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IPL 2018, final

Watson the hero as CSK claim third IPL crown

The opener went from 0 off 10 balls to 117 off 57, and Sunrisers were beaten with nine balls to spare


'Watson's innings the type you dream of playing in finals'

Ajit Agarkar and Graeme Swann were blown away by Shane Watson's showing in the IPL final - much like Sunrisers Hyderabad


Spot-fixing allegations

Australia and England news

Spot-fixing claims made against England, Australia Tests; boards say no evidence

The Tests in question are England-India in Chennai in December 2016, and Australia-India in Ranchi in March 2017

Watch - Alleged spot-fixing in the India-Australia Ranchi Test

A clip from the Al Jazeera documentary which shows an alleged spot-fixing incident in the 2016 India-Australia Test in Ranchi


'I've been told to strongly deny the allegations' - Root

Following England's defeat to Pakistan, captain Joe Root was asked about the spot-fixing allegations that were made in a recent documentary.


IPL 2018

CSK v Sunrisers, Mumbai

Age no bar: why Dhoni and Fleming backed CSK's "old" squad

Also, the CSK coach explains how shifting their home matches out of Chennai affected team dynamics

Bravo: 'We always said experience will get the better of youth'

Reactions from the Chennai Super Kings players after they won their third IPL title

'CSK handled moments of pressure better' - Williamson

The Sunrisers captain lauded the way CSK did not give his side any opportunities while chasing what he thought was a "competitive total"

England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Kimber: Clinical Pakistan produce the unexpected dissection of England

Pakistan were clinical and pragmatic in wrapping up a comfortable win at Lord's, two qualities that haven't always been associated with them

Samiuddin: Amir conjures the Akram dream

Leg-before or bowled, batsmen see both as equal defeats, but for the bowler the latter is the truest win

Sarfraz takes pride in triumph of inexperience

Captain credits tough Test against Ireland for battle-hardening his team ahead of famous victory

Top headlines

England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Dobell: Humiliation was an accident waiting to happen

England's crushing defeat at Lord's exposed a regime and a system that has abandoned its responsibility to Test cricket

#PoliteEnquiries: Where do England go from here?

Jarrod Kimber and Osman Samiuddin answer your questions following England's opening Test defeat to Pakistan at Lord's.


Trevor Bayliss tells England batsmen to have 'a good, hard look at themselves'

The England coach accepted that progress "was taking longer than we would have liked" after a sixth defeat in eight Tests

Corruption allegations

TV documentary

Allegedly corrupt pitch curator is not a curator, says SLC

The person identified in an Al Jazeera investigation as a "groundsman" who curated Test pitches in Galle to suit bettors, is not a curator, according to SLC

Hasan Raza caught on camera in alleged spot-fixing sting

The ex-Pakistan batsman was in the room when a former cricketer from Mumbai, Robin Morris, spoke to an undercover Al Jazeera reporter

WATCH: Alleged spot-fixing plot explained


Both Ends

AB de Villiers retires

Both ends - Did AB retire at the right time?

Raunak Kapoor and Raunak Kapoor discuss if AB de Villiers' timing to retire was right


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