More players will follow Rashid - Willey
David Willey has expressed sympathy with his Yorkshire and England team-mate Adil Rashid's decision to put his first-class career on hold
Sri Lanka's rare chance to cap successful tour
In five matches against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh have lost four and drawn one, but Sunday is their last chance to restore a degree of respectability to the affair
Sam Northeast signs for Hampshire
Sam Northeast, who was given permission to speak to other counties last month by Kent, has joined Hampshire on a long-term contract
Shaken NZ battle England for final spot
Eoin Morgan is fit to return for England as they look to take advantage of New Zealand's record-breaking defeat in Auckland and steal a place in the final
New-look SA aim for redemption after ODI debacle
After the 5-1 defeat in the ODIs, the hosts will be led by JP Duminy in the T20Is while Suresh Raina may feature in India' XI
Sri Lanka capitalise on coach Hathurusingha's insider information
Having been Bangladesh's head coach - a role he had held since 2014 - the current Sri Lanka coach was privy to information on individual players' games. Sri Lanka have used that effectively to gain a substantial edge
Prime Doleshwar win three in a row, Abahani continue dominance
Pakistan's Akbar-ur-Rehman made 80 with the bat and chipped in with the ball as Kalabagan Krira Chakra earned their first win of the season against Gazi Group
A glimmer of hope for Suresh Raina
With India still searching for a fix in the ODI middle order ahead of next year's World Cup, a good performance in the T20Is against South Africa could set the batsman on the road to a long-term comeback
Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB brand ambassador
The fast bowler has also been named as advisor to the chairman on cricket affairs, although the scope of his role is unclear
PCB mulls Malaysia as venue for NZ, Australia series
The move stems from the Sharjah Cricket Stadium becoming a sought-after venue for hosting T20 leagues, which, as a result, is coming in the way of Pakistan's scheduling in the UAE
Victoria face uphill battle after Renshaw and Heazlett tons
Queensland's pace trio of Michael Neser, Luke Feldman and Mark Steketee reduced Victoria to 153 for 3 after the visiting team piled on 452 for 5 declared
Cooper's ton fires South Australia to first-innings lead
The South Australia veteran brought up his 10th first-class century to help his side wrest a first-innings advantage over New South Wales from a position of disadvantage
Tasmania push towards innings win after Wade's century
Thomas Rogers took four wickets in three overs to effect a stunning first-innings capitulation that put Western Australia in danger of losing inside three days
Freed-up Kohli shows what he is truly capable of
Earlier in the one-day series, the India captain batted according to the match situation, did just what his team needed. Now, with the result of the game holding little value, he had the licence to let himself go, and boy did he put on a show
In defeat, Markram remains optimistic about the future
South Africa's young captain says he is richer for the experience gained in this series, and thinks the lopsided result will spur his team on and make future victories that much sweeter
Was it worth the millions?
From 2020, Test cricket in England is back on the traditional six venues while the eight largest grounds will host the new T20 tournament. Has the last 20 years seen money well spent?
New Lankan Premier League set to clash with CPL and T20 Blast
The six-team tournament is scheduled from August 18 and September 10, while the CPL is set to be played from August 8 to September 16 and the English domestic season ongoing throughout
Raj, Mandhana fifties put India 2-0 up
A 106-run stand between India's openers handed South Africa a nine-wicket drubbing in East London
Mujeeb's maiden five-for seals Afghanistan's series win
The mystery spinner did the bulk of the damage as Zimbabwe collapsed to 134 all out. It only took Afghanistan 21.1 overs to chase that down without loss, with Mohammad Shahzad and Ihsanullah making unbeaten half-centuries
Santner on board as Derbyshire target Blast
Derbyshire have signed Mitchell Santner, the New Zealand spinner, as one of their overseas players for 2018
Fan's catch earns him $50,000
There were a few catches put down during the record-breaking T20 at Eden Park, but one very valuable one was taken
Who might follow Rashid's career move?
