Virat Kohli causes uproar with ‘leave India’ comment

Virat Kohli causes uproar with ‘leave India’ comment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kohli’s remarks have sparked outrage on social media India cricket captain Virat Kohli is embroiled in controversy after lashing out at a cricket fan who said he preferred English and Australian batsmen to Indian players. “I don’t think you should live in India, go and live somewhere else,” Kohli told […]

Cricket Australia ‘partly to blame’ in ball-tampering scandal

Cricket Australia ‘partly to blame’ in ball-tampering scandal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Steve Smith and David Warner are currently serving suspensions A scathing review into Australian cricket has condemned a “winning without counting the costs” culture that left players in a “gilded bubble”. The independent report was commissioned by Cricket Australia (CA) after a ball-tampering scandal rocked the Test team in South […]

Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan prime minister

Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan prime minister

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive things to know about Imran Khan Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected prime minister of Pakistan in a vote at the country’s National Assembly. His PTI party won the most seats in July’s elections – setting up Mr Khan to become PM with the […]

Cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

Cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes’ defence barrister told the jury he had acted “to defend himself or in defence of another” England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray after a fight near a Bristol nightclub. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denied the charge following the fracas between a group […]

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘lied about self-defence’

Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer ‘lied about self-defence’

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes, who denies affray, is alleged to have knocked a man out outside a Bristol club England cricketer Ben Stokes lied when he said he acted in self-defence during a fight outside a nightclub, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denies affray at Bristol Crown Court. Prosecutor […]