replace the injured Morne Morkel after he was forced to return home after fracturing his left foot.04 Oct 2007James Nixon
England level series in DambullaThe Second ODI produced a virtual mirror-image of the First at the same ground, England comfortably defeating Sri Lanka batting first.04 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
SA close in on Karachi victoryA counterattacking 93 from Younis Khan kept Pakistan alive on day four, but they still face an uphill challenge to avoid defeat.04 Oct 2007George Roberts
Vincent in for Fulton for AfricaLou Vincent has replaced Peter Fulton in New Zealand's Test squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa.03 Oct 2007James Nixon
Atapattu recall on the cardsSri Lanka selectors are considering recalling Marvan Atapattu for the two Test match series against Australia starting in November.03 Oct 2007James Nixon
South Africa remain in controlSouth Africa have gained a lead of 235 runs, still with seven second innings wickets in hand. Paul Harris had earlier claimed 5-7303 Oct 2007Paul Wood
Morkel sent homeMorne Morkel has been sent home after X-ray scans revealed a fracture in his left foot.02 Oct 2007Zac Ritchie
South Africa in total controlPakistan are deep in the mire after the second day of the First Test against South Africa at Karachi after losing their top-order.02 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Aust. take series lead at KochiAustralia have reaffirmed their supremacy in limited overs cricket with a comprehensive 84 run victory over India at Kochi today.02 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Team of the tournamentAs the Twenty20 fevor winds down, Cricket Web have put together who they think should make up the World Twenty20 tournament XI.01 Oct 2007Zac Ritchie
Kallis ton puts Proteas on topSouth Africa finished the first day of the first Test in Karachi in a strong position, thanks to Jacques Kallis' unbeaten 118.01 Oct 2007George Roberts
Pak and S.A. prepare for battleThe new Pakistan leadership prepares for the challenge of South Africa.30 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Zimbabwe UpdateZimbabwe's domestic season is getting up to speed with all local clubs turning out for warmups for the upcoming Logan Cup.30 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
Shackleton passes awayDerek Shackleton, the former England fast bowler, has died aged 83.29 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Clarke ton in vain, as rain winsMicahel Clarke struck an impeccable century to put Australia in a commanding position in the first ODI in India, until the rain came.29 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Drawn end in tour matchSouth Africa ended their tour match in Pakistan with an uneventful final day.29 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Sharma replaces ChawlaRohit Sharma has taken the place of Piyush Chawla in the Indian ODI squad to take on Australia during the 7 match series.28 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
England gain useful practiceEngland beat a SLC XI by 80 runs in their sole practice match before the ODI series, Ian Bell leading a host of promising performances.28 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Donald to leave England roleAllan Donald will not continue in the role of England bowling-coach after deciding he does not want to tour.28 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
South Africans boss warm up gameA century from Mark Boucher and three wickets put South Africa well in control of their tour match against the PCB Patron's XI28 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Four Black Caps sign up with ICLFormer Black Caps Chris Cairns, Nathan Astle, Chris Harris and Hamish Marshall have all signed deals with the Indian Cricket League.28 Sep 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 a smashThe inaugural World Twenty20 in South Africa caused much debate and discussion, but was it a success?28 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Yousuf cancels ICL contractPakistan cricketer Mohammad Yousuf has canceled his contract with the Indian Cricket League and is available to play for Pakistan again.27 Sep 2007James Nixon
Afridi withdraws from SA TestsShahid Afridi has pulled out of the three-Test series against South Africa at home starting next week.27 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
Murali unfit for three ODIsMuttiah Muralitharan has been ruled out of Sri Lanka's first three ODIs against England at home.27 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
SA duo start strongly in KarachiHashim Amla and Jacques Kallis both hit half-centuries as South Africa made 294-5 on day one of their match against the Patron's XI.27 Sep 2007George Roberts
ODI rule changes could come in earlyThe changes to be made to ODI cricket by the International Cricket Council could come in early if the Indian and Australian Cricket Boards agree.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
Hussey looks towards first TestMichael Hussey is aiming to make his return for the first Test against Sri Lanka on November 8th after being forced to miss the India tour.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
NZC announce Test teamNew Zealand Cricket today announced the Test team to play in South Africa next month.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
Voges gets international call-upAustralia A captain Adam Voges has been called up for Australia's tour of India as cover for Ricky Ponting who is struggling with injury.25 Sep 2007James Nixon
India Clinches Grand FinaleIndia saw off a dogged Pakistan to win the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 by five runs in a see-sawing battle at New Wanderers.24 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
A Taste of Twenty20The 'real' World Cup failed to capture the imagination of fans around the globe: CW looks at a Twenty20 tournament awash with colour.23 Sep 2007George Roberts
Sree fined for over-appealingIndia's S.Sreesanth has been found guilty of over-appealing during India's 15 run win over Australia and fined 25% of his match fee.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey could miss Indian tourMike Hussey may miss his side's seven match ODI tour of India after sustaining a hamstring injury during yesterday's semi-final loss.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Injury concerns for AustraliaMichael Hussey has been added to the injury list and as a result is unable to tour India for the 7 match ODI series.23 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Chawla to miss seriesPiyush Chawla, the Indian leg-spinner, will miss the limited-overs series against Australia due to an ankle injury.23 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Pakistan ease into the FinalPakistan cruised past New Zealand in the first Twenty20 semi-final, winning by six wickets.22 Sep 2007Paul Wood
India through to finalYuvraj Singh was special once again, as India held their nerve to beat Australia to claim a final berth alongside Pakistan.22 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Afridi takes Pak to top spotPakistan did just enough to beat Bangladesh at Cape Town and secure the top spot in the Group F table after not losing a Super 8 match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting may tour IndiaRicky Ponting will most probably not miss his side's seven match one-day series against India later this month.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Smith critical of WC formatGraeme Smith has voiced his disapproval of the fixture that saw his side eliminated from the World Cup despite only losing one match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Australia smashes Sri LankaAustralia annihilated a hapless Sri Lanka by 10 wickets inside 11 overs in their must-win Twenty20 match in Cape Town today.20 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
Flintoff out of Sri Lanka ODIsAndrew Flintoff has been ruled out of England's upcoming one-day international series against Sri Lanka due to continued ankle problems20 Sep 2007James Nixon
Morne Morkel gets Test callupMorne Morkel has been called up for South Africa's Test squad for their tour of Pakistan after his impressive Twenty20 performances.20 Sep 2007James Nixon
India smash South AfricaIndia dominated South Africa to go through into the semi finals with a comprehensive victory against South Africa.20 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Ponting to miss rest of CupAustralia have been dealt a considerable blow today, with the news that Ricky Ponting will take no further part in the Twenty20 WC.19 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hilfenhaus replaces TaitBen Hilfenhaus has been named to replace Shaun Tait for Australia's tour of India after Tait failed to recover from his elbow surgery.19 Sep 2007James Nixon
India brush England asideIndia remained in contention for the Twenty20 semi-finals with a vital 18 run victory. Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over!19 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Kemp and Morkel see SA to winSouth Africa beat New Zealand to put one foot in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Championships.19 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Styris sounds warning to EnglandBlack Caps all-rounder Scott Styris has said England will be shown no mercy in their Super Eight Twenty20 World Cup clash in Durban.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Prior out of Twenty20 World CupEngland wicket-keeper Matt Prior is out of the Twenty20 World Cup after breaking his right thumb during a practice session in the nets.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Dhoni named new one-day captainMahendra Dhoni has been named India's new one-day cricket after Rahul Dravid resigned last week after two years in charge.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Murali named for England seriesMuttiah Muralitharan has been included in Sri Lanka's squad for their five one-day internationals against England in October.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Mustard wins one-day call-upEngland have announced that the Durham wicket-keeper Phil Mustard will join the one-day squad for the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
New Zealand defeat EnglandNew Zealand virtually ensured their qualification for the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup, beating England at Kingsmead.18 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan stun AustraliaPakistan continued their winning ways today, providing their second upset in just days, toppling tournament favourite Australia.18 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka demolish BangladeshSri Lanka demolished Bangladesh by 64 runs even after being restricted to only 147 runs during their innings.18 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Stuart MacGill fined for abuseStuart MacGill has been fined half his match fee on the Australian A tour after reportedly abusing Pakistan batsman Mansoor Amjad.17 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Prior hurt in practice sessionEngland's Twenty20 World Cup campaign has hit a serious setback after wicketkeeper Matt Prior was hurt in the nets today.17 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Impressive Pakistan beat SLPakistan recovered from uncertainty to post an authoritative victory over Sri Lanka in the second round of the ICC World Twenty20.17 Sep 2007Liam Camps
Patel in line for Twenty20 recallBlack Caps captain Daniel Vettori has hinted that Jeetan Patel may be recalled for the Twenty20 Super Eight clash against India.16 Sep 2007James Nixon
Black Caps too good for IndiaDespite a great start to the Indian innings, the Black Caps led by Daniel Vettori recorded a hard fought 10 run win.16 Sep 2007Archie Mac
Warne, McGrath join new leagueRecently retired Australian's Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath, have today signed up with the new Indian Premier League.16 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Lee hat-trick sets up thrashingAustralia strolled to an easy nine wicket win over Bangladesh after a near perfect all-round performance from the tournament favourites16 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Morkel, Pollock star for SASouth Africa took advantage of England's mediocre display to win their first Super Eight match by 19 runs.16 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Trans-Tasman Twenty20 LeagueTbe Champions Twenty20 League may provide NZC with an opportunity to have New Zealand teams compete in a trans-Tasman Twenty20 league.15 Sep 2007James Nixon
Lankans defeat KiwisSri Lanka beat New Zealand in the final Group C game, Sanath Jayasuriya starring once again.15 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Proteas cruise to Cape Town winThe South African top-order made easy work of Bangladesh's 144 at Newlands as the first round of the World Twenty20 concluded.15 Sep 2007George Roberts
Dravid resigns from captaincyRahul Dravid has stepped down as captain of India, asking to be relieved before Australia tour India later this month.14 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Sri Lanka blitz KenyaSri Lanka claimed two notable Twenty20 records as they obliterated Kenya in the second Group C game.14 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Australia Slaughter EnglandAustralia woke from its slumber to pummel a hapless England by eight wickets inside 15 overs at Cape Town today.14 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
India wins in bowl-outIndia won a thrilling match against Pakistan through a 3-0 bowl-out victory, after the Group D qualifying match ended in a tie.14 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
BCCI annouce Twenty20 leagueThe BCCI have announced details of the Champions Twenty20 League which will feature the top two teams from India, England, Australia and South Africa.13 Sep 2007James Nixon
Tigers knock the WIndies outThe West Indies have slumped to another low in being knocked out of the Twenty20 World Cup by Bangladesh in Johannesburg today.13 Sep 2007James Nixon
England waltz past ZimbabweEngland put in a top performance in their first Twenty20 World Cup game to ease past an enthusiastic Zimbabwe.13 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
India-Scotland washed outThe third game of the day was washed out today as India and Scotland both earned one point.13 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Fleming retires from ODI cricketStephen Fleming announced today that he has retired from One-Day International cricket but will continue as a Test player.12 Sep 2007James Nixon
Vettori to captain both formsDaniel Vettori will captain the Black Caps Test and One-Day teams during the upcoming tour to South Africa.12 Sep 2007James Nixon
Graeme Smith given all-clearSouth African captain Graeme Smith has been cleared of any major damage to his hand and if free to continue playing in the Twenty20 WC.12 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwi bowlers rout KenyaNew Zealand got their Twenty20 campaign underway in style , thanks to a good bowling effort as they hammered Kenya by 9 wickets.12 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Pakistan too strong for ScotsPakistan win the first game of Group D of the World Twenty20, despite being given a run for their money by minnows Scotland.12 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Zimbabwe humble AustraliaZimbabwe produce a quite stunning performance to humble Australia in the first Twenty20 World Cup Group B match.12 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
"We're not favourites" says CollingwoodEngland captain Paul Collingwood has played down talk of England being favourites for the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup.11 Sep 2007James Nixon
Gayle's ton in vainChris Gayle became the first man to score a Twenty20 international century but it wasn't enough to stop South Africa romping to victory11 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Fulton to bat threeJohn Bracewell has back tracked on his decision to bat Jacob Oram at three in deciding to move Peter Fulton back up the order.11 Sep 2007James Nixon
Upsets aplenty in warm upsTwenty20 World Cup favourites Australia fell to home side South Africa in the second day of warm ups ahead of the Championship on Tues.10 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Swann recalled for Sri Lanka tourNottinghamshire spin bowler Graeme Swann has been recalled for England's one-day international tour of Sri Lanka in October.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Anderson, Sidebottom secure contractsThe ECB have released the list of 12 English cricketers who have been awarded contracts until the end of the 2008 domestic season.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Ponting named cricketer of the yearRicky Ponting and the Australian team have again dominated the ICC Awards with the Aussies taking home five of the eight awards.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Fleming ordered to stand downNew Zealand Cricket has grown tired of Stephen Fleming's lack of commitment following news of a pending deal with the Indian Cricket League.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 Warm Up round upAustralia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies were all successful in their warm up games ahead of the Twenty20 WC.09 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Sohail Tanvir replaces AkhtarRawalpindi allrounder Sohail Tanvir has been named as the replacement for Shoaib Akhtar after Akhtar was sent home for bad behaviour.09 Sep 2007James Nixon
Group D preview - in the balanceIndia and Pakistan will both be looking to edge through group D of the World Twenty20, but it'll be tight.09 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Flintoff ruled fit for Lord'sEngland have received a boost ahead of their one-day decider against India today with the news Andrew Flintoff has been declared fit.08 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Black Caps hit by virusThe Black Caps have been hit by a virus on the eve of the Twenty20 World Cup with Brendon McCullum and Mark Gillespie being worst hit.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Clarke in doubt for start of WCMichael Clarke is in the doubt for the opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup after suffering a lower abdominal strain.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
England claim series at LordsEngland won the ODI series with India after an easy victory in the deciding game at Lord's, bowling the tourists out for just 187.08 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Mascarenhas replaces SidebottomThe England selectors have opted to replace the injured Ryan Sidebottom with Dimitri Mascarenhas for the Twenty20 World Cup.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Tendulkar dismisses rumoursSachin Tendulkar has denied any claims of his imminent retirement from ODIs saying he wants to continue playing for as long as he can.07 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Awards short-list announcedThe ICC have announced their awards short list with Australian captain Ricky Ponting heading the list with four nominations.07 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Bracewell rings the changesJohn Bracewell has confirmed that Brendon McCullum will open the batting during the Twenty20 World Cup while Jacob Oram will bat three.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Akhtar sent home from World CupPakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has been sent home from the Twenty20 World Cup following a bust-up with team-mate Mohammad Asif.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Watson passed fit for World CupAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson has overcome his hamstring injury and been passed fit to play in the Twenty20 World Cup.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
New Zealand Group FavouritesNew Zealand have been described as favourites for Group C although Sri Lanka will be nipping at their heels to be the best side.07 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Anderson replaces BoparaJames Anderson has been named as the replacement for Ravi Bopara for the Twenty20 World Cup after Bopara dislocated his right thumb.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Chandana quits internationalsSri Lanka spin bowler Upul Chandana has quit international cricket saying he has been treated unfairly by selectors.06 Sep 2007James Nixon
Zim announce central contractsThe Zimbabwe board have announced who will be offered a central contract for the coming season.06 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
Shoaib & Asif in altercationPakistan bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are believed to have had a changing room spat, leaving Asif with an injured leg.06 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Harris, Astle turn down domestic contractsChris Harris and Nathan Astle have turned down domestic contracts with the Canterbury Cricket Union paving the way for them to join the Indian Cricket League.05 Sep 2007James Nixon
Nel called up to replace BosmanSouth Africa have called up fast bowler Andre Nel to replace the injured Loots Bosman in the Twenty20 World Cup squad.05 Sep 2007James Nixon
India level series in thrillerIndia won an incredible match at The Oval to keep themselves alive in the seven-match ODI series against England.05 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Choosing An All Time XIAt one time or other every cricket fan has had a go at choosing an all time XI, see if you can match the Cricket Web All Time XI.04 Sep 2007Archie Mac
Bosman, Bopara to miss World CupLoots Bosman and Ravi Bopara will both be unavaiable to play for their respective nations in the Twenty20 World Cup due to injuries.04 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Utseya retains Zim captaincyJust yesterday the Zimbabwe cricket board announced that Prosper Utseya would retain his position of Zimbabwe captain.04 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
Australian three won't miss CupAustralian officials have confirmed that Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Stuart Clark will all take part in this month's Twent20 WC.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar delighted with rankingSachin Tendulkar has expressed his happiness at being ranked the number one cricketer by recently retired Shane Warne.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Luke Wright named as coverThe England selectors have called up Sussex all-rounder Luke Wright for the remaining two matches in the one-day series against India.03 Sep 2007James Nixon
Streak calls time on careerThe former Zimbabwean captain Heath Streak has annouched that he will retire from English county cricket at the end of this season.03 Sep 2007James Nixon
Bopara hurt ahead of World CupRavi Bopara has received a cruel blow ahead of the Twenty20 WC this month after injuring himself during today's ODI against India.02 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Uganda shock Kenya in NairobiThe second day of the Twenty20 Quadrangular Series saw a surprise defeat for Kenya and a comfortable win for Pakistan's big-hitters.02 Sep 2007George Roberts
Resurgent India thrash EnglandIndia responded to going 3-1 down in the series against England in the best was possible, destroying the hosts in the 5th ODI in Leeds.02 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Tendulkar No 1 says WarneShane Warne has named Sachin Tendulkar his number one cricketer that he has played against over the course of his career.01 Sep 2007James Nixon
Martyn joins ICLRecently retired Australian batsman Damien Martyn, has signed up to the new Indian Cricket League, reports suggested today.01 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hurricane Afridi flattens UgandaPakistan and Bangladesh both cruised to easy warm-up victories on the opening day of the Twenty Quadrangular in Nairobi.01 Sep 2007George Roberts
Andrew Hall quits internationalsSouth African allrounder, Andrew Hall has announced his retirement from international cricket.01 Sep 2007Liam Camps
Flintoff doubtful for HeadingleyEngland allrounder Andrew Flintoff is a doubt for the fifth one-day international against India.01 Sep 2007Liam Camps
McCullum to open the battingBrendon McCullum is likely to be tried as a opening batsman again for the Twenty20 World Cup and beyond by the New Zealand management.01 Sep 2007James Nixon
August Player of the MonthWith so little cricket over the last month, there is little competition for our usual accolade. Or is there? Chawla, Powar... Broad?31 Aug 2007George Roberts
Murali could still make World CupMuttiah Muralitharan could still yet play in the Twenty20 World Cup despite injuring the bicep above his right elbow while playing for Lancashire in the County Championship.31 Aug 2007James Nixon
India hopeful over Zaheer injuryIndia are hopeful that Zaheer Khan will be fit enough to take his place in the starting eleven for the fifth one-dayer on Sunday.31 Aug 2007James Nixon
Cricket for the Olympics?The International Cricket Council are looking for the inclusion of Twenty20 cricket for future Olympic Games events.30 Aug 2007James Nixon
Murali out of Twenty20 World CupSri Lanka's Twenty20 WC campaign has today received a blow with the news that Muttiah Muralitharan will not take part in the tournament30 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie gets Australia A callForgotten man Jason Gillespie has received a call-up to Australia A for their tour of Pakistan, replacing the injured Shane Harwood.30 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
England take 3-1 leadEngland won the 4th ODI against India at Old Trafford, but needed a partnership of 99 for the 8th wicket between Bopara and Broad30 Aug 2007Paul Wood
Warne set for Hong KongShane Warne is set to play in the Hong Kong Sixes later in the year, the South China Morning Post reported today.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Pietersen not worried about formEnglish batsman Kevin Pietersen is not worried about his recent ODI form, saying he is most happy when England is winning.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood in stomach bug scarePaul Collingwood has missed a team training session on the eve of the fourth ODI against India, after suffering stomach cramps.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
No to ICL says NZCNew Zealand Cricket today confirmed its position on the proposed Indian Cricket League banning contracted players from taking part.29 Aug 2007James Nixon
OK to taunt Murali says MacGillAustralian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill believes there is nothing wrong with Australian crowds taunting Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan.28 Aug 2007James Nixon
Zimbabwe announce new coachZimbabwe have dropped coach Kevin Curran with effect from Sept 1st and replaced him with former captain Robin Brown.27 Aug 2007Daniel Rosam
England too good for IndiaQuality performances with bat, ball and in the field took England to a 42 run triumph over India, and a 2-1 lead in the series.27 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Flintoff expected fit for OTAndrew Flintoff is expected to make a quick recovery from his knee injury and be available for Thursday's ODI at Old Trafford.27 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood and England finedPaul Collingwood has been fined 50% of his match fee for the second ODI between England and India.26 Aug 2007Zac Ritchie
Taibu's Harare heroics in vainA spirited 107 not out from Tatenda Taibu could not stop Zimbabwe going down to a 3-0 series defeat to South Africa in Harare.26 Aug 2007George Roberts
India level series in thrillerIndia levelled the seven match ODI series against England today after scraping through a high scoring game on a flat pitch at Bristol.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Boucher given heavy fineMark Boucher has been fined 60% of his entire Twenty20 World Cup fee after being found guilty of breaching the players code of conduct.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood to face refereePaul Collingwood has been called to a disciplinary meeting in front of the match referee after his side's slow over rate yesterday.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
South Africa score simple winSouth Africa beat Zimbabwe easily in the second ODI at Harare Sports Club to go 2-0 up in the 3-match series.25 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Jon Lewis called up as coverJon Lewis has been called up as cover for Andrew Flintoff for the next two one-day internationals after Flintoff suffered knee problems during the second one-day international at Bristol.25 Aug 2007James Nixon
Technology In CricketThere seems little doubt that in the future the third umpire will be the official most involved in deciding the fate of the batsman.24 Aug 2007Archie Mac
Vaughan still ready for ODI callMichael Vaughan has said he still hopes of a recall to England's ODI side, despite missing the last two series.24 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
BCCI plan Twenty20 tournamentThe BCCI appears to be on the verge of a sensational venture which will involve corporate Twenty20 leagues in four different countries.24 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
The ICL comethThe BCCI's worst fears were realised this week, when the ICL revealed that many players had signed contracts to join their league.22 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Zimbabwe push South AfricaGary Brent turned in an inspiring display for Zimbabwe as they ran South Africa close before being defeated by 5 wickets.22 Aug 2007Zac Ritchie
Status quo for NZ selectorsNew Zealand Cricket has today announced the re-appointment of Sir Richard Hadlee, Dion Nash and Glenn Turner as Black Caps selectors.22 Aug 2007James Nixon
Impressive England destroy IndiaCenturies from Alistair Cook and Ian Bell and 4 wickets from James Anderson helped England to a crushing win over India in the 1st ODI21 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
Astle, Cairns, Harris for ICLFormer Black Caps Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns and Chris Harris are all set to join the Indian Cricket League media reports are saying.21 Aug 2007James Nixon
Hilfenhaus to replace Tait at WCAustralia have made a key change ahead of the Twenty20 WC next month, replacing the injured Shaun Tait with Tasmanian Ben Hilfenhaus.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Razzaq quits in protestPakistan's Abdul Razzaq has today walked away from international cricket in response to the PCB dropping him from the Twenty20 WC.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sidebottom on the sidelinesEnglish fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom has been left out of the first ODI against India this week, after suffering from a side strain.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Cricket Web Fantasy Cricket - Twenty20 World CupWe have opened up our Twenty20 World Cup 2007 Fantasy Cricket competition which is free to join with all the squads having been confirmed.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
Warne to remain an AussieShane Warne's manager James Erskine has said that Warne will not give up his Australian citizenship to extend his county career.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
ICL announce international starsThe rebel Indian Cricket League have announced their players roster for the Twenty20 tournament to take place in October of this year.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
Netherlands take series 2-0Holland had little trouble dispensing of Bermuda at Rotterdam today as they easily secured the two game ODI series with an 8 wicket win20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
England-India ODI series previewThe longest ever bilateral ODI series in England gets underway tomorrow afternoon at the Rose Bowl in Hampshire.20 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Support ICL says NZ Players AssociationThe manager of the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association has called on the ICC to support the rebel Indian Cricket League.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Sarwan ready for Twenty20 WCRamnaresh Sarwan has fully recovered from his shoulder injury and is confident of success for the WIndies in the Twenty20 World Cup.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Lee back to top speedBrett Lee is back to full fitness and top bowling speed four months after major ankle surgery that ruled him out of the ODI World Cup.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Warne probes German connectionEx-Australian spin great, Shane Warne, is considering applying for a German passport in a bid to help county side Hampshire.18 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Dutch thrash BermudaA strong Dutch side was far too much for Bermuda, who slumped a 172 run defeat in today's first ODI.18 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Lions vs India rained outVikram Solanki top-scored in a fine batting effort from England Lions, but rain allowed India just 6.5 overs in reply.18 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Boucher and Kallis left outJacques Kallis and Mark Boucher have been left out of the South African squad that will tour Zimbabwe for three ODIs later next week.17 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Boucher faces backlashMark Boucher will face a disciplinary committee after criticising Cricket South Africa over its handling of Jacques Kallis this week.16 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Murali to feed off tauntsSri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan has issued a warning to Aussie crowds; taunting him will only make him stronger.16 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Bedi not fazed by demandsBishen Bedi has said he is unconcerned by demands from Muttiah Muralitharan's management and lawyers for monetary damages.16 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
India see off Scottish challengeSeveral Indian players had a useful run-out and played their part in a comfortable victory over Scotland at Titwood in Glasgow.16 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Kallis asked to re-considerCricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola has publicly asked Jacques Kallis to re-consider standing down as vice-captain.15 Aug 2007James Nixon
Concerns raised over Tait's fitnessAustralian bowling coach Troy Cooley has admitted that there are concerns about Shaun Tait's fitness leading into the Twenty20 World Cup.15 Aug 2007James Nixon
Harmison suffers another blowStephen Harmison's injury problems continued on third day of Durham's County Championship match against Surrey.15 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Ian Chappell slams PriorIan Chappell has condemned the glovework of Matthew Prior and said that England are making mistakes with the selection of wicketkeepers15 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
West Indies name Twenty20 squadThe West Indies have named their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa giving a recall to Pedro Collins.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Kallis considering his futureJacques Kallis has said he is considering his cricketing future with South Africa after being dropped from the Twenty20 WC squad.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Squads for Twenty20 WC confirmedThe best cricketers in the world are gearing up for the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 with all 12 squads now having been confirmed.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
India close in on EnglandIndia have moved up two placings in the latest ICC Test Rankings and are now only four points behind England who are in second place.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Murali sues Bedi for defamationMuttiah Muralitharan will sue Bishen Bedi for damages after the Indian yet again made disparaging remarks about his bowling action.14 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Stalemate in ECB chairman ballotThe first round of voting to decide the new England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman has ended in deadlock.14 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Draw gives India series winKevin Pietersen's century saved the third Test for England but a draw was not enough to stop India from winning the series 1-0.13 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
Graveney to tour with EnglandEngland chairman of selectors David Graveney will tour with the England side on their winter tours of Sri Lanka and New Zealand.12 Aug 2007James Nixon
Taibu heads back to ZimbabweTatenda Taibu has returned to Zimbabwe and made himself available for selection for the national team again following his two year departure.12 Aug 2007James Nixon
India remain firmly in chargeIndia have a 444 run lead as we head into the final dayV's play. England, currently 56-0, face an uphill struggle to level the series.12 Aug 2007Paul Wood
Player of the Month: JulyZaheer Khan, with his match-winning nine wickets in the second Test against England, is the July player of the month.12 Aug 2007Sudeep Popat
Kallis misses out on Twenty20 WCJacques Kallis has missed out on selection in SA's Twenty20 World Cup squad with the player having been criticised for slow scoring.11 Aug 2007James Nixon
Follow on one wicket awayEngland ended day three on 326-9, India needing one more wicket to have the chance of enforcing the follow on.11 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Jade Stadium now AMI StadiumAMI have secured the naming rights to Jade Stadium meaning the ground is now known as AMI Stadium.10 Aug 2007James Nixon
Total Domination by IndiaAnil Kumble's maiden Test hundred was the highlight of a second day at the Oval that ended with India in complete and total control.10 Aug 2007Neil Pickup
Pietersen given green lightEngland will be thanking their lucky stars today with Kevin Pietersen declared fit to play on the eve of the final Test against India.09 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Vettori to lead NZ at World CupDaniel Vettori is set to lead the Black Caps for the Twenty20 WC after Stephen Fleming was left out of New Zealand's 15 man squad.09 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Giles announces his retirementAshley Giles has announced his retirement from all cricket on the advice of his surgeon due to his constant hip problems since 2006.09 Aug 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka name Twenty20 squadSri Lanka have named their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.09 Aug 2007James Nixon
Missed chances cost England dearIndia remain in control of the Test series against England after the opening day at The Oval, with the hosts wasting opportunities.09 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Bangladesh ring the changesThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have rung the changes for the Twenty20 World Cup with four senior players missing out on selection.09 Aug 2007James Nixon
Pietersen struck with illnessEngland are sweating over the fitness of star player Kevin Pietersen today, after the batsman missed training due to an illness.08 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Harmison makes speedy recoverySteve Harmison has continued his excellent recovery from hernia surgery by being named captain of Durham against Sri Lanka A.08 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Dhoni to lead Twenty20 sideMahendra Dhoni has been named captain of India's Twenty20 World Cup side, with Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag also included.07 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Naved, Razzaq, Yousuf miss outThe experienced trio of Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Yousuf and Naved Ul-Hasan have been omitted from Pakistan's Twenty20 World Cup squad.07 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
McGrath interested in ICLGlenn McGrath has told the AFP news association that he is interested in playing in the Indian Cricket League.06 Aug 2007James Nixon
Hinds in hot waterWavell Hinds has been banned from Jamaican cricket for the rest of the year after being found guilty of verbal abuse of umpires.06 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
England Twenty20 squad announcedThere was no place for Test batsmen Michael Vaughan and Andrew Strauss when England's 15 man Twenty20 squad was revealed today.06 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Bootcamp for Bangladesh playersThe Bangladesh squad will hold a bootcamp at the warfare wing of the Bangladesh army's school of infantry and tactics in Sylhet.06 Aug 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka board release AtapattuThe Sri Lankan Cricket Board have released Marvan Atapattu from his national contract clearing the way for him to play in the ICL.06 Aug 2007James Nixon
England stick with the same 12The England selectors have kept with the same squad from Trent Bridge for the third and final Test at The Oval starting on 9th August.05 Aug 2007James Nixon
Lawson's AshesNew Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has compared his first Test series at the helm of Pakistan, against India, to 10 Ashes series.05 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan trio reject ICL offerPakistani cricketers Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Asif have all rejected lucrative offers from the Indian Cricket League.05 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
India draw tour gameHalf centuries from Wasim Jaffer and Gautam Gambhir saw India draw their game against Sri Lanka A following Michael Vandort's century05 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
Atapattu asks for releaseFormer Sri Lankan captain Marvan Atapattu has written to the Sri Lankan Cricket Board asking to be released from his central contract.05 Aug 2007James Nixon
ICL players could face life bansThe BCCI have maintained that any Indian cricketers that play for the ICL face lifetime bans from representing India.04 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Duo test negative ahead of WCPakistan bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been tested negative to dope in their systems ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup.04 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka A build leadMichael Vandort was the biggest beneficiary of the first two days of the game between Sri Lanka A and India, both innings bringing runs04 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
PCB bans players from ICLThe Pakistan Cricket Board has banned current and former players from taking part in the Indian Cricket League.03 Aug 2007James Nixon
Bichel supports sledgingFormer Australian fast bowler Andy Bichel has defended the use of sledging saying it is good for the game.03 Aug 2007James Nixon
Coach wants stump mics offEngland coach Peter Moores has voiced his disapproval at the use of stump mics to capture on field banter and sledging.03 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Scotland name Twenty20 squadThe Scotland Cricket Association have announced their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa in September.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Hoggard out of third TestMatthew Hoggard is all but out of the third and final Test against India with the English medical staff expected to play it safe.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Williams stays for Twenty20 WCThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have asked interim coach Shaun Williams to remain as coach for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Vincent stays with New ZealandLou Vincent had dismissed talks linking him to South Australia saying he won't be following close friend Hamish Marshall in leaving NZ.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Shoaib & Asif drug tested by PCBThe Pakistan Cricket Board have completed drug tests on Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif and the rest of the Pakistan team.01 Aug 2007James Nixon
Flintoff may be back for ODIsEngland's Andrew Flintoff is expected to make his international comeback for England in the upcoming one-day series against India.01 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sreesanth fined 50% of match feeSreesanth has been fined half his match fee after brushing shoulders with Michael Vaughan in a dramatic fourth day at Trent Bridge.31 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff hopeful of ODI returnAndrew Flintoff is hoping he will be fit enough to make a return for England during their seven match one-day series against India.31 Jul 2007James Nixon
Taufel laments Sachin decisionUmpire Simon Taufel has expressed his regret at mistakenly giving Sachin Tendulkar out in the first innings at Trent Bridge on 91.31 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India cruise home by sevenIndia completed the easy task facing them this morning with a little bother, losing three wickets on their way to 73.31 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Jelly beans overshadow Test winIndian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has slammed England for throwing jelly beans onto the pitch to distract him while he was batting.31 Jul 2007James Nixon
Ponting concerned with ICLRicky Ponting has warned that the new Indian Twenty20 competition runs the risk of forcing international players into early retirement.30 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Zaheer Five-For stuns EnglandZaheer Khan's five wicket haul inspired India to the brink of a commanding victory on day four of the Second Test at Trent Bridge.30 Jul 2007Neil Pickup
ICL chase InzamamThe Indian Cricket League have its sights set on another high profile player, this time Pakistan's Inzamam-ul-Haq.29 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Harmison sets comeback dateSteve Harmison has set a comeback date for his county side Durham, after undergoing hernia surgery earlier in the month.29 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England have it all to doIndia remain on top in the Second Test as they make 481 all out. England close on 43-0, still 240 runs adrift.29 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Flintoff turns out for LancsAndrew Flintoff returned to action as a specialist batsman for Lancashire today, scoring 25 against Sri Lanka A.29 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Bangladesh/Sri Lanka series wrapSri Lanka dominated Bangladesh in all departments, winning the three Test matches by an innings and taking the ODI series 3-0.29 Jul 2007Manan Shah
India shine amidst the gloomIndia took early control of the second Test at Trent Bridge, having England on the ropes early at 169/7 on a rain shortened day one.28 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Malik endorses LawsonShoaib Malik has endorsed his side's new coach Geoff Lawson, saying he can bring some of Australia's winning ways to the Pakistan team.28 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India in control of Second TestIndia's batsmen put them in a commanding position on the second day of the Second Test against England at Trent Bridge.28 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Twenty20 - the future of cricketRay Mali, the new ICC CEO has said at the launch for the Twenty20 World Cup in September in SA that Twenty20 is the game of the future.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Warne keen on ICLShane Warne has said he is keen to sign up and play in the multi-million dollar Indian Cricket League.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Vaughan backs Tresco to returnMichael Vaughan has backed Marcus Trescothick to beat his stress-related illness and return to play for England again.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
West Indies name Twenty20 squadThe West Indies have named their 30 man provisional squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa in September.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Dravid hopes for regular seasonIndian captain Rahul Dravid has spoken of his desire to see a fixed home season for his country in November and December.27 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Durham swoop for ShivDurham have signed West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul for the second half of the season.27 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Fleming the latest star targetedNew Zealand Test captain Stephen Fleming has been the latest star to be approached by the renegade Indian Cricket League.26 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka stumble to whitewashBangladesh were left to rue missed chances in the field as Sri Lanka whitewash them 3-0 in the series, winning the 3rd ODI by 39 runs.26 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Trescothick not to tourEngland opener Marcus Trescothick has ruled himself out of England's upcoming tours this winter.25 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Ganguly gives India scareSourav Ganguly has missed training following a back complaint ahead of the Second Test at Trent Bridge.25 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Bracewell gets two more yearsJohn Bracewell has been re-appointed as Black Caps coach, New Zealand Cricket announced today.24 Jul 2007James Nixon
Inzamam still in Pakistan frameInzamam-ul-Haq may have a chance of playing for Pakistan again after all, as the batsman was today called-up for a fitness camp.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Graveney confident on FlintoffEngland COS David Graveney is confident Andrew Flintoff will be fit for the ODI series against India starting in a month's time.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Dravid relieved with drawWith only one wicket needed to guarantee defeat, Rahul Dravid was a relieved man today after conditions ensured a draw at Lord's.24 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Soper and Clarke nominatedMichael Soper and Giles Clarke have been nominated to take over from David Morgan as ECB Chairman. A ballot will be commenced next week24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Moores backs VaughanEngland coach Peter Moores has backed Michael Vaughan following England's failure to finish-off India in the First Test at Lord's.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
My greatest ton: PietersenKevin Pietersen yesterday rated his second innings century at Lord's as one of his best in professional cricket.23 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka seal series at ColomboSri Lanka have sealed the three match ODI series in Colombo today with an easy five wicket win over Bangladesh.23 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Mills disappointed to miss WCKyle Mills is disappointed to miss out on selection for the Twenty20 World Cup but understands it is best for his long term future.23 Jul 2007James Nixon
England cruelly denied at LordAdverse weather prevented England from claiming a win in the first Test at Lord's, with India just one wicket away from defeat.23 Jul 2007George Roberts
Brian Lara confirmed for ICLBrian Lara has confirmed that he will join the Indian Cricket League as a player and captain when the first season commences.23 Jul 2007Manan Shah
Hoggard out for second TestMatthew Hoggard's back worries are serious enough to keep him out for the next Test against India, Stuart Broad is retained.23 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Flintoff on comeback trailAndrew Flintoff will continue the long road back to the England side this week, playing for the Lancashire seconds against Derbyshire.22 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Pietersen puts England in chargeKevin Pietersen scored 134 to set England up with a lead of 380. India finished the day on 137-3, still some 243 runs adrift.22 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Speed to step down next yearCurrent International Cricket Council chief executive Malcolm Speed has said he will step down from the role in June of next year.21 Jul 2007James Nixon
Symonds speaks up for MuraliAndrew Symonds has pleaded with the Australian public not to taunt spinner Muttiah Muralitharan when Sri Lanka tour Australia this year21 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan agree to Woolmer matchPakistan will play India in a one off Twenty20 to raise money for a cricket academy to be built in the memory of the late Bob Woolmer.21 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England nudge ahead amid showersEngland and India fought out another tense battle on another unsettled day at Lord's, though the hosts will be the happier at the close21 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Strauss satisfied with 96Andrew Strauss is enjoying a reversal in fortune after scoring 96 in England's first innings of the series against India yesterday.20 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka overcome BangladeshSri Lanka managed a win against Bangladesh in the first ODI today and go 1-0 up in the 3 match series.20 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Honours even on day for bowlersHeaded by Sreesanth, the Indian seamers induced at dramatic English collapse, but England's quicks replied in kind, taking 4 wickets.20 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Broad left out of Lord's XIIn a major surprise, English selectors have opted against selecting Stuart Broad in today's first Test against India at Lord's.19 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England set for big scoreIt was England's day as the series kicked off against India, they racked up 268-4 before bad light curtailed the day.19 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Hoggard doubtful for second TestEngland seamer Matthew Hoggard is a serious doubt for the second Test against India at Trent Bridge with a back problem.19 Jul 2007George Roberts
Miandad offers helpJaved Miandad has offered to assist new Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson if needed, despite criticising his appointment.19 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Nash to leave Australia for WIAustralian-born batsman, Brendan Nash will leave Australia for the Caribbean later this year in hopes of representing West Indies.18 Jul 2007Liam Camps
Tendulkar dreams of Lord's tonSachin Tendulkar has spoken of his desire to score a maiden century at the home of cricket, Lord's, later this week.18 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Inzy misses central contractFormer captain Inzamam Ul-Haq has missed out on securing a Pakistan central contract for the next six month period.18 Jul 2007James Nixon
Harmison to undergo operationSteve Harmison will miss the rest of the England summer after it was decided he should undergo surgery to correct his hernia problem.18 Jul 2007James Nixon
Hoggard in injury scareMatthew Hoggard is in doubt for England's first Test against India after being sent to hospital earlier today, suffering back spasms. 18 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Twenty20 "too serious"Australian all rounder Andrew Symonds is disappointed that Twenty20 has turned into a serious concept, saying it could ruin the game.18 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Harmison ruled out of first TestSteve Harmison has been ruled out of the first Test against India with Chris Tremlett called into the 13 man squad as a replacement.17 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Lawson named coach of PakistanGeoff Lawson has today been appointed as head coach of Pakistan, replacing the late Bob Woolmer at the helm of Pakistan cricket.16 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Rain spoils yet another gameHeavy rain in Dublin, Ireland has caused another washed out match, this time between the hosts and the West Indies.15 Jul 2007James Nixon
Board in England Test squadStuart Broad has been named in England's 13 man squad for the first Test against India starting at Lord's on 19th July.15 Jul 2007James Nixon
Murali looks toward 2011 WCMuttiah Muralitharan is considering playing on for another four years until the 2011 World Cup to try and reach 1000 Test wickets.15 Jul 2007James Nixon
Botha spins Ireland to victoryIreland secured second place in the quadrangular series behind the West Indies following a 23-run win over Scotland at Stormont.15 Jul 2007George Roberts
Strauss finds form at ChelmsfordAndrew Strauss and Owais Shah were the chief beneficiaries on the final day, as the England Lions-India game meandered to a draw.15 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
England to play Scots in ODIEngland and Scotland will face each other in an ODI for the first time after an agreement was reached between the two boards.14 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff may be fit for ODIsEngland's Andrew Flintoff is hoping to be fully fit and recovered in time for his countries one-day series against India next month.14 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Eden Park gets makeoverThe Eden Park outer oval is under construction as Auckland Cricket aim to make the ground a viable Test option.14 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Lankans complete easy victorySri Lanka won the Third Test against Bangladesh as comfortably as the first two, Muttiah Muralitharan taking his 700th Test wicket.14 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Harmison in doubt for Lord'sEnglish fast bowler, Steve Harmison, is in doubt for the first Test against India at Lord's this week after sustained hernia problems.14 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar finds form vs LionsSachin Tendulkar, restored to the Indian team after missing the tour opener, found his touch after a shaky start to the Indian innings.14 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Geoff Lawson to coach PakistanThe PCB are likely to announce on Monday that former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will be the next Pakistan coach.14 Jul 2007Michelle Hamberger
Akhtar slams new ODI lawsPakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the new ODI rule that allows the batsman a free hit in the advent of a no-ball. 13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Don't worry about it - BrackenAustralian Nathan Bracken has urged his fellow teammates not to take the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa too seriously.13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Nafees, Bashar droppedShahriar Nafees and Habibul Bashar have been dropped from the Bangladesh ODI squad to take on Sri Lanka later in the month.13 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Sri Lanka pile on the runsSri Lanka continued their quest for a series whitewash against Bangladesh today after piling on 470 runs on the third day in Kandy.13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Lions roar back with BresnanYorkshire's Tim Bresnan made 116 not out, and Joe Denly 83, as the Lions recovered from 185-6 to 379-8 at the close.13 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Rain washes away Dutch hopesScotland had reached 71/5 before the rain had the final say, washing away any hopes of a game against the Netherlands in Belfast.13 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
England an Option - SaqlainFormer Pakistan off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq may qualify to play for England later this year.12 Jul 2007Cameron Burge
Vaughan set to be fit for Lord'sMichael Vaughan is expected to be fit for the first test against India this week despite leaving the field early in domestic game.12 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Tigers announce Twenty20 squadHabibul Bashar and Khaled Mashud have both been ommitted from Bangladesh's 30-man shortlist for the Twenty20 World Championships.12 Jul 2007George Roberts
Wessels emerges as new candidateFormer Australian and South African batsman, Kepler Wessels, has expressed interest in replacing Greg Chappell as coach of India.12 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
BLIC 2007 Post Game InterviewCricket Web have conducted an interview with Codemasters following the release of Brian Lara / Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007.12 Jul 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka on top despite rainBangladesh collapsed and Sri Lanka are on top despite another rain-affected day in Kandy.12 Jul 2007Manan Shah
Irish detail their concernsThe Irish players have today explained their protest of not talking to the media after their thrilling win against the Dutch this week.12 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Gayle shows West Indies the waySkipper Chris Gayle hit 85 not out, as West Indies stuttered to a 4 wicket win over Scotland, with only a ball to spare.12 Jul 2007Paul Wood
NZ name Twenty20 WC squadThe Black Caps have announced their preliminary 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa later this year.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan announce Twenty20 squadShoaib Malik has been named captain of Pakistan's preliminary 30 man Twenty20 World Cup squad, announced today.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
WI thrash Dutch by 10 wicketsThe West Indies continued their winning ways in the shorter format of the game, thrashing the Netherlands by 10 wickets in Dublin.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England announce Twenty20 squadMarcus Trescothick comes back into the reckoning as the selectors name their preliminary squad.11 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Rain limits first day at KandyThe final Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh got off to damp start when rain restricted play to less than 30 overs for the day.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Ireland claim tight victoryOne run was all thats seperated the teams in Belfast as Ireland pulled off a stunning victory against the Netherlands.11 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
ICC cautious about Stanford ideaThe ICC has noted its concern over the $US20 million Stanford Twenty20 series proposed to take place in the West Indies in 2008.10 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Giles ponders long term futureAshley Giles admits his cricketing career may be over, with the news that any further attempted comebacks may have longterm effects.10 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sussex fight backSussex claimed day three honours in their tour match against India after wicket-keeper Andy Hodd scored his maiden first class century.10 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sussex deny Indians opening winIndia just failed to complete victory in the opening game of their England tour, but will take encouragement from a good bowling effort10 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Trescothick back in the mixMarcus Trescothick will be in line for an international recall when England name their 30 man Twenty20 World Cup squad later this week.09 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Bravo ruled out of ODI seriesWindies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will not take part in the upcoming quadrangular ODI series in Ireland after suffering an ankle injury.09 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
West Indies take ODI series 2-1The West Indies players finally have something to smile about, after defeating England in the 3rd and final ODI match of the series.08 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England A side namedAndrew Strauss will captain a young England Lions side against India in the three day tour match, starting July 13th at Chelmsford.08 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting back on top of rankingsRicky Ponting is back on top of the ODI batting rankings after a poor series from Kevin Pietersen saw him lose the number one position.08 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Tourists in control at HoveIndia continued to dominate their tour match against at Hove, declaring their innings closed at 388-7 before reducing Sussex to 146-5.08 Jul 2007George Roberts
Chappell questions India's plansG. Chappell has criticised India's schedule in Australia later this year, saying the one tour match before the Tests will not be enough07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood backs AndersonPaul Collingwood has voiced his surprise at the size of the fine handed out to James Anderson after an incident in the second ODI.07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India start tour solidlyThe first day's play of India's tour of England went well for the tourists, with fifties for Karthik, Gambhir and Dravid07 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Indian 20/20 probables announcedThe BCCI have announced a 30 man squad of probables that may be selected for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Chanderpaul to play in deciderWI hopes of an series win in England have received a boost, with the news that Shivnarine Chanderpaul is likely to play at Trent Bridge06 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Billionaire gives US$100 millionUS billionaire Allen Stanford has given West Indies Cricket US$100 million in an attempt he says to bring West Indies cricket into the 21st Century.05 Jul 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka secure series victorySri Lanka were made to work hard for their win, after Ashraful (129*) and Rahim (80) combined for a record 191 runs for Bangladesh.05 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Anderson fined 50% of match feeJames Anderson has been fined 50% of his match fee for a breach of the International Cricket Council's code of conduct.05 Jul 2007James Nixon
Donald's England role extendedAlan Donald's role as England bowling coach advisor has been extended until the end of the Twenty20 World Cup.04 Jul 2007James Nixon
Laxman looking for recallVVS Laxman is hoping to secure a part in India's Test lineup for their three Test tour of England in July and August.04 Jul 2007James Nixon
