Match Preview Afghanistan vs West Indies, 1st T20I 2019 |

Big picture Afghanistan must be hurting. Playing hosts to West Indies in their adopted home in India, their ODI campaign went so badly that the team's losing streak in the format extended to 12 by the end of the series. There's a mismatch in the philosophy o… [+4867 chars]

IPL 2020: K Gowtham heads to Kings XI Punjab, Trent Boult to Mumbai Indians

Kings XI Punjab have traded fast bowler Ankit Rajpoot for Rajasthan Royals allrounder K Gowtham, even as the IPL trading window, which closes on Thursday, is winding down. In another trade, Delhi Capitals have released New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult to … [+2855 chars]

How Mayank Agarwal went from IPL dasher to Test opener

Sharda Ugra chats with the India opener on his debut at the MCG, how he went from being an IPL dasher to a Test cricketer, his career aspirations and more Download »Archive »Apple Podcasts »

IPL 2020 trade window: who are the teams likely to release?

November 14 is the deadline set by the IPL Governing Council for franchises to submit their final list of retained and released players. The trade window will also close on the same day. ESPNcricinfo looks at some of the players different franchises might wan… [+9599 chars]

Four questions for Bangladesh

Bangladesh are going to play a Test series against India with gaps the size of Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal in their squad. Mominul Haque has said he is missing "three players" because he feels Shakib is two players in one. But against the No 1 Test side i… [+3579 chars]

Glenn Maxwell has 'set the right example for cricketers around the world' - Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has come out in support of Glenn Maxwell following the allrounder's withdrawal from Australia's recent series against Sri Lanka for mental-health reasons. Kohli called Maxwell's openness about his issues "remarkable", and said he was "absolutely f… [+3282 chars]

Nicholas Pooran banned for four T20Is for ball tampering

West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned from four T20Is after being found guilty of attempting to change the condition of the ball during West Indies' third ODI against Afghanistan on Monday. Pooran admitted the charge, which deals with a breach … [+1829 chars]

Indore faces test of its Big Five aspirations

Subtle marketing does not exist in Indore. The signboards on stores have roughly the same design language: big, bold text in red, usually in Hindi. A keysmith's store will simply say chaabi, the Hindi word for keys. A medical store's signage will read dawaiya… [+7268 chars]

Mominul slips quietly into the hot seat for Test cricket's toughest gig

It was all rather sombre at the BCB's packed reception area on the evening of October 29. Shakib Al Hasan read out his statement. And minutes after he was done, BCB cricket operations chairman Akram Khan announced that Bangladesh would have a new Test captain… [+4321 chars]

James Anderson's desire for comeback is undimmed - Alastair Cook

James Anderson's desire to resume his record-breaking England career remains as burning as ever, according to his former captain Sir Alastair Cook, who believes that his old team-mate's devastation at missing out on this summer's Ashes campaign will help driv… [+6579 chars]