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    Guptill out of Pakistan series with calf injury


    The 32-year old opener picked up the injury while preparing for a first-class game this week and is expected to be out of action for four to six...

    The 32-year old opener picked up the injury while preparing for a first-class game this week and is expected to be out of action for four to six weeks

    Siddle's decade of toil amid batting decline


    Australia have already underestimated Siddle's value in helpful conditions once, and to do so again would be to pay scant regard to the bowler who has had to cope with far many more average teams around...

    Australia have already underestimated Siddle's value in helpful conditions once, and to do so again would be to pay scant regard to the bowler who has had to cope with far many more average teams around him

    'Missing hundred hurts' - Babar Azam


    But his performance in Test cricket this year - he averages 54 - suggests it is only a matter of time before he gets that maiden...

    But his performance in Test cricket this year - he averages 54 - suggests it is only a matter of time before he gets that maiden century

    Negi and Saini the heroes as Delhi win thriller


    The two players put on a 51-run partnership for the ninth wicket to book a spot in the final against Mumbai on...

    The two players put on a 51-run partnership for the ninth wicket to book a spot in the final against Mumbai on Saturday

    Azhar and Shafiq's collective brainfade


    A hundred and thirty Tests between them, and the two managed to become involved in one of the most bizarre run-outs ever, even by Pakistan's...

    A hundred and thirty Tests between them, and the two managed to become involved in one of the most bizarre run-outs ever, even by Pakistan's standards

    Khawaja sent for scans on twisted left knee


    Following a seemingly innocuous incident in a fielding drill, he hobbled off the field for assessment and treatment, where he would remain throughout Pakistan's second...

    Following a seemingly innocuous incident in a fielding drill, he hobbled off the field for assessment and treatment, where he would remain throughout Pakistan's second innings

    Rahane, Ashwin and Karthik to play Deodhar Trophy


    Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Hanuma Vihari, Washington Sundar and Mayank Markande will also be in action during the List A...

    Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Hanuma Vihari, Washington Sundar and Mayank Markande will also be in action during the List A tournament

    Rain delays Victoria's push for victory


    Western Australia's Josh Philippe scored an unbeaten 83 with 14 boundaries to further dent the visitors'...

    Western Australia's Josh Philippe scored an unbeaten 83 with 14 boundaries to further dent the visitors' chances

    Soumya, Mominul, Mosaddek still in our World Cup plans - Steve Rhodes


    Bangladesh head coach is closely following their performance in domestic competition, and will be present when they face the Zimbabweans in a tour match on...

    Bangladesh head coach is closely following their performance in domestic competition, and will be present when they face the Zimbabweans in a tour match on Friday

    Trent Copeland's six sets up exciting final day


    After the seamer limited South Australia's first-innings lead to 27, New South Wales were 84 for 3 at stumps on day...

    After the seamer limited South Australia's first-innings lead to 27, New South Wales were 84 for 3 at stumps on day three

    Schutt, Carey skittle Pakistan for 95 for dominant win


    The two seamers shared six wickets between them before Australia women chased down a revised D/L target of...

    The two seamers shared six wickets between them before Australia women chased down a revised D/L target of 92

    ECB defends tour scheduling amid washout threat


    Each of England's five matches on their tour of Sri Lanka has been affected by monsoonal...

    Each of England's five matches on their tour of Sri Lanka has been affected by monsoonal weather

    All-conditions Abbas confident of not fading away


    Quite a few rare talents from Pakistan have disappeared after record-breaking starts. But Abbas is here to...

    Quite a few rare talents from Pakistan have disappeared after record-breaking starts. But Abbas is here to stay

    Tim Paine seeks clarification on 3-metre rule


    Azhar Ali was ruled not out on referral, despite ball-tracking showing the ball hitting middle and off stumps halfway up, since the point of impact with his pad was more than 3m from the...

    Azhar Ali was ruled not out on referral, despite ball-tracking showing the ball hitting middle and off stumps halfway up, since the point of impact with his pad was more than 3m from the stumps

    Evin Lewis pulls out of limited-overs leg of India tour


    The opener has withdrawn citing personal reasons, and has been replaced by Kieran Powell and Nicholas Pooran in the ODI and T20I squads...