SL close in on Colombo victoryKumar Sangakkara's fifth Test match double-hundred and a predictable Bangladesh collapse left Sri Lanka well in control after day two.04 Jul 2007George Roberts
Impressive WI level seriesBuoyed by yet another superlative innings from Shivnarine Chanderpaul, West Indies levelled the 3-match ODI series with England at 1-1.04 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Rain washes out Toronto ODIThe second ODI between Netherlands and Canada was washed out due to rain, resulting in the Dutch winning the two-match series 1-0.04 Jul 2007Sudeep Popat
Black Caps home schedule releasedNew Zealand Cricket today announced the schedule for an exciting summer of National Bank Series international cricket.03 Jul 2007James Nixon
Rain once again the winnerMore rain left no play possible in the eagerly anticipated game between India and Pakistan in Glasgow today.03 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Sri Lanka destroy BangladeshMuttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga ran through the Bangladesh batting order, bowling them out for a record low of 62.03 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Canada crushed by NetherlandsThe Dutch brought up an emphatic 117-run win against hosts Canada in the first of two ODIs between the two countries.03 Jul 2007Sudeep Popat
Australia name 30-man WC squadAustralia have named a provisional 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in September with eight new faces being included.02 Jul 2007James Nixon
New Zealand A coach in the huntNew Zealand A and Canterbury coach Dave Nosworthy is on the shortlist for the Indian national team coaching position.02 Jul 2007James Nixon
New twist in Indian coach sagaThe Indian board president, Sharad Pawar, has revealed that Graham Ford was offered a three-year contract, as opposed to just one-year.01 Jul 2007Sudeep Popat
Rain prevents any playThe one-off ODI between Scotland and Pakistan taking place at The Grange today, was abandoned without a ball being bowled.01 Jul 2007Paul Wood
West Indies crash at Lord'sDespite a five-wicket burst from Fidel Edwards, the West Indies' batting collapsed again to give England a 79-run win in the first ODI.01 Jul 2007George Roberts
Yuvraj stars in shortened gameYuvraj Singh's unbeaten 59 took India to a series victory over South Africa in Ireland today.01 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
ICC announce ODI law changesThe International Cricket Council have announced major law changes for one-day international cricket to be applied from October 1st.01 Jul 2007James Nixon
No Test return for Zimbabwe yetPeter Chingoka from Zimbabwe cricket has told the International Cricket Council that they are not ready to return to Test cricket.30 Jun 2007James Nixon
Bell expected to return for ODIsIan Bell is expected to replace Jonathan Trott in England's one-day squad if he comes through a practice session on Saturday.30 Jun 2007James Nixon
Tendulkar reaches 15,000 ODI runsSachin Tendulkar reached 15,000 ODI runs during India's six wicket win over South Africa to level the series 1-1 after scoring 93.30 Jun 2007James Nixon
Inzy eyes English county cricketInzamam-ul-Haq is hoping to play county cricket in a bid to keep his fitness levels up and keep his place in the Pakistan Test team.29 Jun 2007James Nixon
Tendulkar scripts India victoryA classy 93 from Sachin Tendulkar, including his 15,000th ODI run, set up a six-wicket victory for India over South Africa in Belfast.29 Jun 2007George Roberts
Shah leads England to winOwais Shah scored 55* to give England the win in the second Twenty20 against the West Indies and square the series 1-1.29 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
Bangladesh thrashed in 1st TestFour wickets fell in the space of 28 balls to give Sri Lanka an innings and 254 runs victory over Bangladesh in the first Test.28 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
Cricket Coach 2007 Released / Player EditorCricket Coach 2007 has been released and is available for ordering and Cricket Web have gained exclusive access to an unofficial player editor.28 Jun 2007James Nixon
Hair stands in CanadaDarrell Hair is returning to umpire in international cricket, he will officiate during Holland's tour of Canada.28 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
West Indies gain Twenty20 winWest Indies clinched a 15 run victory in the very watchable Twenty20 contest against England at The Oval.28 Jun 2007Paul Wood
Sinclair accepts NZC contractMathew Sinclair has accepted the one-year contract offered to him by NZC today keeping him in New Zealand until May 31 2008.28 Jun 2007James Nixon
Trott joins Bell on sidelinesJonathan Trott has joined Ian Bell on the sidelines after being hit on the left hand while batting in the nets.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Johnson to use LilleeMitchell Johnson is heading to Chennai for a week to train under the eyes of Dennis Lillee and Troy Cooley.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Sinclair to accept NZC contractMathew Sinclair has told The Dominion Post he intends on accepting the NZ$45,000 NZC contract after being named as Hamish Marshall's replacement.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Kallis steers SA to victoryAn unbeaten 91 from Jacques Kallis saw South Africa to a tight last over victory against India.27 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Netherlands name 14 man squadNetherlands have annouched their squad for their tour of Canada with two brand new faces being included for the three match tour.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Sri Lankans made to waitSri Lanka's victory charge was held-up by a much-improved Bangladesh performance on the third day at Sinhalese Sports Club.27 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Taibu expected to return to ZimbabweCricInfo understand that Tatenda Taibu is in talks with the Zimbabwean Cricket Board to return to playing international cricket.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Morgan to be next ICC presidentDavid Morgan, the current England and Wales Cricket Board chairman is set to become the new International Cricket Council president.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Appoint Whatmore says InzyFormer Pakistan skipper Inzaman-ul-Haq has backed Dav Whatmore to become the new team coach following the death of Bob Woolmer.26 Jun 2007James Nixon
India call for reinforcementsIndia have called up Rakesh Patel, Ishant Sharma and Ranadeb Bose after a flu-like virus hit the team just 24 hours before their match against South Africa in Ireland.26 Jun 2007James Nixon
Bell in doubt for Twenty20 clashIan Bell is in doubt for the first Twenty20 international against the West Indies on 28th June after tweaking a muscle.26 Jun 2007James Nixon
Kolpaks are fine - LorgatNo attempts will be made to block South African players from taking-up Kolpak contracts in England, the UCBSA has said.26 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Sri Lanka turn the screwBangladesh are faced with a nigh-on impossible task after day two in Colombo, where four Sri Lankans completed centuries in a run-fest.26 Jun 2007George Roberts
WI ease past PCA Masters XIWest Indies put aside their problems for an evening, strolling to a comfortable victory over this year's PCA Masters XI.26 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
NZ tour of SA confirmedSouth Africa will host New Zealand for a two Test, three ODI and one Twenty20 international series in November and December .25 Jun 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist supports two captainsAdam Gilchrist has backed England's decision to appoint a different captain for one-day and Test cricket.25 Jun 2007James Nixon
Flintoff at 100% before summer endEngland coach Peter Moores has said he expects to have Andrew Flintoff back at 100% fitness before the end of summer.25 Jun 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka dominate on day 1Sri Lanka had it all their own way on day one, bowling Bangladesh out for 89, and scoring 227-3.25 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Sinclair offered NZC contractNew Zealand Cricket have offered Mathew Sinclair a national contract as a replacement for Hamish Marshall who joined Gloucestershire.25 Jun 2007James Nixon
Trescothick closer to England returnMarcus Trescothick has told the Mail on Sunday that he is getting closer to making himself available for selection again for England.24 Jun 2007James Nixon
American Indo-Pak series returnODI series between Pakistan and India in North America are likely to resume in the near future, it was announced today.24 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Dire WI routed by DerbyshireThe West Indies crumbled to 84 all out in less than 16 overs, losing their Twenty20 fixture against Derbyshire by 51 runs.24 Jun 2007Liam Camps
Proteas too strong for IrelandIreland suffered their second defeat inside two days, undone by debutant Vernon Philander as they slid to a 42-run loss to South Africa24 Jun 2007George Roberts
C'wood to be aggressive captainPaul Collingwood has said his style of leadership will be positive and aggressive as England try and rebuild their one-day side.23 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Sidebottom happy with selectionNottinghamshire fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom says he is happy with his selection in both England's test and one day squads.23 Jun 2007Lee Payne
Cairns & Astle linked to Twenty20Inquires from the New Zealand Dominion Post newspaper have uncovered that Chris Cairns and Nathan Astle have been approached for the rival Twenty20 League in India.23 Jun 2007James Nixon
MCG Boxing Day Test under threatThe Boxing Day Test at the MCG and New Year's Test at the SCG are under threat after SA made an official complaint to the ICC.23 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ganguly & Gambhir flatten IrishIreland endured a severe bump to earth as fifties from Sourav Ganguly and Gautam Gambhir gave India a nine-wicket win in Belfast.23 Jun 2007George Roberts
Shivnarine, take a bowNo player came even close in importance and magnitude of the efforts of the quite and unassuming Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who stood tall throughout June.23 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood named ODI captainEngland have unveiled their new look ODI squad with Paul Collingwood the man named to succeed Michael Vaughn at the helm.22 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
More rain, match a drawOnly 36 overs were possible on the third and final day of Bangladesh's tour match against Sri Lanka A.22 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Vandort called up for TharangaMichael Vandort has been called up for the injuried Upul Tharanga for the upcoming three Test series against Bangladesh.22 Jun 2007James Nixon
ICC sack World Cup Final TrioThe International Cricket Council have sacked all five match officials who officiated in the World Cup Final from standing in the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.22 Jun 2007James Nixon
Play limited on second dayRain hampered Bangladesh's preparation for their Tests against Sri Lanka, allowing only 25 overs on the 2nd day of their only warm-up.21 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
KP says no to ODI captaincyKevin Pietersen has rejected any notion that he may take over Michael Vaughan as ODI captain of England.21 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan interview WhatmoreDav Whatmore has completed an interview with the PCB as they near the end of their search for a new national coach.21 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Tharanga suffers injury blowSri Lankan Upul Tharanga suffered a blow today with the news he would miss the opening two Tests against Bangladesh with a foot injury.21 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Morton and Ramdin see WI homeThe West Indies cruised to their first win of their tour of England, defeating England Lions by 7 wickets at New Road, Worcester.21 Jun 2007George Roberts
Two high profile Black Caps set to quit NZ CricketTwo high profile Black Caps are understood to have been secured by Dean Jones to leave New Zealand to play in the lucrative Indian Twenty20 Cricket League.21 Jun 2007James Nixon
MV admits ODI career may be overMichael Vaughan has admitted the chances were slim of him being picked in the one-day side after he resigned as captain this week.20 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Harmison may push off surgeryDespite reports that Steve Harmison was to undergo a hernia operation, the bowler has said he will push it off for as long as possible.20 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Tigers' batsmen start poorlyBangladesh endured a tough start to their tour of Sri Lanka, making just 183-5 on the first day of their match against Sri Lanka A.20 Jun 2007George Roberts
Bopara in doubt for ODI seriesEngland all-rounder Ravi Bopara is in doubt for England's one-day series against the West Indies due to a thigh muscle injury.19 Jun 2007James Nixon
Harmy requires hernia operationEngland fast bowler Steve Harmison requires a non-serious hernia operation the ECB have said but it is unlikely to affect his bowling.19 Jun 2007James Nixon
England take comfortable winAnother test 5-for from Monty Panesar did most of the work for England on day 5, they secured a seven wicket victory over West Indies.19 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Tait to undergo elbow surgeryAustralian fast bowler, Shaun Tait, will undergo surgery on his right elbow tomorrow, placing his Twenty20 World Cup hopes in doubt.18 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Atapattu faces backlashMarvan Atapattu could face heavy action from the Sri Lanka board after he pulled out of the Bangladesh series citing personal reasons.18 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan steps down as ODI leaderMichael Vaughan has stepped down as England's ODI captain, but still harbours hopes to be selected for the ODI side.18 Jun 2007Paul Wood
England edge in frontEngland took a firm grip on the Fourth Test against West Indies on day four, thanks mostly to a fine century from Paul Collingwood.18 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
BCCI announces contractsHarbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman have had their contracts downgraded by the BCCI. Mohammad Kaif is no longer contracted.17 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
Atapattu unavailableSri Lankan batsman and former captain Marvan Atapattu has made himself unavailable for the upcoming series against Bangladesh.17 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
Chanderpaul leads WI challengeA Shivnarine Chanderpaul hundred and late wickets to Fidel Edwards put West Indies in contention in the rain-affected fourth Test.17 Jun 2007Liam Camps
Ian Botham knightedIan Botham became Sir Ian Botham today after he was honoured with the knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours list.16 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Lawson makes Pakistan short listThe PCB has short-listed former Australian bowler Geoff Lawson as a possible replacement for the late Bob Woolmer as coach of Pakistan.16 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan name tour squadPakistan have named a 15-man squad for their upcoming tour of Scotland where they play two one-day internationals.16 Jun 2007James Nixon
Chanderpaul and Bravo dig inShivnarine Chanderpaul and Dwayne Bravo led West Indies to 132-4 after losing several early wickets to the English swing bowling.16 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Marshall declines NZC contractHamish Marshall has declined to accept a NZC contract for the 2007/2008 season in favour of playing county cricket in England.15 Jun 2007James Nixon
Pietersen slams scheduleKevin Pietersen has today added his name to the growing dissent regarding the packed international scheduling of cricket matches.15 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Weather wins at The RiversideNo play was possible on the opening day of the fourth Test between England and the West Indies due to incessant rain.15 Jun 2007Paul Wood
Solanki to captain England LionsVikram Solanki has been named captain of the England 'A' side to take on the West Indies in a one-day game next Thursday at Worcester.15 Jun 2007James Nixon
Injuries hurt IrelandIreland have been forced into naming a understrength team with Boyd Rankin, Andre Botha and Dave Langford-Smith all out with injuries.15 Jun 2007James Nixon
Ryder upset by media reportsJesse Ryder has released a statement following reports of him turning his back on New Zealand cricket to pursue a career in England.15 Jun 2007James Nixon
BCCI perplexed at Ford decisionThe BCCI has today voiced their surprise at Graham Ford's decision to not take up the role of head coach of India.14 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Lara plans return to cricketBrian Lara has said he plans on returning to cricket but won't be returning to international cricket with the West Indies.14 Jun 2007James Nixon
Rixon joins race for Sri Lanka coaching roleFormer Black Caps coach Steve Rixon has joined the race for the Sri Lanka coaching role and is to be interviewed next week.14 Jun 2007James Nixon
Bayliss named new coach of SLAustralian Trevor Bayliss has been named as the new coach of Sri Lanka, replacing fellow Aussie Tom Moody at the helm.14 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Gayle handed captaincyChris Gayle has been awarded the captaincy of the West Indies ODI team for their series in England and Ireland.14 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
Police confirm Woolmer not murderedJamaican police have completed an embarrassing reversal today with the announcement that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not murdered.13 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Emburey rules himself outJohn Emburey has ruled himself out of the running for the Indian coaching role after committing himself to his role as Middlesex director of cricket.13 Jun 2007James Nixon
Sammy doubtful for fourth TestAs West Indies enter the final Test of the series against England, having already lost 2-0, they may do so without Darren Sammy.13 Jun 2007Liam Camps
Atapattu and Chandana recalledMarvan Atapattu and Upul Chandana are among several players recalled for Sri Lanka's upcoming Test and ODI series against Bangladesh.13 Jun 2007Liam Camps
Hoggard, Anderson back in squadEngland have made two changes to their squad for the final Test at Chester-le-Street with Matthew Hoggard and James Anderson returning.12 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Sehwag snubbed by selectorsIndia have named their squad for the tour of the UK with batsman Virender Sehwag being left out of both the Test and ODI squads.12 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
India 2007\08 itinerary unveiledIndia's home itinerary for the season of 2007\08 was revealed today. Twelve consecutive ODIs feature in a packed schedule.12 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
We will win the match - MortonWith the 3rd Test between England and WI going into a 5th day, Runako Morton believes his side can make history by winning the match.11 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ford turns down Indian coaching jobCurrent Kent coach Graham Ford has turned down the chance to become Indian Head Coach after deciding to remain as coach of Kent.11 Jun 2007James Nixon
India pair ruled fit for EnglandIndia's UK campaign has received a massive boost with the news that fast bowlers Zaheer Khan and Munaf Patel have been declared fit.11 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
England defeat brave West IndiesEngland retained the Wisden Trophy with a 60-run win over West Indies, but not without a stern fight from the visitors on day five.11 Jun 2007Liam Camps
West Indies keep England at bayShiv Chanderpaul led West Indies in a spirited fightback at Old Trafford. The visitors require a further 154 runs with 5 wickets left.10 Jun 2007Paul Wood
Dhoni onslaught seals whitewashMS Dhoni and Mahela Jayawardene struck superb centuries, as Asia XI notched up a 13-run win in the final ODI against Africa XI.10 Jun 2007Sudeep Popat
Possibility of shorter 2011 WCThe India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Cricket Boards are to discuss shortening the length of the 2011 World Cup.09 Jun 2007James Nixon
ECB announce NZ 2008 tourThe England and Wales Cricket Board have annouched the schedule for New Zealand's 2008 tour of England.09 Jun 2007James Nixon
Africa XI fall short againThe first match of the series saw Asia prevail by 34 runs, this time the margin was 31 in another high-scoring clash.09 Jun 2007Richard Edmunds
Ford named new coach of IndiaSouth African Graham Ford has today been named the new coach of India, ahead of Englishman John Emburey.09 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
England close in on series winAided by Alistair Cook's century, England edge towards clinching the test series vs. West Indies, despite Darren Sammy's 7 wicket haul.09 Jun 2007Sean Bennett
Flintoff plays down controversyAndrew Flintoff has said there are no hard feelings between himself and his captain after Vaughan's 'Fredalo' comments made headlines.08 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ganga delighted with WI effortsWI captain Daren Ganga was quite happy with his teams efforts yesterday, after taking seven wickets and restricting England to 296.08 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
England take sizeable leadEngland moved into a commanding position in the Third Test against West Indies, thanks mainly to Monty Panesar and Ryan Sidebottom.08 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Door open for Whatmore returnThe Bangladesh Board have said they would welcome Dav Whatmore back as coach after his unsuccessful Indian coaching application.07 Jun 2007James Nixon
The Guardian hits backThe newspaper at the centre of the Vaughan-Flintoff controversy has hit back at claims the captain was misquoted in an interview.07 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
NSW Coach in the runningNew South Wales coach Trevor Bayliss is in the running for the Sri Lanka coaching role following Tom Moody's departure post World Cup.07 Jun 2007James Nixon
Katich to remain in AustraliaSimon Katich is to remain in Australia after signing a five-year deal with New South Wales despite having received overseas offers.07 Jun 2007James Nixon
Mali named ICC acting presidentRay Mali has been named acting president of the ICC, after former president Percy Sonn died in South Africa late last month.07 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Honours even on first dayThe opening day of the Third Test between England and West Indies was the most competitive of the series so far, despite Ian Bell's 77*07 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Kallis takes over from SmithJacques Kallis has been named as South African captain for the tour of Ireland with regular captain Graeme Smith forced out.07 Jun 2007James Nixon
Donald backs HarmisonAllan Donald has thrown his weight behind the out of form Steve Harmison ahead of Thursday's third Test at Old Trafford.06 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Player of the Month - MayThere have been several stars of England's early-season good form. Kevin Pietersen, however, probably shone brighter than all else.06 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Australian contenders for SL jobThree Australians are among the leading contenders to take over the job of Sri Lankan coach.06 Jun 2007Richard Edmunds
Vaughan backs down over FlintoffMichael Vaughan has backed down over his comments on Andrew Flintoff telling media that it has been "blown out of all proportion".06 Jun 2007James Nixon
West Indies sweat over GayleWindies management face a nervous wait over Chris Gayle's fitness, as the opener races against time to be ready for the third Test.06 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar close to Pakistan returnShoaib Akhtar is close to a return for Pakistan for the upcoming tour of Scotland after being named in a 20 man provisional squad.06 Jun 2007James Nixon
Pollock century not enoughA blistering 130 from Shaun Pollock was not enough for Africa XI, who lost the first match of the Afro-Asian Cup by 34 runs.06 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Vaughan blames Flintoff for WCIn a startling admission today, England captain Michael Vaughan has blamed Andrew Flintoff for England's dismal World Cup showing.05 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ganga to captain West IndiesDaren Ganga has been confirmed as West Indies captain for the rest of the England Test series following the injury to Ramnaresh Sarwan.05 Jun 2007James Nixon
Bashar retained for Sri Lanka tourHabibul Bashar has been retained in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka despite losing the captaincy.05 Jun 2007James Nixon
Emburey in running for IndiaThe BCCI today confirmed Graham Ford and John Emburey were the two candidates for the role of national coach.05 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Sneddon hits out at World CupMartin Snedden has become the latest prominent figure to criticise the recent Cricket World Cup, rating it "average to poor".05 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Lancs CEO defends FlintoffLancashire CEO Jim Cumbes has hit back at comments made by Michael Vaughan blaming England's poor display at the WC on Andrew Flintoff.05 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Afro-Asia Cup Twenty20The first ever Twenty20 International to take place in India saw the Asia XI comfortably beat the Africa XI in Bangalore.05 Jun 2007Kev Goughy
Atapattu to make Test comebackMarvan Atapattu, is set to make an unexpected comeback into the Sri Lankan Test squad to take on Bangladesh later this month.04 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
England home schedule announcedEngland's 2008 home international schedule has been announced today with Test series against both South Africa and New Zealand planned.04 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
England squad unchangedEngland have retained the same squad for the third Test following their convincing innings and 283 runs victory at Headingley.03 Jun 2007James Nixon
Whatmore Indian coach favouriteIndia are set to announce their new coach after the resignation of Greg Chappell earlier this year; ex-Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore.03 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ramdin shines on final dayDenesh Ramdin made the most of the final day of West Indies' game against a MCC XI, making a career-best 131 as the game was drawn.03 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Astle gets NZ Order of MeritFormer Black Cap batsman Nathan Astle has been given the honour of being made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.03 Jun 2007James Nixon
Woolmer not murdered: PoliceFormer Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not murdered, but died a natural death, according to police.02 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Mahmood out of WIndies seriesSajid Mahmood has lost his chance of breaking into the England squad for the West Indies series after having to undergo an operation.02 Jun 2007James Nixon
Ashraful named as new captainBangladesh have named Mohammad Ashraful as their new captain after previous captain Habibul Bashar stepped down after the India series.02 Jun 2007James Nixon
WIndies dominate tour matchRunako Morton has put the West Indies in a very strong position at the end of day two against the MCC after he hit a double century.02 Jun 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist may give up ODIsAdam Gilchrist has told an Australian newspaper that he may give up the shorter form of the game in a bid to lengthen his Test career.01 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Committee gives recommendationsThe ICC's newly established Cricket Committee has announced various recommendations for the ICC to consider.01 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Taylor takes five against MCCJerome Taylor took 5-43 for West Indies against an MCC XI, but they were troubled by more injury concerns.01 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Hoggard looking at OT comebackFast bowler Matthew Hoggard is expected to make a full comeback for England's third test against the West Indies at Old Trafford.31 May 2007Zac Gelman
Warne punished for outburstShane Warne has managed to get himself into trouble again, this time whilst playing for his county side, Hampshire.31 May 2007Zac Gelman
Hoggard due to miss 3rd TestAgainst recent positive reports, Matthew Hoggard is now expected to miss the third Test against the West Indies at Old Trafford.31 May 2007Liam Camps
Samuels replaces SarwanMarlon Samuels has been called up by the West Indies to replace their injured skipper Ramnaresh Sarwan.31 May 2007Alex Crampton
Sinclair looking overseasMathew Sinclair is considering his options after missing out on a NZC contract for the next 12 months and is unlikely to remain in NZ.31 May 2007James Nixon
Ireland series to go aheadThe ODI series between India and SA in Ireland next month will go ahead as planned after the broadcasting rights were sorted out.31 May 2007James Nixon
Chappell-Hadlee set for DecemberThe annual Chappell-Hadlee trophy has been set down for December with three ODIs and one Twenty20 international to be played.31 May 2007James Nixon
Flintoff to have further surgeryAndrew Flintoff is to have a third operation on his left ankle, after failing a fitness test this morning.30 May 2007Richard Dickinson
India vs South Africa in doubtIndia's three-match ODI series against South Africa in Ireland has been thrown into doubt.30 May 2007Richard Dickinson
NZC releases contracted playersBlack Caps General Manager Lindsay Crocker today released the twenty players to be offered New Zealand Cricket contracts.30 May 2007James Nixon
Tendulkar pulls out of Afro-AsiaSachin Tendulkar is yet another player to rule himself out of the upcoming Afro-Asia series starting on 5th June with a Twenty20 match.29 May 2007James Nixon
Blewett pushed into retirementGreg Blewett has been forced into retirement by the SA Cricket Board with them not guaranteeing him a starting place next year.29 May 2007James Nixon
Sarwan out of tourWest Indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan is out of the rest of his team's England tour, it was confirmed today.29 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Bangladesh ODI captain resignsHabibul Bashar has announced his resignation from the captaincy of the Bangladesh one-day side.28 May 2007Zac Gelman
Ryder to be sacked by IrelandThe controversy surrounding Jesse Ryder has continued with the New Zealand player set to be sacked from the Ireland cricket team.28 May 2007James Nixon
England crush West IndiesEngland inflicted West Indies heaviest ever defeat, by an innings and 283 runs.28 May 2007Paul Wood
Styris to join DurhamNew Zealand allrounder Scott Styris is to join English county Durham for two months as their overseas professional.28 May 2007Michelle Hamberger
Percy Sonn passes awayInternational Cricket Council President Percy Sonn has passed away today in Cape Town, aged 57.27 May 2007Zac Gelman
India wrap up enormous winBangladesh have crashed to an innings and 239 run defeat at the hands of a rampant India in the second Test at Dhaka.27 May 2007Richard Edmunds
No play on day 3England are being made to wait for their chance to finish off the West Indies, day three was a washout.27 May 2007Alex Crampton
Donald joins Team EnglandFormer South African superstar, Allan Donald, has joined the England coaching staff, in a bid to help improve England's bowling stocks.26 May 2007Zac Gelman
No respite for BangladeshThe second day of the 2nd Test in Mirpur saw no respite for Bangladesh as India piled on the runs and decimated Bangladesh's top order.26 May 2007Zac Gelman
Botham set to receive KnighthoodThe Daily Mirror newspaper have reported that former England cricketer Ian Botham is to recieve a Knighthood for his charity work.26 May 2007James Nixon
English onslaught destroys WILed by Kevin Pietersen and Ryan Sidebottom, England destroyed the West Indies on day two at Leeds, leaving the tourists in tatters.26 May 2007Sean Bennett
Ryder set to quit NZ for EnglandWellington allrounder Jesse Ryder is set to quit NZ Cricket and look to a future with the England national team.26 May 2007James Nixon
Vaughan ready for Test comebackHaving not played a Test since late 2005, England captain Michael Vaughan says he's finally ready to return to the field.25 May 2007Zac Gelman
West Indies set to target MontyRamnaresh Sarwan, still reeling from Monty Panesar's 6 wicket haul at Lord's, has announced a new tactic for dealing with the spinner.25 May 2007Zac Gelman
Nightmare day for BangladeshBangladesh failed to pick up a single wicket in a long day in the field on the first day of the second Test.25 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Vaughan in dream Test returnMichael Vaughan scored a century in his first Test for 19 months at Headingley to give his team the advantage over West Indies on day 125 May 2007Richard Dickinson
NZ a 'priority' for VincentNew Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has denied speculation that he is set to quit the Black Caps, to play Australian domestic cricket.24 May 2007Zac Gelman
Sonn in intensive careICC President Percy Sonn is critically ill in intensive care in Cape Town.23 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Flintoff out of Second TestEngland all-rounder Andrew Flintoff will miss the Second Test against West Indies as his left ankle continues to cause him problems.23 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Ireland win Intercontinental CupIreland easily beat Canada in the final of the 2007 Intercontinental Cup to win the tournament for the second time.23 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Duo set to make comebackKey English pair Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff are expected to be back for England's second Test against the Windies on Friday.22 May 2007Zac Gelman
Vincent set to quit New ZealandSouth Australia could soon be set to announce current Black Cap Lou Vincent as its international recruit for the 2007/08 season.22 May 2007James Nixon
First Test ends in drawThe first Test between Bangldesh and India at Chittagong has ended in a draw with rain badly affecting the final two days of the Test.22 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Akhtar ruled out of Asia/AfricaShoaib Akhtar has been dropped from the upcoming Asia/Africa Cup because of a lack of a fitness due to his knee injury.22 May 2007James Nixon
Hoggard set to miss 2nd TestEngland coach Peter Moores has told media that Matthew Hoggard is unlikely to be fit to play the second Test against the West Indies.22 May 2007James Nixon
Anderson and Sidebottom in squadRyan Sidebottom, Michael Vaughan and James Anderson were today selected in the England squad for the Second Test against West Indies.22 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Sri Lanka deny Pakistan sweepSri Lanka won the final match of their series with Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, to finish the series with a 2-1 loss.22 May 2007Alex Crampton
KP backs Harmison to come goodKevin Pietersen has backed out of form fast bowler Stephen Harmison to come good on the last day at Lord's to bowl his side to victory21 May 2007Zac Gelman
Bangladesh Fight BackA brilliant all-round performance by Mashrafe Mortaza has brought Bangladesh back into the match, but India remain on top.21 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Vaas hurt in county cricketSri Lankan fast bowler, Chaminda Vaas, was rushed to hospital after sustaining an injury to the head whilst playing for Middlesex.21 May 2007Zac Gelman
Rain ensures drawJust 20 overs were possible on the last day of England-West Indies at Lord's, consigning the match to a draw.21 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Rain ruins third days playHeavy rain has waterlogged the Ruhul Amin Stadium which has poor drainage facilities and forced the third days play to be called off.20 May 2007James Nixon
Hoggard out of first TestEngland's injury woes have worsened, with the news that Matthew Hoggard will not take any part in the rest of the first Test at Lord's.20 May 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan secure series winA total of 313 was more than enough for Pakistan to overcome Sri Lanka today, then won by 98 runs.20 May 2007Alex Crampton
WI chase 401 after Pietersen tonAn aggressive 109 by Kevin Pietersen has set a difficult task for the West Indies on the last day of the first Test at Lord's.20 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Inzamam hits back at accusationsInzamam-ul-Haq has dismissed claims that he acted like a dictator and was to blame for his side's first round exit at the World Cup.19 May 2007Zac Gelman
Giles suffers further setbacksEngland's Ashley Giles is set to miss the rest of the county cricket season due to a persistent hip injury.19 May 2007Zac Gelman
Rain shortens second dayRain and bad light allowed only 20 overs to be bowled on the second day of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Chittagong.19 May 2007Zac Gelman
West Indies gather momentumFollowing an overnight declaration, the West Indies fought back hard at Lord's with fifties from Chanderpaul, Ramdin and Bravo.19 May 2007Sean Bennett
Committee blames InzamamA PCB inquiry into Pakistan's performance at the World Cup, has blamed the captain, Inzamam-ul-Haq, for the side's poor performance.18 May 2007Zac Gelman
India on top after first dayA 163-run stand between Saurav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar has put India on top of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.18 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Prior shines as England dominateMatthew Prior, on debut, was one of four England batsmen to hit centuries as they reached 553-5 against West Indies.18 May 2007Alex Crampton
Pakistan blaze homePakistan sealed an easy victory in the first of their three day\night ODIs against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, thanks to Shahid Afridi.18 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Flintoff Out of TestEngland's talismanic allrounder Andrew Flintoff is out of the first test today, and possibly the entire series, according to reports.17 May 2007Cameron Burge
Akhtar makes himself availableControversial Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has declared himself fit and available for selection for June's Afro-Asian Cup.17 May 2007Zac Gelman
A Tale Of Five CoachesGoing into the 2007 Cricket World Cup, nine Test-playing teams had nine coaches. Two weeks after the end, just two remain in position.17 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Cook shines on gloomy dayAlastair Cook returned to Test form with a pleasant hundred on a day of frustration, curtailed by poor weather.17 May 2007Liam Camps
MCC wants Zimbabwe suspendedThe MCC has supported the move by Australia to boycott their tour to Zimbabwe later this year and has called for their suspension.16 May 2007Zac Gelman
Players critical of ICCA survey of 45 international cricketers has revealed damning opinions of the ICC, and the recent World Cup.16 May 2007Alex Crampton
Bond big winner at NZ awardsNew Zealand Cricket Awards night saw Shane Bond take the top award for the second time in his career.16 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Rain ruins final one-dayerOvernight rain has washed out the final one-day international between India and Bangladesh with India taking the series 2-0.15 May 2007James Nixon
Vaughan reveals exclusionEngland captain Michael Vaughan has said that he felt excluded during the Test series in Australia last winter.15 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Team of the 2007 World CupThe 2007 World Cup has now passed into the annals of history. Who made the Cricket Web 2007 World Cup Team of the Tournament?15 May 2007Kev Goughy
Gayle not happy with curfewWest Indies batsman Chris Gayle has grudgingly accepted an 11:30pm team curfew that has been introduced for the tour of England.15 May 2007James Nixon
WI v England - Series PreviewFor years the West Indies thrashed their English counterparts thoroughly both home and away. But since 2000, England have dominated.15 May 2007Liam Camps
Flintoff in battle to be fitAndrew Flintoff is to have a fitness test on Wednesday to test his injured left ankle to see if he is fit to play the first Test.15 May 2007James Nixon
Rain washes out 2nd day's playHeavy rain in Taunton washed out the entire second days play in the tour match between the West Indies and Somerset.14 May 2007James Nixon
Australia will not be fined: ICCCricket Australia will not be handed out a multi-million dollar fine for not touring Zimbabwe later this year, according to the ICC.14 May 2007Zac Gelman
Moody takes up WA coaching roleCurrent Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody has not extended his contract with Sri Lankan Cricket and will return to Western Australia.14 May 2007James Nixon
Flintoff's ankle strikes againAndrew Flintoff has again reported soreness in his troublesome left ankle, just three days before the start of the First Test.14 May 2007Richard Dickinson
No play on Monday eitherThe third and final day of West Indies' tour match with Somerset was washed out.14 May 2007Alex Crampton
Watson Eyes Test Opener BerthShane Watson is eyeing off the Test opener's berth left vacant by the retirement of Justin Langer.14 May 2007Cameron Burge
No neutral venue, says ZimbabweZimbabwe officials have shot down any hope for a series to take place in a neutral venue, saying it's either in Zimbabwe or nothing.14 May 2007Zac Gelman
Strauss named captain for Lord'sEngland have unveiled their 12 man squad for the first Test against the WIndies this week at Lord's with Andrew Strauss named captain.13 May 2007Zac Gelman
The Bracewell Story (so far?)As New Zealand Cricket decide whether or not to extend coach John Bracewell's contract, it's time to look back at his (first?) tenure.13 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Vaughan given time to recoverEngland captain Michael Vaughan will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness for the first Test against the West Indies.12 May 2007James Nixon
PM wants tour cancelledAustralian Prime Minister John Howard has spoken of the dilemma between government intervention in sports and boycotting Zimbabwe.12 May 2007Zac Gelman
Tour off to damp startShiv Chanderpaul and Runako Morton made swift progress amid the showers on West Indies' opening day of their England tour at Taunton.12 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Government officially stops tourThe Australian government have officially blocked the Australian cricket team from touring Zimbabwe later in the year.12 May 2007James Nixon
Gambhir sets up winGautam Gambhir's century gave India enough runs to beat Bangladesh and claim the ODI series between the two.12 May 2007Alex Crampton
Ponting supports banAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has supported his government's decison to ban the Australian side touring Zimbabwe later this year.12 May 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan may be fit for 1st TestEngland received a boost today with the news that captain, Michael Vaughan, may be fit to play in the first Test against the WIndies.11 May 2007Zac Gelman
Ireland risk FP futureIreland are prepared to put their future in the Friends Provident Trophy on the line by playing India and South Africa in June.11 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Aussie`s tour of Zimbabwe heats upCurrent Zimbabwe cricketer Vusi Sibanda and former Zimbabwe cricketer Henry Olonga have voiced their views on Australia's potential tour.10 May 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka ring the changesThe Sri Lankan selectors have rung the changes for the upcoming three match one-day series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.10 May 2007James Nixon
Pakistan interested in WhatmorePakistan have made public their interest in signing up Dav Whatmore to become their new coach following the death of Bob Woolmer.10 May 2007James Nixon
Government may ban tourThe Australian Government is looking for legal avenues to bar Australia's tour to Zimbabwe later this year.10 May 2007Zac Gelman
Dhoni sees India homeMS Dhoni has seen India home to a five wicket win over Bangladesh in the first one-dayer after putting together a well made 91*.10 May 2007Manan Shah
KP injured ahead of first TestKevin Pietersen has suffered a calf strain whilst playing for county cricket side Hampshire ahead of the first Test against the WIndies09 May 2007Zac Gelman
I`m not ready says TrescothickEngland opening batsman Marcus Trescothick has stated that he is not ready to return to international cricket following his illness.09 May 2007James Nixon
MCC declares squash ball legalThe MCC has ruled that Adam Gilchrist broke neither the rules nor the spirit of the game.09 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Asif named vice-captainIn a surprise move today, Mohammad Asif has been named vice-captain of the Pakistan squad that takes on Sri Lanka later this month.08 May 2007Zac Gelman
England name assistant coachFormer Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower has been named as assistant to new England coach Peter Moores, the ECB announced today.07 May 2007Zac Gelman
Two more years for MuraliSri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan has told media he plans on playing Test cricket and one-day cricket for another two years.07 May 2007James Nixon
Lewis out for two monthsEngland bowler and Gloucestershire captain, Jon Lewis, will be sidelined for two months after damaging his left ankle, again.06 May 2007Zac Gelman
Dravid injured during trainingIndian captain Rahul Dravid has suffered in a injury setback during preparation for his side's tour of Bangladesh next week.05 May 2007Zac Gelman
Australia Zimbabwe tour in doubtAustralia's ODI tour of Zimbabwe is in doubt after the Australian Government offered to pay any fines the Aussies receive for not going04 May 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar injured at practiceSachin Tendulkar faces an injury scare ahead of India's tour to Bangladesh, after spraining his right ankle during practice.03 May 2007Sudeep Popat
World champions return homeA triumphant Australian side returned home to Australia today, tired, elated and extremely satisfied.03 May 2007Zac Gelman
Samuels cut from WIndies squadThe West Indies selectors have dropped Marlon Samuels from the Test squad for the upcoming four Test series against England.03 May 2007James Nixon
McGrath explores retirementFormer Aussie bowler Glenn McGrath has admitted that it will take a while for him to get his head around being a retired international.03 May 2007Lee Payne
Vaughan injured againMichael Vaughan has been forced to retire hurt in a Championship game after being hit on the hand by Australian seamer Stuart Clark.03 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Flintoff guarantees improvementsEngland all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has promised a revival of his world best form after lacklustre Ashes and World Cup campaigns.02 May 2007Zac Gelman
Moody no closer to decisionTom Moody has not made any decision on his coaching future but looks set to continue as Sri Lankan coach.02 May 2007James Nixon
Hogg a chance for Test callupBrad Hogg's impressive World Cup performances have given him a chance of filling Australia's vacant spin bowlers position.02 May 2007James Nixon
Australian contracts announcedCricket Australia has announced its contracted players list for the upcoming year with a few surprises.01 May 2007Zac Gelman
Speed apologises for blunderICC CEO Malcolm Speed has apologised for the blunder that left players competing in near darkness during Saturday's World Cup final.30 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Woolmer drugged - BBCA BBC investigation alleges Bob Woolmer was poisoned and then strangled.30 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Sarwan named new WIndies captainCaribbean media have today reported that Ramnaresh Sarwan has been appointed the new West Indies captain.30 Apr 2007James Nixon
Saleh out, Bashar retainedBangladesh have named their squad for the upcoming ODI series against India, with Habibul Bashar retained as captain.30 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
McGrath ends career on a highOne of the greatest bowlers to have ever graced a cricket field - Glenn McGrath, bowed out of international cricket yesterday.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting wants more successAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has said there is no reason Australia shouldn't continue its dominance in international cricket.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Crowe takes blame for fiascoFittingly, the 2007 Cricket World Cup ended in farce as SL and Australia finished the final three overs of the match in near darkness.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Malinga and Murali targetedMind games before the World Cup final have continued, with Ricky Ponting saying Australia will target Malinga and Sri Lanka's spinners.28 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Australia beatable - JayawardeneSri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene believes his team are capable of doing what has seemed impossible so far this tournament.28 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Further setback for GilesEngland spinner Ashley Giles will miss most of the English County season recovering from a hip operation.28 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Australia Wins World CupA farcical finish to the final could not dampen Australia's celebration at it's three-peat of World Cup triumphs in Barbados today.28 Apr 2007Cameron Burge
Moody tells Aussies to back offTom Moody has called on the Australians to mind their own business after questioning SL's decision to rest players in the Super 8s.27 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Bracewell yet to decide futureNZ coach John Bracewell will wait until the analysis and review of his side's performance is complete before assessing his own future.27 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Bucknor to umpire fifth WC finalSteve Bucknor and Aleem Dar have been appointed the two on-field umpires for the World Cup final on Saturday in Barbados.27 Apr 2007James Nixon
Maharoof expected to play finalDilhara Fernando is expected to be dropped from the Sri Lankan team for the World Cup final due to a poor semi-final performance.26 Apr 2007James Nixon
NZ "underperformed" says CroweFormer Black Caps captain Martin Crowe has blasted New Zealand's 2007 World Cup campaign saying they failed to live up to expectations.25 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
SA crash and burn out of WCAustralia raced through to the World Cup finals in extraordinary circumstances after they destroyed the Proteas by seven wickets.25 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Arnold to retireSri Lankan batsman Russel Arnold today announced his retirement from international cricket after Saturday's World Cup final.25 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Kallis the key: PontingRicky Ponting believes his side's best chance of winning tomorrow's semi final comes with having batsman Jacques Kallis in early on.24 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka cruise into finalSri Lanka are heading to the final in Barbados after crushing New Zealand in a one-sided semi-final in Kingston today.24 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Fleming steps down as OD captainStephen Fleming has stepped down as New Zealand's one-day captain following their semi-final loss to Sri Lanka in the World Cup.24 Apr 2007James Nixon
Ian Bradshaw calls it a dayWest Indian Ian Bradshaw has announced his retirement from international cricket following his side's exit from the Cricket World Cup.23 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Tributes flow in for LaraThe cricket world has paid tribute to legendary batsman Brian Lara, after he retired from international cricket this week.23 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Keep the faith says FletcherFormer England coach Darren Fletcher has told his successor Peter Moores that he should keep the faith with Michael Vaughan.23 Apr 2007James Nixon
King resigns as WIndies coachBennett King has resigned as WIndies coach following their disappointing WC campaign with assistant David Moore expected to take over.23 Apr 2007James Nixon
Smith in injury scareGraeme Smith has suffered an injury to his knee ahead of South Africa's must win semi-final against Australia this week.22 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Cricket Web's Semi-final previewCricket Web takes a comprehensive look at the four sides going head to head in this weeks semi-finals, as the 2007 WC comes to an end.22 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Lara bows out with WI defeatThe greater the legend, the greater the tribute. A genius such as Brian Lara deserved nothing less than a captivating epic in leaving.21 Apr 2007Liam Camps
Ponting critical of scheduleRicky Ponting has questioned the length of the Australian cricketing summer after Cricket Australia released their schedule yesterday.20 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Moores to succeed FletcherFormer ECB Academy director Peter Moores will take over the role of national coach, the ECB revealed today.20 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Australia smashes New ZealandAustralia will enter the semi-finals of the World Cup unbeaten after a 215-run defeat of New Zealand in their super eight match today.20 Apr 2007Cameron Burge
Whatmore quits as Bangladesh coachDav Whatmore has quit as Bangladesh coach but has agreed to stay on as coach for next month's home series against India.20 Apr 2007James Nixon
India make the changes for BangladeshThe Indian selectors have rested Tendulkar and Ganguly for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh along with the dropping of three other World Cup players.20 Apr 2007James Nixon
Malinga set for SF comebackExciting fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to return to the Sri Lankan side for their semi-final clash against New Zealand.19 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Unusual home schedule announcedAustralia today announced the schedule for their 2007-08 home season, a schedule adjusted by the inaugural Twenty20 Championship.19 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Malik confirmed as Pak captainPakistan have confirmed 26 year-old all-rounder Shoaib Malik as their new captain replacing Inzamam-ul-Haq.19 Apr 2007James Nixon
Fletcher tenure to end SaturdayEngland coach Duncan Fletcher is expected to submit his resignation to the ECB, after his side's final World Cup match on Saturday.19 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Oram to miss Australia clashNew Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram will be rested for his side's final Super Eight clash against Australia in Grenada.19 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Sarwan sees Windies to first winAn unbeaten 91 from Ramnaresh Sarwan helped West Indies to a 99-run win over Bangladesh, their first of the Super Eight stages.19 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Lara announces full retirementWest Indies captain Brian Lara has announced that he will retire from international cricket following the WIndies final WC match.19 Apr 2007James Nixon
"I won't quit" says VaughanEngland captain Michael Vaughan has said he will not quit following England's heavy loss against South Africa in the World Cup.18 Apr 2007James Nixon
Ponting questions SL decisionAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has questioned the logic behind Sri Lanka's decision to rest its two best bowlers against Australia.18 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ireland savaged by Sri LankaSri Lanka displayed their strength and ruthlessness to their rivals for the World Cup with a rout of Ireland.18 Apr 2007Sean Bennett
Watson wins fitness battleShane Watson has pushed hard at training today and appears to have won his battle to be fit for Australia's final Super Eight clash.18 Apr 2007James Nixon
Watson under pressure to returnShane Watson has been given until tomorrow to prove his fitness and that he is over his calf injury otherwise his WC could be over.17 Apr 2007James Nixon
Hall of Shame for Dire EnglandFive wickets for Andrew Hall set up a nine-wicket South African thrashing of England, and booked a place in the semi-finals.17 Apr 2007Neil Pickup
Sarwan ready to be captainCurrent West Indies vice-captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has put his name forward to replace Brian Lara as captain following the World Cup.16 Apr 2007James Nixon
Favourites get ready for battleToday's blockbuster clash between Australia and Sri Lanka has been a long awaited one for fans and players alike.16 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Birrell ready for emotional exitIreland coach Adrian Birrell is ready for an emotional exit from his job after his team's final match in this current World Cup.16 Apr 2007Lee Payne
Australia ease past SLNathan Bracken took 4-19 to set up a comfortable seven-wicket win for the tournament favourites.16 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Lloyd blames Windies fitnessWith the home side on the verge of being eliminated, former captain Clive Lloyd has slammed the fitness levels of the West Indies.15 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ireland thrashes Bangla hopesAny hopes of Bangladesh's chances to reach the semi-finals have been thrashed, as Ireland beat them comprehensively by 74 runs.15 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Franklin for middle-order role?Black Caps coach John Bracewell is considering using James Franklin as a middle-order pinch hitter after his recent good performances.14 Apr 2007James Nixon
Black Caps seal semi-final spotNew Zealand have sealed a semi-final spot after beating South Africa by five wickets in Grenada due to a wonderful display of bowling.14 Apr 2007Manan Shah
Inzy a "dictator" says AkramPakistan great Wasim Akram has slammed Inzamam Ul-Haq calling him a "dictator" for the conduct he showed in preparation for the World Cup.14 Apr 2007James Nixon
Malik appointed as captainShoaib Malik has been given the job of captaining Pakistan, according to Pakistani website The Nation.14 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Sri Lanka too good for NZSri Lanka eased their way to victory over New Zealand today after a clinical and professional performance with the bat and the ball.13 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Younis refuses captaincy offerIn a bold move today, Pakistani batsman Younis Khan has rejected an offer to lead his side in the limited overs format.13 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Aussies smack IrelandThe Australians looked in ominous form after smacking Ireland by nine wickets reaching the target of 92 in less than 13 overs.13 Apr 2007Archie Mac
Malinga ruled out of NZ matchStar Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of his side's blockbuster clash against New Zealand today.12 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Top organiser admits WC too longWC CEO Chris Dehring has admitted the World Cup format is too long and that the schedule must be revised in years to come.12 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
India to play SA in IrelandIndian Cricket Board secretary Niranjan Shah has said India will play a three match one-day series against South Africa in Ireland.12 Apr 2007James Nixon
Lara confirms one-day retirementWest Indies captain Brian Lara has confirmed that he will retire from one-day international cricket at the end of the World Cup.11 Apr 2007James Nixon
Trescothick wants England returnSomerset Sabres batsman Marcus Trescothick has admitted that he is "desperate" to play for England again after a troubled recent past.11 Apr 2007Lee Payne
Poor England made to workEngland struggled against Bangladesh today, losing six wickets in a chase of just 144.11 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Gibbs struggling for WIndies clashSouth African batsman Herschelle Gibbs is struggling to be fit for their next match against the West Indies in Grenada on Tuesday.10 Apr 2007James Nixon
Justin Vaughan new NZC CEONew Zealand Cricket have announced that current board member Justin Vaughan will become their new Chief Executive.10 Apr 2007James Nixon
NZ can win Cup - FlemingNew Zealand captain Stephen Fleming is confident his side can take out this year's World Cup.10 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Hosts all but outSouth Africa defeated West Indies by 67 runs, to all but ensure the hosts' exit from the World Cup 2007.10 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Giles suffers injury setbackEngland spin-bowler Ashley Giles has suffered new problems with his hip and is in doubt for the start of the county season.10 Apr 2007James Nixon
Malinga injury scareSri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga is in doubt for their Super Eight clash with New Zealand on Friday due to an ankle injury.10 Apr 2007James Nixon
Australia regain top spotAustralia have returned to the number one spot in the ICC ODI rankings, ending South Africa's reign at the top.09 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Bracewell cautious about IrelandJohn Bracewell is wary of New Zealand's opponents in their third game of the Super Eights today.09 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Mir hits out at religion in teamPervez Mir, media manager for Pakistan at the World Cup, has blamed an overdose of religiosity for the team's early exit.09 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Vettori spins Kiwis to victoryGood batting from Peter Fulton and Brendon McCullum, and superb bowling from Daniel Vettori proved too much for Ireland at Guyana.09 Apr 2007Benedict Goodchild
Australians to target PietersenAus have revealed their plans for today's Super 8 clash with England, with Ricky Ponting saying his side will target Kevin Pietersen.08 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Trescothick makes amazing returnMarcus Trescothick made an amazing return in his come back match scoring 256 off 117 balls for Somerset against Devon.08 Apr 2007James Nixon
Australia beat England with easeAustralia over came a spirited innings from Kevin Pietersen to record a seven wicket win over England and just about assure themselves a semi-finals spot.08 Apr 2007Michelle Hamberger
Shastri accepts interim roleRavi Shastri has accepted the role of interim manager for the Indian cricket team after the position was offered to him by the BCCI.07 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Dravid retained as captainRahul Dravid's captaincy of the Indian team will continue, despite the side's early exit from the World Cup.07 Apr 2007Matt Pitt
Bradshaw refuses to give up hopeWest Indian seam bowler Ian Bradshaw says his team are "still hopeful" of winning the World Cup, despite poor form in the Super Eight.07 Apr 2007Lee Payne
Watson named Scotland captainRyan Watson has been announced as the Scotland captain following Craig Wright's resignation two weeks ago.07 Apr 2007Sean Bennett
Bangladesh stun South AfricaBangladesh clinched a memorable victory against South Africa at Guyana to keep their World Cup dreams alive.07 Apr 2007Arunava Das
England geared for crunch gameAfter defeat to Sri Lanka on Wednesday, England know every game for the rest of the World Cup is a must-win one.06 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Migraines hurt Franklin's chancesJames Franklin left the field during the Black Caps match against Bangladesh due to a migraine and is hoping it doesn't affect him in the remainder of the World Cup.06 Apr 2007James Nixon
Shastri could succeed ChappellRavi Shastri has been offered the role of India coach, and could be in charge for their tour of Bangladesh.06 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Whatmore interested in IndiaBangladesh coach Dav Whatmore has announced he would be interested in coaching India, should the opportunity present itself.05 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Jayawardene praises EnglandMahela Jayawardene has praised England after they got to within two runs of their target against SL yesterday in an absolute thriller.05 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ankle injury ends Baisya's WCTapash Baisya has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup with an ankle injury and will be replaced by allrounder Farhad Reza.05 Apr 2007George Roberts
McMillan considering retirementNew Zealand batsmen Craig McMillan today hinted that his retirement may not be far away.05 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar speaks outSachin Tendulkar has spoken out on behalf of the senior players that it hurts them that Greg Chappell is questioning their attitude.04 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Raja suggests not having a coachRameez Raja has said that following Bob Woolmer's shocking death, Pakistan should look at not having a coach at all.04 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Chappell resigns as India coachGreg Chappell has resigned as coach of India, following their poor showing at the 2007 World Cup.04 Apr 2007Matt Pitt
Sri Lanka and the Super 8'sAlthough behind Australia and New Zealand in the Super Eight table, Sri Lanka still look the team to beat.04 Apr 2007Hatem Rajabdeen
Lewis out, Broad inEngland seamer Jon Lewis has flown home from the World Cup for family reasons, and will be replaced by Stuart Broad.04 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Sri Lanka secure thriller!Sri Lanka claimed two vital points in an exciting game in Antigua, off the final ball of the game.04 Apr 2007Paul Wood
