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Zimbabwe Gains First Significant Cricket Victory in 12 Years
A test victory over Pakistan is its first since 2001 against any team other than Bangladesh.
World Cup Contenders Saddled With Familiar Baggage
With strong hosts expected to challenge, a highly-fancied South Africa facing their demons and a sprawling format certain to generate criticism, the cricket World Cups return to Australia and New Zealand is a case of deja vu in many ways.
Dhoni, Mustafizur fined for collision | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
ESPNcricinfo has learnt that that only Dhoni had been charged initially, but India decided to contest the charge. Dhoni claimed that he tried his best to avoid the collision, shifting the bat to his right hand while he had been��.
Rebel league could affect Test cricket - Warner
At the moment Im contracted to Cricket Australia, the fact is Im playing for Australia, its what I do, its what I love, Warner told ESPNcricinfo. But these guys are talking about big sums of money and, lets be honest, if people are saying to.
Northeast sparkles as Kent get back on course
Sam Northeasts prolific season has failed to win recognition in Englands Twenty20 squad for the one-off international against New Zealand at Old Trafford, but he found consolation when his 90 from 52 balls squeezed Kent to a six-wicket victory.
Silva, Prasad put Sri Lanka in charge | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
Sri Lanka took control of the Galle Test, reducing Pakistan to 118 for 5 at stumps on the third day and leaving them facing a steep climb on a pitch with plenty of help for the spinners. When rain brought play to a close eight��.
Five uncapped players in England T20 squad - ESPN Cricinfo
Sam Billings, Reece Topley, James Vince, David Willey and Mark Wood are the uncapped players England have picked for the only T20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford on June 23. The 13-man squad did��.
They knew exactly what length to bowl - Dhoni | Cricket.
. about what you have done in the past. On that particular day, how well you have played predicts the team that wins and today they played much better cricket than we did. Alagappan Muthu is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo.
Fifty-six minutes of the Soumya Sarkar show
Soumya Sarkar doesnt quite see the beauty in his strokes. At times on Thursday, he did hold his pose when he drove the ball past the fielder. He would have enjoyed his eight boundaries and six in his 40-ball stay but probably not how it ended. An.
Mustafizurs five-for leads thumping win - ESPN Cricinfo
On the tenth anniversary of their famous win over Australia in Cardiff, Bangladesh thumped a full-strength Indian team in front of a raucous Mirpur crowd.
Little Hope for an England Turnaround at Ashes
Australia has dominated each of the first three tests, and England’s roster has been whittled down, limiting its options to make wholesale changes.
Umar Akmal keeps Leicestershire flying
Umar Akmal scored an unbeaten half-century as Leicestershire put a brake on Birminghams NatWest T20 Blast hot streak with a comfortable seven-wicket win at Edgbaston. Birmingham were hunting their fifth successive win in the North Group and posted a .
Vala ton scripts historic win for Papua New Guinea | Cricket.
Vala ton scripts historic win for Papua New Guinea. ESPNcricinfo staff. 4 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comment. 4. Papua New Guinea 128 (van der Gugten 6-29) and 305 for 5 (Vala 124*, Dai 91) beat Netherlands��.
Pink ball ready for Test debut
Brett Elliot, the Kookaburra managing director, has said that the pink ball is ready for Test cricket. In 2009, the MCC made a recommendation to experiment with pink balls and since then it has been used by the ECB and CA as well. The Kookaburra turf.
For Ponting, Forgettable End to Memorable Career
The last of Ricky Pontings 287 test innings for Australia ended anticlimactically Monday as his team lost its third test with South Africa.
The End of a Brilliant, if Not Spotless, Career
Shane Warne, 42, is about to play his last game of top-level cricket, drawing to a close a hugely successful career that was blighted by drug use and gambling-driven corruption.
Overlooked by All, Cricket Player Makes Them Pay
Chris Gayle, who was unwanted during the Indian Premier League auction, has turned around Bangalore’s fortunes after signing as an injury replacement.
Dhoni-Mustafizur collision a test of rule interpretations.
. instance when the umpires had to tell off the Indian substitutes, who made quite a few visits to the middle, sometimes only with a message. Sidharth Monga is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. �� ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
Ashish Nehra and the recall that never came
. will be regrets in everyones life but I am very happy, he says. I never asked for more from God. I just always say that I am thankful for what I have, and if I continue to have it, I will be happy. Gaurav Kalra is a senior editor at.
Pink ball ready for Test debut | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
ESPNcricinfo staff. 53 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comment. 53. Play 03:03. Archive: Iain OBrien and Ajit Agarkar weigh in on pink balls and day-night Tests. Brett Elliot, the Kookaburra managing director, has said��.
