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Can West Indies spark comeback in spin-haven Galle?
Can West Indies spark comeback in spin-haven Galle?

Some West Indies batters showed signs that they can handle such conditions in the big first-Test defeat, but they will need plenty of application and determination

'Still up in the air' - Alex Carey and Josh Inglis neck and neck to replace Tim Paine
'Still up in the air' - Alex Carey and Josh Inglis neck and neck to replace Tim Paine

Carey makes 101 off 93 for South Australia, but Australia assistant coach Andrew McDonald does not know yet who will play the first Test against England

Afridi brings Pakistan back in the contest after Taijul puts Bangladesh on top
Afridi brings Pakistan back in the contest after Taijul puts Bangladesh on top

Hosts go to stumps on the third day at 39 for 4 in their second innings for an overall lead of 83 runs

Crucial fifties from Shreyas Iyer and Wriddhiman Saha set NZ 284 target
Crucial fifties from Shreyas Iyer and Wriddhiman Saha set NZ 284 target

Ashwin strikes early to make New Zealand's final-day task tougher

In sickness and in health, Kapp stars after difficult build-up
In sickness and in health, Kapp stars after difficult build-up

Kapp was bedridden for three days before the final due to illness and then had to deal with the emotional challenge of playing against her wife Dane van Niekerk

Chris Jordan jets into Sydney Sixers squad as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite
Chris Jordan jets into Sydney Sixers squad as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite

Jordan set to play for his fourth BBL club after Brathwaite is ruled out of the tournament due to shoulder surgery

Nkrumah Bonner: West Indies need 'smart tactics' to beat Sri Lanka's spinners
Nkrumah Bonner: West Indies need 'smart tactics' to beat Sri Lanka's spinners

West Indies batter says if they can keep Dimuth Karunaratne to low scores, they take substantial steps to winning the second Test

Liton Das: T20I break worked in my favour
Liton Das: T20I break worked in my favour

Batter used his time away from the team to get his mind ready for long-form cricket

India tour of SA: BCCI awaits government go-ahead amid fears of new Covid-19 variant
India tour of SA: BCCI awaits government go-ahead amid fears of new Covid-19 variant

As things stand, India A will remain in South Africa with both teams committed to continue their red-ball series

Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami to sit out four-team Women's One-Day Challenger Trophy
Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami to sit out four-team Women's One-Day Challenger Trophy

Seven of the eight Indian players who participated in the 2021-22 WBBL are among the notable omissions from the squads

Marizanne Kapp's impact with bat and ball helps seal Perth Scorchers' maiden WBBL title
Marizanne Kapp's impact with bat and ball helps seal Perth Scorchers' maiden WBBL title

The home side finished strongly with the bat and started superbly with the ball in the powerplay

South Africa vs Netherlands: New Covid-19 variant forces postponement of last two ODIs
South Africa vs Netherlands: New Covid-19 variant forces postponement of last two ODIs

Although Netherlands are unable to catch a flight out, it is understood the players have communicated they are not in the right mental state to play

Women's World Cup qualifier in Zimbabwe called off following concerns over new Covid-19 variant
Women's World Cup qualifier in Zimbabwe called off following concerns over new Covid-19 variant

The tournament cannot be rescheduled, as the ODI World Cup is scheduled for March-April 2022

Michael Vaughan apologises to Azeem Rafiq for 'hurt' during racism controversy
Michael Vaughan apologises to Azeem Rafiq for 'hurt' during racism controversy

Former England captain accepts BBC's decision to stand him down for the Ashes coverage

West Indies leave out Holder, Russell, Hetmyer among others, name new-look white-ball squads for Pakistan tour
West Indies leave out Holder, Russell, Hetmyer among others, name new-look white-ball squads for Pakistan tour

Greaves, Brooks, Motie, Smith and Drakes earn maiden call-ups as West Indies rest several senior players

Axar Patel five-for skittles New Zealand out for 296 as India take lead
Axar Patel five-for skittles New Zealand out for 296 as India take lead

The visitors lost their last nine wickets for 99 runs in Kanpur

Hasan five-for, big Abid-Shafique stand put Pakistan in control of Chattogram Test
Hasan five-for, big Abid-Shafique stand put Pakistan in control of Chattogram Test

Pakistan end second day on 145 for no loss in their first innings, just 185 behind Bangladesh's total

Bangla Tigers end Team Abu Dhabi's winning streak
Bangla Tigers end Team Abu Dhabi's winning streak

Half-century from Gayle not enough as Udana holds his nerve

Matt Henry to return to Kent for 2022
Matt Henry to return to Kent for 2022

New Zealand quick won club's Bowler of the Year Award in 2018

Tom Harrison believes 'earthquake' can accelerate change as ECB unveil plan to tackle racism
Tom Harrison believes 'earthquake' can accelerate change as ECB unveil plan to tackle racism

Review of dressing-room culture and game-wide approach to dealing with complaints are among pledges