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January 11, 2018 3:44 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka & Zimbabwe in Bangladesh (January-February 2018) T20 tri-series: England in Australia & New Zealand (February 2018) Afghanistan v Zimbabwe (in UAE) (February 2018) Australia in South Africa (February-April 2018) England in New Zealand (February-April 2018) England & Australia wo...
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January 8, 2018 8:34 am gmt |
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Australia romped to an innings and 123-runs victory over England after dismissing the tourists for 180 on the final day of the fifth test on Monday (January 8) to complete a 4-0 Ashes triumph that fell short of a whitewash but was little less emphatic. England captain Joe Root raced from his hospital...
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December 28, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday (December 27) said his men were ready to tour South Africa and record their first test series victory. Kohli, who was rested during India’s Twenty20 series win against Sri Lanka earlier this month, urged his team to embrace the testing conditions ...
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December 27, 2017 3:49 am gmt |
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann will step down from his post after the 2019 Ashes series in England. The 47-year-old had said in August 2016, when extending his contract until 2019, that he would be unlikely to continue beyond that point. And he has now told Fox Sports: “That will be it. It will...
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December 26, 2017 3:43 am gmt |
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The return of South Africa’s cricket captain Faf du Plessis is in doubt on the eve of the four day test against Zimbabwe as he recovers from a viral infection. Du Plessis has not played since injuring his back in October during a one-day-International against Bangladesh. He told reporters on Su...
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December 23, 2017 4:09 am gmt |
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India’s Rohit Sharma scored the joint fastest Twenty20 international century, reaching the landmark from 35 balls in an 88-run victory over Sri Lanka. The opening batsman hit 10 sixes and 12 fours before being dismissed for 118 from 43 deliveries in Indore on Friday. The 30-year-old matched the...
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December 21, 2017 9:10 am gmt |
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Opener Mark Stoneman admits losing the first three Ashes Tests is “pretty devastating” but insists there is no gulf between England and Australia. England surrendered the Ashes with defeat in Perth and are now looking to avoid a third 5-0 whitewash in their last four visits down under. &#...
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December 18, 2017 3:53 am gmt |
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Team India clinched the 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam on Sunday after registering a thumping 8 wicket win in the series decider. After the hosts won the toss and elected to bowl, Lankan started on a solid note, despite the early dismissal of Danushka Gunathilaka. Upul Tharanga...
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December 11, 2017 3:50 am gmt |
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England Lions batsman Ben Duckett has been suspended from playing on their tour of Australia after pouring a drink over James Anderson in a Perth bar. Duckett, 23, has also been fined and issued with a final written warning over his conduct as an England player. The Lions will play three Twenty20 mat...
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December 4, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka players wore face masks to combat smog pollution that disrupted the third Test against India in Delhi. The Indian capital has been plagued by the problem for several weeks. Sri Lanka had just 10 men on the pitch at one point, despite several players wearing masks, with Lahiru Gamage and fel...
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December 2, 2017 5:26 am gmt |
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As the captain of the world’s top-ranked test side, Virat Kohli has termed the ongoing series as preparation for the team’s more challenging tour of South Africa later this month. Opening batsman Murali Vijay repeated the line in the pre-match news conference as India, who are 1-0 up in the series, c...
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December 1, 2017 4:05 am gmt |
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England all-rounder Moeen Ali is a doubt for the second Ashes test against Australia as he struggles to recover from a cut on his index finger, captain Joe Root said on Friday (December 1). Moeen would probably be retained as a batsman at Adelaide Oval in the match starting Saturday even if were unab...
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November 30, 2017 4:12 am gmt |
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A decision on whether England cricketer Ben Stokes will be charged after an incident outside a nightclub will not be made for several weeks at least. Stokes, 26, was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an incident in Bristol on 25 September in which a man suffered a fractured ey...
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November 28, 2017 4:02 am gmt |
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It would be easy to trivialise India’s innings and 239 runs Test victory over Sri Lanka as a win of little consequence. But that would do injustice to the enormous positives that could be gleaned from the win. Chief among them would be the appreciation that winning, like many other traits in sport, i...
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November 27, 2017 3:59 am gmt |
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Indian cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara on Sunday (November 26) heaped praises on skipper Virat Kohli for his impeccable batting on the third day of the Nagpur Test. Kohli on Sunday (November 26) coasted to his fifth double century as the hosts crushed Sri Lanka’s toothless attack to stay on course ...
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November 19, 2017 12:46 pm gmt |
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Rangana Herath‘s third Test fifty propped up Sri Lanka’s lead to 122 before the visitors were bowled out for 294 on the fourth afternoon at the Eden Gardens. Mohammed Shami, on his home ground, rattled through Sri Lanka’s middle order to finish with four wickets, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar added two wic...
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November 16, 2017 8:12 am gmt |
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India captain Virat Kohli admitted to being in a familiar dilemma over the team’s opening combination going into the first test against Sri Lanka beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday (November 16). The right-handed duo of Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul have remained India’s trusted ba...
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November 11, 2017 5:27 am gmt |
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Before Sri Lanka start their three-match Test series against India, they play a warm-up match against a Board President’s XI side that will be led by Sanju Samson. The match is being played at the Jadavpur University campus 2nd Ground in Kolkata. The first Test will also be held in the city at the Ed...
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November 8, 2017 12:18 pm gmt |
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Steven Finn has been ruled out of England’s Ashes tour after scans showed he has torn his left knee cartilage. The pace bowler, 28, who was added to the squad following Ben Stokes’ arrest, was injured in training on Thursday. He will return to the UK in the next 48 hours to meet with spec...