Cricket News sort by Team Captain

Former Pakistan great, Wasim Akram, has called on the board to repose faith in Shahid Afridi by appointing him captain of the national team on a long-term basis.

Kumar Sangakkara has stepped down as captain of Sri Lanka’s ODI and T20 teams but has offered to continue as the Test captain on an interim basis for the forthcoming series against England and Australia “if this is considered helpful for the new captain”.

AUSTRALIAN captain Ricky Ponting is already looking beyond the World Cup and has no intention of resting for next month's tour of Bangladesh.

IPL T20 2011: Yuvraj Singh was Tuesday named the captain of Pune Warriors for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Yuvraj, who is having a good World Cup so far, is one of the four domestic players in the side. The other three are Ashish Nehra, Robin Uthappa and Murali Karthik.

IPL T20 4/2011 News:Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday named India's star batsman Gautam Gambhir as its captain for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting next month.

IPL 2011 IPL Kochi Team News: Former Sri Lanka skipper and ace batsman Mahela Jayawardene has been chosen the captain of the Kochi team in the fourth edition of the IPL.

IPL 2011 News: Aggressive Indian opener Virender Sehwag has been named the skipper of the Delhi Daredevils for the 2011 edition of the Indian Premier League.

Pakistan has retained all-rounder Shahid Afridi as captain for the World Cup and named Misbah-ul-Haq as the vice-captain.

Afghanistan XI's new one-day and Twenty20 skipper Hamid Hassan will face his first test in his new role very soon. Hassan, a right-arm fast bowler, will lead his side to United Arab Emirates to play two one-dayers against a Kenya XI and Canada XI at Sharjah in February.