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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - about 3 years ago
Focus on fringe inclusions shows how far England's World Cup planning has come
9:56 AM ETGeorge Dobell at Lord'sThere are some things - flights, cups of tea and your heartbeat, for example - you want to find predictable.And perhaps it is the same with squad announcements. Squad announcements for global tournaments, anyway.Selectors have had four yea...continued
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Scotland vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI 2019 |
3:00 AM ETSri Lanka 322 for 8 (Avishka 74, Karunaratne 77, Kusal Mendis 66, Wheal 3-49) v ScotlandDimuth Karunaratne had scored his maiden ODI fifty back in 2011, in just his second match, against Scotland at the Grange. After eight years, he finally crossed 50 for the se...continued
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - about 3 years ago
Hampshire set to lose James Vince, Liam Dawson for Royal London Cup final
7:27 AM ETPaul Edwards at NewportHampshire officials are making strenuous efforts in the faint hope that England's gain will not be not their loss for the Royal London Cup final on Saturday following the selection of James Vince and Liam Dawson for England's World Cup squ...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - about 3 years ago
BCCI elections set for October 22
11:25 AM ETFinally, after nearly 30 months of being supervised by a court-appointed authority, the BCCI members are on track to regain control with the board elections scheduled for October 22. This significant decision was taken by the three-member Committee of Administr...continued
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - about 3 years ago
Jofra Archer believes IPL pressure will prepare him for World Cup
6:38 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffJofra Archer believes that his experience of performing under pressure at the IPL will help him to deal with the spotlight of his maiden World Cup, after he was named in England's final World Cup squad only weeks after making his international ...continued
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - about 3 years ago
Northants get concussion sub for Alex Wakely after accident at home
8:52 AM ETJon CulleyAlex Wakely, the Northamptonshire captain, has withdrawn from his side's County Championship match against Sussex and been replaced with a concussion substitute after suffering a head injury at home.The 30-year-old Wakely was taken ill before play on t...continued
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Lancashire vs Northamptonshire, County Championship Division Two, 2nd...
3:00 AM ETNorthamptonshire230 and 200 (Gleeson 5-50) lead Lancashire 415 (Jennings 97, Vilas 97, Bailey 68, Jones 67, Wood 5-72) by 15 runs"Northamptonshire found me. They gave me the opportunity to play first-class cricket and I owe my career to them. If it hadn't been f...continued
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - about 3 years ago
'Bowling is going to play a very big role in this World Cup' - Rahul Dravid
12:33 PM ETRahul Dravid has said the presence of wicket-taking bowlers in India's line-up will greatly benefit them in the middle overs of what is expected to be a high-scoring World Cup."I believe, having experienced some of the conditions in England last year with the A...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - England vs Pakistan 5th ODI 2019 |
3:00 AM ETInnings break England 351 for 9 (Root 84, Morgan 76) v PakistanFor the best part of 35 overs, England seemed destined for 400, and, depending on how obnoxiously brilliant Jos Buttler chose to be, potentially well in excess of that mark. There was little evidence...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - about 3 years ago
Bangladesh potentially without Shakib for final
3:00 AM ETBig pictureTwo big questions will be answered when Bangladesh take on West Indies in the tri-series final in Malahide on Friday. Can they win a tournament final, potentially without Shakib Al Hasan, who suffered a side strain in the previous game? Can West Indie...continued
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Essex vs Nottinghamshire, County Championship Division One, 2nd Innings |...
