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India Under-19s 388/9 v England Under-19s 34/2 & 375/10 *

India Under-19s 388/9 v England Under-19s 34/2 & 375/10 *

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Matabeleland Tuskers 148/10 v Mountaineers 13/1 *

Matabeleland Tuskers 148/10 v Mountaineers 13/1 *

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Mid West Rhinos 51/3 & 224/10 * v Mashonaland Eagles 272/10

Mid West Rhinos 51/3 & 224/10 * v Mashonaland Eagles 272/10

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India v Australia 256/9 *

India v Australia 256/9 *

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North West v Gauteng 196/2 *

North West v Gauteng 196/2 *

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Eastern Province 58/1 * v KwaZulu-Natal Inland 270/10

Eastern Province 58/1 * v KwaZulu-Natal Inland 270/10

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Sri Lanka A v England Lions

Sri Lanka A v England Lions

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Zimbabwe v Afghanistan

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan

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Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi

Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi

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Cape Cobras v Titans

Cape Cobras v Titans

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Dolphins v Lions

Dolphins v Lions

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Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators

Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators

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Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com

Fit-again Hales in line for West Indies tour recall

Hales, who missed out on selection for the original squad after sustaining a broken bone in his right hand during the ODI series in India, is due to have a scan on the hand on February 27

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:22 pm

‘Future generations will put T20 first’ – Buttler

Test cricket is facing “some big challenges” if it is to remain relevant and popular in the era of T20, according to England’s Jos Buttler

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:20 pm

Clinical Quetta clinch playoff berth with victory

Quetta Gladiators dominated Karachi Kings to win by six wickets in what was arguably the most lopsided match of PSL 2017

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:00 pm

Taylor talked about as one of the greats – Hesson

Even though Mike Hesson avoided talking about Ross Taylor’s position in the T20 team, the New Zealand coach spoke highly of Taylor as an ODI batsman

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:39 pm

Samuels ponders Kolpak deal after omission from West Indies ODIs

Marlon Samuels has called on the WICB to “compromise” in their selection policy after he was omitted from West Indies’ ODI squad

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:10 pm

MP batsman Harpreet aggrieved by case of mistaken identity

Several newspapers and websites published the Madhya Pradesh’s batsman’s name and photograph erroneously stating he had been detained by police in Mumbai

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:35 pm

Renshaw, Starc fifties guide Australia on a turner

They contributed nearly half of the visitors’ total on a Pune pitch where the ball spinning sharply was the norm rather than the exception

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:37 pm

Philander primed for Test return

Vernon Philander has recovered from a slight ankle impingement and is expected to take his usual place in South Africa’s Test squad, which departs for New Zealand in the weekend

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:53 pm

Waiting to bat was the most challenging – Renshaw

Matt Renshaw said that he felt bad leaving the field as he knew he could be letting the team down and that Steven Smith was understanding once he knew the predicament

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:43 pm

Australia showed good application – Bangar

The Indian batting coach said the pitch was par for Test cricket and rewarded those who were willing to apply themselves on the first day

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:29 pm

Cricket – Google News

Google News

Third suspect arrested in connection with international cricket match spot-fixing – SkySports


Third suspect arrested in connection with international cricket match spot-fixing
SkySports
A third suspect has been arrested in connection with bribery offences linked to international cricket match spot-fixing. Officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA) arrested the British man, who is in his 30s, on Thursday morning in Sheffield as part

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:32 pm

Cricket spot-fixing claims: Third man arrested in Sheffield – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Cricket spot-fixing claims: Third man arrested in Sheffield
BBC Sport
The spot-fixing allegations relate to the Pakistan Super League – the country's top-flight cricket championship which is held in the United Arab Emirates for security reasons. Khan and Latif play in the PSL for current champions Islamabad United. The
British man arrested as part of international cricket spot-fixing investigationITV News
Cricket-Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probeDaily News & Analysis
CRICKETgulfnews.com

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:29 pm

How Australia and India produced the second tied Test in cricket history – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

