Johan Botha announces surprise retirement after BBL match

Botha made the surprise announcement following Hobart's loss to the Sydney Sixers in the BBL at the SCG on Wednesday night

Richardson the star as Sri Lanka lose three wickets in first session

Mendis, who had played and missed repeatedly in his first few overs at the crease, seemed to be growing in confidence by the break, but now has a major recovery to lead.

West Indies women to tour Pakistan after nearly 15 years

The last non-Asian women's team to tour Pakistan, WI women are set to play a three-match T20I series from January 31 to February 3 in Karachi

James Anderson breaks through to turn first Test for England

West Indies batsmen rue missed opportunity after failing to build on starts against England

Shami, wristspinners set up comfortable win for India

Mohammed Shami continued to challenge for India's first XI come World Cup with another lovely display of seam bowling to set up a comfortable win for India - their first in an ODI in New Zealand since 2009 - opening ODI of the five-match series