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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - over 3 years ago
Liam Plunkett was 'pacing the room' ahead of World Cup confirmation
10:46 AM ETAt the age of 34, and with more wickets since the 2015 World Cup than any other England fast bowler, Liam Plunkett probably knew deep down that he had both the experience and the statistics to justify his retention in England's 15-man squad for the tournament s...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - over 3 years ago
Usman Khawaja struck on helmet by Andre Russell bouncer during World Cup warm-up
11:53 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffUsman Khawaja has sent a scare through the Australian World Cup camp after being struck on the helmet while batting against West Indies in a warm-up match at Southampton.Khawaja went to hospital for scans on his jaw after suffering a nasty blo...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - over 3 years ago
Dimuth Karunaratne eases self-doubts with composed knock
1:38 AM ETAndrew Fidel FernandoSri Lanka's less-heralded players helped ease through the side's first test in the UK, as they beat Scotland by 35 runs via the DLS method.Opener Avishka Fernando, who had had a poor tour of South Africa earlier this year, produced 74 off 78...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - over 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Lancashire vs Worcestershire, County Championship Division Two, 2nd Innings...
3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkLancashire 201 (Livingstone 69, Parnell 5-47) and 127 for 4 (Vilas 60*) beat Worcestershire 172 (Parnell 63, Anderson 5-25) and 154 (Gleeson 5-37) by six wicketsLancashire secured a hard fought six-wicket victory over promotion rivals Worces...continued
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - over 3 years ago
George Munsey 'gutted' despite career-best innings after Scotland fall short
9:43 AM ETIn a Scotland batting unit featuring the reigning ICC Associate Player of the Year, Calum MacLeod, and a captain who earlier in the month had became the fastest Associate cricketer to 2000 ODI runs, Kyle Coetzer (in 49 innings), the most menacing threat to oppos...continued
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - over 3 years ago
David Willey, Liam Dawson in Warwickshire's sights as Paul Farbrace looks to lift club
9:00 AM ETHe may only have been in the role a few weeks, but Paul Farbrace has clearly seen enough.Farbrace, who started his new job as director of cricket at Warwickshire about six weeks ago, is so concerned about the performance of his new side that he is on the search ...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - over 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - Durham vs Gloucestershire, County Championship Division Two, 2nd Innings |...
3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkGloucestershire 174 (Bracey 35) and 119 for 4 (Hammond 36) beat Durham 158 (Burnham 43) and 132 (Shaw 3-31) by six wicketsGloucestershire have secured their first win of the County Championship Division Two season by defeating Durham by six ...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - over 3 years ago
Recent Match Report - South Africa Women vs Pakistan Women 4th T20I 2019 |
3:00 AM ETLiam BrickhillSouth Africa 174 for 6 (Lee 60, Dar 1-21) beat Pakistan 172 for 5 (Dar 75, Ismail 2-22) by four wicketsNida Dar's allround brilliance was not enough to secure victory for Pakistan as South Africa sealed a four-wicket win in the fourth T20I in Benon...continued
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - over 3 years ago
Wahab Riaz determined to 'prove Mickey Arthur wrong' at World Cup
11:24 AM ETA visibly excited Wahab Riaz said he was raring to go and "prove Mickey Arthur wrong", after being picked against all odds in Pakistan's World Cup squad.Wahab last played an ODI in June 2017 during Pakistan's Champions Trophy title run, and was not among the 23...continued
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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - over 3 years ago
Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup - Virat Kohli
10:55 AM ETVishal Dikshit in MumbaiIndia captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said as much a day before the team's departure for England, for the tournament beginning on Ma...continued
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9c02f74a2060b9a7d8d9cd41fd6c26ed Clarissa @Clarissa - over 3 years ago
No changes, Bangladesh keep faith in original squad of 15
6:04 AM ETThere will be no changes to the 15-man provisional World Cup squad Bangladesh had announced over a month ago, with Minhajul Abedin, the chief selector, saying that the performances in the Ireland tri-series, which Bangladesh won, had convinced the selectors that...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - over 3 years ago
England team 'has grown up together' - Jos Buttler
7:13 AM ETThere was a moment in England's final ODI against Pakistan, on a clear, bright spring afternoon in Yorkshire, that spoke to the sense of possibility and excitement that surrounds the team right now, a matter of days from the start of a home World Cup. When Jos B...continued
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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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