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Containing Kohli in first 10-15 balls will be key - Mike Hesson
He also said attacking Rohit Sharma upfront will be crucial for New Zealand when they host India for five ODIs early next year

Ticketmaster apologises for World Cup mix-up
More than 4000 fans were wrongly informed that they had got tickets for the 2019 tournament in a ballot

Ben McDermott run out again as South Africa warm-up with victory
Andrew Tye, a member of Australia's squad, felt the force of South Africa's batsmen ahead of the T20I

Injured Holder out of Bangladesh tour
West Indies captain to undergo physiotherapy and strengthening work on shoulder which has been giving him trouble since March

Mahmudullah century leaves Zimbabwe with herculean task
A maiden Test fifty from Mohammad Mithun and Mahmudullah's first Test hundred in eight years drove Bangladesh to a dominant position, allowing them to declare their innings for a second time in the match

Ireland captain gutted after Nashra Sandhu applies the squeeze
Laura Delany said she felt beating Pakistan was a realistic target, but then her team ran into the wiles of Sandhu on a helpful pitch

Megan Schutt in awe of Alyssa Healy's consistency
The Australia wicketkeeper batsman won her third successive Player of the Match award as the team cruised to the Women's World T20 semi-finals

Starc released from IPL amid Australia contracts debate
Starc will be part of a star-studded New South Wales attack as Australia frontline quicks tune up for the India Tests

Glenn Maxwell critical of 'broken' start to Australian season
The allrounder has spoken of the challenges of switch between formats while always being under pressure to deliver

England strike after Sam Curran spark lifts them to 285
Half-centuries from Jos Buttler and Sam Curran swept England towards a competitive total before Jack Leach struck late in the day

Alyssa Healy and Megan Schutt put Australia into semi-finals
Suzie Bates briefly gave New Zealand hope in their chase, but defeat left them facing the exit

Javeria Khan's 74* keeps Pakistan alive
Sandhu's record spell helps Pakistan bowlers apply the squeeze after Javeria's enterprising half-century in a must-win game

Oman extend unbeaten run; Karim, Odhiambo star in Kenya's win
While Oman held on in a nervy finish against Denmark, Kenya bounced back from a lopsided loss to USA with a six-wicket win over Uganda

Rohit rested for first four-dayer in NZ amid workload concerns
Meanwhile, Doug Bracewell, who had last played Test cricket in August 2016, was picked in the New Zealand A squad

'Excited' de Villiers to captain Tshwane Spartans in MSL
"I believe I'm a decent man-manager when it comes to understanding players' strengths and weaknesses," he said

Getting a hundred in these conditions very rewarding - Taylor
Having given away his wicket cheaply in both innings in Sylhet, he adopted a more resolute approach in Dhaka and scored his first Test ton away from home

Side strain likely to delay Tamim's return to action
The Bangladesh opener, who is recovering from a wrist fracture, hurt himself again during training and might not be available for the first Test against West Indies

Sri Lanka ask for a turner - and more runs from their batsmen
Stand-in captain Suranga Lakmal is "trusting" that the team's batting will come good as Sri Lanka look to level the series in Pallekele

Mystery lung condition forces John Hastings into retirement
He ended his career after doctors couldn't guarantee that he wouldn't have a bleed in his lungs when he bowled

Akila Dananjaya set to miss third Test in order to have action tested
Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya is expected to travel to Brisbane to undergo biomechanical testing after having his bowling action reported

England unchanged as fit-again Jonny Bairstow misses out
Ben Stokes will bat at No. 3 and Jos Buttler at No. 5, with Jonny Bairstow left out despite returning to fitness

Dilhara Lokuhettige faces corruption charges relating to T10 League
The ICC has charged the former Sri Lanka allrounder with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board's anti-corruption code

Can Sri Lanka harness the chaos to turn the tide in Pallekele?
England have named an unchanged XI from Galle, with Ben Stokes set to move up to No. 3

Shahid Afridi released by Karachi Kings ahead of PSL player draft
The six teams will go into the player draft on November 20 in Islamabad to complete the rest of their squads

Marizanne Kapp and I are the best opening bowling pair - Shabnim Ismail
Ismail starred with 3 for 10 in South Africa's victory over Sri Lanka, while Kapp picked up 1 for 13

Uganda's Irfan Afridi found to have illegal bowling action
The allrounder was reported after Uganda's opening match against Denmark at Division Three, during which he took 1 for 25 in nine overs

Taijul's five-for gives Bangladesh 218-run lead
Taylor notched up his fifth Test hundred and Moor made a career-best 83, but Taijul Islam's third consecutive five-wicket haul left Zimbabwe 19 runs short of the follow-on target

Howard's end should mark major Cricket Australia shift
Will the exit of CA's team performance boss put an end to an era in which domestic cricket was subservient to the interests of the national team?

