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  • Ajmal to miss Sri Lanka match for tests on his action

    Ajmal to miss Sri Lanka match for tests on his action

    22 Aug 2014 06:46

    Under-scrutiny Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss part of his side's one-day series against Sri Lanka as he undergoes tests on his bowling action in Australia, officials said Friday.The 37-year-old, ranked number one in one-day i

  • Chigumbura spares Zimbabwe's blushes

    Chigumbura spares Zimbabwe's blushes

    21 Aug 2014 11:46

    A career-best innings of 90 from captain Elton Chigumbura could not prevent Zimbabwe from crashing to 165 all out in the third and final one-day international against South Africa on Thursday.Chigumbura arrived at the crease in just the

  • South Africa rest AB de Villiers, Zimbabwe win toss

    South Africa rest AB de Villiers, Zimbabwe win toss

    21 Aug 2014 08:16

    South Africa rested captain AB de Villiers and handed debuts to top-order batsman Rilee Rossouw and left-arm seamer Mthokozisi Shezi for Thursday's third and final one-day international against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.Faf du Plessis therefo

  • Dock their wages! 'Pampered' India slated over loss

    Dock their wages! 'Pampered' India slated over loss

    18 Aug 2014 08:01

    India's spectacular series defeat against England set off a flood of angry criticism Monday, with some fans calling for captain Mahendra Singh D

  • Wife convinced Cook to stay on as England skipper

    Wife convinced Cook to stay on as England skipper

    18 Aug 2014 00:01

    Alastair Cook said support from his wife, Alice, had persuaded him to stay on as England captain after leading the side to a come-from-behind Te

  • Sri Lanka prosper as Herath wrecks Pakistan again

    Sri Lanka prosper as Herath wrecks Pakistan again

    17 Aug 2014 13:16

    Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the

  • Root runs riot before India slump again

    Root runs riot before India slump again

    17 Aug 2014 12:31

    Joe Root's dashing 149 not out added to India's misery as England looked to seal a 3-1 series win in the fifth and final Test at The Oval on Sun

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  • South Africa one-day debuts for Rossouw and Shezi

    South Africa one-day debuts for Rossouw and Shezi

    20 Aug 2014 12:16

    South Africa will hand debuts to top-order batsman Rilee Rossouw and left-arm seamer Mthokozisi Shezi in Thursday's third and final one-day international against Zimbabwe.Having already sewn up the series by winning the first two games b

  • West Indies part ways with coach Gibson

    West Indies part ways with coach Gibson

    20 Aug 2014 08:31

    The West Indies parted ways with coach Ottis Gibson on Tuesday, just a day ahead of a home one-day series against Bangladesh.The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said the two sides "mutually agreed to terminate their association" with te

  • Clarke insists Zimbabwe not 'token tour'

    Clarke insists Zimbabwe not 'token tour'

    20 Aug 2014 02:16

    Captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday insisted Australia's visit to Zimbabwe was not a "token tour" or World Cup audition but was all about winning as players return to international action.A 14-man squad departed Wednesday for Harare to p

  • Irfan to join Pakistan for Sri Lanka one-days

    Irfan to join Pakistan for Sri Lanka one-days

    19 Aug 2014 09:31

    Fit-again paceman Mohammad Irfan will join the Pakistan squad for their one-day matches against Sri Lanka to reinforce the attack after their 2-0 Test series defeat, a board official said Tuesday.The 32-year-old, who holds the record of

  • Zimbabwe elect to bowl against South Africa in 2nd ODI

    Zimbabwe elect to bowl against South Africa in 2nd ODI

    19 Aug 2014 08:16

    Zimbabwe made an alteration to both their batting and bowling departments as they sought to be more competitive in the second of three one-day internationals against South Africa on Tuesday.Having lost the first ODI by 93 runs on Sunday,

  • India sideline coach Fletcher after crushing loss

    India sideline coach Fletcher after crushing loss

    19 Aug 2014 08:01

    India's cricket chiefs on Tuesday effectively sidelined head coach Duncan Fletcher for the one-day series against England following the side's humiliating 3-1 defeat in the Tests.India's cricket council appointed former Test all-rounder

  • West Indies look to prolong Bangladesh's woeful run

    West Indies look to prolong Bangladesh's woeful run

    19 Aug 2014 00:31

    West Indies and Bangladesh commence a three-match One-Day International series at the Queen's Park Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday with the home side heavily favoured to extend the tourists' miserable record in 2014.Despite several encou

  • India fined for slow over rate

    India fined for slow over rate

    18 Aug 2014 09:01

    India have been fined for a slow over rate during their heavy defeat by England in the fifth Test at The Oval, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.India have been punished because they were three overs short of th

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