West Indies recall Gayle for one-off T20I

Update: “We welcome Chris back to the T20 squad. He is the most prolific batsman in this format and will add value to our team at the top of the order,” Courtney Browne, Cricket West Indies’ chairman of selectors, said. “He will get the chance to play on his home ground and against a top-quality Indian…

Manchester City’s potential transfer ban could end the Guardiola project

Manchester City have already splashed £80million this summer on the signings of Edson Moraes and Bernardo Silva, as Pep Guardiola continues to reshape his squad. They are expected to spend up to £300million during the transfer window, with Alexis Sanchez, Benjamin Mendy and Kyle Walker all reported Manchester City transfer targets. But this summer could be City’s last chance to spend big…

Sarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan’s Test captain

Sarfraz Ahmed, on Tuesday (July 4), was officially named the captain of Pakistan’s Test side. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who has been leading Pakistan in limited-overs, has been asked to take over the mantle in the longest format as well following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq. Sarfraz, who had led Pakistan to Under-19 World Cup triumph in 2006, had recently…

John Terry: Aston Villa sign ex-Chelsea & England captain

Aston Villa have signed former Chelsea and England captain John Terry. The 36-year-old defender, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expired on 30 June, has signed a one-year deal with the Championship club. Terry said he turned down offers to carry on playing in the Premier League for more money because he did not want to…