IPL 2017: Ben Stokes tipped to land 'big bucks' deal by Yuvraj Singh

IPL 2017: Ben Stokes tipped to land 'big bucks' deal by Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj feels English players would improve by playing in the IPL England’s Ben Stokes could earn “millions” when he enters the Indian Premier League auction, says India batsman Yuvraj Singh. The auction for the 20-over franchise competition is scheduled to be held in Bangalore, India in late February. When asked how much Stokes was worth, […]

Could the Big Bash eclipse Tests in Australia?

Could the Big Bash eclipse Tests in Australia?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australians have enjoyed the spectacle of the Big Bash League A giant seagull, acrobatic motorcyclists and a daredevil in a jetpack are the poster boys of one of the greatest success stories Australian sport has ever seen. Add fireworks, chest-thumping music and monster sixes and it’s easy to see […]

Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77

Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baroness Heyhoe Flint OBE captained England between 1966 and 1978 Rachael Heyhoe Flint, the former England women’s cricket captain, has died aged 77. Baroness Heyhoe Flint, vice-president of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday after a short illness. She leaves behind husband Derrick, […]

Coach Kumble praises outgoing captain Dhoni

Coach Kumble praises outgoing captain Dhoni

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dhoni (right) took over the captaincy of India’s Test side from Kumble (left) Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble has said that MS Dhoni, who recently stepped down as limited-overs captain, will always be “a leader in the team”. Kumble said Dhoni’s decision shows how “selfless he is” because […]

Why Dhoni's place in cricket history is assured

Why Dhoni's place in cricket history is assured

Image copyright AFP Image caption Dhoni was leader of a talented group of players which emerged from small cities and towns Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as India’s limited-overs captain ahead of the upcoming one-day international series against England. Wisden India editor Suresh Menon looks at what made the wicketkeeper-batsman one of the calmest […]

Hundreds of Australian cricket fans dress up like Richie Benaud

Hundreds of Australian cricket fans dress up like Richie Benaud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Richies cheer on Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground More than 300 fans have descended on Australia’s Sydney Cricket Ground dressed like legendary commentator Richie Benaud. The group, known as The Richies, wore wigs and cream jackets to salute Benaud, who died in 2015 aged 84. They want […]