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England spinner Crane out of NZ tests with back fracture

WELLINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - England leg-spinner Mason Crane has been ruled out of the rest of the tour of New Zealand and will miss the two tests with a stress fracture of his back, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have said.

Nepal complete ‘massive’ leap to ODI nation

March 16 (Reuters) - Nepal became the latest nation to join the One-Day International (ODI) club, securing their 50-overs status for the first time at the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

Matthew Renshaw latest concussion victim

Queensland have been forced to withdraw Matthew Renshaw from their match against NSW in Wollongong due to a head knock, putting the in-form opener in doubt for next week's Sheffield Shield final.

Khawaja not fazed by racism piece feedback

Usman Khawaja learned to cop criticism a long time ago but a deeply personal column resulted in his character being critiqued rather than his cricket.

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Scoreboard

Mar 15 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of super sixes match 1 between West Indies and Afghanistan on Thursday at Harare, Zimbabwe Afghanistan win by 3 wickets West Indies 1st innings Chris Gayle b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1 Evin Lewis Run Out Najibullah Zadran 27 Shimron Hetmyer lbw Mohammad Nabi 15 Marlon Samuels c Gulbadin Naib b Mohammad Nabi 36 Shai Hope c Najibullah Zadran b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 43 Jason Holder c Najibullah Zadran b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 28 Rovman Powell c Mujeeb Ur Rahman b Rashid Khan 3 Carlos Brathwaite c Rahmat Shah b Sharafuddin Ashraf 4 Ashley Nurse Not Out 10 Keemo Paul Not Out 16 Extras 1b 3lb 2nb 0pen 8w 14 Total (50.

Aussie women win cricket series vs India

A fine all-round performance from Ellyse Perry has helped Australia wrap-up their one day series against India in Vadodara.

Aussies, SAfrica hit the pause button

The Test series between Australia and South Africa has been a throwback to another era in many senses so it's perhaps fitting there is now a pregnant pause.

South Africa’s Philander stokes more series tension with Smith…

March 15 (Reuters) - Vernon Philander has turned the heat up another notch in South Africa's acrimonious series against Australia by saying visiting captain Steve Smith could have avoided an incident that resulted in Kagiso Rabada being suspended.

Rabada to appeal guilty verdict and keep series hopes alive

CAPE TOWN, March 14 (Reuters) - Kagiso Rabada is appealing the guilty verdict handed to him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching their code of conduct in a last-ditch bid to be able to play in the rest of the gripping test series against Australia.

Fast bowler explains why captain Root chose to knock on Wood in…

Mark Wood emerged from a chastening experience in Hamilton reassured that he is being primed for a lead role in England’s long-term future.


Cremer de la crème

ZIMBABWE edged closer towards qualifying for next year’s edition of the ICC World Cup to be hosted by England and Wales after cruising to a comfortable 107 runs victory over Ireland in their opening Super Six clash at Harare Sports Club yesterday.