India: What must changeInstead of overreacting to one defeat, many things have to change within the domestic system for India to be consistently successful.04 Apr 2007Manan Shah
Hopes named as cover for WatsonQueensland all-rounder James Hopes has been placed on standby for the injured Shane Watson.04 Apr 2007James Nixon
Black Caps accused of racismThe Antigua Sun newspaper has accused unnamed New Zealand players of making racist remarks to staff at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.03 Apr 2007James Nixon
Taylor likely for Ireland gameRoss Taylor is expected to be fit for New Zealand's next World Cup Super Eight match against Ireland on 9th April.03 Apr 2007James Nixon
Proteas too good for IrelandAnother quality innings from Jacques Kallis has guided South Africa to a seven wicket win over a gallant Ireland in Guyana today.03 Apr 2007Archie Mac
Another injury for WatsonAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson is yet again on the injured list after injuring his left calf against Bangladesh.02 Apr 2007James Nixon
Lara says World Cup not overWest Indies captain Brian Lara has blasted the World Cup scheduling, after his side lost their third match in six days.02 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
New Zealand rout BangladeshNew Zealand comfortably beat Bangladesh won by nine wickets, with over twenty overs to spare on the back of Fleming's unbeaten century.02 Apr 2007Manan Shah
"Massive week" for EnglandEngland's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has spoken of the importance that they win at least one of their matches this week.02 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Hayden's comeback magicMatthew Hayden has been in the ODI form of his life and with 395 runs in five matches at 98.75, he is CW's player of the month for March.01 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie back in actionNew Zealand pace bowler Mark Gillespie is recovering well from a mysterious ailment and should be back to match fitness within a week.01 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Jayasuriya leads the waySanath Jayauriya hit his 25th ODI century as Sri Lanka cruised past West Indies with 113 run victory.01 Apr 2007Paul Wood
CW reviews BLIC 2007The fifth, and latest, version of Brian Lara Cricket rectifies some of the flaws in its predecessor, but could have been so much better31 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Australia breeze past BangladeshGlenn McGrath starred with the ball today, as Australia thrashed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in their Super 8 clash.31 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ashraf's resignation rejectedPCB Chairman Dr. Nasim Ashraf's resignation offer has been rejected by the country's President, Pervez Musharraf.30 Mar 2007Richard Dickinson
New Zealand confident of semisAfter a strong start to their World Cup campaign, New Zealand are confident of reaching the semi-finals.30 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
England unconvincing in victoryThough they managed to defeat associate nation Ireland in their first Super Eight game, England looked less than impressive.30 Mar 2007Sean Bennett
Malinga bittersweet about featDespite becoming the first man in WC history to take four wickets in four balls, Lasith Malinga lamented his sides loss to SA yesterday29 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Wake up India!Here are some of the reactions of cricket fans on the electronic media after the loss to Sri Lanka that sealed India's fate in the WC.29 Mar 2007Swaranjeet Singh
Twenty20 World Cup fixturesThe ICC unveiled the schedule for the first Twenty20 World Cup today, which will be held in South Africa in September.29 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
NZ cruise past West IndiesBlack Caps stamp themselves as serious World Cup contenders with a complete performance over the West Indies in Antigua.29 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Kumble announces ODI retirementAnil Kumble has confirmed his retirement from one-day international cricket following India's unsuccessful World Cup campaign.28 Mar 2007James Nixon
Woolmer murder still unsolvedPolice are appealing for help from the public today, with Bob Woolmer's killer or killers still at large.28 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Lara shines but WI falterDespite the brilliance of Brian Lara's 77, the West Indies crumbled to a 103-run defeat against Australia in Antigua.28 Mar 2007Liam Camps
South Africa pulls off a stunnerSouth Africa almost choked, but overcame a hat-trick by Lasith Malinga, to win against Sri Lanka by one wicket in Guyana.28 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
"Fletcher must go" - EngelIn the latest edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, editor Matthew Engel calls for a change of England coach.27 Mar 2007Richard Dickinson
"Fairytale" ride for IrelandIreland's coach Adrian Birrell has spoken of the fairytale ride his side has had in the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.27 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden & rain take centre stageMatthew Hayden's explosive 158 and the weather stole the show on the opening day of the World Cup Super Eight round.27 Mar 2007Liam Camps
NZ re-arrange batting orderThe Black Caps have been forced into re-arranging their batting order following injuries to Lou Vincent and Ross Taylor.27 Mar 2007James Nixon
Race for number oneThe race is on for the ICC ODI number one ranking with Australia and South Africa battling it out for the US$175,000 prize money.26 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
WC YouTube clips removedThe ICC have targeted online media site YouTube, demanding they remove all World Cup footage, claiming copyright infringements.26 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
World Cup Review- Groups A and BWhatever the viewpoint, the 2007 World Cup Group Stage evokes strong opinions. We review Groups A and B.26 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
World Cup Review- Groups C and DThe early part of this long World Cup has seen controversy, disappointment and excitement galore. We review Groups C and D.26 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
Pietersen replaces HusseyEngland batsman Kevin Pietersen has knocked Michael Hussey off top spot in the one-day international player rankings.26 Mar 2007James Nixon
Dravid & Chappell to be sackedIndian captain Rahul Dravid and coach Greg Chappell are set to be sacked when they meet the Indian cricket board next week.26 Mar 2007James Nixon
I want to coach NZ - PatelFormer all-rounder Dipak Patel has confirmed his intention to apply for the New Zealand coaching job.25 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Chris Martin replaces TuffeyThe Black Caps have replaced the injured Daryl Tuffey with Chris Martin in their World Cup squad after Tuffey injuired his right arm.25 Mar 2007James Nixon
Ponting delighted with winAustralian captain Ricky Ponting was all smiles today after his side beat the ICC number one ranked team, South Africa, by 83 runs.25 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Providence Stadium, Not ReadyWorld Cup organisers have stepped in to avoid potential turmoil at the Providence Stadium in Guyana, as the venue is still not ready.25 Mar 2007Richard Twyman
Vincent out of World CupNew Zealand opening batsman, Lou Vincent will miss the remainder of the World Cup, after he broke his wrist during a practice session.25 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Tigers through to Super EightsBangladesh went through to the Super Eights for the first time ever today, confirming India's exit at the first hurdle.25 Mar 2007Matt Pitt
Symonds back in actionAndrew Symonds has fully recovered from biceps surgery and will take his place in the Australian side for tonight's match against SA.24 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Hayden Hits Fastest Ever WC TonAustralia launched an amazing early assault on South Africa with Matthew Hayden bringing up the fastest ever WC hundred vs Sth Africa today.24 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
England ease throughFifties from Ed Joyce and Kevin Pietersen eased England through to the Super Eight, despite a fighting 76 from Kenya's Steve Tikolo.24 Mar 2007Matt Pitt
Normal Service has ResumedMatthew Hayden, Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait guided Australia to top spot in Group A with an 83 run victory over South Africa in St Kitts.24 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Tuffey ruled out of cupNew Zealand fast bowler Daryl Tuffey has been ruled out of the World Cup with an injury to his right arm.23 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Murali ends Indian dreamsMuttiah Muralitharan led Sri Lankan to a 69 run win over India, all but putting the Indians out the competition.23 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Chanderpaul ton sees hosts homeShiv Chanderpaul scores his first World Cup century as West Indies brush aside Ireland.23 Mar 2007Paul Wood
Farewell to InzamamA farewell and a look back at the career of Inzamam-ul-Haq. One of the best batsmen of this era has retired from One Day Internationals23 Mar 2007Manan Shah
No evidence of foul playJamaican police have denied there is any evidence at this stage that Bob Woolmer was murdered, contrary to media reports.22 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Former Irish chairman Bob Kerr diesFormer Irish Cricket Union chairman Bob Kerr passed away in Jamaica on Thursday after suffering a heart attack at 4am at the hotel he was staying at.22 Mar 2007James Nixon
Bracewell wants less sloggingNZ coach John Bracewell wants his team to practice rotating the strike as opposed to slogging today's match against Canada.22 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Netherlands humiliate ScotlandA huge effort from the Netherlands humiliated a meagre Sotland side in both sides' last match of the World Cup.22 Mar 2007Sean Bennett
Woolmer was Murdered - PoliceJamaican police have allegedly confirmed that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was strangled to death in his hotel room.22 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
New Zealand make it 3 out of 3A very relieved centurion Lou Vincent, a record smashing 50 from Brendon McCullum and a fine effort with the ball from Jeetan Patel will build confidence for the Blackcaps for the next stage of the World Cup.22 Mar 2007Michelle Hamberger
Smith talks up showdownSouth African captain Graeme Smith believes Australia have lost their "fear factor", ahead of their blockbuster Group A clash.21 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan trips over pot-holeEngland's worries were further compounded yesterday, when captain Michael Vaughan tripped over a pot-hole a during training session.21 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka dominate BangladeshSri Lanka pummeled Bangladesh by 198 runs, bowling them out for 112 after posting a mammoth 312.21 Mar 2007Manan Shah
Hollow victory for PakistanIn what has been perhaps the worst week in their history, the Pakistan cricket team were still able to turn up the heat on Zimbabwe.21 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Gavaskar apologises for commentsSunil Gavaskar has today apologised for his comments regarding the death of David Hookes during a war of words with Ricky Ponting.20 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwis cruise past KenyaFour excellent innings, lead by an impressive 85 by Ross Taylor were enough for New Zealand to easily beat Kenya by 148 runs.20 Mar 2007Benedict Goodchild
South Africa sail into Super 8South African captain Graeme Smith led the way with 91 as his side routed Scotland in their Group A match at St Kitts.20 Mar 2007Sean Bennett
Murder feared in Woolmer tragedyPolice believe that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer may have been murdered.20 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Tributes pour in for WoolmerThe cricket world is in mourning today as news of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer's death filters through the Caribbean.19 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Disgraced Flintoff apologisesAndrew Flintoff has today apologised for the indiscretion that cost him the vice-captaincy and a one match suspension.19 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Canada to host Twenty20 eventA four-team Twenty20 tournament in preparation for the World Cup has been arranged to take place in Toronto in August.19 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
India wallops BermudaIndia notched up the highest ever score in World Cups on their way to easily defeating Bermuda by 257 runs.19 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Lacklustre WI advance to Super 8World Cup hosts West Indies laboured past Zimbabwe by 6 wickets to qualify for the Super Eight stage.19 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Gillespie close to going homeNew Zealand seam bowler Mark Gillespie was close to returning home after a viral infection has kept him out of all WC games to date.18 Mar 2007James Nixon
"Roy" returns to bowling creaseAustralian cricket fans and selectors have received a boost with news that Andrew Symonds bowled in the nets on the eve of the18 Mar 2007James Nixon
Pakistan fined to compound woesCompounding the woes of their humiliating defeat at the hands of Ireland, Pakistan have been fined for a slow over rate.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Flintoff dropped and demotedAndrew Flintoff has been sacked as vice captain and forced to sit out of his side's clash against Canada today after a disciplinary breach.18 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Bob Woolmer passes awayPakistan coach Bob Woolmer has passed away, hours after being found unconscious in his hotel room in Jamaica.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Dismal England limp past CanadaEngland stumbled to a 52-run win over Canada at the Beausejour Stadium in St Lucia to record their first victory of the World Cup18 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Aussies destruction continuesAustralia eased past the Netherlands with a commanding 229 run victory in St. Kitts.18 Mar 2007Paul Wood
Inzamam retires from ODI cricketPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has retired from one-day international cricket and the captaincy.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Gibbs hits a millionStar South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs hit six sixes in a row yesterday, in the process earning US $1m for a charity of his choice17 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Fletcher confident of revivalDuncan Fletcher has admitted his side's World Cup campaign has gotten much tougher after their six wicket loss to New Zealand.17 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
England players finedEngland coach Duncan Fletcher has fined a number of players for a "breach of team discipline" following yesterday's defeat17 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Bangladesh upset IndiaIndia's World Cup campaign got off to the worst of starts, as Bangladesh defeated them by five wickets in both side's first match.17 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Brother Act on St. Patrick's DayContrasting innings from brothers Niall and Kevin O'Brien inspired Ireland to stun Pakistan in the biggest upset in ODI history.17 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
England all at seaEngland management are in damage control today, with reports suggesting a drunken Andrew Flintoff had to be rescued at sea at 4am.17 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Fulton and McMillan ready to goPeter Fulton and Craig McMillan have been passed fit for New Zealand's first group stage match against England.16 Mar 2007James Nixon
Manjural Islam killedBangladeshi all rounder Manjural Islam has been tragically killed in a car accident, at the age of just 22.16 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
SA hit Dutch for sixSouth Africa demonstrated their power to blast the Netherlands off the map in this rain reduced Group A match.16 Mar 2007Michelle Hamberger
Craig Wright heads homeScotland captain Craig Wright has had to fly home to attend the funeral of an aunt a team spokesman has said.16 Mar 2007James Nixon
NZ ease past EnglandScott Styris found form with both bat and ball as New Zealand gained revenge against England in St Lucia.16 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Australia smash ScotlandAustralia thrashed associate side Scotland in today's first Group A game in St Kitts by 203 runs.15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
McMillan in doubtAll-rounder Craig McMillan is uncertain for tomorrow's blockbuster clash against England after suffering a bruised toe during training.15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Border: Sunil out of lineAllan Border has slammed Sunil Gavaskar's latest comments regarding David Hookes death as "inappropriate" and "uncalled for".15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ntini rested for openerMakhaya Ntini will most likely miss his side's opening match against Holland on Friday, with SA management opting to rest the seamer.15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka crush BermudaSri Lanka made their mark on the 2007 World Cup early with a thrashing of Bermuda in their first match at the Queen's Park Oval.15 Mar 2007Arunava Das
Thrilling tie at Sabina ParkIreland managed to snatch a tie from almost certain defeat as they reduced Zimbabwe from 203-6 to 221 all out.15 Mar 2007Manan Shah
Gillespie out, Fulton 50/50, Oram fitA New Zealand team spokesman has confirmed that Mark Gillespie will miss the Black Caps opening World Cup match against England.14 Mar 2007James Nixon
Inzamam unhappy with batsmenInzamam-ul-Haq has blasted his batsman after failing to reach the required runs set by the West Indies in yesterday's opening match.14 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Anderson setback for EnglandEngland paceman Jimmy Anderson has been taken to a St Lucia hospital with a suspected broken finger.14 Mar 2007Paul Wood
Tikolo leads Kenya to winAn unbeaten 72 and two wickets from Steve Tikolo meant Kenya could open their WC account with a win against Canada today.14 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 16 - AustraliaNo team has a prouder World Cup history than Australia. Three times champions, including the past two tournaments, and twice beaten finalists.13 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Symonds likely to miss openerAndrew Symonds is not likely to be fit for Australia's first game of the World Cup despite a faster than expected recovery.13 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
War of words continuesSunil Gavaskar has returned fire at Ricky Ponting, who claimed it was "high and mighty" of Gavaskar to criticise the Australian team.13 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
WI emphatic in opening winThe West Indies played brilliant and inspired cricket to secure a 54-run victory over Pakistan in the opening fixture of the World Cup.13 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Inzi denies retirement rumoursInzamam-ul-Haq has denied speculation of an exit from cricket after the World Cup saying he has no intention of retiring from the game.12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting hits back at GavaskarRicky Ponting has hit back at claims of poor on-field behaviour from the Australian cricket team made by Sunil Gavaskar late last week.12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Slow pitches cause changesThe slow pitches present so far in the West Indies could cause bookmakers and teams to change their odds and team selection.12 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Utseya fancies chancesZimbabwe captain Prosper Utseya has talked up his side's chances of reaching the Super Eights.12 Mar 2007Sean Bennett
Sabina Park not readyPakistan and WI were forced to train elsewhere today as last minute preparations on Sabina Park's training nets were still taking place12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Pitches cause rethinkThe warm-up matches have clearly shown that the predicted high scores in World Cup 2007 look unlikely to occur.11 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Scots want regular Eng matchesCraig Wright has today advocated a regular home series between his side and the English in a bid to boost cricket in his home country.11 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden on course for ScotlandMatthew Hayden is expected to recover from his broken toe in time for Australia's first World Cup game against Scotland.11 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 15 - South AfricaCursed, jinxed or just not good enough? Whatever the reason, South Africa's previous adventures in World Cup Land have been eventful but ultimately disappointing.11 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
World Cup 2007 Officially OpenWest Indies legend Sir Garfield Sobers has declared the World Cup open in Jamaica in a $2.6 million event that lasted over three hours.11 Mar 2007James Nixon
PCB ban players from speaking EnglishThe Pakistan Cricket Board have banned their players from speaking English at World Cup news conferences.11 Mar 2007James Nixon
Vaughan - we'll be readyEngland captain Michael Vaughan insists his side will be ready for action by the time their World Cup opener next Friday comes around.10 Mar 2007Matt Pitt
WC set to hit England's economyEngland's workplace productivity is set to be hit by over 270 million pounds during the World Cup, according to a study released today.10 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sehwag vows the runs will comeIndian opening batsman Virender Sehwag has promised captain Rahul Dravid that he will score plenty of runs in the World Cup.10 Mar 2007James Nixon
Fleming looking to make amendsStephen Fleming is eyeing revenge over England in this week's WC opener, after England eliminated NZ in the CB tri-series last month.10 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Woolmer not carried away by winDespite beating the number one side in the world, Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not prepared to get carried away on the eve of the WC.10 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 14 - PakistanBenjamin Franklin was reputed to have said: 'Only two things in life are certain - death and taxes'.10 Mar 2007Eddie Sanders
Fleming finds form in NZ winStephen Fleming showed signs of returning to form with a stylish 65 in New Zealand's 18-run win over Sri Lanka.09 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Pakistan defeat South AfricaPakistan completed its World Cup preparations with a comprehensive but controversial seven wicket victory over South Africa in Trinidad09 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Gilchrist eases Australia homeEngland's brief hold over Australia came to an abrupt halt at St. Vincent today as Australia cruised comfortably to a 5 wicket victory.09 Mar 2007Paul Wood
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 13 - West IndiesThrice finalists and twice champions, the West Indies dominated the World Cup at its inception.09 Mar 2007Liam Camps
India thrashes West IndiesIndia mauled the hosts West Indies by nine wickets in their final warm-up match before the World Cup.09 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Fulton joins Black Caps injury listPeter Fulton has joined the Black Caps growing injury list after breaking his finger during the warm-up match against Sri Lanka.09 Mar 2007James Nixon
BLIC 2007 Demo/Videos/ScreensCodemasters have released the demo for Brian Lara/Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007 along with a new video and new screenshots.08 Mar 2007James Nixon
King confident in LaraWest Indies coach Bennett King has expressed confidence that Brian Lara will be on form in time for the World Cup.08 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Read dumbfounded by the AshesEngland wicket-keeper Chris Read has told the BBC that the decision to drop him for the start of the Ashes was difficult to get over.08 Mar 2007James Nixon
Australian bowlers face scrutinyFormer Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has called on Australia to improve their death bowling or face an early exit from the WC.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 12 - Sri LankaThe surprise champions eleven years ago as they came of International cricketing age in the subcontinent, Sri Lanka revolutionised one-day cricket.08 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Ireland crush CanadaLed by Dave Langvord-Smith who claimed 4-41, Ireland have cruised to a seven wicket victory over Canada in their second warm up match.08 Mar 2007Archie Mac
Easy win for tigersBangladesh followed their victory over New Zealand by beating Scotland by seven wickets in Barbados.08 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Kenya leave Dutch in a spinA tremendous all round performance from Kenyan Captain Steve Tikolo left the Netherlands agonisingly short of victory against Kenya.08 Mar 2007Michelle Hamberger
Gavaskar critical of the AussiesSunil Gavaskar has come out strongly against the dominant Australian sides of the past, saying he was pleased by their recent losses.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Williams takes Zimbabwe homeZimbabwe recovered from early trauma to defeat Bermuda by 6 wickets, having bowled the minnows out for 136.08 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Oram shrugs off injuryBlack Caps all-rounder Jacob Oram has said his broken finger on his left hand won't stop him playing a full part in the World Cup.08 Mar 2007James Nixon
Player security increasedAfter this week's gas scare at the hotel where the Pakistan and SA teams were staying, the ICC have ordered additional player security.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sami and Arafat depart for WIDespite no clearance to play, Pakistan's replacement bowlers Mohammad Sami and Yasir Arafat have left for the Caribbean.07 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie diagnosed with virusNew Zealand fast bowler Mark Gillespie has been diagnosed with a viral infection after complaining of paralysis in his right arm.07 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 11 - IndiaRunners-up in the last edition of the World Cup, India go to the West Indies hardly as one of the favorites to lift the trophy for the first time since 1983.07 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Gas leak drama in TrinidadSouth Africa and Pakistan players were evacuated from the Hilton Hotel in Trinidad because of a blast caused by a gas leak.07 Mar 2007James Nixon
Richards Writes off AussiesWest Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards has written off Australia's chances of becoming the first team to win three consecutive World Cups.07 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Gilchrist denies retirement talkAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist has denied rumors about his short term future saying he hasn't planned anything at this stage.07 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Schiferli likely to miss WCDutch bowler Edgar Schiferli looks likely to miss the World Cup after injuring his hamstring.06 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Tigers stun BlackcapsA fighting 88 by Jacob Oram could not prevent a Mashrafe Mortaza inspired Bangladesh from claiming a shock two wicket win at Bridgetown06 Mar 2007Benedict Goodchild
Pakistan throttle CanadaPakistan began their Caribbean experience by beating Canada by 77 runs in an all round performance today.06 Mar 2007Manan Shah
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 10 - New ZealandNew Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, when asked of his team's prospects for the World Cup, said that the Black Caps were "perennial dark horses".06 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
India coasts to warm-up winIndia sailed to a 182-run win in the warm-up match against Netherlands, despite a valiant all-round performance by Ryan ten Doeschate.06 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 9 - EnglandHost of more World Cups than any other nation, inventors of the game and pioneers of the two limited-over forms of the game.05 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Kemp and Gibbs in injury scareJustin Kemp and Herschelle Gibbs suffered minor injuries in a training session today, but are not expected end up on the sidelines.05 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Strauss left out of first warmupOut of form batsman Andrew Strauss has been left out of England's opening warm-up match against Bermuda, in Kingstown today.05 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
England humiliate BermudaEngland's World Cup preparation got off to a winning start as they delivered a hammering to Bermuda, bowling them out for just 45.05 Mar 2007Matt Pitt
Symonds in light net returnAndrew Symonds had his first net session today since rupturing his bicep in the Commonwealth Bank Series.05 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Sanath leads Lankan cruiseA rapid 77 from veteran opener Sanath Jayasuriya set up a comfortable Sri Lankan win over Scotland in their opening World Cup warmup05 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Samuels and Gayle star in WI winRiding on big scores by Marlon Samuels and Chris Gayle, hosts West Indies secured a 21-run win in their warmup game against Kenya.05 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Hall saves SA embarrassmentThe impossible almost took place in Trinidad last night when Ireland had South Africa on the ropes early.05 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
New Zealand sweat on GillespieNZ will be seeking specialist treatment for fast bowler Mark Gillespie after a neck injury left his right arm temporarily paralysed.05 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
England injured recovering wellJon Lewis, James Anderson and Kevin Pietersen all trained well in England's first Caribbean net session today.04 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Plane crashes near Aus trainingA light plane crashed in close proximity to where the Australian cricket team were training today. All three passengers survived.04 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
ICC name World Cup UmpiresThe International Cricket Council have named the 16 umpires that will officiate at the upcoming World Cup in the Caribbean.03 Mar 2007James Nixon
Clarke to play through painMichael Clarke is prepared to play through the pain of his sore hip during the World Cup.03 Mar 2007James Nixon
Umpires stripped of powerUmpires will no longer have the power to terminate cricket matches. Only match referees will have the authority to do so in the future.03 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
USA suspended for a second timeThe ICC has suspended the USA from international competition for its failure to adopt a new constitution and hold elections.03 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 8 - BangladeshFour years is a long time. In 2003, Bangladesh sank to their lowest ebb since being elevated to the Test world.03 Mar 2007George Roberts
Flintoff confirmed as vice-captainMichael Vaughan confirmed at a press-conference that Andrew Flintoff will take over should he not be able to play due to injury.02 Mar 2007James Nixon
Police strike looms in T&TCricket officials have been rocked by the possibility of a police strike taking place in Trinidad and Tobago, with the WC approaching.02 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
ICC wants proof of injuriesThe ICC have demanded to see evidence of the injuries sustained to Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif which ruled them out of the WC.02 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 7 - ZimbabweA lot has happened to Zimbabwe since the last World Cup, and they come into this one in their worst position since gaining Test status.02 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Akhtar & Asif out of World CupPakistan's dangerous pace bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have both been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury.01 Mar 2007James Nixon
Symonds return on targetAndrew Symonds is confident he will be fit and ready for his sides blockbuster clash against South Africa in the West Indies.01 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar - Cup is our dreamLegendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that his dream and the dream of his side is to win the 2007 World Cup.01 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Evolution of One-Day cricketHow Sanath Jayasuriya and Adam Gilchrist amongst rule changes have changed the one-day game forever.01 Mar 2007Paul Wood
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 6 - KenyaIt's been four years since Kenya reached the dizzying heights of the 2003 Cricket World Cup semi-final and as expected things have changed. However, they have not changed for the better.01 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
Oram prepared to give up fingerStar New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram has said he will sacrifice his injured ring finger, if it means being able to play in the WC.28 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting not worried about streakRicky Ponting has dismissed suggestions that his side has become a spent force, saying the Aussies will be the team to beat at the WC.28 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 5 - ScotlandHaving long lived in the shadow of the English cricket team, Scotland is participating in only its second World Cup.28 Feb 2007Sean Bennett
Gough returns homeYorkshire have today announced that Darren Gough has re-joined them as captain following his three years at Essex.28 Feb 2007Paul Wood
Saqibul's class secures victoryBangladesh secured a 13 run win against the Canadians in this exciting climax in the Associates Tri-Nations tournament in Antigua.28 Feb 2007Paul Wood
Wasim launches diabetes campaignLegendary Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram has today revealed plans for a new project with the aim of raising awareness for diabetes.27 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
KP: Captaincy hurt Flintoff's formKevin Pietersen admits Andrew Flintoff's acceptance of the captaincy may have deeply affected his form during the Ashes.27 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Samad powers Canada to victoryA mature and calculated innings by Abdool Samad, saw Canada beat Bermuda by three wickets in their ICC Tri-Series match in Antigua.27 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey identifies four main dangersAustralian batsman Mike Hussey believes there are four teams posing a threat to the world champions.27 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Razzaq out of World CupPakistan's troubled build-up to the World Cup took another blow, as Abdul Razzaq has been ruled out of the tournament with injury.27 Feb 2007Liam Camps
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 4 - CanadaWhen someone thinks of cricket, Canada does not immediately spring to mind. Though not the strongest of the minnow nations, they have some strength that could lead to an upset or two.27 Feb 2007Manan Shah
Lee's injury may prolong careerDespite missing the WC, Brett Lee is looking on the bright side of his injury, saying it may prolong his career by up to two years.26 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 3 - NetherlandsThe Netherlands is one of only two countries in Europe where cricket has become a regular feature of the sporting calendar.26 Feb 2007Michelle Hamberger
Tait ready to fill Lee's placeShaun Tait has spoken out saying he's raring to get into the World Cup and show that he has the strike power to fill the void left by Brett Lee.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
May wants less India-Aus gamesTim May, has called on a reduction of ODIs between Australia and India saying the situation has gotten completely out of control.25 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hair withdraws lawsuit against PCBAustralian umpire Darrell Hair has withdrawn his lawsuit claiming racial discrimination against the Pakistan Cricket Board.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 2 - IrelandIreland will enter their first World Cup with an outside chance of winning their opening clash with a politically torn Zimbabwe team.25 Feb 2007Archie Mac
Pathan fit for World CupIndian bowler Irfan Pathan has been cleared to play in the World Cup after proving his fitness in a domestic game.25 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Ireland appoint SimmonsThe Irish Cricket Union have appointed former Zimbabwe coach and West Indies international Phil Simmons as their new coach post WC.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
Pakistan players to get bonusesPakistani cricketers will receive up to 5 million rupees in bonuses, should they win the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.25 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Bangladesh thrashes BermudaShahriar Nafees scored an unbeaten century as Bangladesh comprehensively defeated Bermuda in the first match of the ICC Tri-Series.25 Feb 2007Sudeep Popat
Gul returns from injuryPakistan fast bowler Umar Gul has recovered from the ankle injury that forced him out of Pakistan's recent tour of South Africa.24 Feb 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist gives Aussies a boostFollowing the birth of his third child, Adam Gilchrist has made himself available for selection for the entire World Cup campaign.24 Feb 2007James Nixon
Gough headed for YorkshireFormer England fast bowler, Darren Gough is set to return to Yorkshire, with reports indicating that he may be handed the captaincy.24 Feb 2007Liam Camps
We have to hunt in a pack: ClarkFresh in the Australian squad, Stuart Clark has said Australia's bowling success lies with its ability to hunt in a pack in the Windies24 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hamilton hits back at HoldingScottish all-rounder Gavin Hamilton has hit back at claims by Michael Holding, that there are too many teams competing at the 2007 WC.24 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 1 - BermudaThe smallest team to make an appearance at the World Cup, Bermuda, will be looking to show determination and pride in the West Indies.24 Feb 2007Benedict Goodchild
Kumble set to quit ODIs after WCChampion spin bowler Anil Kumble, will most probably play his last one-day match in Indian colours during the 2007 World Cup.24 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Border: South Africa are chokersAllan Border has today fired the first salvo in what may be an epic war of words between Australia and South Africa heading into the WC23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pathan ready to deliver the goodsIrfan Pathan is confident that all the setbacks he has received over the past year have made him a better player for the World Cup.23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Lee ruled out of World CupAustralia have suffered a major blow to their WC campaign, with confirmation that Brett Lee will not participate in the tournament.23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Punter signals preference changeAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has responded to his sides inability to defend large totals by a change in tactics - batting second.22 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Smith - top ranking means nothingGraeme Smith has said South Africa moving to the top ranked one-day side in the World Cup counts for nothing when the World Cup starts.22 Feb 2007James Nixon
Lee out of World CupUnconfirmed reports in Australia state that Brett Lee has informed Cricket Australia that he is out of the World Cup.22 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Further scans for HaydenMatthew Hayden will undergo further scans next week that will help determine the true extent of his injury and World Cup chances.21 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Lee given till 11th hourInjured bowler Brett Lee has been given until the day before Australia departs to the World Cup in the Caribbean to prove his fitness.21 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
We Can Take Australia - ScotlandA wounded Australia is in the sights of emerging nation Scotland as the teams prepare to meet in their first match in the World Cup.21 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Hair turns down ECBDarrell Hair has turned down an offer from the England and Wales Cricket Board to be on the reserve umpires list for the 07-08 season.20 Feb 2007James Nixon
Hayden down with broken toeA fractured toe, sustained by Matthew Hayden over the course of his 181 not out against New Zealand, fuels Australia's injury concerns.20 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Kiwi's seal clean sweepA superb 181 not out from Matthew Hayden was not enough to deny New Zealand a 3-0 series victory, after they chased down 346 to win.20 Feb 2007Benedict Goodchild
Gilchrist - We never should have goneAustralian vice captain Adam Gilchrist has revealed most of his squad did not want to go to NZ for the disastrous Chappell-Hadlee series.20 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Fantasy Cricket - World Cup 2007We have opened up our World Cup 2007 competition together with some fantastic prizes from Codemasters and World Cricket Store.20 Feb 2007James Nixon
Injured Oram to travel to WCNew Zealand will expectedly have the services of injured Jacob Oram during the upcoming World Cup in the West Indies.20 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Vaughan improving by the dayMichael Vaughan's hamstring injury is improving by the day and he is confident of making England's opening match at the WC against NZ.20 Feb 2007James Nixon
Holding slams minnowsFormer West Indian fast bowler and now commentator Michael Holding has slammed the inclusion of five minnow nations in the World Cup.20 Feb 2007James Nixon
South Africa take rankings leadAs expected, Australia have dropped down to second in the ODI rankings for the first time after losing to NZ at Eden Park yesterday.19 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan test World Cup squadTwenty of Pakistan's World Cup squad and reserves were tested recently, ahead of cricket's most prestigious event.19 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
NZ duo rested for final CH matchNew Zealand's two best bowlers, Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori, will be rested for tomorrow's final ODI against Australia in Hamilton.19 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Plunkett admits to drink drivingLiam Plunkett has been banned from driving for 20 months after admitting to a drink driving charge from last October.19 Feb 2007James Nixon
New Zealand chase down 337New Zealand won the Chappell-Hadlee trophy as Ross Taylor's second ODI century led New Zealand to a brilliant victory chasing 336.18 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
England's Keeper DilemmaWith Paul Nixon installed as the World Cup keeper, what options are available to England long term?18 Feb 2007Paul Wood
Aussies could slip down rankingsWorld Champions Australia will slip down to second place in the one-day international rankings if they lose the Chappell-Hadlee series.17 Feb 2007James Nixon
Lee 50/50 on World Cup chancesBrett Lee has rated himself a 50/50 chance of featuring in the upcoming World Cup in the Caribbean after injuring his ankle in NZ.17 Feb 2007James Nixon
Woolmer accused of racismBob Woolmer has denied allegations of racism against Shoaib Akhtar and has threatened to sue the paper that made the claims.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Buchanan defends AustraliaJust a day after Australia's first ever one-day ten wicket loss, coach John Buchanan has come out strongly defending his side.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Kenya qualify for Twenty20 WCKenya and Scotland have both qualified for September's Twenty20 World Championship in South Africa.17 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Giles says his career isn`t overAshley Giles has refused to concede his international career is over despite being left out of England's 15 man World Cup squad.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Fleming praises team after winStephen Fleming has praised his side after their 10 wicket win over Australia, whilst hitting out at criticisms over his captaincy.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Yuvraj powers India homeAn unbeaten 95 from Yuvraj Singh saw India comfortably home by seven wickets against Sri Lanka and secure the series 2-1.17 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Oram in injury scareNew Zealand will face a nervous wait today ahead of the results of scans that will reveal the extent of an injury Jacob Oram's finger.16 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tait in as Lee flies homeShaun Tait has been rushed to New Zealand to replace Brett Lee who has flown home after wrenching his ankle during a training session.16 Feb 2007James Nixon
Bond bowls NZ to record winIt seemed things couldn't get much worse for Australia, but they collapsed to a record defeat at the hands of New Zealand today.16 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Commonwealth Bank Series WrapThis year's triangular one day series was the most topsy-turvey seen in Australia for years with under-dogs England taking it out.16 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Oram ruled out of Chappell-HadleeJacob Oram has been ruled out of the final two matches of the Chappell-Hadlee series after fracturing his ring finger in Wellington.16 Feb 2007James Nixon
Dravid praises Dhoni and ZaheerRahul Dravid has thrown his support behind Virender Sehwag and praised MS Dhoni and Zaheer Khan after their 5 wicket win over Sri Lanka15 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Lee out of first CH ODIFurther to reports of an ankle injury, Brett Lee has been ruled out of the first match of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Tendulkar out of 4th ODI v SLSachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of the final one-day international against Sri Lanka.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Pollard and Samuels for WCTeenager Kieron Pollard has been included in the West Indies World Cup squad.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Confident SA unchanged for WCHaving just defeated Pakistan convincingly 3-1, South Africa have named an unchanged squad for the upcoming World Cup in the Caribbean.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Symonds hoping for quick returnInjured all-rounder Andrew Symonds is hoping for a quicker than expected return to international action.14 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Samuels to be pickedMarlon Samuels will be picked in the West Indies' World Cup squad, after being given clearance by the ICC.14 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Vaughan in as World Cup captainMichael Vaughan has been named as captain for England's World Cup campaign while Mal Loye has been dropped for all-rounder Ravi Bopara.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Zimbabwe announce WC squadZimbabwe have annouched their World Cup squad with only one player from the 2003 World Cup squad being included in Stuart Matsikenyeri.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
India win after Zaheer's fiveZaheer Khan took 5-42 for India before Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni sensibly chased down Sri Lanka's total.14 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Holland name World Cup sideHolland have named the 15 man squad that will travel to the Caribbean later next month with no major surprises.14 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pollock rips through PakistanSA have secured their one-day series against Pakistan, 3-1, after Shaun Pollock led his side to a comprehensive nine wicket victory.14 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Two Kiwis called up for CanadaCanada have named their 15-man squad for the World Cup with two New Zealand based players being called up.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Ireland retain the status quoIreland have retained the same squad from the World Cricket League for the upcoming World Cup.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Lee injury scareAustralian fast bowler Brett Lee has rolled his ankle during the teams final training session before the first Chappell-Hadlee match.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Parore turns up the heatFormer Black Caps wicket-keeper Adam Parore has turned up the heat on Stephen Fleming saying it is about time he was sacked.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Tait and Haddin secure WC spotsBrad Haddin and Shaun Tait have beaten off the challenges of Cameron White and Stuart Clark to be included in Australia's WC squad.13 Feb 2007James Nixon
Jaques included in C-H squadBatsman Phil Jaques has been included in the Australian squad that takes on NZ in the Chappell-Hadlee series, starting later this week.13 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Surprise in Bangladesh WC squadBangladesh have announced the squad they are taking to the World Cup in the Caribbean, including a few surprises.13 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
No changes for ScotlandScotland have opted to go into the World Cup later next month with an unchanged squad from their recent World Cricket League campaign.13 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan name WC squadThe injury-clouded fast bowling trio of Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul and Mohammad Asif have been included in Pakistan's World Cup squad.13 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Kenya announce WC SquadKenya has named their World Cup squad and have stuck with the same side that won the World Cricket League competition this month.13 Feb 2007James Nixon
Gayle picks up WIndies awardChris Gayle has been named the West Indies player of the year at the teams annual awards night in Bridgetown, Barbados yesterday.13 Feb 2007James Nixon
Harris accepts World Cup snubChris Harris has said he is disappointed to miss the World Cup but understands why team-mate Craig McMillan was picked ahead of him.13 Feb 2007James Nixon
India name World Cup squadIndia have named their 15-man squad for the World Cup, which includes Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan.12 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Arnold in for World CupSri Lanka have included veteran Russel Arnold in their World Cup squad, as well as the returning Chaminda Vaas and Muttiah Muralitharan12 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Gilchrist to miss start of WCAdam Gilchrist will miss the start of the World Cup, opting to stay at home with his wife for the birth of their third child. 12 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar injury blow for PakistanPakistan are reeling with the news that Shoaib Akhtar would be in doubt for the World Cup after succumbing to a another knee injury.12 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tuffey in for Mills in WC SquadDaryl Tuffey has been surprisingly included in the Black Caps 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in the West Indies.12 Feb 2007James Nixon
ICC reject Pakistan WC appealThe International Cricket Council have rejected a second appeal from the Pakistan Cricket Board to delay the naming of their WC squad.11 Feb 2007James Nixon
England Win CB Series 2-0England finished their tour of Australia with a comprehensive 2-0 win over their hosts in the one-day series final at the SCG tonight.11 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
South Africa thrash PakistanSouth Africa have systematically thrashed Pakistan in Cape Town today, winning their fourth ODI in empathic style by 10 wickets.11 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
India falls short by five runsSri Lanka scored a thrilling five-run win over India in the second ODI at Rajkot, thanks to a century by Kumar Sangakkara.11 Feb 2007Sudeep Popat
Afridi hearing set for todayPakistan face a nervous wait ahead of today's hearing against Shahid Afridi after he was charged with breaching the ICC code of conduct10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Nel to target Ponting at WCAndre Nel has opened fire ahead of the World Cup saying he will look to "get in the face" of the Australian captain Ricky Ponting.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
"I let Australia down" - McGrathGlenn McGrath has accepted the blame for his side's defeat at the hands of England during their first final at the MCG late last week.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pathan in injury scareIndian fast bowler Irfan Pathan is doubtful to start in Sunday's one-day match against Sri Lanka after pulling up with a sore shoulder.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Bangladesh survive collapseA late flurry of wickets was not enough to prevent Bangladesh from securing a 3-1 series victory over Zimbabwe.10 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Afridi banned for four matchesShahid Afridi will miss the opening matches of the World Cup after he was given a four match ban for breaching the ICC code of conduct.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey to captain AustraliaMichael Hussey has been named captain of the Australian team for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee series in New Zealand.09 Feb 2007James Nixon
Collingwood slays AustraliaPaul Collingwood had the game of his life to condemn Australia to defeat in the first final of the ODI series.09 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Bangladesh snatch Harare winA lower-order Zimbabwe collapse handed Bangladesh the third ODI at Harare by 14 runs as they opened up a 2-1 series lead.09 Feb 2007George Roberts
Rain wins at Port ElizabethA downpour near the end of the first innings forced the abandonment of the third ODI between South Africa and Pakistan.09 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Vaughan out of Com Bank finalsMichael Vaughan has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Bank Tri-Series finals following a recurrence of his hamstring injury.08 Feb 2007James Nixon
Mills ruled out for 12 monthsKyle Mills has been ruled out of the World Cup and will be out of action for 12 months with a patella tendon problem in his knee.08 Feb 2007James Nixon
Samuels denies allegationsThe cricketing world has been rocked by allegations that WI batsman Marlon Samuels has been in contact with a bookmaker recently.08 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
First ODI washed outThe first ODI between Sri Lanka and India was abandoned after just 18 overs of the Sri Lankan innings.08 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Afridi faces lengthy banShahid Afridi has been charged with breaching the ICC code of conduct after pushing his bat at a spectator during the first ODI in SA08 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Injuries plague Cup build-upsPakistan and New Zealand have both been hit by injuries to key bowlers in their lead-up to next month's World Cup.07 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Broad called up for finalsEngland have called up Stuart Broad for the Commonwealth Bank Tri-Series finals against Australia starting in Melbourne on Friday07 Feb 2007James Nixon
ICC rules in favour of AustraliaThe ICC have allowed Australia to pick injured all-rounder Andrew Symonds in their World Cup squad travelling to the Caribbean in March07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hair to take legal actionDarrell Hair will take legal action against the ICC, citing discrimination after he was fired for his role in the Oval controversy.07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan in doubt for finalsEngland face a nervous wait on the fitness of Michael Vaughan as he races against time to ensure his hamstring is alright for the MCG.07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Sarwan injured ahead of WCWest Indies vice-captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has been ruled out of action for three weeks with a hand injury.07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Kenya Kings of Cricket LeagueKenya put up a clinical performance to ease to victory in the final of the ICC World Cricket League in Nairobi.07 Feb 2007Arunava Das
Explosive Pakistan level seriesLed by Mohammad Yousuf's century and a late blitz from Shahid Afridi, Pakistan have levelled the ODI series against South Africa.07 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Bradley Scott joins NZ WC SquadOtago left-arm fast medium bowler Bradley Scott has replaced Nathan Astle in New Zealand's 30-man World Cup squad.06 Feb 2007James Nixon
Watson returns for finalsAll-rounder Shane Watson has been recalled to the Australian squad for the Commonwealth Bank Series finals starting on Friday.06 Feb 2007James Nixon
England reach Com Bank FinalsA vastly-improved England produced a magnificent comeback win over New Zealand to reach the finals of the Commonwealth Bank Series.06 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
SymondsAust may risk going into the WC a player short as they gamble with Andrew Symonds' fitness after he had surgery on his bicep last week.06 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Sibanda hands Zimbabwe victoryAn unbeaten 93 from Vusi Sibanda, backed up by a strong bowling performance, gave Zimbabwe an 8-wicket win over Bangladesh in Harare.06 Feb 2007George Roberts
Third place for the NetherlandsThe Netherlands finished the ICC World Cricket League with a six run win against Ireland. They finish the competition in 3rd place.06 Feb 2007Michelle Hamberger
Canada defeat Irish in run-festCanada have successfully chased down a enormous total set for the them by Ireland overnight to emerge victorious by six wickets.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan to return for deciderEngland have received a boost ahead of Tuesday's decider against NZ with the news that Michael Vaughan will be returning from injury.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Nielsen announced as Aus coachTim Nielsen has today been named as the next coach of the Australian cricket team. He will succeed John Buchanan after the World Cup.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pietersen hits back at BorderKevin Pietersen has responded in no uncertain terms to Allan Border's accusation that he was too quick to fly home after being injured.05 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Mills in doubt for World CupNew Zealand pace bowler Kyle Mills is likely to return home from the Commonwealth Bank Series and may miss the World Cup.05 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Ponting clean sweeps awards nightRicky Ponting has capped off a stellar year, taking out all three major awards at tonight's Allan Border Medal presentation.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Bermuda stun ScotlandBermuda have pulled of a sensational victory over Scotland by five wickets in the World Cricket League in Nairobi.05 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Kenya Crush CanadaKenya booked a place in the Final after comfortably defeating Canada by 158 runs in their ICC World Cricket League Match05 Feb 2007Archie Mac
Ponting ton leads the wayA marvelous hundred from Ricky Ponting and 99 from Brad Hodge, ensured Australia beat New Zealand with ease at the MCG.04 Feb 2007Benedict Goodchild
SA trounce awful PakistanPakistan's ODI series against South Africa got off to a bad start, thanks to some amazing hitting from Mark Boucher and Jacques Kallis.04 Feb 2007Matt Pitt
Bangladesh secure series openerBangladesh won their first ODI against Zimbabwe today by 45 runs, in a frankly uninteresting contest.04 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Scotland book place in finalsScotland, who have improved with every match in this tournament beat Kenya by 77 runs to book a place in the World Cricket League final04 Feb 2007Michelle Hamberger
Aussies fear Symonds absenceAustralian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has spoken out on Andrew Symonds arm injury he suffered in Australia's loss to England on Friday.03 Feb 2007James Nixon
Player of the Month - JanuaryIn a month which saw South Africa celebrate the success of consecutive series wins, Ashwell Prince and Makhaya Ntini shone brightest.03 Feb 2007Liam Camps
India recalls Sehwag for SLIndia have recalled opener Virender Sehwag for the upcoming one-day series against Sri Lanka, their last before the World Cup.03 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds set to undergo surgeryExplosive Australian batsman Andrew Symonds will undergo surgery after rupturing a bicep tendon in his side's 92 run loss to England.03 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Gough a chance for World CupEnglish bowler Darren Gough is in line for a possible recall to the national one-day side as England try and solve their ODI crisis.02 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Moody may be interested in Eng.Tom Moody would be interested in coaching England should the position become vacant, his Worcestershire CEO Mark Newton has revealed.02 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Ode to Joyce at Last for EnglandTheir tour from hell took a turn for the better as England recorded their first win against Australia since 2005 at the SCG tonight.02 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Scotland grab last gasp victoryScotland grabbed a thrilling win in the last over of the match as the Netherlands made a spirited comeback to fall just short.02 Feb 2007Arunava Das
SA openers torch PakistanHalf centuries from Graeme Smith and Loots Bosman gave South Africa a thumping ten-wicket win over Pakistan in a Pro20 game in Jo'burg.02 Feb 2007George Roberts
Kenya win after Odoyo onslaughtKenya took an unlikely win over Ireland after some power hitting from Thomas Odoyo much to the delight of the Kenyan crowd.02 Feb 2007Michelle Hamberger
Davison powers Canada to winJohn Davison showed glimpses of the kind of destruction he is capable of as he powered Canada to an easy win over Bermuda.02 Feb 2007Sudeep Popat
Watson declares himself fitShane Watson has declared himself fit and ready to go. He has also made himself available for the Commonwealth Bank tri-series finals.01 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Scotland extend winning streakScotland have held on for an exciting seven run win over Canada, in yesterday's ICC World Cricket League one-day match in Kenya.01 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar sets targetShoaib Akhtar hopes to recover from his injury in time for the World Cup.01 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Styris itching to get backScott Styris is looking to emulate the feats of Jacob Oram and Lou Vincent upon his return to the Black Cap's squad.01 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
CA bans the Mexican waveCricket Australia has annouched that the Mexican wave has been banned across all international grounds in Australia.01 Feb 2007James Nixon
Anderson heads homeJames Anderson is returning home early from the Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia after suffering a back injury.01 Feb 2007James Nixon
Shaun Tait to make ODI debutShaun Tait will make his one-day international debut against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.01 Feb 2007James Nixon
Ponting in doubt for Sydney ODIAustralian captain Ricky Ponting looks set to miss today's one-day match against England in Sydney due to a hip injury.01 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
South Africa announce ODI sideSA have given a glimpse of their likely World Cup side with the announcement of their OD squad for the upcoming series against Pakistan31 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Border critical of PietersenFormer Australian captain Allan Border has criticised injured English batsman Kevin Pietersen for not staying with the touring side.31 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar hundred secures seriesLed by Sachin Tendulkar's splendid century, India secured a series triumph over West Indies with a comprehensive 160-run victory.31 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Hosts Kenya do it againIn a one sided affair, tournament hosts Kenya had an easy win over the Netherlands.31 Jan 2007Michelle Hamberger
Ireland home in large chaseAn unbeaten century to opener William Porterfield saw Ireland home with eight balls to spare in their chase of 276 against Bermuda.31 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Buchanan defends earpiece useAustralian coach John Buchanan has dismissed accusations that he used an earpiece to communicate with players at the WACA on Sunday.30 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Pathan recalled for final ODIIrfan Pathan is set to be recalled into the side that takes on the WI for the final ODI of the series to be held in Vadodara tomorrow.30 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Vincent slams Aussie's arroganceBlack Caps opener Lou Vincent has slammed Australia's arrogance and lack of humility after their eight run loss over the weekend.30 Jan 2007James Nixon
England Woes Worsen at the WACAThe England XI is quite simply not competitive in this Commonwealth Bank Series. They were easily accounted for by the kiwis.30 Jan 2007Andrew Shephard
Scotland win thrillerA brilliant ton by Neil McCallum took Scotland to victory against Ireland in the third match of the ICC World Cricket League.30 Jan 2007Arunava Das
Netherlands Too Good For CanadaThe Netherlands cruised to a comfortable eight wicket victory over Canada during their ICC World Cricket League match in Nairobi.30 Jan 2007Archie Mac
