England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes arriving at court in Bristol for a previous hearing England cricketer Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray. At Bristol Crown Court on Monday, Mr Stokes denied the charges […]

Dave Callaghan 'the voice of Yorkshire cricket' dies

Dave Callaghan 'the voice of Yorkshire cricket' dies

Image copyright Yorkshire Cricket Club Image caption Dave Callaghan (right and pictured with former umpire Dickie Bird) was a “very special person” in cricket in Yorkshire The man who was widely regarded as the voice of cricket in Yorkshire has died, it has been announced. Dave Callaghan, who worked for BBC Radio Leeds and Look […]

Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSourav Ganguly on captaining India during match-fixing scandal Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has released a memoir which chronicles his achievements, disappointments and controversies. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey spoke to him in Delhi. Ganguly is considered to be one of the best captains in international cricket. […]

India's Shami charged with attempted murder, rape and domestic violence

India's Shami charged with attempted murder, rape and domestic violence

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shami has represented India 87 times in all formats of the game since 2012. Top Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami has been charged with domestic violence following a complaint by his wife. Police say the 27-year-old fast bowler has also been charged under laws related to attempted murder, poisoning and […]

Gender pay gap in cricket angers Indians

Gender pay gap in cricket angers Indians

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj is a top player, but earns much less than her male counterpart Virat Kohli Indians have expressed outrage on Twitter after data from the cricket board showed that men players will earn 14 times more money than women. Top players of the men’s […]

Crowds attending women's sport to top a half million in 2018

Crowds attending women's sport to top a half million in 2018

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Action from Chelsea v Liverpool in England’s Women’s Super League football The number of fans attending elite women’s sport in the UK is set to break the half million barrier for the first time in 2018, new research suggests. Since 2013, attendances for UK women’s sports have grown, on […]