• Cairns in limbo as perjury trial heads into 9th week

    LONDON (AP) — Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns must wait until Monday at the earliest to learn the result of his perjury trial after jurors failed to reach a verdict following a second day of deliberations.

  • Injured Starc won’t bowl again in day-night cricket test

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Mitchell Starc took three wickets for Australia until a right foot injury prevented him from bowling again in the first day-night test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Ashwin dozen leads India to test series win over SAfrica

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — India beat South Africa in a test series for the first time in 11 years in winning the third test by 124 runs thanks to Ravichandran Ashwin’s 12-wicket match haul on Friday.

  • New Zealand out for 202 vs Australia in 1st day-night test

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — With a dozen wickets tumbling, the pink ball swinging seriously under lights and Australia’s leading paceman limping off injured, the opening day of the first day-night cricket test was as extraordinary as organizers could have hoped.

  • India tightens screws as South Africa reaches 151-6 at tea

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with a 12-wicket match haul as India defeated South Africa by 124 runs in the third test to win the four-game series on Friday.

  • Ashwin, Jadeja among wickets as India pushes for victory

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were among the wickets on Thursday as India pressed for victory in the third test after dismissing South Africa for a meagre 79.

  • Australia, New Zealand ready for 1st day-night test match

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Pink leather and bright lights. The color and the concept are creating a stir in cricket circles on the eve of the sport’s first day-night test match.

  • Adelaide Oval to aid bowlers in 3rd Australia-NZ test

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Cricket officials have tweaked the normally predictable Adelaide Oval pitch to help bowlers in the third test between Australia and New Zealand starting on Friday.

  • Morkel strikes as India reaches 149-6 at tea in Nagpur test

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — Offspinner Simon Harmer and pace bowler Morne Morkel shared seven wickets as South Africa bowled India out for 215 on the first day Wednesday of the third test.