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Alex Hales, Shadab Khan and Lasith Malinga among biggest earners in CPL 2019 draft

Kieron Pollard and Chris Gayle, meanwhile, will move back to their respective home franchises, Trinbago Knight Riders and Jamaica Tallawahs
Last update: 22 May 2019 23:33:55

Alex Hales quiet on World Cup dropping, targets T20 England comeback

Discarded England batsman says he is targeting a return to international competition in time for the 2020 T20 World Cup
Last update: 22 May 2019 17:07:36

'Bumpy' outfield an irritant at South Africa's practice venue

Justin Ontong, the fielding coach, has stressed the importance of fielding during 'defining moments' of World Cup matches
Last update: 22 May 2019 20:10:31

Nida Dar's all-round brilliance in vain as South Africa level series

Dar slammed a 20-ball fifty and followed it with figures of 1 for 21, but Lee's boundary-laden 60 helped South Africa chase down 173
Last update: 22 May 2019 16:08:44

Usman Khawaja struck on helmet by Andre Russell bouncer during World Cup warm-up

Australian batsman retires hurt, goes for precautionary scans on his jaw
Last update: 22 May 2019 22:40:54

Liam Plunkett was 'pacing the room' ahead of World Cup confirmation

Fast bowler relieved to be given his chance, after pressure for places during Pakistan series
Last update: 22 May 2019 14:48:55

George Munsey 'gutted' despite career-best innings after Scotland fall short

The left-hander briefly threatened to haul down Scotland's revised DLS target with a thrilling assault full of audacious sweeps and reverse-sweeps
Last update: 22 May 2019 13:47:53

Sam Curran livens up Surrey's declaration waiting game

Fifties from Scott Borthwick and Sam Curran leave Kent a target of 426 or batting out the final day for a draw
Last update: 22 May 2019 18:52:46

Somerset switch focus to one-day final after comfortable win against Warwickshire

Sam Hain unbeaten on 92 in losing cause as hosts seal match inside three days
Last update: 22 May 2019 13:50:31

Ajinkya Rahane, Sam Northeast hundreds set up Hampshire

Third-wicket stand of 257 puts Hampshire into unassailable position before late wickets hurt Notts
Last update: 22 May 2019 20:14:30

Gloucestershire wrap up easy chase early on day three to notch season's first win

Durham slip to fourth straight Championship defeat to stay stuck to bottom of table
Last update: 22 May 2019 12:33:27

Phil Salt assault launches Sussex into the ascendancy

Opener's dashing 137 from 106 balls leaves Sussex in position from which dictate final-day terms
Last update: 22 May 2019 19:23:57

Richard Gleeson claims third five-wicket haul in four innings to lead Lancashire win

Dane Vilas scores unbeaten half-century in successful chase as Lancashire jump to top of table
Last update: 22 May 2019 14:27:14

Tom Cullen guides Glamorgan to narrow two-wicket win over Derbyshire

Back-up wicketkeeper scores second half-century of the match as Glamorgan sneak home in final session
Last update: 22 May 2019 17:53:46

David Willey, Liam Dawson in Warwickshire's sights as Paul Farbrace looks to lift club

First target is Michael Burgess from Sussex as new director of cricket launches recruitment drive
Last update: 22 May 2019 13:03:39

Opponents still scared, but 'it's not as easy as it was' - Chris Gayle

Fans asking him to hit sixes still spurs him on, says the West Indies opening batsman
Last update: 22 May 2019 09:52:05

Dimuth Karunaratne eases self-doubts with composed knock

Having not played ODIs since the 2015 World Cup, Sri Lanka's new captain couldn't have asked for a better initiation again
Last update: 22 May 2019 05:38:04

David Hussey replaces Stephen Fleming as Melbourne Stars coach

Hussey won the duel with the ex-Victoria coach David Saker for the role to replace the outgoing Fleming
Last update: 22 May 2019 07:13:44

England's team culture is as strong as it's ever been - Eoin Morgan

Captain describes final selection meeting as "toughest decision" but stands by the 15-man squad that will launch campaign on May 30
Last update: 22 May 2019 05:30:20

