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India quicks follow Kumble’s lines
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India quicks follow Kumble’s lines

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
They came to England and were quite surprised by the lack of swing and seam. But to their credit, they have adjusted well enough to be in the semi-finals Last Saturday afternoon, the day before the South Africa match, India coach Anil Kumble placed three... Read more
Kohli reclaims top spot; Hazlewood tops ODI bowling rankings
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Kohli reclaims top spot; Hazlewood tops ODI bowling rankings

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
India captain Virat Kohli surpassed AB de Villiers and David Warner to reclaim the top spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen. Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, meanwhile, topped the ODI bowlers’ rankings for the first time in his career. South Africa quick Kagiso... Read more
De Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20s
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De Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20s

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Even as questions over his captaincy continue to pop up, AB de Villiers will lead South Africa’s T20 squad in three matches against England in the absence of Faf du Plessis, who will return home for the birth of his first child. De Villiers will... Read more
Onus on WI batsmen with series on the line
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Onus on WI batsmen with series on the line

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts June 14, 2017 Start time 1430 local (1830 GMT) Big Picture If there ever was a time to rally round the West Indies, it is now. They are ranked No. 9 – one spot below the bar for direct entry into the 2019... Read more
Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals
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Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan 237 for 7 (Sarfraz 61*, Zaman 50, Pradeep 3-60) beat Sri Lanka 236 (Dickwella 73, Junaid 3-40, Hasan 3-43, Amir 2-53) by three wickets The Champions Trophy might have been damp and lifeless on the English shores this year, but it was on a... Read more
‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz
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‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan have little more than 36 hours before taking the field again in Cardiff for their Champions Trophy semi-final against England, but will find time to address concerns about their middle order despite the joy of overcoming Sri Lanka to progress to the knockout stage.... Read more
Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour
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Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
The BCCI is likely to retain Anil Kumble as coach for India’s tour of the West Indies immediately after the ongoing Champions Trophy. Kumble will be given the contract extension if the cricket advisory committee (CAC) fails to pick India’s next coach before then. The... Read more
‘There’s no one in South Africa better than these guys’ – du Plessis
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‘There’s no one in South Africa better than these guys’ – du Plessis

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa’s Champions Trophy exit has caused them less grief than their 2015 World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand because, rather than dominate the pool stage, they stumbled through in the ongoing tournament. Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s Test and T20... Read more
SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup
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SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
An increase in the hitting ability of the Sri Lanka women players should help them pose a greater threat in the upcoming Women’s World Cup, said their coach Hemantha Devapriya. “Since I took over six months ago, I’ve found out that our run-rate has not... Read more
I’m a good captain, I can take this team forward – de Villiers
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I’m a good captain, I can take this team forward – de Villiers

June 11th, 2017 | by admin
AB de Villiers “absolutely” wants to lead South Africa in the 2019 World Cup despite being part of another failed campaign in an ICC event because he thinks he can be the man to oversee a change in South Africa’s fortunes. “Because I’m a good... Read more
IPL increases exposure to big moments of play – Stokes
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IPL increases exposure to big moments of play – Stokes

June 11th, 2017 | by admin
Experience of playing in the IPL helped Ben Stokes compile the “best innings” of his ODI career to date, against Australia at Edgbaston. Stokes plundered an unbeaten century – a career-best 102 – as England overcame a sticky start to their run-chase to... Read more
Decision on next India coach deferred
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Decision on next India coach deferred

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
India will continue to be without a head coach for the tour of Sri Lanka, which begins on July 26, after Sourav Ganguly said the Cricket Advisory Committee needed more time and to speak to the India captain Virat Kohli before finalising on Anil Kumble’s... Read more
Raza stars in historic series win
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Raza stars in historic series win

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
Zimbabwe 204 for 7 (Masakadza 73, Mire 43, Raza 27*, Dananjaya 4-47, Malinga 2-44) beat Sri Lanka 203 for 8 (Gunaratne 59*, Gunathilaka 52, Raza 3-21, Cremer 2-23) by three wickets They came to Sri Lanka ranked 11th, having been defeated by Scotland in the previous month, and... Read more
Fielding separates teams; our fielding was brilliant – Cremer
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Fielding separates teams; our fielding was brilliant – Cremer

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
A maiden series victory against Sri Lanka was the “pinnacle” of his career, Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer said, and it may have been Zimbabwe’s fielding that set them apart. Cremer singled out Tarisai Musakanda’s excellent catch to dismiss Akila... Read more
Should have converted starts against Australia – Nair
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Should have converted starts against Australia – Nair

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
Batsman Karun Nair insists he is not too perturbed by his exclusion from the India Test squad for the Sri Lanka tour, after only four innings since becoming just the second Indian to get a Test triple-hundred. Speaking to ESPNcricinfo in Bengaluru a day after the squad... Read more
‘Best spinner’ Moeen still England’s No. 2
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‘Best spinner’ Moeen still England’s No. 2

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
He may have taken a ten-wicket haul in the Lord’s Test, but England will continue to treat Moeen Ali as a batsman who “bowls a little”, according to their coach, Trevor Bayliss. While Moeen, who claimed the best figures by an England spinner in a Lord’s... Read more
Pakistan, WI face off in battle for pride
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Pakistan, WI face off in battle for pride

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
With the league stage of the World Cup entering its penultimate phase, two of the three teams that are out of contention for the semi-finals will fight for pride in Leicester. While West Indies will look to build on their 47-run victory against Sri Lanka,... Read more
The collateral damage of the pay dispute
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The collateral damage of the pay dispute

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
The dispute between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association began over the kind of pay model due to the players, but it is pressure from the commercial dollar that now appears to be hastening its end A recurring sight and sound of the Australian... Read more
WATCH – A page-turner of a celebration
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WATCH – A page-turner of a celebration

July 9th, 2017 | by admin
Highlights of the one-off T20I between West Indies and India It is time for T20, and it is time to showcase new celebrations. That one is off the list Watch out, DK, you need eyes at the back of your head You need to get... Read more
Moeen’s ten-for leads England rout of SA
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Moeen’s ten-for leads England rout of SA

July 9th, 2017 | by admin
England 458 (Root 190, Moeen 87, Broad 57*, Stokes 56, Morkel 4-115) and 233 (Cook 69, Bairstow 51, Maharaj 4-85) beat South Africa 361 (Bavuma 59, Elgar 54, Philander 52, de Kock 51, Moeen 4-59) and 119 (Moeen 6-53) by 211 runs Do you remember the first time?... Read more
Basic errors disguise South Africa’s structural flaws
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Basic errors disguise South Africa’s structural flaws

July 9th, 2017 | by admin
It’s easy to pinpoint the areas in which South Africa let England off the hook in the first Test. The truth about their predicament on this tour is more complicated Bad mistakes? They made a few. Dropping Joe Root (twice), taking two wickets off two... Read more
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