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CSA acting CEO Thabang Moroe appointed in permanent role

He served in a temporary role since late September 2017, succeeding Haroon Lorgat, for nine months
Last update: 17 Jul 2018 03:34:36

Russell returns to West Indies ODI squad for first time since 2015

Andre Russell, Alzarri Joseph and Kieran Powell have been recalled to the West Indies side for their three-match ODI series against Bangladesh beginning July 22
Last update: 17 Jul 2018 03:45:16

Alastair Cook's chanceless century confirms readiness for Indian summer

England opener makes first hundred of the summer while Nick Gubbins gives selectors a nudge with 73
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 19:15:39

George Drissell provides the Cheltenham Festival cheer as Sussex are made to labour

Sussex stumbled after winning the toss, as the Gloucestershire faithful hailed the advent of a new young spinner
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 18:37:39

Jos Buttler, Joe Root in Roses clash as England player availability announced

Jos Buttler and Joe Root are set to go head to head in Friday night's Vitality Blast Roses match, as well as Lancashire's Championship match against Yorkshire starting on Sunday
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 17:47:51

Robin Smith returns as Yorkshire chairman after Steve Denison's resignation

Smith, 75, was chairman between 2003 and 2006, and more recently deputy chairman and senior independent director
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 16:48:38

India still looking at middle-order options for World Cup, says Sanjay Bangar

The batting coach said India had enough time, options and "fluidity" in their batting order to plug any weakness
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 16:36:05

Mark Wood seeks knock-out vibe as England press for series win

England have the chance to expose India's middle-order muddle again as teams square up for another decider
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 15:36:46

Benkenstein calls for mental preparedness after Galle debacle

The South Africa coach put down the team's twin collapses in the opening Test to rustiness from a lack of Test cricket, and wanted them to switch into the long-format mode
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 17:37:05

Ramesh Powar appointed India women's interim coach

The former India offspinner has been appointed a week after Tushar Arothe resigned from the post following a fallout with some of the high-profile regulars
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 14:21:32

Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour for family reasons

No date set for his return; uncapped legspinner Shaun von Berg could be in the mix for a debut in the second Test starting Friday
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 12:34:15

Leeds finale may hold clues to World Cup jigsaw

England have the chance to expose India's middle-order muddle again as teams square up for another decider
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 15:04:12

Mortaza to fly to West Indies for ODIs

The Bangladesh ODI captain was thought to be an unlikely starter for the series owing to the poor health of his wife
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 12:10:57

Chandimal to miss four more games over spirit of cricket breach

Already sitting out of the two South Africa Tests, now he will miss four ODIs too as the ICC's judicial commissioner imposes harshest possible sentence on Sri Lanka trio
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 13:12:10

Azhar Ali signs as Somerset overseas player after Matt Renshaw injury

Azhar Ali, Pakistan's Test opener, will make his first appearances in the County Championship later this summer after signing a seven-match deal with Somerset
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 14:16:34

Fakhar Zaman 117* as Pakistan cruise to big win

Pakistan's fast bowlers impressed in overcast conditions after Zimbabwe had elected to bat, giving their batsmen only 195 to chase
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 14:07:39

Sir Richard Hadlee to undergo surgery after discovery of secondary cancer

The former New Zealand allrounder had been diagnosed with bowel cancer last month, and had a tumour removed
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 03:30:05

Standalone WBBL final to lead into day-night Test

It is set be a lunch-time fixture leading into the third day of the January day-night men's Test between Australia and Sri Lanka in Brisbane
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 04:55:30

James Anderson takes two wickets on return to action

Providing Anderson comes through this fixture with no adverse reaction he will look to step up his return in the Roses Championship fixture
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 16:00:50

Senior pros Tim Bresnan and Steven Patterson deliver victory over in-form Worcestershire

Worcestershire surrendered the last remaining unbeaten record in the competition after reeling off four successive wins
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 15:15:08

