Alex Hepburn: Rape trial told of cricketer's phone 'game'

Alex Hepburn: Rape trial told of cricketer's phone 'game'

Image copyright PA Image caption Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape A county cricket player raped a sleeping woman after setting up a sexual conquest “game” with friends on WhatsApp, a court heard. Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn allegedly attacked the woman after she had consensual sex with his team-mate Joe Clarke after a night […]

Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

Image copyright Michael Dodge/Getty Images Image caption Usman Khawaja (right of centre) is pictured here with his brother Arsalan (left of centre) and other family members The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been arrested for allegedly framing another man over a fake terror plot. Police in Australia have charged Arsalan Khawaja, 39, […]

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 […]

Ball-tampering review finds Cricket Australia 'arrogant and controlling'

Ball-tampering review finds Cricket Australia 'arrogant and controlling'

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 […]

How Anderson became the world's best – and is he getting better?

How Anderson became the world's best – and is he getting better?

James Anderson has played 143 Tests, a record for a pace bowler England’s James Anderson is now the most successful pace bowler in Test history. Fifteen years on from his Test debut, Anderson’s five wickets against India at The Oval took him past Australia great Glenn McGrath and on to 564 wickets. So how has […]

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes arriving at court in Bristol for a previous hearing England cricketer Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray. At Bristol Crown Court on Monday, Mr Stokes denied the charges […]