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Sri Lanka bowl after picking Chandimal and Kusal Perera

Zimbabwe meanwhile have gone with the same line-up that lost to Bangladesh by eight wickets on Monday
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 05:55:21

Jakob Bhula's 180 leads New Zealand to 436 and a crushing victory

New Zealand produced an immense performance against Kenya, their top three batsmen raining 14 sixes at Hagley Oval to rack up the highest total of this Under-19 World Cup
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 05:52:01

Australia breeze past Zimbabwe to improve quarter-final chances

Their victory was set up by new-ball quick Xavier Bartlett, who knocked over the top three Zimbabwe batsmen inside 11 overs
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 04:56:42

Lyon bids for World Cup spinner's berth

A match haul of 3 for 18 in the Big Bash on Tuesday was a reminder that the Australia offspinner can be valuable in limited-overs cricket as well
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 04:22:58

West Indies spark spirit-of-cricket debate with controversial dismissal

Emmanuel Stewart, the West Indies captain, appealed for obstructing the field after a South Africa batsman picked up the ball close to off stump, even though it was stationary
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 05:07:36

NZ rotate Boult out, Wheeler gets T20 call-up

Trent Boult has been rested from the final ODI against Pakistan on Friday as well as the first T20I that follows next week
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 03:08:43

Elgar hopes to heal the scars from India

South Africa's defeat on turning tracks in India in 2015 ended a nine-year unbeaten run and they are burning for revenge
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 19:26:17

Mitchell Johnson pulls out of PSL

The Australian quick's absence is a major blow to a bowling attack that could also miss Usman Khan who is still recovering from a stress fracture of a back
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:05:48

Markram in race to be fit for Wanderers Test

South Africa opener picked up a mild left-quadricep strain in Centurion and did not take the field in India's second innings
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 15:22:25

Rankin three-for, Balbirnie fifty brush Scotland away

Scotland opener Michael Jones made 87 on debut, but the rest of their batsmen crumbled to Boyd Rankin and co. in Dubai
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 14:40:34

Afghanistan's Test debut set for June in Bengaluru

The one-off Test will be played between June 14 and 18, a year after Afghanistan were given Full Membership by the ICC
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 15:43:26

Second chance for stars to impress ahead of IPL auction

The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav will feature in the Syed Mushtaq Ali knockouts from January 21, following the conclusion of the T20 league's zonal phase
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:49:01

Lyon and Maddinson hand Stars a thrashing

The offspinner claimed three wickets while the opener smashed a 23-ball fifty to put the Melbourne Stars out of contention for the semi-finals
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 13:43:16

Zimbabwe look to revive happy times against Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe have already lost one game in this series, but they have good memories from their last meeting against Sri Lanka to draw inspiration from
Last update: 17 Jan 2018 05:19:59

D'Arcy Short injures Kirsten's jaw in nasty training incident

Gary Kirsten, the Hobart Hurricanes' coach, was left with multiple broken teeth after being struck by a fierce drive in the nets
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 11:14:05

Gregory handed Somerset T20 captaincy

The allrounder's appointment completes Somerset's captaincy restructuring ahead of the 2018 English season
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 10:41:28

Ngidi leaves India reeling in 287 chase

Chasing 287 on a pitch with treacherous low bounce, India ended day four of the Centurion Test 35 for 3, with both their openers and Virat Kohli back in the dressing room
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 16:59:17

Virat Kohli penalised for poor on-field behaviour

The India captain was fined 25% of his match fee and received one demerit point for his conduct with on-field umpire Michael Gough on the third day in Centurion
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 12:26:23

Aditya Thakare called up to India's U-19 World Cup squad

The Vidarbha fast bowler is cover for the injured Ishan Porel and is set to fly to New Zealand on Wednesday
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 06:37:20

Shoaib Malik suffers delayed concussion signs

The Pakistan allrounder was struck on the back of the head while batting in Hamilton and, after suffering signs of delayed concussion, did not take the field for the second innings
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 18:11:10

Anukul Roy's five-for leads rout of PNG

A second win for India in Group B has all but ensured their place in the quarter-finals of the Under-19 World Cup
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 10:09:04