Durham survive Sam Hain-Colin de Grandhomme onslaught

The Jets piled up 220 for 6, their second-highest Blast total, built upon an opening stand of 126 in 68 balls between Graham Clark and Tom Latham
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 15:11:55

Eoin Morgan hopes England learn from pressure of decider

The England captain said he isn't a fan of bilateral one-day series because they are often decided before the end
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 17:04:45

Humbled Zimbabwe yearn for validation against mighty Pakistan

A result margin of 201 runs has strengthened the perception of the mismatch between the two sides, but Zimbabwe have nothing to lose, which could prove to be their biggest weapon
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 13:33:32

Saha likely to miss England Test series

Saha, who hurt his thumb during the IPL, is likely to miss at least part of India's five-Test series in England, with Karthik likely to replace him in the team
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 17:39:11

James Vince called into one-day squad as Dawid Malan released for England Lions

The match provides Malan a chance to find some form ahead of the Test series while Sam Curran also leaves the one-day squad to face India A at New Road
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 12:16:43

'I want to be seen as a genuine allrounder' - Jason Holder

West Indies' captain feels he is now coming into his own as an international cricketer, after impressive performances with bat and ball against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 07:43:16

We couldn't cash in on the easy periods - Tamim

Bangladesh's batsmen have only themselves to blame for their wretched performance in the two Tests against West Indies, according to Tamim Iqbal
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 06:52:26

Malcolm Waller pulls out of Zimbabwe's ODI squad

Correspondence between the batsman's lawyer and Zimbabwe Cricket has cited labour-practice concerns as the reason for his withdrawal
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 04:07:23

Allround Oxton gives Charlbury the edge as Sileby succumb

Lottie Oxton, a 13-year-old allrounder, starred for the visitors Charlbury on a sun-baked day of Women's Midlands League cricket
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 21:18:07

Kohli defends Dhoni after boos at Lord's

The India captain brushed off criticism of the way MS Dhoni had approached the final phase of India's chase in the second ODI
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 19:43:15

Holder's six-for seals 2-0 sweep

Jason Holder completed Bangladesh's devastation with career-best match figures of 11 for 103, as West Indies cantered to their first series win at home since 2014
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 23:00:37

Lester impresses after Livingstone's opening salvo

Lancashire have won three in a row and Toby Lester's emergence has strengthened their seam bowling ranks
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 16:49:58

Karunaratne reveals strategy to tackle spinners

Karunaratne scored 218 runs on a Galle surface in which no other batsman could manage so much as a half-century, and this is not even his most impressive hundred in tough conditions
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 15:34:48

'I'm a big fan of taking away the toss' - Du Plessis

The South Africa captain thinks allowing the visiting team to always decide on whether they want to bat or bowl will bring back some balance to Test cricket
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 17:39:41

South Africa's attempt to put pressure back on spinners backfired - du Plessis

The South Africa captain explains what else went wrong for his team in Galle, such as the absence of reverse swing
Last update: 15 Jul 2018 14:09:51

Big-name England players including Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes likely to feature in The 100

A clash with the Test schedule was expected to rule players out of the new tournament but ESPNcricinfo understands space will be made
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 12:53:49

England spinners turn tables on limp India

Joe Root set the stage for England to draw level in the ODIs, and Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid finished the job
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 19:08:43

Dilruwan, Herath rout South Africa in three days

Sri Lanka's spinners shot South Africa out for 73, their lowest total since readmission and lowest in Sri Lanka, just a day after their previous lowest in the country - 126 - to condemn them to one of their worst defeats in the subcontinent
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 09:56:30

Sophie Devine delivers New Zealand consolation win after Leigh Kasperek takes five wickets

Leigh Kasperek takes five wickets to finish campaign on a high at Grace Road
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 19:49:21

USA Cricket elections rescheduled for July 20

The inaugural elections of the new board, initially slated for May 18, has gone through a series of delays
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 17:44:58

