Topley signs new Hampshire deal
Reece Topley has signed a contract extension with Hampshire that will see the left-arm seamer remain with the south coast county until at least the end of the 2018 season.
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Cummins ends long wait for Test recall by replacing Starc in India
Pace ace made dramatic debut in 2011 before run of injuriesCall-up comes after impressive Sheffield Shield returnPat Cummins has been rushed to India as Mitchell Starc’s replacement, with the express paceman’s long wait ...
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England rarely tested in West Indies but Champions Trophy plans crystallise | Ali Martin
England backed their first-choice players in search of a whitewash and are not about to rip up a successful blueprint as they chase a maiden global 50-over titleEngland depart the Caribbean with a largely unruffled 3-0 w ...
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Crane helps NSW to Shield win
Mason Crane took five wickets in the match on his Sheffield Shield debut as New South Wales beat South Australia in Sydney.
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Alex Hales and Joe Root hit fine tons as England hammer West Indies
• Third ODI: England, 328 all out, beat West Indies, 142, by 186 runs• Alex Hales’ 110 and Joe Root’s 101 help England win series 3-0Alex Hales delivered an immediate return on the faith shown in him by the England manag ...
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West Indies v England: third ODI – live!
Over-by-over coverage of the third ODI in BarbadosEngland’s Chris Woakes finds life is good on and off the fieldAnd feel free to email Daniel or tweet him @DanielHarris 3.49pm GMT The ball was missing off stump! 3.48pm G ...
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Unexpected closeness of Test series helping create fireworks on and off field | Geoff Lemon
With Australia exceeding all expectations and the captains of both sides at each other’s throats, the tour to India is making for utterly compelling viewingA week ago, the New Yorker posited that we are all living in a c ...
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ICC clears Virat Kohli and Steve Smith over second Test run-ins
No charges laid for either side after spiteful match in BangaloreGoverning body backs match referee Chris BroadThe International Cricket Council has shouldered arms in response to every send-off, run-in, accusation, anta ...
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Jason Roy wants to be known for winning matches by scoring centuries
The opener, who boasts nine fifties and three centuries from his 37 caps, says scoring huge hundreds are at the forefront of his mindAfter a day spent frolicking on the beaches and finding themselves in the lens of the p ...
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India cricket chiefs demand ICC investigates Steve Smith’s ‘brain fade’
• Australia captain appeared to seek off-field advice over DRS decision• India captain Virat Kohli stopped short of saying Smith cheatedThe Board of Control for Cricket in India has asked the International Cricket Counci ...
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England ready to recall Alex Hales for the final ODI with West Indies
• 28-year-old is back in touring party of West Indies after broken right hand• Paul Farbrace: ‘We see him as our opening batsman with Jason Roy’Alex Hales is in line to make his England return against West Indies in Barb ...
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The Spin | The first step on a long, difficult but welcome road back to cricket in Pakistan
The news that Pakistan is to host international cricket again in September will be greeted with joy in that country and with caution elsewhere, but can only be good news for the gameLast Sunday there were a dozen games o ...
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Surrey sign KP for T20 Blast
Kevin Pietersen will play for Surrey in the NatWest T20 Blast this summer.
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Kevin Pietersen to make surprise Surrey return for Natwest T20 Blast
• Former England batsman ditches spell in Caribbean Premier League• ‘I’ve missed playing here at home,’ said PietersenKevin Pietersen will make a surprise return to county cricket this summer, after choosing to play in t ...
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Virat Kohli lays into Steve Smith and Australia following second Test incident
‘There are lines you don’t cross on the cricket field,’ says India captainSmith describes his decision to look for support over DRS call ‘a brain fade’India captain Virat Kohli has all but accused Australia counterpart S ...
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Australia put in a spin as India complete remarkable comeback in second Test
India 189 & 274; Australia 276 & 112 | India win by 75 runsSeries levelled at 1-1 with two Tests to playFull scorecard hereIt was never going to be easy. Not for either team in one of the most volatile, p ...
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India v Australia: second Test, day four – live!
Live updates from the fourth day of play in Bangalore Email: email@example.com | Twitter: @rustyjacko 5.03am GMT Now Ashwin goes in a moment of madness! This is a bit absurd now. Ashwin was the new man at t ...
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Sendings off and limitations to bat size to be introduced to laws of cricket
MCC announce new rules to be implemented from OctoberPenalty runs also to come into the game in time for Ashes seriesAshes cricketers will have to watch their step when they take to the field later this year with the Mar ...
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England’s Chris Woakes finds life is good on and off the field
• All-rounder was recently married and was picked up by IPL• England out to complete 3-0 ODI series win over West IndiesChris Woakes can be forgiven for his beaming smile following a memorable few weeks during which he g ...
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Pakistan to host international cricket again with T20 series versus World XI
• Four-match Independence Cup series to take place in Lahore in September• Giles Clarke: ‘The terrorists cannot win – cricket must not give up on Pakistan’The International Cricket Council is planning to send a World XI ...
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