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Twin Hat-Tricks a Doubly Rare Feat

Hat-tricks in first-class cricket are not commonplace at the best of times, but today (2 March 2018) in New Zealand's Plunket Shield two have fallen within the same hour, at opposite ends of the country.


Rohit names skipper for T20 Nidahas Trophy as Kohli, Dhoni rested

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian team for Nidahas Trophy 2018 to be played in Sri Lanka. The T20I tournament also features Bangladesh as the third team. All matches will be held at R Premadasa Stadium.

Mr MSK Prasad, Chairman, All-India Senior Selection Committee, said: “We’ve kept in mind the workload and upcoming schedule while finalizing the team for Nidahas Trophy. The high-performance team has suggested that adequate rest should be given to our fast bowlers to help improve athletic performance, maximize rest and prevent injury.


Healy ton steers New South Wales to 19th WNCL title

A blistering century from Alyssa Healy has steered the Lendlease Breakers to a 51-run win against the Western Fury in the Final of the Women's National Cricket League at Blacktown International Sportspark No.2 Oval.


Diamonds to polish Commonwealth Games preparation on Sunshine Coast

The Diamonds Commonwealth Games team will polish their preparation for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on the Sunshine Coast this March.


De Kock out for 2-4 weeks with wrist injury

Proteas wicket-keeper batsman, Quinton de Kock, has been ruled out of the remainder of the Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a left wrist injury. De Kock sustained the injury during the second ODI against India at SuperSport Park on Sunday, and will require 2-4 weeks to make a recovery.


All-around Gold for Crane and Vivier at the 2018 Elite Canada Rhythmic

Sophie Crane of Jusco RG and Michel Vivier of Viva RGC were crowned the new senior and junior all-around champions at the 2018 Elite Canada Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in Markham, ON on Sunday.


Preview: Underdogs clash in Momentum Cup Final

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins and Warriors will both be determined to make the most of reaching the Momentum One-Day Cup Final by winning the title when they clash at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban on Friday.


Red-hot season sees Auckland Hearts lift Hallyburton Johnstone Shield

Nine starts, eight wins, a solitary loss and one washout: the Auckland Hearts barely missed a trick en route to lifting the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield for 2017/18.

Capping a superb campaign with one last win today against wooden spooners Northern Spirit — the title already in the bag after the previous day’s victory — the dominant Hearts have now laid claim to the national one-day championship three times in the last four seasons.


Netball: Australian Diamonds (67) defeated New Zealand Silver Ferns (48)

Diamonds have put out a warning ahead of the Commonwealth Games, reclaiming the Netball Quad Series title by registering their biggest margin against New Zealand since 2012.


Indian team announced for T20 series against South Africa

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the squad for the three-match T2OI series against South Africa. The T20I series will be played after the completion of the ODI series.

India's squad for T20I series: Virat Kohli (Captain) Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur

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