Herath to retire after first Test

Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has announced he will retire after the first Test against England at Galle in November.
The 40-year-old made his Test debut against Australia on the same ground in 1999 and has opted to call time on his career 19 years later. The veteran has taken read more...

Foxes seamer pens fresh terms

Leicestershire seamer Gavin Griffiths has penned fresh terms at Grace Road and will remain with the club until 2020.
Griffiths endured a tough 2017 campaign but he showed real character to come out with a renewed mentality last season. The 24-year-old claimed 36 wickets at an average of 24.5 read more...

Bairstow could miss Test series

The injury to England wicket keeper Jonny Bairstow could keep him out of the three match Test series against Sri Lanka.
The Yorkshire gloveman became the latest England player to fall foul of a warm up football game between the players at the end of last week.
He has already been ruled ou read more...

ECB dismiss fixing claims

The ECB have dismissed allegations by broadcaster Al Jazeera that England players have been involved in match fixing.
The channel claims it has a dossier showing games involving England were allegedly subjected to potential spot-fixes between 2011 and 2012. Australia, India, South Africa, Ne read more...

Kohli and Sharma ease India to victory

India have beaten the West Indies in the opening match of their ODI series thanks largely to centuries from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
The hosts won the toss and put the Windies into bat, but despite dismissing Chandrapaul Hemraj inside the first five overs, they were unable to make too m read more...

Bairstow ruled out of final ODI

Jonny Bairstow has been ruled out of England's final One Day International with Sri Lanka on Tuesday due to an ankle injury.
The wicket-keeper batsman initially picked up the injury while playing football in practice on Friday and he was subsequently forced to miss Saturday's fourth ODI in K read more...

Watling eyes WC spot

BJ Watling says he is hoping to take his rare ODI chance and earn a place in New Zealand's 2019 World Cup squad.
Watling is the first-choice wicket-keeper for his country in Test cricket, having played in 54 matches, but his chances in the limited-overs format have been few and far between. read more...

Moeen hails Morgan captaincy

England spinner Moeen Ali says Eoin Morgan's captaincy is absolutely crucial to the team.
Morgan was handed the ODI and T20 captaincy for the 2015 World Cup and he has been integral to England's impressive rise in limited-overs cricket since, with the country ranked number one in the 50-over read more...

Mortaza keeping Tigers grounded

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza is wary of playing against a Zimbabwe side they are expected to beat.
The Tigers are set to face the African minnows in three 50-over contests before the sides compete in a couple of Tests, with the first ODI scheduled for Sunday in Mirpur. The hosts are s read more...

England take series with Kandy triumph

England have taken the one-day series with Sri Lanka after securing an 18-run DLS victory in the fourth match on Saturday.
With heavy rain once again causing a premature end to proceedings, Eoin Morgan's men sat on 132-2 after 27 overs in pursuit of 274 for victory when the heavens opened, a read more...