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Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane repel Australia’s attack

India 3 for 172 (Kohli 82*, Rahane 51*, Starc 2-42) trail Australia 326 (Harris 70, Head 58, Ishant 4-41) by 154 runsVirat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane led India's riposte to Pat Cummins' tour de force to help the visitors...

Four-day Tests loom in Australia’s future

A November 2020 home fixture against Afghanistan looms as a likely rehearsal for four-day Test matches in Australia, as the Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts declared the governing body and other nations needed to be more open to...

PCB reveals PSL franchises’ financial accounts in error

An already at-times tense relationship between the PCB and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises got a little worse, with the Pakistan board erroneously revealing franchise financial details to each other. It was an embarrassing enough slip-up for the...

Fast bowlers give Sri Lanka hope against upbeat New Zealand

Big PictureThis is a Test between a team ranked No. 6 that has just been walloped 3-0 at home, and a No. 4 side that has just returned from a 2-1 triumph overseas. That the series takes place in...

PCB earns rights to 2020 Asia Cup, but no clarity on venue

The next Asia Cup will be hosted by the PCB for the first time in over a decade, but whether that means it will be played in Pakistan or the UAE, is not yet clear. The tournament, which will...

Bit of excitement for fast bowlers in familiar conditions – Southee

"A bit of excitement," "a spring in the step for the fast bowlers" - this is how Tim Southee described the feelings inspired by the Basin Reserve pitch in Wellington, two days out from the first Test against Sri...

Delport’s 63-ball 84 fires Rocks into the knockouts

Paarl Rocks 130 for 4 (Delport 84, Magala 2-15) beat Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 129 for 8 (Second 37, Bravo 3-22) by six wicketsCameron Delport's first fifty of the Mzansi Super League and an incisive spell from Dwayne Bravo...

Pongolo six-for secures home play-off for Jozi Stars

Dec 10, 2018Liam BrickhillJozi Stars 239 for 3 (van der Dussen 96*, Christian 52*) beat Tshwane Spartans 138 (Cloete 50, Pongolo 6-20) by 101 runsNono Pongolo starred with a pitch-perfect, career-best 6 for 20, the best figures ever recorded...

Shai Hope stars with 146* as West Indies level series

West Indies 256-6 (Hope 146*, Rubel 2-57) beat Bangladesh 255-7 (Shakib 65, Mushfiqur 62, Thomas 3-54) by four wicketsShai Hope starred with an unbeaten 146 off 144 balls to help West Indies register their first win on the tour...

Langer looks to pacemen and hopes for fiery Perth Stadium debut

Australia's coach Justin Langer will devote himself to efforts to mentally and physically refresh his team for the second of back-to-back Tests, on a fiery Perth Stadium pitch that looms as the hosts' best chance to catch up to...

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