Oram blitz in vainJacob Oram slaughtered the Australian attack in Perth, but it was still not enough to guide the Kiwis home to victory.29 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Tait set for one-day debutAustralia has called up fast bowler Shaun Tait into its one-day side for the next two matches of the Commonwealth Bank series.29 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting slams bowlersRicky Ponting lashed out at his bowlers for allowing New Zealand to come within eight runs of the Australian total yesterday.29 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Kenya thrash BermudaKenya have beaten Bermuda in one of the most one sided contests in recent memory in the first match of the ICC World Cricket League.29 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Moody withdraws from raceTom Moody withdrew himself from the race to replace John Bunchanan as coach of the Australian cricket team last night.28 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan comeback in doubtMichael Vaughan's comeback against New Zealand on Tuesday is in doubt after aggravating his hamstring during training on the weekend.28 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
SA scrape to series victorySouth Africa recovered from an early scare to seal a 2-1 series win over Pakistan in Cape Town, chasing down a target of 161 to win.28 Jan 2007George Roberts
Umpires lose powerUmpires will no longer be able to terminate a match , with match referees now taking control over that aspect of the game.27 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Flintoff says sorryAndrew Flintoff has apologized to the general public for his side's pathetic displays, which have seen crowds robbed of a true contest.27 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Beyond all expectationsNathan Astle developed from a useful bits and pieces player for Canterbury into an attacking and prolific world-class batsman.27 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Shabbir recalled for SA ODIsPakistan fast bowler Shabbir Ahmed has been recalled for the upcoming five match one-day international series against South Africa.27 Jan 2007James Nixon
Bell: We're hurtingIan Bell has described his sides pitiful nine wicket loss against Australia on Friday as one of the lowest points of his career.27 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
WI stage magnificent comebackThe West Indies have staged a magnificent comeback over India in Chennai, to keep the four match one-day series alive.27 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Pitch upsets WoolmerPakistan coach Bob Woolmer has spoken out against the pitch at Cape Town, saying it is "harmful to the interests of the sport."27 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Gibbs disappointed and relievedHerschelle Gibbs has expressed his disappointment of his ban being upheld, but he also relieved at being cleared of racism.26 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Honours even as wickets tumbleSouth Africa are 131-5 in reply to Pakistan's 157 on the first day at Cape Town as the bowlers dominated.26 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Further injuries hurt EnglandJames Anderson and Jon Lewis are both battling injuries ahead of the next Com Bank match on Friday against Australia in Adelaide.25 Jan 2007James Nixon
Benaud dismisses Gibbs appealRichie Benaud has dismissed an appeal lodged by Herschelle Gibbs against a two match ban he received for derogatory comments.25 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Coach has player support: CEOHead of NZ cricket, Martin Snedden has denied rumours that Black Cap's coach John Bracewell has lost the confidence of his side.25 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Bangladesh announce Zimb squadThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe where they will play four one-dayers.25 Jan 2007James Nixon
Tait still in the hunt for WC plShaun Tait is still in the hunt for a place within the World Cup squad Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said.25 Jan 2007James Nixon
Astle retires from international cricketNathan Astle, one of the finest cricketers ever to play for New Zealand, has faced his last ball wearing the black cap.25 Jan 2007James Nixon
Rudolph puts SA cricket on holdJacques Rudolph has set aside his immediate international future with the announcement of a three year contract with Yorkshire.24 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Fred: We must start performingAndrew Flintoff has called on his side to start "performing with the bat and the ball" ahead of Friday's clash against Aus in Adelaide.24 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Adams returns homeAndre Adams has been the one to make way for returning players in the New Zealand Commonwealth Bank Series squad.24 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Chanderpaul stands alone againIndia have once again overcome a fighting innings from Shivnarine Chanderpaul to win the second ODI against the West Indies in Cuttak.24 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Canada cause an upsetCanada caused an upset in the last mattch of the ICC Tri Series, beating a Kenya side who had already been crowned champions.24 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Gibbs appeal date setHerschelle Gibbs' appeal against a two match ban for breaching the ICC code of conduct will be held tomorrow.23 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
My best win as captain: InziPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has called his sides win over South Africa at Port Elizabeth as his best ever at the helm.23 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Oram inspires turnaroundJacob Oram returned to the NZ team and played a vital role in turning his side's fortunes around with an easy win over England.23 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Raina out; Powar in for 2nd ODIOffspinning allrounder Ramesh Powar has been called to India's squad for the second one-day international against the West Indies.23 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Gayle to lead WI, with Lara outChris Gayle will make his captaincy debut for the West Indies, as Brian Lara has been ruled out of the second ODI against India.23 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Blain guides Scotland to winScotland have emerged victorious from their one-day match against Canada, the fifth of the ICC tri-series, winning by two wickets.23 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar heads homeShoaib Akhtar has been forced to return home after being ruled out for two weeks because of a hamstring injury on the tour of SA.22 Jan 2007James Nixon
Woolmer interested in England roleBob Woolmer has publicly announced that he would be keen on coaching England after saying he would be prepared to listen to offers.22 Jan 2007James Nixon
Martyn talks about why he leftDamien Martyn has lifted the lid on the secrecy surrounding his sudden departure from Test cricket after the Second Test in Adelaide.22 Jan 2007Michelle Hamberger
Bond given till SundayNew Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond has been given till Sunday to overcome his back injury, or he will face being sent home to recover.22 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Chappell assaulted by fanIndian coach Greg Chappell has been hit by a cricket fan, who was protesting the lack of players from Orissa in the national side.22 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Younis and Akmal secure winAn unbroken partnership of 99 between Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal took Pakistan to a five wicket win against South Africa.22 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Bond hopes for England returnShane Bond is optimistic of returning to the New Zealand line-up for today's ODI against England.22 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Shabbir back for Shoaib and GulShabbir Ahmed has been recalled to the Pakistan Test squad in South Africa, as Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul return home with injury.22 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Scott Styris passed fitScott Styris could make his much-anticipated return to the Black Caps side next Sunday, according to team officials.21 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Possible series in New YorkCricket Australia today confirmed they have been approached by India regarding a possible one-off series on American soil.21 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
World Cup ticket sales dwindleWorld Cup organisers are facing major problems with tickets sales for the World Cup drying up, with many still yet to be purchased.21 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Mr Cricket: I'll never walkMichael Hussey has come out and said he will never walk, defending himself from accusations of dishonesty in Friday's ODI in Brisbane.21 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwis Take Fight to AustraliaFor the second successive match a pitch which offered the bowlers some assistance has produced a compelling limited-overs contest.21 Jan 2007Cameron Burge
India win thrilling runfestA splendid 149 from Shivnarine Chanderpaul failed to take West Indies to victory in a high scoring encounter against India.21 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Asif puts Pakistan in frontPakistan are 183 runs away from leveling the series 1-1 against South Africa, after Mohammad Asif took a 5-fer earlier.21 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Bond returns to light trainingShane Bond returned to light training with the Black Caps in Sydney on Saturday although he is still suffering from a sore back.20 Jan 2007James Nixon
Akhtar injures hamstringShoaib Akhtar has been sent to hospital for scans after injuring his hamstring in the second Test against SA in Port Elizabeth.20 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Parore slams FlemingAdam Parore has come out strongly against the Back Caps and especially captain Stephen Fleming who he described as "uninspiring".20 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Canada forfeit due to illnessCanada have become the first team to forfeit an international match after illness preventing them from fielding a full eleven.20 Jan 2007George Roberts
Inzamam puts Pakistan in controlSouth Africa ended Day 2 26 runs behind, with seven 2nd innings wickets left, after Inzamam-ul-Haq took Pakistan to a 141-run lead.20 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Loye shocked by abuseMal Loye has voiced his amazement at the level of abuse directed at him by the Australian crowd during Fridays ODI in Brisbane.20 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Benaud to chair Gibbs appealRichie Benaud has been appointed to chair the Herschelle Gibbs appeal against a two match suspension he received for racial abuse.19 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Australia stumble to victoryThe Australians notched up another victory after some jitters as England pressed hard defending only 155.19 Jan 2007Arunava Das
Oram to join NZ in CB seriesNew Zealand will receive a boost of experience in the Commonwealth Bank series, as Jacob Oram is due to the join the squad on Sunday.19 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Shoaib back on Pakistan's dayShoaib Akhtar's Test comeback brought him four wickets on a day that was dominated by the bowlers but ended with Pakistan on top.19 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Vaughan out for two further ODIsMichael Vaughan will miss England's next two one-dayers in the Commonwealth Bank Series due to a torn hamstring.19 Jan 2007James Nixon
McGrath and Lee returnAustralia have recalled Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee for the Commonwealth Bank Series match against England on Friday in Brisbane.18 Jan 2007James Nixon
Bond given the all clearShane Bond has been cleared of another stress fracture which had been feared following the CB Series match against England on Wednesday.18 Jan 2007James Nixon
Sachin appointed vice-captainSachin Tendulkar has been appointed vice-captain of India ahead of his sides one-day series against the West Indies.18 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
England set to field debutantEither Mal Loye or Ravi Bopara will debut for England today filling the space left by the injured Michael Vaughan.18 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Styris out of Com Bank SeriesScott Styris has pulled his calf muscle before play in a State Shield domestic match between the Auckland Aces and Canterbury Wizards.18 Jan 2007James Nixon
Watson powers Scotland chaseRyan Watson's dashing century saw Scotland home in the last over of their chase of 293 against Canada in the Tri-Series in Kenya.18 Jan 2007Sean Bennett
Bevan retires from cricketOne of the greatest ODI batsman to ever pick up the bat, Michael Bevan, has today retired from first class cricket.17 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Vaughan ruled out of BrisbaneMichael Vaughan has been ruled out of Friday's one-day match against Australia in Brisbane due to a grade one tear of his hamstring.17 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff back as captainEngland have reverted to all-rounder Andrew Flintoff to lead the side after Michael Vaughan succumbed to yet another injury.17 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Arnold & Chandana return for SLSri Lanka have recalled four players to the one-day international squad, due to tour India next month.17 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Scots comprehensively beatenKenya opened their Tri-Series campaign with a crushing 190 run victory over a disappointing Scotland outfit in Mombasa.17 Jan 2007George Roberts
CA calls for sixth Ashes TestCricket Australia is pushing for a sixth Ashes Test for 2010-11 with Hobart's Bellerive Oval the favourite to host the extra match.16 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff leads England to winAndrew Flintoff produced a stunning all-round performance to give England their first win of the Australian tour.16 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Bond in another injury scareNew Zealand's woes could go from bad to worse with news that Shane Bond may have succumbed to injury yet again.16 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Gibbs appeals banHerschelle Gibbs has today lodged an appeal against his two match ban from the ICC for comments regarding crowd members from Pakistan.16 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Concerns for TaylorWhile he has been cleared to play against England tomorrow, there is still concern over Ross Taylor's continuing difficulty with cramp.15 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Gibbs banned for two matchesHerschelle Gibbs has been banned by the ICC for two Test matches for making derogatory comments regarding Pakistan during Sunday's Test15 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Easy chase for SASouth Africa had little problem knocking off the 199 they were set to win by Pakistan and recorded a seven wicket win.15 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Harris and Tuffey still in the hChris Harris and Daryl Tuffey are still in the frame for World Cup selection after both players were named in New Zealand's 30 man squad for the World Cup.14 Jan 2007James Nixon
Aus continue its winnings waysAustralia continued its successful summer today as they fended off a Bond hat-trick and an electric Taylor 84 to beat NZ by 105 runs.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie wants back inJason Gillespie has insisted his time playing for Australia is not over, contrary to popular belief and he is confident of a return.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
190 fans evicted from first ODIPolice have reported that an astounding 190 attendees were evicted from last Friday's one-day game between Aus and England at the MCG.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
South Africa on track for winSouth Africa close in on a win in the first Test at Centurion, reaching 69-2 at the end on Day 4 and requiring a further 130 runs.14 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Racial slur mars TestAn investigation is underway into alleged on-field racial slurs directed at Pakistani cricketers by a member of the South African side.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting rested, Hodge inAustralian captain Ricky Ponting is being rested for Australia's one-day Com Bank Series match against England in Brisbane on Friday.14 Jan 2007James Nixon
Bond rethinking plansNew Zealand pace bowler Shane Bond aims to come up with new plans for the Australian batsmen in the Commonwealth Bank Series.13 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
England not down and outNew Zealand captain Stephen Fleming has refused to rule out England being a major challenge in the Commonwealth Bank Series despite losing Kevin Pietersen to injury.13 Jan 2007James Nixon
Bopara replaces PietersenEssex batsman Ravi Bopara has been called into the England squad for the CB series, to replace injured star Kevin Pietersen.13 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Yousuf to return for 2nd TestMohammad Yousuf will return to the Pakistan side for the second Test against SA after his wife gave birth to a baby girl last week.13 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Hair back for ICC tri-seriesDarrell Hair is set to officiate in his first international cricket game since last years debacle at the Oval Test, in Kenya next week.13 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Pak recovery keeps Test alivePakistan fought back, after Ashwell Prince's 100 took South Africa to a 104-run lead, to trail by only one run with eight wickets left.13 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Ganguly set for one-day comebackFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is set to be recalled into the Indian one-day squad for the first time since October 2005.12 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
KP taken to hospital for scansKevin Pietersen has been taken to hospital for scans after suffering a blow to the ribs from a Glenn McGrath bouncer in Melbourne today12 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Australia hammer EnglandEngland were left wondering what had hit them, after being completely outclassed by Australia in the first ODI.12 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Vaas and Murali could miss tourReports have suggested that Chaminda Vaas and Muttiah Muralitharan will not take part in the upcoming tour of India.12 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Pietersen flies homeKevin Pietersen is returning home after sustaining a broken rib in the first Commonwealth Bank Series ODI.12 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Uncapped Emrit called up for WIThe West Indies selectors have sprung a surprise in their squad for their tour of India. Uncapped Reyad Emrit has been included.12 Jan 2007Liam Camps
White ahead of Hogg in first ODIRicky Ponting has backed Victorian captain Cameron White to play in tomorrow's one-day international against England in Melbourne.11 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden denies punch-up with MartynAustralian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has denied a punch up with team-mate Damien Martyn lead to his sudden retirement after the second Ashes Test.11 Jan 2007James Nixon
Styris come-back beginsScott Styris has returned to cricket after playing for his domestic side the Auckland Aces against the Wellington Firebirds.11 Jan 2007James Nixon
Honours even in CenturionYounis Khan and Yasir Hameed struck fifties on the opening day of the first Test, but South Africa bit back with three late wickets.11 Jan 2007George Roberts
Gilchrist questions 20/20 WCAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist raised concerns over the Twenty20 format and its World Cup scheduled for later in the year.10 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Zimbabwe submit 30 man WC squadZimbabwe have announced their provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup, which will be cut to 15 players by the February 15 deadline.10 Jan 2007James Nixon
Lee out of first two one-dayersBrett Lee has been ruled out of the first two one-day matches against England and New Zealand due to a chest infection.10 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Yuvraj to returnIndia are optimistic that Yuvraj Singh will return to the side later in the month to prepare for the World Cup.10 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Tigers announce World Cup 30Young openers Tamim Iqbal and Junaid Siddique have been named in Bangladesh's provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup.10 Jan 2007George Roberts
Shoaib, Asif in Pakistan WC 30Akhtar and Mohammad Asif, who have doping cases looming large over their heads, have been named in Pakistan's 30-man squad for the WC.10 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Rain prevents deciderAfter a 1-1 result in both Tests and Twenty20, the ODI series between NZ and Sri Lanka ends at 2-2 after a washout in Hamilton.09 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Aussies smash England in 20/20Australia have continued their domination over England throughout the summer with a 77 run win at the SCG.09 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
SA name 30 man World Cup squadSouth Africa have submitted their 30 man provisional World Cup squad to the ICC, including 14 coloured players.09 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Player of the Year - 2006In a year where he shattered batting records, made 1788 runs averaging 99.33, Mohammad Yousuf is Cricket Web's 2006 player of the year.08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Franklin in doubt for fifth ODIJames Franklin is in doubt for the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka after being flown back to Wellington for checks to be done on his knee.08 Jan 2007James Nixon
Indian players under the pumpSigns are ominous for non-performing Indian cricketers as selectors start looking for answers to their recent series loss in SA.08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar sent to South AfricaShoaib Akhtar has been flown in to South Africa to help back-up fast bowler Umar Gul who is under an injury cloud. 08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Munaf ruled out of two ODIsMunaf Patel has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against West Indies later this month, as a result of a sore ankle.08 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Warmup ends in tame drawPakistan's warmup game against Rest of South Africa ended in a bore draw today, although Shahid Nazir impressed with five wickets.08 Jan 2007Matt Pitt
Hopes and Harwood called upJames Hopes and Shane Harwood have been called up to Australia's Twenty20 squad due to injury and illness to Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson.08 Jan 2007James Nixon
MacGill back in contentionStuart MacGill is back in contention after the Australian chairman of selectors denied there was a rift between CA and the leg-spinner.07 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
"I want to open" says AstleNathan Astle has said he wants to open the batting for the Black Caps and would rather not bat in the middle order.07 Jan 2007James Nixon
Yousuf set to miss first TestPakistan's record breaking batsman is set to miss the first Test against South Africa, opting to stay at home and care for his ill wife07 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
NZ torn apart at Eden ParkNew Zealand have been left battered and bruised as Sanath Jayasuriya and then Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga tore them to shreds.06 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
England after Warne as bowling coachDuncan Fletcher is keen to see if Shane Warne is prepared to get involved with English cricket in lending his skill and knowledge to help young England spin bowlers.06 Jan 2007James Nixon
The final farewellThree Australian greats left the Test arena yesterday. Shane Warne, Justin Langer and Glenn McGrath saying goodbye for the last time.06 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Cricket - The EducatorWhether it be trivial tidbits or political knowledge,just following cricket gives its followers a worldly education.06 Jan 2007Kev Goughy
Pakistan batsmen warm-up wellMohammad Hafeez and Imran Farhat both struck hundreds as Pakistan slaughtered the Rest of South Africa bowlers on day one in Kimberley.06 Jan 2007George Roberts
SA take series 2-1Led by captain Graeme Smith, South Africa successfully chased down 211 for a 2-1 series victory over India.06 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Vaughan returns as captainMichael Vaughan has been named captain of the England side for the upcoming Twenty20 international against Australia and the Commonwealth Bank Series that follows.06 Jan 2007James Nixon
SAF retain squad for Pak TestsSouth Africa have retained the 16-member squad that won 2-1 against India, for the three-match Test series against Pakistan.06 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Revenge is sweetFrom an Australian perspective it wasn't really about England losing the Ashes, but more about Australia winning them.06 Jan 2007Michelle Hamberger
Former great slams EnglandFormer England captain Geoffrey Boycott has slammed the team that's been on the receiving end of the first Ashes whitewash in 80 years.05 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
After the WhitewashWhat was so different between Vaughan's Victors and Freddie's Flops? Readers, I give you: How to lose the Ashes in six simple steps.05 Jan 2007Neil Pickup
SA on top in thrillerSouth Africa have the edge going into day five after being set only 211 to win by India.05 Jan 2007Matt Pitt
Patel set for inclusion in 4th ODIThere a few pointers leading towards the inclusion of Jeetan Patel in the playing eleven for the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka at Eden Park.05 Jan 2007James Nixon
Strauss taken to hospitalAndrew Strauss has been taken hospital for a precautionary x-ray after sustaining a severe knock to the helmet from a Brett Lee bouncer04 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Inzi denies Akhtar clashPakistani captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has denied reports by the Pakistan media that he has had a falling out with Shoaib Akhtar.04 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
5-0 well on the cardsAustralia look set to claim a 5-0 Ashes victory for the first time since 1920-21. England finished the day at 114-5, just 12 runs ahead with five wickets in hand.04 Jan 2007Archie Mac
Hayden in for CB seriesMatthew Hayden has been included in the Australian one-day international squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Bank series.04 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Australia seal whitewashAustralia have completed a flawless Ashes series after one final English capitulation on the fourth day in Sydney.04 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Fifth match evenly poisedThe 2nd day of the final Ashes Test finished with neither side firmly in front and Andrew Flintoff signaling a return to form with 89.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Warne to be honoured by clubRetiring bowler Shane Warne is set to honoured by his local cricket club with the famous Junction Oval to be renamed after him in.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
No major surprises in NZ squadNew Zealand's squad for the Commonwealth Bank Series was announced today with no major surprises in squad named.03 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Urn debate rises from the ashesIan Botham, Sir Richard Branson and Aussie PM John Howard have all called on the MCC to allow the winner of the Ashes to keep the urn.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Smith leads ProteasGraeme Smith and Hashim Amla fought back against India in Cape Town, putting on an unbroken stand of 130 in response to India's 414.03 Jan 2007George Roberts
NZ's the less poor performanceAn excellent fielding display by the hosts was possibly the difference between the two teams in a low-scoring 3rd ODI in Christchurch.02 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
England just ahead on first dayEngland ended the first day of the final Ashes Test on 234-4 with Flintoff and Collingwood unbeaten on 42 and 25 respectively.02 Jan 2007Arunava Das
Inzamam optimistic for SA seriesPakistan captain Inzamam Ul-Haq is confident his team can succeed in South Africa in preparation for the World Cup.02 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Yardy to lead England ASussex all-rounder Michael Yardy has been named as captain of an experimental England A squad ahead of a six-match tour of Bangladesh02 Jan 2007Neil Pickup
India's batsmen dominateA Wasim Jaffer century put India in a strong position in the final Test against South Africa.02 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Fleming back for fourth ODIStephen Fleming will return to the Black Caps lineup and take over the captaincy from Daniel Vettori for the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka.02 Jan 2007James Nixon
Khan angered at Akhtar exclusionFormer Pakistani captain Imran Khan has criticised selectors for excluding Shoaib Akhtar from the upcoming tour of South Africa.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff denies tension in sideEngland captain Andrew Flintoff had denied any suggestions that there is tension in his side.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Dalrymple in line for Test debutJamie Dalrymple, the Middlesex all-rounder is expected to make his Test debut against Australia in Sydney for the fifth Test.01 Jan 2007James Nixon
Photos from England's training sessionPhotos from England's training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 1st January.01 Jan 2007James Nixon
Ponting lauds outgoing coachAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has praised retiring coach John Buchanan and credited him with the teams success over the years.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Jones looking at comebackMixed news for England's bowlers with Simon Jones anticipating a return in April, whilst Matthew Hoggard is injured with a side strain.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwi lower order sneaks thrillerA fantastic innings from James Franklin has got New Zealand over the line by one wicket in the second ODI against Sri Lanka.31 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
KP lashes out at BuchananUnder siege English batsman Kevin Pietersen has hit back at claims that he's not a team player, coming out of the Australian camp.31 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Bond in, McMillan out for 3rd ODIShane Bond has been included in the New Zealand squad for the third ODI against Sri Lanka while Craig McMillan has been dropped.31 Dec 2006James Nixon
Langer announces retirementAustralian opening batsman Justin Langer has announced his retirement today, ending speculation on his cricketing future.31 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Dalrymple could play in SydneyMonty Panesar could line-up alongside uncapped spinner Jamie Dalrymple as England look to salvage some pride in the final Ashes Test.30 Dec 2006George Roberts
MacGill left out of SydneyStuart MacGill will miss out on the final Ashes Test as Australia opt for an unchanged side.30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Martyn sighted at Hopman CupDamien Martyn has been spotted for the first time since his shock retirement earlier last month.30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Shepherd calls for more umpiresDavid Shepherd, has called on the ICC to introduce more umpires into the Elite Panel to help counter umpire burn-outs.30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Ntini fires SA to winMakhaya Ntini blew away the Indian top order to help South Africa to a series levelling triumph over India.30 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Langer retirement rumours growThere is much speculation that the final Ashes Test match at the SCG will be Justin Langer's last match for Australia. 30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Aussies stick with same elevenThe Australian selectors have kept the same starting eleven from Melbourne for the fifth and final Test in Sydney starting 2nd January.29 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pietersen to stay at fourEnglish captain Andrew Flintoff has confirmed that Kevin Pietersen's promotion to number four would be permanent.29 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
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Asif returns to Pakistan squadMohammad Asif has been chosen in Pakistan's 17-man squad to tour South Africa, but Shoaib Akhtar has been left out.29 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Bracewell keeps the faithJohn Bracewell is set to keep the faith with his underfire bowling attack for the second one-day international against Sri Lanka tomorrow.29 Dec 2006James Nixon
Buchanan attacks England starsAustralia coach John Buchanan has spoken up about England stars Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff.29 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Pollock turns on the classA fine innings from Shaun Pollock pushed South Africa into a winning position ahead of the last day of the 2nd Test vs. India.29 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Ishant Sharma's call-up on holdUn-capped 18 year old Ishant Sharma from New Delhi was named as Irfan Pathan's replacement but within hours officials put his call-up on hold.28 Dec 2006James Nixon
Aussies destroy England in fourth TestThe series England looked forward to with such anticipation has become a recurring nightmare after losing the fourth Test by an innings and 99 runs.28 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Jayasuriya brilliance seals winA blistering century from Sanath Jayasuriya overshadowed Ross Taylor's fine maiden ton as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by seven wickets.28 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Benson taken to hospitalEngland umpire Mark Benson has been taken to a South African hospital after suffering heart palpitations.28 Dec 2006James Nixon
Flintoff has no answerEngland captain Andrew Flintoff has handed credit to Australia following his team's crushing defeat in the fourth Test at the MCG.28 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
South Africa in controlSA have taken control of the second Test match against India on the third day in Durban. Morkel and Ntini starred with the ball for SA.28 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
McMillan called up for 2nd ODICraig McMillan has been called up for the second ODI against Sri Lanka as cover for Nathan Astle who is struggling with severe bruising to his inside right thigh.28 Dec 2006James Nixon
Plans not stolen says MCCThe Melbourne Cricket Club released a statement yesterday denying any breach of security in the English dressing rooms.28 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
England's bowling tactics leakedEnglish officials are fuming today as news come through that a document containing bowling strategies was leaked to Melbourne radio.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hayden and Symonds stun EnglandA mammoth 6th wicket stand between Matthew Hayden and Andrew Symonds on the 2nd day has blown the 4th Ashes test wide open.27 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Astle receives good newsNathan Astle has received some good news after scans confirmed that his hand isn't broken and he only sustained heavy bruising.27 Dec 2006James Nixon
Packer donates millionsJames Packer has announced that he will be donating $10m to start a foundation that helps disadvantaged Australian cricketers.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hayden not retiring anytime soonMatthew Hayden has today indicated that he will not follow the lead of long time friends and teammates into retirement.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
South Africa hold swayAfter losing the first Test to the touring Indians, South Africa have bitten back in the second Test at Kingsmead.27 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Warne reaches 700 wicketsShane Warne has reached the mammoth achivement of 700 Test wickets today by clean bowling Andrew Strauss for 50 shortly before tea.26 Dec 2006James Nixon
NZ level Twenty20 seriesNathan Astle's unbeaten 40 led New Zealand to a comfortable five-wicket win in Auckland.26 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Pathan returns home from SAFIndia fast bowler Irfan Pathan has returned home from South Africa to gain some much needed confidence by playing domestic cricket.26 Dec 2006James Nixon
Wickets rain down at MCGAustralia are firmly in front at the close of day one of the Boxing Day Test match at the MCG, bowling England out for just 159 runs.26 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
India strike earlyIndia have wrestled control of day one in their second Test match against South Africa.26 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hamid: Duo could still be bannedShahid Hamid, head of the Pakistani anti-doping tribunal, has said that WADA have the power to ban Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif.25 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hoggard calls on team to liftEngland pace bowler Matthew Hoggard has called on his side to perform or face an Ashes whitewash, the first since 1921.25 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Razzaq ruled out of SA seriesA calf muscle injury has ruled out Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from the upcoming Test series against South Africa next month.25 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Canning calls it a dayFormer Black Cap Tama Canning has announced his retirement following a second major disciplinary breach in the past two seasons.24 Dec 2006James Nixon
Vettori to bat five in one-dayersBlack Caps coach John Bracewell has hinted that Daniel Vettori will bat five in the first two one-dayers against Sri Lanka to help counteract Sri Lanka's spin attack.24 Dec 2006James Nixon
Full strength beer banPolice and the Melbourne Cricket Club have said full strength beer has been banned from public bars within the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the Boxing Day Test.24 Dec 2006James Nixon
KP: Warne was an arrogant idiotKevin Pietersen has slammed and praised on and off again buddy Shane Warne calling him an 'arrogant idiot', a '****head' and a champion.24 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Vettori to captain Black CapsDaniel Vettori will captain the Black Caps in the first two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka with Stephen Fleming being rested.23 Dec 2006James Nixon
Flintoff to continue playingEngland captain Andrew Flintoff will play in the Boxing Day Test despite needing injections to quell throbbing pain in his ankle.23 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Lara not going anywhereWest Indies captain Brian Lara has said that he will not follow the lead of other cricketing greats into retirement.23 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Gibbs dropped down the orderOut of form SA opener Herschelle Gibbs has been dropped down the order, as the Proteas search for answers to their shock loss to India.23 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
"I want 900 Test wickets" says MuraliMuttiah Muralitharan has said he wants to continue playing for another four years and is aiming to retire with 900 Test wickets to his name.23 Dec 2006James Nixon
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Jayasuriya blasts SL to D/L winSanath Jayasuriya's brutal 51 not out ensured Sri Lanka were well ahead when the rain came in Wellington.22 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
"I want the captaincy" says VaughanMichael Vaughan has said he wants the captaincy back after being named in the squad for the Commonwealth Bank Series starting next month.22 Dec 2006James Nixon
McGrath announces retirementIn a surprise move after comments from the man himself yesterday, McGrath announced today that he will retire from international cricket after the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.22 Dec 2006James Nixon
Harmison retires from ODIsEngland fast bowler Steve Harmison has retired from ODI cricket after missing out on England's squad for the Commonwealth Bank series.21 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
McGrath retirement unconfirmedGlenn McGrath has made no move to confirm or deny the widespread reports that he will announce his retirement in the coming days.21 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Shabbir cleared to return by ICCShabbir Ahmed, who served a one-year ban from international cricket as a result of a faulty action, has been cleared by the ICC.21 Dec 2006Sudeep Popat
MacGill set to play onStuart MacGill has indicated that he wants to continue playing international cricket with Australia for at least another few years.21 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Warne, McGrath Set to RetireNews reports on Australian television are suggesting Shane Warne will retire from cricket at the end of the Ashes series.20 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Jones under the pumpEnglish wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is under mounting pressure to keep his spot in the English side as calls for his head intensify.20 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Mahmood hits out at FlintoffEnglish bowler Sajid Mahmood has criticised his captain Andrew Flintoff after being given only 17 overs to bowl in the third Ashes Test20 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Warne announces retirementShane Warne has officially retired from international cricket. His last match will be the fifth Ashes Test at the SCG.20 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Sreesanth fined for dissentIndian hero S Sreesanth has been fined 30 percent of his match fee after being found guilty of two ICC code of conduct offences.19 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Aussies retain same twelveAustralia have decided to retain the same twelve man squad that won back the Ashes for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.19 Dec 2006James Nixon
Fletcher's position under fireEngland coach Duncan Fletcher's position has come under scrutiny as England search for answers to their humiliating Ashes defeat.19 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
PM: Magnificent PerformanceAustralian Prime Minister John Howard was full of praise for the team that regained the Ashes in convincing circumstances at Perth.19 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Australia regain AshesAustralia has crushed England by 206 runs at the WACA ground in Perth to regain the Ashes only 15 months after surrendering them.18 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Boje hits out at selectorsNicky Boje has taken aim at the South African selectors, claiming they've treated him poorly over his career.18 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Harris in Proteas Test squadSouth Africa have called up uncapped slow-left-arm bowler Paul Harris into their squad for the remaining two Tests against India.18 Dec 2006George Roberts
Historic win for IndiaIndia bowled out South Africa on the fourth day to secure their first ever Test victory on South African soil.18 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
SL hurt by Crowe's commentsSri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has said the criticism Martin Crowe levelled at Muttiah Muralitharan has hurt the team.18 Dec 2006James Nixon
Snedden leaves NZCNew Zealand Cricket Chief Executive Martin Snedden will leave NZC in May 2007 after being appointed the CEO of Rugby New Zealand 2011.18 Dec 2006James Nixon
Silva and Sri Lanka dominateDaniel Vettori's 7-130 was not enough to prevent Sri Lanka taking control in the second Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.17 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Black Caps Twenty20 squad namedThe Black Caps Twenty20 squad for two Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka on December 22 and December 26 has been named.17 Dec 2006James Nixon
England deny AustraliaEngland have staged a remarkable fight-back on day four at Perth, resisting Australia's push for a series wrap up.17 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Tigers wrap up easy series winA rapid half-century from Mashrafe Mortaza and another Scottish batting collapse gave Bangladesh a 146-run victory in Mirpur.17 Dec 2006George Roberts
Fletcher defends choicesEmbattled English coach Duncan Fletcher responds to critics standing by the selection decisions that have been made on the Ashes tour.17 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka stroll to victorySri Lanka bowled New Zealand out for 286 to notch up victory by 217 runs and draw the series.17 Dec 2006Arunava Das
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Watson re-injures left hamstringShane Watson has re-injured his left hamstring during his come-back domestic match for Queensland against South Australia in Adelaide.16 Dec 2006James Nixon
Fletcher "pig-headed" says BothamFormer England great Ian Botham have described England coach Duncan Fletcher as "pig-headed" for overlooking Monty Panesar for the first two Ashes Tests.16 Dec 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka on top after day twoSri Lanka lead by 363 runs with five wickets in hand after the second day of the second and final Test against New Zealand.16 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia poised to regain urnThe Aussies are well placed to regain the Ashes after a breathtaking display from Adam Gilchrist on the third day at the WACA.16 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Giles heads home from Ashes tourAshley Giles is flying home from England's Ashes tour of Australia to be with his wife who is suffering from a potentially serious illness.16 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan wrap up seriesPakistan have sealed the five match one-day series against the West Indies, with a seven wicket win in Karachi.16 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Christmas Gift GuideTo help you with those last minute Christmas dilemmas as what to buy friends and family this year Cricket Web has put together a selection of gift ideas to help you.16 Dec 2006Richard Twyman
Wickets galore at Jo'burg20 wickets fell on day two of the 1st Test between South Africa and India. The South Africans came out worst off, being bowled out for 84.16 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Sangakkara dominates first dayOn a day on which 14 wickets fell, Kumar Sangakkara scored a phenomenal 156 not out to give Sri Lanka the early advantage.15 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Aussies on top after day twoAustralia came up with the perfect game plan on day two of the third Test. Initially strangling England with some tight bowling.15 Dec 2006Archie Mac
India struggle on first daySouth Africa's pace bowlers pegged India back to 156-5 on the reduced play of the first day.15 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Bangladesh defeat ScotlandIn the first of two ODIs between the two nations, Bangladesh recorded a comfortable victory over Scotland.15 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Monty makes his markMonty Panesar showed just how badly England have missed him, putting in a superb performance to stun the Australian batsmen.14 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Mills close to a returnNZ seam bowler Kyle Mills is getting closer to a return to cricket and expects to be back playing domestic cricket before Christmas.14 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pitches killing NZ spinnersDaniel Vettori says that spin bowlers could become few and far between in New Zealand in the future.14 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Symonds comes into starting 11Andrew Symonds has been named to come in for the retired Damien Martyn for the third Ashes Test at the WACA in Perth starting on Thursday.13 Dec 2006James Nixon
"I would sack Fletcher" says CloseFormer England captain Brian Close believes England coach Duncan Fletcher should be sacked following the recent Test defeats.13 Dec 2006James Nixon
Boje's international career overSouth African all-rounder Nicky Boje has announced his retirement from international cricket, wishing to focus on domestic cricket.12 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Mumbai gets 2011 World Cup FinalIn a meeting between India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh a decision has been reached that Mumbai will host the 2011 World Cup final.12 Dec 2006James Nixon
Vaughan rules out Ashes comebackMichael Vaughan has ruled out any possibility of making a return during The Ashes saying he requires more time to recover.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
Akhtar & Asif set return datePakistan fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif will make their come-backs in a domestic Twenty20 Cup this month.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
McCullum stands firm on run-outBrendon McCullum has hit out at Muttiah Muralitharan saying it was his own stupidity that cost him his wicket during the first Test.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
England's Concerted EffortsDespite trailing two-nil in the Ashes series, England's cricketers have kept themselves entertained during their stay in Australia.11 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Afridi & Iqbal called upShahid Afridi and Faisal Iqbal have been called up to the Pakistan one-day squad as cover for Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
Styris in cotton wool?Scott Styris' return to international cricket could be put on hold to ensure he plays in next year's World Cup in the West Indies.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
Cook ton as England dominateThe English batsmen gained some much-needed confidence in their warm-up game against Western Australia as they eased to 356-5.10 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Ganguly and Chapell mates againSourav Ganguly and Greg Chapell have no problems between them, according to the Indian coach.10 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Pakistan victory at LahorePakistan went two-nil up in their one-day series against the West Indies today, with a comfortable seven-wicket victory.10 Dec 2006Harry Warwick
England dismiss WA on first dayHopes for a fast WACA pitch for the third Ashes Test received a fillip today, when the WACA pitch showed bounce and movement.09 Dec 2006Archie Mac
Tigers complete 5-0 whitewashAn unbeaten 32 from Habibul Bashar guided Bangladesh to a three-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Dhaka to take the ODI series 5-0.09 Dec 2006George Roberts
India win on third dayDespite being bowled out for 142, India managed to win their tour game against Rest of South Africa by 96 runs.09 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Run out causes rift between teamsThe controversial run-out of Muttiah Muralitharan is over-shadowing New Zealand's five wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test.09 Dec 2006James Nixon
Watson eyes Boxing DayShane Watson is hoping to be fit for the Boxing Day Test, after ruling himself out of the Third Test in Perth.08 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Bond ruins Sri Lanka againShane Bond produced a spell of superb fast swing bowling to leave Sri Lanka struggling at 125/8 at the close of play.08 Dec 2006Benedict Goodchild
Australia name 3rd Test squadAustralia have named their 13 man squad for the third Test, with Andrew Symonds and Adam Voges replacing Damien Martyn and Shaun Tait.08 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Bangladesh crush Zimbabwe againThe 4th ODI between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe went predictably, with the hosts racking up an 8 wicket win to make the series 4-008 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Sangakkara's ton in vainKumar Sangakkara's exceptional unbeaten 100 in Sri Lanka's second innings of 170 was not enough to prevent NZ taking a 1-0 series lead.08 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
NZ Dominate Opening DaySri Lanka collapsed to 154 all out at the hands of the New Zealand pace attack on the first day of the Test series today.07 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Fletcher rules Vaughan outDuncan Fletcher has attempted to put an end to the speculation surrounding the return of Michael Vaughan during the Ashes series.07 Dec 2006Liam Camps
Inzy leads Pakistan homeA low scoring affair between Pakistan and West Indies ended with a two-wicket win for the home side.07 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Ganguly and Pathan Rescue IndiaIrfan Pathan's highest first-class score stemmed another Indian batting collapse on day one of their tour game in Potchefstroom.07 Dec 2006George Roberts
Martyn announces retirementAustralian batsman Damien Martyn has announced a shock retirement from all forms of cricket ahead of the third Ashes test.07 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Mason out of first TestNew Zealand pace bowler Michael Mason has been ruled out of the first test against Sri Lanka with a hamstring strain.06 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Fletch shifts blame to playersDuncan Fletcher has insisted that the performance, not the personnel, was at fault during England's last day debacle in Adelaide.06 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Cricket 2007 ReviewedEA Sports have released their latest cricket simulation named Cricket 2007 which hit the markets around the world in November.06 Dec 2006Rich Hingston
PCB tribunal to be overruled?The World Anti-Doping Agency has adopted the cases of Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif from the Pakistan Cricket Board tribunal.06 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Oct/Nov 2006: Gayle & YousufTwo months which focused on different forms of the game, and two very different players who each set themselves apart.06 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Shoaib, Asif ban overturnedPakistani fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have had their drug bans overturned after an appeal to the PCB in Karachi.05 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Australia win in thriller.05 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Rain washes out first one-dayerThe first of five one-day internationals between Pakistan and the West Indies has been rained out due to heavy rain in Rawalpindi.05 Dec 2006James Nixon
Gutless, aimless... hopelessI still can't work out quite what happened last night in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.05 Dec 2006Neil Pickup
Bangladesh secure seriesBangladesh took an unassailable 3-0 series lead with a 26-run victory over Zimbabwe today.05 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Aussies urn it the hard wayAn Aussie cricket fan I also can't believe how the last day of the Second Ashes Test unfolded.05 Dec 2006Michelle Hamberger
Test drifts towards drawMichael Clarke and Matthew Hoggard played key roles in the fourth day at Adelaide, but the second test looks set to be a draw.04 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Major changes to batting lineupA period of experimentation with New Zealand's top order batting lineup has come to an end.04 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Flintoff sends scare through EnglandEngland captain Andy Flintoff sent a scare through the England camp today after he left the field after bowling only four overs today.04 Dec 2006James Nixon
Valuable practice for SLSri Lanka eased their way into their New Zealand tour with a draw against Otago at Dunedin's University Oval.03 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
England on top after day threeEngland are on top at the end of the third days play at the Adelaide Oval with the Aussies still trailing by 239 runs.03 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Lehmann for England?Darren Lehmann has expressed his interest in coaching England, should the position become vacant.03 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Lee cited for excessive appealsBrett Lee was cited for excessive appealling during the second Ashes test yesterday, by match referee Jeff Crowe.03 Dec 2006Benedict Goodchild
SA ease to victoryAn efficient 92 not out from AB de Villiers helped South Africa to an easy win over India today.03 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Openers guide Bangladesh to winHalf-centuries from Bangladeshi openers Shahriar Nafees and Mehrab Hossain secured a comfortable victory over Zimbabwe.03 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
England pile on the runsEngland batted themselves into an unlosable position on day two of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval.02 Dec 2006Michelle Hamberger
Tharanga & Jayasuriya open upUpul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya put the Otago bowling attack to the sword on day 3 after the tourists dismissed the locals for 276.02 Dec 2006James Nixon
Bravo out of Pakistan one-dayersDwayne Bravo has withdrawn from the West Indies one-day squad in Pakistan and is returning home for personal reasons.02 Dec 2006James Nixon
Much-needed practice for SLRain ensured that only 34 overs were possible yesterday, but Sri Lanka got a decent hitout on the second day against Otago.01 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Collingwood and England dominatePaul Collingwood, Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell all batted superbly to put England in a dominant position on day one of the second test.01 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Pakistan make changes for ODIsThe Pakistan selectors have made many changes to their squad for the upcoming one-day series against the touring West Indies team.01 Dec 2006James Nixon
Sarwan out of ODI seriesRamnaresh Sarwan has ruled out the of West Indies' one-day series against Pakistan after breaking his foot during the third Test.01 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan wrap up winPakistan's bowlers took seven wickets on the final day to secure a 2-0 series win over West Indies.01 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Indians hold Pro20 debut nervesDinesh Karthik's calm at the death in the Bullring brought India a six-wicket victory in their first ever Twenty20 International.01 Dec 2006Neil Pickup
New Zealand name Test squadNew Zealand has named its squad for its first test against Sri Lanka. The side includes Matthew Sinclair, Jamie How and Craig Cumming.01 Dec 2006Benedict Goodchild
Ganguly brought in from the coldSourav Ganguly has been recalled for the upcoming Test series against South Africa while VVS Laxman has been appointed vice-captain.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
McGrath struggling for fitnessGlenn McGrath is in doubt for the second Ashes Test and is being given until just before play to prove his fitness.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka start NZ tour wellSri Lanka have started their tour of New Zealand well ending day one of their three day tour match against the Otago Volts on 141-3.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
Yousuf record puts Pak on topMohammad Yousuf's ninth Test century of 2006 all but sealed series victory for Pakistan against the West Indies in Karachi.30 Nov 2006Neil Pickup
Bangladesh thrash ZimbabweBangladesh have thrashed Zimbabwe by nine wickets in the first of five one-day internationals thanks to a century by Shahriar Nafees.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
NZ to continue at Eden ParkThe Black Caps will be looking to continue playing at Eden Park during its re-construction for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.29 Nov 2006James Nixon
Vaughan out for a duck in returnMichael Vaughan made a disappointing return to cricket in making a seven ball duck for the England Academy against Western Australia.29 Nov 2006James Nixon
Game still evenly poisedThe 3rd Test at Karachi continues to remain evenly balanced after three days, with Pakistan building a steady second innings lead.29 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Umpires support HairSydney Grade cricket umpires will wear a black ribbon this weekend in support of sacked international colleague Darrell Hair.29 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Proteas take 3-0 series leadSouth Africa have taken an unbeatable 3-0 series lead in the five match series against India after beating the tourists by 80 runs.29 Nov 2006James Nixon
Tuffey breaks down againFormer Black Caps fast bowler Darly Tuffey has injuried his achilles during his return to first class cricket.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka arrive in New ZealandSri Lanka have arrived in NZ and are looking to build on their drawn Test series and ODI clean sweep away series' win over England.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Selectors stick with same 13The Australian selectors have kept the faith with the same 13 players selected for the first Test in Brisbane being named for Adelaide.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Vaughan set to make returnMichael Vaughan is set to make his return to cricket in playing a one-day match for England Academy against a Western Australia 2nd XI.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Prince and Laxman called upAshwell Prince has been called up to replace Boeta Dippenaar while VVS Laxman has been called up to replace the injured Rahul Dravid.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Bangladesh outclass ZimbabweBangladesh produced an outstanding display in their inaugural 20/20 international against Zimbabwe, dominating throughout the game.28 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Ganga Battles Hard in KarachiThe West Indies finished day three of the third Test against Pakistan 113 adrift of the home side, with Daren Ganga making 77 not out.28 Nov 2006George Roberts
Lee Looks to Secure FootingFast bowler Brett Lee is looking for an improved performance in the second Ashes Test after taking only two wickets in Brisbane.28 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Australia go one upIn a rather one-sided contest, Australia wrapped up the England lower order quickly on the morning of Day 5, comprehensively winning the First Test. 27 Nov 2006Michelle Hamberger
Government backs Eden ParkAfter months of uncertainty it has been announced that Eden Park will be redeveloped to host the final of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.27 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Watson out of second Ashes TestShane Watson is out of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after having not fully recovered in time to be considered for selection.27 Nov 2006James Nixon
Finger injury rules out DravidRahul Dravid will not play in the last two ODIs against South Africa after sustaining a finger injury in the slips.27 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
More of the same from MohammadPaksitan batsman Mohammad Yousuf struck his 8th Test century of 2006 and third of this series on day one of the third Test.27 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
England Show Some FightIt has taken four days, but finally England have shown some of the skill and determination that saw them claim the Ashes 18 months ago.26 Nov 2006Archie Mac
Kemp and Hall clinch seriesA world record eighth wicket partnership saved South Africa after an embarrassing start and guided them to a 106-run win.26 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
McGrath Rocks, England RolledA rampant, resurgent Glenn McGrath tore through an insipid England line-up as Australia continued its domination of the 1st Test today.25 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Patel to miss ODIIndian fast bowler Munaf Patel has been ruled out of his team's clash against South Africa tomorow.25 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
England under pressureAustralia continued their dominance of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane as Ricky Ponting made a magnificent 196.24 Nov 2006Arunava Das
Baugh and Edwards sackedCarlton Baugh jr., Fidel Edwards and Wavell Hinds have been omitted from 15-man party ODI squad to play Pakistan. 24 Nov 2006Liam Camps
Ponting takes controlRicky Ponting produced a masterful captains knock as Australia battered England's bowlers on the first day of the Ashes23 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Vaughan targets MelbourneMichael Vaughan is targeting the Boxing Day Ashes Test in Melbourne to make his return to international cricket for England.23 Nov 2006James Nixon
Pakistan batsmen secure drawLed by Mohammad Yousuf's 191, Pakistan's batsmen ground out a draw on the final day against the West Indies.23 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Sami recalled by PakistanPakistan fast bowler Mohammad Sami has been recalled for the third Test against the West Indies starting his coming Monday in Karachi.23 Nov 2006James Nixon
Tait released from Aussie squadShaun Tait has been released from the Australian squad for the first Test at The Gabba in Brisbane starting tomorrow.22 Nov 2006James Nixon
Pakistan Get Back Into TestImran Farhat, Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan all hit half-centuries to get Pakistan back into the second Test against the West Indies.22 Nov 2006Harry Warwick
