Kyle Hope, Ambris earn maiden ODI call-ups

Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have earned call-ups to West Indies’ one-day international squad for the final three ODIs of their ongoing home series against India. The duo came in at the expense of Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams in Cricket West Indies’ 13-man squad named on Tuesday West Indies squad Jason Holder (capt), Sunil…

Lasith Malinga fined for outburst

Sri Lanka Cricket found Lasith Malinga to have breached his contract and fined him half of his match fee on Tuesday (June 26) after he criticised Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara. In response to the minister’s criticism that Sri Lanka’s bowlers were unfit, Malinga had lashed out at him and had called him a ‘monkey’. “I…

VIVO retains IPL title sponsorship for next five years

Chinese mobile manufacturers VIVO have retained the title sponsorship rights of the Indian Premier League for the next five years [2018-2022]. VIVO bid for INR 2199 Crores, a 554% increase from their previous contract to stave off competition from other suitors. “We are delighted to have Vivo joining us once again as the title sponsor…