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  • ICC approves dates for major events through 2019

    ICC approves dates for major events through 2019

    29 Jan 2015 10:16

    The International Cricket Council on Thursday approved the dates for major tournaments for the next four years, up to the 2019 World Cup in England.England will also host the 2017 Champions Trophy one-day tournament and India the 2016 Wo

  • World Cup final to have a Super Over in event of tie

    World Cup final to have a Super Over in event of tie

    29 Jan 2015 10:16

    The upcoming cricket World Cup final will be decided by a Super Over in the event of a tie, the sport's governing body announced on Thursday.The move is a return to the playing condition in force at the last World Cup in 2011, abandoning

  • Sangakkara lifts Sri Lanka to 34-run win

    Sangakkara lifts Sri Lanka to 34-run win

    29 Jan 2015 09:46

    Kumar Sangakkara's masterful double of a century and a world-record wicketkeeping performance inspired Sri Lanka to a 34-run win over New Zealand in their one-day series finale in Wellington on Thursday.Even though it was a dead rubber,

  • Bradman record has Sangakarra reconsidering retirement

    Bradman record has Sangakarra reconsidering retirement

    04 Jan 2015 07:46

    Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara is reconsidering retirement plans after his 203 against New Zealand Sunday put him one behind Australian legen

  • Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

    Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

    28 Dec 2014 09:16

    Virat Kohli says he enjoys the on-field banter with Australia but he let his bat do the talking Sunday with a Test-best 169 to help India fight

  • Boult's triple strike leaves Pakistan in tatters

    Boult's triple strike leaves Pakistan in tatters

    30 Nov 2014 09:01

    New Zealand seamer Trent Boult took three wickets in 18 balls to leave Pakistan struggling at 30-3 at lunch on the fourth day of the third and f

  • Shock as Hughes dies from head injuries

    Shock as Hughes dies from head injuries

    27 Nov 2014 07:31

    Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in one of the highest-profile sporting f

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  • England, India in knockout tie for tri series final

    England, India in knockout tie for tri series final

    29 Jan 2015 07:31

    India and England clash on Friday in Perth with the winners taking their place in the tri series final against Australia in the shadow of the looming World Cup.The hosts are enjoying extra time to prepare for Sunday's final at Perth's WA

  • Sangakkara century anchors Sri Lanka

    Sangakkara century anchors Sri Lanka

    29 Jan 2015 05:31

    Veteran Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 as Sri Lanka posted 287-6 after electing to bat first in the seventh and final one-day international against New Zealand on Thursday.The impressive knock off 105 deliveries moved Sangakkara

  • West Indies to bowl in rain-delayed ODI

    West Indies to bowl in rain-delayed ODI

    28 Jan 2015 14:01

    The West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl in the fifth and final one-day international against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.The match was reduced to 42 overs a side after rain delayed the start by two-and-a-half ho

  • Australian duo Finch, Maxwell join Yorkshire

    Australian duo Finch, Maxwell join Yorkshire

    28 Jan 2015 10:16

    Yorkshire have signed Australian batsmen Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell as their overseas players for the 2015 season, the reigning English county champions announced on Wednesday.Finch, who played for Yorkshire last season, will play in

  • Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup

    Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    If they are to reach the World Cup quarter-finals, Zimbabwe will need to beat Ireland and the UAE, the non-Test nations in Pool B, and find a way to defeat at least one of India, South Africa, Pakistan and the West Indies.It shapes as a

  • Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

    Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.For a non-Test nation, the Scots' World Cup record may not seem that surprising bu

  • Ireland target more shocks, Test status

    Ireland target more shocks, Test status

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    It is a measure of Ireland's success at the last two World Cups that it will no longer count as a stunning shock if they defeat a Test nation in Australia and New Zealand.Whether it was knocking Pakistan out of the 2007 edition in the Ca

  • Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

    Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    Afghanistan hope to follow the World Cup giant-killing blueprint drawn up by fellow outsiders Ireland when they make their debut at the game's showpiece tournament.Ireland defeated mighty Pakistan to reach the Super Eights stage at the 2

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