Scientists have begun to understand much more about concussions recently, including the dangers of a “second impact”, a second concussion when someone has continued to play on after the initial blow. That is partly why the ICC’s rules now suggest that a recovery process takes about seven days – which would likely rule Smith out of the Headingley Test beginning Thursday.
But Archer's display, which almost helped England achieve an unlikely and series-levelling win in a match severely affected by rain, was about much more than economical figures.
Australia have been at the forefront of pressing for better safety measures after the death of Phillip Hughes, who was hit on the base of the skull by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield game in 2014.
The Indian cricket board on Sunday confirmed that the security threat to the national team is a "hoax" but the Indian High Commission here has intimated the Antigua government about the developments.
An MCC member was ejected from the stadium for booing and using insulting language against Steve Smith after the Australian was dismissed for 92 against England in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s.
Former England women’s cricketer Eileen Ash, who is the oldest living international cricketer – male or female – was honoured with a large portrait of herself that will be hung at the Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday.
Spin bowling all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall believes he is well-suited to the longest format and credited his consistent performance in first-class cricket to his maiden call up to the West Indies squad for the Test series against India.
In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.
After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.
Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.
Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.
With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.