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Nonchalant Taylor keeps England’s Ashes hopes alive
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Nonchalant Taylor keeps England’s Ashes hopes alive

August 27th, 2015 | by admin
A fresh – if familiar – format, some new colours, a couple of new faces and a return to a favourite old venue was all it took to freshen England up and keep the Ashes...
‘This is how ODI cricket should be played’ – Amla
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‘This is how ODI cricket should be played’ – Amla

August 26th, 2015 | by admin
If Hashim Amla had his way, all ODI cricket would be played in the same way as the recently completed series between South Africa and New Zealand. Not because both teams could use the contest for experimentation, not because...
ICC’s Richardson on Warwickshire shortlist
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ICC’s Richardson on Warwickshire shortlist

August 26th, 2015 | by admin
David Richardson, chief executive of the ICC, and the former England one-day coach Ashley Giles have been identified as potential candidates for the role of chief executive at Warwickshire. While the role has not been advertised...
AB De Villiers, pacers give SA series 2-1
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AB De Villiers, pacers give SA series 2-1

August 26th, 2015 | by admin
South Africa have not lost successive ODI series in five years; a score higher than 271 has never been successfully chased at Kingsmead and neither of those records changed as the hosts sealed the series in the decider with a...
England’s professionals clamour for T20 change
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England’s professionals clamour for T20 change

August 26th, 2015 | by admin
England’s professional cricketers have overwhelmingly called for a reshaped Twenty20 competition capable of rivalling tournaments such as the Big Bash, played in one block to raise standards, help attract the best overseas...
Former SA legspinner Ian Smith dies at 90
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Former SA legspinner Ian Smith dies at 90

August 26th, 2015 | by admin
Ian Smith, the former South Africa legspinner, died at the age of 90 on August 25. Smith represented South Africa in nine Tests between 1947 and 1957 and picked up 12 wickets. His career-best match figures of 7 for 189 came in...
PCB to tightly regulate Asif and Butt’s return
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PCB to tightly regulate Asif and Butt’s return

August 25th, 2015 | by admin
The PCB is set to chalk out a rehabilitation programme for Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, as part of their reintegration into the cricketing community. The two, whose ban for spot-fixing lifts on September 2, will be required to...
Pakistan, Sri Lanka dates released by ECB
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Pakistan, Sri Lanka dates released by ECB

August 25th, 2015 | by admin
Pakistan will tour England for the first time since the spot-fixing scandal of 2010, with next summer’s schedule for four Tests, five ODIs and a T20 confirmed by the ECB. Sri Lanka are England’s other opponents and...
Sangakkara’s farewell speech
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Sangakkara’s farewell speech

August 24th, 2015 | by admin
Your excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, the honourable Prime Minister, Members of Parliament, all the well wishers and the invitees, fans, all my friends, my family – who are all here, which is a rare occasion that all...
Ashwin Five Wickets In Commanding Win Over Sri Lanka
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Ashwin Five Wickets In Commanding Win Over Sri Lanka

August 24th, 2015 | by admin
It had been more than a year since India last won a Test match, at Lord’s in 2014, but the final lap of their long wait zipped past quicker than anyone would have expected. Seven balls after lunch on the fifth day,...