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England decide against Archer for World Cup

17th April 2019, 11:33

Jofra Archer has been left out of England's preliminary 15-man World Cup squad but will give him a chance in the warm-up games.

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Archer shines in Royals defeat

17th April 2019, 02:22

Jofra Archer took 3-15 for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League as he waits to hear if he will make England's World Cup squad.

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Woakes says it's time to forgive duo

16th April 2019, 13:06

It is time the world of cricket forgave Australians Steve Smith and David Warner, according to England all-rounder Chris Woakes.

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Holder ready to kick on for Northants

16th April 2019, 09:48

West Indies skipper Jason Holder says he is looking forward to the rest of the season after revealing he is loving life at Northants.

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Lancashire tie down veteran Croft

15th April 2019, 12:32

Lancashire have tied down all-rounder Steven Croft to a new one-year contract, which will also see him coaching their youth academy.

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Smith and Warner back in for Australia

15th April 2019, 11:17

Australia have included Steve Smith and David Warner in their squad for the World Cup this summer.

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Patterson full of praise for Yorkshire following big win

14th April 2019, 18:29

Captain Steve Patterson felt Yorkshire's win over Hampshire was made all the sweeter due to the testing conditions at the Ageas Bowl.

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Kent bring in Trott for One-Day Cup bid

14th April 2019, 13:59

Kent have looked to boost their 2019 One-Day Cup bid by handing former England batsman Jonathan Trott a place on their coaching staff.

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Buttler heroics see Royals down Indians

13th April 2019, 18:51

Jos Buttler's rapid 89 on Saturday helped Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by four wickets in the Indian Premier League.

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Leach runs through Notts

13th April 2019, 16:59

Somerset beat Nottinghamshire by an innings and 14 runs at Trent Bridge, with Jack Leach delighted to get among the wickets.

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Stokes issues Archer praise

13th April 2019, 12:40

Ben Stokes has talked up the uncapped Jofra Archer as a real talent and feels he would be a great addition to the England squad.

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Windies name Reifer as coach

12th April 2019, 16:21

Floyd Reifer has replaced Richard Pybus as interim coach of the West Indies ahead of the World Cup.

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MS Dhoni gets match fee halved

12th April 2019, 12:32

MS Dhoni has been fined half his match fee after he stormed onto the pitch to contest an umpire call in the IPL.

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Pollard eyes Windies spot

11th April 2019, 15:27

Kieron Pollard has his heart set on a place in the World Cup despite not playing for the West Indies ODI side for the past three years.

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Nortje ruled out of Indian Premier League

11th April 2019, 15:03

Anrich Nortje has been ruled out of the IPL season and replaced in the Kolkata Knight Riders' squad by Matt Kelly.

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England set to call up Archer next week

10th April 2019, 16:47

England are ready to hand Jofra Archer a spot in their World Cup squad without asking him to prove himself in international cricket.

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Bancroft reveals retirement plans

10th April 2019, 16:17

Durham's Cameron Bancroft says he thought about quitting cricket after being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal.

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England skipper wants more

9th April 2019, 10:12

Yorkshire drew their opening Championship game with Nottinghamshire with Joe Root hitting an unbeaten century for his county.

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Wright retires from red-ball cricket

9th April 2019, 10:10

Luke Wright has announced he is retiring from red-ball cricket and will just play limited overs matches for Sussex in the future.

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Root survives being hit to score ton in Yorkshire draw

8th April 2019, 19:17

Only Joe Root's pride was hurt after being hit on the helmet by a Stuart Broad bouncer while scoring a century for Yorkshire.

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Warwickshire tie down Patel to new deal

8th April 2019, 14:52

Warwickshire have been boosted by the news captain Jeetan Patel has signed a new deal extension until the end of the 2020 season.

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Gale eases fears over Root injury

8th April 2019, 10:55

Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale has eased fears surrounding England captain Joe Root after he left the field with an injury on Sunday.

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Bancroft will be a great Durham captain – Smith

7th April 2019, 19:09

Steve Smith says fellow Aussie Cameron Bancroft is a good choice for the Durham captaincy, despite controversy over the decision.

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Kohli offers no excuses as RCB lose again

7th April 2019, 16:40

Virat Kohli says Royal Challengers Bangalore have run out excuses as their poor start to the 2019 Indian Premier League continues.

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Gloucestershire bring in Rodgers

6th April 2019, 17:50

Former Australia opener Chris Rodgers has reunited with Gloucestershire for his second stint on the coaching staff.

