Cricket News sort by Team Captain

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side.

Australia captain Tim Paine has stated that England's Jos Buttler is as good as MS Dhoni in ODIs, perhaps even better at the moment.

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been chosen as the captain of Kings XI Punjab for IPL 11.

Lasith Malinga, who captained Sri Lanka in the fourth one-dayer after Chamarajanagar Kapugedera was ruled out admitted the Lankans are missing experience out in the middle.

Under pressure Azhar Ali has stepped down as captain of the Pakistan one-day team. Azhar was in charge of the team as they crashed to a 1-4 defeat in Australia. Wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed will be Pakistan's new ODI skipper.

After a disastrous 2014, Team India will be hoping for better luck in 2015.

Frequent change of captaincy is not new thing in Pakistan and current skipper Misbah-ul-Haq does not want to cling on it, saying he is ready to relinquish the job whenever his Cricket Board wants.

Prolific batsman AB de Villiers was named South Africa's ODI and Twenty20 skipper while Graeme Smith was retained as Test captain.

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has pipped the likes of tennis superstar Rafael Nadal and iconic basketball player Kobe Bryant to be among 10 most marketable sportspersons in the world, according to the SportsPro magazine.