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No complacency against Zimbabwe – Mortaza

20th October 2018, 13:12

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza feels playing a relatively weak Zimbabwe side means his charges must still be on their mettle.

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England win in Kandy to take series

20th October 2018, 12:51

England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs on the DLS method in the fourth one-day international to take the series with a game to spare.

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Bairstow a doubt for fourth ODI

19th October 2018, 14:26

Jonny Bairstow could be forced to miss England's fourth ODI against Sri Lanka after injuring his ankle.

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Curran eyes England stint

19th October 2018, 11:58

Tom Curran is hoping he did enough in the win over Sri Lanka on Wednesday to keep his place in England's side on Saturday.

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Kaneria reveals spot-fixing involvement

18th October 2018, 13:29

Ex-Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has admitted to being involved in the 2009 spot-fixing scandal which saw Mervyn Westfield jailed.

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England bowlers praised by skipper

18th October 2018, 00:17

Eoin Morgan had special praise for his bowling attack as England crushed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in Pallekele.

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Morgan half-century helps England seal ODI win

17th October 2018, 19:32

England beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in a rain-hit third one-day international in Kandy, with Eoin Morgan hitting a half-century.

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Glamorgan part company with Croft

17th October 2018, 17:13

Glamorgan have parted company with head coach Robert Croft to end his near 30-year stint with the County Championship outfit.

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Aussie collapse puts Pakistan in driving seat

17th October 2018, 14:36

Pakistan dismissed Australia for just 145 in their first innings and hold all the aces after day two of the second Test.

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Aussies dominate before Pakistan rally

16th October 2018, 15:39

Australia closed on 20-2 on day one of the second Test as Fakhar Zaman and Sarfraz Ahmed both hit 94 to help Pakistan reach 282.

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England call up Denly

16th October 2018, 01:01

England spinner Liam Dawson has been ruled out of the tour of Sri Lanka through injury with Joe Denly set to replace him.

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Victory would be 'massive' - Paine

15th October 2018, 18:11

Captain Tim Paine is looking to lift Australia to victory in the second Test with Pakistan after last week’s thrilling draw.

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Jayasuriya charged by ICC

15th October 2018, 13:32

Former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya has been hit with two charges of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code.

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Injury worry for Dawson

15th October 2018, 11:51

Liam Dawson could miss the remainder of England's tour of Sri Lanka after picking up a side strain.

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Hastings confirms bowling doubts

14th October 2018, 12:20

Australian John Hastings has revealed he may never bowl again as it makes him cough up blood each time.

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Malinga hopes for World Cup call

14th October 2018, 10:24

Sri Lanka star Lasith Malinga hopes he is involved in next year's World Cup but admits he isn't expecting the call-up.

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Roy has Test ambitions

13th October 2018, 14:50

Jason Roy has revealed he has ambitions to play for the England Test team in the future.

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India in driving seat as Windies struggle

13th October 2018, 14:46

India are dominating the second Test with West Indies after reaching 308-4 in response to the opposition’s 311 all out.

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England down Sri Lanka but Morgan wants more

13th October 2018, 14:42

England pulled off a 31-run DLS victory over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international but skipper Eoin Morgan was not satisfied.

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Arthur awaits Pakistan response

12th October 2018, 17:51

Pakistan chief Mickey Arthur says his side is desperate to respond following their unlikely draw against Australia in the first Test.

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Ireland star calls it a day

12th October 2018, 16:38

Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O'Brien claims he will look back at cricket with fond memories after announcing his retirement.

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England can play spin

12th October 2018, 13:04

England players do not have a problem playing spin bowling, according to Test skipper Joe Root.

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Paine calls for more from Australia

11th October 2018, 17:55

Captain Tim Paine was proud of his Australia side after their draw with Pakistan but expects an improved display in the second Test.

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Kohli - Windies will be better in Hyderabad

11th October 2018, 12:33

India captain Virat Kohli says his side are braced for a backlash when they face the West Indies in the second Test.

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Rain ruins England ODI opener in Sri Lanka

10th October 2018, 16:43

England and Sri Lanka played out just 15 overs of the first one-day international as heavy rain forced the match to be abandoned.

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Pakistan close on first Test glory

10th October 2018, 16:08

Pakistan are sniffing victory in the first Test after Australia fell to 136-3 in pursuit of 462 in Dubai.

