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Shakib fit for second Test, selectors also name Naim as surprise pick
Shakib fit for second Test, selectors also name Naim as surprise pick

Taskin Ahmed also included in 20-man squad after regaining fitness

Ian Bell joins Hobart Hurricanes as assistant coach
Ian Bell joins Hobart Hurricanes as assistant coach

Former England batter won title with Perth Scorchers in 2016-17

Taylor jumps to ninth in batting; Matthews moves to career-best eighth among allrounders
Taylor jumps to ninth in batting; Matthews moves to career-best eighth among allrounders

Taylor also occupied fourth place in the allrounder rankings, behind only Marizanne Kapp, Natalie Sciver and Ellyse Perry

Trevor Bayliss backs both sides to block out off-field issues once Ashes start
Trevor Bayliss backs both sides to block out off-field issues once Ashes start

Former head coach admits build-up has been less than ideal for England and Australia

Gloucestershire appoint Dale Benkenstein as head coach
Gloucestershire appoint Dale Benkenstein as head coach

Former Proteas batter and batting coach returns to county cricket on a three-year deal

Colin Munro accepts international career probably over but questions remain
Colin Munro accepts international career probably over but questions remain

Back at Perth Scorchers for another BBL, he believes his decision to play last year was a major reason why he lost his New Zealand spot

West Indies batters steady after Permaul, Warrican give them nine-wicket morning
West Indies batters steady after Permaul, Warrican give them nine-wicket morning

West Indies end the rain-hit second day on 69 for 1 after bowling Sri Lanka out for 204

Thigh strain could restrict Mathews' participation in ongoing second Test
Thigh strain could restrict Mathews' participation in ongoing second Test

The former captain was expected to bowl in this game, but that now appears unlikely

Abid Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi lead the way as Pakistan go 1-0 up
Abid Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi lead the way as Pakistan go 1-0 up

Abid missed the rare achievement of a century in each innings, falling for 91 with victory in sight

Joe Clarke keen to keep in permanent role at Melbourne Stars
Joe Clarke keen to keep in permanent role at Melbourne Stars

He has kept just five times in T20s but is set to take the gloves for the Stars all season and open the batting alongside Marcus Stoinis

Western Australia Premier's hardline stance adds further doubt to Perth Ashes Test
Western Australia Premier's hardline stance adds further doubt to Perth Ashes Test

Players' wives and girlfriends would not be able to make the trip while broadcast crews are also an issue

Dravid: 'Hopefully it is a matter of one innings for Rahane'
Dravid: 'Hopefully it is a matter of one innings for Rahane'

Too early to decide on Iyer's place in the next Test, says India coach

Jos Buttler wants to be fearless in Ashes: 'I feel like I have nothing to lose'
Jos Buttler wants to be fearless in Ashes: 'I feel like I have nothing to lose'

Preparation is being disrupted by the weather and there are concerns around Covid-19, but the focus is on the Gabba

Topley sets sights on next year's T20 World Cup in Australia
Topley sets sights on next year's T20 World Cup in Australia

England quick hopes to use BBL stint with Melbourne Renegades to build his case

Ray Illingworth reveals cancer diagnosis amid support for assisted dying
Ray Illingworth reveals cancer diagnosis amid support for assisted dying

Former England captain wants law changed to prevent the suffering of terminally ill patients

Chennai Braves break their duck in style with ten-wicket rout of Northern Warriors
Chennai Braves break their duck in style with ten-wicket rout of Northern Warriors

Shahzad, Rajapaksa romp to victory after Bopara, Munaf star with ball

Lance Klusener not to extend contract as Afghanistan head coach
Lance Klusener not to extend contract as Afghanistan head coach

Afghanistan Cricket Board launches process to find "another reasonable option" to replace the former South Africa allrounder

Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah retained by IPL franchises for 2022
Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah retained by IPL franchises for 2022

Narine, Russell, Williamson and Maxwell are also among the big names who won't be going into the auction

Kane Williamson: 'Defiant attitude great to see' from New Zealand
Kane Williamson: 'Defiant attitude great to see' from New Zealand

Captain says going for a win went "off the cards" during the second session of the final day that saw his side eke out a draw

Rahul Dravid: We timed our declaration well
Rahul Dravid: We timed our declaration well

India don't feel they batted on too long after they ended one wicket short of a win