India’s fielding upsurge moves beyond the usual suspects

Over and above the contest between the New Zealand bowling and the Indian batting, or Bumrah-Bhuvaneshwar versus Williamson-Taylor, what the fans missed out due to the washout at Trent Bridge was India's line-up against the best fielding side...

Why can’t other boards take a cue from SLC to tackle rain?

The Sri Lankan cricket board might be world leaders at something. Try not to snigger. Yes, okay, there are paper towels more robust than their domestic system. Sure, the batteries in your TV remote have had longer lives...

Did AB de Villiers want to have his cake and eat it too?

This did not start on the eve of South Africa's World Cup squad announcement. It did not start at the IPL, when AB de Villiers is supposed to have approached Faf du Plessis with the suggestion of returning...

Nowicki topples Fajdek with world lead in Bydgoszcz| News

Making their first IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge appearance of 2019, Polish duo Wojceich Nowicki and Pawel Fajdek produced the highlight of the inaugural Irena Szewinska Memorial in Bydgoszcz on Wednesday (12). One of the most thrilling domestic rivalries in...

Gatland rules out England job, eyes Super Rugby role in New Zealand

Newly-announced British & Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has ruled himself out of taking over from Eddie Jones as England coach, saying on Wednesday he sees his long-term future in Super Rugby in New Zealand.Gatland has a couple...

Thought I might never score hundred for Australia again, admits Warner

That leap to celebrate an international hundred is back. That feeling David Warner at times felt he would never be able to enjoy again. And it is that fear that kept Warner going through the 14 months of...

Bend the rules and bring AB back for the World Cup? Why not?

June 5, SouthamptonJust briefly today I was in the same room as my two favourite batsmen. Barry Richards came by the commentary box in a break from the attention he was receiving in the Robin Smith Executive...

Mitch Santner – the X-factor is in his instinct and his bravery

3:34 AM BSTAlagappan MuthuIt is the 43rd over. Bangladesh's finisher is at the crease. Mahmudullah has been biding his time. He's only 20 off 40 but he's now itching to go.Mitchell Santner comes on. A flag bearer for...

Barega to defend his two-mile title in Stanford – IAAF Diamond League| News

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega will return to the Prefontaine Classic to defend his two-mile title at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June. Barega, the 2016 world U20 champion, won the 2018 Diamond League 5000m title in...

Strong slate of champions resume points chase in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League| News

The IAAF Diamond League points chase continues with Oslo's Bislett Games, the series' fifth stop of the 2019 season, on Thursday (13). A sell-out crowd of 14,200 is expected to pack Bislett Stadium for the meeting's 54th edition, attracted...