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Boucher happy to take the blame

19th January 2020, 18:37

South Africa coach Mark Boucher claims he will shoulder the blame after England moved closer to winning the third Test.

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Root on hand to put England in command

19th January 2020, 18:35

England skipper Joe Root showed his skill with the ball to put England on the brink of victory in the third Test against South Africa.

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Bess not done yet

18th January 2020, 21:25

England's Dom Bess wants more success on day four in Port Elizabeth despite taking a first five-wicket haul in Test cricket.

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Bess' high five as England take control

18th January 2020, 17:09

Dom Bess took five wickets to put England in charge of the third Test despite South Africa reaching 208-6 at stumps on day three.

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Bengaluru showdown excites Kohli

18th January 2020, 13:39

India captain Virat Kohli says his team are ready for Sunday's deciding one-day international against Australia.

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Dhawan impresses as India level series 1-1

17th January 2020, 19:33

Shikhar Dhawan starred with a score of 96 as India beat Australia by 36 runs in the second ODI to set up a series decider on Sunday.

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Pope plunders maiden Test ton as Proteas sink

17th January 2020, 16:26

Ollie Pope hit his maiden Test century as England took control on day two at Port Elizabeth by taking two late Proteas wickets.

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Vaughan savages ban that puts Rabada out of final Test

17th January 2020, 10:53

Banning South African paceman Kagiso Rabada for the fourth Test over celebrating a wicket is "bonkers, according to Michael Vaughan.

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England end day one on positive note

16th January 2020, 16:53

Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope’s unbeaten 56 partnership saw England end the first day of the third Test against South Africa on 224-4.

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Yorkshire complete Ashwin deal

16th January 2020, 14:41

Yorkshire have announced they have signed India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for the majority of the County Championship season.

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England to bring Wood back into the frame

16th January 2020, 01:12

England have confirmed Jofra Archer will miss the third Test against South Africa, with Mark Wood set to step into the side instead.

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De Villiers confirms he could return for Proteas

15th January 2020, 13:54

AB de Villiers has confirmed he is talking to South African team management over a potential return to international cricket in 2020.

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Stokes accepts top ICC player award

15th January 2020, 13:41

Ben Stokes has become only the third England player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy as the ICC Player of the Year for 2019.

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Leach to fly home from South Africa

14th January 2020, 12:47

England have decided to send spinner Jack Leach home from the tour of South Africa as his health issues continue.

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MCC back Test cricket to stay the same

14th January 2020, 12:25

The MCC have discussed the possibility of four-day Tests but believe keeping the traditional five-day format is best.

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Collingwood issues backing for Wood to make Test return

13th January 2020, 16:40

Assistant coach Paul Collingwood says Mark Wood possesses the X Factor England need to beat South Africa in the third Test.

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Kohli looking forward to Australia challenge

13th January 2020, 14:07

India's Virat Kohli says his side are "up for the challenge" of taking on Australia ahead of their one-day international series.

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England receive Root boost ahead of third Test

13th January 2020, 14:04

England captain Joe Root returned to training on Monday and will be fit for the third Test against South Africa this week.

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Sibley reveals batting approach

12th January 2020, 18:47

Dominic Sibley says he is looking to keep things simple with his batting and is eager to build on his maiden Test century for England.

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Root sits out training due to illness

12th January 2020, 13:52

England trained without Joe Root due to illness on Sunday as they prepare for next week’s third Test against South Africa.

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Wood hoping for England recall

11th January 2020, 18:49

Mark Wood has thrown his name into the hat to feature for England in the third Test against South Africa next week.

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Marsh goes big as Perth beat Brisbane

11th January 2020, 15:22

Mitchell Marsh hit a rapid 93 as Perth Scorchers beat Brisbane Heat by 34 runs in the Big Bash League on Saturday.

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Maiden ton the target for Denly

11th January 2020, 13:45

England batsman Joe Denly feels certain he will score a maiden Test century before too long.

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India ease to T20 series win

10th January 2020, 18:05

India completed a 78-run win over Sri Lanka in the final Twenty20 International to pick up an overall 2-0 series victory.

