England fast bowler Stuart Broad will miss the final Test with Sri Lanka with a right calf strain, the England and Wales Cricket Board said.
Shane Warne, the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests, ended his professional cricket retirement to play in Australia’s inaugural Twenty20 Big Bash League.
Sri Lanka overcame a late challenge from New Zealand to win by 5 wickets and reach the Cricket World Cup final as Muttiah Muralitharan added to his record one-day wicket total in his last match on home soil.
India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in Mumbai to win the Cricket World Cup for a second time.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the Cricket World Cup final against India, the first to be contested between the two Asian teams.
India’s Chennai Super Kings won cricket’s Twenty20 Champions League following an eight-wicket victory against South Africa’s Warriors in today’s final.
Harbhajan Singh became the 11th player in Test cricket to claim 400 wickets as India dismissed West Indies for 204 before reaching 8-0 on day two of the final Test in Dominica.
India will need to mount the highest run chase in Cricket World Cup final history to win its second title after Sri Lanka posted 274-6 on the back of Mahela Jayawardene ’s unbeaten century.