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    Dowrich half-century rescues West Indies on rain-hit day


    Dowrich and Holder's unbroken 79-run stand repairs West Indies after fast bowlers scythe through top order on a lively Kensington Oval...

    Dowrich and Holder's unbroken 79-run stand repairs West Indies after fast bowlers scythe through top order on a lively Kensington Oval deck

    Nat Sciver, Sophie Ecclestone star as England overwhelm New Zealand


    Nat Sciver's 59 from 37 balls set the platform for England before a career-best 4 for 18 from Sophie Ecclestone helped seal a convincing...

    Nat Sciver's 59 from 37 balls set the platform for England before a career-best 4 for 18 from Sophie Ecclestone helped seal a convincing win

    Worcestershire claim first win despite Keaton Jennings' 177


    Ed Barnard claimed four wickets as Worcestershire held their nerve on the final day to secure a first Championship win of the...

    Ed Barnard claimed four wickets as Worcestershire held their nerve on the final day to secure a first Championship win of the season

    James Harris seals chase of 381 as Middlesex find spark


    Middlesex fought hard on the fourth day, with contributions from Stevie Eskinazi, Hilton Cartwright and James Harris, to resurrect their promotion...

    Middlesex fought hard on the fourth day, with contributions from Stevie Eskinazi, Hilton Cartwright and James Harris, to resurrect their promotion hopes

    Chappell: Expect Smith, Warner to walk straight back in for World Cup


    Ian Chappell dissects Australia's recent form in recent ODI matches but remains confident that a full-strength team will be "hard to...

    Ian Chappell dissects Australia's recent form in recent ODI matches but remains confident that a full-strength team will be "hard to beat"

    Floodlit cricket is no winner in dour spectacle


    A dead game, a dud pitch, a soft ball - floodlit cricket was not exactly leaving hearts racing at the Ageas...

    A dead game, a dud pitch, a soft ball - floodlit cricket was not exactly leaving hearts racing at the Ageas Bowl

    Tony Palladino and Duanne Olivier dig in to deny Glamorgan


    Glamorgan were denied their second win of the season by the Derbyshire tailenders at Swansea, where Tony Palladino and Duanne Olivier batted out the final 14.3 overs to earn a...

    Glamorgan were denied their second win of the season by the Derbyshire tailenders at Swansea, where Tony Palladino and Duanne Olivier batted out the final 14.3 overs to earn a draw

    Sam Hain's 145* sets up another dominant Lions win


    Sam Hain hit a career-best unbeaten 145, then Chris Jordan and Liam Dawson combined to wreck the West Indies A reply, as England Lions romped to a second impressive...

    Sam Hain hit a career-best unbeaten 145, then Chris Jordan and Liam Dawson combined to wreck the West Indies A reply, as England Lions romped to a second impressive victory

    Lizelle Lee and Sune Luus power South Africa to victory


    South Africa bounced back from their dual-shellacking in the first round of the T20 tri-series in the week by recording only their second 20-over victory against...

    South Africa bounced back from their dual-shellacking in the first round of the T20 tri-series in the week by recording only their second 20-over victory against England

    Sri Lanka's Vandersay sent home from the West Indies


    The 28-year old Sri Lankan legspinner has been punished for conduct that was in breach of his player...

    The 28-year old Sri Lankan legspinner has been punished for conduct that was in breach of his player contract

    Finger injury cuts short Renshaw's Somerset stint


    Renshaw helped Somerset get to the top the Division One table - taking them within reach of a maiden title win - prior to their innings defeat against Surrey on...

    Renshaw helped Somerset get to the top the Division One table - taking them within reach of a maiden title win - prior to their innings defeat against Surrey on Friday

    Nottinghamshire stroll derails Essex's title defence


    Essex won the Championship by a distance last summer, but their defence faltered again with their second successive home...

    Essex won the Championship by a distance last summer, but their defence faltered again with their second successive home defeat

    Live Report: Women's T20 Triangular


    Follow the action with our live report on the second double-header from Taunton in the Women's T20...