Shaheen Shah Afridi razes Ireland U-19 with six-for

Pakistan Under-19 needed less than 40 overs to beat Ireland Under-19
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 10:09:44

De Grandhomme and Munro overcome Pakistan's fight

It was a contest between the sophistication of Pakistan's bowling attack and the raw power of two New Zealand batsmen named Colin. And as with all other games on this tour, it was the home side who emerged victorious
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 08:54:27

Karthik to join Test squad in South Africa; Saha injured

First-choice wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is out of the tour because of a hamstring injury
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 11:30:35

Stokes remains IPL drawcard, but questions abound

The eight IPL franchises seek urgent clarity about Ben Stokes' availability for this year's tournament, after he was charged with affray
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 22:56:30

SuperSport Park conditions '100%' like bowling in India - Morkel

"I have played cricket here all my life, I have never seen a wicket like this at SuperSport Park. It's unheard of that a spinner bowls that amount of overs on the first day. There's a very subcontinental feel to it," said South Africa's fast bowler
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 05:58:38

A start-stop final session stalls India's momentum

In 5.1 overs, the visitors went from not wanting to take the field because of a wet outfield to wanting to stay on after seeing the ball swing around
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 05:26:42

Stokes charged by CPS with affray

Ben Stokes, the England allrounder, has been charged by the Crown Prosecution Service with affray.
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 15:59:08

Shakib credits success against Zimbabwe to left-arm spin

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer said that losing two wickets in the first over hurt the visitors' chances in the tournament opener in Mirpur
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 14:12:32

Mullaney, Northeast to captain in North-South Series

Only three of the eight players who won selection for the ECB's North v South Series via the PCA MVP ranking system will take part in this year's outing to Barbados in March
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 14:16:12

Vohra's 42-ball 74 leads Punjab's win, Mishra's 4 for 10 turns it for UP

Yuvraj Singh scored 21 off 14 for Punjab, while Suresh Raina (2) and Sarfaraz Khan (1) fell for low scores in Uttar Pradesh's slim win against Vidarbha
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 13:25:39

ICC rule no change to ODI status for World Cup Qualifiers

The 10-team qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe, for the main event in England in 2019, will begin on March 4
Last update: 16 Jan 2018 09:07:42

Unstoppable Short lifts Hobart Hurricanes to third

Hobart Hurricanes moved to third on the points table, after completing a season-double against Brisbane Heat at home on Monday
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 14:38:38

Format switch helps revive Moeen

After losing confidence during the Ashes, Moeen Ali has found some release with England's return to their freewheeling one-day cricket
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 18:07:41

Kohli, Bumrah lead India's fight but South Africa still ahead

Virat Kohli's 21st Test hundred and two early wickets from Jasprit Bumrah kept India's bid for a series-levelling win alive, but AB de Villiers' skill and enterprise ensured South Africa remained in control of the Centurion Test
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 17:54:31

'Forget telecast, nobody knew we were a cricket team' - PNG head coach

PNG will be playing a match that will be televised back home for only the second time ever and their head coach Kila Pala and the cricket board are doing all they can to make sure the kids have fun
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 10:57:33

Pakistan's bid to salvage pride against red-hot NZ

They have been outplayed over the first three ODIs on the tour, and now with the series gone, perhaps they might finally bat with a little more freedom
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 08:50:22

Jacobs, Blackwood star in Jamaica's 57-run win

Damion Jacobs' match haul of 12 for 157 and Jermaine Blackwood's resolute batting display helped Jamaica beat Leeward Island by 57 runs
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 09:07:13

Hodge, Shillingford deliver Windward Islands maiden win

Kavem Hodge's century and offspinner Shane Shillingford's match haul of 6 for 88 consigned Trinidad and Tobago to an innings-and-37-run defeat in their clash against Windward Islands
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 08:36:07

Shakib and Tamim brush aside Zimbabwe

After the allrounder picked up three wickets to limit Zimbabwe to 170, the opener hit an unbeaten 84 to wrap up the chase
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 13:05:31

Bangladesh's Afif Hossain runs rampant against Canada

A half-century and a five-for, it was all in a day's work for the 18-year old offspinning allrounder
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 06:34:59