Glenn Maxwell keen to control with the ball and finish with the bat

The allrounder is pretty clear about what his roles will be in the Australian XI going into the World Cup
Last update: 22 May 2019 05:25:52

Gareth Batty's Jedi mind tricks turn tables on Kent after Sean Dickson ton

Surrey sprung a surprise during the final session of the day to round up eight Kent wickets for just 91 runs
Last update: 21 May 2019 19:19:42

Forecast gloomy for Warwickshire despite Liam Norwell's debut seven-for

Somerset's breakneck pursuit of victory saw the visitors six down at the close still needing 136 to win
Last update: 22 May 2019 12:13:14

Steven Mullaney summons Notts response with gritty hundred

Notts captain gives his side a lifeline after they slip to 159 for 8 in response to Hampshire's 310
Last update: 21 May 2019 20:01:20

Josh Shaw helps skittle Durham for second time as Gloucestershire close in

Durham could muster only 132 in their second innings before Gloucestershire's openers knocked off half of the target before the close
Last update: 21 May 2019 17:59:05

Depleted Northants grateful for Ricardo Vasconcelos resistance

Ricardo Vasconcelos made 86 but fell in wasteful fashion to leave Sussex on top
Last update: 21 May 2019 19:05:13

Richard Gleeson burst makes Lancashire favourites in low-scorer

Liam Livingstone's fifty helps eke out Lancashire advantage before more wickets for Richard Gleeson
Last update: 21 May 2019 18:09:26

Daniel Douthwaite interventions leave Derbyshire hopes in balance

Allrounder leads fightback with bat and then takes four wickets as Derbyshire limp to the close
Last update: 21 May 2019 19:18:08

Focus on fringe inclusions shows how far England's World Cup planning has come

It hasn't been an entirely smooth route to England's final 15-man squad, but it's a vast improvement on past campaigns
Last update: 22 May 2019 05:22:26

BCCI elections set for October 22

Committee of Administrators takes decision as 31 out of 38 state associations technically agree to implement Lodha recommendations
Last update: 22 May 2019 05:13:52

Wahab Riaz determined to 'prove Mickey Arthur wrong' at World Cup

Recalled paceman expects his experience and ability to reverse swing the ball to stand him in good stead in the UK
Last update: 21 May 2019 15:23:59

Northants get concussion sub for Alex Wakely after accident at home

Josh Cobb in to face Sussex after skipper falls ill on arrival at ground
Last update: 21 May 2019 12:52:12

ICC confirms James Vince, Liam Dawson cannot play Royal London Cup final

England World Cup call-ups deprive Hampshire of captain and allrounder for domestic 50-over showpiece
Last update: 21 May 2019 17:44:33

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup - Virat Kohli

Ravi Shastri expects the World Cup to come to India if the players perform to their potential
Last update: 21 May 2019 14:55:33

England team 'has grown up together' - Jos Buttler

Like a highly specialised fathers' group, this squad, largely unchanged since the last World Cup, have been through a lot
Last update: 21 May 2019 20:08:41

Jofra Archer believes IPL pressure will prepare him for World Cup

England's newest fast bowler believes he's got the game to excel in 50 overs after earning late squad place
Last update: 21 May 2019 17:09:27

No changes, Bangladesh keep faith in original squad of 15

Performance in Ireland tri-series has given everyone a lot of confidence, says chief selector Minhajul Abedin
Last update: 21 May 2019 10:08:52

Shahzad ton as Afghanistan tune up for World Cup with series-levelling victory

Captain Gulbadin Naib also played a crucial hand, taking 6 for 43 - the third-best figures for Afghanistan in ODI cricket
Last update: 22 May 2019 08:53:10

Pradeep leads the way as Sri Lanka break win-less streak

The pacer struck four times in a rain-affected match after the top order had ensured a stiff chase for Scotland
Last update: 21 May 2019 19:47:07

Leaving David Willey out of World Cup a 'very tough call' - Ed Smith

National selector says decision was a 'consensus' rather than unanimous
Last update: 21 May 2019 12:57:20

