Sharma blitz flattens Bangladesh as India draw level

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Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed 85 in his 100th Twenty20 international to power India to an eight-wicket series-levelling win over Bangladesh on Thursday.


Victory over India brings back Bangladesh smiles

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Bangladesh’s stunning first-ever Twenty20 win over India brought back smiles to a team left in turmoil by weeks of scandal, according to man of the match Mushfiqur Rahim.


Australia beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in 3rd T20

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Australia cruised past Sri Lanka to clean-sweep their three-match Twenty20 series Friday, with David Warner grinding out a third successive half-century in the seven wicket win.


Sangakkara to lead MCC against Essex

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Kumar Sangakkara, the first overseas president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, will captain the MCC against English county champions Essex in Galle next March.


Smith, Warner guide Australia to series win over Sri Lanka

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Steve Smith and David Warner’s first batting partnership on home soil since their ball-tampering suspensions helped Australia to a series-sealing nine-wicket victory over Sri L


Bangladesh’s Shakib banned for breaching corruption code

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Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Coun


Aussies set sights on No.1 T20 ranking

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Aaron Finch has declared he wants Australia to be the best Twenty20 side on the planet by next October’s ICC T20 World Cup, though what appears a lofty ambition could theoretically be achieved as so


The real deal behind the 1997 cricket TV deal

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A widely-reported alleged bribery scandal related to a controversial Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka (BCCSL) television rights deal in 1997 has taken a fresh turn with the International Cric


Warner makes birthday ton as Australia crush Sri Lanka in T20

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Things could barely have been scripted better for David Warner. Playing his first international on Australian soil since the ball-tampering scandal, Warner blasted an unbeaten century - on his 33rd bi



Smith, Warner return to Aussie T20 side as World Cup looms

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Steve Smith and David Warner return to the short format Sunday in the first of Australia’s three games against a buoyant Sri Lanka, with both tipped for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup at home.


Fawad the finisher ices PM’s XI victory

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Harry Nielsen, the son of former Australian coach Tim Nielsen, has guided the PM’s XI to a narrow one-wicket T20 victory against Sri Lanka in Canberra on Thursday night.


SLC agrees to play Test series in Pakistan

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Sri Lanka Cricket has agreed to play the two-match Test series against Pakistan in Pakistan--the first to be staged in Pakistan since the 2009 series against Sri Lanka – when a terrorist attack had


India leave South Africa hurting with Test series sweep

22 Oct 2019 - 0     - 404

Shahbaz Nadeem took the final two wickets in straight balls as India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test on Tuesday to complete a 3-0 series rout.


All the draft picks from cricket’s newest tournament The Hundred

22 Oct 2019 - 0     - 570

Glenn Maxwell will link up with coach Shane Warne at the London Spirit after the all-rounder became one of seven Australians picked in the inaugural Hundred draft while several big names were snubbed.


India tour in doubt as Bangladesh cricketers go on strike

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Bangladesh’s professional cricketers -- including several members of the national squad -- went on strike Monday to call for better pay and benefits.


Raw deal on young guns as SLC finalise annual contracts

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The decisions of Sri Lanka Cricket, whose latest feat is to sideline some of the most promising young cricketers from national cricket contracts–continue to baffle.


Trailblazer Chamari Atapattu role model for aspiring women cricketers

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Cricket is known as the Gentlemen’s game, as it’s played, predominantly, by men, but, the women’s game has also grown in importance over the last few years.


Pakistan sacks Sarfaraz as Twenty20, Test skipper

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Pakistan sacked Sarfaraz Ahmed from his post as Twenty20 and Test skipper on Friday, a week after he led the side to a shocking 3-0 home defeat against an inexperienced Sri Lanka.



PCB not willing to stage Sri Lanka Test series in UAE

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not willing to host their two-Test home series in the UAE during December against Sri Lanka unless Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is ready to share the expenses of staging


Ganguly’s stern message to ICC before taking over as BCCI president

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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination for post of president at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on Monday and revealed areas of concerns which will be targeted by the incoming team.


Thilanga banned from sports administration

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A sports ministry appointed inquiry committee while ruling former President Thilanga Sumathipala cannot hold office in any of the country’s registered national sports bodies given his family’s con


Malinga, KJP, Mendis, Dickwella return for Aussie series

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With an eye on World T20 qualification, Sri Lanka have recalled four players who missed the winning series in Pakistan. Lasith Malinga will return as skipper of the T20 side, replacing Dasun Shanaka a


Zimbabwe readmitted as International Cricket Council member

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Cricket chiefs readmitted Zimbabwe as an International Cricket Council member on Monday following a three-month suspension over political interference.


Aussie skipper Paine backs Smith’s return to captaincy

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Australian captain Tim Paine has addressed speculation over whether Steve Smith will again lead the team once a ban ends in March, saying he would be fully supportive if it happens “one day”.


Hasaranga, Fernando star as Sri Lanka whitewash number one Pakistan in T20 series

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New-look Sri Lanka completed a 3-0 clean-sweep in their Twenty20 series with world number one Pakistan on Wednesday with a 13-run victory in Lahore.


Rejuvenated Sri Lanka target clean sweep

09 Oct 2019 - 0     - 458

Having already lost the series, Pakistan have batting concerns to address in the third and final Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Lahore. While Babar’s dip in form could be a cause for so


Steve Smith, David Warner in Australia T20 squad for Sri Lanka, Pakistan series

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Steve Smith and David Warner will spearhead Australia’s preparations for a maiden T20 World Cup title as selectors seek rare continuity in the 20-over format. D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn and Marcus S


Sri Lanka outclass Pakistan by 35 runs to claim T20 series in Lahore

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Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 35 runs in the second Twenty20 international in Lahore on Monday. The visitors had set a target of 183 runs for Pakistan to save the series. Rajitha sent Fakhar Zaman (