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Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

26 May 2020

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

23 May 2020

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

Australia need to outwit Pujara: Pat Cummins

23 May 2020

Australia need to outwit Pujara: Pat Cummins

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins believes Cheteshwar Pujara will be a potential threat for the bowlers when India tour Down Under for the Test series.

Cricket boards should stop sending players to IPL: Allan Border

22 May 2020

Cricket boards should stop sending players to IPL: Allan Border

Former Australian skipper Allan Border believes the Indian Premier League (IPL) should not be given precedence over the T20 World Cup.

Cricket Australia hopeful of hosting India later in the year

22 May 2020

Cricket Australia hopeful of hosting India later in the year

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts revealed the plans to host India for a Test series, are on.

Cummins calls for alternatives of saliva usage

20 May 2020

Cummins calls for alternatives of saliva usage

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins has sought an alternative as the ICC committee plans to ban saliva usage.

KL Rahul not a permanent wicket-keeping option: Parthiv Patel

20 May 2020

KL Rahul not a permanent wicket-keeping option: Parthiv Patel

Indian wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel voiced his opinion on the ongoing debate between Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

20 May 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

T20 cricket has seen several highs and lows ever since the inaugural World T20 edition, wherein India clinched the title.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

19 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.

Australia set for action as competitive cricket returns

17 May 2020

Australia set for action as competitive cricket returns

Competitive cricket is all set to resume in Australia for the first time since coronavirus pandemic caused disruption.

Smith nowhere close to Kohli: Kevin Pietersen

16 May 2020

Smith nowhere close to Kohli: Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen voiced his opinion on the 'Kohli vs Smith' debate.

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

15 May 2020

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly feels adding another Test in India's upcoming tour Down Under will not be possible.

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

13 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

On this day in 2003, West Indies entered the record books by tormenting the mighty Australians.

World Cup 2023 the ultimate goal for David Warner

13 May 2020

World Cup 2023 the ultimate goal for David Warner

Australian opener David Warner believes he is at the pinnacle of his career at the moment.

Ian Chappell's take on changing ball-tampering and lbw laws

10 May 2020

Ian Chappell's take on changing ball-tampering and lbw laws

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell believes both ball-tampering and lbw laws need to be reconstructed.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Australia could win maiden T20 WC title

09 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Australia could win maiden T20 WC title

With the return of marquee players, Australia finally look like a complete side.

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

08 May 2020

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

Australian seamer Pat Cummins is deemed one of the greatest fast bowlers in modern day cricket.

David Warner opens up on 'Kohli vs Smith' debate

06 May 2020

David Warner opens up on 'Kohli vs Smith' debate

Australian opener David Warner voiced his opinion on the long-standing 'Kohli vs Smith' debate.

Batch of 1985 could trouble current Indian team: Ravi Shastri

06 May 2020

Batch of 1985 could trouble current Indian team: Ravi Shastri

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes the batch of 1985 could have given a run for the money to the incumbent Indian side.

Big Bash League: McCullum voices idea of introducing Kiwi team

05 May 2020

Big Bash League: McCullum voices idea of introducing Kiwi team

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes introduction of one or more Kiwi teams may boost the competition of Australia's Big Bash League.

Use weighted balls to negate ball-tampering: Shane Warne

05 May 2020

Use weighted balls to negate ball-tampering: Shane Warne

Australian legend Shane Warne believes introducing weighted balls will bar the bowlers from applying saliva and sweat on the ball.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

04 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

Australia recently dethroned India in the ICC Test Team Rankings.

Gambhir, Lee against splitting T20s into four innings

04 May 2020

Gambhir, Lee against splitting T20s into four innings

Veteran cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Brett Lee have voiced their opinion on splitting T20s into four innings.

Will be disappointing if India don't tour us: Marnus Labuschagne

04 May 2020

Will be disappointing if India don't tour us: Marnus Labuschagne

Australian middle-order batsman Marnus Labuschagne stated the entire team would be disappointed if India don't tour Australia, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

03 May 2020

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja expressed his disappointment after he was excluded from the central contract list.

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: His top five Test innings

02 May 2020

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: His top five Test innings

The Caribbean batting maestro Brain Lara turned 51 on Saturday.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Australia restrict use of saliva, sweat to shine ball

01 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Australia restrict use of saliva, sweat to shine ball

Australia have restricted the usage of saliva and body sweat to shine the ball, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

01 May 2020

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

Australia's head coach Justin Langer was elated after the team dethroned India to claim top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

Steve Smith on a different level: Ben Stokes

29 Apr 2020

Steve Smith on a different level: Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes believes his counterpart Steve Smith operates on a different tangent in Test cricket.

Pujara toughest to dismiss in Test cricket: Pat Cummins

26 Apr 2020

Pujara toughest to dismiss in Test cricket: Pat Cummins

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins believes Cheteshwar Pujara is the toughest Indian batsman to deal with.

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin Tendulkar's Desert Storm torments Australia

22 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin Tendulkar's Desert Storm torments Australia

The 1998 tri-series featuring Australia, India and New Zealand was duly dominated by the Aussies.

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricket Australia considers to expand India Test series

21 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricket Australia considers to expand India Test series

The impact of coronavirus may see hosts Australia expanding the India Test series, later this year.

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

20 Apr 2020

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

Pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood stated that he is surprised by Cricket Australia's financial health.

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

20 Apr 2020

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

The entire sports community is facing the wrath of coronavirus outburst, with IPL being the latest one to be impacted.

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra completes CA's online coaching course

19 Apr 2020

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra completes CA's online coaching course

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra has completed an introductory level coaching course with Cricket Australia amid countrywide lockdown.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Pujara India's prized possession in Test cricket?

18 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Pujara India's prized possession in Test cricket?

India's coveted number three spot in Test cricket was firmly held by Rahul Dravid in 2000s.

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

17 Apr 2020

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

Former opener Graeme Smith has been named South Africa's Director of Cricket for two years.

Cummins is the most complete bowler presently: Glenn McGrath

17 Apr 2020

Cummins is the most complete bowler presently: Glenn McGrath

Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath believes Pat Cummins is the most complete bowler of this generation.

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

15 Apr 2020

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman hit back at Michael Clarke for his comments on the IPL contract.