    The opener has withdrawn citing personal reasons, and has been replaced by Kieran Powell and Nicholas Pooran in the ODI and T20I squads respectively

    Hungry Hanuma Vihari waits to script next chapter in his story


    From watching India play at Lord's from the stands, to walking out to bat at The Oval, Vihari's journey is still a work in...

    From watching India play at Lord's from the stands, to walking out to bat at The Oval, Vihari's journey is still a work in progress

    Will Pucovski's 243 flattens Western Australia


    At 20 years and 257 days, he became the eighth youngest to hit a double-hundred in the Sheffield...

    At 20 years and 257 days, he became the eighth youngest to hit a double-hundred in the Sheffield Shield

    Fakhar Zaman: 'Changed my game because of the situation'


    He was brought in to inject positivity, but Pakistan gladly took his strike rate of 47.47 during the course of his debut...

    He was brought in to inject positivity, but Pakistan gladly took his strike rate of 47.47 during the course of his debut 94

    Shaw v Siraj the highlight in Mumbai's march to final


    After impressing in his first Test series, Prithvi Shaw presented a case to be considered for the shorter formats but not without some...

    After impressing in his first Test series, Prithvi Shaw presented a case to be considered for the shorter formats but not without some luck

    Mennie rips through NSW middle order with 5 for 39


    South Australia were 2 for 24 before stand-in captain Jake Lehmann and Callum Ferguson consolidated with an unbroken 89-run...

    South Australia were 2 for 24 before stand-in captain Jake Lehmann and Callum Ferguson consolidated with an unbroken 89-run stand

    Michael Carberry leaves Leicestershire by mutual consent after stand-off


    Michael Carberry's stand-off with Leicestershire has come to an end by "mutual consent", with the former England opener now set to leave the...

    Michael Carberry's stand-off with Leicestershire has come to an end by "mutual consent", with the former England opener now set to leave the club

    Morris, Behardien, Pretorius picked for Australia ODIs, T20I


    Heinrich Klaasen and Aiden Markram have also been included in a squad that has been shorn of experience by injuries to Hashim Amla and JP...

    Heinrich Klaasen and Aiden Markram have also been included in a squad that has been shorn of experience by injuries to Hashim Amla and JP Duminy

    ICC to crack down on sexual harassment in cricket


    It aims to put in place 'Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines' before the Women's World T20 begins on November...

    It aims to put in place 'Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines' before the Women's World T20 begins on November 9

    India women's WT20 camp suffers because of MCA-BCCI tussle


    CoA member Diana Edulji is "very upset" because she believes the men's team would not have been treated the same...

    CoA member Diana Edulji is "very upset" because she believes the men's team would not have been treated the same way

    Abbas strikes after Fakhar, Sarfraz rescue act


    Fakhar and Sarfraz added 147 to revive Pakistan from the pits of 57 for 5 to 282 before Abbas struck late in the day to make it...

    Fakhar and Sarfraz added 147 to revive Pakistan from the pits of 57 for 5 to 282 before Abbas struck late in the day to make it even-stevens

    Pakistan could call up Rizwan as substitute wicketkeeper for Sarfraz


    The MCC introduced a rule last year confirming that substitute fielders will be allowed to keep should the original wicketkeeper suffer an injury during...

    The MCC introduced a rule last year confirming that substitute fielders will be allowed to keep should the original wicketkeeper suffer an injury during play

    Marnus Labuschagne's incredible juggle sets scene for Australia


    He used hands, body and knee before clasping the ball to his chest to take an extraordinary catch at short leg in the third over of the...

    He used hands, body and knee before clasping the ball to his chest to take an extraordinary catch at short leg in the third over of the Test

    Duminy to miss Australia series to undergo surgery


    The allrounder will also miss the Mzansi Super League to undergo a procedure on his right shoulder, after he aggravated a pre-existing...

