• Cricket: ODI fallout has Australia fired up for NZ Test

    Wellington, Feb 10, 2016 (AFP) - Australia have warned of a "fiery clash" in the first Test against New Zealand starting in Wellington on Friday as tensions continue to simmer over the bizarre ODI dismissal of Mitchell Marsh. More »

  • Cold comfort from home after Smith's winning streak ends
    Cold comfort from home after Smith's winning streak ends

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Steve Smith, now carrying the burden of leading Australia in all three formats, is feeling the heat from a disappointed home media after his first series loss as skipper. The world's top-ranked test batsman and ICC Cricketer of the Year enjoyed a golden summer on home soil, leading the hosts to emphatic test series wins over New Zealand and West Indies, and victory in the one-day series over India. "The honeymoon is over for Steve Smith," the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper declared on Wednesday. More »

  • Pakistan pick five uncapped players, axe Gul for World T20
    Pakistan pick five uncapped players, axe Gul for World T20

    Pakistan named uncapped bowlers Rumman Raees and Mohammad Nawaz in their squad for the World Twenty20 in India while leaving out experienced paceman Umar Gul, the second highest wicket-taker in the shortest format. Only skipper Shahid Afridi (91) has taken more wickets than Gul (85) in Twenty20 Internationals but the 31-year-old pacer, who was part of the Twenty20 squad that lost 2-1 in New Zealand last month, has been struggling for form as well as fitness in recent times. "The T20 team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions during Asia cup and World T20 and the recent performances of some players in domestic and A Team tours," chief selector Haroon Rashid said in a statement. More »

  • Uncapped Dawson in England World T20 squad
    Uncapped Dawson in England World T20 squad

    England have named uncapped Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson in their 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 to be staged in India next month, but there was no dramatic recall for Kevin Pietersen. Dawson, who turns 26 next month, has performed well with the England Lions side that recently played Pakistan A in the UAE. "He bats, bowls and fields, so is an all-round package," England coach Trevor Bayliss told reporters on Wednesday. More »

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