Holder takes five as hapless Bangladesh crumble again

Jason Holder's second five-wicket haul in three Tests consigned Bangladesh to another embarrassing meltdown
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 14:29:10

Cooke's flying finish punishes Essex collapse

Australian legspinner Adam Zampa did not disguise the fact that Essex's Twenty20 season needs to improve - and fast- after a home defeat against Glamorgan
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 22:47:02

All-round Dan Christian too much for Derbyshire

The Outlaws skipper made 62 from 40 balls and then took three wickets to condemn the Falcons to a 39-run defeat
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 08:35:21

Finch, dropped on one, hits 131* to destroy leaders Sussex

According to the ICC rankings, it was the world's best batsman vs the world's best bowler in front of a sell-out Hove crowd - and the batsman came out on top
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 22:20:06

Tye strikes back after Australia nightmare

Somerset outdid Gloucestershire a week ago but on a rain-hit return in Bristol they ran into Australian Andrew Tye with a point to prove after a horrific ODI series against England
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 21:40:28

Bresnan's all-round show sneaks it for Yorkshire

Durham looked well in control in their pursuit of 158 but then Tim Bresnan completed a solid display with bat and ball to bring Yorkshire victory
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 20:55:38

Pennington's debut week: four wickets in two overs

Worcestershire's Matthew Pennington only made his Twenty20 debut on Sunday but 4 for 9 in two overs in a nine-over match suggested he could handle it
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 20:17:58

Billings seals it for Kent - but it's Claydon who is soaking up the last-ball nerves

Sam Billings is back in form, but spare a though for Mitch Claydon as he faces last-ball pressure in 48 hours with bat and ball
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 20:17:09

Raine hits second fastest hundred to set suitors abuzz

Ben Raine hit the second-fastest century by an Englishman - from just 41 balls - as Birmingham Bears suffered a shock at Edgbaston
Last update: 16 Jul 2018 14:37:50

Kohli says Kuldeep is making a strong case for Test selection

Yuzvendra Chahal is also in contention, according to the India captain, after watching how England have struggled against the two wristpinners
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 13:59:02

Karunaratne proved Galle surface not unplayable - Amla

Amla said the visitors need are a 'couple of good partnerships' in the fourth innings to offset Sri Lanka's eventual target
Last update: 14 Jul 2018 06:22:55

James Taylor appointed full-time England selector

The former England batsman will now form the selection structure with Ed Smith and head coach Trevor Bayliss
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 13:20:43

England face true test of ODI skills and mindset to keep series alive

As they did in the T20 series, India have taken an early lead on the back of some magic from Kuldeep Yadav and will be confident of inflicting a rare home series defeat on England
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 16:55:48

Rishabh Pant stars as India A pull off superb comeback to beat West Indies A

India overcome 110-run deficit to chase down 321 in the fourth innings courtesy half-centuries from Rishabh Pant, Karun Nair and Hanuma Vihari
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 12:58:25

Live Report: England v New Zealand, 3rd Women's ODI

Follow the action with our live report on the third women's ODI between England and New Zealand at Leicester
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 10:03:48

NatWest hero Mohammed Kaif retires from cricket on 16th anniversary of memorable final

Sixteen years after he steered India to the historic tri-series final win at Lord's, the former India batsman called time on his playing career
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 10:19:28

Imam's 128 leads Pakistan to first ODI win in 2018

Shadab's career-best 4 for 32 bundled Zimbabwe out for the lowest ODI total in Bulawayo
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 20:43:49

Sri Lanka far ahead after spinners hurt South Africa

Sri Lanka lost their first three wickets to Keshav Maharaj, but remain in a position to push for victory over the next three days, after taking a first innings lead of 161
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 13:12:50

Alex Hales ruled out of series as Eoin Morgan sees positive in spin struggle

The England captain was not overly concerned by the team's latest collapse to India's spin saying it was "a more useful experience than beating Australia"
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 21:59:57

