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Dale Steyn, Quinton de Kock rested from first two ODIs

South Africa have rested Dale Steyn and Quinton de Kock from the first two ODIs against Pakistan, and called up Duanne Olivier and Aiden Markram in their place. Heinrich Klaasen is set to take the keeping gloves in de...

Joe Root shrugs off Big Bash rust as England ease into Caribbean groove

England XI 312 for 10 (Root 87) v WI President's XIScorecardAs the scorecard took on an unusual look - it was 284 for 10 when Keaton Jennings came out for a second bat of the innings - you couldn't...

‘Tonight was an MS classic’ – Kohli

He came in with equation reading 139 off 118 deliveries. He took it to the last over. He hit the first ball for a six, and made sure India won the game. MS Dhoni was in his element in...

Jos Buttler concedes ‘obvious risks’ of warm-up football

Jos Buttler has admitted it "probably doesn't make too much sense" for England to play football as part of their training routine.Butter, England's vice-captain, insisted the players were "very careful" and tried to keep things safe while playing. But...

Mickey Arthur disappointed at loss, but confident in long-term plans

An "extremely disappointed" Mickey Arthur admitted Pakistan weren't quite replicating their T20 success at Test level, but was satisfied the team was moving in the right direction. On a day where Pakistan were bowled out for 273, sealing a...

‘We have moved on’ – Mithali Raj on row with Harmanpreet Kaur

Mithali Raj has said that the acrimony that followed India's semi-final exit in the Women's World T20 is a thing of the past, even though she felt the episode did "hamper" the profile of the Indian women's team."I don't...

Cameron Bancroft and Ashton Turner flatten Sydney Sixers with powerful display

Perth Scorchers 3 for 178 (Bancroft 87*, Turner 60) beat Sydney Sixers 5 for 177 (Henriques 38) by seven wicketsA red-hot Ashton Turner and Cameron Bancroft engineered Perth Scorchers' daunting run chase of 178 with ease to flatten Sydney...

Rohit thinks Dhoni at No. 4 is ‘most ideal’

India's ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma believes No. 4 is the "ideal" position for MS Dhoni as India continue to jostle with their middle-order combinations ahead of the World Cup.Dhoni made 51 off 96 balls in the first ODI against...

Hashim Amla steadies South Africa after early wickets

Tea South Africa 262 and 25 for 1 (Markram 17*, Amla 1*) lead Pakistan 185 (Sarfraz 50, Olivier 5-51) by 102 runsThere was no mistaking the potency of South Africa's pace attack, even if the team's catching on the...

Siddle returns, Behrendorff debuts as Australia opt to bat

Australia won the toss and decided to bat against IndiaThere will be an early chance to assess Australia's reshaped one-day batting order after Aaron Finch won the toss at the SCG and opted to set a total.India have had...

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The big pictureThe result of the Test series may be as disappointing for Mickey Arthur as it was gratifying for Otis Gibson, but in...