Kallis stars in one-sided ODIA Jacques Kallis ton was backed up by a spectacular bowling display, resulting in a 157-run win by South Africa over India at Durban.22 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Bell Cleared of FractureIan Bell remains in contention for the Ashes opener, being cleared of a fracture to his left wrist following a training mishap today.21 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Watson out of Ashes openerMichael Clarke will take the place of the injured Shane Watson for the first Ashes test at the 'Gabba on Thursday.21 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Botha's action clearedSouth African spinner Johan Botha can return to international cricket after his action, deemed illegal in February, was cleared.21 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Doubts linger over WatsonAussie all-rounder Shane watson remains in serious doubt for Thursday's first Test after an inconclusive net session today.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Unleash Tait at Poms - ChappelliFormer captain Ian Chappell has called on Australia to pick Shaun Tait for the first Test even if all rounnder Shane Watson is unfit.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Warne Promises Flippin' HellChampion leg-spinner Shane Warne has promised to bowl a flipper in his first over to send a message to the England batsmen.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Ashraful & Saleh droppedMohammad Ashraful and Rajin Saleh have been axed from the 13-man Bangladesh squad named for the one-day series against Zimbabwe.20 Nov 2006James Nixon
Bond to continue playing TestsShane Bond has confirmed to the NZ Hearald newspaper that he is available for selection for the upcoming Sri Lanka test series.20 Nov 2006James Nixon
West Indies bite back in MultanA stunning of fast bowling from Jerome Taylor, coupled with an opening stand of 151 saw the West Indies fight back against Pakistan.20 Nov 2006George Roberts
Watson faces hamstring testShane Watson will undergo a net session at The Gabba tomorrow to test his injured hamstring he sustained during a domestic match.19 Nov 2006James Nixon
Now for the Main EventEngland have completed their preparations for the Ashes with a draw against South Australia at Adelaide Oval today.19 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Pakistan build solid foundationFifties from Imran Farhat, Younis Khan & Mohammad Yousuf helped Pakistan compile a solid 263-4 on the first day of the 2nd Test vs WI.19 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
South Africa ODI rained offThe first one day international between South Africa and India was called off in Johannesburg today, without a ball being bowled.19 Nov 2006Benedict Goodchild
Clarke called up for the AshesMichael Clarke has been added to the Australian Test squad for the first Test of the Ashes due to all-rounder Shane Watson's injury.18 Nov 2006James Nixon
Sehwag to miss first one-dayerVirender Sehwag will miss India's first ODI against South Africa because of a finger injury suffered before a warm-up fixture.18 Nov 2006James Nixon
Encouraging signs for HarmisonA promising net session for Steve Harmison has left England optimistic about his fitness for the first Test.18 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Martyn out of domestic clashKey Australian midde-order batsmen Damien Martyn has been ruled out of Western Australia's limited-overs game against Queensland.17 Nov 2006James Nixon
Butler needs a miracleIan Butler has been forced into relying upon medical advances if he is to ever return to return as a fast bowler.17 Nov 2006James Nixon
Watson suffers hamstring injuryShane Watson has injured his hamstring during Queensland's one-day game against Western Australia placing him in doubt for the Ashes.17 Nov 2006James Nixon
Lehmann and Hoggard shineEngland's final tour game before the Ashes is perfectly poised, and full of clues as to the make-up of the respective teams next week.17 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Hair voted Umpire of the yearDespite being banned from umpiring in international cricket, Darrell Hair was still voted the umpire of the year by a Wisden poll.16 Nov 2006Benedict Goodchild
Harmison sits out SA clashSteve Harmison has been forced to sit out England's three day tour match against South Australia due to a side strain.16 Nov 2006James Nixon
Joyce called to Ashes actionEngland have called up Middlesex batsman to replaced Marcus Trescothick in the Ashes squad, after the opener returned home .15 Nov 2006Liam Camps
New Black Caps Twenty20 UniformNew Zealand Cricket along with Stephen Fleming, James Franklin and Jeetan Patel showed off the new Twenty20 uniform in Wellington today15 Nov 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka name squadsUncapped Akalanka Ganegama and Chamara Silva have been called into Sri Lanka's Test squad to play New Zealand.15 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Ponting wishes Trescothick wellIn the wake of Marcus Trescothick's withdrawal for the Ashes series, opposing captain Ricky Ponting has wished the England opener well.15 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Aussie Ashes Test Squad NamedCricket Australia have announced a 13-man Test squad for the first three Ashes Tests in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.15 Nov 2006James Nixon
Styris unlikely for first TestScott Styris is likely to miss the first Test against Sri Lanka in Christchurch next month due to his continued back injury.14 Nov 2006James Nixon
England finish stronglyThe 14-a-side warm-up match between New South Wales and England ended in an expected draw as the English bowlers found some form.14 Nov 2006Arunava Das
Trescothick heads homeEngland Test opener Marcus Trescothick is heading back to England and will miss The Ashes due to a stress-related illness.14 Nov 2006James Nixon
Tikolo ton gives Kenya 3-0 winSteve Tikolo's second ODI century fuelled a 104-run Kenyan victory over Bermuda in Mombasa, giving the home side the series 3-0.14 Nov 2006George Roberts
Pakistan cruise to victoryBrian Lara's thirty-third Test match century failed to stop Pakistan securing a nine wicket victory in the first Test at Lahore.14 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
England on the improveEngland have clawed their way back into their tour match against New South Wales after suffering early set backs in their first innings.13 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Tests - a batsmen-dominated gamePakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf has criticised the current Lahore pitch and pitches world-wide for being too batsmen friendly.13 Nov 2006James Nixon
Lehmann to lead strong SA sideDarren Lehmann will lead a strong South Australia side containing six past or present Australian international players against England.13 Nov 2006James Nixon
Yousuf on top againMohammad Yousuf's amazing year continued with a stunning 192 on day three against the West Indies.13 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Panesar Taunted by SCG CrowdEngland spinner Monty Panesar has allegedly been subjected to racist taunts by crowd members during England's tour match against NSW.13 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Stadium crisis hits cricketNews of the possible construction of a new stadium in Auckland, may leave test cricket without a home in New Zealand's largest city.12 Nov 2006Benedict Goodchild
G. Jones returns for 1st TestGeraint Jones will be reinstated with the gloves for the first Ashes Test match, according to coach Duncan Fletcher.12 Nov 2006Liam Camps
England bowlers struggle againFor the second time in three days, Phil Jaques has made life difficult for England's bowlers with a century in a tour match.12 Nov 2006Sean Fuller
Yousuf class opens Pakistan leadMohammad Yousuf cracked an unbeaten 107 as Pakistan closed at 265-4 on day two of the first Test against the West Indies at Lahore.12 Nov 2006George Roberts
Kenya take first ODIIn the first ODI between Bermuda and Kenya, some tail-end hitting and tidy bowling allowed Kenya to win by 79 runs.11 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
England suffer big defeatEngland suffered a 166 run defeat at the hands of the Prime Minister's XI today at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.10 Nov 2006Archie Mac
Umpires named for the AshesThe umpires have been named for each of the five Ashes Tests with the same four that were used last year being named.10 Nov 2006James Nixon
Cricket villages to be openedNew Zealand Cricket Chief Executive Martin Snedden is delighted that two "cricket villages" will be opened in Sri Lanka today.10 Nov 2006James Nixon
Vaughan targeting Perth TestMichael Vaughan is hoping to be fit and ready to make himself available for the final three Ashes tests in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.09 Nov 2006James Nixon
ECB and WFP link upThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the England and Wales Cricket Board today joined forces in a dynamic new partnership.09 Nov 2006James Nixon
Aussies to target FlintoffAustralia have revealed plans to target Andrew Flintoff, as they believe it could bring down the rest of the side.09 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
The Ashes - PreviewThe most anticipated Test series in living memory is set to kick off this November with every day of the Test series a sell out.08 Nov 2006Archie Mac
NZ move to third but Fleming worriedNew Zealand has moved to third in the latest ICC one-day international rankings after making the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy.08 Nov 2006James Nixon
Shoaib appeals two-year banShoaib Akhtar has issued an appeal against his two-year ban for being found guilty of taking the banned steroid nandrolone.08 Nov 2006James Nixon
Champions Trophy - ReviewAlthough the Champions Trophy boasted many a one-sided display, there was enough competition to qualify the tournament as a success.08 Nov 2006Liam Camps
Ganguly not giving upFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has not given up on playing in next years World Cup in the Caribbean.07 Nov 2006James Nixon
Jayawardene keeps captaincyMahela Jayawardene has been named Sri Lankan for next year's World Cup ahead of Marvan Atapattu who has opted out of the upcoming New Zealand tour.07 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Polly Umrigar Passes Away at 80Former India Test batsman and captain Polly Umrigar passed away today following a battle with lymph cancer.07 Nov 2006George Roberts
Dizzy missed outJason Gillespie is set to miss out on his last chance to impress the Australian selectors before the Ashes.06 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
The Ashes Fantasy Cricket Comp.The Ashes Fantasy Cricket competition has been created and is ready for you to start selecting your dream team.06 Nov 2006James Nixon
Pakistan recall HameedYasir Hameed has been recalled into the Pakistan squad for the West Indies series, while there is also a call-up for Samiullah Khan.06 Nov 2006George Roberts
Trescothick Expects the WorstEngland opener Marcus Trescothick is expecting opponents and crowds alike to remind him of his recent travails.06 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Lord's redevelopment planThe MCC have announced that 20 million will be spent on refurbishing the Mount Stand and installing scoreboards and replay screens.05 Nov 2006James Nixon
Three-way series under threatThe 27-year tradition of the three-way series in Australia is under threat with Cricket Australia looking at changes to the format.05 Nov 2006James Nixon
Australia win Champions TrophyA dominant performance from Australia has clinched the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, as the West Indies slipped to an eight wicket loss.05 Nov 2006Sean Fuller
Coaches call for Kiwi changesFormer coaches and players are arguing change is needed to the New Zealand team after their semi-final loss to Australia on Wednesday.04 Nov 2006Benedict Goodchild
Ponting named cricketer of the yearAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been named cricketer of the year at the third annual International Cricket Council award event.03 Nov 2006James Nixon
Hair removed from Elite Panel?Unconfirmed reports are emerging that Darrell Hair has been removed from the ICC's Elite Panel of umpires.03 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
We're inconsistent and timidStephen Fleming feels that inconsistency and timidity are the two factors preventing NZ from making the final step in major tournaments02 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Vermeulen charged with arsonFormer Zimbabwe batsman Mark Vermeulen has been formally charged with arson.02 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Majestic Gayle steers WI homeA storming 133 not out by Chris Gayle led the West Indies to a six-wicket win over South Africa.02 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Laxman fearing the dream is overIndian batsman VVS Laxman fears his dream of playing in next years World Cup is over after being over-looked for India's tour of SA.01 Nov 2006James Nixon
Bond & Mills fit to playShane Bond and Kyle Mills have been confirmed to start the Champions Trophy semi-final against Australia, but Scott Styris has been ruled out due to injury.01 Nov 2006James Nixon
Shoaib gets 2 year ban, Asif 1Pakistani fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been handed bans from cricket by the PCB, having failed drugs tests01 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
Valiant Vettori's 79 in vainDaniel Vettori's 79 was not enough to lead New Zealand to a remarkable come back against Australia, as they lost by 34 runs.01 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Bond, Mills & Styris in doubtShane Bond, Kyle Mills and Scott Styris are all in doubt for the Black Caps semi-final against Australia in the Champions Trophy.31 Oct 2006James Nixon
Aussies at full strengthAustralia have been given a boost ahead of their Champions Trophy semi-final with the news that Shane Watson and Michael Clarke are fit31 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Styris doubtful for semiScott Styris seems an unlikely starter in Wednesday's ICC Champions Trophy semi-final.30 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Anil Kumble and Zaheer Khan recalledThe Indian selectors have recalled Anil Kumble and Zaheer Khan for the one-day component of India's tour of South Africa next month.30 Oct 2006James Nixon
Giles passed fit for the AshesAshley Giles has fully recovered from a second hip operation and been passed fit for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.30 Oct 2006James Nixon
Australia too goodAustralia have cruised into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with a strong team effort, beating India by 6 wickets.29 Oct 2006Sean Fuller
Short Pitched BowlingThe difference between sides in the Champions Trophy is coming down to short pitched bowling and the ability for bowlers to bowl yorkers.28 Oct 2006Swaranjeet Singh
Shoaibs and Asifs wait extendedShoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are expected to find out their fate on Wednesday, having tested positive for Nandrolone this month.28 Oct 2006Sean Bennett
Yuvraj out of Australia ODIOne of India's key middle order batsmen Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of their clash with Australia after injuring his left knee.28 Oct 2006James Nixon
Pietersen gives England some prideKevin Pietersen has given England some pride and signed them off in style after he made 90 not out in their three wicket win over the West Indies.28 Oct 2006James Nixon
Sreesanth could replace AgarkarIndia are hoping the ICC will give them permission to bring Sreesanth into their squad to replace the injured Ajit Agarkar.27 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan crumble to NtiniA devastating spell from Makhaya Ntini set South Africa up for a convincing win over Pakistan.27 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Zimbabwe to tour BangladeshZimbabwe will tour Bangladesh in late November/early December to play one Twenty20 international and five one-day internationals.27 Oct 2006James Nixon
Extra Ashes Tickets ReleasedCricket Australia has announced that additional tickets for four of the Ashes venues will be available for purchase from November 1.26 Oct 2006George Roberts
Bond & Styris injured againShane Bond and Scott Styris both suffered further injuries during New Zealand's 51 run win over Pakistan.26 Oct 2006James Nixon
West Indies stumble to targetA flurry of late wickets was not enough to stop West Indies from beating India by three wickets.26 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Hussey can waitDespite a patient innings at number five for Australia against England, Mike Hussey is not expecting a permanent move up the order.26 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Warne stands up for team-matesShane Warne has rejected suggestions that his Australian team-mates are past their best.25 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
NZ reach semi-finalsIt was a must-win game for New Zealand, and they obliged with a 51-run victory over Pakistan at Mohali.25 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Aging Aussies worry LilleeAustralian fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee is concerned the aging Aussie team will face a tough time against a younger England team.24 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Is Fletcher Stale?Former England batsman Geoff Boycott has hit out at coach Duncan Fletcher for the recent poor performances of the team in ODI's24 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Watson in hospitalShane Watson has been hospitalised with stomach and chest pains as a stomach bug strikes the Australian squad.24 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Sri Lanka Crash to SA SeamersShaun Pollock, Makhaya Ntini and Andre Nel shredded Sri Lanka to move a step closer to a semi-final berth at the ICC Champions Trophy.24 Oct 2006George Roberts
ECB Request Test Pattern ChangeThe ECB have held talks with Cricket Australia to move the current pattern of tours to Australia away from just before the World Cup.23 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Hayden attacked by dogAustralian Test opener Matthew Hayden was attacked by a dog while jogging and suffered a 5cm-long ankle wound.23 Oct 2006James Nixon
Concerns over McGrathFormer players have questioned why he has been thrown in at the deep end in the ICC Champions Trophy.23 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Time waits for AsifDespite an investigation into alleged steroid use, Mohammad Asif remains in contention for the ICC's Emerging Player of the Year Award.22 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Ponting dismisses whitewash talkRicky Ponting has revealed that he pays no attention to Glenn McGrath's various predictions ahead of the Ashes series.21 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
England crash outAustralia's six-wicket win over England was enough to send the losers crashing out of the Champions Trophy at the first hurdle.21 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Fleming to pass Arjun RanatungaStephen Fleming will break the one-day international captaincy record when New Zealand play Pakistan next week in the Champions Trophy.21 Oct 2006James Nixon
English and Aussies in must winEngland face off against Australia in their next match in the Champions Trophy and it is a must win for both teams.20 Oct 2006James Nixon
Contrasting Changes of FortuneSri Lanka are back on track after their loss to Pakistan, while New Zealand come crashing back down to Earth.20 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Shoaib faces more accusationsShoaib Akhtar is facing more drug accusations after being accused of taking cocaine and cannabis to try and increase his bowling speed.19 Oct 2006James Nixon
Gayle fined for CT outburstChris Gayle was fined 30 percent of his match fee over his clash with Australian batsman Michael Clarke in the recent CT fixture.19 Oct 2006Liam Camps
Taylor heads to India as coverRoss Taylor, is travelling to India tomorrow as a precaution should he be required to join the BLACKCAPS as cover for Scott Styris.19 Oct 2006James Nixon
Stuart Clark RecoveryAustralian fast bowler Stuart Clark has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from his hamstring injury.18 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Taylor triple stuns AustraliaJerome Taylor's hat-trick sealed a sensational 10-run victory for the West Indies against Australia in Group A of the Champions Trophy18 Oct 2006Neil Pickup
Black Caps hit by injuriesInjuries have hit the Black Caps Champions Trophy squad with there being concerns over three players ahead of the Sri Lanka match.18 Oct 2006James Nixon
Hayden breaks finger in Pura CupAustralian Test opener Matthew Hayden broke his finger while batting for Queensland in their recent Pura Cup match against Tasmania.17 Oct 2006James Nixon
Akhtar: I'm no cheat!Shoaib Akhtar has unsurprisingly issued a statement denying he has ever taken performance enhancing drugs.17 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Pakistan overcome the oddsThey may have had a less than ideal build-up to the tournament, but Pakistan showed today they are real contenders in the Trophy.17 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Watson to open the battingRicky Ponting has confirmed Shane Watson will open the batting for Australia tomorrow against the West Indies.17 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Gillespie to captain PM's XIJason Gillespie has been handed the chance to press for a place in the Ashes team after being named captain of a Prime Minister's XI.16 Oct 2006James Nixon
Akhtar & Asif sent homeShoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have both been sent home following a positive drugs test that detected nandrolone in their systems.16 Oct 2006James Nixon
195 enough for KiwisA total of just 195 was enough for New Zealand to beat South Africa, who were bowled out for 108.16 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Watson has the upper handRecent comments from Australian coach John Buchanan seem to suggest that Shane Watson has finally won the battle for the opening spot.15 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Aussies won't stop smilingAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has one again stated that his side were not "too friendly" during the last Ashes series.15 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Bond out of Champs Trophy openerNew Zealand's Champions Trophy hopes have been struck an early blow with star bowler Shane Bond ruled out of tomorrow's clash with SA.15 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
England roll over againIndia's Champions Trophy campaign began with a victory, as they edged past a poor England side by four wickets.15 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Fireworks only for DiwaliYes, India got the crucial two points at the very start of the tournament - but the problems of recent times appear unresolved as ever.15 Oct 2006Swaranjeet Singh
Substitute Law being Stretched?During the last Ashes series, Australia strongly objected to the use by England of substitutes. Was this in the spirit of the game14 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Sep 06: Ma-Lee-syiaThere's something about Septembers. The kids are back to school and our cricket bags are back collecting dust on top of our wardrobes.14 Oct 2006Neil Pickup
Stunning Maharoof sinks WindiesSeamer Farveez Maharoof's awesome 6-14 sent Sri Lanka into Group A of the ICC Champions Trophy on the back of a crushing victory.14 Oct 2006George Roberts
Flintoff Unlikely to BowlEngland allrounder Andrew Flintoff is unlikely to bowl in the Champion's Trophy to ensure that he is at full fitness for the Ashes.14 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Tributes Flow for Walter HadleeFormer New Zealand captain and administrator Walter Hadlee who died last month was honoured with a memorial service in Christchurch.14 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Watson wants to open the battingShane Watson has made it known to the Australian selectors that he wants to open the batting in one-day internationals.13 Oct 2006James Nixon
New Zealand two from twoNew Zealand have beaten Indian domestic side Baroda in a warm-up game by 59 runs ahead of the Champions Trophy.13 Oct 2006James Nixon
Bangladesh ease past ZimbabweThe two minnows bade farewell to the Champions Trophy in a dead, one-sided and ultimately dull pool game in Jaipur.13 Oct 2006Neil Pickup
Flintoff 50 in practice matchAndrew Flintoff hit a 50 for England in their Champion's Trophy warm-up match, but will not bowl until the first Test in Brisbane.12 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
McGrath could play in 2009 AshesAustralian bowling coach Troy Cooley has said there is a possibility that Glenn McGrath could have one more Ashes tour in him in 2009.12 Oct 2006James Nixon
Indian police question GibbsIndian police questioned Herschelle Gibbs earlier today about his involvement in the match fixing case during SA's tour in 2000.12 Oct 2006James Nixon
Smith issues warning to FlintoffSouth African captain Graeme Smith has warned England captain Andrew Flintoff to expect his team to receive ugly abuse from Aussie fans11 Oct 2006James Nixon
We're unglamourous says FlemingStephen Fleming has added his thoughts to the mix on New Zealand's minimal Test playing calendar over the next 12 months.11 Oct 2006James Nixon
Gayle destroys BangladeshChris Gayle destoryed the Bangladesh bowlers in leading the West Indies to an easy 10 wicket win in today's Champions Trophy qualifier.11 Oct 2006James Nixon
Mahmood 'can be next star'Former England captain Mike Gatting has backed Sajid Mahmood to have a strong Ashes series this winter.10 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Harmison denies Flintoff rumourSteve Harmison has dismissed claims that Andrew Flintoff was given the England captaincy because of his relationship with the paceman.10 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Bond will not sacrifice speedNot even the prospect of prolonging his career will force Shane Bond to sacrifice his pace.10 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Fleming confident of 2000 repeatNew Zealand captain Stephen Fleming in the rare position of having a full-strength bowling attack at his disposal.10 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Aussie backup seamers strugglingMichael Kasprowicz, Stuart Clark, and Shaun Tait are all in doubt for the upcoming Ashes series after picking up injuries.10 Oct 2006James Nixon
Tharanga helps SL coast to winSri Lanka made it two from two in the ICC Champions Trophy with victory over Zimbabwe. Upul Tharanga starred again with 110.10 Oct 2006Sean Bennett
Ashes terror plot revealedIt has been revealed that the England and Australia cricket teams were potential terror targets last year.09 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Internal squabbles hurt AussiesFormer England captain Mike Gatting has come out saying internal squabbles and the lack of a settled eleven are hurting Australia.09 Oct 2006James Nixon
"Play me less" says ShoaibShoaib Akhtar has come out saying he wants to play less one-day internationals to try and extend his Test career.09 Oct 2006James Nixon
Pietersen or Flintoff to open?England's chairman of selectors David Graveney has told media that they are considering opening the batting with Pietersen or Flintoff.09 Oct 2006James Nixon
Twenty20 World Cup Cities NamedThe South Africa Cricket Board have said Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban will be the cities to host the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup08 Oct 2006James Nixon
Marsh: Chill out Katich!Former Australian batsman Geoff Marsh has told Simon Katich that the key to success is for him to "chill out."08 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Tour match for McGrathGlenn McGrath will take the field for New South Wales against the touring England team ahead of the Ashes series.08 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Zimbabwe beaten with easeThe West Indies beat a confident Zimbabwe side convincingly in Ahmedabad today by nine wickets after dismissing Zimbabwe for just 85.08 Oct 2006Harry Warwick
"We must crush England": PontingRicky Ponting has told his team that its vital they crush England in the Champions Trophy to get the mental edge leading into the Ashes08 Oct 2006James Nixon
Ton-up Tharanga sinks BangladeshUpul Tharanga's fifth ODI century helped Sri Lanka overcome Bangladesh, despite a spirited chase, to kick off the Champions Trophy.07 Oct 2006Sean Bennett
Flintoff follows VaughanAndrew Flintoff is confident about repeating Michael Vaughan's feat to beat Australia in the Ashes.06 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Vaughan Targets VB SeriesMichael Vaughan believes he may recover in time from injury to skipper England in the VB Series against Australia and New Zealand.05 Oct 2006Martyn Corrin
Younis turns down captaincyYounis Khan has turned down the chance to captain Pakistan in the forthcoming Champions Trophy.05 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
14 Reasons To Watch The AshesThrough careful thought and detailed analysis and using a massive research budget, Cricket Web has developed a solution to the dilemma.05 Oct 2006Liam Camps
Joyce Looking to Take ChanceEd Joyce is hoping he gets the chance to prove himself in the ICC Champions' Trophy, and establish himself in the England one-day side.05 Oct 2006Martyn Corrin
Doctrove will not standBilly Doctrove has not been named in the ICC's list of officals for the Champion's Trophy despite being on the elite panel.05 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Cullen to replace ClarkDan Cullen has been named as Stuart Clark's replacement for the Champions Trophy after Clark was struck down with a leg injury.05 Oct 2006James Nixon
Black Caps 100% fitShane Bond, Scott Styris, Kyle Mills, Daniel Vettori and Jacob Oram have all been passed 100% fit for the Champions Trophy.05 Oct 2006James Nixon
Gough Isn't Finished YetEnglish paceman Darren Gough still hasn't given up hope of playing in the World Cup, despite his latest injury setback.04 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Anderson Full Of ConfidenceJames Anderson is confident that his return from injury can help England to win the Champions Trophy, and cement his place at the Ashes04 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Clark to miss Champions TrophyAustralian seamer Stuart Clark will miss the Champions Trophy with a leg injury sustained in grade cricket.04 Oct 2006Sean Fuller
Gayle smashes ton in warmup winBoth the West Indies and Bangladesh enjoyed straightforward victories over Indian opposition in the warmup to the Champions Trophy.04 Oct 2006George Roberts
Law offers to lend a handStuart Law has offered to lend a helping hand as a batting adviser for the upcoming Ashes series to England.03 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Akram can't see England winningPakistan great Wasim Akram has declared that Andrew Flintoff is the right choice for England captain but that England will still lose.03 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Faisal replaces InzamamThe banned Inzamam Ul-Haq has been replaced in Pakistan's Champion's Trophy squad by Faisal Iqbal.03 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Styris fit for Champions TrophyNew Zealand allrounder Scott Styris has been declared fully fit for the upcoming Champions Trophy in India.03 Oct 2006James Nixon
Champions Trophy - PreviewThe biennial tournament has come around again and although not everyone approves of its existence, some excellent cricket lies ahead.02 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Styris on track for ChampsThe New Zealand all-rounder played his first match since his back injury over the weekend.02 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
The Oval Fallout Continues...The hearing may be over, but the reactions to the incident are coming in thick and fast.02 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
WIndies Test Squad AnnouncedThe West Indies have named their 15 man squad for three Test matches against Pakistan in November with Lendl Simmons being called up.02 Oct 2006James Nixon
Jones hits out at criticsSimon Jones has defended bowlers around the world against claims that reverse-swing is impossible without tampering with the ball.01 Oct 2006Harry Warwick
No legal action by InzamamPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq will not be seeking legal action against umpire Darrell Hair.01 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Zimbabwe out to surpriseZimbabwe coach Kevin Curran has warned opposing teams in the Champions Trophy qualifying tournament not to take his team lightly.01 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
We have to step up - LaraDespite being the defending champions, the West Indies have been forced to qualify for the 2006 Champions Trophy.01 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
The Hair Saga: ReactionsNow that the Darrell Hair debacle has seemingly been put to rest, it's time to summarize the various reactions in the world of cricket.30 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Taibu Return a PossibilityTatenda Taibu could return to the Zimbabwe side after it appears unlikely that he will seek to qualify to play for South Africa.30 Sep 2006George Roberts
World Cup pitches questionableDoubts have been raised over the eleven pitches that will be used for the World Cup in the Caribbean next year.30 Sep 2006Harry Warwick
Ashes hype heats upAustralian legends Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne have added fuel to the fire ahead of this winter's eagerly anticipated Ashes series.30 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Madugalle issues warningRanjuan Madugalle has issued umpires with a warning that they must raise their game to avoid repeat occurances of The Oval fiasco.30 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Moody: We can win itTom Moody is optimistic of Sri Lanka's chances in the Champions' Trophy, even though they will have to go through qualifying.30 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Tigers Pacemen Given All-ClearBangladesh seamers Mashrafe Mortaza and Syed Rasel have been passed fit to travel for India for the forthcoming ICC Cbampions' Trophy.30 Sep 2006George Roberts
Watson for #6, says BorderAustralian selector Allan Border has said that Shane Watson is the most likely candidate to bat at 6 for Australia in the Ashes.29 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Pakistan "totally vindicated"PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan is delighted with the disciplinary hearing's outcome, describing his team as feeling "totally vindicated."29 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Monty and Ash in the same XI?England are considering using Monty Panesar AND Ashley Giles in the same team during the Ashes, according to captain Andrew Flintoff.29 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
England to use all 16England are set to use all 16 of their Ashes squad members in their warm-up game against New South Wales.29 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Younis named as captainDue to Inzamam Ul-Haq's ban, Younis Khan will lead Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy.29 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Styris looking good for ChampsBlack Caps allrounder Scott Styris has begun bowling again as he looks towards getting fit for the Champions Trophy next month.29 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ticket warning for World Cup 07World Cup officials have issued a warning telling people to stay clear of buying tickets for games off internet auction sites.29 Sep 2006James Nixon
No tolerance for racismCricket Australia have said they will introduce a zero-tolerance policy towards racism in the stands .28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Decision expected ThursdayThe decision on the ball-tampering controversy involving Pakistan is expected on Thursday.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Ritchie Slams Ponting, BuchananFormer Australian batsman Greg Ritchie has launched a stinging attack on Ricky Ponting and John Buchanan, branding them "losers."28 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Inzi can be replacedPakistan have been informed that should Inzamam be found guilty, they will be allowed to name a replacement for the Champions Trophy.28 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Inzamam cleared of tamperingThe ICC has confirmed that Inzamam-ul-Haq has been cleared of ball-tampering charges but is guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Hair out of Champions TrophyFollowing last month's ball tampering controversy, umpire Darrell Hair will not officiate in the ICC Champions Trophy in India28 Sep 2006Sean Bennett
Rest in peace Walter HadleeFormer New Zealand captain Walter Hadlee and father of Sir Richard Hadlee, Barry Hadlee, and Dayle Hadlee died earlier today.28 Sep 2006James Nixon
Gibbs ready for Indian policeHerschelle Gibbs is looking forward to finally clearing up the match-fixing scandal with Indian police next month.28 Sep 2006James Nixon
Last chance for GangulyFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been given what one selector said was his 'last chance'.27 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Flintoff could bowl in IndiaAndrew Flintoff has revealed he is confident of playing as an all rounder in the Champion's Trophy as he returns from ankle surgery.27 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
McGrath returns to club cricketAfter returning home from Australia's tri-series in Malaysia, Glenn McGrath is set to get straight back into action with his club side.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Jones to commentate againDean Jones' career in the media seems to be back on track, with the former batsman returning to television commentary next year.26 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Ramps named Player of the YearFormer England batsman Mark Ramprakash has been named the Professional Cricketers' Association Player of the Year for 2006.26 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
India want Hair outThe BCCI has asked the ICC to not allow Darrell Hair to stand in the upcoming Champion's Trophy.26 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Styris likely to be fitScott Styris is expected to be fit and tour with the Black Caps for the Champions Trophy in India next month.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Warne: England are favouritesShane Warne has told Sky Sports that he believes England are the favourites going into the Ashes series this Australian summer.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Taibu denies South Africa linkTatenda Taibu has denied that he told a journalist that he planned to turn his back on Zimbabwe cricket for a future in South Africa.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Thommo backs JohnsonJeff Thomson, one of the all time great fast bowlers believes Mitchell Johnson is ready to claim an Ashes birth.26 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Gibbs will finally face upHerschelle Gibbs will travel to India with his lawyer, as he faces questions from Deli police regarding his part in match-fixing.25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Racists to face life banAfter some unsavoury incidents during South Africa's tour of Australia the ICC is set to make amendments to their Anti-Racism Code.25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Chappell rates HarmisonFormer Australian captain and current commentator Ian Chappell believes Steve Harmison is the key if England are to retain the Ashes.25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Inzamam gets ready for hearingInzamam-ul-Haq left for London on Sunday in preparation for his hearing later this week following the ball tampering incident.25 Sep 2006Harry Warwick
Hussey goes to top of rankingsMike Hussey has gone to first place in the latest ICC one-day batsmen rankings for the first time, after continuning his amazing form.25 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ponting backs KatichAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has backed out of form opener Simon Katich to partner Adam Gilchrist in the upcoming Champions Trophy25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Cricket Web FC - Champs TrophyThe Champions Trophy is fast approaching and Cricket Web have setup a Cricket Web Fantasy Cricket competition for you to enjoy the fun.25 Sep 2006James Nixon
Walter Hadlee illThe father of Test great Sir Richard Hadlee is gravely ill after suffering a stroke. 24 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Australia Romp to VictoryA flawless bowling performance in defence of a modest target has handed Australia a comfortable victory in the final of the DLF Cup.24 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Dilip Vensarkar: Selector?Bar any unforseen circumstances, Dilip Vensarkar is set to take over from Kiran More as chief national selector of Indian cricket.24 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Bangladesh appoint new managerThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have sacked manager Harunur Rashid only ten days after he was appointed.24 Sep 2006James Nixon
Vaughan: "The squad is right"Michael Vaughan has confirmed his support for England's Ashes selections, despite a large number of fitness problems for key players.23 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Abbas to miss ICC hearingManager for the recent tour of England, Zaheer Abbas will not attend the upcoming ICC hearing, addressing ball tampering charges.23 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Buchanan has players' backingA number of Australians have spoken out in support of their coach following Shane Warne's controversial remarks last week.23 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Inquiry into Pakistan resultsThe Pakistani Ministry of Sports has initiated an inquiry into Pakistan's poor results throughout the tour of England.23 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Sibanda to play in AustraliaZimbabwe opening batsman Vusimuzi Sibanda is heading to Australia to play club cricket.23 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Australia squeaks throughDespite poor running between wickets and a small total to defend, Australia's bowlers saw them home in this 'must win' match.22 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
Nafees Wins Bangladeshi AwardBangladesh opener Shariar Nafees has been named his country's Cricketer of the year in their annual awards ceremony.22 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Ponting: Hair "One Of The Best""If he's one of the best umpires in international cricket then of course he should be umpiring,"21 Sep 2006Archie Mac
"Nothing wrong with ball": WaqarPakistani fast-bowling champion Waqar Younis has said he did not think the ball was tampered with in the controversial Oval Test match.21 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Vaughan & Jones retain contractsMichael Vaughan and Simon Jones have retained their England contracts despite being out of the all cricket for most of this year.20 Sep 2006James Nixon
India Find A WaySomehow the Windies found another way to lose a match they seemingly had in their keeping. India showed great fight to win by two wkts.20 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Tigers hit by freak injuriesBangladesh face losing their two leading pace bowlers to freak injuries ahead of next month's Champions Trophy.19 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Taibu eyes South Africa futureFormer Zimbabwe captain and wicket-keeper Tatenda Taibu has committed himself to a future with South Africa.18 Sep 2006James Nixon
Taylor on standby for StyrisWith the increasing unlikelihood of Scott Styris being fit for the Champions Trophy, Ross Taylor has been put on standby.18 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Lara defies Hussey heroicsWest Indies have won the fourth DLF Cup match thanks to a brilliant stand between Brian Lara and Chris Gayle.18 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
SA secure seriesA slight top order wobble was not enough to stop South Africa recording a six wicket win over Zimbabwe and clinching the series.18 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Giles set for Ashes returnAfter a second hip operation, and a lot of physiotherapy, England left arm spinner Ashley Giles is ready to make his come back.18 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Johnson returns homeRising star Mitchell Johnson will return to Australia as part of a squad rotation scheme, along with Mark Cosgrove and Phil Jaques.17 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Three switch allegianceThree players - two South African and one Welsh - have made themselves eligible to play international cricket for New Zealand.17 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Match rescheduled for tomorrowThe second ODI between Zimbabwe and South Africa will be played tomorrow, as rain prevented any play today.17 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
DLF Cup match abandonedUnfortunately, rain won out, denying a result in the third match in the DLF Cup between Australia and India in Kuala Lumpur.16 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
Hoggard injury fears allayedAn MRI scan has revealed that Matthew Hoggard's side strain is not a serious issue, but he misses the remainder of the county season.16 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Warne disavows Buchanan commentShane Warne has vehemently denied that he meant to criticize Australian team coach John Buchanan at a press conference on Thursday.16 Sep 2006Sudeep Popat
Mushtaq named Assistant CoachFormer Pakistan leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has been appointed assistant coach of the Pakistan team.15 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Dippenaar Secures Proteas' WinA slightly lethargic South Africa completing a not entirely convincing victory over Zimbabwe in the first ODI at Bloemfontein.15 Sep 2006George Roberts
Warne criticises BuchananShane Warne's comments to a British tabloid will have done little to help an at times far from amiable relationship.15 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Warne - Look out for FlintoffShane Warne has labelled Andrew Flintoff as a key player who Australia need to be wary of in the upcoming Ashes series.15 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Vermeulen to appeal banFacing a 10-year ban from English first-class and league cricket, Mark Vermeulen has elected to appeal the decision.14 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Rain sees West Indies homeRain has cut short a close match between the West Indies and India in the DLF cup, handing victory to the West Indies by 29 runs.14 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Eagles walk it homeZimbabwe lost their first tour match to the Eagles thanks to powerful half-century from wicketkeeper Davey Jacobs.13 Sep 2006Harry Warwick
Miserable birthday for WarneShane Warne had a miserable 37th birthday after being hit in the head while batting in Hampshire's county game against Worcestershire.13 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ponting apologizes for outburstAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has issued a public apology after being found guilty of showing dissent to Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf.13 Sep 2006James Nixon
New Auckland stadium proposedWith the Rugby World Cup looming, it seems the New Zealand government is warming to the idea of a new stadium to replace Eden Park.12 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
The Windies Collapse in 1st ODIThe West Indies will consider this 'the one that got away'. After being at one stage 172-1, they collapsed to be all out for 201.12 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Flintoff leads Ashes squadAndrew Flintoff has been named captain of England's Ashes squad, which also includes Ashley Giles and James Anderson.12 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Abbas Replaced as ManagerFormer Test batsman Zaheer Abbas has been sacked as Pakistan manager following the tour of England, and is replaced by Salim Altaf.12 Sep 2006George Roberts
Ponting fined 100% of match feeAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been fined his entire match fee by showing dissent to an umpire's decision.12 Sep 2006James Nixon
DLF Cup - Series PreviewThe DLF Cup in Malaysia represents a key point in the buildup to the Champions Trophy for India, Australia and the West Indies.11 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
McGrath named in 11Glenn McGrath returns to the Australian team for the first time since last summer after being named to play the West Indies tomorrow.11 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Sarwan: WI starting to gelWest Indies vice-captain, Ramnaresh Sarwan believes his team is beginning to gel, and it is being reflected in the results column.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Yuvraj out of India openerYuvraj Singh is due to miss India's opening match of the DLF Cup.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Hayden misses outMatthew Hayden who is back in the Australian ODI squad for the first time in almost a year, has missed out on selection.11 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Zimbabwe look to November 2007Zimbabwe coach Kevin Curran told media that Zimbabwe will be ready for a return to Test cricket in November 2007.11 Sep 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar fully fitGreg Chappell has confirmed Sachin Tendulkar is "fully fit and in good spirits" ahead of the upcoming Tri-Series in Malaysia.10 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Lee looks for swing in MalaysiaSwing is the goal for fast bowler Brett Lee as he prepares to make an impact in the upcoming DLF Cup in Malaysia.10 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Vettori fit and ready to goInjury-plagued all-rounder Daniel Vettori is back to full fitness and is looking forward to the Champions Trophy.10 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Lara warns of burnoutCaptain Brian Lara has warned his players of burnout ahead of a testing period of 18 months ahead of the West Indies.10 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Hughes clarifies remarksAfter the storm they created, Merv Hughes has clarified his comments about friendships losing Australia the Ashes.10 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
England Tie Series!!England managed not to lose an ODI series for the first time in 14 months, as Saj Mahmood fired them to victory over Pakistan.10 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Loans for Plunkett and Anderson?It is possible that Liam Plunkett and James Anderson could use County Cricket's loan system to ensure their fitness for the Ashes.10 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
England cruise at Trent BridgeHalf-centuries from Ian Bell and Andrew Strauss guided England to an easy eight-wicket win in the fourth ODI in Nottingham.08 Sep 2006Neil Pickup
Date set for tampering hearingThe hearing into the controversial ball-tampering incident at The Oval will take place on September 27 and 28.07 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Omar dropped from Champs squadBangladesh opening batsman Javed Omar has been dropped from the squad named for the Champions Trophy in India next month.07 Sep 2006James Nixon
Pietersen to open?Speculation is mounting that Kevin Pietersen will open the batting for England in tomorrow's game against Pakistan.07 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Boje left out of Champs squadDespite stating his availability to play in India, Nicky Boje has been left out of South Africa's Champion's Trophy squad.07 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Tresco's troublesMarcus Trescothick has withdrawn from the Champions' Trophy. Cricket Web takes a look at his long-term future with England.07 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Oram not yet 100% fitJacob Oram has confirmed to New Zealand radio station Newstalk ZB that he is not yet 100% fit for the Champions Trophy.07 Sep 2006James Nixon
England suffer Trescothick blowEngland's Marcus Trescothick has withdrawn from the Champions Trophy, citing a "stress-related illness".06 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan name Champs squadThe Pakistan Cricket Board have named their 14-man squad for the Champions Trophy in India next month.06 Sep 2006James Nixon
Black Caps squad for ChampsBlack Caps coach John Bracewell today announced the Black Caps squad for the ICC Champions Trophy in India in October.06 Sep 2006James Nixon
More Green than GoldA largely green Australian one-day international kit was unveiled today at the Sydney Cricket Ground.05 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
ICC grant England extensionThe ICC have given the ECB an extra three days with which to choose their squad for the ICC Champions' Trophy to be held in India.05 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Ball tampering issue rises againTelevision replays from the Third ODI between Pakistan and England appear to show Shoaib Akhtar working on the ball suspiciously.05 Sep 2006George Roberts
Styris back-strain causes alarmScott Styris has given the New Zealand selectors a potential headache on the eve of the NZ Champions Trophy squad announcement.05 Sep 2006James Nixon
England raise game to "poor"England improved on their dismal recent ODI performances, but still slid to a two-wicket defeat at the hands of Pakistan today.05 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Shoaib cleared of ball tamperingInternational Cricket Council match referee Mike Procter has cleared Shoaib Akhtar and the rest of the Pakistani team.05 Sep 2006Archie Mac
McGrath back for Champs TrophyGlenn McGrath's welcome comeback is the feature of Australia's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Rivalry with added challengeThe clash between traditional rivals England and Australia next month will have an unprecedented additional challenge for both sides.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Kumble/Sreesanth excluded for CTLegspinner Anil Kumble and Sreesanth, the young fast bowler, have been left out of India's squad to contest the Champions Trophy.04 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Ashes fought off the field tooThe Australia and England cricket teams won't be the only ones competing in the upcoming Ashes tour.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Contract dilemma for Williams19-year-old Sean Williams faces a dilemma of club versus country with the Champions Trophy approaching in October of this month.04 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Speed tells PCB to keep quietICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed has warned Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and the PCB to stop making public comments.04 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Injuries follow boot campStuart MacGill is one of three players to have picked up an injury from last week's Australian boot camp in Queensland.04 Sep 2006James Nixon
India name East-Asia squadFor the series, the Indian squad will remain unchanged from the tri-series in Sri Lanka, which was called off due to safety concerns.03 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Gough out of ODI seriesDarren Gough has been ruled out of the rest of England's ODI series with Pakistan.03 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Aussies to attack MontyAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist has warned England spinner Monty Panesar to expect the Aussie batsmen to come at him hard.03 Sep 2006James Nixon
Smith lashes back at PietersenSouth African captain Graeme Smith has fired back at Kevin Pietersen over recent claims that racial bias drove him to play for England.02 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Pakistan triumph in gloomPakistan were dominant once again today, and unfortunately for England there was not enough rain to wash things out again.02 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Flintoff to return for CTStar England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff may be ready to return to the international side as soon as the Champions Trophy next month.02 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Ashes tickets cancelledCricket Australia has cancelled 1300 Ashes tickets that had been put up for sale on internet auction site eBay.01 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Ashes talk beginsSome of Australia's leading players have been discussing England's strength ahead of the upcoming Ashes series.01 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Boje and Gibbs availableNicky Boje and Herschelle Gibbs have made themselves available to play in the Champion's Trophy in India.01 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Ganguly hopes for recallFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has revealed his desire to play for India again claiming he's hurt by the way he's been treated.01 Sep 2006Sean Bennett
Aussie oldies to go?Five of the Aussie cricket team are approaching their mid 30's. It is thought they would retire after the Ashes. But will they?31 Aug 2006Michelle Hamberger
Fire damages MCGA fire has caused an estimated $38,000 worth of damage to the roof of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.30 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
More power for the referee?There have been reports that the match referee could decide on forfeitures in future matches.30 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Rain ruins Pakistan's chancesRain caused there to be no result at Cardiff, where Pakistan were comfortably on top.30 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Racial discrimination cost SAEngland's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has made public his reasons for quitting South Africa and moving to England.30 Aug 2006James Nixon
The saga drags onDarrell Hair has apologised for his email offering to resign for $500,000 whilst Pakistan are demanding an inquiry into Hair's conduct29 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Gillespie 'zinc cream' dramaAustralian fast bowler Jason Gillespie is considering going against mediacal advice and putting his health at risk.29 Aug 2006James Nixon
Langer haunted by Ntini deliveryJustin Langer has admited that he has been haunted by the blow to the head he suffered from Makhaya Ntini in South Africa.29 Aug 2006James Nixon
No retirement for WisemanFormer New Zealand spin-bowler Paul Wiseman has signed a three year deal with England county side Durham.29 Aug 2006James Nixon
Buchanan confirms retirementAustralian coach John Buchanan has confirmed that he will step down after the World Cup in the Caribbean in March/April next year.28 Aug 2006James Nixon
Tigers Cut Trophy Squad to 18Dhaka all-rounder Mehrab Hossain jnr is the only new figure in Bangladesh's 18-man preliminary squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.28 Aug 2006George Roberts
Afridi Powers Pakistan To WinShahid Afridi set up Pakistan to an easy victory in the Twenty20 International at Bristol, despite a fifty from Marcus Trescothick.28 Aug 2006George Roberts
Harmison out of ODIsSteve Harmison has been withdrawn from the Natwest Series against Pakistan as a precautionary measure.28 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Ashes may be it for WarneShane Warne has revealed that he may consider hanging up his boots after the Ashes series this summer.28 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Inzy should be cleared says BirdFormer England umpire Dickie Bird has commented on the Pakistan ball-tampering saga saying captain Inzamam-ul-Haq should be cleared.27 Aug 2006James Nixon
England not keen on umpire ideaThe England Cricket Board appear unlikely to support the Australian Board's plan to use the best umpires available for the Ashes.27 Aug 2006James Nixon
Teams prepare for Twenty20England and Pakistan are preparing to go ahead with their Twenty20 match on Monday, now that the storm of a week ago is dying down.27 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Oblivious to ResponseIt's the best part of a week since the Fourth Test at the Oval exploded from a cricketing contest into a full-on international incident26 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
RIP Sir Clyde WalcottSir Clyde Walcott, the brilliant former captain and strokemaker for the West Indies of the 1950's has died.26 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Home town umpires for Ashes?Cricket Australia's board has come up with an idea to have English and Australian umpires for the Ashes.26 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Let's move on says Zaheer AbbasPakistan manager Zaheer Abbas has told the players to move on from the ball-tampering row and concentrate on winning the ODI series.26 Aug 2006James Nixon
Jayawardene hangs onto captaincyMahela Jayawardene has hung onto the Sri Lankan captaincy ahead of Marvan Atapattu for the Champions Trophy in October in India.25 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ireland name Cup squadIreland have named their first-ever World Cup squad, with Australian-born all-rounder Trent Johnston as captain.25 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Hair "cash-for-quit" shockICC chief Malcolm Speed has revealed that Darrell Hair offered to retire from umpiring in exchange for US$500,000 from the ICC.25 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
BLIC Interview with CodemastersCricket Web have conducted an interview with Codemasters asking their Senior Game Designer a series of questions on BLIC 2007.25 Aug 2006James Nixon
South Africa reject ECB offerCricket South Africa have turned down an offer from the England Cricket Board to be on standby should Pakistan decide to head home.25 Aug 2006Arunava Das
NSW look to Waqar YounisNew South Wales are considering making an approach to former Pakistan pace bowler Waqar Younis to become their new bowling coach.24 Aug 2006Arunava Das
McGrath targets 2009 AshesDespite the fact he will be nearly 40, Glenn McGrath still hopes to play in the 2009 Ashes.24 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
South Africa keen to fill gapSouth African coach Mickey Arthur has stated his team would like to play against England in an ODI series should Pakistan pull out.24 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Tour match abandonedPakistan's tour match against Middlesex was rained off, as the fallout from the final Test continued to worsen.24 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Flintoff worries over ankleEngland star all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is expected to have problems with his left ankle for the rest of his playing career.24 Aug 2006James Nixon
ECB take out insurance policyThe England and Wales Cricket Board have taken out an insurance policy in putting plans in place to play an International XI.24 Aug 2006James Nixon
ICC defends umpiresICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed has defended umpires Hair and Doctrove over their decisions in the 4th Test.23 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Inzamam hearing postponedInzamam Ul-Haq's hearing regarding ball-tampering and bring the game into disrepute has been postponed.23 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Top of the Table Ashes ClashThe 2006-07 Ashes series will be contested between the top two teams in the ICC Championship Table.23 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
Gough recalled for Pakistan ODIsVeteran seamer Darren Gough has been recalled to England's squad for the one-day series against Pakistan.23 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Aussie camp to build teamworkShane Warne said that during the four day camp in Queensland being held currently that the aim is to work on comraderie and teamwork.23 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Watson may have secured No 6Shane Watson looks likely to fill the number six batting spot for the Ashes ahead of Michael Clarke and Andrew Symonds.23 Aug 2006James Nixon
ODI series under threatPakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has warned that his team may pull out of the five match one-day series against England.22 Aug 2006James Nixon
McGrath & Hayden returnThe Australian squad for the one-day international tri-series tournament in Malaysia next month has been named.22 Aug 2006James Nixon
Zaheer Abbas speaksPakistan's tour manager Zaheer Abbas has spoken, albeit briefly, about the incredible events of yesterday evening.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Ball-tampering proof?An English newspaper has published a photo which appears to show a Pakistan player picking the seam of the ball with his fingernails.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Inzamam Faces Lengthy BanThe fallout from Sunday's remarkable events at The Oval continues as Inzamam-ul-Haq is charged with bringing the game into disrepute.21 Aug 2006George Roberts
The Fans' ViewCricket Web takes a look at the Pakistan walk-off saga through the eyes of the fans, via our Discussion Forum.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Different day, same storyAnother day has been lost because of rain, as the second ODI between India and SL was called off for today, to be now played tomorrow.20 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Harmison's mysterious discomfortRumours are circulating that England paceman Steve Harmison has been playing with an injury for some time, and it has now worsened.20 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Chappell a Coaching Contender?Former captain added to the list of possible successors to Australian coach John Buchanan.20 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
Fitness issues cost McMillanJohn Bracewell has made public the reason for Craig McMillan missing out on the 30-man provisional squad for the Champions Trophy.20 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ball tampering interrupts day 4Pakistan have been punished for alleged ball tampering on the fourth day at The Oval, in a move that may prove highly controversial.20 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
