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Murali slams selectors, politicians for destroying SL cricket

Cape Town - Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan has taken a swipe at politicians and the selectors for ruining the game of cricket in his country.

Knights stalwart calls it a day

Bloemfontein - The Knights have paid tribute to Werner Coetsee who called it a day after the conclusion of the 2017/18 season.

Australia see no tour to Pakistan ‘in short term’

Sydney - Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland says he does not expect Australia to play in Pakistan "in the short term.

Bangladesh cricket drop six, freeze pay after poor year

Dhaka - Bangladesh axed six players from national contracts after a year of poor performances with players who escaped the chop being denied a pay rise, an official said on Thursday.

Snake threats force IPL team out of Chennai

New Delhi - Protest-hit Chennai Super Kings were on Thursday ordered to play all their remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) home games 1 200 kilometres away in Pune after players had shoes thrown at them and were threatened with snakes being unleashed into their stadium.

Gibbs lands T10 League coaching gig

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs been named coach for the T10 League franchise, the Rajasthani Heroes.

Ashes exile Stokes fails with bat for Canterbury

Wellington - Suspended England star Ben Stokes's highly anticipated return to the crease was over almost as soon as it began in New Zealand on Sunday.

Ex-batsman Smith named as new England selector

London - Former Test batsman Ed Smith has been appointed as England's new national selector, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday.

Russell to make Windies comeback at Lord’s

Cape Town - Having enjoyed an impressive start to the Indian Premier League all-rounder Andre Russell is set to return to the West Indies T20I squad.

Ex-England batsman Trott to retire at end of the season

London - Former England batsman Jonathan Trott will retire from cricket at the end of the current county season, his Warwickshire club announced on Thursday.


Curran five-for secures England’s thrilling Perth win

Paceman Tom Curran claimed a career-best five for 35 to derail Australia's chase in the inaugural match at Perth's new stadium and help England win the fifth and final one-dayer by 12 runs on Sunday.