India blaze their way to 2-1 Border-Gavaskar series win - as it happened
India defeat Australia by eight wickets to take four-Test series 2-1Home side claims back Border-Gavaskar Trophy as KL Rahul dominates 7.16am BST That is a wrap from meBut thank you for stopping by on what has been a dis ...
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India knock off runs to secure victory and claim series win over Australia
Australia 300 & 137; India 332 & 107-2India win fourth Test by eight wickets and four-match series 2-1A series that banged and crashed its way around India through a month of pulsating struggle drifted aw ...
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Joe Root backs new T20 plan but says it should be free to air for fans
• ‘Cricket is there for everyone to see,’ he says• ‘We want families involved,’ says Michael VaughanJoe Root has welcomed the ECB’s grand plans for Twenty20 cricket but has underlined the need for it to be shown on terre ...
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New Twenty20 tournament will ‘future-proof’ cricket, says ECB’s Tom Harrison
• Chief executive defends event and says it will engage children• ‘Our tournaments are not as relevant as they should be’Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has defended the impendin ...
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Attorney general urged to review release of man who beat wife with cricket bat
Campaigners question judge’s sentence after Mustafa Bashir spared prison despite forcing wife to drink bleach and beating herThe attorney general has been urged to examine the sentencing remarks of a judge who freed a ma ...
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Brooks to miss start of season
Yorkshire have suffered a major blow after first-team coach Andrew Gale announced seamer Jack Brooks would miss the start of the domestic season through injury.
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ECB reveal new T20 plans
The ECB have presented their plans for a new franchise-style domestic Twenty20 competition.
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Gregory puts MCC in control
Lewis Gregory took 5-32 as the MCC bowled Middlesex out for 179 to take control of the Champion County match.
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Sheffield Shield final: Pattinson and Victoria taking slow path to victory
South Australia 19-1 in response to Victoria’s first innings of 487James Pattinson (80) and Seb Gotch (52) make slow progress on day twoAfter a dynamic showing on day one, Victoria elected to take the slow road to succes ...
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India close to Border-Gavaskar Trophy victory after Australia collapse
India 19-0 at stumps on day three, requiring 87 more runs for series winAustralia bowled out for 137 and close to losing four-Test series 2-1Australia will almost certainly hand the Border-Gavaskar trophy back to India o ...
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ECB set to unveil T20 plans
Chairman Colin Graves says the England and Wales Cricket Board are optimistic they will get the go-ahead to create a new domestic Twenty20 competition.
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India v Australia: fourth Test, day three – live!
Live updates from the third day of play in DharamsalaEmail: email@example.com | Twitter: @rustyjacko 6.27am BST 109th over: India 302-6 (Jadeja 50, Saha 28)The singles continue to accrue off the bowling of ...
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MCC get into swing of day-nighters and pink balls before the England Tests
• Champion County match: MCC 332; Middlesex 9-1• Worcestershire’s Joe Clarke makes a fine 89With England’s first two day-night Test matches taking place in the second half of this year – at Edgbaston and Adelaide – and p ...
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ECB’s new regional T20 tournament plan set for another step forward
• Colin Graves trumpets ‘compelling evidence’ in favour of competition• First-class counties promised £1.3m a year from tournamentColin Graves, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, will present the 18 fir ...
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Clarke fires for MCC on day one
Joe Clarke top-scored as the MCC posted 332 in their first innings before reducing Middlesex to 9-1 on day one of the day/night Champion County match in Abu Dhabi.
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Fourth Test: Lyon bags four wickets for Australia as India stagger in reply
India 248-6 in reply to Australia’s 300 after day two of the fourth TestNathan Lyon bags four wickets as Australian bowlers tighten the screwsAustralia remain in the hunt for an elusive Test series win in India thanks to ...
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MCC v Middlesex scorecard
Updates and over-by-over commentary from the Champion County match between the MCC and Middlesex.
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ECB ploughs on with T20 extravaganza plan while counties scramble for cash | Vic Marks
Despite plenty of misgivings about the new competition – even from those voting in favour – the promise of £1.3m for each county has stifled measured debateThe panacea of English cricket, the new T20 competition schedule ...
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Sheffield Shield final: Victorian openers put SA to sword on day one
Victoria 322-3 against South Australia after day one in Alice SpringsOpeners Marcus Harris and Travis Dean punish Redbacks bowlersVictoria have enjoyed a dream start to their Sheffield Shield title defence thanks to a do ...
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India v Australia: fourth Test, day two – live!
Live updates from the opening day of the series decider in DharamsalaGet in touch with Geoff via email or Twitter 9.08am BST 48th over: India 137-1 (Pujara 44, Rahane 13)O’Keefe is a bowler who I enjoy watching operate. ...
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