Jacks, Brook and more fearless England batting

Even the Under-19 side has bought into playing one-day cricket with absolute freedom as they gunned down a target of 197 with 24.5 overs to spare
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 08:12:09

England set new ODI batting bar - Smith

The Australia captain believes his team needs to learn from the way Eoin Morgan's men bat without fear
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 03:48:39

112 days of speculation: How the Stokes saga unfolded

A recap of events following Ben Stokes' arrest in Bristol in September, which led to him being charged with affray
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 17:22:48

Fit-again Ngidi scales new high at home ground

After months of rehabilitation following a stress fracture, the quick claimed his maiden Test wicket at SuperSport Park and asked questions of a world-class batting line-up
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 19:56:50

I have to take responsibility as the senior fast bowler - Ishant

Having gathered a reputation for being India's difficult-pitch bowler, the Ishant Sharma said he was "always up" for the challenge of doing the dirty work of bowling long spells
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 18:04:15

Mashrafe Mortaza backs pace-heavy plan

Bangladesh have five quicks to pick from in their 16-man squad for the forthcoming tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 13:30:31

Hathurusingha plays it cool on Mirpur return

The teams set to start the tri-series are Bangladesh and Zimbabwe but much of the focus in Mirpur on Sunday was on Hathurusingha who returned to Dhaka after his acrimonious exit as Bangladesh coach last year
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 13:23:49

Home comforts await Bangladesh in post-Hathurusingha era

The ODI side has been on tour since October 2016, and though they would relish the chance to play in conditions they are far more familiar with, they would do well not to underestimate Zimbabwe
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 11:14:16

Kohli's 85* keeps South Africa's attack at bay

An aggressive unbeaten 85 from Virat Kohli led India's response to South Africa's 335, but South Africa kept chipping away at the other end to end the second day firmly in front
Last update: 15 Jan 2018 05:54:36

Pakistan blown away in first 10 overs - Flower

Grant Flower says Pakistan's lack of footwork has been the main reason for their struggles in the New Zealand tour, but it's still not too late to turn it around
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 09:43:14

Shaw, Kalra set up India's dominating win

Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti generated speeds in excess of 140 kmph, and took three wickets apiece to help bowl out Australia for 228
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 09:52:50

Pant wallops 32-ball hundred, the fastest by an Indian

Rishabh Pant smashed the second-fastest hundred in T20 history to help Delhi cruise to a 10-wicket win over Himachal Pradesh at the Feroz Shah Kotla
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 14:08:04

We're 'very smart' on tough pitches - Hesson

"We often want to play with a bit of flair and be aggressive with everything we do with the bat and sometimes conditions don't allow that. We're playing some smart cricket, particularly on a variety of surfaces," said New Zealand's coach
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 08:51:53

Lakshan, Mendis steer Sri Lanka to seven-wicket win

Dhananjaya Lakshan's 120-ball 101 and captain Kamindu Mendis all-round show took Sri Lanka to a win over Ireland in their opening match
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 07:35:09

Van Tonder matches de Villiers in SA Under-19 victory

The captain hammered 143 to lift the total to 341, which proved plenty more than enough against Kenya Under-19s
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 06:49:40

'It's been a while coming' - Roy

Jason Roy hailed the strength of England's ODI batting after he completed a stunning return to form following a difficult 2017 with a "special" innings at the MCG
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 13:12:52

Roy's record-breaking 180 leads England to handsome victory

Jason Roy surpassed Alex Hales' mark for England highest ODI innings in the highest successful chase at the MCG
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 15:17:02

We would have liked the pitch quicker - Markram

It was not quicker, bouncier or scarier than Newlands but the uncharacteristic SuperSport Park pitch has not drawn any criticism from the men who have to play on it. At least, not yet.
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 18:41:27

I was just dogged enough - Ashwin

Ashwin found a pitch that gave him some turn, and he has not just kept India alive but he has given them the upper hand despite losing the toss and watching their main fast bowlers give away runs like millionaires
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 04:32:24

