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Cricket: Bayliss calls for assistant Farbrace to get England T20 coaching role | The...

(Reuters) - England coach Trevor Bayliss has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to consider hiring a specialist coach for their Twenty20 team and nominated his assistant Paul Farbrace for the role.

Cricket: Record-breaker Kohli leads India to another easy win over South Africa | The...

PRETORIA (Reuters) - India's Virat Kohli set a new batting record as he put on another masterclass with an unbeaten century against hosts South Africa on Friday to secure an easy eight-wicket victory and win the one-day international series 5-1.

Cricket: Kohli eyes World Cup glory after conquering South Africa | The Star Online

PORT ELIZABETH (Reuters) - India's first ever one-day international series victory in South Africa has laid a strong platform for the country's hopes of a successful 2019 World Cup campaign, captain Virat Kohli said.

Cricket: Duminy stands in as skipper of South Africa T20 team | The Star...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - JP Duminy will captain a South Africa Twenty20 squad with three new caps to take on India in three matches later this month, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday.

Cricket: Late Boult strikes give New Zealand 12-run win over England | The Star...

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Trent Boult grabbed two wickets on successive balls to help New Zealand to a 12-run win over England in their Twenty20 tri-series match at Wellington Regional Stadium on Tuesday.

Cricket: No evidence of Ashes match-fixing, says ICC | The Star Online

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday that it had found no evidence of match fixing in the third Ashes test between Australia and England last year.

Cricket: Cricket – Injured Du Plessis ruled out of India series | The Star...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day and Twenty20 series against India due to a fractured finger.

Community Sports: PSC keep cricket crown, thanks mostly to Indian expats | The Star...

PENANG Sports Club (PSC) showed they were still the king of the ovals as the annual Penang Cricket Association’s 30 overs league challenge came to an end.

Cricket: ICC probes UAE league after farcical dismissals go viral | The Star Online

DUBAI (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating a private Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates, the sport's global governing body has said, after footage of some farcical dismissals went viral on social media.

Cricket: Pujara returns to Yorkshire for England tour preparation | The Star Online

LONDON (Reuters) - India test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has signed for a second stint with English county Yorkshire to prepare for his national side's tour of the country later this year.


Rohit Sharma equals record for fastest T20 century

(Reuters) - India’s Rohit Sharma on Friday equalled the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket from only 35 balls to set up the hosts’ massive 88-run victory against Sri Lanka and a series win with a match to spare in Indore.