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Monday, 25 April 2016

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 11:42 pm UTC
Cricket Australia slashes entry level ticket prices for international matches in attempt to bring back the crowds for next summer. ....(More)
Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:50 pm UTC
Chris Jordan will travel to India to play in the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 27-year-old seamer will fly out on Saturday as replacement for injured Mitchell Starc.....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:39 pm UTC
Root is set to feature in his first four-day game for Yorkshire in two years, yet the world's second-ranked Test batsman admits he is unsure if the back-to-back county champions can accommodate him.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 9:25 pm UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM IST in Hyderabad, India. ....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 8:38 pm UTC
• England seamer to replace Australia’s Starc, who has foot injury• Andrew Strauss: ‘Participating will be good opportunity for him’Chris Jordan will travel to India this week to play in the Indian Premier League with Royal Challengers Bangalore.The Sussex seamer, 27, who t....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 8:35 pm UTC
Mumbai Indians were languishing near the bottom of the table but this win gave them the much-needed impetus and took them to fifth spot in Indian Premier League points table. King....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 8:21 pm UTC
BCB president Nazmul Hassan claimed on Monday that Bangladesh would be placed fifth in the ICC ODI rankings in May, but it was soon followed by confusion surrounding the actual ranking....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 8:12 pm UTC
The SRH mentor heaped praise on bowlers and was pleased with the batting depth in the side ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:46 pm UTC
Amid the sort of bitterly cold weather in which even Captain Oates wouldn't venture out, Yorkshire's lower order demonstrated the type of grit that can make the difference between winners and losers in a Championship season....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:38 pm UTC
• Yorkshire 368-9 v Warwickshire • Surrey 463 v Somerset 99-1Steve Patterson is known as “Dead” by his Yorkshire team-mates, on account of his understated personality off the field, and yet the tailender’s career-best with the bat proved lively enough to frustrate the hosts Warwic....(More)
WIcricnews
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:35 pm UTC
The ICC Board held its second meeting of 2016 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 24 April. Among the decisions made and reports received were: ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 The Board congratulated the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for completing an unprecedented treble by winning the ICC U19 Cr....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
In a hearing, the Supreme Court argued that the one-state, one-vote rule would not harm the functioning of the BCCI ....(More)
WIcricnews
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:32 pm UTC
Fast bowler Tino Best has joined Hampshire on a short-term deal. The 34-year-old joins the county as cover for fellow West Indies paceman Fidel Edwards, who broke an ankle while playing football last week. Best has played 25 Tests and 26 one-day internationals for his country, and taken 316 wickets....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:28 pm UTC
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell said it “wasn’t good” on compatriot Marlon Samuels’ part to address a press conference with his padded legs on the table after their World T20 triumph early this month. “A lot of people ask me if he (Samuels) is from Jamaica. He is ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:22 pm UTC
An unbeaten 139 by Mark Stoneman and Marcus Trscothick's milestone were moments to cherish on the second day ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:09 pm UTC
Black Caps bowlers Tim Southee and Mitchell McClenaghan starred as the champion Mumbai Indians returned to form in the Indian Premier League.....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:07 pm UTC
Cricket's governing body has taken the unusual step of publicly criticising the West Indies team for its conduct after the team won the World Twenty20 tournament in India, saying it had considered bringing disciplinary charges against the players.....(More)
Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:55 pm UTC
Mark Stoneman amassed 139 not out on a painfully cold day two between hosts Durham and Middlesex in Specsavers County Championship Division One. He and Jack Burnham (61) put on 131.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:45 pm UTC
The ICC has announced that the USA has been chosen to host ICC World Cricket League Division Four, to take place later in the year....(More)
Bleacher Report
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:36 pm UTC
Mumbai Indians grabbed their third win of the 2016 Indian Premier League Twenty20 campaign on Monday, beating Kings XI Punjab by 25 runs.  Parthiv Patel powered Mumbai to a total of 189 from six, scoring 81 from 58 ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:29 pm UTC
Durham opener Mark Stoneman was dropped on 19 and never gave the sniff of a chance again as he reached the close on 139 not out....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:26 pm UTC
