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White and Coleman consign NSW to defeat

Victoria 327 (White 123, Handscomb 89, Abbott 5-70) beat New South Wales 261 (Henriques 77, Sams 56, Coleman 5-39) by 66 runsCameron White sends one through the off side Getty ImagesCameron White and Peter Handscomb set up an ample tally...

Steven Smith, David Warner return to Sydney grade cricket

David Warner and Steven Smith, who had been banned from playing international and domestic cricket for 12 months by Cricket Australia for their roles in the Newlands ball-tampering incident, marked their returns to grade cricket in Sydney with a...

Do Bangladesh even need selectors?

4:29 PM GMTMohammad IsamESPN Minhajul Abedin and Habibul Bashar should step down as selectors. The addition ofImrul Kayes and Soumya Sarkar to Bangladesh's Asia Cup squad is the latest in a long list of interferences in which the selectors,...

Jemimah Rodrigues’ breezy 57 gives India unassailable 2-0 lead

India women 132 for 5 (Rodrigues 57, Atapattu 2-29) beat Sri Lanka women 131 for 8 (Siriwardene 35, Kaur 2-3, Reddy 2-19) by five wicketsJemimah Rodrigues played some attractive strokes BCCIA searing 57 off 40 balls from the 18-year-old Jemimah...

Shoaib Malik the hero as Pakistan survive serious scare

Pakistan 258 for 7 (Imam 80, Babar 66, Malik 51*, Rashid 3-46) beat Afghanistan 257 for 6 (Shahidi 97*, Afghan 67, Nawaz 3-57) by three wicketsplay1:47Deep Dasgupta says targeting Afghanistan's weaker bowlers was the key to Pakistan's narrow winIt...

Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes added to Bangladesh’s Asia Cup squad

4:44 PM GMTMohammad IsamESPN Batsmen Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes have been added to Bangladesh's Asia Cup squad, which has suffered a spate of injuries. The additions were announced after Bangladesh were bowled out for 173 against India; a...

Somerset defiant as Azhar Ali holds up Surrey

Somerset 146 (Morkel 3-19, McKerr 3-20) and 168 for 3 (Azhar Ali 61*, Hildreth 60) trail Surrey 485 (Elgar 110, Stoneman 85, Burns 78, Roy 63) by 171 runsScorecardSurrey were frustrated by the weather and some stiff Somerset resistance...

Sri Lanka have the edge, but not by much

Big PictureIt's debatable how much of an upset an Afghanistan victory would even be, on Monday. ODIs are, without a doubt, Sri Lanka's worst format. Over the last 18 months, they have lost half the matches they have played...

Glenn Maxwell finishes his losing week a winner

Victoria 240 (Maxwell 80, Maddinson 68, Steketee 4-35) beat Queensland 227 (Swepson 77, Sutherland 5-45) by 13 runsGlenn Maxwell raises his bat after getting to a fifty Getty ImagesOn an opening day of the Australian domestic season so early it...

Sarfraz in an oasis of calm amid World Cup chatter

"Baal sabke kaale hai" (All of you have black hair), quipped Sarfraz Ahmed as he sat alongside Rohit Sharma, Angelo Mathews, Mashrafe Mortaza, Asghar Afghan and Anshy Rath at the captains' press conference to unveil the Asia Cup in...

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