Sri Lanka need giant-killing act against India

While the visiting side have most pieces in place, their only concern will be how MS Dhoni shapes up

Nine years on, Kohli returns to where it all beganRahane back to looking in from the outsideTharanga rallies troops with Champions Trophy memorySri Lanka in search of lost glory against India

WSL: No Lightning spark, but Bates, Farrell shine

Vipers and Stars are the leaders after the first week, Athapaththu shows she's still got it, and poor Taylor is left hanging

Smith banks on India experience to beat BangladeshKumble strict? Never thought so, says SahaMominul, Mahmudullah dropped from Test squadSt Kitts breeze through in rain-hit game

Anderson sparks Windies collapse

Visiting side struggling at 145 for 8 at lunch on third day, still trailing by 369 runs

Cook hails “phenomenally consistent” RootRichards wants "sense of pride” in WindiesLaw hopes Windies “rewrite history”

Gowtham, Nadeem even scales for India A

Stephen Cook falls for 99, while Markram makes 74 but South Africa stumble after strong opening stand

Dravid 100% responsible for India A success stories: MSK PrasadFive India A players who could take the next step
Workload management and its different strokes

An abundance of top-quality reserves gives India the luxury Sri Lanka don’t have at this moment

Can WSL 2017 piggyback on World Cup success?

Double-headers with NatWest T20 Blast games are a leap of faith as the tournament looks to spread its wings in the second edition

Survival of the fittest – yo-yoing between skills and six-packs

Should you pick the talented man with iffy fitness or the supreme athlete with suspect ability? Modern-day cricket is rooting for the latter

Ripping off the Yuvraj band-aid doesn't hurt that much

In an all-time Indian ODI XI, he'd swagger into the middle-order, but his exclusion in today’s XI doesn't feel out of place

I rate Kohli highly, but he need not be aggressive all the time: Ranatunga

Sri Lankan cricket is going in the wrong direction because selectors are focussed on physique and players are focussed on money, says former captain

We have a clear succession plan for every slot: MSK Prasad

The chief selector opens up on the future of Dhoni and Yuvraj, taking inputs from Rahul Dravid about ‘A’ and Under-19 players, and more

First thing is to forget about the Test series
“First thing is to forget about the Test series”

Upul Tharanga: We didn't play well to our strength during the Test series

We're not going to be predictable anymore
“We're not going to be predictable anymore”

Virat Kohli: For us it's all about when you want to start giving roles to players and start experimenting

Peculiar cricketing educations

Every player has a story about how their upbringing influenced their cricket, and the backyard is where many made their international debut

Alastair Cook passes 10,000 Test runs

In a world devoted to the instantaneous, the former England captain’s Test career has been an epic of throwback pragmatism