Adil Rashid has, in all likelihood, ended his first-class and Test career by take a white-ball only contract with Yorkshire. As the game continues to change, others may follow the same path
Stokes arrives in NZ ahead of England return
Ben Stokes has finally linked up with his England team-mates after landing in New Zealand on Sunday
Plunkett ruled out of New Zealand tour
Plunkett made his return against New Zealand in Wellington earlier this week but aggravated the problem he first suffered in the ODI in Sydney last month
Kohli's 35th ODI ton helps India wallop South Africa 5-1
Shardul Thakur dominated with the ball, Virat Kohli with the bat and India cruised to an eight-wicket win in Centurion, taking the six-match series 5-1
Perry displaces Raj as top-ranked ODI batsman
The ranking surge capped off a memorable week for the Australia allrounder, coming on the back of her second Belinda Clark award for Australia's women's cricketer of the year
Winter's five-for gives South Australia the upper hand
With New South Wales threatening to build a huge platform, Nick Winter snared his second five-for in his second first-class match and the home team lost their last eight wickets for 73 runs
Wade's rearguard revives Tasmania
Wade brought up his 10th first-class century and struck up two crucial partnerships to propel Tasmania to 5 for 327 on the first day
Renshaw's 170 propels Queensland
The discarded Australia opener scored a 218-ball 170 to put his side in control against Victoria on the first day
Australia hammer record chase after Guptill's 49-ball ton
Eden Park was transformed into a T20 batting paradise as Australia pulled off a world-record run chase in Auckland, reducing Martin Guptill's 49-ball hundred to a footnote
Haynes, Sammy question Pybus' return to West Indies
The former team director was hired back by Cricket West Indies without an interview process
Raina sets eyes on 2019 World Cup with international return
He says the upcoming T20Is against South Africa will be a vital series for him and also talks about failing the yo-yo test which he cleared recently to make a comeback
Ashfaq trumps Khadka as UAE clinch WCL Division Two title
Nepal nearly claimed a fourth final-over win, but excellent death bowling by UAE gave them a seven-run win and a Group A spot in the World Cup Qualifiers
'Have to bowl yorkers or bouncers on flat wickets' - Mahmudullah
Bangladesh's stand-in captain was disappointed with the lack of discipline from his bowling unit
Khawar, Bilal give Oman fifth-place finish
Khawar Ali triggered a middle-overs collapse and followed it up with his maiden List A century, while Bilal Khan took his second five-for in four matches as Oman brushed aside Kenya by five wickets
Canada defend 247 to claim third place
Canada's top-scorer Navneet Dhaliwal took out Namibia's top-scorer Louis van der Westhuizen and a chase that seemed possible at 131 for 3 simply fell away
London Tests, no Trent Bridge Ashes and Roses delight
A recap of the key decisions taken by the ECB over where major matches would be held in England and Wales
Leach learns from Lyon in push for Test call-up
The Somerset left-arm spinner continued to make a strong case for international honours with eight wickets against West Indies A in Jamaica
Shamsur Rahman century topples Dhanmondi Club
Legends of Rupganj defended 239 to beat Prime Bank Cricket Club while unbeaten fifties from Dhiman Ghosh and Salman Hossain lead Agrani Bank to victory over Shinepukur
Ishant to join Sussex for first two months of county season
The India seamer, who became available when he went unsold in the IPL auction, should be available for five County Championship fixtures and eight Royal London One-Day Cup matches
Rashid shelves first-class cricket for white-ball deal
Rashid, the legspinner, is a key part of England's one-day and T20 sides and believes it is those formats of the games he would be best to focus on
Back to Centurion, but for a dead rubber
The game will be a chance to rest players like Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada although South Africa should be more desperate for a face-saving win than India's quest for 5-1
ACA cautions against expanded BBL season
With player feedback calling for no compromise on other formats, and travel and training requirements to be factored in, ACA's chief executive calls CA's home-and-away proposal a "significant change over a short space of time"
Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera overpower Bangladesh
Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera ransacked Bangladesh's bowlers, after a fifty from opener Kusal Mendis, to help Sri Lanka chase down 194 - their highest in T20Is
NZ eye final berth, England need Aussie favour
The side with the most riding on this match is the one not playing: England's chances of squeezing into the final rest on Australia winning then beating the hosts in Hamilton on Sunday
Shaiman, Usman fifties propel UAE into World Cup Qualifier
A 19-run win ensured UAE pipped Canada and Namibia to second place on the basis of net run rate
Maqsood's 58 helps Oman finish on a high
Kenya finished without a win after five matches, while Oman completed a consolation victory in Windhoek
Headingley secures 2023 Ashes Test, Ageas Bowl misses out
Yorkshire's ground will also be one of the host venues for the new eight-team T20 competition, along with Hampshire's Ageas Bowl, which missed out on an Ashes Test
Cornwall, Warrican share 16 wickets in tight WI A win
West Indies A survived a scare on the final morning to secure a nervy two-wicket over England Lions in the first unofficial Test in Jamaica
Nepal's 'miracle' takes them into World Cup Qualifiers
With one wicket in hand, Nepal needed eight off the final over. The first four balls were dots, but Karan KC's six off the fifth ball propelled them to an improbable win against Canada
Mumbai to play Chennai Super Kings in IPL season opener
The tournament will retain its usual 4pm and 8pm starts, with double-headers restricted only to weekends
Sri Lanka eye tour sweep against injury-hit Bangladesh
Last year in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh enjoyed, perhaps, their best-ever away tour. Fast forward to the return series in 2018 and the tables have turned, across formats. Can the hosts halt Sri Lanka's charge?
