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Zimbabwe axe cricket coach Whatmore

Zimbabwe have axed their coach Dav Whatmore and captain Hamilton Masakadza just days before the arrival of India for a five-match limited-overs tour. Zimbabwe Cricket cited the team's poor performance at this year's World Twenty20 tournament where they failed to make it out of the preliminary stage. Former Australia test batsman Whatmore, who coached the country of his birth Sri

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Rami, Umtiti named in France 2016 squad

Paris – France coach Didier Deschamps confirmed his final Euro 2016 squad on Tuesday, including defenders Adil Rami and Samuel Umtiti in place of the injured Raphael Varane and Jeremy Mathieu. Liverpool centre back Mamadou Sakho was not included even though his 30-day provisional suspension for failing a drugs test expired last weekend. Hosts France geared up for the finals

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Cook to surpass Tendulkar’s run tally?

London – Alastair Cook has the potential to move ahead of Indian great Sachin Tendulkar as the world's all-time leading test run-scorer, England head coach Trevor Bayliss has said. Cook became the first Englishman and 12th batsman ever to pass 10 000 runs during the second test against Sri Lanka on Monday. At 31 years, five months and five days,

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