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ICC charges Sri Lanka bowler Lokuhettige over corruption

Cricket's world body on Thursday charged suspended former Sri Lanka fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige over three new match corruption accusations. The 38-year-old Lokuhettige is the...

Sri Lanka skipper fined after drink-driving crash

Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday fined captain Dimuth Karunaratne $7,000 after he was arrested for drink-driving, with the player also ordered to stand trial...

Pakistan’s Umar Akmal fined for night out in Dubai

Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal's dancing skills off the pitch have landed him in trouble as the maverick middle-order batsman was fined 20 percent of...

Sri Lanka Test captain arrested after traffic accident

Sri Lankan Test cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after an accident in the...

Australia whitewash Pakistan 5-0 despite Haris hundred

World champions Australia completed a 5-0 whitewash over Pakistan with a clinical 20-run win in the fifth and final one-day international despite a brilliant...

Australia claim narrow win over Pakistan despite Abid’s debut ton

Australia clinched a dramatic six-run victory over Pakistan on Friday, despite Pakistan debutant Abid Ali and in-form Mohammad Rizwan hitting centuries in the fourth...

Call for no-ball tech as Kohli slams ‘ridiculous’ IPL error

Cricketing greats backed Virat Kohli Friday after he slammed a "ridiculous" no-ball error which condemned his Royal Challengers Bangalore side to defeat against the...

Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in first ODI

Aaron Finch's fine century drove  Australia to a convincing eight-wicket win over a new-look Pakistan in the first one-day international on Friday. The Australian skipper...

India captain Kohli slams inconsistent DRS after Australia defeat

Skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the decision review system (DRS) as "not consistent" after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire...

Lost decade: 10 years on, Pakistan still reeling from notorious cricket attack

Whenever umpire Ahsan Raza looks at his scars from the deadly militant attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore, 10 years ago on...