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Ahmed puts Sixers in a spin as Thunder claim Big Bash win

Sydney Sixers lose to Sydney Thunder by eight wicketsAhmed stars in big victory after taking 4-14He’s almost become the forgotten spinner of Australian cricket, but Fawad Ahmed has made sure the Sydney Sixers won’t forge ...

Guardian Saturday, 14th January 2017, 11:41AM - Read article


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IPL places in the balance as England prepare for hectic ODI schedule

• Participation in T20 tournament could hinge on Ireland ODI selection• Six England players could participate in Indian Premier League 2017While the limited-overs tour of India that gets under way in Pune on Sunday will ...

Guardian Friday, 13th January 2017, 5:59PM - Read article


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Sport picture of the day: Matthew Wade makes ground on Pakistan

Australia’s Matthew Wade dives to make his ground during the one-day international cricket match between Pakistan and Australia. Wade’s maiden ODI century steered the hosts to a 92-run victory in their series opener at t ...

Guardian Friday, 13th January 2017, 11:40AM - Read article


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Matthew Wade century helps Australia defeat Pakistan in first ODI

Australia defeat Pakistan by 92 runs in the first ODI at the GabbaMatthew Wade makes century as James Faulkner takes four wicketsMatthew Wade’s maiden ODI century has steered Australia to a 92-run victory over Pakistan i ...

Guardian Friday, 13th January 2017, 11:10AM - Read article


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Australia v Pakistan: first ODI – live!

Live updates from the series opener at the Gabba in BrisbaneEmail: geoff.lemon@theguardian.com | Tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 4.49am GMT 18th over: Australia 86-5 (Maxwell 12, Wade 4)Wahab still a little easier to score off s ...

Guardian Friday, 13th January 2017, 4:49AM - Read article


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Ben McDermott steals the Big Bash spotlight with blistering century

Hobart Hurricanes defeat Melbourne Renegades in record BBL chaseSon of pace great Craig McDermott hits 114 off 52 deliveries to seal winFrom replacing Kumar Sangakkara to scoring a match-winning century, Ben McDermott’s ...

Guardian Thursday, 12th January 2017, 10:23PM - Read article


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One-day cricket the victim of the mid-summer sporting pile-up

Australia are set to kick off a five-ODI series against Pakistan, but the success of the Big Bash and other sports entertainment may limit attendance figuresBack in the 1986-87 summer, when Australian cricket had slumped ...

Guardian Thursday, 12th January 2017, 7:00PM - Read article


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England captain Alastair Cook to meet Andrew Strauss on Friday

• Cook and director of England cricket to discuss 4-0 Test series loss to India• Decision over Cook’s future as England captain not expected to be madeAlastair Cook will meet Andrew Strauss, the director of England crick ...

Guardian Thursday, 12th January 2017, 9:25AM - Read article


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Brendon McCullum to miss crucial Big Bash match after getting one-game ban

Heat will not appeal captain’s ban for his team’s slow over rateBrisbane will have to face Melbourne Stars without McCullum and Chris LynnBrisbane Heat will not appeal skipper Brendon McCullum’s one-match suspension for ...

Guardian Thursday, 12th January 2017, 4:57AM - Read article


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Chris Lynn and Billy Stanlake to make ODI debuts against Pakistan at Gabba

Usman Khawaja and Adam Zampa omitted from squad for Brisbane openerGlenn Maxwell returns to side after missing past 13 outingsChris Lynn and Billy Stanlake will make their one-day international debuts in Australia’s seri ...

Guardian Thursday, 12th January 2017, 1:48AM - Read article


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Digital illusion: the mystery of Josh Hazlewood's missing finger

A photograph of the Australian fast bowler’s apparently deformed hand has caused confusion and consternation Continue reading...

Guardian Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 8:48AM - Read article


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Sam Billings blasts England to win in ODI series warm-up against India A

• India 304-5; England 307-7 (48.5 overs)• Billings top scores for England with 93Sam Billings ensured England’s one-day tour of India began with a win, anchoring a successful pursuit of 305 against MS Dhoni’s I ...

Guardian Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 4:40PM - Read article


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Games reviews roundup: Super Mario Run, Her Majesty’s Spiffing, Don Bradman Cricket 17

Brexit Britain goes into space, Mario hits the smartphone sector in style, and the cricket simulation series hits us for six Xbox One, PC, Billy Goat Entertainment, cert: 3 ???? Continue reading...

Guardian Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 4:10PM - Read article


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Accidental captain MS Dhoni became the man who reshaped cricket | Andy Bull

His remarkable decision-making made him the limited-overs master and thereby inspired the IPL but he first led India only because top names – and the BCCI – were rejecting T20“The history of the world,” wrote Thomas Carl ...

Guardian Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 2:25PM - Read article


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Hampshire’s Michael Carberry nearing return to training after cancer surgery

• Former England batsman forced to miss second half of last season• County announced in July that 36-year-old player had tumour Related: Former England batsman Michael Carberry is diagnosed with cancer The former England ...

Guardian Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 10:37AM - Read article


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Carberry closing in on return

Michael Carberry could be back in training with Hampshire soon, just six months after being diagnosed with cancer.

Sky Sports Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 10:10AM - Read article


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Ashley Giles happy to return ‘home’ to Warwickshire after Lancashire spell

• Former England spinner lived out of a suitcase• He is reunited with Jim Troughton and Ian BellWhen Ashley Giles told his family on Christmas Day that he had one final present to share with them – namely that his return ...

Guardian Monday, 9th January 2017, 11:15PM - Read article


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Back yard to Big Bash: Ashleigh Gardner's star rises after intense year of cricket | Russell Jackson

The teenager has gone from child prodigy to WBBL star, and the Sydney Sixers all-rounder hopes to inspire a new generation of Aboriginal cricketersWhen Ashleigh Gardner takes strike against the world’s fastest bowlers or ...

Guardian Monday, 9th January 2017, 7:00PM - Read article


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South Africa’s David Wiese turns back on country for Sussex deal

• Wiese joins Kyle Abbott and Rilee Rossouw in ending international career• Guardian highlighted that South Africa was facing player drain in DecemberDavid Wiese has become the third South African to effectively end his ...

Guardian Monday, 9th January 2017, 2:44PM - Read article


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Eoin Morgan’s family ‘offended’ by criticism over his Bangladesh decision

• England white ball captain declined to tour country on safety grounds• I don’t regret the decision, he says as he returns to sideEoin Morgan has revealed his family were “very offended” by suggestions he let England do ...

Guardian Monday, 9th January 2017, 2:06PM - Read article


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