Ismail, Kapp power South Africa to seven-wicket win
Shabnim Ismail was near unplayable, racking up 20 dot balls in a four-over spell, and Marizanne Kapp followed up her economical bowling with a 44-ball 38 to anchor South Africa's chase

Kirstie Gordon stars with ball as England shake off rust with seven-wicket win
Three wickets on England debut helps restrict Bangladesh to 77, as batsmen overcome wobble to launch campaign

Bismah Maroof reveals she feared for playing career after sinus operation
Former Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof experienced issues with her vision before and after the operation but has recovered to play a part for Pakistan at the Women's World T20

PCA criticised for failing to mark Remembrance Day
The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) has acknowledged that it could have done more to mark Remembrance Sunday on its social media channels

Rai, Edulji depose before BCCI harassment investigation
Former Mumbai captain Hattangadi among others to testify, says 'very impressed' with panel

Bangladesh-based company bags Cricket Ireland's first multi-year media-rights deal
Total Sports Marketing (TSM) will broadcast international matches of the Ireland men's cricket team for the duration of the ICC's Future Tours Programme between 2019 and 2022

Ali Khan, Jones script historic USA win; Singapore crush Denmark
USA men's team defeated Kenya for the first time in history as they vaulted past Oman to the top of the tournament table by virtue of a superior net run-rate

Matthew Maynard appointed as Glamorgan interim coach
Former captain appointed to oversee 2019 season preparation following the departure of Robert Croft last month

Injured Trisha Chetty ruled out of Women's World T20
Teenager Faye Tunnicliffe, who made her international debut during South Africa's recent limited-overs tour of the Caribbean in September, has been called up as replacement

'Game is still evenly poised' - Zimbabwe fielding coach Makunura
Although they face a massive deficit, Shepherd Makunura wanted his batsmen to learn from Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque and fight back in Dhaka

Sri Lanka's sports ministry sets up a cricket advisory committee
It will help with the day-to-day activities of the Competent Authority, which is currently heading up the SLC until fresh elections take place

Ben Foakes has 'set an example' for wicketkeeping, admits Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler braced to step in as No.3, but unchanged XI could be on the cards for second Test

Ben Foakes set to retain gloves despite Jonny Bairstow's return to training
Jos Buttler braced to step in as No.3, but unchanged XI could be on the cards for second Test

Australia a different ball game, but India high on confidence - Rohit
The stand-in captain believes India's 3-0 whitewash of West Indies has completely prepared them for the challenge down under

Mushfiqur Rahim's record double-hundred underpins Bangladesh's dominance
Zimbabwe finished day two on 25 for 1 after Mushfiqur's unbeaten 219 helped Bangladesh post 522 for 7

Chatara stretchered off with suspected quadriceps tear
A Zimbabwe Cricket spokesperson confirmed that the fast bowler had suffered a Grade 2 tear on his left quadriceps muscle, after he had pulled up while running in to bowl on the second morning

Headaches aplenty for 'one-dimensional' Australia
Australia's batsmen must change their style or the selectors must change personnel to fit the desired game plan, captain Aaron Finch has said

Shield to remain at SCG despite new $50 million hub
NSW will have a new A$50 million training base, the first time it has shifted its headquarters away from Sydney's eastern suburbs in more than 150 years of existence

Focus shifts to running on pitches after three penalties in one day
Pakistan were docked twice during their seven-wicket loss to India before Ireland were penalised five runs in their nine-wicket defeat by Australia

Live blog - Ranji Trophy, 2nd round
Follow ESPNcricinfo's live blog of the second round of the Ranji Trophy

Healy's 21-ball half-century blows Ireland away
The Australia wicketkeeper smashed the fastest World T20 fifty to give Australia's net run rate a massive fillip after their second win

'My goal in training is to knock Leach off the No. 1 spot' - Dom Bess
Dom Bess on a rollercoaster season for England and Somerset, and the realisation that he may need to move counties to fulfil his ambition

No relocation of St Lucia's World T20 games despite rain threat
The ICC deemed it would be too difficult to overcome the logistics issues and costs of relocation.