Silva, Prasad put Sri Lanka in charge
Sri Lanka took control of the Galle Test, reducing Pakistan to 118 for 5 at stumps on the third day and leaving them facing a steep climb on a pitch with plenty of help for the spinners. When rain brought play to a close eight overs early, Pakistan.
Attack was our World Cup plan - Finn
Steven Finn suffered more than any England bowler at the World Cup but he, like the team, has shown a remarkable turn of form in the ODI series against New Zealand, which heads to the final match on Saturday level at 2-2. Englands style of play.
Attack was our World Cup plan - Finn - ESPN Cricinfo
Attack was our World Cup plan - Finn. ESPNcricinfo staff. 27 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comment. 27. Play 01:09. Steven Finn posted figures of 4 for 35 in the first ODI match against New Zealand, at Edgbaston.
Mashrafe reaps rewards with four-card trick - ESPN Cricinfo
When a team that has for years used spinners for most situations suddenly picks four front-line pace bowlers, it was natural for all eyes to turn on the captain. Mashrafe Mortaza crossed that first bridge with a win. And he��.
Sam Northeast sparkles as Kent get back on course | Cricket.
. a myriad of bright colours. That they got the job done efficiently could not be faulted. No need, on this occasion, to summon the Poles. David Hopps is the UK editor of ESPNcricinfo @davidkhopps. �� ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
Mark Footitt picked for pre-Ashes camp
Derbyshire left-arm quick Mark Footitt, has been included in a group of 14 England players who will travel to Spain for a pre-Ashes training camp from June 27. The aim of the camp will be for the players to get acquainted with their new coach Trevor.
Enthralling series set for decider
The pre-Ashes camp squad has been announced, the Australians are briefly catching the sights in London before turning to more pressing matters and it would normally be natural for thoughts to wander from the most ephemeral of cricketing contests: the .
Rebel league could affect Test cricket - David Warner.
At the moment Im contracted to Cricket Australia, the fact is Im playing for Australia, its what I do, its what I love, Warner told ESPNcricinfo. But these guys are talking about big sums of money and, lets be honest, if people��.
Modi hits out at BCCI as controversy swirls
Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, has made several claims about procedural irregularities in the BCCI and IPL, including cases where he faces legal action. Modis statements, made to the India Today TV channel, were in response to a growing.
India unhappy with Dhaka hotel | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
India have expressed dissatisfaction with the location of their hotel in Dhaka, but the BCB has convinced them against moving to a different hotel for the remaining duration of their tour. This is a rare case of an international��.
Five uncapped players in England T20 squad
Sam Billings, Reece Topley, James Vince, David Willey and Mark Wood are the uncapped players England have picked for the only T20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford on June 23. The 13-man squad did not include Stuart Broad, who was .
Morgan, Root inspire Englands record chase - ESPN Cricinfo
England entered what for them was uncharted territory when they successfully chased a target of 350 against New Zealand in the fourth Royal London ODI at Trent Bridge.
Cox delivers Worcestershire win in thriller
Worcestershire won a final-over thriller against Lancashire at Old Trafford by two wickets to claim a fourth NatWest T20 Blast win from six matches, with Ben Cox the match-winner. Lancashire failed to defend 164 with a ball to spare in a clash which.
Modi hits out at BCCI as controversy swirls - ESPN Cricinfo
Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, has made several claims about procedural irregularities in the BCCI and IPL, including cases where he faces legal action. Modis statements, made to the India Today TV channel, were in��.
Mashrafe reaps rewards with four-card trick
When a team that has for years used spinners for most situations suddenly picks four front-line pace bowlers, it was natural for all eyes to turn on the captain. Mashrafe Mortaza crossed that first bridge with a win. And he delivered a line that summed.
Yorkshire braced for decisive weekend
Yorkshires assertions that they intended to make Twenty20 cricket a greater priority this season has not brought any upturn in results. They have lost three matches in a row and are eighth in the North Group, level on points with the bottom club.
After a Long Wait, Englands Cricketers Have a Shot at the Top Spot
The team is leading India, 2-0, in a four-test series, and if it wins by a margin of two it will go to No. 1 in the world rankings for the first time since the 1970s.
USA make four changes for World T20 Qualifier | Cricket.
. Karan Ganesh, Naseer Jamali, Japen Patel, Mrunal Patel, Timil Patel, Hammad Shahid, Jasdeep Singh, Nicholas Standford, Steven Taylor (wk), Shiva Vashishat. Peter Della Penna is ESPNcricinfos USA correspondent.
Indian Cricket Teams Problems Boil Down to Bowling, Experts Say
. India’s recent emotional loss against Pakistan comes on the heels of series defeats against South Africa and New Zealand, but cricket analysts say it’s too early to write the team off.