• ICC hits out at West Indies players’ behaviour following World Twenty20 final • Pair’s comments and actions post-match ‘brought the event into disrepute’The International Cricket Council has accused the West Indies players of bringing the recent World Twenty20 into disrepute f....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:14 pm UTC
In his 23rd season as a first-class cricketer, Marcus Trescothick became Somerset's second-highest run-scorer of all time....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 6:14 pm UTC
Joe Clarke makes a century after Moeen Ali's 74 as Worcestershire fight back against Gloucestershire at Bristol.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:51 pm UTC
Parthiv and Rayudu shared a 137-run stand that set up Mumbai Indians' third win ....(More)
CaribbeanCricket.com
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:47 pm UTC
The ICC Board held its second meeting of 2016 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 24 April. Among the decisions made and reports received were: ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 The Board congratulated the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for completing an unprecedented treble by winn....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:44 pm UTC
Joe Clarke confirmed his standing as one of the game's most exciting young players with a century on the second day of Worcestershire's County Championship game against Gloucestershire....(More)
The Roar Sports
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:42 pm UTC
With both the AFL and NRL re-examining the debate about what should be done in games where the scores finish level, the natu....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:41 pm UTC
Gary Ballance top scores with 68 and Steve Patterson hits a career-best 62 as Yorkshire build against Warwickshire.....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:38 pm UTC
BCCI's resistance resistance to implementing the recommendations of Justice R M Lodha committee favouring large-scale structural reforms was also brought up with the Supreme....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:35 pm UTC
There was time for Tony Palladino to pass another noteable milestone and Michael Hogan to strike two quick blows for Glamorgan before rain cut short the second day....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:29 pm UTC
Mark Stoneman's unbeaten century helps Durham fight back against Middlesex on day two at Chester-le-Street.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:28 pm UTC
Just nine overs were possible on the second day of Essex's County Championship Division Two clash with Northamptonshire at Chelmsford....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:21 pm UTC
Rain and then bad light meant only 6.3 overs of play were possible on the second day of Leicestershire's match with Kent....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:11 pm UTC
Marcus Trescothick hits an unbeaten half-century as Somerset fight back on the second day against Surrey at The Oval.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:04 pm UTC
Sunrisers have won their last three games while Pune have lost four games on the trot ....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:52 pm UTC
Tony Palladino takes five wickets for Derbyshire as rain and bad light disrupt their match against Glamorgan.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:50 pm UTC
Chris Jordan, the England fast bowler, has signed for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:49 pm UTC
West Indies' victorious cricketers have been reprimanded by the ICC for their actions and comments in the wake of their World T20 triumph in Kolkata earlier this month....(More)
WIcricnews
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:46 pm UTC
ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 The Board (ICC) congratulated the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for completing an unprecedented treble by winning the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 as well as women’s and men’s titles at the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016. The Board also complemented the BCB and....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:32 pm UTC
Dan Lawrence reaches his half-century for Essex in the 10 overs before rain ends day two of their game with Northants.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:20 pm UTC
The England all-rounder will be making his IPL debut after making a mark as a death bowler in the World T20 ....(More)
Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:09 pm UTC
Root will return to the crease for county side Yorkshire this weekend for the first time since he made a half-century in vain in the last-gasp defeat against West Indies earlier this month.....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:03 pm UTC
Only 39 balls are bowled by Leicestershire against Kent on a rain-affected second day at Grace Road.....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Virat Kohli has deflected questions on his relationship status with Anushka Sharma saying that "it's for no one else to know".� ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians are battling for survival in IPL 2016. Both teams are in a must-win situation on Monday night. Can KXIP ride home the advantage again....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Virat Kohli said he is eagerly waiting to watch� the biopics of iconic Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, which are sch....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:12 pm UTC
