May 6 - West Indies coach Phil Simmons believes their third test win over England can be the foundation for better things for Caribbean cricket, but warns next month's tests against Australia represent a sterner examination of his team.
DHAKA, May 6 - Younus Khan and Azhar Ali struck centuries to punish a sloppy Bangladesh and power Pakistan to a strong 323 for three wickets on the first day of the second and final test on Wednesday.
May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan on Wednesday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Pakistan 1st innings M. Hafeez c Rahim b Shahid 8 S. Aslam c S. Hossain b T. Islam 19 Az. Ali not out 127 Y. Khan c Hom b Shahid 148 Misbah-ul-Haq not out 9 Extras
NEW DELHI, May 6 - Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighbouring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet.
SYDNEY, May 6 - Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara has given Australia's domestic Twenty20 league a major shot in the arm by signing up to play for the Hobart Hurricanes from next season.
May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Line-ups for the second and final Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan on Wednesday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Bangladesh won toss and decided to bowl Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Soumya Sarkar, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Shahadat Hossain, Mohammad Shahid Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah,
DHAKA, May 5 - Bangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of the second test against Pakistan starting on Wednesday due to a side strain, the country's cricket board said.
MUMBAI, May 5 - India will head to Bangladesh for a one-off test match and three one-day internationals next month, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced.
MELBOURNE, May 5 - Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has dashed any suggestion the Ashes might be his international swansong and said he hopes to keep playing into the Australian summer.
LONDON, May 4 - Jonathan Trott followed Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior into the international wilderness on Monday to leave England desperately short of experience ahead of this year's Ashes series against Australia.
When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.