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Wheater facing six weeks on sidelines

6th April 2019, 17:06

Wicket-keeper Adam Wheater is set for six weeks on the sidelines after Essex confirmed he requires surgery on his thumb.

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Bristol incident has changed Stokes

6th April 2019, 14:26

England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits the Bristol nightclub incident that saw him miss the Ashes has changed him for the better.

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England hopeful Clarke hits ton as Root watches on

5th April 2019, 19:04

England hopeful Joe Clarke hit the first century of the County Championship season as Nottinghamshire made 324-5 against Yorkshire.

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Fraser hails Taylor acquisition

5th April 2019, 17:22

Middlesex chief Angus Fraser has hailed the acquisition of Ross Taylor for their One-Day Cup campaign.

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Anderson out to help Lancs

5th April 2019, 12:30

James Anderson wants to give something back to Lancashire with an extended run in the side this summer.

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Ali expecting title challenge

4th April 2019, 13:38

Somerset batsman Azhar Ali believes his side have enough quality to compete across all formats this year.

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Buttler - Mankad decision was wrong

4th April 2019, 13:25

Jos Buttler says "probably the wrong decision was made" when he was 'Mankaded' by Ravi Ashwin and says he won't let it happen again.

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Middlesex tie down Simpson to two-year deal

4th April 2019, 12:40

County Championship Division Two side Middlesex have tied down wicketkeeper John Simpson to a new two-year contract extension.

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Anderson ready to take it steady this summer

3rd April 2019, 17:57

England star James Anderson says he will pace himself this summer for Lancashire as he tries to find his peak form for the Ashes.

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Garton backed to come good

3rd April 2019, 15:24

Sussex head coach Jason Gillespie feels George Garton can fight his way back in the England reckoning.

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Kiws include Blundell in World Cup squad

3rd April 2019, 14:38

Wicket-keeper Tom Blundell was a surprise inclusion as New Zealand named their 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup.

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Olivier overcomes injury scare

2nd April 2019, 17:30

Duanne Olivier will be ready for Yorkshire's season opener despite picking up a slight knock on Tuesday, head coach Andrew Gale said.

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Hales out to show his worth

2nd April 2019, 13:19

Alex Hales says he wants to become as good as he can but knows he is not in the 'world class' bracket yet.

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Curran had no idea of IPL hat-trick

2nd April 2019, 12:33

England's Sam Curran did not know he had taken a hat-trick as Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Capitals in the IPL on Monday.

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Kings XI pull off miraculous victory after Curran heroics

1st April 2019, 19:47

Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Capitals by 14 runs in an incredible finish, with England's Sam Curran taking four wickets.

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Aussie star signs Glamorgan deal

1st April 2019, 19:03

Marnus Labuschagne has joined Glamorgan for the first half of the season and is relishing the challenge of playing county cricket.

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Roy tipped for Test side

1st April 2019, 12:07

Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart has thrown his weight behind Jason Roy and has insisted he can make it at Test level.

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Kohli hails "world class" duo

31st March 2019, 18:38

Virat Kohli says David Warner and Jonny Bairstow were "world class" in Royal Challengers Bangalore's IPL loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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Debut IPL ton joy for Bairstow

31st March 2019, 16:04

Jonny Bairstow enjoyed a "fantastic" innings as he hit a debut Indian Premier League century in Sunrisers Hyderabad's comfortable win .

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Delhi beat Kolkata in Super Over

30th March 2019, 22:24

Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders both scored 185 in their 20 overs but Delhi won by three runs in the Super Over.

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Gayle first to join IPL's 300 club

30th March 2019, 18:06

Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians on Saturday, with Chris Gayle becoming the first batsman in IPL history to hit 300 sixes.

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Stokes predicts exciting times ahead at Durham

29th March 2019, 18:24

Ben Stokes is hoping to compete at the "top level" with Durham after committing to a three-year contract extension.

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Proteas opener signs for Hampshire

29th March 2019, 14:13

Hampshire have announced South Africa opener Aiden Markram will be their new overseas player for the start of the season.

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Giles sets out credentials for new caoch

29th March 2019, 11:55

England need to take a long look at what is available before they name a new head coach, says director of cricket Ashley Giles.

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Vince targets England recall

28th March 2019, 16:05

James Vince hopes moving to the top of the order for Hampshire in the County Championship will boost his England recall chances.