IPL 2020: RCB pacer Kane Richardson says pulling out of tournament was 'difficult but right decision'
Kane Richardson, who was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 4 crore in the IPL auction last December, had opted out of the tournament to be with his wife for the birth of his first child.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address 14th Conference of Parties to UNCCD today; India-Pakistan armies to be part of military exercise in Russia from today; day's top stories
Here are today's tops stories: Narendra Modi to address 14th Conference of Parties to UNCCD in Greater Noida; Amit Shah in Assam: Home minister to address 68th Plenary of the North Eastern Council, attend meeting of NEDA ; and more
Ashes 2019: England skipper Joe Root says Test defeat at Manchester 'hard to take' as Australia retain Ashes
England, set a huge target of 383 to win at Old Trafford, were bowled out for 197 following some spirited lower-order defiance.
Ashes 2019: 'Eternal fame for Tim Paine' Twitter reacts as Australia beat England in fourth Test to retain famous urn
Jack Leach, who scored a 51-ball 12, batted for an hour with England fans hoping for a repeat of his third test heroics, or even bad light
Victory left Australia 2-1 up in the five-Test series ahead of next week's finale at the Oval. England were dismissed for 197 on the fifth day.
Ashes 2019: Pat Cummins double strikes leave Australia on verge of retaining the Ashes, England 365 runs away
England were 18-2 in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth Test, still needing a further 365 runs on Sunday's last day to reach a target of 383.
Smith was a shining light for the tourists on a dull day in Manchester, batting on 60 not out in an Australia total of 170-3 at stumps on the rain-marred first day of the fourth Test.
Ashes 2019: Ben Stokes' life will change forever, says Ian Botham after the all-rounder's match-winning heroics at Headingley
All-rounder Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 135 at Headingley on Sunday to help England chase down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion and level the five-match Ashes series at 1-1.
Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer says improvement in batting, better use of reviews key as visitors look to retain urn
With Marnus Labuschagne having scored three fifties in a row, there is speculation that Steve Smith's return could come at the expense of Usman Khawaja
Marnus Labuschagne became just the fifth batsman and fourth Australian in Test history to make two scores in a match higher than a total posted by an opposing team in one innings.
Tim Paine lauded his teammate Steve Smith for his heroic effort at Lord's, calling him 'the best batsman in the world' and asserting that he'll return to action soon
Ashes 2019: England's Joe Root laments 'bitterly disappointing' 251-run defeat at the hands of Australia
After England's defeat in first Test, Joe Root said, 'We played really good cricket in the majority of the Test match. Credit to Australia. They fought hard to get back in it.'
Ashes 2019: 'Many heroes for Australia but it starts and stops with Steve Smith's hundreds', Twitter reacts after Aussies' 251-run win
Australia took a 1-0 lead in the Ashes following a thumping 251 run win over England at Edgbaston.
Travis Head's dismissal on Day 4 of first Ashes Test off Ben Stokes created a bit of a flutter over whether it was a no-ball or not.
Ashes 2019: Depth will be important but if I was a betting man I wouldn't back either side, says former Australia captain Steve Waugh
With the exception of the 2010/11 series in Australia, which England won 3-1, home advantage has been decisive since Steve Waugh's side triumphed 4-1 away in 2001.
Ashes 2019: Australian seamer James Pattinson dares to dream of Test comeback after career-saving back surgery
Australia's James Pattinson has spent a productive three months with English county side Nottinghamshire and could be named in the Ashes squad on Friday
England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer’s fire meets Chris Woakes’ ice as hosts’ ‘other opening combo’ takes centrestage
Woakes was three years old when England last made it to the final of a World Cup. Archer wasn't even born. 27 years later the two have played a crucial role in making it happen again.
Jason Roy, Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand
Here are the best photos from England's eight-wicket win over defending champions Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup held at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Australia vs England, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Andrew Strauss emotional after hosts 'obliterate' Aaron Finch and Co to reach final
Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss was overcome with emotion after the team he helped build "obliterated" Australia to reach the World Cup final on Thursday.
Australia vs England, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Chris Woakes hails 'incredible' team effort after hosts power into final
Chris Woakes saluted England's incredible eight-wicket demolition of Australia as the hosts swaggered into their first World Cup final since 1992.