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England skipper Morgan signs up for South African T20 tournament

England skipper Morgan signs up for South African T20 tournament

A trio of leading West Indies limited overs players, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard, will also feature, as well as ex-New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Sri Lanka seamer Lasith Malinga. The eight will [...]

India captain Kohli fit to play in IPL

India captain Kohli fit to play in IPL

India captain Virat Kohli has recovered from his shoulder injury and is fit to play in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday. Kohli [...]

Australian Tye ends long IPL wait with dazzling debut

Australian Tye ends long IPL wait with dazzling debut

Tye finished with match-winning figures of 5-17 as his side registered their first points of the 2017 season with a comprehensive seven-wicket win in their third match. “I think it was 34 matches now to get [...]

Mohammad Irfan: Pakistan paceman provisionally suspended by PCB

Mohammad Irfan: Pakistan paceman provisionally suspended by PCB

Pakistan paceman Mohammad Irfan has been provisionally suspended as part of an anti-corruption investigation into the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The 34-year-old has been charged with two violations of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption code. [...]

West Indies v England: Joe Root and Chris Woakes steer England to victory

West Indies v England: Joe Root and Chris Woakes steer England to victory

England survived a mid-innings wobble to beat West Indies by four wickets in the second one-day international and win the series with a match to spare. Liam Plunkett took 3-32 as West Indies, despite 50 from [...]

India v Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara & Ajinkya Rahane lead hosts' recovery

India v Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara & Ajinkya Rahane lead hosts’ recovery

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane led an India fight-back as they helped their side build a 126-run lead against Australia in the second Test. Australia added 39 for four wickets to their overnight total as they [...]

O’Keefe’s dozen helps Australia humiliate India

Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe picked up 12 wickets to guide Australia to a first win in India since 2004, the 333-run thrashing in the opening Test also bringing the home side’s 19-match unbeaten streak to a [...]

England’s Stokes hits jackpot in IPL auction

England’s Ben Stokes fetched a staggering $2.17 million in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) player auction on Monday, with the Rising Pune Supergiants splashing out in a frenzied bidding war to land the explosive all-rounder. The [...]

Pakistan’s Afridi retires from international cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket, but said he wants to play in his country’s domestic league for two more years. The flamboyant allrounder, who played the last of his 27 [...]

Calm De Villiers leads South Africa to win over New Zealand

South Africa captain AB de Villiers calmly guided his side to a tense four-wicket victory over New Zealand with one ball to spare in a rain-affected first one-day international in Hamilton on Sunday. De Villiers scored [...]