The sport's governing body also expressed its displeasure over the behaviour of certain West Indies players after the World T20 final ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:03 pm UTC
Currently the Big Bash has eight teams. Each team plays each other team once, plus an additional match against their rival team. Thi....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:00 pm UTC
Cricket Australia has responded to dwindling Test and one-day international crowd figures by lowering ticket prices for the 2016/17 summe....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:50 pm UTC
The 38-year-old veteran has vowed to return to the competition ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:50 pm UTC
Younis Khan has called the PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan to apologise for his actions during the Pakistan Cup in Faisalabad....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:31 pm UTC
Kings XI Punjab captain David Miller won his first toss of the season and chose to bowl against Mumbai Indians in Mohali....(More)
The Roar Sports
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:16 pm UTC
Former Australian Test cricketer Jason Gillespie says he hasn’t spoken with Australian authorities despite being linked to a coaching role with the national side. The former paceman’s stock as a coach has risen during his four years at Headingley in England, during which he has won back-....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:13 pm UTC
The Australian players admitted to the Level 1 offence and Maxwell was fined 25% of his match fee ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:07 pm UTC
Having lost four matches on the trot, Rising Pune Supergiants face plenty of questions over their personnel as they take on in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:00 pm UTC
TEST match cricket prices have been slashed following public protests that ticket costs were killing the five-day game.....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 2:00 pm UTC
SYDNEY fans will be able to watch international cricket at the SCG this summer at almost half-price.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 1:39 pm UTC
A round-up of all the news coming out of the IPL, on April 25, 2016....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 1:35 pm UTC
• Cricket, athletics and netball also banned from hosting tournaments• Government punished unions due to inability to meet race guidelinesThe South African rugby union could be prevented from bidding for the 2023 World Cup by its own government after the sports minister banned the count....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 1:00 pm UTC
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Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:43 pm UTC
First-team coach Jason Gillespie insists he is fully focused on Yorkshire despite being linked with a return to Australia to take up a role as the national side's bowling coach.....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:38 pm UTC
Live streaming of IPL 2016 match between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) will be available online and in hand-held devices, apart from live TV. Catch live cric....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:35 pm UTC
Preston Mommsen's side has played just one ODI since the 2015 World Cup ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:34 pm UTC
Catch the live updates of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), Match 21 of IPL 2016 ....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:33 pm UTC
South Africa's sports minister bans four of the country's sport federations from bidding for or hosting major international tournaments.....(More)
Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:20 pm UTC
Hampshire have announced the short-term signing of West Indies paceman Tino Best, after confirming compatriot Fidel Edwards will undergo surgery on a fractured ankle.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:17 pm UTC
Scotland will host Afghanistan in two ODIs at the Grange in Edinburgh in July....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 11:56 am UTC
Sports minister Fikile Mbalula imposed the sanction, which will again come under review next year ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 11:39 am UTC
South Africa's sports minister Fikile Mbalula has punished CSA for failing to meet transformation guidelines, barring it from hosting or bidding for any major international tournaments....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:38 am UTC
The 2016 Indian Premier League continues to be in the news after a class 12 student was arrested along with several businessmen for betting in the Delhi Daredevils vs ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:38 am UTC
Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have won a hat-trick of matches in the 2016 Indian Premier League, will be aiming to extend their momentum against MS Dhoni's Rising ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:38 am UTC
Shaun Marsh has been fined 25 percent of his match fee for showing dissent in Kings XI Punjab's last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:36 am UTC
Six observations from the week’s county action, including praise for Neil Wagner’s aggression, Sam Robson’s endurance and Hampshire’s late orderBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket Blog, ....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:34 am UTC
Listen to commentary from BBC Radio Leicester and BBC Radio Kent as Kent batsman Sean Dickson is given out for handling the ball.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:28 am UTC