Wright on song again as Sussex strengthen grip

Sussex pulled off a confident win at the Ageas Bowl to extend their unbeaten record at the top of South Group
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 21:37:52

Surrey conjure up their own bleary summer euphoria

England's football team are out of the World Cup and the cricketers had just had a pasting by India, but 25,000 managed to forget all that at Kia Oval
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 21:37:16

Live report - England v India, 1st ODI


Last update: 12 Jul 2018 18:33:31

Bangladesh, Ireland secure Women's World T20 berths

Bangladesh will aim to build on their Asia Cup success as they square off against Ireland in Saturday's final
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 18:45:16

Brathwaite, Hetmyer put West Indies in command

Riding on Kraigg Brathwaite's second successive century, West Indies went to stumps at 295 for 4, having accumulated runs at 4.85 per over in the post-tea session
Last update: 13 Jul 2018 09:58:02

Vinayak Samant pips Powar to become Mumbai coach

The former wicketkeeper has been handed charge for upcoming season along with Wilkin Mota, who will coach Mumbai Under-19s
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 17:01:19

Rohit leads India romp after Kuldeep's 6 for 25

As in his first T20I in the country, Kuldeep Yadav flummoxed the vaunted England batting in his first ODI in England, to keep the hosts down to 268 at a venue where the last two completed ODIs featured scores of 481 and 444
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 20:35:40

Buoyant Pakistan overwhelming favourites against depleted Zimbabwe

Pakistan will be heavily favoured to break their ODI duck this year at the Queen's Sports Club in Bulawayo
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 12:33:31

Pushpakumara, Jayasuriya hand Bangladesh A innings defeat

The left-arm spinner grabbed six wickets in the second innings after Jayasuriya's hundred, as Sri Lanka A clinched the three-match series 1-0
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 09:12:30

Have cleared all exams, all certificates legal - Harmanpreet Kaur

The India T20I captain defends herself against accusations of fake degree certificates
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 12:49:04

Herath, Karunaratne help Sri Lanka end tough day on a high

The Sri Lankan opener carried his bat to score 158 as Kagiso Rabada caused trouble at the other end
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 13:27:35

Chandimal, Hathurusingha out of South Africa Tests

The Sri Lanka captain, coach and manager have "agreed" to not participate in the Test series after the ICC concluded its hearing on the trio pleading guilty to a level three spirit of cricket offence
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 19:46:34

Younis Khan quits UBL after franchise pulls out of domestic circuit

The Pakistani batsman gave up on the fight to save the United Bank Limited team from being disbanded, and announced his resignation as both captain and player
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 18:16:01

Ryan Cook named Bangladesh fielding consultant

Appointed until the 2019 World Cup, he will join the team during the second Test against West Indies in Jamaica on Friday
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 02:57:23

KKR launch academy to nurture domestic players

Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill are part of a bootcamp in Bengaluru as the franchise aims to ensure the best training facilities to the players
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 16:51:32

Joe Root still believes he has a T20 future despite England axe

But World Cup and Test priorities may mean T20 chances remain limited for England batsman
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 15:37:24

Alex Hales appears likely fall guy for Ben Stokes' ODI return

He has broken records on his home ground, and his last innings at Trent Bridge was 147, but it may not be enough for Hales to keep his place
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 12:05:11

Bangladesh look to regroup after Antigua disaster

A win for West Indies will give them their first Test series win at home since 2014
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 06:49:08

West Indies tour has prepared us for South Africa's pacers - Roshen Silva

Sri Lanka batsman says the seamer-friendly conditions they faced in their last Test series should hold them in good stead against the visitors' formidable pace attack
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 13:53:41

Fireworks expected as ODI giants prepare for battle

The top two ODI teams in the world will look to this series to sort out any issues ahead of next year's World Cup
Last update: 12 Jul 2018 08:18:35

'Schutt is setting benchmark for bowlers around the world' - Australia coach

Australia women coach Matthew Mott says the opening bowler has learned to vary her pace skilfully, and the results showed when she had excellent returns in India earlier this year
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 13:15:25