'That's the beauty of being an allrounder, I can be versatile' - Liam Dawson

England's recalled spinner did his best to remain tight-lipped on the eve of the England World Cup squad announcement
Last update: 21 May 2019 08:33:39

Rejuvenated Starc swings into World Cup defence

The Player of the Tournament in the 2015 World Cup hopes to rediscover his best after recovering from yet another injury
Last update: 21 May 2019 07:27:59

Jofra Archer and Liam Dawson named in England World Cup 15, as David Willey and Joe Denly miss out

England confirm three changes to their final World Cup 15, with James Vince also stepping up as a replacement for Alex Hales
Last update: 21 May 2019 09:19:14

Dottin to miss West Indies' England-Ireland tour, Cooper called up

No. 1 allrounder needs surgery on injured shoulder
Last update: 21 May 2019 05:31:50

Moeen hopes fans don't get personal with Smith and Warner

The England allrounder says the two are "probably really good people" deep down
Last update: 21 May 2019 05:20:11

Jadhav fit, no changes to India's World Cup squad

The selectors decided to stick to the original 15 once they were told Jadhav had been batting in the nets without any discomfort
Last update: 21 May 2019 04:49:31

Chris Jordan, Ben Brown pass 150 unbeaten to rescue Sussex

Visitors were 68 for 6 before pair saved the day in style
Last update: 20 May 2019 19:46:12

James Anderson bags five wickets, but Lancashire struggle with bat

Red Rose go five wickets down chasing small first-innings target after Anderson demolishes Worcestershire
Last update: 20 May 2019 20:01:12

Gloucestershire well placed after David Payne four-for against Durham

Visitors trail by just 38 runs with five wickets in hand in first innings
Last update: 20 May 2019 17:53:36

Somerset take stride towards victory with Dom Sibley's wicket

Oliver Hannon-Dalby claims five-wicket haul to give Warwickshire hope
Last update: 21 May 2019 09:48:56

Will Jacks leads Surrey recovery with maiden first-class ton

Scott Borthwick adds 95 in record sixth-wicket stand with Jacks
Last update: 20 May 2019 19:30:29

Joe Weatherley top scores for Hampshire in Isle of Wight fixture

Hampshire's 288 for 6 at stumps reflects a day when the ball moved a lot but batsmen could prosper if they played straight and late
Last update: 20 May 2019 19:14:11

Bereaved Asif Ali to play in World Cup

The middle order batsman has lost his 19-month old daughter after a long battle with illness, but is scheduled to join the squad for the warm-up matches
Last update: 20 May 2019 09:05:34

Wahab, Amir, Asif Ali included in Pakistan World Cup squad

Junaid Khan, Faheem Ashraf and Abid Ali have been removed from the provisional squad
Last update: 20 May 2019 10:13:32

WA contract Murray Goodwin's son Jayden for 2019-20 domestic season

Jayden is one of three new rookies, along with Sam Fanning and Bradley Hope, while Will Bosisto and Jonathan Wells miss out on new deals
Last update: 20 May 2019 05:34:33

Billy Root banned from bowling, responds with his bat

As Glamorgan announce ban over suspect bowling action, all-rounder reaches unbeaten fifty
Last update: 20 May 2019 20:49:15

Adam Zampa keen to continue dual spin threat with Nathan Lyon

Despite Australia's battery of quicks, the legspinner believes the two slower bowlers can play a vital role together in the World Cup
Last update: 20 May 2019 08:05:49

Pakistan have made strides but fielding a 'real worry' - Mickey Arthur

Mohammad Amir still in contention for World Cup after recovering from chicken pox, says coach
Last update: 20 May 2019 05:42:18

'Every squad member should expect to play a World Cup role' - Eoin Morgan

Length of tournament, and nature of injuries, means that players who miss the cut should not give up hope of involvement, says skipper
Last update: 20 May 2019 05:47:08

Luis Reece century gives Derbyshire the edge on opening day

Reece notches first ton in more than a year before bad light, rain halt play
Last update: 19 May 2019 17:22:04

Iram Javed, Nida Dar steer Pakistan to 2-1 lead

Having slipped to 3 for 3 in pursuit of South Africa's 138 for 3, Pakistan were revitalised by a 77-run stand between the duo
Last update: 20 May 2019 06:19:28

