Update: Smith quits as Royals captain after scandal

March 26, 2018 in Sports

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals on Monday replaced Australia's Steve Smith as captain over his role in a ball-tampering controversy. Smith, who is on a $1.9-million contract with the Royals, will be replaced by India's Ajinkya Rahane as skipper for...

Audacious Samuels stuns Zimbabwe to keep alive Windies hopes

March 20, 2018 in Sports

[caption id="attachment_21092" align="alignleft" width="300"] West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels goes on the attack during his half-century against Zimbabwe on Monday.[/caption] HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Marlon Samuels countered Brendan Taylor's spectacular 10th One-Day International hundred with an audacious half-century as West Indies completed their fifth highest run...