Michael Vaughan and England captains debate punishment

CRICKET luminaries are divided as as to whether Ben Stokes ought to face additional punishment after he was cleared of affray. The 27-year-old New Zealand-born all-rounder faces an inner enquiry by the Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) following his acquittal by unanimous determination of a jury on Tuesday.Former Derbyshire batsman

Proposal has tennis world divided, when is the vote?

THE most radical overhaul in the 118-year historical past of the Davis Cup may very well be given the inexperienced mild on Thursday as the tennis world gathers in Florida to vote on sweeping reforms which have divided the sport. Around 120 delegates at the International Tennis Federation’s annual

Steve Smith knocks off Virat Kohli as the world’s best batsman

BANNED Australian batsman Steve Smith reclaimed prime spot in the ICC Test batting rankings from India’s Virat Kohli on Monday, regardless of not having performed since March.The 29-year-old was suspended for a yr and stripped of the captaincy by Cricket Australia following his half in the notorious ball-tampering scandal

Ollie Pope sledge cracks teammates up

CHRIS Woakes struck a maiden Test century and Jonny Bairstow added 93 as England dominated the third day of the second Test at Lord’s, reaching 6-357 to open up a big 250-run lead over India. Arriving on the crease with England 5-131, Woakes — again within the facet as