How Australia and India produced the second tied Test in cricket history
The Guardian (blog)
It seems that the debate relating to the future of Test cricket is not just a recent trend. Back in 1986, Richard Streeton wrote in the Times about the growth of limited overs cricket and the impact it was having on the longer form of the game
Live cricket score: India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 live: IND target StarcHindustan Times
Australia v India Test cricket series 2017: Matt Renshaw responds to Allan Border's jibeThe Sydney Morning Herald
Renshaw, Starc fifties guide Australia on a turnerESPNcricinfo.com
New Zealand Herald –NEWS.com.au –NDTVSports.com
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:41 pm

Amateur cricketer breaks 15 bones after struck by ball | Daily Mail … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Amateur cricketer breaks 15 bones after struck by ball | Daily Mail …
Daily Mail
An amateur cricketer has been left seriously injured with 15 broken bones in his face after a ball struck him between the eyes while he was bowling in the nets.
Amateur cricketer smashed in face by stray ball and left with …The Sun
Amateur cricketer suffers horrific injuries including broken skull, nose, cheekbones and both eye sockets from ONE …Mirror.co.uk

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:01 pm

Cricket superstar Sir Ian Botham’s grandson to make Wales Under-20 debut in Scotland – WalesOnline


WalesOnline

Cricket superstar Sir Ian Botham's grandson to make Wales Under-20 debut in Scotland
WalesOnline
England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham's grandson James Botham makes his Wales Under-20 debut during Friday night's clash with Scotland in the junior Six Nations at Cumbernauld's Broadwood Stadium. The back-row forward, who made a try-scoring debut …

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 6:09 pm

Ryan Sidebottom to retire from cricket after the 2017 County Championship – The Independent


The Independent

Ryan Sidebottom to retire from cricket after the 2017 County Championship
The Independent
Yorkshire fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom has announced he will retire from playing professional cricket at the end of the 2017 county season. The 39-year-old, who helped England win the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010, will call time on a 20-year career …
Ryan Sidebottom: Yorkshire's ex-England seamer to retire at end of the seasonBBC Sport

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 4:43 pm

England players past and present celebrate shared history – ECB.co.uk


ECB.co.uk

England players past and present celebrate shared history
ECB.co.uk
Last night over 200 England cricketers gathered at Lord's for a very special event – a unique assembly of all past and present England players. The guest list spanned many generations of men and women's players, from those representing England in the …

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 4:09 pm

Cricket ace Shane Warne is CAUGHT OUT after telling his social media followers he is leaving the UK but later … – The Sun


The Sun

Cricket ace Shane Warne is CAUGHT OUT after telling his social media followers he is leaving the UK but later
The Sun
CRICKET ace Shane Warne was 'caught out' when he told his social media followers he was leaving the UK but was later spotted chatting up girls in a London strip club the same night. The former Australian vice-captain, 47, made a late night run to West

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 2:50 pm

Batter not batsman? Cricket terms should be ‘gender neutral’, argues … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Batter not batsman? Cricket terms should be 'gender neutral', argues …
Telegraph.co.uk
Gender neutral terms like batter and 12th should be introduced in cricket to make the game more inclusive for women, an Australian cricket administrator has …
Australian official calls for gender neutral cricket terms like batter and 12thBBC News

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Posted on 21 February 2017 | 1:15 pm

Kevin Pietersen says IPL auction is a ‘slap in Test cricket’s face’ – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Kevin Pietersen says IPL auction is a 'slap in Test cricket's face'
BBC Sport
… 36-year-old on social media. "I absolutely love how all these youngsters are now benefiting. "I love how T20 is growing the game. I'm just saying that Tests are falling way behind at the moment. The ICC [International Cricket Council] needs to act
'Future generations will put T20 first' – Jos Buttler | Cricket | ESPN …ESPNcricinfo.com
Kevin Pietersen Twitter ranted that Test cricket is 'falling way behind' after the IPL auctionthe Irish News
Kevin Pietersen wants ICC to act on Test cricket after Tymal Mills' IPL paydayBT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Cricbuzz
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Posted on 21 February 2017 | 9:33 am