De Villiers, Mathews dominate ICC awards shortlists

South Africa's AB de Villiers and Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews were the notable repetitions on the ICC awards shortlists, with both nominated for the Cricketer of the Year gong.

India replace hurt Varun with Binny

India have called up all-rounder Stuart Binny to the ODI side facing Sri Lanka, replacing injured fast bowler Varun Aaron, who picked up a leg injury during the first ODI.

Zaheer: Chappell said I'd never play for him

Veteran India fast bowler Zaheer Khan has added to the claims made by Sachin Tendulkar against former coach Glenn Chappell, saying the mentor told him he'd not play for India while Chappell was in charge.

Chappell denies Sachin's tale of subterfuge

Former India coach Greg Chappell has denied claims made by batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who in his new book said that Chappell wanted to replace skipper Rahul Dravid with The Little Master.

Dhawan pleased by wealth of openers

Shikhar Dhawan was pleased with his efforts in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, but was more impressed with the opening partnership he shared with Ajinkya Rahane.