Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSourav Ganguly on captaining India during match-fixing scandal Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has released a memoir which chronicles his achievements, disappointments and controversies. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey spoke to him in Delhi. Ganguly is considered to be one of the best captains in international cricket. […]

India's Shami charged with attempted murder, rape and domestic violence

India's Shami charged with attempted murder, rape and domestic violence

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shami has represented India 87 times in all formats of the game since 2012. Top Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami has been charged with domestic violence following a complaint by his wife. Police say the 27-year-old fast bowler has also been charged under laws related to attempted murder, poisoning and […]

Gender pay gap in cricket angers Indians

Gender pay gap in cricket angers Indians

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj is a top player, but earns much less than her male counterpart Virat Kohli Indians have expressed outrage on Twitter after data from the cricket board showed that men players will earn 14 times more money than women. Top players of the men’s […]

Crowds attending women's sport to top a half million in 2018

Crowds attending women's sport to top a half million in 2018

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Action from Chelsea v Liverpool in England’s Women’s Super League football The number of fans attending elite women’s sport in the UK is set to break the half million barrier for the first time in 2018, new research suggests. Since 2013, attendances for UK women’s sports have grown, on […]

'We paid for everything' – when winning the World Cup was no money-spinner

'We paid for everything' – when winning the World Cup was no money-spinner

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Llanelli-born Lynne, batting, played for England from 1966 to 1979 “When people ask me what I’d have been if I’d not been a cricket player, I say… a millionaire,” laughs Lynne Thomas, who 44 years ago helped England to victory in the first ever cricket World Cup. The women’s […]

Who is the best cricketer in the world? Read captains' picks and vote for yours

Who is the best cricketer in the world? Read captains' picks and vote for yours

Virat Kohli, Mitchell Starc and MS Dhoni ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Venues: The Oval, Edgbaston, Cardiff. Dates: 1-18 June Coverage: Highlights every evening on BBC Two, ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; in-play highlights and text commentary on the BBC Sport website India’s Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, and […]