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India A 135/10 & 274/10 v Australia A 62 & 349/10 *

India A 135/10 & 274/10 v Australia A 62 & 349/10 *

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Bangladesh 246/8 * v South Africa

Bangladesh 246/8 * v South Africa

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Sri Lanka A Emerging Players 115/10 & 257/10 v South Africa Emerging Players 74/2 & 299/10 *

Sri Lanka A Emerging Players 115/10 & 257/10 v South Africa Emerging Players 74/2 & 299/10 *

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Scotland 111/1 * v Nepal 167/10

Scotland 111/1 * v Nepal 167/10

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Hampshire 121 * v Middlesex 117/10

Hampshire 121 * v Middlesex 117/10

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England Academy Women 254/7 * v Australia Women

England Academy Women 254/7 * v Australia Women

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Sri Lanka 172/7 v Pakistan 47/5 *

Sri Lanka 172/7 v Pakistan 47/5 *

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Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com

Scotland cruise after all the rain

Matthew Cross carried over his excellent work from behind the stumps on Friday to in front of the stumps on Saturday, his unbeaten 51 lifting Scotland to a nine-wicket win

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:39 pm

Footitt, Plunkett in 14-man England squad

England have brought in Mark Footitt and Liam Plunkett as pace-bowling options for the fourth Investec Ashes Test, where they will be without James Anderson

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:19 pm

Deflated Zimbabwe brace for Aotearoa challenge

A new-look New Zealand side will have the Maori word “Aotearoa” emblazoned on their jerseys when they take on a Zimbabwe outfit struggling to translate performances into results

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:10 pm

Hosts use rain delays to keep ‘minds fresh’

Shakib Al Hasan spoke of the Bangladesh’s frustration on having a second consecutive day washed out due to rain, but said the players were doing other things to stay focused

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 2:38 pm

Dominant Australia A complete series victory

Australia A needed just 51 minutes on the fourth day to complete a dominant 10-wicket win in Chennai and wrap up a 1-0 series win

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:46 pm

Defeat eye-opener for youngsters – Dravid

Rahul Dravid has said the 0-1 series loss to Australia A in the two unofficial Tests was a “good eye-opener” for the India A players

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:29 pm

Sri Lanka bat, Mathews out with injury

Sri Lanka chose to bat on a track Lasith Malinga felt would be good for batting. Shahid Afridi said he would have liked to bat first as well, as Pakistan had successfully done at the same venue on Thursday

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:21 pm

Lehmann breaks silence on Haddin decision

Darren Lehmann has rejected suggestions that the national team’s “family first” policy had been mistreated by the decision to drop Brad Haddin after he missed the Lord’s Test to be with his ill daughter

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:55 am

Second successive day lost to rain

There has now been as much play in this Test series as there has been waiting for clearer skies; the second successive abandoned day in Mirpur taking the total number of washouts to four

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:04 am

Chand to lead India A in tri-series, Rayudu against South Africa A

Unmukt Chand will lead India A in the upcoming tri-series against Australia A and South Africa A while Ambati Rayudu has been named as captain for the unofficial Test series against South Africa A

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 7:35 am

Cricket – Google News

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Scotland beat Nepal in World Cricket League after rain delay – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Scotland beat Nepal in World Cricket League after rain delay
BBC Sport
Scotland secured a nine-wicket victory over Nepal in their second ICC World Cricket League Championship meeting in Ayr. Rain halted play on Friday with the visitors all out for 167 and the Scots needing 95 from 20.2 overs. And, after play resumed on …
Scotland cruise after all the rainESPNcricinfo.com
Live Cricket Score, Scotland vs Nepal at Ayr, Match 8, ICC World Cricket Cricket Country (blog)

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:33 pm

Ashes 2015: Cricket Writers panel talk Anderson, Aussies and more – SkySports


SkySports

Ashes 2015: Cricket Writers panel talk Anderson, Aussies and more
SkySports
Cricket journalists John Etheridge, Peter Hayter and Phil Walker were probably planning to head to Edgbaston on Sunday for day five of the third Investec Ashes Test. Except there will no day five of the third Investec Ashes Test, with England wrapping
Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke's Test career could be over – Jim MaxwellBBC Sport
Cricket-Australia admits: We need to talk about MichaelReuters UK
The Ashes 2015: crazy cricket could mean 'financial disaster'The Week UK
ESPNcricinfo.com -The Independent -The Guardian
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 11:36 am