Mithali Raj fifty steers India to victory
Her 16th T20I half-century wrapped up India's victory over Pakistan with six balls and seven wickets to spare

Pakistan penalised twice for running in danger area of pitch
Repeated indiscretions from Pakistan resulted in India beginning their chase on 10 for 0, before a ball was bowled

Dhawan, Pant star as India seal whitewash despite late drama
In a match that will be difficult to explain for analysts, India went from cruising through what should have been a difficult chase on a turning pitch to needing a misfield off the last ball to stumble over the line

Rain ruins decider after Babar, Haris fire
Three Pakistan batsmen hit fifties but rain had the final say in the deciding contest in Dubai

Ollie Pope to leave Sri Lanka and join up with England Lions
The Surrey batsman will leave the Test party in order for him to get game time with the Lions in the UAE

Dinesh Chandimal out of second Test, Charith Asalanka called up
Suranga Lakmal will captain Sri Lanka in Chandimal's absence, as he did during the two-Test series against South Africa earlier this year

Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action
The Sri Lanka spinner is required to undergo testing on his action within 14 days, but can bowl in international cricket until the results of the tests are out

BCCI treasurer to testify before harassment investigation panel
Anirudh Chaudhry wrote to the committee late on Friday, the deadline for those wishing to depose to reach out to the committee

Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim score tons to give Bangladesh first-day honours
The pair added 266 to wrest back control after Zimbabwe's seamers had reduced Bangladesh to 26 for 3

Miller, du Plessis centuries clinch series for South Africa
Shaun Marsh's century went in vain as he did not get any support from the rest of the top-order batsmen

St Lucia WWT20 fixtures could be moved to Antigua to combat washout fears
The ICC are understood to be looking at a relocation of group stage fixtures to Antigua, in response to torrential rainfall on the island

Heavy rainfall forces abandonment of opening St Lucia match
England and Sri Lanka took a point apiece from their opening match at the Women's World T20, after heavy rain in St Lucia forced an abandonment

Irfan Afridi the focus of alleged chucking controversy
The Uganda allrounder was allegedly told he would be no-balled for a suspect action if he bowled a second over against USA

England could bat Jos Buttler or Ben Stokes at No. 3 in Pallekele
England coach Trevor Bayliss said Moeen Ali had not taken his chance batting at three and signalled the possibility of a reshuffle for the second Test

PCB repossesses Multan Sultans after payment failure
The PCB has terminated the eight-year ownership rights of Multan Sultans after the franchise failed to pay their annual fee of $5.2 million

Monank ton guides USA home after Afridi no-ball threat
The on-field umpires had allegedly told Uganda captain Roger Mukasa that Irfan Afridi would be no-balled for a suspect action if he continued his spell

Two centuries coming, says Dottin after explosive five-for
The West Indies allrounder lit up the first night of the Women's World T20, but she isn't close to being done

World Cup winner Munaf Patel retires from competitive cricket
The former India seamer said he no longer had the fitness or the motivation to continue playing

Confident Pakistan well-placed for first series win against NZ in seven years
Aside from a Trent Boult spell and an indifferent slog-overs bowling performance in the first ODI, Pakistan have been on top of the visitors through the series

Uncapped Shaheen Afridi, Saad Ali in Pakistan squad for NZ tests
Mohammad Amir was left out again, while Fakhar Zaman and Shadab Khan were rested for the first two Tests against New Zealand

Players cannot be forced to play for country over franchise - Ramdin
The wicketkeeper, though, said that West Indies could have put up a better show in India if the seniors were available

Stay order against T10's Karachians in Pakistan
Sindh High Court issues interim order against promoting "Karachians" in any manner in Pakistan, in response to petition filed by Karachi Kings owner

Grade cricket gives David Warner 'perspective' outside Australia 'bubble'
The banned Australia batsman came up against his former captain Steven Smith in a club match in Sydney

Mahmudullah calls for 'sensible' batting on 'unpredictable' Mirpur pitch
Bangladesh aren't quite getting favourable conditions in Dhaka, even though it is the venue where they play and train the most

What's in a dead-rubber for despondent West Indies?
West Indies have won only one of their nine internationals on the tour so far, and have had to endure a possibly agonising wait over the Diwali festivities

Zimbabwe's shot at rare away series win
Bangladesh have failed to score more than 200 in their last eight Test innings. Can they end that streak in Mirpur?

