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Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC T20 rankings, India still No. 1

Powered by his brilliant knocks in the ICC World T20 so far, Indian batsman Virat Kohli became the top-ranked batsman in the ICC rankings, while India remained static at the No.1 spot in the team list. Kohli, who averages 92 after scoring 184 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of over 132, had entered the tournament 24 points behind Aaron Finch, but has now opened up a 68-point advantage

Jason Gillespie set to become England coach, say reports

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie is reportedly poised to accept the vacant post of England coach after the sacking of Peter Moores. “The new coach will be given the opportunity to do his job – he won’t be a whipping boy for me,” England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) director of cricket Andrew Strauss was quoted as saying by on Friday. Reports in England and Australia suggest Gillespie is

Ishant Sharma bowls India to historic Lord's win

Ishant Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second test at Lord’s on Monday, their first overseas win since 2011. India’s second victory at the home of cricket and first since 1986 continued England’s miserable year after series defeats by Australia and Sri Lanka. Resuming at 105 for four in pursuit of 319, Joe Root and Moeen Ali survived until the final

David Warner dropped after punch at Root

 Australia batsman David Warner was dropped for the country’s Champions Trophy match against New Zealand Wednesday, Cricket Australia said, after a bar-room attack on England’s Joe Root. Cricket Australia said the player had been reported for breaching its code of conduct relating to “unbecoming behavior” after a “physical altercation” with an unnamed player after the two teams’ Champions Trophy Sunday. England captain Alastair Cook later confirmed the identity of the