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India fast bowler Shami faces arrest over assault claims

India fast bowler Shami faces arrest over assault claims

India fast bowler Mohammed Shami was Monday ordered to appear before an Indian court in 15 days or face arrest, after he was accused of various crimes including assault and sexual harassment by his estranged wife.

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their match on Thursday -- the fourth no result of this World Cup so far.

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Sharma hit an unbeaten century as India made a comfortable start to their World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win over South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday that dealt a fresh blow to the Proteas' tournament hopes.

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

New Zealand made a flying start to their World Cup campaign as paceman Matt Henry struck three times in a 10-wicket trashing of woeful Sri Lanka on Saturday.

Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL

Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL

Cricket pundits Wednesday called for fresh ideas to prevent key games being abandoned without a result after Virat Kohli's team crashed out of the Indian Premier League following a rain-hit match.

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australia's Claire Polosak will become the first woman to officiate in a men's one-day international when Namibia play Oman in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek later on Saturday.

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

South Africa's selectors will reveal on Thursday whether veteran batsman Hashim Amla will be part of the country's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and VFS Global have partnered to introduce exclusive visa service packages for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

'No excuses': Kohli's Bangalore suffer record sixth straight IPL loss

'No excuses': Kohli's Bangalore suffer record sixth straight IPL loss

Skipper Virat Kohli said he ran out of excuses after his Royal Challengers Bangalore crashed to a record equalling sixth straight defeat in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.

Indian police files charges against cricketer Shami

Indian police files charges against cricketer Shami

Indian police filed charges Thursday against fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who has been accused of various crimes including assault and sexual harassment by his estranged wife.

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of the continental event.

ICC assures members of robust security at World Cup

ICC assures members of robust security at World Cup

The International Cricket Council has assured its members of a tight security plan for this year's World Cup in England after the Indian cricket board sought guarantees from the governing body ...