Glenn Maxwell joins Australia test squad to face Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka]Jun 23 (ANI): Glenn Maxwell could make a shock return to Test cricket next week after the injury-plagued Australians added the clean-ball star to their squad to face Sri Lanka. With Travis Head in doubt and Ashton Agar all but ruled out of the Test series opener in Galle on Wednesday, Maxwell is … Read more

James Pattinson parts ways with Melbourne Renegades in final year of contract

melbourne [Australia]June 23 (ANI): Former Australian pacer James Pattinson has parted ways and abruptly ended his three-year contract with the Melbourne Renegades. Pattinson retired from international cricket last year. He made six appearances in the 2021-22 season where he claimed just three wickets before ending his season early due to injury management amid the challenge … Read more

Dasun Shanaka defends decision on bowling last after win over Aus

Colombo [Sri Lanka]Jun 22 (ANI): Following his side’s thrilling four-point win over Australia in the fourth ODI, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka says it feels like a good idea to challenge himself by playing the last rather than giving it to a spinner. Charith Asalanka scored a ton of wins, helping Sri Lanka make history … Read more

No reason for CWG 2026 organizers to abandon filming: NRAI official

New Delhi [India]June 19 (ANI): The National Rifle Association of India has expressed its disappointment that shooting is not on the initial list of sports disciplines for the 2026 Commonwealth Games to be played in Victoria, Australia. NRAI General Secretary Kunwar Sultan Singh believes India’s better performance than others is the reason filming was scrapped … Read more

SL hope for Hasaranga’s return in third ODI against Aus

Colombo [Sri Lanka]June 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka remain hopeful that star spinner Wanindu Hasaranga will be fit to face Australia in the third ODI in Colombo on Sunday. Hasaranga missed Sri Lanka’s narrow 26-point win over Australia in Game 2 of the five-game series on Thursday with a groin complaint but stayed with the team … Read more

Wishes pour in from the cricketing fraternity as Ajinkya Rahane turns 34

Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]June 6 (ANI): As former India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane turned 34 today, the cricketing fraternity came together to send their heartfelt wishes to the Indian striker. Indian rapper Cheteshwar Pujara took to his Twitter and wrote, “A very happy birthday my brother @ajinkyarahane88 Wishing you happiness and success in the coming year. Enjoy … Read more

Spin legend Shane Warne delivers iconic ‘Ball of the Century’

sydney [Australia]June 4 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday evoked memories of the most iconic ‘ball of the century’ of 1993 by Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne. The late leg-spinner achieved the feat in the first Test of the Ashes series against England in Manchester. Warne’s peculiar ball, then 23 years old, took … Read more

‘It’s heartbreaking to think he’s no longer with us’: Shane Watson

sydney [Australia]Jun 2 (ANI): Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has called Andrew Symonds the greatest teammate he’s ever had after the Queenslander passed away. Watson said Symonds made all of his teammates stand tall on the cricket pitch and was often the glue that helped keep the side and its many different personas off the … Read more

‘It’s heartbreaking to think he’s no longer with us’: Shane Watson

sydney [Australia]Jun 2 (ANI): Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has called Andrew Symonds the greatest teammate he’s ever had after the Queenslander passed away. Watson said Symonds made all of his teammates stand tall on the cricket pitch and was often the glue that helped keep the side and its many different personas off the … Read more

Australian head coach Andrew McDonald tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sri Lanka tour

sydney [Australia]June 1 (ANI): Australian head coach Andrew McDonald has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the start of the Sri Lanka tour, starting Tuesday June 7. McDonald tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon and will not be able to travel to Sri Lanka with the rest of the squad this week as … Read more