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Waller predicts successful future with Somerset

10th October 2018, 15:58

Leg-spinner Max Waller is hoping to kick on with Somerset after putting pen to paper on a new contract.

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Buttler welcomes 'favourites' tag for England

9th October 2018, 16:40

England batsman Jos Buttler says they are relishing the prospect of being favourites for their ODI tour of Sri Lanka.

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Glamorgan secure Root raid

9th October 2018, 12:21

Nottinghamshire batsman Billy Root has agreed to drop down to County Championship Division Two to join Glamorgan on a two-year deal.

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Gayle to miss India but returns for England matches

8th October 2018, 18:53

Chris Gayle will skip the West Indies' limited-overs series in India and Bangladesh but Darren Bravo and Kieron Pollard are back in.

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Wood makes changes to run up

8th October 2018, 14:34

Mark Wood has lengthened his run up in an effort to improve his wicket return for England.

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England miss out again

8th October 2018, 12:06

England's second warm up-match ahead of the Sri Lanka ODI series was washed out on Sunday.

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Pietersen urges big names to return

7th October 2018, 20:46

Former England star Kevin Pietersen has revealed he is worried by a lack of superstars in cricket at the moment.

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Curran looking to summer tournament

7th October 2018, 20:44

England bowler Tom Curran says he is going to use the ODI tour of Sri Lanka as the first preparation for the World Cup next summer.

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India thrash Windies in record-breaking display

6th October 2018, 17:04

India won the first Test with West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in Rajkot - their biggest ever innings victory.

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England warm-up abandoned

6th October 2018, 11:57

England's scheduled warm-up match ahead of the ODI series with Sri Lanka has been abandoned due to heavy rain.

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Baggy Green cap fits for Head

5th October 2018, 13:27

Travis Head appears set to realise his dream of playing Test cricket for Australia when the tourists take on Pakistan this Sunday.

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Fitness boost for Proteas

5th October 2018, 13:18

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis is fit again and will play against Zimbabwe in the third ODI.

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Hughes' new deal boost for Derbyshire

4th October 2018, 13:58

Derbyshire can build their team around Alex Hughes after he penned a new deal until 2021, according to head of cricket Dave Houghton.

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Gale on Yorkshire build up

4th October 2018, 12:53

Yorkshire boss Andrew Gale claims the Abu Dhabi T20, which starts against Lahore on Thursday, is part of next season's build up.

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Strauss deserves so much credit - Morgan

3rd October 2018, 17:27

England star Eoin Morgan has heaped praise on Andrew Strauss for his impact in white-ball cricket after he confirmed he will step down.

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Anderson angling for World Cup berth with decision

3rd October 2018, 16:23

Corey Anderson has decided to focus on white-ball cricket in a bid to earn a recall to the New Zealand squad.

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Strauss to leave director of cricket role

3rd October 2018, 13:33

Andrew Strauss has confirmed he is to step down as England's director of cricket with Andy Flower taking the role in the interim.

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Wessels ready for Notts challenge

2nd October 2018, 18:32

Riki Wessels says he is looking forward to his time with Worcestershire after joining on a three-year contract from Nottinghamshire.

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Derbyshire youngster commits to fresh terms

2nd October 2018, 12:23

Wicketkeeper-batsman Harvey Hosein has committed his future to Derbyshire by penning a new two-year contract.

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Manjrekar unhappy with batsmen

2nd October 2018, 11:21

Sanjay Manjrekar says the current crop of India batsman have technique problems that were exposed on the tour of England.

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Wilson exits Derbyshire to return to Ireland

1st October 2018, 18:47

Wicketkeeper Gary Wilson has backed his decision to return home to Ireland and leave Derbyshire by mutual consent.

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Denly understands his game better

1st October 2018, 13:37

Joe Denly says travelling the world for T20 cricket has made him better equipped to play for England than his last chance in 2010.

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Fraine leaves Notts to join Yorkshire

1st October 2018, 09:23

Yorkshire have raided County Championship rivals Nottinghamshire to sign opening batsman Will Fraine on a three-year deal.

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Manjrekar doubts Dhoni's ability

30th September 2018, 19:29

Ex-India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has warned MS Dhoni is not the force he once used to be.