Mirpur pitch gets 'below average' rating
The venue has earned a demerit point, with match referee David Boon ruling that uneven bounce and inconsistent turn, 'which was even excessive at times', skewed the second Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka heavily in favour of the bowlers
Gloucestershire bring in Australia's Worrall
Gloucestershire have signed Australia fast bowler Dan Worrall for the first half of the 2018 season
CSA not yet giving up on GLT20's future
The board has appointed a task team to present a new business model for the tournament such that it can grow the cricketing fan base as well as turn a profit
'Two or three IPLs left in me' - Yuvraj
The 36-year-old batsman has said he is still enjoying his cricket, and that he is still driven by the desire to play for India
Broad tweaks bowling action ahead of New Zealand tour
Stuart Broad averaged over 36 with the ball in 2017, his worst year since 2010, but currently sits on 399 Test wickets
Rabada fined for Dhawan send-off
The South Africa quick lost 15% of his match fee over the incident, and gained one demerit point, taking his overall tally to five; eight points within a specified period mean a weighty suspension
Bayliss not rushing Stokes back into action
Despite landing in New Zealand before some 50-over team-mates, Stokes won't feature in the remaining T20s and is unlikely for the opening ODI too. The England coach wants to ensure the allrounder is back "up to speed" first
West Indies, Rest of the World XI to play fundraising T20I
The match, which will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, has been granted international status, with the proceeds going towards the restoration of the cricket grounds in Dominica and Anguilla
India rise to No. 1 in ODI rankings
South Africa have moved down a spot, to No. 2, after losing the ongoing ODI series against India
Wagner returns for Essex in 2018
Essex have secured a return for Neil Wagner, the New Zealand left-armer who played a key role in their 2017 Championship title
Rashid's five-wicket haul dismantles Zimbabwe
The legspinner's variations skittled Zimbabwe for 154 in 34.3 overs, after which Rahmat Shah and Nasir Jamal secured the chase with fifties each
Namibia relegate Kenya, set up semi-final against UAE
Spinners Bernard Scholtz and Petrus Burger took seven wickets between them to send Kenya crashing to 110, 90 minutes before lunch
Smartt replaces injured Selman for New Zealand tour
The seamer's inclusion is the only change from the West Indies women squad that had been named for the home series against Sri Lanka
Mithali Raj, Anuja Patil lead India to 1-0 with seven-wicket win
The opener made an unbeaten 54 while the offspinner took 2 for 23 to consign South Africa to a seven-wicket loss
Uncertainty over GLT20 continues as CSA rejects new model
A new deadline of March 31 has been set to decide the stalled tournament's future
Saif 108 keeps Abahani on top, Liton gets Prime Doleshwar off the mark
Khelaghar chased down 248 with five wickets in hand against Gazi Group, to put Jauhurul Islam's century in vain
Mahmudullah pips Tamim to captaincy for first SL T20
Mahmudullah will stand in for the injured Shakib Al Hasan as captain; uncapped left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam replaced Shakib in the squad
Rohit, wristspinners fetch India first ODI series win in SA
India have won their first bilateral series in South Africa across any format bar a one-off T20, with victory in the fifth ODI in Port Elizabeth
Kusal Mendis to replace injured Kusal Perera in T20s
Kusal Mednis will come into the Sri Lankan T20I squad in place of the injured Kusal Perera
Klaasen, Jonker, Dala named in South Africa's T20I squad
With the Test series against Australia starting five days after the third and final T20I, South Africa have chosen to rest a number of players including Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla and the frontline Test-match fast bowlers
Stokes heads to New Zealand after not-guilty plea
Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray over an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September
Warne returns to Royals as mentor
The former Australian legspinner will be joined by another old Royals hand Zubin Bharucha, who has taken over as head of cricket
Williamson stars as New Zealand find lift-off
Kane Williamson provided a stirring riposte to suggestions he should step aside from the T20 side by top-scoring with 72 as New Zealand put themselves on course for a spot in the tri-series final
Sayers to face up to role model Philander
The fast bowler has found a place in Australia's Test squad for the South Africa tour after a hamstring injury ruled out Jackson Bird
NZ women call up uncapped Heffernan, Down