India & Sri Lanka cancel seriesThe ODI series between Sri Lanka and India has been cancelled after rain washed out the first two matches.20 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Akhtar and Malik in ODI squadShoaib Akhtar and Shoaib Malik have been included in Pakistan's ODI squad to play England, along with the uncapped Shahid Yousuf.20 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
England win, Pakistan forfeitCricket was secondary come the end of play in a farcical day at the Oval, that concluded as England were declared winners via forfeit.20 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
More rain kills off first ODIMore rain has forced the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and India to be called off at the Sinhalese Sports Club.19 Aug 2006James Nixon
England begin rearguardAfter bowling Pakistan out for 504 England reached 78-1, still trailing by 253 runs with 2 days to go.19 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Malik fit for England ODI seriesPakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has been declared fit for the upcoming five match one-day international series against England.19 Aug 2006James Nixon
Anderson makes low-key returnEngland bowler James Anderson is making his come-back from a serious back injury in playing for his local side Burnley this weekend.19 Aug 2006James Nixon
Yousuf Racks Up Another TonEngland toiled in the field on day two at The Oval, with Mohammad Yousuf striking 115*, supported by Mohammad Hafeez and Imran Farhat.18 Aug 2006George Roberts
England Plan 'Shadow Squad'Holders England could send as many as 24 players to defend the Ashes this winter, providing cover for every possible injury.17 Aug 2006George Roberts
Asif rips through EnglandA strong performance from the Pakistani seamers, especially the returning Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul, put Pakistan in control.17 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
McGrath will get the new ballAustralian coach John Buchanan has said Glenn McGrath will take the new ball when the Ashes series starts in late November.17 Aug 2006James Nixon
South Africans peeved by rumoursThe South Africans are angry over rumours that the decision to leave Sri Lanka was forced upon the younger players by the seniors.17 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Buchanan talks up Fletcher diaryAustralian coach John Buchanan has made Duncan Fletcher's 2005 Ashes diary mandatory reading ahead of the rematch this summer.16 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
McMillan misses out on selectionCraig McMillan's slide in New Zealand Cricket continues after he wasn't considered to be in the top 30 players in the country.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
Singapore Warm-Up ApprovedKuala Lumpur will host a tri-series next month involving Australia, India and the West Indies.16 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Rain ruins first Unitech Cup matchThe first match of the Unitech Cup between Sri Lanka and India has been abandoned without a ball being bowled due to a wet outfield.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
South Africa going homeSouth Africa will not be contending the tri-series in Sri Lanka following Monday's bomb blast, following an independent inquiry.16 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Inzaman hints at Asif returnPakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is looking likely to play the fourth and final Test starting tomorrow at The Oval.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
Moody & Nielsen the favouritesTim Nielsen and Tom Moody are starting to appear as clear favourites to take over from current coach John Buchanan when he retires.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
Strauss wants to be captainAndrew Strauss has told media that he would accept the England captaincy if he was offered it ahead of the Ashes series in Australia.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
First ODI called offThe first ODI of the Unitech Cup tri-series, between Sri Lanka and South Africa, has been called off, in the wake of yesterday's blast.15 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
West Indies name "Super Stars"A West Indian team to contest the richest prize in cricketing history has been named to take on South Africa in November this year.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Proteas await security reviewSouth Africa have decided to remain in Sri Lanka until an independent security evaluation is done on whether it is safe for the team.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Shoaib ruled out of Oval TestShoaib Akhtar has been ruled out of the fourth and final Test against England at the Oval.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Mortaza destroys KenyaBangladesh have completed a clean sweep of their ODI series in Kenya, thanks to six wickets from Mashrafe Mortaza15 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Lee: I'm faster and smarterBrett Lee has issued a warning to England ahead of the Ashes series saying he can bowl even faster and is now a smarter bowler.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Blast near Indian team hotelA bomb blast has rocked Colombo, 10 minutes away from the hotel the Indian team has been put up at.14 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Tri-series all but overThe South African and Indian cricket teams are close to leaving Sri Lanka following the bomb blast in Colombo earlier today.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
Asif and Naved head to EnglandPakistan fast bowlers Naved-ul-Hasan and Mohammad Asif have overcome their injuries and are heading to England for the fourth Test.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
Flintoff: I will be fitAndrew Flintoff has told media that he is certain starter for the first Ashes Test at The Gabba in Brisbane on starting November 23rd.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
Dizzy: No chance for first TestJason Gillespie believes he will be axed from the squad selected for the first Ashes Test that starts in 100 days today.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
England unchanged for final TestThe England selectors have named the same twelve players for the final Test starting this coming Thursday at The Brit Oval in London.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Amla in another controversyHashim Amla has been dragged into another rascist controversy, with a Johannesburg-based electronics company.13 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Ntini doubtful for series openerMakhaya Ntini is a doubtful starter for Monday's tri-series opener against Sri Lanka, because of a hamstring strain.13 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Bangladesh do enough in thrillerBangladesh have sealed their ODI series against Kenya with a 2 wicket win in a thrilling match in Nairobe.13 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Panesar impresses AussiesMonty Panesar has impressed the Australian batsmen with captain Ricky Ponting saying they'll be looking to unsettle the young lad.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Shoaib unlikely for Oval TestShoaib Akhtar is unlikely to play in the fourth and final Test aat The Oval starting this Thursday due to a lack of bowling.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Gilchrist denies retirement talkExpected by many to retire after the 2007 World Cup, Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist has said he's keen to continue.12 Aug 2006James Nixon
South East Asia Series ScheduleAustralia will play the West Indies in the opening game of the South East Asia Tri-Series in Singapore and Malaysia next month.12 Aug 2006James Nixon
Vaughan confident despite injuryMichael Vaughan is confident that England can retain the Ashes this winter in Australia despite his knee injury.12 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Ashraful leads Tigers homeBangladesh overcame a nervy start to their runchase to record a steady six-wicket win in the first ODI against Kenya in Nairobi12 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
Shoaib returns in one day drawFast bowler Shoaib Akhtar returned to action for Pakistan in a drawn one day game against West Indies A, bowling 11 overs.12 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Warne Displeased at Aussie CampShane Warne has questioned the logic of Australia's training camp this month, which will disrupt his chase for the title with Hampshire11 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Aggression with a smileAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has dismissed claims that the Ashes was lost because they were too friendly with the English players.11 Aug 2006James Nixon
Gough included in Champs squadDarren Gough is back in the England one-day frame after being named in England's 30-man provisional squad for the Champions Trophy.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Border: Jones punished enoughFormer Australian captain and current selector Allan Border has asked the cricketing world not to turn their back on Dean Jones.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Proteas struggling with injuriesSouth Africa are hoping several key players recover in time for the tri-series with Sri Lanka and India starting next Monday.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar not yet fully fitIndian coach Greg Chappell has said Sachin Tendulkar is not yet fully fit ahead of the tri-series with South Africa and Sri Lanka.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ganguly included in Champs squadFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been surprisingly recalled, in being named in the 30-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.09 Aug 2006James Nixon
Flintoff rules out grade cricketAndrew Flintoff's management have ruled out the player playing grade cricket in Australia prior to the start of the Ashes in November.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Monster and Mahmood lead EnglandSajid Mahmood and Monty Panesar shared seven wickets as England surged to a series-clinching win against Pakistan at Headingley.08 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
Magical Mahela sees Lanka homeSri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene struck a match winning 123 to secure a one-wicket victory over South Africa in the second Test.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Nitini in doubt for tri-seriesMakhaya Ntini is in doubt for the upcoming tri-series against Sri Lanka and India after suffering a hamstring injury.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Proteas to stay after bomb blastSouth Africa's tour plans remain unchanged following a bomb blast in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo that killed two people on Wednesday08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Australia 1 - England 2The Ashes will be played out between the two top teams in Test cricket following England's 167 run win over Pakistan in the third Test.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Jones apologises to Hashim AmlaFormer Australian cricketer Dean Jones has apologised to South African player Hashim Amla for calling him a terrorist.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Australia 30-man squad namedThe Australian selectors have named a 30 man squad including many young stars for the Champions Trophy in India next month.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
Brain Surgery for Lynette WaughFormer Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh's wife suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and underwent emergency brain surgery on Friday.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
Asif and Hafeez head to EnglandPakistan players Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Hafeez are to head to England and will be available for the fourth Test at The Oval.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
Anyone's MatchYet another great bowling performance from Muttiah Muralitharan, has given Sri Lanka an even money chance of winning the second Test in07 Aug 2006Archie Mac
South Africa Fury at JonesSouth Africans are today furious after Australian commentator Dean Jones allegedly referred to Hashim Amla as "the terrorist."07 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Match in the balanceMarcus Trescothick and Andrew Strauss scored heavily as England set Pakistan 323 to win on the last day of the Test.07 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Cronje Plane Sabotaged?An inquest by the South Africa high court has be opened into the 2002 plane crash, which killed Hansie Cronje and the two pilots.07 Aug 2006Archie Mac
Injury leads to career changeIan Butler, after suffering an almost career-ending back injury in December 2004, has reinvented himself as a batsman.06 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
Even-steven after Day 3Honours were shared by Herschelle Gibbs and Muttiah Muralitharan on Day 3, as the second Test hangs right in the balance.06 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Pakistan Take Tight LeadAfter a mammoth partnership from Younis Kahn and Mohammed Yousuf, Pakistan went on to take a lead of 23 runs on day 3 at Headingley.06 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Bangladesh win dead-rubberBangaladesh ended their disappointing tour of Zimbabwe with a eight wicket win in the fifth ODI after already having lost the series.06 Aug 2006James Nixon
West Indies name East Asia squadThe West Indies Board have accepted the invitation from the Indian Cricket Board to play a tri-series in East Asia next month.05 Aug 2006James Nixon
Atapattu back for ODIsMarvan Atapattu, afterhaving missed the tour of England due to injury, will return to the side for the ODI series against South Africa.05 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
Ntini and Steyn win narrow leadMakhaya Ntini wrecked the Sri Lankan top order on the second day in Columbo, but the lower order fought back well.05 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Younis and Yousuf buildHalf centuries from Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan took Pakistan to 202-2 in reply to England's 515.05 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Zimbabwe clinch seriesZimbabwe coasted to a comfortable win in the 4th ODI against Bangladesh to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series.04 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Honours shared on Day 1Prince and de Villiers shared a 161-run partnership and Muralitharan picked up five scalps, as the visitors were bowled out for 361.04 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Pietersen magnificentKevin Pietersen scored a magnificent century and put England in control of the third test at Headingly.04 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
The new Ian Botham?A look at just how important Andrew Flintoff is, not just to the English Cricket team, but to English sport as a whole.03 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Flintoff targets October returnAndrew Flintoff aims to be playing cricket by mid-October, a month before the first Ashes test.03 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Lara apologises to boardBrian Lara has sent a letter of apology to the WICB after criticising them during India's recent tour.03 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Taylor leads Zimbabwe homeShahadat Hossain's hat trick was in vain as Brendan Taylor produced a superb innings to take Zimbabwe to a victory off the last ball.02 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Pollock returns for second TestShaun Pollock has made his way to Sri Lanka following the birth of his second child and is available for the second Test in Colombo.02 Aug 2006James Nixon
Pakistan's injuries continueInjuries continue to hurt Pakistan with Imran Farhat likely to miss the third Test against England after breaking his right ring finger02 Aug 2006James Nixon
McGrath up to his Usual Tricks!The Ashes must be around the corner - Glenn McGrath has been naming his bunnies ahead of the Australian summer.01 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
New Zealand/Sri Lanka on standbyNew Zealand and Sri Lanka have been placed on standby for a tri-series in Singapore and Malaysia next month01 Aug 2006James Nixon
Zimbabwe to return to Tests?International Cricket Council chief executive Malcolm Speed has announced that Zimbabwe could return to Test cricket within six months.01 Aug 2006James Nixon
Government pays NZC $406,000The New Zealand Government have agreed to pay New Zealand Cricket $406,000 as a result of lost revenue from the cancelled Zimbabwe tour01 Aug 2006James Nixon
NZC consider standby requestNew Zealand Cricket is looking for more information before committing itself to being on standby for a tri-series in South East Asia.01 Aug 2006James Nixon
Jones dropped for ReadEngland's selectors have dropped Geraint Jones for the third Test against Pakistan and have recalled Chris Read.31 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Boucher named captain for ODIsMark Boucher has been appointed South African captain for the ODI tri-series against Sri Lanka and India in Sri Lanka next month.31 Jul 2006James Nixon
South Africa gives in to MuraliMuralitharan picked up 6 wickets, as South Africa was bowled out for 434 in their 2nd innings, conceding an innings win to the hosts.31 Jul 2006Sudeep Popat
Vaughan's Career Over?Michael Vaughan has revealed to the British press that he fears his career is over, after his recent struggles with injury.30 Jul 2006Martyn Corrin
South Africa fight backDemoralized by being at the receiving end of world records, South Africa bounced back, with a semblance of a chance to save the match.30 Jul 2006Sudeep Popat
Reza lifts Tigers to termsA debut half-century from Farhad Reza helped Bangladesh to level the series in the second ODI against Zimbabwe in Harare.30 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Geraint in doubt for third TestGeraint Jones is in doubt for the third Test against Pakistan after fracturing the top of his right ring finger during the second Test.30 Jul 2006James Nixon
Duffin sacked as Zimbabwe captainTerry Duffin has been sacked as Zimbabwe captain ahead of the upcoming one-day international series against Bangladesh.29 Jul 2006James Nixon
Dynamic duo put SL on topThe second highest partnership in Test history between Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene was the highlight of Day 2 in Colombo.29 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Crushing defeat for PakistanMonty Panesar and Steve Harmison took five wickets apiece as Pakistan slumped to an innings defeat on day 3.29 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
SL pile on the runsJayardene fell 26 runs short of Lara's world record of highest individual score in Test cricket, as the hosts sit pretty after day 3.29 Jul 2006Sudeep Popat
Zimbabwe upset the TigersBangladesh's recent improvement took a stumble backwards as Zimbabwe squeezed to a thrilling two-wicket win in the first ODI at Harare29 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Sign of things to come?The Top End Series showed a lot of promising signs for the future, in terms of both the competition itself and the players involved.28 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
The Cook and Bell StoryTwin centuries from the England middle order's two youngest members, Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, propelled the hosts into Day 2 command28 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Advantage SL after Day 1South Africa were bundled out for 169 against Sri Lanka, as the hosts end Day 1 only 41 runs behind, with eight wickets in hand.27 Jul 2006Sudeep Popat
Harmison destroys PakistanSteve Harmison took 6 for 19 to dismiss Pakistan for 119 on the first day at Old Trafford. England ended the day at 168-2 in reply.27 Jul 2006James Nixon
Chaminda Vass out of first TestChaminda Vass is out of the 1st Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo with a hamstring injury.26 Jul 2006James Nixon
Jamie Dalrymple sent homeEngland have released Jamie Dalrymple from their squad for the second Test at Old Trafford after looking at the pitch conditions.26 Jul 2006James Nixon
John Wright eyes NZ coaching roleFormer Indian and Kent coach John Wright is looking to return to coaching and has said the Black Caps would be his preferred option.26 Jul 2006James Nixon
The "Pigeon" is backGlenn McGrath has taken his first step to getting back into the Australian side in bowling to Michael Clarke in Brisbane nets yesterday26 Jul 2006James Nixon
Jayasuriya gets the call upSanath Jayasuriya has been named in the fourteen man squad for the first Test against South Africa starting in Colombo on Thursday.25 Jul 2006James Nixon
Akhtar to return for third TestShoaib Akhtar is expected to return for the third Test against England starting on the 4th of August at Headingley in Leeds.25 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Thrilling Tie in CairnsThe second gripping match in the space of couple of days, has seen Australia A and Pakistan A fight out a tie, in their 50 over match.25 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Tigers Embark on African SafariA short tour of Africa is all part of Bangladesh's World Cup preparations, but can Zimbabwe and Kenya turn around their own fortunes?25 Jul 2006George Roberts
Plunkett joins walking woundedEngland seam bowler Liam Plunkett will miss the second and third Tests against Pakistan after suffering a side strain last week.25 Jul 2006James Nixon
McGrath set to prove his fitnessGlenn McGrath is to prove his fitness to the national selectors later this week with a spell of bowling at outdoor nets in Brisbane.25 Jul 2006James Nixon
Ryder's century makes light workNew Zealand A have cruised to another easy Top End Series win, this time against India A. Jesse Ryder and Mark Gillespie starred.24 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Pollock all set for Sri LankaShaun Pollock is set to join up with his country men in Sri Lanka on Thursday following the birth of his second child last Friday.24 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tour Match ends in tame drawThe three-day game between Sri Lanka A and South Africa has ended in a draw with the tourists using the final day for batting practice.24 Jul 2006James Nixon
NZC Expand Domestic Twenty20New Zealand Cricket have expanded the domestic Twenty20 competition to two rounds ahead of the World Cup in South Africa next year.24 Jul 2006James Nixon
Is Shoaib coming or going?The injury news surrounding Shoaib Akhtar continues to change by the day with him now unlikely to play until the fourth Test.23 Jul 2006James Nixon
NZC Possible Contracts DisputeNew Zealand Cricket is facing a dispute with its players over individual sponsorships surrounding official ICC tournaments.23 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
Dalrymple called up for 2nd TestMiddlesex allrounder Jamie Dalrymple has been called up to the England squad for the second Test at Manchester starting 27th July.23 Jul 2006James Nixon
South African bowlers on songAn impressive bowling performance from South Africa, led by Andre Nel, ripped through Sri Lanka A in their tour match.23 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
NZC Contracts Dispute DeniedBoth New Zealand Cricket and the Players' Association have denied that there is any conflict between the board and its players.23 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
Clock ticking for fit FreddieWith Andrew Flintoff out for the next 12 weeks, how does England get him match fit for the defence of the Ashes in November?23 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Match abandoned in wet eventThe match between a Queensland XI and Pakistan A in Cairns was abandoned due to continuous showers which made a result impossible.22 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Flintoff faces surgeryAndrew Flintoff will undergo surgery on his left ankle next week, while will rule him out for 12 weeks.22 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
South Africa start impressivelyJacques Rudolph and Hashim Amla made centuries against the President's XI, as South Africa begin their Sri Lanka tour positively.22 Jul 2006Sudeep Popat
Vaughan targets January returnMichael Vaughan has told media that he is targeting a return to the England side in January next year for the VB Series in Australia.22 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar responds to ManjrekarSachin Tendulkar has reacted strongly to a recent column by former team mate Sanjay Manjrekar saying he didn't check his facts.22 Jul 2006Pratyush Khaitan
Brian Lara Cricket 07 AnnouncedCodemasters have officially annouched Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 with a media release and screenshots made public.21 Jul 2006James Nixon
Shoaib fit for 3rd Test?Pakistan are hopeful that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will be fit for the 3rd Test against England on 4th August.21 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
New Flintoff injury worryAndrew Flintoff may not be able to play for England in the second Test due to new problems with his ankle.21 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan forge aheadAfter a wobbly first day for Pakistan, their bowlers finally found form and managed to bowl out Northamptonshire for 140.21 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Tendulkar, Mongia Return to FoldSachin Tendulkar has been included in India's squad for the tri-series in Sri Lanka having recovered from his shoulder injury.20 Jul 2006George Roberts
Complete WashoutThe four-day match between New Zealand A White XI and Pakistan A was abandoned without a ball bowled due to a water-logged outfield.20 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
A tale of toothless bowlersStephen Peters & Usman Afzaal racked up runs against a poor Pakistan attack at Northampton. Younis Khan replied with a 50 of his own.20 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Australia A in Complete ControlAustralia A finished day two in a commanding position, after declaring their first innings closed at 461-4 they have India 221-719 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Oram to keep bowlingBlacks Caps all-rounder Jacob Oram is hoping to return to the bowling crease next month in preparation for the Champions Trophy.19 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tigers call up Abdur RazzakBangladesh have called up left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak into their squad for the upcoming tours of Zimbabwe and Kenya.19 Jul 2006James Nixon
Jaques dominates in CairnsAustralia A has began its Top End Series match against India A in stunning fashion, thanks to a huge Phil Jaques century.18 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Tendukar passes fitness testSachin Tendulkar has passed his fitness test and is available for selection for the ODI tri-series in Sri Lanka next month.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
Strauss & Yousuf move forwardEngland and Pakistan batsmen move ahead in the latest International Cricket Council player Test rankings following the first Test.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
Mushtaq Ahmed to get a call up?The Pakistan selectors are working through the possibility of calling the experienced Mushtaq Ahmed into the squad for the second Test.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
Herath included in Test squadRangana Herath has earnt a come-back and has been included in Sri Lanka's 20 man squad for the two Test series against South Africa.17 Jul 2006James Nixon
First Test wilts in Lord's heatToday, England was officially hotter than Miami. However, the the temperature was all that was even lukewarm about the final day's play17 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Atapattu to miss SAF seriesSri Lankan captain Marvan Atapattu will miss the upcoming Test series against South Africa due to his continued injury problems.16 Jul 2006James Nixon
Lara faces disciplinary actionAn outburst by West Indies captain Brian Lara has possibly landed him in hot water with the West Indies Cricket Board.16 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
Daryl Tuffey heads for SydneyInjured Black Cap Daryl Tuffey is heading for the Sutherland club in Sydney in September to start his come back from a bicep injury.16 Jul 2006James Nixon
Strauss ton but spinners squeezeEngland captain Andrew Strauss scores a magnificent hundred whilst Pakistan's spinners strangle England's middle order on day 4.16 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Brad Hodge out, Shaun Marsh inBrad Hodge has been ruled out of the rest of the Top End Series in Northern Australia after suffering a neck injury while batting.16 Jul 2006James Nixon
A tribute to Freddie from IndiaIndians in the post independence India first heard of Fred Trueman at about the same time that they first heard of international cricket.15 Jul 2006Swaranjeet Singh
Injured Pakistanis head homePakistan have lost two squad members from the England tour as Mohammad Asif and Shoaib Malik return home.15 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
Yousuf brilliance aids PakistanMohammad Yousuf struck an unbeaten 185 and Inzamam-ul-Haq scored 69 as Pakistan dominated the third day's play at Lord's.15 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Graeme Smith out for 12 weeksA scan done on Graeme Smith's ankle has showed two torn ligaments sidelining him for up to 12 weeks Cricket South Africa have said.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Match ends in anticlimax drawAfter four days of see sawing fortunes, the match between Australia A and Pakistan A has ended in a draw.14 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Pulsating India 'A' Push ThroughThe fourth day of the match between India A and NZ A was eventually to belong to the Indians as they managed a three wicket win.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Centurions give England ControlLarge scores from batsmen Paul Collingwood and Ian Bell, plus some aggressive bowling, mean that England are well in control at Lord's.14 Jul 2006George Roberts
Malik in doubt for whole seriesPakistan all-rounder Shoaib Mailk is in doubt for the whole of the England/Pakistan test series after failing to respond to treatment.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Fitness test for TendulkarSachin Tendulkar is set to have a fitness test on July 19th to judge his availability for the ODI tri-seres in Sri Lanka next month.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Batsmen dominate in DarwinA century to Mohammad Hafeez has left Pakistan A in with a strong chance of forcing a draw against Australia A in the Top End Series.13 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Akhtar out until at least 4th TestShoaib Akhtar's return to the Pakistan squad in England has been ruled out until at least the fourth Test due to a lack of match fitness.13 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tons for Collingwood and CookAlistair Cook and Paul Collingwood both hit hundreds as England moved into the strong position of 309-3 on day 1 at Lord's.13 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Runs flow, honours evenShane Watson and Brad Haddin continued their attack on the Pakistan A bowlers this afternoon, but Pakistan A showed improvement today.12 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Jacob Oram's injuries continueJacob Oram's future as a bowler is very much in doubt after a recent scan showed yet another stress fracture in the player's back.12 Jul 2006James Nixon
Kenya/Bangladesh Series DelayedThe one-day international series between Kenya and Bangladesh has been pushed back by three weeks due to a lack of sponsors.11 Jul 2006James Nixon
Honours To Australia AAustralia A rested the initiative from Pakistan A to finish the day 307/5.11 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Tendulkar 50 in vainSachin Tendulkar struck a half century for an International XI against Pakistan at The Oval, but Pakistan still claimed victory.11 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Smith to miss Sri Lanka tourSouth African captain Graeme Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming Sri Lanka tour after tearing ligaments in his ankle.11 Jul 2006James Nixon
England slip in Test rankingsEngland's poor Test form since the Ashes has since them slip to third place in the ICC Official Test Championship rankings.11 Jul 2006James Nixon
Martin Crowe: Remove chuckersFormer New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has launched a scathing underhand attack on Muttiah Muralitharan.11 Jul 2006James Nixon
McGrath doubt for CTAustralian fast bowler Glenn McGrath is unlikely to take part in this October's ICC Champions Trophy in India.10 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Naved-ul-Hasan to have surgeryPakistan fast bowler Naved-ul-Hasan is to miss the whole Test series against England to have surgery to sort out his groin injury.10 Jul 2006James Nixon
World Cup 2011 Final's HostingIt has been announced that India will host the final of the 2011 World Cup with Sri Lanka and Pakistan sharing a semi-final each.09 Jul 2006James Nixon
Pakistan A strangle New ZealandPakistan A completed a fairly easy win over New Zealand A, with Pakistani captain Misbah-uh-Haq giving us a glimpse of his skills.09 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Australia A win at lastAustralia A won its first match in the Top End series by beating New Zealand A by 16 runs in the second match of the Twenty20 double header in Darwin.09 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Bell and Harmison recalledWarwickshire batsman Ian Bell has earnt an England recall in place of Andrew Flintoff for the first Test against Pakistan.09 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Bell and Cook find formIan Bell and Alistair Cook, two players likely to feature for England on Thursday, both found form as England A drew with Pakistan.09 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Asif out, Sami in doubtMohammad Asif will miss the first Test against England after injuring his elbow in the warmup match against England A.09 Jul 2006James Nixon
India's spinners do the trickIndia A got home with 8 balls to spare in their Top End Series match against Australia, thanks largely to a late Australian collapse.08 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Hoggard Doubtful for Lord'sSeam bowler Matthew Hoggard has joined England's growing injury list after sustaining a hand injury whilst on England A duty.08 Jul 2006George Roberts
England A apply pressureOn the penultimate day of Pakistan's warm up game against England A, the English bowled the tourists out 353 runs short of their score.08 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
New Zealand A win againNew Zealand A won against a NT Chief Minister's XI in Darwin. Once again, New Zealand laid the foundations with a solid opening stand.07 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
England make Pakistanis toilChris Read crafted a high-class century on the second day and put England in the driving seat at 530/9 by stumps.07 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
June 2006: Leading by exampleAt the end of May, Sri Lanka were one-nil down to England. Then came Trent Bridge, and the Murali show. Then there were the ODIs...07 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
India A far too goodIndia A cruised to a comfortable 130 run win against Pakistan A in the Top End series, thanks to a Gautam Ghambir century.06 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Vaughan to miss AshesMichael Vaughan, England's captain, will definitely miss the upcoming Ashes in Australia later this year an ECB spokesman has said.06 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Sri Lanka win againThe Netherlands put a up a fighting display, but still went down to Sri Lanka's class by 55 runs.06 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
New Zealand A secure 28 run winNew Zealand A 'White' have beaten the Northern Territory Chief Minister's XI by 28 runs thanks mainly to a century from Matthew Bell.06 Jul 2006James Nixon
Captain Key notches tonThe first day of Pakistan's second match in England began with England A's captain, Robert Key, compiling an unbeaten 128.06 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
New Zealand A take easy winNew Zealand A thrashed an Australia A team that was brimming with international players in the first match of the Top End series.05 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Strong Australia A team namedA strong Australia A team including five Test players has been named to play New Zealand A in the first match of the Top End Series.04 Jul 2006James Nixon
New ODI uniform for AustraliaCricket Australia have announced that the Australian cricket team will wear a new revolutionary one-day international uniform.04 Jul 2006James Nixon
443-9: Carnage in AmsterdamSri Lanka crushed the Netherlands' bowling attack to set a world record total of 443 for nine, with Sanath Jayasuriya scoring 157.04 Jul 2006George Roberts
Strauss appointed captainAndrew Strauss has been named as England captain for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's starting next week.04 Jul 2006James Nixon
Captain Strauss to the Rescue?Andrew Strauss is to be confirmed as England's captain for the series against Pakistan to try to steady the rocky England ship.03 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Tigers Announce Squad for AfricaThe inclusions of Farhad Reza, Saqibul Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim give a youthful look for Bangladesh's tour of Kenya and Zimbabwe.03 Jul 2006George Roberts
Pakistan batsmen impress in winPakistan beat Leicestershire in their tour opener, with Shoaib Malik seeing the visitors home with an unbeaten 110.03 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
England fall in one-day rankingsEngland have fallen to eighth place in the latest ICC one-day official rankings after losing their past three ODI series.03 Jul 2006James Nixon
India A wrap up easy winIndia A have disposed of a fighting Northern Territory XI in their match up in Darwin.02 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Pakistanis in controlAn excellent 81 by Imran Farhat coupled with a solid 68 from Salman Butt put the Pakistanis in control at stumps on the second day.02 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
England at the crossroads?Michael Vaughan is less than 24 hours away from his fourth session under the surgeon's knife. Do any of the candidates measure up?02 Jul 2006Eddie Sanders
Kumble sinks WI in 4th TestA stunning innings from wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin could not save the West Indies, as they slumped to a 1-0 series defeat against India02 Jul 2006Liam Camps
India A Look The GoodsIndia A have put themselves in a strong position at stumps on day two, against the Northern Territory Chief Minister's XI.01 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Mongia takes on touristsAn unbeaten 129 from Dinesh Mongia and 92 from John Sadler helped Leicestershire to 315/9 declared in their match against Pakistan.01 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Fred Trueman; DeadEnglish and Yorkshire legend Fred Trueman has died at the age of 75. He passed away at 12.15 on Saturday.01 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Sri Lanka secure whitewashSri Lanka chased down 322 in under 38 overs to clinch a whitewash, and humiliate England.01 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Batsmen flounder in Jamaica231 runs were scored on the second day of the fourth test whilst 16 wickets fell. Harbhajan took 5/13, and Dravid stood tall, making 6201 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Brilliant Taylor rocks IndiaJerome Taylor claimed his maiden five-wicket haul, as India managed just 200 all out on a day that they won the toss and chose to bat.30 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Rugby star Johns to play for NSWAustralian Rugby League legend Andrew Johns will play two 20/20 matches for New South Wales this season, in a controversial stunt.29 Jun 2006Sean Fuller
Jones optimistic about AshesSimon Jones believes he may yet feature in the 2006/07 Ashes series, despite keyhole surgery expected to put him out for five months.29 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Vaughan to miss AshesEngland captain Michael Vaughan is all but out of the upcoming Ashes series, as he will have knee surgery on Friday.29 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
WIndies unchanged for 4th TestThe West Indies selectors have named an unchanged squad for the fourth and final Test against India starting tomorrow in Jamaica.29 Jun 2006James Nixon
Top End Series Kicks OffThe third Top End Series starts today in Darwin, and features A-teams from Australia, India, Pakistan and New Zealand.29 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Twenty20 record smashedSomerset recorded the highest score in the history of Twenty20 cricket yesterday, a mammoth 250-3.28 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Another loss for EnglandMahela Jayawardene scored yet another century as England lost the fourth ODI in their five-match series by 33 runs.28 Jun 2006Harry Warwick
Flintoff's injury worries go onAndrew Flintoff's left ankle injury is continuing to cause his trouble placing him in severe doubt for the first Test against Pakistan.28 Jun 2006James Nixon
Solanki called up as coverWorcestershire batsman Vikram Solanki has been called up for the final two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka.27 Jun 2006James Nixon
Pakistan edge out ScotlandPakistan limped to victory over Scotland at Edinburgh today by five wickets, Mohammad Yousuf leading them home.27 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Anxious Wait for Vaughan & GilesMichael Vaughan and Ashley Giles will find out this week if further surgery is required for long term injuries.26 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Spirited India settle for drawRarely has a fifth day pitch looked as good as the one that enabled a highly entertaining drawn result that came to pass today.26 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Snedden defends schedulingThe drought of Tests in the next 18 months is nothing to worry about says New Zealand Cricket Chief Executive Martin Snedden.25 Jun 2006Richard Edmunds
Pietersen knee gets all clearA scan of Kevin Pietersen's knee revealed no major damage, so he can play in the remainder of the Natwest Series.25 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Test heading for drawWeather and Brian Lara's decision not to enforce the follow-on have ensured that the third test is heading for a draw.25 Jun 2006Richard Edmunds
More surgery for VaughanOn Monday, Michael Vaughan will find out if he is to have an operation on his injured knee.24 Jun 2006Harry Warwick
England fail to learn lessonsSri Lanka completed their NatWest Series victory at Chester-le-Street, with Mahela Jayawardene making 126 in an eight-wicket win.24 Jun 2006George Roberts
Rain holds up WICenturies from Daren Ganga and Ramnaresh Sarwan gave the West Indies the upper hand on a curtailed day two of the second Test.23 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
NZC releases 2006/07 itineraryNew Zealand Cricket have released the itinerary for the 2006/07 summer of cricket with Sri Lanka and Australia touring the country.22 Jun 2006James Nixon
Bashar For World CupThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have confirmed current captain Habibul Bashar will lead his country in the up-coming World Cup in 2007.22 Jun 2006Archie Mac
Tendulkar back in styleSachin Tendulkar announced his return to cricket with a stunning 155 for a Lashings World XI against Cambridge University.22 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Vaughan tweaks right hamstringMichael Vaughan has suffered a setback after tweaking his right hamstring when playing for Yorkshire in the County Championship today.22 Jun 2006James Nixon
Muralitharan returns homeMuttiah Muralitharan is returning home due to a family ilness and will miss the rest of the England tour.22 Jun 2006James Nixon
Gayle leads WI dominanceA wet outfield may have ensured a damp start to proceedings, but the West Indies then dominated day one of the first Test against India22 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Cricket Australia Foils ScalpersCricket Australia have cancelled up to 700 tickets in a bid to foil scalpers reselling Ashes tickets at inflated prices.21 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Sinclair signs player contractMatthew Sinclair has signed his contract with New Zealand Cricket, rather than continue his playing career in South Africa.20 Jun 2006James Nixon
Jayasuriya too good for EnglandSanath Jayasuriya scored a century a took three wickets to lead Sri Lanka to a 46-run victory over England.20 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Shoulder checkup for WarneShane Warne will return to Australia temporarily next week to have his shoulder checked by surgeon Greg Hoy.20 Jun 2006James Nixon
Ashes Tickets Sell OutTickets for the forthcoming Ashes series again proved to be popular with Sydney, Adelaide and Perth Tests selling out in minutes.19 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Yousuf passed fit for PakistanMiddle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf has been passed fit to participate in a 2-day practice match ahead of Pakistan's tour of England.19 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Tendulkar to make come backSachin Tendulkar is to make his cricketing come back this week in a series of charity matches around England.18 Jun 2006Richard Twyman
Samuels recalled to WI Test teamIgnoring the pleas of Brian Lara, the West Indies have retained the second Test bowling attack for the third Test against India.17 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Tharanga ton derails EnglandEngland's dismal ODI form cricket continued at Lord's as Upul Tharanga's 120 inspired Sri Lanka to a 20-run victory at Lord's. 17 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Extra Ashes tickets on saleThe recent Ashes ticket fiasco has led to a small number of extra Ashes tickets going on general sale from this coming Monday.16 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Bravo signs with KentTrinidad and Tobago and West Indies allrounder, Dwayne Bravo has signed on to play county cricket with Kent.16 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Rana unlikely to play EnglandSeamer Rana Naved Ul-Hasan is unlikely to feature in Pakistan's series against England, due to a groin injury.16 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Lankans hold nerve in thrillerDilhara Fernando kept himself, and his front foot, under control in the final over as Sri Lanka beat England in the Rose Bowl Twenty2015 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Gough Good Enough?A disappointed Daren Gough has declared his shock at not being selected for the up-coming series against Sri Lanka.15 Jun 2006Archie Mac
Lara ton guides WI to drawCometh the moment, cometh the man. A determined hundred from West Indies captain Brian Lara was hugely instrumental in a drawn result.14 Jun 2006Liam Camps
South African tour squad namedThe South Africa squad for a two Test series in Sri Lanka next month has been named with Herschelle Gibbs earning a recall.13 Jun 2006James Nixon
ICC clarify boundary catch lawFollowing last week's incident involving Mahendra Dhoni and Daren Ganga, the ICC have clarified the rules regarding the matter.13 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
England fail to impressEngland's only warmup match before the series against Sri Lanka ended in an unconvicing 38-run win over a resilient Ireland side.13 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Elements account for Day FourThe West Indies and India were left kicking their heels at the Beausejour Stadium in Saint Lucia, keeping the hosts' hopes alive13 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
McMillan heading overseas?Former Black Caps coach Steve Rixon has come out in support of Craig McMillan saying it would be "a tragedy" if he was lost to NZ cricket.13 Jun 2006James Nixon
Twenty20 Championship in 2007South Africa will host the inaugural Twenty20 World Championship in September of next year.12 Jun 2006Richard Edmunds
Windies follow-on as India rollFollowing another dominant showing by India on day three of the second Test match, it seems that West Indian hopes lie with Brian Lara.12 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Sinclair & McMillan undecidedMathew Sinclair is still deciding whether to accept a contract from NZC while Craig McMillan is expected to turn out the NZ A captaincy12 Jun 2006James Nixon
Wiseman dismisses retirement36 year old former Black Cap spinner Paul Wiseman has dismissed talks of retiring after missing out on a national contract.12 Jun 2006James Nixon
Wood ton wins warmupSomerset defeated Sri Lanka in a high scoring tour match at Taunton, with Matthew Wood scoring 116 and Charl Willoughby taking 6/43.11 Jun 2006Sean Bennett
Kaif ton sets huge Indian markMohammad Kaif's first Test century built a seemingly unassailable Indian lead on the second day of the Second Test in St Lucia.11 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Tendulkar's recovery on trackSachin Tendulkar's recovery from his shoulder injury is on track and he is likely to be fit for India's tri-series in Sri Lanka.11 Jun 2006James Nixon
Sehwag destroys WIndies on Day 1Virender Sehwag has scored an incredible 180 from 190 balls on day one of the second Test against the West Indies to leave India 361/4.10 Jun 2006James Nixon
"It's just backing my ability"Kevin Pietersen's been on the International scene 16 months. What I could ask that everyone in the country didn't already know anyway?09 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Sri Lankans humbled by EssexEssex defeated the touring Sri Lankans by 6 wickets in a warmup match for the upcoming one-day international series against England.09 Jun 2006Liam Camps
May 2006: Ronnie's RhythmIn Jamaica, the first ODI went to the wire but the Indian one-day plan remained intact... until one man decided otherwise.09 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Akhtar still far from comebackShoaib Akhtar is likely to miss the early stages of Pakistan's tour of England, as his ankle injury has failed to heal in time.08 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Strauss to lead new-look EnglandAndrew Strauss will lead a new-look England team in the upcoming one-day international series against Sri Lanka.08 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Jones out of AshesPace bowler Simon Jones is extremely unlikely to play in the upcoming Ashes series, due to keyhole surgery on his knee.08 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Sreesanth to miss second testIndia's pace bowler Sreesanth has been ruled out of the second Test against West Indies with a sore heel.08 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan announce touring squadPakistan have named their squad to tour England, and have left out pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar due to injury.08 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Pollock could miss first TestShaun Pollock could miss the first Test against Sri Lanka in July due to his wife expecting their second child a few days before.08 Jun 2006James Nixon
Fernando, Perera, Arnold namedDilhara Fernando, Ruchira Perera and Russel Arnold have been called up for the upcoming five match one-day series against England.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Three week rest ahead for AkhtarShoaib Akhtar has been told by a Pakistan board medical commission that he shouldn't bowl for three weeks due to his injury problems.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Injured Edwards out, Collins inPedro Collins will replace his half-brother Fidel Edwards in the West Indies squad for the second Test against India.07 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Vaughan making progressEngland skipper Michael Vaughan's recovery from a knee injury continued with an innings of 99 for Yorkshire today.07 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Ireland announce squadIreland have announced a 12 man squad for their first ever one-day international, to be played against England in Belfast on 13th June.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Sehwag fined 20% of match feeVirender Sehwag has been fined 20% of his match fee following excessive appealing during the first Test against the West Indies.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Hick hits milestone at TauntonGraeme Hick's 151 not out for Worcestershire yesterday made him the 3rd player in history to score 60,000 runs in all forms of cricket.07 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Flintoff down with injured ankleScans have revealed that stand-in England captain Andrew Flintoff is suffering from bone fragments in the area of his ankle.06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Edwards and Collymore hang onCourage under pressure. It is what keeps the sport alive. Fidel Edwards and Corey Collymore survived 3.1 overs to save the fist Test.06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Injured Jones seeks 2nd opinionFast bowler Simon Jones has flown to Colorado for a surgical consultation on his injured knee. 06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
West India set 392 to winWasim Jaffer's maiden double century and some late hitting from Mahendra Dhoni allowed India to set West Indies a target of 392.05 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Stress fracture for VettoriDaniel Vettori has received the worst possible news, with a scan confirming a stress fracture in his back forcing him to return to NZ.05 Jun 2006James Nixon
Murali majestic in victoryThe ever astounding Muttiah Muralitharan claimed 8/70 in England's second innings as Sri Lanka won the final Test to draw the series.05 Jun 2006Sean Bennett
West Indies dominate day 2The West Indies have moved into a strong position at the end of the second day in Antigua, thanks to an excellent batting display.04 Jun 2006Sean Fuller
England staring down the barrelEngland find themselves under pressure going into day four of the third Test, as Sri Lanka steadily piled up an imposing lead.04 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
US$5 Million Twenty20 MatchSouth Africa have agreed to take on a Caribbean Super Stars team in a Twenty20 match this November for prize money of US$5 million.04 Jun 2006James Nixon
India Fight BackA stolid gutsy century from the unfashionable Wasim Jaffer (113*) has given India an 85 run lead with eight wickets in hand04 Jun 2006Archie Mac
Tendulkar making good recoverySachin Tendulkar is making good progress after his shoulder injury and should be fit for for a Tri-ODI international series in August.03 Jun 2006James Nixon
Akhtar's injury worries continueShoaib Akhtar's ankle injury is continuing to cause him trouble which could force him to miss the first half of Pakistan's tour of England.03 Jun 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka gain upper handSri Lanka's bowlers have given them the upper hand on the second day of the final Test, despite some stiff lower order resistance.03 Jun 2006Sean Bennett
ECB launch broadband TV channelThe England and Wales Cricket Board launched its official broadband TV service, ECBtv, at the first npower Test last month at Lord's.02 Jun 2006James Nixon
More of the SameLooking back on day one of the Third Test, the simplest description would portray it as the tale of the entire series in three sessions02 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Bravo and Collymore shine for WIAllrounder Dwayne Bravo finished with figures of 4 for 37 on a day that India managed just 235 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.02 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Ashes Ticket MeltdownAshes tickets went on sale today with sales outstripping demand leaving many members of the 'Australian Cricket Family' empty handed.01 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Jayasuriya in Trent Bridge squadSanath Jayasuriya has been selected in Sri Lanka's squad for the third Test against England.01 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Back trouble hits Vettori againDaniel Vettori has again suffered a back problem, this time after his first county game for Warwickshire against Middlesex last week.01 Jun 2006James Nixon
NZC Player Contracts AnnouncedA career in South African cricket may be a bit further down the track for Mathew Sinclair after he was awarded an NZC contract today.01 Jun 2006Cricket Web Staff Member
Lancashire sign Nathan AstleEnglish county side Lancashire have signed Nathan Astle as a replacement for their current overseas player Brad Hodge.31 May 2006James Nixon
ICC give Gibbs and Boje hopeThe International Cricket Council have given Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje hope of playing in the Champions Trophy later this year.31 May 2006James Nixon
India draw warm-up matchIndia have drawn their two day warm-up match against Antigua & Barbuda after finishing on 311-9 at the close of day two.31 May 2006James Nixon
Sinclair misses out on TasmaniaMathew Sinclair has missed out on joining Australian state side Tasmania due to him not being able to fit into the player payments pool30 May 2006James Nixon
Symonds to have wrist surgeryAndrew Symonds will have minor surgery on his wrist on Wednesday after managing the injury throughout the Australian summer.30 May 2006James Nixon
India given good work outIndia have been given a good work out by Antigua and Barbuda on the first day of a two-day warm up match before the first Test.30 May 2006James Nixon
WIndies continue winning feelingThe West Indies have beaten India by 19 runs in the fifth and final ODI in Trinidad to record a comprehensive 4-1 series victory.29 May 2006James Nixon
Matt Horne announces retirementFormer Black Cap opener Matt Horne has announced his retirement from first-class cricket, which brings a 14 year career to an end.29 May 2006James Nixon
Akhtar injury concernsShoaib Akhtar has given the Pakistan selectors more concern ahead of the tour of England after twisting his ankle during a squad camp.29 May 2006James Nixon
England remain unchangedThe England selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third and final Test against Sri Lanka starting this Friday at Trent Bridge29 May 2006James Nixon
Pietersen climbs test rankingsKevin Pietersen has climbed into the top ten of the ICC Test batting rankings following his brillant start to the Sri Lanka test series29 May 2006James Nixon
Vaughan set for comebackMichael Vaughan is ready to return to competitive cricket, he will play for Yorkshire next week.28 May 2006Alex Crampton
Murali magic not enough for SLEngland wrapped up a comfortable six-wicket win at Edgbaston today, chasing down 78 despite a spinning masterclass from Muralitharan.28 May 2006George Roberts
Saqibul and Farhad in for TigersThe BCB have announced a provisional 19-man party for a tour of Africa, with youngsters Saqibul Hasan and Farhad Reza making the grade.28 May 2006George Roberts
Mohammed in Test squadSpinner Dave Mohammed has been included in the West Indian Test squad to play India.28 May 2006Alex Crampton
Rain and resistance slow EnglandOn a rain-affected day at Edgbaston where six hours were lost, Vandort and Dilshan frustrated England by completing a century stand.27 May 2006Harry Warwick
Dominant Pietersen steals showKevin Pietersen adds another magnificent hundred and, despite England's lower order faltering, Sri Lanka stare defeat in the face.26 May 2006Sean Bennett
Bravo shines in series winWavell Hinds lashed Suresh Raina over midwicket for four and celebrated an impressive 3-1 series win over India.26 May 2006Liam Camps
Lou Vincent Worcestershire boundEngland County side Worcestershire have annouched that Black Caps player Lou Vincent will replace Australian Phil Jaques at the end of June.26 May 2006James Nixon
England dominate day 1Sri Lanka's abysmal batting performance saw them bowled out for 141, while England reached 138-3 in their reply.25 May 2006Alex Crampton
Raina cracks into Test squadSuresh Raina has been picked in the Indian squad for the Test series against WI, following impressive ODI performances of late.24 May 2006Sudeep Popat
Jayasuriya misses outSanath Jayasuriya has missed out on selection for the second Test against England, with Michael Vandort coming into the 12.24 May 2006James Nixon
Hinds & Chattergoon returnWavell Hinds and Sewnarine Chattergoon have returned to the West Indies squad for the final two one-day internationals against India.24 May 2006James Nixon
Kallis to undergo elbow surgeryJacques Kallis is to undergo elbow surgery next week, to repair tendinitis in his left elbow that has troubled him since last November.24 May 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar to miss Windies tourTendulkar, 33, has failed to recover from the shoulder injury that kept him out of the ODI series against England earlier this year.23 May 2006Liam Camps
Sarwan classic takes WI to 2-1Setting up another classic finish, Ramnaresh Sarwan stroked a magnificent unbeaten hundred to carry the Windies to victory over India.23 May 2006Liam Camps
West Indies clinch thrillerWest Indies pulled off a sensational one run victory over India, holding their nerve superbly at the death.21 May 2006Alex Crampton
Harmison left outSteve Harmison has not been included in England's 12-man squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka.21 May 2006Alex Crampton
The end of the road?After 16 years and 250 ODIs, Chris Harris may have made his last appearance for New Zealand.21 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Sibanda 116 leads ZimbabweZimbabwe expectedly triumphed over Bermuda in the ICC Trophy final, as Vusi Sibanda stroked 116 in an 83-run victory.21 May 2006Liam Camps
Rain earns Sussex drawThe fourth day at Hove was rained off without a ball being bowled, leaving Sussex satisfied with a draw from a difficult position.21 May 2006Harry Warwick
Kyle Mills to have ankle surgeryKyle Mills has been forced out of New Zealand's World Cup development tour of Australia to have surgery to correct an ankle injury.21 May 2006James Nixon
Zimbabwe tour goes aheadBangladesh's tour of Zimbabwe in July/August will go ahead after the Zimbabwe Cricket Board finally agreed to a five-match ODI series.21 May 2006James Nixon
SA Announce World Cup PlansCricket South Africa has outlined its strategy for the months leading up to next year's World Cup in the West Indies.20 May 2006George Roberts
Malinga leads Sri Lankan chargeLasith Malinga took 5/79 to stake a claim for regaining his Test spot whilst 20 year old Oliver Rayner scored a defiant century.20 May 2006Sean Bennett
Dravid shines in Indian winA fantastic innings from Indian captain Rahul Dravid laid the platform for a thrilling victory over the West Indies in the first ODI.19 May 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka dominateThe Sri Lankans decimated Sussex's bowling attack and managed to amount 521 runs for the loss of 5 wickets before declaring at tea.19 May 2006Harry Warwick
England name development squadEngland have named their 25-man development squad for this summer, including uncapped Stuart Broad and Ed Joyce.19 May 2006Alex Crampton
Jayasuriya surprisely omittedSanath Jayasuriya has been surprisely omitted for Sri Lanka's tour match against Sussex starting today at Hove.18 May 2006James Nixon
Ashes tickets in hot demandOver 100,000 people have registered for tickets for the 2006-07 Ashes series in Australia, with day one tickets set to sell out fast.18 May 2006James Nixon
Akhtar in preliminary squadShoaib Akhtar has been included in the 21-man Pakistan preliminary squad to tour England, after undergoing surgery on his knee.18 May 2006Alex Crampton
Tharanga ton dominates daySri Lanka has started their latest tour match at Hove against Sussex brightly, with Upul Tharanga scoring 140.18 May 2006Sean Bennett
Zimbabwe taste victoryZimbabwe got back to winning ways with a 194-run trouncing of Bermuda at Port of Spain.18 May 2006Matt Pitt
Franklin to play through injuryBlack Cap all-rounder James Franklin will join English county side Glamorgan after all, and will play through his knee injury.17 May 2006James Nixon
Minors makes history in TrinidadA stunning eighth-wicket stand between Dean Minors and Lionel Cann propelled Bermuda to victory in their first ever ODI, against Canada17 May 2006Neil Pickup
Zimbabwe in WI: Series ReviewThey came, they participated, and they were conquered. Zimbabwe could not have expected much when they arrived in the Caribbean.16 May 2006Liam Camps
Windies unchanged for first ODIFor the 1st ODI against India, the West Indies have retained the squad that participated in the final two ODIs against Zimbabwe.16 May 2006Liam Camps
Crushing defeat for CanadaZimbabwe began their ICC Tri-Series with a 141-run victory over Canada, bowling them out for just 75.16 May 2006Alex Crampton
Indians whip Jamaica by 116 runsThe touring Indians issued a warning to the West Indies, with a dominant win over a Jamaican XI in their tour opener.16 May 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka make marvellous escapeA defiant rearguard action and some bad light prevented England from securing victory at Lord's, as Sri Lanka managed a draw.15 May 2006Alex Crampton
Akhtar hopeful for England tourShoaib Akhtar will under-go a fitness examination later this month to determine his availability for Pakistan's tour of England.15 May 2006James Nixon
Vettori comes in for GilesDaniel Vettori is set to make his county debut for Warwickshire this weekend when they play Yorkshire at Headingley.15 May 2006James Nixon
Mahela Shines in Lord's GloomSri Lanka closed 22 ahead of England after day four at Lord's, with captain Mahela Jayawardene providing them with a glimmer of hope.14 May 2006George Roberts