    Follow the action with our live report on the second double-header from Taunton in the Women's T20 Triangular

    Sri Lanka look to refocus on cricket in pink-ball Test; Lakmal named captain


    They are 1-0 down and will be led by Suranga Lakmal in Dinesh Chandimal's absence. West Indies, meanwhile, have won their two most recent Tests at the Kensington...

    They are 1-0 down and will be led by Suranga Lakmal in Dinesh Chandimal's absence. West Indies, meanwhile, have won their two most recent Tests at the Kensington Oval

    Holder wants his bowlers to be 'lot more consistent'


    The West Indies captain also asked his batsmen to convert starts into bigger scores, something they have lacked in the last couple of...

    The West Indies captain also asked his batsmen to convert starts into bigger scores, something they have lacked in the last couple of series

    Chandimal out of third Test, appeal against suspension dismissed


    Michael Beloff QC, the ICC-appointed judicial commissioner, has dismissed the Sri Lanka captain's appeal against his one-match suspension for...

    Michael Beloff QC, the ICC-appointed judicial commissioner, has dismissed the Sri Lanka captain's appeal against his one-match suspension for ball-tampering

    Rayner's search for form gives Hampshire hope


    Ollie Rayner was loaned out by Middlesex after a poor season, but two wickets suggested he might yet lighten Hampshire's spin...

    Ollie Rayner was loaned out by Middlesex after a poor season, but two wickets suggested he might yet lighten Hampshire's spin crisis

    Record run chase is on as Bell and Sibley shine


    Warwickshire need 519 to beat Kent - a figure never achieved - but at 229 for 1, and Ian Bell again in sumptious form, anything is possible at Tunbridge...

    Warwickshire need 519 to beat Kent - a figure never achieved - but at 229 for 1, and Ian Bell again in sumptious form, anything is possible at Tunbridge Wells

    Injured Moores launches six-hitting blitz


    Tom Moores, batting with a runner, struck 27 off one over from Simon Harmer as his do-or-die innings turned the match in Nottinghamshire's...

    Tom Moores, batting with a runner, struck 27 off one over from Simon Harmer as his do-or-die innings turned the match in Nottinghamshire's favour

    Commentator and diplomat Jamsheed Marker dies at 95


    Marker, who was the voice of Pakistan cricket in the 1950s and 60s, also served as under-secretary-general at the United...

    Marker, who was the voice of Pakistan cricket in the 1950s and 60s, also served as under-secretary-general at the United Nations

    England Tests won't even feel like an away series - Kohli


    India's tour begins on June 27 with T20Is against Ireland, and the Tests against England start on August 1. That's enough time to acclimatise, say Kohli and...

    India's tour begins on June 27 with T20Is against Ireland, and the Tests against England start on August 1. That's enough time to acclimatise, say Kohli and Shastri

    Pakistan call up uncapped Sahibzada Farhan for T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe


    Asif Ali, meanwhile, has found a place in the ODI squad, which also features Yasir Shah, who hasn't played a 50-overs game for Pakistan since October...

    Asif Ali, meanwhile, has found a place in the ODI squad, which also features Yasir Shah, who hasn't played a 50-overs game for Pakistan since October 2016

    Brett Hutton's eight-wicket haul completes Northants' victory


    Northamptonshire took just 32 minutes on the third day to wrap up a 10-wicket victory over Gloucestershire at Wantage...

    Northamptonshire took just 32 minutes on the third day to wrap up a 10-wicket victory over Gloucestershire at Wantage Road

    Ireland recall Joshua Little and Andy McBrine for T20Is against India


    The selectors have left out Barry McCarthy and Craig Young from the squad that took part in the recently concluded tri-series in...

    The selectors have left out Barry McCarthy and Craig Young from the squad that took part in the recently concluded tri-series in Deventer

    Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach and manager admit to 'serious' code violation


    They played key roles in Sri Lanka not taking the field for two hours on the third day of the St Lucia Test and were hit with a Level 3...

