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Australia to import soil to prepare for Indian spin

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia will import soil from India to build sub-continental style pitches to help their batsmen prepare for playing against spin, a report said yesterday. The outdoor pitches will…

Sri Lanka clinch series 3-2 amid controversial run out

BIRMINGHAM: Sri Lanka won the final one-day international in Birmingham by six wickets on Tuesday, a game that will be remembered for the controversial run-out of England’s Jos Buttler, to…

Kuwait cricket national squad ready for Singapore tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwait National cricket team under the astute captaincy of Hisham Mirza will be leaving for Singapore tonight to participate in the ACC Elite League 2014 starting from 7th June.…

Amla the reluctant captain takes the reins

JOHANNESBURG: Hashim Amla, who was appointed as South Africa’s new Test captain yesterday, has had an uneasy relationship with leadership roles in cricket. Amla, 31, will have a tough captaincy…

Gambhir recalled for England Test tour

MUMBAI: Opener Gautam Gambhir was named in an 18-man squad announced yesterday for an upcoming Test series in England. The left-handed Gambhir, who last played tests for India during a…

England thrash Sri Lanka

MANCHESTER: Chris Jordan led England’s attack as they bowled out Sri Lanka for just 67 on the way to completing a crushing 10-wicket win in the third one-day international at…

ACC Level 2 Umpires Course 2014

KUWAIT: Kuwait Cricket added another feather to their cap by hosting Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) Level II umpiring course, a 5 day program designed by ACC to raise the standard…

Sri Lanka thrash England

LONDON: Sri Lanka came up with the perfect response to their defeat in the first one-day international against England as they swept aside Alastair Cook’s team in the second meeting…

‘Devastated’ ICC to probe cricket matchfixing leaks

WELLINGTON: The International Cricket Council will investigate how evidence given to a matchfixing probe had been leaked to the media and take action against anyone employed by them if involved,…

England want more Hales heroics against Sri Lanka

LONDON: England will hope history repeats itself when they begin their international programme against Sri Lanka with a lone Twenty20 international at The Oval today. One of the few highlights…

Sri Lanka prove too strong for Ireland

DUBLIN: Ajantha Mendis starred with both bat and ball as Sri Lanka enjoyed a comfortable start to their tour of the British Isles with a 79-run win over Ireland in…

TACK-Huawei XI jersey unveiled for Desert Premier League in UAE

KUWAIT: Teams Association for Cricket in Kuwait (TACK) and MG Cricket Club came together earlier this year to raise the standard of domestic Cricket in Kuwait by providing the best…