Trueman diagnosed with CancerYorkshire and England cricket legend Fred Trueman has been diagnosed with small cell carcinoma, a rare form of cancer.14 May 2006Archie Mac
Sarwan seals 5-0 over ZimbabweAn innings of 91 from Ramnaresh Sarwan another typical Zimbabwean collapse ensured a 104-run defeat and a 5-0 whitewash in the Windies.14 May 2006Liam Camps
Baugh & Bradshaw called upCarlton Baugh and Ian Bradshaw have been called up for the final two one-day internationals against Zimbabwe in Trinidad this weekend.13 May 2006James Nixon
ICC announce anti-doping rulingThe International Cricket Council has followed other sporting codes lead in introducing an anti-doping ruling.13 May 2006James Nixon
No result in TrinidadThe rain washed out the possibilty of a result at Port-of-Spain, when an interesting game looked to be on the cards.13 May 2006Alex Crampton
Sri Lanka make a better fistDespite a better batting performance on day three, Sri Lanka are still in a mess, following on and 173 runs behind.13 May 2006Sean Bennett
Rampant England in chargeKevin Pietersen and Sajid Mahmood were the stars of a terrific display from England at Lord's, as Sri Lanka were left trailing by 460.12 May 2006Matt Pitt
Zimbabwe destroyed againChris Gayle blew away Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 95 as West Indies triumphed by ten wickets in the Caribbean's first day-night game.11 May 2006Matt Pitt
England make positive startMarcus Trescothick, on his return to test cricket, hit a trademark century which put England in control of the Lords' test.11 May 2006Harry Warwick
Vaughan's knee injury setbackMichael Vaughan is now likely to miss the whole Test series against Sri Lanka after he suffered a setback in his return from injury.11 May 2006James Nixon
Cricket Aus. Remembers 1868 TourToday (Friday) is the 138th anniversary of the first Australian tour of England.11 May 2006Archie Mac
Dwayne Bravo In, Tino Best OutTino Best has been dropped for the fifth ODI against Zimbabwe after a poor bowling performance in the fourth ODI.10 May 2006James Nixon
Jayasuriya returns to test sideSanath Jayasuriya is set to return to test cricket in the second test against England.10 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Harmison fit, Giles optimisticEngland's Steve Harmison is ready for a return to action after injury, while Ashley Giles hopes to make a comeback next month.10 May 2006Matt Pitt
Franklin to miss county seasonJames Franklin has been forced to pull out of his contract with English county Glamorgan after a scan showed a knee cartilage tear.10 May 2006James Nixon
West Indies to play in New YorkThe West Indies will play two promotional one-day matches against an All-Stars United States team in Brooklyn, New York in July.09 May 2006James Nixon
Langer to Retire?Justin Langer has spoken about his thoughts on his retirement and his desire to help Australia reclaim the Ashes.09 May 2006Michelle Hamberger
England v Sri Lanka: PreviewCricket Web looks ahead to what is a make-or-break time for the tourists, and the beginning of the Ashes warmup for the home side.09 May 2006George Roberts
2006-2012 International ScheduleThe International Cricket Council has publicly announced the international future tour schedule for the next six years.09 May 2006James Nixon
Tough season ends on bright noteSouth Africa put painful memories of recent defeats at the hands of Australia behind them with a confidence-boosting win over NZ.08 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Warne "scandal" revealedAustralian superstar Shane Warne has been pictured with two models in a story by a British tabloid.08 May 2006Matt Pitt
Speed to BurnTroy Cooley the new Australian speed coach believes there is plenty of speed depth in Australian cricket.08 May 2006Archie Mac
Flintoff - Cricketer of the YearAndrew Flintoff has been named England cricketer of the year for 2006, after an outstanding past 12 months in his career.08 May 2006James Nixon
Mahmood and Lewis get the nodAs expected, Sajid Mahmood and Jon Lewis are in England's 13 man squad which Andrew Flintoff will lead in the first Test vs Sri Lanka.07 May 2006Sean Bennett
SA take series winSouth Africa bounce back from defeats to Australia with a 2-0 series win over New Zealand.07 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Chanderpaul leads Windies to 3-0A breathtaking return to form by Shivnarine Chanderpaul was a fitting farewell to international cricket at Bourda, in a home win.07 May 2006Liam Camps
Bad weather cancels Third ODIHeavy rain in Guyana has forced the cancellation of the third ODI between the West Indies and Zimbabwe.06 May 2006James Nixon
SL crumble to England ASri Lanka's batsmen collapsed in a heap once again, as England wrapped up a ten wicket win just after lunch today.06 May 2006Matt Pitt
NZ fight for leadNew Zealand fought their way to 214-6,a lead of 147 after bowling South Africa out for 186.06 May 2006Alex Crampton
Giles to return for PakistanAshley Giles has set himself the goal of returning for Pakistan's four Test tour of England beginning in July.05 May 2006James Nixon
Ntini destroys NZMakhaya Ntini took yet another five-wicket bag as New Zealand crumbled to 119 all out on the first day at Johannesburg.05 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Sri Lanka collapse againSri Lanka's unimpressive performance in their tour match against England A continued, as they slumped to 68/5 on the second day.05 May 2006Sean Bennett
Jones out for six weeksEngland paceman Simon Jones has been ruled out for another six weeks with a knee injury.05 May 2006Matt Pitt
Australian A Team AnnouncedAustralia A will compete against sides from India, New Zealand and Pakistan, in a mixture of four day, one day and twenty/20 matches.04 May 2006Archie Mac
England A gain the advantageThe Sri Lankans toiled as Jon Lewis ripped through their upper-order with four quick wickets in the morning.04 May 2006Harry Warwick
Mills in, Patel outKyle Mills has come into the eleven for Jeetan Patel for the 3rd Test match against South Africa starting tonight New Zealand time.04 May 2006James Nixon
Muralitharan heading homeMuttiah Muralitharan is to return home to Kandy for the funeral of his aunt who passed away.04 May 2006James Nixon
Appeal to the third umpireA committee of the ICC are to discuss allowing players to appeal against an umpires decision; then allowing the third umpire to decide.04 May 2006James Nixon
Anderson out of Sri Lanka seriesJames Anderson has been officially ruled out of all cricket for two months after a scan revealed a stress fracture of the lower back.03 May 2006James Nixon
Malik's surgery successfulShoaib Malik's surgery to correct his bowling action has been successful and he is now expected to be fit for Pakistan's tour of Englan03 May 2006James Nixon
Pollock and Boje doubtfulShaun Pollock and Nicky Boje are under injury clouds for the third Test and will given until just before play to prove their fitness.03 May 2006James Nixon
World Cup tickets on saleTickets for the 2007 World Cup went on sale day before yesterday, on ticket outlets throughout the Caribbean, as well as online.03 May 2006Sudeep Popat
Tendulkar likely for TestsSachin Tendulkar, in all likeliness, may be fit for the Test series on India's tour of the West Indies.03 May 2006Sudeep Popat
Bravo and Bradshaw ommittedDwayne Bravo and Ian Bradshaw have been ommitted for the next two ODIs against Zimbabwe with three new faces coming into the squad.02 May 2006James Nixon
Day of inevitabilityThe second Test between South Africa and New Zealand has finished in a dull draw on what was a lifeless pitch at Newlands in Cape Town.01 May 2006Richard Edmunds
Vandort saves Lankan blushesA composed 90 from opener Michael Vandort piloted Sri Lanka to a welcome six-wicket win over Derbyshire at the County Ground.01 May 2006Neil Pickup
Lightning strikes thriceEngland have been rocked today by the news that two more of their pace attack have picked up injuries.01 May 2006Matt Pitt
Warne 100% OutShane Warne has yet again denied rumours that he is planning a comeback to ODI cricket.01 May 2006Archie Mac
McGrath to ReturnGlenn McGrath has announced his intention to regain his Test and ODI place in the Australian line-ups.01 May 2006Archie Mac
Asia to host 2011 World CupThe joint Asian bid to host the 2011 World Cup has been successful, beating the Australia and New Zealand bid by one vote.30 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Warne considers Cup returnLegendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is considering returning to ODI cricket ahead of next year's World Cup.30 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Birt Bulldozes Tourists at DerbySri Lanka endured a humiliating second day of their tour match with lowly Derbyshire, succumbing to a 261 run deficit.30 Apr 2006Sean Bennett
Taylor leads uninspired WindiesDespite a victory margin of 98 runs, the West Indies failed to find fluency once more, in the second ODI against Zimbabwe.30 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Runs, Runs and more RunsA maiden test century to Hashim Amla was the feature of an otherwise dull fourth day of Test cricket.30 Apr 2006Cricket Web Staff Member
Two days to surviveSouth Africa began well in their battle for a draw after New Zealand's massive 593-8.29 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Derbyshire bowled out cheaplyDerbyshire struggled to score fluently throughout the day and were bowled out for 219 - leaving the Sri Lankans on 3 without loss.29 Apr 2006Harry Warwick
Lara guides awkward WI homeThe West Indies registered an awkward 5-wicket win over Zimbabwe to open their home season and a 7-game series against the visitors.29 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Aussies waltz to victoryThe Bangladeshi batsmen slumped to be dismissed for 124 as the Aussies took the series 3-0 with a nine wicket victory.28 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Samuels and Collymore returnMarlon Samuels and Corey Collymore have been recalled to the West Indies team for the first two ODIs against Zimbabwe this weekend.28 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Fleming in charge againStephen Fleming hit 262 on day 2 against South Africa to take New Zealand to 535-8.28 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
CT groups announcedThe groups for this years Champions Trophy in India have been announced, pitting eight of the top one day nations against one another.27 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Afridi back for TestsShahid Afridi has been persuaded by the Pakistani management to continue playing Tests in the lead-up to the 2007 World Cup.27 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Fleming dominates opening dayThe New Zealand captain's unbeaten 114 guided the visitors to a solid position on day one.27 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia clinch seriesBurnt out they may be, but there was still enough petrol in the tank for Australia to rack up yet another series win.26 Apr 2006Michelle Hamberger
Students hang on for drawSri Lanka were narrowly denied a victory against the British Universities XI, after Thilan Samaraweera's hundred earlier in the day26 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Papps to open, Patel possibleMichael Papps has been named as Hamish Marshall's replacement and will open the batting in the second Test against South Africa.26 Apr 2006James Nixon
Captain Lara the ThirdHistory was made as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) appointed Brian Lara to the captaincy for the third time.26 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Ashraful dropped for FatullahBangladesh have taken the sensational step of dropping star batsman Mohammad Ashraful for the second ODI against Australia.25 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Bond heads back to NZShane Bond has been ruled out of the last two tests against South Africa and is on the way back to New Zealand.25 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Sri Lanka in charge at Fenner'sThilan Samaraweera is unbeaten on 82 as Sri Lanka go into the last day of the tour opener against British Universities 304 runs ahead.25 Apr 2006Sean Bennett
Key to lead England ARobert Key has been named captain of the England A side to take on Sri Lanka at Worcester in a tour match.25 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Zimbabwe in WI: Series PreviewBattered, bruised and desperate for revival. Does it matter that the West Indies and Zimbabwe do not have much in common otherwise?25 Apr 2006Liam Camps
More surgery for GilesAshley Giles will undergo a second operation, this time on his groin.24 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Proteas re-arrange top orderSouth Africa have re-arranged their top order for the 2nd Test against New Zealand with Dippenaar to open and Hashim Amla to bat three.24 Apr 2006James Nixon
Tharanga hits ton in openerOn day one of Sri Lanka's tour opener, Upul Tharanga scored 100 as Sri Lanka scored 289.24 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Gilchrist A Class AboveAdam Gilchrist seemed to be playing on a different pitch as the rest of the Australian batsman struggled against a tenacious Bangladesh23 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Bond confident for 2nd TestShane Bond is confident that he will play in the second Test against South Africa at Cape Town starting this Thursday.23 Apr 2006James Nixon
Gibbs & Kruger droppedHerschelle Gibbs and Garnett Kruger have been dropped for the final two Test matches against New Zealand.22 Apr 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar recovery on trackSachin Tendulkar's recovery from a shoulder operation is going "as per schedule", according to the BCCI.21 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Malik to try and correct actionPakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik is to have a shoulder operation next week to try and help correct his suspect bowling action.21 Apr 2006James Nixon
Spinners ensure whitewashAustralia's spinners have grabbed the final six wickets on the fifth morning at Chittagong, condemning Bangladesh to an innings defeat.20 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Indian Tour Squad NamedThe Indian one-day squad for the tour of the West Indies in May has been named with the selectors announcing an unchanged line-up.20 Apr 2006James Nixon
Ntini bowls SA to easy winThe South African bowlers, led by Makhaya Ntini, destroyed New Zealand on the fourth and fifth days to take a 1-0 series lead.19 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Dizzy doubles as Aussies ruleJason Gillespie made a historic 201* on the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.19 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Dravid and Pathan inspire IndiaIrfan Pathan was back on target with the ball, and his influence helped India level their 2-game series against Pakistan at 1-1.19 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Mason called up as injuries hitCentral Districts fast bowler Michael Mason has been called into the New Zealand squad as cover for Shane Bond and James Franklin.19 Apr 2006James Nixon
Attapattu out with injurySri Lanka captain Marvan Attapattu will miss the Test series against England due to a back injury.18 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Dorey and Cosgrove called upBrett Dorey and Mark Cosgrove have been added to the Australian ODI squad in Bangladesh, replacing Damien Martyn and Stuart Clark.18 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Dizzy's DayAshes discard Jason Gillespie has scored his maiden Test century in another rain shortened day at Chittagong.18 Apr 2006Michelle Hamberger
South Africa Almost HomeSouth Africa have almost secured victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Centurion, thanks to Makhaya Ntini18 Apr 2006Matt Currie
Younis guides Pakistan homeYounis Khan top scored with 71 not out as Pakistan won a low-scoring series opener at Abu Dhabi.18 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
A Captain's CenturyStephen Fleming, New Zealand's most successful captain, this week earnt his 100th Test cap in the first Test against South Africa.17 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Aussies dominate shortened dayThe Australians dominated a rain-shortened second day in the second Test against Bangladesh at Chittagong.17 Apr 2006Arunava Das
De Villiers turns the matchDestructive batting late on the third day by AB de Villers put yet another twist in an exciting and closely fought first Test.17 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Ponting FinedAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been fined 25% of his match fee for dissent, by Match Referee Jeff Crowe.17 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Aussies In ChargeThe Australians found their winning recipe on the opening day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh.16 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Outstanding Oram Turns TestJacob Oram hit a career best 133, as New Zealand recovered from 45/5 to 327 all out, and took a first innings lead on day two16 Apr 2006Matt Currie
India cruise to 5-1India cruised to a 5-1 series victory over England, chasing down 289 with seven wickets to spare.15 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Intriguing start to seriesAfter a day of exciting and even competition between New Zealand and South Africa, neither side has gained any significant advantage.15 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Easter Weekend CricketOn this morning the heat and humidity allow comfortably for dehydration and profuse sweating, and still it is a lovely day for cricket.15 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Seven contenders for captaincyWest Indies Chairman of Selectors Joey Carew has named seven players as contenders to replace Shivnarine Chanderpaul as captain.14 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia may change sideCaptain Ricky Ponting has hinted there may be changes to the line-up for tomorrow's second Test.14 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Bond out of Centurion TestNew Zealand fast bowler, Shane Bond, has been ruled out of the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand at SuperSport Park.14 Apr 2006Sean Bennett
From None to Too ManyCricket Web lists the arguments for and against Australia's pacemen vying for a cap against Bangladesh.14 Apr 2006Nick Hancock
Ponting leads Australia homeA fantastic, fighting century by Ricky Ponting has led Australia to a three wicket victory in the first test against Bangladesh.13 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
New Zealand Test Team NamedJohn Bracewell has made a surprising selection for the Test match between New Zealand and South Africa starting tomorrow.13 Apr 2006Matt Currie
Wisden Cricketer of the YearAshes hero Andrew Flintoff has been named Wisden's Cricketer of the Year.12 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
NZ Squads for Australian seriesNew Zealand have named two teams to play against International A and Academy teams in Australia in June and July.12 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
India A Squad AnnouncedVenugopal Rao, the 24-year old Andhra Pradesh batsman, will lead India A in the EurAsia Series in Abu Dhabi later this month.12 Apr 2006George Roberts
Brave BangladeshAn extremely close run out decision, which saw Matthew Hayden dismissed for 72, inspired a brave Bangladesh to keep their dreams alive12 Apr 2006Archie Mac
England claim consolation winEngland claimed a morale-boosting victory in the sixth ODI at Jamshedpur today, as Andrew Strauss guided them to a five-wicket win.12 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Afridi "retires from Tests"Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from Test cricket - in order to concentrate on ODIs ahead of the World Cup12 Apr 2006Neil Pickup
Australia bolster test squadNathan Bracken and Dan Cullen are to head to Bangladesh slightly earlier than expected.11 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Cricket Web World Cup LaddersIt may be a year away, but the mere anticipation of the ICC World Cup has every international team scrambling and plotting.11 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Bangladesh hold the edgeThe Bangladeshis just hold the edge at the close of play on the third day of the first Test against Australia. 11 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Chanderpaul steps downMuch to the relief of many around the Caribbean, Shivnarine Chanderpaul has resigned from the captaincy of the West Indies team.11 Apr 2006Liam Camps
SL squad for England namedSri Lanka have made several changes to their Test squad for the upcoming tour of England.10 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Bangladesh stun AustraliaA superb performance by Bangladesh with both bat and ball left Australia in tatters at 145-6, still 282 runs behind.10 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Dull end to tour matchOnly 40 overs were possible on the last day of New Zealand's tour match at Benoni.10 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Riots ensue in rain outThe fifth ODI, and only one scheduled to be played on a Sunday, was called off today but crowd problems dominated the situation.09 Apr 2006Harry Warwick
Bangladesh In Box SeatIn Bangladesh David has Goliath on his knees, thanks to a magnificent century from Shahriar Nafees, which left the home side 355/509 Apr 2006Archie Mac
McCullum on FireBrendon McCullum smashed 101 to dig New Zealand out of a hole on the third day of their warm up game against the Rest of South Africa09 Apr 2006Matt Currie
Chaminda Vaas declared fitChaminda Vaas has given the Sri Lankan selectors a boost by being declared fit for the upcoming tour of England beginning this month.08 Apr 2006James Nixon
Symonds OutAll-rounder Andrew Symonds has been dropped from the Australian side to play the first Test against Bangladesh.08 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Smith back to lead SASouth African skipper Graeme Smith returns from injury to lead his side in next week's first Test against New Zealand.08 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
New Zealand fight backAfter an unnerving first day, New Zealand have shown plenty of promise on day 2 of the tour match against the Rest of South Africa.08 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Aus in Ban - Series PreviewAustralia tour Bangladesh as a test nation for the first time. What is the history between the teams? Who are the players to watch?08 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Jones is latest England injuryEngland's injury troubles were compounded further by news that wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is in doubt for the fifth ODI against India.07 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Hilditch New Head SelectorCricket Australia has announced that Andrew Hilditch has been appointed the chairman of the National Selection Panel.07 Apr 2006Sean Bennett
March 2006: Freddie's FireWe're three months in to 2006 - and there's not much that we know now that we didn't know when we were with our Christmas lunches07 Apr 2006Neil Pickup
Ominous Signs for New ZealandNeil McKenzie and Jean-Paul Duminy put on 248, as the New Zealand attack struggled on the first day of their tour match in Benoni.07 Apr 2006Matt Currie
Doctors: Langer risks deathJustin Langer's life is at risk if he receives another heavy blow to the head, Cricket Australia's medical officer has said.06 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
England Fall to Indian SpinnersIndia completed a series win in Kochi, strolling to a four-wicket victory thanks to another lacklustre England batting performance.06 Apr 2006George Roberts
Zimbabwe squad namedA 16-man Zimbabwe squad for the up-coming tour of the West Indies has been named with Terrance Duffin to lead the team as captain.06 Apr 2006James Nixon
Australia in SA - Series ReviewA tour that began with a promising South African win ended with Australia whitewashing the hosts in the Tests.05 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Pakistan cruise to victoryA solid second innings batting performance ensured that Pakistan finished as comfortable winners against Sri Lanka on the third day.05 Apr 2006Harry Warwick
Australia clinch a thrillerAustralia's tail has carried them to a two wicket victory in the final test against South Africa, completing a series whitewash.04 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
NZ in SA - PreviewHaving never won a series in South Africa, New Zealand face a tough task against a side out to regain some pride.04 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Jayasuriya bows out with injuryFor his service to Sri Lankan cricket, Sanath Jayasuriya deserved better. His career has ended in injury, however.04 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Wickets tumble on Day 2Sri Lanka collapsed to 73-8 in their second innings, with Mohammad Asif taking 5 wickets after they bowled Pakistan out for 170.04 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Injuries hit Australia hardJustin Langer, Shaun Tait and Michael Kasprowicz will return home after sustaining injuries during the South Africa Test series.04 Apr 2006James Nixon
Tait ruled out of BangladeshAustralian fast bowler Shaun Tait has been ruled out of his side's tour of Bangladesh with a back injury.03 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
England crushed againA brilliant hundred by Yuvraj Singh saw India take a commanding 3-0 lead in the ODI series, winning the third match at Goa by 49 runs.03 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Sangakkara and Asif take honoursKumar Sangakkara continued to prove his immeasurable worth to the Sri Lankan side, as his 79 was crucial against Mohammad Asif's 5-for.03 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Stage set for a thrillerThe third Test is set for a thrilling conclusion after Australia ended day four on 248-6 chasing 292 for victory.03 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Selector to QuitTrevor Hohns has announced his decision to step down as a national selector. He has sited business reasons for his decision.03 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Boucher holds Australia backA fighting half-century to Mark Boucher late on the third day has left the Wanderers test evenly poised heading into the final days.02 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
ICC CT Groups announcedThe groups for the ICC Champions Trophy have been announced by Ehsan Mani in a conference in Goa.02 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Bangladesh training squad namedBangladesh have named an 18-man training squad in preparation for the upcoming series against Australia starting later this week.02 Apr 2006James Nixon
Fletcher leaves IndiaEngland coach Duncan Fletcher has temporarily left his side's tour of India to accompany his sick wife back to South Africa.01 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Ntini grabs fiveMakhaya Ntini took five wickets to put South Africa in a strong position at stumps on the 2nd day of the 3rd Test.01 Apr 2006Arunava Das
WI in NZ - Series ReviewGo figure that a series that began with the farcical happenings of a Twenty20 bowl-off ended in the soggy nature of Napier.31 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Raina sees India homeSuresh Raina's unbeaten 81 took India to a four wicket win over England, and to a 2-0 lead in the series.31 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Prince PerformsA defiant Ashwell Prince has kept South Africa well in the third and final Test. Prince finished 79 not out in a team total of 238/6.31 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Jayasuriya retiring from TestsSanath Jayasuriya has announced that he will retire from Test cricket following the current series against Pakistan.31 Mar 2006James Nixon
Vettori - NZ Player of the YearNew Zealand vice-captain Daniel Vettori has taken top honours at the New Zealand Cricket Annual Awards tonight.30 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Smith out, Kallis to captainGraeme Smith has been ruled out of the third Test against Australia, and Jacques Kallis will replace him as captain.30 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Rain - and Malik - resist SLShoaib Malik's maiden Test century - a defiant, unbeaten 148 - was the centrepiece of Pakistani resistance to secured a draw in Colombo30 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Sinclair set to quit New ZealandMathew Sinclair is in talks with South African first-class side Eastern Province, in a move that could spell the end of his NZ career.30 Mar 2006James Nixon
Ponting & Australia take chargeRicky Ponting has surged to one of the highest individual ratings of all-time while Australia continues to dominate ODI & Test cricket.29 Mar 2006James Nixon
Sangakkara special inspires SLSri Lanka consolidated a strong position against Pakistan, and Kumar Sangakkara's innings of 185 was the centrepiece.29 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Two Twenty20 World Cups ComingThe International Cricket Council has announced that two Twenty20 World Cups will be played within the next three years.29 Mar 2006James Nixon
Cullen for AustraliaOffspinner Dan Cullen has been included in the one-day squad to tour Bangladesh in April. He replaces Mick Lewis.29 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka gain the advantageThe Sri Lankan batsman took advantage of their bowlers' excellent work in the morning and ended the third day on 242 for two.28 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Warne, Boucher define a classicA brilliant final day from Shane Warne has clinched victory for Australia in the second test at Kingsmead, despite Boucher's heroics.28 Mar 2006Sean Fuller
Harbhajan's five torpedo EnglandEngland's middle order frittered away a dominant position in Delhi, as a spectacular collapse led to a 39-run defeat in the opening ODI28 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Dull end to seriesThe last three days of the final test between New Zealand and the West Indies have been abandoned without a ball bowled.28 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Amla and Steyn called upHashim Amla and Dale Steyn have been called up to the South Africa squad for the third Test against Australia starting this Friday.28 Mar 2006James Nixon
Pakistan take the advantageOn the first day of play, the second day of the match, Pakistan took control by bowling Sri Lanka out for 185.27 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Rain, Rain and more RainThe fourth day of the third Test between New Zealand and the West Indies has been washed out.27 Mar 2006James Nixon
Aussies in controlRicky Ponting strode to his 30th Test hundred and 2nd of the match to leave the Aussies in the box seat in Durban.27 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Tendulkar out for three monthsSachin Tendulkar has under-gone successful surgery on his shoulder which is likely to put him out of all cricket for three months.27 Mar 2006James Nixon
New Zealand Test Squad NamedMichael Papps was the only surprise selection in the New Zealand Test squad named today for their tour of South Africa.27 Mar 2006Matt Currie
Lethal Lee leads AussiesA speed blitz by paceman Brett Lee has swung what was an even contest at the start of day two, dramatically Australia's way.26 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Weather dominates in ColomboThe first day of the First Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was abandoned without play at the SSC in Colombo following heavy rain26 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Sehwag probable for first ODIVirender Sehwag has been described as being "likely to play" in the first ODI against England, following a full net session.26 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Fleming/Richardson Full CoverageSky Television have granted Cricket Web permission to bring to you the full video coverage from The National Bank Cricket Company.26 Mar 2006James Nixon
No play on Day 3The third day of the 3rd Test between New Zealand and the West Indies was abandoned without a ball bowled.26 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Saleh ton seals Bangladesh 4-0Rajin Saleh scored his maiden ODI hundred and guided Bangladesh to a 4-0 whitewash over Kenya with 108 not out.25 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Kaif ton too much for EnglandMohammad Kaif sent a spectacular reminder to the selectors with an unbeaten 119 to guide a President's XI to a five-run triumph.25 Mar 2006Richard Twyman
All Even at DurbanAn impressive fightback by Jacques Kallis left the game evenly poised at Durban.25 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Lara Finally FiresBrian Lara finally scored some runs in New Zealand, as West Indies headed to lunch on the second day of the third Test on 224 for 4.25 Mar 2006Matt Currie
Ponting Scores TonDropped catches missed run outs and a hard fought hundred by Australian captain Ricky Ponting has put the visitors in a strong position24 Mar 2006Archie Mac
West Indies Make Solid StartOn a first day on which just 27 overs were possible due to the weather, the West Indies started well against New Zealand.24 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia keep same sideAustralia have named an unchanged side for the second Test against South Africa, which starts on Friday.23 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Tigers seal series in FatullahFive wickets from veteran left-arm spinner Mohammad Rafique ensured that Bangladesh sealed a series victory over the visiting Kenyans 23 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Sri Lanka name extended squadAn extended Sri Lankan squad has been named with Jayasuriya and Vass carrying injuries ahead of the first Test against Pakistan.23 Mar 2006James Nixon
The Last Redemption of UdalEngland levelled their three-Test series against India following a stunning final day's effort with the ball, Shaun Udal taking 4-1422 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Pakistan seal ODI series 2-0Pakistan eased to a four-wicket win in the third and final ODI at Colombo's SSC ground, clinching the series 2-0 as they did so22 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Tendulkar out for 8 weeksInjury woes have gripped the career of Sachin Tendulkar once more, as the Indian batsman will miss the one-day series against England.21 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Mumbai Test Hangs in the BalanceAndrew Flintoff provided the backbone of England's eventual total of 191 in Mumbai, setting the home side 313 to win.21 Mar 2006George Roberts
ICC confirms Twenty20 World CupThe ICC has made Twenty20 cricket an official part of the international calendar from 2007, with a World Cup set down for 2009.21 Mar 2006James Nixon
Hoggard added to ODI squadMatthew Hoggard has been added to England's ODI squad for the upcoming seven-match series against India.20 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
England edge aheadJames Anderson took 4 wickets as India were bowled out for just 279. However, England suffered 2 casualties before the close of play.20 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Tigers roar once againBangladesh cruised to an easy nine-wicket victory at Khulna in the second ODI of their four-game series against Kenya20 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Shane Bond returns for 3rd TestShane Bond has been passed fit and returns to the New Zealand squad named for the third Test in Napier starting this Saturday.20 Mar 2006James Nixon
Weather Main Concern for NZDespite an excellent 68 from Chris Gayle, New Zealand are in complete control of the second test in Wellington.19 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Pakistan graft past Sri LankaRuns were a precious commodity at Colombo, where Pakistan grafted to a 4-wicket win in the second ODI against Sri Lanka.19 Mar 2006Liam Camps
England edge in frontEngland's bowlers took 3 Indian wickets to leave India at 89-3, chasing England's total of 400.19 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
New Zealand 2 West Indies 0Kyle Mills took three West Indian second innings wickets as New Zealand claimed the second Test, winning by ten wickets in Wellington19 Mar 2006Matt Currie
New Zealand Well On TopStephen Fleming batted beautifully, making 97, as New Zealand built a big first innings lead on the second day of the second Test.18 Mar 2006Matt Currie
England in charge early onEngland finished day 1 of the third Test at Mumbai on 272-3, after a superb century from Andrew Strauss and a debut 50 from Owais Shah.18 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Aussies in CanterThe Australian cricket team once again demonstrated why they are the No. 1 team in world cricket, with an emphatic seven wicket victory18 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Bangladesh thrash KenyaBangladesh opened their series with Kenya in resounding fashion, crushing their African counterparts 131 runs.17 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Rain denies Sri LankaSri Lanka restricted Pakistan to only 201-8 from their 50 overs in the first ODI at Colombo, but a downpour prevented any further play.17 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Australia On TopThe Australians ended the second day of the first Test on top as they took a 103 run lead.17 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Harmison ruled out of MumbaiFast bowler Steve Harmison's shin has become the fifth item on the England injury list ahead of the Third Test against India in Mumbai16 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Building the Blocks in the WallBoth Sri Lanka and Bangladesh found plenty of positives to draw from their recent clash, but how significant are they for the future?16 Mar 2006George Roberts
Clark Crushes South AfricaTest debutant Stuart Clark has scythed through the cream of South African batting to claim 5-55, and help bowl SA out for 205.16 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Gloomy Day for West IndiesJames Franklin made a weather-interrupted first day even more gloomy for the West Indies with five wickets.16 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Injury problems for Sri LankaSanath Jayasuriya, Chaminda Vaas and Ruchira Perera have all been forced out of the first ODI against Pakistan through injury.15 Mar 2006James Nixon
Unchanged squad for 2nd testNew Zealand have named an unchanged squad for the second test against the West Indies in Wellington.14 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Kenya in Bangladesh - PreviewThis basic premise considered carefully, the upcoming series between Bangladesh and Kenya probably would not sell many tickets.14 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Best recalled for injured TaylorFast bowler Tino Best has been called up as injury cover for Jerome Taylor, who was forced to return home with a hamstring injury.14 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Munaf burst sets up Indian winA three-wicket burst from debutant Munaf Patel was the trigger for an Indian clean-up job on the final day of the Second Test at Mohali13 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Scripted For YouthIt was not a game for another Lara matchwinning ton. No, this time it was the game of the young guard. It was their turn to win it.13 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Fleming/Richardson Full Hoax VideoCricket Web brings to you the full Stephen Fleming, Mark Richardson Hoax Video coverage from Sky Sport's Sport365 television programme.13 Mar 2006James Nixon
Collapse puts NZ on topA collapse by the West Indies at the hands of a fiery Shane Bond has put New Zealand firmly in control of the first test.12 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Fleming Rips into RichardsonBlack Caps captain Stephen Fleming has hit out at former team mate Mark Richardson today at Eden Park, calling him 'an idiot'.12 Mar 2006James Nixon
New Zealand wrap it up quicklyIt didn't take long on the fifth morning for New Zealand to take the last two wickets they needed to take a 1-0 series lead over WI.12 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
The Greatest ODIAustralia bludgeoned a world-record 434-4 against South Africa in the ODI series decider at the Wanderers - and lost.12 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Match Still Evenly PoisedAfter three days of exciting cricket, neither side clearly has control of the first test between New Zealand and West Indies.11 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
England name replacementsEngland have called up Owais Shah, Gareth Batty, Vikram Solanki and Sajid Mahmood as late replacements for the ODIs against India.11 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Tharanga and Vandort Seal SL WinSri Lanka coasted to a ten-wicket victory in the second Test against Bangladesh in Bogra, completing a 2-0 series win over the Tigers11 Mar 2006George Roberts
England still in the huntHarmison became Kumble's 500th victim when he was trapped LBW, but the visitors fought back well as the day wore on.11 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Even Stevens at EdenRamnaresh Sarwan top scored for the Windies today making 62, as West Indies stayed close to New Zealand on day two of the first Test.10 Mar 2006Matt Currie
Rain frustrates both sidesOnly an hour's play was possible on Day 2 at Mohali, as the match looks to be heading for a draw.10 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Shahadat Rewarded with ODI SlotBoth Bangladesh and Kenya have unveiled their squads for the upcoming ODI series, with the two boards both reshuffling their packs.10 Mar 2006George Roberts
Sri Lanka on topMuttiah Muralitharan became only the second player to pass the milestone of 600 test wickets this afternoon, as Sri Lanka took control.10 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Aussies Win ThrillerAustralia have won the 4th ODI against South Africa by just one wicket, and as a result the teams go into the 5th match 2 all.10 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Sami/Fernando droppedPakistan's Mohammad Sami and Sri Lanka's Dilhara Fernando have both been dropped for the forthcoming one-day series between the sides.10 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Styris's DayAlthough the first test between New Zealand and the West Indies is evenly poised, the first day was dominated by just one man.09 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Tharanga puts Sri Lanka on topA maiden century for Upul Tharanga gave Sri Lanka a lead of 68 going into Day 3.09 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Kallis and Symonds returnJacques Kallis and Andrew Symonds will both return from injury in time for the 4th ODI between South Africa and Australia on Friday.09 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
England Throws the GauntletA look back on the first Test between England and India, which for a large part, surprisingly, England dominated.08 Mar 2006Sudeep Popat
Murali skittles TigersMuttiah Muralitharan claimed his 50th Test 5-wicket haul as Sri Lanka took control over Bangladesh on day one of the second Test.08 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Kaif and Laxman axedVVS Laxman and Mohammad Kaif have been left out of India's second test squad, to make room for Yuvraj Singh and an extra bowler.08 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Munaf gives India the edgeMunaf Patel made Kevin Pietersen his first Test wicket to give India the slightest of advantages after a shortened first day at Mohali.08 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Vincent Devastated by ExclusionBeing dropped from the test team has been tough to swallow for Lou Vincent, who had an excellent year in 2005.07 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia ring surprise changesIn a major reshuffle of the test lineup, Australia has recalled several formerly axed players for the series against South Africa.07 Mar 2006Sean Fuller
Jones Ruled OutBad news for English fans, with confirmation that pace man Simon Jones has been ruled out of the rest of England's Test series in India07 Mar 2006Matt Currie
Lee Keeps Series AliveAfter the embarrassment of the second ODI, Australia bounced back in the third with a 24-run win to keep the 5-match series alive.06 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Pollock tops ODI RankingsShaun Pollock leads the bowler and all-rounder categories in the latest ODI rankings released by the ICC.06 Mar 2006James Nixon
A week-long odyssey: Ken in ZimThe rest of world blinked and seemed to miss this week-long series, and from the evidence of the crowd turnouts, so did Zimbabwe.06 Mar 2006Liam Camps
India cut shortIndia's audacious victory effort was cut short by bad light today, after Wasim Jaffer had stroked a fantastic maiden Test century.05 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
West Indies Break Losing StreakDespite a lone hand from Scott Styris, the West Indies gained a confidence-boosting win in Auckland to avoid a whitewash.04 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Cook century builds leadAlistair Cook hit a debut century was England compiled a big lead on Day 4. Kevin Pietersen also hit some form, scoring 87.04 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Imran Khan DetainedFormer Pakistan captain and great all-rounder Imran Khan has been stopped from leaving his home by police in Pakistan.04 Mar 2006Archie Mac
New Zealand Test Squad NamedThe New Zealand Test squad for the first test against the West Indies has been named with test incumbent Lou Vincent missing out.04 Mar 2006James Nixon
Series Decider Ends in Wash-OutThe series decider between Zimbabwe and Kenya in Harare has been washed out without a ball being bowled, which leaves the series tied.04 Mar 2006James Nixon
Feb 2006: Boom Boom DhoniA month that began with Sri Lanka frightening the life out of the Australians contained many a candidate for a player of the month03 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Sri Lanka Complete VictoryMichael Vandort's unbeaten half-century led Sri Lanka to a comprehensive eight-wickt victory over Bangladesh on day four in Chittagong03 Mar 2006George Roberts
England take the advantageMatthew Hoggard bowled well in the morning session to grab the initiative before the Indians fought back with Kumble and Kaif.03 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Zimbabwe spin past Kenya for 2-2Spin was crucial as Zimbabwe levelled the 5-match limited overs series against Kenya at 2-2 with a 109-run victory in the fourth match.03 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Makhaya MassacreNtini Makhaya has destroyed Australia in the second ODI match at Cape Town by claiming the great figures of 6/22.03 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Jack McNamara InterviewCricket Web forum member Jack McNamara was part of the Australian Under 19 squad at the World Cup. Here, he talks to Pratyush Khaitan.02 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Bangladesh Crash to MuralitharanAfter a promising start, a combination of impetuous batting and Muttaih Muralithran leaves the Tigers staring at defeat in Chittagong02 Mar 2006George Roberts
Collingwood rescues EnglandPaul Collingwood smashed a vital maiden test century to rescue England, but Jaffer and Dravid fought back late in the day.02 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Vaughan ruled out of India TestsEngland captain Michael Vaughan has been ruled out of the current Test series in India, and may be out of the entire tour.02 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Ponting/Symonds out of 2nd ODICaptain Ricky Ponting and Andrew Symonds will not be fit in time for the second One Day International against South Africa.02 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Murali reaches 1000th wicketSri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan reached his 1000th Test and ODI wicket yesterday after dismissing Khaled Mashud.02 Mar 2006James Nixon
Black Caps take 4-0 Series LeadBlack Caps opener Lou Vincent showed another side to his batting as the Black Caps cruised to a 91-run win against the West Indies.01 Mar 2006Cricket Web Staff Member
Pathan and Sreesanth hit EnglandIrfan Pathan and S Sreesanth shared five wickets as a disciplined Indian effort in the field took the first day honours against England01 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Kenya devastate Zimbabwe for 69Kenya romped home against Zimbabwe in a lowscoring affair, taking victory by 65 runs to go 2-1 up in a best of five ODI series.01 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka recover from stumbleSri Lanka recovered from a mid-innings stutter to reach 313-6 at stumps, six short of Bangladesh's total.01 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Franklin in, Mason outJames Franklin has replaced Michael Mason for the fifth one-day international against the West Indies in Auckland this Saturday.01 Mar 2006James Nixon
McGrath to miss entire SA tourHaving already been ruled out of the ODI series, Glenn McGrath will now miss the entire tour to stay with his wife.28 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Australasia Confirm Bid for 2011Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket announced on Tuesday that they have submitted a joint bid to host the 2011 Cricket World Cup.28 Feb 2006Matt Currie
Bangladesh impress againBangladesh delivered a good performance on day one of their series against Sri Lanka, with Mohammad Ashraful scoring a brilliant 136.28 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
The Beast Bites BackKookaburra is seeking advice from its legal team after the MCC ruled that the company's use of graphite stickers on two of its models were deemed illegal.28 Feb 2006Richard Twyman
Vaughan/Jones ruled outEngland captain Michael Vaughan and bowler Simon Jones have been ruled out of the first Test against India, and will return home.27 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Bangladesh Cut Squad to 12Ahead of the first Test, which begins tomorrow in Chittagong, Bangladesh have cut down their initial shortlist of 15 to a 12-man squad27 Feb 2006George Roberts
Australian Injuries PersistRicky Ponting is in doubt for the second one-day international against South Africa with his continued stomach injury.27 Feb 2006James Nixon
Cruising through a crisisBad knees, backs, form, "personal problems", and a Plunkett heel, and England head into another Test series. No pressure? Absolutely.27 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Reinforcements SummonedEngland have sent for further back up from the England A squad, meanwhile Andrew Flintoff is set to lead the side if Vaughan misses out26 Feb 2006Richard Twyman
England call up ShahEngland have added Middlesex batsman Owais Shah to their squad for the India tour as cover in case of more injuries.26 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Tikolo fireworks level seriesKenyan captain Steve Tikolo cracked 98 from just 83 balls as his side eased to a 79-run win in the second ODI at Bulawayo's Queens Club26 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
South Africa surge to victoryGraeme Smith led his team to a comfortable victory against Australia in the 1st ODI at SuperSport Park in Centurion.26 Feb 2006Arunava Das
Astle the Hero in Narrow WinNathan Astle was the star both with the bat and in the field as New Zealand beat the West Indies by 21 runs in Christchurch tonight.25 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Easy win for Board XIEngland slumped to an 8-wicket defeat against the Indian Board President's XI, after being bowled out for 158.25 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Trescothick returns homeMarcus Trescothick will fly home from India, for personal reasons.25 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Sangakkara inspires Sri LankaKumar Sangakkara scored a well-paced century to ease Sri Lanka past Bangladesh in the 3rd ODI today.25 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Captain Duffin shows the wayOn his captaincy and One Day International debut, Terry Duffin scored a composed 53 to help Zimbabwe to an 8-wicket victory over Kenya.25 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Ross Taylor gets ODI Call UpRoss Taylor and Kyle Mills have been selected for the final two ODIs against the West Indies replacing James Franklin and Jamie How.25 Feb 2006James Nixon
Gambhir stakes a claimGautam Gambhir sent a reminder of his abilities to the Indian selectors with a fluent hundred against England today.24 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Anderson and Cook for EnglandIn the midst of another severe injury crisis, England have called up James Anderson and Alastair Cook from the current 'A' team tour.24 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Smith spearheads SA successSouth Africa launched their summer series against Australia with a thrilling two-run win in tonight's Pro20 game in Johannesburg24 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Ganguly sacked; Chawla pickedFormer Indian captain, Sourav Ganguly has been dropped from his country's Test squad, whilst 17-year-old Piyush Chawla is selected.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Pollock returns and Kemp restedShaun Pollock will return to the South African team to contest the Twenty20 international against Australia on Friday.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Uncapped Duffin to lead ZimbabweThough yet to play a One Day International, 23-year-old Terry Duffin has been appointed the new captain of Zimbabwe.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Board XI gain advantageIndia's Board XI managed to dismiss England for just 238, and then began their reply with blistering knocks from Jaffer and Gambhir.23 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
NZ Limp to Small TargetIt was far from convincing, but New Zealand made it 2-0 with a three wicket win in the 2nd ODI against the West Indies at Queenstown.22 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Tigers roaring once againBangladesh pulled off an amazing victory in the second ODI against Sri Lanka, with a fantastic team effort to overhaul a target of 21322 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Kyle Mills returns for Third ODIKyle Mills has been added to the Black Caps squad for the third one-day international against the West Indies at Jade Stadium.22 Feb 2006James Nixon
Harbhajan fit; Yuvraj ruled outOffspinner Harbhajan Singh is available for selection once more, having missed the entire ODI series against Pakistan.21 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Australia in SA - PreviewSouth Africa have a point to prove after an unsuccessful and injury-plagued tour of Australia.20 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
England wrap up big winEngland beat the CCI President's XI by 238 runs today, with Ian Blackwell and Marcus Trescothick turning in good performances.20 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Easy win for Sri LankaSri Lanka eased to a five wicket win against Bangladesh in the first ODI.20 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Tikolo leads Kenyan squad of 14Three uncapped players have been included in the Kenyan side to take on Zimbabwe in the upcoming 5-match One Day International series.20 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Mahmud takes last walkThe much-criticized Khaled Mahmud scored a fighting 36 against Sri Lanka as a curtain call before retiring from international cricket.20 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Bravo likely to miss ODI seriesTalismanic allrounder Dwayne Bravo may miss the rest of the One Day International series against New Zealand.20 Feb 2006Liam Camps
India seal emphatic series winYoung guns - Yuvraj and Dhoni - shared a sparkling 146-run partnership to win the 5th ODI for India, completing a 4-1 series win.19 Feb 2006Sudeep Popat
Kenya in Zimbabwe - PreviewA clash of the minnows indeed, but the upcoming series between Zimbabwe and Kenya has proven already to be action-packed.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
England take controlEngland took control of their warm-up fixture against the Presidents XI today, eventually bowling the hosts out for 252.19 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Yuvraj may not start v EnglandIn the form of his life, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh may be forced to miss the first Test match against England, starting on March 1.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Anwar scripts amazing turnaroundAnwar Ali took four wickets as Pakistan U19 bowled out India for just 71 and clinched a thrilling, low-scoring final at Colombo's RPS19 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
BCCI says "NO" to Twenty20The BCCI has further strained its relation with as it has stated that it will not participate in a Twenty20 World Championship.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
MCC bans 'graphite' batsThe MCC has said the graphite backed Kookaburra bats used by Ricky Ponting among others are outside the laws of the game.19 Feb 2006Edward Jackson
Top Order Sets Up Easy WinJamie How, Stephen Fleming and particularly Nathan Astle set up a comfortable win for New Zealand at Wellington tonight.18 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
England kick off India tourEngland played their first game of their Indian tour today, against a President's XI, but wasted their good start.18 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Nepal stun Kiwis in Plate FinalThe Nepalese U19 side shocked New Zealand by one wicket in the final of the Plate Championship as the lower places were decided.18 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Bravo and Sarwan doubtfulKey players Ramnaresh Sarwan and Dwayne Bravo may miss tomorrow's first One Day International against New Zealand, in Wellington.17 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Pakistan Set Up Final With IndiaPakistan will face India in the final of the Under-19 World Cup after an inspired fightback saw them thrash Australia by 163 runs17 Feb 2006George Roberts
NZ Create History at Eden ParkNew Zealand has beaten the WIndies 3-0, by virtue of the first ever bowl off in international cricket history this evening at Eden Park16 Feb 2006Matt Currie
ICC to scrap Supersub ruleThe ICC will propose putting an end to the controversial Supersub rule in one-day cricket when they meet in Dubai next month.16 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Shades of 2004 U'19 World CupThere was a huge shock in the Plate semi-final, as Nepal defeated South Africa. Elsewhere, Sri Lanka cruised to a win over Zimbabwe16 Feb 2006George Roberts
India cruise home to take seriesIndia clinched the ODI Series against Pakistan today, with a comfortable five-wicket win.16 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Joseph leads strong WindiesFormer Test player Sylvester Joseph will lead the West Indies 'A' team, containin 8 internationals, against the touring England 'A'.16 Feb 2006Liam Camps
U19: England slump to 58 all outA measured century from Cheteshwar Pujara and a spectacular English batting collapse combined as India cantered to a 234-run win15 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Blignaut demands paymentAllrounder Andy Blignaut has continued to withhold his services from Zimbabwean cricket until paid the match fees owed by ZC.15 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Police after Ebrahim and TaibuOn behalf of Zimbabwe Cricket, police arrested Dion Ebrahim, the former vice-captain of the Zimbabwe national side.15 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Afridi ruled out with rib injuryShahid Afridi has been ruled out of the remainder of the Pakistan/India one-day series after aggravating a rib injury.14 Feb 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh - PreviewLess than six months after their last meeting, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are to play again, but the outcome is unlikely to be different.14 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Gilchrist Stars in Easy WinAdam Gilchrist's 67-ball hundred guided Australia to a nine-wicket win in the VB Series decider in Brisbane tonight.14 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Ireland Take Kiwis to the WireThere was nearly a huge upset in Colombo, but USA, Nepal and South Africa all waltzed through in the Plate Championship quarter finals14 Feb 2006George Roberts
Sehwag & Harbhajan Return HomeVirender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh will return home to recover from injuries, to ensure they are fit for the upcoming England series.14 Feb 2006James Nixon
McGrath opts out and Watson backShane Watson returns, as McGrath, Dorey, Hopes and Jaques miss out on spots in Australian One Day International team for South Africa.14 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Yuvraj and Dhoni pull it offChasing 289, Yuvraj, Dhoni and Tendulkar all produced wonderful innings to put India 2-1 up in the series.13 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
McGrath in doubt for SAF tourGlenn McGrath is in doubt for Australia's one-day leg of their South Africa tour which gets under way later this month.13 Feb 2006James Nixon
Cairns says Goodbye in StyleChris Cairns has put in a man of the match performance in his last outing for his province, leading Canterbury to a five wicket win.12 Feb 2006Matt Currie
Aussies crush Sri LankansA recharged Australian outfit took the 2nd VB Series final in emphatic fashion.12 Feb 2006Arunava Das
England in India - PreviewEngland go to India in February looking to recover from their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Pakistan late in 2005.12 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
India&Pakistan Injuries PersistIndia and Pakistan both have continued injury problems leading up to the third ODI in Lahore.12 Feb 2006James Nixon
WI in New Zealand - PreviewNot since 1995 has the West Indies won a series overseas against opposition other than Zimbabwe. That victory came in New Zealand.11 Feb 2006Liam Camps
England U19s stun BangladeshThe England U19 side confounded neutral expectations in the Quarter Finals of the World Cup, shocking Bangladesh by five wickets11 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
India crush Pakistan in 2nd ODIIndia have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets at Rawalpindi in chasing down Pakistan's target of 265 to be 266/3 from 43.1 overs.11 Feb 2006James Nixon
Dilshan Amazing in Upset WinSri Lanka lead 1-0 in the VB Series Finals after a surprising 22-run win over Australia in Adelaide tonight.10 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Ruthless Pakistan Crush NZNew Zealand were crippled by the Pakistanis, whilst there were wins for West Indies andIndia and a shock as Zimbabwe beat England10 Feb 2006George Roberts
Bangladesh Cut Shortlist to 15The BCB has selected a fifteen-man ODI squad for the forthcoming series against Sri Lanka, with Alok Kapali given a recall10 Feb 2006George Roberts
Australia unchanged for finalRicky Ponting announced today that Australia will select the same team that played South Africa on Sunday in the VB series final.09 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Nepal record first victoryThe Nepalese Under 19 side completed an impressive sixty-run victory over their Irish counterparts in their final Pool D match today09 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Shoaib and Harbhajan doubtfulBoth India and Pakistan have major injury woes as they enter the second match of the current One Day International series.09 Feb 2006Liam Camps
ZCU agrees on player contractsTwenty-two Zimbabwean players have been offered contracts for a length of seven months, terminating at the end of August.08 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Saqibul Spins Out PakistanA spin-strong Bangladesh defeated Pakistan, while Australia, India and England all also enjoyed wins on day four of the U19 World Cup08 Feb 2006George Roberts
Lee & Gilchrist Top ODI RankingsBrett Lee and Adam Gilchrist have moved to the top of the bowling and batting ODI player ratings.08 Feb 2006James Nixon
Mason recalled for WindiesMichael Mason is the only surprise in the New Zealand One-Day squad named this afternoon.08 Feb 2006Matt Currie
Sri Lanka Clinch Finals SpotThe twelfth match of the VB Series, between Sri Lanka and South Africa, got underway at Hobart's Bellerive Oval this afternoon.07 Feb 2006Nick Hancock
Botha banned from bowling.South African spinner Johan Botha has been banned from bowling after the ICC found his action to be illegal.07 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Nepal close to Zimbabwe shockSean Williams' Zimbabwean Under 19s came within two runs of embarrassment at the hands of lowly Nepal in today's group matches07 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Giles to miss India tourAshley Giles has been ruled out of England's tour of India with Ian Blackwell being officially announced as his replacement.07 Feb 2006James Nixon
Powar added to ODI squadAllrounder Ramesh Powar has been added to the Indian One Day International squad as injury cover for Harbhajan Singh.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
BCCI asks for shorter WI tourThe BCCI has made a formal request to the WICB that the length of India's upcoming tour of the Caribbean be reduced.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Buchanan to retire about 2007 WCAustralian coach John Buchanan has announced that he will retire after the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies. 06 Feb 2006James Nixon
Ponting wins AB MedalAustralian captain, Ricky Ponting, has won the Allan Border Medal for the second time in three years.06 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
A cracker in PeshawarPakistan clinched the first ODI against India by seven runs on the D/L method - but not before 639 runs had been scored in the match.06 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Under 19 World Cup: Day TwoThere were no shocks in Colombo on day two of the U19 World Cup, with England, India, Pakistan and West Indies all winning06 Feb 2006George Roberts