Rabada will take over from Steyn as spearhead - du Plessis

The South Africa captain backs both quicks to deliver with the reverse-swinging old ball in Sri Lanka
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 13:08:21

Ryan Higgins holds his nerve as Kent fail to hit last-ball six

An afternoon start because of the World Cup meant a sparse crowd at Bristol but they watched Gloucestershire sneak a thrilling encounter
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 17:21:26

Sri Lanka depleted by Chandimal absence in opening Test

Sri Lanka will miss their captain, while Dale Steyn fit again and within touching distance of Shaun Pollock's South Africa record
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 18:48:32

Depleted Zimbabwe pick three more rookies

The uncapped Liam Roche, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe and Ryan Murray have been included in the ODI squad for the Pakistan series
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 08:40:02

Supreme Court shoots down TNPL plea for outstation players

The apex court ruled that the domestic T20 tournament could proceed as scheduled with players registered under the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association alone
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 08:00:51

Mashrafe Mortaza likely to miss Bangladesh's ODI series in the West Indies

He is likely to remain at home to tend to his wife's illness, which means Shakib Al Hasan will take over captaincy duties
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 05:52:45

Adam Griffith takes over from Gary Kirsten as Hurricanes head coach

Adam Griffith will now serve in a dual capacity as head coach of Tasmania and Hurricanes
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 10:38:31

England seal series in style as New Zealand succumb to Sophie Ecclestone and Katie George

New Zealand were condemned to a 123-run defeat in the second ODI at Derby
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 20:05:52

Boycott determined to bat on as he recovers from major heart surgery

Geoffrey Boycott's family have stated that he plans to return to commentary duties later this summer at Trent Bridge
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 18:16:47

Australia summon Marsh home after Glamorgan injury

Shaun Marsh's shoulder injury is serious enough for him to miss the rest of the English season with Cricket Australia's eyes on a Test series against Pakistan in October
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 21:50:18

Liam Plunkett sleeping well after putting England nightmares behind him

Going into the ODI series against India, Liam Plunkett said his period back in the England side feels like "bonus time"
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 06:40:59

Mark Wood keen for involvement in India Test series

The 2019 World Cup may be almost on the horizon, but Mark Wood is not giving up on his dream of playing Test cricket
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 17:14:44

Steve Denison steps down as Yorkshire chairman

Yorkshire's chairman has announced his resignation from the board, following the investigation into the collapse of BHS that saw him fined and removed from the register of statutory auditors for 15 years
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 16:40:03

Herath may retire from international cricket in November

Herath may quit following the three-match Test series against England. Provided he plays every Sri Lanka Test until then, he will finish five Tests short of 100
Last update: 11 Jul 2018 08:54:57

India women's coach Tushar Arothe resigns

Less than five months before the Women's World T20, Tushar Arothe has stepped down as the head coach of the Indian women's team, admitting strong differences with his players
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 14:39:08

Roach rested, Joseph called up for second Test

Returning from a long lay-off, fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has been picked in a 13-man West Indies squad for the second Test against Bangladesh, which starts on Thursday
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 12:44:48

Live Report: England v New Zealand, 2nd Women's ODI

Follow the action with our live report on the second women's ODI between England and New Zealand at Derby
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 11:42:44

Pakistan's travel plans to Bulawayo delayed due to ZC cash crunch

The team had to postpone its journey from Harare to Bulawayo for the ODI series after it emerged that they wouldn't have a hotel to stay in
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 11:42:48

AB de Villiers to play IPL for 'a few years'

The decision to retire from international cricket became much easier once he had made peace with the fact that his career wouldn't be defined by not winning a World Cup
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 11:02:27

Ahmed Shehzad named as Pakistan player to fail dope test

The PCB has confirmed that the opening batsman tested positive in a recent dope test and has been issued a notice of charge
Last update: 10 Jul 2018 17:55:54