    The allrounder will also miss the Mzansi Super League to undergo a procedure on his right shoulder, after he aggravated a pre-existing injury

    Can Sri Lanka get out of their rut?


    Both teams have lost players to injury as the series moves to Pallekele with England 1-0...

    Both teams have lost players to injury as the series moves to Pallekele with England 1-0 up

    BCCI stance on India-Pakistan matches is 'hypocrisy' - PCB chairman Ehsan Mani


    In an exclusive interview with ESPNcricinfo, the newly elected PCB chairman spoke about the need to revive bilateral cricketing ties between India and...

    In an exclusive interview with ESPNcricinfo, the newly elected PCB chairman spoke about the need to revive bilateral cricketing ties between India and Pakistan

    Chris Tremain, Scott Boland dismiss Western Australia for 208


    The two seamers took seven wickets between them before Pucovski's unbeaten fifty cut Victoria's deficit to 55 at stumps on day...

    The two seamers took seven wickets between them before Pucovski's unbeaten fifty cut Victoria's deficit to 55 at stumps on day one

    Hughes, Henriques make starts on rain-hit first day


    A patient half-century from Daniel Hughes gave New South Wales a solid first-innings platform, while Moises Henriques struck a brisk 41 not...

    A patient half-century from Daniel Hughes gave New South Wales a solid first-innings platform, while Moises Henriques struck a brisk 41 not out

    West Indies coach Stuart Law suspended for first two ODIs against India


    He was fined 100% of his match fee and earned three demerit points for a breach of the ICC's code of conduct during the second Test against India in...

    He was fined 100% of his match fee and earned three demerit points for a breach of the ICC's code of conduct during the second Test against India in Hyderabad

    Queensland strike back after Alex Doolan century


    Peter George picked up three wickets as Tasmania slumped from 1 for 188 to 4 for 195 before ending the day at 5 for...

    Peter George picked up three wickets as Tasmania slumped from 1 for 188 to 4 for 195 before ending the day at 5 for 257

    Sanath Jayasuriya states his 'integrity and transparency' in wake of ACU charges


    The former Sri Lanka captain also said the charges allege he has not been co-operative with the ACU's investigations only, and do not pertain to any match or...

    The former Sri Lanka captain also said the charges allege he has not been co-operative with the ACU's investigations only, and do not pertain to any match or pitch-fixing

    Another Cook century, more wickets for Morris


    Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar fell cheaply in Titans' rain-affected match but Theunis de Bruyn crossed 4000 first-class runs during his...

    Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar fell cheaply in Titans' rain-affected match but Theunis de Bruyn crossed 4000 first-class runs during his 103

    Siraj seals Hyderabad's semi-final spot after Vihari's 95


    Andhra's Hanuma Vihari was running away with the match before Siraj sprang into action with double-strikes in his match-turning second...

    Andhra's Hanuma Vihari was running away with the match before Siraj sprang into action with double-strikes in his match-turning second spell

    Sarfraz backs Fakhar in Arthur's evolutionary plan


    In a phase where Shadab Khan and Faheem Ashraf were pulled into Test cricket, Fakhar Zaman's entry is an exciting prospect for a team that normally takes two days to make a...

    In a phase where Shadab Khan and Faheem Ashraf were pulled into Test cricket, Fakhar Zaman's entry is an exciting prospect for a team that normally takes two days to make a play

    Anukul Roy's four-for leads Jharkhand into semi-finals


    After the bowlers restricted Maharashtra to a low score, Jharkhand's batsmen did enough in the rain-truncated affair to seal a victory via the VJD...

    After the bowlers restricted Maharashtra to a low score, Jharkhand's batsmen did enough in the rain-truncated affair to seal a victory via the VJD method

    Australia seek desert glory; Fakhar eyes Test cap


    If Dubai was anything to go by, Australia have shown they're up for a fight. For a bruised Pakistan, nothing but a win will...

    If Dubai was anything to go by, Australia have shown they're up for a fight. For a bruised Pakistan, nothing but a win will do

    Amla ruled out of limited-overs tour of Australia


    He will miss the three ODIs and the T20I, to fully recover from a finger tendon injury ahead of a busy summer and the World Cup next...

