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Zimbabwe Cricket sack captain Cremer and all coaching staff

After giving an ultimatum to step down, Zimbabwe Cricket has sacked the entire coaching staff following an unsuccessful World Cup qualifier campaign. The captain Graeme Cremer is the other high-profile casualty with reports in the Zimbabwean press suggesting Brendan...

‘Joe Clarke could be the new Joe Root’

Joe Clarke could be the new Joe Root, according to Root's former batting mentor.Kevin Sharp, for many years a player and coach at Yorkshire, worked with Root as a developing player. Now head coach of Worcestershire, Sharp believes...

Peshawar steal one-run win, Quetta knocked out

Peshawar Zalmi 157 (Dawson 62, Rahat 4-16) beat Quetta Gladiators 156 for 9 (Hasan 2-21, Sameen 2-21) by one run1:07Despite Anwar Ali's last-over heroics, Quetta fall short by one runIn a nutshellThe silly and the sublime came together in...

Washington gives RCB lot of options – Chahal

Washington Sundar doesn't feel the need to stress too much on variations so early in his career, but understands the importance of not being too predictable either.Now set to play in his second IPL season, this time with Royal...

Jonathan Trott, England’s meticulous planner, announces his retirement four months early

That Jonathan Trott would plan every innings to the utmost was at his peak something that English cricket came to value enormously. So it should be no surprise that he has announced that he will retire at the end...

James Weighell’s career-best sparks Durham’s astonishing follow-on victory

Durham 184 (Clark 64, Griffiths 4-34) and 403 (Markram 94, Steel 86, Smith 74, Griffiths 6-49) beat Leicestershire 440 (Cosgrove 75, Horton 75, Carberry 73, Dexter 70*) and 101 (Weighell 7-32)ScorecardJames Weighell produced a stunning match-winning spell of 7...

Bayliss wants greater competition for batting spots

Head coach Trevor Bayliss has hinted that the England batting line-up is unlikely to change much for the series against Pakistan in May, despite few of the issues being resolved over the last five months, but he called on...

Kohli’s Anderson test, and India’s top-order wobbles

Four half-centuries and a modest total. Those were the couple of positive takeaways for the Indians who got to bat first against an Essex second XI. The pitch was lime green, something coach Ravi Shastri had said India were...

Pakistan declare 461 ahead; Australia need to bat at least 137 overs

Pakistan 482 and 181 for 6 dec (Imam 48, Shafiq 41, Holland 3-83) lead Australia 202 by 461 runsImam-ul-Haq skips down the track and deposits one over long-on Getty ImagesAustralia must bat out at least 137 overs or chase 462...

26 all out, and defeated in 11 balls – China humbled by Nepal in...

Nepal 29 for 0 (Bhandari 24*) beat China 26 (Lamichhane 3-4, Regmi 3-5) by ten wicketsScorecardChina has long been described as a dormant superpower, but where cricket is concerned, it is clearly still in the deepest of slumbers.It...

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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...

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