North v South scorecard
Updates and over-by-over commentary from the third and final match of the series between the North and the South.
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Cricket Australia propose hefty pay increases for women players
Average pay for Southern Stars is set to jump from $79,000 to $179,000 Governing body still hoping to ditch revenue-sharing modelCricket Australia has lodged a formal pay offer to players, refusing to back down on its pu ...
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England’s largest cricket crowd could fill London Stadium at World Cup
• Deal to stage two 2019 ICC World Cup games close to being secured• ECB looks set to ratify plans for new, eight-team T20 tournamentA deal to stage World Cup matches at the London Stadium, potentially creating the bigge ...
Guardian Monday, 20th March 2017, 10:13PM - Read article
Handscomb and Marsh guide Australia to draw and keep India series alive
Australia 451 & 204-6; India 603-9 dec | Australia secure draw in RanchiPeter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh’s half-centuries save the gameDefying lowly expectations derived from modern history in this part of the wor ...
Guardian Monday, 20th March 2017, 11:24AM - Read article
India v Australia: third Test, day five – live!
Live updates from the final day of play in RanchiEmail: email@example.com | Tweet: @rustyjacko 7.58am GMT 57th over: Australia 131-4 (Marsh 35, Handscomb 29)Ashwin errs too, offering up a full toss for Hand ...
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South ease to series win
Sam Northeast hit an unbeaten 118 as the South beat the North by 47 runs to seal victory in the three-game series with a match to spare, in Dubai.
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Australia under pressure after India dominate day four of third Test
Scoreboard: Australia 451 & 23-2; India 603-9 decAustralia lose David Warner and Nathan Lyon cheaply before close of playCheteshwar Pujara compiled an epic double century and Wriddhiman Saha complimented with a c ...
Guardian Sunday, 19th March 2017, 11:28AM - Read article
North v South scorecard
Updates and over-by-over commentary from the second match of the three-game series between the North and the South.
Sky Sports Sunday, 19th March 2017, 10:00AM - Read article
Batman begins: meet Haseeb Hameed, English cricket’s rising star
It has taken a father’s obsession and a brother’s sacrifice to create the brightest cricketing prospect England has seen in years. Tim Lewis meets ‘Baby Boycott’As the Observer’s photographer, Murdo, is about to take his ...
Guardian Sunday, 19th March 2017, 8:00AM - Read article
Australia v India: third Test, day four - live!
Live updates from the fourth day of play in RanchiGet in touch on email or via Twitter 5.13am GMT 147th over: India 399-6 (Pujara 148, Saha 39). Lyon v Saha. He turns the third ball past the man at 45 for one. Pujara tak ...
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Geoffrey Boycott and Les Cusworth remind us games change without our noticing | Tim Lewis
Test cricket and rugby are very different sports now compared to the 1970s and 1980s but golf has struggled to evolve and as a result finds itself in a deep holeIf you stare at an image too closely all you see are weird ...
Guardian Saturday, 18th March 2017, 1:01PM - Read article
Pujara century defies Cummins and Australia on third day in Ranchi
India 360-6 at stumps on day three of the third Test, trailing by 91 runsChe Pujara posts monumental century after Pat Cummins’ four wicketsPat Cummins struck three times on a tense third day of the third Test against In ...
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Yorkshire sign Head for T20
Yorkshire Vikings have signed Australia international batsman Travis Head for the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast.
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ECB's hopes for T20 shake-up
ECB chief executive Tom Harrison believes shaking up the domestic Twenty20 structure will ensure English cricket can control its revenue streams.
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India v Australia: third Test, day three – live!
Live updates from the third day of play in RanchiEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 7.44am GMT 85th over: India 245-3 (Pujara 81, Rahane 5)The new Pujara continues. Newjara? The new Australian s ...
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Numbers still stack up for fidgety Australia captain Shakin’ Steven | Barney Ronay
If Steve Smith has a wider claim on some kind of ultimacy right now it is perhaps a minor role as the greatest Test batsman to be nobody’s favourite Test batsmanShakin’ Stevens was the biggest-selling British si ...
Guardian Friday, 17th March 2017, 7:00PM - Read article
Ten wickets divide South and North but crowds avoid county cricket’s Dubai jaunt
The locals appear to have little interest in English cricket’s experiment in the UAE but the players are fighting for their futures – and South’s 10-wicket win over North will have given Andrew Strauss much to ponderAt t ...
Guardian Friday, 17th March 2017, 1:09PM - Read article
South dominate series opener
Dawid Malan made a high-class century and shared an unbroken opening partnership of 205 with Daniel Bell-Drummond as the South crushed the North by 10 wickets in the first game of the North-South Series in Dubai.
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Notts sign Australian Pattinson
Nottinghamshire have signed James Pattinson as overseas replacement for fellow Australia seamer Peter Siddle.
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India fight back following Steve Smith masterclass for Australia
Australia 451; India 120-1 at stumps on day two in RanchiSmith runs out of partners on 178 before India fight backIndia mounted a positive reply after Steve Smith’s unbeaten 178 and Glenn Maxwell’s maiden century powered ...
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