3:00 AM ETEssex 241 (Browne 67, Fletcher 5-50) and 105 for 2 (Westley 49, Cook 40*) beat Nottinghamshire 187 (Clarke 48, Porter 4-75) and 158 (Duckett 37, Harmer 6-60) by 8 wicketsFew things enhance the County Championship more than distinguished former England greats cho...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - about 3 years ago
We want to just focus on enjoying our cricket - Faf du Plessis
12:55 PM ETLiam BrickhillThere is a World Cup at stake, but if South Africa are under any extra pressure, it won't be coming from inside their camp. As his team departs for a tournament where - for once - they won't start as one of the favourites, captain Faf du Plessis i...continued
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656f443bf945c1d489be8648db415f13 Cynthia @Cynthia - about 3 years ago
Having both skills and pace makes India's pace attack strong - Shami
12:43 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffSince the start of 2018, India have taken more wickets than any other team in ODI cricket, at a better average than any other Full Member team barring Afghanistan. These are highly encouraging numbers for a team heading into a World Cup, and M...continued
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - about 3 years ago
Afghanistan opt to bowl; Rashid, Nabi and Mujeeb return
  shares © AFP/Getty Images Toss Afghanistan opt to bowl v Ireland Afghanistan opted to bowl in the first of two ODIs against Ire...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - South Africa Women vs Pakistan Women 3rd T20I 2019 |
3:00 AM ETLiam BrickhillPakistan 139 for 6 (Javed 55, Ismail 2-12) beat South Africa 138 for 3 (Brits 70*, Shamim 1-20) by four wicketsOn Saturday, South Africa completed a tight chase with only a ball to spare to draw level in the series, but Pakistan pulled off their ow...continued
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - about 3 years ago
Smith, Warner ready to 'face the fire' on Australia comebacks - Langer
May 17, 2019Melinda FarrellClose As Australia commenced their World Cup preparations on English soil, coach Justin Langer admitted the personal welfare of Steven Smith and David Warner would require sensitive monitoring and handling over the coming months.The two pla...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - about 3 years ago
AB de Villiers reveals he helped steer Faf du Plessis away from Kolpak route
May 18, 2019Liam BrickhillAB de Villiers has revealed that he urged current South Africa captain Faf du Plessis not to take up a second stint in county cricket after du Plessis' Kolpak contract with Lancashire expired in 2010.In an interview on Indian web show Breakfast w...continued
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - about 3 years ago
Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies' World Cup reserves
3:42 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffWest Indies have named allrounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo in their 10-man list of reserve players for the upcoming World Cup.Bravo, who "officially retired" from international cricket in October last year, hasn't played for West Indies...continued
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - about 3 years ago
Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after World Cup
11:09 AM ETPhil Simmons will step down as Afghanistan coach after the World Cup. The former West Indies opener, who was appointed to the position in December 2017, said the time is right for him to move on as the target he was given - of helping Afghanistan reach the Worl...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Somerset vs Surrey, County Championship Division One, 2nd Innings |...
3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkSurrey 380 and 152 for 5 (Burns 78) lead Somerset 398 (Gregory 129*, Hildreth 90) by 134 runsLewis Gregory's second County Championship century gave Somerset the upper hand on the third day of the match with Surrey at Taunton.Gregory made an...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Worcestershire vs Durham, County Championship Division Two, 2nd Innings |...
3:00 AM ETJon Culley at New RoadDurham 273 and 197 (Tongue 5-37) lead Worcestershire 390 (Wessels 118, Whitely 72, Dell 61) by 80 runsDurham head coach James Franklin told his players they needed to show more resilience after slipping to defeat in each of their first two ...continued
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - about 3 years ago
William Porterfield hopes bowlers can step up against Afghanistan
8:15 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffFive matches, four defeats, one washout. It hasn't been the greatest of home summers for Ireland as an ODI team, but their captain William Porterfield, is confident of an improved display in the upcoming series against Afghanistan, which begins...continued
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Scotland vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI 2019 |
3:00 AM ETScotland v Sri Lanka Match abandonedFor the second time in eight days, a rare Scotland home ODI against a Full Member was affected by rain as the series opener against Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled. After waiting through close to five hours of on...continued
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - about 3 years ago
Mark Wood steps up to make World Cup case
12:55 PM ETSo now it's Mark Wood's turn to try and impress.He's watched from the sidelines as all the other seamers contending for that World Cup squad have, to greater or lesser extents, taken their chance. He's seen Jofra Archer cement his place at The Oval, David Wille...continued
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - about 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Middlesex vs Leicestershire, County Championship Division Two, 2nd Innings...
3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkLeicestershire 268 and 38 for 0 (Horton 28*) trail Middlesex 349 and 223 (Simpson 59*) by 266 runsJohn Simpson's first County Championship half-century for two years kept Middlesex in contention on a riveting third day against Leicestershire...continued
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