    He will miss the three ODIs and the T20I, to fully recover from a finger tendon injury ahead of a busy summer and the World Cup next year

    A dangerous pitch, and a 15-year-old fast bowler


    In the final group stage round of the Quaid-e-Azam trophy, a diamond in the rough in...

    In the final group stage round of the Quaid-e-Azam trophy, a diamond in the rough in unveiled

    Unsatisfied by draw, Tim Paine chases series win


    While hugely encouraged by the efforts of his side to salvage an unlikely draw in Dubai, Australia's captain is mindful of the need to view the result in...

    While hugely encouraged by the efforts of his side to salvage an unlikely draw in Dubai, Australia's captain is mindful of the need to view the result in perspective

    Rahul Johri not to attend ICC meeting - sources


    The decision is believed to have been taken after #MeToo allegations against the BCCI's...

    The decision is believed to have been taken after #MeToo allegations against the BCCI's CEO

    Important to believe a good knock will get things rolling - Azhar


    Constant shuffling around the order and a scratchy start to the series have made Azhar look like a diluted version of his fluent 2016 self, but his record against Australia should give him...

    Constant shuffling around the order and a scratchy start to the series have made Azhar look like a diluted version of his fluent 2016 self, but his record against Australia should give him heart

    Gambhir 104, Khejroliya hat-trick book Delhi's semi-final berth


    Kulwant Khejroliya took 6 for 31, his best one-day figures, to help bowl out Haryana before Gautam Gambhir smashed a 69-ball...

    Kulwant Khejroliya took 6 for 31, his best one-day figures, to help bowl out Haryana before Gautam Gambhir smashed a 69-ball century

    Shaw, Umesh get Kohli's vote of confidence ahead of Australia tour


    Prithvi Shaw's fluid attacking style and Umesh Yadav's fitness are attributes that India will find useful down under, says India...

    Prithvi Shaw's fluid attacking style and Umesh Yadav's fitness are attributes that India will find useful down under, says India captain

    Inquest into Peter Roebuck's death to be reopened


    Reports suggest prosecutors in South Africa will re-examine the circumstances of Peter Roebuck's supposed suicide in...

    Reports suggest prosecutors in South Africa will re-examine the circumstances of Peter Roebuck's supposed suicide in 2011

    Umesh Yadav leads another rout of West Indies in India


    Another West Indies Test in India, another three-day finish, giving India their 10th straight home series...

    Another West Indies Test in India, another three-day finish, giving India their 10th straight home series win

    No Dhoni for Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare knockouts


    India's chief selector MSK Prasad had earlier stated that Dhoni would appear for Jharkhand in the quarter-finals, much like Rohit Sharma for...

    India's chief selector MSK Prasad had earlier stated that Dhoni would appear for Jharkhand in the quarter-finals, much like Rohit Sharma for Mumbai

    Nearing the end, Lasith Malinga rouses himself for final World Cup push


    Following a match in which he suggested he was once again death-bowling force to be reckoned with, Lasith Malinga delivered the rhetoric fans have come to...

    Following a match in which he suggested he was once again death-bowling force to be reckoned with, Lasith Malinga delivered the rhetoric fans have come to expect

    Olly Stone's rise gives Eoin Morgan another 'good headache'


    The performance of young quick Olly Stone in Dambulla may have pushed him up a long queue to be involved in England's World Cup...

    The performance of young quick Olly Stone in Dambulla may have pushed him up a long queue to be involved in England's World Cup squad

    'Fazle Mahmud is a complete package' - BCB selector Habibul Bashar


    Fazle, who is part of Bangladesh's ODI squad against Zimbabwe, caught Bashar's attention when he struck two fifties in three innings during their A-tour in Ireland in...

    Fazle, who is part of Bangladesh's ODI squad against Zimbabwe, caught Bashar's attention when he struck two fifties in three innings during their A-tour in Ireland in August

    Pant, Rahane shore India up from precarious position


    For the first time in the series, West Indies managed to put India under pressure, but Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw bailed them out of a spot of bother, not without the help of lacklustre...

