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Khaleel Ahmed handed debut as Hong Kong opt to bowl against India

Toss Hong Kong chose to bowl against IndiaAmbati Rayudu raises his bat AFPHong Kong won the toss and chose to bowl first at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Captain Anshy Rath said that the team wanted to play...

PCA chairman softens stance on The Hundred after Trent Bridge trials

The ECB's proposed new 100-ball competition is "still definitely cricket", according to Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell, the chairman of the Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA), who has been taking part in two trial days for the format at Trent Bridge. Mitchell,...

All over for the Over as The Hundred takes the stage

As part of a series of pilot matches for the ECB's proposed new format, The Hundred, access was granted to a day of testing at Trent Bridge. ESPNcricinfo went along to observe the actionDespite various theories about the rules...

Afghanistan bat; Sri Lanka leave out Lakmal, bring in Akila

Toss: Afghanistan chose to bat v Sri LankaAfghanistan's players perform the Champion dance to celebrate their victory ICC/Getty ImagesAfghanistan won the toss and chose to bat on an Abu Dhabi track expected be good for batting. Having lost his second...

Pakistan overpower Hong Kong to open Asia Cup campaign

Pakistan 120 for 2 (Imam 50*, Azam 33, Ehsan Khan 2-34) beat Hong Kong 116 (Aizaz 27, Usman 3-18, Hasan 2-19, Shadab 2-31) by eight wicketsplay2:30The Match Day team are full of praise for Imam-ul-Haq after his unbeaten 50...

Sri Lanka have the edge, but not by much

Big PictureIt's debatable how much of an upset an Afghanistan victory would even be, on Monday. ODIs are, without a doubt, Sri Lanka's worst format. Over the last 18 months, they have lost half the matches they have played...

Brilliant Ben Cox takes Worcestershire to T20 title as calm Moeen Ali leads from...

Worcestershire 158 for 5 (Cox 46*, Moeen 41) beat Sussex 157 for 6 (Evans 52, Wright 33) by five wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball detailsThroughout the Blast season the refrain had gradually become louder: Sussex have the finest bowling attack...

Sarfraz in an oasis of calm amid World Cup chatter

"Baal sabke kaale hai" (All of you have black hair), quipped Sarfraz Ahmed as he sat alongside Rohit Sharma, Angelo Mathews, Mashrafe Mortaza, Asghar Afghan and Anshy Rath at the captains' press conference to unveil the Asia Cup in...

Sussex bowlers shine after Wright's record show

Those who hail Sussex's T20 attack as the best in the world found more evidence for their case as they snuffed out Somerset by 35 runs in the second semi-final Source link

Malinga back; Bangladesh bat first

Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first on a Dubai track expected to contain plenty of runs. The teams will start play in 43-degree heat, which is another reason why both captains were looking to keep their...

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