Porterfield, Balbirnie centuries hand UAE second defeat in tri-series

A 201-run second-wicket stand, built around centuries from William Porterfield and Andy Balbirnie, followed by a four-wicket haul from Kevin O'Brien, set up Ireland's 67-run triumph over the hosts
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 19:33:06

Hooda, Garhwal star in Baroda, Rajasthan triumphs

Baroda captain Deepak Hooda's 34-ball 57 helped his team chase down a target of 179 against Maharashtra while Aditya Garhwal's 51* set up Rajasthan's six-wicket win over Vidarbha
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 14:50:48

Zimbabwe are the underdogs - Heath Streak

The Zimbabwe coach, however, took confidence from the side's historic 3-2 series win in Sri Lanka in July last year
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 14:57:34

Joe Root joins the IPL in-crowd

There are many good reasons for Joe Root to enter the IPL auction, but his inclusion begs several questions that cricket must answer
Last update: 14 Jan 2018 10:04:23

Sixers end six-match losing streak with last-ball win

Daniel Hughes' 66, together with cameos from Joe Denly and the returning Moises Henriques, helped the Sixers beat their city rivals in the Sydney derby at the SCG
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 12:43:41

One coach model cannot last - Morgan

Eoin Morgan thinks cricket's formats are diverging at such a route that England could return to split coaches when Trevor Bayliss steps down after the 2019 World Cup
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 10:01:19

Agar, Cartwright help Scorchers reclaim top spot

Ashton Agar followed his three wickets with an unbeaten 26 in a 71-run stand with Hilton Cartwright to seal Perth Scorchers' chase of 113 on a two-paced pitch in Alice Springs
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 09:58:07

Ashes end, World Cup road begins

Australia had a poor 2017 in the one-day game while England continued to impress although did stumble at the Champions Trophy
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 08:46:48

Allen, Ravindra lead NZ to eight-wicket win

Rachin Ravindra's 3 for 30 and Finn Allen's unbeaten 115 took New Zealand home with eight wickets and 63 to balls to spare
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 10:51:58

India fight back with three last-hour wickets

Half-centuries from Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla led South Africa to a dominant position before a late collapse brought India roaring back to life
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 19:54:43

Stokes, Starc among 36 players with top base price for IPL auction

The long list submitted to the eight franchises contains 1122 players and is set to be pruned further once the teams submit their wishlists to the IPL
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 13:37:43

'Indian roots. How could I not be mad about cricket?' - Sangha

The Australia U-19 captain played a bit of basketball and soccer in school and college, and was only convinced of cricket as a career option when he made it to the Australia Under-16 side five seasons ago
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 22:19:15

Saif Hasan's six-laden 84 demolishes Namibia U-19s

The Bangladesh Under-19 captain ensured his team got off to a winning start despite the complications of a rain-shortened match in Lincoln
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 06:57:46

PNG crash to 95 all out in heavy defeat

Papua New Guinea threw away a solid start by losing all of their wickets for only 54 runs as their Under-19 World campaign began with a 10-wicket drubbing at the hands of Zimbabwe in Lincoln
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 06:14:17

Afghanistan U-19s upset Pakistan with Rasooli's 76*

Just like the senior side on Saturday, the Pakistan Under-19 team also suffered a match-changing collapse, losing 7 for 42 as Afghanistan cruised to a five-wicket win
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 05:41:50

Not looking to rush U-19 players into national side - Dravid

The India U-19 head coach feels the focus should rather be on moulding these players to become first-class and India A ready
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 08:40:52

Lakmal named Sri Lanka's Test vice-captain

He will be Dinesh Chandimal's deputy in Bangladesh, where the team will be play a two-match series starting on January 31
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 07:05:25

Boult takes five-for, Pakistan routed for 74 in huge loss

In a batting performance so listless that even New Zealand appeared to be embarrassed by the ease with which Pakistan's innings crumbled, the home side rubberstamped their superiority with a mammoth 183-run win
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 05:37:12

Two former India U-19s, ex-WI batsman Marshall named in USA squad

Xavier Marshall, who played seven Tests for the West Indies from 2005 to 2009, is in line to make his USA debut after being named in a 14-man squad for the West Indies Regional Super50
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 03:26:06

