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Depleted South Africa brace for fight to maintain proud record
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Depleted South Africa brace for fight to maintain proud record

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
A squad missing a number of prominent names will need to come through a serious test of skill and resolve if South Africa are to extend their run of not having lost a Test series in England in this millennium Five years ago, 15 men... Read more
England set to pick two spinners at Lord’s
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England set to pick two spinners at Lord’s

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
England look likely to go into a Lord’s Test with two spinners for the first time in almost a quarter of a century on Thursday. Barring a late change of heart, it seems Joe Root’s first Test as captain will see Liam Dawson bat at No. 8... Read more
Australia, India eye fourth win on the trot
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Australia, India eye fourth win on the trot

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
With three wins from as many games, India, perched atop the points table, will look to continue their unbeaten streak against sixth-placed Sri Lanka in Derby. After two strong batting performances – against England and West Indies – India’s struggle... Read more
International cricket faces ‘looming potential crisis’
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International cricket faces ‘looming potential crisis’

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
Mike Brearley has warned of “a looming potential crisis” in international cricket as it struggles to compete with the growth of T20 leagues. Brearley, in his final meeting as chairman of the MCC World Cricket Committee, warned that players “from countries... Read more
West Indies recall Gayle for one-off T20I
India
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West Indies recall Gayle for one-off T20I

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
West Indies have recalled Chris Gayle to their 13-man squad for the one-off T20I against India. The match is set to take place in Gayle’s home ground of Sabina Park in Jamaica. Gayle came in at the expense of Lendl Simmons, who scored 6, 17* and 15... Read more
Clarke fears for team if pay dispute drags
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Clarke fears for team if pay dispute drags

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
Australia’s former captain Michael Clarke has implored Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association to agree to a 12-month rollover of the most recent MoU and negotiate the game’s next collective agreement behind closed doors, before further damage... Read more
Our shot selection wasn’t up to the mark – Kohli
India
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Our shot selection wasn’t up to the mark – Kohli

July 3rd, 2017 | by admin
India captain Virat Kohli and batting coach Sanjay Bangar have rued the shot selection of their line-up, saying the batsmen let the team down in their narrow 11-run loss to West Indies in the fourth ODI in Antigua. Chasing 190, India were steered by opener Ajinkya... Read more
Du Plessis misses Lord’s; Elgar captains
England
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Du Plessis misses Lord’s; Elgar captains

July 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Faf du Plessis will miss the opening Test against England at Lord’s to remain with his wife after the “difficult” birth of their first child. Dean Elgar will stand in as captain, leading South Africa for the first time. Du Plessis will rejoin the squad later... Read more
Domingo reapplies to be South Africa coach
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Domingo reapplies to be South Africa coach

July 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Russell Domingo has confirmed he has reapplied and been interviewed to be South Africa’s coach when his contract expires in August, at the end of the England tour. There had been suggestions that he would not seek an extension in the position after CSA said they... Read more
Was waiting for this opportunity – Sushma Verma
India
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Was waiting for this opportunity – Sushma Verma

July 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Sushma Verma has established herself as India’s first-choice wicketkeeper since making her debut in 2014. However, her contribution as a batsman has been minimal, largely because she has hardly had opportunities to prove herself. Prior to Sunday, she had batted just eight... Read more
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