Phil Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after World Cup

The former West Indies opener has chosen not to extend his contract, and believes it is time for him to move on from the post
Last update: 20 May 2019 06:40:36

Adair, Murtagh trip up World Cup-bound Afghanistan

The batting revival was led by Stirling and Porterfield, before the bowlers came up with an inspired defence
Last update: 20 May 2019 06:49:07

Chris Woakes' five-for shines at end of England's spotless World Cup warm-up

Hosts dominate with bat, ball and in the field despite resistance from Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam
Last update: 19 May 2019 17:57:48

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies' World Cup reserves

The reserves include Sunil Ambris and Raymon Reifer, who will join the main 15-man squad in a training camp in Southampton from May 19 to 23
Last update: 19 May 2019 07:44:58

Having both skills and pace makes India's pace attack strong - Shami

The fast bowler says he never lost belief in his ability as a white-ball bowler even as he missed the bulk of India's ODIs between the 2015 World Cup and the end of 2018
Last update: 19 May 2019 04:43:01

AB de Villiers reveals he helped steer Faf du Plessis away from Kolpak route

De Villiers also opens up about retirement, hinting at "deeper reasons" for his decision to quit South Africa duty
Last update: 19 May 2019 07:54:13

Smith, Warner ready to 'face the fire' on Australia comebacks - Langer

Australia coach delighted to have Steven Smith and David Warner back ahead of World Cup and Ashes in England
Last update: 19 May 2019 02:56:29

Don't want to have 'fear of failure' - Faf du Plessis

There is a World Cup at stake, but if South Africa are under any extra pressure, it won't be coming from inside their camp
Last update: 20 May 2019 06:52:20

'Bowling is going to play a very big role in this World Cup' - Rahul Dravid

The former India captain says India are "lucky" to have bowlers who can take wickets in the middle overs in what he expects to be a high-scoring World Cup
Last update: 18 May 2019 16:33:11

Persistent rain washes out series opener

Sri Lanka were meant to start their pre-World Cup fine-tuning in Edinburgh, but the weather wasn't kind enough
Last update: 18 May 2019 15:22:46

Billy Stanlake to join Derbyshire for Vitality Blast

Giant quick signs after fellow Australia international Kane Richardson pulled out of planned T20 stint with Derbyshire
Last update: 18 May 2019 15:15:51

Lee, Kapp carry South Africa to series-levelling win

The duo's half-centuries meant Bismah Maroof's 63 went in vain for Pakistan, leaving the series tied at 1-1
Last update: 18 May 2019 15:08:43

William Porterfield hopes bowlers can step up against Afghanistan

The Ireland captain, who found much-needed form with 94 against Bangladesh on Wednesday, also wants to prove that innings wasn't a 'one-off'
Last update: 18 May 2019 12:15:49

'Not obsessed with the number of boundaries we hit' - Sanjay Bangar

India's assistant coach on transitioning from the IPL to the World Cup, and India's batting methods in ODIs
Last update: 18 May 2019 11:56:27

Pakistan Under-19s' tour of Sri Lanka to begin on May 23

The tour was originally scheduled to begin in early May, but was postponed following the Easter Sunday blasts in Colombo
Last update: 18 May 2019 10:43:04

England keep their foot down, Pakistan battle to keep up

With the series decided, Headingley offers a final chance for those on the brink of World Cup selection to impress
Last update: 18 May 2019 20:59:39

Bates calls for more women's Tests with Ashes-like format in other series

The New Zealand veteran said she saw potential for at least four teams, and possibly six, in the Women's T20 challenge
Last update: 19 May 2019 11:42:18

Mosaddek adds missing piece in Bangladesh's puzzle ahead of World Cup

With his 27-ball 52 in the final, Mosaddek made a strong case for the No. 7 position in Bangladesh's World Cup opener on June 2
Last update: 19 May 2019 08:42:58

Jason Roy scores emotional hundred after daughter's hospital dash

Opener steps up after sleepless night, as infant daughter is taken ill on eve of game
Last update: 17 May 2019 21:52:01

