Moeen Ali grabs opening spot against Sri Lanka A

Moeen Ali grabs opening spot against Sri Lanka ALondon, November 21 : England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed that Moeen Ali will open the innings with the captain in the warm-up game against Sri Lanka A team ahead of the one-day series between the countries.

Waugh takes U-turn on picking 'Brisbane Test Squad' deadline statement

Mark WaughSydney, November 21 : Former Australia cricketer and National selector Mark Waugh has withdrawn his statement that a deadline has been fixed for picking the first- Test squad against India for 'marketing purpose'.

Hafeez confident of clearing 'suspect action' bowling test in England

Mohammad HafeezKarachi, November 21 : Pakistan ace off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has admitted that he will be cleared of a suspect bowling action in England next week that was reported during the first Test match against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi last week, which Pakistan won by 248 runs.

Pietersen offers to coach British schools to boost cricket

Pietersen offers to coach British schools to boost cricketJohannesburg, November 21 : Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed to offer his services as a coach to British schools in view of declining cricket participation levels among children.

Cook seeks to settle score with Sri Lanka

Cook seeks to settle score with Sri LankaJohannesburg, November 21 : England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that he is desperate to win the upcoming seven-match series against Sri Lanka as he seeks to settle scores for the team's home loss against Sri Lanka earlier this year.

Hamilton says current season best of his career

Lewis HamiltonLondon, November 21 : British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton believes that he has performed his career-best during the current season in terms of efforts, focus, precision and drive.

Vettal signs three-year contract with Ferrari

London, November 21 - Four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettal has officially joined the Italian giant Ferrari to partner Kimi Raikkonen by signing three-year contract as former driver Fernando Alonso has confirmed his exit from the team.

Injured F1 driver Bianchi out of coma, says family

London, Nov 21 - Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi, who was critically injured in last month's Japanese Grand Prix , has come out of his induced artificial coma and is breathing unaided, his family confirmed.

The Frenchman, who drove for the Marussia F1 Team, suffered a diffuse axonal injury to his brain during a crash with another car during the race and underwent immediate surgery.

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews wants settled side for England series

Colombo - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews wants a settled side to face England in their limited-overs series starting next week, and avoid the wholesale changes that resulted in a woeful tour to India in which his team lost all five of its matches.

Rival captain Alastair Cook said on Thursday that England was desperate to make amends for a 3-2 home series loss to Sri Lanka in May and June.

Anirban Lahiri earns European Tour card for 2015

Girona, Spain - Anirban Lahiri continued his dream run in 2014 by earning a European Tour card for the first time in his career after finishing inside the top-25 at the European Tour Q-School Final Stage here.

Lahiri (65-68-66-73-75-72) carded an even-par-72 in the sixth and final round of the event yesterday to claim tied 16th place at nine-under-419.

Mikko Korhonen of Finland won the event with a 20-under-408 total.

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