Natali Dodd and Hayley Jensen have returned to the T20I squad for the home series against West Indies while the legspinner Erin Bermingham, who has taken an indefinite break from cricket, was unavailable for selection
How the Stokes saga unfolded
A recap of events following Ben Stokes' arrest in Bristol in September, which led to him being charged with affray
Williams, Erasmus fifties hand Canada first loss
Gerhard Erasmus followed up his final-over heroics from a day earlier to partner Craig Williams for a 95-run sixth-wicket stand that set up Namibia's 17-run win
Lamichhane's five-for takes Nepal closer to World Cup Qualifier
After limiting Kenya to 177 for 8, Nepal's lower order clinched a thrilling three-wicket win over Kenya, helping them recover from 82 for 5 in a chase of 178
Pune demands to host IPL play-offs
Usually, the eliminator and the second qualifier are held at the home venue of the runner-up in the previous season. But with Rising Pune Supergiant no longer part of the IPL, other venues are lobbying to host the play-offs
Naveed, Haider end Oman's World Cup dreams
Defending a middling total of 159, UAE bowlers Mohammad Naveed and Imran Haider took three wickets each to complete a 46-run victory
Cash crunch threatens to derail Zimbabwe's season
Pakistan are due to visit Zimbabwe for an all-format tour over July-August 2018, but there is a distinct possibility that the series may not go ahead at all
T20 may become cricket's only format - Buttler
Jos Buttler, England's limited-overs wicketkeeper, has suggested that T20 could kill off all other forms of cricket within the near future
Environment around Bangladesh team 'dirty' - Khaled Mahmud
Bangladesh technical director Khaled Mahmud has said he is no longer interested in working with the national team
'Definitely want to play all three forms' - Williamson
Kane Williamson, New Zealand's captain, has responded to criticism from Simon Doull about the team's T20 fortunes and reiterated that he wants to be involved in all formats
Wristspin in focus again as South Africa return to green
The hosts need another win to keep the series alive. Both teams might also want to keep an eye on the weather, with showers forecast for the afternoon in Port Elizabeth
Injury cloud over Williamson as NZ look to break duck
The hosts have added Henry Nicholls to their squad as cover for their captain who is nursing a back niggle
Dhoni's assurance spurs Jadeja's batting
MS Dhoni's assurance that Ravindra Jadeja will be provided greater batting opportunities at Chennai Super Kings has led to the allrounder focusing more on his middle-order batting
Perry wins second Belinda Clark award
Tasmania's captain, George Bailey, was rewarded for his persistence as the men's domestic player of the year
CSA investigating racial abuse towards Tahir
According to the board, Tahir was "verbally and racially abused by an unknown man" in the crowd during the fourth ODI against India in Johannesburg
Smith, Warner win big on Allan Border medal night
David Warner collected the ODI award while Aaron Finch won the award in T20Is. Jhye Richardson, the 21-year-old quick was named the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year
Simon Willis resigns as SL high performance manager
The former Kent batsman has stepped down from his role, less than two years into a three-year contract
Australia to change tack for World Cup - Lehmann
After 12 months of poor ODI results, the Australia coach has conceded the team will need a fresh, more aggressive approach to be able to contend for World Cup 2019 in England
Erasmus' resilient fifty hauls Namibia to thrilling win
Nepal scrape to four-wicket win after felling UAE for 114; Canada pick up third straight win after Gunasekera's gritty half-century
Taylor's first ton after return levels series
In a direct reversal of the first ODI, Zimbabwe piled on 333 for 5 before wiping out Afghanistan for 179 to consign them to their second-biggest ODI defeat
England and New Zealand seek T20 batting reset
Australia are already in the tri-series final. The identity of their opposition will depend on which team can overcame their batting issues
Thoroughness of Karachi security 'remarkable' - Dickason
The ICC's security consultant was in the city to inspect a security rehearsal for the Pakistan Super League final, scheduled to be held at the National Stadium in March
Fawad century carries Karachi Whites to title
Fawad Alam's 149 ensured Karachi Whites chased down 348 to beat Islamabad to the Regional Cup title
Alok Kapali fires Brothers Union to hard-earned win
Agrani Bank Cricket Club also fall short in tense chase against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, while Legends of Rupganj canter to first win of the competition
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