Big scores aplenty but match ends in a draw

Nick Selman and Marnus Labuschagne go well into triple figures, forcing Gloucestershire to defend
Last update: 17 May 2019 17:54:36

Leicestershire thwarted by bad weather as Colin Ackermann leads charge

Five delays for rain and bad light cost Leicestershire the chance of a rare Lord's win
Last update: 17 May 2019 17:45:02

Ben Coad six-for ends Kent resistance as Yorkshire take points

Kent battled hard for an unlikely draw but Ben Coad's nine wickets in the match completed a 172-run win
Last update: 18 May 2019 18:09:05

Rain ends promising match in a disappointing draw

Will Jacks reaches half-century for Surrey but weather wreaks havoc on result
Last update: 17 May 2019 16:58:56

Dananjaya, Sandakan eye 'A' route for national comebacks

Spin bowling pair to be mentored by Piyal Wijetunge on the 'A' tour of India
Last update: 17 May 2019 16:32:47

Tune-up time for Sri Lanka ahead of World Cup against Associates on the rise

Sri Lanka arrive in Edinburgh having lost eight straight ODIs and new captain Dimuth Karunaratne must now not only band together a struggling team, but also prove his own worth in the XI
Last update: 18 May 2019 05:38:40

Hampshire bowlers knock over Warwickshire for 314-run triumph

Hosts struggle against all-round bowling strength chasing huge target
Last update: 17 May 2019 16:13:49

South Africa prepare to feel the heat ... with one eye on England's heavens

Talk about the weather isn't exclusively an English trait, as South Africa's squad compares notes about conditions ahead of World Cup
Last update: 17 May 2019 13:54:13

Lancashire wrap up 10-wicket victory in eight minutes on final day

With just 16 runs needed to defeat Northamptonshire, Keaton Jennings and Haseeb Hameed finish the job
Last update: 17 May 2019 13:48:58

Ngidi looking forward to 'grudge match' against India at the World Cup

The pacer believes that South Africa have a score to settle with India, who thrashed them five-one at home in February last year
Last update: 17 May 2019 13:18:48

Worcestershire overcome Chris Rushworth five-for to win comfortably

Durham bowler makes chase harder than Worcs might have liked
Last update: 17 May 2019 13:57:58

PCB hoping to convince England, Australia to tour Pakistan

Australia and England are scheduled to visit in 2021 and 2022 respectively according to the FTP
Last update: 17 May 2019 17:23:33

Instability of PCB hampering efforts to attract former players

The PCB's history of unpredictability and internal strife has made it difficult for the new setup to attract recently retired players to work in the organisation
Last update: 17 May 2019 12:35:56

Ben Stokes leads rescue as Jason Roy ton sets up England victory

England claim unassailable 3-0 series lead on back of Roy's century and Stokes' unbeaten 71
Last update: 17 May 2019 22:02:58

Mosaddek's blazing fifty seals historic win for Bangladesh

Bangladesh chased 210 in a rain-shortened game to win their first-ever ODI tournament final
Last update: 19 May 2019 08:30:02

World Cup 2019 winners to get US $4 million

The total prize money of $10 million will be the same as it was in the 2015 World Cup
Last update: 17 May 2019 11:18:09

Injured Tom Latham in doubt for New Zealand's World Cup opener

The wicketkeeper-batsman had sustained a finger fracture while keeping wicket during the third warm-up game against Australia
Last update: 17 May 2019 05:01:56

White signs BBL deal with Adelaide Strikers

Veteran batsman switches teams after not being offered a new deal with reigning champions Melbourne Renegades
Last update: 17 May 2019 02:41:05

Jason Holder targets Afghanistan at the World Cup

The West Indies captain looks ahead to the tournament in England, and to playing one team in particular
Last update: 17 May 2019 14:29:08

Jonh Simpson keeps Middlesex in touch with first fifty in two years

Leicestershire need 267 on final day with 10 wickets in hand
Last update: 16 May 2019 18:48:44

Glamorgan turn the tables to scent follow-on opportunity

Nick Selman and Marnus Labuschagne take hosts to 359 for 1, a lead of 146, with double-century stand
Last update: 16 May 2019 17:43:33