    For the first time in the series, West Indies managed to put India under pressure, but Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw bailed them out of a spot of bother, not without the help of lacklustre fielding

    South Africa could rest du Plessis for final T20I


    Zimbabwe's batting has let them down on the tour so far, while the home side have gained valuable insights into their bench...

    Zimbabwe's batting has let them down on the tour so far, while the home side have gained valuable insights into their bench strength

    Two 0-for-0 declarations and a penultimate-over finish


    The Plunket Shield witnessed a rare double-declaration as Central Districts and Canterbury strove for a decisive result in a rain-hit match. That result arrived in dramatic...

    The Plunket Shield witnessed a rare double-declaration as Central Districts and Canterbury strove for a decisive result in a rain-hit match. That result arrived in dramatic fashion

    Joe Root keen for England to continue their spin revolution


    Over the last three years, the ODI side that has fared the best against spin is India. Second on that list, and only by a whisker, are...

    Over the last three years, the ODI side that has fared the best against spin is India. Second on that list, and only by a whisker, are England

    Bowlers set up crushing win as South Africa seal series


    Having elected to bat, Zimbabwe had got off to a quick start, but regular wickets from South Africa's seamers meant they couldn't post more than...

    Having elected to bat, Zimbabwe had got off to a quick start, but regular wickets from South Africa's seamers meant they couldn't post more than 132

    Renewed scrutiny on Pakistan pitches after 35 all out


    The team - Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited - had Taufeeq Umar, Misbah-ul-Haq, Adnan Akmal and Bilawal Bhatti, but was still shot out for a low...

    The team - Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited - had Taufeeq Umar, Misbah-ul-Haq, Adnan Akmal and Bilawal Bhatti, but was still shot out for a low score

    South Africa's T20 tournament to be called Mzansi Super League


    CSA general manager of cricket Corrie van Zyl says tournament will feature established South Africa stars despite clash with Abu Dhabi T20...

    CSA general manager of cricket Corrie van Zyl says tournament will feature established South Africa stars despite clash with Abu Dhabi T20 League

    Umesh Yadav also upset with quality of SG ball


    The fast bowler joined R Ashwin and Virat Kohli in complaining that it goes too soft too...

    The fast bowler joined R Ashwin and Virat Kohli in complaining that it goes too soft too early

    Hugh Morris steps down as Glamorgan director of cricket


    Glamorgan will look to appoint a new director of cricket after Hugh Morris stepped down from his dual role in order to focus on his work as the club's chief...

    Glamorgan will look to appoint a new director of cricket after Hugh Morris stepped down from his dual role in order to focus on his work as the club's chief executive

    Betting in Associate and T20 leagues: Under the radar, over the top


    While fan and media interest may centre around the high-profile international cricket matches, betting interest surges around any form of cricket as long as it is...

    While fan and media interest may centre around the high-profile international cricket matches, betting interest surges around any form of cricket as long as it is televised

    Hamidullah Qadri, Ben Charlesworth in England Young Lions squad


    England have named Derbyshire's Afghanistan-born spinner Hamidullah Qadri in their 18-man Young Lions squad for winter training camps in the UK and...

    England have named Derbyshire's Afghanistan-born spinner Hamidullah Qadri in their 18-man Young Lions squad for winter training camps in the UK and India

    Niall O'Brien announces retirement from cricket aged 36


    Niall O'Brien, one of the pillars of Irish cricket in their rise to Test status over the last 15 years, has announced his retirement from the...

    Niall O'Brien, one of the pillars of Irish cricket in their rise to Test status over the last 15 years, has announced his retirement from the game

    Teams prepare to battle Sri Lanka's monsoon season again


    Sri Lanka and England will be hoping for better weather in Dambulla after rain limited them to 15 overs of play in the first...

    Sri Lanka and England will be hoping for better weather in Dambulla after rain limited them to 15 overs of play in the first ODI