Nair's 111 off 52 flattens TN; Pant makes fifty in Delhi's eight-wicket win

Karnataka marched to a 78-run victory, while Delhi chased down 101 in under 12 overs against Jammu & Kashmir
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 17:12:21

Worcestershire look to Sharp to heal wounds

Continuity from familiar faces is the aim for Worcestershire as they seek to recover from the ousting of their director of cricket Steve Rhodes
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 15:53:15

Not saying Rahane will not start in this game - Kohli

India's captain mocked those asking for Rahane's inclusion in the XI, claiming that "no one" had wanted him to play in the last Test
Last update: 13 Jan 2018 03:46:16

SuperSport curator feels the heat ahead of Test debut

Bryan Bloy, the curator at Centurion, described the intensity of his job as being higher than in any of his previous positions
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 15:23:17

Sports ministry slow to act on former SL players' report

The five-member committee featuring the likes of Aravinda de Silva, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara had suggested plans for domestic cricket in the first report
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 18:00:03

Pietersen, Coleman lift Melbourne Stars to first win

Renegades, however, took a blow after the loss. They're not precariously positioned at eight points with two other teams
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 18:30:13

Prior lambasts county cricket complacency

Too many players are just "floating around having a nice life", says the former England wicketkeeper
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 12:34:42

North Zone register nine-wicket win; Mominul shines for East Zone

The first round of BCL saw Central Zone's crushing defeat and Mominul Haque's 344-ball 258
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 12:55:52

Al-Amin cleared to bowl in Bangladesh domestic matches

He has been cleared to resume bowling after the BCB's bowling action review committee found his action to be "sufficiently rectified"
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 11:59:09

Can India pull off a heist at SA's stronghold?

After India fell short in the first Test in Cape Town, their next challenge - at SuperSport Park, where South Africa have their best win percentage - would be to save the series
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 15:41:00

Stoinis finds his peace in new ODI team

Following the death of his father, the Australia allrounder believes he has found fresh perspective on the game and is no longer so rushed by it all
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 07:52:13

'Playing in Super50 will speed up USA player development' - Dassanayake

USA's head coach is optimistic as they prepare to take part in West Indies' regional limited-overs tournament ahead of theT20 qualifiers and ICC WCL campaigns later this year
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 07:28:14

Embattled Pakistan in a fight to keep series alive

Pakistan have a tendency to perform at their best when expectations of them are lowest, but New Zealand are looking increasingly unstoppable and are gunning for their tenth successive win across formats
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 08:46:56

Harris punished for criticising obstructing-the-field call

The former Australia fast bowler and now coach reprimanded and handed suspended fine for voicing displeasure at the obstructing-the-field decision made against Alex Ross in the BBL
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 06:50:30

'I'm a lot more assured in red-ball cricket' - Livingstone

Liam Livingstone, England's uncapped selection for the Test tour of New Zealand in March and April, believes he is better placed to impress in red-ball than white-ball cricket
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 17:46:10

Joyce's hundred leads Ireland's comeback win

Ed Joyce passed 10000 List A runs during his innings and ensured his side chased down 223 from 91 for 5
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 16:13:36

Afghanistan Premier League slated for October 2018

Approximately 40 international players are expected to participate in the player drafts for the tournament scheduled to be held in the UAE
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 16:54:02

Playing India 'a massive step up' - Markram

The 23-year old opener began his Test career with a bang against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe but facing India has been a much sterner challenge
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 16:02:30

Tamil Nadu go top with Karthik's third successive fifty

Seamer Akash Parkar's triple strike set up Mumbai's seven-wicket win over Maharashtra in Rajkot
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 13:34:59

'Confidence doesn't dent after one match' - Bumrah

The India quick admitted to bowling an "Indian length" on the opening day of the Cape Town Test, a tactic that hurt the visitors
Last update: 12 Jan 2018 08:58:26

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer to miss start of tri-series in UAE

With Coetzer taking a break from the team to complete his Level 4 coaching qualification, Richie Berrington will stand-in as captain for Scotland's first two games against Ireland
Last update: 11 Jan 2018 13:36:40