    They played key roles in Sri Lanka not taking the field for two hours on the third day of the St Lucia Test and were hit with a Level 3 charge

    Brendan Taylor being targeted unfairly - Tatenda Taibu


    The former Zimbabwe captain and convener of selectors has severely criticised the current administration for their treatment of...

    The former Zimbabwe captain and convener of selectors has severely criticised the current administration for their treatment of players

    Brendon McCullum clears the air about positive drug test


    The former New Zealand has asthma and needed more than the usual dose of his medicine while playing in Delhi during IPL 2016, which had triggered...

    The former New Zealand has asthma and needed more than the usual dose of his medicine while playing in Delhi during IPL 2016, which had triggered scrutiny

    Nowhere to hide against England - Finch


    Australia's vice-captain says his side are always chasing the game against an England team that is setting the benchmark in ODI...

    Australia's vice-captain says his side are always chasing the game against an England team that is setting the benchmark in ODI cricket

    Six wickets, five runs, 23 balls: Ryan Patel's extraordinary spell


    The 20-year-old had only taken two wickets in his career, but Somerset had no answer as he swung the ball late at gentle medium...

    The 20-year-old had only taken two wickets in his career, but Somerset had no answer as he swung the ball late at gentle medium pace

    Zak Chappell's promise on show again amid Leicestershire revival


    On the pitch Leicestershire are in rude health, threatening to beat Middlesex and lodge their third successive Championship...

    On the pitch Leicestershire are in rude health, threatening to beat Middlesex and lodge their third successive Championship win

    Adams' gritty ton builds on Steyn's landmark


    Dale Steyn registered his first five-wicket haul for near;ly two years and then left it to Jimmy Adams to advance Hampshire's...

    Dale Steyn registered his first five-wicket haul for near;ly two years and then left it to Jimmy Adams to advance Hampshire's advantage

    Hutton and Sanderson lead Northamptonshire surge towards first victory


    Sanderson's 5 for 16 helped bowl Gloucestershire out for just 62 in the morning session, their third-lowest total against Northants in the...

    Sanderson's 5 for 16 helped bowl Gloucestershire out for just 62 in the morning session, their third-lowest total against Northants in the Championship

    Will Smith's calmness gives Durham hope of staving off Sussex


    The intensity of the cricket at the Castle Ground was in pleasing contrast to the serenity of the setting and both were appreciated by a large...

    The intensity of the cricket at the Castle Ground was in pleasing contrast to the serenity of the setting and both were appreciated by a large crowd

    Denly and Dickson sparkle in top-two clash


    Joe Denly and Sean Dickson both it hundreds and to make matters worse for Warwickshire Keith Barker ran foul of the...

    Joe Denly and Sean Dickson both it hundreds and to make matters worse for Warwickshire Keith Barker ran foul of the umpires

    Amir likely to be rested for Zimbabwe series


    Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested for at least part of Pakistan's tour of...

    Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested for at least part of Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe

    Salter's resistance keeps Glamorgan in the game


    The Swansea crowd watched a routine affair made palatable for local tastes by late batting resistance from Andrew...

    The Swansea crowd watched a routine affair made palatable for local tastes by late batting resistance from Andrew Salter

    Scotland implore ICC for more funding, fixtures after FTP snub


    Scotland coach Grant Bradburn made clear his disappointment with the Future Tours Programme, and asked the ICC to consider rewarding Scotland's recent...

    Scotland coach Grant Bradburn made clear his disappointment with the Future Tours Programme, and asked the ICC to consider rewarding Scotland's recent performances

    Mennie concussion scare as substitute rule used for first time


    Danny Lamb stood in for Lancashire at Worcester as county cricket's concussion regulations came into use for the first...

    Danny Lamb stood in for Lancashire at Worcester as county cricket's concussion regulations came into use for the first time

    Shai Hope, Stafanie Taylor clean up at CWI Awards


    Shai Hope walked away with the three biggest prizes at the CWI awards ceremony held on June 20 in...

