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  • Jayawardene, Dickwella take Sri Lanka to 395-6

    Jayawardene, Dickwella take Sri Lanka to 395-6

    25 Jul 2014 07:16

    The retiring Mahela Jayawardene hit a solid 165 in one of his last few Test innings to give Sri Lanka the edge on the second day of the second match against South Africa Friday.Jayawardene, due to quit Test cricket next month, hit 17 fou

  • Steyn strikes early in second Sri Lanka Test

    Steyn strikes early in second Sri Lanka Test

    24 Jul 2014 07:16

    Dale Steyn took two wickets in two balls to give South Africa a flying start in the series-deciding second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.Steyn, the star of South Africa's big win in the first Test at Galle, sent

  • Pakistan board to approve new constitution

    Pakistan board to approve new constitution

    23 Jul 2014 07:16

    The Pakistan Cricket Board is set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairman more democratic and weaken political influence.The changes come as the board prepares to hold a fresh election to en

  • Cook will never improve - Ponting

    Cook will never improve - Ponting

    22 Jul 2014 03:46

    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting piled more pressure on under-fire England skipper Alastair Cook Tuesday by saying he will not improve as

  • England won't miss Cook as captain - Hussain

    England won't miss Cook as captain - Hussain

    21 Jul 2014 17:16

    Former England captain Nasser Hussain urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95-run defeat by India at Lord's on Monday condemned

  • Sharma drama leaves second Test in the balance

    Sharma drama leaves second Test in the balance

    21 Jul 2014 12:46

    India's Ishant Sharma struck off the last ball before lunch on the final day to end a stubborn fifth-wicket England stand that threatened to tur

  • Dhoni has no regrets over Anderson charge

    Dhoni has no regrets over Anderson charge

    16 Jul 2014 14:31

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted Wednesday his side had been right to complain about the conduct of England's James Anderson.

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  • Elbow surgery blow for Australia's Marsh

    Elbow surgery blow for Australia's Marsh

    22 Jul 2014 05:16

    Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh faces four months out of action after a specialist on Tuesday recommended surgery for a persistent elbow injury.The left-hander is expected to go under the knife next week which rules him out of the up

  • New Zealand stops Basin Reserve fly-over

    New Zealand stops Basin Reserve fly-over

    22 Jul 2014 05:01

    New Zealand's environmental watchdog stepped in Tuesday to prevent a proposed fly-over in Wellington that would have threatened the historic Basin Reserve's status as a Test cricket venue.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said ke

  • South Africa aim to end Sri Lanka series jinx

    South Africa aim to end Sri Lanka series jinx

    22 Jul 2014 02:01

    An upbeat South Africa will look to carry their winning momentum in the second Test against Sri Lanka beginning on Thursday, and break a 21-year-old jinx on the island.The Proteas, the current world number two, have not won a Test series

  • Dhoni rejoices as demoralised England lose Prior

    Dhoni rejoices as demoralised England lose Prior

    22 Jul 2014 01:01

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his side's determination in forcing the collapse of England who faced new trouble Tuesday when wicketkeeper Matt Prior withdrew for at least the rest of the season.India head towards the third Te

  • Injury-plagued Prior pulls out of England duty

    Injury-plagued Prior pulls out of England duty

    21 Jul 2014 21:31

    England wicketkeeper Matt Prior said after his side's crushing defeat by India on Monday that he will not play any more Tests this season and may have ended his international career.Prior, 32, said he needs time off to treat injuries, in

  • India win 2nd Test against England, lead series 1-0

    India win 2nd Test against England, lead series 1-0

    21 Jul 2014 14:31

    India beat England by 95 runs to win the second Test at Lord's on Monday and so take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.Victory gave India their first away win in 16 Tests, a run stretching back to June 2011, and was just their second v

  • Pakistan court orders elections for new chief

    Pakistan court orders elections for new chief

    21 Jul 2014 12:31

    Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ordered cricket authorities to hold fresh elections within a week to end a 14-month administrative crisis that has sparked international ridicule.The saga began in May last year when the then-chairman o

  • Sri Lanka rebuild after early blows

    Sri Lanka rebuild after early blows

    18 Jul 2014 09:46

    Upul Tharanga top-scored with 83 as Sri Lanka sought to rebuild their innings after losing their big hitters on the third day of the first Test against South Africa on Friday.Tharanga, making a Test comeback after more than six years, st

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