Former Australia pacer clarifies no contract has been offered to him and says he wants to focus on Yorkshire at the moment ....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 10:25 am UTC
Today we have Ali Martin at Edgbaston to cover Warwickshire v Yorkshire and Mike Selvey providing updates from The Oval as ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 9:59 am UTC
Former West Indies pace bowler Tino Best has joined Hampshire as they continue their efforts to address a crippling early-season injury crisis....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 9:44 am UTC
West Indies fast bowler Tino Best joins Hampshire on a short-term deal as injury cover for Fidel Edwards.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 9:26 am UTC
Sri Lanka Cricket is optimistic about Kaushal Silva's availability for the forthcoming Test series in England in May despite a blow to the back of his head during a practice match in Pallekele....(More)
Bleacher Report
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 9:10 am UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders' two-wicket victory over Rising Pune Supergiants saw them move to the top of the 2016 Indian Premier League table on Sunday, ahead of Gujarat Lions on net run rate. At the other end of table sit Kin....(More)
The Guardian
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 8:00 am UTC
Emma John’s years of infatuation with England’s hopeless 1990s team come good with this engaging and witty memoirIt’s fair to say that the England cricket team did not enjoy their finest hour in the 1990s, losing match after match with monotonous regularity. Press coverage tended to suggest....(More)
BBC Online
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:57 am UTC
Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara tells BBC Radio London the positive intent of his team-mates made it easy for him following his 171 against Somerset....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:57 am UTC
Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara tells BBC Radio London the positive intent of his team-mates made it easy for him following his 171 against Somerset....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:35 am UTC
Younis Khan, who walked out of the Pakistan One-Day Cup to protest against the standards of umpiring, could be banned for three to five matches by the Pakistan Cricket Board.....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:35 am UTC
Virat Kohli demonstrated his brilliance on Sachin Tendulkar's birthday as he smashed his maiden IPL century to enhance his legendary reputation.....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:35 am UTC
Dwayne Smith has said that with Royal Challengers Bangalore having a weak bowling attack in the Indian Premier League, Gujarat Lions could have chased down a target of....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 7:35 am UTC
Stephen Fleming, the coach of the Rising Pune Supergiants, has said the team is working out a new winning combination after they suffered their fourth consecutive defeat in the ....(More)
Bleacher Report
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:20 am UTC
Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions have both won four out of their five matches of this season's Indian Premier League, with KKR slightly ahead on net run rate. Kings XI Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiants are at the bottom with just one win apiece from their five games. There is a lon....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 5:01 am UTC
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:55 am UTC
Match is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM IST in Mohali, India. ....(More)
NDTV
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:38 am UTC
Suryakumar Yadav, who came into the Kolkata Knight Riders team after Manish Pandey was ruled out due to chicken pox, played a match-winning knock against MS Dhoni's....(More)
Cricbuzz
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:20 am UTC
Former Pakistan spinner urges PCB to give all the powers to the captain and the manager ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 4:20 am UTC
Former Pakistan spinner urges PCB to give all the powers to the captain and the manager ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 3:22 am UTC
Kolkata's batsman reflects on his maiden IPL half-century and Yusuf Pathan's influence ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 1:31 am UTC
Pravin Tambe is playing his fourth edition of IPL; he seems to continue to reverse the cycle of aging with ease ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 1:03 am UTC
Aditya Verma criticised BCCI for appointing a new CEO without following the guidelines prescribed by the Lodha committee ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:32 am UTC
While Shakib's three tidy overs went for only 14 runs, along with the wicket of Faf du Plessis, Ashwin had a forgettable outing ....(More)
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:17 am UTC
Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowler revealed how he believes he is fortunate to not bowl to the likes of Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers ....(More)
Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016, 12:04 am UTC
England all-rounder Ben Stokes claimed two wickets on his return to action for the first time since his chastening experience in the final over of the ICC World Twenty20 final.....(More)
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