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South Africa set 352 runs to win 1st test against Sri Lanka

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — South Africa was set a target of 352 runs to win the first cricket test against Sri Lanka on the third day after the hosts were bowled out for 190 runs in their second innings Saturday.Veteran Dale Steyn...

West Indies in control of second test vs Bangladesh

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Kraigg Brathwaite's second consecutive century put West Indies in control on the first day of the second cricket test against Bangladesh on Thursday,The opener struck 110 runs off 279 balls to lift the West...

1st ODI: Kuldeep gets 6-25 as India restricts England to 268

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Spinner Kuldeep Yadav took 6-25 at Trent Bridge as India dismissed top-ranked England for 268 on Thursday with one ball left in their first of three one-day cricket internationals.Jos Buttler top-scored...

India makes England bat in ODI opener

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — India opted for the chase on Thursday after winning the toss at Trent Bridge and choosing to bowl against top-ranked England in the first of three one-day cricket internationals.Both teams go into the...

Sri Lanka wins toss, bats 1st vs South Africa in 1st test

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first in the first cricket test against South Africa at the Galle International Stadium on Thursday.Suranga Lakmal will lead the Sri Lankan side in the absence of...

Cricket: White Ferns collapse to series defeat against England

The White Ferns have lost their ODI series against England after being bowled out for 118 in the second match in Derby.Chasing 242 for victory, New Zealand lost their final seven wickets for 43 runs to lose by 123 runs.

England sets India 199 to win series-decider 3rd T20

BRISTOL, England (AP) — England scored 198-9 in the third Twenty20 cricket international against India at the County Ground on Sunday.Jason Roy blasted 67 runs off 31 deliveries, including seven sixes, and opening partner Jos Buttler...

Richardson to step down as ICC chief executive next year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ICC chief executive David Richardson will step down after the Cricket World Cup in England next year.Richardson joined the ICC as general manager, cricket in 2002 and was promoted to chief...

Finch breaks own T20 record score as Aussies crush Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Aaron Finch smashed 172 off only 76 balls and broke his own world record of highest individual score in a Twenty20 as Australia crushed Zimbabwe by 100 runs in tri-series cricket on Tuesday.Finch plundered...

Smith, Warner fail to fire again in Canada tournament

KING CITY, Ontario (AP) — Runs remained elusive for Steve Smith and David Warner as the former Australian captain and vice-captain played on opposing sides Monday in Canada's Global Twenty20 cricket tournament.Warner faced two balls...

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