Smith: We either beat England or go home

“We have to beat England and I think then we’re through”

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Australia captain Steve Smith admitted that his side face two situations when they go up against England in the Champions Trophy on Saturday. Either they win and keep their hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive or they lose and be eliminated from the tournament.

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De Villiers: ‘I told the umpires we had nothing to do with the condition of the ball’

“The umpires felt the condition of the ball changed, in a way making me feel we were responsible as a team”

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South Africa captain AB de Villiers has admitted that he was “upset” that the umpires questioned him about the condition of the ball during the second ODI against England in Southampton on Saturday.

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ICC cricket committee recommends numerous changes

The ICC’s cricket committee believe that teams should not lose a review if an lbw is shown to be umpire’s call

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After meeting in London on May 23 and 24, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee has recommended a plethora of changes to the rules and regulations of international cricket.

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New Zealand vs Australia 2nd ODI: Damp outfield leads to match being abandoned

The umpires felt that the conditions were unsafe for the players

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Damp patches on the outfield from heavy rain in the morning resulted in the second ODI between New Zealand and Australia in Napier being abandoned with a ball bowled or a toss taking place.

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