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  • Buttler says he's no quick England fix

    Buttler says he's no quick England fix

    26 Jul 2014 00:46

    Jos Buttler tried to ease the pressure on himself ahead of his Test debut against India this weekend by insisting he alone could not "fix" England's ills.Just under two months ago, following his stunning one-day hundred against Sri Lanka

  • South Africa lose openers cheaply to spin

    South Africa lose openers cheaply to spin

    25 Jul 2014 10:01

    Sri Lanka spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera launched an early assault to have South Africa down on the mat on the second day of the series-deciding second Test on Friday.The spin duo got rid of South African openers Dean Elgar

  • 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

  • New Zealand spinner's action deemed illegal

    New Zealand spinner's action deemed illegal

    23 Jul 2014 07:16

    New Zealand part-time spinner Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling after biomechanical tests confirmed his action is illegal, New Zealan

  • 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

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  • Injury-plagued Prior takes break from England duty

    Injury-plagued Prior takes break from England duty

    22 Jul 2014 08:31

    England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has decided to take a break from international duty for the rest of the season after losing form due to a series of injuries.Prior revealed his decision to step away from England action just hours after hi

  • India hails much-ridiculed Sharma

    India hails much-ridiculed Sharma

    22 Jul 2014 06:01

    Much-ridiculed paceman Ishant Sharma was the toast of India on Tuesday after a devastating spell of bowling demolished England at Lord's, securing his team's first overseas victory for three years.Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar describe

  • 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

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