Cricket-Haddin omission hardest decision of my career – Lehmann – Reuters UK


SkySports

Cricket-Haddin omission hardest decision of my career – Lehmann
Reuters UK
Brad has been a fantastic cricketer for Australia for a long period of time and that would be the hardest decision I have had to make as a coach, or even as a player," Lehmann told reporters after England won by eight wickets on Friday to take a 2-1
Darren Lehmann admits dropping Brad Haddin a tough decisionSkySports
Lehmann breaks silence on Haddin decisionESPNcricinfo.com
Lehmann affirms 'family first' ethoscricket.com.au
Telegraph.co.uk -Courier Mail -BBC Sport
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:04 am

Cricket-Test Series Bangladesh v South Africa scoreboard – Reuters UK


Cricket-Test Series Bangladesh v South Africa scoreboard
Reuters UK
Aug 1 (Infostrada Sports) – Scoreboard at stumps on the third day in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Saturday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Bangladesh 1st innings (Overnight: 246-8) T. Iqbal c Amla b Steyn 6 I. Kayes lbw b …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 9:27 am

Lancashire Cricket Board bid to host new Women’s Cricket Super League team – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Lancashire Cricket Board bid to host new Women's Cricket Super League team
Manchester Evening News
Bobby Cross , vice chairman of the board of directors of the LCB, said: “The Board has invested significantly in the development of our women and girls programme over the last few years with a full-time Women & Girls Cricket Development Officer in Jen …

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:10 am

England’s Ashes fate could be decided by cricket’s least fashionable shot – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

England's Ashes fate could be decided by cricket's least fashionable shot
The Guardian (blog)
For all the talk of exciting new brands, polyvalent all-format cricketers and all the rest, the leave is still the non-shot from which everything else flows, the silence in between the notes that lets the music happen. This is in part why David Warner
Buoyant England face tricky decisionsESPNcricinfo.com

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:12 pm

How a flood of money just made cricket poorer – The Guardian


The Guardian

How a flood of money just made cricket poorer
The Guardian
When the Ashes are in progress in England and Wales, it becomes possible, for a while, to imagine that cricket is a game of continuity rather than change, with traditions, uniforms and rivalries dating back well over 100 years. If you grew up with

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 5:43 pm

Cricket-Test Series England v Australia scoreboard – Reuters UK


Cricket-Test Series England v Australia scoreboard
Reuters UK
July 31 (Infostrada Sports) – Scoreboard at close of play on the third day in the third Test between England and Australia on Friday in Birmingham, England Australia 1st innings 136 (C. Rogers 52; J. Anderson 6-47) England 1st innings 281 (J. Root 63

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:02 pm

Ashes 2015: David Warner blazes trail in exhibition of helter-skelter cricket – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Ashes 2015: David Warner blazes trail in exhibition of helter-skelter cricket
The Guardian (blog)
Test cricket is anything but. The best innings are measured in hours, sessions and days. Or at least, they are supposed to be. Here at Edgbaston they have been clocked in minutes, balls and overs. It has felt like a very modern sort of match, a Test of

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 2:06 pm

Ashes 2015: Long-form cricket played in the short-form way – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Ashes 2015: Long-form cricket played in the short-form way
BBC Sport
A five-day contest that came within a few wickets of ending in two. Opening batsmen scoring 35-ball half-centuries, the number one ranked player in the world falling to a top-edged slog. This is Test cricket with your finger on the fast-forward button
The Ashes 2015 RECAP: England vs Australia cricket coverage from day three of Daily Mail
England seek knockout blow in thrilling cricket punch-upFinancial Times
Ashes 2015: Australia hit back to limit England's progressSkySports
Reuters UK -Sportinglife.com -expressandstar.com
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:38 pm