Structural flaws in Australia’s World Cup defence exposed in series loss
<p>This team just can’t score enough runs and the bowling attack has looked piecemeal in the one-day series against India</p><p>“I honestly believe we should take confidence out of this series. India ar ...
Guardian Friday, 18th January 2019, 9:26PM - Read article
Jack Leach and Adil Rashid may become victims of England’s strength in depth
• Smith hopes to de-stigmatise omissions by rotating on the road<br />• Moeen may be the solitary spinner with Root providing cover<p>A handy indicator of a team’s strength can often be found on its bench and ...
Guardian Friday, 18th January 2019, 6:51PM - Read article
India beat Australia to win series: third one-day international – as it happened
<ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/18/ms-dohni-guides-india-home-to-complete-odi-series-win-in-australia">India win by seven wickets to claim series 2-1</a></li>< ...
Guardian Friday, 18th January 2019, 11:09AM - Read article
MS Dhoni guides India home to complete ODI series win in Australia
<ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/18/ms-dohni-guides-india-home-to-complete-odi-series-win-in-australia">Australia 230 (48.4 overs); India 234-3 (49.2 overs)</a></li&g ...
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Ellyse Perry scales final frontier with dominant WBBL batting form | Lisa Sthalekar
<p>The Australian has raised the bar and set a new standard during a record-breaking season<br></p><p>One might forgive Ellyse Perry if she were content with what she has already achieved in her c ...
Guardian Friday, 18th January 2019, 3:21AM - Read article
Jonny Bairstow retains wicketkeeper ambition after falling shy of century
• England 379-10 v West Indies President’s XI<br />• Bairstow makes 98 and Rory Burns chips in with 68<p>Jonny Bairstow fell two runs short of a second century in his new No 3 position but the Yorkshireman’s ...
Guardian Thursday, 17th January 2019, 9:48PM - Read article
David Warner dealt injury blow while playing in Bangladesh
<ul><li>Warner picks up elbow injury on Sylhet Sixers duty</li><li>Banned batsman to return to Australia for assessment</li></ul><p>Steve Smith and David Warner’s preparations fo ...
Guardian Thursday, 17th January 2019, 4:48AM - Read article
Former West Indies coach Stuart Law says old charges can trouble England
• New Middlesex head coach believes old side can upset England<br />• Australia says his country have ‘lost track of what’s important’<p>Stuart Law says he has softened since he stopped playing but one would ...
Guardian Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 10:36PM - Read article
Stuart Broad takes hat-trick in England warm-up but Olly Stone’s tour over
• England 317-10; West Indies President’s XI 203-19<br />• Scan reveals Stone suffered stress fracture in lower back<p>The wickets tumbled on the second day of warm-up cricket at the Three Ws Oval and never m ...
Guardian Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 8:38PM - Read article
WBBL's elite level product pays off in numbers | Megan Maurice
<p>Fan engagement and creating the matchday experience has set the Women’s Big Bash League apart</p><p>It has been a season to remember for the Women’s Big Bash League as the competition heads into its ...
Guardian Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 5:00PM - Read article
MCC granted planning permission for £50m Lord’s redevelopment
<p>• Capacity of the ‘home of cricket’ will increase to 31,000<br>• Permission granted for work on Edrich and Compton stands</p><p>The capacity of Lord’s will increase to 31,000 after planning per ...
Guardian Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 3:14PM - Read article
Lord's gets go-ahead for £50m expansion
The home of English cricket, Lord's, will receive a new £50m redevelopment after planning permission was granted to construct two new three-tier stands.
Sky Sports Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 9:00AM - Read article
Joe Root finds touch in England warm-up but Jonny Bairstow fails at No 3
• England 317-10 v President’s XI<br />• Captain Root scores 87, Ben Stokes hits half century<p>At the leafy and sedate Three Ws Oval in Bridgetown, England’s cricketers blew off the cobwebs from a near two-m ...
Guardian Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 11:13PM - Read article
Cricket’s vices are no more common – it’s just harder to keep them secret | Andy Bull
<p>Players have been fighting, drinking and sleeping around for as long as they’ve been batting, bowling and catching but these days you can guarantee everyone will know about it</p><p>Whenever David Gr ...
Guardian Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 8:56PM - Read article
The Spin | Cricket’s American dream remains as USA welcomed back into ICC fold | Emma John
<p>Three years after they were kicked out, the USA have had their member status restored and a new governing body has big ideas for the progression of the game for both men and women</p><p>Was that a wh ...
Guardian Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 1:44PM - Read article
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni fire India to series-levelling win over Australia
<ul><li>Australia 298-9 (50 overs); India 299-4 (49.2 overs)</li><li>Series tied at 1-1 heading to final game at MCG</li></ul><p>Another Virat Kohli masterclass propelled India t ...
Guardian Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 11:30AM - Read article
Australia v India: second one-day international – live!
<ul><li>Updates from the match at Adelaide Oval</li><li>Any thoughts? <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Email</a> or tweet <a href="https://twitter.com/collinsada ...
Guardian Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 6:42AM - Read article
ECB chief: mystery new competition at heart of plans to boost cricket’s profile
• New format dominates five-year blueprint to attract more fans<br />• Tom Harrison says venture is ‘for a broader audience’<p>The England and Wales Cricket Board staged what it described as a “whole game mee ...
Guardian Monday, 14th January 2019, 8:03PM - Read article
Malan signs new Middlesex deal
Middlesex captain Dawid Malan has signed a new contract keeping him at the Lord's club until the end of the 2021 season.
Sky Sports Monday, 14th January 2019, 12:42PM - Read article
Ashley Giles the disciplinarian demands tough cricket from England
• Director of cricket wants teams to play hard and be respected<br />• Giles has removed Clarke and Kohler-Cadmore from Lions tour<p>Ashley Giles wants England to play hard on the field but also be the most r ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 6:01PM - Read article