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Cricket-Zimbabwe axe coach Whatmore ahead of India series

May 31 Zimbabwe have axed their coach Dav Whatmore and captain Hamilton Masakadza just days before the arrival of India for a five-match limited-overs tour.

Cricket-Bayliss backs England's Cook to surpass Tendulkar's run tally

May 31 Alastair Cook has the potential to move ahead of Indian great Sachin Tendulkar as the world's all-time leading test run-scorer, England head coach Trevor Bayliss has said.

Cricket-Anderson tops test rankings after Sri Lanka success

May 31 England fast bowler James Anderson has jumped above compatriot Stuart Broad at the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) test bowling rankings after his fine display in the ongoing test series against Sri Lanka.

Cricket-Sri Lanka paceman Eranga reported for suspect action

May 31 Sri Lanka fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been reported for a suspect action during the second test defeat against England in Durham, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Captain Cook completes special 10,000-run voyage

* Opener's 47 not out helps England win (Updates at end of match)

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Cook reaches milestone as England win to clinch series

DURHAM, England, May 30 Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to reach 10,000 test runs before leading his team to an emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second test on Monday to wrap up the series.

UPDATE 1-FACTBOX-Cricket-List of players who have scored 10,000 test runs

May 30 List of players who have scored 10,000 runs in test matches after England's Alastair Cook achieved the feat on Monday:

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series England v Sri Lanka scoreboard

May 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day in the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on Monday in Chester-le-Street, England England 1st innings 498 for 9 decl (M. Ali 155no, A. Hales 83, J. Root 80; N. Pradeep 4-107) Sri Lanka 1st innings 101 (S. Broad 4-40) Sri Lanka 2nd innings (Overnight: 309-5) D. Karunaratne c Root b Woakes 26 K. Silva c Bairstow b

Cricket-England beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets, win series

May 30 England beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the second test in Durham on Monday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

FACTBOX-Cricket-England captain Alastair Cook

May 30 Factbox on England captain Alastair Cook, who became the first English batsman to score 10,000 runs in test matches in the second test against Sri Lanka on Monday.

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