Michael Holding picks his four favourite pacers across generations; Dale Steyn only modern day name in list
The great Michael Holding has picked South African Dale Steyn among his top-four fast bowlers across generations and his list includes fellow West Indians Malcolm Marshall and Andy Roberts besides Australian Denis Lillee.
Sachin Tendulkar calls for raise in quality of fast bowling around the world, says 'very few world-class fast bowlers right now'
A Sunil Gavaskar vs Andy Roberts or a Dennis Lillee vs Imran Khan was worth the wait during the 1970s and '80s. Similarly a Tendulkar vs Glenn McGrath or Wasim Akram used to be a connoisseur's delight.
The West Indies teams in the latter half of the twentieth century thrived on pride and self-worth. That pride and determination have now gone missing.
Ashes 2019: England's hope of reclaiming the Urn all but gone after monumental batting collapse on Day 2 at Headingley
This is an England side riddled with an aversion to cautious play, a team that this year loses a wicket every 37.70 defensive shots played – the worst record of any in world cricket – and once again they have paid the highest price, effectively ruling themselves out of an Ashes series that was threatening to bubble over into a serious contest.
Nathan Lyon was uncomfortable seeing himself alongside some of Australia's greatest cricketers after he equalled Dennis Lillee's tally of Test wickets on Thursday.
The injury-ridden career is finally started to blossom for Cummins. He has moved past the dark days and become the most imperative cricketer in the country. But the ride has not always been straight forward.
Virat Kohli will break all records set by Sachin Tendulkar, believes former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas
Pakistan's batsman Zaheer Abbas joined the badwagon of former greats terming Indian captain Virat Kohli as the best batsman in world cricket who will break all the records of Sachin Tendulkar.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's aggression shouldn't be mistaken for arrogance, let's give him freedom to operate in his own style
As long as Virat Kohli does not cross the line or bring the team and game into disrepute he must be given the space and freedom to operate in his own style.
India vs Australia: Justin Langer believes Virat Kohli-Tim Paine banter in Perth Test was humorous and not abusive
India skipper Kohli and his Australian counterpart Paine clashed on the field a few times and exchanged a lot of words, with physical contact almost becoming a reality at one point.
European Super League and the dissimilarities in similarities with Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket
Despite similarities in the need to initiate the European Super League and the World Cricket Series, the dissimilarities in impact are likely to make the the masses view the two breakaway tournaments in different lights
Mitchell Johnson quit Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) team the Perth Scorchers last month, but had not ruled out playing in the Indian Premier League or other domestic T20 competitions.
India vs Sri Lanka: Muttiah Muralitharan says Ravichandran Ashwin is the best spinner in the world at the moment
During India's win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test, Ashwin became the fastest bowler to reach the milestone of 300 Test wickets in his 54th match, breaking Dennis Lillee's record
India vs Sri Lanka: Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Dennis Lillee's 31-year-old record during hosts' innings win
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to reach the milestone of 300 Test wickets on Monday in his 54th match, breaking Dennis Lillee's record during India's win over Sri Lanka in the second Test.
A ruthless India equalled their biggest victory margin when they decimated a lacklustre Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second cricket Test, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, in Nagpur.
As the Ashes enters its 140th year, we look back at some of the key rivalries that have, or are likely to, withstand the test of history.
Ashes 2017: From Michael Clarke vs James Anderson to Ian Botham vs Rodney Marsh, sledging incidents that livened up the rivalry
Let's mine the history books to find some of the top Ashes sledges, or what the Australians would like to call, which they call 'mental disintegration' of the opposition.
Being fastest to 250 Test wickets is no mean achievement, so one can’t blame Ravichandran Ashwin for taking Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim’s autograph on the match ball with which he achieved the world record.
India vs Bangladesh: How R Ashwin put Adelaide heartbreak behind to emerge fastest to 250 Test wickets
It would be remiss if one of the major contributing factors to Ashwin's success in the last 27 months, besides the work on his bowling action, is not acknowledged: Ravindra Jadeja.
India vs Bangladesh 2017: Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fastest to 250 Test wickets, eclipsing Dennis Lillee
Ashwin achieved the milestone in his 45th match by taking the final wicket of the innings - that of Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim.
Here’s a complete statistical lowdown before the fifth India-England Test begins on Friday.