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Afridi feels honoured to be leading ICC World XI

London: A galaxy of former and current stars will be in action at the iconic Lord’s on Thursday to play an exhibition match between the ICC World XI and the West Indies and help raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

Australia record scrappy win over Zimbabwe

Australia's batsman Glenn Maxwell (R) plays a shot during the sixth T20 cricket match between Australia and host nation Zimbabwe part of a T20 tri-series including Pakistan, at The Harare Sports Club in Harare on July 6, 2018.

Brace for yet more spin, Herath warns Proteas

Colombo: Rangana Herath warned South Africa on Thursday to expect yet more spin in the second Test after the visitors were skittled for their lowest total their lowest total since the Proteas’ readmission to international cricket.

Sri Lanka’s De Silva quits tour after dad shot dead

Dhananjaya de Silva's politician father, Ranjan, gunned down in Colombo suburbs Image Credit: AP Dhananjaya De Silva Colombo: The father of Sri Lankan cricket all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on the eve of the national team’s departure to the West Indies on Friday, police said.

Lanka hold on for historic win against West Indies

Bridgetown: Kusal Perera battled through a painful chest injury in partnership with Dilruwan Perera to guide Sri Lanka to a historic series-levelling four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday.

Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

Mumbai: Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale.

UAE to stay Pakistan’s home venue this year

Dubai: UAE will make their international cricket venues available for Pakistan this year despite intense demand from a number of other parties to play here from September.

Kolkata face Punjab in must-win tie

Indore: Kings XI Punjab will be aiming to consolidate their position in the top three of the Indian Premier League points table when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Titans lift DCC Evolve Under-16 Youth League Cup

Dubai: Titans team played like champions and lived up to their name to emerge as the champions of the Dubai Cricket Council’s (DCC) Evolve Under-16 Youth League at the Dubai International Stadium.

Kaif urges Shukla for probe into bribery scandal

New Delhi: Former India batsman and Uttar Pradesh captain Mohammad Kaif on Thursday reacted sharply to the alleged bribery scandal unearthed by a sting operation, which claimed that a member of Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla’s personal staff sought bribes to facilitate selection of players.

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Moroe appointed to head Cricket Sth Africa

Cricket South Africa have appointed Thabang Moroe as permanent chief executive on a three-year contract with immediate effect, the governing body has announced.

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