Jofra Archer has lit up the BBL; now for the IPL?

Jofra Archer, the Sussex pace-bowling allrounder who played for West Indies at the Under-19 level, has become one of the most talked-about players in this year’s Big Bash after his stunning contributions for Hobart Hurricanes. It follows on from an impressive spell in the Bangladesh Premier League and he is in the IPL auction next…

Buttler hundred hands England ODI series victory

SYDNEY (Reuters) – England’s Jos Buttler struck a belligerent unbeaten 100 to set up a 16-run win over Australia in the third one-day international on Sunday, as the touring side took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. The right-handed batsman produced late fireworks to complete his fifth ODI hundred on the last ball…

Messi, Suarez lead Barca romp, Real crush Deportivo

MADRID (Reuters) – Barcelona rode further away from their crumbling title rivals on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each in a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis which opened up an 11-point gap at the top of the La Liga standings. A strike from Ivan Rakitic broke the home side’s resistance in…