George Binoy

Deputy editor, ESPNcricinfo


Depleted challengers take on defending champions in season opener
Depleted challengers take on defending champions in season opener

Without Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and KL Rahul, can RCB challenge Sunrisers Hyderabad on their home turf?

Revenge of the talented
Revenge of the talented

When Rohit Sharma took the bowlers and the critics on

He's got the curves
He's got the curves

How Tim Southee swung England out in the World Cup

Timeline - The many colours of Crowe
Timeline - The many colours of Crowe

Batsman, captain, innovator, inventor, mentor, commentator and writer - Martin Crowe was all of that during a career that did not end after he retired from the game

Late wickets puncture SL's aggression
Late wickets puncture SL's aggression

New Zealand put Sri Lanka in on a green pitch but the visitors combated the tough conditions with aggression, as a succession of batsmen played their shots against wayward bowling

Wagner paves way to NZ's 122-run victory
Wagner paves way to NZ's 122-run victory

Neil Wagner led the attack for New Zealand, breaking a fluent stand between Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal on the fifth morning, after which two more wickets fell

New Zealand push for win on rain-hit day
New Zealand push for win on rain-hit day

Rain and hail halted play three times at University Oval, and at stumps Sri Lanka had seven wickets left and 296 runs to get, with a better forecast for the final day

New Zealand pull away with 308-run lead
New Zealand pull away with 308-run lead

The third day in Dunedin was overcast, cold and windy - conditions that were as familiar to New Zealand as they were foreign to Sri Lanka, and the visitors struggled to cope

NZ break through Karunaratne-Chandimal resistance
NZ break through Karunaratne-Chandimal resistance

Where runs had flowed and wickets tumbled on the first day, the cricket was played at a slower pace on the second at University Oval, but was no less intense

Wickets tumble, but NZ rack up 409
Wickets tumble, but NZ rack up 409

The two batsmen who struggled most during New Zealand's recent tour of Australia rediscovered their form on the first day of the home summer in Dunedin

Rahane steers India after Piedt four-for
Rahane steers India after Piedt four-for

Considering they were effectively operating with a three-man attack, South Africa did incredibly well to take seven wickets on a pitch that was better for batting than the one in Nagpur

SA face spin ordeal after India out for 215
SA face spin ordeal after India out for 215

Morne Morkel and Simon Harmer combined to dismiss India for 215 on a difficult batting pitch in Nagpur, but South Africa lost two wickets to spin before stumps

Australia complete 277-run demolition
Australia complete 277-run demolition

Australia completed a 277-run demolition of West Indies inside four days at Sabina Park to win the Frank Worrell Trophy 2-0

West Indies struggling in chase of 392
West Indies struggling in chase of 392

The highlight of Australia's outstanding third day at Sabina Park was Michael Clarke's declaration. He set West Indies 392 to win in two days and eight overs

Smith and Lyon strengthen Australia's grip
Smith and Lyon strengthen Australia's grip

Steven Smith was lbw to Jerome Taylor on 199, his career-best score, as Australia were dismissed for 399 after lunch at Sabina Park. Taylor's figures of 6 for 47 were also a career best

Smith hundred wins the day for Australia
Smith hundred wins the day for Australia

Steven Smith's hundred held Australia together, his partnerships of 118 with Michael Clarke and 76 with Adam Voges ensuring West Indies were able to claim only four wickets on the first day

Smith clueless against Starc
Smith clueless against Starc

Plays of the day from the match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai

CSK fight back to win low-scoring game
CSK fight back to win low-scoring game

After suffering two losses on the road, Chennai Super Kings extended their undefeated run at home this season to five games by winning a choppy contest against Royal Challengers Bangalore

Maxwell's miserable day
Maxwell's miserable day

Plays of the day from the match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians in Mohali

Mumbai continue to repair their season
Mumbai continue to repair their season

Mumbai Indians continued to repair damage caused by a poor start to the season, winning their third game in a row to add to the mid-table pile-up of teams on eight or nine points