    Shai Hope walked away with the three biggest prizes at the CWI awards ceremony held on June 20 in Barbados

    What the FTP holds for Afghanistan, Ireland and Zimbabwe


    Test cricket's newest entrants will almost exclusively play only one-off Tests, while Zimbabwe will face India after 14...

    Test cricket's newest entrants will almost exclusively play only one-off Tests, while Zimbabwe will face India after 14 years

    Colin Ackermann's hundred means Middlesex's smiles remain forced


    Few would have imagined that Middlesex would come to Leicester in mid-June down in seventh, with only one win from five...

    Few would have imagined that Middlesex would come to Leicester in mid-June down in seventh, with only one win from five matches

    Durban Qalandars contemplate legal action against CSA


    The franchise is pressing for a stake in CSA's new T20 tournament since - contractually - it still holds the rights to a T20 franchise based out of...

    The franchise is pressing for a stake in CSA's new T20 tournament since - contractually - it still holds the rights to a T20 franchise based out of Durban

    Munsey, Berrington, Cross break Scotland records in title win


    They posted their highest total in T20Is and secured their biggest victory in the format, much to the chagrin of their opponents...

    They posted their highest total in T20Is and secured their biggest victory in the format, much to the chagrin of their opponents Netherlands

    Raza, Taylor absent from Zimbabwe T20I squad


    Also missing were Graeme Cremer, who was sacked as captain in March, and batsmen Sean Williams and Craig...

    Also missing were Graeme Cremer, who was sacked as captain in March, and batsmen Sean Williams and Craig Ervine.

    When 147 may still not be enough for Alex Hales


    Despite being the highest scorer in England's world record total, Alex Hales knows he still can't be sure of his place in the one-day...

    Despite being the highest scorer in England's world record total, Alex Hales knows he still can't be sure of his place in the one-day side

    Yo-Yo tests after team selection a "one-off" - BCCI


    Cricket operations manager Saba Karim says hectic IPL season and logistical issues forced deviation from...

    Cricket operations manager Saba Karim says hectic IPL season and logistical issues forced deviation from protocol

    Andre Russell named Jamaica Tallawahs captain for CPL 2018


    The allrounder takes over the leadership from Kumar Sangakkara after missing the previous season because of a doping...

    The allrounder takes over the leadership from Kumar Sangakkara after missing the previous season because of a doping ban

    Bavuma to lead Lions in 2018-19 season


    Move could be part of a wider plan to assess if he can suit the role even at the highest level if...

    Move could be part of a wider plan to assess if he can suit the role even at the highest level if required

    Pakistan player tests positive for prohibited substance


    The PCB said ICC rules prevented the player from being named until the chemical report was confirmed by the government's anti-doping...

    The PCB said ICC rules prevented the player from being named until the chemical report was confirmed by the government's anti-doping agency

    Xavier Marshall left out of USA selection camp in Texas


    The former West Indies batsman is not among the 33 players invited to camp to be held from June 21-24 in Texas. Former USA captain Steven Taylor, however, has made the...

    The former West Indies batsman is not among the 33 players invited to camp to be held from June 21-24 in Texas. Former USA captain Steven Taylor, however, has made the cut

    Ballance plays down colour-blind issue after dusk dismissal


    Dale Steyn has proved too hot to handle for the world's best and Gary Ballance made no excuses after his curious dismissal in a floodlit...

    Dale Steyn has proved too hot to handle for the world's best and Gary Ballance made no excuses after his curious dismissal in a floodlit contest

    Duckett flash of form lifts winless Northants


    Ben Duckett showed a glimmer of form with his second half-century of a disappointing season as Northants sought their first Championship...

    Ben Duckett showed a glimmer of form with his second half-century of a disappointing season as Northants sought their first Championship win

    Borthwick gives Surrey the edge on steamy day


    Somerset are up against it in the clash of the top two after a tough first day at a new-look...

