‘We want to win the series 5-0’, says James Anderson

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Anderson has never played an Ashes Test on his home ground

England pace bowler James Anderson has announced that the national team will do everything in their power to whitewash Australia in the ongoing Ashes series as it will be the ultimate sign of humiliation for the baggy greens.

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Australia will need a miracle to win the Ashes, says Damien Martyn

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Martyn conceded it was tough to watch Australia lose the first Test by a very slim margin

Former Australia batsman Damien Martyn believes the national team, who are currently trailing England 2-0, will need a full-fledged miracle to win the last three Ashes Tests and bring the coveted urn back home. 

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The CPL ‘is a chance for me to step up in the shortest form of the game’, says Vernon Philander

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Philander has never played in the Caribbean before

South Africa pace maestro Vernon Philander believes the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will allow him to “step up in the shortest form of the game” and earn himself a spot on the Proteas’ Twenty20 team.

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Players who spoil cricket’s image and integrity should be severely ‘punished’, says Kapil Dev

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Dev believes Sreesanth should be made an example of if he is found guilty

Former India captain Kapil Dev has announced that any player who is caught tarnishing cricket’s image and integrity in any way whatsoever should be severely “punished” in order to send a message and prevent other players from making the same “mistakes” in the future.

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Umpires need to take a more ‘pragmatic’ approach when it comes to technology, says Simon Taufel

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Taufel used the ongoing Ashes series as an example where technology was being overused

Umpires are often criticised for making the wrong decisions during matches, but former international umpire Simon Taufel believes that they should be confident in the decisions they give and take a more “pragmatic” approach when it comes to the use of technology.

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Protests break out over Kieron Pollard’s appointment as Barbados captain for CPL

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The Barbados community is angry about the fact that a Barbadian is not leading the country’s CPL franchise

Protests have broken out amongst the Barbados community after West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard was appointed to lead the Barbados Tridents during the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

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West Indies vs Pakistan 5th ODI: Pakistan wrap up series with 3-1 win

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Pakistan were all smiles after having a dreadful time in South Africa and during the Champions Trophy

Pakistan finally got back to their winning ways, thanks to half-centuries from both Ahmed Shehzad and captain Misbah-ul-Haq, as they registered a 3-1 series victory over the West Indies.

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