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  • Sri Lanka in charge

    Sri Lanka in charge

    04 Jul 2015 13:46

    Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah recorded his third five-wicket haul of the series but Sri Lanka still held the upper hand after day two of the deciding third Test in Pallekele. Yasir took the final Sri Lanka wicket to fall in the morning se

  • Mashrafe demands fearless approach

    Mashrafe demands fearless approach

    04 Jul 2015 12:46

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza wants his side to forget their miserable record against South Africa and play with confidence in Sunday's opening Twenty20 international in Mirpur. South Africa have won 23 of their 24 international meeti

  • McCullum inspires Bears victory

    McCullum inspires Bears victory

    04 Jul 2015 11:17

    Brendon McCullum smashed the highest individual score in English domestic Twenty20 cricket as his stunning knock of 158 gave Birmingham Bears a third consecutive win in the NatWest T20 Blast on Friday. The New Zealand star battered his way

  • Moores enjoying attacking England

    Moores enjoying attacking England

    03 Jul 2015 15:47

    Peter Moores has enjoyed watching England's attacking cricket since his sacking as head coach and believes he did "a pretty good job" of rebuildi

  • Bowlers put Pakistan on front foot

    Bowlers put Pakistan on front foot

    03 Jul 2015 13:01

    Pakistan's bowlers did a fine job to restrict Sri Lanka to 272 runs on the first day of their deciding Test in Pallekele.With the three-ma

  • Broad: We can cope with Johnson

    Broad: We can cope with Johnson

    03 Jul 2015 12:46

    Stuart Broad is confident England can handle Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson during this summer's Ashes.Johnson wreaked havoc during

  • Westley congratulated by Cook

    Westley congratulated by Cook

    02 Jul 2015 19:17

    Essex opener Tom Westley revealed he had been sent a message of congratulations from England captain Alastair Cook after hitting a superb century

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  • McDonald extends Grace Road stay

    McDonald extends Grace Road stay

    02 Jul 2015 12:16

    Leicestershire head coach Andrew McDonald has agreed a two-year contract extension.The former Australia all-rounder, who was a former overses player at Grace Road, returned to lead the backroom staff last winter and has now penned a new d

  • No time wasted for Yorkshire

    No time wasted for Yorkshire

    01 Jul 2015 18:02

    Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand. The defending champions came in

  • Yorkshire go top by thumping Durham

    Yorkshire go top by thumping Durham

    01 Jul 2015 12:01

    Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand.The defending champions came into

  • Harris sidelined by sore knee

    Harris sidelined by sore knee

    01 Jul 2015 10:32

    Pace bowler Ryan Harris was a late withdrawal from the Australia side to face Essex in Chelmsford with a knee problem, which could put him out of contention for the opening Ashes Test in Cardiff next month. The 35-year-old from New Sout

  • Hampshire cling on at Lord's

    Hampshire cling on at Lord's

    30 Jun 2015 18:32

    Hampshire's Sean Terry and Adam Wheater made half-centuries in contrasting styles on day three at Lord's but they are unlikely to prevent Middlesex from completing their fourth win of the season in the LV= County Championship.While opener

  • Bayliss set to name first squad

    Bayliss set to name first squad

    30 Jun 2015 16:01

    New England coach Trevor Bayliss will name his first Test squad on Wednesday, with the majority of those who were summoned for a bonding trip in Spain set for the Ashes opener in Cardiff.Bayliss, the first Australian to lead England, brou

  • Emerging talents shortlisted

    Emerging talents shortlisted

    30 Jun 2015 09:47

    Six of England's brightest emerging talents have been shortlisted for the LV= Breakthrough Player award.Yorkshire's Jack Leaning, Sussex's Ollie Robinson, Gloucestershire's Craig Miles, Surrey's Tom Curran, Nottinghamshire's Luke Wood and

  • Starc has pink ball concerns

    Starc has pink ball concerns

    30 Jun 2015 09:01

    Australia paceman Mitchell Starc says he is "yet to be convinced" Kookaburra's pink ball is ready for day/night Test cricket.The first ever day/night floodlit Test will take place between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide from Novembe

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