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Sri Lanka wins 2nd test by 215 runs, takes series 1-0

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Sri Lanka has beaten Bangladesh by 215 runs on the third day of the second cricket test on Saturday, clinching the two-match series 1-0.

India builds lead over SAfrica as pitch comes under scrutiny

JOHANNESBURG — Virat Kohli nudged India’s lead over South Africa to 93 in the third and final test, although the focus was on the state of the Johannesburg pitch on day three on Friday.

New Zealand wins toss, bats in 3rd ODI vs. Pakistan

DUNEDIN, New Zealand — New Zealand won the toss and batted Saturday in the third one-day cricket international against Pakistan at the University Oval.

Mathews reappointed Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka Cricket reappointed Angelo Mathews as captain of its limited overs teams on Tuesday as it aims to build a side for next year’s cricket World Cup.

Marsh brothers score centuries, emulate Waugh twins at SCG

SYDNEY, Australia — So often the subject of criticism regarding selection in the Australian test cricket team, Shaun and Mitch Marsh shared milestone centuries together on a remarkable Sunday in the fifth Ashes test against England.

Alastair Cook 244 not out, carries his bat for England

MELBOURNE, Australia — England opener Alastair Cook became the first player to carry his bat through a full innings in a test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground when his team’s first innings came to a quick end on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes test against Australia on Friday.

Australia collapse to 327 all out vs England

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia lost its last seven wickets for just 67 runs to be all out for 327 after lunch on the second day of the fourth Ashes test against England on Wednesday.

Play finally underway as Australia close in on Ashes

PERTH, Australia — Play finally recommenced after lunch on the fifth and final day of the third Ashes cricket test between Australia and England after Monday’s entire first session was washed out by bad weather.

Australia wins Ashes series opener by 10 wickets

BRISBANE, Australia — David Warner and Cameron Bancroft shared a record 173-run partnership as Australia wrapped up a 10-wicket win over England in the first cricket test on Monday, taking first honours in the five-match Ashes series.

Australia captain says Warner should be OK for Ashes opener

BRISBANE, Australia — Australia cricket captain Steve Smith says opener David Warner is “very confident” that will be able to play in Thursday’s opener of the Ashes series despite sustaining a neck injury in training.

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