    Somerset are up against it in the clash of the top two after a tough first day at a new-look Guildford

    Podmore's four in five overs shocks Warwickshire


    Not only the rhododendrons were out at Tunbridge Wells as 20 wickets fell in the day in the top-two...

    Not only the rhododendrons were out at Tunbridge Wells as 20 wickets fell in the day in the top-two clash

    Ross Taylor's hundred makes it Nottinghamshire's day


    Taylor is playing his penultimate red-ball game for the county and guided Notts into a dominant position with a 208-ball...

    Taylor is playing his penultimate red-ball game for the county and guided Notts into a dominant position with a 208-ball 146

    Shocked Langer says Australia 'can't have had a worse day'


    He also went on to liken England's top order to Australia's all-conquering top three of Hayden, Gilchrist and...

    He also went on to liken England's top order to Australia's all-conquering top three of Hayden, Gilchrist and Ponting

    Been looking up Bangladesh players on YouTube - Steve Rhodes


    The Bangladesh coach expects pitches in the Caribbean to favour quicks, and is setting up preparations for his team...

    The Bangladesh coach expects pitches in the Caribbean to favour quicks, and is setting up preparations for his team accordingly.

    How do England follow 481? 500 or bust?


    England are on the hunt for a whitewash, Australia are looking to save face after their record hammering at Trent...

    England are on the hunt for a whitewash, Australia are looking to save face after their record hammering at Trent Bridge

    Who will host the World Test Championship final?


    While the ICC and most member boards have agreed that the first two finals - in 2021 and 2023 - should be held in England, ESPNcricinfo understands that the BCCI wants the championship table-toppers to host...

    While the ICC and most member boards have agreed that the first two finals - in 2021 and 2023 - should be held in England, ESPNcricinfo understands that the BCCI wants the championship table-toppers to host them

    Jayawardene to captain MCC for T20s against Nepal and Netherlands


    Three Scotland players - Dylan Budge, Alasdair Evans and Mark Watt - have also been included in the MCC squad for the triple-header at Lord's on July...

    Three Scotland players - Dylan Budge, Alasdair Evans and Mark Watt - have also been included in the MCC squad for the triple-header at Lord's on July 29

    Live Blog: Women's T20 Triangular


    Our live report from Taunton for the opening rounds of the Women's T20...

    Our live report from Taunton for the opening rounds of the Women's T20 Triangular

    Sam Curran, Overton added to England's ODI squad


    With England already having taken an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia, they will consider resting some of their seamers - notably Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and David Willey - for the final two...

    With England already having taken an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia, they will consider resting some of their seamers - notably Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and David Willey - for the final two games

    Coetzer, Munsey set up Scotland's title bout


    Winner of Wednesday's final tri-series fixture between the two sides will clinch the title, although Netherlands can lift the cup even with a...

    Winner of Wednesday's final tri-series fixture between the two sides will clinch the title, although Netherlands can lift the cup even with a tie

    Agarwal 151, Shaw 132 fire India A to massive win


    India A recorded a second successive win, this one by 281 runs, leading into the tri-series involving England Lions and West Indies...

    India A recorded a second successive win, this one by 281 runs, leading into the tri-series involving England Lions and West Indies A

    Farrant, Elwiss picked for first three T20s of tri-series


    Katie George and Lauren Winfield will boost the strength of the squad from 14 to 16 after England's opening T20 on...

    Katie George and Lauren Winfield will boost the strength of the squad from 14 to 16 after England's opening T20 on Wednesday

    ICC apologises to Ireland, Scotland for Super-Over error


    The teams played out the tenth tied T20I, but a Super Over was not contested to determine the winner in accordance with the ICC's playing...

    The teams played out the tenth tied T20I, but a Super Over was not contested to determine the winner in accordance with the ICC's playing conditions

    Rayner answers Hampshire's spin crisis


    Ollie Rayner has a chance to discover some form after losing his Middlesex place to Ravi...

    Ollie Rayner has a chance to discover some form after losing his Middlesex place to Ravi Patel