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  • Malan leads England to series win

    England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helps the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their third T20I at Cardiff on Sunday to secure a 2-1 series win.

  • Rahane, Kohli shine as India rout West Indies

    Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli take India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second ODI at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday.

  • SA beat England by three runs

    South Africa beat England by just three runs to win the second Twenty20 international at Taunton on Friday and level the three-match series at 1-1.

  • ICC committee approves rule changes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • Fakhar Zaman: From village pariah to 'lord'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good -- but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win.

  • Cricket is a great teacher

    At a British-hosted reception a few days before the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Ovals, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli said, “People want to see England and India play in the finals.”

  • ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 WCs

    The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson.

  • Indo-Pak final after 10 years

    India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy on Sunday but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents

  • Harmison contemplated suicide!

    Former leading England pace bowler Steve Harmison has revealed his battle with depression got so bad at the peak of his career he contemplated suicide.

  • Australia name squad for Bangladesh tour

    Mitchell Starc will miss Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh in August due to injury, while left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe has been axed despite bowling Australia to victory with a 12-wicket haul against India in Pune earlier this year.

  • Pakistan in final

    Pakistan book a place in Sunday's final of the ICC Champions Trophy after dispatching hosts England by eight wickets in the first semifinal at the Sophia Garden in Cardiff today.

  • BCB HP's core training camp from June 13

    The core training camp of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) High Performance (HP) Squad will begin at the National Cricket Academy in Mirpur from 13 June.

  • Dhawan leads India's run riot

    Shikhar Dhawan leads the India charge with a blistering 125 as the holders pile up 321 for six against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy on Thursday.

  • England in semifinals

    England book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an 87-run win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan cricket's overhaul urged

    Pakistan face calls for a total overhaul after slumping to a "shameful defeat" against arch-rivals India at the Champions Trophy.

  • Kohli, Yuvraj make Pak pay

    India captain Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh made Pakistan pay for fluffing catches with quickfire fifties as the holders launched their Champions Trophy title-defence with a rain-affected 124 run thrashing of their arch-rivals at Edgbaston yesterday.

  • Aussies 'comfortable' over London security

    Australian cricket's governing body say they are satisfied with security ahead of their Champions Trophy match with Bangladesh on Monday in London.

  • ICC Champions Trophy: Australia 53/3 as rain arrives again

    Australia reduced to 53 for three, chasing a revised target of 235 from 33 overs, before rain stops play yet again during their Group A encounter of the ICC Champions Trophy against New Zealand in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

  • A chance to showcase our skills: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that they will launch their ICC Champions Trophy campaign against England with an aim to showcase their skills in the global event.

  • England trio to pioneer bat sensors in ICC Champions Trophy

    England trio Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes are among the players from around the world pioneering new bat sensors during the upcoming Champions Trophy.

  • South Africa beat England in 3rd ODI

    South Africa beats England by seven wickets to gain a consolation win in the third one-day international at Lord's.

  • England slump to 20-6 in 5 overs

    England suffer a stunning collapse as they slump to 20 for six in five overs after being sent into bat by South Africa in the third one-day international at Lord's.

  • Government ready to mediate in Aus pay row

    Sports Minister Greg Hunt says the federal government is prepared to provide mediation between Cricket Australia and players over the pay-dispute stalemate.

  • Revenue share is 'starving' grassroots

    Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland believes the revenue-share model which the body is trying to dump in its ongoing pay negotiations with players will ‘starve’ the funding of grassroots game.

  • India advertise for new coach

    The Indian cricket board (BCCI) invites applications for the head coach's role but will also consider a contract extension for incumbent Anil Kumble.

  • Dead parrot leads to Bracewell's conviction

    New Zealand fast bowler Doug Bracewell is sentenced to 100 hours of community service after pleading guilty to drink-driving after dogs ate his pet parrot.

  • Morgan ton sets up big win

    England captain Eoin Morgan's fine century lays the platform for a 72-run win over South Africa at Headingley on May 24, 2017.

  • Mushfiqur and Riyad were unbelievable: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza heaps praise on Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad, whose unbroken 72-run sixth-wicket stand delivered Bangladesh’s first away or neutral-venue win over New Zealand in Dublin on May 24.

  • Aus cricketers move to take back image rights

    Australian cricketers unveil plans to take back their own image rights, firing the latest salvo in an ongoing pay battle with the country's cricket board.

  • Scotland slay Sri Lanka in landmark win

    Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both score hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.