Matic joins Manchester United in three-year, £40m deal

Nemanja Matic has completed his move from Chelsea to Manchester United, where he will join up with Jose Mourinho for a second time. The Serbia international has signed a three-year deal with an option for a further 12 months at Old Trafford and follows in the footsteps of the likes of Mark Hughes, Juan Sebastian Veron and…

All-round show helps England go 2-1 up

England’s victory on the final day at the Kia Oval was wrapped up in stunning fashion by Moeen Ali who took South Africa’s last three wickets with a hat-trick – the first in the 100 Test matches at this famous ground – to give the home side victory by 239 runs. It took England a little under two…

ICC to investigate World Cup 2011 Final after the claims of fixing were made by former Sri Lanka’s skipper

Following Sri Lanka’s home series loss at the hands of Zimbabwe, two of their senior cricketers have raised questions over a player’s behavior. In response, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken into account the whole matter very seriously and also hinted a probe. As per the recent reports in Sunday Times, the SLC Chief Executive Officer Ashley…

CA announce itinerary for extended Big Bash season

Cricket Australia announced the itinerary of the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) and the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), on Monday (July 31). Having announced earlier in the year that there will be eight extra games in the fresh edition, there would be as many as 43 games in the men’s edition, starting on…

Barcelona consider reporting PSG over 222m euros Neymar deal

Barcelona expect Neymar to return to training on Wednesday, but are ready to push for a Financial Fair Play investigation if Paris St-Germain pay the 222m euros (£198m) release clause for the Brazil forward. The 25-year-old continues to be linked with a move to the Ligue 1 club and is due to return from China…

Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared at a Spanish court where he was facing allegations he evaded millions in tax. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world’s highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($17.3m; £13.1m) in tax. He had been expected to make a statement after the pre-trial hearing, but left without saying a word.…

Mukund, Kohli drive home India’s advantage

106 minutes of the third day’s play were lost to rain, but it hardly dampened India’s grip over Sri Lanka in the opening Test at Galle. Including the spell of rain, India had to endure some frustrating stretches during the day’s play, but that was only because they had enjoyed complete dominance until then. They…

Hafeez, Hasan snapped by St Kitts & Nevis Patriots

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have signed the Pakistani duo of Mohammad Hafeez and Hasan Ali for the upcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League, the franchise confirmed on Wednesday (July 26). They will replace Ben Cutting and Kieran Powell. Ali’s stock has risen considerably after his performances in the ICC Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom last…