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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

England all-rounder Stokes faces trial over 'fight'

England all-rounder Stokes faces trial over 'fight'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBen Stokes appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court England cricketer Ben Stokes is to go on trial after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray after a man allegedly suffered a broken eye socket. Mr Stokes, who […]

'Bumble' Lloyd to be given freedom of Accrington

'Bumble' Lloyd to be given freedom of Accrington

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The former test cricketer is a keen fan of Accrington Stanley FC The cricket commentator and former England international David Lloyd is to be given the freedom of his home town Accrington. The 70-year-old ex-Lancashire batsman, former England coach and umpire will receive the award in June. Councillors from […]