Oram in doubt for Windies TourJacob Oram is struggling to recover from his bruised heel and is looking like missing the one-day series against the West Indies.06 Feb 2006James Nixon
Michael Lewis in for McGrathMichael Lewis has been named in the Australian VB Series squad in place of Glenn McGrath for the upcoming Finals series.06 Feb 2006James Nixon
McGrath to miss VB Series FinalsGlenn McGrath will miss the VB Series Finals to spend time with his wife after her recurrence of cancer.05 Feb 2006James Nixon
Gilchrist Assault sets up WinAn Adam Gilchrist assault set up the foundations for a comfortable Australian victory over the South Africans.05 Feb 2006Dave Watt
Cooper ton powers Aussie ColtsThe first century of the Under 19 World Cup was the springboard for a comprehensive Australian victory against South Africa05 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Fletcher fears England burnoutEngland coach Duncan Fletcher has expressed a worry that England's key players will be affected by burnout over the coming year.05 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Murali has more testsIn order to convince doubting crowds in Australia, Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone another round of tests on his action.04 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Ganguly not giving upSourav Ganguly says his exclusion from the Indian ODI squad to face Pakistan will not lead to his international retirement.04 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
McGrath Declares AvailabilityGlenn McGrath has declared he is keen to play, despite his wife's recent cancer setback.04 Feb 2006Dave Watt
Key players to be restedSri Lanka are to rest several key players in the build up to their forthcoming tour of Bangladesh.04 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Magic day for the WizardsThe Canterbury Wizards have won the inaugural State Twenty20 title, beating the Auckland Aces by 6 wickets.04 Feb 2006Matt Currie
Lee Rips Through South AfricansBrett Lee put an end to South Africa's hopes of chasing 282 with a four wicket bag, guiding Australia to an 80-run win at Telstra Dome.03 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
U19s: England and WI start wellEngland and the West Indies were the surprise successes in the warmup matches ahead of the 2006 ICC Under-19 World Cup, starting Sunda03 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Ponting Returns; Lee RestedRicky Ponting has returned to the Australian one-day squad while Brett Lee is rested for the South Africa VB Series ODI on Friday.02 Feb 2006James Nixon
Zimbabwe cricketers' strikeZimbabwe's professional cricketers have made themselves unavailable again due to more contract and payment issues.02 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Jan 2006 - Keeping it TogetherA new year of cricket, and a new year of Cricket Web's Player of the Month awards. Happy Birthday to us, and so on and so forth.02 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
McGrath Ruled Out At Last MinuteGlenn McGrath has withdrawn from today's VB Series match against South Africa.02 Feb 2006James Nixon
Bond back after illnessShane Bond returned to action today for Canterbury after being sidelined for two weeks by a mysterious virus.01 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
India Crumble as Pakistan WinThe Indian batsmen were devastated by the raw pace of Mohammad Asif and Abdul Razzaq as Pakistan took the series with a 341 run victory01 Feb 2006George Roberts
Warne Confirms No ODI ReturnShane Warne has confirmed that he won't make a return to ODIs for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.01 Feb 2006James Nixon
SA down Sri Lanka in PerthSouth Africa closed in on a finals spot in the VB series after a five-wicket win in game nine of the series in Perth tonight.31 Jan 2006Edward Jackson
Pakistan compile huge leadBy batting for all of Day 3, Pakistan have stretched their lead to 518, with Faisal Iqbal scoring a maiden century.31 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Selectors in a spin againEngland's selectors have chosen Monty Panesar as the third spinner for their tour of India. But where will he fit in?30 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan pulling awayPakistan built up a lead of 180 runs on day 2 of the 3rd Test against India, with India dismissed for 238 in their first innings.30 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
South Africa threaten boycottSouth Africa have threatened to boycott Australia in future, after racial abuse during their recent series.30 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Ganguly left out for ODIsSourav Ganguly has not been included in India's 15-man ODI squad to play Pakistan, while Zaheer Khan returns.29 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Wickets tumble at KarachiKamran Akmal made a century on a day during which 14 wickets fell, with Pakistan hitting back after stumbling early on to 39/6.29 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Australia thrash Sri LankaAustralia have beaten Sri Lanka by six wickets in the ninth match of the VB Series thanks to the return to form of Adam Gilchrist.29 Jan 2006James Nixon
Donald withdraws application.Allan Donald has withdrawn his application following the vacancy of an England Head Bowling Coach.28 Jan 2006Harry Warwick
BCB Reveal 20 Man Practice SquadBangladesh have selected twenty players for a training camp ahead of the upcoming series with Sri Lanka, with Alok Kapali returning.28 Jan 2006George Roberts
Panesar in Squad for India TourSpinner Monty Panesar has been called into the England squad for the upcoming tour to India, as backup for Ashley Giles27 Jan 2006George Roberts
Shoaib Akhtar Passed FitShoaib Akhtar has been passed fit for the third Test against India at Karachi starting tomorrow after getting over his ankle injury.27 Jan 2006James Nixon
Ponting Rested; Bracken OutRicky Ponting has been rested again and will miss Australia's VB Series match Sri Lanka on Sunday.27 Jan 2006James Nixon
Prince named SA vice-captainAshwell Prince, 28, has been named as Graeme Smith's deputy in the absence of Jacques Kallis.26 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Aussies close in on finalsSri Lanka gave them a scare but the world champion Australians are a step closer to the VB series finals after victory in Adelaide.26 Jan 2006Edward Jackson
Akhtar in Doubt for 3rd TestPakistan's injury problems for the third Test at Karachi have got worse with Shoaib Akhtar in doubt with an ankle injury.26 Jan 2006James Nixon
Twenty20 World Cup A Step CloserThe ICC have announced that nine countries have expressed an interest in hosting an inaugural Twenty20 World Cup.26 Jan 2006James Nixon
India and Pakistan still 0-0The final day's play at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium ended as a tame draw admist two of the most unlikely new ball pairings of all time25 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Gilchrist fined for dissentAdam Gilchrist has been fined 40% of his match fee after showing dissent towards a run-out decision.25 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Giles in Doubt for Indian TourAshley Giles' long-term hip injury, which forced him home from England's tour of Pakistan, is placing him in doubt for the India tour.25 Jan 2006James Nixon
SA hold on for victoryAn unbeaten century from South African opener Boeta Dippennar has set up a thrilling 9 run win over the Sri Lankans in Adelaide.24 Jan 2006Alex Feeney
Pakistan Crush Indian HopesA whirlwind MS Dhoni innings was cancelled out late in the day by Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal, who put to rest hopes of an Indian win24 Jan 2006George Roberts
A New Zealand IconThe 23rd of January 2006 saw the end of an era. After sixteen years at the top, Chris Cairns is moving on.23 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Dhoni blasts India to safetyMahendra Dhoni's maiden test hundred guided India past the follow on, in a match that seems destined for a draw.23 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Inzamam/Malik/Rana In DoubtInzamam and Rana Naved are in doubt for the 3rd test due to injury while Shoaib Malik is also in doubt due to his father's ill health.23 Jan 2006James Nixon
Sri Lanka make it two in a rowLed by a devastating century from Sanath Jayasuria, Sri Lanka have cruised to their second win in the VB Series, beating Australia.22 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Afridi and Inzy do it againShahid Afridi hit a blazing 156, while Inzamam-ul-Haq also struck 119 for a dominant Pakistan on the 2nd day of the 2nd Test.22 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Cairns Confirms RetirementAs widely predicted, Chris Cairns today announced his retirement from international cricket.22 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Ponting Rested; Hodge InBrad Hodge has called into the Australian squad for Ricky Ponting as he is being rested for the next VB Series match against Sri Lanka.22 Jan 2006James Nixon
South Africa no match for LeeBrett Lee has single handily destroyed South Africa with a career best bowling performance of five wickets for 22 runs.21 Jan 2006James Nixon
Donald tipped for England postSouth African legend, Allan Donald, is tipped to become England's bowling coach when Troy Cooley returns to his native Australia.21 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan set for mammoth totalPakistan seem all set for another huge first innings score, as four batsmen hit half-centuries on Day 1 of the 2nd Test against India.21 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Shabbir's 12 Month Ban StandsShabbir Ahmed's 12 month ban for an illegal bowling action will stand following analysis by a bowling review group in Dubai.21 Jan 2006James Nixon
Jayasuriya returns to VB SeriesSanath Jayasuriya has returned to the Sri Lankan VB Series squad after recovering from his shoulder injury.19 Jan 2006James Nixon
WICB postpones Australia seriesThe ICC's Future Tours Programme suffered further as the WICB indefinitely postponed the home series against Australia next year.19 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka to tour in 2007Sri Lanka will tour New Zealand next January, following confirmation by Sri Lanka CEO Dilip Mendis.19 Jan 2006Andrew Marmont
West Indies Squad for NZ TourBrian Lara will miss the ODI series, reducing his ODI appearances to prolong his test career.18 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Jacques Kallis in Severe DoubtSouth African medical staff are likely to make the decision to send Kallis home tomorrow due to his serious elbow injury returning.18 Jan 2006James Nixon
BCB Announce Kenya SeriesThe BCB have announced plans to host the Kenyans, and possibly also the Zimbabweans, for an ODI series in mid-April18 Jan 2006George Roberts
India cancel New Zealand tourIndia have withdrawn from their scheduled tour of New Zealand prior to the 2007 World Cup.18 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Zimbabwe Suspend Own Test StatusThe Zimbabwe Cricket Board have announced that they have chosen to suspend themselves from all test cricket until early next year.18 Jan 2006James Nixon
Kallis Officially Forced HomeJacques Kallis has been officially ruled out of the rest of the VB Series and is to be replaced by Johan van der Wath.18 Jan 2006James Nixon
Katich Injured; Jaques Comes InSimon Katich has been ruled out of the VB Series match tomorrow with a groin injury and has been replaced by Phil Jacques.18 Jan 2006James Nixon
Australasian World Cup BidAustralia and New Zealand will have a joint bid to host the 2011 World Cup.17 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
SL Complete Decisive VictoryTonight was a time for Sri Lankan fans to rejoice after an impressive 95 run VB series win over the Proteas signalled a return to form.17 Jan 2006Alex Feeney
Elements enough to save historyA combination of rain, bad light and ill-advised shot selection from Virender Sehwag ended India's record bids on day five at Lahore17 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Gilchrist rested; Haddin inFollowing a disastrous performance in Australia's VB Series defeat to South Africa, Adam Gilchrist has been rested for two matches.16 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Records Tumble to Sehwag/DravidIndian openers Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid took their stand to an unbeaten 403 on the fourth day of the First Test at Lahore16 Jan 2006George Roberts
South Africa Shock AustraliaThe Proteas have staged a major upset by defeating Australia by five wickets in their day/nighter ODI at the Gabba.15 Jan 2006Archie Mac
Sehwag shines on rainy dayJust 15 overs were possible on Day Three at Lahore but in the time possible, India advanced to 145-0.15 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Charl Langveldt to miss VB MatchSouth Africa have suffered yet another injury with Charl Langveldt being ruled out of the VB Series match against Australia tomorrow.14 Jan 2006James Nixon
Run-fest at LahoreMohammad Yousuf, Shahid Afridi and Kamral Akmal scored cracking centuries, as Pakistan piled on the runs against India on Day 2.14 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Srinath appointed in the BRGJavagal Srinath has been named as one of the members of the Bowling Review Group to review the PCB's appeal regarding Ahmed's action.14 Jan 2006Harry Warwick
The Proteas Tune UpSouth Africa had to work hard before defeating the Queensland Academy of Sport by 46 runs, in a 50 over game at Allan Border field.13 Jan 2006Archie Mac
England Squads for IndiaThe name of Simon Jones is a welcome inclusion in the squads named for England's forthcoming tour of India.13 Jan 2006Eddie Sanders
Australia far too goodAustralia have recorded a strong win against Sri Lanka to kick off the 2006 VB Series, in a match that was rarely any sort of contest.13 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Younis and Yousuf flay IndiaYounis Khan's magnificent unbeaten 147 put Pakistan in a strong position on the first day of their series against India.13 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Nel to miss 3-4 weeks injuredKey South African player, Andre Nel has been forced out of the upcoming VB series through injury.12 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Australia full strength for SLAustralia have recalled Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath to action, as they prepare to face Sri Lanka in the VB Series opener.12 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Victorians destroy Sri LankaThe Victorian Bushrangers, led by fringe paceman Allan Wise, destroyed the Sri Lankans at the Central Reserve.11 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Vaughan looks toward IndiaEngland captain Michael Vaughan expects that he will be fit in time for his country's upcoming tour of India.11 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Roger Harper to coach KenyaFormer West Indies allrounder and coach, Roger Harper has been appointed to the helm of Kenyan cricket.10 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Proteas discard of QueenslandGarnett Kruger continued in his good form in Australia, as he and Shaun Pollock shared 6 wickets in victory by 94 runs over Queensland.10 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Aussies rout South AfricansThe first ever international Twenty20 clash in Australia ended with a massive 95 run win for the Aussies at the Gabba.09 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Draw at LahoreFaisal Iqbal impressed for Pakistan A with 87 against the touring Indians, as the match predictably ended in a draw.09 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan 1st Test squad namedOn the back of a century for Pakistan 'A' against the Indians, Imran Farhat has been recalled to the Pakistan senior team.09 Jan 2006Liam Camps
New rules, same old gameThe ICC tried to spice up limited overs cricket with new rules in 2005, but has the game changed with the addition of these rules?09 Jan 2006Edward Jackson
VB Series 2006 PreviewThe 2006 triangular VB Series tournament featuring Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa, kicks off this Friday.08 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Batting Practice in LahoreIndians Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman and Pakistan A's Hasan Raza and Imran Farhat all made fifty-plus in a bat-dominated day in Lahore08 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
New Zealand fall shortSri Lanka beat New Zealand by 20 runs, as the home side collapsed chasing 273, despite a century from Peter Fulton.08 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Of Shampoo and Bold SelectionsWe review Sri Lanka's recent one-day tour of New Zealand with Sri Lanka being conformably beated 4-1.08 Jan 2006Andrew Marmont
Bond back with a bangShane Bond's successful return to ODI cricket has seen him shoot up the latest ICC Player Ratings to 10th position.08 Jan 2006James Nixon
The End is NighThe Zimbabwe government has taken over Zimbabwe Cricket, in a move that certainly spells doom for the game in the country.07 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Jayasuriya out of VB SeriesSanath Jayasuriya has been ruled out of Sri Lanka's squad for the upcoming VB Series in Australia due to a shoulder injury.07 Jan 2006James Nixon
Sound start for IndiaThe Indian top order flourished in the only practice match before the first Test against Pakistan.07 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Shane Warne would quit for kidsShane Warne has announced that he will quit cricket if his children struggle to deal with his pending divorce from wife Simone.07 Jan 2006James Nixon
New Zealand Defend Small TotalAfter being torn apart by Chaminda Vaas, the New Zealand bowlers, particularly Jeetan Patel, bowled brilliantly to defend just 224.06 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Botha Cited for ThrowingSouth African spinner Johan Botha has been reported to the ICC for a suspect bowling action after his debut at Sydney.06 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Ponting leads Australia homeA glorious unbeaten century to Ricky Ponting has led Australia to a comfortable victory in their last day chase at the SCG.06 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Australia Announce VB SquadAustralia have called up uncapped seamer Brett Dorey, batsman Damien Martyn and all-rounder James Hopes into their VB Series Squad06 Jan 2006George Roberts
Smith defiantGraeme Smith, the losing South African captain, is plotting revenge on the Australians on their return to South Africa in March.06 Jan 2006Harry Warwick
Ponting Plays a TonIs Ricky Ponting the best Australian batsman since Sir Don Bradman? We analyse Ponting reaching the 100 Test mark.05 Jan 2006Archie Mac
McGrath called for dissentGlenn McGrath has been officially reprimanded for his onfield behaviour during the fourth day's play of the current Test match.05 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Kyle Mills/Jacob Oram Ruled OutKyle Mills and Jacob Oram have been ruled out of the rest of the ODI series against Sri Lanka.04 Jan 2006James Nixon
Australia fight backAustralia have fought back in the third test against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground.04 Jan 2006James Nixon
Tremlett ruled out of India tourSeam bowling prospect, Chris Tremlett is set to miss England's upcoming tour of India due to injury.04 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Astle leads NZ to victoryAn impressive innings by Nathan Astle has guided New Zealand to victory by five wickets over Sri Lanka at Jade Stadium.03 Jan 2006Andrew Marmont
South Africa Slow but SureSouth Africa are in a tremendous position at the end of day two in the third and final Test, after declaring and reducing Aust. to 54/303 Jan 2006Archie Mac
Pakistan make changes for IndiaPakistan have made a few changes to their test squad for the upcoming test series against India in Pakistan later this month.03 Jan 2006James Nixon
India in 2005 - Part 1India ended 2005 with a different captain and coach than they started with. Here's a review of the happenings on and off the field.03 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Astle dumped, Fleming/Patel backStephen Fleming and Jeetan Patel have returned to the New Zealand squad for the final two one-dayers against Sri Lanka.03 Jan 2006James Nixon
Martyn returns for Twenty20Damien Martyn has been selected for the Twenty20 international against South Africa early next week while many big names are rested.03 Jan 2006James Nixon
South Africa in controlFighting knocks by Ashwell Prince and Jacques Kallis put South Africa in control on the first evening of the 3rd Test against Australia02 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Black Caps Unchanged for 3rd ODIThe Black Caps squad for the third ODI against Sri Lanka is unchanged with Stephen Fleming still unavailable.01 Jan 2006James Nixon
Fantasy Cricket: Re-Launches!Cricket Web's Fantasy Cricket is back and it's bigger & better than ever!01 Jan 2006Richard Twyman
Player of the Year - 20052005 was a remarkable year of cricket, with many individual performances that will be remembered a long time, but one man stood out.01 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Langer in, Ntini outJustin Langer has been included in the squad for the third test against SAF, while Makhaya Ntini has been ruled out with injury.31 Dec 2005James Nixon
New Zealand Stroll to VictoryImpressive partnership between two newcomers was the feature of an easy seven wicket win over Sri Lanka at Queenstown.31 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
England team honouredEngland's players and officials have been recognised in the New Year Honours List, after their Ashes triumph this year.31 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Eddie Barlow passes awayLegendary South African allrounder, Eddie Barlow has passed away at the age of 65.30 Dec 2005Liam Camps
Johan Botha seems set for debutAllrounder Johan Botha, 23, seems set to make his Test debut against Australia next week Monday.30 Dec 2005Liam Camps
Australia On TopAustralia put on the knuckle-dusters in what began as a pitched-battle between a side eager to dominate and a group of scrappers29 Dec 2005Corey Taylor
Aussies wrap it upAustralia wrapped up the 2nd Test against South Africa with little difficulty on the fifth day at Melbourne.29 Dec 2005Arunava Das
Adams Ruled Out with InjuryAndre Adams has been ruled out of the four match ODI series against Sri Lanka after breaking a bone in his right hand.28 Dec 2005James Nixon
Razzaq doubt for Test SeriesAbdul Razzaq may miss the start of Pakistan's series against India, after being admitted to hospital in Karachi.28 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Fleming Out, Astle InStephen Fleming is out of the first ODI against Sri Lanka following the birth of his first child.28 Dec 2005James Nixon
Even at The G After Two DaysHe may be new to Test cricket, but Mike Hussey is fast becoming the "go to man" of Australian cricket. after a murderous 122 at the G27 Dec 2005Archie Mac
Pakistan Board Appeal Ahmed BanThe Pakistan Cricket Board have launched an appeal against Shabbir Ahmed's one year ban for an illegal bowling action.26 Dec 2005James Nixon
Ponting and NelAndre Nel has led a South African revival late on the first day of the Boxing Day test, after Ricky Ponting put Australia on top early.26 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Packer passes away at 68Australian tycoon Kerry Packer, the man behind 1977's World Series Cricket Revolution, died in his sleep aged 68 at his Sydney home.26 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
India sign new sponsorship dealThe BCCI has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Nike, outbidding rivals Adidas and Reebok.24 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly recalled for Pak tourFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been named in the 16-man Test squad that will be touring Pakistan next month.24 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Eng v Pak - Bring on IndiaCricket Web looks at the recent ODI series between Pakistan and England, one for the hosts to build upon but for the tourists to forget24 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Jayasuriya returns for NZ tourSanath Jayasuriya is a welcome addition to the Sri Lankan side for the upcoming ODI series in New Zealand.22 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
India ease home in AhmedabadHarbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble shared the four remaining Sri Lankan wickets to fall as India coasted to a 259-run series-clinching win22 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
New Zealand Ring the ChangesAstle, McMillan, James Marshall, Franklin and Martin have all been dropped for the upcoming one-day series against Sri Lanka.22 Dec 2005James Nixon
Tough task for Sri LankaSri Lanka aren't having the best year and face a tough task in foreign conditions against New Zealand.22 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Anderson Stars in England WinEngland rounded off their forgettable tour in Pakistan with a consolation win, as James Anderson caused the home batting to implode21 Dec 2005George Roberts
Jones heads to India earlyEngland bowler Simon Jones, injured for the Pakistan tour, will head to India earlier than his team-mates.21 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
India march towards victoryIndia are just 4 wickets away from a 2-0 series win, with Sri Lanka needing 274 to win.21 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Jaques in for second TestPhil Jaques became the latest new face in the Australian Test team, replacing Justin Langer for the second Test in Melbourne.20 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Rudolf denies AustraliansSouth Africa has saved the first Test in Perth after a stoic century by Jacques Rudolf earnt the Proteas a draw on the final day.20 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
India build up mammoth leadIndia lead by 479 runs at the end of Day 3 of the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, after dismissing the visitors for 206.20 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Racial Abuse during WACA TestDuring the first test between Australia and South Africa, some spectators racially abused several South African players.20 Dec 2005James Nixon
Inzamam, Akhtar, Sami RestedInzamam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Sami are being rested for the fifth ODI against England starting later today. 20 Dec 2005James Nixon
Fleming in doubt for SL SeriesNew Zealand captain Stephen Fleming is in doubt for the series against Sri Lanka after a finger injury.20 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Sublime Hodge dominatesA wonderful debut double-century for Brad Hodge has put Australia in an unassailable position heading into the final day at the WACA.19 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
England go 3-1 downEngland went 3-1 down in the ODI series today after their wobbly batting lineup collapsed thanks to some superb Pakistani bowling.19 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Sri Lanka Collapse to HarbhajanHarbhajan Singh reduced Sri Lanka to 131 for five in reply to India's score of 398, with VVS Laxman completing a century in Ahmedabad19 Dec 2005George Roberts
Shabbir Ahmed Banned for 1 YearPakistan bowler Shabbir Ahmed has been banned for one year after being found to have bowled illegally twice within a two year period.19 Dec 2005James Nixon
Langer out of second TestJustin Langer has been ruled out of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa, after suffering from a hamstring injury.19 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Aussies push toward big leadA day dictated by Australia's batsmen has seen the home side take their 2nd innings lead to 272 runs over South Africa.18 Dec 2005Alex Feeney
VVS keeps his headVVS Laxman's steady unbeaten 71 helped India recover from 97-5 to reach 247-6 at the end of the first day's play in Ahmedabad.18 Dec 2005Matt Pitt
Harmison in doubtSteve Harmison is in doubt for the 4th ODI after coming down with flu and missing Sunday's training session.18 Dec 2005James Nixon
Chappell-Hadlee series in NZThe 2006-2007 Chappell-Hadlee series will once again be played in New Zealand.18 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Level peggingAustralia and South Africa finished the 2nd day of the first Test with scores level, Australia had lost one wicket in their second dig17 Dec 2005Archie Mac
ECB Interested in LilleeDennis Lillee is among the leading contenders for the vacant ECB Bowling Coach job following Troy Cooley's departure earlier this week17 Dec 2005George Roberts
Fiery Ntini wrecks AustraliaA fiery spell by Makhaya Ntini allowed the South Africans to take the initiative at the end of the first days play at Perth.16 Dec 2005Arunava Das
Christmas Gift GuideGot last minute Christmas dilemmas as what to buy friends and family this year? Cricket Web has put together a selection to help you.16 Dec 2005Richard Twyman
Dravid ruled out of third TestRahul Dravid has been ruled out of the third and final Test of the series against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, after being hospitalized.16 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Eng. drown under Karachi floodEnglish cricket has a long and colourful history. Today's entry in the history books was one of black and blue beneath Pakistani green.15 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Ganguly DroppedFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been dropped from the squad for the third test against Sri Lanka.14 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Kumble spins Sri Lanka to defeatVeteran leg-spinner Anil Kumble recorded his eighth Test ten-wicket haul as India easily beat Sri Lanka in the Second Test at Delhi14 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Australia confirm Ashes scheduleCricket Australia has released its schedule for the much anticipated Ashes series at the end of 2006, with New Zealand to also visit.14 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Rudolph stars in drawA double-century from South African batsman Jacques Rudolph was the highlight as South Africa's tour match against the WA XI was drawn.13 Dec 2005Adam Collins
India take control late onLate strikes from India left Sri Lanka in trouble at 123-5 chasing a world record 436, despite 67 from Marvan Atapattu.13 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Pietersen's tour overEngland batsman Kevin Pietersen's tour of Pakistan is over, he will miss the last 3 games with a rib injury.13 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
NZ invited to Tri-SeriesNew Zealand are all but confirmed to participate in next years tri-series in Australia.13 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Pakistan square seriesA century from Kamral Akmal and 5 wickets for Shoaib Akhtar went a long way towards Pakistan levelling the series today.12 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Plenty of Positives despite LossAlthough the series was lost 2-1, New Zealand can be proud of their performance against the world champions.11 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Warne wins overseas personalityShane Warne has been announced as the BBC's overseas sports personality of the year following his recent achievements.11 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
India v Sri Lanka: Day TwoMuttiah Muralitharan and Anil Kumble bamboozled the batsmen as the wickets tumbled to the spinners on day two in Delhi11 Dec 2005George Roberts
Paceman pleased with debutAustralian Mitchell Johnson certainly won't be forgetting his debut in Saturday's remarkable one-dayer against New Zealand soon.11 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
NZ Score Record-Breaking WinNew Zealand have made up for the heartbreak of Wednesday with a record-breaking chase to win the 3rd ODI in Christchurch.10 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Clark in, Clarke still outStuart Clark was a surprise selection for Friday's Test with South Africa, but Michael Clarke's form reversal hasn't earned a recall.10 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
England take openerLooking to put the test series behind them, England won today's opening ODI by 42 runs.10 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
New guard looking goodIt was a new-look Australian team which won the Chappell-Hadlee series and most of the new recruits showed how vital depth can be.10 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
South Africa in AustraliaSouth Africa arrive in Australia for a three test series for the first time in four years, and both sides have a lot to prove.10 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Vettori retains captaincyDaniel Vettori will captain New Zealand despite the return of Stephen Fleming for the final Chappell-Hadlee match.09 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Sehwag out of Second TestVirender Sehwag will miss the second test against Sri Lanka after suffering from a throat infection and fever.09 Dec 2005James Nixon
Gibbs and Kruger starHerschelle Gibbs put in a dominant performance as South Africa easily accounted for the Chairman's XI in a light-hearted tour match.09 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Qld rookie to replace LeeQueensland quick Mitchell Johnson has been named as a surprise replacement for Brett Lee for the third Chappell-Hadlee one-day match.08 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Bond out and Clarke doubtfulShane Bond's ongoing hamstring problem will keep him out of Christchurch's 3rd ODI, while Michael Clarke is doubtful.08 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
NZ Fall Just ShortNew Zealand suffer a two run loss after two last over run outs chasing an unlikely 323 for victory in an unforgettable match.07 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Pakistan A edge homeEngland lost to Pakistan A by one wicket today as their horrific overseas one day form continued.07 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Lee to Return HomeAustralian fast bowler Brett Lee will return home from the tour to New Zealand following breathing problems07 Dec 2005George Roberts
WA On Top of South AfricaSouth Africa is in danger of losing their opening tour match to struggling Western Australia06 Dec 2005Archie Mac
Vaas inspires Sri Lankans' Day 5Four wickets from Chaminda Vaas gave Sri Lanka very much the better of the final day's play in the rain-wrecked First Test at Chennai06 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
No tears for TaibuFollowing Captain Zimbabweam Tatenda Taibu's resignation from international cricket, CW goes in depth on the demise of Zimbabwe.05 Dec 2005Tom Bowman
Finally play at ChennaiAfter 3 and a half washed out days, play finally got underway on Day 4 at Chennai.05 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
WA v South Africa: Day OneSouth Africa struggled on day one against Western Australia, while Jaques Kallis is an injury doubt following an elbow tendon problem05 Dec 2005George Roberts
Rain Continues in ChennaiWith the rainstorm continuing to hit Chennia, Day 3 has also been washed out.04 Dec 2005James Nixon
Crowd problems at Eden ParkThe behaviour of some on the infamous terraces during yesterday's match has been described as among the worst ever seen at Eden Park.04 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Success: A Pakistani EvaluationA new look Pakistan has clinically beaten a tired England side, but what does the future hold for Inzamam and the rest of the team?04 Dec 2005George Roberts
Day 2 Washed OutDay 2 of the 1st Test between Sri Lanka and India has also been washed out, but the umpires are optimistic about having play tomorrow.03 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
NZ crash to humiliating defeatAustralia has put in a complete performance to win the first Chappell-Hadlee one-dayer by 147 runs.03 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Lacklustre England capitulateEngland's hopes of saving the Third Test against Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore evaporated on the final afternoon03 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Bond doubtful for series openerThe NZ fast bowler suffered a hamstring injury while training and is now in doubt for the first game of the 3-match series in Auckland.02 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Chennai: More rain, no playThe entire first day's play for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at Chennai was washed out due to rain.02 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
England face uphill struggleEngland's batsman face an uphill struggle to avoid defeat tomorrow, but Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood gave them hope.02 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Butler to miss southern seasonIan Butler, the fast bowler from New Zealand, has been suffering from spinal pains and will probably miss the southern season.02 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Pakistan put game out of reachMohammad Yousuf and Kamran Akmal both scored centuries as England were effectively put out of the test match on day 3 at Lahore.01 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
ICC Ignore Zimbabwe StrikeDespite the iminent strike by most of the country's cricketers, the ICC are still turning a blind eye to the crisis in Zimbabwe.01 Dec 2005Tom Bowman
Vincent to OpenLou Vincent has been confirmed as the stand-in opener for New Zealand in the first two Chappell-Hadlee matches.01 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Yousuf makes England payMohammad Yousuf gave England cause to regret missing him in the slips with an unbeaten 84 at Lahore on a day that saw Inzamam injured.30 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
Cairns and Oram to playChris Cairns and Jacob Oram will be fit to play against Australia in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.30 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Hayden ensures whitewashAustralia reached the moderate victory target with minimal difficulty on the final day in Adelaide, completing a series sweep.29 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
The rebuild starts hereAfter a disappointing Ashes series, it was a new look Australia which took apart the West Indies over three Tests. Is it a new start?29 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
England self destructEngland threw away their chance to dominate the third test with a spate of soft dismissals which left them struggling on Day 129 Nov 2005David Lewis
Mission Incomplete : WI in AusNo one expected glory from this bunch of West Indians. At best, the goal was to avoid a whitewash and retain some pride.29 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Australia close in on 3-0Dwayne Bravo played defiant knock overshadowed only by the fierce spin of Warne and generally poor umpiring, as we head to day five.28 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Warne reported for dissentChampion legspinner, Shane Warne has been charged with dissent shown during the ongoing third Test match against the West Indies.28 Nov 2005Liam Camps
India level seriesIndia levelled the ODI series against South Africa today, with a relatively easy win at Mumbai.28 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
The Largeness of LaraWith a bat lift higher than Tiger Woods when driving on a par five. He has experienced the highs and lows of international fame28 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Younis Khan misses Final TestYounis Khan will miss the final test against England starting tomorrow following the death of his brother in Ukraine over the weekend.27 Nov 2005James Nixon
A tough ask without FlemingWe preview the highly anticipated Chappell-Hadlee series held in New Zealand for the first time.26 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
World Record To LaraSuperb, sensational, superlative, just some of the apt descriptions of the innings of Brian Lara 226, outof the West Indies 40526 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Kemp in test squadSouth Africa have announced their test squad for the series against Australia, and have included allrounder Justin Kemp.26 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Ian Blackwell To Replace GilesAshley Giles will return home following the Test series to undergo surgery, with Somerset captain Ian Blackwell joining the tour party26 Nov 2005Richard Twyman
Aussies in Adelaide arm wrestleAustralia has just about taken the points in an intriguing and tense third day against the West Indies at the Adelaide Oval.26 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
McGrath rested for NZ seriesGlenn McGrath will remain in Australia while the team travel to New Zealand for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.25 Nov 2005Richard Edmunds
Brilliant Brian defies AustraliaA stunning assault on Australia's bowlers by Brian Lara in the later stages of day 1 has left the third test evenly poised.25 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Smith smashes SA to victoryGraeme Smith scored a brilliant hundred to take South Africa to a 10-wicket against India today.25 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
England rearguard defies InzamamInzamam-ul-Haq recorded his 24th Test century, but England fought back from 20/4 to save the Second Test at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium24 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Pakistan recall AsifPakistan have recalled fast bowler Mohammad Asif for the final test against England at Lahore.24 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Fleming out of first two ODIsNew Zealand's inspirational leader, Stephen Fleming will miss the first two ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.24 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Gayle recovering from heart op.Chris Gayle, the left handed West Indian opening batsman, has undergone successful heart surgery in Melbourne.23 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Ganguly back for ChennaiSourav Ganguly has been re-selected for India's forthcoming test series aginst Sri-Lanka.23 Nov 2005Tom Bowman
Flintoff puts England on topEngland got their noses in front of Pakistan on Day 4, thanks to some useful tail-end batting and 3 wickets for Andrew Flintoff.23 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Dravid promoted to Test helmThe reign of Sourav Ganguly at the helm of Indian cricket has ended. Rahul Dravid has been named as the new Test captian.22 Nov 2005Liam Camps
England fight backEngland fought their way back into the second test today after Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen made terrific centuries.22 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Injured Samuels returns homeBatsman Marlon Samuels has been forced home from the West Indies tour of Australia with a recurrence of his knee ailment.22 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Cairns returns against AustraliaChris Cairns is a significant inclusion in the 14-strong New Zealand squad for the 2005 Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia.22 Nov 2005Richard Edmunds
Pakistan in total controlAfter another blistering performance from their batsmen, Pakistan's bowlers have left England struggling to save the second test21 Nov 2005David Lewis
Afridi handed pitch antics banPakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been hit by a one-Test and two-ODI suspension following his actions during the Second Test21 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Aussies launch Twenty20Cricket Australia has begun the build up to its first international Twenty20 match with a shoot out between two former internationals.21 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Watson begins road backAustralian allrounder Shane Watson is remaining positive as he begins his come back from a serious shoulder injury.21 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Brilliant Bravo restores prideDwayne Bravo struck his second Test match hundred, as he and Denesh Ramdin fought back from despair, to force Australia to bat again.20 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Inzy, Afridi wow FaisalabadThe steadying influence of Inzamam was a perfect foil to the mercurial Afridi as Pakistan took England apart on Day 1 at Faisalabad.20 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
Clarke dropped for third TestAustralian selectors have once again swung the axe with batsman Michael Clarke dropped from the squad for the third West Indies Test.20 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Australia cruise homeAustralia have coasted to a 9 wicket win and an unassailable lead in the Frank Worrell Trophy, losing just one wicket in the run chase.20 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Australia well on topDespite a strong comeback in the field by the West Indies on the third day, Australia look likely winners of the second test.19 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Vaughan fit for FaisalabadEngland captain Michael Vaughan has been declared fit to play in the second test at Faisalabad.19 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
India end RSA streakSouth Africa lost their first match in 22 outings, as Irfan Pathan and Virender Sehwag shone in the second ODI, at Bangalore.19 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Australia Dominate Day 2If this were a boxing contest the West Indies corner would have already thrown in the towel18 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Giles doubtful for ODI seriesAshley Giles, the England slow-left-arm spinner, may be forced out of England's ODI series versus Pakistan.18 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Windies Test a false dawn?After the doubts raised by the Ashes series, Australia has surged back into form but is inferior opposition papering over the cracks?18 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Windies crumble on day oneWest Indian woes continued, as they squandered first use of an excellent batting surface to be dismissed for 149 on day one at Hobart17 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Malik and Ahmed reportedPakistan bowling duo Shoaib Malik and Shabbir Ahmed have had their bowling actions reported to the ICC.17 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Trescothick may fly homeStand-in England captain Marcus Trescothick may fly home from Pakistan after his father-in-law was seriously injured in an accident.17 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan storm back at MultanDanish Kaneria struck the decisive blows at Multan as Pakistan completed an astonishing comeback in the First Test against England16 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Adams out of Chappell-HadleeAndre Adams will miss the Chappell-Hadlee series next month after suffering an injury to his left ring finger.16 Nov 2005James Nixon
Yuvraj ton in vainAn excellent hundred by Yuvraj Singh was not enough for India, as Jacques Kallis expertly guided South Africa home.16 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Vettori keen to openWith the form of NZ's top order a concern, Daniel Vettori says he is keen to open the batting in ODIs if given the chance.15 Nov 2005Richard Edmunds
Hodge a chance at number fourLikely debutant Brad Hodge may begin his test career later in the week batting at number four, according to Ricky Ponting.15 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Pakistan in with a shoutA pulsating day's play that saw a Salman Butt hundred and four wickets for Andrew Flintoff ended with England needing 174 more to win.15 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
Vaughan's condition improvesMichael Vaughan's knee condition has improved, boosting his chance of recovery for the second test versus Pakistan.14 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Pakistan fight back in 1st testImpressive bowling by Shabbir Ahmed and a brave assault by Pakistan's batsmen have left the match evenly poised at the end of Day 3.14 Nov 2005David Lewis
Hopes high on recoveryQueensland and Australian all-rounder James Hopes is hoping to still be selected for the tour of New Zealand despite a shoulder injury.14 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
West Indies limp to drawDespite resistance from captain Chanderpaul, the West Indies failed to find any form in their drawn match against Victoria13 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
England take controlEngland took the game further away from Pakistan on Day 2, largely thanks to a magnificent hundred by Marcus Trescothick.13 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
India unchanged for South AfricaGanguly misses out again, as India will pose an unchanged squad from that which thrashed Sri Lanka 6-1, as they prepare to face SA.13 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Advantage England on Day 1Two wickets by Steve Harmison in the first over after tea put England in a strong position in the first test match against Pakistan.12 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
India win series 6-1MS Dhoni starred again, as India successfully chased down Sri Lanka's 244, in the final match at Baroda, to win the series 6-1.12 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Victoria continue to dominate WIDavid Hussey registered his 16th First Class hundred, as Victoria continued to dominate the tour match against the West Indians.12 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Hodge dominates opening dayFringe Australian batsman Brad Hodge has sent a message to the Australian selectors with a dominant century against the West Indies.11 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Jayasuriya axed from Test teamSanath Jayasuriya has been sacked from the the Sri Lanka Test team, which will contest three Test matches against India in December.11 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Katich dumped for SymondsSimon Katich has been dropped from the 12-man lineup named for the second test against the West Indies starting next week in Hobart.10 Nov 2005James Nixon
Vaughan out of first testMichael Vaughan is to miss the first test on Saturday due to a knee injury picked up in the recent warm up match against Pakistan A.10 Nov 2005Tom Bowman
Udal and Ali added to squadShaun Udal and Kabir Ali have been added to England's ODI squad for their series in Pakistan, replacing Chris Tremlett and Simon Jones.09 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Cook called up to England squadFollowing Michael Vaughan's injury, Essex opener Alistair Cook has been called up to the England squad.09 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
More questions than answersNew Zealand were dealt a cricketing lesson by South Africa. The price of losing may have greater effects than previously imagined..09 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
NZC rubbish claimsNew Zealand Cricket has rubbished reports of a rift occuring between coach John Bracewell and captain Stephen Fleming.09 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
Shane Warne back as Number 1Shane Warne has returned to the top of test bowling ratings for the first time in 10 years.08 Nov 2005James Nixon
Sehwag to lead IndiaVirender Sehwag will lead India against Sri Lanka in the sixth Videocon Cup ODI tomorrow at Rajkot.08 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Langer out againJustin Langer will miss next week's test at Hobart with the rib injury that kept him out of the First Test.08 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
England lose to Pakistan AEngland lost to a buoyant Pakistan A at Bagh-e-Jinnah by six wickets just before tea on the third day, with very few positives.08 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Vaughan doubtful for first TestEngland captain Michael Vaughan is a doubtful starter for the first Test against Pakistan, after he injured his knee.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly misses the bus yet againSourav Ganguly has yet again been left out of the Indian squad, for the last two ODIs against Sri Lanka.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Watson sidelined for two monthsAustralian allrounder, Shane Watson will be sidelined for two months, as he undergoes surgery on his dislocated left shoulder.07 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Vaughan blow mars England's dayA knee injury to captain Michael Vaughan overshadowed an improved English batting performance on the second day against Pakistan A07 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
SL finally nip oneTillakratne Dilshan and Russell Arnold shared a vital sixth wicket partnership to help Sri Lanka salvage pride against India.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
England's batsmen fail againEngland's batsmen collapsed again against Pakistan A, but Matthew Hoggard spared some of their blushes with 4-39.06 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
RSA name squad for India tourSouth Africa have named three spinners in their 15-man squad to tour India, where they will play five ODIs.06 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Windies humiliated by 379 runsThe West Indies crumbled to embarrassing defeat in the first Test against Australia, as Brett Lee and Nathan Bracken did the damage.06 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Ponting and Hayden dominateRicky Ponting, Matthew Hayden and Shane Warne have taken the first test beyond the reach of the West Indies, with an awesome third day.05 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Australia take control on Day 2A fast bowling exhibition from Glenn McGrath has left the West Indies with an up hill battle at the end of the second days play.04 Nov 2005Archie Mac
England in PakistanWith England & Pakistan about to lock horns once again, CW takes a trip down memory lane and remembers some very bad behaviour indeed.04 Nov 2005David Lewis
Rain ruins 4th ODIHeavy rain has caused the fourth one-day international at Durban to be abandoned with South Africa 79 for 2.04 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
Ponting's ton lifts AustraliaA brilliant hundred from captain Ricky Ponting helped Australia recover from 111/4 to 340/7 at stumps on day one of the first Test.03 Nov 2005Liam Camps
India wrap up seriesIn the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka, India wrapped up the series, thanks in no small part to 5 wickets for Ajit Agarkar.03 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
England grab shock winRookie seamer Liam Plunkett returned match figures of 7 for 57 as he and Ashley Giles combined to save England's blushes at Rawalpindi.02 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Gloucestershire contact MarshallHamish Marshall has been approached by Gloucestershire for the 2006 season.02 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
England collapse on day 2On the second day of their warm up match against the Patron's XI England collapsed to 39-6 after bowling the home side out for 211.01 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Gibbs and Boje droppedHerschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje have been dropped for the last 2 ODI's against New Zealand.01 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
NZC crackdown on drunksNew Zealand Cricket have announced a new policy on crowd behaviour for the upcoming summer.01 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
Strauss may miss final TestAndrew Strauss is likely to miss the final Test against Pakistan, to return home and be with his wife Ruth, who is expecting a baby.31 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Dhoni wreaks havocMS Dhoni scored a brilliant century, which included 10 sixes, to take India to a 3-0 lead against Sri Lanka.31 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Trescothick ton saves EnglandMarcus Trescothick stood firm to defy collapse at the top of the English order after the first day against a Patron's XI in Rawalpindi31 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Oct 2005: Return of the SachThey said he was finished. They said that he was injury prone, that he was a shadow of his former self. They should have known better.31 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Hussey called upMike Hussey has been called up as cover for injured batsman Justin Langer.31 Oct 2005Tom Bowman
Samuels snares 5 in drawn matchWest Indian Marlon Samuels capped off a fantastic match with bat and ball, but could not prevent Queensland from attaining a draw.30 Oct 2005Liam Camps
SA win again in close finishThey keep trying, and keep going close, but New Zealand just can't seem to defeat South Africa in this series.30 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Whinging Ponting blames BowdenRicky Ponting has blamed umpire Billy Bowden for the recent Ashes series loss.30 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Langer doubt for the GabbaAustralian opener Justin Langer is a doubt for Australia ahead of the first Test match against the West Indies in Brisbane on Thursday29 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Dippenaar out, Rudolph inBoeta Dippenaar has been ruled out of the rest of the NZ series and the one-day series against India after suffering a wirst injury.29 Oct 2005James Nixon
Australia's U19 Tour of IndiaJack McNamara brings to you his experiences on Australia's recent Under 19 tour of India.29 Oct 2005Jack McNamara
Samuels flays QueenslandWest Indian fringe batsman Marlon Samuels destroyed a Queensland attack that is strong on paper in a remarkable third day.29 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Styris to play 2nd ODITwo changes to New Zealand for the second one-day international against South Africa in Cape Town.28 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Smith leads Windies chargeThe West Indian batsmen dominated a rain-shortened day at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane, as they reached stumps at 252/3.28 Oct 2005Liam Camps
India dominant once againAfter a humbling defeat on Tuesday, Sri Lanka crumbled once again, giving India another emphatic victory.28 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
South Africa make it 2-0Despite a courageous 90 by Lou Vincent, South Africa have won another close match to find themselves on the brink of a series win.28 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Ganguly excluded for next 3 ODIsDespite his century in a recent Duleep Trophy match, Sourav Ganguly has been excluded from the Indian ODI squad.28 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Wavell Hinds to miss 1st TestWavell Hinds has been ruled out of the first Test match against Australia.27 Oct 2005Liam Camps
QLD RecoverQueensland made a good recovery in their four day match against the West Indians. After slumping early they eventually made 32327 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Razzaq likely to miss First TestPakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq looks likely to miss the First test against England with an elbow injury.27 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
WI in Australia - PreviewShivnarine Chanderpaul's team of perennial underachievers will face the World Champions on their home turf and hungry for victory.26 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Hodge makes way for BrackenNathan Bracken has been named in the Australian squad for the first test against the West Indies ahead of batsman Brad Hodge.26 Oct 2005James Nixon
Chris Cairns - Is It Over?Chris Cairns has brought New Zealand supporters to their feet for more than a decade, but have we seen the last of him?25 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
The Dawn of a New EraWithout Ganguly's grip on the team, for the first time, India strolled to a comprehensive win against Sri Lanka at Nagpur.25 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Kemp leads SA to victorySouth Africa has won the first one-day international at Bloemfontein by two wickets.23 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Lara- the most dangerous batsmanBrian Lara has been voted the most dangerous batsman and Andrew Flintoff the most dangerous bowler by Australian cricketers.23 Oct 2005James Nixon
Sri Lanka in India - PreviewAfter fairly easy series against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, India and Sri Lanka face each other, with plenty at stake for both sides.22 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
New Zealand win Twenty20Nathan Astle and Jeetan Patel star with the ball in a successful start to the tour by New Zealand.21 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Carlisle announces retirementZimbabwe's Stuart Carlisle has decided to quit International cricket, due to the politics involved in the national game.19 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Streak quits Zimbabwe cricketHeath Streak has decided not to sign a new Zimbabwe Cricket contract and will instead take up a captaincy position for Warwickshire.18 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Gibbs returns for NZ ODI SeriesHerschelle Gibbs has been given the all clear on his knee that has kept him out of cricket for two months and returns to the SAF squad.18 Oct 2005James Nixon
ICC World XI Spun OutAustralia wrapped up the Super Test by 210 runs, before tea on the fourth day.17 Oct 2005Archie Mac
World XI still aliveA brilliant spell of bowling by Muttiah Muralitharan and Andrew Flintoff on the third afternoon has kept the Super Test alive.16 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Fleming, Bond ensure winNew Zealand have won by 103 runs in their warm-up against South Africa A.16 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Spinners put Australia on topA brilliant display of spin bowling by Shane Warne and Stuart MacGill has put Australia well on top on the second day of the Super Test15 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Buchanan to remain until 2007John Buchanan has had his contract extended until the 2007 World Cup after convincing himself that he has a future in the role.14 Oct 2005James Nixon
Sri Lankan ODI Squad AnnouncedThe Sri Lankan ODI squad for their tour of India has been announced with Nuwan Zoysa being the only new face in the 15-man squad.14 Oct 2005James Nixon
McMillan stars in openerCraig McMillan's century was the highlight of New Zealand's rain-affected tour opener against South Africa A at Benoni.14 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Honours even after first dayA Matthew Hayden century and an unbeaten 94 from Adam Gilchrist have lifted Australia to 331 for 6 in the Super Test on day one.14 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Pakistan the next big testTowards the end of this month England will be jetting out to take on Pakistan on their home patch for the first time in five years.13 Oct 2005Eddie Sanders
Dravid to lead IndiaWith Ganguly injured, Rahul Dravid has been named captain of the Indian One Day International side for the two upcoming series.13 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Spin Twins for Super TestStuart MacGill looks set to partner Shane Warne in the Super Test starting later today.13 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Possible venue change for EngThe venue for the opening tour match of England's tour to Pakistan could be switched due to the recent earthquake in the area.12 Oct 2005Richard Twyman
Gilchrist questions selectionAdam Gilchrist has questioned the inclusion of South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, believing Kumar Sangakkara deserves his spot.11 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Plunkett promoted to Test squadUncapped seam-bowling prospect, Liam Plunkett has been called to the England Test squad for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.11 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Tremlett given a week's graceEngland understudy, Chris Tremlett has been given a further week to prove his fitness in preparation to tour Pakistan next month.11 Oct 2005Liam Camps
ICC Awards AnnouncedThe ICC Awards were announced last night in Sydney with Andrew Flintoff and Jacques Kallis being named joint Players of the Year.11 Oct 2005James Nixon
Sep 05: On and off the fieldNow, I've got a choice of another heinously weak "Lucky Dippenaar"-style headline and player pick, or a left-field selection...10 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Watson leads whitewashA superb all-round performance from Shane Watson has led Australia to a third straight Super Series victory and a remarkable whitewash.09 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Australian Changes for Final ODIKevin Pietersen and Simon Katich are both expected to miss the third and final Super Series ODI.08 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Khaled Mahmud retiresFormer Bangladesh captain, Khaled Mahmud has announced his retirement from international cricket.08 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Australia clinch seriesAustralia has beaten the World XI by 55 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the series in a relatively comfortable victory.07 Oct 2005Corey Taylor
Clark in for McGrathStuart Clark is set to make his One Day International debut for Australia, as McGrath will be rested for game two of the Super Series.06 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Simon Jones misses Pakistan tourSimon Jones will miss England's upcoming tour of Pakistan after failing a fitness test on his ankle injury today.05 Oct 2005James Nixon
Australia take out 1st ODIAustralia has accounted for the star-studded World XI in the opening match of the Super Series, thanks to a strong bowling display.05 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Lara/Sarwan/Gayle return for WIA full-strength West Indies team will head to Australia, as a 15-man squad was named containing the big names of Caribbean cricket.