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Sidebottom calls for microphone re-think

10th January 2020, 14:34

Former England bowler Ryan Sidebottom has called for restrictions on stump microphones to allow players to have a pop at each other.

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Same again for Proteas

10th January 2020, 14:21

South Africa have named an unchanged squad for the final two Test matches against England.

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Buttler punished following Philander incident

9th January 2020, 18:35

England's Jos Buttler has been fined 15% of his match fee for using obscene language towards South Africa's Vernon Philander.

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Giles wants five-days Tests to remain

9th January 2020, 09:41

England director of cricket Ashley Giles has added his voice to those backing five-day Test matches.

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Injury rules Anderson out of SA Tour

8th January 2020, 17:28

James Anderson will miss the rest of England's Test series in South Africa with the rib injury sustained in the second Test.

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Latham set to miss T20 series

8th January 2020, 08:57

Batsman Tom Latham has been ruled out of the Black Caps' three-match T20I series against India because of a broken finger.

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Stokes hailed by Root

8th January 2020, 02:15

England captain Joe Root saluted Ben Stokes after the all-rounder starred in the victory over South Africa.

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England level series after Stokes heroics

7th January 2020, 16:10

England secured a 189-run victory in the second Test to square the four-match series with South Africa at 1-1.

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Four-month blow for Burns after ankle injury

7th January 2020, 11:06

Rory Burns will miss the Test tour of Sri Lanka in March after the England batsman underwent ankle surgery.

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Proteas can save Test says Elgar

7th January 2020, 00:56

South Africa believe they have what it takes to at least grind out a draw against England at Newlands.

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Sibley ton gives England edge

6th January 2020, 16:43

England need eight wickets to win the second Test and square the series with South Africa after Dom Sibley's maiden five-day century.

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Brown to miss South Africa tour

6th January 2020, 13:58

England seam bowler Pat Brown has been ruled out of the upcoming one-day and Twenty20 series with South Africa due to a back injury.

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England ace Anderson buzzing to be back

6th January 2020, 07:13

James Anderson revealed his delight at being back in the England side after shining against South Africa.

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Confident England take control of second Test

5th January 2020, 19:04

England are well in command of the second Test against South Africa after a patient batting display saw them end day three on 218-4.

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Aussies dominate on day three in Sydney

5th January 2020, 11:18

Australia produced a dominant display on day three of the third Test with New Zealand in Sydney as they close in on a series whitewash.

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Test cricket should stay the same - Kohli

4th January 2020, 17:27

India captain Virat Kohli says Test cricket "shouldn't be altered" amid plans to reduce the format from five to four days.

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England stunt South Africa in Cape Town

4th January 2020, 16:09

England's bowlers stepped up to the plate as they reduced South Africa to 215-8 at stumps on day two of the second Test.

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Henry adds to New Zealand's injury issues

4th January 2020, 09:54

New Zealand Cricket have confirmed paceman Matt Henry broke his left thumb on day one of the third Test.

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England toil with the bat in Cape Town

3rd January 2020, 18:15

England once again struggled with the bat as they ended day one of the second Test with South Africa in Cape Town on 262-9.

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Fowler - I have a better chance in the wind

3rd January 2020, 16:40

Rickie Fowler is confident he can move up the leaderboard on day two of the Sentry Tournament of Champions as the conditions worsen.

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Kiwis toil in Sydney

3rd January 2020, 08:51

Australia are in a strong position after day one of the third Test with New Zealand thanks to another century from Marnus Labuschagne.

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Kallis relishing fresh start

2nd January 2020, 18:51

Former all-rounder Jacques Kallis is hoping he can get South Africa "back to where they belong" in the coming years.

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Fitness worries for Kiwis

2nd January 2020, 13:33

Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls are both doubts for New Zealand's third Test with Australia on Friday after suffering illness.

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England to wait on Archer fitness

2nd January 2020, 12:01

England have fitness concerns over Jofra Archer as they head to Cape Town looking to level the Test series with South Africa.

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Lyon not a fan of four-day Test change

1st January 2020, 12:49

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon hopes the authorities do not change Test cricket to a four-day game.

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Archer a doubt for second Test

1st January 2020, 12:20

England's Jofra Archer is struggling with an elbow injury and could miss the second Test against South Africa.