Australia's win sets up series decider against South Africa in Hobart
Can the hosts build on the victory in Adelaide? Or will South Africa bounce back to win their first ODI series in Australia since 2009?

Alyssa Healy backs 'formidable' Australia line-up to go far
The opener felt the team was a few runs short against Pakistan, but said they would readjust their targets in the coming games

Harmanpreet Kaur battled stomach cramps, back issues during sensational innings
India's captain said she had been nervous before the game, but took her time to settle in and make her start count

Stoinis reveals mental toll on 'cooked' Australia
The allrounder said the team had battled collectively to find the mental focus required to succeed with so much going on around Australian cricket

West Indies defend 106 with Dottin's 5 for 5
Bangladesh were bowled out for 46, the lowest total in a Women's World T20 game

Alyssa Healy's fireworks set up convincing Australia win
The wicketkeeper-batsman's blistering 48 set the tone in a match that made the gulf between the two teams painfully obvious

Harmanpreet Kaur's historic hundred blindsides New Zealand
Her 103 off 51 balls - the first century by an Indian woman in T20Is - consigned New Zealand to a 34-run loss in the World T20 opener

Imam-ul-Haq's scans clear after helmet blow
The opening batsman will remain under the physio's observation

Johri case: Inquiry committee criticised for 'scaring away complainants'
Aditya Verma, who has sought to depose before the panel looking into the sexual-harassment allegations, slams the language used by the panel

Uganda crush Denmark; Oman extend Kenya dominance
Uganda and hosts Oman both picked up big wins on day one of the World Cricket League Division Three

Angelo Mathews' form encouraging for Sri Lanka, says Chandika Hathurusingha
Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha was pleased with Angelo Mathews' response after being dropped from the one-day side and criticised for his running

Injured Dinesh Chandimal doubtful for second Test
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal is almost certainly out of the second Test in Pallekele after it was confirmed that his groin tear will take up to two weeks to heal

Chandika Hathurusingha critical of 'school kid' batting from Sri Lanka
England laid traps and Sri Lanka's batsmen fell into them, said coach Chandika Hathurusingha after heavy defeat in Galle

Ben Foakes ready to make way for Jonny Bairstow despite impressive debut
Despite being named Man of the Match in Galle, Ben Foakes said he knows there are no guarantees over his place in the side

Joe Root praises England's game awareness after memorable Galle victory
Marshalling bowling attack was "great fun" says England captain, as he reflects on 211-run win

Rangana Herath retires saying it's 'the right time' to go
There was no famous farewell at Galle but Rangana Herath was happy it was "the right time" for him to retire from international competition

Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar help Pakistan draw level
Taylor's unbeaten 86 in vain as Pakistan stop New Zealand's 12-match streak against them

Kagiso Rabada skirts danger with Chris Lynn send-off
The South Africa fast bowler is currently on seven demerit points, and if he gets one more he could be suspended for four limited-overs matches or two Tests

Pat Howard not to blame for Australia's demise - Ryan Harris
The former quick bowler, who is now a coach, admits "we are all under the pump" as Cricket Australia goes through a major restructuring

England storm fortress Galle to end winless overseas run
England ended the longest winless streak in overseas Tests in their history with a crushing victory over Sri Lanka

Injured Katherine Brunt ruled out of Women's World T20
The allrounder had left the field after bowling just five deliveries in England's final warm-up match, and scans confirmed a recurring back injury had flared up

Bumrah, Kuldeep, Umesh rested for third T20I against West Indies
Decision made to have trio in "best physical condition" before Australia tour; Siddarth Kaul brought in for Chennai T20I

Hayley Matthews named West Indies vice-captain ahead of WWT20
Uncapped Sheneta Grimmond has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury and replaced by 17-year old pacer Qiana Joseph








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