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  • BCCI raises concerns after Manchester attack

    The Indian cricket board has sent a security officer to England amid concerns over team safety in the Champions Trophy following the Manchester bomb attack.

  • SA staying put despite Manchester attack

    Visiting South African cricketers "are uneasy" following Monday's suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester but abandoning their tour of England is not under consideration, the team's manager says.

  • ICC to review security after Manchester attack

    A day after the terrorist attack in Manchester that claimed 22 lives, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today reiterate its pledge that safety and security is the highest priority for the its two events – the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup – to take place in England.

  • Anderson doubtful for first SA Test

    James Anderson's chance of being fit for the first Test of the summer against South Africa will become clearer on Sunday when he has a scan on his groin injury.

  • Anderson concern for England

    England are sweating over the fitness of James Anderson after the veteran seamer pulled up with injury mid-delivery during Lancashire's County Championship clash with Yorkshire.

  • England have recovered from WC woes: AB

    England have recovered from their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and are one of the favourites for next month's Champions Trophy, South Africa captain AB de Villiers said ahead of the teams' three-match one-day international series.

  • Players won't face pay dispute: Woakes

    England all-rounder Chris Woakes on Thursday said they are paid very well and that he does not foresee English cricket being hit by the kind of pay dispute threatening this year's Ashes series.

  • Rod Tucker, Sundaram Ravi umpires for BD-Eng match

    The International Cricket Council today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which will be staged from 1-18 June at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval.

  • Lehmann plays down Ashes strike threat

    National coach Darren Lehmann admitted Thursday a bitter pay dispute will be a distraction for Australia at next month's ICC Champions Trophy, but played down a boycott of this year's Ashes series.

  • Root to bring aggression back: Warne

    Widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the game, Australia’s Shane Warne expects new captain Joe Root to change the way England play Test cricket.

  • Steyn ruled out of England Test series

    Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa's four-match Test series in England after being forced to withdraw from his country's A team tour as he has yet to regain full fitness following a fractured shoulder.

  • Aus board threatens players with unemployment

    Australia's cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute.

  • New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes

    The new Perth Stadium will not be finished in time for the third Ashes test between Australia and England in December and the match will therefore be hosted at the traditional WACA ground, Cricket Australia confirmed on Wednesday.

  • England

    ‘England deserve 'favourites' tag in Champions Trophy’

    England's formidable limited-overs squad fully deserve the 'favourites' tag going into next month's Champions Trophy at home, all-rounder Moeen Ali has said.

  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

    India will participate in next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said after a special general meeting on Sunday.

  • Overpaid English youngsters losing edge: Southgate

    Young English footballers have lost the motivation to succeed after getting paid too much money too early in their playing careers, national team manager Gareth Southgate has said.

  • Other teams 'petrified' of England

    England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings has returned home from the Indian Premier League (IPL) carrying with him the message that rivals are "petrified" of his team ahead of next month's Champions Trophy on home soil.

  • Wayne Parnell undergoing heart tests

    South Africa quick Wayne Parnell is undergoing tests on his heart after suffering a scare during a domestic one-day game in England.

  • Afghanistan's Lord's debut against MCC

    Afghanistan are set for another milestone after it was announced Friday they will play their first match at Lord's, taking on a side led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.

  • Podolski crowns farewell with winner over Eng

    Germany's Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.

  • Southgate picks up pieces as Eng rebuild again

    After a year scarred by scandal and sporting catastrophe, Gareth Southgate will begin his attempt to steer England into calmer waters in Wednesday's friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

  • Southgate cannot promise Rooney's Eng return

    Wayne Rooney faces a battle to get back into the England squad due to his lack of playing time at Manchester United, with a number of in-form players currently ahead of him in the pecking order, manager Gareth Southgate has said.

  • Hales, Root tons take Eng to record ODI win over WI

    England's Alex Hales and Joe Root struck centuries as the tourists cruised to a series sweep with a massive 186-run victory over West Indies in the third and final one-day international at the Kensington Oval on Thursday.

  • Root hits unbeaten 90 as Eng clinch series

    Joe Root struck an unbeaten 90 as he and Chris Woakes steered England to a four-wicket victory over West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday.

  • Morgan century leads England to 45-run win

    Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international century provided the batting foundation while seamers Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took four wickets each as England defeated the West Indies by 45 runs in the series opener on Friday.

  • Brathwaite, Stokes face off again

    Carlos Brathwaite and Ben Stokes face off on Friday for the first time since the giant West Indian clubbed four successive sixes off the fiery Englishman to help win last year's World Twenty20.

  • Kohli will be back 'bigger and stronger'

    Mitchell Starc may have won the opening duel against Indian skipper Virat Kohli by getting the star batsman out for a duck in the first Test, but the Australian fast bowler insists the battle has just begun.

  • Hales called up to Eng tour after rapid recovery

    England opener Alex Hales should play a role after all in England's tour of the West Indies after earning a call-up only a month after he had been omitted because of a right hand fracture.

  • Ben Stokes brought down to earth after IPL boon

    Less than a week after earning the most lucrative overseas contract in IPL history, Ben Stokes was brought back down to earth somewhat in the opening match of England's tour of the West Indies over the weekend.

  • Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

    Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

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